Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan & Megan McKeough. This week: Space...the vinyl front ear, as we have a natter with Star Trek composer Dennis McCarthy; and we take a look at the sweep of Emmy Awards taken out by genre TV!

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Zero G broadcasts live from Melbourne Australia on Mondays at 1pm AEST

Direct download: Zero-G-20160926.mp3
Category:Zero G -- posted at: 1:12pm AEST

Plato's Cave - 26 September 2016

The Red Turtle, Snowden and the 1957 film Paths of Glory are discussed. With Thomas Caldwell, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Emma Westwood.

Direct download: platos-cave-20160926.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 1:03pm AEST

This week Dylan speaks to the director of the film Night Parrot Stories, Rob Nugent 

Then Rachel Porter and Dean Pretty come on the show to talk about the new book Rachel has written, Doing Time, about juvenile detention

Finally, Ian Michael come in to talk about his one man show, Hart, about the impact of the stolen generation on Noongar men 

Direct download: TheGrapevine_-_20160926.mp3
Category:The Grapevine -- posted at: 4:58pm AEST

On this episode of Film Buff's Forecast, Peter Kemp and Nick Matteo have been to the Lavazza Italian Film Festival.  Films they reviewed were  Assola (Solo), Un Bacio (One Kiss).  The festival is screening at Palace Cinemas until 9 October.  The guys also chat about the new Beatles documentary 8 Days A Week, directed by Ron Howard, is now screening.

Paul talks to long time Filmbuffs reviewer Ian Thompson about shutting up shop at Video Zone in North Carlton.  

Nick Matteo jumps on the phone with director Fenton Bailey about his new documentary on Robert Mapplethorpe, Look At the Pictures.  The film screens at ACMI until 11 October.

Brian McFarlane reviews the new Australian film Spin Out, written by Tim Ferguson and starring Xavier Samuel and Morgan Griffin.

Paul speaks with Billy O'Brien, director of I Am Not A Serial Killer, screening at the Lido and Classic cinemas.


Film Buff's Forecast is presented by Paul Harris. 

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20160924.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 1:24pm AEST

Dr Beach & Dr Surf are joined by Ian Lording and Jeff Vockler to tales of passion for collecting surf boards and a whole lot more surfing good stuff!

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20160916.mp3
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 1:32pm AEST


Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan & Megan McKeough. This week: can screwdrivers ever be sonic enough? The 12th Doctor now has his own screwy bluey new sonic toy, Buck Rogers In The 25th Century gets the high-def blu ray remastered treatment with a new complete box set from Madman, and we get smart with some old school fictional espionage kit in the book The Incredible World Of Spy-Fi!

For playlists, show notes, the T.V Geek and news see the 3RRR website at and follow @zerogrobjan on Twitter.

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Zero G broadcasts live from Melbourne Australia on Mondays at 1pm AEST

Direct download: Zero-G-20160919.mp3
Category:Zero G -- posted at: 11:01am AEST

On this week's podcast there is a talk about the social campaign #ittakesone, Dave Lawson talks about fun school holiday activities, then a discussion of the delights of buying and selling second hand, finally the gang discuss how to convince someone that you are telling the truth under dubious circumstances

Direct download: Breakfasters_-_20160923.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 11:43am AEST

Elizabeth and Lou speak with novelist Steve Amsterdam about his upcoming book, "The Easy Way Out", and also chat faux violence and spoken word jousting with two "Wham Bam Thank You Slam" participants. Brigit McCarthy returns again to Multi-Storied to discuss Indian Web Series. 

Direct download: Multi-Storied-20160921.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 4:40pm AEST

Plato's Cave - 19 September 2016

Sully, Blair Witch and Pete's Dragon are discussed. With Thomas Caldwell, Josh Nelson and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20160919.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 10:56am AEST

Meg Ulman is co-author with her partner poet Patrick Jones of The Art of Free Travel, about their adventures with kids and a terrier riding bikes up and down the east coast for 14 months. All together they make up the entity known as The Artist As Family. We spoke with them about that trip in a previous episode, but this time we find out about their continuing adventures while living a more settled lifestyle, including homeschooling son Zephyr, and the Hepburn Relocalisation Network. In the latter part of the show we talk about how someone working a 9-5 job might take on some of the simpler life!

Direct download: Greening-the-Apocalypse-20160920.mp3
Category:Greening the Apocalypse -- posted at: 11:23pm AEST


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3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from and may be heard in Melbourne by tuning in to 102.7 FM.

All Over The Shop

In their reclining years, two old gasbags have a scratch and a cack while firing up and kicking back. Subjects - media stuff, real life and anything in between ...with Stew Farrell & Leaping Larry L
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Aural Text Interviews

Stand out interviews from Triple R's books and spoken word program
...with Alicia Sometimes and Lorin Clarke
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Best Music Interviews

Some of the best interviews from Triple R music programs over the last week pulled together in one podcast.
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All the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Sarah, Geraldine and Jeff
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Byte Into It

Computer news, product reviews and clues for roaming that information superhighway (or gravel track).
...with Rose Paton & Georgia Webster also Mike Bantick, Ed Borland, Andrew Fish, Keren Flavell, Byron Scullin, Jay McCormak, Chuck Tetaz , Paul Callaghan & Ben Finney
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Comedy Obscura

Three lovers of comedy unite to talk about humour and bring you interviews with purveyors of laughter.
...Pete, Kate & Gerry
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Dirty Deeds

Talking all matters horticultural in unique Triple R style and taking your calls seeking green fingered advice.
...with Digga, Olive & Laurel
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Eat It!

Foodie stuffs.
...with Cameron Smith and guests
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Einstein A Go Go

Weird and wonderful science! Discussion and dissection of science ideas made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Andi, Dr Shane & additives
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Film Buffs Forecast

The cutting edge of contemporary and historical cinema/film, TV, video, DVD, reviews, film events, local and overseas guests.
...Paul Harris & Team
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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.
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Naturopathic advice & talkback
...with Gill Stannard & Nicole Findlay
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Lime Champions

Stylish comedy for men and women looking to add some confusion to their lives.
...It features, in numerical order: Josh Earl, Damien Lawlor, and ladio herself Eva Johansen.
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On Air Bookclub

The Grapevine's On Air Bookclub, broadcasts monthly on Monday mornings at 10.30am, with Kulja Coulston, Donna Morabito and Josh Earl bangin' on about their latest read, and listener bookclubbers ringing and emailing in their 20 cents worth.
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Plato's Cave

Plato's Cave is a film criticism show presented by film critics Thomas Caldwell, Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas. Each week the team record a half hour show where they take a critical eye to recent cinema and DVD releases, followed up by a debate on an issue relating to film and film criticism. Informed, passionate, accessible and fun; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
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Triple R's monthly guide to the world of wine is on hiatus. Unfortunately the presenters and producers of Plonk have too many other commitments to continue podcasting for the time being. Plonk may still appear on your radio over summer but for now, Plonk is Plunk.
...with Duncan Buchanan & Barney Flanders
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Radio Marinara

Radio Marinara is about our marine and coastal world. Starting in late 1996, Radio Marinara has long had a tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine and coastal.
...Anthony Boxshall, Bron Burton & team RM
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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 Dr Mal Practice, BabyDoc, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Dr VooDoo, Dr Autonomy and The Tallman.
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One-off content from outside our regular range of podcasts including documentaries and community events.
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The Architects

Talk about buildings, places and stuff...
...with Simon Knott and Stuart Harrison with Rory Hyde
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The aRRRts pod

Highlights from the station's arts content plus podcast only arts interviews and reviews
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The Spin

They're back! Examining the worlds of politics and corporate media management.
...Richo, Delilah, Little Boy & friends
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Vital Vital Bits

A taste of Triple R's weekend breakfast, Vital Bits.
...with the one and only Tim Thorpe and regular guests
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Popular culture, TV, books, magazines and toys.
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