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May 8, 2017

Eli Matthewson is a stand-up comedian and actor. He has been nominated for the Billy T Award, and appears in Funny Girls and Jono and Ben. Eli also hosts the podcast The Male Gayz with Chris Parker   Hi Eli, thanks for talking to Salient today! You’re bringing your show The Year of Magical Fucking […]

May 8, 2017

Tim Batt is a stand-up comedian and Billy T Award nominee. He is a host of the hugely successful The Worst Idea of All Time podcast, in which he and fellow comic Guy Montgomery watch the same movie each week for a year. The pair are currently enduring their third season with We Are Your Friends, […]

May 1, 2017

Andy Zaltzman is an English stand-up comedian who has been making audiences the world over laugh with his superb political satire for almost 20 years. He is also the co-host of the immensely popular podcast The Bugle, which he created with Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver.   Hi Andy, thanks so much for talking to […]

April 3, 2017

Congratulations, you’ve made it to WEEK FIVE of university! You’re back into the student routine: your assignments are piling up, you’ve got a crush on a barista at Vic Books, and the Nap Paradox has reared its ugly head (the more you desperately need to nap, the less time you have to take said nap). […]

March 27, 2017

This week I interviewed Ella Steele and Alex Feinson, the hosts of “the most unnecessary podcast ever created,” H2O Just Add Banter.   Tell me a bit more about the premise of your podcast. Ella: We watch episodes of the mid-2000’s hit Australian fantasy drama H2O: Just Add Water and we talk about it. Alex: […]

March 20, 2017

From the medicinal marijuana debate to the increased use of methamphetamine, recreational drugs are at the forefront of New Zealand media. Often these stories are presented to us in a sensationalist manner, with complex issues of addiction reduced to purely law and order. The discussion about drugs from people around us can also be extreme: […]

March 13, 2017

Anna Faris — Hollywood actress of Scary Movie and The House Bunny fame — is “unqualified” to give relationship advice, but that doesn’t stop her from doing so in this warm and funny podcast. Named the best podcast of 2016 by Entertainment Weekly, the show features Anna and her producer Sim interviewing a new celebrity […]

March 3, 2017

Kia ora! Welcome to the podcast corner of Salient. I’m Annelise, and I’m the Podcast Editor. This is a new feature for Salient, and I’m so excited to discuss my favourite podcasts and elaborate on podcasts as a medium. I love listening to podcasts because they offer endless possibilities. Podcasts can be emotive, entertaining, informative, […]