23 episodes

Each week host Jim Minns engages in fireside chats with some of Australia’s (and the world’s) best writers, artists, thinkers and decision-makers.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Each week host Jim Minns engages in fireside chats with some of Australia’s (and the world’s) best writers, artists, thinkers and decision-makers.

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    • 3 min
    #21: Steve Toltz

    #21: Steve Toltz

    Steve Toltz was born in Sydney, Australia in 1972. His first novel, A Fraction of the Whole, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His new novel Here Goes Nothing is available in all good bookstores now.
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    • 25 min
    #20: Matthew Knott

    #20: Matthew Knott

    Matthew Knott is a political reporter and former United States Correspondent with the Sydney Morning Herald.

    His account of surviving a 5-story fall from a New York Rooftop can be found here: https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/i-was-howling-in-pain-how-falling-five-storeys-from-a-new-york-rooftop-changed-my-life-20200910-p55u9y.html
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    • 27 min
    #19: Christian Smalls

    #19: Christian Smalls

    Chris Smalls is the Interim President of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU). On Friday, April 1st, 2022 - he and other former and current Amazon workers formed the first Amazon union in American history. The NY Times called it the biggest David win over Goliath in American Labor History. 

    This conversation was originally broadcast on the PSA/CPSU NSW Podcast: https://www.facebook.com/PSANSW
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    • 9 min
    #18: Marsha Dietlein Bennett

    #18: Marsha Dietlein Bennett

    Marsha Dietlein is a New York-based American Actress who has worked extensively in theatre, film, and television. Her credits include Gossip Girl, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Little Children, and Boiler Room.

    In addition, Marsha has collaborated with writer-director Edward Burns (Sidewalks of New York, Saving Private Ryan) on six occasions including in the highly celebrated indie hit 'Newlyweds' (2011).

     
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    • 43 min
    #17: John Crothers

    #17: John Crothers

    John Crothers is a Singer, Songwriter, Author and Former Parish Priest. 
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    • 54 min

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