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Two comics talk movies, stand-up, science, the problems with society, TV and the universe.

Two comics talk movies, stand-up, science, the problems with society, TV and the universe.
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Two comics talk movies, stand-up, science, the problems with society, TV and the universe.




Episode 126 - Tom Walker, Kate Coates and Fran Middleton

This week it’s a combo of clowns and improvisers with Tom Walker (clown college grad, Beep Boop), Kate Coates (Improv Theatre Sydney) and Fran Middleton (Bad Egg Boys.) It’s a great combo of good times, we talk X-Files, Pearl Jam, first kisses, pro wrestling and more.

Duration: 01:11:38

Episode 118- MBFC Emily Tressider and Reece Piper

Reece Piper (Sydney Comedy Fest, Comedy at Papa Gede’s) and Emily Tresidder (Adelaide Fringe, Perth Fringe) are on the show this week. We talk school fights, farts, kid interventions, all girls schools, Emily gets gum in the carpet and more!

Duration: 01:02:31

Episode 117- MBFC Lally Katz and Ele Stankiewicz

Lally Katz (award winning playwright, ABC’s Agony Aunts) is on the show this week along with Ele Stankiewicz (Neighbourhood Watch, my fiancée.) We talk Lally’s Nicki Minaj obsession, learning to drive in your 30s in LA, eavesdropping on audience members in your play, first best friends, karate class and more.

Duration: 01:08:38

Episode 114- Best Friends Club with Andy McClelland and Alice Fraser

Andy McClelland (Spicks & Specks, comedy and DJ supreme) and Alice Fraser (all of the comedy fests)are on the show this week! We talk about being an Adolf post WW2, Andy’s love for The Smiths, dumpster diving etiquette and character voice-off. Featuring a theme song submission by the excellent Seaton Kay-Smith!

Duration: 01:02:40

Episode 107- Sam Campbell & Shubha

First episode for 2015 with Sam Campbell returning and new best friend, Shubha! We’ve also got a new AUDIO SET-UP. We destroy the demons of 2014 with shortbread and talk being a bully,, sneaking out for stand-up, Shubha sues, Uncle Bob and we discover what the #summerofshubshub is. FollowShubhaon twitter and check out Sam’s masterpiece with Henry Stone,Dirty Bird.

Duration: 01:00:33

Episode 103- Alex Wasiel & Andrew Wolfe

Alex Wasiel, Sydney comic extraordinaire,and Andrew Wolfe, Raw Comedy National Finalist 2012 (such credits will always follow Raw finalists)are the on the show this week! A lot of comedy talk this week.

Duration: 01:01:08

Episode 102- Demi Lardner & Lewis Dowell

It’s the 102nd episode. That’s good luck! This week I’m visiting the hometown and catching up with faves Demi Lardner and Lewis Dowell. We talk The Edge/of Tomorrow, Into The Wild-ing your life, how to survive evil genies, embarrassing parents with serious injuries, when Demi met her hero Paul F Tompkins and more.

Duration: 00:54:17

Episode 101- Dan Muggleton and Reece Piper

The next century of the Loose Five begins! This week features Dan Muggleton and Reece Piper. We talk the joy of last names, how to be cool around celebrities, spanking when your housemate is home, my problems with Brad Pitt’s Fury and more.

Duration: 01:00:11

Episode 91- Bart Freebairn

Bart Freebairn is on the show this week. Our favourite finty wizard is in Adelaide and we talk X-Files, Guardians of the Galaxy, the return of Benson, video games, Christopher Nolan and we solve the Israel and Palestine war. Find out what Bart is up to on his website.

Duration: 00:42:33

Episode 87: Nick Skeer

Nick Skeer is in town from Sydney this week! We find ourselves talking a lot about movies (a little more than usual) with chats about Bond’s one-liners, the prequel to Jurassic Park that we’d love to see, showing our favourite film to your partner for the first time, Nick’s germaphobia, a film called Quigley Down Under and more.

Duration: 01:01:18

Episode 86: Rob Hunter & Jason Chong

Rob Hunter and Jason Chong are on the show this week. We talk Marcel’s meeting Hugh Dancy from Hannibal, Rob’s supporting Louis CK at the Opera House, Chong’s alter-ego in Il Daego, Paul reviews Edge of Tomorrow, we learn about the writer’s room, meeting Toadfish and more.

Duration: 00:56:27

Episode 85: Jared Jekyll

Jared Jekyll (Comedy Channel’s Best of Sydney Comedy Fest, Jekyll & James) is on the show this week! After a great night at the Comedy Store, we sit outside in the Entertainment Quarter and talk 40 years to cross the desert, the Red Bull origin story, child phone etiquette, problems with Scooby-Doo and more.

Duration: 01:01:46

Episode 84: Genevieve Fricker & Cameron James

Marcel is in Sydney this week for a special interstate episode! This week features the fantastic Genevieve Fricker (The Roast, Spicks & Specks) and Cameron James (A Rational Fear, Raw Comedy 2012 Runner-Up). We talk Simpsons for sex, The Wet Bandits, what your myspace says about you, re-writing history, Sydney versus Adelaide comedy, changing room etiquette and more.

Duration: 00:56:34

Episode 83: The Loose Five LIVE IV

A massive live show this week with special guests Leigh Qurban, Eddie Bannon, Fabien Clarke and fantastic sketch troupe The Golden Phung. A great night at The Producers Bar in Adelaide with chats, stand-up and sketch. Topics range from working in fast food, mining your kids for material, science according to Eddie, Thesaurus PI, and a great selection of interview questions from the audience.

Duration: 01:09:51

Episode 82: Justin Hamilton & Bridget Fahey

This week on the show the fantasticJustin Hamiltonis in town! The terrificBridget Faheyis back too! We talk the peculiarities of street people stories, stopping stand-up, drink spikes, American remakes, and we pick apart the new Godzilla flick. Forgive the rain at the end, we recorded this in a beer garden. Check out Justin’s great podcasthere.

Duration: 01:02:50

Episode 81: Marc Ryan & Patrick McCaffrie

Marc Ryan (Raw National Finalist 2014) and Pat McCaffrie (Raw State Finalist) are on the show this week! We talk stealing groceries, the backstage vibe at the Raw National finals, why Marc is the villain of the Lego Movie, Paul’s earliest memory and we try to find out if Patrick likes anything.

Duration: 00:59:14

Episode 79: Andrew Crupi & Matt Crook

Andrew Crupi (The Golden Phung) and Matt Crook (One Eyed Girl

Duration: 01:01:02

Episode 78: Jesse Miles & Chloe Eckert

Jesse Miles (musician & video game journalist) and Chloe Eckert (playwright, actor) are on the show this week. We talk horror stories, how to review a video game, flossing skills, we start our own improv troupe and we talk Muppets 2 & The Lego Movie. [...]

Duration: 01:03:15

Episode 77: Screen Special with Ella Macintyre & Matt Vesely

Film-maker and pop-culture fanatic Ella Macintyre and comedian/writer Matt Vesely are on the show this week. It’s a screen special where we go mad on movies and TV. We cover The Raid 2, Captain America 2, Brooklyn 99, True Detective, Cosmos and lots more along with how consume media, FML and Matt’s trip to Sundance. [...]

Duration: 01:04:59

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