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First rule of Film Fight Club: You don't talk about Film Fight Club - although sharing with your friends on social media is cool. Join Glen Falkenstein, Chris Evans and Virat Nehru each week as we talk film, festivals and everything cinema - and let us know what you want us to fight about
 
Every week, we discuss how the media has covered the news and analyse issues affecting the industry - with some of the biggest names in journalism in Australia and around the world. Broadcast live on Sydney's 2SER 107.3FM, with the financial assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
 
History Lab || exploring the gaps between us and the past || This series is made in collaboration by the Australian Centre for Public History, Impact Studios at the University of Technology Sydney and media partner 2SER 107.3FM Host Tamson Pietsch Executive Producer Emma Lancaster Producers Olivia Rosenman, Julia Carr-Catzel, Zoe Ferguson Script Editor and Story Consultant Belinda Lopez Supervising producer Sarah Mashman Sound design Output Media Digital Communications Ben Vozzo Artwork desi ...
 
What have you always wondered about Sydney and the people who call it home?Seeking Sydney is 2SER’s original show that will answer your questions about our city - Sydney. The format is simple, you submit questions to 2SER.com and we send out our fierce team of journalists uncover the secrets side of Sydney.
 
"What I feel when I’m playing guitar is completely cold and crazy," High on Rebellion, Patti Smith. Women Who Rock shines a light on the amazingly talented female musicians and artists from Sydney and around the world. If you’re interested in finding out about the future of rock today, this is the podcast for you. This podcast is dedicated to the memory of Carolyn Sophie Grace Mason.
 
Ed Blakely has served in different capacities under a succession of presidential administrations, has guided government policy on urban planning and is a widely cited academic. My name is Sean Britten, and each week, Ed and I have a chat about what’s the latest news out of the United States, talking everything politics, planning and policy from sea to shining sea.
 
From Sydney’s 2ser 107.3 and the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion UTS, series 3 of All Things Equal is here: Digital Divides. The investigative podcast continues its interrogation of equality in our modern society: first the #metoo movement, then fairness in education, and now… human rights and technology. Technology has reshaped all aspects of life on the planet. Every advance offers exciting possibilities, but also unintended consequences… This series goes behind the tech hype, to h ...
 
Join Flex and Herds as they take you on a Murder Mystery World Tour in Death of the Reader. From classic British puzzles in the Golden Age of Detective Fiction to the weirdest of foreign detective fiction, explore everything in the grizzly world of the 'locked room'. Each week we'll feature academics, authors and more as we trace the influences of the genre around the world.
 
Think: Health examines new thinking and new evidence from researchers and academics. Each week the show takes an in depth look at health issues and challenges, and the innovative research trying to solve these problems. Think Health is produced at 2SER 107.3 in Sydney.
 
Race to the White House covers everything you need to know about the 2016 US elections and dives deep into the people, policy and political manoeuvres that will decide who becomes the 45th President of the United States of America. Each week, Brendon O’Connor, Tom Switzer and Emma Lancaster will dissect the news of the week and the issues that matter. As the clock ticks down to November 8, they will be joined by experts in US politics, history and culture to look at how this high-stakes race ...
 
One of the longest-running books shows on Australian radio, Final Draft is a space on the air where big names of arts and culture sit cheek-by-jowl with those just beginning to make their mark. Produced in the hope of inspiring generous, open-minded reading and discussion, the show features guests and writing from around Australia and the world. Each week we serve up a mix of interviews with writers, reviews of new, classic and cult titles, readings of original work, short features and docum ...
 
The Coathanger is a show and podcast where we tackle women's footy with a Sydney View. Host, Fiona Lamb is a footy fan and is passionate about women’s football as a platform for empowering women and engaging the public in reducing violence against women. Coach Kiwi played her 250th match in 2017, and since then has spent more time on the coaching sidelines. She has 30 years of coaching experience and is 2020 midfield coach for the Collingwood VFLW club. Tracey Kick is a five time premiership ...
 
In all areas of science and discovery, there are women working on acquiring new knowledge and solving problems. But even in 2018, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) suffer from a lack of women representation. The experiences of women working in these fields often remain unheard in industries still just beginning to navigate their way out of an established male-dominated culture.In this series brought to you by the UTS Athena SWAN pilot, early and mid-career wo ...
 
Future Rhythms & Hi-Tech Funk. After taking a long break from terrestrial radio, Dark Energy returns as a weekly radioshow/podcast presented by the original show’s DJ’s – x612 (Patrick HAF), Colour and James Bond, plus a host of weekly regular guest DJ’s from around the world. Dark Energy started out as a weekly radio show original broadcast on 2SER FM, Sydney, Australia, in the late 1990′s/2000′s, it ran for about 6 years (from memory!) It now broadcasts between San Francisco and Sydney. Ea ...
 
On the Money - serving up finance in one easy podcast. How do I make my money go further? What are banks really doing with my cash? What are the big challenges for our economy? Who's doing well in business and how did they do it? On the Money is here to delve into your finance questions and unpack the jargon around business, banks and big bikkies. So hedge your bets, monetise your mind and add this asset to your portfolio. On the Money - 2SER: Thursdays 7pm AEST and syndicated nationally acr ...
 
Hosted by the Sydney University Dramatic Society, Blank Space forums are an opportunity to connect student theatre practitioners with working professionals. Follow us on social media to find out when and where the next Blank Space will be held - attendance is free after all! Subscribe to hear recordings of past talks and the occasional bonus interview or promotional snippet from upcoming shows.
 
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We discuss The Black Hand Gang, and The Ghost by Edogawa Rampo, as part of the collection The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro, translated by William Varteresian. As Rampo continues to walk the line between Conan Doyle and Van Dine, our two new cases show an interesting point in his career, as we look at his least favourite story "The Ghost", and why h…
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Anna Whately discussing her debut novel Peta Lyre's Rating Normal. Peta Lyre lives in a world that isn’t made for her brain. She’s got an alphabet to contend with and a list of rules …
 
In this two-part series of Think: Sustainability, we speak to those living in precarious housing situations in Australia. In part one, tens of thousands sit on public housing waiting lists, and a severe lack of funding in the sector means that those who make it in, are some of the most vulnerable in society. Producer/Presenter: Julia Carr-Catzel Fe…
 
"People know violence breeds violence and for the president to be on the side, one way or the other, is causing his polls to go down." Trump continues to escalate tensions around protest movements in the US, calling for 'retribution', but is the focus on law and order distracting at all from his failures on other issues? Meanwhile, a historic peace…
 
How far would you be willing to get financial data on your super fund? A quick google search? Some clandestine cyber-sleuthing? Or, would you sign up to 20 odd super funds as a member, in the hopes of gaining access that way? Well, that’s exactly what today’s guest, Dr. Thulaisi Sivapalan, a recent PhD graduate from the UTS Business School, did for…
 
We discuss The Case of the Murder on D. Hill by Edogawa Rampo, as part of the collection The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro, translated by William Varteresian. Bringing the traditions of Western Murder Mystery to Japan, Rampo sets a tone that many describe as being akin to his namesake, Edgar Allan Poe, or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but we reckon he's a…
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Laura Elvery discussing her latest story collection Ordinary Matter. Ordinary Matter celebrates an extraordinary group of women who have won the Nobel prize for Science. Laura imagina…
 
In this episode, we take a closer look at whether COVID19 has shone a harsh light on aviation’s carbon footprint, or whether despite the crisis; the big players in aviation will be unwilling to turn-off auto-pilot. Producer/Presenter: Max Tillman Featured: Audrey Quicke, researcher, the Australia Institute Climate Jonothan O'Neill, manager, UTS Pro…
 
This week we look at the state of play between Australia and China. Relations are at the lowest point they have been in many years with this week two Australian journalists forced to leave China meanwhile Chinese journalists in Australia were raided by ASIO. To help us gain some clarity on what is actually going Monica Attard spoke with Hugh Rimint…
 
"He knew how bad it was, he knew how deadly it was, and then he has no game plan." Suckers and losers, some choice words from Trump regarding America's much-venerated war dead, and Trump on tape admitting he underplayed the threat of COVID-19 from the start. For any other president, these would be historical scandals but given everyone has pretty m…
 
On July 31st, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission introduced it's draft news media bargaining code. Under the code, Google and Facebook would be forced to pay for Australian news published on their sites to help fund public interest journalism. It’s being characterised as a Mexican stand-off between the giants of modern tech, and Aus…
 
We discuss stories 7 & 8 from Cheng Xiaoqing's Sherlock in Shanghai, translated by Timothy C. Wong. Abandoning our heroes Huo Sang and Bao Lang, our last two adventures take us through a ghost story, and an exploit of the South China Swallow. How does Cheng Xiaoqing fare, delving more into atmospheric mysteries, more akin to the later novels of the…
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Rawah Arja discussing her debut novel The F Team. Tariq’s got his life together. He’s got his boys, the girls all love him and school’s a breeze… except for the bit where the media sa…
 
In this episode, we examine space debris, what is it and why is there more of it? We examine current and emerging space junk removal technology. And what laws and measures are in place to hold those who litter, to account? Presenter/Producer: Marlene Even Featured: Dr. Martin Bell, astrophysicist, and lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney…
 
"They're trying to scare the American electorate into a victory." Violent scenes from Portland and Kenosha looking more and more like a second Civil War, and with the actions of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse lionised in the conservative media and by Donald Trump himself it doesn't seem likely to stop any time soon. Meanwhile, a federal court has…
 
In today’s episode, we’re tackling the wave of mass redundancies that have swept millions of Australians out of reliable work, and left many wondering what there chances are when the dust settles; and the job they once had is no longer required? Our guest today is Associate Professor Jonathan Tyler from the Accounting Discipline Group at the Univer…
 
We discuss stories 4-6 of Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing, translated by Timothy C Wong. Beginning with the lighthearted and thoroughly charming "The Examination Paper", this stretch of the collection seeks to explore the relationship between Huo Sang and Bao Lang. From the quaint, simple story of a missing sheet of paper to the grim ransom …
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Jock Serong discussing his new novel The Burning Island. In 1830’s Sydney Eliza Grayling is something of an oddity; too tall, too old too sure of herself without a man to marry; she t…
 
In this edition we have the first part of series called Black Stories Matter. The series is an important look at how the media has covered Aboriginal stories over the last 45 years and asks the important question has our media failed to represent aboriginal people fairly and is our media silencing aboriginal voices. Our speakers were Professor Stan…
 
Flex sat down with Paul F Verhoeven to talk the release of his new book Electric Blue. This follow up to Loose Units explores his parent's careers in law enforcement, as well as how Paul ended up on such a different path. We chat about his heartwarming exploration of Star Trek: The Next Generation's Dixon Hill, the importance of owning what you lov…
 
"I think this was a homage to Trump, little policy, little substance." Republicans held their convention this week to officially renominate Donald Trump for the White House, so what were they selling and who's buying? Meanwhile, Black Lives Matter protests have been reignited following the police shooting of Jacob Brown with violence erupting as fa…
 
We’re all anxiously awaiting news in 2020 about a successful vaccine for COVID19, with the Australian Government securing a ‘letter of intent’ with Oxford University and pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. But, as we do at Think: Business Futures, it is important to take a closer look at the petri dish, and find out whether the vaccine could bust the…
 
We discuss stories 1-3 of Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing, translated by Timothy C Wong. Beginning from a passion sparked by translating the works of classic western crime fiction, Cheng Xiaoqing's tribute to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle makes a stunning debut as Huo Sang and Bao Lang meet for their first case together, The Shoe. Wearing inspirati…
 
Books don’t just emerge fully formed on our bookshelves. Writing NSW is at the heart of our writing community providing support to writers across their careers through festivals, courses and opportunities to network. All that is at risk following a funding announcement by Create NSW that ends Writing NSW’s ongoing state funding. The funding slashes…
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Georgina Young discussing her debut novel Loner. Lona is stubborn, creative & wilful. She dropped out of uni because she’d rather be making art than handing in 2000 words on what art …
 
This week we are all about the new report from Media Diversity Australia looking at the lack of diversity when it comes to who brings us the news on our TV screens. The report called Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories paints a damning picture of an industry out of step with Australian society. Monica Attard spoke with Sushi Daz and Bakri Mahmoud. …
 
"Racial and economic justice, healthcare, honesty in bureaucracy, restoring international relationships. Making America honest again." The Democratic Convention was a showstopper this week, as Joe Biden officially accepted the mantle of his party's presidential candidate and Kamala Harris made history as his running mate. First though, we know that…
 
How can our oldest continuing culture, and our Australian heritage, inform tech development? Perhaps Indigenous Knowledge Systems seem far removed from Silicon Valley. But it could be exactly the injection of cultural values that our profit- and disruption-driven tech sector desperately needs, especially given the discrimination already faced by pe…
 
In the words of the world’s most successful investor Warren Buffet, there are only two rules to playing the stock market. “Rule number one: Don’t lose money. Rule number two: Don’t forget rule number one.” It’s a dangerous hunting ground for the average punter, but, that hasn’t deterred many from trying to make a quick buck between the breakneck sp…
 
We discuss chapter 10-13 of Good Murder by Robert Gott. After a contentious two episodes, Robert Gott thoroughly redeems himself as the comedy finally lands for Flex. William Power finds the town falling apart around him, literally, and as he faces the storm, Will continues to bungle the investigation as he descends into madness. Turning the tradit…
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Kate & Jol Temple discussing the third instalment in their Alice Toolie series The Battle of Book Week. Everyone knows Book Week is the best week in the school year. Alice Toolie has …
 
Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world. Today's episode features Ashley Kalagian Blunt discussing her memoir How to Be Australian. Ashley Kalagian Blunt escaped the positively arctic climate of Winnipeg to study in Australia. How to be Australian i…
 
This week we look at the fallout from Rachel Baxendale asking a series of probing questions to Dan Andrews and the following twitter pile on. We ask was it the right time to ask serious questions in the middle of a pandemic and is twitter a place for valid feedback or becoming too partisan in its responses. To help Monica Attard in our discussion w…
 
In late March, the Victorian government put private security firms in charge of hotel quarantine in Melbourne. Since then, a long list of breaches of quarantine conditions by private security personnel, including sleeping with guests, allowing fresh-air breaks or bursting into rooms frantically searching for the TV remote have become public knowled…
 
We discuss chapters 5-9 of Good Murder by Robert Gott. As William Power continues to get himself further and further into trouble, the situation is complicated by his relationship with Charlotte, whose husband is rumoured to be the father of the child Polly Drummond was pregnant with upon her death. With William now receiving pressure from both the…
 
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