Elizabeth and Lou speak with Steph Barham & Melissa Howard about the very last edition of Sleeper Almanactalk a bit about 'hair' (no, not the musical), and The School of Life poetry class with Robert Wood

Direct download: MultiStoried_20150930.mp3
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On this week's podcast American Comedian Esther Povitsky drops by ahead of her Melbourne show, the Breakfasters talk about the rights to the song Happy Birthday, floor manager for the Muppets and producer Martin G Baker talks about Jim Henson and the Muppets legacy and David Marr talks about his Quarterly Essay: "Faction Man".

Direct download: Breakfasters_-_20151025.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 3:23pm AEDT

Dr Shane and Dr Lauren speak with Julie Boyce (Research Associate - Volcanology and Geochemistry; Monash Volcanology Research Group - MONVOLC) and Jim Driscoll (School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment at Monash University) about the new Monash Earth Sciences Garden, an arrangement of nearly 500 rock specimens, weighing up to 14 tons, laid out to represent a pattern of rock outcrops.

They also chat to Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb, about the opportunities to promote science in the political sphere, and Australia's scientific reputation and national science strategy.

The final guest, Dr Rodrigo Hamede (University of Tasmania School of Biological Sciences) describes his new research that has found that the Tasmanian Devil tumours have been changing and competing over the years to increase infection rates.

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Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20150927.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:00am AEDT

Author Gail Jones speaks with Multi-Storied about her novel A Guide to Berlin and how her interest in Nabokov shaped the story. 

Elizabeth and Lou catch up with Jocelyn Richardson, Editor at Chart Collective and coordinator of the new multi-site publishing project ‘I Was Here’. The project invites people to anonymously share their intimate stories of our local streets, laneways, parks and buildings and transforms them into posters that will blanket the Melbourne CBD.

Direct download: MultiStoried_20150923.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 12:00pm AEDT

Plato's Cave - 21 September 2015

Another Country, How to Change the World and Haemoo are reviewed. With Josh Nelson, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Thomas Caldwell.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20150921.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 12:22pm AEDT

Einstein a Go Go 20 September 2015 Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Chromo

News this week: The Ig Noble roundup including un-boiling an egg and the Stinging pain index. Its the 80s, Star Wars ‘a new hope‘ comes out and a group of physicists aren’t as concerned as to the main story line as they are the relative-velocity-time-dilalation effect (special relativity) on the age of twins Leia and Luke.

Mini Book review: The Martian by Andy Weir. Understanding how biological processes work on earth and how they are related to a martian environment environment. "An adventure ride all the way through" Five stars.

Guest 1: Roger Pocock D Phil, Head, Neuronal Development and Plasticity Laboratory, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University.

Guest 2: Richard Sandberg, Chair of Computational Mechanics Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering. Veski innovation fellow, The University of Melbourne.

Bonus news: Got any Plutonium 238? NASA would like to talk to you!

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Direct download: Einstein_A_Go_Go_-_20th_September_2015.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 3:41pm AEDT

'How To Change The World' is a new documentary by Jerry Rothwell about when a few likeminded friends founded Greenpeace and in doing so, defined the modern movement of conservation, ecological activism and environment protection. Earlier this week, Bron spoke with Rex Weyler, Greenpeace's first photographer and founder, author, and historian, about this amazing documentary and his personal role. Tune in for a fascinating insight into a most significant turning point in time .


Plus a follow-up on plastics in the oceans and whales, and a report on Sea World attendances, and the impact of Blackfish.

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20150920.mp3
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On this week's podcast Film Director Molly Reynolds came in to talk about the documentary 'Another Country', Dr. Lauren talks about bionic eyes, David Astle talks about his book Riddledom and the Breakfasters talk about inappropriate times to talk to someone.    

Direct download: Breakfasters_-_14_-_18_September_2015.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 3:50pm AEDT

Elizabeth and Lou speak with Craig Munro about his new memoir Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing. Craig was appointed as the inaugural fiction editor at University of Queensland Press in 1971, and discusses here the changing landscape of publishing in Australia and beyond.

Readings Bookseller Gerard Elson joins Multi-Storied to discuss Elena Ferrantethe elusive Italian fiction writer and author of the Neapolitan Novels.

Peter McMahon, Director of Digital Strategy, State Library of Victoria, talks about the digitisation of the library's collection which is now in its 25th year. The visionary endeavour was the first of its kind in Australia and predated the internet itself. 


Direct download: MultiStoried_20150916.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 10:30am AEDT

Plato's Cave - 14 September 2015

Tangerine, The Duke of Burgundy and Black Sunday are reviewed. With Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Thomas Caldwell and Josh Nelson.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20150914.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 11:24am AEDT

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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.
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Food for thought: recipes, hints and tips, interviews and a market reports.
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Discussion and dissection of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.
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A program devoted to the world of film. Featuring contemporary and historical film, plus local and international guests, interviews and reviews.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Visual art, theatre, film and literature
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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.
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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.
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Movies, television, theatre, events, books, comics, humans, toys, Things, mathoms and oojahs!
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