The Full Catastrophe
By Giant Dwarf
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In a live therapy session, guests tell stories about when life got so bad it got funny. Hosted at Giant Dwarf by Rebecca Huntley and Sarah Macdonald.
||Clean# 26 Amal Awad||Amal Awad is a writer, journalist and the author of Behind Veiled Cliches. She tells the story of celebrity crushes and love pursued in her parent’s living room.||4 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean# 25 Deb Knight||Deb Knight is a talented journalist and television presenter. Her professional judgment is impeccable but her ideas about relaxed travel with small children … not so good.||28 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean# 24 Robbie Buck||Robbie Buck is the breakfast presenter on ABC Sydney and a busy father of two who looks divine in a tight sweater. He once went on a long trek through the outback in search of love but instead found himself in an episode of Wolf’s Creek.||21 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23 Juanita Phillips||Juanita Phillips is a journalist and author and presents the news every night on the ABC. Her pressure cooker saved her life. She tells the story about when she lived in a haunted house.||14 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22 Frank Moorehouse - Sydney Writer's Festival||The Australian legend of literature Frank Moorehouse spends a most unromantic evening in the U.K.||23 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21 Desi Anwar - Sydney Writer's Festival||Indonesian TV news anchor Desi Anwar's story is about how a famous and very recalcitrant diva almost derailed her shown||16 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20 Clementine Ford - Sydney Writer's Festival||Feminist writer and firebrand Clementine Ford relives her teenage angst||9 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 Susan Carland - Sydney Writer's Festival||Academic and Writer Susan Carland tells how her terrible driving skills thwarted a possible career as a TV nerd||2 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 Ivan Coyote - Sydney Writer's Festival||Canadian spoken word performer and LGBTQI activist Ivan Coyote tells a tale about how standing up for women led to a barrage of dick pics from men||26 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 Gretel Killeen||Gretel Killeen gives her daughter an ultimatum about the cleanliness of her room. Then they call the fire brigade.||19 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 Rebecca Huntley||Rebecca goes with her entire family to IKEA. More than once. Language warning.||12 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 Cathy Wilcox||Cathy Wilcox will always remember that time in Paris. With her newborn after having eaten some over ripe apricots. Not a romantic story.||5 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 Sarah MacDonald||Sarah tries to prove herself in journalism and on the dance floor at the same time.||28 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean# 13 James Valentine||James Valentine’s teenaged love affair with jazz ruined him for other music later in life.||21 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Jane Caro||Jane Caro attempts a crafty homework task and impresses an unlikely judge.||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Kirstie Clements||Kirstie Clements has a Prada bag full of stories about the mad and bad people she encountered as the long-time editor of Australian Vogue.||6 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 Dee Madigan||Dee Madigan lifts the veil on the shadowy world of election campaign advertising. Language warning (of course).||27 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 Rebecca Huntley||Social researcher Rebecca Huntley recounts some family dinner horror stories enough to put you off your lasagne for life. Language warning.||20 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 Kate McClymont||Journalist Kate McClymont is smelly according to some of the nation’s top criminals.||13 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 Sarah McDonald||Journalist Sarah Macdonald brings a tin of Taliban money to her daughter’s school. Then gets sent to the principal’s office.||6 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 John Faulkner||Former senator John Faulkner (the Clark Kent of Australian politics) recalls stories from 1981 State election. Hilariousness on the hustings.||30 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6. Jessica Rowe: Does Elmo Have A Penis?||One day, Jessica Rowe's mum went missing.||9 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5. Larissa Behrendt: A Semiconscious Bride||The story of how Larissa Behrendt survived her honeymoon.||25 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4. Sarah Macdonald: Burpin' Your Bad Voodoo||It never rains but it pours for Sarah Macdonald.||11 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3. Richard Glover: Who Would Live Alone?||When his partner Deborah leaves town, a house and a child are left at the mercy of Richard Glover.||27 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2. Rebecca Huntley: Leave the Body, Take the Cannoli||How Rebecca Huntley ruined her beloved grandmother's funeral.||13 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1. Annabel Crabb: You Shall Have All The Towels You Require||Annabel Crabb recounts the disorderly arrival of her first child.||28 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The Full Catastrophe
Absolute gold. I laughed all the way through. Well done Annabel Crabb. Loved it.
The Full Catastrophe
Annabel Crabb... what a genius!!! She brings a smile to my dial.
I love this podcast! It's gold! Wish it was a more regular podcast from mamamia.. Have a listen, you won't regret it!