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Two excellent idiots discuss a range of important topics
739: The positivity episode
Nov 17 • 40 min
In which Stew drinks a martini, talks to the kids, struggles to say liquor land outlet, and coins the wonderful term #chutme Here is the book Lorin mentioned:…
738: It must be the table rocking
Nov 10 • 29 min
In this podcast we discuss horse racing and axe throwing. This was recorded on Friday - thanks to The Jackpot for editing the swear word out in spectacular fashion.
737: Burn the world katay
Oct 23 • 28 min
Stew's note for the day: I'm telling you how to live. Please let us know if you agree with him on the stupid ice cream thing. And remember THERE IS A PRIZE ON OFFER!
736: Fear v desire
Oct 17 • 29 min
Thanks for everyone for getting in touch - keep em coming because we're going to open Lorin's lunchbox next week.
735: Is it just me?
Oct 1 • 35 min
Stew has a secret job and Lorin introduces a new segment.
734: A touch of the diver dans
Sep 25 • 32 min
In which Stewart tries to introduce a segment called Stop It You Idiots and uses the word encrypticise. What's in your phone? Read Mat Larkin's book for younger persons is here:…
733: Jesus undies and a flywire door.
Sep 19 • 28 min
We're back WITH SOME NEWS! Thanks for your time.
732: Pull out yer bag of fruit
Aug 22 • 27 min
Welcome back. Again. The hilarious Thomas Caldwell photo is here: https://twitter.com/cinemaautopsy/status/1031008459179745280
731: Snappy Strides
Aug 6 • 13 min
We are asking an important intellectual question. Have YOUR say: yawn or fart and why? http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/features/the-fitzroy-diaries/
730: Throw your moral compass in the sea
Aug 2 • 20 min
Hey! Everyone! Go and listen to the Fitzroy Diaries and give it a rating or a review. It's also on social media - search for @fitzroydiaries and come and say hi…
729: It’s a tiring thing to be in the world
Jul 29 • 30 min
Welcome back everybody! Here are some links: @architecture architecture - http://architecturearchitecture.com.au The Phillip Island Literary Festival - https://www.theislandstorygatherers.com A B Original Briggs - https://www.facebook.com/2blak2strong…
727: Here’s one we prepared earlier
Jul 16 • 16 min
THIS PODCAST WAS RECORDED LAST WEEK SORRY FOR CONFUSING EVERYONE.
728: Kransky Belch
Jul 15 • 23 min
Hello again! Welcome back to a very confusingly labelled podcast on a day that might be Monday. In this podcast, Stew finally lifts the veil (I know, trigger warning*) and Lorin's radio serial starts today (if today is Monday, which we're totally not…
726: Leyonhjelming it
Jul 6 • 17 min
Happy Friday everyone x
725: The Little Things
Jul 3 • 16 min
In which Stewart unilaterally introduces a new segment.
724: Help! I have no opinions!
Jul 2 • 26 min
We're baaaaaaack. Stew might not have been to an education home but he does know how to do a criminal profile of a male thief.
723: I fly with Satan
Jun 19 • 27 min
This is our once a week podcast. WE LOVE YOU x
722: Massive Ball of Scum
Jun 14 • 22 min
Tither and feather, I don't want a bunny. Get in touch for mailbag Friday.
721: When the cotton wool catches fire
Jun 12 • 13 min
Welcome back everyone. Remember your malnutritions: my life is the best!
720: Numbers dribbling down the walls
Jun 7 • 11 min
We are in the Matrix. Not really, but Stewart doesn't know what day it is.
719: When backpay bites back
Jun 5 • 25 min
In which we propose a parent lane at the servo… and look out for The Fitzroy Diaries on 16 July.
718: You can’t help yourself
Jun 3 • 19 min
Welcome to Monday kids…
717: Bring your books everybody, it’s party time
May 31 • 17 min
Hello to all our linguist listeners.
716: Punch respect in the face
May 30 • 35 min
Here's the How I Built This podcast… https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510313/how-i-built-this
715: Adjust Your Jandles
May 29 • 20 min
WELCOME BACK EVERYONE!
714: Cheap cheese and good chocolate
May 14 • 24 min
Stew actually has a good food tip in this one. No, really.
713: Good and something and not a peanut
May 12 • 23 min
Fossey's! Does it exist? The wizard of Oz monkeys are creepy as. We love the ABC.
712: Melange of scum
May 8 • 31 min
In which we discuss the social superstructure and a poo truck.
711: The Nordic Reindeer and the Arrogant Pianist
May 7 • 25 min
Thanks to everyone who has been in touch. The big news is that Stew has entered a new "space" and also his five-day-bender never happened. Here's the children's film festival (which finished on the weekend but will happen next year):…
710: Context shifting and workplace awks
Apr 30 • 22 min
We are really sorry that the microphone crashes through the universe during this podcast but we had fun anyway. Stew is super into the arts and didn't tell anyone is probably the key take-home….
709: The floating old people’s home
Apr 30 • 23 min
It's happy hour somewhere on earth, baby!
708: Excuse me, you dropped something
Apr 24 • 26 min
In which we discussion nationalism, war, littering, and the much awaited bumper mailbag. This is Lorin's Grandmother… http://mrjohnclarke.com/tinkering/neva
707: It’s really horrifying and everybody hates you
Apr 23 • 24 min
Just so you all know, Stewart wanted to cal this episode 'Playing Heide The Sausage'. Here's the book about Heide: https://www.heide.com.au/exhibitions/modern-love-lives-john-sunday-reed Here's the podcast Lorin ACTUALLY recommends. As opposed to all the…
706: A nice chat with a friend
Apr 22 • 20 min
Hello everybody, it's a lovely day for a nice chat with a friend. Right? Right.
705: The least quiet place in the world
Apr 20 • 16 min
In which Stew describes one of the trials of life disguised as pleasure.
704: The angel from smash town
Apr 18 • 22 min
Lorin is never driving again. Like, ever.
703: Stay Loyal
Apr 16 • 21 min
In which Stew gives some unwanted parenting advice. Again.
702: Nordic a capella in a Scottish pub
Apr 11 • 14 min
Happy Thursday! https://www.independent.ie/videos/have-you-seen/watch-no-irish-wedding-is-complete-without-a-singsong-at-5am-36384373.html
701: Queer eye for the check shirt guy
Apr 10 • 20 min
Welcome back!
700: Milking the grapes
Apr 7 • 16 min
Things have gone off the rails lately… as you can tell from this podcast.
699: Walking with coffee and farting dogs
Mar 28 • 31 min
This episode is about what other people think of you and farting dogs. Also Stew recommends this article in What's In Your Phone: https://hypebeast.com/2018/3/hm-revok-graffiti-scandal-boycott-implications
698: Take off those Shakespeare outfits and turn off the candle
Mar 27 • 32 min
The podcasts Lorin mentions are: Nerdist Writers Panel and Dead Pilot's Society. The one Stew mentions WE SHALL NOT PLUG. Also it's Midweek Mailbag! PS. This is the dictionary game - also called dictionary (GENIUS!)…
697: Ball tampering
Mar 26 • 20 min
In which we discuss the Australian cricket team in case people have missed the news.
696: Bad Actors
Mar 19 • 20 min
Back to a simpler time… Look out, everyone, Mum and Dad are fighting…
695: Joining the chorus
Mar 18 • 23 min
Don't jump off the roof at Cherry bar.
694: Not a euph, it’s the truth
Mar 14 • 20 min
Stephen Hawking vs mud bowl.
693: Listener in the wild meets girls gone wild
Mar 13 • 16 min
Thanks heaps to Vanessa, apologies to Matt.
Captain Christmas Cake with the Facepaint
Mar 7 • 18 min
This is our Opium Opus. Thanks for playing everybody.
691: Flailing but annoyed
Mar 6 • 31 min
Hooboy. Stewart manages to really hit a nerve in this one. Can't find the article on emotional labour but here's a famous comic that does a fairly good job explaining it: https://english.emmaclit.com/2017/05/20/you-shouldve-asked/
690: Acting Professionally
Mar 5 • 24 min
Did my doctor up-sell me? And the return of Small Injustices.
689: Dubiously Scottish
Mar 4 • 27 min
Happy Monday!
688: Victim of his own success
Mar 1 • 14 min
Oi. Tell us about your weekends.
687: Podcast Privilege
Feb 28 • 27 min
In which we solve the world's problems.
686: Society Rejected Me
Feb 26 • 21 min
Let Lorin know if you have a gold car.
685: Never marry an early adopter
Feb 21 • 11 min
Happy Thursday everybody. With apologies to The Jackpot.
684: A Mutual Explosion
Feb 20 • 21 min
Ooooh err. And here's the Deja Review podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/deja-review/id1318024823?mt=2
683: Providing food for the young and funky
Feb 19 • 23 min
In which Stew realises he ain't as young as he used to be, and we discuss whether time is a construct. ALSO: shiver me tingies!
682: Thomas Caldwell and his German cat
Feb 18 • 29 min
Today's podcast contains the first ever edit in Stupidly Small podcast history. It also includes one or two references to our film and culture correspondent Thomas Caldwell (whose work is here https://blog.cinemaautopsy.com) and the first Mailbag Monday…
681: Smuggling something to the wrong side of somewhere
Feb 12 • 22 min
One of us has been on a #fivedaybender and the other of us has boring conversations about jaffle machine design. Welcome back…
680: The time Stew babysat
Feb 6 • 16 min
Stew's babysitting adventure went… interestingly.
679: Look mum, the babysitter’s Stew
Feb 5 • 5 min
The shortest podcast in the world.
678: Do not leave the lentils in my backyard
Feb 4 • 23 min
How to leave the house in five minutes, plus two hot tips from Stew.
677: Best Ticket Ever
Feb 1 • 17 min
In which we consider running for office. Is that a thing? The podcasts Lorin recommends are at www.crooked.com (particularly Lovett or Leave it)
676: Unreasonably Loyal
Jan 31 • 29 min
Things get off to a shaky start here but we're headed towards a quesion of loyalty. Here's the video Stew mentions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg9X33TNLkU and here's the one Lorin mentions thanks to alert listener, Matty B:…
675: Jobs we have loved
Jan 30 • 23 min
In this episode we name check Willy Loman and Joseph Goebbels and discuss possible careers, from truck driving to being a right wing shock jock. This is Lovett or Leave It: https://crooked.com/podcast-series/lovett-or-leave-it/
674: Your move, chief.
Jan 24 • 24 min
In which Lorin becomes an inspirational teacher and Stewart becomes a chocolatier.
673: Interrupted by a baby
Jan 22 • 17 min
This podcast is interrupted by a baby. Stew loves Bill Maher (eyeroll emoji). Lorin just gets talking about the #metoo movement when a baby delivers a short oration. To be continued… maybe.
672: How bad are the interstate fridge mechanics?
Jan 17 • 22 min
Lorin is suffering from an unusual ailment, alcohol is poison again, and Stew recommends the following on Audible (or, you know, if you can read): Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl
671: Staff are encouraged to boogie
Jan 12 • 23 min
In which Stew discusses not having a career (despite a promising one as a bonon joke writer), going off the booze (eye roll emoji) and we discuss expie management (they're not only low but they're funky). Here's the article about Dads, princesses and…
670: Teetering pile of half-starts
Jan 10 • 17 min
Crypto corner from pickle man: Stew has two amazing summer tips. Stand well back everybody.
669: Crypto maniacs
Jan 9 • 16 min
Today, we begin the slow journey of putting the last episode behind us. The brand new film podcast we endorsed today was @platoscouch with a genuinely eloquent, interesting and informed host in the form of Josh Nelson. The other podcast we mentioned was…
668: Beachiquette
Jan 8 • 13 min
Hello everybody. Lorin thought it might be nice for us to put out an evening podcast. Stew agreed. Let's just say it one more time for the record: alcohol is poison. youbeachlovingdaytodaypeople gonefullpig funkydunksisdeadtous
667: The podcast of a thousand euphemisms
Dec 20, 2017 • 21 min
Acting, equal marriage, Eric Abetz, Star wars and thespian Stew.
666: Put your oar in the water
Dec 19, 2017 • 20 min
665: Nerdbergers in Space
Dec 17, 2017 • 17 min
Welcome, spaceage knick knacks and crazy cats… Join us for our launch of: the inaugural "Have A Crack" segment. Also let us know if you have any ideas for Cliche Busters.
664: Eat the crackling
Dec 15, 2017 • 18 min
Bonus weekend podcast. Hello!
663: Existential dog crisis
Dec 12, 2017 • 20 min
Today's episode includes… #listener in the Wild.
662: Bat Facts
Dec 11, 2017 • 23 min
Attacked by a bat and nearly crapped me dacks, the Stewart Farrell story.
661: The Demonisation of Siloes
Dec 7, 2017 • 26 min
The podcast app the Jackpot wants you to try (if you're on iOS) https://overcast.fm/
660: This is not a story.
Dec 6, 2017 • 13 min
There are no stories to be found.
659: The ram and the shackle
Dec 5, 2017 • 21 min
Look. We're not denying that it was a five day bender but there is some evidence to suggest that Stew Farrell might benefit from a bit of a kip. The Leapster's blog is here and you should sling him a few bucks on the regular if you at all can on account…
658: Don’t touch me don’t talk to me don’t call the police
Nov 29, 2017 • 22 min
Stew's survivalist instinct kicks in. Also he has a theory about E.T.
657: Bring on the Papadopoli
Nov 28, 2017 • 24 min
In which Stew takes the dogs for a walk. Party in the library: https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/play-pod-party
656: Polishing the Lightbulb
Nov 27, 2017 • 20 min
In which Stew gets a ten dollar meal. The Palm Oil Scanner: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/poi-palm-oil-barcode-scanner/id930164030?mt=8
655: The Seven Eleven in the sky
Nov 23, 2017 • 31 min
In which we celebrate the art of the mistake.
654: We’ve gone nuclear
Nov 22, 2017 • 16 min
In which Stew gets an award.
653: The big hairy hedge and the grass monger
Nov 21, 2017 • 29 min
Filmasiles: get in touch! This is a very odd podcast. Happy Wednesday - hope you're not having a workonormative week.
652: Come over and do mine
Nov 20, 2017 • 19 min
Just a man in his illegal pergola, looking at the stars
651: Go hard on the falafel
Nov 19, 2017 • 22 min
Lorin went to a school fete and Stewart paid for it.
650: Shafted: Giving your Number to Racists
Nov 16, 2017 • 17 min
Have great weekends!
649: Shafted: Waiting for Life to Start
Nov 15, 2017 • 12 min
In which we shaft the listeners again and Stew wants to talk to some Young People.
648: Shafted: homophobic cake makers go home
Nov 14, 2017 • 13 min
Fingers crossed for today…
647: Shafted: women driving utes
Nov 13, 2017 • 13 min
This week: you get… shafted! Orright! Women driving utes: http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/tv-radio/84994882/TV3s-Funny-Girls-pokes-fun-at-sexist-Kiwi-car-ads Touched On: http://touchedon.com alcoholispoison #fivedaybender
646: Is that a kangaroo in the garden darling?
Nov 8, 2017 • 29 min
In which Stew Farrell goes to the races. Kind of. Plus:Listeners in the Wild is BACK!
645: Freestyle Friday
Nov 2, 2017 • 31 min
Welcome to Freestyle Friday everybody! Where we make it up as we go along… What's in your phone: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/10/29/rubiks-cuber-shocks-room-by-breaking-famed-world-record_a_23260054/
644: Don’t Point Your Broccoli at Me
Nov 1, 2017 • 22 min
Halloween: https://www.buzzfeed.com/remysmidt/best-costumes?utm_term=.lk07DPrmP#.vp9KXvLDv What's in your phone - https://www.thepoke.co.uk/2017/10/29/video-trumps-downfall-went-viral-just-beautifully-done/
643: The Good in Boganinity
Oct 29, 2017 • 18 min
We had weekends. Hope you did too.
642: Media Training Killed the Radio Star
Oct 24, 2017 • 12 min
Quickie today. We accidentally talk politics… Check out the Leapster's Bugle: https://www.patreon.com/LeapingLarryL/posts
641: The Chia King
Oct 23, 2017 • 20 min
In which Stew is revealed as a neat freak.
640: Whatever you do don’t turn the power on!
Oct 22, 2017 • 31 min
In which Stew meets a genius.
639: Nice to e-meet you.
Oct 19, 2017 • 19 min
This one totally cuts out at the end but we think it kind of works.
638: The Ultimate Betrayal
Oct 18, 2017 • 15 min
How does one cope with the ultimate act of betrayal? Find out here.
637: One wet cotton shirt
Oct 17, 2017 • 31 min
Stew is back. Safe to say he had an adventure. What's in your phone The psychology of police sketches - https://www.vox.com/2015/4/22/8467265/do-police-sketches-work
636: Friday 13th
Oct 12, 2017 • 20 min
This week we're doing a week of specials - including old episodes. You've got to hear this one. Seriously. Historical show notes: Episode 224: Everyone has a mum voice Fat club, good tradies, and being your mum. But most importantly… ATTENTION: all…
635: Obama in the bath
Oct 11, 2017 • 31 min
This week we're doing a week of specials - including old episodes. You've got to hear this one. Seriously. Historical show notes: Episode 9: The Nasty Pastie Edition Today's episode was the episode in which we discovered that it's generally not a good…
634: Diplomatic immunity
Oct 10, 2017 • 32 min
This week we're doing a week of specials - including old episodes. You've got to hear this one. Seriously. Historic show notes: Episode 260: Moist This one’s a bit of a revelation. Stew has changed his entire perspective on the universe. HAPPY WEDNESDAY…
633: Dudley Moore and Lorin share a bath
Oct 9, 2017 • 34 min
This week we're doing a week of specials - including old episodes. You've got to hear this one. Seriously. Historic show notes: 89: Friendships, patience, and young people Friday exists! Thanks to everybody, especially Anna, for this week, and thanks also…
632: Mooncast Monday
Oct 8, 2017 • 28 min
This week we're doing a week of specials - including old episodes. You've got to hear this one. Seriously. Historical show notes: Episode 59: Stew’s actual boat actually sank. Stew owns a share in a boat. Things have not ended well. Who steals a…
631: Primed for mediocrity
Oct 4, 2017 • 22 min
Lorin went to the penguins and Stew Farrell is better at normal.
630: Stew’s new segment.
Oct 3, 2017 • 18 min
In which Stew introduces a new segment. Quell surprise. The excellent Wild Life Bakery: https://www.facebook.com/wildlifebakery/
629: How embarrasting
Oct 2, 2017 • 24 min
Unfortunately this dropped out at the end! Otherwise… enjoy a slightly weird podcast. Sorry it went up so late! https://collectivehub.com/2017/09/why-the-10-item-wardrobe-is-so-liberating/
628: Here’s to unconscious collectiveness - and GO TIGES!
Oct 1, 2017 • 36 min
We made it!
627: Becoming one of those people
Sep 27, 2017 • 24 min
What's in your phone: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-25/why-do-we-forget-peoples-names/8981020
626: Go Tiges!
Sep 26, 2017 • 29 min
Today we talk politics, healthcare, and (of course) footy. Those in Melbourne tonight, go to this: http://www.thegasometerhotel.com.au/gigs/2017/9/27/for-the-jumper-2017-afl-songs-by-your-favourite-musicians-p-tickets-15bf20-on-the-door-doors-730-pm
625: Take down the sign
Sep 18, 2017 • 28 min
Today's podcast involves us speaking about fashion, an almost entirely ludicrous sentence with or without context. It also involves a discussion of facial piercings, gambling, really bad fetes, and why Stew smells of hundreds of steaks. Also Party of Five…
624: Community Yard Duty
Sep 13, 2017 • 27 min
Guess who went to regional Victoria? What's in Stew Farrell's phone? Penguins v rope: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9HtrE_mct8 And thanks again to this week's sponsors, these guys: http://www.dharmaschool.com.au/comedy-4-karma.phpSponsored By:Comedy 4…
623: A Good Walk Ruined
Sep 12, 2017 • 28 min
Stewart tells us about how he had the scared of life up him. What's in Lorin's phone? This guy: http://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/james-obrien/james-obrien-response-cites-political-correctness/ Thanks to these guys for sponsoring us this week!…
622: The opposite of Instagram
Sep 11, 2017 • 25 min
Stewart is not a creep. At all. Thanks to Emily for her small injustice. Please do get in touch with your own. Or for any other reason at all. Hello! Stupidly Small sponsor for this week: https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=304522Sponsored…
621: Stand up and be counted (advice for parents)
Sep 10, 2017 • 35 min
The book website might be this one? Maybe? http://allreaders.com The Rainbow Serpent book: https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-rainbow-serpent-dick-roughsey/prod9780207174339.html This week's podcast sponsor: comedy for karma:…
620: Getting meta with Greta
Sep 7, 2017 • 22 min
In which Stew gets his shivers well and truly tingied. Photo of the earth from space Dec 1972 earth: https://www.nasa.gov/content/blue-marble-image-of-the-earth-from-apollo-17 The Big Picture https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/bigpicture And don't forget……
619: Grease ya corks
Sep 6, 2017 • 25 min
In which we start a new segment called the #shametingie files. You're welcome
618: Handling the mystery meat
Sep 5, 2017 • 18 min
Stew and Lorin come from very different places. In the same suburb. Cool guys don't look at explosion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqz5dbs5zmo Art project for train passengers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr6hlMubGJU
617: Overpromisers anonymous
Sep 4, 2017 • 11 min
Happy Tuesday!
616: Payback time baby
Sep 3, 2017 • 16 min
Mailbag Monday!
615: Buddhism and the shower rainbow
Aug 31, 2017 • 24 min
In which Lorin and Stew get a bit philosophical and then Lorin says completely the wrong thing about the shower. Also I just realised I said agnostic when I meant atheist so please hold your calls - LC x
614: Stumbling to the finish line.
Aug 30, 2017 • 25 min
We have been having technical problems. Today, we decided we would just… fight through them. The result is… weird. But we're calling it. We're back! Right guys? Right? Triumphant return? WE MISSED YOU! What's in your phone?…
613: FROM THE ARCHIVES: 366: The house that idiocy bought
Aug 27, 2017 • 38 min
Listeners! We have a confession to make. There is something seriously wrong with… something… and our podcast is undergoing some serious construction work. Picture The Jackpot, furious, in a hard hat. We are so sorry for our absence. WE LOVE YOU. We are…
612: Late onset willpower
Aug 23, 2017 • 18 min
611: The second four dollars of chips
Aug 10, 2017 • 30 min
Including a birthday roll call and a shiver me tingies…
610: I’ve been a woman all week
Aug 9, 2017 • 15 min
Mow your lawns already!
609: Transplant prenup
Aug 8, 2017 • 21 min
How Donald Trump went to an Italian restaurant. In Defence of the Bad White Working Class https://meanjin.com.au/essays/in-defence-of-the-bad-white-working-class/
608: Metho and The Rag comin atcha
Aug 7, 2017 • 23 min
In which Lorin doesn't go to a trivia night.
607: Margie’s got no teeth
Aug 6, 2017 • 25 min
Lorin loves the cat lady. Bill Maher made Stew laugh: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/hbo/real-time-with-bill-maher-49758/e/51026112
606: Music and Hotdogs
Aug 3, 2017 • 25 min
No boundaries! (Don't you hate it when you're context dependent). Welcome back everyone's favourite segment pros and cons!
605: Unbelievable things that may or may not be true
Aug 1, 2017 • 33 min
I asked about your condensation and then this happened. What is in your phone? www.alcofree.com.au
604: Get Into The Echo Changer, Baby!
Jul 31, 2017 • 14 min
Stew is moving to Queensland and Lorin is getting old.
603: On me birthday she lets me call her me wife
Jul 30, 2017 • 24 min
Coming at you from the top of Mount Tamborine (and Lorin’s house).
602: One off the wood
Jul 26, 2017 • 25 min
In which Stew moves up in the world.
601: Self Help Me Rhonda
Jul 25, 2017 • 20 min
You are intelligent. Brane.
600: Like a bridge over Peter Dutton’s Crime Farm
Jul 24, 2017 • 13 min
Episode 600 baby!
599: Other Mental Memories
Jul 23, 2017 • 33 min
Only our faculties are waning this morning… and Mailbag Monday makes its triumphant return! PS. Fasting doesn't work:…
598: Packing Down the Big Top Baby
Jul 19, 2017 • 31 min
Have you lifted the walls off a big top? Excerpts from Trump's Conversation With Journalists on Air Force One: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/us/politics/trump-air-force-one-excerpt-transcript.html
597: The mandarine of podcasts
Jul 16, 2017 • 16 min
Unfortunately this episode includes Monkey Monday Money Madness.
596: Our Intense Problems Squad will call you in 7 to 10 days
Jul 13, 2017 • 35 min
The case of Rodopulous Phone Company Pty Ltd vs Stew, plus how any D-bag with a bollard can do whatever they like… (Slight content warning for small people on this one, mostly to do with a lot of childish giggling about words that sound more grotesque…
595: Pros and a Greek man
Jul 12, 2017 • 17 min
Today’s show includes a new segment.
594: An inadvisable Aside
Jul 11, 2017 • 21 min
What's in your phone: I PROMISE YOU THIS IS FASCINATING…Everybody Lies: How Google search reveals our darkest secrets: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/09/everybody-lies-how-google-reveals-darkest-secrets-seth-stephens-davidowitz And here's…
593: Imagine Walking to the Milk Bar
Jul 10, 2017 • 31 min
Shows we mention in today's podcast: Master of None - https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80049714 Okja - https://www.netflix.com/title/80091936 Brooklyn Nine-Nine - https://www.netflix.com/title/70281562 I'm Dying up Here -…
592: Perogify your Monday
Jul 9, 2017 • 29 min
591: Fukuyama on Ice.
Jul 6, 2017 • 26 min
Today is yesterday and we’re in the same room - shiver our tingies!
590: Rusty Brackets and the Unmitigated Idiocymongers
Jul 5, 2017 • 24 min
This podcast contains: a big sharp rusty bracket, Fat Fonzie Farrell, rooving cowboys, and some wordmongering. Here's our mate Bushy's business: http://www.benbushlandscapes.com
589: Lorin and her bucket of wine
Jul 4, 2017 • 29 min
Featuring Sadness and a Bear… What's in your phone: http://didyouknowfacts.com/theres-now-a-name-for-the-micro-generation-born-between-1977-1983/
588: The Short and Revealing Accidental Intimidator
Jun 29, 2017 • 13 min
Hello everybody sorry we're late and we won't be in on Monday. Listen here to find out why.
587: Cliche bingo with the geography snobs
Jun 28, 2017 • 29 min
Barilla spaghetti No.5, tinned corn, and tuna slices. You're welcome. What's in your phone? http://www.whiskeyriff.com/2017/06/22/stop-waiting-in-line-at-breakfast-restaurants-you-idiot/
586: Behold it from the You Yangs
Jun 27, 2017 • 21 min
What's in your phone - http://www.dudson.com/products/finest-vitrified-tableware/ranges/classic
585: Gandhi of the Highway
Jun 26, 2017 • 18 min
In which Lorin responds to some road rage, Stew discusses women drivers, and The Jackpot goes to Officeworks. It's always good when you get your jingle back.
584: Dingbat Monday
Jun 25, 2017 • 34 min
In which Stew drops a new segment. You have been warned.
583: The Squeeze Test
Jun 20, 2017 • 11 min
Happy Wednesday.
582: A couple of ostriches trying to mate
Jun 19, 2017 • 12 min
581: Captain Funbags and The Fire Breathing Clown
Jun 15, 2017 • 13 min
Including a bonus Small Injustices.
580: Bizzy, Bozzy and Fringfrong
Jun 14, 2017 • 31 min
What even is time?
579: Weapon of Mass Seduction
Jun 13, 2017 • 21 min
This episode is "compartmentalised" as follows: What's in your phone: Stew's questionable dietary advice includes these gems: http://www.dlea.com.au/full-range/little-brittle/. Plus try the twelve buck "godmother eggs" at this joint:…
578: Who’s been sitting in Stew’s chair?
Jun 12, 2017 • 29 min
Let's be maids! What's in your phone: the article about the worst guy in the world, who used to be a hero: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/06/before_addiction_man_who_stole.html
577: A heat rash type of arrangement.
Jun 8, 2017 • 21 min
Podcast from Vietnam.
576: The most handsome man in the world.
Jun 7, 2017 • 30 min
Are you happy to see me or are you packing a microphone? Cheap Flights. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPyl2tOaKxM And here’s the Seinfeld:…
575: History vs Stew
Jun 6, 2017 • 15 min
Postcard from Vietnam.
574: Move with the city or the city will move without you
Jun 5, 2017 • 12 min
Postcard from Vietnam.
573: The people’s podcast
Jun 4, 2017 • 16 min
Podcast from Vietnam.
572: The one where the power goes out
May 25, 2017 • 12 min
Thanks to this week's Stupidly Small Podcast sponsor, The Hot Guy by Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris: http://www.echopublishing.com.au/titles/the-hot-guy/
571: The Dinner Party
May 23, 2017 • 23 min
Thanks to this week's Stupidly Small Podcast sponsor, The Hot Guy by Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris: http://www.echopublishing.com.au/titles/the-hot-guy/
570: Cheese before bedtime
May 21, 2017 • 18 min
Thanks to this week's Stupidly Small Podcast sponsor, The Hot Guy by Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris: http://www.echopublishing.com.au/titles/the-hot-guy/Sponsored By:The Hot Guy: This week's podcast sponsor is the new rom com by our friend Mel Campbell…
569: Just a creep with a spatula
May 16, 2017 • 20 min
Thanks to this week's Stupidly Small Podcast sponsor, The Hot Guy by Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris: http://www.echopublishing.com.au/titles/the-hot-guy/Sponsored By:The Hot Guy: This week's podcast sponsor is the new rom com by our friend Mel Campbell…
568: Fart armoury
May 15, 2017 • 21 min
Bill Maher - Real Time https://player.fm/series/real-time-with-bill-maher Slate's Political Gabfest: http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/gabfest.html And here's this week's Stupidly Small Podcast sponsor, The Hot Guy :…
567: The Hot Guy
May 14, 2017 • 24 min
This week's podcast sponsor is the new rom com by our friend Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris, The Hot Guy: http://www.echopublishing.com.au/titles/the-hot-guy/ And here's the Rereaders podcast: http://www.therereaders.comSponsored By:The Hot Guy: This…
566: Two published authors and a gutful
May 8, 2017 • 28 min
In which Stew becomes a published author and Lorin takes sides for the first time in the history of the Stupidly Small podcast.
565: You’re very very very busy
May 7, 2017 • 25 min
In which Lorin and Stewart talk about a lot of things but also not very much at all, and if Kate listens to this, YOU ARE VERY BUSY. Mailbag Monday: www.lorinclarke.com
564: Post shindiggery and hedonism
May 1, 2017 • 36 min
In which we discuss a range of things and make a very exciting announcement. http://www.castawayawards.com.au/winners.html
563: Whose computer?
Apr 25, 2017 • 25 min
In which Lorin and Stewart contemplate the meaning of life by accident. What’s in our phone is this: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/05/01/a-hundred-days-of-trump
562: Thank you to everyone.
Apr 23, 2017 • 24 min
In which Lorin and Stew are in the same room and it’s quite nice really.
561: Realising I’m in love with you
Apr 5, 2017 • 20 min
We get the date wrong in this one… When you realise you like a whole different type of shop… Also what's in our phones? This is: Lovesick https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80041601and The Circus:…
560: Loveable quirks
Apr 4, 2017 • 24 min
Today we talk about anger management and respect. And this is Lorin's website: https://www.lorinclarke.com
559: Traveling backwards - and don’t punch the cat
Apr 3, 2017 • 18 min
In which we discuss train travel and the end of the world. But in a fun way. Also small injustices!
558: A quick launch is a good launch
Apr 2, 2017 • 29 min
In which we discuss the weekend. It was a doozy. Lorin's book is at http://www.lorinclarke.com
557: What’s the password?
Mar 29, 2017 • 17 min
The app we mentioned was the Brain Wave App. The study in The Atlantic is here: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/04/study-listening-to-certain-sounds-seems-to-improve-sleep/274921/ And this week's sponsor is The Little Bookroom launch of…
556: Netflix and intercourse
Mar 28, 2017 • 25 min
Today we talk about Stew's famously bad audience etiquette and whether French people are less happy or Australians are just idiots. Also here's the book launch on the weekend (if you want to come along… RSVP here):…
555: See you in the self help aisle
Mar 27, 2017 • 32 min
In which we discuss the downfall of society, supermarkets, and nude yoga. The article about nude yoga is here: Nude yoga: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2586270/Naked-yoga-studio-offering-CO-ED-classes-focus-feeling-comfortable-skin.html And…
554: The Journey
Mar 26, 2017 • 34 min
Stew is on a journey. Which brings to mind a journey he took in the nineties to Crown Casino. This week's sponsor is Lorin's book launch, which will be launched this weekend at The Little Bookroom by Stew Farrell. RSVP here:…
553: Podcast Roulette: Stew’s actual boat actually sank
Mar 23, 2017 • 26 min
Original show notes: Stew owns a share in a boat. Things have not ended well. Who steals a frangipani? There’s also a ridiculous conversation about dishwasher steam and, well, farting. Not one of our more intellectual… Stew owns a share in a boat. Things…
552: Podcast Roulette: Cheesecake Humperdink and the strolling Orangutang
Mar 22, 2017 • 28 min
Hello! This week we are playing podcast roulette. Due to our schedules, we’re replaying an episode from the back catalogue every day, picked completely randomly. This great idea comes courtesy of Stewart Farrell so please direct all comments to him. This…
551: Podcast Roulette: What’s on that mattress?
Mar 21, 2017 • 31 min
Hello! This week we are playing podcast roulette. Due to our schedules, we’re replaying an episode from the back catalogue every day, picked completely randomly. This great idea comes courtesy of Stewart Farrell so please direct all comments to him. This…
550: Podcast Roulette: The rent is due
Mar 20, 2017 • 24 min
Hello! This week we are playing podcast roulette. Due to our schedules, we’re replaying an episode from the back catalogue every day, picked completely randomly. This great idea comes courtesy of Stewart Farrell so please direct all comments to him. This…
549: Podcast Roulette: The Unsporty Idiot
Mar 19, 2017 • 25 min
Hello! This week we are playing podcast roulette. Due to our schedules, we’re replaying an episode from the back catalogue every day, picked completely randomly. This great idea comes courtesy of Stewart Farrell so please direct all comments to him. This…
548: Halal flat pack
Mar 15, 2017 • 30 min
Music festivals: can you think of any other category of thing that looks so terrible photographed but is actually awesome? Maybe other people kissing is one? I don't know. I shouldn't be editorialising in the show notes. Carry on. Anyway here are the…
547: Happy Families
Mar 9, 2017 • 19 min
In which we discuss happy families and Stew gets a tingie for a festival.
546: The green man
Mar 8, 2017 • 22 min
In which we talk gender politics, traffic lights and how Lorin is a racist. What's in your phone: Lorin will be on ABC 774 today at 11:00 am.
545: Goggle boxed out of here
Mar 7, 2017 • 16 min
Lorin has a business proposal for a bright new future. The Parkinson's disease link in here: http://www.sciencealert.com/evidence-piles-up-linking-parkinson-s-disease-with-the-bacteria-in-our-gut We need your vote in The Castaway Awards:…
544: Late Onset Buddhism
Mar 6, 2017 • 15 min
At war with an animal? How zen can you be? Also a quick warning about pressure pants and smart phones in our small injustices segment. Here are the Castaway Awards: http://castawayawards.com.au/
543: A Glimpse into the future
Mar 5, 2017 • 21 min
Stew is basically like a teenager from Iceland. Mailbag Monday is full of good bands, bad vibes, and Lorin having half a glass of champagne. The fascinating article about Iceland:…
542: Today is going to be a great day
Mar 2, 2017 • 24 min
Today is going to be a great day. Also: Old Man Farrell discovers After Pay.
541: Bold Farts
Feb 27, 2017 • 14 min
In which Stewart interrogates public transport and Small Injustices involves cloisters.
540: What kind of person calls the radio?
Feb 26, 2017 • 29 min
In which Stewart reveals a hidden skill and mailbag Monday is Actually Bumper. We also discuss the nexus between tagging and postmodernism. It's that kind of a day. http://castawayawards.com.au/
539: High Vis Surfboard
Feb 23, 2017 • 24 min
Stew, who is a shadow of his former self, decided to go somewhere called Point Danger and, while he survived, we have a theory about what happened to Harold Holt. Also: shiver me tingies today involves an actor called Basil Hands, and Stew Farrell, a…
538: Nice to See You
Feb 22, 2017 • 30 min
Champ, Clanger & Kate talk about bills, memory and what's in our phone… Ten things! http://www.businessinsider.com/things-you-can-learn-in-10-minutes-2015-8?IR=T Awards! http://castawayawards.com.au/
537: Choose Getting Nude in a Forest
Feb 21, 2017 • 28 min
Lorin makes Stew defend tagging. He also reviews Trainspotting, decades after the fact, and Lorin brings an article about forest bathing to What's In Your Phone, which is not looked upon kindly.…
536: Trendy high-functioning shut-in
Feb 20, 2017 • 20 min
In which Stew finds a new way to mischaracterise and defame his close friend, Lorin. Today's show includes Small Injustices. We're catching up in the Castaway Awards so please vote if you haven't:…
535: More than just a secretary
Feb 19, 2017 • 29 min
Never underestimate a secretary. More about the carrot propaganda: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/a-wwii-propaganda-campaign-popularized-the-myth-that-carrots-help-you-see-in-the-dark-28812484/ Alan Turing:…
534: Note for the teacher
Feb 16, 2017 • 6 min
This is a short podcast because we ran out of time this morning but we wanted to say hi. Stew tells us some fairly horrifying stories about his school though which is fascinating and kind of accidentally amusing in some ways but not really. Also have a…
533: No lions? No way!
Feb 15, 2017 • 21 min
In which Lorin goes to the zoo and finds it… lacking. Listen to these: http://www.newyorker.com/podcast and vote in these: http://castawayawards.com.au/
532: Reading rude bits in a nook
Feb 14, 2017 • 27 min
The article about Trump and fascism is here: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/interrogation/2017/02/historian_richard_evans_says_trump_s_america_isn_t_exactly_like_the_third.html And the conspiracy theory about him not being able to read is…
531: You can’t say that on Valentine’s Day
Feb 13, 2017 • 26 min
There are some really important Valentine's Day tips in this episode, including one relating to an advertisement for roof seals. And a few Stewphamisms. That awkward handshake: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38935923. Also please go and vote here if…
530: Clanger vs Goliath
Feb 12, 2017 • 31 min
Mailbag Monday is just… so bumper. Also sustainable fish: http://www.sustainableseafood.org.au/. Here are the podcasting awards: http://castawayawards.com.au/Links:Sustainable Sea Food App
529: Big Bertha v Fat Mamma
Feb 9, 2017 • 16 min
In which we discover that Lizard Lady and Uncle Trainspotter are weirder than they thought.
528: Indoor Lizardry
Feb 8, 2017 • 23 min
What pet is the best in terms of low maintenance/high return? We also try out a new segment. I'm not going to tell you what it's called.
527: Liquorice as a metaphor
Feb 6, 2017 • 15 min
Lentils, small injustices, and we have an argument about an annoying celebrity.
526: Pruning the Friendship Tree
Feb 5, 2017 • 28 min
Bumper Mailbag Monday, plus: should we prune the friendship tree and have we broken up? Tune in to find out. Please send us all the good nicknames.
525: The Pauline Hanson of Cats
Feb 2, 2017 • 24 min
Castaway awards are here: http://castawayawards.com.au/
524: Buy Three Get one Free
Feb 1, 2017 • 22 min
How much does the used by date really matter? Castaway Awards? Why they're here: http://castawayawards.com.au
523: Bug in a rug
Jan 31, 2017 • 28 min
Stew has opinions, Lorin does too. Surprised? Neither. Castaway Awards. Give us a go: http://castawayawards.com.au
522: Did You Want a Lemon Chicken With That?
Jan 30, 2017 • 24 min
Stew might be the city slicker smarty pants he thinks he isn't, and Lorin probably shouldn't leave the artist colony for the big smoke. Also: the return of Small Injustices (all stand). Please vote for us in the Castaway Awards so that when the…
521: Moot Scooting for Beginners
Jan 29, 2017 • 29 min
In which Lorin gets incredibly worked up about what's happening in the US and tells a story she has probably told before that somehow serves as a defence of the way Samantha Bee stands. Also it's Mailbag Monday, and a more perfect encapsulation of it we…
520: Summer Series: Summer Series Muck-up Day
Jan 26, 2017 • 13 min
This is the last of the summer series. if you have any new segment suggestions please let us know, or vote on our new ones. Vote for us in the castaway awards here http://castawayawards.com.au
519: Summer Series: A Punch in the Face is Worth Two in the Bush
Jan 25, 2017 • 11 min
Here's Aziz Ansari on SNL (the thing he said about the KKK was that they're lowercase Nazis) http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/01/23/aziz-ansari-calls-out-casual-white-supremacy-among-trump-fans-snl. Here are the Castaway Awards in which we should…
518: Summer Series: How Long’s This Been Going On?
Jan 24, 2017 • 11 min
Stew is auditioning a few segments this week before we go back to normal poddies next week. What do you think of "How Long's This Been Going On?" and are there any other favourite segments or segments you'd like to see the end of? Let us know. Here's…
517: Summer Series: Politics and Pizza
Jan 23, 2017 • 11 min
Australia Day: in six minutes. (Honestly).
516: Summer Series: Matron!
Jan 22, 2017 • 10 min
Stew likes books and Lorin is cheating on one audiobook with another… or something.
515: Summer Series: Learning How to Summer Again
Jan 19, 2017 • 12 min
Things you need to learn how to do again each summer: let us know any extras if you think of any. Podcasting Awards! Here! OMG! http://www.castawayawards.com.auLinks:Castaway Awards — Podcasting Awards! Here! OMG!
514: Summer Series: Call Forth The Ombudspeople
Jan 18, 2017 • 9 min
Stew is thinking of taking something to an ombudsman. Lorin could not be more pumped. Podcast Awards? Why here of course: http://www.castawayawards.com.au Thanks to those who have already voted!Links:Podcast Awards? Why here of course
513: Summer Series: Lorin Takes on The Dogs
Jan 17, 2017 • 11 min
How much complaining is too much complaining? Should I write my own signs? Please chuck us a vote in the Podcast Awards if you haven't yet: http://www.castawayawards.com.auLinks:Please chuck us a vote in the Podcast Awards if you haven't yet
512: Summer Series: A Good Walk Ruined
Jan 16, 2017 • 12 min
When a story starts with Stew being in a great mood, you know things are headed south, fast… You can vote for us in the Castaway Awards so please do: http://www.castawayawards.com.auLinks:Castaway Awards — You can vote for us in the Castaway Awards so…
511: Summer series: We Don’t Eat Dim Sims Where I’m From
Jan 15, 2017 • 14 min
When is a good fish n chip shop a good fish n chip shop? What is a corner shop? Why build chain fences when you can break down walls? Also: please vote for us in the Castaway Awards. WE KNOW THERE ARE MORE OF YOU THAN ARE LETTING ON. Go here and then come…
510: Summer series: Psychos Need Food Too
Jan 12, 2017 • 10 min
In which we mostly just complain about Australia Post. Here's the ad Stew talked about. It's amazing. Seriously. Watch it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nK_O1tpEHY And there's also this.…
509: Summer Series: Lorin Bans Spaghetti Bolognese
Jan 11, 2017 • 14 min
In which Stew tortures a metaphor completely to death.
508: Summer Series: Limit One Per Customer
Jan 10, 2017 • 14 min
Stew bought a washing machine and has a summer tip about how to be an adult. Oi! You! Vote for us in the Cast Away Awards people's choice award! All the cool kids are doing it… http://castawayawards.com.au/vote By the way, you know what's good to do?…
507: Summer Series: There’s a Hair in There
Jan 9, 2017 • 11 min
Lorin has finally discovered online shopping. For bathers. Surely this can't end well? You know what else she ordered don't you. Yep, that's right, you can pre-order Lorin's children's book here:…
506: Summer series: what’s in your dunny?
Jan 8, 2017 • 10 min
Today we talk about whether it's rude to put things in your toilet. Hang on, that sounds worse than it is. Have a listen. Also, please vote for us in The Australian Podcasting Awards (the Cast Away Awards)… http://castawayawards.com.au/vote
505: Summer series: there’s a wallaby in the bird bath
Jan 5, 2017 • 12 min
Stew is a huge catch and Lorin is an ice princess. To vote for us in the Australian Podcast Awards, go here - and tell your friends… www.castawayawards.com.au/vote
504: Summer Series: eating an ice cream in your ugg boots
Jan 4, 2017 • 13 min
Stew wants to ban ice cream in summer. Yes, really. To vote for us in the Australian Podcast Awards, go here - and tell your friends… www.castawayawards.com.au/vote
503: Summer series: Happy New Year Edition
Jan 3, 2017 • 13 min
Welcome back everybody! Big love to those of you back at work and all the best for people who are "purchasing diaries" as the euphemism goes. Vote for us in the Australian Podcast Awards: www.castawayawards.com.au/voteLinks:Podcast Awards — Vote for us in…
502: Summer Series: Christmas Day Special
Dec 24, 2016 • 22 min
Today we talk about Christmas cards, cocktails, and how no television is Seinfeld anymore.
501: Summer Series: The Phantom Plater
Dec 22, 2016 • 14 min
In this podcast we discuss Bethany being a terrible friend, mysterious dumpage, and egg nog. PLEASE SEND US YOUR PICTURES OF DEAD CHRISTMAS TREES AFTER CHRISTMAS. We are compiling the most depressing photo collage ever. Sorry we're a bit late today…
500: Summer Series: you will be gifted a sausage
Dec 21, 2016 • 16 min
Episode 500 and we decided to talk about old media and sausages. How great are Stew's mates!? More free music! Thanks to our mate Heata…. https://soundcloud.com/heata
499: Summer series: in praise of beach convos
Dec 20, 2016 • 7 min
Two summer tips for the price of one today.
498: Summer Series: tiny graduates
Dec 19, 2016 • 12 min
Is this a thing? Listen and let Stew know. Plus his gift to you (which is actually from Miles)… Christmas music you actually want to listen to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1176199199141452/Links: Rock n Roll Christmas 2016
497: Welcome to the summer series
Dec 18, 2016 • 13 min
This episode contains a very important tip pertaining to frolicking.
496: Kickboxing 24 Hours a Day
Dec 15, 2016 • 33 min
Today is a bit of a Friday show - we talk about Christmas and car troubles and a racist line from a famous movie. And next week? The summer series starts! And we present Episode 500! Orright! And thank you so much to our sponsor for this week, Touched On,…
495: Out Like a Trout
Dec 14, 2016 • 27 min
Today we discuss pick up lines, zoos and celebrities. What's in our phones will depress you. For sure. Be warned. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/datablog/ng-interactive/2016/dec/10/do-you-pay-more-tax-than-australias-biggest-companies Thanks…
494: Bogus Crepuscular Weigh-In Wednesday
Dec 13, 2016 • 27 min
What’s in your phone: https://mic.com/articles/161495/is-time-sending-a-secret-message-with-its-donald-trump-person-of-the-year-cover#.1sq8Ah4Pt Thanks to this week's sponsors, Touched On, the tabletop party game based on Melbourne's public transport…
493: Surprise Wedding!
Dec 12, 2016 • 23 min
Lorin attended Stew’s nightmare on the weekend - a surprise wedding. Thanks to this week's sponsors, Touched On, the tabletop party game based on Melbourne's public transport system: http://www.touchedon.com (if you sign up, mention that you're stupidly…
492: The Brown Sheep of the Family
Dec 11, 2016 • 29 min
Today's show includes Stew's parents, a bumper mailbag Monday, our very first mystery, and a Christmas song. Thanks to this week's sponsors, Touched On, the tabletop party game based on Melbourne's public transport system: http://www.touchedon.com (if you…
491: Satan’s Cloud
Dec 8, 2016 • 31 min
In which we tempt technology. In which we meet Captain Condescending. In which we thank you all for putting up with whatever is cursing us at the moment.
490: Stew’s an arms lengther
Dec 6, 2016 • 28 min
That feeling you get when your mate who accuses you of being an arms lengther has a surprise up his sleeve…Links:What's in your phone? — How to Pick the Fastest Line at the Supermarket
489: The biggest gravestone in town
Dec 6, 2016 • 28 min
What's your favourite Stupidly Small episode? Let us know because we are idiots. Also Lorin goes to Doncaster and Stewart does an incredibly annoying impersonation of a baby boomer.
488: Rules but no discipline
Dec 5, 2016 • 37 min
This is… completely ridiculous. Lorin is messy and annoying. Stew is a curvaceous curmudgeon. The Jad Abumrad thing - with MASSIVE THANKS from one generous listener to another……
487: The Day of the Dogs
Dec 1, 2016 • 26 min
A story about Stew and his dogs. And a silver lining. Our instagram: @stupidlybigLinks:Our Instagram — Vast and globally significant media organisation. Makers of the Stupidly Small Podcast, presented by Stew Farrell and Lorin Clarke.
486: The best dog door money can buy
Nov 28, 2016 • 27 min
Happy birthday to Lou!
485: Arms lengthing the neighbours
Nov 27, 2016 • 34 min
There's a T Shirt in this. Let us know if you want to be Romper Roomed and feel free to send us a testimonial.Links:HyperNormalisation — 2016 BBC documentary by British filmmaker Adam Curtis. n the film, Curtis argues that since the 1970s, governments,…
484: How not to be late
Nov 24, 2016 • 22 min
Today we discuss: four cappuccinos, politics, Peter Dutton, Scott Morrison and #bringbacktheding
483: A plague on both our houses
Nov 23, 2016 • 24 min
Today we discuss the mozzie plague, voice over acting, and whether Lorin is going on a date or not. LINKS: Borrowbox: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/borrowbox-library/id562843562?mt=8 Touched on: http://www.touchedon.com The book Lorin just listened to…
482: A sausage heavy podcast
Nov 21, 2016 • 23 min
Stew eventually gets to the point in this. We think. What's in our phone: http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2014/11/chris_hemsworth_is_the_sexiest_man_alive_is_the_sexiest_man_alive_2014_a.htmlLinks:How the Sexiest Man Alive’s Sausage Gets…
481: Stew talks about his problem in public
Nov 21, 2016 • 14 min
Thanks to this week’s sponsors, The 2016 Photo Imaging Gradshow at Melbourne Polytechnic. It's tonight, details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1809354306008290/Sponsored By:Melbourne Polytechnic: We present to you 'Gradshow 2016' Come and join us…
480: Pool flirting
Nov 17, 2016 • 25 min
Thanks to this week’s sponsors, The 2016 Photo Imaging Gradshow at Melbourne Polytechnic. Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1809354306008290/Sponsored By:Melbourne Polytechnic: We present to you 'Gradshow 2016' Come and join us for the opening…
479: Just Do What They Tell You Don’t To Do
Nov 15, 2016 • 30 min
Today we talk about personal trainers. Are they idiots in parks? Are they life changing? Also what is that doctor doing exactly? Retrospective ignorance warning. What's in your phone: Writers about Trump's America (ding):…
478: Complaints department
Nov 14, 2016 • 33 min
Thanks to this week's sponsors, Melbourne Polytechnic's Grad Show 2016 at 160 High Street Prahran. On opening night, Tuesday 22: they are totally serving free drinks!! https://www.facebook.com/events/1809354306008290/Sponsored By:Melbourne Polytechnic: We…
477: To market to market to get an Urkel doll
Nov 13, 2016 • 27 min
Know any good markets? Tell Stew. Thanks to this week’s sponsors, The 2016 Photo Imaging Gradshow at Melbourne Polytechnic. Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1809354306008290/Sponsored By:Melbourne Polytechnic: We present to you 'Gradshow…
476: No more spooky stories
Nov 10, 2016 • 30 min
Things go a bit haywire in this one.
475: Hillary does it!
Nov 9, 2016 • 33 min
We can get through this together.
474: Tables are for drunken idiots
Nov 7, 2016 • 27 min
In this podcast we talk about the importance of getting an education versus the importance of dancing on a podium in a bar. Stew also presents us with a small injustice of his very own.
473: Tipper’s remorse
Nov 6, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode we discuss what happens when you get tip regret AND whether or not Lorin is a terrible friend. Spoiler alert: she’s pretty much the worst. Plus: Mailbag Monday, baby!
472: People in parked cars
Nov 3, 2016 • 13 min
Nobody sees you if you're in a parked car. Does that make you dodgy? Happy anniversary to Stew and his housemate <3
471: The idiot’s picnic
Nov 2, 2016 • 17 min
Is "I thought I'd give weight watcher's cookies a try" a daggy sentence? Find out in this action packed episode.Links:Smartphone App Hopes To Be The "Shazam For Plants" - Modern Farmer — Get this or ask Stew’s housemate
470: Time to get a man in
Nov 1, 2016 • 23 min
It’s never too late to overcome chronic lateness (I thought there were two articles but it’s just this one): http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/greatmomentsinscience/never-too-late-to-overcome-chronic-lateness/7960286Links:It's never too late to…
469: The three stages of spring racing
Oct 31, 2016 • 27 min
Happy long weekend, kind of.
469: 468: A Halloween to remember
Oct 30, 2016 • 31 min
Hello everybody! Remember to let us know what you’re clever at. We have macrame covered…
468: 467: The smarmy turkey and the replacement drummer
Oct 27, 2016 • 18 min
Stew says to google: passenger shaming.
467: 466: Lorin’s accidental workplace affair
Oct 26, 2016 • 23 min
What’s in Stew’s phone? He says search: dollywood lightning rod! And here’s the Snag Says podcast: https://soundcloud.com/greg-s-nag/snag-says-podcast-1
466: 465: Just in time for Christmas
Oct 25, 2016 • 19 min
Happy Thursday everyone!
465: 464: Little Bobby Lepage
Oct 24, 2016 • 23 min
464: 463: Nothing is ever as much as it says it is
Oct 19, 2016 • 18 min
Avocados vs old people. Yes. Really… The facts and figures on boomers v millennials/xers etc… https://www.theguardian.com/business/grogonomics/2016/oct/18/i-could-get-outraged-by-this-boomer-millennial-war-but-id-rather-look-at-the-evidence We’ve defended…
463: 462: Telly versus birds
Oct 18, 2016 • 22 min
Stew reckons: google american talk radio!
462: 461: A Deconstructed Oyster and a Trip to Savers
Oct 17, 2016 • 24 min
Today we talk about posh restaurants and the politics of bagging.
461: 460: No weddings and a funeral
Oct 16, 2016 • 16 min
A big welcome back to Stew. What’s in our phone - post apocalyptic election edition: Keepin’ It 1600: https://theringer.com/keepin-it-1600-podcast-politics-election-jon-favreau-dan-pfeiffer-220924af4c94#.tg1oimrf2 The Nation on Trump:…
460: 459: Fat Club’s Back
Oct 5, 2016 • 24 min
459: Fat Club’s Back Hello! http://www.racked.com/2016/9/19/12865560/politics-of-pockets-suffragettes-women
459: 458: Let’s Talk About Driving
Oct 4, 2016 • 33 min
Hello! Here’s where the Obama feature in New York magazine springs from: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/10/barack-obama-on-5-days-that-shaped-his-presidency.html And here’s the instagram account:: https://www.instagram.com/nymag/ The video (and…
458: 457: The Litter Police
Oct 3, 2016 • 23 min
457: 456: No Aldi Regrets
Oct 2, 2016 • 23 min
Morning all. It’s… Mailbag Monday!
456: 455: Last weekend in September
Sep 29, 2016 • 21 min
Shiver our tingies… SEND US YOUR GRAND FINAL PHOTOS!
455: 454: The politics of bumper stickers
Sep 28, 2016 • 28 min
Hey! Our Stew is at The Gaso having a good time that you too could be having: http://gasometer.oztix.com.au/default.aspx?Event=66415 What’s in our phone? This is: http://toobigforstroller.tumblr.com/
454: 453: The line between horrifying and hilarious
Sep 27, 2016 • 15 min
453: The line between horrifying and hilarious
453: 452: Kids for a day
Sep 26, 2016 • 25 min
452: Kids for a day
452: 451: Do not mess with us
Sep 22, 2016 • 16 min
Thank to you everyone for a great week. May your weekends shiver your tingies…
451: 450: Herpes Simplex
Sep 21, 2016 • 16 min
What’s in our phones: Freelance! http://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/freelance-origin-meaning Writing tips: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/sep/10/my-best-writing-tip-william-boyd-jeanette-winterson
450: 449: Boris! Are you even real?
Sep 20, 2016 • 24 min
*APOLOGIES FOR THE SOUND QUALITY* It turns out Stew’s microphone wasn’t working so his laptop microphone did the job for us. Poorly. It’s why we can hear him rubbing his hands. Apologies to everyone. We are idiots. Goodhearted ones though. Speaking of…
449: 448: Big Red Ragey Ball of Hate
Sep 19, 2016 • 25 min
Thanks to The Cantankerist!
448: 447: Bald as a Badger Nomads
Sep 18, 2016 • 30 min
And here is the correct tumblr link… http://thingsfittingperfectlyintothings.tumblr.com
447: 446: The Citizen’s Jury
Sep 15, 2016 • 34 min
Happy Friday Stupids! (The fish and chip shop is Paul’s Prize Catch Fish & Chips. Check em out!)
446: 445: The perfect customer
Sep 14, 2016 • 28 min
Here’s the Hamish and Andy thing: http://junkee.com/hamish-andy-put-best-bloke-australia-another-test-absolutely-nailed/84770
445: 444: Your theatre is my degustation
Sep 13, 2016 • 15 min
Where to stay in New York: http://www.libraryhotel.com/en/dewey-decimal-system.html
444: 443: Rapunzel Rapunzel
Sep 12, 2016 • 28 min
In which Stewart asks a question he may regret.
443: 442: The worst versions of ourselves
Sep 11, 2016 • 23 min
Anyone going past the airport? And it’s mailbaaaag… Mondaaaay….
442: 441: Three sheets in the wind
Sep 8, 2016 • 20 min
Shiver me tingies time!
441: 440: The conspiracy theory episode
Sep 7, 2016 • 16 min
He’s changed since he moved to the country. The paleo caramel slice: http://www.themerrymakersisters.com/paleo-salted-choc-caramel-slice-recipe/
440: 439: Two barbecues and a wedding
Sep 6, 2016 • 24 min
The video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq_d8VSM0nw And what’s in our phones: https://brightside.me/article/100-best-photographs-without-photoshop-46555/
439: 438: We’re a bank. We don’t do banking.
Sep 5, 2016 • 29 min
We’re back!
438: 437: Musical surgeons
Sep 1, 2016 • 25 min
Iiiiiiiiiiiit’s tingie time.
437: 436: Canoes are for dipsticks in hats
Aug 31, 2016 • 24 min
Mario from Doncaster… http://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/richmond-fan-and-sen-caller-mario-from-doncasters-hilarious-meltdown-over-massive-loss-to-sydney-swans/news-story/8a13a7a2d22542ffd289faaa269a2024
436: 435: The Psychopath and the narcissist
Aug 29, 2016 • 27 min
The article on mollycoddling: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/ More in here in the parenting section if you want to go Emotional Intelligence crazy……
435: 434: The walls have fallen off
Aug 28, 2016 • 35 min
Welcome to Mailbag Monday.
434: 433: Dark Clarke
Aug 25, 2016 • 27 min
…probably the weirdest shiver me tingies…
433: 432: A Bad Day in Paris
Aug 24, 2016 • 10 min
Hi everyone! In which it appears Stew is having a rather nice time…
432: 431: Mister Silver Lining
Aug 23, 2016 • 20 min
… And we’re back…
431: 430: Where it all started
Aug 22, 2016 • 41 min
We go back in time here. Back to where this geographic dissonance began. We’re replaying an old episode today with the hopes that we can come up with SOMETHING tomorrow… NO PROMISES. You know what happens when we promise (weekly poetry segment anyone?).…
430: 429: Tostatido Time Take 2
Aug 21, 2016 • 34 min
Stew moved in over the weekend! I’m here with an empty chair! Here’s one from the archives. We’ll hopefully be functional in some form by Wednesday but let’s not make any promises…
429: 428: Because we’re the best
Aug 18, 2016 • 33 min
Happy settlement day everybody! Also: let us know your small injustices, and any weird things you’ve inherited. This episode contains a CSA about humane ways of getting rid of rodents. Here’s the RSPCA:…
428: 427: Trustafarian gym junkie
Aug 17, 2016 • 23 min
Routines in limbo.
427: 426: Pre-nostalgia blockies
Aug 16, 2016 • 24 min
Send us your small injustices… Here’s the dog food drive: http://www.greysrescuevic.org
426: 425: How not to have a car wash
Aug 15, 2016 • 19 min
What’s in our phones… The video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peG_a04gfOA The website: https://kazbrella.com/
425: 424: Small injustices
Aug 14, 2016 • 31 min
Send us your small injustices!
424: 423: The olympic edition
Aug 11, 2016 • 21 min
Here’s Stew’s poor old Russian swimmer: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3730859/Olympic-champion-Michael-Phelps-throws-support-Australia-s-Mack-Horton-U-S-team-mate-Lilly-King-s-outspoken-campaign-against-swimmers-caught-taking-drugs.html And…
423: 422: Dad! Dad! We get to do it all again!
Aug 10, 2016 • 22 min
Happy Lorin’s birthday, stupids. If you read heaps you live forever! https://www.good.is/articles/keep-reading-live-longer
422: 421: Organ swap
Aug 9, 2016 • 22 min
The organ thing: https://www.facebook.com/speakinginforkedtongues/?fref=nf
421: 420: The brown paper bag from Germany
Aug 8, 2016 • 28 min
Look, Biff. You and your busted stick… We thank you. What’s in your phone: Melbourne festival: Lepage: https://www.festival.melbourne/2016/events/887/#.V6cucld1B5A The sex musical:…
420: 419: Proud to be a codger
Aug 7, 2016 • 35 min
Including Mailbag Monday… thanks to Dave!
419: 418: Secretly getting smarter
Aug 4, 2016 • 22 min
The good teaches, the good courses, in your headphones: https://rottenindenmark.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/best-itunes-u-courses/ Plus: shiver me tingies!
418: 417: No jobs for pirates
Aug 3, 2016 • 22 min
Young Australians: http://junkee.com/health-well-young-australians-massively-deteriorated-past-decade/82043 Pilot shortage: https://www.pilotcareercentre.com/global-pilot-shortage Here’s the podcast about endometriosis:…
417: 416: Stewart tells a story
Aug 2, 2016 • 14 min
Census stuff: http://theconversation.com/census-2016-should-you-be-concerned-about-your-privacy-63206 Good storytellers, massive bunch of hotties:…
416: 415: Director’s edition: wrong way escalating
Aug 1, 2016 • 33 min
We’re back to normal tomorrow. In the meantime, here’s Stew telling us about wrong way escalating. It’s totally not a thing.
415: 414: Director’s edition: the Christmas episode
Jul 31, 2016 • 12 min
We’re not in today. Here’s one from the archives.
414: 413: Happy birthday to Stew
Jul 28, 2016 • 15 min
Also: the day Lorin graduated with a ferret. Plus: episode one of… SHIVER ME TINGIES!
413: 412: What’s in a name?
Jul 27, 2016 • 22 min
How Colbert met his wife: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-stephen-colbert-story-how-he-met-his-wife-20160705-snap-story.html
412: 411: Lamps in the Loungeroom
Jul 26, 2016 • 18 min
Get ready for a cracker…
411: 410: The Little Plastic Castle is a Surprise Every Time
Jul 25, 2016 • 17 min
If anyone knows where Stew was driving or why, please let us know. Pop them off with table tennis balls: http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/travel-bags/modobag-suitcase-scooter
410: 409: A mug to Finland
Jul 24, 2016 • 26 min
Today we unleash our new, crowd-sourced segment name! Also, giant marshmallows: http://www.couponclippingcook.com/marshmallow-fun-pops/
409: 408: Weird other industries (CORRECT VERSION!)
Jul 21, 2016 • 22 min
A place called Tingie… Or not. Sorry something weird happened when we uploaded this earlier.
408: 407: Methods for horses
Jul 20, 2016 • 22 min
Stage door podcast: http://stagedoorpodcast.com
407: 406: Finito!
Jul 19, 2016 • 14 min
Facebook can throw an election: http://freakonomics.com/podcast/internet/
406: 405: The Ins and Outs of Being a Human Being
Jul 18, 2016 • 28 min
Don’t raise a narcissist: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/03/09/how-parents-create-narcissistic-children/ Trump: too sick to lead? http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/06/the-mind-of-donald-trump/480771/…
405: 404: Our meeting with Ira
Jul 17, 2016 • 29 min
Nature strip! (Hello everybody).
404: 403: Just a quick tingie
Jul 14, 2016 • 13 min
403: 402: Bonjour
Jul 13, 2016 • 17 min
402: 401: The Great Moral Dilemma
Jul 12, 2016 • 28 min
Welcome to Wednesday.
401: 400: HAPPY 400TH EVERYBODY!
Jul 11, 2016 • 32 min
It’s wormhole city. And to be honest this has a (kind of) language warning in one small moment. This is the one where Stew goes paleo. No honestly. The article about how our bodies can’t lose weight and keep going back to a default position:…
400: 399: Rage-filled Randy Catholic
Jul 10, 2016 • 31 min
Just russicking around on mailbag Monday.
399: 398: Unidentified foreign object
Jul 7, 2016 • 10 min
The final day of Lorin’s gap week.
398: 397: What about storage cabinets?
Jul 6, 2016 • 10 min
Lorin’s gap year going well so far.
397: 396: Caveat City
Jul 5, 2016 • 11 min
Lorin’s gap year continues… And Stew changes his mind.
396: 395: Friends for life
Jul 4, 2016 • 11 min
Lorin’s gap year continues. FRIENDS FOR LIFE!
395: 394: Welcome to a brand new Australia…
Jul 3, 2016 • 19 min
In which Stewart topples a giant of Australian political journalism.
394: 393: This episode’s making me tingie
Jun 30, 2016 • 33 min
This one is for Beaumaris Bureau Chief Anthony Hardy. Thank you to this week’s Stupidly Small podcast sponsors the wonderful Circus Oz. To be in the running for our give away - an A reserve family ticket for 4 - answer today’s question and you will be in…
393: 392: Boomer Bashing
Jun 29, 2016 • 31 min
The fiction about the US election: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/03/books/review/melania-trump-in-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie-short-story.html?_r=0 Thank you to this week’s Stupidly Small podcast sponsors the wonderful Circus Oz. To be in the running for…
392: 391: A sock under the bed
Jun 28, 2016 • 27 min
http://dangerousminds.net/comments/ridiculous_vines_of_hip-hop_beats_dropped_behind_fast-talking_auctioneers Thank you to this week’s Stupidly Small podcast sponsors the wonderful Circus Oz. To be in the running for our give away - an A reserve family…
391: 390: The love letter dilemma
Jun 27, 2016 • 23 min
All he wanted to do was watch Die Hard. Thank you to this week’s Stupidly Small podcast sponsors the yytwonderful Circus Oz. To be in the running for our give away - an A reserve family ticket for 4 - answer today’s question and you will be in for a…
390: 389: We are the freaks
Jun 26, 2016 • 40 min
Thank you to this week’s Stupidly Small podcast sponsors the wonderful Circus Oz. To be in the running for our give away - an A reserve family ticket for 4 - answer today’s question and you will be in for a chance to be our inaugural prize winner!…
389: 388: Annoyedenfroid and disgustified
Jun 23, 2016 • 32 min
Geelong race 2, your horse is: Nicknack Here’s Leaping Larry L https://leapster.com.au National Playwrighting Festival http://www.pwa.org.au/npf16-homepage/ The essay on theatre in Meanjin ain’t online anymore…
388: 387: The deathbed thing
Jun 22, 2016 • 18 min
I’ve lived over half my life: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2011/aug/14/miranda-sawyer-midlife-crisis-mortality What’s in Stew’s phone: http://www.tai.org.au/podcasts
387: 386: Really slow instagram
Jun 21, 2016 • 23 min
Happy Wednesday!
386: 385: The rent is due, the rent is due
Jun 20, 2016 • 22 min
They Sydney Writers Festival poddy: http://www.swf.org.au/audio-podcasts/ The Dad book titles: https://www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/hi-ishmael-im-dad?utm_term=.feN6xo8eo#.mhlNn0ar0 Waiting for Godot:…
385: 384: Stare of death, heart of gold
Jun 19, 2016 • 27 min
Sorry we are late this morning. Thanks for everyone who’s been in touch.
384: 383: Father, read me a tale
Jun 16, 2016 • 22 min
383: Father, read me a tale In which Stew watches M*A*S*H The Author’s Voice podcast: http://www.newyorker.com/podcast/the-authors-voice/introducing-the-authors-voice-new-fiction-from-the-new-yorker And the one I’ve mentioned before:…
383: 382: Inside the jacket is a ticket to freedom
Jun 15, 2016 • 19 min
Hey yo Willy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaydcVBdesU
382: 381: We all enjoy a sojourn
Jun 14, 2016 • 24 min
381: We all enjoy a sojourn Real media: http://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies
381: 380: You can’t make me move to Mars
Jun 13, 2016 • 28 min
Not all men: http://www.listen-tome.com/save-me/
380: 379: A Fat Guy on a Shetland
Jun 12, 2016 • 14 min
Happy Queen’s not really birthday. The original Moth story (no notes for realz): https://themoth.org/radio-hour/goats-cops-and-haircuts
379: 378: Resting Prickly Pear
Jun 9, 2016 • 18 min
Lick your cat, freaks: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/lick-your-cat-licki_us_574d21abe4b055bb1172936f?section=australia
378: 377: Two Doonas a Day
Jun 8, 2016 • 18 min
The thing Stewart has been watching on repeat all morning https://www.buzzfeed.com/perpetua/axl-rose-wants-to-hear-some-reggae?utm_term=.sdQwpdWrd#.vyYy2R3KR North Korea:…
377: 376: Bacon Blanket
Jun 7, 2016 • 28 min
http://odditymall.com
376: 375: Late for the plane!
Jun 2, 2016 • 12 min
375: 374: What an office is for
Jun 1, 2016 • 23 min
Farrell was a bowls champion! Killing babies, saving the world (the Radiolab episode): http://www.radiolab.org/story/91930-killing-babies-saving-the-world/ And more radiolab episodes about morality: http://www.radiolab.org/story/91508-morality/ What’s in…
374: 373: Two guys, a woman and a banana
May 31, 2016 • 23 min
Watch out for the edge: https://www.theguardian.com/music/video/2015/may/15/the-edge-u2-falls-off-stage-video
373: 372: The podcast Lorin broke
May 30, 2016 • 8 min
Sorry about this everybody. The Stews are not happy with me today. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/the-times/smart-spouse-clever-friends-can-raise-your-iq/news-story/a9d3d3266d3aeb5e8375cbee5531b127
372: 371: Parking ticket MASTER!
May 29, 2016 • 20 min
Featuring Mailbag Monday… Kind of.
371: 370: My Heart is in the Sea
May 26, 2016 • 24 min
The Radiolab about dinosaur extinction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYoqtBEzuiQ Stew’s new job: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-24/government-apponts-administrators-to-run-geelong-city-council/7441502
370: 369: Always good to speak with you
May 25, 2016 • 23 min
Ethical amnesia: http://www.sciencealert.com/ethical-amnesia-could-be-the-reason-cheaters-keep-on-cheating It’s okay to compare Australia in 2016 with Nazi Germany and here’s why…
369: 368: As a parent
May 24, 2016 • 23 min
Warning: in this podcast we have an argument.
368: 367: The one second probe
May 23, 2016 • 27 min
Dugout antics: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/05/19/ncaa_to_crack_down_on_college_softball_s_awesome_dugout_props_and_routines.html
367: 366: The House that Idiocy Bought
May 22, 2016 • 38 min
The one we’ve been waiting for…
366: 365: Train to nowhere
May 19, 2016 • 19 min
Bad news about your friends… http://junkee.com/science-says-half-friends-actually-consider-friend-back-sorry/77826 Kind of… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a7WLaYlQJ8
365: 364: Parking ticket SCANDAL!
May 18, 2016 • 13 min
Always check the rego. Here’s the story Stew mentioned: http://blogs.crikey.com.au/northern/2016/05/16/the-incessant-noise/
364: 363: Lasagne struck
May 17, 2016 • 17 min
Politics meets eurovision. Stop it. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-15/dami-in-wows-eurovision-crowd-with-sound-of-silence/7415328
363: 362: Friday the 13th omg etc
May 12, 2016 • 10 min
Look at all this hideous blue food: http://www.colormatters.com/color-and-the-body/color-and-appetite-matters Have good weekends everybody!
362: 361: Bubba like shrimp
May 11, 2016 • 22 min
In which we talk about politics and sharia law. Seriously. We do. Why do things like this always happen? Oh, and here’s Ole Hanksy Pants: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/may/08/tom-hanks-speaks-of-lonely-childhood-in-emotional-desert-island-discs
361: 360: The Benjamin Button episode
May 10, 2016 • 24 min
Hello! http://polygraph.cool/history/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/smart-news/teenage-girls-have-been-revolutionizing-language-16th-century-180956216/
360: 359: Butter is better, Stuvi!
May 9, 2016 • 19 min
It’s hard rubbish night in Kew: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54vpXn70kI4
359: 358: Powerhouse!
May 8, 2016 • 27 min
This one is particularly ridiculous. http://junkee.com/the-real-origin-of-mothers-day-is-weirder-than-you-might-think/77729
358: 357: What a brakeslammer!
May 5, 2016 • 24 min
F-F-F-F-Funbag Friday! In which Stewart definitely doesn’t instruct us on how best to execute a drive-by.
357: 356: Very crispy bacon
May 4, 2016 • 21 min
With a little understanding, you can find the perfect blend.
356: 355: The Dark Soul of Real Estate
May 3, 2016 • 20 min
Toad of Toad Hall.
355: 354: Fat Shaming for Australia
May 2, 2016 • 18 min
Remember to buy The Big Issue… AND TELL A FRIEND!
354: 353: The worst thing at a wedding
May 1, 2016 • 23 min
Dogs actually hate you: http://www.vice.com/read/admit-the-truth-dogs-are-just-furry-hostages-and-they-hate-us-all
353: 352: A snake in the grass
Apr 28, 2016 • 23 min
Good morning, good afternoon, good night. Here’s Sir Nobonk: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1250574.Sir_Nobonk_And_The_Terrible_Awful_Dreadful_Naughty_Nasty_Dragon Have a good one, you guys. Thanks for being our friends.
352: 351: Blushy and Sweaty
Apr 27, 2016 • 27 min
Two cents. TWO. CENTS.
351: 350: Bent pipes all over the place
Apr 26, 2016 • 18 min
Still not sure pappadum is as racially sensitive as it might think it is… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-rVeqTZMrQ
350: 349: Awction results
Apr 25, 2016 • 26 min
No dramas!
349: 348: The boomers, the shakers, the moneymakers
Apr 21, 2016 • 22 min
This includes our first ever pre-auction report. Feedback Friday! Thanks everybody for getting in touch.
348: 347: Rock Bottom
Apr 20, 2016 • 22 min
This includes an etiquette question for Farrell.
347: 346: There is no greater good
Apr 19, 2016 • 20 min
Happy Wednesday!
346: 345: A little time in a chicken restaurant
Apr 18, 2016 • 16 min
And the dark side of the guardian comments: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/apr/12/the-dark-side-of-guardian-comments
345: 344: The Friend Tests
Apr 17, 2016 • 21 min
Listen to Lorin on Melbourne radio today on 774 ABC radio at 11am. Talking about comedy with people who have won awards for it. Show us your phone: Riding for the Disabled is an extremely admirable not for profit volunteer run organisation.…
344: 343: The Day of Reckoning
Apr 14, 2016 • 25 min
What Lorin says about riding your bike drunk in this episode is complete bollocks and Stew is right. Lorin contacted her friend and apparently he got a fine and was TOLD that he was lucky they didn’t suspend his licence. Licence suspension does happen for…
343: 342: Rough Little Balls
Apr 13, 2016 • 22 min
We need to crowd source a name for Stew’s invention so he can leave a legacy. http://junkee.com/spoil-website-will-ruin-movies-reason/75949
342: 341: Is that a crevice or a crater?
Apr 12, 2016 • 19 min
Trial by social media. The experts talk about it here: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/trial-by-social-media-worry-in-meagher-case-20120928-26pe4.html
341: 340: Lorin goes to a restaurant
Apr 11, 2016 • 21 min
The Swedish phone number. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-08/call-this-number-and-chat-to-a-random-swede/7309664
340: 339: The Lifesaver
Apr 10, 2016 • 17 min
339: The Lifesaver We also launch a national enquiry.
339: 338: Fancy pants and sports cars
Apr 7, 2016 • 20 min
Thanks for playing everybody!
338: 337: We’re all in spandex
Apr 6, 2016 • 29 min
Morning all! http://www.openculture.com/2015/07/how-walking-fosters-creativity.html
337: 336: Ethics This
Apr 5, 2016 • 19 min
336: Ethics This https://newrepublic.com/article/129002/secret-lives-tumblr-teens
336: 335: Don’t Leave A Note
Apr 4, 2016 • 16 min
Is everyone on the spectrum? More: http://nymag.com/news/features/autism-spectrum-2012-11/ http://www.sciencealert.com/we-all-carry-the-genes-for-autism-study-finds Passive aggressive notes: http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com When Easter egg hunts go…
335: 334: An Irritable T-Zone and Itchy Bags
Apr 3, 2016 • 17 min
What a sclerotic show. Leaping Larry L on gambling in sport: http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/afl-2016-occasional-footy-glimpses-in-blanket-gambling-coverage-20160330-gnus9f.html And here’s his website: http://leapster.com.au
334: 333: You people are idiots
Mar 31, 2016 • 14 min
In which we are trolled by our idiot listeners. And we discuss revenge fantasies. The two are not related.
333: 332: History mysteries and reliable ice cream
Mar 30, 2016 • 18 min
Here’s the article about autism treatment: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/03/18/an-experimental-autism-treatment-cost-me-my-marriage/?_r=0
332: 331: We’ve been doing it wrong all this time
Mar 29, 2016 • 18 min
How to be influential: http://time.com/4258291/30-most-influential-people-on-the-internet-2016/
331: 330: We’re weird, aren’t we?
Mar 28, 2016 • 23 min
The Trump Dork: http://www.vice.com/read/meet-the-15-year-old-from-melbourne-helping-donald-trump-take-over-the-world https://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/31177218/meet-donald-trumps-biggest-aussie-fan/#page1 The Fukushima photography:…
330: 329: The Day of Thor
Mar 23, 2016 • 33 min
In which Lorin is schooled in religion. Sort of. Not really at all. Morgs: http://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2016/season/shows/youth-reference-anthony-morgan
329: 328: Not In Our Backyard
Mar 22, 2016 • 18 min
Elvis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Jd9AmepgdM Here’s Shirley: http://heaviermetal.net/high-school-music-teach-fired-for-refusing-to-teach-anything-except-metal Tim and Eric: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54t0iyp_udc
328: 327: An unorthodox lifestyle
Mar 21, 2016 • 31 min
Bush doof Farrell sings in this one. Like, a lot. Luke Warm Sex is Luke McGregor: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/luke-warm-sex/ The link to the heavy metal dude is somewhere here: https://www.facebook.com/IronMaidenCollection/?fref=nf
327: 326: Welcome back to the huge empty shell
Mar 20, 2016 • 27 min
Hello! We missed you! Nelson Molina: http://untappedcities.com/2015/12/03/behind-the-scenes-at-the-nyc-sanitation-depts-trash-museum-on-the-upper-east-side/ Found magazine: http://foundmagazine.com
325: 325: Old Curmudge and the 4 day weekend
Mar 10, 2016 • 19 min
Another Friday podcast where nothing makes much sense. Thanks to everyone for getting in touch! Have a good one and see you… Wednesday!
324: 324: Shouty Comedy Thursday
Mar 9, 2016 • 27 min
Some of our best friends are comedians. There are lots of links we promise to put up in this one… The piece Lorin wrote about the comedy festival back in 2010:…
323: 323: More boring than a teapot
Mar 8, 2016 • 31 min
Happy Wednesday!
322: 322: Dobbing it forward
Mar 7, 2016 • 25 min
Hello! Parent fantasy hotline by our mates Hamish and Andy: http://www.hamishandandy.com/2016/parent-fantasy-hotline/
321: 321: The Out of Towners Return
Mar 6, 2016 • 24 min
The barrister who became a badger: http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/nature/2016/03/barrister-who-became-badger-why-did-charles-foster-decide-live-animal
320: 320: The bus that wouldn’t slow down
Mar 3, 2016 • 18 min
Happy Birthday Wendy Apologies for Stew’s Keanu impression. Reasons to love Keanu: http://inktank.fi/50-reasons-why-youre-right-to-love-keanu-reeves/ http://imgur.com/t0D8V
319: 319: The craptastical hour
Mar 2, 2016 • 21 min
In which Stew is very rude about Lorin and she incites revolution. Hope everyone else’s day is going well.
318: 318: Weigh in Wednesday.
Mar 1, 2016 • 16 min
Apparently it’s weigh-in Wednesday and we have our first podcast-appointed bureau chief. Any tips for Boomsticks Listening, let Stew know. Have a good one x
317: 317: Good neighbours become good friends
Feb 29, 2016 • 25 min
317: Good neighbours become good friends
316: 316: The First Ever 29 February Show
Feb 28, 2016 • 24 min
In which we propose an *Extra Stupid* subscriber podcast. Do you use your tennis court? What’s in our phones? This is: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/magazine/what-google-learned-from-its-quest-to-build-the-perfect-team.html If you like that, you might…
315: 315: The Twelve Weeks of Power
Feb 25, 2016 • 24 min
Once you pop, you just can’t stop.
314: 314: Old people, serial killers and interior design
Feb 24, 2016 • 21 min
The one nosty mystery, solved: http://www.sciencealert.com/why-does-your-nose-get-stuffy-in-only-one-side-at-a-time
313: 313: How good’s the leg room?
Feb 21, 2016 • 27 min
Today we interrogate retrospective tipping and why cinemas are the worst.
312: 312: Oh my god we have no duck breasts
Feb 18, 2016 • 18 min
Thanks for getting in touch lately everybody.
311: 311: Why do they get a free seat?
Feb 17, 2016 • 21 min
Conspiracy time! http://www.smh.com.au/world/antonin-scalias-death-sets-off-hysteria-conspiracy-theories-20160215-gmu75m.html
310: 310: Handstands in the park
Feb 16, 2016 • 22 min
Morning! How to win an online argument: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/web-culture/how-to-win-an-online-argument-lessons-from-reddit-20160215-gmuwgw.html
309: 309: Eggs on the dashboard
Feb 15, 2016 • 18 min
Smart people are great. The universe is big and amazing: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/feb/12/gravitational-waves-explained?CMP=soc_567 You can donate even small amounts of money to the climate council, which helps the smart people who are…
308: 308: Cone full of meat
Feb 14, 2016 • 19 min
Morning all. Ok Go! http://www.wired.com/2016/02/the-physics-of-ok-gos-epic-new-zero-g-video/
307: 307: The unsporty idiot
Feb 11, 2016 • 22 min
How the masculine and feminine makes a difference in language: http://www.livescience.com/18574-gendered-grammar-sex-inequality.html and https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/culture-conscious/201209/masculine-or-feminine-and-why-it-matters and…
306: 306: Mamma don’t discount
Feb 10, 2016 • 18 min
http://rosshoneywill.com/articles/how-mark-rubbo-killed-borders-books/
305: 305: The rat runner
Feb 9, 2016 • 24 min
Thanks to everyone for getting in touch…
304: 304: Ruining a good walk
Feb 8, 2016 • 19 min
Morning! Today’s show is brought to you by Lorin and Mole, a strong-willed woman driving around in a cardboard car to Rod Stewart’s Do You Think I’m Sexy. Here’s quote investigator on Mark Twain: http://quoteinvestigator.com/2010/05/28/golf-good-walk/
303: 303: Asleep in the front row
Feb 7, 2016 • 28 min
Stew demonstrates for once and for all that he is, as we have canvassed before, a very poor audient. Fanging for a water… How many people will share this?
302: 302: Uncle Friday
Feb 4, 2016 • 17 min
Here’s the Jamie Oliver story: http://www.smh.com.au/it-pro/jamie-oliver-burnt-by-woolworths-partnership-20140617-3aadz.html And the interview where Lorin spoke with Malcolm Knox about his book Supermarket Monsters (which is really revealing and…
301: 301: In which we sniff the kitchen
Feb 3, 2016 • 22 min
Friend of the show (and writer of our favourite ditty) Mel Campbell is now a co-host of the Rereaders Podcast. Check it out http://www.therereaders.com/2016/the-rereaders-on-the-family-law-carol-and-lee-lin-chins-lambgate/
300: 300: Happy 300th Episode
Feb 2, 2016 • 17 min
Happy birthday everybody!
299: 299: Let me pack your fridge
Feb 1, 2016 • 19 min
Here’s duolinguo: https://en.duolingo.com Doesn’t look like they do Turkish. Ukrainian? Portuguese? Esperanto? Stupidly Big Language Challenge: will it happen? Mais oui! See you tomorrow for the 300th episode. Woot!
298: 298: Pinch and a punch
Jan 31, 2016 • 20 min
Last week Lorin gave someone $125,000. Here’s the play you should all see when it comes to town: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-29/darwin-playwright-mary-anne-butler-wins-victorian-literary-prize/7125180 Also: send us photos of where you’re listening…
297: 297: The worst kind of agent
Jan 27, 2016 • 21 min
Pretty frivolous What’s In My Phone today: http://distractify.com/humor/2016/01/16/jake-political-dino-debate
296: 296: I will not be mocked
Jan 26, 2016 • 20 min
Here’s the Ballad of Lidl & Aldi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL7jyXCQ2Zc What’s in our phone? Thanks to Thomas Caldwell for BOSTON ACCENT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLwbzGyC6t4
295: 295: Culturally bankrupt Tuesday
Jan 25, 2016 • 22 min
The tides are turning on Australia Day. Not a moment too soon. Here’s Google: https://newmatilda.com/2016/01/26/the-worlds-most-popular-website-just-ripped-the-rug-out-from-under-australia-day/ Fat Shame on You!…
294: 294: Living in a bubble
Jan 24, 2016 • 32 min
Are you taking the day off? TAKE THE DAY OFF! Screw the business lobby! Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel_and_Dimed And here is where it’s mentioned in the context of Zach Galifianakis’s (erhem) new comedy…
293: 293: The Bad Audient
Jan 21, 2016 • 26 min
292: 292: First Impressions
Jan 20, 2016 • 16 min
First impressions often last. So do photos. Contemporary rabbit ears, demonstrated here in the Tom Hanks photobomb discussed this morning, can be seen in this collection:…
291: 291: One person’s childbirth is another person’s trip to the shops
Jan 19, 2016 • 21 min
The book we recommend is Out of Shape by Mel Campbell. http://melcampbell.com.au/books/
290: 290: The wellness episode
Jan 18, 2016 • 25 min
Morning! The Adele video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nck6BZga7TQ
289: 289: Poetry in Motion
Jan 13, 2016 • 11 min
Here’s our mate Leaping Larry as mentioned by Lorin today. Hilair. Here: http://leapster.com.au/2016/01/01/the-low-road-2015-pt-1/ and more here: http://leapster.com.au/2016/01/02/the-low-road-2015-pt-2/
288: 288: Opposite Sides
Jan 12, 2016 • 8 min
Summer series on tour.
287: 287: Wild Animals
Jan 11, 2016 • 8 min
Morning everybody… http://bowieandanimals.tumblr.com
286: 286: The Stupidly Small Travelling Roadshow
Jan 10, 2016 • 12 min
286: The Stupidly Small Travelling Roadshow
285: 285: Bring out your dead.
Jan 6, 2016 • 10 min
Bring out your dead.
284: 284: Jackpot!
Jan 5, 2016 • 8 min
284: Jackpot!
283: 283: Sock match!
Jan 4, 2016 • 6 min
282: 282: Happy new year: quality over quantity
Jan 3, 2016 • 8 min
Here’s the Mark Davis article about the uberfication of the workforce from the end of last year: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/21/the-new-middle-class-obsession-job-security-and-the-uberfication-of-work
281: 281: New Years Eve Edition - Lower your expies
Dec 30, 2015 • 9 min
280: 280: Retrograde and repulsive
Dec 29, 2015 • 5 min
279: 279: Our summer competition!
Dec 28, 2015 • 10 min
278: 278: You can’t roast a chicken with its head on
Dec 27, 2015 • 11 min
277: 277: Christmas Day edition
Dec 24, 2015 • 10 min
276: 276: Christmas Eve edition
Dec 23, 2015 • 10 min
275: 275: No Webber! No Way!
Dec 22, 2015 • 15 min
Plus this episode has the equivalent of a DVD extra in it… stick around until the end. Croissants! Thanks to Anthony Hardy, Beaumaris Bureau Chief, for feeding us this morning.
274: 274: sitting around in our undies
Dec 21, 2015 • 13 min
Hello!
273: 273: Summer series 1: go the mincy
Dec 20, 2015 • 19 min
The first episode of our summer series kicks off with that fabulous feature of all Australian summers: the hangover.
272: 272: Perception
Dec 17, 2015 • 28 min
Hello everybody! Thanks to Holly for singing for us and thanks to all of you for a cracking year. Next week we start the summer series. It’s going to be a corker (we haven’t thought about it). Today we talked about Guy Smiley on The Muppets. Turns out we…
271: 271: Wrong way escalating
Dec 16, 2015 • 32 min
271: Wrong way escalating The following podcast contains: Stew dressed as a cow A complete misunderstanding of escalators A show walk-out Sant You don’t want to miss this one. And here’s the party cow doing guns away cosmic psychos
270: 270: Jingle the ice and come for a ride
Dec 15, 2015 • 22 min
Happy birthday! Spagett: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyh3C1xDT3Y
269: 269: Sven and Sinkers together at last
Dec 14, 2015 • 32 min
Today Stewart tells us the saddest story in the world and Lorin introduces us to Sven. Happy Tuesday everybody.
268: 268: Banished to the builder’s couch
Dec 13, 2015 • 23 min
HELLO! Lorin’s relationship with the builder goes to the next level and Stew’s plastic bag full of money cops a beating. Thanks to everybody for existing!
267: 267: Tostatido Time!
Dec 10, 2015 • 32 min
This podcast is completely ridiculous. Elliot Goblet: http://www.elliotgoblet.com.au MASSIVE thanks to this week’s Stupidly Small sponsor, Alex Russell wines: http://www.alexrussellwines.com.au Enter promo code STUPID2015 for 10% off!!
266: 266: Greed, fat shaming and Monica Lewinsky
Dec 9, 2015 • 24 min
Internet comments are the worst - but would we be worse off without them? Why are humans so weird? Plus: Daryl Sommers gets a mention. Again. MASSIVE thanks to this week’s Stupidly Small sponsor, Alex Russell wines: http://www.alexrussellwines.com.au…
265: 265: You’ve got to pick a penny or two
Dec 8, 2015 • 27 min
MASSIVE thanks to this week’s Stupidly Small sponsor, Alex Russell wines: http://www.alexrussellwines.com.au Enter promo code STUPID2015 for 10% off!!
264: 264: There’s a heap of TVs in landfill
Dec 7, 2015 • 22 min
Today we talk about workplace characters… and Dave. MASSIVE thanks to this week’s Stupidly Small sponsor, Alex Russell wines: http://www.alexrussellwines.com.au Enter promo code STUPID2015 for 10% off!!
263: 263: Summer time and the rash has sprung
Dec 6, 2015 • 28 min
Morning! We have T shirts AND a sponsor: http://www.alexrussellwines.com.au Enter promo code STUPID2015 for 10% off!!
262: 262: The 100 Club
Dec 3, 2015 • 36 min
Happy Friday! Congratulations to our chief chief today. She knows who she is. Thanks also to Matt for this Horatio Caine’s best work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mznsEcZlM2I And here’s the piece about guns and child slavery:…
261: 261: Off the grid with Bill
Dec 2, 2015 • 27 min
Thursday! Orright! Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? https://hbr.org/2013/08/why-do-so-many-incompetent-men Facebook and the future of work:…
260: 260: Moist
Dec 1, 2015 • 24 min
This one’s a bit of a revelation. Stew has changed his entire perspective on the universe. HAPPY WEDNESDAY EVERYBODY! Moist: http://fusion.net/story/148611/science-explains-why-you-hate-the-word-moist-study/
259: 259: The One Rule
Nov 30, 2015 • 19 min
Morning! Russian royalty: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-30/russian-royal-kulikovsky-farewelled-in-darwin-after-dying-alone/6984476
258: 258: Funny as a fart
Nov 29, 2015 • 24 min
Morning! Human response to accordion: http://www.downvids.net/typical-human-reaction-to-the-sound-of-accordion-703392.html Seinfeld door: http://1037wffx.iheart.com/onair/walton-and-johnson-51391/guy-makes-a-door-sensor-that-14156349 And just for Stew…
257: 257: Super Zeitgeisty
Nov 26, 2015 • 23 min
Happy Friday everybody! Today we talk about gig etiquette. Finally.
256: 256: Coming together in shared hatred
Nov 25, 2015 • 22 min
Morning! Here’s Stew’s what’s in my phone: http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/gist/2015/11/the_gist_david_steinberg_on_comedy_history_and_brussels_on_lockdown.html
255: 255: Let us give thanks
Nov 24, 2015 • 21 min
Helloooo! Happy Thanksgiving for tomorrow (fourth Thursday of November, for those playing at home). What’s in Stew’s phone? This is: http://www.cracked.com/blog/isis-wants-us-to-invade-7-facts-revealed-by-their-magazine/
254: 254: Do carrots have feelings?
Nov 23, 2015 • 24 min
Morning! Today’s show is entirely ridiculous and we thank everyone for being involved.
253: 253: Embarrassed about a biscuit
Nov 22, 2015 • 24 min
Morning! Thanks to everyone for getting involved. You should definitely subscribe to @newmatilda if you’re that way inclined… https://newmatilda.com/2015/11/19/after-going-hard-on-union-corruption-the-liberal-party-now-has-problems-of-its-own/
252: 252: The Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas - weddings
Nov 19, 2015 • 30 min
Did Stew remember the theme music? Find out the shocking conclusion TODAY. Here’s the wedding video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBCH_vswYKk And… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhSShOKqBJo Thanks to festival sponsor New Matilda and to you, for…
251: 251: The Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas: Bartering
Nov 18, 2015 • 24 min
Thanks again to @newmatilda for being our official festival partner. Subscribe today.
250: 250: The Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas: Parking Signs
Nov 17, 2015 • 28 min
Thank you to Karen for today’s stupidly small idea. Thanks also to New Matilda for unwittingly partnering with us today on this important project.
249: 249: The Festival of Stupidly Small ideas - #ALLMYMOVIES
Nov 16, 2015 • 31 min
In which Lorin crashes and burns. Thanks to our unwitting Festival Partners, New Matilda!
248: 248: The Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas - Food Trucks
Nov 15, 2015 • 25 min
Gluten Free art: http://glutenimage.tumblr.com And thanks to our sponsors! New Matilda! http://newmatilda.com/
247: 247: A trombone in the hand is worth two in the bush
Nov 12, 2015 • 35 min
F-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-funbaaaag Friiiiday! Welcome everybody! Introducing Chief Chief de Bureau Chief of the week, Dave. His band’s podcast is here: http://www.theprairieoysters.com.au/Site/Podcast/Podcast.html and Anthony Morgan’s podcast:…
246: 246: A queue of Greek robots
Nov 11, 2015 • 20 min
Orders for T shirts… we’re taking them now!
245: 245: Happy Gough Day
Nov 10, 2015 • 20 min
Morning everybody!
244: 244: Try and avoid the stupidy
Nov 9, 2015 • 16 min
Picture this: do you have aphantasia? Find out: http://www.iflscience.com/brain/cant-imagine-pictures-your-mind-you-might-have-aphantasia
243: 243: 8 attractive dingbats
Nov 8, 2015 • 23 min
Today is NOT the start of the festival. It is, however, the start of T shirts. Also hello.
242: 242: Stupidly calm
Nov 5, 2015 • 25 min
In which Stewart proposes a cult. The Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas starts on Monday. Who knows what that will be like? Nobody! Bushwhack Bill: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bushwick-bill-geto-boy-a-documentary-film
241: 241: We’ve done lots of research
Nov 4, 2015 • 20 min
Morning! Very important news story: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=11540299
240: 240: The self indulgent edition
Nov 3, 2015 • 16 min
This edition involves therapy, weight loss and a trash and treasure segment. Anyone got an iPhone 5 for Stew?
239: 239: What to do with the Melbourne Cup
Nov 2, 2015 • 23 min
Today we talk about the Melbourne Cup with the result that if you are the FIRST LISTENER to get in touch and nominate the third horse for our trifecta, you can help us win money for an animal welfare organisation we haven’t yet figured out the details of…
238: 238: Bang Your Head on the Microwave
Nov 1, 2015 • 20 min
This is a weird one. Happy Monday! The excellent Raylene the racist is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Arkj3VYY2rU
237: 237: The brand new baby edition
Oct 29, 2015 • 19 min
Hello to everyone and thanks for getting in touch. Today we coin the phrase ‘to pre-Costanza’. You’re welcome.
236: 236: Tether: the end thereof
Oct 22, 2015 • 17 min
Lorin has her own Falling Down moment and gets totally Botched in the process. And Stew tries to lose us a few listeners. Apologies.
235: 235: Falling Down
Oct 21, 2015 • 20 min
The age of the most entitled is over! Thanks to everyone for your amazing contributions to the festival of stupidly small ideas.
234: 234: Happy Best Day!
Oct 20, 2015 • 13 min
Happy best day everybody! Today’s episode covers: what to do when someone gives you stink chicken; we launch our first two ‘foot-downs’ (finally, right?); and also: what’s in your phone? Science says trust your gut:…
233: 233: The old lady prison up the road
Oct 19, 2015 • 26 min
Snakes alive! http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/two-tiger-snakes-spotted-at-st-kilda-beach/story-fnpp4dl6-1227574458143
232: 232: O Brother Where Art Cow?
Oct 18, 2015 • 28 min
The Homeland graffiti: http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2015/oct/15/homeland-is-racist-artists-subversive-graffiti-tv-show
231: 231: Shunton Friday!
Oct 15, 2015 • 18 min
231: Shunton Friday! OMG everyone! It’s Shunton Friday! Hear about Stew’s racist faux pas - and that time in the Greyhound bus terminal full of prostitutes when the record scratched. You know when that happens? Neiths. Plus: babies are racist.…
230: 230: I wish I had a hangover so I could eat your burger
Oct 14, 2015 • 16 min
Everyone’s getting a going away party. Thanks to our karmic sponsors. Comedy in Daylesford. Hoorah: http://www.dharmaschool.com.au Here are Sammy J and Randy: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/sammy-j-and-randy-in-ricketts-lane/
229: 229: Stop feeding the possums. We know it’s one of you
Oct 13, 2015 • 19 min
Don’t feed the possums, wait at least one block before discussing whether your boss is the worst manager ever, and a big hello to Melody Moon. Lie in a worm farm and watch some comedy (or something): www.dharmaschool.com.au
228: 228: Nerd games
Oct 12, 2015 • 20 min
Lorin found a new thing she’s really bad at. Stew, on the other hand, is really good at knitting sticks. Here are the Comedy for Karma people: http://www.dharmaschool.com.au Thanks for being our friends x
227: 227: Karma: do your thang
Oct 11, 2015 • 25 min
Lozz had a great weekend. Reeeeeally great. Loved it. But on the plus side, we still have a studio. Plus hey! This Friday! Our sponsors: Comedy Karma - the fundraiser for Comedy Dharma: http://www.dharmaschool.com.au
226: 226: The Rattling Valiant Exhaust Pipe Awards
Oct 8, 2015 • 18 min
Today we talk about religion and sustainable fish, among other topics we are not experts in. And huge congratulations to Chief Chief Bureau Chief du Semaine, Nicole. Central Victorian Bureau Chief. What a legend.
225: 225: Just a kid from the suburbs
Oct 7, 2015 • 15 min
Where’s my war? This morning we talk about criticism - and why do you think Stew doesn’t like reading biographies? Go on, have a guess. By the way we are LOVING your suggestions for the Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas - please keep ‘em coming…
224: 224: Everyone has a mum voice
Oct 6, 2015 • 14 min
Fat club, good tradies, and being your mum. But most importantly… ATTENTION: all submissions of ideas for the Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas MUST be in by the 19th of October. WE NEED YOUR HELP!
223: 223: Welcome to Fat Club
Oct 5, 2015 • 13 min
And here are the nerds with go pros: http://www.sciencealert.com/watch-gopro-floats-to-space-films-earth-lands-in-desert-found-2-years-later
222: 222: Grand final debrief time!
Oct 4, 2015 • 23 min
Quite a lot covered in this one. Including: what’s in your phone? Much to Stewart’s horror, this is: http://www.theurbanlist.com/melbourne/a-list/3-melbourne-relaxation-treatments-you-need-in-your-life AND REMEMBER: we need your input for the Festival of…
221: 221: Pranksters! Whacky funsters! Let the hilarity ensue!
Oct 1, 2015 • 17 min
Massive F-f-f-f-f-f funbaaaag F-f-f-f-Fridaaaaaaay today! Firstly, Stupidly Small is now accepting alternate intro music for F-f-f-f-funbag Friday AND What’s In Your Phone. Now is your time to shine. Call in on the website’s voicemail or send us an email…
220: 220: Stew invents a word game
Sep 30, 2015 • 16 min
You have been warned. Also: we missed International Podcasting Day yesterday. And look, their line is “start the conversation”! http://internationalpodcastday.com Another reason to shun them in favour of the Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas. Keep sending…
219: 219: An affair to remember
Sep 29, 2015 • 15 min
Will the marriage survive? http://www.theplaidzebra.com/starting-work-before-10am-isnt-just-soul-crushing-this-scientist-says-its-equivalent-to-torture/
218: 218: Taking home Charlie
Sep 28, 2015 • 16 min
Send us your stupidly small ideas for the Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas.
217: 217: Son of Satan
Sep 27, 2015 • 24 min
Morning, all! 15 interesting facts about reading for international literacy day
216: 216: Get a haircut
Sep 24, 2015 • 27 min
Have a Friday kind of a day! Unless you’re Stew. And also: get in touch! Festival coming up, spotlight on the bureau chiefs… It’s all happening!
215: 215: The Sexist Superhero
Sep 23, 2015 • 30 min
Hooray pay day! What’s in your phone (and also your brain): http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2015/09/make-you-happy-2/
214: 214: Do evil unto evil
Sep 22, 2015 • 18 min
This does not constitute legal advice. And remember: we’ve decided that like everyone else in Australia we’re capable of running our own festival. The Bestival Festival? The Festival of Stupidly Small Ideas? Keep the ideas coming. You’re excellent. The…
213: 213: Borrie in a bag
Sep 21, 2015 • 14 min
Yeah look we’re really sorry about this one. Loving your festival ideas. For those who haven’t caught up yet: we’ve invented a festival and we need your ideas for it. Get in touch with ideas, themes, questions etc. Have good Tuesdays…
212: 212: How to be a super hero
Sep 20, 2015 • 19 min
It’s official. Stew’s a superhero. ALSO OFFICIAL: The Bestival Festival! We’ve decided to run our own festival. It’s Australia’s first podcast festival. What does that mean? WHO KNOWS! It’s up to you! Send through ideas, questions, themes, topics… we have…
211: 211: Escape from the valley of the plebs
Sep 17, 2015 • 34 min
F-f-f-f-funbaaaag F-f-f-f-Fridaaay! WE LOVE YOU SPACEWISE… http://www.spacewisefurniture.com.au
210: 210: Film criticism done right.
Sep 16, 2015 • 32 min
Hey chumps! Welcome to Thursday! This week’s sponsor: http://www.spacewisefurniture.com.au
209: 209: George Clooney and lose meat sandwiches
Sep 15, 2015 • 18 min
Welcome to today’s podcast - Christy Turlington, Helena Bonham Carter, Ally Sheedy and Zooey Deschanel join Mick Molloy and Daryl Sommers. Or something like that. Loose meat sandwiches: http://www.southernplate.com/2015/01/loose-meat-sandwiches.html This…
208: 208: Welcome to your inner sexist
Sep 14, 2015 • 18 min
Refugee crisis: why one boy’s tragedy created a wave of empathy Check out our excellent sponsor this week Space Wise Furniture http://www.spacewisefurniture.com.au
207: 207: Sport and death
Sep 13, 2015 • 21 min
Monday! I got drunk with the funeral industry to find out what happens when we die: http://www.buzzfeed.com/hayleycampbell/i-got-so-drunk-at-the-death-show-that-i-lost-my-bra#.onjONamka AND THANK YOU! To this week’s SPONSOR! WOOT! It’s…
206: 206: The Great Lost Episode
Sep 13, 2015 • 11 min
This is the episode we lost so PLEASE IGNORE THE DATE AT THE START OF IT. We’re all at a crossroads.
205: 205: The smoking robot
Sep 9, 2015 • 20 min
Morning! Here’s Tony, melting down: http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2015/s4309488.htm
204: 204: Somewhere out there is someone just like you
Sep 8, 2015 • 16 min
The twins swapped at birth story Lorin tried to remember is: The mixed up brothers of Bogota: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/12/magazine/the-mixed-up-brothers-of-bogota.html?_r=0 Here’s how to find your doppleganger:…
203: 203: Stew’s big adventure
Sep 7, 2015 • 21 min
Stew tells us about all the great things he got up to on his holiday he forgot to tell us about.
202: 202: Floating in the water
Sep 3, 2015 • 17 min
Welcome to the very first episode of Friday exposé.
201: 201: Lessons in eavesdropping
Sep 2, 2015 • 14 min
Thursday! It’s a thing!
200: 200: 200? That’s ridic!
Sep 1, 2015 • 19 min
In which we dream up the concept of Lunatic Soup. This invovles YOUR input. Get involved. What’s in my phone? http://yournewswire.com/200-year-old-mummified-buddhist-monk-not-dead-say-experts/
199: 199: Spring has sprung! Take off your psycho undies!
Aug 31, 2015 • 20 min
In which we coin the phrase disgustenshiezen and revel in the glory of ALMOST BEING 200 EPISODES OLD!
198: 198: Stupidly Fat Club
Aug 30, 2015 • 21 min
Stew wants to start a fat club. Ignore him. If you’re interested in politics, you should definitely read New Matilda more: https://newmatilda.com And a little less serious but recently very interesting: http://www.buzzfeed.com/tag/australian_politics
197: 197: He’s a douchebag and I hate his family
Aug 27, 2015 • 22 min
Hi everybody! Welcome to Friday! Buy a TV and watch this ad and tell Stew what you think: https://www.tac.vic.gov.au/road-safety/tac-campaigns/tac-latest-campaigns
196: 196: Memories, all alone with our memories
Aug 26, 2015 • 24 min
Completely ridic. (we get confused about two Cat Stevens songs in this one). Enjoy Thursday, jerks!
195: 195: Groundhog day: how not to do a podcast
Aug 25, 2015 • 13 min
Really this is the worst. A thousand apols. We seriously don’t really know what happened today. We discuss: The Nanny, Cheers, creative juices, puss, pudding, and the Metaphorical Table. Today’s what’s in your phone is the unspeakably excellent Anthony…
194: 194: Who Killed the Garbage Man?
Aug 24, 2015 • 16 min
It’s Tuesday! In potentially more disturbing news, the entire movie of They Call Me Bruce is on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j19sVYPrmf4 Have a good one. Now. Do it.
193: 193: Cocaine in the soap
Aug 23, 2015 • 13 min
Yo! Teen girls revolutionise language: https://www.facebook.com/amightygirl/posts/891521160884198:0
192: 192: F-F-F-F-Frenchie Friday
Aug 20, 2015 • 17 min
Thanks to everybody who’s been in touch lately. You know who you are. - Linda Sibella and Mandy Cole.
191: 191: Playing the crotch fiddle on the way to being hung over
Aug 19, 2015 • 21 min
We want plates: https://twitter.com/WeWantPlates
190: 190: Upside down on the car mantlepiece
Aug 18, 2015 • 13 min
Stew tells us it’s February in this one. Ignore him. Today’s what’s in your phone: http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-think-they-ve-found-a-way-to-help-people-forget-their-drug-addictions
189: 189: The New Awkward
Aug 17, 2015 • 23 min
188: 188: Don’t get old
Aug 16, 2015 • 17 min
In which football intersects with the arts…
187: 187: The Sherif comes to town
Aug 13, 2015 • 23 min
It’s Friday, cats! Montreal-style bagels to Johnston Street… http://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/food-and-drink/article/mile-end-coming-fitzroy
186: 186: Mick Dolce and Barry Gabbana head to Bali
Aug 12, 2015 • 23 min
Hi everybody!
185: 185: Change Your Mind, Close Your Bank
Aug 11, 2015 • 16 min
In which we discuss MIFF etiquette and banks being The Actual Worst. Hey, it’s Wednesday.
184: 184: It’s Lorin’s birthday! Stew gets a present!
Aug 10, 2015 • 14 min
The Twisted History of the Happy Birthday Song: http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/legal-tussle-to-make-happy-birthday-to-you-free http://boingboing.net/2015/08/07/the-twisted-history-of-the-hap.html
183: 183: Large amounts of cash in a brothel
Aug 9, 2015 • 14 min
Things go a little awry in this one.
182: 182: Most annoying customer ever
Aug 6, 2015 • 29 min
Do you poo in bookstores? http://www.buzzfeed.com/michellerial/does-walking-into-a-bookstore-make-you-want-to-poop#.mx7NDV84V Thanks to joyful ceremonies for this week of sponsorship. Get 10% off if you mention our name: http://www.joyfulceremonies.com.au
181: 181: Father Sparklepants becomes a cop
Aug 5, 2015 • 29 min
The devastating article about gender bias: http://jezebel.com/homme-de-plume-what-i-learned-sending-my-novel-out-und-1720637627 Hitchbot: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/aug/03/hitchbot-hitchhiking-robot-destroyed-philadelphia This week’s…
180: 180: You don’t mess with the ring-stinger
Aug 4, 2015 • 16 min
Also! This week’s joyful sponsor, Joyful Ceremonies, are giving YOU a 10% discount! Amazing! All you have to do is mention Stupidly Big! http://www.joyfulceremonies.com.au Thanks to Jenny from Joyful Ceremonies and thanks to all of you, too.
179: 179: Rock bottom
Aug 3, 2015 • 17 min
We finally hit rock bottom. Thanks to this week’s sponsor, www.joyfulceremonies.com.au
178: 178: How to say yes to nice things
Aug 2, 2015 • 22 min
Morning all! Thanks to today’s Stupidly Big Sponsor Joyful Ceremonies. They won’t do sixtieths and will be nicer to you than Stew would.
177: 177: This podcast is immusing
Jul 30, 2015 • 24 min
Happy relaxo-Fri, twerps!
176: 176: The Intelligent Hoodlum eats a tart
Jul 29, 2015 • 12 min
This is a shorty today. Sorry about that!
175: 175: Stew’s birthday edition
Jul 28, 2015 • 19 min
HAPPY IT’S NOT YOUR BIRTHDAY, STEW FARRELL! Laura the lizard: http://mashable.com/2015/07/17/laura-lizard-bubbles/
174: 174: Because we said so
Jul 27, 2015 • 24 min
Hello everybody. Happy Stew’s nearly birthday!
173: 173: He’s got the rhythm but he don’t have the spirit
Jul 26, 2015 • 29 min
Morning! May you be woken this morning by your local screaming yellow-faced pot-clanger in the spirit of joy (and her husband). Here’t the guy at the music festival: http://mashable.com/2015/07/22/t-in-the-park-2015-dancer/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link
172: 172: Running zombies and sugared weetbix
Jul 22, 2015 • 26 min
The zombie running app: https://zombiesrungame.com Colour blind guy: http://www.sciencealert.com/watch-a-colourblind-guy-freak-out-when-he-sees-colour-for-the-first-time
171: 171: A dash of Devito
Jul 21, 2015 • 36 min
Today we talk about expectations, couples, and sleep deprivation: http://www.sciencealert.com/just-one-night-of-sleep-loss-can-alter-our-genes-study-finds
170: 170: Choppers, sharks and mobile phones
Jul 20, 2015 • 21 min
Hello everybody!
169: 169: Shouting woot on the table
Jul 19, 2015 • 25 min
Hello everybody! Here’s our mate @fuckingmorgan providing some much needed opposition… https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=DeiECrCuuQA&app=desktop
168: 168: Are you from out of town?
Jul 16, 2015 • 24 min
Stew’s a lumberjack and he’s okay.
167: 167: Books we don’t know the titles of
Jul 15, 2015 • 26 min
Today we talk about jet fuelled couches, books and film. http://www.buzzfeed.com/minouclark/hilarious-books-guaranteed-to-make-you-lol#.pp3ABwXzw
166: 166: Don’t trust the ice cream guy
Jul 14, 2015 • 22 min
For your San Fransisco meeting needs: http://www.midwaymeetup.com/
165: 165: Cheesecake Humperdink and the strolling Orangutang
Jul 13, 2015 • 26 min
Morning, all! http://waitbutwhy.com/table/whats-your-favorite-hidden-gem-on-the-internet Here’s one of the reddit ones: https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/300h7a/whats_the_best_website_ive_never_heard_of/
164: 164: Anyone for tennis?
Jul 12, 2015 • 20 min
Some of us have had no sleep. Welcome to Monday!
163: 163: Release the turtle chokers
Jul 9, 2015 • 14 min
FUNBAG FRIDAY! Here’s our mate Jeff Sparrow: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/08/the-return-of-helen-demidenko-on-culture-war-and-the-value-of-truth Turtle choker!…
162: 162: Feeling old is new again
Jul 8, 2015 • 18 min
Morning! High priest of douche: http://www.9news.com.au/world/2015/07/08/15/25/broadway-theatregoer-jumps-on-stage-to-charge-phone-at-fake-powerpoint
161: 161: Ghost busters and a cup of Bonox
Jul 7, 2015 • 17 min
In which we discuss the possibility of us being actual siblings.
160: 160: In a galaxy far far away
Jul 6, 2015 • 29 min
Hello Tuesday!
159: 159: Mentalsexuals and Hipsties
Jul 5, 2015 • 27 min
Good morning, Monday. Happy Stew’s-nearly-birthday!
158: 158: Welcome to Time Shift Radio
Jul 2, 2015 • 31 min
Funbag Friday! Bubble wrap no longer pops: the end of the world as we know it. http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/07/02/sealed_air_corp_s_redesigned_ibubble_wrap_can_t_be_popped.html The link the Weston Creek Bureau Chief sent through about…
157: 157: Geelong and the butt Nazi
Jul 1, 2015 • 28 min
Hope your day is better than this: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11513888/Window-cleaners-spin-out-of-control-on-Shanghai-skyscraper.html
156: 156: Look, I just need a cab.
Jun 30, 2015 • 27 min
Hey! Everyone! Tomorrow’s phone-in Thursday! Go here: http://stupidlybig.com/voicemail/
155: 155: The Mind and Body Special!
Jun 29, 2015 • 29 min
Hello! Here’s the Sydney Writers Festival Podcast again (select the Norman Doige episode for the brain healing conversation): https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sydney-writers-festival/id985898011?mt=2 Here’s his book: http://www.normandoidge.com Here it…
154: 154: There are no dunnies and someone stole the nuts
Jun 28, 2015 • 28 min
Morning, all! Antonin Scalia ‘Sick Burn’ Generator: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/low_concept/2015/06/justice_scalia_insult_generator_how_the_supreme_court_justice_would_mock.html
153: 153: Only suckers pay retail
Jun 25, 2015 • 30 min
In which Stew gets a parking fine and Lorin watches a guy peel an apple. Tune in for all the important stuff. Have good Fridays everybody x
152: 152: Grandfathers and fat guys on bikes
Jun 24, 2015 • 27 min
Lorin wrote something about her grandfather here.
151: 151: Let’s get humping
Jun 23, 2015 • 29 min
How to hide your money.
150: 150: Some really big ideas, and the weather
Jun 22, 2015 • 24 min
In this one we talk about the weather and it doesn’t go very well at all. Stories of You Podcast: http://www.storiesofyoupodcast.com Sydney Writers Festival Podcast: http://www.swf.org.au/audio-podcasts/
149: 149: Another bloody metaphor
Jun 21, 2015 • 20 min
Spoiler alert on the Matilda’s match! The best of Tumblr: http://best-of-tumblr.tumblr.com
148: 148: A real shack in the Andes
Jun 18, 2015 • 31 min
The piece of theatre from 2004 that Lorin was talking about (directed by Ros Horin): http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/01/14/1073877892681.html?from=storyrhs That George Megalogenis piece about political conviction, polls and so on again:…
147: 147: Chop-stained fashion plate
Jun 16, 2015 • 21 min
Swatch and BEYOND! http://www.swatchandbeyond.com/index.php?categoryID=100
146: 146: Teenagers and idiots
Jun 15, 2015 • 27 min
Keep it low and go go go! Here’s Malcolm Knox’s book about supermarkets.
145: 145: Banned from the library and nowhere to go
Jun 14, 2015 • 19 min
Today’s a bit late. Never again. Sorry. AND GOOD MORNING!
144: 144: Feedback F-F-F-F-Fridaaaaaay!
Jun 11, 2015 • 28 min
Comin atcha! Thanks so much to everybody for getting in touch.
143: 143: She’s fat, she’s bald and she lives in a tip
Jun 10, 2015 • 28 min
Lorin just sounds better every day. How to be a minimalist: Konmari: http://www.luckyshops.com/article/konmari-method-closet-cleaning The minimalists: http://www.theminimalists.com/21days/day3/
142: 142: Get a real job, buy a house
Jun 9, 2015 • 25 min
Morning everybody!
141: All that is wrong with the world (plus an ode to MX guy)
Jun 8, 2015 • 28 min
Back to the later, longer, arguably less weird Stupidly Small podcasts we know and love. Today we talk about politics (and we mention this article about Anders Breivik by Karl Knausgaard: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/05/25/the-inexplicable).…
140: 140: Raw Prawn
Jun 4, 2015 • 18 min
Thanks to everyone who’s been in touch. We’ll be back on board next week with the usual programming. Whatever that might turn out to be. Massive thanks to this week’s sponsor, the Cosmic Psychos!! NO MORE SLEEPS UNTIL THEIR ALBUM. Get it here:…
139: 139: It’s a metaphor dammit
Jun 3, 2015 • 15 min
Massive thanks to the Cosmic Psychos, this week’s Stupidly Small podcast sponsor. http://www.cosmicpsychos.com.au
138: 138: Sad in a dungeon but it could be worse
Jun 2, 2015 • 15 min
Lifeline: 13 11 14
137: 137: That guy stole my chicken
Jun 1, 2015 • 14 min
Cosmic Psychos http://www.cosmicpsychos.com.au
136: 136: Take that Rudy
May 31, 2015 • 23 min
Hello everyone. A week of quickies. Except for this one… Our sponsors! Cosmic Psychos! http://www.cosmicpsychos.com.au
135: 135: Weekend people suck
May 28, 2015 • 12 min
Friday! http://learntoliveglobal.org/yanti-interviewed-at-npr/
134: 134: What happened to the badges?
May 27, 2015 • 14 min
Today’s podcast makes no sense whatsoever and we are delirious. Sponsors! These guys! http://www.learntoliveglobal.org
133: 133: The Gross-Out Episode
May 26, 2015 • 13 min
Gross out warning for this one. Stew’s sinus infection goes particularly well here. Learn to live: http://www.learntoliveglobal.org
132: 132: Do we even like Europeans?
May 25, 2015 • 12 min
132: Do we even like Europeans? We’re not sure about anything anymore. Thanks to this week’s sponsors! http://www.learntoliveglobal.org
131: 131: The Be Careful What You Wish For Podcast
May 24, 2015 • 20 min
We’ve got super early starts this week so we’re going to do some smaller episodes for a bit - including this one which is about what happens when you make a wish and then hairy backpackers almost make it come true. Thanks so much to this week’s sponsors…
130: 130: Back to fart guy
May 21, 2015 • 20 min
Cool guys don’t look at explosions. Fart guy.
129: 129: Pistol Packin’ Mamma
May 20, 2015 • 26 min
Stew was on PBS again last night. It’s the PBS radio festival in Melbourne http://www.pbsfm.org.au And here’s the PO Box: PO Box 1436 Fitzroy North 3068
128: 128: Bad cop, bad cop
May 19, 2015 • 25 min
127: 127: The bad guys are wearing clean pants
May 18, 2015 • 23 min
Hello Tuesday!
126: 126: FREE BADGES!
May 17, 2015 • 27 min
Free badges! Hear about Stewart’s brush with the law and get yourself a free badge. Monday! It’s going to be alright after all.
125: 125: Wamp Swallabies and Welfare
May 14, 2015 • 28 min
125: Wamp Swallabies and Welfare Phew! Fun bag Friday! We got there! Louis CK: everything’s amazing and nobody’s happy. And here he is accepting his moth award.
124: 124: Boobs
May 13, 2015 • 20 min
Thanks everyone who’s been in touch over the past day or so. You’re all lovely. Here’s an episode about jet fuelled couches and boobs.
123: 123: A Proposal, a kiss, and missing out
May 12, 2015 • 27 min
A classic Stupidly Small podcast where we go everywhere and back again at least a few of times.
122: 122: Like Riding a Bike
May 11, 2015 • 20 min
Welcome back everybody!
121: 121: Get off the grid
May 6, 2015 • 17 min
Stew’s an anarchist.
120: 120: Sleep pods, sexism and doctors
May 5, 2015 • 21 min
The article about domestic violence. Keep the food tips coming!
119: 119: Melbourne food secrets exposed
May 4, 2015 • 24 min
Send in your food tips, people!
118: 118: Podcasting’s Night of Nights
May 3, 2015 • 23 min
Yes we talk about the Logies. For those who don’t know what the Logies are: well done!(If you must, you can find out more here). Also: we have a plan to fix Gold Class. Expressions of interest welcome.
117: 117: Slap, lip bite, moan
Apr 30, 2015 • 20 min
Happy Friday!
116: 116: All Hail Dichotomy Man
Apr 29, 2015 • 20 min
Hello idiots.
115: 115: Lobotomycast
Apr 28, 2015 • 23 min
In which Stew takes on Estonia, and we all feel guilty. Have good Wednesdays.
114: 114: Idiots Prosper
Apr 27, 2015 • 15 min
In which Stew had a big night. Thanks for playing everyone!
113: 113: No such thing as a free pie.
Apr 26, 2015 • 23 min
Morning! Andrew: villain or not? And congratulations Anna on being a masterpiece. Here’s the book Lorin’s in.
112: 112: Funbag Friday
Apr 23, 2015 • 22 min
Have a great Funbag Friday. Enjoy some Funeral Selfies: http://selfiesatfunerals.tumblr.com
111: 111: RIP the podsy.
Apr 22, 2015 • 13 min
On public mourning, the Internet, and 33% more flavoursome tomato sauce.
110: 110: It’s a podsy!
Apr 21, 2015 • 16 min
Welcome to Wednesday everybody!
109: 109: Is there anything worse?
Apr 20, 2015 • 28 min
Pete and Dud: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rVdYYb19m4
108: 108: No Stew today. Let’s hear our most listened-to interview.
Apr 19, 2015 • 11 min
Stew got stuck in Sydney. So here is the first of our interviews with writer and performer John Clarke about the history of humour.
107: 107: How to get into your own house.
Apr 16, 2015 • 30 min
Thanks everybody for a great week and remember to head over to the show sponsor PD Distribution to help support the show. http://pddistribution.com/
106: 106: The Food Edition
Apr 15, 2015 • 12 min
The Yum Cha article: http://www.buzzfeed.com/alexlee/11-things-white-people-say-at-yum-cha#.yg39DlWkl Thanks to our amazing sponsors, PD Distribution: http://pddistribution.com/
105: 105: Hey Hey it’s stupidly small
Apr 14, 2015 • 15 min
105: Hey Hey it’s stupidly small In which we discuss Hey Hey It’s Saturday. Thanks to our amazing sponsors, PD Distribution: http://pddistribution.com/
104: 104: It’s always about the dishes
Apr 13, 2015 • 22 min
Today we talk about: Why the snow is the best Why the snow is the worst Skating Domestic crimes against humanity The weird thing that goes on in Stew’s head every time Lorin speaks Seriously. If you’re a mental health professional, have a listen. What…
103: 103: The podcast that broke three times
Apr 12, 2015 • 23 min
We had a few goes at this. It goes very well for us indeed. Erica Banna with the helmet hair: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phDoorkQFXM
102: 102: Smoke and fairies
Apr 9, 2015 • 25 min
Welcome to Friday! This is collard: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collard_greens Keys, wallet and phone by the excellent Mel Campbell.
101: 101: Greek Easter 101
Apr 8, 2015 • 19 min
In which Stewart objects to multiculturalism and admits to being a little bit of a psycho. Passive aggressive notes: www.passiveaggressivenotes.com
100: 100: The 100th episode edition.
Apr 7, 2015 • 27 min
Happy birthday everybody!
99: 99: We got 99 Problems and a Toilet Beard Ain’t One
Apr 6, 2015 • 27 min
Hello everybody! The dragon Lorin couldn’t remember the name of is Sun Loong. The longest imperial drago in the world: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Loong Agro still exists: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agro_(puppet) Comedians recommend comedians:…
98: 98: The Anticipation Show
Apr 1, 2015 • 25 min
Have a great long weekend everybody. You’re excellent. The Easter Egg hunt at Werribee: http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/cadbury-easter-egg-hunt#.VRxZqFylbao
97: 97: Like a cat peeling an egg, these were days of our lives
Mar 31, 2015 • 26 min
Tips for peeling boiled eggs: the internet is full of them. What’s yours? Tomorrow is pretendy Friday - see you then!
96: 96: People Say Sex Is Great
Mar 30, 2015 • 27 min
Is there someone close to you who can’t fill in forms? What would you have for your last meal? Pancake Parlour, Smorgies or Sizzler? We ask the big questions. Here’s the death row restaurant:…
95: 95: Death by Chorizo
Mar 29, 2015 • 29 min
Happy Monday!
94: 94: The World Cup Edition
Mar 26, 2015 • 25 min
Thank you all for getting in touch. We now have a bureau chief from the future and a Surgeon General. This can only be a good thing. Other matters touched on in today’s show: The Seinfeld Situation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S69E3WhKUG8 Here’s the…
93: 93: What are you queueing for, you fool?
Mar 25, 2015 • 30 min
Hello! Mutley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30jVBNKMKJ0 The thong queue is in Thailand: http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/02/23/too-tired-to-stay-on-your-feet-why-not-wait-in-line-like-they-do-in-thailand/v Avoid the flower and garden show. Don’t say we…
92: 92: On the couch with Lorin and Stew
Mar 24, 2015 • 24 min
Today was a bit weird. Hello Wednesday.
91: 91: Freckles and Nibbles
Mar 23, 2015 • 26 min
Thanks to those who have been in touch this week. Today we talk about mixed lollies and Stew’s dad singing at the staff party.
90: 90: Leave it to the peanuts
Mar 22, 2015 • 22 min
Now that is a superior trouser. The article a few of you have sent us about serving food on a board: http://munchies.vice.com/articles/this-man-wants-people-to-stop-serving-food-on-wooden-boards
89: 89: Friendships, patience, and young people
Mar 19, 2015 • 30 min
Friday exists! Thanks to everybody, especially Anna, for this week, and thanks also to our sponsor for this week, The Flying Calamari Brothers.
88: 88: A glimpse of your future and a smelly poo
Mar 18, 2015 • 25 min
So we think Thursdays may be the new Tuesdays. Let’s see how that pans out. Thanks to our new bureau chief Craig. The story about the poo that turned the plane around. Yes we are aware it has been around for days. The story, not the plane. Or the poo. And…
87: 87: Wait long by the river for the massive fish
Mar 17, 2015 • 27 min
Thanks so much to these guys for being our sponsors this week: http://www.flyingcalamaribrothers.com.au/locate.html
86: 86: Christmas for idiotsHappy pretend to be Irish day.
Mar 16, 2015 • 29 min
Happy pretend to be Irish day. Our Tassie bureau chief has a comedy festival show: http://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2015/season/shows/born-with-a-tail-anthony-morgan Thanks so much to these guys for being our sponsors this week:…
85: 85: Decapitated by tissues
Mar 15, 2015 • 23 min
http://www.flyingcalamaribrothers.com.au
84: 84: Friday the 13th
Mar 12, 2015 • 18 min
Have a great Grand Prix weekend!
83: 83: Petty cash and intergenerational misfortune
Mar 11, 2015 • 22 min
Morning! George Megalogenis on why we don’t make things that are good for the country anymore: https://www.quarterlyessay.com/essay/2010/11/trivial-pursuit Reg Spiers: the man who posted himself to Perth in a box:…
82: 82: Welcome to Funky Town
Mar 10, 2015 • 28 min
Welcome to hump day, chumps. Monolith: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monolith Charles Jenkins and the amateur historians (and our mate Downesy): http://www.brunswickmusicfestival.com.au/program-2015-charles-jenkins-amateur-historians.htm
81: 81: Dancing Bear and the Wicked Witch
Mar 9, 2015 • 23 min
Morning! It’s Tuesday so the usual caveats apply. Have a good one, everybody…
80: 80: Start of the long weekend, my friend!
Mar 5, 2015 • 21 min
Several new bureau chiefs appointed this morning. Thanks to everybody for your involvement this week. Kai si ming: http://allrecipes.com.au/recipe/26868/kai-si-ming.aspx Mexicana meatballs:…
79: 79: Quick! Stop doing the right thing!
Mar 4, 2015 • 21 min
Today we forgot the name of True Detective and talked about why being ethical sucks. Thursday eh. Thanks to the Beaumaris Bureau Chief, Antony. Champ.
78: 78: Everybody Needs A Whiteboard
Mar 3, 2015 • 20 min
Hello Wednesday! Thanks to the Werribee Bureau Chief: http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/71/1877187/restaurant/Melbourne/Carls-Seafood-Werribee
77: 77: John Clarke comes to the party
Mar 2, 2015 • 27 min
Hello Tuesday!Nothing day. Bah. Thankfully, we spoke to John Clarke about Joyce Grenfell. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXhHFgDRNBQAlso getting a mention:Ruth draper http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_DraperEddie izzard http://www.eddieizzard.comBrandis,…
76: 76: Is that how you like it?
Mar 1, 2015 • 20 min
Morning! That ridiculous dress story, scienced. Have a good one everybody…
75: 75: Donut Beef Undies
Feb 26, 2015 • 27 min
Today we talk about Granny May’s and Edible Undies. Sorry about that. Carr’s Label Printing are this week’s sponsor and we are so grateful to them. Buy your stickers with them and 10% goes to the Stupidly Small sticker fund. Orright:…
74: 74: Rocketing to the carpark in flames
Feb 25, 2015 • 19 min
We got audited! The chopper Stew almost went down in: http://www.maverickhelicopter.com Super thanks to Carr’s Label Printing - buy a bunch of stickers from them and they’ll donate 10% of the cost to the Stupidly Small sticker fund:…
73: 73: If we were kids we’d hate this show
Feb 24, 2015 • 32 min
Thanks to everybody for your contributions this week. The show our Essex Bureau Chief mentioned was Towie: The Only Way is Essex http://www.itv.com/essex Thanks a billion to Carrs label printing - our sponsors this week: http://carrslabelprinting.com.au/
72: 72: Blow this buzz: it’s Lawrence Leung!
Feb 23, 2015 • 28 min
It’s Nothing Day! But that isn’t stopping us this morning. Lawrence Leung is doing a million things. Maximum Choppage is the TV show he spoke to us about, which starts TONIGHT on ABC2 at 9pm. He’s also doing a show at the Melbourne International Comedy…
71: 71: Kaz Cooke, more chiefs, and the worst joke ever told
Feb 22, 2015 • 23 min
Kaz Cooke brought us biscuits again! She also told us about Lillie May Bryer, whose profile pic was pretty grouse. Read the rest of Kaz’s blog here. She also mentioned Trove (where you can find newspapers/articles/fascinatery). Sencha quince from T2 is…
70: 70: Stupidly Small Goes to China.
Feb 19, 2015 • 27 min
Thanks so much everyone for playing this week. Today’s sponsor is Jason from the Music Dork Wife 2 Podcast: https://musicdorkwife2.wordpress.com
69: 69: The incredible inauguration of the bureau chiefs
Feb 18, 2015 • 22 min
Thank you to today’s sponsor, Paul Culliver from the Bath Time Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/bath-time/id911683587?mt=2 And a HUGE thank you to everybody who has been contributing.
68: 68: **Very Important Special Investigation**
Feb 17, 2015 • 17 min
YOU could be our new bureau chief. Yes you. You can leave voicemails here. PS. Thanks for playing. You’re entirely excellent.
67: 67: Everything’s Good On Toast
Feb 16, 2015 • 23 min
Today’s show was brought to you by milk, and Daniel from Frankston. Thanks to both of those entities for their enthusiastic contributions to the Stupidly Small podcast.
66: 66. First person to listen to this gets to be on the show every day this week
Feb 15, 2015 • 24 min
In which we discuss: The politics of toast with butter. Here’s the book we speak about that covers margarine v butter. How good’s Gideon. And… YOU CAN BE THIS WEEK’S STUPIDLY SMALL SPONSOR. FOR FREE!
65: 65: The Free Money Podcast!
Feb 12, 2015 • 22 min
FRIDAY! OMG! Thanks heaps to this week’s sponsor, The Workers Kitchen: https://www.facebook.com/theworkerskitchenfitzroy
64: 64: Will Anderson and Hamish & Andy are sabotaging our podcast
Feb 11, 2015 • 25 min
Thanks to the award-winning Thomas Caldwell for leaving a voicemail, which you can also do here: http://www.stupidlybig.com/voicemail/ Thanks to this week’s sponsor: https://www.facebook.com/theworkerskitchenfitzroy
63: 63: We Say This Often: We’re Against Humanity
Feb 10, 2015 • 27 min
Antibiotics also kill cancer cells. The big bang theory, exploded. Thanks to sponsor of the week, The Workers Kitchen: https://www.facebook.com/theworkerskitchenfitzroy
62: 62: Please excuse our idiocyncracity
Feb 9, 2015 • 25 min
Zoos Victoria does things like this. http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/02/02/this_book_only_opens_if_its_facial_recognition_software_decides_you_are.html Huge news over the weekend! THANKS TO THIS WEEK’S SPONSOR:…
61: 61: Spill! Spill! Spill! Plus Kaz Cooke!
Feb 8, 2015 • 25 min
Here’s the First Dog game. Thanks to the brilliant Kaz Cooke for telling us about this. And big thanks to this week’s sponsor, The Workers Kitchen which you’re not aloud to go to until next week. Remember: tell us What’s In Your Phone.
60: 60: YOU spoke and WE listened. And then we spoke again. Including Within the Clamshell (Rolling Thunder)
Feb 5, 2015 • 27 min
60: YOU spoke and WE listened. And then we spoke again Including What’s In the Clamshell (Rolling Thunder) Happy Friday everybody! Thanks to Heath Kerr for today’s instalment of Within the Clamshell. Topic? Rolling Thunder:…
59: 59: Stew’s actual boat actually sank
Feb 4, 2015 • 24 min
Stew owns a share in a boat. Things have not ended well. Who steals a frangipani? There’s also a ridiculous conversation about dishwasher steam and, well, farting. Not one of our more intellectual episodes. Also MASSIVE thanks to the Raccoon Club:…
58: 58: Bespoke Damper: Moments Away
Feb 3, 2015 • 23 min
A plane flies over us in this one. History of damper. Recipe for damper. Head On. Massive thanks to ponsor for this week (apologies to Lime Champions) The Raccoon Club.
57: 57: Surprise!
Feb 2, 2015 • 23 min
Happy Nothing Day, everybody! Today we talk about surprises and we then get so off track it’s not even worth describing. Apologies. Here’s why we cry on planes. THANK YOU to this week’s sponsor, the Raccoon Club!
56: 56: Help! Help! We Live in a bubble!
Feb 1, 2015 • 27 min
Peter Greste on his way home! Here’s the media in Queensland. Thanks so much to this week’s sponsor, The Raccoon Club in Plenty Road Preston. Happy Mondays everybody!
55: 55: Manson or Beiber?
Jan 29, 2015 • 25 min
Happy Friday, everybody! Younger siblings are funnier? What’s In Your Phone? This is.
54: 54: Lorin Looks Amazing
Jan 28, 2015 • 27 min
Rudyard Kipling’s If: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/175772 Tracey Spicer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PENkzh0tWJs Tina and Amy’s Golden Globe jokes: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/jan/11/tina-fey-amy-poehler-jokes-golden-globes Alex Papps…
53: 53: Lorin Is Not Wearing Pants
Jan 27, 2015 • 24 min
We apologise for this episode of Stupidly Small.
52: 52: We’re Back, Baby!
Jan 26, 2015 • 27 min
Welcome back to the Stupidly Small proper real life podcast! Deja vu all over again: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30927102 Social bookmarking: https://pinboard.in/
51: 51: OMG It’s The Final Summercast!
Jan 25, 2015 • 11 min
Yes, it’s the end of the little perky ones in the morning. Thanks heaps everybody for your enthusiastic if occasionally heated involvement over a lovely, long, lazy summer which (even though it nearly got cancelled) proved to be great start to 2015 for us…
50: 50: Rough Play With A Fluff Ball
Jan 22, 2015 • 11 min
50: Rough Play With A Fluff Ball A personal apology. Hey! It’s our fiftieth show! Happy birthday everybody! Now, down to business: we are so sorry we are attacking you in parks. This one goes out to Ellie and Mookie. Also, here’s a genius way of…
49: 49: Ferals v Crusties
Jan 21, 2015 • 12 min
49: Ferals v Crusties Is window-washing a gender issue? Hey! People who are women! Do windscreen washers not take no for answer? We also discuss crusties and ferals. Have a good Thursday and… Please put your bins out this evening if you live in: Nth…
48: 48: We Finally Stand Up For Ourselves
Jan 20, 2015 • 12 min
This one’s for Andrew. We’re pretty sure he’s part of the one percent. Stupidly Bins: It’s bin night in Reservoir, West Melbourne, Montmorency, Glenlyon and Trentham. All information Andrew wants you to struggle on without.
47: 47: Stupidly Big Pharma
Jan 19, 2015 • 11 min
47: Stupidly Big Pharma We don’t really know what happened in this one. Stupidly Bins Put your bins out in Castlemaine, Reservoir, Viewbank, Parts of Northcote.
46: 46: Je suis un stereotype
Jan 18, 2015 • 10 min
46: Je suis un stereotype French people are jus like everybody else. Stupidly Bins: it’s bin night in St Andrews, Bayside City Council between Beay Street and City Road, East St Kilda, Dorchester in Boston, Parts of York in WA, and some parts of…
45: 45: Ladies and gentlemen… the results are in.
Jan 15, 2015 • 11 min
Ladies and gentlemen… the results are in. In which we reveal the results of our summer poll. Freddy Got Fingered gets one star on Rotten Tomatoes. Stupidly Bins: Put your bins out in (parts of) Reservoir. You know who you are. Sunday: Put em out in…
44: 44: Old people are terrible and young people are annoying.
Jan 14, 2015 • 12 min
Oi! Welcome to Thursday! Stupidly Bins: it’s bin night tonight in North Fitzroy, Carlton, Heathmont, Greensborough, Brunswick, Reservoir in Victoria, Lyneham and Dixon in Canberra, Toronto in Canada, East of the Huon River in the Huon Valley in Tasmania.
43: 43: Did people used to be uglier?
Jan 13, 2015 • 10 min
43: Did people used to be uglier? We ask the big questions Mad Men hasn’t actually finished. Here’s Janet Malcolm on Gossip Girl. Sissy Spook (Sarah Snook) is in Predestination. Stupidly Bins: West Melbourne, Reservoir, Montmorency, Glenlyon, and Trentham.
42: 42: Rant Far From Over
Jan 12, 2015 • 9 min
42: Rant Far From Over In Which Stew Farrell Reveals He Used To Wear Camel Linen Pants and Boat Shoes A bit of a confession: in this episode we forgot to turn the air con off until a few minutes in, so please do not be alarmed by the fact that is seems we…
41: 41: Are Australians American?
Jan 11, 2015 • 12 min
Guess what! Lorin studied in Boston! Did she mention? Boston! Studied there! Good times. Also, drop bears. Stupidly Bins: St Andrews, Bayside City Council between Bay Street South Road, East St Kilda, City of Whitehorse/Mitcham: put out your bins!
40: 40: We’re Opening Jars Behind Closed Doors
Jan 8, 2015 • 11 min
The knife-popping trick. Sydney vs France. Amy Poehler’s book: yes please! Stupidly Bins: Reservoir. Sunday: Northcote, Panton Hill, St Andrews, Barwon Heads, Western Creek in Canberra.
39: 39: Summer: Yes Or No?
Jan 7, 2015 • 10 min
Do we need more scare ads? Are people no longer slip slop slapping? Should we be terrified out of the obesity crisis? Can we not be scared anymore? CAN WE NOT BE SCARED?! Stupidly Big Stupidly Bins today: North Fitzroy, Carlton, Greensborough, Brunswick…
38: 38: To Change One’s Mind is Good, as Shakespeare said. Taylor Swift v Todd Sampson
Jan 6, 2015 • 11 min
Taylor Swift v Todd Sampson In which we learn that Shakespeare coined some great sayings. Here’s Taylor Swift talking to Graham Norton. Here’s what she did for Christmas. Many other people have learned to love her too. Also Stew hearts Todd Sampson. Also…
37: 37: Stew Gets A Live Colonic Irrigation
Jan 5, 2015 • 11 min
Hello! How to improve your self-improvement. How to declutter your life. Number 12 involves putting a sock on some cords. Woah. The first step certainly should NOT be getting a colonic irrigation. Stew recommends The Day The Earth Stood Still. He…
36: 36: Back to Work Monday
Jan 4, 2015 • 11 min
We’ve been getting lots of mail. Here’s some of it. And welcome back Stupidly Bins: Monday: * St. Andrews * Bayside City Council between Bat Street and South Road. Recylcing, not green waste. * East St. Kilda, reminder to other people in and around Queen…
35: 35: Why Kids Should Be Banned From The Zoo: And So Should Adults
Jan 1, 2015 • 11 min
We have an annoying argument about parenting in this one. Also how good is the word togs. Pretty good. Can’t find the Louis CK quote but here are some of his best bits of parenting advice:…
34: 34: The New Year’s Day Edition: The Most Disappointing Day of the Year
Dec 31, 2014 • 11 min
Stew hasn’t been to bed. But it’s okay because he’s opting for quality over quantity.
33: 33: The New Year’s Eve Edition: A Great Time For Metaphor
Dec 30, 2014 • 11 min
In which we nominate Stupidly Small Podcast’s word of the year, man of the year and each other of the year. Also: was passive/aggressive always a thing?
32: 32: No Such Thing As A Sale: Here’s An Ice Cream Stick Boomerang
Dec 29, 2014 • 10 min
In which we have an awkward conversation about Lorin getting Stew an expensive gift in a sale and Stew not getting Lorin anything.
31: 31: Reunions and Funerals: I Choose Not To Speak
Dec 28, 2014 • 13 min
In which Stew becomes a consultant and we discuss icypolery.
30: 30: Boxing Day Edition: The Laziest Day of the Year
Dec 25, 2014 • 9 min
The Panforte was what we were trying to remember. No more shark jokes.
29: 29: Christmas Day Edition: Food Politics and Trees
Dec 24, 2014 • 12 min
Have a good one everybody. Vegetarian Christmas dishes. Comedians do Christmas crackers.
28: 28: Christmas Eve Edition
Dec 23, 2014 • 13 min
In which we speak about last minute shopping and this amazing documentary series. We also mention Roz Chast’s graphic memoir about her parents, an excerpt from which is here.
27: 27: THE SANTA SPOILER SPECIAL. DO NOT PLAY THIS ONE TO YOUR KIDS. SERIOUSLY.
Dec 22, 2014 • 14 min
Welcome to the second Stupidly Small Summercast. Now, we can’t say this enough. THIS IS THE SANTA SPOILER SPECIAL, if you know what we mean. Things get real pretty quickly. We’re talking about the dogs and the dude. Apart from the mythology question, this…
26: 26: No Bombing, No Heavy Petting, No Footy Shorts
Dec 21, 2014 • 11 min
Welcome to the first Stupidly Small Summercast. We’re trying to figure out what we’re doing. If anybody figures it out, please let us know. Who says “go to the pools”? Stupidly Bins isn’t happening in the Summercasts BUT Chrys, who is a casual worker,…
25: 25: The Court is Full of Friends
Dec 18, 2014 • 29 min
Got a spare $8.9 mil? Feel free to buy Stew his dream home… Thanks to everybody who has been sending us Christmas mail, including Tim who sent us Starman on DVD. Massive thanks again to this week’s sponsor, Ceres organic market and grocery. Open 7 days…
24: 24: ! We’re Keeping The Notes! ? What Do You Reckon About Keeping The Notes?
Dec 17, 2014 • 27 min
Happy Thursday! Today: Heath Kerr (Heata) came in for “VHS Heat”, potentially renamed “Within The Clamshell”. The Film we discussed is Battletruck or Warlords of the 21st Century. He also mentioned the Z-grade Carnival of Blood. Also Stew said something…
23: 23: The Wrap Around The Wrap Around
Dec 16, 2014 • 25 min
Links from today’s show: Frontline is currently on iView. You can name one of the craters on Mercury. NO GOOGLING. Call our voicemail or get in touch with any suggestions for our Christmas/summer themed micro-shows. Massive thanks again to this week’s…
22: 22: One Thing We Do Know for Certain
Dec 15, 2014 • 24 min
Today we talked briefly about the way the mainstream media and social media covered what’s now being called “the Sydney siege”. There are now whole articles about the extent of the various rumours circulating yesterday. Also liked a tweet from someone…
21: 21: The Busiest Time of the Year For The Man In Red
Dec 14, 2014 • 24 min
Today we discussed camping (Stew’s doing it wrong). We talked about our party (not a single fight!) and Stew gave us a titbit that references a film called Windrider. What does Santa do the other 11 months of the year? We speculate. No Stupidly Bins on…
20: 20: The Worst Podcast We’ll Ever Do
Dec 11, 2014 • 22 min
Stupidly Small : 20: The Worst Podcast We’ll Ever DoToday, we had a launch party, to launch the Stupidly Big media empire. People turned up. Lots of people. We love those people. We also love the people who listen to the Stupidly Small podcast and today…
19: 19: Talk to the Hand
Dec 10, 2014 • 25 min
Yesterday, Lorin saw Stew in the park and didn’t tell him. When is it okay to give the thousand yard stare? We really don’t clarify anything in this bit, except maybe that you shouldn’t say hi to anybody on a bike. The proper way to ignore someone. You…
18: 18: We’re Not Racist
Dec 9, 2014 • 28 min
Today: the important question of whether bloopers and stunts are lame or incredible. Des Bishop was the comedian we mentioned. Here he is talking about China. Margaret and David said farewell last night. The tributes are flowing. No bin night reminders…
17: 17: What’s On That Mattress?
Dec 8, 2014 • 28 min
Today we discussed haircuts, movies and sitting down. Apparently a hair surgeon isn’t what we thought it was. The name of the movie the excellent Mel Campbell sat through was Exodus: Gods and Kings. It didn’t star Webster. The Prime Minister’s…
16: 16: Not A Swell of Any Kind, Ground Or Otherwise
Dec 7, 2014 • 25 min
Michael Leunig’s Jet Ski cartoon contained the following text: Ode To A Jet-Ski Person Jet-ski person, selfish fink, May your silly jet-ski sink, May you hit a pile of rocks, Oh Hoonish, summer, coastal pox. Noisy, smoking, dickhead fool On your loathsome…
15: 15: Plant One On The Food Entrance.
Dec 4, 2014 • 25 min
Happy Friday, everybody! In this episode, we call for hand shaking to be compulsory and discuss bin etiquette and what to do when you finish a meal. The Church Mouse books are awesome. Here’s the weird little Indoor Bears book that some other bastard got…
14: 14: Has Anybody Seen My Keys?
Dec 3, 2014 • 26 min
Today we spoke to the great Leaping Larry L. Thanks Leapster. Our sponsors this week are The Super Rad Nail Sisters: From now until December 13, you can get a manicure with 2 nail art feature nails for $20 (regular price $45) or a gel polish manicure for…
13: 13: Avoid Hangovers, Stay Drunk
Dec 2, 2014 • 28 min
Today’s podcast contains the beginning of our first ‘History of Humour’ segment with writer/performer John Clarke. John’s contention is that there is humour pre-Seinfeld. TED Talk by David Byrne is here. The Goon Show is essentially surrealism, being…
12: 12: Is Stew Farrell Cheating on His Wife and Lying to His Boss?
Dec 1, 2014 • 10 min
In today’s podcast: Stew’s Catholic guilt and a romance backfire. We read an email from a Mr Cranium and then we get distracted by… Our launch party! Yes, it’s official, we’re having a launch party. Friday 12th December 7am - 8:30am. Worker’s Club.…
11: 11: Time to Believe the Stereotypes
Nov 30, 2014 • 25 min
Today we talk about stereotypes, voting, and Sovereign Hill (Lorin agrees with one of these reviews). This week’s sponsors are The Super Rad Nail Sisters. Welcome to Monday.
10: 10: Politics, Mad Max and OH&S
Nov 27, 2014 • 24 min
Today’s show contains our second ever guest. Our mate Heath Kerr has a crazy VHS collection and, as a student of Mad Maxology, he tells us about his favourite ever film, Mad Max and what it did for genre filmmaking. Check out David Eger on a motorbike. We…
9: 9: The Nasty Pastie Edition
Nov 26, 2014 • 25 min
Today’s episode was the episode in which we discovered that it’s generally not a good idea to cross Lorin. We also discussed the possibility of merch thanks to a strange message left for us on our company voicemail. Expressions of interest welcome on the…
8: 8: The Back Part Where You’d Have Guts If You Had Guts In Your Back
Nov 25, 2014 • 21 min
Welcome to Wednesday. Smug: try denying it. Especially if you’re Bono. By the way, this podcast comes with a warning: your head is probably going to fall of. Stop reading books! Thanks to Bhakthi and our mysterious other caller for getting in touch, which…
7: 7: Top Ten Tuesday
Nov 24, 2014 • 26 min
Today we speak to our first ever real life guest, the thoroughly excellent… Kaz Cooke! Kaz dropped in for a new segment called Do Drop In. We brought the tea. She brought the biscuits. Kaz has been doing a Creative Fellowship at the State Library of…
6: 6: Shopping Trolley to Hell
Nov 23, 2014 • 24 min
Today’s episode contains, as do many other great events in Western history, Winston Churchill. Here are the cranes paying tribute (they come in at about 3:50). Lots of weird ways to be buried. Apparently it’s not good to have a hot shower just before bed…
5: 5: The 100% Halal edition
Nov 20, 2014 • 27 min
Welcome to Friday. So it turns out we don’t know enough about “the Halal debate” but here’s an article about the animal cruelty aspect. In fact, if you’re interested in reading about the politics of meat production, this is interesting. Stew’s golf swing…
4: 4: Perving For Smart People
Nov 19, 2014 • 26 min
Today’s show touches on (heh) a new study that teaches people how to experience synaesthesia. Here’s a weight watchers message board on the dim sim. The English language is confusing. Here’s some bonus English language nerdery. Happy Thursday!
3: 3: A Complete Lack of Intellectual Rigour
Nov 18, 2014 • 23 min
Happy Wednesday, everybody! Today’s show’s show is a bit, as they say in the classics, loosey goosey. It includes: Susan Boyle’s album party, something called FOOGI which came about because of the long wait for MCC membership, a voicemail from the…
2: 2: World Politics and Important Food Tips
Nov 17, 2014 • 26 min
In today’s podcast we mention this article about this article about Australia’s Prime Minister in the Washington Post. Here’s the cringeworthy moment article and here’s a bonus cringe for you. Oof. Make yourself feel better with this (go science). We also…
1: 1: Really Nothing Like Popcorn Chicken
Nov 17, 2014 • 26 min
The inaugural Stupidly Small podcast contains a Scottish poetry recital, a description of Boston that is both unfair and inaccurate, and several unnecessarily hefty metaphors. Our poem today is read by the excellent Jenny Niven. The poet is Norman…