Ep. 6: "Anthony Simcoe chats Working Dog & The Castle (Steve Kerrigan), Farscape (Ka D'Argo) and his life after acting"

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Anthony Simcoe is a former actor (The Castle & Farscape), in-demand business trainer, and Doctoral student researching storytelling & machine learning. He's also, as you will discover in this conversation, an incredibly down-to-earth and fun guy.

Josh and Anthony chat about following good-stuff:

  1. Taking an arts-mindset into the business space without getting stuck teaching people obvious skills like body language and role-playing. Anthony has a unique take on the business-training space.
  2. The impact on Australian culture of The Castle (movie) and Anthony's role as "Steve Kerrigan".
  3. Working with the creative powerhouse that is Working Dog Productions.
  4. Anthony takes Josh takes behind the scenes of Farscape (the TV show) and Anthony's role as Ka D'Argo. The guys go beyond the incredible writing and imagery of Farscape the creation, and speak about Farscape's allegorical power.

Find Anthony on Twitter: @AnthonySimcoe

Find Josh on Twitter and Instagram: @joshuacliston

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Ep. 05: Martin Atkins chats Public Image Ltd (PiL), his books Band Smart & Tour Smart, and drummer Danny Carey

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Martin Atkins is an author, documentary filmmaker, international touring drummer, record label owner, University teacher and speaker, and oh yeah, he's a funny funny man. 

We chat:

  • Martin's incredible history in music including his work with PiL, Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, Killing Joke, Pigface, Invisible Records and SEA Chicago. 
  • Martin's books about the music industry and touring Band Smart, Welcome to the Music Business Your F-worded, Tour Smart and his upcoming PiL book (Martin's books are among the few books on the music business that Josh feels are must-reads, and they're not just for the people in bands). 
  • An experiment Martin ran on his University class that highlights the lowlights of the music business, and it's a good one. 
  • Martin's thoughts on how creative people of all kinds need to be out there doing real things, and meeting living breathing human beings (and treating them well). 

Find Martin online:
• @marteeeen on Twitter
• @flowersfightforsunshine on Instagram

Say hello to the Podcast:
• gday@punchingsideways.com
• @joshuacliston on the socials.

Ep. 04: "Steve Smith chats mistaken identity, Australian basketball greats, and long-form journalism in 2018"

Steve Smith (@stevesmithffxis a feature writer with ESPN, digital media practitioner and NBA podcaster. Plus, as you will discover in this conversation, he isn't the former Captain of the Australian Cricket Team, although many of Twitter still believe that he is! 

Steve spent many years as the Bandits/SEABL beat writer for Fairfax Media (based out of Albury-Wodonga), where he developed a unique skill for producing feature pieces and long form articles. 

We chat.

• Steve being mistaken on Twitter for the former Australian Cricket Captain "Steve Smith" who was recently embroiled in an international ball tampering scandal. 

• A recent Twitter blow-up around certain media outlets asking the question: "is Ben Simmons the greatest Australian basketball player ever?"

• A not-hot take on Malcolm Gladwell's take on tennis. 

• The state of sports journalism in 2018, and the size of a beat in a global sports league like the NBA. 

 Steve's incredible article on Erin Phillips for ESPN AUS 

Email the show: gday@punchingsideways.com 

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Ep. 03: "Hit Network host Seamus Evans chats dropping the drink, plus making TV & Radio in Brisbane, Adelaide and Albury-Wodonga"

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In this episode we talk with Hit Network breakfast host and actor 'Seamus Evans'. 

The chats:

  • Seamus takes us through a recent article about a major change in his lifestyle.
  • Toasted TV.
  • Totally Wild TV.
  • Getting a start in radio at NOVA Melbourne and Adelaide.
  • Radio and Broadcasting in Albury-Wodonga.
  • #LocationChats about Brisbane, Adelaide and Albury-Wodonga.

Get around Seamus online:

  • @seamusevans on Instagram | @mrseamusevans on Facebook
  • Tune-in/Stream/Podcast Riley-Rose and Seamus - hit104.9 fm https://apple.co/2seGvJ6

Email the show: gday@punchingsideways.com
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Ep. 02: "Sean Callanan from Sports Geek chats sports-tech, ticketing for travelers, and the school of hard knock knocks"

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In this episode Josh chats with Sean Callanan from Sports Geek.

The guys chat about:

• Sports-tech in general and the crazy platform that is driving the NBA's snackable highlights. (0 - 19mins)

• Sean's best tips for getting tickets to international sporting events. (19 - 27mins)

• What exactly is up with NBA corporate boxes? (27 - 31mins)

• The School of Hard Knock Knocks. (31 - 35mins)

• A special technological solution that Sean is working on (35mins - end)

 

Links / etc.

https://sportswhereiam.com (use Sean's code SPORTSGEEK)

https://schoolofhardknockknocks.com

Sports Geek Podcast

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The Pilot: "Jin Tommo from The Buskers Guide chats London, shoes in Singapore and busking in the rain"

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In this episode Josh L is joined by traveller, filmmaker and professional busker ‘Josh Thompson’ (aka Jin Tommo) for a chat about London (UK).

We chat about:

  • Cutting weight for South East Asia.
  • Entering Singapore with shoe-issues.
  • Carting music gear all over the globe.
  • How a box-like drum can double as a suitcase.
  • The constant battle to stay afloat in London, both figuratively and literally.
  • The differences and similarities between the London music scene and the scene in a large Australian city like Melbourne (note: they’re not all that different, they’re both super competitive).
  • Some #TravelChats for first-timers London (these are in no-way travel-hacks or any other kind of hack).

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