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Breakfasters - 19 - 23 February 2018

Writer and actor Osamah Sami chats about his new play Good Muslim Boy at Malthouse Theatre; In "Down & Dirty", Justin "Digga" Calverly talks about saving seeds after your Summer harvest; marine biologist…

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Breakfasters - 12 - 16 February 2018

Historian Professor Jenny Hocking talks about her Griffith Review piece Relics of Colonialism in which she discusses the dismissal of the Whitlam government; Sports journalist Sam Lane chats about her new book ROAR:

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Breakfasters - 5 - 9 February 2018

Actor David Wenham talks about his directorial debut Ellipsis; Geraldine talks about busking to get to a town with her name; Sarah talks about her strange experience buying a car; Geraldine was…

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Breakfasters - 11 - 15 December 2017

Writer Richard Cooke talks about his essay in The Monthly, Once Upon A Time In The West; AFL premiership footballer David Astbury talks about his year with the Tigers; Sean "The Birdman"…

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Breakfasters - 4 - 8 December 2017

Writer, actor and director Candy Bowers talks about her show Hyper Fragility: Why Are White Men So Defensive #LOL; writer and academic Hugh White chats about his Quarterly Essay Without America: Australia

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Breakfasters - 27 November - 1 December 2017

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre's Natasha Blucher talks about the situation on Manus Island; Hayley Inch reviews new film The Disaster Artist; writer Konrad Marshall talks about his new book Yellow and

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Breakfasters - 20 - 24 November 2017

Comedian Hannah Gadsby talks about her award-winning show Nanette; actor Greg Sestero chats about the making of The Room, and the new film The Disaster Artist; food critic Larissa Dubecki…

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Breakfasters - 13 - 17 November 2017

Puppet comedian Randy talks about his new show Randy Live at The Athenaum; Philanthropist and pioneer for women in football Susan Alberti chats about her biography The Footy Lady: The Trailblazing Life

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Breakfasters - 6 - 10 November 2017

Feminist academic, writer and activist Bea Campbell talks about the state of feminism in 2017; Comedian Joel Creasey chats about his new book Thirsty: Confessions Of A Fame Whore; Geraldine and Sarah…

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Breakfasters - 30 October - 3 November 2017

Artist and activist Patrisse Cullors from Black Lives Matter talks about the genesis of the movement; Comedian and author Tony Martin talks about his debut novel Deadly Kerfuffle; "Friday Funnybugger" Laura Dunemann…

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Breakfasters - 23 - 27 October 2017

Writer and director Ben Elton talks about his new movie Three Summers; RRR broadcaster Dave Graney chats about his new book Workshy: My Life As A Bludge; Justin "Digga" Calverley lets…

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Breakfasters - 16 - 20 October 2017

American comedian Shane Mauss talks about his new show A Good Trip; journalist Peter Greste speaks about his experience in an Egyptian prison and the book he has written about it, The

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Breakfasters - 2 - 6 October 2017

Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Professor Gillian Triggs talks about her views on the most pressing human rights issues facing Australia right now; comedian Nazeem Hussain talks about his new…

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Breakfasters - 25 - 29 September 2017

Showko Showfukutei came in to talk about her Melbourne Fringe Rakugo and ventriloquism comedy show Absolutely Normal, and Dr Heather Benbow discussed the ramifications of the recent German election. David Astle also…

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Breakfasters - 18 - 22 September 2017

Benjamin Law pops in for his quarterly essay Moral panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the safe schools program"; Harlem globetrotter Jay 'Stretch' Middleton talks about the safe lace basketball camps happening over the…

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Breakfasters - 11 - 15 September 2017

Nilaja Sun came in to talk about her new show Pike St, a new theatre work about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York, now showing at Arts Centre Melbourne. Anne Edmonds…

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Breakfasters - 4 - 8 September 2017

Laurie Penny came in this week to talk about her new book Bitch Doctrine, Inua Ellams talked about his show Black T-shirt Collection showing at Arts Centre Melbourne, and Kate McLennan and…

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Breakfasters - 28 August - 1 September 2017

Patricia Cornelius came in to talk about her new play Big Heart, writer Shashi Tharoor talked about his new book Inglorious Empire: What The British Did To India. Simon Hinkley chatted…

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Breakfasters - 21 - 25 August 2017

This week on Breakfasters, Jacob Rajan from New Zealand's Indian Ink theatre company came in to talk about The Guru of Chai at Arts Centre Melbourne. Hayley Inch reviewed Australian cycling film…

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Breakfasters - 7 - 11 August 2017

This week on Breakfasters, Judy Ryan from Residents for Victoria Street Drug Solutions came in to talk about the March to Save Lives happening on August 27, with a focus on harm…

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Breakfasters - 31 July - 4 August 2017

This week on Breakfasters, Geraldine talks about her trip to the dentist and Tex Perkins came in to discuss his new memoir "Tex". They also talk about gross food caught…

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Breakfasters - 24 - 28 July 2017

This week on Breakfasters Kashif Bouns came in to talk about the "Diversity in Football" exhibition at the Immigration Museum, and writer / bartender Chad Parkhill chatted about International Scotch Whiskey…

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Breakfasters - 17 - 21 July 2017

This week on Breakfasters, Justin "Digga" Calverley comes in for Down and Dirty and informs the team about looking after fruit trees. Vince Gilligan - creator of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul

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Breakfasters - 10 - 14 July 2017

This week on Breakfasters Sami Shah comes in to talk about his new book "The Islamic Republic Of Australia" and Dr Jen returns to explain scratching - why we do it, why it…

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Breakfasters - 3 - 7 July 2017

This week on Breakfasters Alan Brough comes in to talk about his new children's book "Charlie And The Karaoke Cockroaches", and Brodie Lancaster comes in to chat about her new book…

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Breakfasters - 19 - 23 June 2017

This week Breakfasters talk about holy communion and weird things you do as a kid, the dramas of contact lenses, and having psychic powers. They also talk to Justin "Digga" Calveriey about growing…

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Breakfasters - 13 - 16 June 2017

This week Breakfasters chat to Ben Mendelsohn about the new film Una, and Kate Cole-Adams about her book "Anaesthesia: The Gift Of Oblivion And The Mystery Of Consciousness". Anna Krien talks about her…

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Breakfasters - 5 - 9 June 2017

This week Breakfasters talk to Larissa Dubecki about the "Writers Night School: Food Writing" event at the Emerging Writers Festival, plus 'Feature Creatures' regular Simon Hinkley chats about the explosive bombardier beetle. Dr…

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Breakfasters - 29 May - 2 June 2017

This week the Breakfasters have a chat with Stephen Metcalf about the Slate Culture Gabfest, and talk about assisted dying with Andrew Denton. Laura Dunemann comes in to discuss anything other than Schapelle…

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Breakfasters - 22 - 26 May 2017

The Breakfasters talk with Stephen Curry on his film Hounds Of Love, being stuck in an elevator and scar tissue. Also, Colson Whitehead speaks about his book The Underground Railroad and Laura…

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Breakfasters - 15 - 19 May 2017

This week on Breakfasters astrologer Dr. Tanya Hill, who has possibly the coolest job of any guest yet, comes in to talk about the new "Discover The Night Sky" astronomy classes at Scienceworks…

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Breakfasters - 8 - 12 May 2017

This week the Breakfasters talk awkward social conventions, even more awkward team building exercises, and have a chat with Briggs about Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival. They also talk cocktails with The Guardian's…

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Breakfasters - 1 - 5 May 2017

This week Breakfasters talk about fancy dress parties, and things that should be easy instead of hard. Also, Dr Jen swings by to talk about 'coffee naps', and Genevieve Grieves discusses "The Violence…

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Breakfasters - 24 - 28 April 2017

This week on Breakfasters Dr Jen discusses echolocation, the team reminisce on their favourite subjects at school and the art of making friends when drunk, and Professor Michael Ibbotson comes by ahead of…

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Breakfasters - 17 - 21 April 2017

This week on the show breakfasters talk to Dr. Amy Webster from Women's Health Victoria about their groundbreaking project The Labia Library. British comedian Phil Jupitus returns to Triple R 18 years after…

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Breakfasters - 3 - 7 April 2017

This week on the show, the Breakfasters spoke with acclaimed Dublin comedian Jason Byrne ahead of his comedy festival show Propped Up, plus Sean 'the Birdman' Dooley dropped by for the regular…

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Breakfasters - 27 - 31 March 2017

This week on the Breakfasters podcast Jeff, Geraldine & Sarah chat with comedians Judith Lucy & Denise Scott about their forthcoming Melbourne International Comedy Festival show Disappointments. Plus Director Alex Peterson and…

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Breakfasters - 6 - 10 March 2017

Highlights this week include -

We kick off with 'The Dinner Review' then roll into an interview with David Stratton about A Cinematic Life, meet Debra Zimmerman, modern champion of women in…

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Breakfasters - 20 - 24 February 2017

On this week's podcast The Breakfasters talk to Arthur Bolkas about youth prisons in crisis, Geraldine lets us know about her experiences learning about alternative farming in Seymour, the team talks about how…

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Breakfasters - 13 - 17 February 2017

On this week's podcast Rosie Jones (Writer and Director) and Chris Johnston (Writer) come in to discuss Book/Documentary "The Family", Geraldine shares her contemplative nephew's 10 wishes, a Feature Creatures with Simon Hinkley…