Blessed are the interviewees

I have been fortunate to interview some amazing people over the years. A lot of the interviews came via my involvement in RRR’s Greening the Apocalypse, and some of them from loitering around Half Moon Café in Coburg Mall with a H4N Zoom. Here are ten of the interviews that stick in my mind. 1. V.Vale V.Vale started RE/Search Publications, when Allen Ginsberg gave him … Continue reading Blessed are the interviewees

Outstanding Podcasts

It is the golden era of podcasts. These are some of the shows I have been listening to lately. The Masterclass Podcast is hosted by Louisa Lim from the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne. Episode 14: A Matter of Life and Death; True Crime Podcasts is a conversation between Louisa Lim and Wrong Skin’s Richard Baker and Trace’s Rachael Brown. Listen … Continue reading Outstanding Podcasts

Call of The Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture, A New Earth Charles Massy

Call of the Reed Warbler

Call of the Reed Warbler by Charles Massy ISBN 978-0-7022-5341-6 When Australian farmer Charles Massy was young he was climbing a snow capped mountain in New Zealand when he noticed that the snow had a red tinge to it: Using my ice axe, I chipped into the sugary layer, thinking the colour came from some type of algae. To my enquiry, and with an air … Continue reading Call of the Reed Warbler

Hearts and Minds: An interview with solo sailor Emily Richmond

Listen to The Hearts and Minds episode here. Sometimes you meet a person who makes you quit your day job. Emily Richmond, solo sailor and radio producer, is one such individual. On August 29 2014 I interviewed Emily in Melbourne before she had to go do a spot of welding. Emily had pneumonia and had never heard of a kraaken. Music is an old salty … Continue reading Hearts and Minds: An interview with solo sailor Emily Richmond

Greening the Superfluity

This week’s episode of the Greening the Apocalypse radio show coincided with the 2016 Radiothon. You can listen back here. Every week Greening the Apocalypse are honoured to fill the timeslot before Superfluity and every week Superfluity’s Casey Bennetto performs an original show intro. Casey’s radiothon opener was a triumph of musical scholarship that brought tears to Bushy’s eyes. Please subscribe to RRR if you … Continue reading Greening the Superfluity