Weekend Variety Wireless: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Variety Wireless 22/10/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill on Sunday 21st October, 2018.

Media Stick with Tamar Munch

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The week’s media shenanigans dissected.

And this week, there are a lot of them.

Absolute rubbish

Fact or Fiction: Will an unopened mussel kill you?

Maegan Blom from Mills Bay Mussels joins Graeme to get to bottom of and age old question; will a cooked but unopened mussel kill you?

Skeptical Thoughts: Anti-vax?

Skeptic Jessica MacFarlane joins Graeme Hill to discuss this week’s scams and woo exposed for what they’re not.

Famed broadcaster and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku

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Graeme poses some big questions about life in the universe and the future of us.

Michio is touring NZ.

See here for the events & tickets.

John Dybvig’s Letter From America.

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 is back to give us the latest in US politics and culture.

 Jesus, make it stop: The death throes of WW1, Part 4

NZ troops arrive in German Samoa.

Countdown to Armistice, Part Four.

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

Go here for the previous episodes.

Outsiders with Gerard Hindmarsh

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This week William Edward Sanders VC, New Zealand’s only maritime VC recipient from World War 1.

Visit the Outsiders 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.