Did you notice the pandemic? These and other questions asked in Alice Springs, centre of the centre of the centre. Join us for conversations about the everyday, during a time that is not very everyday. A podcast with love, from Heather Smith and Alex Burgess.
In which multiple apocalypses are pondered and there's a near miss in the U.S elections; Australia's border situation is like a game of Wack-A-Mole and we discuss Jenny Offill's book Weather. With a note of cautious optimism, Alex considers her extra...
11. Dispatch from Berlin
In which it turns out there's a whole world out there - and it's quite similar to Ballarat!! This week, Alex and Heather receive a dispatch from Sally in Berlin, where socially distanced nightclubbing is a thing and recreational establishments stay open...
10. Our dystopian future today!
In which Heather and Alex consider our dystopian future - today!! In this dystopian future, Heather learns about super computers without home screens that can fit in your pocket and the term 'peri-apocalypse' receives some overuse.And for more about...
9. Dispatch from lockdown
In which Heather and Alex receive a dispatch from Ash Steel, locked down in Melbourne. In this alternative southern universe, wine goes in keep cups, mums can be fangirls and there is very much no escape. Ash plays us her pandemic-themed track, Social Distance, live over Zoom. The audio quality does not do it justice, but luckily you can find Ash's music, including Social Distance, at ashsteelmusic.bandcamp.com. And for more about Apocalypse LIVE visit apocalypselive.com xxx This episode recorded 30 August 2020 by Heather Smith and Alex Burgess. Additional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
In which Heather realises Harrison Ford is a very handsome man and Alex promises to stop texting in the middle of the night.
It's the second wave! But don't worry, Heather is very certain that she doesn't have COVID-19 and nobody dies on air.18 July 2020
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