More Than A Whelan
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A podcast where I ask you to give me creative prompts to write to. I write a piece and perform it on the show. It’s that simple. Feed me please.

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    NEL MAMA BOHO

    The super talented, proud and passionate Nel Mama Boho joins us in the studio for Episode 21. Nel's impressive resume includes producer, writer, journalist, host, actor, poet and comedian! Her presence is pure fire.

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    oneslashsixth AKA Aaron Stephanus

    So thrilled to chat to 1/6 in the studio for Episode 20, not only about his fantastic work as a rapper but also about the breakdown of his marriage, which I, as a marriage celebrant, conducted only 18 months ago.

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    Mileta Rien

    Episode 19 of More Than A Whelan breaks new ground as for the first time we have not one, but two short radio plays created exclusively for the podcast inspired by our listener creative prompts with special guest scriptwriter, poet, Mileta Rien.

    Episode 19 of More Than A Whelan breaks new ground as for the first time we have not one, but two short radio plays created exclusively for the podcast inspired by our listener creative prompts with special guest scriptwriter, poet, Mileta Rien.

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    Madeline Leman

    More Than A Whelan turns eighteen! To celebrate we have special guest Madeline Leman of Madeline Leman & the Desert Swells fame in the studio to talk about her songwriting practice. And we even share a shot of Icelandic vodka to celebrate our eighteenth episode.

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    Manisha Anjali

    Sean is delighted to welcome special guest poet/painter/performer Manisha Anjali into Castaway Studios to talk about her poetry and her creative process.

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    Natasha Johanna

    Wonderful musician and songwriter Natasha Johanna joins Sean on Episode 16 to talk about her creative process and Sean talks a lot about death! Yay for death! Yay for Brisbane goths!

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    Jessica Alice

    Sean is thrilled to lean into it and have a cerebral discussion with Jessica Alice about all things writing and also pay special tribute to Kat Muscat. Jessica Alice is a writer, broadcaster, artistic programmer and newly appointed director of Writers SA.

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    Malcolm Hill

    Sean speaks to The Mild (formally Wild) Bohemian that is musician Malcolm Hill. They speak of War and Peace, VHS tapes and Demis Roussos, among other things. Strap yourself in.

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    Andy Jackson

    More Than A Whelan goes regional for the very first time. Stepping outside the comfort zone of Castaway Studios and into an other worldly zone of a converted Chapel built over 150 years in Fryerstown to talk to poet Andy Jackson.

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    Brooke Russell

    We welcome one of Australia’s finest singer-songwriters in the form of the wonderful Brooke Russell. And we’re very honoured indeed to have Brooke Russell write and perform a brand new song exclusively for More Than A Whelan.

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