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Father Bob and John go head to head with their guests on religion, politics and taboo topics.

Father Bob and John go head to head with their guests on religion, politics and taboo topics.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Father Bob and John go head to head with their guests on religion, politics and taboo topics.

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@johnsafran

Language:

English

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triple j GPO Box 9994 Sydney Australia


Episodes

Final Episode! 'Lizardman' Eric Sprague, Former minister for foreign affairs Alexander Downer and Famed atheist and writer Christopher Hitchens.

12/12/2015
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It's the very last Sunday Night Safran ever! Thanks to all who listened over the years. As a last treat you'll meet again three of our favourite guests from the past 10 years: After years of lizard conspiracy theories we met Eric Sprague, 'an actual lizardman', Former minister for foreign affairs Alexander Downer and Famed atheist and writer Christopher Hitchens.

Duration: 01:24:54


Helen Pankhurst, Rochelle Siemienowicz, 'Weird Al' Yankovic

12/6/2015
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Helen Pankhurst, Great-granddaughter of Women's Rights activist Emmeline, Rochelle Siemienowicz, who was brought up a Seventh Day Adventist and a classic chat with 'Weird Al' Yankovic all the way back from 2006.

Duration: 01:25:17


Filmmaker Maddie Parry, Aajsa Kvernmo, UK Comedian/Evangelical Pastor Tom Elliot.

11/29/2015
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On Sunday Night Safran this week you'll meet the following: Filmmaker Maddie Parry, who spent the last year doing controversial jobs, like being a brothel hostess, Aajsa Kvernmo, someone from Norway's indigenous Sami population and Tom Elliot A UK stand-up comedian who is also an evangelical pastor.

Duration: 01:23:15


Author Abigail Ulman, Oscar Sdchwartz, Pakistani writer and comedian Sami Shah.

11/22/2015
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This week's about writing in different forms so you'll meet the following: Abigail Ulman, Author of Hot Little Hands, Oscar Sdchwartz, who has been working on getting computers to write poetry and Sami Shah, Pakistani writer and comedian, who's been threatened by Islamists who' ll talk about reaction to Paris attacks.

Duration: 01:19:47


Comedian Rob Delaney, Film maker Olivia Rousset, Criminologist Katherine Biber.

11/14/2015
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On this episode of Sunday Night Safran, you'll meet: Rob Delaney: Twitter celeb and comedian talks us through the car crash that is the US Republican Presidential nominee contest, Olivia Rousset: Film maker who spent a while with Love Makes A Way, the Christian refugee protest groupand Katherine Biber: Criminologist who will tell you some surprising things about evidence used in trials.

Duration: 01:21:20


Aish Ramij, Writer Miya Rokumitsu and Director Beng Oh.

11/8/2015
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This week' John and Fatjher Bob will introduce you to: Sunday Night Safran this week: Aish Ramij, a Tamil woman from India who grew up Hindu but now rejects the religion; Miya Tokumitsu, Writer of 'Do What You Love and Other Lies About Success and Happiness' and reckons doing what you love for work might not be a great idea and Beng Oh, Director of new play that adapts a racist 19th Century novel all about Asian Invasion.

Duration: 01:17:54


Dr Ian Evans, an expert on apotropaic, Emily Tabone a real life Ghostbuster and Ali Riza Kasapgil, an expert on jinns in Islamic culture

10/31/2015
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It's a spook-filled Halloween edition of Sunday Night Safran where you'll meet: Dr Ian Evans, an expert on apotropaic (evil-averting) marks and deliberately concealed objects in old houses and buildings, Emily Tabone a real life Ghostbuster with The Australian Paranormal Society (A.P.S) and Ali Riza Kasapgil, an expert on jinns in Islamic culture.

Duration: 01:18:47


Bigtime atheist Sam Harris, Gideon Haigh and Former lawyer/senate candidate for Florida Augustus Sol Invictus.

10/24/2015
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On Safran this week, you'll hear from: Sam Harris, big time atheist and safe to say not a fan of radical Islam. Gideon Haigh, on the strange story of a Melbourne radio personality accused of murder and Augustus Sol Invictus, Former lawyer and former senate candidate for Florida who sacrificed a goat.

Duration: 01:27:21


American writer Wendy Doniger, Anthropologist David Vakalis who was in Bendigo during mosque protests and Transhumanist Leandro Brun.

10/17/2015
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This week on Sunday Night Safran you'll hear from: Wendy Doniger, an American writer whose book on Hindus got pulped in India, David Vakalis Anthropologist who was in Bendigo during mosque protests and Leandro Brun, Melbourne representative of the all new Transhumanist party, who want us all to 'enhance' our bodies and brains with tech.

Duration: 01:23:55


Shihad's Phil Knight, Priest/Clinical Psychologist Gerard Stoyles, Kevin Dutton.

10/10/2015
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This week as part of Mental As, we talk to Kevin Dutton who thinks certain traits of psychopaths are a good thing, Shihad's Phil Knight who podcasts what he is worrying about each day (he suffers from anxiety) and Gerard Stoyles, a priest/clinical psychologist who believes exorcisms can help those with mental health issues.

Duration: 01:22:15


Stonefield's Amy Findlay, Danik Abishev, Kristin Battista-Frazee.

10/3/2015
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On Sunday Night Safran we're talking to people who had grew up in unusual circumstances, so you'll meet: Amy Findlay, Vocalist for Stonefield, who' grew up in public after winning Unearthed High in 2010. Danik Abishev, an 'aggressive' hand balancer in limbo at Melbourne festival, who grew up in a traditional Russian circus family where the more dangerous the act, the more money they got from the government and Kristin Battista-Frazee, whose Dad was America's biggest pornographer.

Duration: 01:29:24


Tassie urban Gardener Hannah Maloney, Former SA radio news director James Kelp, Radical Faeries Spidercutie and Teacosie.

9/26/2015
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On Safran this week, it's all about new ways to live! You'll meet Hannah Moloney, Tassie based urban gardener on how to live off grid and the problems and benefits that brings. James Kemp, Former news director for SA radio station now lives in Orania, an Afrikaans town that is whites only and venerates apartheid (but somehow 'is not racist') and Spidercutie and Teacosie, two guys living with the Radical Faeries commune in NSW. They try and live a queer life that rejects city based...

Duration: 01:19:09


Fashion blogger Loretti Vashti, ABC Journalist and model Lucinda Kent and Bailey Facer.

9/19/2015
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This week we are dressed to impress as it's all about clothes and fashion, so you'll meet: Loretti Vashti a fashion blogger who reckons what you wear is important in all walks of life, ABC Journalist and model Lucinda Kent on how social media is turning fashion upside down and Bailey Facer, a woman who is big into the niche fashion look known as Japanese Lolita.

Duration: 01:17:37


Al Jazeera Journo Peter Greste, Prosecutor Rich Orman and unapologetic hunter Rohan Anderson.

9/12/2015
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This week we talk about guns with Al Jazeera Journo Peter Greste, Rich Orman, Prosecutor in the Batman Aurora movie shooting in the US and unapologetic hunter Rohan Anderson.

Duration: 01:21:38


Enpsychedelia's Nick Wallis, Oxford don Stehpen Oppenheimer and The Loop's Ash London.

9/6/2015
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Was the Bible telling the truth? This week you'll meet Nick Wallis, the man behind the Enpsychedelia Twitter account, Oxford don Stehpen Oppenheimer and The Loop's Ash London.

Duration: 01:21:32


Journo James Phelps, Filmmaker Nick Broomfield and police office Dave Reynolds.

8/29/2015
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John's back with a brand new voice and this week it's all about crime and punishment! You'll meet Journo James Phelps, Filmmaker Nick Broomfield and police office Dave Reynolds.

Duration: 01:23:15


Playwright Nakkiah Lui, Writer Dave Andrews, Barrister/boxer Simone Bailey, Buddhist abbot Ajahn Brahm.

8/22/2015
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This week John's off so welcome back Nazeem Hussain! Together with Father Bob he'll introduce you to: Playwright Nakkiah Lui, Writer Dave Andrews, Barrister/boxer Simone Bailey,and Buddhist abbot Ajahn Brahm.

Duration: 01:19:45


Witch Stacey De Marco, retro furniture dealer Ray Byers and writer Jeff Spa

8/15/2015
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This week on Sunday Night Sarfan: it's WAR! John Safran and Father Bob Maguire meet Witch Stacey De Marco, retro furniture dealer Ray Byers and writer Jeff Sparrow.

Duration: 01:21:50


True crime legend Ann Rule, Anthropologist Marcus Baynes-Rock, British auth

8/8/2015
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This week you'll hear from True crime legend Ann Rule who sadly died recently, as well as Anthropologist Marcus Baynes-Rock and British author Alom Shaha.

Duration: 01:19:50


Tanya Levin, Former Hillsong member now critic, Blogger Bram Presser and Me

8/1/2015
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Sunday Night Safran is back with a theme of starting something new. You'll meet: Tanya Levin, Former Hillsong member now critic. Blogger Bram Presser and Melbourne Victory fan John Clarke/Melbourne City fan Martin McKenzie-Murray

Duration: 01:22:33

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