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Your weekly guide to pop culture in Australia. Mostly the fun bits. Karl Quinn is an entertainament writer for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald; Andrew Young is a musician, DJ, pedagogue and all-round man-about-town. Together they are The Clappers, and together they present this always-on-the-pulse and frequently hilarious look at culture high and low. If it's happening in film, TV, books, galleries - and let's not forget cycling - there's a 50-50 chance it's happening on The Clappers. Maybe even 60-40. Tune in, turn on, but don't drop out.
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    • Entertainment News
    • 4.6 • 36 Ratings

Your weekly guide to pop culture in Australia. Mostly the fun bits. Karl Quinn is an entertainament writer for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald; Andrew Young is a musician, DJ, pedagogue and all-round man-about-town. Together they are The Clappers, and together they present this always-on-the-pulse and frequently hilarious look at culture high and low. If it's happening in film, TV, books, galleries - and let's not forget cycling - there's a 50-50 chance it's happening on The Clappers. Maybe even 60-40. Tune in, turn on, but don't drop out.
Find us at https://podfollow.com/1256873572/view
Join us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/theclapperspodcast/
Follow karl's journalism at https://www.facebook.com/karlquinnjournalist/
Produced by Nearly Media https://www.nearly.com.au/

    The trials and tribulations of Karl K, Lord Jim, I May Destroy You, The Outsider and The World According to Jeff Goldblum

    The trials and tribulations of Karl K, Lord Jim, I May Destroy You, The Outsider and The World According to Jeff Goldblum

    Karl and Andrew discuss Karl's metamorphosis into Josef K, Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and the Costa Concordia disaster, Michaela Coel's I may Destroy You and Stephen King drama: The Outsider. Also, Andrew is delighted by the World according to Jeff Goldblum

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    • 31 min
    Emmys wrap: How the world fell in love (finally) with Schitt's Creek

    Emmys wrap: How the world fell in love (finally) with Schitt's Creek

    In this episode Karl watches that beloved six-day event: The Emmys! Andrew wraps up that beloved 21 day event: Le Tour de France; Karl praise Schitt's Creek and Andrew ignores Laurel Canyon.

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    • 30 min
    Lovecraft Country, Raised by Wolves, Oscars diversity and le Tour

    Lovecraft Country, Raised by Wolves, Oscars diversity and le Tour

    In this episode Karl and Andrew discuss Jordan Peele's latest horror/racial politics mash-up Lovecraft Country, the Ridley Scott sci-fi series Raised by Wolves, and the push for diversity in the best picture category at the Oscars and whether that means the end of blokey movies such as 1917 and Ford v Ferrari. Plus, the umpires crack down at cycling's biggest race - but where's Gabriel Gate?  

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    • 32 min
    Perry Mason, Da 5 Bloods, Brabham, Little Scarlet, Le Tour 2020, MIFF and MWF

    Perry Mason, Da 5 Bloods, Brabham, Little Scarlet, Le Tour 2020, MIFF and MWF

    Karl and Andrew discuss: Da 5 Bloods, Perry Mason, Brabham, MIFF and MWF, Le Tour 2020, Little Scarlet and the Last and First Men.

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    • 40 min
    The Great, Search Party, A Rainy Day in New York and more

    The Great, Search Party, A Rainy Day in New York and more

    This episode sees Karl and Andrew talking about The Great starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult, A Rainy Day in New York starring Elle Fanning but not Nicholas Hoult, Search Party starring neither Elle Fanning nor Nicholas Hoult and Least Expected Day which is a documentary about Spanish cycling team Movistar's 2019 season during which, to nobody's surprise, Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult are absent.

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    • 32 min
    How does an online film festival sell out?

    How does an online film festival sell out?

    In this episode your hosts Karl Quinn and Andrew Young consider one of the more perplexing issues of our times. Plus we revisit Samuel Fuller's The Naked Kiss, hear the case for the defence as the great Who Wants to Be A Millionaire cheating scandal gets a very entertaining airing in Quiz, and serve up an absolute feast for rev heads as Brock, Brabham and McLaren race onto the screen.

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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

MA-T2 ,

Just the best

Love the banter. Keep it going. Must listening.

Genvieve54 ,

Irreverent repartee

Fun chat about all sorts of cultural activities , the repartee between the hosts is so witty. Chuckle along with them about Life and The Universe. Has a real Melbourne vibe. Highly recommended

Fenella P ,

These guys are great!

Enjoyable discussion and banter about many things. Some things for me, some not. It doesn't seem to matter, I enjoy the talk.

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