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The Weekly Hour
40 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Witches Wreck Whale Wall: The Theresa May Story (ft. Eve Ellenbogen, Shane Henry)
On this edition of The Weekly Hour: – Whales finally get what’s coming to them in a brand new fighting game from the Japanese government – We speak to Theresa May about Brexit, and what she has to say might surprise you. (It’s a song) – We break down Donald Trump’s Oval Office address regarding The Wall – Lance discusses said The Wall with a government spokesperson (Eve Ellenbogen), who has an interesting theory – On the year-and-a-bit anniversary of Australia having same-sex marriage, Lindsey unearths the incredible story of how The Liberal Party were able to deliver reform, despite the meddling of the nefarious The Liberal Party – Israel-Palestine thing maybe solved?
23 minutes | Dec 11, 2018
Extrajudicial Murder Of A Big Cow
It's Season 2 of The Weekly Hour! On this one: – we analyse the fallout from the Victorian State Election, and interview a newly elected State politician – we find out whether or not Saudi Crown Prince MBS had a journalist murdered, then explore the complex themes around how he definitely did that in a hit pop song – we talk to Geoff, the owner of a very big cow
36 minutes | Feb 13, 2018
Not With A Bang – Swanning Around In A Shithole Crime Wave (ft. Lindsay Van)
This is an episode of a good podcast you should subscribe to, Not With A Bang! Subscribe to it. #crosspromotion #inappropriatehashtaguse --- On this episode: – A riotous, race-related rampage ravages Melbourne; Lindsay investigates – Shithole countries – Not With A Bang book club! – Pat investigates a devious new plot by the Singaporean government Come to our shows! Pat McCaffrie at Adelaide Fringe, 15/2-2/3 Lindsay + Lance at MICF Raw Comedy Heat 8, 18/2
26 minutes | Jul 12, 2017
Not With A Bang – Death Of The Habitat By Tweetstorm Orgy (ft. Pam Rana)
It's another episode of the great podcast that you should absolutely subscribe to, Not With A Bang! (Subscribe to it.) On this episode, featuring comedian Pam Rana: – America is over, still. – The human species is maybe over? – The Liberal Party get up to some secret, saucy, scandalous sex stuff. Gay marriage, I mean.
23 minutes | May 5, 2017
Not With A Bang – Putin's Fascinating Tax Plan
This is an episode of Lance Turnbull's new podcast, Not With A Bang, featuring Lindsay Van, off of this podcast. So, much of the same talent, really. On this episode: – The Trump Administration release their comprehensive, one-page tax reform plan – PUTINWATCH 2017: What’s Vladimir Putin been up to in Eastern Europe generally? – PUTINWATCH 2017: What’s Vladimir Putin been up to in Russia specifically? – France goes to the polls! Again. Will they decide to be boring, or will they follow Britain and the US into farcical nationalism?
24 minutes | Feb 2, 2017
Locker Room Entitlements (ft. Jacqueline Mifsud)
It's a new one! – The Liberal Party try to wind back Australia's social security system as their own MPs frolic around the country on taxpayer-funded trips – We find out what the deal with women is
26 minutes | Oct 15, 2016
US Election Of An Enquiry Into The Banks
On this one: – a brief look into the recent Donald Trump: Sexual Predator tape, and not any of the other ones from the last several decades – a time-saving overview of the second presidential debate – a trailer for a heartwarming fish-out-of-water movie starring Malcolm Turnbull – some exclusive audio from the recent parliamentary enquiry into avoiding a royal commission into the banking sector
28 minutes | Sep 27, 2016
Saving Lives At Sea
- Nauru checkup! - A neat new theme song for Border Force! - Thomas investigates Australians' attitudes towards refugees, immigration, and what those naughty asylum seeker advocates are up to - Malcolm Turnbull is warmly received by them UN ones at his talk on refugees
14 minutes | Sep 12, 2016
This Weekly, we have a go at the proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite.
7 minutes | Sep 9, 2016
US Election Debate
In which those loveable scamps from The Weekly Hour weigh in on the US Presidential election and moderate a debate between current President, Barack Obama, and some other guy, Abalone Smiles. This episode features the vocal talents of Sam & Nate from The Royal We podcast (http://royalwecast.libsyn.com).
13 minutes | Jul 2, 2016
BONUS: Election Special
Election Special! Just a little one for you. Listen to the start to find out where us Weekly Hours have been recently.
28 minutes | May 15, 2016
Episode 37 – Trickle-down Property Market
Oh, cool. It’s a new The Weekly Hour. Neat. - A double dissolution election is gonna happen because of a thing that was triggered that no-one cares about - The Liberal Party did a Liberal Party federal budget. Shockingly, it cuts services for poor people and cuts taxes for the rich - We interview Liberal spokesperson Tory Nohomo about the ABCC, the budget, jobs, growth, growthy jobs, and grow-jobs. - Our roving reporter Snidely Cottlesloe files a report on the tragic circumstances facing Australia’s struggling property investors
21 minutes | May 1, 2016
Episode 36.5 – New Blog + The Weekly The Environment
We wrote a great blog about Peter Dutton! It's called: "4 Reasons Peter Dutton Is The Hero Australia Needs" Check it out at: http://www.theweeklyhour.org/blog/4-reasons-why-peter-dutton-is-the-hero-australia-needs Also, here's an old bonus episode we recorded. It's alright.
28 minutes | Mar 12, 2016
Episode 36 – Senate Reforms Are Gay For Antonin Scalia
Episode 36 - Senate Reforms Are Gay For Antonin Scalia It's some old news and jokes about it! Wow! Listen to it. - Senate voting reforms! It sounds boring, but it... well, it is. But we made a story about it anyway. - Corey Bernardi doesn't like the Safe Schools Coalition because Marxism and also teenagers are just confused and also Jesus. But Bell Shonkles isn't having any of it. - Antonin Scalia died; Republicans aren't having any of it. All that and more on this episode of The Weekly Hour!
19 minutes | Feb 11, 2016
Episode 35 - Super Nauru Happy Fun Hour
It's some more The Weekly Hour for your 2016. Get it up ya: – Barnaby Joyce set to take the reigns of the National Party, regional Australians' favourite Liberal Party with a different name – Conservatives in the actual Liberal Party vow to ignore the outcome of a plebiscite on gay marriage – We look into some exciting news stories from the Real Australia in Kountry Korner – The High Court rules that offshore detention is legal, leaving families, including 37 babies born here, facing possible return to Nauru – We interview a school teacher about that (he teaches at a school with some of the aforementioned Nauru-bound kids) – Everything is ruined; nothing is fine – Why
20 minutes | Dec 22, 2015
Episode 34 - Ian Macfarlane's Innovative Marijuana Campaign
More The Weekly Hour! Listen to it. Tell your friends. This time: – The boss of Myer tells us about how millennials actually hate penalty rates – Bang Shartin crashes his car like a dumb-dumb – Ian Macfarlane tries, and fails, to quit the Liberal Party. He just can’t quit you, the Liberal Party – Thomas interviews the Minister for Innovation, which is a real ministry, Christopher Pyne, about the new Innovation and Science Agenda – We look into the Mid-Year Economic Budget Whatever – and the New South Wales government makes a cool anti-cannabis ad campaign for The Youths.
28 minutes | Nov 25, 2015
Episode 33 - GST Bedtime Stories
There's a Weekly's load of The on this Hour! - #yourtaxis is a #totalfailure - We interview a nerd about metadata retention - We answer all of our one Twitter question – Lance gets a lovely bedtime story about a mystical, faraway kingdom called 'Canberra' - and we hold up a microphone at a press conference by some Liberal Party guy on the topic of "Not The GST"
48 minutes | Oct 20, 2015
The Weekly Hour: The Nightly LIVE! (9/10/15)
WARNING: DON'T LISTEN TO THIS There is a video version of this available on YouTube and at theweeklyhour.org which you should watch instead of this. The Weekly Hour's live show from 9/10/15 in Melbourne. Featuring news, reports, interviews and even a musical performance. The Weekly Hour neither approves of nor endorses the poor quality of the recording.
19 minutes | Sep 30, 2015
Episode 32 - Malcolm's Syrian Environmental Terrorism
Episode 32 - Malcolm's Syrian Environmental Terrorism Hey, kids! It’s The Weekly Hour! Now stop bothering daddy and eat your cereal, or I’ll send you back to the coal-mine orphanage. This time: - We bid farewell to our fallen leader, Captain Tony Abbott - Christopher Pyne said something that’s kinda funny if you take it out of context - It turns out that Malcolm Turnbull wasn’t scheming to become the PM for six years after all, and that the job just fell into his lap - We solve/talk-about-for-a-bit the Syrian refugee crisis - David Cameron is a sexy boy - and we play the hottest new track from Jelly McMorgleton Wow! All that and more on this episode of The Weekly Hour!
44 minutes | Sep 11, 2015
Episode 31 - Extramarital Religious Education
The Weekly Hour has been off for a while, but not to worry, chums! This episode is jam-packed with: - Thrilling details about the AshleyMadison.com hack - Thom's exciting report on the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tony Smith - Dyson Heydon's unexpected decision that he isn't biased after all - Gay marriage update (hint: nothing to report) - A parade of unending tragedy as we report on Australia's offshore detention camps - A groovy interview with an environment activist - A report on the removal of mandatory religious education in Victorian schools and much more! (No more.)
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