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Erk Pod episode 175 – 50 minutes
Welcome to this episode of Erk Pod – the final episode where Erk and Drue are together in the studio before Erk’s US trip.
On this episode:
Clip from Jen teaching us some Spanish
Erk’s nearly ready for his US trip. He is now all packed and ready to go on Friday.
Lots of episodes to come during the trip (Erk Pod and Echo)
Erk’s US Podcast appearances
US money is like Monopoly money
Erk has been pre-recording episodes of Blast From The Past & Erk FM episodes
Drue thanks everyone who stood in for him for episode 174
Jen’s view on Erk’s Spanish
@channelerk Twitter account to go with the @erkpod (personal account) iPhone users now have a Skype application. Erk’s had one on his Nokia N95 for years!
Shawno’s Ghetto iPhone solution?
More “Great Wall of Rudd” discussion (briefly)
JetBlue employee gets a free flight
Looking at plane delays
Looking forward to the trip and getting emotional
Daylight savings FAIL
Two wheels fall off school bus
Woman stalks bikini teacher
Placing photos on Myspace & Facebook
Getting media stories from Twitter
We’re not Hyper Nonsense, damm it!
Various feedback from Shawno & Jen from
Hyper Nonsense The Premier of NSW now has a Twitter account
@premierofnsw Banning bikies from “high risk” jobs
Banning anyone from activities outside of work
Travel tips from Shawno & Drue
Is Erk going to the
Heart Attack Grill? More patient work and less paperwork for Orange Tim?
It’s nearly Bunny’s 1st birthday
We may hit episode 200 of Erk Pod while Erk is away
It’s Erk’s 2 year anniversary of podcasting while he is away, too.
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Erk Pod episode 172 -67 minutes
NOTE – Erk had major uploading FAIL. “Erk Pod 172D (reloaded)” at the start of the file in iTunes is the latest (and hopefully last) uploaded. If you do not have 172D, there will be FAIL! Erk apologies for any inconvenience caused but it was beyond his control.
Welcome to episode 172 of Erk Pod. Drue found the cause of the noise that was bad, especially during Skype calls. So to celebrate, we decide to have our first guests for 2009.
Guest – Grizzly from the
Grizzly’s Growls podcast
Guest – Erk Pod regular guest panelist Squeak and host of NaPodPoMo 2008 podcast “A Podcast For November.” Check out
Squeak’s Geocaching blog.
Erk’s PayPal FAIL
Is Squeak going to produce another podcast?
“Once you go Mac, you can’t come back!”
Guest – Brent, co-host of
Tech Wired Australia
Update on the New Zealand and Australian Parliaments and their respective upcoming changes to censorship
This Week in Audible
Brent gets Erked
Then Erk and Drue talk about:
What people complain about (and try to get away with) while in apartments/units
Erk having a horse in his backyard
Bunny muted because we had visitors
Feedback from Shawno and Jen (
Hyper Nonsense, Shawnogram, Inside My Head) about episode 171 Erk tries Spanish
Challenge for Jen
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Erk Pod episode 171 – 66 minutes
Welcome to episode 171 of Erk Pod with Erk & Drue. In this episode:
Erk gets some exercise
It’s a lot cooler this week compared to last week
Victorian fires updates, social media discussion and rant
Victoria Fires update New podcast –
Erk’s Blast from the Past with Erk & Erk’s mum New way of finding and subscribing to all of Erk’s podcasts –
Channel Erk When is Erk not going to have to problems with saying
Danovad? Man calls 911 because he could not get lemonade at Burger King. Read the actual police report and listen to the 911 call
here Milkman gets caught selling dope to his customers
Yes Bunny, Erk DID turn you off!
Man plays a high pressure prank on his workmate
Mythbusters tried to breathe oxygen out of their tyres
Man watches 24 for 72 hours. Word Record!
Bunny gets confused about billions
Australian Stimulus update
Another fire rant.
Australian ISP filtering trial update
How can you swap details during a space accident
Navy diver gets attacked by shark in Sydney Harbour
Man swallows curved sword for the first time and fails
Erk learning Spanish?
Erk confusing people with Australian pharses
Feedback from Jacob, Shawno, Jen & David
Round Table update
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Erk Pod episode 170 – 55 minutes
Welcome to Erk Pod episode 170. In this episode:
We have a studio audience!
No BJ, we have not podfaded!
Where have we been?
Two new episodes of Drue and Ben’s podcast
Danovad Free coin from Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd?
Don’t forget to go back to school on the wrong week, kiddies!
Extreme weather conditions
Calling for an Ambulance in London
Nee Naw – Observations from Nee Naw Control Police now targetting man (often) who strips (often) while dressed a cop (often)
Man gets tap stuck in eye and man has a 17cm kidney stone [
Crazy x-rays Zombie alert in Texas
Erk’s speed camera update
Anastacia hates her voice. Maybe we should get her to do an audio book
New promo idea for Erk Pod
Girl gets jail time for doing graffiti
Feedback from Pat (Donut Boy), Shawno, Jen, Kaine
Twitter 365 update
Obama screwed up?
Round Table update
News sources: Fox, News Limited
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Erk Pod 169 – 70 minutes
Welcome to episode 169 of Erk Pod. In this episode:
Launch of Erk’s new podcast project:
Erk FM Drue’s going to be working at Location A, Location B and Location C etc soon
Launch of the new home for Da Novemba Advencha
www.danovad.com Mobile phones and retail workers. Erk was going to mention this last week but forgot
Girl gets needle stuck in neck
Drue comments on the new Doctor that was recently announced.
Erk tries to find more info about a story he saw on A Current Affair recently
Store smells like dead rat and staff wear surgical masks.
Wedding couple (who didn’t have surgical masks) has a wedding night from hell
It’s a year since _______ _____________
Family sues rail operator after death
Woman gets an MRI scan at a zoo.
Drue’s x-ray count
Erk’s Passport FAIL
Man forced to drink his own urine at airport
Listener feedback from episode 168. Thanks to
David, BJ the Research Guy, Shawno & Natalie. Religion in schools in Australia
Australian money. Does Drue remember $1 notes?
School zone update in other Australian states
Shawno likes Erk Pod Classic (as he calls this type of show) and Natalie wants to Skype us again when she gets a chance.
Voicemail from BJ the Research Guy
Good night, interweb!
News from News Limited, WBBM Chicago and more
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Erk Pod episode 168 – 68 minutes
Welcome back to Erk Pod for the first episode in 2009. Join Erk and Drue as we catch up after an epic Round Table 12, Xmas and New Year.
In this episode:
This episode is the first episode of Erk Pod for 2009.
Short Round Table 12 review.
Erk and Drue review their Xmas and New Years Eve.
Carbon neutral NYE in Sydney? O L R Y?
The train service on NYE/NYD was good. O L R Y?
Where did Drue almost spend midnight NYE for 2 years in a row?
Erk announces his planned OS trip to the US, Canadia and Mexico
Erk has a homeless guy story
Drue has a flaming car story
Did Erk do an insurance job?
Drue jail broke his iPhone
Erk & Drue are taking part in Twitter 365, a photo a day for a year. [
Drue’s Twitter 365] [ Erk’s Twitter 365] New speed camera near Erk’s house
Speed camera/school zone discussion
84 year old woman gets banned from driving until the year 3000
Road safety, street racing discussion
What are the powers that be going to do about drivers who break road rules by street racing? Crushing into a cube? Confiscation? Give the car to the cops?
Hotel lock out discussion
Grizzly’s Growls Hot days in Sydney
Erk couldn’t remember what he was going to talk about. After we finished recording, Erk remembered that it was about people talking on mobile phones in retail
Drue, EP Bunny, Erk Pod Maxi & Round Table, flickr, General, News, Show Notes, trains, Twitter, Twitter 365, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (WTF!)
ROUND TABLE 12 WITH HOSTS ERK & DRUE WITH A CAST OF VARIOUS PANELISTS
SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2008, 12pm Sydney time
On Erk Pod Round Table 12, we celebrate a year’s worth of Round Tables, 12 months of Drue being the co-host of Erk Pod, Xmas, New Year and who knows what else! This is the biggest (and funniest!) Round Table ever!
In the Erk Pod studio were:
Joining in via Skype at various stages were:
All music on this Round Table is courtesy of
and comes from the following track list:
NOTE: We had some major recording FAIL so the audio was supplied (thankfully!) by Richard at his end via Skype. During music, we mute the studio mics and Skype so conversations normally do not come onto the recording. However, the audio you will hear was recorded by Richard so you will hear conversations between people on Skype that people in the studio would not be able to hear. Drue was on Skype for the latter half of the Round Table and he tells Erk that the conversations were very interesting. So I’m going to leave them in. I will be putting the songs played on each episode at the end of each episode un-interupted so you can hear and enjoy the song properly.
Once again, a massive thanks to Richard for saving our bacon with the audio! If it wasn’t for Richard, there basically would be no audio from the Round Table!
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