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Melbourne, VIC

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Podcasts

Description:

All the music, news, weather, information and entertainment you need to start your day, with special guests each morning

Language:

English


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Breakfasters - 7 - 11 August 2017

8/10/2017
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This week on Breakfasters, Judy Ryan from Residents for Victoria Street Drug Solutions came in to talk about the March to Save Lives happening on August 27, with a focus on harm reduction through safe injecting rooms in North Richmond. Dr Jen came in for Weird Science and chats about the "imposter syndrome" - feeling like you're going to be found out as an incompetent fraud. They also talk about eating gross food out of politeness, and auctions. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and...

Duration: 00:40:44


Breakfasters - 31 July - 4 August 2017

8/3/2017
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This week on Breakfasters, Geraldine talks about her trip to the dentist and Tex Perkins came in to discuss his new memoir "Tex". They also talk about gross food caught in people's teeth and gums, Museums Victoria's Simon Hinkley came to the studio to talk about Japanese giant hornets, and director Jeff McLean came in to talk about the new film "Jungle" - on for the opening night of Melbourne International Film Festival. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 00:51:46


Breakfasters - 24 - 28 July 2017

7/27/2017
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This week on Breakfasters Kashif Bouns came in to talk about the "Diversity in Football" exhibition at the Immigration Museum, and writer / bartender Chad Parkhill chatted about International Scotch Whiskey Day. They also talk about unexpected movies, social media faux pas, and Geraldine pretending to be a cow. Professor of Journalism Lawrie Zion also came in to the studio to talk about his new book "The Weather Obsession". With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 00:58:30


Breakfasters - 17 - 21 July 2017

7/20/2017
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This week on Breakfasters, Justin “Digga” Calverley comes in for Down and Dirty and informs the team about looking after fruit trees. Vince Gilligan - creator of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul chats about Series Mania at ACMI. Sarah tells a story about bus fears and a tram going the wrong way, and they also talk about their very first concerts. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 00:40:37


Breakfasters - 10 - 14 July 2017

7/13/2017
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This week on Breakfasters Sami Shah comes in to talk about his new book "The Islamic Republic Of Australia" and Dr Jen returns to explain scratching - why we do it, why it feels good, what makes an itch worse. Pierre Ulric chats about his show at the Melbourne Magic Festival - White Lies and Friday Funnybugger Laura Dunemann comes in to play "Crazy Job Interviews". They also have a chat about childhood sleepovers, and the associated anxieties of sleeping away from home. With Sarah Smith,...

Duration: 01:00:28


Breakfasters - 3 - 7 July 2017

7/6/2017
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This week on Breakfasters Alan Brough comes in to talk about his new children's book "Charlie And The Karaoke Cockroaches", and Brodie Lancaster comes in to chat about her new book "No Way! Okay, Fine: A memoir of pop culture, feminism and feelings". They also talk about the lowlights of going on holiday, and how olives are connected to relationships. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 00:39:57


Breakfasters - 19 - 23 June 2017

6/22/2017
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This week Breakfasters talk about holy communion and weird things you do as a kid, the dramas of contact lenses, and having psychic powers. They also talk to Justin "Digga" Calveriey about growing berries at home and Briohny Doyle about her book Adult Fantasy. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 00:46:30


Breakfasters - 13 - 16 June 2017

6/15/2017
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This week Breakfasters chat to Ben Mendelsohn about the new film Una, and Kate Cole-Adams about her book "Anaesthesia: The Gift Of Oblivion And The Mystery Of Consciousness". Anna Krien talks about her essay “The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral And Australia’s Climate Deadlock”, and the team talk dilemmas around keeping cash, and shopping for clothes. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 01:00:38


Breakfasters - 5 - 9 June 2017

6/8/2017
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This week Breakfasters talk to Larissa Dubecki about the "Writers Night School: Food Writing" event at the Emerging Writers Festival, plus 'Feature Creatures' regular Simon Hinkley chats about the explosive bombardier beetle. Dr Jen comes in to debunk full moon myths, and the team chat about celebrities that live close by, and what to do in a blackout. With Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow, and Geraldine Hickey.

Duration: 00:51:31


Breakfasters - 29 May - 2 June 2017

6/5/2017
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This week the Breakfasters have a chat with Stephen Metcalf about the Slate Culture Gabfest, and talk about assisted dying with Andrew Denton. Laura Dunemann comes in to discuss anything other than Schapelle Corby, and the team talk about which famous people would make good friends.

Duration: 00:43:14


Breakfasters

5/25/2017
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The Breakfasters talk with Stephen Curry on his film Hounds Of Love, being stuck in an elevator and scar tissue. Also, Colson Whitehead speaks about his book The Underground Railroad and Laura Dunemann is this week's Funny Bugger.

Duration: 00:39:39


Breakfasters - 15-19 May 2017

5/24/2017
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This week on Breakfasters astrologer Dr. Tanya Hill, who has possibly the coolest job of any guest yet, comes in to talk about the new “Discover The Night Sky” astronomy classes at Scienceworks. Plus, the team are joined by Dr Ruan Witt of the Melbourne Tea Festival who explains the best brewing conditions for tea. Geraldine takes the lead on tearing gender reveal parties to shreds while Sarah and Jeff have very different attitudes on whether or not it's ok to walk out during a movie....

Duration: 00:10:10


Breakfasters - 8 - 12 May 2017

5/17/2017
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This week the Breakfasters talk awkward social conventions, even more awkward team building exercises, and have a chat with Briggs about Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival. They also talk cocktails with The Guardian's drinks writer Chad Parkhill.

Duration: 00:46:46


Breakfasters - 01-05 May 2017

5/10/2017
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This week Breakfasters talk about fancy dress parties, and things that should be easy instead of hard. Also, Dr Jen swings by to talk about 'coffee naps', and Genevieve Grieves discusses "The Violence Of Denial" talks, part of Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival.

Duration: 00:44:50


Breakfasters - 24 - 28 April 2017

5/4/2017
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This week on Breakfasters Dr Jen discusses echolocation, the team reminisce on their favourite subjects at school and the art of making friends when drunk, and Professor Michael Ibbotson comes by ahead of his Melbourne Knowledge Week event to talk about machines that can read your mind.

Duration: 00:36:51


Breakfasters April 17-21 2017

4/26/2017
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This week on the show breakfasters talk to Dr. Amy Webster from Women's Health Victoria about their groundbreaking project The Labia Library. British comedian Phil Jupitus returns to Triple R 18 years after his first visit to chat about his show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and band names that you can indeed say on air. Plus, the team talks through hangover cures and prevention, nodding at strangers and how to tell if a reptile is happy.

Duration: 00:43:33


Breakfasters - April 10-13 April 2016

4/25/2017
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Breakfasters discuss the growing numbers of adults buying toys, no, not those kind of toys, plus surprise circus stories and Sarah tells a tipsy tale of mystery. Acclaimed author George Megalogenis joins the team to talk about his latest quarterly essay, Balancing Act, which paints a picture of an Australia stuck in the middle between renewal and recession with an increasingly partisan political landscape and no appetite for reform.

Duration: 00:26:28


Breakfasters - 3 - 7 April 2017

4/6/2017
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This week on the show, the Breakfasters spoke with acclaimed Dublin comedian Jason Byrne ahead of his comedy festival show Propped Up, plus Sean 'the Birdman' Dooley dropped by for the regular Feature Creatures segment to talk about parrots and playfulness. Sarah, Jeff and Geraldine also looked into the many ways to entertain children and what they'd do if they had lots of money to buy expensive stuff.

Duration: 00:36:40


Breakfasters - 27 - 31 March 2017

3/30/2017
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This week on the Breakfasters podcast Jeff, Geraldine & Sarah chat with comedians Judith Lucy & Denise Scott about their forthcoming Melbourne International Comedy Festival show Disappointments. Plus Director Alex Peterson and Alec Doomadgee jumped into the studio for a chat about the making of documentary film Zach's Ceremony. Also on the show, the age at which you 'do stuff' and when kids blurt out stuff at you.

Duration: 00:36:31


Breakfasters - 6 - 10 March 2017

3/9/2017
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Highlights this week include - We kick off with 'The Dinner Review' then roll into an interview with David Stratton about A Cinematic Life, meet Debra Zimmerman, modern champion of women in film and discuss the burden of authority of being elected high school sports captain.

Duration: 00:36:16

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