Do Go On

Do Go On

A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

April 9, 2024 117 mins

This week we talk about Roger Mallinson and Roger Chapman who in 1973 found themselves at the heart of the deepest submarine rescue mission in history.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:29 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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Sliding into your feed to let you know that episode one of our new web series Do Go On: The Quiz Show premieres tonight! We have been quietly working away on this for months with the incredibly talented people at Stupid Old Studios.


Watch episode one on Stupid Old Channel with Josh Earl and Frankie McNair, quizzing about the history of Google.

https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=uj4ZnYGWd8Fej4JG


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April 2, 2024 132 mins

Dune is a 1965 science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, it has been described as 'unfilmable' but that hasn't stopped people from trying! Tune in to hear Dune (movie not novel) expert and friend of the show, AJ from Cult Popture explain its arduous (and ridiculous) journey from page to screen!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:19 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the re...

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March 26, 2024 157 mins

On the 6th of October, 1972 Mary Gibbs was teaching at her small country primary school when two armed men entered and loaded up the class into a van. This is one of the most infamous crimes in Australia's history!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:42 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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March 19, 2024 125 mins

On this week's episode we talk about the time a man accidentally flew a fighter jet. Yes, you read that correctly.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 11:01 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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March 12, 2024 135 mins

Friend of the show, Cameron James, joins us this week to tell us a WILD tale about Rock N Roll, returning from the dead, and of course.... murder.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 15:17 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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In 2015, a Californian man calls the Police to report that his girlfriend has been kidnapped. But this saga is only just beginning, and there are too many twists and turns to count. This is the story of Denise Huskins.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 10:05 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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February 27, 2024 166 mins

Alfred Yankovic is probably most famous for changing the words of well known songs so that they are about food, but he's so much more than that! We get superfan Evan Munro-Smith on this week to talk about the man, the myth, the legend, Weird Al!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 09:11 (Evan begins his personal anecdote about Weird Al) then the topic proper begins at 26:03 (though as always, we ...

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February 20, 2024 110 mins

Reality TV was taking the world by storm in around the turn of the century, but when a group of English fame seekers applied for this show, things were not all as they seemed! Tune in to hear Sammy P tell this tale!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 11:06 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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We've talked a fair bit about some of the US Presidents on this podcast, but we haven't talked enough about their kids. Teddy Roosevelt's eldest daughter, Alice, was social, political and fashion icon, and played by her own rules. Listen to this ep to hear about her wild life, alongside special guest Marcel Blanch de-Wilt!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 10:34 (though as always, we go off on...

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This week we're joined by award winning investigative journalist, Joey Watson, to tell us the tale of his three year hunt for the spy who betrayed Australia. Full of intrigue and mystery, strap in for a wild ride!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 11:30 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


Check out Joey's podcast 'Secrets We Keep: Nest of Traitors'


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In mediaeval and early modern Europe, there are many documented examples of animals being accused and tried for criminal offences, in this week's episode we are going to delve into this bizarre chapter of history!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 06:16 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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This week we look at the fascinating life of 'The Mother of Forensic Science' Frances Glessner Lee, and her revolutionary Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 04:52 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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January 16, 2024 113 mins

On this episode, we learn all about the story that was on the front page of every newspaper in 2012 - the sinking of the Costa Concordia.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 10:08 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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January 9, 2024 106 mins

In the summer of 1904, the small town of Hague, New York was terrorised by a mysterious water creature known as the Lake George Monster, this is its story!


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 04:21 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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January 2, 2024 140 mins

Our first episode of a new year we do a deep dive into what life is like for people who live year round in Antarctica, touching on a darker side when talking about the case of Australian Rodney Marks... possibly the continent's first murder victim.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 05:29 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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December 26, 2023 102 mins

On this epsiode we learn about the fascinating life of Josephine Baker - singer, dancer, actress and ... spy.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:37 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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December 19, 2023 106 mins

This week we are joined by Josh Earl to tell us about wild life of Lou Pearlman; blimp salesman, scam artist and the founding manager of both the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:21 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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December 12, 2023 93 mins

On our annual Chrish-mish episode we look at Christmas during war time from 1899-1999. From the famous Christmas Truce of the First World War, rationing throughout WWII and the 'Christmas Miracle' of the Hungnam evacuation during the Korean War. Recorded live at Basement Comedy Club in Melbourne.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 06:46 (though as always, we go off on tangents)


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This week we are joined by the wonderful Evan Munro-Smith, to talk about a man often referred to as "the worst poet in the history of the English language" - William McGonagall.


This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:36 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).


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