Melbourne Anthology Hour
By Radio Fodder, Jackson Young, Alex McFadden
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Melbourne Anthology Hour is a show run by Alex McFadden and Jackson Young that provides a platform for up and coming poets, authors and playwrights to share their creativity over the airwaves!
||CleanBonus Chapter 2: Jackson's Birthday||Jackson got older, Alex got together some files, this is a gift for you as much as it is for Jackson (and you'll probably like it more than him cause he finds it weird to hear his own voice)||4 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume 1, Appendix: The Hollow Mound||In a rare display of self motivation Alex has made time to edit together the three parts of "The Hollow Mound" by David Churack so that you can listen to it in its entirety whenever you wish to hear this wonderfully dramatic story||19 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume I, Epilogue: Angst, Booze and Creative Writing||In which two students become one, a booty call becomes an uber driver, we get a somewhat traumatizing glimpse into the past, and basically just talk s**t for a while. This is the end of our first volume and we have plans to be back. Thank you, dear...||26 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume I, Chapter 9: Salt and Smoke||In which a Harold Holt conspiracy theorist vanishes, and four students become two.||16 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume I, Chapter 8: Resignation||Alex and Jackson return, a nugget is stolen, and four students experience an early graduation. Trent Vu shares his piece "A S**t Job" and we play part one of "The Hollow Mound" by David Churack.||9 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume I, Chapter 7: Danse Macabre||In episode 7 roses wither, the dead rise once more, and a woman dances to the rhythm of her own frustration. Some polymath friends Grace Gallur and Lucy Seale join Alex and Jackson in the studio and give some very good advice.||19 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume I, Chapter 6: Strange Times, Stranger People||In our sixth episode a young woman ventures to Mars for the sake of shoes, and a boy is offered a mango casserole by a snake. Our guests Bec Le Bon and Ben Volchok are self titled makers of things and general weird people respectively.||19 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Chapter 1: Omissions||Jackson Young and Alex McFadden are on mid-semester break and not in the studio this week. Instead they have prepared a short episode of things they edited out of previous episodes that they hope you will enjoy. Tune in again next week for regular...||5 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume 1, Chapter 5: End of Days||In this episode a boy pines for something more, the weather takes a turn for the worse, society falls, and we follow a man through a typical day. This time Jackson and Alex encountered no technical issues and interviewed Darcy Cornwallis and James...||28 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume 1, Chapter 4: Earthbound||In episode 4 a sister reminisces, and an ambitious voyage goes awry as Jackson and Alex welcome Alaina Dean and Alex Epstein to the studio for discussions about 'Arc', written by Alex Epstein, performed by Alex Epstein and 'Sister (missed)',...||24 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume 1, Chapter 3: No place like home||In the third episode Alex and Jackson encounter more technical issues as they play "A letter home from Melbourne" and "Another letter home from Melbourne" by Maggy Liu and "The Dissent of Man" by Lara Navarro (content warnings: violence, blood, gore,...||23 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume 1, Chapter 2: Disillusionment||In episode two of Anthology Hour Alex and Jackson have less technical issues than last time and test out their interviewing skills with guests Shaira Oyshee and David Churack. Along with some surprise writing prompts are the pieces "My...||23 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVolume 1, Chapter 1: Exposition||In the first episode of Anthology Hour Jackson and Alex introduce themselves, overcome technical difficulties and present the radio play "Recreation" by Alex McFadden, read by Jackson Young, Josh Cake and Alex McFadden and a creative non-fiction piece..||16 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A great exhibition of talent
From day one, I've been listening to Alex & Jackson chat with some of Melbourne's brightest up-and-coming writers about their work. The pieces read aloud are fantastic in their own right, but the improvised banter is what really makes this show special. It's definitely worth keeping up with!