Owen Jones and Amy Mullins

Owen Jones on the Downfall of Theresa May and a Looming No-Deal Brexit

Amy Mullins is joined by Guardian columnist and author Owen Jones, who garnered attention after saying he had ‘less than no sympathy’ for Theresa May after her emotional resignation speech in May.


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The Ghost Interviews David Byrne (1992)

Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker dives deep with Talking Heads frontman David Byrne on May 5 1992, when Byrne was touring Australia in support of his second solo album Uh-Oh.

They discuss the…

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The Ghost Interviews Dr Timothy Leary (1989)

In Oct 1989, Dr Timothy Leary toured Australia for a series seminars and workshops. The psychologist and psychedelic guru dropped by the Skull Cave to chat to the Ghost during that tour. Listen…

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20 Years of Brothers and Bluegrass: The Davidson Brothers on Twang

Hamish and Lachlan Davidson – aka bluegrass ‘wizards’ The Davidson Brothers – regale Denise Hylands with stories and music from their 20-plus years performing together. In the midst of celebrating their 20th anniversary…

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Breakfasters: We Second that Emoji

Dr Jen is back for another episode of ‘Weird Science’, and this time she brings the facts regarding the humble emoji. Did you know ‘emoji’ is Japanese for ‘picture letter’, and they were…

Fiona O’Loughlin on Breakfasters

Fiona O’Loughlin Recaps Life in the Jungle and Her Mid-50s ‘Gap Year’

Australian comedy queen and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here winner Fiona O’Loughlin joins the Breakfasters ahead of her upcoming show at the Yarraville Club, ‘Gap Year’. She talks about her…

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From the Bunker - Program Grid

Final Episode of From the Bunker (1986)

From The Bunker was a music program hosted by Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker on Wednesday nights, 7-9pm, from 1983 to 1986. This is the final episode. During it, Stephen announces he'll be starting…

Thelma Plum on The Rap

Thelma Plum: Looking Better in Blak on The Rap

Areej chats with proud Gamilaraay songwriter Thelma Plum about her breakthrough debut LP Better in Blak and how, through her music, she’s been able to reclaim her heritage and remove toxicity from her…

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The Mission: On Budj Bim and the Fight for UNESCO Recognition

Only 250 kilometres west of Melbourne lies Budj Bim, one of the world’s oldest aquacultural systems, built by the Gunditjmara people around the crater of a dead volcano. For thousands of years, the…

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The Ghost Interviews Lydia Lunch and Rowland S Howard

The Ghost interviewed Lydia Lunch and Rowland S Howard back on September 1 1994. You may have caught a snippet of it during Woody's tribute to Stephen on The Cave. Hear the interview…

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The Ghost Is in The Cave

Skull Cave – 3 October 2008

This epsiode of the Skull Cave is from 2008. Enjoy this sample of Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker keeping us all company on a Friday afternoon.

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Skull Cave – 29 July 1988

Revisit some truly vintage Skull Cave from 1988, an early sample of the show (which ran for over three decades), hosted by Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker.

Stephen Walker and Patti Smith

The Ghost's Interview with Patti Smith on Skull Cave

Stephen was doubled the time he was allocated to chat to Patti Smith, back in 2008, for his iconic, long-running Triple R show Skull Cave.

In this longform interview, the pair discuss…

Roberto Bonelli on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: How Queers in Science is Challenging Conservatism in STEMM

Roberto Bonelli is a PhD student and biometrician who has recently started up Queers in Science, which is an organisation that creates support networks between queer folks in STEMM areas. Robert gives the…

Omid Tofighian and Beth AQ

The Glasshouse: Found in Translation

No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison, chronicling Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani’s detainment at Manus Island, was released in 2018; the following year it received the Victorian Prize for Literature…

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Baroness Lead Guitarist Gina on the Positive Power of Metal: Online Exclusive

Growing up, guitarist Gina Gleason was so obsessed with learning to play her instrument, she'd even bring it to the family dinner table.

She's since played with a stack of legendary musical acts…

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Breakfasters: Respecting and Understanding Aunt Flo

Jane Bennett, menstrual educator and co-author of About Bloody Time: The Menstrual Revolution We Have to Have, speaks to Breakfasters about the phenomenon that happens to half the human population: the period…

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Sharon Van Etten on Stage

Sharon Van Etten In Conversation and Live Set at RRR

Singer/songwriter/powerhouse performer Sharon Van Etten has been doing a lot of reflecting of late. In addition to writing some incredible music, she’s been studying therapy. But it hasn’t made her prone to analysing…

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Bill McKibben on Why Tackling Climate Denial Requires Collective Action

The pendulum of ideology swings back and forth, but the neoliberal obsession with unfettered growth has persisted for decades, contributing to what environmentalist Bill McKibben calls the ‘architecture of deceit and denial’ about…

Eleanor Gordon-Smith on Uncommon Sense

Reasons to ‘Stop Being Reasonable’ with Philosopher Eleanor Gordon-Smith

When we have debates about things that have high stakes for us, people on both sides often lift the standards for what counts as good and reliable evidence. This can result in us…