Cataclysm: Episode Twelve

March 22, 2015
This episode we are remembering a time past. Our generation is probably the last that remember a glimpse of the pre-digital world, and this episode we are both celebrating and reminiscing that. 

Alicia and Rachael head to 'Alchemists Refuge' for a board-gamed fueled date night. Brendan also heads underground to explore the secretive Urban Explorer scene. Jess debuts our new 'Pavement Philosopher' segment, talking early memories with the good people of Melbourne. 
Harriet and Brendan banter over higher education reforms as our new resident 'Politics on the Couch'-ers. Alexander chats with former RMIT student turned comedian Anthony Jeannot about his upcoming show in the Melbourne Comedy Festival. Lauren delves into the world of high fashion, reviewing the new film 'Dior and I'.

This episode the official Cataclysm Book Club reviews 'We were liars' by E. Lockhart.

Presented by Finbar O'Mallon, Alicia Barker, Ashleigh McMillan and Rachael Dexter.

Music by Podington Bear

Episode 1 Contributing Crew: Jess Davis, Harriet Conron, Brendan Wrigley, Alexander Darling, Jennifer Zhao, Finbar O'Mallon, Chelsea Hickman, Alicia Barker and Lauren Muscat.

Executive Producers: Rachael Dexter and Ashleigh McMillan


Cataclysm: Episode Eleven

September 22, 2014

The last episode where Alicia Barker speaks to Cameron David May about his work in the upcoming Catalyst, Rachael Dexter considers living in tiny houses, Broede Carmody & Richard Ferguson with the last Politics on the Couch, Finbar O'Mallon speaks to a speed dating coach, Beth Gibson brings us a preview of her art project on homelessness in Melbourne and Alexander Darling looks at the push for a monument to the dim sim in Melbourne's CBD.

Presented by Ashleigh McMillan, Rachael Dexter, Richard Ferguson & Finbar O'Mallon.


Cataclysm: Episode Ten

September 7, 2014

This episode: the rockstar of scuba diving John Garvin speaks with Ashleigh McMillan, Rachael Dexter hangs outside the State Library of Victoria, Darcy Oliver takes a look at Tom Hardy's latest flick, Alexander Darling fails to buy Alicia Barker a drink for their date night at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, Jack Callil speaks with Catalyst's featured photographer Lani Holmberg and Richard Ferguson says Broede Carmody needs to be a lifter and not a leaner in Politics on the Couch.

Presented by Alexander Darling, Alicia Barker and Ashleigh McMillan.


Cataclysm: Episode Nine

August 17, 2014

This (huge) episode: VHS and film with Ashleigh McMillan joining us in the studio to talk MIFF, Jessica Sheffield revisits the video store, Darcy Oliver brings his latest reviews, Rachael Dexter and Harriet Conron go for a date night at the Coburg Drive-In, Ashleigh McMillan speaks with the makers of The Animal Condition, artist Ernesto Rios speaks with Jessica Lukjanow, Finbar O'Mallon attends a VHS swapmeet, Alicia Barker remembers your favourite 90s TV shows and Alexander Darling looks at film piracy.

Presented by Rachael Dexter & Jessica Lukjanow with Ashleigh McMillan

With music by Kevin MacLeod


Cataclysm: Episode Eight

August 3, 2014

This episode: noise. Rachael Dexter investigates the supposed health hazard behind the subsonic noises coming out of wind turbines, Jessica Lukjanow talks to RMIT students about their embarrassing sex noise stories, Alicia Barker speaks to Henry Law about his work, Jack Callil asks Paul Miller about his poetry, Richard Ferguson & Broede Carmody take a look at Glasgow and stolen dictaphones and Yara Murray-Atfield brings you the sounds of Timor-Leste.

Presented Broede Carmody & Allison Worrall.


Cataclysm: Episode Seven

July 6, 2014

This episode: a break up episode with Alexander Darling and Broede Carmody asking Melbournians about break ups, Rushani Epa and Broede Carmody helping you find a good spot to call it quits with someone, Alan Weedon talks about the end of a relationship, Ashleigh McMillan visits Charlie's Country, Rachael Dexter speaks to Chris Gooch about his comics, Matilda Edwards interviews Max Bishop about music festivals in Australia, Richard Ferguson and Broede Carmody do #palmgore and Sam Cucchiara 'hangs out' with some nudists.

Presented by Richard Ferguson & Rushani Epa.


Cataclysm: Episode Six

June 22, 2014

This episode: Beth Gibson and Broede Carmody ask Melburnians when they knew they'd grown up, Ashleigh McMillan and Darcy Oliver take on Margaret & David with 'Also At The Movies', Matilda Edwards speaks to Maxwell Roberts from Velma Grove, Alan Weedon and Allison Worrall go on a very fancy first date and Zoe Blain joins us for readings.

Presented by Alan Weedon & Allison Worrall.


Cataclysm: Episode Five

June 8, 2014

This episode: an extra greasy date night, Ashleigh McMillan has a lot of sass in store for Nicole Kidman and Grace of Monaco, Politics on the Couch returns, Broede Carmody speaks to Michael Walsh on Victoria's growing ice problem and Beth Gibson brings you a radio play.

Presented by Rushani Epa & Richard Ferguson.


Cataclysm: Episode Four

May 26, 2014

This episode: a date night at a chocolate bar, Cataclysm checks out Good Beer Week, Eloise Florence's writing inspires Beth Gibson to go on a Tinder date, Finbar O'Mallon covers the March in May and Jack Callil speaks to Ineke Adamson.

Presented by Rushani Epa & Alexander Darling.


Cataclysm: Episode Three

May 12, 2014

This episode: a date night at Madame Brussels, James Smith from Good Beer Week, Nathaniel Tanter speaks with Jess Porter, Finbar O'Mallon brings you a roundtable on the latest Victorian budget, Broede Carmody & Richard Ferguson with another Politics on the Couch, Ashleigh McMillan checks out Under the Skin, poetry by Francesca Di Stefano and Alexander Darling asks about the weirdest thing you've received as a text.

Presented by Beth Gibson & Jack Callil.