Expand Your Mind
Podcasts for lovers of books and ideas
Scintillating conversations on books, writing, ideas, mythology and more.
|Chat 10 Looks 3|
Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales chat about what they are reading, watching, cooking, listening to or irrationally exhilarated by with wit and warmth. Listeners are known as 'Chatters' and there is a popular Chat 10 Looks 3 Facebook group where discussion continues. Find local Chat 10 Looks 3 groups 'Newcastle Chatters' and 'Maitland Area Chatterati Book Club' on Facebook.
|136 episodes available. Approximately 1 hour long.|
|Dolly Parton's America|
The story of a legend at the crossroads of America’s culture wars. In these divided times, one of the few things everyone can agree on is Dolly Parton - but why? Deep dive into the Dollyverse and find out.
|9 episodes full of interesting facts, anecdotes, interviews and stories with and about Dolly Parton.|
Can you feel loss for something you've never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie and Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo
|28 episodes, 25 minutes long.|
|Myths and Legends|
A thoroughly researched and well-presented series on myths and legends from around the world. Covers everything from Aladdin to King Arthur, Beowolf/Norse Mythology to Aboriginal Dreamtime.
|New episodes released every Wednesday, 180 episodes available.|
|Oprah's Super Soul Conversations||Discover the deeper meaning of the world around you. Hear Oprah's personal selection of her interviews witth thought-leaders, best selling authors and health and wellness experts.||Apple Podcasts||New episodes weekly with over 200 episodes available.|
In chronological order the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained. No need to be a philosophy graduate.
|Over 100 episodes. Best listened to in order.|
|Sydney Writer's Festival|
Australia's largest celebration of literature, stories and ideas. Bringing together the world's best authors, leading public intellectuals, scientists, journalists and more.
Podcasts from the 2020 festival have just launched.
|Website||404 episodes available. Episode length varies.|
|The Wheeler Centre|
Full recordings of The Wheeler Centre talks – featuring the best in books, writing and ideas.
|1 hour podcasts, 25 episodes|
|Word Up||Explore the language of black Australia one word at a time from Anmatyerre to Yorta Yorta.||Over 150 episodes each concentrating on a single word.|