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Stop Everything! - ABC RN

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Stop Everything! and tune in for a savvy, critical look at pop culture and its political implications. Join our panellists each week for a discussion about what they're reading, watching and listening to.

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Stop Everything! and tune in for a savvy, critical look at pop culture and its political implications. Join our panellists each week for a discussion about what they're reading, watching and listening to.

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Fred Armisen So good Down under

By Clarity 1955 - Sep 06 2019
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I just discovered this program. I'll be back

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Fred Armisen So good Down under

By Clarity 1955 - Sep 06 2019
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I just discovered this program. I'll be back

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Stop Everything! - ABC RN

Updated 6 days ago

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Stop Everything! and tune in for a savvy, critical look at pop culture and its political implications. Join our panellists each week for a discussion about what they're reading, watching and listening to.

Rank #1: Claudia O'Doherty and the end of TV

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Comedian Claudia O’Doherty's new ABC Comedy web series, visual artist Hannah Brontë and hip hop artist Kween G on Motherlode and Series Mania's Francois-Pier Pelinard-Lambert on TV trends.

Jul 05 2019

54mins

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Rank #2: Yee-haw, trap and a new kind of popstar

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We get to know Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish, two chart-dominating teen stars who are shaking up the music industry with their internet savvy and genre non-conforming ways, and we cover the latest gaming news.

Apr 12 2019

53mins

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Rank #3: Highlights: Gates McFadden, I Used to Be Normal, Bronies, Fansplaining

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This week's highlights is all about fans and fandom, with Gates McFadden aka Dr Beverly Crusher from Star Trek: The Next Generation on the convention circuit, Australian filmmaker Jess Leski on her boy band fan documentary I Used to Be Normal, Alicon brings Bronies (male My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) fans to Adelaide, and hosts of Fansplaining podcast Flourish Klink and Elizabeth Minkel.

Dec 27 2018

51mins

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Rank #4: Highlights: the rise and rise of e-sports, Crazy Rich Asians with Corrie Chen and star Ronny Chieng

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Angharad Yeo on e-sports, Australian director Corrie Chen shares her feels on the first majority Asian-American Hollywood film for 25 years Crazy Rich Asians, and we're joined by one of the film's stars, Ronny Chieng.

Jan 17 2019

54mins

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Rank #5: #VideoGamesAreNotToBlame

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Rae Johnston on the online responses to the two mass shootings in the US, we discuss the life and legacy of Toni Morrison with Dr Denise Chapman, plus why are people flocking to Australian survivor?

Aug 09 2019

54mins

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Rank #6: Marvel Mystery Box

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Marvel embarks on its dramatic 4th phase, musician Rainbow Chan talks us through her new album and we feast on the MasterChef drama. Plus how the heck do musicians make a living?

Jul 26 2019

54mins

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Rank #7: Can the internet 'Do The Right Thing'?

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Green Book isn't our cup of tea, the internet seems to finally be making an effort to be less of a trash place (and speaking of the web, our pals at The Signal take us somewhere weird) PLUS Bev tries to get her podcast mojo back.

Feb 28 2019

54mins

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Rank #8: BONUS: Ben Law makes it through #GameOfThrones' longest night

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In a special podcast extra Benjamin Law is forced to relive the Battle of Winterfell with Beverley Wang, who has never seen an episode of Game of Thrones.

Apr 30 2019

16mins

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Rank #9: Liam Neeson, Dolly Doctor vs Netflix's Sex Education, Electric Fields' Eurovision bid and Spotify buys Gimlet

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Liam Neeson's inflammatory race-based comments (we wish we didn't have to do this), Dolly Doctor on Netflix's Sex Education, Eurovision-hopefuls Electric Fields and Spotify drops over $200 million on podcast production house Gimlet.

Feb 07 2019

54mins

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Rank #10: Holy Homecoming!

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Beyonce delivers the goods and creates her own black university with her Netflix concert film Homecoming, social documentary photographer and celebrated artist William Yang gives us a tour of Sydney's underground queer party scene, and Indian comedian Kanan Gill introduces us to some strange conspiracy theories about Finland and Britney Spears.

Apr 26 2019

57mins

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Rank #11: Eurovision is the brat(wurst)

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We prepare for the grand finales of the Eurovision song contest (with academic Jess Carniel), the Australian election (with comedian Michael Hing) and Game of Thrones (with Ben's feelings).

May 17 2019

53mins

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Rank #12: End Of Financial Year Pop Cultural Stocktake

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Happy EOFY! To celebrate Beverley and Benjamin are joined by podcaster Helen Zaltzman, comedy writer Bec Shaw, journalist Naaman Zhou & hip hop artist Remi Kolawole to discuss the best and worst stories in pop culture so far this year, and get in some early ‘best of’ picks for 2019.

Jun 28 2019

52mins

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Rank #13: Studio 10: Yumi vs KAK, RIP Buzzfeed and Midsumma's Drag A Thon

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A recap of the Studio 10 showdown between Kerri-Anne Kennerly and Yumi Stynes over the January 26th protests, Assoc Prof Andrea Carson and former Buzzfeed head of quizzes Matthew Perpetua assess the legacy and future of Buzzfeed following a swathe of job cuts, and we take a trip to Midsumma's Drag A Thon to look at the impact of Rupaul's Drag Race on the Australian drag scene.

Jan 31 2019

53mins

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Rank #14: #TeamRon (fish) vs #TeamBev (snake)

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Comedian Ronny Chieng tries to fill in for Benjamin Law and introduces us to a haunting video of a fish eating a bird, the world wide web turns 30 and documentary maker Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore on her efforts to crew her music video shoots almost entirely with women.

Mar 14 2019

55mins

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Rank #15: Lost and found

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Footage from Aretha Franklin's 1972 live album recording finally sees the light of day, we look at Tank Man on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre and for Eid we appreciate some viral Muslim memes.

Jun 07 2019

53mins

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Rank #16: Is it time to leave Neverland?

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We look at live streaming and the responsibility of social media platforms in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack, talk over the documentary detailing sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson and our teen correspondent mourns the cancellation of Netflix's One Day at a Time.

Mar 21 2019

54mins

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Rank #17: Easter Eggtravaganza

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It's Easter/Passover so we're bringing you some eggcellent 2019 highlights from millennial burnout to some questions about the nature of Mario and Luigi's relationship.

Apr 19 2019

55mins

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Rank #18: Highlights special: the Kates at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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On this week's highlights episode, we bring you Benjamin Law's conversation with Get Krack!n and The Katering Show co-creators and stars Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney.

Jan 03 2019

54mins

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Rank #19: *You're breathtaking*

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Rae Johnston brings us all the news out of E3, we meet cosplayers and fans at Oz Comic Con and we catch up with comedian and journalist Aamer Rahman.

Jun 14 2019

54mins

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Rank #20: Let's go Camping

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This year's Met Gala theme was "camp" but did the celebs pull it off? NGV curator Katie Somerville and Miss First Nations finalist Chocolate Boxx weigh in. Plus journalist Eileen Ormsby takes us to the dark web.

May 10 2019

54mins

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