This week Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by comedian Matt Ford to learn about the ways people make money of of spooks. From the second great awakening, to ouija boards, to mediums and eventually reality tv, we find out how the unscrupulous use your long lost loves to make cold hard cash. PLUS a quick dip into the life of John Singleton thanks to Matt Ford.
It's Spring Carnival season and The "illustrious" Melbourne cup is just around the corner so with that in mind Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick learn about the story of Australia's Biggest Horse Race with special guest comedians Bronwyn Kuss and Nick Carr. They learn about the cost of fashions on the field, Horse Abbattoirs and French people who love chewing down some hoof. We also learn some happy stories about the lives of former race horses that aren't being eaten by Europeans.
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This week Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined by comedian Red Nevin to learn about Rudolph Valentino, The worlds first Latin Lover of the silver screen. We discuss how immigrants were treated in the early parts of the twentieth century, The silent movie era, the debauched Hollywood reporters and "Lavender" Marriages.
CONTENT WARNING: This episode discusses some of the shitty behaviour perpetrated by members of private school faculties. If you find this too confronting give this one a miss.
This week Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined by Comedian's Sam Bowden and David Woodhead to learn about private schools in Australia. Subjects include government action to erode the middle classes, enormous school fees, monstrous predatory teachers, the facilities swept abuse under the rug and a teacher with a knife and a bible. This episode will have you saying Pink Floyd were right!
Black Comedy on iView: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/black-comedy
Sam Bowden; Epicurean Shark: https://brisbanepowerhouse.org/events/2018/11/29/the-epicurean-shark/
This week Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined by Josh Wessling once again to learn about Disneyland! We learn about the humble beginnings of the happiest place on Earth from it's overcrowded opening to it's overpriced destiny. We here about some very personal Disney experiences from Josh and hear of horrors like Gator's, brain amoeba and decapitation! Also find out what sweet old Uncle Walt thought about the creativity of women!