The Conversation Hour podcast
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On the Conversation Hour, you'll get to know great Australian and international guests as they share their stories with Jon Faine.
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: Flying Nun Records and Kingswood||The New Zealand label that released music by bands including The Clean, The Chills, The Bats, The Headless Chickens, Chris Knox, Straitjacket Fits, 3Ds, and The Verlaines. And meet Melbourne band Kingswood.||16 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: Prof Peter Singer on President Trump and effective altruism||Moral philosopher Peter Singer with Helen Szoke from Oxfam Australia and Daniel D'Hotman from Effective Altruism Australia.||15 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: AR Rahman||Indian composer, singer, and musician AR Rahman with his collaborator Matt Dunkley. And Melbournian Peter Dietze's astonishing connection to early Indian cinema.||14 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: White Night Melbourne & The Melbourne Tomato Festival||King of Moomba Guy Grossi is hosting the Melbourne Tomato Festival and David Atkins on fun after dark in White Night Melbourne.||13 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: Energy Security, Coal, Renewables, and Victoria's Future||A talkback forum on energy security, coal, gas, and renewables with David Byers, Tony Wood & Jeremy Maslin.||12 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: Indian literary superstars Laxmi and Namita Gokhale||Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi and festival director Namita Gokhale with George Megalogenis.||9 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: John Pilger's War On China||John Pilger on The Coming War On China and playwright Lachlan Philpott with actor Alice Qin on the Little Emperors of the one child policy.||8 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: Exploring Melbourne by foot and the world by double-decker bus||Christos Tsiolkas and Andrew May on unearthing the secret stories of Melbourne for the exhibition City Songs. Bob Hall on his 1969 adventure driving around the world with fellow Young Conservatives in a double decker bus called the Hairy Pillock 2.||7 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanXiuhtezcatl Martinez - the 16 year old suing the US government||Retired judge Gordon Lewis reflects on his life in the law, and we meet climate change activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez||6 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: Sexism, sport, and testosterone||Cordelia Fine and Angela Pippos on gender differences, the role of testosterone in determining these, sexism in sport, and women playing AFL footy.||5 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conversation Hour: South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone||With The Book of Mormon opening in Melbourne enjoy a wide-ranging chat with two of its creators.||2 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoodoo Guru Dave Faulkner and guitarist Raul Midon||Hoodoo Guru Dave Faulkner and guitarist Raul Midon in conversations with Jacinta Parsons and Alice Keath||1 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
So what if Jon is in love with himself. He can afford to be. He does a fantastic job-and doesn't always just accept what people say to him 'just to be polite or politically correct'....Keep up the stellar quality journalism John(and just in case you're wondering?? "No!", "I am not his mother") SDM.
Jon Faine is clearly the best interviewer, conversationalist, commentator this country has. Fair, humble, honest, inciteful and clever! Thanks abc!
The host is clearly in love with himself. He's worth putting up with for the great gests and co-hosts though. Some real gems here.
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