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A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.


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  • 451 - The Pierre Hotel Heist

    01:33:52
    The Pierre is a luxury hotel located on the Upper East Side, facing Central Park. And in early 1972, it was the target of the largest hotel robbery in history... This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 08:06 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfK Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/  Instagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatPrime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present.  REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.insideedition.com/how-the-men-behind-the-infamous-1972-heist-of-new-yorks-pierre-hotel-were-never-officially-caughthttps://discover.hubpages.com/politics/The-Pierre-Hotel-Robbery-A-Daring-Heist-That-Shook-New-York-Cityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Hotel_robberyhttps://nypost.com/2016/04/10/last-living-crew-member-opens-up-about-infamous-hotel-heist/

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  • 450 - The East Coast West Coast Hip Hop Rivalry, Part Two

    01:49:50
    One part two of the East Coast West Coast Hip Hop Rivalry, the feud escalates to the point that two of the world's biggest rappers, 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G. are both murdered.This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 04:09 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfKSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our other podcasts: https://dogoonpod.com/listen/   Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/the-unsolved-mystery-of-the-notorious-b-i-g-254712/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/long-sealed-notorious-big-autopsy-released/ https://nypost.com/2021/05/29/ex-fbi-agent-biggie-filmmakers-sealed-court-docs-reveal-killer/https://www.fox5vegas.com/2024/02/20/tupac-shakur-murder-case-timeline-events/ https://www.mensjournal.com/news/duane-keffe-d-davis-memoir-tupac-murderhttps://www.vanityfair.com/culture/1997/03/tupac-shakur-rap-deathhttps://www.britannica.com/story/who-killed-tupac-shakur https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Tupac_Shakur 
  • 449 - The East Coast West Coast Hip Hop Rivalry, Part One

    01:45:06
    The deadly East Coast West Coast Hip Hop Rivalry is one of the most notorious feuds in music history. In part one we look at how it all began with the rise of two of the biggest rappers of all time, Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 09:19 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfKSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/resources-for-educators/classroom-resources/media-and-interactives/media/hip-hop/hip-hop-a-culture-of-vision-and-voice/ https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/1997/03/tupac-shakur-rap-death https://www.biography.com/musicians/tupac-shakur#who-was-tupac-shakur https://www.npr.org/2023/08/23/1195414007/hip-hop-biggie-smalls-notorious-ready-to-die-justin-tinsleyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/01/arts/music/biggie-smalls-i-got-a-story-to-tell.html
  • 448 - The Curse of the Lottery Winner

    01:26:18
    The lottery has a surprisingly long and interesting history, in this week's episode we delve into that before talking about a couple of infamous lottery winners, one of which was surely cursed!This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 04:55 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfKSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatWho Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.britannica.com/topic/kenohttps://www.pinnacle.com/betting-resources/en/educational/the-history-of-lotteries/z5yjxp3heg45ym3zhttps://shopcases.som.yale.edu/products/voltaire-casanova-and-18th-century-lotterieshttps://medium.com/mind-cafe/waitress-wins-10m-lottery-and-all-hell-breaks-loose-bf35dc39e560https://www.al.com/news/mobile/2018/10/winning-lottery-ticket-for-alabama-waffle-house-waitress-led-to-lawsuit-kidnapping.html
  • 447 - The Sinking of The Trashman

    01:41:13
    This episode takes us back to the 80s, when a group of sailors in their early 20s got a dream job - sailing a millionaire's yacht from Maine to Florida. But this voyage was anything but a dream ... This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 08:03 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfKSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our merch: https://do-go-on-podcast.creator-spring.com/  Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatPrime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/lost-at-sea/I Shouldn’t Be Alive S1 E1 https://www.newsweek.com/we-just-hear-this-shrill-scream-then-it-was-over-sharks-1760348https://www.mamamia.com.au/shark-attack-stories/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deborah_Scaling_Kiley
  • 446 - Weird US Presidential Incidents (with Nick Mason)

    01:23:21
    This week we are joined by our great mate Nick Mason, to talk about weird and whacky incidents that have befallen US Presidents. Including The Jimmy Carter Rabbit Incident, The George H.W. Bush Vomiting Incident, Bill Clinton's Hair-gate, and The George W. Bush Shoeing Incident.This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:07 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfKListen to Nick Mason on The Weekly Planet podcast: https://play.acast.com/s/theweeklyplanet Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatPrime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/11/21/jimmy-carter-explains-rabbit-attack/ https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/george-bush-shoe-throw-oral-history-al-zaidi.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waitangi_dildo_incident# https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/bill-clinton-hairgate/
  • 445 - Huey Lewis and the News

    01:37:01
    Huey Lewis (of the News) was born with the amazing name Hugh Cregg III and his road to the top of the charts was long and eventful, tune in to hear his wild life story!Suggested by Ryan Rotigliano and Micaela McRae (CW: suicide)This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 04:49 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSupport the show on Apple podcasts and get bonus episodes in the app: http://apple.co/dogoon Live show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Watch Do Go On The Quiz Show: https://youtu.be/GgzcPMx1EdM?si=ir7iubozIzlzvWfKSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our merch: https://do-go-on-podcast.creator-spring.com/   Check out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatPrime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasDo Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/lewis-hueyhttps://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_384_-_huey_lewishttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/huey-lewis-playing-to-win-186299/https://www.bigissue.com/culture/music/huey-lewis-the-power-of-love-is-family/https://daily.jstor.org/the-poet-who-wanted-to-be-eaten-by-vultures/