Best Mates with Blake

Best Mates with Blake

Blake Francis is a millennial who has never listened to a podcast in his life. So the only comical thing for him to do is to create one where he rally's his co-hosts using only the mates currency... a slab of drinks! Follow along for guest clues and episode highlights at instagram.com/bestmateswithblake

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July 17, 2021 48 min

Surprise! Blake drops a bonus episode at the end of Season 1. Fashion icon and red carpet royalty, Christian Wilkins, chats with Blake on all things growing up in the lime light with his father, his groundbreaking hair partnership with Pantene and his honest time on the streets filming a documentary series about homelessness. Enjoy the bonus episode!

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One of the most genuine people Blake has ever met, Charli Robinson, is the 10th guest on the podcast. Charli's career spans from being an original member of Hi-5 to presenting on Getaway to a mother of 2 daughters! Having known each other for a decade, Charli was the perfect final guest to have on Season 1 of Best Mates with Blake.

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American comedian, podcaster and all round great guy, Eddie Ifft, joins Blake to tell some hilarious and totally surprising stories about his experiences in comedy, friendships, romance and coming down under. Let's just say, we need to get Eddie back into Australia soon to hear more of these insane stories!

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Reality TV royalty, Benjamin Norris, knows exactly what it takes to enter, compete in and win a huge Aussie reality TV show and that is exactly what Blake and Ben dissect in this weeks episode. From past reality shows to the modern day versions, Ben gives a great insight into what it takes to participate and the post show reality of life after a national TV show!

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The first international guest to grace the Best Mates with Blake podcast and it's none other than Hollywood actor, Rex Lee! Also known as Lloyd from the hit HBO TV show Entourage, Rex reveals what it was like growing up and not following parents expectations, his first questionable job in Hollywood and how he broke into the acting world in LA!

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A nostalgic episode where Blake chats to Brett Annable, the former kids TV presenter for the show 'In The Box' that was on every day before going to school in the late 90's and into the 00's. Blake and Brett discuss the intricacies behind producing and presenting a kids TV show and his present day job now as a Director of Entertainment at P&O Cruises!

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The musically talented, radio veteran, Jack Post joins Blake on the episode to reminisce living through the 90's decade, his career with Hamish and Andy and creating his own band. Plus we find out whether he would rather look or sound like Jar Jar Binks from Star Wars, so there is that too!

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Australian country music doesn't have a better advocate than Casey Barnes and he is the next guest to sit down with Blake to discuss music based talent shows, mishaps on stage whilst opening for Bryan Adams and why he enjoys bar soap better than liquid soap. 

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AFL superstar and tallest man Blake knows, Mason Cox sits down for a true blue banter session. Combining his American roots with a professional and social life in Australia, Mason discusses with Blake what thankfulness means, meat festivals and hosting the president of the USA, Joe Biden at an AFL match.

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Australian TV Personality and avid wine drinker, Yvie Jones joins Blake on the latest episode of this podcast journey. They discuss what led Yvie to the Gogglebox couch, their shared 'I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here' experience and whether Yvie would be better in a gun fight or a knife fight!

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Social Media Star and seasoned Podcast host, Christian Hull, joins Blake to show him the ropes of starting a podcast and divulges a few personal stories from his childhood, schooling and their times working together in radio. Christian is the perfect personality to kick off Blake's podcast journey!

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Blake Francis is a millennial who has never listened to a podcast in his life.

So the only comical thing for him to do is to create one where he rally's his co-hosts using only the mates currency... a slab of drinks!

Follow along for guest clues and episode highlights at instagram.com/bestmateswithblake

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