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The Spinoff presents a weekly pop culture podcast tackling everything from reality TV to real life here in New Zealand, hosted by Jane Yee with Alex Casey and Duncan Greive.
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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 361 Ratings

The Spinoff presents a weekly pop culture podcast tackling everything from reality TV to real life here in New Zealand, hosted by Jane Yee with Alex Casey and Duncan Greive.
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    Big ups

    Big ups

    Duncan and Jane dip their toes in TVNZ’s show lineup for 2022, try to figure out how the government’s Covid policy applies to sex with strangers and offer some style advice for all that extra lockdown hair you’ve been growing. There’s also crypto chat, a new caking-meets-sports show and some as-it-happens literal breaking news.
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    • 37 min
    Block party for Tim and Arty

    Block party for Tim and Arty

    Join Jane and Duncan as they celebrate an almost win at the NZ Podcast Awards, debrief on The Block NZ auctions and reveal what their very first in-store purchases were at level three, step two. Plus there’s a terrorist possum on the loose in Dunedin, a duck has run a marathon in New York and Taylor Swift has her fans seeing red.



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    • 45 min
    Bonus chat: What’s going on at Three?

    Bonus chat: What’s going on at Three?

    In a very special The Fold / The Real Pod crossover episode, Jane and Duncan delve into the first ever Discovery upfronts, in which Three’s new owner just announced a bunch of new shows, two new channels and a very reality TV-heavy new direction.
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    • 22 min
    Never judge a hand sanitiser by its bottle

    Never judge a hand sanitiser by its bottle

    Camilla Parker Bowles won’t stop talking about Joe Biden’s "long fart", it’s raining cats and logs in Windsor, lady condors are birthing chicks without gentleman condors and a journalist reckons you can cook a steak in a dishwasher. Join Duncan and Jane as they discuss all these stories, along with a tale of mistaken hand sanitiser identity that will have you looking twice before your next squirt.
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    • 39 min
    Real Recap: Celebrity Treasure Island, with Chris Parker 🏝

    Real Recap: Celebrity Treasure Island, with Chris Parker 🏝

    Fresh from watching the final episode, Jane and Duncan recap the last week of Celebrity Treasure Island – before being joined by Chris Parker for a truly emotional kōrero.
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    • 58 min
    Holy snapping turtle teeth

    Holy snapping turtle teeth

    Join Jane and Duncan for a flick through the realest of Real News, including some whopping big veg and some second-rate Dunedin Bird News. They also face a Real Conundrum surrounding the Celebrity Treasure Island finale. Brought to you by Nando's!
    Vote for The Real Pod in the NZ Podcast Awards! Visit nzpodcastawards.com to vote. Nominations close this Friday, November 5!

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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
361 Ratings

361 Ratings

JoannaJaguar ,

Corn’t Fault It

Listening from abroad, I love love love listening to NZ accents and catching up on the local gossip- thank you!

Livspencer ,

Awesome!

Love my weekly fix! Awesome laughs
My fav podcast 🌽

pacifini ,

My favourite podcast

I love listening to Jane, Duncan and Alex talk about Reality TV shows in NZ. They do the best weekly round up and they have other cute segments like the community notice board. It gets even better if you join the group on Facebook, there are lots of great Cornies in there.

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