Laura Dare on The Adelaide Show Podcast

Laura Dare deep in thought as she gets locked into psychology and cognitive science discussion with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe

Ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a journalist? Tonight, former journalist, Laura Dare takes us into her world of working for the Northern Messenger, especially in the Salisbury area.

Ever wondered how South Australia gets so many travel stories written about it? Former SA Tourism PR person, Laura Dare will make us familiar with the tourism industry.

Ever wondered what goes into speech writing and speech making in the world of politics? Former speech writer, Laura Dare will get us accostomed to public speaking.

Ever wondered why men are so bad at looking after their health? Soon-to-be psychologist, Laura Dare will consult with us tonight.

Our sponsor this week is Rex’ Ham Pate.

In IS IT NEWS, Nigel’s theme is Men’s Health.

Max Martin from iNform Health and Fitness Solutions – “The yearly health plan”.

Our SA Drink of the week is a Kilikanoon from the Clare Valley    .

Music is by Rhymeworks

We have an Adelaide Visa Council with 1 defendant.

David Washington from In Daily with his Midweek News Wrap, Talk Of The Town.

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00:00:00 Outtake
 Taking Valium in the toilet with a Minister
Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
Talk Of The Town
David Washington, editor of In Daily, gives us a midweek wrap of the news we’ve been talking about in South Australia this week.
00:06:54 Items Without Notice
Confirmation that our guests for our first Fringe show will be former Redgum frontman John Schumann and current Adelaide Fringe chair David Minear.
00:09:21 SA Drink Of The Week
Kilikanoon 2013 Killerman’s Run Shiraz Clare Valley. Tasting notes.
00:13:09 Made To Move Minute

Max Martin from iNform Health and Fitness Solutions, Norwood, present a thoughtful minute for pondering more ways and reasons to get moving and improve your health.

This week: “The yearly health plan”.

Rex’ Ham Pate. See advert at bottom of page.
00:22:06 Laura Dare

Laura Dare has a reputation in Adelaide as an excellent writer with a particular flair for speech writing I’m told. These days she is available as a freelance writer but in her past she has pushed out stories at Messenger Newspapers and probably created and even ‘managed’ some for SA Tourism Commission and Arts SA where she took on PR roles. In true, communication professional style, she is very tight lipped about her confidential behind-the-scenes work so the challenge has been set for Nigel and I to try to prise open her story chamber in a way that doesn’t burn bridges for her. Plus we’ll also explore her current career move into psychology and some research she’s doing into how to get men to take prostate cancer messages more seriously.

Laura mentions the Quick Scales Test by Adelaide University. Click that link to do it.

01:16:31 Is It News?
The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe.
01:30:51 Adelaide Visa Council

@ShitAdelaide instagram account. NO CASE TO ANSWER

Citizens arrest by Joe Noone, Visa Council alert by Shane Lockwood. Background by Rip It Up.

01:36:32 Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week, Something’s Gotta Change by Rhymeworks, recommended by our musical curator, Adrian Miller, from Radio Adelaide’s Monday night program, Songcatcher.
01:47:02 Outtake
 They want us to have a penis, Laura. Carole Whitelock.

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