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26. The Declan Fay Quiz

6/13/2017
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Declan Fay is a writer and producer known for Rove Live, Dirty Laundry Live, Ronny Chieng - International Student, and his podcast, The Sweetest Plum. He joins Sam and Clint to discuss his most recent project Ronny Chieng - International Student (ABC iView), the supposed 'lefty-loving-bias' of ABC Radio, political correctness in comedy, podcasting and the lifeline The Sweetest Plum, the pros and cons and perhaps even pointlessness of marriage, and 18 months of crazy-insane sleep...

Duration: 01:49:21


25. The Cal Wilson Quiz

5/14/2017
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We welcome funny person Cal Wilson in the JBTP HQ and coincidentally make her do the Cal Wilson Quiz. Listen as we go from discussing dancing to gender roles within the blink of a bit-rate. Features the music of RaRa.

Duration: 01:16:54


24. Rebelling Against The Boom Gate

5/1/2017
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Is it ever okay to leave your kids inside a car on their own? Are their laws/social expectations that enforce common sense on a tiny minority while heaping unnecessary stress on the majority? Well, yes. There are. Join Sam and Clint as they rebel against society's boom gate! Please subscribe and leave us a rating on iTunes or Stitcher.

Duration: 00:52:19


23. The Dr Peter Brukner Quiz

4/19/2017
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Peter Brukner - doctor for the Australian Cricket Team - joined the podcast this week to be quizzed about his career as a professional sports physician for several national and international organisations including the Melbourne and Collingwood Football Clubs, the Australian Olympic Games team and the Liverpool Soccer Club. We also go in depth into his personal health journey which not only led to a 13 kilogram weight loss but also spurred him on to question current dietary recommendations...

Duration: 01:18:57


20. A Buddhist Moment

3/5/2017
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It's getting hot in here, and if Clint is lucky, Sam may open the window. But he'll be vigilant about spiders sneaking in, especially as Clint will be no help. Expect chatter about celebrity kids growing up, Clint still trying to remember where Sam is from, Clint recruiting muscle fibres, and using drugs and alcohol to numb the eternal burden of boredom. Featuring the music of Isaac de Heer Please leave a rating or review on iTunes if you enjoyed the show so our ramblings might find a...

Duration: 01:03:35


19. The Dave McDonald Quiz

2/19/2017
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Dave McDonald is a Quantum Physicist, drummer for The Dark Ales and is about to become a Dad! We quiz him on his musical career, his hopes and fears and joyous expectations for fatherhood, and when we move on to quizzing him about the invisible mechanics of light and life and the Universe, he pretty much blows our minds. Music by The Dark Ales.

Duration: 01:21:47


18. A Box of Porns

2/4/2017
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For the first episode in 2017, Clint and Sam their summer holidays, the state of the world, and that mysterious phenomenon that seems to happen to every man: finding porn in the great outdoors. Music by The Woodland Hunters Don't forget to leave a rating or a review so our existence is validated.

Duration: 01:06:23


17. Best of...Music from Just Below Their Purpose

1/15/2017
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This is the best of the music we played on the show from 2016. All of these bands hail from Melbourne, Australia and are doing their bit to keep this awesome city at the forefront of the music scene. We're very chuffed to have been able to include these bands in the podcast and look forward to more in 2017. Listen to them all or skip to your favourite... 00:00 Coctopus - The Contortionist’s Handbook 05:07 Fool - Orsome Welles 10:09 Time? Irrelevant - Foxtrot 14:56 Melbourne...

Duration: 00:45:38


16. Waiting To Die

12/18/2016
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Sam's got ageing, mortality, and our finite perception of time on his mind. So after accusing Clint of talking too much about himself, Sam opens up and proceeds to talk too much about himself. Expect to hear musings on life-stages, not living up to the ideals we had of ourselves in our younger years, and when we'd like to die. Featuring the song 'Glass' by Melbourne band, Tux. Just Below Their Purpose will return in 2017 at the end of January. Thanks for listening this year!

Duration: 01:06:46


15. Clint In The Pram Holding Sam's Hand

12/4/2016
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Sam is in the deep dark depths of sleep deprivation and waxes lyrical about the difficulties of adapting daughter Maeve to a new bedtime routine but all this does is make Clint wish he'd passed on his vasectomy so that he could have another baby. There's a short clip from Sam's other podcast 'Human Ordinary' which was featured on Radio National and described by Ira Glass as 'sensational'. And music from local legend Danny Walsh Banned.

Duration: 00:56:31


14. The Ben Pobjie Quiz

11/20/2016
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Ben Pobjie - author, writer, comedian - enters the JBTP studio to discuss psychedelic lizards, writing about controversial subjects, how he shields himself against the wrath of the Twitterati, the shock and aftermath of his controversial Phillip Hughes Tweet, the crazy thrill people get out of socially shaming people, the male role in feminism, celebrity activism, writing openly about his personal experience with depression, why he's not a fan of RUOK? day, and his latest book 'Error...

Duration: 01:12:42


Ep. 13 - The Reservoir Stomp

11/6/2016
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While Clint waits for his first performance as a singer, he and Sam make nuisances of themselves at The Reservoir Stomp music festival. Featuring some of Melbourne's finest musicians and artistic talent, the guys uncover what's cool about the north, some truths about performing, and the correct way to cook an Argentinian BBQ. Listen for interviews with Emma Peel (PBS), Danny Walsh (Danny Walsh Banned), Jules Abrahams (Mustered Courage), Talei Wolfgramm (The Wolfgramm Sisters, RockWiz),...

Duration: 00:58:12


12. The Truce Films Quiz

10/26/2016
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Producer Michael Ciccone and Director Nicholas Clifford from Truce Films are currently adapting Clint's book, Reservoir Dad, into a feature length film. Clint and Sam welcome them to the podcast as guinea pigs for Sam's new podcast format. Guests must answer five questions about themselves before the conversation can continue on to some engaging twists and turns. The format is validated by the conversation. So much covered! Sam's eerie connection with actors who have appeared on Truce's...

Duration: 01:10:48


11. Rhys Muldoon is a Wonderful Man

10/16/2016
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Sam and Clint welcome actor, writer and musician, Rhys Muldoon (Playschool, House Husbands) onto the podcast. Sam finally gets to talk politics and together he and Rhys agree with each other, demonise those that don't, and solve nothing. Just like politics in real life. Clint picks Rhys' brain about the creative process and how fame can affect a life. Rhys name-drops shamelessly and the boys are hella impressed. Features the music of Rhys Muldoon and a special song by Papa Razzi and The...

Duration: 01:21:32


10. The Sex Granny

9/29/2016
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Sam and Clint talk with Sex and Relationship Educator Maureen Matthews about passion in long term relationships, how sexual shame runs deep in society and ruins sex for men and women, how to flirt with others to improve your relationship, and how to make monogamy work even though humans are not monogamous by nature. In the preamble Sam admits to being an arsehole and commits to changing that fact, and Clint receives a new 'Don't Make Me Do That' challenge. Maureen Matthew's Sunday Age...

Duration: 01:11:10


Ep. 09 - Keep Looking at the Camera

9/18/2016
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Sam's been off with the fairies. Clint's had a brush with the law. And then literary agent and PhD candidate Kylie Doust comes in to chat about the state of literature and the publishing world. Featuring royalty-free music courtesy of bensound.com

Duration: 01:04:24


8. The Midnight Stallion

9/2/2016
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This episode Sam and Clint are joined by sleep scientist, Rosie Joyce, from the Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre who infuses the usual discussional riff-raff with expert information and advice on impaired sleeps cycles, treatment for insomnia, and sleep apnoea, how parents can coach themselves through the inevitable sleep deprivation that comes from having a baby or two, and how to use postage stamps to self-diagnose impotence. Keep your ears open for a few funny stories from deep inside...

Duration: 01:18:04


7. Get On With It, Greasy!

8/18/2016
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A dodgy prawn sushi makes Sam sick. Clint doesn't want to hear about it. The guys lament having their plans foiled by an overbearing publicist. Sam tells of his ABC quiz show audition. Clint talks about exposing more of the real him through Facebook live. Plus, another Don't Make Me Do That and the music of Melbourne band Who's This?

Duration: 00:43:31


6.The God in the Fuzz

8/1/2016
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Clint's back from gun-focused America with some tales to tell involving the multiple shootings that occurred and a chance meeting with a bookshop owner who's affected a subtle shift in his social/spiritual consciousness. There's some back and forth about psychedelic drugs, with both Sam and Clint committing to recording a podcast while under the influence of magic mushrooms, and insight into the way Clint's wife uses sex to make him eat giant burgers, and some great music from Melbourne...

Duration: 00:54:35


5. He of the Quivering Lip

7/9/2016
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Clint's a bit tired of sharing all his personal stuff while Sam just sits back and laughs. So in this episode, Clint grills Sam with some questions looking at who he is, what he thinks, and some embarrassing childhood moments.

Duration: 00:56:03

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