Listen to Dodgy Phones, Big Tobacco & Neverending Negroni01:27:4010 September 2021

The team go hard on credit loopholes and phone flaws; Human Rights Law Centre's Hugh de Kretser explores the the pros and cons of mandating vaccines; Book critic Elizabeth McCarthy reviews Rachel Cusk's Booker Prize longlisted novel Second Place; former Breakfaster, author and satirist John Safran discusses the bigness of big tobacco in his book Puff Piece: How Philip Morris Set Vaping Alight; Bobby's experience with house cleaners sparks a new business idea; director Tosca Looby chats about her new SBS documentary Strong Female Lead; and Michael Harden provides inspiration for negroni week. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt and Bobby Macumber.





About this program

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

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Weekly segments

Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donnison - Sports Wrap
8:15am Ben Eltham - Politics Wrap
Tuesday 7:45am Fi Wright and others - 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 / Emma Grey - Economics wrap
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Vyshnavee Wijekumar - Screen Reviews
8.15am 'Feature Creatures' with Sean "The Birdman" Dooley and others
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funnybugger' with local comedians
8:15am The Breakfasters Breakdown Quiz
8:45am Breakfasters Live

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