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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Ep 71: Bone Curdling Tragedies

[Recorded pre-McCartney] Much to their excitement both Crabb and Sales successfully Google “literary page turner” (or LPT for short). The Drover's Wife is deconstructed and there are plenty of puns about Murder on the Orient Express. 

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Ep 69: Don’t Wrap it in Plastic Ivy

Crabb will consider reading a promotional book if it includes a blurb from Howard Hughes, Sales will consider reading it if it comes with a Ferrari. In this episode we learn about Barbara Steisand’s sister, get some tips on how to deal with the “international marzipan scandal” and find out that Sales thinks Crabb has the sense of humour of a 14 year old boy.

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