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Join Alex as he peers into the predicaments of the modern day and age in What A Predicament. With dry Kiwi humour he strives to shed some light on the hard and not-so-hard hitting issues alike, while pushing the boundaries of how little charisma you can have while still technically doing a podcast.

Dec 8, 2018

Life is pain. With this in mind, a couple of working musicians share their thoughts on why people are drawn to sad songs, and give a little insight into how certain sounds can sound sadder than others.

Links:

Chelsea Prastiti https://skilaa.bandcamp.com

Tim Law https://nosunrise.bandcamp.com/

José González Hand On...


Nov 25, 2018

Any New Zealander worth the salt on their fush and chups grows up knowing they’re blessed with Kiwi Ingenuity. But what are the true origins of the no. 8 wire mentality, and is Aotearoa really any more ingenious than anywhere else?


Links:


No. 8 Recharged no8recharged.kiwi


What A Cat Productions whatacat.co.nz


What...


Nov 10, 2018

Copywriter Scott Armstrong returns to ponder the predicament of puns and why they make us groan more often than giggle. Alex also gets some inside info from comedian Lauren Mabbett, and talks Pun Battles with Hugo Grrrl.


Links:


Lauren Mabbett https://twitter.com/LaurenMabbett


Hugo Grrrl


The Theory of Hipster Relativity

Oct 29, 2018

Dustinland's Theory of Hipster Relativity, as discussed in What A Predicament Ep. 22 Eccentric...


Oct 28, 2018

Alex tries a new co-host on for size and spoiler alert it’s Dan Wood from The Good The Bad and the LP. The eccentricity in the air is palpable as they examine some of history’s most notorious eccentrics, from Bavarian kings to the late great Prince by way of Beefheart, Dali, Starburns, The Gonz and...