Weekend Variety Wireless: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Variety Wireless 01/10/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill on Sunday 30th September, 2018.

Media Stick: Cult of the baby revisited, exclamation marks

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This week the former outspoken enfant terrible of Radio Sport, Mark Watson joins RadioLIVE's Graeme Hill to wave the Media Stick.

Mark gets a few things off his chest about sports media, they discuss whether Tiger Woods has made one of the greatest sporting comebacks, Jacindamania, exclamation over-use and much more.

New Zealand rock royalty on absent friends and his new album

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Harry Lyon (Hello Sailor, Pink Flamingos) joins Graeme Hill live in the studio to talk about his first solo album "To The Sea", produced by one of Graeme's favourite NZ artists Delaney Davidson.

Skeptical Thoughts: Jehovah's witnesses, masturbation

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Skeptic Mark Honeychurch joins Graeme Hill for this week's woo-woos, scams and just plain rubbish, exposing it for the garbage it is.

This week, Mark talks about finally being able to attend a gathering for the OTO NZ (Ordo Templi Orientis) - Aleister Crowley's religious organisation.

Listen to Mark's OTO experience, the latest Jehovah's Witness story and more.

Secret Museums Of New Zealand

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Graeme just visited Dunedin’s lesser-known jewel, The Museum Of Natural Mystery.

He found loads of skeletons and some really weird stuff. Graeme speaks with its curator Bruce Mahalski.

  • Visit the Secret Museum archive here.

Letter from America with John Dybvig: Kavanaugh revisited

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Warning: John Dybvig does try to contain himself, but there are a few swear-words used in his piece, so listen to this week's Letter from America at your own risk.

Everyone's talking about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and of course John Dybvig has his own opinion on the scandal, along with everything else that has gotten under his skin from the USA.

SPECIAL FEATURE: 'Jesus, make it stop' - the death throes of WW1

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Countdown to Armistice, Part One. 

Glyn Harper is New Zealand’s foremost WW1 military historian.

He’s Massey Project Manager of the Centenary History of  New Zealand and the First World War and author of more than 20 books.

Each Sunday he describes what was happening in the conflict exactly 100 years ago, counting down to Armistice on November 11, a moment which profoundly affects global politics right up to today.

Outsiders with Gerard Hindmarsh: Bellevue Spur

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Because we can and because it’s relevant, this week we play the horror story of Bellevue Spur, where so many New Zealanders lost their lives in appalling circumstances on the Western Front during WW1.

Go here for the FULL Outsiders Archive.

Listen to the full interviews above.

Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill, 8pm - midnight Saturdays and Sundays, on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the Rova app on Android and iPhone.