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Talkin’ Sketch Comedy & Podcasting with Public Figure, Sam Blacker | Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet Episode #131

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Radio show host, Sketch Comedy Artist & Podcaster, Sam Blacker joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! in Bondi Beach.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#131 Sam Blacker (radio host, sketch comedy artist & podcaster). 

Meet Sam Blacker!

One of the key things I talk about regularly on Hot Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is surrounding yourself with people who like yourself are pursuing their dreams as hard as you and for me Sam Blacker, Public Figure, radio host, sketch comedy artist & podcaster ūüėÉūü"ú® is one of those!

This entirely inappropriate podcast definitely deserves its ‚ÄėExplicit‚Äô rating and this week‚Äôs vast ranging chats include how we met in the queue to a Wil Anderson TOFOP Superpod live podcast at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Shut Up I‚Äôm Talking! podcast, the Shame Feeder podcast,¬†building a career in radio and as a sketch comedy artists and so much more.

If you love comedy/sketch comedy and ever wanted to create a career, lifestyle and income stream for yourself in the creative industries, then this is the podcast for you! Or if you just want to p*ss yourself laughing‚Ķ ūüėÉūüėāūü§£

SO good! Let’s get into it!

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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.¬†
Radio show host, Sketch Comedy Artist & Podcaster, Sam Blacker joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! in Bondi Beach.

‘Problematic’. Tom Ballard Tackling Political Correctness and the big issues at Sydney Comedy Festival 2017!

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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#129 Tom Ballard (comedian, podcaster & writer). 

Happiness!

Anyone who listens to Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! on Bondi Beach Radio and the iTunes podcast every week, will know that I am a massive fan and believer in chasing your dreams in the pursuit of happiness. 

This week I am excited to have award-winning Australian comedian, podcaster & writer,¬†Tom Ballard on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!¬†to promote his 2017 stand-up show Tom Ballard – ‘Problematic‚Äô,¬†LIVE at Giant Dwarf¬†this Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th May as part of Sydney Comedy Festival.

Over the past 2 years since our last recording together, Tom’s stand-up comedy career has been on a sharp rise to the top, enjoying nominations for Best Show at both Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016, his American television debut on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, his political podcast Like I’m A Six-Year-Old has just hit 100 episodes and continues to grow from strength to strength and at the end of 2016 he appeared in SBS’s ground-breaking series First Contact, a journey of discovery into Aboriginal Australia.

One of the joys that I have discovered that comes as a result of surrounding yourself with like-minded people also pursuing their own ambition and success, is that invariably you get to watch your friends rise to the challenge, share their journeys and celebrate your collective wins along the way.

Tom Ballard was certainly already well on his way to this success we first met 6 years ago, whilst launching triple j unearthed as a radio station back in 2011, but to then watch him have the courage to leave his role has co-host of the Tom & Alex morning show on triple j, take a leap of faith to achieve his dream of being a successful stand-up comedian and see where he’s at now just makes me so happy!

“Being your own master of your life and your passions, it‚Äôs a very powerful and important thing to do and if you have a chance to take it then grab it with both hands.‚ÄĚ – Tom Ballard.

Never a truer word spoken, my man. Let’s get into the show!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!¬† ūüćĽūüéô‚úĆūüŹĽ
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Buy tickets to Tom Ballard‚Äôs stand up show ‚ÄėProblematic‚Äô at Sydney Comedy Festival (Thursday May 4th – Sunday May 7th) today!
http://www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au/single-event?show_id=1707
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Download the ‘Like I‚Äôm A Six-Year-Old’¬†political podcast with Tom Ballard:
Tom Ballard – 2017 Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow
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Two Space co-founder and social entrepreneur, Tashi Dorjee, changing the world from the inside! | Episode #116

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TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee drops by Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#116 TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee. 

 

Excited to catch-up with Two Space co-founder and social entrepreneur, Tashi Dorjee!

Indirectly, my connection with Tashi is actually the reason Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is now a weekly show on Bondi Beach Radio.
 
Tashi and I met at the Two Space co-working space for start-ups and entrepreneurs at the Kings Cross Hotel a few weeks back and I just had to get him on the show to tell his story.
 
Partnering with Optus and Amazon, TwoSpace connects underutilised spaces with a community of entrepreneurs, creating unique spaces that help businesses start, connect and grow.
 
We also chat about his work with Carbon Conservation, a business dedicated to conserving the rainforests of Indonesia and current protects 1 million hectares of rainforest and the introduction of Himalayan Chai into the Australian market back in the day by his grandmother, which went on to be adopted by Gloria Jeans and more.
 
Vast-ranging and fascinating chats and I just love meeting new people whom I feel like I’ve known for years. Tashi is a good one and Two Space is coming to Bondi Beach, so download this show to find out more!
 
Let’s get into it!
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#116 TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee. 

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TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee and Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
 
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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#116 TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee. 

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Hilarious & Insightful 1-on-1 with Australian comedian, media personality & writer, Mikey Robins | Episode #115

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Aussie comedian & media personality Mikey Robins joins us on Hot & Delicious in Sydney!

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#115 Mikey Robins (Australian comedian, media personality & writer). 

 

Good News Week’s Mikey Robins joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet show in Sydney!

 
This week’s guest on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is a wonderful exploration of the life of Australian comedian, media personality and writer, Mikey Robins.
 
The former triple j national radio breakfast host and Good News Week TV show team leader shares intimate memories of his early days as a creative and performer, about landing the triple j gig at age 29 and what it’s like to start a stand-up comedy career later in life.
 
From there we journey into his life and long-term relationship with his best friend and wife, Laura, Australia Day and #changethedate, choosing radio partners and advice for those who might have a dream and have no idea where to begin.
 
What started as a chance meeting between Mikey and I at the Bucketlist Bondi, turned into this hilarious and insightful¬†show with one of the funniest guys I know.¬†I hope that¬†you enjoy it as much as I do!¬†ūüėɂ̧ԳŹ
 
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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#115 Mikey Robins (Australian comedian, media personality & writer). 

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Australia Day. Striving for a culture of inclusiveness. #ChangeTheDate

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I love¬†Australia… I want to be able to celebrate Australia, wave my flag on Australia Day & be proud of everything that we are…¬†

This is a phrase that I am sure is true to all of us… indigenous Australians, Asians, Indians, Greeks, Italians, black, white, green, gold… no matter what part of planet earth¬†your ancestors might¬†originate from… all of us in this wide brown land are boat people and of late I have been thinking a LOT about the cultural significance of Australia Day & its lack of inclusiveness for¬†everyone.

If you are in need of further food for thought, keen to learn more or garner an inside perspective from the inside looking out, then I’d ask that you watch this¬†video below by Carla McGrath of Get Up! or download these¬†free podcasts that Australian comedian Wil Anderson has recorded with talented indigenous Australians, Adam Briggs (hip hop artist, writer and comedian)¬†or¬†Cleverman creator Ryan Griffen. These inspiring podcasts are not just focused on the Australia Day issue, but are also wonderful ranging chats with 2 of our brightest creative stars.

Yes, I am a privileged, middle-class, white Australian male who grew up not really knowing, understanding, appreciating or exploring the ¬†dirty, little, not-so-secret of the history of our country… because it’s not¬†ingrained in our schools and education enough and I didn’t try hard enough. We¬†smash beers on Australia Day whilst listening triple j’s Hottest 100, without paying regard or a modicum of respect to the first settlers of this land, who have been here tens¬†of thousands of years… And yet we’ve only been celebrating a 26th of January for 21 years! So why can’t we change the date?

I love this country with all my heart, warts and all. But I’m frustrated by so many elements that hold us back from being one of the most amazing and progressive nations on the planet (Australia Day, marriage equality, casual racism and deplorable internet speeds to name but a few). We only need to look at our cousins in New Zealand to feel¬†ashamed and see how much further advanced we could be in a number of these issues.

I want to be able to celebrate Australia, how much it means to me, to wave my flag on Australia Day, drink some beers & be proud of everything that we are…¬†But I can’t. Not until we change the date. So until that time, my Australia Days will be a little more low key than I’d like them to be and I will use this article that I’ve written today as a promise.

I will¬†use the tools of influence that¬†I have built for myself and my brand… my Bondi Beach Radio¬†show, my Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast, blog and social media channels as a platform to learn more about my fellow Australians and champion their stories and perspectives, so that we can no only #ChangeTheDate, but evolve into a more open society and country where everyone feels welcome… in their own country and their own home.

I look forward to a day where all Aussies can celebrate #AustraliaDay as 1. Black, White, Green, Gold, Straight, Gay, LGBTQA.. Here’s hoping! ūüėÉūüĆą‚̧

 
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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is a weekly show on Bondi Beach Radio and iTunes podcast where we interview inspiring, influential individuals and entrepreneurs across a range of industries about what makes them tick as people and drives their hunger for success. Our guests include Australian comedian & TV presenter, Wil Anderson, Jules Lund, Twitter Australia Managing Director, Karen Stocks, Gotye, Aussie actor Daniel McPherson, Nazeem Hussein & many more.

Download that shit!¬†‚ú®ūüĎĆūüŹľ

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
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Kickin’ it with Andrew Hansen (The Chaser TV) at Giant Dwarf | Inspiring Podcast Interview

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Australian comedian Andrew Hansen joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast in Sydney https://hotndelicious.com/
Australian comedian Andrew Hansen joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast in Sydney
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #94 Andrew Hansen from The Chaser.

 
Australian comedian, writer & musician, Andrew Hansen from The Chaser. One of the most hilarious, engaging & insightful podcasts that I’ve ever had the pleasure to be part of.
 
Set in Sydney‚Äôs Giant Dwarf Theatre, Andrew & I enjoy vast ranging chats, bond over our grandfathers who were in World War II, his grandfather actually landing into Hiroshima the day after the bomb dropped to demand the surrender of a local general, The Chaser‚Äôs War On Everything‚Äôs hilarious APEC stunt with George W Bush and ‚ÄúOsama Bin Laden‚ÄĚ (in fact¬†Chas Licciardello dressed up as Osama), Andrew Denton, Giant Dwarf and so much more.
 
Sitting here in Little Jack Horner cafe in Coogee Beach writing this article and editing the podcast as we speak, wearing a massive smile on my face. Such an amazing chat!¬† ūüėÉ
 

Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #94 Andrew Hansen from The Chaser.

 
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
 
Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!):
I recently wrapped my position as Social Media Lead for SapientNitro Australia, transforming the face of social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Peroni Italian Beer, Bulmers Original Cider & more, to focus on freelance clients and my own business, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!, a travel, entertainment & lifestyle brand, business, blog & podcast.
 
My portfolio from the past 12 months alone includes speaking at Social Media Week РMiami, case studies featured on both the Instagram and Twitter Global Business Blogs, APAC winner at the 2016 Facebook Awards, ShortyAwards finalist in NYC just last month & much more.
 
If you need help with one of or a combination of the following then give us a call:
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Andrew Bongiorno. The Boy From Oz, Robert De Niro & the life of Tinsel Town | Podcast.

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'Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet' kicks it in LA with actor Andrew Bongiorno from The Boy From Oz.
‘Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet’ kicks it in LA with actor Andrew Bongiorno from The Boy From Oz. https://hotndelicious.com/

DOWNLOAD PODCAST Р#81 Andrew Bongiorno (actor РThe Boy From Oz).

 
 Andrew Bongiorno, star of the sold-out, twice-extended West Coast USA production of award-winning Broadway musical, The Boy From Oz, was born in a small country town like myself, has lived in many different cities/countries around the world and is striving for a life and career that dreams are made of.
 
Bongiorno¬†AKA Bonge is an Australian actor who‚Äôs TV/film credits over the past 4 years in the USA include¬†NCIS,¬†NCIS: Los Angeles, Ben Affleck‘s latest Warner feature¬†Live By Night¬†and for the past six weeks he‚Äôs been starring in the lead role in the¬†The Boy From Oz.
 
For those of you not familiar, The Boy From Oz is an Australian musical that’s already been a massive success on Broadway including 5 Tony Awards nominations including Best Musical and Australia’s very own Hugh Jackman winning Best Actor in a Musical.
 
The Boy From Oz¬†focuses on the extraordinary life of legendary singer/songwriter Peter Allen, from his birth in 1944 and humble beginnings to his meteoric rise to fame as an international star. The story covers Peter’s life and career in Australia and the United States, as well as his relationships with the legendary singing stars Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli.
 
Studying the same 3 year acting degree as Hugh Jackman & taught by the late Oscar nominee writer of The Boy From Oz РNick Enright, Bongiorno has been living in the USA for the past 4.5 years and in today’s podcast we discuss what it’s like to be living & working as an Australian actor in Los Angeles, meeting & being starstruck backstage by Robert De Niro, E & Turtle from Entourage, some of the amazing hikes on offer in the Santa Monica Mountains that surround Los Angeles, his earliest ever memory in Papua New Guinea and much, much more.
 
I often talk on my podcast about one of the keys to success being to surround yourself with individuals who inspire you, no matter what industry you work in and for me, Andrew Bongiorno, AKA Bonge to his friends, is one of those.
 
Like The Boy From Oz, this inspiring podcast is all about following your ambition, living your dreams & life to the fullest and it is a bloody ripper!
 
I’m proud of you, man. Let’s get amongst it! 
 

CLICK HERE to listen to our podcast exclusive interview with Andrew Bongiorno (actor РThe Boy From Oz) in full via iTunes.

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‘Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet‚Äô¬†entertainment, travel, photography & lifestyle blog:
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.