Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan. This week: The 2014 Triple Radiothon, we give you a heads up on the upcoming David Bowie Exhibition at the ACMI, farewell actresses Lauren Bacall and Arlene Martel, and tip our Orkan hat to the late, great Robin Williams. Additional Podcast Only Content - Reviews of the collected comic book edition of Bill Willingham's Fables, the Guardian Of The Galaxy 100th Anniversary comic, plus the Bogey and Bacall classic movie, The Big Sleep.

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The Immigrant, Night Moves and Secrets & Lies (DVD) are reviewed. With Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard and Tara Judah.

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Tuesday 2 September 2015

The Future is Here

Interview with Alisa Andrasek from Biothing  Her Bloom project is currently showing at the Future is Here exhibition that is currently showing at the RMIT Design Hub Gallery

Biothing: Climath, Dubrivnik

Biothing: Phosphorescence Pop Music Centre, Taiwan

Alisa Andrasek: Bloom, RMIT Design HUB

The Future is Here Exhibition, RMIT Design Hub.


  • An exhibition of the work of Melbourne based practice Edwards Moore opens this Friday 5th September @ 90 Moor St, Fitzroy which will be open from 2-5pm daily.  If you want to go to the opening on Friday night, RSVP to
  • , The FUTURE IS HERE exhibition is now showing at the RMIT Design Hub Gallery.  This is a touring exhibition created by the Design Museum, London that focuses on the new blurred boundaries between designer, manufacturer and user created by emerging technologies such as robotic manufacturing, digital printing, social networking and crowd funding. A full program of associated lectures, talks and workshops will accompany the exhibition 


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Boyhood, The Grandmaster and What We Do In The Shadows are reviewed. With Tara Judah, Cerise Howard and Josh Nelson.

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Simon Branigan, Marine Campaign Manager from the Victorian National Parks Association, joins us to talk about their current marine campaign priorities, and policy wishlist for the upcoming State election.

Drs Peter Macreadie and Paul York will be on the blower from Lizard Island, FNQ to talk about their studies into QLD’s vast deepwater seagrass habitats. Yes you read correctly – seagrasses. Not corals, seagrasses. And what this has to do with Blue Carbon. And what Blue Carbon is.

And Sea Shepherd's Acting Manager of the Steve Irwin Michelle Mossfield with Cassandra Jane stop by to talk about a ball with a difference next Saturday 20th September - the inaugural 'Under the Sea Ball', a spectacular fancy dress event in aid of Sea Shepherd Australia featuring a stellar array of burlesque performers and DJs at the Melbourne Pavillion. 

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On this episode of Radiotherapy, SK, Deepthought & Dolittle talk to Prof Sleepalot talks about trying to sleep after a newborn has joined the family. Also - Deepthought talks about his experiences at the recent childhood trauma conference which was held in August, and the team talks about music and power associated with it.

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CEO of Domestic Violence Victoria Fiona McCormack joins the breakfasters to discuss the importance of making domestic violence a key issue at the upcoming state election. On "Books with Biggs and Briggs" Biggsy discusses Laurie Penny's new book "Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution" which outlines the relationship between gender inequality and neo-liberalism. Irish Writer Mark Mulholland joins the Breakfasters to discuss his debut novel "A Mad and Wonderful Thing" and Stew and Lorin discuss Abbey Road's emergence as a tourist hot spot. 

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Paralympic swimmer Sam Bramham joins the Breakfasters to discuss his book "Three Quarter Man: Pranks, Passion and Paralympics". Theatre director Sam Strong joins the Breakfasters to discuss his new play "Sublime" written by Brendan Cowell which looks at the moral underbelly of life as a professional footballer. On this edition of "Books with Biggs and Briggs" Ginger Briggs discusses Dave Eggers' new book "Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?" and a bit of a sad announcement this week as well. 

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Einstein A Go Go 7th September 2014

Dr Jen, Dr Lauren, Dr Ray

News items: Threatened species day! Insects and their exoskeletons, North Pacific blue whale reproduction and genome of the coffee plant.

First Guest:

Alistair Evans, PhD, Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University. A man who reconstructs environments and behavior from the information hidden in teeth!

Extra news item: Can we patent human genes?

Extra extra news item: Stroke awareness.

Extra extra extra news item: 40,000 year old abstract art by

Neanderthalls and the newly discovered Dreadnoughtus Schrani.

Science is everywhere, including:

and RRR 102.7mHz FM

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Olive and Digga host special guest presenter Antoinette Gadge, the travelling horticulturalist.  They discuss her travels and horticulture from north Queensland to Broome in WA. They team also discuss their gardens and give advice to callers on a range of topics.

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