Listen to Pasta, Gatecrashing and Politics01:09:1228 September 2023

Former AFL star and transgender advocate Dani Laidley talks about her new documentary Revealed: Danielle Laidley: Two Tribes; scientist Chris Krishna-Pillay gives us the low-down on the satirical Ig Nobel Prize; Nat has tested out the etiquette the 'pop in'; author and pasta lover Jaclyn Crupi chats about her new book Pasta Love; the team discuss if gatecrashing is ever appropriate; and senior lecturer in politics at Swinburne, Dr. Damon Alexander, discusses Dan Andrews' retirement. With presenters Mon Sebire and Nat Harris, and guest presenters Sam Elkin, Flick Ford and Dylan Bird




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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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