By Johannes Jakob and Madeleine Crofts
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JOMAD I Heard You Like Books? is a fortnightly podcast about reading, writing, editing, publishing and friendship. With Johannes Jakob and Madeleine Crofts.
||ExplicitJOMAD 33: Pole Explorer||With Alaina Gougoulis, editorial co-ordinator at Text Publishing! Conversation points: proofreading ebooks, workplace house points, The Far Side, glossy photograph pages, graveside Vegemite, penguin punching, gangrene above the fireplace,||6 7 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 32: Sombreros Optional||Starring our old mate Liam Wood! Points of interest: Quickdraw intro, George Clooney Up In The Air, Koo Wee Rup!, turkey paradise, creative writing in high schools, username squatting, Australian summer as a kid, Swords and Sex, negating the cool,||28 5 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 31: Golden Staph||With Rereader and deputy Brow Lifter, Steph Van Schilt. Riveting convo about: farts, feel the pressure, creepy live tweeting Steph's life, striking, nice foley, ass, Super Nintendo Chalmers, swearing, sass and the apocalypse, teenage bus ride romance,||14 5 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 30: Smells Like Popcorn||With old mate Brigid Mullane, the newish editor of Kill Your Darlings! Items of interest: Terror, literary shuttle bus, bookstore customers, Franco tie-ins, gift giving rep, the apple isle, Iceland, JLaw future BFF, hype machine, passive reading,||9 3 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 29: Load Me Up||With comic maker extraordinaire Bernard Caleo. Interesting: Sicily, Graphic Novels! Melbourne!, making comics when you can't draw, legibility, horses with hands, going down with the drawing ship, actively conspiring, Ms Page Turnery,||22 2 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 28: Juicy||With Elizabeth Redman! Points of interest: secret code language (shorthand), Sky Business ads, wicked fungus, wine diluted by shampoo off-runnings, John Howard’s superannuation, Cosmo vs Cosmos, critical numeracy, printing money, tooth fairy upcycling||21 9 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 27: Future Perfect||Starring Lachlann Carter and Jenna Williams from 100 Story Building. Points of interest: Dave Eggers and 826 Valencia, burrito watch, stupidload, Foley sound effects, punches, BYO mic, other people’s impressions, really bad retellings of Bible stories||7 9 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 26: The Drill–Real Dialectic||With Mel Campbell, author of Out of Shape. Conversation points: the last episode ever ever, dumb Dalmatians, fire drills and plan crashes, literally side splitting laughs, pagers, WikiHow tracheotomy, clothing sizes, aura, baby weight,||23 8 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 25: Blindsided||Back in the saddle, with the new director of the Emerging Writers' Festival, Sam Twyford-Moore! Points of interest: Sam overload, 10 years of EWF, benign growth, taking care of yourself as a writer, expectations, where in the world is Latika Bourke,||19 5 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 24: Ye Olde Vampyre Pelicans||Starring the Prince Philip of Australian literature, Chad Parkhill. - Talking points: Footscraycray, National Young Writers Festival, local knowledge, pelicans, Alex and Alex, Chad talks about alcohol for seriously like 15 minutes straight, saffron,||26 1 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 23: Bruce Willis Ghost Canon||With our spectacular guest, writer and dress-wearer Lorelei Vashti. TOPICS: Hydration timeout, Dress Memory, sit at home and sigh, writing a long thing, moving to the country, volunteer firefighting, amounts of stuff, writing your name in books,||3 12 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 22: The Elemental Augerer||We speak to Amy Espeseth, publisher, academic, American and author. Subjects include: two swans, fat, Wisconsin, working nature, reading the last page, aphorisms, Sufficient Grace, weather changes everywhere, meteorology school, Australians and snow,||7 10 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 21: Kickstart Jason||Starring Davina Bell, editor and writer at Penguin, co-founder of harvest. Topics include the death of the British bee, ballet, tasty Anna Pavlova, dad in a dress, utilikilt, kickstart Jason in Queensland, harvest magazine, books as objects, Cluedo lit,||15 9 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 20: Memoirable||We talk to Benjamin Law, author of Gaysia, and surprisingly things get a bit gross. We talk about ARC email funnels, schnitzel vagina rolls, the Q&A green room with Germaine Greer, teenage acting training, Marieke Hardy, writing Gaysia,||2 9 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 19: Test Kitchen||We go into the test kitchen with Alice Grundy, editor of Seizure magazine and managing editor at Giramondo. Talking points: Zs have been a problem in my life, Gerald Murnane, Fifty Shades of I Don’t Care, Potter spanks, Gillian Flynn, The Shire,||25 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 18: Friend Horse||With Melbourne Writers Festival director Steve Grimwade! We talk about passive working, perfecting the tortilla press, The New Yorker, using your kids to find your passport, political cartoons, how to stop reading something,||5 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 17: Chronically Kids||Great craic as we talk to Chris Flynn, author of A Tiger in Eden, about quitting horrible call centre jobs, eating fingers, not missing articles in titles, loyalist Buffy: IRA Hunter, redrafting, freaks and inverse alopecia, the glory of The X-Files,||2 7 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 16: Megalopolis vs Godzilla||Recorded live at the Emerging Writers’ Festival, we combine podcast powers with Sam Twyford-Moore from The Rereaders. Our guest is Karen Pickering. We talk podcast origins, hots tubs are soup for your genitals, The Emerging Writer anthology Karen edit||5 6 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 15: Show Us Your Tube||Our steely podcast gaze turns to Sam Cooney, editor of The Lifted Brow. Topics: Maru, Skybus, portmanteaus, Christian Marclay’s The Clock, doomsday insurance, hosting panels, morse code questions for a different Sam, the future of the Brow,||27 5 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 14: Non Secateurs||We’re joined by feminist writer, commentator and tweeter Clementine Ford. We talk about Golden Globe doubles, award thank yous, Junior III, Murakami recipes, Wittgenstein’s Mistress, Caitlin Moran’s How To Be a Woman, Half The Sky, Julian Fellowes||14 5 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 13: Literary Broth||With Liticism’s Bethanie Blanchard! We copy Ira Glass and apologise for some stuff, talk about Bret Easton Ellis from a distance, novelty license plates, optical illusion dogs, our bullying legacy, the Miles Franklin longlist, feverish Will Smith raps||21 4 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 12: Buff Point, Weep Hard||We’re joined by Voiceworks poetry editor, Daniel Hogan. We get really, really specific about the sexually aggressive geography of the Central Coast. We also talk about watermelon fights, Terry Pratchett, Agatha Christie’s degenerating vocabulary,||11 3 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 11: Internet Porthole||We chat with Zoe/Zora Sanders, deputy editor of Meanjin. We discuss becoming one with Kanye West, zooming in on horses, Meanjin history, Tom Cho, Whitney’s spirit animal was a huntsman spider, Aaron Ramsey the celebrity killer, ranked Valentine’s ca||18 2 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 10: Classic Paradise Toughness||Omar comin’ y’all! We kick it with the director of the Wheeler Centre, Michael Williams. We discuss adding a second room to the podcast house, intimidating footwear, ebook schemes, an overdue library books amnesty, lame namedrops, Chad Harbach,||7 2 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 9: Doing Australian Women||Starring the totally excellent Lefa Singleton Norton! We chat about the 99% at Express Media, rhyming comedy reviews, chicken periods, celebrity baby names, boarding schools, Ghost Girl, Star Girl, Girl Girl, loving JGL,||29 1 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 8: Show Don’t Estelle||We talk to Estelle Tang about high school magazines, Cake Off, severely embellished luxury cruise nonfiction, angry aardvarks alliterating, Jeffrey Eugenides’ face next to a ruler, fat on books, melancholy Mel and Kochie, pantening, Jennifer Egan,||27 11 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 7: French for Synchrotron||JOMAD I heard you like science textbooks? We talk with Perth’s Phill English about fertility twitter bots, Jad Abumrad’s debt to us, Cosmos magazine, breaking physics, Thai cocktail science, Phill getting poisoned by his chemistry PhD,||17 11 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 6: The History Girls||Number one Bhakthi Puvanenthiran fancast! We talk about a stranger telling us our podcast is funny, Jojo definitely not getting the Adbusters job, Turkish food eating skills, The Underage catering, JODAD, generalising about young people,||24 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 5: Professional Audience Member||Live and local from the National Young Writers Festival in Newcastle, with Alexandra Neill. Topics! The verisimilitude of getting interrupted by Ben Jenkins, writing for comedy shows, P McD ruining jokes, Maddie’s long awaited Tyra Banks verdict,||19 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 4: Comics are from Mars, Women are from Comics||Joining us this episode is Ronnie Scott, editor of The Lifted Brow. We talk about how he’s going to be a doctor of comics, sex amnesia, accidentally hacking our own websites, the Brow’s change of format, jumping through an apple, radical writing,||17 9 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 3: Eat Pray Bike||Our guest is the director of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, Lisa Dempster! We discuss: free food, Pigeons Projects, writing what you (don’t?) know, the importance of writers’ festivals, sexy John Marsden books, entering the safe zone with DH Lawr||3 9 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 2: Space Pocahontas||This episode we chat to almost-Mexican writer Sam Rutter. We talk about Ibiza super clubs, Roberto Bolaño's hard knocks (to the face), reading long books, writing Australian vernacular, the places we like to read,||21 8 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJOMAD 1: The First One||Our very first podcast. Recorded rough and raw. We're joined by former Voiceworks poetry editor, bookseller and editing student Jodie Kinnersley. We talk about the origins of the podcast, trashy books, karaoke high school reunions and how Jojo doesn't .||6 8 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Podcast for the ages!!
Amazing podcast hosted by two people who are obviously very passionate about reading, writing and generally all things books. Most importantly they sound like they really enjoy talking to their guests and each other. funny, informative and knowledgeable, whats not to like. download it, you wont regret it. fantastic podcast.
I heard you liked podcasts
A lovely little podcast with hearty chats with all kinds of literary awesomeness. Subscribe now before Jojo and Maddie become stars!
I do indeed like books
One million stars up! In the sky! Five of them are for this podcast! But seriously, fun times abound. You should listen.