33 episodes

JOMAD I Heard You Like Books? is a fortnightly podcast about reading, writing, editing, publishing and friendship. With Johannes Jakob and Madeleine Crofts.

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JOMAD I Heard You Like Books? is a fortnightly podcast about reading, writing, editing, publishing and friendship. With Johannes Jakob and Madeleine Crofts.

    JOMAD 33: Pole Explorer

    JOMAD 33: Pole Explorer

    With Alaina Gougoulis, editorial co-ordinator at Text Publishing! Conversation points: proofreading ebooks, workplace house points, The Far Side, glossy photograph pages, graveside Vegemite, penguin punching, gangrene above the fireplace, Madeleine St John, biographies are the ultimate google search, The Women in Black, book clubs, dalliances, big goblin conversations, lunch eating time, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, kindness and cheese, Panini sticker books and selling everything you own on eBay.

    Books: The Lost City of Z by David Grann, Madeleine by Helen Trinca, Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles, Humanity by Jonathan Glover, Bobcat by Rebecca Lee, The Glass Kingdom by Chris Flynn.

    • 59 min
    JOMAD 32: Sombreros Optional

    JOMAD 32: Sombreros Optional

    Starring our old mate Liam Wood! Points of interest: Quickdraw intro, George Clooney Up In The Air, Koo Wee Rup!, turkey paradise, creative writing in high schools, username squatting, Australian summer as a kid, Swords and Sex, negating the cool, editing in the age of Google, holding newborns (aka lizards), Haim, Mmmbop!

    Books: Floundering by Romy Ash, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride, No Limit by Holly Childs.

    • 52 min
    JOMAD 31: Golden Staph

    JOMAD 31: Golden Staph

    With Rereader and deputy Brow Lifter, Steph Van Schilt. Riveting convo about: farts, feel the pressure, creepy live tweeting Steph's life, striking, nice foley, ass, Super Nintendo Chalmers, swearing, sass and the apocalypse, teenage bus ride romance, outsiders, Divergent, don't read this in public, matinee cry, Orphan Black, Hologram novellas, Friday Night Lights, The Double and sh... it.

    Books! The Flame Alphabet by Ben Marcus, Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, The Fault In Our Stars by John Green.

    • 53 min
    JOMAD 30: Smells Like Popcorn

    JOMAD 30: Smells Like Popcorn

    With old mate Brigid Mullane, the newish editor of Kill Your Darlings! Items of interest: Terror, literary shuttle bus, bookstore customers, Franco tie-ins, gift giving rep, the apple isle, Iceland, JLaw future BFF, hype machine, passive reading, Wheel of Time, Boxing Day Tsunami, explaining grief, Joan Didion, pretending to be a ghost, Tig Notaro, Balinese cockfighting, French and Saunders, Scandal and chocolate Jesus.

    Books: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent, the Gunslinger series by Stephen King, Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala.

    • 56 min
    JOMAD 29: Load Me Up

    JOMAD 29: Load Me Up

    With comic maker extraordinaire Bernard Caleo. Interesting: Sicily, Graphic Novels! Melbourne!, making comics when you can't draw, legibility, horses with hands, going down with the drawing ship, actively conspiring, Ms Page Turnery, depression and dead fish, salt is the opposite of pepper, surprising your readership, specialist in melancholy, Fun Home: The Musical, Ask Me Another, The Devil Collects, Threes and does Drew Carey feel joy?

    Books: The Tango Collection edited by Bernard, The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton, Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh, Berlin by Jason Lutes.

    • 55 min
    JOMAD 28: Juicy

    JOMAD 28: Juicy

    With Elizabeth Redman! Points of interest: secret code language (shorthand), Sky Business ads, wicked fungus, wine diluted by shampoo off-runnings, John Howard’s superannuation, Cosmo vs Cosmos, critical numeracy, printing money, tooth fairy upcycling, hilarious hostage crisis, improve your first sexual experience, verse novels, tracksuit pants of the heart, St P Dogg, Martin Luther, sacrificing bulls and breakfast stacks.

    Books: Woke Up Loney by Fiona Maazel, The Monkey’s Mask and Love Poems by Dorothy Porter, the Bible, The Sneaker Colouring Book.

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

Rowen May ,

I do indeed like books

One million stars up! In the sky! Five of them are for this podcast! But seriously, fun times abound. You should listen.

Philippe Perez ,

I heard you liked podcasts

A lovely little podcast with hearty chats with all kinds of literary awesomeness. Subscribe now before Jojo and Maddie become stars!

jaapy ,

Podcast for the ages!!

Amazing podcast hosted by two people who are obviously very passionate about reading, writing and generally all things books. Most importantly they sound like they really enjoy talking to their guests and each other. funny, informative and knowledgeable, whats not to like. download it, you wont regret it. fantastic podcast.

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