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Breakfasters Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning with Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow and Geraldine Hickey.
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Brunswick East, VIC

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Music News

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Breakfasters Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning with Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow and Geraldine Hickey.

Language:

English

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(03) 93881027


Episodes

Breakfasters Show 9th-13th of July.

7/13/2018
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This week, the Breakfasters team chat with writer and perfomer Amer Hlehel, who has a show called "TAHA" at the Arts Centre; the team chat about terot cards and spirts; Geraldine speaks about her holiday break and how she pretended to be an Australian wildlife expert in LA; Ricky-Lee Erickson chats about gaint spider crabs on this week's Feature Creatures; and Steve Ellen and Catherine Deveney come onto the show to chat about their upcoming book "MENTAL".

Duration:00:50:18

Breakfasters 2nd-6th July

7/6/2018
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This week, the Breakfasters team chat with card magician Woody Aragon, who has a show at Melbourne Magic Festival called "A Bald Faced Liar"; the team chat about what they got up to over their holiday break; Simon Hinkley comes back onto the show to talk about exploding ants from South-East Asia; Matt Stewart features on Friday Funnybugger; and the team chat about their weekend celebrations.

Duration:00:52:02

Breakfasters - 19th-22nd June

6/28/2018
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This week, Breakfasters welcome back comedian Anne Edmonds, former Triple R presenter, to chat about “Helen Bidou: Enter The Spinnaker Lounge”; the team chats about whale watching and how to become a whale watching captain; Richard Dennis comes onto the show to chat about his Quarterly Essay “Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself”; and the team welcomes back Greg Sestero, who came onto the show last year, to speak about his upcoming film “F(r)ends”.

Duration:00:55:27

Breakfasters - 11th-15th June

6/14/2018
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This week, Breakfasters welcome back filmmaker Leigh Whannell, former Breakfaster film reviewer, to chat about his latest film, Upgrade; Geraldine describes her experience with meeting a shark; Jeff shares his footy poem; Laura Dunemann is our "Friday Funnybugger"; and Aaron Foley - The Chief Storyteller of The City of Detroit - comes onto the show is discuss how the creative industries can help influence social change.

Duration:00:54:30

Breakfasters - 4th - 8th June 2018

6/7/2018
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This week the Breakfasters team caught up with Molly Carlie who is a greif, death and palliative care expert; Bird hydbirds are up for discussion with a possible Pidgpie discovery; Corin Nemec, actor in tv show Supernatural, talks to the team about his apperance at Oz Comic Con this weekend; American biologist Dr. Jake Owens is the star of IMAX film Pandas 3D, he comes onto the show to talk to the team about giant panda conservation!

Duration:01:04:38

Breakfasters - 28 May - 1 June 2018

5/31/2018
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Dr Michelle Lim from Swinburne University discusses loneliness as a public health issue; playwright Patricia Cornelius talks about her new adaption of the The House of Bernarda Alba; food writer Larissa Dubecki chats about new food trends including katsu sandwiches; Jeff talks about a particularly bad experience with a parcel delivery in "Trauma Tuesday"; and Geraldine chats about going mushroom hunting and joining a gym. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:59:51

Breakfasters - 21 - 25 May 2018

5/24/2018
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Climate journalist Jeff Goodell chats about his book The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities and the Remaking of the Civilized World; Writer and performer Rowan Thambar talks about his show 23 at the Butterfly Club; Geraldine talks about a surprise date and her new invention - the adult swaddle. Also, the team chat about a Spanish Galleon with billions of dollars of gold at the bottom of the ocean, public perception of women doctors, and Victorian Labor's debate about changing the...

Duration:00:49:50

Breakfasters - 14 - 18 May 2018

5/17/2018
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Beer expert Melissa Cole has a chat about Good Beer Week; in "Weird Science" Dr. Jen talks about misophonia - getting annoyed or outraged at common repetitive sounds; Nasser Mashni from the Australian Palestinian Advocacy Network discusses the 70th anniversary of the Nakba and the recent killings at the Gaza border. Geraldine chats about being worried about someone knocking on her window in the night. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:39:29

Breakfasters - 7 - 11 May 2018

5/10/2018
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Film critic Simone Ubaldi chats about new film Breath; entomologist Simon Hinkley discusses the dreaded bed bug; Geraldine talks about her travels in NSW and seeing the bizarrely racist Ayers Rock Roadhouse, and her "very lesbian day"; plus the team talk about the embarrasment of being publicly criticized as an adult.

Duration:00:48:31

Breakfasters - 30 April - 4 May 2018

5/3/2018
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Actor and director Simon Baker talks about his new film Breath; food critic Larissa Dubecki chats about what foods people are willing to eat; conservationist and campaigner Christian Slattery talked about the current state of the Great Barrier Reef and the Stop Adani campaign; Geraldine talks about problems getting in and out of wetsuits, and the team talk about going to the gym and getting lost in the bush. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:59:47

Breakfasters - 23 - 27 April 2018

4/26/2018
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Lawyer and Middle East researcher Marika Sosnowski chats about the current situation in Syria; Vanessa Toholka talks about the history of emojis in "Tech Talk"; "Friday Funnybugger" Laura Dunemann chats about famous babies; Geraldine talks about a whirlwind day trip to Sydney, and the experience of losing a bank card. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:48:27

Breakfasters - 16 - 20 April 2018

4/19/2018
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Comedian David O'Doherty talks about his MICF show You Have To Laugh; singer and comedian Lady Rizo chats about Red, White and Indigo, her cabaret show about "bad boyfriend" America; human rights lawyer Julian Burnside talks about HRAFF film Border Politics; the team talks about going to sleepovers as both kids and adults, and a chat about merchandising turns into a discussion about a new cosmetic line from Jeff - "Sparrow's Mud". With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:53:56

Breakfasters - 9 - 13 April 2018

4/12/2018
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Comedian Scout Boxall talks about the RAW Comedy Grand Final and the road to becoming a comedian; Gurrumul's musical collaborator Michael Hohnen chats about the new Gurrumul documentary; food critic Larissa Dubecki talks about vegemite being used in high-end dining; Geraldine talks about going to a choir recital made up of songs by people named George, and in "Wednesdare" Jeff tries to do the rosary. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:49:44

Breakfasters - 3 - 6 April 2018

4/5/2018
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Organiser Matt Nurse chats about the March for Science; performer Maddie Rice speaks about the show playing at the Malthouse, Fleabag; curator Sarah Tutton talks about Wonderland an exhibition about Alice in Wonderland at ACMI; the team talk about the Commonwealth Games, trivial pursuit, and Sarah lies about being offered a job to Jeff in "Wednesdare". With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:53:21

Breakfasters - 26 - 29 March 2018

3/28/2018
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Writer Tim Winton chats about his new book The Shepherd's Hut; Founding editor & publisher of Jacobin magazine Bhaskar Sunkara talked about his appearance at the upcoming Marxism conference; The team invent reality TV shows, celebrate Sarah's birthday, and talk about their highlights of the week in "High Tide Thursday". With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:51:59

Breakfasters - 19 - 23 March 2018

3/22/2018
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GP and author Nick Martin talks about his piece in Meanjin - Diary Of A Nauru Doctor; Curator at Melbourne Museum Lena Hejil talks about the new exhibit Vikings: Beyond the Legend; Marine biologist Ricky-Lee Erickson chats about the immortal jellyfish and other marine invertebrates in "Feature Creatures"; The team talk about stuff you can buy for 50 cents, alternatives to spending time on your phone, and in "Wednesdare" Geraldine has to perform the rosary on public transport. With Sarah...

Duration:00:54:30

Breakfasters - 13 - 16 March 2018

3/15/2018
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Director Garth Davis chats about his new film Mary Magdalene; In "Feature Creatures" Simon Hinkley informs the team about ants nursing each other back to health; "Friday Funnybugger" Nick Capper designs a new music festival; Jeff chats about his visit to the zoo in Werribee, and in "Trauma Tuesday" the team talk about a lost chicken neck, the Breakfasters theme playing in the Golden Plains Sup, and spiders in the bed. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:43:45

Breakfasters - 5 - 9 March 2018

3/8/2018
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Writer and editor Sue Sullivan chats about the new essay collection Women Of A Certain Age; "Friday Funnybugger" Nick Capper talks about doing comedy in Hurstbridge; Justin "Digga" Calverly talks about lead poisoning in residential garden soil in "Down and Dirty"; Sarah talks about attending an official Dusty Martin event; and the team talk about their highlights of the week in "High Tide Thursday".

Duration:00:45:34

Breakfasters - 26 February - 2 March 2018

3/1/2018
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Actor, writer and comedian Magda Szubanski talks about her appearance in new film The BBQ; Writer Cory Doctorow chats about the difficulties with writers getting paid these days, and his new novel Walkaway; Writer and filmmaker Antony Loewenstein talks about his book and film Disaster Capitalism; Sarah and Geraldine chat about watching a marriage proposal at a Neil Finn concert; and the team talk about things that make your life easy, and things that make your life traumatic, and review...

Duration:01:13:16

Breakfasters - 19 - 23 February 2018

2/22/2018
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Writer and actor Osamah Sami chats about his new play Good Muslim Boy at Malthouse Theatre; In "Down & Dirty", Justin "Digga" Calverly talks about saving seeds after your Summer harvest; marine biologist Ricky-Lee Erickson discusses the Greenland shark in "Feature Creatures"; Jeff talks about his "Wednesdare" to speak in a French accent, and Sarah talks about her trouble with diving into pools. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration:00:51:41