10 episodes

Join triple Paralympian and motivational speaker Don Elgin and his manager Justin Tippett on the weekly Giddy Up Podcast for their live show each week.




The show is a light-hearted look at some of the funny, bizarre and entertaining news from around the world as well as some great life hacks, good new stories, funny clips & jokes and inspiring stories all designed to make your week ahead a bit more awesome.




Each show includes a mix of regular segments including:




• Weird, wonderful and wacky news of the week

• Geek of the week (interesting tech and science news)

• You Bloody Ripper (something that is just awesome)

• Once upon a time (a fascinating bit of history)

• JT's & Don’s pick of the week (could be anything!)

• The best of Tik Tok

• Down Under (Aussie Aussie Aussie!)

• Lifehack of the week (tips to help make your life awesome)

• Hero of the week (recognition for someone who deserves it)

• Money Whisperer Tip of the week (tips to make you wealthy)

• D******d of the week (pretty obvious?)

• Media watch (a funny clip from the media)

• Dad Joke of the week

• Final Fling (some inspiration from Don to set you up for the week ahead)




Stay up to date with what the guys are up and watch live recordings of the show on their website: https://www.giddyuppodcast.com.au/

GiddyUp Justin Tippett & Don Elgin

    • Comedy
    • 4.6 • 45 Ratings

Join triple Paralympian and motivational speaker Don Elgin and his manager Justin Tippett on the weekly Giddy Up Podcast for their live show each week.




The show is a light-hearted look at some of the funny, bizarre and entertaining news from around the world as well as some great life hacks, good new stories, funny clips & jokes and inspiring stories all designed to make your week ahead a bit more awesome.




Each show includes a mix of regular segments including:




• Weird, wonderful and wacky news of the week

• Geek of the week (interesting tech and science news)

• You Bloody Ripper (something that is just awesome)

• Once upon a time (a fascinating bit of history)

• JT's & Don’s pick of the week (could be anything!)

• The best of Tik Tok

• Down Under (Aussie Aussie Aussie!)

• Lifehack of the week (tips to help make your life awesome)

• Hero of the week (recognition for someone who deserves it)

• Money Whisperer Tip of the week (tips to make you wealthy)

• D******d of the week (pretty obvious?)

• Media watch (a funny clip from the media)

• Dad Joke of the week

• Final Fling (some inspiration from Don to set you up for the week ahead)




Stay up to date with what the guys are up and watch live recordings of the show on their website: https://www.giddyuppodcast.com.au/

    New format, flying cats & a whale of a story

    New format, flying cats & a whale of a story

    In this new look-show (we've tweaked the show to improve the podcast component) we covered a heap of great stories including:



    - How a family cremated the wrong cat

    - A world-record Skydiving attempt (Naked!)

    - Just when you thought spiders couldn't be any more terrifying

    - A whale of a story that just happens to be true

    - The World's longest eyelashes

    - Some great TicTok videos including bubble bullfighting, a smart cat, a cat saving a kid, a dolphin following a surfer and a rather rude explanation of a goat.

    - A great shout-out to some local legends helping out some Victorians doing it tough after the recent storms

    - Don takes aim at Caroline Wilson after her comments throughout the week on players returning home to be with their family

    - JT gives us some insight into new research that shows that ants may be a whole lot smarter than we thought

    - Our Health expert Nant Nissen explains the importance of understanding your health results.

    - How a pork burrito lead to a 4-year drug ban

    - Some crazy restrictions in Vic that have riled Don up

    - A soccer player who really stepped up to the plate when it really mattered

    - Two Dad jokes from JT that, well, maybe you just need to hear them...

    - Some incredible footage of a cat in a place it should never be

    - A great Who Am I to win the Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer Company sample pack

    - The big wheel spin to win a $100 Tradie.com voucher for identifying the secret codeword in tonight's show.

    • 43 min
    Hospital disasters, rude names and some unexpected lockdown benefits

    Hospital disasters, rude names and some unexpected lockdown benefits

    JT and Donnie (OK mostly JT) have spent hours searching the internet to bring you some of the crazy stories from around the world to bring a smile to your dial.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Weird new cure for COVID and the secret to a long life

    Weird new cure for COVID and the secret to a long life

    Don and JT have scoured the internet to bring you some of the crazy things happening around the world along with a few things a bit closer to home. In this week's show:



    **Once Upon a Time** - What happened on these dates in history, from the final episode of Beverley Hills 90210 to the first Shrek movie being released.

    **Wacky, Weird & Wonderful** - India's new cure for COVID, a woman loses her $18M lotto ticket, the secret to old age and the robot takeover has begun.

    **Di#$head of the Week** – Elon Musk's reputation has taken a hit as he caused a crash of the Crypto market.

    **You Bloody Ripper** - Two US citizens receive $96 million in damages after being jailed for 31 years for a crime they didn't commit.

    **Geek of the Week** – Levitating hot dog cooker - the gadget you never knew you needed.

    **JT's Pick of the Week** – We didn't get to JT's segment this week which is probably a good thing as he was going to take aim at the medical industry.

    **Hero of the Week** - This one is close to home as Don pays tribute to someone who deserves all the accolades.

    **Don's Pick** Don takes a look at some of the famous amputees after Australian icon Bert Newton, had a leg removed to save his life.

    **Health Whisperer** - Global Health & Wellness expert Nant Nissen set us all a task to work out what are your health non-negotiables.

    **The Money Whisperer** - Some more wise tips from the smartest man in the money business!

    **Tik Tok's of the Week** - A cat uses up one of its lives and a kind deed for an elderly lady.

    **Life Hacks of the Week** Don has a tip that involved frozen chips. Not sure about this one...

    **Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer Company Prize Draw** Mick Duffy announces the winner of our latest prize pack

    **Dad Joke of the Week** – The jokes got a rest this week after JT introduced a new segment, who am I?

    **Media Watch** - What happens when a weatherman decides he's had enough during a live broadcast.

    **Down Under** - Australia's longest-serving politician

    **Final Fling** – How to get motivated! **Once Upon a Time** - What happened on these dates in history, from the final episode of Beverley Hills 90210 to the first Shrek movie being released.

    **Wacky, Weird & Wonderful** - India's new cure for COVID, a woman loses her $18M lotto ticket, the secret to old age and the robot takeover has begun.

    **Di#$head of the Week** – Elon Musk's reputation has taken a hit as he caused a crash of the Crypto market.

    **You Bloody Ripper** - Two US citizens receive $96 million in damages after being jailed for 31 years for a crime they didn't commit.

    **Geek of the Week** – Levitating hot dog cooker - the gadget you never knew you needed.

    **JT's Pick of the Week** – We didn't get to JT's segment this week which is probably a good thing as he was going to take aim at the medical industry.

    **Hero of the Week** - This one is close to home as Don pays tribute to someone who deserves all the accolades.

    **Don's Pick** Don takes a look at some of the famous amputees after Australian icon Bert Newton, had a leg removed to save his life.

    **Health Whisperer** - Global Health & Wellness expert Nant Nissen set us all a task to work out what are your health non-negotiables.

    **The Money Whisperer** - Some more wise tips from the smartest man in the money business!

    **Tik Tok's of the Week** - A cat uses up one of its lives and a kind deed for an elderly lady.

    **Life Hacks of the Week** Don has a tip that involved frozen chips. Not sure about this one...

    **Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer Company Prize Draw** Mick Duffy announces the winner of our latest prize pack. Congratulations to James Gibbons who sent in a cracking story!

    **Dad Joke of the Week** – The jokes got a rest this week after JT introduced a new segment,

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Donnie kicks a goal and loses a leg!

    Donnie kicks a goal and loses a leg!

    It's a bumper show with two live crosses and heaps of prize giveaways along with all the usual segments:



    **Wacky, Weird & Wonderful** - Mistaking eye drops for glue is never going to end well and a woman was arrested for not returning a VHS tape resulting in a criminal record.

    **Once Upon a Time** - Loch Ness Monster was first sighted back in 1933 and Osama bin Laden was killed by US troops in 2011.

    **Di#$head of the Week** – The Kingston City Council came under fire for a diversity and inclusion program that angered students and parents alike.

    **You Bloody Ripper** - A new study has revealed what ages we don't care about others opinions, become content with our careers and body.

    **Geek of the Week** – NASA takes flight on MARS with the lift-off of the Ingenuity Helicopter.

    **JT's Pick of the Week** – Oxygen is produced on MARS by the MOXIE device paving the way for humans to live on MARS.

    **Hero of the Week** - Don has an absolute ripper for you...

    **Don's Pick** Don talks up the Poweroos, Australia's top-ranked sports team.

    **Health Whisperer** - Health & Wellness expert Nant Nissen joins us live to explain why diets don't work and won't work.

    **The Money Whisperer** - Some tips on home loans and how to help your kids learn about money.

    **Tik Tok's of the Week** - An old man on a swing, cars attempting a river crossing, a gross act with a pony and car parking in the future.

    **Life Hacks of the Week** Lazy Susan's in the fridge, storing bed sheets in the pillowcases and an update on the Coles/Woolworths self-service trolley hack.

    **Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer Company Prize Draw** Mick Duffy announces the new competition for next week's show and he throws in an extra prize drawn live on the show. Congrats to Ben S for winning the Mothers Day prize.

    **Dad Joke of the Week** – The priest goes for a drive and some twins with some interesting names.

    **Media Watch** - Cocky's taking over Nowra and we watch another classic Aussie TV commercial.

    **Final Fling** – The fear of public speaking and some tips to overcome it.



    Get involved in next weeks show for a chance to win:



    - Listen for the secret phrase to win a tradie.com voucher on next week show

    - Send in your best story on when you've had to sneak in somewhere or someone to win a great prize pack from Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer Company.

    - Send us in your favourite ad on Australian TV

    - Send in any questions you'd like the Health Whisperer or Money Whisperer to respond to.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Donnie makes his footy comeback

    Donnie makes his footy comeback

    After last weeks attempt of doing the show live from Justin's studio, JT has booted Don back to his place while he sorts out some new tech solutions. In other words, it's an excuse for JT to upgrade the studio to handle two people live so stay tuned...



    What's on this week's massive show:



    **Wacky, Weird & Wonderful** - One of the most feared 'animals' ever spotted, the World's longest rabbit has gone missing (but JT may have found it), New York Parent wants to marry their own child, the World's longest fingernails finally cut, designer coffins you have to see to believe and a new vending machine craze in Germany.

    **Once Upon a Time** - We take a look at some of the most popular TV ads in Australia

    **Di#$head of the Week** – A couple in South Korea made a grave mistake. But Don seems to think the actual dick$3ad may not be them...

    **You Bloody Ripper** - A few episodes back we had the story of an employee being paid his final paycheck in lots of coins covered in oil. Well, the internet heard about it and came up with a solution.

    **Geek of the Week** – Alien sightings have been confirmed by the USA pentagon and JT gives us all the scoop (including footage).

    **JT's Pick of the Week** – New Zealand bans live animal exports but JT has another country in his sights.

    **Hero of the Week** - A great story about how one kind act took on a life of its own and changed a life forever in the process.

    **Don's Pick** Don takes aim at the Royal family and whether they are really earning their money (includes how much money each Royal is worth).

    **Health Whisperer** - Health & Wellness expert Nant Nissen joins us live to dismiss some of the fake news doing the rounds on the internet and 3 tips on how better sleep can help you lose weight.

    **The Money Whisperer** - If you've made some money in Crypto then you won't want to miss this advice on how to reduce your tax liabilities.

    **Tik Tok's of the Week** - Not so smart dolphins, the cruise ship ride from hell, a video about spiders you'll never forget and a dog pretty good and making faces.

    **Life Hacks** - A handy hack for when you visit Coles or Woollies.

    **Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer Company Prize Draw** Mick Duffy announces the winner of the best legendary story sent in by our listeners. Congrats to Michael Hows

    **Dad Joke of the Week** – The Englishman, Frenchman and German gets caught with alcohol in Saudi Arabia.

    **Media Watch** - Some incredible footage of a tree being struck by lightning and a shout-out to Gordon Ramsey who got caught doing something nice.

    **Final Fling** – Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching?



    Get involved in next weeks show for a chance to win:



    - Listen for the secret phrase to win a tradie.com voucher on next week (make sure you send it into us and use the whole phrase)

    - Send us in your favourite ad on Australian TV

    - Send in any questions you'd like the Health Whisperer or Money Whisperer to respond to.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    JT and Donnie back in the studio

    JT and Donnie back in the studio

    JT and Don were back together live in the studio for the first time since COVID and boy was it a mess! JT hit double figures in the technical stuff-ups and Oscar made a long-awaited reappearance but the show was really stolen by a rogue wasp that decided to make an entry.



    Asides from all the dramas, it was still a fun show with most of the regular segments all getting a run including:



    Wacky, Weird & Wonderful – Nasty former bosses and pennies, jet fuel made from waste, a research expedition with no sense of time, what happens when a slingshot ride stuffs up, really old sharks and a cheating cat.

    Geek of the Week – All you need to know about making a fortune on Crypto!

    JT's Pick of the Week – JT takes aim at the live export trade with thousands of animals expected to die as a result of the Suez canal delays.

    Discussion time – Daniel Andrews update (or lack of), the cancel culture and the Golden Gaytime and how happens when everyday punters have enough of protestors disrupting their day.

    Tik Tok's of the Week - Sharks hiding below a cliff and why you should never ride a rubber boat in the ocean.

    You Bloody Ripper - Don has some competition for motivational speaking with Claudio Vieira de Oliveira taking centre stage (and let's just say wow!).

    Health Whisperer - Health & Wellness expert Nant Nissen joins us live.

    Dad Joke of the Week – A pregnant woman finds out the name of her babies and a new reality show that probably won't see the light of day...

    D******d of the Week– Lord Mayor Sally Cap & The Hon. Ben Carroll are this week's nomination for continuing to enable horse carriage rides through the streets of Melbourne CBD.

    The Money Whisperer - a great review on his tips from the past six months.

    Media Watch - JT had been talking it up for ages and he's finally shown it, a funny video you just have to see!

    Hero of the Week - Some Aussie legends saving horses and cattle from the recent NSW floods.

    Life Hacks - How to measure pasta and a dishwasher hack.

    Final Fling – How to handle Social Media and in particular, Facebook.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

eggy from Toc ,

What a show.

The news might be off Facebook but this is like the project of the news. Well done JT and Donny awesome podcast 👍

Delboy 52 ,

Two mates chatting..

Just like dropping in to a couple of mates chatting in the pub .... when they know the rest of the pub is listening! For us on podcast the videos are a bit difficulty to see and need some explanation and not Donny saying ‘look at that!’ Hehe

Rach Davidson ,

WHAT A PODCAST!!

love tuning into these two blokes each week for what always is a great podcast! Highly recommend having a listen

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