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Famous scandals, true crime, celeb dramas, conspiracy theories, politics, amazing people throughout history... if it's an incredible story, hilarious hosts comedian Rosie Waterland and Jacob Stanley will tell you about it without bogging you down with any of the boring bits. You'll get just the gist of what you need to know - only get the juiciest, most entertaining details (you know, the ones that make you look very smart and interesting when you repeat them at a dinner party). For more epi ...
 
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
 
Every Friday at 3.20pm, Sean is joined in studio by our movie reviewer and booze expert to discuss the latest cinema releases and a selection of beer or wine. Each week in a relaxed and casual environment the three chat about movies over some beer or wine just like being in a pub or at a dinner party! Listen and subscribe to Movies and Booze on Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or ...
 
Life at work can be funny, challenging, ridiculous, and -- yes, even satisfying. Here at Safe For Work, we're all about helping you find balance and happiness in your career. After all, many of us spend more time with our co-workers and clients than with our friends and family. Hosts Liz Dolan and Rico Gagliano give advice on everything from how to avoid burnout on the job to how to fake an illness when you're calling in sick. We also talk to experts about those moments at the office that ca ...
 
In Brains Trust Season 2, journalist and producer Chris Walker learns about today’s world with provocative, inspiring, meaningful, and funny discussions with a ‘Brains Trust’ of notable Australians (and one very captivating American). Featuring Samantha Armytage, Tommy Little, Abbie Chatfield, Tony Armstrong, Jamila Rizvi, Charlie Pickering, and tech entrepreneur Rob Reid, the conversations are woven together so you can eavesdrop on the ultimate dinner party where the Brain Trust talk about ...
 
Bravo Digital's Megan Segura and Erik J. Mac bring you exclusive interviews from Bravo HQ, featuring Bravolebs plus expert commentary and behind-the-scenes secrets straight from Bravo execs. New episodes are released every Saturday, wherever you get your podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @BravoDailyDish and use the hashtag #BravoDailyDish Join our Facebook group Download the Bravo app to watch all your favorite shows: bravotv.com/getbravo
 
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Welcome to the Hellmouth Weirdos! Your favorite Morbid hosts Ash and Alaina are branching out from true crime and heading to Sunnydale for the ultimate Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch podcast! Alaina is a Buffy superfan and Ash has never watched a single episode, so whether you’re Team Angel, Team Spike, or have no clue who those people are…they’v…
 
In the early 2000’s, a group of artists were evicted from their home to make space for a shopping centre parking lot in Providence, Rhode Island. They were sad to lose their lodgings, and angry to see all the city's residential properties being converted into commercial ones. This inspired them to run an experiment to find out whether a commercial …
 
Have you heard about that time a tiger shark regurgitated a human arm in the Coogee Aquarium? It was the afternoon of April 26th, 1935, when the largest shark ever in captivity (we’re calling her Shirley) spewed up a full human arm in front of a dozen witnesses. The arm bore a distinctive tattoo & was identified as belonging to a known Sydney crimi…
 
After the hijacked planes crashed into the Twin Towers on the morning of 9/11, the airspace over the USA was closed, and all planes were forced to land. 38 of the 5,000 planes in the air at that time, carrying 7,000 passengers from all over the world, were diverted to the tiny town of Gander in the far-eastern corner of Newfoundland, Canada. The to…
 
For Movies and Booze this week, Sean was joined by Arlene Hunt, Jean Smullen and Fionnuala Jones with thanks to Marks and Spencer.Today’s wines are listed below:Valdo Marca Oro Prosecco DOCG RRP €25.00Stockists: Wineonline.ie Kellys Wine Shop, Vernon Ave, Clontarf; The Food Store, Claremorris, Mayo; Dwans Off Licence, Knocklyon; Martins Off Licence…
 
It's possibly the most iconic conspiracy theory, it’s one of the originals. The Illuminati are believed to be a shadowy organisation of wealthy, powerful people (or giant shape shifting lizards, depending who you talk to) who control all the world’s governments, industries and banks. You’ve probably at least heard of it. But you might be surprised …
 
For Movies and Booze this week, Sean was joined by Esther McCarthy, the movie reviewer, Lynda Coogan, wine reviewer, and Fionnuala Jones, showbiz correspondent, with thanks to Marks and Spencer. Today’s wines are listed below.The white Villa Des Croix Picpoul de Pinet Languedoc, France. It is a lesser known white grape from the Langedouc region in …
 
In the 1980s Cleveland Ohio was known as 'The Mistake on the Lake’. The city was famous for its high crime rate, high unemployment rate, & a toxic river so polluted it literally caught fire every few months. It was certainly not a destination for tourists, and citizens were moving away from the city at a rapid rate. City officials decided enough wa…
 
On an ordinary morning in 1980’s Maryland, 17-year-old Larry Swartz and his 9-year-old sister Annie called 9-11 to report that their parents had been killed at their family home. When police arrived, they found their mum, Kay, stripped naked on the front lawn with stab wounds to her neck and their dad, Bob, in their home office having been stabbed …
 
In 1978, eligible bachelorette Cheryl Bradshaw appeared on the American reality TV program Dating Game to try and find her perfect match. Cheryl picked Bachelor #1, Rodney Alcala, who was known for his passion for photography, skydiving and riding his motorcycle. Unbeknownst to Cheryl, she picked a man who’d spent the past 10 years brutally murderi…
 
For Movies and Booze this week, Sean was joined by Dean McGuinness, Chris Wasser and Rachel Ryan with thanks to Marks and Spencer.Today’s Pale Ales are listed below.Moosehead Pale Ale is an English Pale Ale of 5.0% A.B.V and is brewed in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. Moosehead Pale Ale presents as pale straw gold beer with a solid white head. At…
 
In September 1977, an American Mormon missionary named Kirk Anderson went missing from his London church. When he returned three days later he claimed he’d been kidnapped by his ex-girlfriend, Joyce McKinney, tied to a bed and forced to have sex with her until she fell pregnant. Her story? They were in love and she was trying to rescue him from (wh…
 
For Movies and Booze this week Tom Dunne was joined by Arlene Hunt, Mick O'Connell, and Annette Freeman. This week's wines with thanks to Marks and Spencer included:Combel la Serre Pur Fruit - This is a Malbec from the Cahors region in the South West of France. The original home of the grape before Argentina stole the mantle. This is a delightfully…
 
In Julie d’Aubigny's short life she enjoyed affairs with men and women, joined (and destroyed) a convent, performed in the Paris Opera, defeated men in duels and got away with it. It's a Just The Gist classic from 2020 chock-full of gender dynamics, snuff boxes and periods. We'll be back with new stories and special guest hosts next week. We give y…
 
Paul Ryder, Ester McCarthy and Leslie Williams all joined Sean Moncrieff for this week's movies and booze with thanks to Marks and Spencer.This week's wines are listed below all with thanks to Marks and Spencer.Leitz ‘Ein Zwei Zero’ Non-Alcoholic Rosé, Rheinessen, Germany. Stockists: Independents - Donnybrook Fair, Fresh, Jus de Vine, McHughs, Redm…
 
For Movies and Booze this week Sean Moncrieff was live from the Osprey Hotel in Nass. Jean Smullen, Dean McGuinness, Brian Lloyd, and Fionnuala Jones all joined Sean on the show.This week's wines with thanks to Marks and Spencer included:2020 Marks & Spencer Gold Label Sauvignon Blanc IGP €8.002020 Marks & Spencer Rosso (Red) Puglia IGT €9.00Marks …
 
Before Lou Pearlman and Backstreet Boys, before Britney Spears and her parents… there was Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis. The managers of massive stars ripping them off for their talent and controlling every little thing about them is nothing new, but few people know it happened to Elvis. In fact, few people know much about Elvis Presley’s manager at…
 
Jean Smullen, Annette Freeman, and Esther McCarthy all joined Sean Moncrieff for this week's movies and booze with thanks to Marks and Spencer.This week's wines are listed below all with thanks to Marks and Spencer.2020 Allram Grüner Veltliner, Strass, (Kamptal DAC) €23.00Stockists: Blackrock Cellar, Co Dublin; Drinkstore, Dublin 8; D-Six Off Licen…
 
On August 4th, 1986, it was discovered that the most expensive painting in Australia, 'The Weeping Woman’ by Pablo Picasso, was missing from the National Gallery of Victoria's collection. Turned out it had been abducted by a cheeky new organisation no-one had ever heard of: the "Australian Cultural Terrorists” (the A.C.T) who were holding the paint…
 
Leslie Williams, Arlene Hunt and Fionnuala Jones all joined Sean Moncrieff for this week's movies and booze live from the Sugar Club with thanks to Marks and Spencer.Today's wines with thanks to Marks and Spencer included:Prosecco RoseAll Prosecco comes from Northeast Italy. Prosecco Rosé is a relatively new category with the Consorzio the Italian …
 
In 1692, in the small colonial village of Salem, Massachusetts, two young girls started experiencing bizarre, convulsive fits. The doctor’s diagnosis? Witchcraft. Over the course of a few months, as more villagers experienced similar strange symptoms, people started accusing their friends and neighbours of practicing black magic. Paranoia spread th…
 
Dean McGuinness, Fionnuala Jones and Arlene Hunt all joined Tom Dunne for this week's movies and booze.Today's beers with thanks to Marks and Spencer included: 1. BitburgerDry Hop’d Zwicl – A collaboration beer brewed at Bitburger’s brewery in Germany in cooperation with Deschutes, a very famous craft brewery from the state of Oregon, U.S.A. 2. Ayi…
 
In August 1990, in the badlands of South Dakota, recreational fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson stumbled across some huge fossilised bones lodged into the side of a cliff. While they spent 17 days digging the fossils out of the rock, Susan and her team of fossil hunters realised they'd unearthed the world's largest and most complete T-Rex skeleton. T…
 
The right to a safe abortion has been taken away from millions of people in the United States. In light of Roe v Wade being overturned last week, we wanted to share the story of Rosie's abortions. Solidarity protests are happening around Australia this week. Find one here: https://www.pedestrian.tv/news/roe-v-wade-australia-protest/ These article i…
 
In March 2008, young couple Julian Buchwald & Carolynne Watson went on a picnic in the Victorian bush and didn't come home. They spent the next week battling exhaustion and exposure to try and find their way out of the bush with only a sleeping bag and a jar of peanut butter to keep them going. When they stumbled out of the bush a week later with a…
 
On a summer afternoon in 2003, a man named Brian Wells walked into a bank in Pennsylvania with a bomb strapped to his neck & calmly demanded $250,000. Within the hour, the bomb exploded, Brian was dead, and investigators spent the next decade trying to figure out who was responsible. The investigation revealed a frozen body in a freezer, an impossi…
 
The story of Bhagwan Rajneesh, the Indian guru who established a movement/sex cult that tried to take over the state of Oregon, USA in the 1980s. Bhagwan, his right hand woman Sheela, and their thousands of followers descended on a quiet rural community & proceeded to build their own city-sized commune, complete with its own roads, airport and enou…
 
In 1964, a Welsh teenager named Brian Robson found himself working a job he hated in a country he hated even more: Australia. He couldn't afford the plane ticket home, so he first tried smuggling himself out of the country by boat, & when that didn’t work, he had himself sealed inside a wooden crate and sent as cargo from Melbourne to the UK. What …
 
Jacob shares with Caleb the unbelievable story of the de Védrines family: an aristocratic French family who were convinced by a local social climber, Thierry Tilly, that their lives were at risk by Freemasons who were not only trying to kill them, but destroy the entire world order. The only way to save themselves? Follow the absurd instructions of…
 
Presenting one of our most frequently sugGISTed stories: the 17-year-old German teenager who survived a plane crash & an 11 day trek through the jungle. On Christmas Eve, 1971, Juliane Koepcke was on a plane flying over the Amazon. Half-way into the one hour flight, the plane flew into a tropical storm, was struck by lightning and split in half. Ju…
 
Ten years ago, ‘Salvator Mundi’ was unveiled to the world, its owners insisting it was a long lost Leonardo Da Vinci painting (as in...the guy who painted the Mona Lisa). It sold at auction for $450 million, making history as the most expensive piece of art ever purchased. But what most people don’t know is, this precious ‘historical’ painting had …
 
Brendan Francis Newnam was the host of a popular radio show, coasting through a happy adulthood when it all came crashing down. And so, like many before him, he decided to hit the road, but not on his own. In Not Lost, Brendan and a friend travel to a new place every week, meeting the locals in hopes of understanding their homes. And angling for an…
 
In 2016, 34-year-old Sherri Papini vanished while out jogging. Insisting she must have been ‘taken’, Sherri’s husband Keith Papini organised massive search efforts and wept in TV interviews about wanting her home. And after three weeks, much to the shock of police, Sherri reappeared. Found wandering along the side of a freeway with a chain around h…
 
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