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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 and featuring The Spinoff's Duncan Greive and Alex Casey.

The Real Pod The Spinoff

    • Society & Culture

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

    The Real Pod: In which Trev is the icing on the cake

    The Real Pod: In which Trev is the icing on the cake

    Spend your relaxing Boxing Day unboxing the Great Kiwi Bake Off finale with us. It was a Christmas-themed episode stacked with surprises, meringues and exploding tarts. But of course, most important of all is the fact that our ex-Navy ironman Trev came away with the trotie.


    There's also the penultimate episode of New Zealand's Next Top Model, where Wendyl Nissen drags the models to filth, a Nivea challenge brings out some performance blemishes and Michael Hill's boat makes a cameo appearance. It's The Real Pod, and we'll see you in 2020. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 49 min
    The Real Pod: In which Great Kiwi Bake Off goes teets up

    The Real Pod: In which Great Kiwi Bake Off goes teets up

    The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.


    It's the second to last week on Great Kiwi Bake Off and utterances of "don' like jelleh?" are ringing through the land. Booze jellies, udder jellies and ancient Egyptian jellies abound, our final four bakers pulled out all the stops just as Sue Fleischl pulled out her finest pair of denim jeans.


    There's also a lot of Real News this week including a very lovely Corny Christmas experience, thousands of penis fish washing up at Jane's place and an exciting new trailer for The Bachelorette NZ. Also, Max Key made a dog look sad and Colin donated a cardboard cut-out of himself to our cause. It's The Real Pod, really. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Spinoff presents SUPERPOD 2019

    The Spinoff presents SUPERPOD 2019

    Join various hosts of The Spinoff podcasts Gone by Lunchtime, On The Rag, The Real Pod, Paper Cuts, The Offspin, and Dietary Requirements as we look back at the car crash that was 2019.


    In this special end of year podcast hosted by Leonie Hayden, we dissect the country's response to national disasters, the highs and lows of MAFS, international literary scandals, the madness and tragedy of the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Mad Chapman's Pulitzer Prize-winning chip ranking and more, plus we add our entries to the official The Spinoff 2019 Honours and Dishonours board.
    Pour yourself a Baileys and settle in.


    Check out more of our podcasts here including the pop up pod The Spinoff Book Out Loud (The Spinoff Book is available in stores now). If you want to continue to support the work we do, behind the mic or on the site, check out The Spinoff Members, where you can support independent media for as a little as a dollar a week! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Real Pod: In which Colin Mathura-Jeffree tells us the story of the decade

    The Real Pod: In which Colin Mathura-Jeffree tells us the story of the decade

    The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.


    Sometimes you are just doing a podcast as usual and then Colin Mathura-Jeffree gives you a call and throws your world off its axis. In a very special edition of Colin's Cranny: Live, the man himself gives us a harrowing update on his rotten dumplings situation, one that put Mike Puru's McChicken story to shame.


    There's also the latest from Great Kiwi Bake Off, where Heather falls apart for the first time and Trev reveals more from his bottomless depths. There is a lot of ball chat, stunning showstoppers and Stage Dads. We also recap episode nine of New Zealand's Next Top Model C1, featuring a Covergirl challenge and Nigel Barker from the real American telly. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Real Pod: In which the bread is dead and the top sheets divide us

    The Real Pod: In which the bread is dead and the top sheets divide us

    The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.


    Are top sheets good or bad? Who is leaving giant dog poo piles everywhere? And why did Max Key delete his last Instagram post? Our investigative journalism continues as we try and get to the bottom of Trev from Bake Off's back story. He refers to himself in the third person, he definitely fought in 'Nam and he just can't stop making different breads.


    There's also some TradeMe chat, a brief Carly Rae Jepsen review and a live unwrapping of a gorgeous Christmas Corny gift. And don't forget episode eight of New Zealand's Next Top Model, where the photoshoots are brought to you by Smokefree and the couture is brought to you by Save Mart. It's the Real Pod, and we are for real. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Real Pod: In which we pray to the towering Bake Off pastry nun

    The Real Pod: In which we pray to the towering Bake Off pastry nun

    The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.
    Join us in the church of reality television for our latest sermon, including some great goss about Zac and Erin’s wedding rings, Alex and Duncan getting owned at the TV awards and Naz getting called out on Facebook. Why are people sunning their bums? What has Matty McLean gone and done now? And how much Nando’s is too much Nando’s?
    There’s also the latest episode of Great Kiwi Bake Off, where the tarts were soggy and the nuns were towering. Naomi charmed us all, Trev revealed his history with Block Doris plums and Ethan made a chocolate pizza. Plus, there’s a conspiracy theory about Max Key that will make your brain melt. It’s the Real Pod!!! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

Giddey14 ,

I love Real Pod!

One of my favourite podcasts! Always makes me chuckle. I always listen as soon as it drops and then want to go back for a repeat listen. You don’t like jelly?

gemmab1 ,

The best podcast.

Great banter, hilarious, love the chaos pods! Like having friends in your lounge when listening to it!

Russcolli ,

Chaos casting

Always entertaining. Great that Alex and Jane watch those reality tv shows so I don’t have to!

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