LOB028: Listener Feedback Special #2

In another desperate bid for content, John and Kev dip their toes yet again into the tepid pool of your emails and comments.

In this episode, find out the answers to these burning questions:

  • Which foreign accents are considered sexy in Australia?
  • Were women allowed in the sheep shearing shed?
  • Is Uluru really the largest monolith in the world?
  • And what is Western Australia’s problem, anyway?

…and lots more!

LOB027: The Tasmanian Tiger

This photo is of a pair of Thylacines, a male and female, received from Dr. Goding in 1902.
(source: Wikipedia)

In darkest, deepest Tasmania lurks a secretive creature that may or may not be.  The Tasmanian Tiger is officially extinct.  But many unconfirmed sightings as well as shady photos suggest that it is alive and well.  Join Kevin and John as they venture into tiger land on a quest for the truth.

LOB026 Reviewed by Podcast Fanatic

In Looking In from the Outside, Podcast Fanatic questions our grasp of the game of cricket, but makes up for it by comparing us with Douglas Adams.

LOB026: Cricket by Crikey

Invented by the English, Cricket nonetheless is as Australian as you can get. Frankly if you don’t understand this ancient game, you don’t understand Australia. In this episode Kev and John try their best to explain why Australians love Cricket so much. (Hint, it has a bit to do with beating the English).

LOB025: Avoid Mis-Steaks (Talkin’ Strine)

Let it never be said that we forget the essentials here on Lost Out Back! In this episode, John teaches Kev to secure one of the essentials of life in Australia: a tasty meal.

Play along at home and see what kind of table service you get in this latest entry of the Talkin’ Strine series!

LOB024: How to Survive a Shark Attack

It’s no laughing matter folks.  Sharks kill and Australia is surrounded by them.  In this episode you can find out how to survive a shark attack when you’re down under.

LOB023: A Dinkum Aussie Christmas

So, who had the better Christmas? Was it John, who embraced tradition, stayed in and cooked a turkey before curling up by the fire? Or was it Kevin, who set out to experience a dinkum Aussie Christmas: sun, sand and surf? Listen in to this episode and find out!

LOB022: Christmas Special

Kev & John are confused.  It’s Christmas time and you’d think they’d be merry.  But no, it’s the weather you see.  Kev & John are used to Christmas with snow, but down under in Aus they’ve sunshine instead.  Join them in the Christmas special of the Lost Out Back podcast as they try to work out if you can still have Christmas in the middle of summer.

LOB021: Cities of Oz

Australia has many more cities than big old Sydney.  There’s the cultural city of Melbourne, the wine guzzling town of Adelaide, bronzed Brisbane, mining mecca Perth, Darwin home of Mick Dundee and last but lest there’s Hobart.  Join Kev and John as they go on a virtual tour of all the big cities in Australia.

LOB020: Shear Aussie Art (Audio)

Shearing the RamsGet some culture into ya! In the first installment of “Dinkum Aussie Art”, Kevin reveals to John the mysteries hidden within Australia’s most recognized painting, “Shearing the Rams” by Tom Roberts. John has his doubts.

To make this episode extra special, we have also produced a video version for you to watch here on our site, or in the palm of your hand if you have a device so equipped. Enjoy!