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May 25, 2020

It's essential that we can speak truth to power. It's essential that we give a group power to do this. It's essential to check their power. Wait, who does that? What's going on? Is journalism a job, a process or a culture? We start tugging at our own inevitably-biased threads and end up, as always, by placing the fourth...

May 19, 2020

Two things in this podcast are inevitable life - Nick and Chris. 

Nick is immune to death and Chris is immune to taxation.

What else is there to know? Why, some 40 minutes worth, as always!

May 15, 2020

It's always struck me as weird that there are laws to prevent cruelty against animals that don't apply to the ones we like to classify as food. I wonder if that would change if enough people kept sheep just for company. Or started eating possums. What's going on? 

Dive in to hear about Chris's dog and witness Nick's...

May 13, 2020

As a teenager I (Chris) had a joke book with 2000 gags from Australian lounge comic, Marty Fields. One of them I remember now and then was 'I'm not much of a gym goer, my motto is, no pain, no pain'. 

I guess I just share this anecdote as a reminder to be vigilant about the material you leave lying around your children...

May 7, 2020

In the future, everyone will be rounded up in order from most good to most evil and a line will be drawn at the halfway point beyond which everyone will be imprisoned. I just hope whoever draws the line is good. The act of imprisoning the evil half of the world can only be good :)