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Rod and The Flack's Big News Championship
74 minutes | Mar 21, 2021
BNC2021 WEEK 11!
The serious and not so serious side of WEEK 11’s biggest news stories go to head…but who will take out the title between Damn Slippery Stairs VS March for Women, Microsoft Teams Down VS WA Election, Big Brother China VS Water on Mars, CV Police VS Naked Ride, NSW Consent App VS Footy is Back AND Tanzanian Darwin Awards VS Horse Milk? But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 WEEK 11!
76 minutes | Mar 13, 2021
BNC 2021 WEEK 10!
Was WEEK 10 the BIGGEST week in news for 2021? Yes…it absolutely was. But to coin a phrase from every footy commentator ever “Who takes home the chocolates?”. Was it Megan & Harry for the 2nd week straight…the return of ‘Cancel Culture’…$1.2BILLION worth of ‘Half Price Flights’ for Aussies…or was it Joe Biden’s dog? Find out with Showdowns between Joe Biden's Dog VS Royals, Sam Armitage Quits VS Cam Smith Quits, Half Price Flights VS Covid Cough, Who Needs Enemies When You’ve Got Friends Like Kelly Slater VS Iconic Australia List, Big Foot VS Cancel Culture AND Piers Morgan Quits VS Cassette Death. But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 10!
76 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
BNC2021 WEEK 09!
Was it the weirdest week of MASSIVE stories that disappeared within 24 hours? We’re looking at you Brisbane 2032 Olympics…that’s right – that was 2021 WEEK 9! Hear how it faired against Showdowns including The Royals VS Never Gonna Give You Up, Australia’s Richest You Tuber VS Gaga’s Dogs, Mr Hollywood VS Myanmar Ambassador, You Snooze You Lose…Money VS Brisbane 2032, Pizza Hut Delivers Beer VS Guess Who’s Back…and Then Going Away AND Space Hotel In 2025 VS Dr Multitask! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 09!
70 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
BNC2021 WEEK 08!
What would happen if Mark Zuckerberg FRIEND REQUESTED The FlacK? What would happen if Donald Trump was Australian? AND how could online training kill us all? BIG QUESTIONS…and all answered in 2021's WEEK 8 Showdowns between The Vaccine “Down Under Tour” VS Daft Punk Split, No Nonsense Nan VS Mullet Madness, If Donald Trump Was Australian VS Twitter Update, Chinese Mystery Flight VS Oz Open Final Wrap, The Tassie Tiger VS Facebook Is Less Fucked AND Tiger Woods VS McNZ Influencer! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 08!
78 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
BNC2021 WEEK 07!
Do you agree with 3 out of 4 young people surveyed who described Rod & The Flack’s BIG NEWS Championship 2021 WEEK 7 as “Loose A.F.”? Perhaps explaining why Facebook never bothered to deactivate the podcast’s FB page this week despite having the word “NEWS” in the actual page name. Judge for yourself with this week’s Showdowns including NASA’s Done It Again VS Facebook Is F#*@ed, Justin Timberlake's Long Con VS China Wine Knock Offs, Trust Issue Bears VS Bill Gates, Garbage Bag Gate VS Killer Coffee, Too Hard Basket VS $16K Sleep AND Nostradamus Simpson VS The PMO! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 07!
62 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Remember WEEK 6 2021? No? Luckily it’s all wrapped up in a neat tournament of arguably the BIGGEST NEWS stories of the week in this round of Rod & The Flack’s BIG NEWS Championship! Hear Showdowns including Woollies Shock VS Aus Open Shenanigans, James Packer VS Dark Eye Makeup, Kim Jong Un VS New Consent App, What The ‘F’ Is GAB? VS Superbowl 2021, Impeachment 2 Electric Boogaloo VS Kath and Kim The Sequel AND Victorian Lockdown 2 Electric Boogaloo VS Lawyer Zoom Chat! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 06!
81 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
BNC2021 04 mxD
Sorry we’re late…Flack had Couples Pilates! But is that the biggest news for WEEK 4 2021? It’s not. Hear what is with Showdowns including Joe Biden’s O’Week VS Drunk Aussies, Rudy VS Google versus Australia, Australia Day…I Mean Invasion Day…I Mean Nothing VS Fruit Ban, Tokyo 2021 VS Boris Off Script…Again, Russian Hover Taxi VS Tom Brady AND The Block VS Australia Day Honours! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to hear who takes out BNC2021 04!
72 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Donald Trump left the Whitehouse this week a loser…will he leave Rod & The Flack’s BIG NEWS Championship for WEEK 3 2021 a winner? Showdowns include Long Weekend At Bernie's VS Work for Elon Musk, Stop The Salmon Steal VS Dinosaurs, China Doth Protest Too Much VS An Esky Saved My Life, Trump’s Walk Of Shame VS Fine…Don’t Bother, Big Brother Is Watching VS Who Wants A Pardon and What’s Worse Than Not Pulling A Burn Out? VS Drunk Board Game! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to discover who takes out BNC2021 03!
71 minutes | Jan 17, 2021
Would you call it WEEK 2 2021 or WEEK 55 2020? Decide for yourself with Showdowns including Trump loses Twitter VS Disneyland Vacation…I mean Disneyland Vaccination, Old People Living Longer VS Dumbest Protest Ever, Boris Goes Off Script VS Teenage Mutant Covid Virus, Screen Time For Kids VS I Cheer, You Cheer, We All Cheer For Cheer Cheese, Smart Dog Collars VS What Trump Really Cares About and New Kids TV Show VS Eco Sexuals! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to discover who takes out BNC2021 02!
72 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
WEEK 51 Showdowns include Aussie Vaccine…“On your way back to the pavilion” VS Tom loses “Cruise” Control, Self Drug Bust VS Climate Conference, Russian Airline VS Nigella, Trump Is A Loser VS Packaging Mix Up, APS Bashing VS Bunnings Love, NZ Travel Bubble VS Food…so bad it’s good! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to discover who takes out BNC 51!
64 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
WEEK 50 Showdowns include The Tasmania Devils VS British Vaccine, CoVIC 19 the ‘Right To Party’ VS Worst Promotion Ever, China VS Free Dominos, Olympics 2024 VS Mount Everest, Patient Zero VS The Russian Vaccine, AND George Russell VS ‘W.A. introduces Covid App…so does S.A.’! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to discover who takes out BNC 50!
65 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
WEEK 49 Showdowns include The Royals VS Joe Biden’s Hurt Himself Already, Playstation 5 VS China Tweets, Cher Lonely Elephant VS NRL Player Tests Positive, Insta Model VS Lewis Hamilton, Dollarmite VS The Vaccine…But There’s A Catch and Shopping Scales VS The Monolith! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to discover who takes out BNC 49!
68 minutes | Nov 28, 2020
WEEK 48 Showdowns include CovAdelaide VS The Red Ripper, University Of T.V. VS Pete Evans, No Jab No Jet VS Blankety Blanks, The Dictionary VS Stop The Steal, Daytona Records VS Iron Mike Tyson and Millennials At It Again VS Stone Cold Steve Marshall! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to discover who takes out BNC 48!
62 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
WEEK 46 Showdowns include Four Seasons Landscaping VS Covid 19 UK, Trump ‘Trail Of Destruction Farewell Tour’ VS T.A.B. Down, The Vaccine VS Smacking Smackdown, Everyone’s Punking Trump VS DJ Clarke Gayford, Russell Coight VS Floating Cinemas and Birdseye VS #AUSPOL! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…despite it looking like the US Election is a lock, listen to find out who takes out BNC 46!
58 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
WEEK 45 Showdowns include The US Election VS QLD State Election, US Election VS YouTube, US Election VS Belarus Goes Nuclear, US Election VS Australia Post, US Election VS Hotel Quarantine Saga, US Election VS Santa, US Election VS Sean Connery and US Election VS Sex Ed! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…despite it looking like the US Election is a lock, listen to find out who takes out BNC 44!
61 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
WEEK 44 Showdowns include Release The Victorians VS Ikea, Fake Melania VS Donut Day, Santa VS Postie Getting The Mostie, Joe Biden VS Life Skills Class, Home Among The Gumtrees VS Malvern Shit Show and Donald Trump VS Grand Final Weekend! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to find out who takes out BNC 44!
51 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
WEEK 43 Showdowns include The Brownlow VS Schapelle versus Sunrise, The Russians VS CoVIC 19, Trump Is A Maniac VS Adam Sandler, Shooter Williamson VS NASA, Dally M VS British Bed Sheets AND Google versus the U.S. Justice Department VS The New Zealand Election! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to find out who takes out BNC 43!
58 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
WEEK 42 Showdowns include Inquiry Reality TV VS Daniel Ricciardo, Newman VS Twitter Watch, AFL Bubble VS Gel Blasters, Coles Goes Down VS School of Rock, NBA Finals VS McCopy Cats, and the US Presidential Campaign VS Nobel Peace Prize! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to find out who takes out BNC 42!
55 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
WEEK 41 Showdowns include Mike Perry VS Trump Gets Covid, West Australiatopia VS Jim’s Lawyers, Doctor Sean Conley Vs ScoMo Back On The Tools, Crown Casino VS Johnson and Johnson, The White House VS CoVidiots and Schapelle Corby VS Lawyer’s No. Plates! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to find out who takes out BNC 41!
62 minutes | Oct 2, 2020
WEEK 40 Showdowns include The Solo Man VS Trump Versus Biden, Maccas Wedding VS Tinder Creep, Dean Jones VS Space Leak, Squatter In Chief VS N.Z. Debate, Tiger King VS Assange Was Bugged and The Taxes VS CoVIC 19! But there can be only 1 BIG NEWS Champion…listen to find out who takes out BNC 40!
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