Two Grumpy Hacks - an Australian election podcast

Two Grumpy Hacks - an Australian election podcast

Australia

An Australian election podcast from Malcolm Farr and Dennis Atkins

Episodes

Episode 33: Never ending howling  

On the topic of the loudest howlers throughout 2016. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 32: A Mickey up your Adler  

The Turnbull machine leaking oil, obsessions of a few, backpacker mayhem and sunbathing morons. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 31: Emergency edition  

A decisive victory in the year of the howling moron. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 30: Climax of the howling moron  

Malcolm's masterplan approaches its day of reckoning while common sense comes to the USA. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 29: Not quite mango season  

Malcolm Turnbull found in Birdsville, a special case in Bob Day and the countdown to the killing season. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 28: Aches and Adlers  

In review of a week reminding the Prime Minister that politics is not as simple as ABCC. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 27: Who's guarding Malcolm?  

The Prime Minister's search for acclaim, Tony's pulpit, bruises for Brandis and the battle over banks. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 26 SPECIAL: Trump vs Clinton  

The first Presidential debate in the race for the White House produces a guide on how to kick oneself in the arse. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 25: The Nutt directive  

Rudd versus Turnbull goes international, Shorten's plebiscite play and the search on Canberra's civilised southside for a knife in a gunfight. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 24: The Inexplicables  

The Grumps take on George, Stephen, Scott and an unusually functional Parliament. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 23: Shillings from Beijing  

Designating a Minister for Propaganda, a looming showdown for electoral reform and Tony Abbott's big lead in the race he runs alone. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

LIVE SPECIAL: Talking Political Podcasts  

To discuss political podcasts, the hacks joined Patricia Karvelas and Fran Kelly from The Party Room for a live recording at the Storyology journalism conference in Sydney last month. Thanks to the ABC crew for sharing the audio. This session was intended to be released as Episode 20 but was delayed during post-production.

Episode 22: Victory to those who stick around  

Duck soup, wet fish and bear traps accompany the animals of Parliament on its return. Plus, budgeting bloopers and the incredible vanishing Dasher. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 21: Too busy for love or hate  

The hacks preview the return of Parliament, embrace the eloquence of Tony Abbott and keep talking about how povo Andrew Leigh is. Episode 20 - the live show recorded with Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas in Sydney two weeks ago - will be available just as soon as the ABC shares the audio with us. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 19: Peacock in cow poo  

The hacks hack into another IBM bungle, the demand for progress, and more Abetz angst. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 18: The Turnbull two-step  

On multiple Malcolms, getting Xenophon in the cart, paving the way for an Aussie Trump and life as a 13 year-old. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 17: Malcolm jumps in  

Kevin Rudd and Don Dale draw leadership from Malcolm Turnbull. Plus, the best political speech you'll hear this year. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 16: Poor Andrew Leigh  

The hacks don the hard hats to investigate the manufacture of Labor and Coalition frontbenches. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 15: Off to crazy town  

Now that the election has been called, the hacks fill the void with unendorsed frontbench gossip. Plus, Dennis selects his quote of the year. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

Episode 14: Screaming in the street  

The hacks finger the election losers. And, because balance, a winner or two too. Politics has been hijacked by the barking mad and the criminally insane. What was once rational debate is now just a bunch of people seemingly shouting at clouds. The thing is they have the vote so we have to listen to them and the people they're talking to. Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr have been listening to this stuff for years and survived. Tune in and find out what's happening.

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