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Fail with Greta Lee Jackson

Comedian Greta Lee Jackson shares her life, career and relationship fails with comedians, actors, and media friends who have also learned (the hard way) how to embrace failure and then turn it into success…or at least a funny story to tell their mates. For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

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Benjamin Law’s shame stories

Writer and broadcaster Benjamin Law experiences failure every day. Ben joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about how he felt being published for the first time, copping abuse for his Quarterly Essay and meeting an ABC journalist at the Nude Olympics…while in the nude himself.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28mins

21 Jul 2020

Rank #1

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Fiona Falkiner’s new start

Presenter and model Fiona Falkiner rose to fame in her early 20’s as a contestant on The Biggest Loser Australia. Fiona opens up to comedian Greta Lee Jackson about experiencing fame before social media, managing her mental health after The Biggest Loser and learning how to focus on things that truly matter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

14 Jul 2020

Rank #2

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Sam Dastyari’s fall from grace

Former Labor senator Sam Dastyari accepts that he will fail. Sam sits down with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about power, finding his purpose after leaving the Labor Party and leaving his 30th birthday to help Kevin Rudd’s election campaign.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

7 Jul 2020

Rank #3

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Ben Fordham’s acts of kindness

Broadcaster Ben Fordham doesn’t like to think about failure. Ben catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about accidentally missing court dates, helping the people who listen to his radio show and how he learned to ask for forgiveness rather than permission.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28mins

30 Jun 2020

Rank #4

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Cam Knight’s five-star review

Comedian, actor and presenter Cam Knight’s happiest professional achievement is receiving a five-star review for his comedy show 100 Percenter. Cam catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about quitting alcohol after hitting his lowest point and comparing himself to Osher Günsberg.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

5 May 2020

Rank #5

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Jan Fran’s resilience

Journalist and presenter, Jan Fran, is best known for co-hosting the SBS news & current affairs program The Feed. She catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about her most embarrassing professional fail and being recognised in line to the toilet at a music festival.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32mins

28 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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Bjorn Stewart’s self-worth

Actor and writer Bjorn Stewart has worked on a range of programs for the ABC and short films. Bjorn joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about bringing himself back from the lowest point in his career and what he’d like written in his own eulogy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

21 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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Rodney Todd’s big break

Comedian and playwright, Rodney Todd’s proudest achievement is working on the ABC comedy program Tonightly with Tom Ballard. Rodney joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about taking opportunities & setbacks in his stride and why he’s shy about promoting himself.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Michelle Brasier’s perspective

Actor and writer, Michelle Brasier, is best known for her work in Mad As Hell and her collaborations with comedy group Aunty Donna. Michelle catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about what bravery means to her and learning to ask for help.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28mins

7 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Nina Oyama’s Twitter fails

Writer and actor Nina Oyama has a really good relationship with failure. She is best known for her roles on Utopia and Tonightly with Tom Ballard and online for her viral tweets. Nina catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about Twitter fails and why Kitty Flanagan bought her a mattress.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

24mins

31 Mar 2020

Rank #10