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The Gargle

Swamp romp | Plastic clouds | Meta chatbots

Season 1, Ep. 131

Joz Norris and Ania Magliano join host Alice Fraser for episode 131 of The Gargle - the glossy magazine to The Bugle's audio newspaper for a visual world.


All of the news, none of the politics!


🐊 Swamp romp

☁️ Cloud microplastics 

🤖 Meta chatbots

🚙 Kids' Court

🌼 Reviews


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CONTENTS


00:00 Start

01:12 Front cover

01:21 Satirical cartoon

03:42 Story 1: Crocodile sex frenzy triggered by Chinook helicopters and thunder

08:12 Ads

10:39 Story 2: Scientists find microplastics are present in clouds

15:25 Reviews

20:14 Story 3: Meta is using celebrities to get you to like AI

25:53 Story 4: Kids' Court anti-speeding initiative hailed a success

30:48 Bye / Anything to plug?

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