Weekend Variety Wireless: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Variety Wireless 15/10/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill on Sunday 14th October, 2018.

Media Stick with special guest Hugh Sundae

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The week’s media guff picked through with a big spade.

Here are links to the Youtubers discussed:

Bird Of The Year update with Kimberly Collins

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Forest & Bird’s Kimberly Collins joins Graeme to give an update on Bird Of The Year, as we await the winner announcement tomorrow morning.

Skeptical Thoughts: Have you been porn-mailed?

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Renowned skeptic Mark Honeychurch joins RadioLIVE’s Graeme Hill to unpack the week’s woo and scams, exposed for they’re not.

Jesus, make it stop: The death throes of WWI, Part 3

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Countdown to Armistace. Part Three.

Military historian Glyn Harper describes the military and political manoeuvres that occurred in the weeks leading up to the 100th anniversary of Armistace on November 11.

Go here for the previous episodes.

Letter From America with John Dybvig

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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.

John joins Graeme to explore US politics and culture from his own unique perspective.

Read Me A Poem!

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For the next few weeks Graeme grabs literary rock-stars with a passion for poetry, asks them about one of their favourites and why, and they read it.

This week CK Stead gets 2 poems because he’s CK Stead.

Outsiders with Gerard Hindmarsh: Reginald Judson

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Gerard is overseas doing research so we’re grabbing a WWI themed piece for replay.

We take a look at the extraordinary feats of one of New Zealand’s most decorated soldiers and Victoria Cross recipient, Reginald Judson.

Visit the Outsider archive here.

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.