066-news-readers-tea-ladiesIn this episode we discuss the brutal changes brought upon the Adelaide media landscape in the past week.

We pay respect to Graeme Goodings on his unceremonious dumping from the role of weekend newsreader at Channel 7.

We also pay homage to the ABC and reflect in cuts to 7.30, especially given Simon Royal’s past involvement in helping get broadband connected to the Another Boring Thursday Night In Adelaide studios after Telstra had told us there were no connections available.

In reflecting upon Aunty, Steve remembers seeing tea ladies at the Collinswood studios when he did work experience there in the early 1980s, which leads us to Adelaide’s king of tea, Robert Godden.

Robert helps us wheel the tea trolley back down the corridors of Adelaide’s yesterdays.

We also have the editor of the Sydney Morning Herald before the Adelaide Visa Council for dubbing Adelaide a ‘backwater’, we get tips for new immigrants from a previous Adelaide Visa recipient, wine from the Coonawarra, and music from Victor Harbor singer/songwriter Sasha Galliver.

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TIME TITLE CONTENT
00:00:00 Outtake Baristador Coffee message. Order Baristador coffee.
00:00:40 Theme Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
00:02:49 South Australian Drink Of The Week Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2012. Tasting notes.
00:07:22 Stories Without Notice
A panel reflection on Graeme Goodings being removed at Channel Seven weekend newsreader in a most unceremonious way, and the cuts to TV production and 7.30 at the ABC in Adelaide.
00:22:14 Adelaide’s Yesterdays: Robert Godden
Robert Godden is the man behind Devotea, and he wheels us down the corridors of the delightful and productive past of tea ladies in offices. He also reveals the most appropriate tea for drinking in Adelaide.
00:34:50 Is It News?
Susan challenges the guys to pick the REAL news headline from a South Australian publication.
00:40:36 Shout outs

Steve: Shane Lockwood, Easy Like A Sunday Morning

Susan: Anne Burke at Cowandilla Sport and Social Club

Colin: To his mystery GP

Steve: Andrew Reimer, published a book: The Straightforward Guide To Finding Employment.

Steve: KirstyHorn.com about moving to Adelaide

Steve: Cherry picking time. Where to pick cherries in the Adelaide Hills.

00:54:07 Adelaide Visa Council
  • Ben Cubby @bencubby (Visa granted)
  • April Bickley @aprilbickley (Visa granted)
  • Alex Croker ‏@AlexCroker (Visa granted)
  • Chloe ‏@thechloealice (Visa granted)
01:04:41 Musical Pilgrimage And our music tonight suggested by Adrian Miller from the Radio Adelaide Monday night music program, Songcatcher, is from Sasha Galliver with Winter’s Kisses
01:14:54 Outtakes Such a literalist

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SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from freesfx.co.uk for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.

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