Listen to Cosy Birds, Winter Wattles & the Anthropocene Epoch01:44:2721 July 2023

Birdman Sean Dooley reveals how birds stay warm during the winter months; Now or Never Festival’s artistic director Elise Peyronnet discuss this year’s program; Nat provides a conclusion to the postcard saga; Justin ‘Digga’ Calverly chats about winter wattles; Film critic Vyshnavee Wijekumar reviews the highly anticipated Barbie movie; Dr. Jen examines the tense topic of naming a new Epoch; Architect David Brand walks us though the historic flats of St Kilda; the team ponder on the legal significance of the emoji; and disability advocate Sam Drummond shares from his past with his new memoir Broke. With presenters Simon Winkler, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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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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