Category: Comedy

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HIGHLIGHT: Is Shelbui a #RadMum? – Monash Mornings #7

This week on #MonashMornings one of our hosts found her mind (and stomach) plagued by the possibility of life….. Luckily Peggie and Connor were onboard to make sure every aspect of their co-hosts personal life was exploited – including taking a pregnancy test LIVE on AIR. Did a #RadMum rise?? Listen to the shocking moment Shelbui learnt her fate below….

Hosted by Connor Johnston, Shelbui Inglis and Peggie Sakwa //

Start your week with 2 loose cannons and be a better version of you. Join Connor and Shelbui every Monday at 9AM, half asleep and totally disoriented – tackling the worlds problems through the filters of innuendo and hardcore comedic gold. Featuring music designed to get you started for the long week ahead and some random tunes that might make you wish you never woke up. From sex dolphins to litterbugs, horoscopes to inside jokes: It doesn’t get much rowdy than this.

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HIGHLIGHT: The Great Deja Moo Debate

screen-shot-2016-10-08-at-7-13-18-pmWe’ve seen #HillaryVTrump – but everyone who is anyone knows that the real debate of the week was ConnorVParis in the GREAT DEJA MOO DEBATE. Join us as we channel the same passion and energy one would find in a presidential debate while discussion ridiculously trivial things…. Who’s side are you on?

Deja Moo – Hosted By: Connor Johnston, Paris Balla, Yusuf Aly and Sam Corcoran // 

If you’re looking for fresh, meaningful and funny conversations concerning the politics and pop culture of the day; Deja Moo is the place to go. Ranging from serious, analytical commentary to downright embarrassing banter, Deja Moo covers everything from Parliament to Pop Music. This as diverse as it gets, with genuine bangers, challenges, interviews and reviews all part of an average week. With Connor, Paris and Yusuf, news doesn’t have to be boring. Catch us Monday’s from 6-7pm on Radio Monash or via our Mixcloud page.

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PODCAST: Episode 4 – In the Nick of time

This week’s episode wasn’t all fun and games as my new business partner, Nick Pederson, came into the studio to make business decisions. Nick and I teamed up to disrupt the huge industry of University Shuttle Bus Timetabling and Nick was so impressed with me during the interview he promised me 100% of profits from our new lucrative app.  When not making big corporate decisions Nick and Jamie discussed their shared love of comedy podcasts. We also explored how Nick’s employment with a not-for-profit company made him revaluate his university studies and career goals. Nick also explains how his parents were accepting of his desires to get into the start-up industry thanks to their past business of squash court ownership. Lastly Nick, a self-confessed modern-pentathlon expert, and I try to come up with an even better and more varied sport for the Olympics.

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PODCAST: Episode 3 – Wax on Waxman

This week I was joined in the studio by Paul Waxman. Luckily when we sat down in the studio we got off on a better foot then the first time I met him the week before when I was grump. Paul hosts the show before me on Radio Monash. Paul, I learnt, despite initially having little interest in English became very passionate in his final year of high school thanks to the impact of a tutor. His interest led him to start a Bachelor of Journalism and Arts majoring in Film and Television studies. Outside of his studies Paul has a serious addiction to vinyl forking over a small fortune for a pretty serious collection. If you enjoyed my interview with Paul, have a listen to his show “From Start to Finish” every Friday at 3pm.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Beaumaris Theatre’s “Avenue Q”

Remarkably unprepared I walked into the Beaumaris Theatre having not so much as googled the synopsis of “Avenue Q”. Billed as a twisted version of Sesame Street for adults, the show takes place in a street of the same name in which puppets, monsters and humans live together in harmony, more or less. Our central character Princeton, played by the incredible Josh Pratt, arrives on the street having recently completed his BA in English and at a point of cross-roads in his life unsure of where his life will take him. “Avenue Q” explores the life of your typical 20-something graduate entering the real world, a first look at real adulthood, navigating love, money and finding a purpose in life. The musical teaches us that sometimes life sucks, through plenty of painfully relatable misfortunes presented as humorous musical acts, puppetry and a hilarious script. Read more …

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PODCAST: Episode 2 – What a Mads

This week we were lucky enough to have Mads in the studio. Mads is a Danish exchange student from the Denmark Technical University (DTU). At 6 foot 7 inches Mads is the ultimate Ultimate Frisbee player. We start the show talking a little about the game, which is growing in popularity all across the world and which Mads himself has played all across the world. We also talk about Mads’ around the world trip which started with hitchhiking through Europe before going to Africa, South America, the US and Canada. We also discuss the experience of growing in a rural area of Denmark as well as living Copenhagen for his studies. Read more …