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The Comedy Festival is over for another year, and thusly so too is our series of special Comedy Festival podcasts.

But didn’t we just go out with a bang!

Check out Episode 177 in which we invade Tuxedo Cat for some murder-chat before sitting down with Lisa-Skye to talk matters of the heart, the wang, and the ladywang.

Stream/download it here.

A few days later we were back outside the Melbourne Town Hall getting Ben ready for Set List with a classic Twitter Topic show!

Stream/download that one here. And see a full list of the topics discussed over here.

And then we wrapped it all up in a neat little package with a lovely #420 chat with Wil Anderson about Joel Monaghan, the comedy biz, and freebies. (PS feel free to send us freebies, all corporations)

Stream/download THAT one right here.

You can also get all of these from iTunes, stream them on Stitcher or wack them into your own thing with a sneaky bit of RSS. You can go your own way. Go your own way. Have fun!

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April 22, 2014 at 04:04:16

More Comedy Festival Chuckles!

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Hiya gang! Guess what Ben and Cam have gone and done! Only recorded two more rip-roarers out and about on the town in the midst of the Comedy Fest!

Why not join them on a bench outside Melbourne Town Hall, where they discuss:

  • How is the Festival going?
  • Arthur Sinodinos
  • House Of Babysitters Clubs
  • The Sisters Of Fate
  • Real Life Juggalo Disruption

Stream/download it!

Or maybe you’d like to join Ben, Cam and SPECIAL GUEST PETER TAGGART from BRING A PLATE in a KFC, wherein topics discussed include:

  • What sort of restaurant has A Current Affair playing so noisily?
  • Frank Walker’s run-ins with Joh Bjelke-Petersen
  • Lara Bingle (we are very current)
  • The amazing lighting effects in Ben’s show
  • And much more

Stream/download that one!

You can also subscribe on iTunes (and even leave a review), subscribe via RSS, or stream on Stitcher.

Enjoy, guys!

Written by Your Friends

April 10, 2014 at 03:03:15

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Episode 174: A Very Special Melbourne International Comedy Festival Episode

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Hey there, gentle listeners! Coming to you from outside the Melbourne Town Hall, it’s ya buds Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith with an OB at the MICF.

Topics discussed:

Fucken, I don’t know, heaps of shit. Drug dealers, comedian’s friends, glory holes, the N word, various people walking past including the following comedians: Asher Trevlean, Rhys Nicholson, Adam Rozenbachs, Evan Desmarais, and Cam Knight. It’s like a regular What The Flip up in this!

Just have a sneaky listen, yeah!

Sub on iTunes.

Stream it.

Written by Your Friends

April 3, 2014 at 10:10:10

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Episode 173: KEEPING HOUSE

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Hello gentle listeners! Welcome to Episode 173 in a series of 1000 podchats!

Join your friends Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith in discussing all manner of things including:

  • Cypherpunks
  • Bustles
  • Noah’s Ark incl. HOT HOLLYWOOD GOSS
  • Sister Fanciers shirts
  • Bundy book reviews
  • #qanda

Stream it!! Sub on iTunes! Tell ya mum!

Written by Your Friends

March 27, 2014 at 01:01:13

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Episode 166: Fancy That!

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Episode 166: Fancy That!

Ben and Cam get together for a meeting of their band The Sister Fanciers.

Stream it by clicking on Mallory Heisenkeaton.

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January 22, 2014 at 11:11:23

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Episode 164: We Didn’t Smoke Drug Chickens

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Hello there, gentle listeners! We don’t update this website enough. That last sentence will seem especially amusing for people who come visit the site in 2015 and this is still the most recent post.

Anyway! Welcome to Episode 164 of Gather Around Me, with your friends Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith.

In this episode/awful changey-song version of We Didn’t Start The Fire:

  • Equal Marriage
  • Peta Credlin
  • Barny Joyce gone to heaven
  • Drug Chickens
  • Late Night Coffee
  • Bikies Play Monopoly

Stream it!

Subscribe on iTunes!

Written by Your Friends

December 13, 2013 at 02:02:02

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Gather Around Me is REBOOTED

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Welcome to the REBOOT of Gather Around Me! This is Episode 158 in the old money, but in the new money it is EPISODE ONE!

In this exciting debut episode, your hosts Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith discuss:

  • Rebooting the podcast
  • Anti-Semitic newsletters
  • Potential new show names
  • Segments to jettison
  • Always Read The Comments
  • What Has Ben Learnt On The Guitar This Week
  • Dan Hall
  • Ironic Seafood
  • Clive Palmer
  • Calls To Action

Subscribe on iTunes! (and maybe also leave us a review?)

Download this sucker direct.

Written by Your Friends

September 20, 2013 at 12:12:00

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