Listen to Fish & Chips, Praying Mantises & Coming Out01:05:531 October 2021

The team discuss the social significance of fish and chips; Cass Howcroft from Little Big Steps and Deakin Melbourne Boomers’ Louise Brown talk about their collab to help kids with cancer; bug enthusiast Simon Hinlkey chats about the Miomantis Caffra species of praying mantis; Bobby, Jas and Daniel get nostalgic over Hills Hoists; award-winning author Charlotte Wood talks about her new book The Luminous Solution; comedian Nat Harris is trying to wrap her head around gardening and The Matrix; and Bobby shares her coming out story. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt, Bobby Macumber, and Jas Moore.





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


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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
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Megan McKeough - Screen Reviews
8.15am Sean "Birdman" Dooley and others - 'Feature Creatures' / Guests - Global Affairs
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funnybugger' with local comedians
8:15am The Breakfasters Breakdown Quiz
8:45am Breakfasters Live

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