13 episodes

The Much-Loved Book About Growing Up In The Suburbs Becomes A Podcast

Matthew Hardy, the author of Saturday Afternoon Fever, reads from his best-selling book about a footy fan who’s dreams are denied, as he and Lawrence Mooney constantly digress into the wonderful, hilarious, nostalgic worlds of their childhoods, teenage years, straight into their idiotic young adulthoods. 

As contemporary men they also discuss relationships, the modern world, ethics, history and philosophy. 

The big question - Will they ever finish the book? 

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Saturday Afternoon Fever – Matthew Hardy & Lawrence Mooney LiSTNR

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    • 4.9 • 212 Ratings

The Much-Loved Book About Growing Up In The Suburbs Becomes A Podcast

Matthew Hardy, the author of Saturday Afternoon Fever, reads from his best-selling book about a footy fan who’s dreams are denied, as he and Lawrence Mooney constantly digress into the wonderful, hilarious, nostalgic worlds of their childhoods, teenage years, straight into their idiotic young adulthoods. 

As contemporary men they also discuss relationships, the modern world, ethics, history and philosophy. 

The big question - Will they ever finish the book? 

For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

    Ep12: BONUS EPISODE with TONY MARTIN

    Ep12: BONUS EPISODE with TONY MARTIN

    The great comedian and broadcaster TONY MARTIN, from The Late Show, Martin & Molloy and his current sensational podcast SIZZLETOWN, chats with Matthew & Lawrence about well-meaning and eccentric theme parks.
    Link to Tony Martin's SIZZLETOWNhttps://sizzletown.podbean.com/

    Link to KRYAL CASTLEhttps://www.kryalcastle.com.au/

    Hardy & Mooney say - We want to hear from our listeners, so leave us a voice message via Speakpipe technology. Click here: www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever 

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    • 21 min
    Ep11: First massive stack on your bike and swooping bloody magpies

    Ep11: First massive stack on your bike and swooping bloody magpies

    Lawrence and Matthew discuss:

    First bike (Malvern Star)

    First crush

    First bike stack

    Childhood injuries (Mecurochrome)

    Jaws (Captain Quint)

    Hellraisers

    Rainbow / Brown plastic / Lyrebird / Kookaburra

    Snack Packs / Prima / Hi C’s / Sunnyboys

    Magpies swooping

    Ice cream containers protect kids' heads

    Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever

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    • 21 min
    Ep9: A Father flattens his son at the footy

    Ep9: A Father flattens his son at the footy

    Lawrence and Matthew discuss:

    First game of actual AFL footy is an eye-opener

    The word ‘Fuck’ sprayed high on a warehouse wall

    Holden Caulfield

    Ernie Sigley* v Don Lane

    Crazies in the crowd

    Pornographic Polaroids

    Black Armband

    *R.I.P. the great entertainer Ernie Sigley, winner of 21 Logie Awards, including the Gold, in 1975, for being Australia's most popular TV personality.

    Obituary here:

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-08-16/television-entertainer-ernie-sigley-dies-aged-82/100379248)

     

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    • 21 min
    EP10: BONUS EPISODE with Dermott Brereton (and Greg Champion)

    EP10: BONUS EPISODE with Dermott Brereton (and Greg Champion)

    In this episode, Lawrence and Matthew talk about Dermott Brereton, the only footballer to play in 5 x Day Premierships & 5 x Night Premierships to talk about his own deep suburban childhood, and how to deal with public attention around town.

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    • 27 min
    Ep8: An unbelievable bus trip to dubbo

    Ep8: An unbelievable bus trip to dubbo

    Lawrence and Matthew discuss:

    Matthews' new book re-published

    Becoming addicted to the Smell Of A Brand New Sherrin.

    Team Theme Songs

    Fitzroy’s farewell and an unbelievable bus trip to Dubbo

    Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever

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    • 27 min
    Ep7: Our mothers' twilight years and hernias

    Ep7: Our mothers' twilight years and hernias

    Lawrence and Matthew discuss:

    Hernias

    Pascalls vs. Allens lollies

    Modern art plus emergency teachers.

    Their Mum’s twilight years are discussed in loving detail

    First footy’s are remembered, as is Robert Muir and the best bikes we’ve ever owned.

    Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever

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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
212 Ratings

212 Ratings

Nicandilly ,

Blast from the past

I’m the same age as the boys and share so many memories. This is non stop laugh to myself remembering my childhood.

Crooksy18 ,

“Whose he play for”

I’m right in the sweet spot of the demographic for this stuff. Nostalgic memories and laughs. Perfect lockdown escapism. Well batted you two.

dusty lid ,

Superb

Superb… already a fan of Mooney through Triple M et al, but Matt brings the best of out him and together hilarious

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