Elizabeth and Lou speak with Jeff Sparrow about his book "No Way but This: In Search of Paul Robeson", they chat about Pamela Anderson's love poem to Julian Assange in the Drill Down, and to Frank Moorhouse regarding his Meanjin essay "Is Writing A Way Of Life? And If So, What Is The LIterary Life?".

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In another great show, Elizabeth and Lou speak with Jessa Crispin about her book "Why I Am Not A Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto". They also speak with "her words" creator Domini Marshall & series producer Emma Roberts about their online series that celebrates diversity and fights inequality.

As well, in the Drill Down Elizabeth and Lou talk about the 50 year anniversary of "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton.

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Elizabeth and Lou speak with Chunky Moves choreographer Anouk van Dijk about her new production 'Chunky Moves' and the juncture between choreography and story telling. They also speak with Nathan Hill about his epic novel 'The Nix', and discuss T2 Trainspotting.

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This week Elizabeth and Lou are joined by new adult, queer-fiction author Alison Evans. Alison's first Australian-published novel, IDA, is about a young woman, fresh out of high school, with an extraordinary ability. Alison discusses themes of indecision and purpose as a young person, and their experience publishing internationally and with Echo Publishing.

Cybec Electric, as part of AsiaTOPA, is a series of play readings by young Asian-Australian writers. MTC Literary Director & Cybec curator Chris Mead and Cybec writer Jean Tong talk theatre in contemporary Melbourne, multi-lingual plays and the contribution to new works that play readings provide.

Bigoa Chuol is this week's resident spoken-word poet, and is joined also by Afro Hub founder Saba Alemayoh to talk poetry and African-Australian art in the Melbourne community. They discuss issues of diversity and identity as African-Australians and Afro Hub as the meeting place of the huge range of art from across the countries of Africa in Melbourne.

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Elizabeth and Lou are this week joined by LA-based Australian writer and lawyer, David Francis. His latest novel, Wedding Bush Road, is an "embellishment" on the author's experiences growing up on an Australian farm, and David shares his insights on the complexity of semi-autobiographical writing and juggling the two worlds of creative writing and working as a lawyer.

TV expert Brigid McCarthy is back for the first time in 2017, discussing the wildly popular Norwegian series Skam, a gritty and authentic high school drama with an innovative delivery and distribution method.

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a ghostwriter? Greg Hill enters the studio to talk about the collaborative, creative process that ghostwriting (writing a story on behalf of someone else) entails, and how to form a cohesive written work based on someone else's experiences.

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Multi-Storied - 8 February 2017

This week Elizabeth and Lou speak with Jane Rawson about her novel On The Wreck.

Then then have an in-depth discussion about the 1992 Rolling Stone interview between Carrie Fisher and Madonna.

The show is wrapped up with a conversation about the upcoming Melbourne Jaipur Literature Festival with Melbourne Writer's Festival director and program manager Lisa Dempster and Jasmeet Sahi.

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Multi-Storied - 7 December 2016

Elizabeth and Lou, in their final 2016 show, speak with Annabel Brady Brown co-editor of The Lifted Brow along with contributor Sam West about their latest "The Capital Issue". They also speak with Mark Rubbo of Readings about books recommendations, and with Belle Robertson about the online sober support community Tired of Thinking About Drinking.

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Multi-Storied - 30 November 2016

Elizabeth and Lou talk to Laura Elizabeth Woollett re: her collection of short stories "The Love Of A Bad Man";

Dr. Marcus Carter, University of Melbourne academic, re: his thoughts on television's  "Survivor" success;

Poet and performer Tariro Mavondo performing a 10 minute poem, and chatting about her training at California's Tamalpa Institute.


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Multi-Storied - 23 November 2016

Lou and Elizabeth speak with Melina Marchetta about her new novel, a crime thriller called "Tell The Truth, Shame The Devil". They also speak with Lisa Kovacevic regarding the ABC2 series "No Strings Attached", and Rebecca Wheatley about the collection  "World War One: A History In 100 Stories".

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Multi-Storied - 9 November 2016

Today, Elizabeth and Lou speak with spoken word performer Arielle Cottingham, winner of the 2016 Australian Poetry Slam, and Jo Walker, Editor In Chief of Frankie Magazine, about "Something To Say: Stories To Make You Laugh Awkwardly In Public". They also speak with Eimear McBride about her latest novel "The Lesser Bohemians".

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About Us

3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from www.rrr.org.au 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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