21 episodes

📰 The weeklyish podcast for burnt out girlies & personality hires trying to stay Broadly Relevant.

We cover the news, broadly. Think pop culture vibe checks, brain-scratching deep dives, and a sufficient amount of shit-talking. Featuring a professional journo and indie theatre-maker, we’re the types to unapologetically use words like zeitgeist and eras interchangeably. Hosted by high school best friends Simran Pasricha and Ryan Hamilton and recorded from our home in Narrm, Australia. Can’t wait to chat soon, cuties 💋

Broadly Relevant Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton

    • Society & Culture

📰 The weeklyish podcast for burnt out girlies & personality hires trying to stay Broadly Relevant.

We cover the news, broadly. Think pop culture vibe checks, brain-scratching deep dives, and a sufficient amount of shit-talking. Featuring a professional journo and indie theatre-maker, we’re the types to unapologetically use words like zeitgeist and eras interchangeably. Hosted by high school best friends Simran Pasricha and Ryan Hamilton and recorded from our home in Narrm, Australia. Can’t wait to chat soon, cuties 💋

    20: Billionaire Weddings, Choking in the Bedroom, and Ethical Tourism

    20: Billionaire Weddings, Choking in the Bedroom, and Ethical Tourism

    Shocking new data has come out on the prevalence of strangulation in the bedroom, which we have a big chat about, plus we explore the possibility of ethical tourism and whether we’ve managed it before. In other news, Olivia Culpo’s wedding dress is out, but Radhika Merchant’s wedding dress is in, French & British elections have turned out broadly leftist, and the US is withdrawing their aid pier from the Gaza strip.
    👋 Welcome to Episode 20 of the podcast for burnt out girlies trying to stay Broadly Relevant, hosted by your favourite personality hires, Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton.
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    Can Ethical Tourism Actually Exist? | Simran PasrichaThe Tana Mongeau & Alissa Violet Drama On TikTok, ExplainedRadhika Merchant Haldi Outfit Strangulation during sex: new research
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    📱 You can find us on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, at @BroadlyRelevant
    🎶 Thanks to Seb Whitaker for our lovely intro music.
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    🖤💛❤️ We recorded this episode on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations, but Simran and Ryan met and grew up together on the land of the Kombumerri people, part of the Yugambeh Language Group. We’d like to acknowledge and pay our respects to Kombumerri annd Wurundjeri elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We encourage settlers like us to Pay the Rent.

    • 42 min
    19: Election Mania, Glastonbury Goops, and Pop Princesses

    19: Election Mania, Glastonbury Goops, and Pop Princesses

    Get keen for a piping hot plate of gossip from Glastonbury Festival, featuring Paul Mescal, Tilda Swinton, and Louis Tomlinson. We’re dealing with. major cases of FOMO so just had to get it all out of our system.
    Plus, it’s election season. We chat about the French election (and how their electoral system works), the British, and the American—but to end on a brighter note, we chat about the rise of the pop girlies in 2024 and the way they’re making everything feel ok. And is that ok?
    👋 Welcome to Episode 19 of the podcast for burnt out girlies trying to stay Broadly Relevant, hosted by your favourite personality hires, Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton.
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    Banksy launches artwork during Idles’ Glastonbury setGlastonbury One of the World’s Greenest FestivalsThe Brooke Schofield And Clinton Kane DramaTilda Swinton introducing Orbital’s Set | TikTokHundreds of candidates pull out of French run-off in bid to foil far right | Al JazeeraFatima Payman was excluded from Labor caucus over her support for a Palestinian state but she has won an unlikely ally - ABC News
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    📱 You can find us on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, at @BroadlyRelevant
    🎶 Thanks to Seb Whitaker for our lovely intro music.
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    🖤💛❤️ We recorded this episode on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations, but Simran and Ryan met and grew up together on the land of the Kombumerri people, part of the Yugambeh Language Group. We’d like to acknowledge and pay our respects to Kombumerri annd Wurundjeri elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We encourage settlers like us to Pay the Rent.

    • 45 min
    18: Picasso in the Toilet, Poo in the Seine and Queers at the 2024 Olympics

    18: Picasso in the Toilet, Poo in the Seine and Queers at the 2024 Olympics

    This week we’re thinking ahead to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, chatting about the drama regarding the fecally infused river they’ve got there, plus the state of queerness at the games. In other news, Julian Assange is free, the Taliban refuse to platform women’s voices, Chappell Roan is a star, and Stonehenge got a new paint job.
    👋 Welcome to Episode 18 of the podcast for burnt out girlies trying to stay Broadly Relevant, hosted by your favourite personality hires, Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton.
    🔗 Research Links
    There's no openly gay player in the men's AFL. The silence is deafening - ABC NewsChappel Roan on Jimmy FallonUN Doha Talks Exclude Afghan Women Olympic Runner Caster Semenya Wants To Compete, Not Defend Her Womanhood : Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics : NPROlympics: Namibia’s sprinters highlight a flawed testosterone testing systemOlympic Runner Caster Semenya Wants To Compete, Not Defend Her Womanhood : Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics : NPRRestrictions on transgender athletes at Paris 2024Which sports will allow trans athletes at the Paris Olympics? | ContextMONA fires back by hanging Picasso’s in toiletWhy the hearing to free Julian Assange is happening on a tiny island in the middle of the Pacific - ABC NewsStonehenge covered in powder paint by Just Stop Oil protestersSports are supposed to be for all – but new research reveals just how few LGBTQI+ people play sport
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    📱 You can find us on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, at @BroadlyRelevant
    🎶 Thanks to Seb Whitaker for our lovely intro music.
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    🖤💛❤️ We recorded this episode on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations, but Simran and Ryan met and grew up together on the land of the Kombumerri people, part of the Yugambeh Language Group. We’d like to acknowledge and pay our respects...

    • 41 min
    17: New Pandas, Journalism for Gen Z, and Making it in the Arts with Clare Rankine

    17: New Pandas, Journalism for Gen Z, and Making it in the Arts with Clare Rankine

    Taylor Swift snubs Charli XCX of her number one moment, Australia’s getting New Pandas, Robert Irwin & Pauline Hanson are fighting, and digital news is having a moment. Plus, we chat to Clare Rankine about making it in the arts.
    Clare Rankine is a comedy producer and writer who has performed on stages across the world, including Upright Citizens Brigade, Los Angeles and House Of Yes, New York. She's written for Netflix Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald and the ABC.
    @clare.rankine on Instagram
    👋 Welcome to Episode 17 of the podcast for burnt out girlies trying to stay Broadly Relevant, hosted by your favourite personality hires, Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton.
    🔗 Research Links
    New pair of giant pandas for Adelaide Zoo, Wang Wang and Fu Ni to return to China by end of year - ABC NewsReuters Institute Digital News ReportSilence from Robert Irwin on defamation threat against Pauline Hanson as deadline to remove satirical video passes - ABC NewsVictoria to raise age of criminal responsibility to 12 with no exceptions | Youth justice | The Guardian
    🫶 Enjoyed this episode and want to support us? We’d love if you told a friend about the show and left us a review. Thanks mates!
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    📱 You can find us on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, at @BroadlyRelevant
    🎶 Thanks to Seb Whitaker for our lovely intro music.
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    🖤💛❤️ We recorded this episode on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations, but Simran and Ryan met and grew up together on the land of the Kombumerri people, part of the Yugambeh Language Group. We’d like to acknowledge and pay our respects to Kombumerri annd Wurundjeri elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We encourage settlers like us to Pay the Rent.

    • 51 min
    16: Brat Week, Apple Intelligence, Ceasefire, & Is Hyper-independence Suffocating Us?

    16: Brat Week, Apple Intelligence, Ceasefire, & Is Hyper-independence Suffocating Us?

    The pop girlies are going hard, between Chappell, Jojo, Charli, Sabrina, we’re eating well. Plus, we chat about changes to domestic violence laws in WA, the challenges of negotiating ceasefire, and in our deep dive we go deep about fears that we’re behind in our careers, and the struggles of hyper-independence.
    👋 Welcome to Episode 16 of the podcast for burnt out girlies trying to stay Broadly Relevant, hosted by your favourite personality hires, Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton.
    🔗 Research Links
    New laws in WA would take guns away from people accused of DVAnimal Rising activists paste Wallace and Gromit image over portrait of King Charles at London art gallery - ABC NewsAustralian police forces have a domestic violence problem and we're only seeing the tip of the iceberg - ABC NewsPolice Domestic Violence: Data Shows 40 Percent of Cops Abuse FamilyCharli XCX Seemed To Shade Camila Cabello's "I Luv It" On TikTok
    🫶 Enjoyed this episode and want to support us? We’d love if you told a friend about the show and left us a review. Thanks mates!
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    📱 You can find us on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, at @BroadlyRelevant
    🎶 Thanks to Seb Whitaker for our lovely intro music.
    〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️
    🖤💛❤️ We recorded this episode on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations, but Simran and Ryan met and grew up together on the land of the Kombumerri people, part of the Yugambeh Language Group. We’d like to acknowledge and pay our respects to Kombumerri annd Wurundjeri elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We encourage settlers like us to Pay the Rent.

    • 46 min
    15: Rat Boyfriends, Climate Scientists for President, and the Importance of Hair Ties

    15: Rat Boyfriends, Climate Scientists for President, and the Importance of Hair Ties

    This week we chat about Rising: Melbourne's international arts festival, in particular the brilliant Counting & Cracking. Doctor Who comes up with its brilliant new star Ncuti Gatwa, and we dive into the delicacy that is a rat boyfriend. Plus, in the news is QLD's trial of 50c public transit, Mexico's new president, and and Indian airline's attempts to make air travel safer for women. And to top it all off, we bring back Broadly Diva.
    👋 Welcome to Episode 15 of the podcast for burnt out girlies trying to stay Broadly Relevant, hosted by your favourite personality hires, Simran Pasricha & Ryan Hamilton.
    🔗 Research Links
    Free fares: two charts – Daniel BowenRat Boyfriend -Pedestrian News Claudia Sheinbaum makes history elected as Mexico's first female president : NPRIndiGo Now Highlights Female Passengers On Seat Map At Check-InRegarding Rising | FourAM SubstackNow Glasgow's infamous Willy Wonka Experience is turned into a musicalX has new rules that officially allow porn now - The VergeDoctor Who episode 6 shocks with a Black Mirror-style surprise - PolygonQueensland government to trial 50 cent public transport fares to ease cost of living, congestion as state election looms - ABC NewsMelanie Perkins - WikipediaRISING: Counting and CrackingMexico elects its first female president: What does it mean? - Missing Perspectives
    🫶 Enjoyed this episode and want to support us? We’d love if you told a friend about the show and left us a review. Thanks mates!
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    📱 You can find us on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, at @BroadlyRelevant
    🎶 Thanks to Seb Whitaker for our lovely intro music.
    〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️
    🖤💛❤️ We recorded this episode on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations, but Simran and Ryan met and grew up together on the land of the Kombumerri people, part of the Yugambeh Language Group. We’d like to acknowledge and pay our respects to Kombumerri annd Wurundjeri elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We encourage settlers like us to a href="https://paytherent.net.au/" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

    • 38 min

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