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.
Sean welcomes the incredible Nel Mama Boho into the studio. They almost immediately get into a suburb dust off as they discover they grew up in rival towns Frankston (Nel) and Mornington (Sean), or 'Frankston South' as Nel refers it as. LOL.
Sean first experienced Nel's work as they were on the same bill for the R.A.P. Party event at Howler only two weeks earlier, programmed by Candy Bowers and originally founded out of England by Inua Ellams. You can watch Nel's performance right here.
Nel also discusses her 2018 show Frankghanistan, see a promo clip for the show right here.
Sean And Nel also discuss her development as a writer or 'diarist' as she likes to term it.
Through running marathons Nel has so far raised over $21,000 for the Cathy Freeman Foundation. and through the foundation had the opportunity of meeting Cathy Freeman and watching the clip of Run Bitch Run with her personally.
WHELAN AND STEALIN' The segment where Sean and his guests read the works of other writers.
MUSE OF THE WEEK POEMS
Sean reads a poem called The Room of Lost Colours. This poem was inspired by three creative prompts by MTAW listeners. Thank you to our Muses of the Week. 1. George Dunford - 'The hole under your house where discarded memories are gathering.'
Alice White - 'Salamanders'.
Rebecca Vespertine - 'The Room of Lost Colours'
Nel Mama Boho bravely freestyles her poem right there in the studio inspired by the listener prompt 'Irving Mosquito'. Sean apologises profusely right here for forgetting to mention him by name while recording, but THANK YOU CRAIG KAMBER! You are a MTAW Muse of the Week! 4. Craig Kamber - Irving Mosquito
WORLD OF WHELAN
Look out for Nel's upcoming show for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival called Invincible Prince Versus Michael at Circus Oz, directed by Candy Bowers.
Sean is hosting a tribute to Nirvana's Unplugged Album at the Workers Club on Sunday 16th December. Sean will also read a poem at this event detailing his real life encounter with Nirvana at Kings Cross train station in Sydney in 1992. Tickets and details available right here.