News Fighters

12/2/2021

Hello Omicron, goodbye Liberal MPs! (and guest B.A. Johnston)

Season 1, Ep. 91
This weekThe Omicron variant arrives in Australia and we rehash the same covid jokes from the last two yearsGreg Hunt and Christian Porter step down while Education Minister Alan Tudge learns to stand asideScott Morrison promises to unmask online trollsWe try to interview Barack ObamaAnd our guest is Canadian musical treasure B.A. Johnston. We talk songwriting, touring, Covid driveway shows and his tv show Ham Jam where he reviews sub sandwiches.Visit B.A.’s website here: http://www.bajohnston.ca/Visit B.A.’s website here: http://www.bajohnston.ca/Buy his music here: https://bajohnston.bandcamp.com/musicFollow him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oldbajohnstonFollow him on twitter: https://twitter.com/BAJohnstonNews Fighters is a comedic look at the week in Australian news, media and political hypocrisy, hosted by ex-Tonightly and Chaser editor Dylan Behan.Buy me a coffee: http://www.buymeacoffee.com/newsfightersSupport me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/newsfightersI don’t advertise on Facebook so subscribe to our free newsletter: http://newsfighters.comSubscribe to our Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/newsfightersFollow News Fighters on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewsfightersPodFollow Dylan on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DylabolicalFollow News Fighters on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newsfighterspod/Email: podcast@newsfighters.comSubscribe on Youtube:: http://www.youtube.com/newsfighters
11/18/2021

The anti-vax, pro-carbon tax phony election campaign! (and guests Jackson Baly and Joel Zammit)

This week we look at the early phony pre-election campaign which has seen Scott Morrison embrace anti-vaxxers, robots, coal and a carbon tax by another name. Meanwhile Anthony Albanese accuses Morrison of lying which he denies believing.This week the interview guests are Jackson Baly and Joel L. Zammit from Sanspants Radio, the hosts and brains behind such huge pop culture podcasts as Plumbing The Death Star, Shut Up A Second and Baseless Speculation. They’re here to talk about what pop culture got them through 2021 and what they’re looking forward to in 2022!Check out all the Sanspants podcasts at https://www.sanspantsradio.com/Follow Jackson on twitter at https://twitter.com/AlldogsaredeadFollow Joel on twitter at https://twitter.com/GoddammitZammitBuy me a coffee: http://www.buymeacoffee.com/newsfightersSupport me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/newsfightersI don’t advertise on Facebook so subscribe to our free newsletter: http://newsfighters.comSubscribe to our Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/newsfightersFollow News Fighters on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewsfightersPodFollow Dylan on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DylabolicalFollow News Fighters on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newsfighterspod/Email: podcast@newsfighters.comSubscribe:Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/2Uh1kmZSpotify: http://sptfy.com/1fkQGoogle Podcasts: http://bit.ly/2YRpZ08YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/newsfighters
11/4/2021

Scott Morrison vs the world! (also guest Sami Shah)

Season 1, Ep. 88
This week we do a deep dive into Scott Morrison’s disastrous latest world trip to the G20 and COP26 UN climate conference where he:disappointed the entire world with Australia’s backwards climate policieslost the trust of one of our most longstanding allies Francewas thrown under the bus by Joe Bidenunnecessarily irritated our biggest trading partner ChinaAnd annoyed our future head of state, Prince Charles.Our interview guest is well dressed Melbourne comedian Sami Shah host of the podcasts News Weakly and Murdocracy.Follow Sami on twitter here: https://twitter.com/samishah or check out is website at http://thesamishah.com/Listen to Sami’s latest standup comedy album ‘Cuck’ here: https://open.spotify.com/album/5hdWlNynT6rsOiWeinfLuKNews Fighters is a comedic look at the week in Australian news, media and political hypocrisy, hosted by ex-Tonightly and Chaser editor Dylan Behan.Buy me a coffee: http://www.buymeacoffee.com/newsfightersSupport me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/newsfightersI don’t advertise on Facebook so subscribe to our free newsletter: http://newsfighters.comSubscribe to our Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/newsfightersFollow News Fighters on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewsfightersPodFollow Dylan on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DylabolicalFollow News Fighters on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newsfighterspod/Email: podcast@newsfighters.comSubscribe:Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/2Uh1kmZSpotify: http://sptfy.com/1fkQGoogle Podcasts: http://bit.ly/2YRpZ08YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/newsfighters
10/21/2021

It’s Freedom Friday… and is Australia’s Delta Farce over finally? (also guest Alice Fraser)

Season 1, Ep. 86
This week we look at Melbourne and Sydney’s freedom days as their (hopefully) final lockdowns end. And we ask is the worst of the Covid 19 pandemic finally over in Australia?Also our interview guest is comedian Alice Fraser, host of the weekly news comedy podcast The Gargle. Check out The Gargle here: ​​https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/the-gargleCheck out Alice Fraser’s website at http://www.alicecomedyfraser.com/ or follow her on twitter at https://twitter.com/aliterativeNews Fighters is a comedic look at the week in Australian news, media and political hypocrisy, hosted by ex-Tonightly and Chaser editor Dylan Behan.Support us and get ad-free, early release and monthly bonus episodes: https://www.patreon.com/newsfightersWe don’t advertise on Facebook so subscribe to our free newsletter: http://newsfighters.comBuy me a coffee: http://www.buymeacoffee.com/newsfightersSubscribe to our Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/newsfightersFollow News Fighters on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewsfightersPodFollow Dylan on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DylabolicalFollow News Fighters on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newsfighterspod/Email: podcast@newsfighters.comBuy Merch: http://www.redbubble.com/people/dylabdesignsSubscribe:Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/2Uh1kmZSpotify: http://sptfy.com/1fkQGoogle Podcasts: http://bit.ly/2YRpZ08YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/newsfighters
10/1/2021

NSW’s roadmap to vaccine passport chaos. Also: Joel Dullroy on the German election.

Season 1, Ep. 84
This week: a massive deep dive into why Gladys Berejiklian’s roadmap to get NSW out of Covid is actually at odds with what the rest of the well-vaccinated free world is doing in terms of vaccine passports.Also we talk German election results and Berliners voting out their landlords with Joel Dullroy from Deutsche Welle and the podcast Radio Spättkauf.Follow Joel on twitter at https://twitter.com/joeldullroyFind Radio Spätkauf at https://www.radiospaetkauf.com/ or follow them on twitter at https://twitter.com/RadioSpaetkaufNews Fighters is a comedic look at the week in Australian news, media and political hypocrisy, hosted by ex-Tonightly and Chaser editor Dylan Behan.Support us and get ad-free, early release and monthly bonus episodes: https://www.patreon.com/newsfightersWe don’t advertise on Facebook so subscribe to our free newsletter: http://newsfighters.comBuy me a coffee: http://www.buymeacoffee.com/newsfightersSubscribe to our Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/newsfightersFollow News Fighters on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewsfightersPodFollow Dylan on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DylabolicalFollow News Fighters on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newsfighterspod/Email: podcast@newsfighters.comBuy Merch: http://www.redbubble.com/people/dylabdesignsSubscribe:Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/2Uh1kmZSpotify: http://sptfy.com/1fkQGoogle Podcasts: http://bit.ly/2YRpZ08YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/newsfighters