Listen to Gassy Gin, a Miso Maniac and a Wannabe Witch01:11:1022 October 2021

The team discuss alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; Book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy enthuses about Oliver Burkeman’s 4000 Weeks: Time and How To Use It; Journalist Antony Loewenstein explains his Twenty Years project and its exploration of Afghanistan after 9/11; Bobby talks about golf etiquette; Tech expert Vanessa Toholka examines how tech enables citizens to surveille each other; The team debate the benefits (and drawbacks) of moving in with their partner; Food critic Michael Harden talks about the versatility of miso; And Urvi Majumdar gets ready for her week as a Breakfaster, by reading tarot. 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

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