The Thing Committee

The Thing Committee
Australia’s foremost committee on things
43: Wil Anderson, Steele Saunders & Dave Anthony
Oct 21, 2014 • 63 min
It’s not what you think it is. Well, it is a podcast ep recorded in the LA PodFest Squarespace podcasting lounge. It does contain three very funny people in Wil Anderson, Steele Saunders and Dave Anthony (the latter seemingly believing he needs to be on…
42: Matt Kirshen
Oct 14, 2014 • 33 min
Another one from the LA PodFest Squarespace podcasting lounge. Matt Kirshen is, quite frankly, and oddity in LA. A nice, well spoken, seemingly-unencumbered-by-ego Englishman living and working in America on the comedy circuit. Successfully. I KNOW,…
41: Kira Soltanovich & Graham Elwood
Oct 7, 2014 • 32 min
More LA PodFest Squarespace podcasting lounge goodness, this time with Kira Soltanovich (hereafter referred to as ‘Da Bomb’) and surprise guest Mr Palm Strike Army himself Graham Elwood. Steve Molk sat down with these giants of LA comedy to discuss things…
40: TC 40: Alicia Malone & Michele Mahone
Oct 1, 2014 • 34 min
We’re back from LA PodFest Squarespace podcasting lounge and this time, it’s personal… or at least related to a person. Joined by ever delightful Aussie Alicia Malone and the equally as delightful Kentuckian Michelle Mahone this time around Steve Molk got…
39: Jo Stanley, Kate McLennan & Dan Hall
Sep 9, 2014 • 107 min
Jo Stanley, Kate McLennan & Dan Hall sat down in their places at the big table and order was called at the Thing Committee. This is a big one so there’s lots of things decided, not least of which if Yasmin ever got married and much, much more.The post TC…
38: Claire Hooper, Lehmo & Adam Zwar
Sep 2, 2014 • 73 min
Claire Hooper, Lehmo & Adam Zwar gather to form the Thing Committee this week and the weight of responsibility bears heavily on them. Working in the UK, breakfast radio & exploding bell-ends are the inspiration for decided things and a whole lot more.
37: Jane Kennedy, Alice Zaslavsky & George Donikian
Aug 28, 2014 • 81 min
Jane Kennedy, Alice Zaslavsky & George Donikian sit down to discuss the big things from a media perspective. Game of Thrones, Vuvuzelas, Rhodesian Ridgebacks - no stone is left unturned as the search for truth and the deciding of things is sought.
36: Murray Valeriano (Live At LA PodFest!)
Dec 20, 2013 • 35 min
Murray Valeriano, comedian and host of the Road Stories podcast, saw fit to sit down with Steve Molk while at LA PodFest and lecture him on life as a comedy writer in the bowels of LA.
33: Dave Anthony & Jake Johannsen (Live At LA PodFest!)
Dec 20, 2013 • 28 min
More joyous joy from LA PodFest, this time with comedians Jake Johannsen (@jakethis) & of Walking The Room/The Dollop/Guest Charlie Number One fame Dave Anthony (@daveanthony). Confusion reigns as accent wars take place, as does the general consensus that…
34: Bonnie McFarlane (Live At LA PodFest!)
Dec 20, 2013 • 42 min
Joined by the gorgeous Bonnie McFarlane at LA PodFest Steve Molk decides it’s reasonable to discuss some of the more intimate matters in a very public place. Are dick pics a thing? Should men talk about private women’s business? Does Bonnie really hate…
35: Kira Soltanovich (Live At LA PodFest!)
Dec 20, 2013 • 40 min
A woman who has legal claim to sexual assault by Jay Leno, Kira Soltanovich unloaded on Steve Molk about life as a mum and comedian while trying to deal with tantrums and what self-help books tell you you’re supposed to do when your child decides they…
32: Wil Anderson And Rove McManus (Live At LA PodFest!)
Nov 25, 2013 • 40 min
It had to come. It was overdue. Rove McManus and Wil Anderson decided not only was it reasonable for them to take over this episode of the Thing Committee but that there was no way Steve Molk was going to survive with his skin in tact. It’s brutal for its…
31: Justin Hamilton & Mick Nevin
Nov 18, 2013 • 89 min
Sitting 31 of Australia’s most authoritative committee on things met at the Laugh Inn, Brisbane, to discuss secret societies and other things, all decided on by the laughable Mick Nevin and Justin Hamilton. There would be a photo of Mick but he is…
30: Graham Elwood
Oct 25, 2013 • 22 min
One half of the Comedy Film Nerds, one quarter of the organising committee for LA PodFest, and one hundred percent funny guy Gray-ham El-wood (@grahamelwood) took time out of his crazy schedule to sit with Steve Molk and discuss the joys of running your…
29: Michele Mahone, Emma Dallimore & Maude Garrett
Oct 20, 2013 • 71 min
So very LA. Three beautiful women by the pool, sipping and spilling drinks, podcasting up a storm. Entertainment report and standing up comedian Michele Mahone, Ten News US Bureau Chief Emma Dallimore & newly crowned LA Correspondent for Ten’s Wake Up…
28: John Bimingham & Nick Morgan-Moore
Oct 4, 2013 • 100 min
This podcast did not die with any variety of middle eastern food in it’s hand. It was, in fact, delicious. This podcast episode features stand-up comedian and stand-up guy, Nick Morgan Moore, host of the Gentleman’s Militia, plus,…
27: TC 27: Adam Hills And Ellie Freeman
Sep 16, 2013 • 42 min
Adam Hills is the sometimes host of the Gruen and Specks and Ellie Freeman is a Brisbane Radio producer star. Together they came together, with Molk and Josh, and made one big bowl of mashed-potat-convo-sation at the Brisbane Convention Centre. These are…
26: TC 26: Josh Earl, Natalie Garonzi And Bron Robinson
Aug 12, 2013 • 87 min
This episode of the Thing Committee was recorded in Melbourne, with Josh Earl playing guest Josh with Molk, Natalie Garonzi and Bron Robinson joining the committee. Apologies for the short description and lack of information, I’ve spent 3 hours on a free…
25: TC 25: Helen Razer And Ben Pobjie
Aug 2, 2013 • 50 min
Radio’s Helen Razer and the written word’s Ben Pobjie join the Thing Committee at the Hotel Windsor.The post TC 25: Helen Razer and Ben Pobjie appeared first on The Thing Committee.
24: TC 24: Sam Pang And Sarah Maree Cameron
Aug 2, 2013 • 68 min
The funny Sam Pang and talented Sarah Maree Cameron join the Thing Committee in the Hotel Windsor studio to decide all the wedding things and more thanks to @radionotes, Mercy Bar and the Hotel Windsor.The post TC 24: Sam Pang and Sarah Maree Cameron…
23: TC 23: Dan Hall And John Richards
Jul 24, 2013 • 55 min
Two hilarious men join the Thing Committee at the Hotel Windsor, Dan Hall from Dan Hall enterprises and John Richards from the Boxcutter podcast and Space People on ABC*. * The show is actually called Outland.The post TC 23: Dan Hall and John Richards…
22: TC 22: Declan Fay And Gerard McCulloch
Jul 13, 2013 • 74 min
At the swanky Hotel Windsor, the Thing Committee convenes with Declan Fay of the Sweetest Plum amongst other endeavours and Gerard McCulloch, comedian, writer, televisionist, linguist, philatelist, bon vivant, and Twitter Doctor (like a TV doctor, but on…
21: TC 21: Dave Thornton, Karl Chandler And Luke MacGregor
Jul 7, 2013 • 61 min
The biggest Thing Committee we’ve ever seen debuts in this episode where Karl Chandler from the Little Dum Dum Club, Dave Thornton, formerly of Mamamia Today, and Tasmania’s second best comedian, Luke McGregor, all come together to make decisions on…
20: TC 20: Peter Helliar & Tim Campbell
Jul 1, 2013 • 65 min
The Thing Committee convenes in Peter Helliar’s honeymoon suite, or close to it at least. Comedian Peter Helliar, coincidentally, also joins the committee with actor and singer Tim Campbell. Items on this week’s agenda include road trips and is being…
19: TC 19: Bart Freebairn
Jun 25, 2013 • 74 min
Comedian Bart Freebairn joins the Thing Committee at the luscious Hotel Windsor. The committee gets a little bit dark this week and deals with procrastibaking, is it a thing? Is respect for people in office a thing anymore? And Bart asks if rage wanking…
18: TC 18: Adam Richard & Tommy Little
Jun 19, 2013 • 58 min
From the stunning confines of the Hotel Windsor the Thing Committee convenes with the King and Queen of Melbourne comedy, Tommy Little and Adam Richard. The committee sits to decide if mobile phone etiquette is a thing, is pretending to not know someone a…
17: TC 17: Em Rusciano & An Imaginary Friend
Jun 13, 2013 • 60 min
Un-mummy blogger, TV and radio personality, funny person, opinionated female, Em Rusciano, joins the Thing Committee in the Hotel Windsor. There was supposed to be a second guest, but they ended up being imaginary. Josh, Em and Molk The committee lines up…
16: TC 16: David Perry And The Hotel Windsor
Jun 12, 2013 • 21 min
The Thing Committee, being the authority on things that it is, is not beyond elegant surrounds and excellent people, so in this episode of the podcast Josh chats to David Perry, CEO of the Hotel. When we stay in Melbourne we stay at The Hotel Windsor,…
15: Tim Ferguson & Katie Wallis
Jun 6, 2013 • 73 min
The committee has convened in Brisbane this week with Josh’s favourite funny man, Tim Ferguson, and Molk’s favourite up and coming author and singer, Katie Wallis. Are butt wipes (one wipe charlies) a thing? Are audiobooks a thing? Are topless barbers a…
14: Steele Saunders & Geraldine Quinn
Jun 2, 2013 • 82 min
This is the first of the Hotel Windsor Thing Committee meetings, and we’re indebted to the staff of this 130 year old 5 star hotel for not only existing and being stunning, but also for sponsoring this series of the podcast. In today’s episode comedian…
13: TC 13: Nic McLachlan & Scotty McDonald
May 25, 2013 • 92 min
The gates have opened on another episode of Australia’s official Thing Committee. Scotty McDonald joins the podcast again, and Nicole McLachlan sits in for the first time. The committee addresses social filters, social media hacking, onesies and the…
11: TC 11: Osher Günsberg & Liam Renton
May 9, 2013 • 85 min
Fresh from Venice Beach, California, Osher Günsberg, the TV and radio personality formerly known as Andrew G, joins the committee along with Brisbane radio personality, Liam Renton, of 96five. The committee asks if radio is a thing? Is James Matheson a…
10: TC 10: Emily Jade O’Keefe & Joe Marsden
Apr 7, 2013 • 71 min
The Thing Committee podcast reached new levels of class in this episode as Joe Marsden and Emily Jade O’Keefe join the hosts Josh Withers and Steve Molk to decide what four things are, and are not, things.The post TC 10: Emily Jade O’Keefe & Joe Marsden…
9: Wil Anderson & Rebecca Levingston
Mar 27, 2013 • 97 min
The committee reached new levels of disorganisation this week as the gentleman of Australian comedy, Wil Anderson, and the gentlelady of Brisbane night time radio, Rebecca Levingston, joined the meeting. The committee asks if Snapchat is a thing? Is Kevin…
8: TC 8: Danny McGinlay & Jaime Wells
Mar 23, 2013 • 88 min
Today’s edition of the Thing Committee exists purely to raise awareness of all the good work the Thing Committee does. Please donate, retweet and email your friends about it now. Things addressed by the committee this week include • Raising awareness, is…
7: TC 7: Matt Okine & Stuart Layt
Mar 15, 2013 • 59 min
The next big thing in Japan is just under an hour of mp3 goodness and you’re about to listen to it. Here in Australia we call it the Thing Committee. The agreeable and funny Matt Okine plus the incredibly intelligent, trustworthy and accurate Stuart Layt…
6: TC 6: Tom Ballard & Geoff Harrison
Mar 10, 2013 • 71 min
Is #justsayin a thing? Are middle names a thing? Is outing Internet trolls a thing? These questions and more are addressed by this week’s committee. We’ve borrowed from the greats of AM and FM radio for this weeks episode of the committee. Tom Ballard of…
5: TC 5: Jen Dudley & Dominic Fay
Mar 2, 2013 • 94 min
A tradition started so many (four) episodes ago, continues today, with the fifth episode of Australia’s most authoritative podcast. Today’s Thing Committee contains Rupert Murdoch’s personal technology helpdesk attendant, Jen Dudley, 50% of the future…
4: TC 4: Cameron Atfeild & Carly Commens
Feb 24, 2013 • 73 min
Cameron Atfield, Carly Commens, Steve Molk and Josh Withers convened to decide, once again, what’s a thing and what is not a thing. Is God a thing? Is dirt being served as food a thing? Is “brah” a thing? And more, all served up in today’s podcast!The…
3: TC 3: Paul Cook, Steele Saunders & Carmen Braidwood
Feb 15, 2013 • 67 min
A Perth flavoured Thing Committee meeting is in store for you in today’s episode. Steve Molk is joined by two Sandgropers plus one of those east coast visitors at the 96fm studios (thanks!) Paul Cook, Steele Saunders, Carmen Braidwood and Steve Molk…
2: TC 2: Melinda Buttle & Scotty McDonald
Feb 9, 2013 • 67 min
The “Thing” Committee has met once more. Sitting in on this meeting are Australia’s third favourite batchelorette Melinda Buttle, the best thing to come out of the Catholic Church since stained glass, Scotty McDonald, the intrepid blogger Steve Molk and…
1: TC 1: Cameron Reilly & @Can_Do_Campbell
Feb 3, 2013 • 95 min
The first inaugural “Thing” Committee met on Friday, the first of February, tasked with the god-like task and public service of deciding what is a “thing” and what isn’t a “thing.” Sitting in the chamber for the first committee meeting was Queensland’s…