Ep 28: Christmas 2015  

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Christmas is here, so it's time for Crabb and Sales to tell us what they thought of the year. Find out their picks for best movies, television, recipes, books and articles. Plus Crabb may have just found the ultimate way to prevent Sales from throwing out her Christmas gift.

ShownotesCrabb and Sales predict the future on Episode 25 of Chat 10 Looks 3Dior and I documentaryPrêt-à-Porter (also released as Ready to Wear)The September Issue starring Anna WintourIris documentaryBirdman directed by Alejandro IñárrituThe Revenant by Michael Punke soon to be a movie directed by Alejandro IñárrituOpen Water - the movie based on the Lonergan's stranded in the oceanOlive Kitteridge starring Francis McDormandThe Americans starring Keri RussellJackson and Lawler interview by Caro Meldrum-Hanna via Four CornersMaster of None starring Aziz AnsariVeep starring Julia Louis-DreyfusSpecial Delivery by Annabel CrabbJerusalem by Yotam OttolenghiThe Cook and Baker by Cherie Bevan and Tass TauroaSimply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella LawsonMix and Bake by Belinda JeffreyLucky Us by Amy BloomReckoning: A Memoir by Magda SzubanskiNatural Born Keller by Amanda KellerWhere the bodies are buried by Patrick Badden Keefe via The NewyorkerThe Living Room by Diane Weipert via Love + Radio66 Classic dance routines cut together with Uptown Funk via YouTubeTwo llamas on the loose in Arizona via YouTubeMariah Carey and James Packer halloween photos via The Daily Telegraph
Ep 27: Flora's fancy  

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Secret diaries are revealed in this episode. What happens when the things you wrote thirty years ago see the light of day. Would anyone want to read it? Would anyone want to publish it? Plus Crabb and Sales tell us about their favourite horror films and books.

ShownotesSecond Half First by Drusilla ModjeskaRichard III found in a car park via ABC NewsReality TV series based on the fabulous adventures of Richard III's bones by Annabel Crabb via The Sydney Morning HeraldBorn to Rule: The unauthorised biography of Malcolm Turnbull by Paddy ManningMrs Dalloway by Virginia WoolfMaster of None starring Aziz AnsariGermaine Greer's 30000-word love letter to Martin Amis via The GuardianThe Book Club with Leigh SalesA Little Life by Hanya YanagiharaThe Child in Time by Ian McEwanMisery starring James Caan and Kathy BatesWolf Creek starring John Jarratt

Ep 26: The Ingredient of shame  
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Julie Andrews. Stephen Fry. Harrison Ford. It's episode where Crabb and Sales shamelessly drop names until the clanging is literally audible. They discuss notable first lines from books. Sales invites Crabb into her bedroom and closes the door. Plus you can play our Chat 10 Looks 3 bingo, where points are scored for: Sales eating on mic, an interruption, a name drop "clang", a book being thrown in the bin (before reading) and lots of schoolgirl giggling. 

ShownotesMark Colvin's kidney transplant story by Leigh Sales via 7.30Special Delivery: Favourite recipes to make and take by Annabel CrabbDon Dunstan's Cookbook by Don DunstanStephen Fry in conversation with Annabel CrabbWilde starring Stephen FryReckoning by Magda SzubanskiCold Light by Frank MoorhouseJulie Andrews interview on 7.30 by Leigh SalesFerris Bueller's Day Off starring Ben SteinThanks to Marion Kruger, Susanne Lowe, Kath Murdoch and Kristy Diffey for supplying the ladies with baked goods


Ep 25: Happy birthday to us  
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Crabb and Sales celebrate the one year anniversary of the Chat 10 Looks 3 podcast with booze, reviews and Julie Andrews. Brendan is replaced by a three year old. And finally, they take the time to thank their terrific and long-suffering fans and supporters. You guys are all crazy. We love you all.

ShownotesThe Great British Class Calculator via BBC News MagazineWatching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour by Kate FoxWho are your real friends? by Monique Schafter via ABC 7.30Spool of Blue Thread by Anne TylerAccidental Tourist by Anne TylerBreathing Lessons by Anne TylerWhen I Grow Up by Tim MinchinTOFOP (Thirty Odd Foot of Podcast) featuring Wil AndersonGruen via ABC iViewThe Beautiful Lie via ABC iViewAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyThese Things Happen by Greg FleetThe Boyer Lectures by Michael FulliloveThe Luck of Politics: True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune by Andrew LeighWomen's Weekly Best-Ever CollectionGourmet TravellerJulie Andrews interview by Alec Baldwin via Here's The Thing

Ep 24: Pat it into a log: Redux  
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Starting on a sombre note, Crabb and Sales talk about death and dying, before switching to their regular high-spirited routine of discussing what they are literately and literally consuming. We learn Sales is not a complete monster, Crabb is still trying to pat it into a log, and Brendan can't find the Garage Band setting for "remove mouth sounds caused by a walnut and blue cheese salad".

ShownotesMy Baby in Bed the final column of Sam de BritoLife is Paler Without Sam de Brito's Spark by Luke McIlveenThe Year of Magical Thinking by Joan DidionOrdinary Days by Leigh SalesThe Living Room by Diane Weipert via Love + Radio
Masters of SexJackson and Lawler on Four Corners by Caro Meldrum-HannaKitchen Cabinet season 5Please Like Me season 3Natural Born Keller by Amanda Keller
Ep 23: Death and ashes inside  
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In which Crabb and Sales eat baked goods cooked in a chemically-cleaned oven and discover the joys of long biographies where not much actually happens. Plus the joys returning to the wrong theatre after interval.

ShownotesLemon butter slice from the Women's Weekly Best-Ever cookbookDick Adams on Kitchen Cabinet with Annabel CrabbCalendar of Cakes by the Country Women's Association of South AustraliaSpecial Delivery by Annabel CrabbDetainee 002: The Case of David Hicks by Leigh SalesThe Sense of Ending by Julian BarnesOn Chesil Beach by Ian McEwanThe Stone Diaries by Carol ShieldsStoner by John WilliamsThe Ex-PM starring Shaun MicaleffThe Beautiful Lie starring Sarah Snook, Rodger Corser, Benedict Samuel and Sophie LowePlease Like Me starring Josh ThomasThe multiple biographies of Stephen FryMy Struggle by Karl Ove KnausgaardThe Whites by Richard PriceAnything Goes starring Caroline O'ConnorAustralia's Second Chance by George Megalogenis
Ep 22: The Poison seeps down  
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Do you walk out on plays? Movies? Crabb and Sales talk about the shows they couldn't sit through. Sales admits she doesn't like all musicals and Crabb admits that she likes at least one. Plus Crabb has all her suspicions confirmed that Sales is indeed a monster and won't participate in a standing ovation.

ShownotesThe Present by Chekhov performed by the Sydney Theatre CompanyHugo Weaving on 7.30 interviewed by Leigh SalesArt of the StealThe Maids by Jean GenetChicago the movieCrash (1996) movieThe Girl with the Dogs by Anna FunderThe Lady with the Dog by Anton ChekhovMoulin RougeThe final scene of The Sopranos (hard to say if it contains spoilers because everyone has a different theory about it)Don't Stop Believing from GleeNurse JackieCalifornicationThe X-FilesDiehardThe LibrariansNow Add HoneyWithnail & IThe Mitford Girls by Mary S. LovellAndy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption smuggles dirt just like Brendan smuggles books Of course, The Great Escape did it first
Ep 21: Time for a new safe word  
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There's been a leadership coup in Australia, meaning Crabb and Sales need a new safe word.  Crabb has been papped with an Abbott staffer and unpacks an urban myth involving Malcolm Turnbull and a cat.  Sales is mortified that the Prime Minister's Office already knows about her book recycling habits.

ShownotesBattlelines by Tony AbbottAnnabel Crabb papped with Andrew Hirst via CrikeyStop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull by Annabel CrabbThe night of the leadership spill on 7.30The Spycatcher Trial by Malcolm TurnbullJulia Gillard interview on 7.30 by Leigh SalesScott Morrison interview on 2GB by Ray HadleyMalcolm Turnbull interview on 2GB by Alan JonesNSW Premiere Mike Baird live tweets The Bachelor on TwitterGeorge Brandis interview on 7.30 by Leigh SalesSomething Quite Peculiar by Steve Kilbey
Ep 20: Another thing to feel guilty about  
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Crabb and Sales are very apologetic for taking so long to come up with a new episode and are delighted that in addition to fretting over the idea that maybe they're terrible mothers, colleagues, partners and friends, they can now feel guilty about disappointing listeners of the podcast.

Speaking of guilt: Are you a chucker or a hoarder? Do you throw out books? Signed books? Books signed with a personal note by someone who would someday become Prime Minister? Oh dear. We have so much to talk about.

ShownotesMiette: Recipes from San Francisco's Most Charming Pastry Shop by Meg RayThe Natural Way of Things by Charlotte WoodThe Wife Drought by Annabel CrabbThe Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll, annotated by Martin GardnerGodel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R HofstadterBattlelines by Tony AbbottThe Enchanted Wood by Enid BlytonThe Magic Faraway Tree by Enid BlytonAnne of Green Gables by L M MontgomeryAlias Grace by Margaret AttwoodWe Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy FowlerA Fraction of the Whole by Steve ToltzLes Miserables (the movie)Matilda the Musical by Tim MinchinWhen I Grow Up by Tim MinchinWhite Wine in the Sun by Tim MinchinStorm by Tim MinchinMatilda by Roald DahlTim Minchin on 7.30 interviewed by Leigh SalesLeigh Sales and Tim Minchin sing the 7.30 promoPrisoners of War by Gideon RaffHomelandGideon Raff on 7.30 interviewed by Leigh SalesOne Life: My Mother's Story by Kate GrenvilleBoy, Lost by Kristina OlssonUndisclosed podcastSlate's Working: Stephen Colbert The Cook and Baker by Cherie Bevan and Tass Tauroa
Ep 19: The Odd Couple  
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In this episode, Crabb and Sales visit the Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW. In keeping with tradition they are interrupted not once, but twice during the course of the episode. Despite every setback, they manage to talk about sex, death, art and books. Plus it suddenly dawns on our own odd couple that they are not as alike as they seem. In fact, they're almost polar opposites.

ShownotesArchibald Prize 2015Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)A Bone of Fact by David WalshGrace and Frankie via NetflixThe Odd Couple theme music via YouTubeHeartburn by Nora EphronAdventures in the Screen Trade by William GoldmanAll the President's Men starring Robert Redford and Dustin HoffmanYou'll Never Eat Lunch in this Town Again by Julia PhillipsPalace of Treason by Jason MatthewsThe Fourth Revolution by John Micklethwait and Adrian WooldridgeRed Sparrow by Jason MatthewsBurger Rings via WikipediaHow Very Un McDonalds via Campaign BriefMarmite Ad (NSFW) you either love it or you hate it A Letter to My Children by Christopher PyneDreams from My Father by Barack ObamaProfiles in Courage by John F KennedyNancy Mitford booksThe Money Men by Chris BowenOne Life by Kate GrenvilleShould Have Known Better by Sufjan Stevens from the album Carrie and LowellTrue Myth: A Conversation with Sufjan Stevens via PitchforkWalker definition via Urban Dictionary
Ep 18: Pat it into a log  
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This week, Crabb and Sales are going by nom de plumes - but who is Earl J McNabb and who is Tabitha Whispersword?  Whispersword is refusing to read the new Harper Lee novel while McNabb reveals she may well have spent time behind bars if not for a noted barrister turned author.  And what recipe ideas are dividing our loveable bunglers?

ShownotesPriest holeGo Set a Watchman by Harper LeeNegotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing by Margaret Atwood Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart100 Notable Books of 2014 via The New York TimesCharlie Anderson's General Theory of Lying by Richard McHughA Time to Run by J M PeaceCops and Novels -The J M Peace blogCosmo Cosmolino by Helen GarnerPlenty More by Yotam OttolenghiAustralian Women's Weekly: The Best-Ever CollectionHow Kale Became Cool via MissEWard
Ep 17: Sexy's not my natural look  
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The women discuss fashion, with Crabb describing her look as "50s frocks" while Sales' self-confessed style is  "I Can't be Arsed".  They review the new Pixar film "Inside Out", admitting it didn't make them cry as much as "Bambi" or "The Littlest Hobo".  And Crabb is stunned - not in a good way either - by Sales' misogynistic taste in music, revealed in a guest host stint on Double J.

Shownotes at Chat10Looks3.com/ep17 and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes, or "Brendan Jackson" will be very mad indeed.

ShownotesMandarin and choc-chip cornflake biscuits. Just use this recipe but beat in the zest of two mandarins when you're creaming the butter and sugar. And banish the sultanas in favour of 1/2 cup dark choc chips.Sticky gingerbread cake by Nigella LawsonGingernut and apricot no-bake slice by Maggie BeerThe Country Show Cookbook by The Agricultural Societies CouncilJerusalem by Yotam OttolenghiCommunity: Salad recipes by the Arthur Street KitchenGrace: A Memoir by Grace CoddingtonJean Paul Gaultier interview by Leigh SalesAmy Poehler interview by Annabel CrabbGuy Pearce interview by Leigh SalesInside Out starring Amy PoehlerCinderella (2015) starring Cate BlanchettToy Story starring Tom Hanks and Tim AllenUp starring Edward AsnerBambi Ring of Bright Water by Bill TraversOld YellerThe Littlest HoboJennie by Paul GallicoAnnabel Crabb on Double J with Myf WarhurstAll About That Bass by Meghan TrainorBlurred Lines by Robin ThickeBreakfast Time (Blurred Lines parody) by David Campbell and Sonia KrugerSomebody That I Used to Know by GotyeRoyals by LordeLeigh Sales admits she will probably never read Dickens via Chat10Looks3The Outdoor Type by The LemonheadsThem Crooked Vultures by Them Crooked VulturesThe Trek that Nearly (Sort of) Killed Me by Brigid Delaney
Ep 16: Strobe Cream  

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Crabb and Sales are in Canberra getting their glam on for the Mid-Winter Ball. Even in a hotel bathroom, these bunglers still manage to crack each other (and us) up. Stay tuned for television and book recommendations. 

Plus: What does it take to get Crabb's hair straightened? And what does Salesy's husband Phil (aka "Brendan") think of the podcast so far?

Shownotes at chat10looks3.com/ep16

ShownotesLeigh Sales on Home Delivery with Julia ZemiroMad Men final seriesThe Americans starring Keri RussellKeri Russell's short hair scandallVeep starring Julia-Louis Dreyfus and Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie interview with Leigh SalesJohn McCain's life expectancy via The LancetThe Killing Season via ABCDetainee 002: The Case of David Hicks by Leigh SalesWentworth (the Prisoner remake)Sir Henry Parkes: An Australian colossus by Stephen Dando-CollinsThe Secret River by Kate GrenvilleThe Forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Clare Wright
Ep 15: Join in or bugger off  
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Crabb hates showtunes and Sales hates birds, so why not spend the episode talking about both? Join them in the piano room (aka the yoga room) while they talk about the difference between popular and literary writing. Plus, Crabb and Sales read their favourite mean-spirited iTunes reviews. You can find all the shownotes at Chat10Looks3.com/ep15 or write your own iTunes review.

ShownotesCaroline O'Connor interview by Leigh Sales via 7.30Big Little Lies by Liane MoriartyThe Rosie Effect by Graeme SimsionI Am Pilgrim by Terry HayesPeas and Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners by Sandi ToksvigLucky Us by Amy BloomLittle Failure by Gary ShteyngartXinran's columns via The GuardianBuy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China's One-Child Generations by XinranH is for Hawk by Helen MacdonaldHelen Macdonald interview with Richard FidlerMy Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead GeorgeThe books of Gerald DurrellLace by Shirley ConranLeila Jeffries Photography Russian Trolls via The New York Times MagazineThe Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin by Masha Gessen
Ep 14: Our reading lives  
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In this live recording from the Sydney Writers’ Festival, Crabb and Sales take a wander through their reading lives in sixty minutes, somehow managing to squeeze in mention of 42 books, four interviews, two television clips and two magazine articles.  

Do not attempt this at home.  Check out www.chat10looks3.com/ep14 for a complete list of everything mentioned.

ShownotesClade by James BradleyLucky Us by Amy BloomThe Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo TolstoyMoondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth by Andrew SmithBeing Mortal by Atul Gawande Buzz Aldrin interview with Leigh Sales on 7.30The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt The Secret History by Donna Tartt The Fiddler in the Subway by Gene WeingartenBarack Obama: The Story by David MarannisUlysses by James Joyce Tales from Shakespeare by Charles LambTales of Troy and Greece by Andrew Lang Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie Rabbit, Run by John Updike The Pursuit of Love by Nancy MitfordLolita by Vladimir Nabokov The Spare Room by Helen Garner This House of Grief by Helen Garner The First Stone by Helen Garner The Insults of Age by Helen Garner via The MonthlyThis Old Man by Roger Angell via The New YorkerDick and DoraWuthering Heights by Emily BronteMy Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene The Chalet School by Elinor Brent-Dyer The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton Anne of Green Gables by L M MontgomeryPostmortem by Patricia CornwellThe Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum I Am Pilgrim by Terry HayesIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss The Selling of the President by Joe McGinniss The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C S Lewis My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown Matt Damon interview with Leigh Sales via 7.30 The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen interview with Leigh Sales via 7.30David Bowie on ExtrasKate Winslett on ExtrasBoris Johnson interview with Annabel Crabb 72 Virgins by Boris Johnson The Iliad by HomerTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald 

Ep 13: Why we can no longer be friends  
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Crabb and Sales record this limited-edition podcast live from the Sydney Writers' Festival. Our loveable bunglers write letters to each other, explaining why their friendship is over. Featuring passive-aggressive baking, fairy wrens and show tunes (of course).

ShownotesWomen of Letters founded by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuirePulp Fiction watch scene featuring Christopher WalkenWeapon of Choice by Fatboy Slim featuring Christopher WalkenThe Shawshank Redemption (spoilers) scene
Ep 12: The ascendancy of the nice people  

It's budget week and everyone is under (and broadcasting in) the weather. But federal politics is quickly pushed aside once Sales announces that this week: nice guys do NOT finish last. Plus, who would you rather fly with: Tom Cruise or Val Kilmer?

Chat 10 Looks 3 RSSShownotesCarrie Bickmore's Gold Logie Speech dedicated to her late husband GregHilary Clinton interview with Hamish and AndyBuzz Aldrin interview on 7.30The Right Stuff by Tom WolfeTop Gun starring Tom Cruise and Val KilmerSpandau Ballet, but you might not like the origin of the nameThe Husband's Secret by Liane MoriartyBig Little Lies by Liane MoriartyThe Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane MoriartyFriday Night Lights starring Connie Britton and Kyle ChandlerVeep starring Julia Louis-DreyfusHouse of Cards starring Kevin Spacey and Robin WrightInside the Northern Territory News via the Sydney Morning Herald
Ep 11: Why don't we do it in the electrical cupboard  
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Crabb and Sales desperately hunt for a quiet room to record this week's podcast and end up in a breast-feeding room. They talk about what makes a great true-crime book and the challenges of writing someone's real-life story.

ShownotesChef directed by Jon FavreauThe Trip starring Steve Coogan and Rob BrydonFame Opening Titles via YouTubeWomen Having a Terrible Time at Parties in Western Art History via The ToastFive Drops of Blood - Murder in the Cat Protection Society by Paul Wilson and Dianne McInnesIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteThe Executioner's Song by Norman MailerThis House of Grief by Helen GarnerOrchid Fever by Susan Orlean from the New Yorker archivesThe Orchid Thief by Susan OrleanDamages starring Glenn Close and Rose ByrneHelter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt GentryPhotographer Russell James's long battle to help his mentally ill and drug-addicted daughter by Anthony DeceglieVeep starring Julia Louis-DreyfusUseful by Deborah OswaldOne Life: My Mother's Story by Kate GrenvilleThe Man Who Ate Everything by Jeffrey Steingarten

Ep 10: Shagpile  

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Crabb and Sales review the first episode of the final season of Mad Men and discover that Don Draper has a unique solution for removing red wine stains from carpet.

ShownotesThe Children Act by Ian McEwanJerusalem by Yotam OttolenghiMix and Bake by Belinda JeffreyMr Sheen ad via YouTube
Ep 9: Immoderate envy  
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Crabb reveals her top "why didn't I think of that?" moments, and Sales tells us what she really thinks of Jeremy Clarkson. Plus things take a turn for the creepy with Richard III, Clive James, Roman Polanski and Dominic West.

It's Chat 10 Looks 3, but now with added microphones! 

ShownotesJean-Claude Van Damme does the splitsSo You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon RonsonAirmail: Women of Letters featuring Tim Minchin, edited by Marieke HardyInside the Commons a BBC documentary by Michael CockerellHow to Outrun the Paparazzi by Jeremy ClarksonThe Insider: The Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade by Piers MorganDon't You Know Who I Am? Insider Diaries of Fame, Power and Naked Ambition by Piers MorganBetty Churcher's final interview by Leigh Sales on 7.30Reality TV series based on the fabulous adventures of Richard III's bones by Annabel CrabbFour Weddings and a Funeral review by Martin Amis via The New YorkerClive James interviews Roman Polanski via YouTubeClive James by Trent Dalton via The AustralianThe AffairOlive Kitteridge 


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