Ep 83: The Entire Wind Section of the Orchestra

There is only one channel working on the Medieval Contraceptive Recording Device, but this does not stop the monsters. They huddle together to chat on one microphone. Crabb makes a delicious Cauliflower Soup for Sales which initiates a discussion on the Jerusalem Artichoke scale of flatulence. They both ponder writing fiction versus non-fiction and various writing processes. Despite forgetting to record half the discussion, there is almost a full episode! 

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Ep 82: Tivoli Show Pt 2

They were late, highly stressed and exhausted, yet Crabb and Sales still managed to rabbit on enough to generate a second episode of guff. Unstoppable monsters! (Brisbane, Tivoli Theatre, 12 May 2018)

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Ep 80: The Frump Nightie

Crabb gives Sales a nightie offering neck to ankle coverage, seemingly some sort of plot to consign Sales to a lifetime of celibacy. In response, Sales serves Crabb the arse of a bunny rabbit. The conversation takes a serious turn into what it means to have a good death.

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Ep 79: Get out of the way, you nobody

Sales has been staying up half the night devising her own script for the final season of The Americans. Crabb declares Sales is never to read bedtime stories to her children after she discovers the full darkness of Sales’ imagination. With the Sydney Writers’ Festival coming up, the cult leaders have plenty of reading suggestions.

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Ep 77: Put a Frangipani on the Plate

The wretches have a go at each other: Crabb disrespects Sales’ Buns, so Sales retaliates by offering her opinion on Crabb’s Finnish book. Is this the end of Chat 10 Looks 3 as we know it? A sudden ending to the event leads to some innovative audio experimentation!

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Ep 76: Duelling Banquos

Crabb is angry about her pen situation and Sales describes her fury when a pedestrian spat at her car. Garner interrupts the chat by sending through a text message, CLANG! Lots of new reading recommendations plus the annual AFL name roundup.

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Ep 74: I Leave My Hazelnuts Hairy

Sales finally gives the verdict on her visit to Blue Hill Farm restaurant in New York or as it's known among chatters The Carrot Restaurant.  Also discussed: Martin Amis’ essays and Rachel Cusk’s earlier book Aftermath.

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Ep 73: There is so much padding

Crabb and Sales compare impressive bruises and then ponder if you should immediately ice a badly bumped bum. Thankfully the chat moves on to discussion about The Crown and some recent Churchill films. Sales also reveals her somewhat controversial opinion on Meryl Streep!

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