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Podcasts

June 5, 2018

Join a barbarian/warlock half-orc, a home-schooled highly homicidal high-elf warlock, a sassy occasionally lycanthropic halfling rogue, and a handsome human man, as they traverse through the Forgotten Realms and other fantastical lands getting into all kinds of shenanigans. The Dragon Friends podcast is based in Sydney, and is one of the top comedy Dungeons and […]

May 28, 2018

Terrible, Thanks for Asking is pretty much how I was feeling on Sunday evening as I sat, laptop perched uneasily on my knee, wallowing in the realisation that I had a podcast article to write in a very small window of time. After briefly reflecting on why exactly I had chosen to squander my weekend […]

May 21, 2018

I present to you verbatim, The Weekly Planet’s intro theme: “Red hot comic book movie news: shooting up your butthole! [DUNDUNDUNDUNDUNDUN] The weekly planet! The weekly planet!” The Weekly Planet was the 2018 winner of the Australian Podcast Awards Popular Vote category. I’ve been a fan for a few years so this made my frickin […]

May 14, 2018

S-Town began the way I thought it would: small, conservative town in America, rumours swirling that a violent murder has been covered up, and the trusty, every-man narrator, Brian Reed from This American Life, there to lead you through the fray. As an avid Serial fan, I had high expectations and high scepticism of the plethora […]

May 7, 2018

3/5 In this episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Joe Rogan and Russell Brand attempt to unpack some dense subjects such as finding spiritual well-being in western capitalistic society, mindfulness, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. While listening to this conversation I was in a perpetual double take. Brand’s latest pursuits such as meditation, writing a book on […]

April 30, 2018

“Hey folks! Alright let’s do this. How are you what the fuckers, what the fuckbuddies, what the fuckineers, what the fuckadelics, what the fuckocrats, what the fuckpublicans, what’s happening?” So runs the anthemic beginning to a typical episode of Marc Maron’s twice-weekly podcast, WTF. Each episode, the California comedian and actor talks with a figure […]

April 16, 2018

Cliche as it may sound, understanding our past — where we have been and come from — is imperative to understanding who we are now. If you are looking to get a bit more perspective and insight into New Zealand’s political history then Radio New Zealand’s podcast The 9th Floor might just be the thing […]

April 9, 2018

CW: sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour in the workplace. Five Women is a podcast episode produced by the popular radio show This American Life. It details the experiences of five women who worked for Don Hazen, the executive editor of the left-wing news magazine Alternet. The host, Chana Joffe-Wait, delves into the histories and lives […]

March 26, 2018

5/5 I was first introduced to Sam Harris via his now somewhat infamous confrontation with Ben Affleck on Real Time with Bill Maher, over the ability to freely criticize the doctrine of Islam and religions generally.  Surprised and intrigued by Sam’s arguments, I followed his internet footprint (including “The Four Horsemen” debate) and landed at […]