Almanac (Radio and TV) History: “Don’t burn down the studio” – The Coodabeen Champions and Channel 7’s 1986 Football Marathon

Memories! In this nicely researched piece, Richard Prentice takes us back to the first (and only) Coodabeens takeover of the pre-VFL Grand Final ‘Football Marathon’ in 1986. [first published in 2020]

The Nutty Professor

Daryl Sharpen with another fun yarn from Tassie – this one involves chance meetings with Jerry Lewis and Dipper.

The Sweetest Plum – The tale of G Ayres, Dipper and the end of season trip (plus note on upcoming live show Dec 13 at Bella Union)

Declan Fey and Nick Maxwell have a regular podcast that is well worht a listen… The Sweetest Plum. In this excerpt the boys discuss the tale (urban legend?) of a discussion between Gary Ayres and Dipper on the merits of Gary bringing his wife on an end of season trip. For those of you in Melbourne the Sweetest Plum have a live show on Sun 13th at the Bella Union – come along!