• Get Gangsta with Weird Al

    The Weird Al Yankovic show at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney on Saturday night was a blast. My favourite as always was the polka medley, but Smells Like Nirvana was a crowd favourite. I’m working on the more than 30 interviews I did with the fans at the show for the next Planet Maynard podcast….

    Backstage with Weird Al Yankovic 2003

    Weird Al Yankovic toured Australia for the first time in 2003. Maynard first met Al on a promotional tour to Australia in 1989, for his movie UHF. Maynard caught up with Al again backstage at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney. Polka time people! Weird Al Yankovic is touring Australia again in January, see you there.I’ll…

    Maynard Breakfast show 1989 – The Year That Wasn’t

    Every Friday on Maynard’s Triple J breakfast show, The Week That Wasn’t reminded listeners what happened on the show that week. This was the end of year version for 1989. With the voices of The Bay City Rollers, Collette, Bernard King, Mr Squiggle, ABC Director David Hill, Village People, Peter Castaldi, Fred Schneider, Tom Jones,…

    The History of ASIO

    John Blaxland has an extensive background in Joint Intelligence Operations for Australia and has authored volume two of The Official History of Australian Security Intelligence Organisation. John Blaxland covers the protest years of 1963-1975. Maynard is paranoid, has he got anything to worry about? What can we learn from the way ASIO has behaved in…

    Adam Ant Interview 1990

    Adam Ant answered questions in this Maynard interview from 1990 about manners, fashion, his dating status, but most importantly, undies. He knows why women love 1940s boxer shorts on men.

    De La Soul Interview 1991

    Kelvin Mercer (Posdnuos) from De La Soul in 1991 on the release of their album De La Soul Are Dead. We discuss sampling, answering machines and people trying to give you demo tapes all the time. Somehow Neil Diamond is mentioned.

    Bananarama Interview 1989

    April 1989 & Bananarama tour Australia for the first time. Maynard chats with Jacquie O’Sullivan (who replaced Siobhan Fahey when she left to do Shakespears Sister) about Melbourne nightclubs, safe sex and heavy drinking during their World Tour. This is a real time capsule from 1989. You don’t get so many questions about condoms these…

    Bunga Bunga 20 Tim Ferguson & Maynard

    Tim & Maynard return with Bunga Bunga 20 to bring you the birth of the latest show for the Doug Anthony All Stars; Near Death Experience. Follow the lads and their fans over two weird nights at the Harold Park Hotel in Sydney. DAAS try out the jokes and songs for the first time in…

    Jack The House with DJ Mark Dynamix

    November 13th brings a return to the sounds of the Hordern Pavillion parties of 1988-1992. Jack The House is a one off party being put on by DJ Mark Dynamix. Let’s dive into those years and find out what will be on the playlist on the night. This could be a chance to wear those…

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