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Documentaries about people doing people things Human/Ordinary brings you stories about our culture, our relationships, and the extraordinary feat of being alive. In 2019, four producers will bring you sixteen stories about the ordinary and amazing.

Documentaries about people doing people things Human/Ordinary brings you stories about our culture, our relationships, and the extraordinary feat of being alive. In 2019, four producers will bring you sixteen stories about the ordinary and amazing.
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Melbourne, Victoria

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Documentaries about people doing people things Human/Ordinary brings you stories about our culture, our relationships, and the extraordinary feat of being alive. In 2019, four producers will bring you sixteen stories about the ordinary and amazing.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 29 - Expat World

9/14/2019
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Most adults in Vietnam don't speak English. And yet, the country has a pretty large expat community, most of whom don't speak Vietnamese. So how does that work? In this episode, producer May Jasper takes a journey into Expat World. Produced by May Jasper Thanks to Anna, Paul, Mile, Albert, Carly, Chris, Dean, Nicholas, Remy, Vinh, and the Human/Ordinary team. + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Human/Ordinary is produced in Melbourne and Sydney by Sam Loy, May Jasper, Mic Cavazzini,...

Duration:00:29:30

Episode 28 - Window Washers

8/31/2019
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Hundreds of metres above the ground, or dodging traffic and the police at a busy intersection, people are just people, but window washers are more than they seem. Produced by Sam Loy Original music by Kent Sutherland Thanks to Michael, Ben, Shane, Lucas, Paul, Sarah, the other Ben, and the Human/Ordinary team. + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Human/Ordinary is produced in Melbourne and Sydney by Sam Loy, Mic Cavazzini, Cinnamon Nippard, and May Jasper. Score a t-shirt, bonus...

Duration:00:37:08

Episode 27 - Children of Jazz

8/17/2019
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What’s it like being the children of two international jazz musicians? In this episode of Human/Ordinary we meet Ruomi Lee-Hampel and his sister Cavana Hazelton who are divided by the Atlantic Ocean and united by jazz. Produced by Cinnamon Nippard For details on where you can find a Gunter Hampel show check out Facebook here, and Instagram here. Thanks to Cavana Hazelton and Ruomi Lee-Hampel for sharing their stories. Find out more about Cavana and her work here, and Ruomi’s horticulture...

Duration:00:37:15

Episode 26 - The Kimberley Ringer

7/20/2019
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Geoff Allen has been around. As a ringer in the 50s and 60s, it was his job to tame wild horses and drove massive herds of cattle throughout the outback country. His tale is full of humour, hard work, mateship, and death, and gives an insight into a nearly-forgotten time. Produced by Mic Cavizzini Music by Louis Edward Thorne (EMI Production Music - “The Swamp Sessions”), Nicolaj Sune Block (EMI Production Music - “Cinematic Deep South”), and Blue Dot Sessions (“Cast in Wicker”) Thanks to...

Duration:00:41:30

Episode 25 - The Adaptation of Monkol Lek

7/6/2019
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Monkol Lek’s story starts 40 years ago in Cambodia, before even he can remember. On the path to a successful career in computer engineering, a genetic disease shared with his sister sets him on a different path. Produced by Sam Loy Original music by Kent Sutherland Thanks to Guy Scott-Wilson, Jordon Lott, Kate Lourey, and the Human/Ordinary team. + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Human/Ordinary is produced in Melbourne and Sydney by Sam Loy, Mic Cavazzini, Cinnamon Nippard, and May...

Duration:00:31:37

Episode 24 - Invincible

6/22/2019
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In many ways Melbourne is a distinctly un-Australian city, famous for its cold, rainy weather and lack of beaches. And yet, every morning at 7 am, a group of people gather at the South Melbourne foreshore and go for a swim in Port Phillip Bay. May Jasper wants to know why. Produced by May Jasper Original music by Kent Sutherland Recording and Sound Design by Andrew Callaghan + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Human/Ordinary is produced in Melbourne and Sydney by Sam Loy, May Jasper,...

Duration:00:28:06

Episode 23 - A Climate of Micro Changes

6/8/2019
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In the face of the looming climate crisis it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed and helpless. Cinnamon Nippard grabs her keep-cup and has a chat to people who are doing what they can from picking up plastic on remote beaches, to caring for wildlife, and making their own homes more sustainable. Produced by Cinnamon Nippard Learn more about the interviewees and their work… Michael Mobbs - environmental consultant, author and former environmental lawyer: sustainablehouse.com.au Daniela...

Duration:00:33:18

Episode 22 - Bashir and the Mountain

5/25/2019
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A fatal avalanche in Kashmir sees Human/Ordinary producer, Mic Cavazzini, pursue the truth of what happened and why, as he investigates the social and economic drivers that almost ensure it will happen again. Produced by Mic Cavazzini Original music by Kent Sutherland Also featuring previously published songs: Darling Have I Told You and Calico by Ben Carey On The Spot and Backward by David Szesztay African Heartbeat by Gregor Huebner Kas Vanay Yem Setam by Naseem-Ul Haq Beyond the...

Duration:00:41:57

Episode 21 - Foamers

5/12/2019
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Foamers Travelling across the USA by train can be relaxing, fun, and enlightening. It can also expose you to inexplicable things. This is a story about trying to understand and explain the inexplicable. Produced by May Jasper Recording and Sound Design by Andrew Callaghan Music by Audionautix (song: Tennessee Hayride) and Royalty Free Music - NO Copyright Music (song: Blue Creek Trail). + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Human/Ordinary is produced in Melbourne and Sydney by Sam Loy,...

Duration:00:35:44

Episode 20 - The Daddy Bear

4/28/2019
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Welcome to Season Four… The Daddy Bear Ever since we had kids, our house has been full of bears. But there’s one bear in particular, more dominant than the others, which I have a deep connection to. Produced by Sam Loy Music by Kent Sutherland Thanks to Declan Fay, Eleanor McDowall, Kate Montague, Renee Imbesi, and the H/O Team This story features snippets from We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, and The Very Brave Bear by Nick Bland Producer Intros After...

Duration:00:33:29

Season Four Announcement

4/15/2019
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Hey trendsetters. It's been awhile... See you back here on April 28th. To join the gang and become a paid subscriber, head here: https://www.pozible.com/profile/humanordinary-podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:16

Episode 19 - Richard Cranium

11/24/2018
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When I was young, we thought we were clever insulting others by calling them Richard Cranium. This is his story. Olivia Rosenman does a couple of podcasts, The Expressionists is all about words and phrases, and The History Lab Pod is an investigative history show. Matt Chun is an artist with stuff you can check out here. The Raccoon Club is a bar in Preston that also has a no kids rule. Getting rid of dickheads and kids you can pretty much guarantee an easy night out. Original music by...

Duration:00:34:38

Episode 18 - The Sport of Kings

11/11/2018
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Fulfilling a childhood dream, I go behind the scenes at Melbourne City Wrestling. Original music by Kent Sutherland. Thanks to Sean Carney, Rhi Bell, Michael Jozis, James Mitchell, Criss Fresh, Dowie James, Kristen Mitchell, Indi Hartwell, Loverboy Lochy Hendricks, Mr Juicy, KrackerJak, all the fans, KellyAnne, and the awesome people that make up Melbourne City Wrestling. Thanks also to Claire Tonti and Planet Broadcasting. Special thanks to Leila Brook for quality control and continued...

Duration:00:38:28

Episode 17 - In The Neighbourhood

9/3/2018
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This is a story about my neighbourhood, but I hope it’s about yours too. Inspired by this song from Tom Waits, and this piece from Scott Carrier. Original music by Kent Sutherland. Thanks to Planet Broadcasting, and Allison Chan for production and story advice and guidance. Special thanks to Leila Brook for quality control and continued support. For more on the show... Website: humanordinary.com Facebook: facebook.com/humanordinarypodcast Twitter: @human_ordinary1 Planet...

Duration:00:31:23

Episode 16 - Renee

7/28/2018
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This is a story about loss, fear, uncertainty, and optimism, and how Renee Gardiner rediscovered herself. Music by Kent Sutherland. Special thanks to Shaun Jeffrey (Dead Glass Design/Carousel Sniper Victim). Thanks also to Planet Broadcasting, and Leila Brook for support and quality control. Head to humanordinary.com/mvmt for details on how to win one of two flash watches thanks to MVMT. For more on the show... Website: humanordinary.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:31:18

Episode 15 - Milo and The Elephants

6/16/2018
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I went along to see Milo Yiannopolous speak, and to try and understand a little more about those who support him, and those who stand opposed. Original music by Kent Sutherland. Special thanks to Leila Brook for quality control, Planet Broadcasting, and neontaster for a great idea. Head to humanordinary.com/mvmt for details on how to win one of two flash watches thanks to MVMT. For more on the show... Website: humanordinary.com Facebook: facebook.com/humanordinarypodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 14 - Going Around Again

5/26/2018
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To introduce Season 3 of the show, I made this little story about something special that happened to us two months ago. Music by Kent Sutherland. Special thanks to Leila Brook for being game. For more on the show... Website: humanordinary.com Facebook: facebook.com/humanordinarypodcast Twitter: @human_ordinary1 Planet Broadcasting: planetbroadcasting.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:12:12

Episode 13 - Headstone: Jabiru

10/22/2017
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For the final episode in the Headstone series, I was curious to understand what people think about when they know they're going to die. Doctor and filmmaker, Tim Duncan, shares his story. You can check out Tim's film work here. Music by Kent Sutherland. Thanks to Leila Brook for quality control. Check out the Human/Ordinary website, and like the Facebook page for updates. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 12 - Headstone: All Things Bright and Beautiful

9/16/2017
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Our understanding of death is not just informed by the people around us. Animals also play a role in our experiences of mortality. For this episode, I put together three stories exploring this theme. Music by Kent Sutherland. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:33:28

Episode 11 - Headstone: The King

8/12/2017
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Most of the graves in any cemetery are the final resting places for the persons remembered there. But for one headstone in Melbourne that isn't the case. For the person is buried 1000s of kilometres away, at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee. This is the story behind the Elvis Presley memorial in the Melbourne General Cemetery. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:24