Listen to Calling Dibs, Boot Scooting & a Moroccan Love Story01:41:392 June 2023

The team discuss the ethics of calling dibs and shotgun as an adult; Food critic Besha Rodell compares the Melbourne and Sydney food scenes; Muzafar Ali and Joylon Hoff explores Afghan culture in Australian in their new documentary Watandar: My Countryman; Nat has taken up boot scooting; Journalist and film lover Simone Ubaldi reviews Moroccan love story The Blue Caftan; Author and essayist Don Watson talks about Heroes and Villains, his latest contribution to The Monthly; Book reviewer Fi Wright introduces us to local author Megan Rogers and her new book The Heart is a Star; and the Breakfasters takes a look at recent TV show finales. With presenters Simon Winkler, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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 / Emma Grey - Economics wrap
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Vyshnavee Wijekumar - Screen Reviews
8.15am 'Feature Creatures' with Sean "The Birdman" Dooley, Entomologist Simon 'Bugman' Hinkley 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.