Listen to Halloween, Mammal Extinction & Tech-Bro Manifestos01:10:293 November 2023

The team look back at Halloween in the 90s; professor Euan Ritchie talks about his essay on mammal extinction published in Best Australian Science Writing 2023; Nat ponders the inconvenience of spilling or breaking things; comedian Laura Dunemann has brought her son to his first 'trick or treat' experience; tech expert Dan Salmon explains effective accelerationism; and comedian Damien Power chats about his comedy web series Expanded Minds Only. With presenters Monique Sebire, Nat Harris & guest presenter Dylan Bird.




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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

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