The Zest Is History


S2E7: The Nutbush - Why The Hell Are Aussies The Only Ones Who Do This Bloody Dance

Season 2, Ep. 7

In this long-awaited, much-delayed by illness and (technological) misadventure episode, Josie talks Mel through the mysterious origin story of Australia's national dance - The Nutbush. We recorded this as a livestream for our Patreon supporters so if you want to watch us record the next ep, get involved here for just $5 a month:

Video of the Nutbush for any non-Aussie listeners!



SMH article from 2018 by Mary Ward

The Music article from 2019 by Lauren Baxter

A 2017 post from the Tina Turner Blog: 

Herald Sun article 2021 by Cameron Adams and Holly Byrnes 

Reddit post by Hank Sparrow in 2016 

Buzzfeed by Clare Aston 2021 

North West Star by Derek Barry 2021

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