Foxtel The Foreign Broadcaster — Cathy Wilcox, Tosh Greenslade, Lewis Hobba, and Dan Ilic
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This week's show we cover Foxtel going offshore, Australia and China's meme warfare, Rudy Giuliani's crack legal team in Michigan and we interview two blokes who invaded the cricket pitch at the Australia vs India test match at the SCG.
Fearmongers this week:
Cathy Wilcox (SMH)
Tosh Greenslade (Mad As Hell / The ScoMo Diaries )
Lewis Hobba (Triple J)
Dan Ilic (A Rational Fear)
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Lewis Hobba 0:05
Hello, Daniel. How
Dan Ilic 0:07
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Dan Ilic 1:32
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Dan Ilic 1:49
Tonight after monster speculating the opposite US Attorney General bill Barr finds no evidence of voter fraud but finally finds evidence of a backbone and Prime Minister Scott Morrison hits back at full corners parliamentary sex scandal episode with a new initiative called knob keeper and gatherings of 50 people are now allowed on dance floors in New South Wales critics say this will just lead to an increase in murder on the dance floor. It's the fourth of December 2020 and we're holding the vaccine This is irrational fear.
Hello, welcome to rational fit. I'm your host former quarantine housekeeper Dan Ilic. Let's meet our fear mongers for tonight. She's one of the sharpest with featured daily and nines newspapers. She's also the newly elected President of the Australian cartoonists Association. Please stop the votes because it's the Walkley award winning Kathy Wilcox. Oh, sure. Do we have to call you madam? President now?
Cathy Wilcox 3:00
Yeah. Only only Madam President. Mrs. President is all right to Boss Lady.
Lewis Hobba 3:06
What are some of the roles of the president of the of your new your new position?
Cathy Wilcox 3:13
I really don't know. I'm gonna have a minute all that. I suddenly I suddenly had to run the meeting the annual general meeting on Sunday morning, which was a frightening thing to have to do. I initially sort of said, can't the old President still run it? And he kind of said yes, but then, but then I kind of got a whiff of power and my my nostrils went Oh, what the hell I'll take over, rush them
Dan Ilic 3:36
cafe crush them you would a little pencil.
Lewis Hobba 3:39
I like to imagine that everyone. on the board meeting of the cartoonists associate. There's like 10 people and then there's 10 caricaturists on the outside at each one.
Dan Ilic 3:50
And as well as being one of the longest serving comedy minions for Sean McAuliffe. He's also an author of one of the funniest books to start your Christmas stocking from the actor award winning mad as hell. It's touchscreen slide. Hello. Hi. Hello, touch someone.
Lewis Hobba 4:05
Congratulations. Yeah, well
Dan Ilic 4:07
done Tosh. Getting an actor. That's great. Yeah. Yeah, thanks. I had a baby a month ago, but you know that
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you got an act.
Lewis Hobba 4:19
Everyone's got babies. Is your baby in the business? We don't care. Not yet.
Dan Ilic 4:24
Is it time to exploit? Isn't it time to exploit your baby to be in the business? Let's hope so. Cuz on my career certainly isn't doing much.
Cathy Wilcox 4:33
And you you appear to be recording from from inside a cupboard. Is that correct? Yeah,
Tosh Greenslade 4:37
I'm inside of my wardrobe.
Dan Ilic 4:39
I had to put so I had to put this This isn't good. Good podcasting, but I had to put this shirt down off the hook just in case anybody saw because I've got to
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have the same shirt.
Lewis Hobba 4:53
held up an identical shirt, the one he's wearing and it's a surprisingly loud, Nike sort of tie dye.
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Cathy Wilcox 5:01
I liked it so much. You bought it twice. That's amazing. I
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bought it too big.
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I bought too big for the first time it was like it Look, I'm fat that's not
Cathy Wilcox 5:10
yours. You're pregnant pregnant body and then you'll have one for afterwards when you snapped back to your post baby body.
Dan Ilic 5:17
Tim Chima on YouTube says is that from the shag shop on chapel Street. It's a very Melbourne reference. And you've met him before. It's Louis harbour. Welcome, Louis.
Lewis Hobba 5:27
Oh, Hello, sir. I forgot we're still doing introductions. Yeah. Hello. with you. Sorry, I couldn't be with you last week. But yeah, huge congratulations on being the officially funniest podcasts in Australia. Damn. Well, it is great.
Dan Ilic 5:39
It's all of all of us as everyone who contributes so thank you. Coming up we speak to two people who are bringing back a much love Ozzy tradition, the cricket pitch invasion. We asked them if they didn't note and if they turn but their bowls, but before we get there, here's a message from this week's sponsor.
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