Listen to MIFF 2021 Screenings, Superstitions and the Science of Screams54:2716 July 2021

Artistic Director Al Cossar launches the program for the 69th Melbourne International Film Festival; bookworm Veronica Sullivan reviews the debut novel Small Joys of Real Life by Allee Richards; the team discuss superstitions and why you shouldn’t put new shoes on the table; award-winning playwright Samah Sabawi gives the lowdown on her upcoming play Them at Arts Centre Melbourne; Dr. Jen talks us through the weird science of human screams and what they communicate, which sees the team ponder their favorite fire alarms. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt and Bobby Macumber.

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About this program

Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.

Monday to Friday from 6am. We post updates throughout the show (including links to books mentioned etc.) on Facebook and Twitter. You can also email us at breakfasters@rrr.org.au.


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INTRO TRACK:

Khruangbin - People Everywhere (Still Alive)

Weekly segments

Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donninson - Sports Wrap
8:15am Ben Eltham - Politics Wrap
Tuesday 7:45am Elizabeth McCarthy / Fi Wright - Book Reviews
8:15am Vanessa Toholka - Tech Talk / Adam Christou - Game Changers
Wednesday 7.15am Justin "Digga" Calverley - Down And Dirty / Michael Harden - Food Interlude
7.45am Dr. Jen - Weird Science
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Vyshnavee Wijekumar - Screen Reviews
8.15am 'Feature Creatures' with Sean "The Birdman" Dooley / Entomologist Simon Hinkley
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funnybugger' with local comedians
8:15am The Breakfasters Breakdown Quiz
8:45am Breakfasters Live

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion