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Monthly Archives: March 2013

#1309 What’s in a Name?

Podcast: Play in new window(With apologies to Shakespeare.) All the Best shares two stories about the power of names. A refugee from Afghanistan arrives in Australia and changes his name — twice. And the so-called Political Friendship Group in Canberra, which works...

#1308 Everyone Needs Music II

Podcast: Play in new windowAn Australian is on her way to Mali, in West Africa, for her dream adventure trip: to attend the Festival in the Desert. But the musicians have already fled. Escaping war and violence, the nomadic Tuareg musicians have crossed the border to...

#1307 Everyone Needs Music I (feat. The Lifted Brow)

Podcast: Play in new windowAll the Best presents literary mag The Lifted Brow in musical form: featuring Woody Allen and, of course, his clarinet. And when two stroke victims find their ability to speak severely affected, a speech pathologist with a penchant for...

#1306 Fight Club Vol. 2

Podcast: Play in new windowAll the Best jumps back into the fray — and this time the fight takes place in hearts and minds, in beds and cancer wards. A share house turns into a battleground when an army of bed bugs invades, and two lovers face themselves and each...

#1305 Science Fiction Theatre

Podcast: Play in new windowAll the Best presents science fiction pulp in sound.  Extraterrestrial life forms arrive uninvited, space travel gets in the way of an intergalactic romance and a puppy trainer gets more than he bargained for when the dog starts talking...