123 – Stan Grant (Live at Yack Festival 2017) Pt. 2

This is part two of an interview I recorded live at the inaugural Yack Festival at Giant Dwarf a few weeks ago.

Stan Grant is a journalist, author and presenter who has worked all over the world for the likes of CNN, Sky News, SBS World News, NITV, the Guardian and the ABC. He is a Wiradjuri man who writes and speaks about race, racism and history in Australia, most recently in his Quarterly Essay released last year, The Australian Dream. He has just become the ABC’s Chief Asia Correspondent and will host a nightly discussion show on ABC News next year.

In this second part of our conversation, I ask Stan about one or two things I’ve heard about him and picked his brain on his critics, plus we take some questions from the floor. I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to pick Stan’s brain. Big thanks to the Giant Dwarf and Yack for having us and to all the Sydney friends who came along.

Due to Tonightly (my cool TV show that you can watch every bloody night of the week!), I won’t be able to bring you another podcast for a little while I’m afraid. But hey, there’s a back catalogue of 121 episodes for you to enjoy at your leisure. YOU ARE WELCOME.

Check out #Tonightly please! 

@tonightly

on the ABC Comedy Facebook page

on the ABC Comedy YouTube Channel

on ABC iView 

subscribe to the highlights podcast

If you’re in Sydney you can register to come along to a taping of the show

BUY ‘LITERALLY EVERYTHING’, OUR CHRISTMAS SINGLE RAISING $$$ FOR HOMELESS CHARITY STREET SMART

Quarterly Essay – The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming by Stan Grant

It is a ‘damaging myth’ that Captain Cook discovered Australia by Stan Grant

Cause of the Week: The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (aief.com.au)

Direct download           iTunes          libsyn

122 – Stan Grant (Live at Yack Festival 2017) Pt. 1

Hello! I know this has been a long time coming. Apologies: I have been busy writing jokes about Bob Katter.

This is part one of an interview I recorded live at the inaugural Yack Festival at Giant Dwarf a few weeks ago.

Stan Grant is a journalist, author and presenter who has worked all over the world for the likes of CNN, Sky News, SBS World News, NITV, the Guardian and the ABC. He is a Wiradjuri man who writes and speaks about race, racism and history in Australia, most recently in his Quarterly Essay released last year, The Australian Dream. He has just become the ABC’s Chief Asia Correspondent and will host a nightly discussion show on ABC News next year.

This is a wide-ranging conversation about everything from the Taliban to North Korea to constitutional recognition to white guilt to history and victimhood. I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to pick Stan’s brain. Big thanks to the Giant Dwarf and Yack for having us and to all the Sydney friends who came along.

Due to Tonightly (my cool TV show that you can watch every bloody night of the week!), I won’t be able to bring you another podcast for a little while I’m afraid. But hey, there’s a back catalogue of 121 episodes for you to enjoy at your leisure. YOU ARE WELCOME.

Check out #Tonightly please! 

@tonightly

on the ABC Comedy Facebook page

on the ABC Comedy YouTube Channel

on ABC iView 

subscribe to the highlights podcast

If you’re in Sydney you can register to come along to a taping of the show

Quarterly Essay – The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming by Stan Grant

It is a ‘damaging myth’ that Captain Cook discovered Australia by Stan Grant

Cause of the Week: The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (aief.com.au)

Direct download           iTunes          libsyn

TONIGHTLY starts Monday December 4th

I got a new gig! From Monday December 4th I’ll be hosting a brand new show called Tonightly alongside Greta Lee Jackson, Bridie Connell and Greg Larsen.

The show will be on at 9pm every weeknight (sweet Jesus) on the brand-new ABC Comedy channel.

Please watch it and help me win a Logie.