The Suppository of Wisdom

21
Aug

Hong Kong: a City in Crisis [SPECIAL EDITION]

This week, Nicola and Sol present a special edition of the show about the ongoing Hong Kong protests. They go from the beginning of the Hong Kong history to what's happening now, explaining all the bits and pieces of who's who and what's what. Additionally, they invite a special guest on the show who has personally witnessed the protests develop and gives us some special insight on what they've experienced.

15
Aug

Unexpected China in the Bagging Area

And we're back! Season 2 is now on the roll and Sol and Nicola have kicked it off with some huge headlines from the past few weeks. What did Crown Casino do to get in trouble - and why are the Chinese involved? Brexit, Boris Johnson, and October 31st – why is the UK in a sticky situation? What’s up with NewStart? And why is Kashmir in the headlines again? What’s the deal with the bickering tension between India and Pakistan? Find out this week on The Suppository of Wisdom.

24
Jun

Grassgate

In the final episode of the Suppository of Wisdom’s first season, Nicola and Sol follow up on the America-Iran situation. They also discuss Angus Taylor and what Sol has dubbed ‘grassgate’, The Australian Conservatives, Israel Folau, and Energy Policy!

19
Jun

Notre Drama

This week, Sol and Nicola take a look at the oil tankers blown up in the Gulf of Oman. Why is the US blaming Iran? Are there weapons of mass destruction? Also discussed, the unnecessarily complicated situation surrounding the restoration of the Notre Dame, the massive Hong Kong protests, and the outcry over a union boss’s comments. 

11
Jun

How Good is 1984??

This week, Sol and Nicola ask themselves “How good is 1984?” After the recent raids on news organisations this week, are we seeing the beginning of an Orwellian state? Also discussed, why Uber drivers aren’t considered 'employees' and why fantastic, great move, well done Angus Taylor is in the news again

4
Jun

“A Dirty Filthy Disgusting Word”

This week on the podcast, Sol and Nicola take a break from Australian politics and swing towards the US as Trump has dominated headlines this past week. They also take a look at the topic of the economy and interest rate cuts. How does it all work and why does it affect you?

27
May

Theresa May(be not)

This week, Sol and Nicola finally discuss the elephant in the room of international news these days, Brexit. They also talk about how regional NSW is running out of water, how Sol's old area in Sydney got a train, and how Donald Trump doesn't like sumo wrestling.

21
May

Scomo Gets a Go(mo)

This week on the podcast, Sol and Nicola look into the recent election results. Why was everyone shocked? How did this happen? On the topics of politics, we give you a look into the amazing achievements of the late Bob Hawke and his work as our 23rd prime minister. We also look at some exciting news NASA have released... so tune in to find out what that's about and our thoughts of the news for this week! 

14
May

Who the Bloody Hell Are You?

In the words of Dr Steven Strange, “We’re in the endgame now.” The final week of the election campaign is upon us (thank god) and in this pre-election special, Nicola and Sol take you through the reason why the senate ballot paper is so long – micro parties! They also discuss what’s going on with the Moon and how voting actually works.

 

Audio from: ABC, Discovery, Fraser Anning on Facebook

7
May

“Fantastic. Great Move.”

In this week's episode, Sol and Nicola engage in some self-congratulation while discussing the election campaign. They also talk about North Korea and it's complex geopolitical history, as well as what the heck franking credits are.

 

Audio from: ABC, 7