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Image from Myq Kaplan’s podcast Broccoli and Ice Cream: https://broccoliandicecream.libsyn.com/

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Comedian Myq Kaplan gives advice on finding time for ice cream (things you want to do) among the broccoli (things you have to do). He discusses how he makes time for the things that are important to him, including creativity, activism and much more!

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Recommendations from Myq:

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown.

Boomerang for Gmail.

Recommendation from Nick:

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen – also available as an audiobook.

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Clips:

Dollar SignsHi, Anxiety’, Zach SherwinCircumcising Wolverine’.

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Image from @carolynanncage on Twitter.

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We discuss Melbourne exploding with COVID, ongoing lockdowns, protests from construction workers and earthquakes!

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Clips:

NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, Sum 41In Too Deep’.

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Image from ABC News.

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Nick is joined by Lottie to discuss political and social issues around lockdowns, as well as some media recommendations. We have some political discussions around vaccinations, civil liberties, health and business. We also touch on some social aspects of the lockdowns including single bubbles, intimate partners and dating.

Lottie’s recommendations:

TV shows: Miracle Workers (Stan), Lupin (Netflix).

Books: The Broken Earth Trilogy by NK Jemison, A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers.

Nick’s recommendations:

Movie: They Came Together (Google Play/Apple TV).

TV shows: Upstart Crow (Stan) and particularly the Upstart Crow Christmas Special 2020 (Prime Video), I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix) – series 2 now out! You can join our Twitter thread discussing our favourite I Think You Should Leave sketches 🙂

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Clips:

Songbird movie; Bo Burnham ‘Looks Who’s Inside Again’ – from ‘Inside’ (Netflix); Songbird movie; Ghost Tour sketch from ‘I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson’ (Netflix) – Season 2, Episode 1; Weezer ‘Aloo Gobi’; The Office US – Season 4 Episode 18; The Lonely Island (feat. Adam Levine) ‘I’m So Humble’; Babysitter sketch from I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix) – Season 1 Episode 5.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’! Nick also gives daily music recommendations on Twitter @NicksSong and on the Spotify playlist ‘Song of the Day by NicksSong’.

Tharunicaa and Kopika Murugappan, from “the Biloela family”. Photo from change.org

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We discuss the Biloela family, including Tharunicaa and Kopika picture above, who came to Australia from Sri Lanka due to the persecution of the Tamil people. We also discuss refugee law, as well as the state of the refugee issue and refugee rights activism in Australia.

We finish the episode by promoting the upcoming Rally for Refugee Rights: Permanent Visas not Discrimination. This rally is on the 25th of July around Australia. Here is the Facebook page for the Melbourne event – for those outside of Melbourne, look online to find a rally near you!

Poster for the rally mentioned above.

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Clips:

Blue King Brown and DiafrixStreets are Getting Hot’ – from the Key of Sea project, The Feed SBSAre we the opposition’, Combat WombatAsylum’.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’! Nick also gives daily music recommendations on Twitter @NicksSong and on the Spotify playlist ‘Song of the Day by NicksSong’.