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THE BIG QUESTIONS is hosted by author and broadcaster Adam Spencer. The Big Questions HQ is a place to talk to smart interesting people about smart interesting stuff. We speak to writers, scientists, comedians and just thinkers who really know their craft and hear about the way they shape the amazing world in which we live. The idea is pretty simple - we ask some big questions and find some big experts to help answer them.

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THE BIG QUESTIONS is hosted by author and broadcaster Adam Spencer. The Big Questions HQ is a place to talk to smart interesting people about smart interesting stuff. We speak to writers, scientists, comedians and just thinkers who really know their craft and hear about the way they shape the amazing world in which we live. The idea is pretty simple - we ask some big questions and find some big experts to help answer them.

    How to write comedy?

    How to write comedy?

    How long does it take to perfect a joke? Matt Okine goes through his comedic journey both in life and in developing his creative process. 

    • 52 min
    How to not get hacked?

    How to not get hacked?

    Founder of the website 'Have I Been Pwned' takes you through the hacks on how not to get hacked. 

    • 55 min
    What's your 2040?

    What's your 2040?

    Whats the secret to saving the planet? Film maker Damon Gameau talks about his film 'What's you're 2040?'

    • 31 min
    What really is at the bottom of the sea?

    What really is at the bottom of the sea?

    While he is best known as an academy award winning director of the two greatest grossing films of all time, in this conversation recorded at the Vivid Festival in 2018, James Cameron would much rather speak about the engineering challenges...

    • 1 hr 25 min
    How can you find art in mankind at its bleakest?

    How can you find art in mankind at its bleakest?

    One of Australia’s best known and most controversial artists Ben Quilty speaks to Adam about his life, his motivation, art meeting politics and how even children in regions devastated by war can find expression in art.
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    • 33 min
    What’s is like to DJ for Barack Obama?

    What’s is like to DJ for Barack Obama?

    One of the world’s most famous and respected dj’s Neil Armstrong (no not THAT Neil Armstrong, the other one) opens up about the realities of life on the road and on the decks.
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    • 51 min

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Fascinating topics

I love this podcast. Adam always finds fascinating people to interview and topics to explore.

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Adam Spencer is a great interviewer, you can almost hear him listening and thinking. This podcast is insightful, well-researched and funny - a great easy listen.

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Really really interesting topics

Part of my walking regime, terrific range of topics, have to say I am surprised how much I am enjoying it, so not what I usually listen to.

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