Gather Around Me
Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith help you make sense of the world.

Hi there folks, it's ep 337 of Gather Around Me with ya pals Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith. In this episode, we discuss Roy Moore, Dastyari and Russian Sleep Experiments from the late 1940s. Please do not rely on this podcast for your up-to-the-minute current affairs.

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Folks, it's another edition of GAM with ya pals Ben and Cam. This week's show was recorded on 6/12 and features:

  • aa milne
  • whinging about long marriage equality debate speeches
  • even more haunted dolls

Enjoy!

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This is our challenge to Robert The Doll, the most haunted doll in America. If you are name-searching yourself on iTunes - well, that means we have basically already won - but if you are, we are challenging you. Do your worst, little sailor man.

We also discuss Charles Manson, Ratko Mladic and dual citizenship.

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Hi there folks, it's episode 334 in a series of 1000 podchats from ya mates Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith. That's right, we're past the 1/3 mark.

This episode was recorded shortly after the results of the marriage equality postal survey were announced, as well as the announcement of the Zimbabwean coup, so naturally we spend a fair amount of time discussing Singapore's beautiful Sentosa Island.

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G'day folks, it's episode 333 in a series of 1000 podcasts from ya pals Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith. That's right - we're 1/3 of the way done. Phewbie a-whoobie.

In this ep, we talk about the story of baby Jesus, Cam catching his first Uber, generation gaps, The End of History, the Citizenship 7, safe injecting rooms and more.

Direct download: gatheraroundme333.mp3
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Hi there folks, it's ya spooky pals Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith here with some spine-tingling tales to delight and horrify in equal measure. As requested by Listener Jay, this week we're doing... CREEPYPASTAS.

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Hi there folks, this week ya pals Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith delve deep into the archives to play you the planning meeting for Episode 200 (inarguably our best episode ever) at the request of Patreon supporter Annette.

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G'day folks,

It's a jam-packed ep this week - they're only rolling out a bloody panopticon, aren't they. Plus we discuss It some more and read a Confession (spoiler alert: there is adultery).

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Hi there folks, we are BACK. It has been too long between podcasts (due to sickness and people going to Western Australia) and it has definitely been too long between Stephen King-themed podcasts!

In this episode, Ben and Cam go see the new IT at the cinema and it is a bit bloody spooky.

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G'day cobbers, ya pals Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith here with the 328th episode in a series of 1000.

In this edition:

  • Peppa pig
  • Dibber dobbers
  • How the Left are the actual racists
  • Ghostbusting
  • Hang on what was that
  • Underarm bowling

Enjoy

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hi there, folks! a week is a long time in politics, so ya mates Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith have given it up. the entire podcast is now solely devoted to recaps of relationship breakdowns.

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Hey there folks, in this ep we discuss Matthew Guy's unfortunate choice of dining companion and restaurant, plus Ben is listening to good music (?) and Cam has been seeing sad movies.

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G'day folks,

It's episode 325 in a series of 1000 podchats from ya mates Ben and Cam. Ben has been on a whirlwind book tour promoting Aussie Aussie Aussie but now he is back in Cam's freezing podcast den to read someone else's book AND discuss the news.

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This is what we get for talking about the news. In this ep, we discuss such current events as:

Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds
Scott Ludlam's resignation
The new Dr Who
Peter Dutton's Super Agency
Democracy 2.0
Alistair Campbell

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G'day folks,

Boy, have we got an investment opportunity for you. In this ep we discuss the news of the day and wonder why we can't score a sneaky research grant considering all the research we do. Plus Ben's Book Corner finishes the first chapter.

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G'day folks, it gets off to a rocky start but we find our way in the end. A few bits and bobs from the week that was, plus the much requested return of Ben's Book Corner.

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g'day cobbers, let them what is without sin cast the first stone.

oi, who cast that?

Castle Hill is in Townsville, but the good chicken is in Toowoomba. What a funny old state of affairs.

In this episode: One Nation's scandal, the MidWinter Ball Thing, Bunnings scandals, dream diaries, Hack Live and other stuffs

Direct download: gatheraroundme321.mp3
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G'day there cobbers. It's an all new ep with the latest news in orbs, elections, and rural Queensland (romance??) novels.

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G'day folks, it's an all new Skype ep of GAM featuring Ben's Book Corner and some Disney Dogs.

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G'day folks,

Apologies for the delay! We is back!

In this ep:

  • Ben's Book Corner
  • A very spooky Confession Cast
  • And some talk about Sydney.
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It's episode 317 in a series of 1000 podchats from ya mates Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith.

In this ep:

  • ANZAC DAY SCANDAL
  • ONE NATION SCANDAL
  • IMPENDING NUCLEAR ANNIHILATION SCANDAL

Check it on iTunes.

Direct download: gatheraroundme317.mp3
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Hi there folks, just a short one of varying audio quality from outside the Melbourne Town Hall. A bit of chat about the news of the week and another SEXY CONFESSION ripped from the pages of That's Life or Take 5 or whichever one it was.

Direct download: gatheraroundme316.mp3
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Hi there folks, it's episode 315 in a series of 1000 podchats and we are coming to you again from our second sold out live show at the Melbourne Town Hall. There was not a single ticket left to buy.

In this ep, we have another chat with Harrison Engstrom who is still on that hashtag flyer grind, and also with Jay Freeman, the designer of the Official Gather Around Me shirt and the Official Sister Fanciers shirt AND the Degrassi Junior High: The Dining Experience poster.

Some lads try to talk to us about Syria but we had already done our Syria gear.

Direct download: gatheraroundme315.mp3
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Hi there folks, it's episode 314 in a series of 1000, and the first of our live Town Hall shows for the 2017 Comedy Festival. In this ep we chat with Harrison Engstrom and a few other people who walk past, including the entire audience of the show we did just before this podcast.

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G'day folks,

Welcome to Episode 313 in a series of 1000 podchats with ya mates Ben & Cam. In today's episode, we have our classic regular segment The Chopping Block. Who's up on the block this week? Tune in to find out!

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Direct download: gatheraroundme313.mp3
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G'day folks,

It was a pleasant enough evening, so no excuses.

Clicking into random bits of the podcast, it would seem we talked about:

  • 18C
  • Mud Marriages
  • Class War
  • The Golden Age of Australian Television
  • The Nuclear Football

Check it out on iTunes.

Direct download: gatheraroundme312.mp3
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G'day folks, it's ya pals Ben & Cam in this, the 311th episode in a series of 1000.

FOLKS, there is no getting around it: it was hot when we recorded this.

Sorry in advance.

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G'day folks,

It's episode 310 in a series of 1000 podchats from ya mates Ben Pobjie & Cam Smith.

It's another hot one as the planet slowly boils around us. Topics discussed include corn and milk.

Direct download: gatheraroundme310.mp3
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Hi there folks,

It's an all new ep of Gather Around Me with ya mates Ben & Cam. In this edition, we discuss the following current events: Weary Dunlop, the Garden of Eden and Milo Yabbadabbadoo.

Enjoy. (Subscribe on iTunes)

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Selamat datang, gentle listeners, to another edition of Gather Around Me - the 308th in a series of 1000, to be precise.

In this audio newsletter, ya mates Ben Pobjie dan Cam Smith take a closer look at those mischievous fetus demons nicking stuff from our neighbours to the north, the Toyol, including a recap of the film Tuyul Part 1.

Direct download: gatheraroundme308.mp3
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G'day folks, it's an all new ep of GAM about this crazy week that was.

Executive Orders, Billy Thorpe, Dirty Harry, misremembered Indonesian ghosts - the only thing this is more than current is affairs.

Direct download: gatheraroundme307.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:55am EST

G'day folks, it's ya pals Ben & Cam here with a look back and who lost and who spun in the week that was.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:08pm EST

Hi there folks, it's episode 305 of Gather Around Me with ya pals Ben Pobjie and Cam Smith.

In this episode it is really really hot while we are recording it.

Everyone tweet @benpobjie and tell him to fix his seatbelt. Cheers.

Direct download: gatheraroundme305.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:23am EST