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.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 11· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Caro and Corrie discuss Theresa May's disastrous speech in which she was plauged by a cough and ask 'have we gone right off Boris Johnson?'. Footy might be over for the year but there's plenty to talk about when it comes to club presidencies and appointments - none bigger than the return of Jeff Kennett to the football landscape. Hollywood is in turmoil following revelations of alleged sexual harrassment plus there's some great recommendations for the big screen ('Battle of the Sexes' and 'Our Souls At Night'), books ('A Boy In Winter' by Rachel Seiffert) and Caro shares her famous Chicken sandwich recipe. Public toilets have Corrie fired up and you might be surprised by her Crush of the Week and Caro has a race day related GLT. Don't forget to like our facebook page, follow the show on twitter (@dontshootpod) and check out the Caro and Corrie instagram page. Thanks for listening.
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 10· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Caro and Corrie are joined by special guest Julia Wilson (aka Caro's Mum) for a very special Episode 10. Women in football clubs, Hugh Hefner, baking tips and some great recommendations are all on the agenda.
BONUS EP - Hutchy Meets A Super Fan· Don't Shoot The Messenger
We love hearing from our 'poddies' so couldn't resist sharing this little snippet from Hutchy who interviewed a Don't Shoot The Messenger lover late one night at a pub (apologies for the scratchy late night bar sounds audio!).
Don't Shoot The Messenger - Ep 9· Don't Shoot The Messenger
Sure there's a LOT of amazing AFL stories to talk about - but there's plenty more than footy on this week's episode. Corrie has some beauty tips for Caro and the boys on 'Footy Classifieds', Caro talks Brownlow awards, describes her feelings after the Tiger's prelim final win and talks about the Grand Final build up. Shane Warne's recent woes lead to an interesting discussion about our flawed sporting heroes and there's no surprises that Grand Final jumpers are making Caro a Grumpy Old Women. In BSF (books, screen and food) Caro has admits she's more than a little hooked on 'Dicte', Corrie indulges in the September issue of Vogue and scones are on the menu. Richmond's president Peggy O'Neal is Caro's Crush of the Week plus we talk royalty, Trump, Clooney and showbags in 6 Quick Questions. You can follow the podcast on twitter (@DontShootPod), like the facebook page and follow ' Caro and Corrie' on instagram.