Tag: Selena Shannon

  • #550 Birds & Beetles

    #550 Birds & Beetles

    This week’s stories about birds and beetles will bring you up close and personal with some critters and creatures. The Retirement You probably think you’re too good for beetles. Algernon has lived underground for so long that his body is completely numb. The only part of his body that can sense is the inside of…

  • Summer Series #07

    Summer Series #07

    We’ve been taking a break from making new episodes over summer, so we’re rebroadcasting some of our favourite All The Best stories. We’ll be back in two weeks.

  • #329 The Forest and The Sea

    #329 The Forest and The Sea

    Let’s go outside. We chase the birdsong of a nightingale in a Berlin forest. We sit with the silence and sounds of nature, as we try to articulate the grief of losing someone you love. Both of these stories were produced and first broadcast in 2017. They were made for an All The Best listening event of nocturnal…

  • #286 A Night Away

    #286 A Night Away

    A lost sex toy, the persistence of nightingales, and the choices about life and love we make after the sun goes down. This week is our second instalment of stories from our listening party in Sydney, where we invited an audience to spend a night with All The Best. In this episode we’ll be taking you…

  • #1638 Goodbye Comfort Zone

    #1638 Goodbye Comfort Zone

    “I said I’d pass. I’m not going to lie, I’m a little scared of the dark… But they insisted I did. They said it was tradition.” This week we’re talking about leaving your comfort zone behind and embarking on something new. Facing your fears, rising to the occasion, and then discovering something amazing on the…

  • #1633: Unknown Pleasures

    #1633: Unknown Pleasures

    By this stage of our lives we’ve formed pretty solid ideas of how the world should be, we think we know what we like and what we don’t like. We’re familiar with the streets in our towns and we know the kind of films we like. But for the people in our stories this week,…

  • #1628 Getting Yours

    #1628 Getting Yours

    “I never did it to you, I knew the pay-back would have been so much worse.” From sibling revenge in the bathroom to parkour street crews in Western Sydney, this week we’re talking about Getting Yours. But that expression can go both ways, sometimes you get what you’ve earned, and sometimes you just get what you deserve. ‘The Last…

  • #1609 Not Quite Mirror Image

    #1609 Not Quite Mirror Image

      All The Best is brought to you with thanks to Squarespace. Do you ever think about how other people perceive you? How they interpret what you’re putting out into the world? Do you ever think about how different that interpretation might be from your own self perception? In this episode we meet three people, each…

  • #1605 Temporary Communities

    #1605 Temporary Communities

      This episode was brought to you with thanks to Squarespace Visit a collection of temporary communities in this week’s episode of All The Best. Her Game Producer Bethany Atkinson-Quinton dives into the world of women’s AFL in her new audio series Her Game. The series unpacks how some people experience their gender in the traditionally hyper-masculine world of Australian Rules Football.…

  • #1604 Doggie

    #1604 Doggie

      Sometimes a radio show just needs to bask in the glory of dogs. Because dogs are great. Open your ears to stories of the unbreakable bond humans have with their four-legged pals, and the lengths some people will go to for an animal they love. Music: ‘808 and Moog Out’ by Podington Bear, ‘Dogs…

  • #1601 It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

    #1601 It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

    An episode full of stories that, told at the pub, would trail off with “well, it seemed like a good idea at the time”. Like investing a significant chunk of your nation’s dwindling cash reserves in a musical re-imagining the life of Leonardo Da Vinci, in which Mona Lisa is the love interest who Leo knocks up.…

  • #1529 It All Ends In Death

    #1529 It All Ends In Death

    So it’s all kind of cool when they give you an iPad in a museum and you think “Oh, I didn’t have to download something and maybe I could walk home with this except I think probably not”. Except, that for two of our producers, Lynda and Zacha, this iPad got handed over at the Museum…