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Hosted by comedian Tom Ballard, ‘What’s the Story?’ is a podcast from Audible, the home of audiobooks and Audible Original podcasts. Join Tom each month as he chats with a revolving panel of fellow audiobook-worms, experts, authors and comedians to discuss the latest Editors’ Extra from Audible. Each month, Audible members get access to one credit to use on any audiobook of their choice. They’ll also get Audible’s selected Editors’ Extra, a bonus best seller members are loving. Spanning ever ...
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
A flash-fiction podcast where a handful of writers each make a story with a limited wordcount in a limited time. Each writer has just an audio prompt and five minutes to make a first draft. Then a fellow writer will give them the edits and suggestions they need to reach those final one hundred words. Created by Tom McNally for Red Button Audio
 
Tell Me I’m Wrong is a comedy, debate podcast launched in the heart of the quarantine of 2020. Born out of the creative delusion that set in around the sixth week, Josh Ballard, Ryan Story, and Joe Robinson set out to answer the most important questions facing this generation. Questions like: What fast food mascot would be the most terrifying horror movie villain? Tom Brady or Peyton Manning: Which all-pro quarterback would you prefer to have given you “the talk” as a kid? Which band would w ...
 
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Tom Ballard, Lloyd Langford, Urvi Majumdar and Tim Hewitt join me to find out who runs hot, what Tim did for money as a young man and why Lloyd was trapped in a couch for 45 minutes. Support the show by becoming a Patreon subscriber at patreon.com/dykwia See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
My guest, Western author and historian G.R. Williamson, appeared on Most Notorious a couple of years ago to talk about gunfighters Ben Thompson and King Fisher. He joins me again, this time to tell tales from his book "Notorious Gamblers of the Old West", which includes accounts of colorful card-playing characters like Charles Cora, Lottie Deno and…
 
Sami Shah, Geraldine Quinn, Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall and Bec Petraitis find out who wants a really big baby, what did Bec do while camping and why did a teacher kill a bird in front of the class? Support the show by becoming a Patreon subscriber at patreon.com/dykwia See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
It's an episode four months in the making as we welcome back DENISE SCOTT and JOEL CREASEY! Denise comes in red hot as we hear about how her partner has become a breakout star in lockdown. Meanwhile, Chandler's in trouble for reminiscing about a fancy hotel in Koh Samui and Joel has a very full-on connection to one of the most popular towns in our …
 
Dr. Helen Haines is a former nurse and midwife who now serves as the independent member for the Victorian seat of Indi. Since she entered the parliament Helen has been fighting for the establishment of a federal anti-corruption / pro-integrity body that will actually do what we want it to do: justly hold our public servants to account and root out …
 
Brett Blake, Jimmy Watkins, Frankie McNair and Cass Paige find out who dresses like a train conductor, what Brett was doing with some metal and some 10kg weights and are face masks absorbent enough to be used when you have run out of toilet paper? Support the show through Patreon at patreon.com/dykwia And get a T-Shirt at joshearl.com.au/merch See …
 
October 8th, 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, the legendary disaster that destroyed a third of Chicago and made 90,000 residents homeless. While Mrs. O'Leary and her cow are usually portrayed as the culprits behind the catastrophic blaze, my guest, Carl Smith, doesn't believe history has treated her fairly. Professor Smit…
 
It's the return of DAVE HUGHES and JOSH EARL! We're excited to welcome Hughes back onto the show as Tommy's got a new nickname for him, and we stage a mini Twitter intervention. PLUS we follow up on all the suggestions for our potential country Victorian live show. We get into various small town folklore involving dirty windows and livestock, Hughe…
 
Felicity Ruby is a former Greens staffer, current PhD candidate at the University of Sydney and longtime friend and supporter of Julian Assange. In the wake of revelations from Yahoo! News that Trump's CIA floated plans to kidnap and kill Assange after Wikileaks' "Vault 7" revelations in 2017, I wanted to talk to Flick about Assange's plight and it…
 
It's another great mates catch-up with Hall-of-Famers NICK CODY and NAZEEM HUSSAIN! We try and debunk one of the most interesting rumours about the vaccine, Nazeem's been a naughty little boy during one of his many media appearances, Tommy's got the inside word on a right-wing comedy night, Karl's father-in-law has some questions about Maryborough …
 
We're back again to the Hundred Years War in this episode of Most Notorious - this time in England. Sir William Cantilupe, a battle-hardened knight who had recently been acquitted of murdering his brother Nicholas, was discovered dead in a lonely field in May of 1375, in what appeared to be a staged crime scene. And it was his wife Maude and their …
 
This week's episode is from an event I took part in with the Centre for Independent Studies, hosted by Tom Switzer and featuring academic Satya Jeetmarar. Together we discussed/debated intergenerational inequality in the face of the COVID pandemic. Perhaps unsurprisingly, I think capitalism is the problem, while Satya and the CIS holds a different …
 
Luke Heggie, Prue Blake, Rose Callaghan and Rodney Todd find out who is sending emergency cutes to the people of Melbourne, what Rodney was doing in a call centre and why Rose had to stay in hospital for a week. Support the podcast by joining the patreon at patreon.com/dykwia and each week get a bonus podcast Top 5 See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
 
It's the return of old mates BRETT BLAKE and HARLEY BREEN! We're recording in a very surprising way this week, as we hear about Karl and Brett's troubles in a bottle shop and Blakey holds court with an epic yarn about an attempted heist in suburban Perth. PLUS Tommy's neighbours have been breaking the restrictions, and young Brett has been collecti…
 
On November 1st, 1843, a dejected servant named Amelia Norman followed her former beau Henry Ballard to the steps of the Astor House Hotel in New York City. There she stabbed him with a folding knife, barely missing his heart. The city's newspapers and moral reformers quickly embraced Miss Norman's cause, seeing it as an opportunity to change seduc…
 
Nick Boshier (Trent from Punchy, Bondi Hipsters) and Jazz Twemlow (Tonightly with Tom Ballard lol) are two very nice men and good comedians who have created a new satirical sketch show for Amazon Prime, The Moth Effect. The dudes let me know the guiding philosophy behind the show's satire, their favourite sketches, the irony of taking the piss out …
 
Bit fo a departure from the format as Alexei returns to talk about the Best film of 1999 Twitter Tournament i'm doing (plus we get to our Top 5 of this year at the end) Also my mic is the zoom mic because my normal one had a hiss that will not be there next time I record on it To hear the full episode become a Patreon subscriber at patreon.com/dykw…
 
Andrew Levins, Alex White, Andrew Bensley and Jamie Kirk join me for a super funny episode where we find out whose twitter presence is "poo poo pee pee", what I wanted that my younger brother had, and why Levins was in a private Karaoke room with one of Canada's biggest bands. Listen to Levins' podcasts Hey Fam, All The Small Things and Serious Iss…
 
We're feeding off the energy of two people in the same room with DAVE CALLAN and ANDREW WOLFE beaming in from Western Australia! After a delayed start and an argument about the train station, we hear all about Dave's big recent life update: he's back at university studying something VERY unexpected. We hear about his life on campus, his future plan…
 
In November of 1407, Louis I, The Duke of Orleans and brother of France's "Mad" King Charles VI, is murdered on a street near his home in Medieval Paris. A police investigation ensues, surprisingly as thorough and detailed as any modern day crime investigation. My guest, Eric Jager, is the author of "Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection …
 
Alex Ward, Nat Damena, Daniel Muggleton and Ruby Innes find out who stole food off their neighbours front door step, why Nat told someone to prepare for the worst sex of their life and how Ruby was upstaged in a production of the Wizard of Oz. Support the podcast by becoming a patreon subscriber at patreon.com/dykwia and every week get a bonus podc…
 
This week we're joined by LUKE HEGGIE and he's brought his mate OSHER GÜNSBERG along! We get deep into the lifelong friendship of Osher and Heggie, including Heggie killing in primary school, Osher's job driving promo cars for Brisbane radio, and more of Heggie's behind-the-scenes work on reality TV. Plus, we uncover more of Heggie's rich and varie…
 
On April 24th, 1891, a Bowery prostitute named Carrie Brown (known locally as "Old Shakespeare") was found murdered and mutilated in the seedy East River Hotel. With the Jack the Ripper murders unsolved and still news, many believed that the notorious killer had traveled across the Atlantic to continue his bloody work in the United States - and thi…
 
Mehreen Faruqi has been a Greens senator for NSW since 2017. Her memoir Too Migrant, Too Muslim, Too Loud was released in July, describing her life, politics and reflections on being a progressive and outspoken migrant in Australia. Here Mehreen and I discuss how her perceptions of what Australia is have changed over the past thirty years, her thou…
 
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