Double A Chattery with Amanda Keller and Anita McGregor

Double A Chattery with Amanda Keller and Anita McGregor

One is an Australian media legend who doesn’t shy away from toilet humour on the radio, the other has a proper job as a forensic psychologist. Amanda Keller and her best friend Anita McGregor are often seen walking around their neighbourhood or catching up over a cup of tea discussing the things we’re all talking about (or not talking about) Double A Chattery is your weekly hit for smart, funny, dumb, engaging, and topical conversation.

Episodes

July 10, 2024 23 mins

Amanda and Anita recently walked past a young woman who seemed to be upset. This got them thinking about what the best protocol is in situations like these. Should you approach a stranger to ask if they are alright? What if they are offended or just want a moment to themselves? From 'The Angel Of The Gap', to the invasion of privacy, and Anita's approach to offering her friendship and support - there are many lessons to be learned ...

Mark as Played

If you’ve come across ‘Tradwife’ content on your social media feeds, you’re not the only one. These picture-perfect videos of women presenting as idealised visions of domestic wives are spreading far and wide. While the videos themselves may not be directly harmful or sinister, Amanda and Anita discuss what Tradwife content might signal. Is this what young women want? Why are so many men watching these videos? Where are our algorit...

Mark as Played
June 26, 2024 21 mins

Two topics have enraged Amanda and Anita recently: Pronatalism, and the idea of a 'Karen'. In this episode they unpack both. The former is a belief that reproductive rates need to be increased, and the latter is the generic brand the internet uses to describe entitled middle aged women. What kind of paths could Pronatalism lead to? Is calling someone a 'Karen' just another way of silencing women's voices? Much to think about in thi...

Mark as Played
June 19, 2024 21 mins

TikTok rabbit holes can lead to strange, and sometimes insightful places. This week Amanda shares one particular video that got her thinking about gossip. It has become a dirty word - but should we give it more credit? Can it be positive and even productive? Or should a coin be put in a jar every time we talk about someone else?

Where does that line get drawn...

Join the conversation by reaching us on our socials! 

Facebook 

Instag...

Mark as Played

While Anita hems a pair of Amanda's pants for her, they talk about sustainable fashion. The fashion industry is a massive contributor to global carbon emissions, with fast fashion companies lowering prices and churning out micro-trends like there's no tomorrow. From picking up a needle and thread, capsule wardrobes, and going shopping in your own wardrobe - This episode discusses becoming consumers who look for quality over quantit...

Mark as Played

Wholly accepting the things you cannot change is not always easy, but is that the key to transforming suffering into contentment? In this episode Amanda and Anita discuss the concept of radical acceptance and how they have applied it to their own lives. They also explore the ultimate example of acceptance that we all face in death - and the extreme lengths that some scientists are going to in an attempt to avoid it...

Join the conv...

Mark as Played
May 29, 2024 26 mins

Quitting is often equated with failure and can create a sense of shame, but sometimes it is necessary. How do you know whether to push through something, or if it is time to call it quits? On this week's episode Amanda and Anita discuss how to make that decision when it comes to many areas of our lives - like in relationships, careers, a lifelong dream of becoming a basketball player, and more...

Join the conversation by reaching u...

Mark as Played
May 24, 2024 6 mins

Don’t miss Find and Tell, the search for the next generation of Australian storytellers. Think of it like one of those TV talent shows... but for podcasting!

You'll hear from four Australians as they go head-to-head to Find and Tell unique and interesting stories from around the country, based on a new theme each episode.

Follow along each Wednesday as host Jamila Rizvi decides which storyteller will take home the grand prize and b...

Mark as Played
May 22, 2024 31 mins

This week Amanda and Anita unpack a confronting speech made at a graduation ceremony that lit up the internet because of its brazen misogyny. They share their personal reactions to the video, the grammatically incorrect rants in the comments section defending the speaker, and the schoolteacher who proved that sometimes a bit of tasteful ridicule can provide a small joy when tensions are running high in debates such as these. Plus, ...

Mark as Played

Young people are turning away from dating apps in search of serendipity. They want love at first sight and a rom-com worthy meet-cute. But are they nostalgic for a form of dating that has never really existed? In this episode Amanda and Anita reflect on their own meet-cute stories with their husbands, and how the dating landscape has changed since then - for better or worse...

Join the conversation by reaching us on our socials! 

F...

Mark as Played
May 8, 2024 31 mins

It seems parents these days are bombarded with trends about how to raise kids. From self-feeding babies and extravagant gender reveals, there is so much messaging swirling around about what it takes to be a good parent. Amanda and Anita reflect on their own parenting styles, what they would change and what they wouldn't. Is it as simple as doing your best and hoping for the best? Or is there more to it than that...

Join the convers...

Mark as Played

Anita has just moved to a new area, which inspired this conversation about all the things that create our sense of community. From loyalty to hairdressers, to the intimacy with your favourite waxer, and friends with shared history... The fantasy to up and leave can feel tantalising, but what is the reality of leaving these relationships behind? How long does it take to build new ones? Why do some of us step forward into the unknown...

Mark as Played

The recent stabbings that occurred at Bondi Junction have sparked a conversation about the culture of violence against women in Australia. In this episode, Amanda and Anita look upstream at the systemic failures that are perpetuating extreme rates of violence against women. Anita's professional experience of working with perpetrators of violence brings much needed, and extremely eye-opening nuance to the subject. Together, they exp...

Mark as Played
April 17, 2024 24 mins

The world is changing around us, and we don't know how to feel about it! Gone are the days of the home phone, a Velcro case to hold your favourite CDs, and a general respect for grammar. Are there genuine life skills that are going down the drain, and if so, does that matter? Change is an inevitable thing, but sometimes it is hard to decide what to fight for and what to let go...

Join the conversation by reaching us on our socials!...

Mark as Played
April 10, 2024 26 mins

In Western culture, death is a topic that can feel uncomfortable and confronting. So, this week Amanda and Anita discuss some ideas they have come across that look at death in different ways. From death doulas, decorated caskets, confessions and catwalk funerals... death is no laughing matter, until it is! Maybe it is time to allow some lightness to be part of the fullness of grief.

Join the conversation by reaching us on our socia...

Mark as Played
April 3, 2024 21 mins

Less allured by the altruistic beliefs of traditional religions, people are creating ad hoc spiritual practices for themselves. Add a touch of manifestation, and a sprinkle of astrology to get your hands on your dream car and become your BEST self! This line of thinking is driving more people than you think. So, is there any truth to it? Is it a problem? Well as it turns out, micro dosing on too many baseless ideas can be a gateway...

Mark as Played
March 27, 2024 32 mins

Amanda and Anita are celebrating their 21st... episode that is! To celebrate, they respond to some of your messages, revisiting some of your favourite topics with a fresh lens thanks to the perspectives you shared. One listener shares their struggle with navigating a friendship complicated by Ozempic, Anita shares a story about the time she accidentally watched porn with her mother-in-law, the winner of the pregnancy pillow is anno...

Mark as Played
March 20, 2024 21 mins

As something that intersects with every part of our lives, money hasn't always been spoken about openly. This week Amanda and Anita put it on the table and peel back the layers. From the top reasons for divorce, to controlling inheritance, and the concept of 'enough'... Money threads through it all.

Oh, and as a reminder that embarrassing moments always pass, Amanda shares a particularly hilarious glimmer...

Join the conversation b...

Mark as Played
March 13, 2024 25 mins

Everyone's favourite hot nerd, Henry Cavill, says he doesn't like filming sex scenes. So, this week Amanda and Anita discuss society's attitudes towards sex. What kind of intimacy do we actually want to see on our screens? Where do we get to see 'normal' naked bodies as women? And when it comes to young people - where have their sex lives gone?

Join the conversation by reaching us on our socials! 

Facebook 

Instagram  

The Double A...

Mark as Played
March 6, 2024 22 mins

Once taboo and unspeakable, menopause is now at the forefront of conversations in person, and online. But with the rise of menopause influencers, and almost too much inaccurate information, are we catastrophising it?

Are we making a very natural part of life, a muddled mess?

Join the conversation by reaching us on our socials! 

Facebook 

Instagram 

The Double A Chattery podcast is for general informational purposes only and does no...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Who Killed JFK?

    Who Killed JFK? For 60 years, we are still asking that question. In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's tragic assassination, legendary filmmaker Rob Reiner teams up with award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien to tell the history of America’s greatest murder mystery. They interview CIA officials, medical experts, Pulitzer-prize winning journalists, eyewitnesses and a former Secret Service agent who, in 2023, came forward with groundbreaking new evidence. They dig deep into the layers of the 60-year-old question ‘Who Killed JFK?’, how that question has shaped America, and why it matters that we’re still asking it today.

    Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang

    Ding dong! Join your culture consultants, Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang, on an unforgettable journey into the beating heart of CULTURE. Alongside sizzling special guests, they GET INTO the hottest pop-culture moments of the day and the formative cultural experiences that turned them into Culturistas. Produced by the Big Money Players Network and iHeartRadio.

    On Purpose with Jay Shetty

    I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!

    The Dan Bongino Show

    He’s a former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer, and New York Times best-selling author. Join Dan Bongino each weekday as he tackles the hottest political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.