The Adelaide Show 2017 Retrospective: Politics, is our review of question time on The Adelaide Show podcast, in which we held hearings into the political machinery that governs our lives.

Our retrospective is co-hosted by 2017 guest, Leila Henderson.

In 2017, some of the honourable members for this topic include:

  • Jim Manning from our Unbearable Challenge of Ageing episode in which he lamented the heavy handed approach to regulation in the nursing home sector
  • Ainsley Maconochie who has Multiple Sclerosis and who expressed frustration over legislation here that forced her to travel to Israel for disease-halting treatment
  • Jeannine Malcolm, an advocate for eating insects who lamented at the conservative approach to dealing with this new frontier when it comes to regulations

But for this week’s show we’ll be revisiting:

  • Michael McGuire, journalist and author, who wrote the “fiction” novel, Never A True Word, about the spin docotoring that goes on in State Parliament (and we’ve heard he now has a deal for a second book)
  • Shane Yeend, an entrepreneur who has had the premier scream invective at his face over his expression of frustration with the government through a full page ad
  • Tammy Franks MLC, who spoke to us about decriminalising sex work and who impressed us with her decent, level-headed approach to the political game

This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is still the Penfolds Grange, which is now being used to poach pears.

In 100 Weeks Ago, we hear from two guests, Mark Knight (Script Consultant and former Assistant Director) and Tess O’Flaherty (Producer, Actor, Assistant Director), who took us behind the scenes of the world of movie making in South Australia and Australia.

And in the musical pilgrimage … we’ll go back to Days in ADL by DyspOra from episode 221.

We also continue our experiment. Steve has falling in love with Jon Blake’s podcast from FIVEaa, not only because it is funny but also because he finds Jon to be an enigma. So, in our attempt at an homage to the great comic and announcer, we are experimenting with a segment called Bath Time With Blakey – it’s a fly-on-the-wall glimpse into Jon Blake when he’s away from the mic and behind closed doors!

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Running Sheet: The Adelaide Show 2017 Retrospective: Politics

TIME SEGMENT
00:00:00 Introduction
 Opening comments
00:00:00
Theme (we didn’t use our full theme in the retrospective episodes)
Theme and Introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
00:00:00 SA Drink Of The Week
1991 Penfolds Grange … cooking notes.
00:14:46 Michael McGuire
Never A True Word is a page turner that makes you despair over the way our society is being governed, from episode 198.
00:21:31 Shane Yeend
Aussie entrepreneur who grew up in Adelaide and loves it here, shares his frustrations with the local political scene from episode 221.
00:30:23 Tammy Franks MLC
In episode 211, Tammy Franks MLC gave us an intimate portrait of political life as we discussed decriminalising sex work in South Australia.
00:34:30 100 Weeks Ago
In 100 Weeks Ago, we hear from two guests, Mark Knight (Script Consultant and former Assistant Director) and Tess O’Flaherty (Producer, Actor, Assistant Director), who took us behind the scenes of the world of movie making in South Australia and Australia, in episode 129.
00:38:40 Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week is Days in ADL by DyspOra, selected by our musical curator, Todd Fischer.
00:00:00 Outtake

Here is this week’s preview video:

No video this week.

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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