Rank #1: JonBenét Ramsey's Dad: My Son Is Innocent.
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Rank #2: John Edward - Crossing Over
Rank #3: Charlie Bezzina Knows What Crime Looks Like.
So what does it take to be a criminal investigator at the highest level?He sits down to talk, in intriguing detail, about some of his most memorable cases including the Melbourne Gang War, Serial Killers Peter Dupas and Paul Denyer, pedophile Mr Cruel and more.And he details the challenges of his latest posting, as Senior Integrity Advisor for Greyhound Racing Victoria. The job? Stamp out animal cruelty. It's a fascinating interview with a fascinating character.Show notes:The Nitty Gritty Committee is hosted by me, Meshel LaurieTell me your thoughts on my Facebook page, or via Twitter.You can find out more about Charlie and his book here.
Rank #4: Justin Hamilton - Everyone's BFF?
Rank #5: Comedy #squad Goals
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is underway and I’m more nervous about this festival than I have been since my first festival. To ease my nerves, I’ve organised some chats with a couple of members of my #squad. Tommy Little, Tripod, Al Murray, Peter Helliar, Wil Anderson, Greg Fleet and Dave “Hughesy” Hughes.
This year I’m producing a show for someone else which I’ve never done before. It’s the first festival show for a brilliant lady called Shiralee Hood who won the Deadly Comedy award for Indigenous comedians a few years ago.
Please enjoy, and then PLEASE book tickets to Shiralee’s show! http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/shiralee-hood-rock-the-boat-victoria-hotel-melbourne-vic/venueartist/156199/2199688
Rank #6: Kerry Tucker - Former Women's Prison Inmate.
Rank #7: BONUS: Making A Murderer's Ken Kratz On Brendan Dassey Walking Free.
UPDATE: Brendan Dassey, the teenage "accomplice" of convicted murderer Steven Avery has had his conviction overturned. Dassey, who was a 17-year-old with learning difficulties at the time of his imprisonment, must now be re-tried or walk free within 90 days.
On the back of this news, Meshel checks in with Ken Kratz, the "villian" of the Making a Murderer documentary. Ken Kratz, the prosecutor who convinced a jury to find Steven Avery guilty of the rape and murder of Teresa Halbach. Kratz, who is now writing a book on the case, is still determined that Avery's conviction should stand.
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Rank #8: Jordan Raskopoulos Is Australia's Transgender Comedy Superstar.
But Jordan is sometimes treated as a unicorn, because she is a transgender woman, AND a member of one of Australia's most successful comedy acts, The Axis of Awesome, who tour worldwide and have had 100 million YouTube hits.
Jordan has been in Axis since before, during and after her transition.
Jordan talks about how her life has changed since transitioning, how it has affected her role in one of Australia's favourite comedy acts, what cisgender means, and she brings us a new understanding of the term "gender dysmorphia."
It's a conversation worth hearing.Show notes:The Nitty Gritty Committee is hosted by Meshel LaurieTell her your thoughts on her facebook pageAnd if you love this show, please leave a review and star rating in itunes.
Rank #9: The Child Sex-abuse Survivor Who Fought Back.
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Rank #10: Julia Watson Keeps Smiling.
She’s written a book called Breakfast, School Run, Chemo, which is every bit as honest, confronting, brilliant and hilarious as she is. Prepare to be dazzled by Julia Watson.