Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 25· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Join Corrie Perkin and Caroline Wilson for Episode 25 of 'Don't Shoot The Messenger'.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 24· Don't Shoot The Messenger
This week on ‘Don’t Shoot The Messenger’ Caro and Corrie discuss the bumpy start to the Women’s Footy season and question whether Gillon McLachlan should have voiced his concerns about the competition so openly. Caro makes the case for affirmative action when it comes to TV presenters expressing some strong feelings about Craig Hutchison’s choice NOT to have a woman hosting the Women’s Footy Show. Caro’s also been to another launch, for Sam Lane’s ‘Roar’. Sadly it’s Vale to one of the most loved Australian journalists Michael Gordon, Caro and Corrie pay tribute to a great friend and great writer. Town Hall gets dubbed ‘Clown Hall’ as the Lord Mayor steps down, and we reminisce on some of the colourful characters who’ve held the position in years gone by. Caro took Mike Sheehan to the movies to see “I Tonya” and declares Margot Robbie a contender for the Oscar for ‘Best Female in a Lead Role’ a category Corrie agrees is one of the most fascinating awards competitions of the year. In BSF – Caro’s been reading ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ by Sarah Vaughan, it’s ‘Molly’s Game’ on the big screen and for those committing to Feb Fast we’ve got a delicious non – alcoholic drink courtesy of Caro’s Mum Julia. Reality TV is making Caro very grumpy this week and in ‘6 Quick Questions’ everything from transgender athletes, the Winter Oympics and Scrabble etiquette are on the agenda. Plus Corrie has another Kevin ‘Crush of the Week’ and a sickly sweet ‘Good Local Tip’. We'd love it if you could take the time to review the show on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. You can 'like' the Don't Shoot The Messenger facebook page, follow us on Twitter @dontshootpod or check out the 'Caro and Corrie' instagram account. You can email your comments or questions to email@example.com Thanks for listening!
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 23· Don't Shoot The Messenger
With calendars already filling up with events and work commitments we’re back in full swing as we say goodbye to Summer holidays. Caro attended the AFL Women’s Launch which she described as ‘a beautiful launch’ but while she felt the AFL got a lot right, there were a couple of things the AFL didn’t quite get right. This week its Vale Ron Walker and Joan Hamilton – Caro and Corrie discuss the contribution of both of these influential individuals. Caro noted the absence of an AFL official representative at Joan Hamilton’s funeral and spoke of her catch up with Eddie Mcguire, prompting Corrie’s critique of Caro and Eddie’s relationship. While the Grammy Awards didn’t quite hit the mark for Caro and Corrie , Hilary Clinton’s appearance sparked some interesting discussion about Michael Wolf’s book ‘Fire and Fury’. We talk porn names as speculation continues about Donald Trump’s alleged affair with an adult film star. Following the success of the Australian Open Caro and Corrie reflect on just why Melbourne is such a sporting mecca and Caro weighs in on the Bernard Tomic debate suggesting ‘he’s just a tool’. In 'BSF' Corrie's been reading 'The Bettencourt Affair' by Tom Sancton. Caro's excited by the return of 'Call The Midwife' on ABC TV and Corrie shares a simple yet delicious version of Geoff Slattery’s crumble. In '6 Quick Questions' we delve into ‘What makes a great house guest?’, the appeal of Kristina Keneally and Caro confesses to her daggy magazine addiction.Plus Corrie explains her surprise ‘Crush Of the Week’ in Kevin Andrews. Don't forget to rate and review the show wherever you get your podcasts. You can also email any questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 22· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Our first evening podcast record, fuelled by Caro's 'Drink of the Summer'. This week Caro and Corrie dive into the Australia Day debate - should we change the date or not? Germaine Greer was recently awarded the UK's Australian of the Year, but is she as relevant today as she was when Caro and Corrie were younger? While Germaine's commenting on the #metoo movement we ponder the fate of Harvey Weinstein and Craig McLachlan. It's off to the movies to see Steven Spielberg's latest flim 'The Post' - Caro and Corrie both give it the thumbs up. Caro's got a smattering of Summer Footy News and in 6 Quick Questions Corrie asks 'has Gerard Whaetely done the right thing by leaving the ABC?'. In keeping with her New Year's Resoloution - Corrie has read and reviews an old YA classic 'I Captured the Castle' by Dodie Smith plus she's been whipping up Donna Hay's Avocado and Haloumi Bruscetta as bar snacks while Caro recommends heading to the movies to see 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'. Making Caro grumpy this week the strain of the Summer calender and our obsession with the weather and much to Corrie's dislike Nicole Kidman triumps as Caro's Crush of the Week. All that and much more. . .don't forget you can follow 'Caro and Corrie' on Instagram, 'like' the Don't Shoot The Messenger facebook page (hit the Sign Up button to receive our weekly email updates), follow @dontshootpod on twitter OR send us an email to email@example.com Thanks for listening.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 21· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Fresh from summer holidays Caro and Corrie bring us updates on their time spent on the Northern beaches of NSW and reminisce about holiday rituals including carnival memories, which weren’t always pleasant. With Enid Blyton books flying off the shelves before Christmas Corrie revisits the Enid Blyton biography by Barbara Stoney and we talk about the influence of her prolific career. Sexual misconduct allegations are back in the spotlight with Australian actor Craig McLachlan facing the music this week. In BSF - Corrie has been reading ‘The Anatomy of a Scandal’ by Sarah Vaughan, Caro’s been off the the movies to see ‘All The Money in the World’ and she shares the recipe for Steve’s Twice Cooked Potatoes. Australia’s male tennis players are making Caro Grumpy this week, Corrie’s Crush of the Week is Graydon Carter plus we talk beach hair, AFLX, Melbourne’s reported gang problems and so much more. Books mentioned this week include. . . 'The Anatomy of a Scandal' by Sarah Vaughan 'Enid Blyton' by Barbara Stoney 'Baby Pip Eats' by Amie Harper 'Fire and Fury' by Michael Wolff
BONUS EP - Caro and Corrie Q & A Boxing Day· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Join Caroline Wilson and Corrie Perkin for a Q & A episode hosted by Producer Jane Nield.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 20· Don't Shoot The Messenger
A festive spirit in the air for our 20th episode. Trial by media is back on the agenda as Melbourne’s Lord Mayor Robert Doyle stands aside over sexual harassment claims and Corrie declares the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as THE political moment of the year. We’ve got your Summer Reading covered with Caro and Corrie each naming their Top 5 Best Beach Reads (and Caro adds a handful more for good measure). We talk ‘The Crown’ and ‘Grace and Frankie’ on the small screen and Caro shares her ‘Christmas Spiced Nuts’ recipe – perfect for a last minute gift. Christmas movies, favourite emojis, the best magazine cover for 2017 and parking faux pas plus plenty more in 6 Quick Questions, and Corrie’s ‘Crush of the Week’ is British celebrity cook Mary Berry. We love getting your feedback and we’ve got a brand new email address to make it even easier. Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the ‘Don’t Shoot The Messenger’ facebook page, twitter (@dontshootpod) or check out the Caro and Corrie Instagram page.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 19· Don't Shoot The Messenger
This week on ‘Don’t Shoot The Messenger’, back by popular demand Caro’s Mum Julia Wilson. Ever wondered what Chief Football writers do when they step back from full time? Hit the veggie patch says Caro after catching up with Mike Sheehan on her first free day in ages. It’s been 50 years since Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared – Caro, Corrie and Julia have vivid memories of that day that shocked the nation. Julia reveals some rather interesting memories of time spent with Harold. Corrie shares her Top 5 Christmas Gift Book list plus Caro has a couple of great recommendations in BSF, and Julia shares her legendary bread sauce recipe for your Christmas roast. Having her car towed made Corrie quite grumpy this week and Sam Dastyari, same sex marriage and seafood for Christmas all get a run in 6 quick questions - plus some festive themed Good Local Tips and much more.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 18· Don't Shoot The Messenger
This week on ‘Don’t Shoot The Messenger’ lots of lovely mail from listeners and Caro comes bearing gifts from New York. Caro and Corrie ask what now for the Turnbull government, Caro thinks things are terminal but Corrie’s not so sure. With Paul McCartney in Australia Caro and Corrie reflect on his wonderful interview with the all singing, slightly swooning Leigh Sales and remember some of their best and most disappointing high profile interviews. In footy talk we look at the Richmond Football Club two months on from their Grand Final triumph as the club’s coffers burst at the seams with merchandise profits and Tigers’ events continue to draw big crowds. Caro tips big things for Brendon Gale too. Caro reveals her favourite 5 New York songs and books while in BSF it’s off to the movies to see ‘Murder on the Orient Express’, Corrie reviews Peter Carey’s new novel ‘A Long Way From Home’ and shares a fantastic festive recipe for Andrew Seccull’s Dill Mayo. Caro’s getting very grumpy with the selfie phenomenon and don’t miss 6 Quick Questions when Caro reveals her ability to sing Christmas Carols in Swahili. Corrie's got a political Crush of the Week and a GLT with some tips for coping with the office Christmas party. Andrew Seccull's Dill Mayo 1/2 bunch of dill 3 egg yolks 2 tablespoons white vinegar squeeze of lemon juice 1/2 and onion 2 tablespoons hot water 250 - 300 grams olive oil (not virgin) 2 teaspoons dijon mustard salt and pepper Put all ingredients (except for the oil) into a whizzer and blend for 2 minutes. Slowly pour in the oil while continuing to whizz until you reach the consistency required.
BONUS EP - Caroline Wilson Steps Down as Chief Football Writer· Don't Shoot The Messenger
After 19 years Caroline Wilson has decided to step down as Chief Football Writer at The Age. Caro dropped the life changing news just after recording Episode 17 of 'Don't Shoot The Messeger' so Corrie Perkin took the oppourtunity to ask about Caro's motivation for the decision and some of the highlights and lowlights from the past two decades.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 17· Don't Shoot The Messenger
It's the 4 C's this week on the podcast as Caroline Wilson and Corrie Perkin are joined by their youngest daughters Clementine Donohoe and Coco Carter. Caro and Clem bring us tales from New York City and rate their top 5 highlights (which even include a run in with Hillary Clinton). There’s been plenty of history making events in Caro’s absence including the YES vote win for Same Sex Marriage and the passing of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill in Victoria and Clem and Coco give us a Gen Z/ Snowflake Generation perspective on the state of political debate among young people. Don Burke joins the ranks of Harvey Weinstein in what’s starting to feel like a regular ‘Shame File” segment as Caro and Corrie pay tribute to the courageous women and journalists who continue to expose bad behavior in the entertainment industry. In BSF Caro and Clem highly recommend the film ‘The Big Sick’ and Caro’s raving about ‘Manhattan Beach’ by Jennifer Egan. Coco dishes up a wonderful recipe for summer – ‘Hamish’s Dip’, we delve into what’s making us Grumpy Women, 6 Quick Questions and Caro’s Crush of the Week is Bette Midler. And as Caroline Wilson announces she’ll step down as the chief football writer for The Age – stay tuned for a very special BONUS EPISODE very soon as Corrie interviews Caro about her motivations behind such a big decision.
BONUS EP - Caro and Corrie Q&A· Don't Shoot The Messenger
A special Bonus Ep while the ladies take a well earned break this week. Producer Jane Nield interviews Caroline Wilson and Corrie Perkin and asks some personal and revealing questions plus a couple of listener questions as well. Caro and Corrie talk about podcasting and whether or not it has changed them or their family dynamic, bad habits are up for discussion and they reflect on their careers and what advice they would give their 18 year old selves. Some interesting responses to a common listener question 'how do you possibly fit everything into your lives AND podcast about it?'. They talk mind blowing books and fantasize about podcast guests they'd love on the show if logisitcs weren't an issue. Plus a little food talk with 'I eat everything but...". Caro and Corrie will be back next week with Episode 17. Thanks for listening - and if you have a great question for the next Bonus Episode, 'like' the Don't Shoot The Messenger facebook page or tweet the show via @dontshootpod.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 16· Don't Shoot The Messenger
With Caro in New York who better to fill her shoes than her husband and State Political Reporter for Channel 7, Brendan Donohue. Corrie and Brendan are joined by Anna Barry (aka Anna from the Op-shop). We delve into the latest on ‘Citizenship Gate’ and ponder the possible backlash around the Sam Sex marriage debate which comes to a head this week. Brendan gives us an insight into the state of Victorian politics where the Greens stand to win a seat in Northcote on Saturday. Last week’s verbal attack on Sam Dastyari raises some interesting talking points too – plus Corrie gives us an update on the Weinstein saga. We pay tribute to iconic Melbourne architect Neil Clerehan who sadly passed away this week, as well as much loved chef Antonio Carluccio. In Books, Screen and Food - Anna recommends Robert Drewe’s wonderful new book ‘Whipbird’, Brendan’s been watching 'The Deuce' on Foxtel and Corrie and Anna are loving ‘Suburra’ on Netflix. Anna shares her favourite Chocolate Brownie recipe and a GLT for ridding your place of possums. Don’t miss next week’s Bonus Episode – the ‘not quite episode 17’ edition of the podcast, as Caro and Corrie answer some listener questions and get quite personal when interviewed by show producer Jane Nield. As always don’t forget to share the show with a friend, or write a review wherever you get your podcasts. For recipes and details ‘like’ the Don’t Shoot The Messenger Facebook page, follow us on Twitter (@dontshootpod) and follow the ‘Caro and Corrie’ Instagram account. Thanks for listening.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 15· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Corrie’s son Will Carter is our special guest. As the Godolphin Media and Marketing Manager in Australia Will brings a real insider’s perspective to the Spring Racing Carnival and gives us some great tips. Corrie attended Sir Ninian Stephen’s funeral this week along with several politicians including the PM and Bill Shorten – we discuss the state of politics in Australia and get a Gen Y opinion on whether or not people under 30 are engaged in the political debate at the moment. In footy does Simon Lethlean missing out on the job at Carlton signal the end of the boys club in AFL? In Books, Screen and Food Caro’s been to the movies to see ‘Tommy’s Honor’ and she shares her Top 10 Sporting Films of all time. Corrie has been reading a beautiful book "France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child" by Alex Prud'homme and Katie Pratt. Caro shares her Mum's leek and potato pie recipe. The vocal fry epidemic has been making Corrie grumpy this week, there's 6 Quick Questions, Corrie's Crush of the Week is Francesca Cumani and Caro has a GLT on how to perfectly peel a mango. Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen, like the Facebook page, follow us on Twitter (@don'tshootpod) and check out the 'Caro and Corrie' instagram account.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 14· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Caroline Wilson and Corrie Perkin are joined by good friend and acclaimed Australian fashion designer Jane Lamerton to talk all things fashion this Spring Racing Carnival. Jane brings an interesting perspective to the discussion 'Are Department Stores a Dying Breed?' plus shares a simple but outfit saving Good Local Tip. Also up for discussion Nathan Broad and the Richmond FC response to 'that' topless photo scandal plus the Chris Gayle defamation case. In BSF Corrie recommends 'Grand Melbourne Gardens' by David Wilkinson and 'The Bookshop' on the big screen as part of the British Film Festival plus Caro shares a recipe for Chicken Pumpkin and Basil Stirfry (from Marie Claire) that's gone viral in her gym group. Packing for an overseas trip has Caro getting grumpy this week, there's 6 quick questions and Corrie's Crush of the Week is Senator Bob Corker from Tennessee. Check out the Don't Shoot The Messenger facebook page, the twitter feed @DontShootPod and follow 'Caro and Corrie' on instagram.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 13· Don't Shoot The Messenger
A big week for big issues as Victoria’s Lower House passes the Euthanasia Bill and the same-sex marriage postal vote deadline looms. Donna Karan gets caught up in the Harvey Weinstein scandal. It’s Man Booker Prize time and now American authors are in the race will an Aussie writer ever win it again? In BSF – Caro has high praise for Nick Riewoldt’s new book “The Things That Make Us” and urges everyone to go and see the film “The Only Living Boy In New York” plus Corrie shares her favourite pesto recipe from Alimentari. The NBN gets Caro and Corrie fired up in Grumpy Old Women and in 6 Quick Questions we ponder what’s up with Ange Postecoglou, should the AFL have a night grand final and Caro’s Crush of the Week is Gabby Trainor. Corrie’s Good Local Tip might help you avoid magpie related injuries this Spring.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Episode 12· Don't Shoot The Messenger
It's a feminist themed family affair this week with two special guests - Caro's daughter Rose Donohoe and Corrie's daughter Francesca Carter.We get an insight into the lives of these 4 very different women - from Caro's Book Club weekend away and Corrie's speaking engagement at the State Library to Rose's music festival antics and Francesca's disastrous missed birthday bash.Hillary Clinton's recent 4 Corners interview inspires an interesting discussion on the role of women in power, feminist heroes and why feminism is perhaps perceived as a dirty word among younger women.With more revelations of sexual harassment - Harvey Weinstein is back on the agenda.In BSF (books, screen and food) Caro's been re reading Daphne du Maurier's "I'll Never Be Young Again", Corrie has a favourite new quiz show "Insert Name Here" Thursday night on ABC TV and Francesca share's a great recipe for Pumpkin Fruit Bread (courtesy of The Healthy Chef).Caro's a Grumpy Old Women because the ABC have axed another of her favourite shows - "The Book Club", and Corrie is cranky over the disappearance of The Age Form Guide.There's a footy inspired Crush of the Week for Caro and a simple but very handy Good Local Tip from Corrie.Don't forget to like the Don't Shoot The Messenger Facebook page, follow the show on twitter (@dontshootpod) and check out 'Caro and Corrie' on Instagram. We'd love it if you can share the show with a friend and rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts. Thanks for listening!
BONUS EP - Your Feedback· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Caro and Corrie delve into some of the wonderful comments, feedback and requests from listeners - plus tackle a couple of 'complaints' as well. To have your say head to the 'Don't Shoot The Messenger' Facebook page, via twitter @dontshootpod or check out the Caro and Corrie Instagram page.