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Marlon and Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authors—specifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate. Great books, terrible books, and books they love that you’d never expect them to. As a writer and an editor, Marlon and Jake have read thousands of books between them, and t ...
 
Life Was Peachy is the best podcast about the most questionable music of the mid-to-late 90’s and early 2000’s. Each episode is a deep dive into a classic nu metal album with the benefit of 20 years of hindsight to find out just what happened back then and what it amounts to in this brave nu world. Host Andrew Cahak is joined by various guests including comedians, musicians, and other people of interest. Some will have very passionate things to say, some may barely be able to stomach the stu ...
 
Hosts Ashley Browne, Andrew Weiss and Darren Levin are back for season 2 of 'Golden Years', the podcast that combs through iconic games from the pages of brown and gold history, with the help of special Hawthorn guests. Join the likes of past great Leigh Matthews, and current star Tom Mitchell, as we look back on the special moments that made the Hawthorn Football Club what it is today.
 
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Infest by Papa Roach (w/ Vain Mainstream) “Do you think there’s anyone who’s like ‘God, I love Bad Brains and this Papa Roach song,’?” In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Vain Mainstream (The Drug Budget) to discuss 2000’s Infest by Papa Roach.By The 4D Podcast Network
 
“This is the second song where he's referencing people taking advantage of him financially. It’s like ‘Dude, get a financial advisor.'” In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Ryan Jaroscak (DJ Yuppie Scum, Soup Bowl Records) and Sean Morrissey (Night Audit, DJ Hey There Handsome) to discuss 1999’s Significant Other by Li…
 
Prepare for what might be Marlon & Jake’s most controversial hot takes yet, as they travel back through the last four hundred years to decide which dead authors from each century stand the test of time and which can be left to gather dust on the shelf. Where do they fall on Paradise Lost? Who triumphs in the battle of the poets v. novelists of the …
 
This week Marlon & Jake discuss the books by dead authors they give as gifts and the very important decision-making that goes into that selection. Whether it’s for a younger, skeptical or pretentious reader, they share the unintentionally comedic and surprisingly engaging books they choose to bestow upon their loved ones. Middlemarch by George Elio…
 
“It’s like Tool but with an acoustic guitar.” In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Darien Washington (Food For Worms podcast, tour manager) to discuss 1999’s Make Yourself by Incubus. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.…
 
This week Marlon & Jake discuss memorable characters from books by dead authors—who they love, who they despise and everything in between. What exactly makes a character great? Who would they invite to their literary dinner party and why? From Elmore Leonard’s Raylan to Louisa May Alcott’s Jo March, Lady Macbeth to Auntie Mame—tune in to hear which…
 
Marlon and Jake take on literary giants in a grudge match for the ages. This time it's Charles Dickens vs. Anthony Trollope and Louisa May Alcott vs. Laura Ingalls Wilder in a no-holds-barred royal rumble. The two of them pull no punches, whether they're talking about racism or Edith Wharton's snobbery, colonialism or Hugh Grant's hair. So get read…
 
"Disney did a great job on the ICP record." In this episode of "Life Was Peachy", host Andrew Cahak is joined by Jane "Damage" Halldorson (Honey Hole, The Cold Casuals, The Pearl Recording Studio, Pilot Light Booking, Roadkill Services) to discuss 1997's "The Great Milenko" by Insane Clown Posse. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @Life…
 
Literary speculation abounds as Marlon and Jake reveal which books they wish they had written and which they think would have been better if they’d been written by someone completely different. Listen in as they explore the questions you never knew you needed answers to. Would The Confessions of Nat Turner have been better if Zora Neale Hurston had…
 
Marlon and Jake share their "gateway" books by dead authors, the first books they read that that turned them on—or off—the rest of an author's work. From John Steinbeck to Dorothy Parker, Umberto Eco to Norman Mailer, Ayn Rand to Carson McCullers, Marlon and Jake don't hold back in discussing the imprints, footprints, and thumbprints these books le…
 
In this episode Marlon and Jake ponder the tricky question of the last books by authors who’ve … um … left this mortal coil. Which last books are actually worth reading? (Not many, it turns out.) From Roberto Bolaño to Penelope Fitzgerald, Sylvia Plath to Eudora Welty, Marlon and Jake discuss how an author's last book compares to their previous one…
 
We've heard them rave about their favorites and rant about their least favorites, but Marlon and Jake reveal in this episode their second favorite books by dead authors: the books they love that are the runners-up to the #1 spots in their hearts. From Amos Tutuola to Gabriel García Márquez to John le Carré and more, Marlon and Jake explore why one'…
 
Marlon & Jake weigh in on the age-old “artist versus art” debate, as they examine good books by problematic dead authors, as well as the bad and sometimes problematic books by great dead authors. From Flannery O’Conner to Roald Dahl, Vladimir Nabokov to the surprisingly challenging Charles Dickens, Marlon & Jake explore the thorny questions surroun…
 
Marlon and Jake talk short books they love, syllabus staples to skip (Hemingway die-hards, consider yourselves warned), and their first-ever real-time joint read, Blood on the Forge by William Attaway. What does Marlon consider the closest thing to a perfect novel? Tune in to find out! Sula by Toni Morrison Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Mrs. Calib…
 
Chad Wingard joins the Golden Years crew for a chat about the immense impact Shaun Burgoyne has had on the game of football and his career personally. From the stories of Shaun's time at Port Adelaide to the eventual realisation that they would become teammates at Hawthorn, Chad speaks with nothing but high regard for a person he considers a close …
 
Marlon and Jake reunite to discuss the books that got them through the pandemic, classics they wish they had written, and whether Lord of the Flies needs a sequel. Select titles mentioned in this episode: A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe Beloved by Toni Morrison Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthu…
 
The Golden Years crew chat with former Hawthorn recruiting manager, John Turnbull. Turnbull was responsbile for the recruitment of Chance Bateman and Mark Williams, which started a positive movement towards more inclusion First Nations players coming to the brown and gold. In this insightful episode, you'll get an understanding of the process and d…
 
“This makes me want to smash the state, I don’t know about you." In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by James Taylor (booker/promoter for First Avenue & 7th Street Entry) to discuss 1998’s Obsolete by Fear Factory. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.…
 
This week the Golden Years crew speak with the one time senior coach at the Hawks who holds a perfect record alongside Brendan Bolton. Chris Connolly is well known as the former coach of Fremantle, but his time at the Hawks was varied and enriched with stories that will delight Hawks fans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
“We’re long overdue for Hugh Jackman in a nu metal band." In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Woody (host and producer of Change In The House of Pods and The Pit on 93X) to discuss 1999’s Home by Sevendust. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.…
 
"Until I read the lyrics last night, I thought he yelled ‘KORN!’… I was like 'The first lyric is your band name? Get an extra cart for this guy’s balls.'" In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Andy Holmaas (Whiskey Rock ’N’ Roll Club) to discuss 1998’s Follow The Leader by Korn. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.co…
 
“It's very creepy, especially when he comes back in and starts talking about 'stank filled spasms deep in a colostomy bag.'" In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Brad Gunnarson (Statusfear Media) to discuss 2001’s The War of Art by American Head Charge. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on T…
 
"These are short-haired riffs." In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Chris Maddock (Stand Up! Records, Servitude podcast) to discuss 2000’s The Sickness by Disturbed. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.By The 4D Podcast Network
 
Hawk then Docker, then Hawk again, Trent Croad speaks to the gang about the move West on 'loan' before his return to the brown and gold. In this candid interview, Trent sheds light on how the deal was made as well as his insight into that famous Grand Final day injury. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
[This episode contains strong language] This week I talk to the indomitable Scottish Queen of comedy - the wonderful Janey Godley. She's enjoying wonderful career, with an exceptional life and has huge ongoing success making videos poking fun at our self-styled political heroes through clips that frequently go viral. See acast.com/privacy for priva…
 
“Did Rob Zombie just take ’The Monster Mash’ too far?" In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Tony Williamette (Minnehaha Recording Company) to discuss 1998’s Hellbilly Deluxe by Rob Zombie. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.…
 
n this special episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak introduces a new sub-series: Peachy Picks. Each episode of Peachy Picks will be about a single song, a song that is decidedly NOT nu metal but which fans of the genre might love. This time around, it’s “Corpse Pose” by Unwound from their 1996 album Repetition. For more info, check out lif…
 
Imagine flying in to play a game of footy in a helicopter? Well, Peter Hudson did just that, in the one and only match he played in the 1973 season, the Hawks came calling and the big forward delivered with eight goals, whilst not enough to secure the win and a push into the finals, the tall Tasmanian created some memories of a unique means of gett…
 
Sorry for the delay on this one folks - it turns out that rain water and hard drives do not mix (I learned the hard way!), I'm back this week with a bang - share a cuppa with my beautiful friends Linda Lusardi and Sam Kane. Linda Lusardi the former Glamour girl, now star of stage and screen - and her wonderful husband, soap star Sam Kane. They both…
 
If you mention the merger match to anyone who lived through the 90's, they will remember the scenes of that turbulent time for both Hawthorn and Melbourne Football Clubs. The Hawks defeated the Dees in what was known as the Merger Match and both clubs went on to survive on their own. Andy Collins joins the Golden Years crew for a chat about the gam…
 
“It sounds like Fieldy’s playing notes..." In this episode of Life Was Peachy, host Andrew Cahak is joined by Mike Schulte (Brian Jones, Dope Walker, The Pork Tornadoes) to discuss 2020’s kovind kover of The Charlie Daniels Band’s “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by Korn. For more info, check out lifewaspeachy.com and @LifeWasPeachy on Twitter, Ins…
 
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