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The Afternoon Show Summary – 2017/4/20

Today on the programme I talk to World War 1 historian Andrew Pittaway, who has published a book called “Fremantle Voices of the Great War”…written after years of research and contacting families for information about diaries from their loved ones…

Steven Kelleher is also an author of a true crime book called “Last Dog On The Island” It’s about his police work with his dog Elise and his work with the Federal Police and the drug unit in Tasmania and […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:38:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Show Summary, The Afternoon Show|

Music, monkeys’ bums and Curtin FM 100.1 listeners

It’s the listeners who make a program and Curtin FM 100.1 listeners are hilarious!

As you know, I enjoy weird and wacky facts and during last night’s program I mentioned that according to a study published in March 2005 in “Current Biology”, male rhesus macaque monkeys will pay to look at pictures of female rhesus macaques’ bottoms.

Vaughan of West Swan, rang in to tell me that, “there’s nothing wrong with looking at monkey’s bums […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:38:55+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Blog Posts, The Evening Program, Tracey Thinks|

The Afternoon Show Summary – 2017/4/19

Good Morning everyone…..Hope you all had a pleasant Easter break….we are all however very sad with the loss of that beautiful girls life to shark attack….

Today on the programme between 12 and 3pm…I’ll be speaking with Danielle Storey CEO of Eastern Innovation Business Centre about the realisation that Rules in business are being broken….

Monica Vicenieks, editor of the health and medicine lift out talks about research that indicates that making healthy choices long before you conceive will give your baby […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:07+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Show Summary, The Afternoon Show|

Interview with Presenter Jason Jordan

Jason JordanJason is the Presenter of The Saturday Night Flashback Party Part 1 which airs 6pm – 9pm every Saturday.  He is also the Webmaster of Curtin Radio.

Outside of Curtin Radio, he is a Board Member of Multiple Sclerosis WA.

TM Why do you do it?
JJ I have a deep and abiding love of radio.  I love the immediacy of it – there’s no safety net.  Also, I […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:13+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Interviews|

Great advice can come from a song

Tracey McGrath here, I was driving along listening to Curtin FM 100.1 when the Jimmy Buffett song, “It’s my job” came on.  I love it!  It’s uplifting and, in a melodic way, it contains some great advice.

Here’s how it starts:

In the middle of late last night I was sittin’ on a curb
I didn’t know what about, but I was feeling quite disturbed
A street sweeper came whistlin’ by
He was bouncin’ every step
It seemed strange how good he felt
So I asked him […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:19+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Blog Posts, The Evening Program, Tracey Thinks|

Cinema in Perth #2

I sat down at Somerville Auditorium fully prepared for classical elitism and snobbery but was soon being entertained by the likes of classical Chinese pipa player Wu Man, playing a Led Zeppelin riff …and who knew the Spanish also have a bagpipe tradition? I was elevated to tears of both joy and bitterness at points throughout.

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:25+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #1

LEGO BATMAN – Opened 30/3

CAST: featuring the voices ofWill Arnett (Arrested Development), Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galafinakis, Conan O’Brien, Billy Dee Williams, Seth Green, Jermaine Clements, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Eddie Izzard…need we continue? Even Siri makes an appearance, making it a star-spangled panoply of celebrity voices. 

STORY: Batman (Arnett) has been fighting crime for a long time…a very long time. He’s been doing it alone and the loneliness he masks with […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:38+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|