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The Berlin Patient

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In 2010 Joel and his girlfriend moved from Sydney to Berlin. After a month she left him and flew back home to be with a tattooed barista who was in a band. To try and win her back, he sent her over 90 minutes of audio recordings that contained horrendous anecdotes, Hollywood cliches and he even passed off Pearl Jam lyrics as his own.He recently found these files and instead of hiding the shame, he sat down with some friends, comedians and a therapist to analyse the lies, depression and desperation that a break up brings.

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In 2010 Joel and his girlfriend moved from Sydney to Berlin. After a month she left him and flew back home to be with a tattooed barista who was in a band. To try and win her back, he sent her over 90 minutes of audio recordings that contained horrendous anecdotes, Hollywood cliches and he even passed off Pearl Jam lyrics as his own.He recently found these files and instead of hiding the shame, he sat down with some friends, comedians and a therapist to analyse the lies, depression and desperation that a break up brings.

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The Berlin Patient

Latest release on Nov 29, 2017

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In 2010 Joel and his girlfriend moved from Sydney to Berlin. After a month she left him and flew back home to be with a tattooed barista who was in a band. To try and win her back, he sent her over 90 minutes of audio recordings that contained horrendous anecdotes, Hollywood cliches and he even passed off Pearl Jam lyrics as his own.He recently found these files and instead of hiding the shame, he sat down with some friends, comedians and a therapist to analyse the lies, depression and desperation that a break up brings.

Rank #1: Episode 04: What’s up with Ex Girlfriends, Mum?

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Strap in because we listen to a really bad stand-up comedy set Joel did about the break up in 2011. And then he chats to his mother about what happened and gets her thoughts on it all.

Nov 08 2016

28mins

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Rank #2: Episode 03: How to Trick a Fortune Teller

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Joel shows you how to never win a girl back as he tricks a fortune teller, gives you some fashion tips and analyses a diary that was left behind.

Nov 02 2016

34mins

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Rank #3: Episode 09: I Forgot Her Name

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In the final episode Joel reflects on what he learnt, then we listen to him drink some water, he reads a story and then it all literally breaks and falls in his lap.

Jan 19 2017

37mins

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Rank #4: Episode 08: The Therapy Session

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Want to know why Joel did all of this? So does he. Join him for therapy as he tries to get to the bottom of “Serious Joel”, wearing her socks and the pizzas.

Dec 08 2016

39mins

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Rank #5: Episode 07: The Most Creative Lie Ever Told

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Joel gives an Oscar winning performance that would make Kevin Spacey jealous. He then decides to start a barista cake delivery service.

Nov 30 2016

34mins

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Episode 09: I Forgot Her Name

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In the final episode Joel reflects on what he learnt, then we listen to him drink some water, he reads a story and then it all literally breaks and falls in his lap.

Jan 19 2017

37mins

Play

Episode 08: The Therapy Session

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Want to know why Joel did all of this? So does he. Join him for therapy as he tries to get to the bottom of “Serious Joel”, wearing her socks and the pizzas.

Dec 08 2016

39mins

Play

Episode 07: The Most Creative Lie Ever Told

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Joel gives an Oscar winning performance that would make Kevin Spacey jealous. He then decides to start a barista cake delivery service.

Nov 30 2016

34mins

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Episode 06: The French Novelist

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In this episode, Joel meets a French novelist in Berlin soon after his girl abandoned ship in 2010. They talk about a range of topics including whether or not trying to find ‘the one’ is nonsensical.

Nov 22 2016

29mins

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Episode 05: Stealing from Pearl Jam

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Joel rips off Pearl Jam to try and hit an emotional home run. It falls flat and then he needs a hug.

Nov 15 2016

30mins

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Episode 04: What’s up with Ex Girlfriends, Mum?

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Strap in because we listen to a really bad stand-up comedy set Joel did about the break up in 2011. And then he chats to his mother about what happened and gets her thoughts on it all.

Nov 08 2016

28mins

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Episode 03: How to Trick a Fortune Teller

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Joel shows you how to never win a girl back as he tricks a fortune teller, gives you some fashion tips and analyses a diary that was left behind.

Nov 02 2016

34mins

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Episode 02: Eating a Pizza While Wearing Her Clothes

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Joel settles in to talk about cheap pizzas while wearing some of her clothes. He then hits an emotional home run by questioning if she’s used the special gift he bought her.

Oct 25 2016

30mins

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Episode 01: Black Box Recording of a Break-up

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In this episode, you’ll meet Joel, who thought it was a great idea to email his ex-girlfriend audio recordings to try and win her back after a plane crash of a breakup. Come and sift through the burning wreckage as we try to figure out what went wrong.

Oct 17 2016

31mins

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