Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan. This week we interview archive director (for 007 himself!) Meg Simmons, ahead of the Designing 007 exhibition. , and more!

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Zero G broadcasts live from Melbourne Australia on Mondays at 1pm AEST on 3RRR (102.7FM). To stream or to find out more, go to

Direct download: Zero-G-20131028.mp3
Category:Zero G -- posted at: 2:12pm AEDT


Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan. This week: Margaret Atwood's sci-fi Madd Addam, the final book in her dystopian series (NOTE: only the title reads the same backwards and forwards; book does not); the Jewish International Film Festival; a look at doco Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan; making a ruckus with Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special; and a comic book title so cool we judge that we don't need to mar it with a comedic introduction: Mars Attacks Judge Dredd, and more!

For playlists, show notes, the T.V Geek and news see the 3RRR website at and follow @zerogrobjan on Twitter.

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Zero G broadcasts live from Melbourne Australia on Mondays at 1pm AEST on 3RRR (102.7FM). To stream or to find out more, go to

Direct download: Zero-G-20131021.mp3
Category:Zero G -- posted at: 2:04pm AEDT

On this week's Byte:

Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Lachlan Simpson, and Byron Scullin.

Direct download: Byte-Into-IT-20131030.mp3
Category:Byte Into It -- posted at: 11:00am AEDT

Plato's Cave - 29 October 2013

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and Blancanieves are reviewed, plus the team discuss the Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition, which is currently on display at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell and Tara Judah.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-2013-10-29.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 4:51pm AEDT

The program covers VCE stress and how to avoid it. A guest doctor who has worked with asylum seekers in detention centres, talks about the health challenges for people inside. One of Melbourne's intensive care specialists explains how ICU has changed and an update from the recent psychology for a safe climate conference.

Direct download: Radiotherapy-_20131027.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 11:41pm AEDT

Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Adam, Dr Krystal

News Items: The evolution of venom resistance and what it might mean for chronic pain sufferers.

Money trees!..well not quite. Find out which trees absorb gold and how this process might affect future exploration of minerals.

An 11 thousand year old calendar, the new/old Religion and the star that started it all.

Crustacean hunting habits and their venomous digestion.

First Guest

Kim Watkins from the Orangutan Foundation International takes us on tour with tales from Borneo and the palm oil trade.

Second Guest

Dr Richard Peters LaTrobe University, a behavioural biologist with an interest in the visual ecology of animals.  

Extra news item:

Hayfever, Irritants, allergic reactions and possible biological future proofing from venom.

Direct download: Einstein_A_Go_Go_-_27th_October_2013.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 4:35pm AEDT

Fear and Loathing in Singapore - Edwards Moore at the World Architecture Festival

Interview with Marcus Fairs


Interview with Ian Moore


Interview with Jason Bruge 


Interview with Sou Fujimoto


News: New Suburban by Stuart Harrison


Direct download: The-Architects-20131022.mp3
Category:The Architects -- posted at: 11:05am AEDT

Digga and Laurel discuss vege gardens and grafted vegetables in particular.  They give advice to callers on a range of topics from gallahs to lemons to thrips.  They also discuss mowers and their gardens.

Direct download: Dirty_Deeds_-_20131027.mp3
Category:Dirty Deeds -- posted at: 4:58pm AEDT

Drs Damien Callahan and David Hill - Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Deakin - talk about algal biofuels - will we be really be able to replace fossil fuels with algae one day? Mick Sowry has temporarily stepped away from making stunning independent surf films to be Creative Director of Great Ocean Quarterly, a feast of anything and everything wet and salty for those of us addicted to the 'sea affected life'. It's like Radio Marinara in print. Only classy. Mick joins us in studio to talk about the launch edition of this beautiful new local publication that will take you away from what you probably had planned to do. Then Dr Surf talks fins, we talk latest marine science and news, and make it easy like Sunday morning for you all.

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20131027.mp3
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 10:51am AEDT

Breakfasters 21-25 October 2013

On this week's episode Natalia Kaliakov, came into the studio fresh from being smuggled out of Belarus and told us about the theatre production she has come to present at this year's Melbourne Festival, Daniel Webb from the Human Rights Law Centre filled us in on Asylum Seeker Policy, the author of 'The Slap' Christos Tsiolkas talked about his new book 'Barracuda', and Pavol Liska explained the confrontingly unique structure of his theatre show 'Life and Times: Episode 1-4'.  

Direct download: Breakfasters-20131025.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 7:47pm AEDT

About Us

3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from and may be heard in Melbourne by tuning in to 102.7 FM.


All the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow and Geraldine Hickey.
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Byte Into It

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more.
...with a rotating brains trust of opinionated tech commentators.
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Eat It!

Food for thought: recipes, hints and tips, interviews and a market reports.
...with Cameron Smith and guests.
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Einstein A Go Go

Discussion and dissection of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Shane, Dr Krystal & colleagues.
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Film Buffs Forecast

A program devoted to the world of film. Featuring contemporary and historical film, plus local and international guests, interviews and reviews.
...with Paul Harris.
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Graphic Nature

An exploration of the inspiring world of comic books, the culture that supports it, the creators, publishers & people behind the printed pages & digital screens pushing the medium on into the future, in Australia, and the world.
...with Zoran Ilievski and guests.
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Greening the Apocalypse

There is a crack in everything, that's where the light gets in. Each week the Greening the Apocalypse team talk to the tinkerers and thinkerers, the freaks and geeks from permaculturists and eco-farmers to alt-tech innovators and peer-to-peer information networkers who are growing fascinating new systems through the fault lines of the old.
...with your hosts Ben Bushy, Adam Grubb, Sarah Coles and Kate Dundas.
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Interviews with people who tell stories, write stories or otherwise contribute to the narrative arts. With a focus on how stories are told, and why. Novels and narrative non-fiction. Performance and poetry. TV and stage production. Mythology and internet memes.
...with your hosts Elizabeth McCarthy and Louise Irving.
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Parallel Lines

How do arts, culture, science and design inform our everyday experiences in the world? Exploring the possible intersections of seemingly parallel lines through interviews, talk and a regular music segment each week.
...with your host Sara Savage.
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Plato's Cave

Informed, passionate, accessible and fun film criticism; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
...with Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas.
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Radio Marinara

The team continues the great Marinara tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine. Get to know all things wet and salty.
... with Bron Burton, Dr Beach, John Ford, Anthony Boxshall, Dr Surf, Dave Speller and Angeline Tew. Plus regular segment presenters Jeff Maynard and Hillary McNevin.
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Radio Therapy

Explores the lighter, more eccentric side of medicine. A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions with special guests from around Australia and the globe.
...with Dr Mal Practice, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Anna Bollocks, Dr Autonomy, Backman, BulkyBill, Deep Thought, Retina and The Tallman.
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Smart Arts

Visual art, theatre, film and literature
...with your host Richard Watts.
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The Grapevine

Current affairs you can engage with and participate in. Particular interest in social enterprise, urban planning, technology, education, craft and design. Plus the weekly Reading Room, where readers disciuss writing and ideas.
... with Kulja Coulston and Dylan Bird.
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Uncommon Sense

A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society and explore them in new ways.
...with your host Amy Mullins.
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Movies, television, theatre, events, books, comics, humans, toys, Things, mathoms and oojahs!
...with Rob Jan and Megan McKeough.
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