We are joined by Booker nominated novelist Steve Toltz from Los Angeles to discuss his new book ‘Here Goes Nothing’ ahead of his appearance at the Sydney Writer’s Festival in May. Murder, mystery, love, philosophy, satire, existentialism, the afterlife and the supernatural – Steve gives his views on all the big topics. Produced and edited by Aidan Satz.
We are joined by Former Crown Prosecutor, Mark Tedeschi, to discuss his new book Missing: Presumed Dead as well as other issues such as Indigenous (in)justice, the Drug Court, and his work as a Criminal Lawyer including putting infamous serial killer Ivan Milat behind bars. Mark gives a teaser of his new book looking at the notorious murderer Bruce Burrell and the disappearances of Kerry Whelan and Dorothy Davis. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Aidan Satz. Produced and edited by Aidan Satz.
We are joined live in the studio by comedian and satirist, Kieran Butler, who gives us his thoughts on all the wild scenes in Melbourne over the past week where conspiracy theorists and anti-vaxxers have got the nooses and gallows out on to the city’s streets calling for the head of Victoria’s Premier Dan Andrews. Kieran also talks about his plans to begin imitating PM Scott Morrison for True Crime News Weekly. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Nirai McRae.
We are joined by journalist Adam Greenwood to talk about about his shocking true tale of being set upon by NSW Police’s controversial Fixated Persons Investigations Unit after he blew the whistle on widespread, endemic corruption at a council in Bowral, in NSW’s picturesque Southern Highlands. With your co-hosts Serkan Oztuk and Nirai McRae.
We are joined by former NSW Fire Commissioner, Greg Mullins, to discuss his new book ‘Firestorm’ about how climate change is increasing our risk of natural disasters, including bushfires that are now more like Hell Fires. We also take a call and have a chat with an inmate recently released from the notorious Parklea Prison and now serving house arrest. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Nirai McRae.
We are joined by historian and Charles Sturt University adjunct professor, Therese Taylor, to discuss our True Crime News Weekly exclusive investigation into the wicked life and death of artist, Herbert Hepburn Calvert. Art, fraud, murder, sexual abuse, suicide and a 100-year long cover-up. With your host Serkan Ozturk.
With the state of New South Wales experiencing another political implosion thanks to (alleged) corruption, we discuss some of the dodgy dealings the recently resigned power trio of Gladys Berejiklian, John Barilaro and Andrew Constance are said to have been involved with. We also interview a train driver who was recently on strike over plans by the NSW Government to cut train guards, cleaners and other staff just as the state is re-opening up from the Covid lockdown. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Nirai McRae.
We are joined by Walkley Award winning journalist and author, Garry Linnell, for a deep dive interview about his latest book, ‘The Devil’s Work’, a Gothic historical true crime investigation examining the life of 19th century Australian-British serial killer, Frederick Bailey Deeming: deemed the “criminal of the century” and the man who very well may have been the infamous ‘Jack The Ripper’. Murder, bloodlust, spiritualism, and madness. It’s all there. With your host Serkan Ozturk.
The one and only John Safran joins us to discuss his new book ‘Puff Piece’ which takes a look at how giant tobacco companies are now trying to position themselves as health and lifestyle brands, while we also shoot the breeze with the satirist and author about our favourite crime-fiction writers and how he is surviving the Covid lockdown, amongst a whole host of other topics in this extended interview. With your host Serkan Ozturk.
Combining our passions for football and crime, we take a deep dive look into all the recent sexual abuse and assault scandals surrounding the English Premier League and the likes of Benjamin Mendy, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Cristiano Ronaldo and Ryan Giggs. While former footballer, Gordon Woods, joins us to discuss his experiences fighting for justice as a survivor of child sexual abuse at the notorious Celtic Boys club, a youth feeder team associated with football giants Glasgow Celtic, and a haven for an organised paedophile ring for decades. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Gary Johnston.
‘Fat Pizza’ comedy legend and icon, Pauly Fenech, joins Renegade Radio to talk about his new book, ‘Ugly: A Bikie’s Life’, on the life and times of his Gypsy Jokers bikie mate, Phil Mawson, as well as discussing his own place in Aussie comedy, tv and film. An out-and-proud fan of Western Sydney, Pauly also doesn’t hold back when giving us his views on NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the current Covid lockdowns and curfews in place for the residents of the city’s western suburbs. With your host Serkan Ozturk.
Scams by big banks, scams by ASIC, scams by superannuation companies, alleged scams by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg! And they’re all happening now. Recently nominated for a Kennedy Award for Journalism, business journalist Anthony Klan is our special guest this week to discuss some of the recent major stories he has published, including an investigation into how BT Super and Westpac have illegally gouged billions of dollars from everyday Australians. We’re also joined by comedian Kieran Butler. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Gary Johnston.
This week at Renegade Radio we discuss the worsening Covid situation in Sydney as the Delta strain causes havoc in a nation that has seen the lowest vaccination rates in the developed world, largely thanks to the incompetence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison. We also take a look at our predictions for the recent Euros and Copa America football tournaments, and we are then joined in the studio by John August, a member of the Pirate Party of Australia. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Gary Johnston.
On Renegade Radio this week, we discuss alleged rapist Christian Porter and the “worst ever defamation action in Australian legal history” as well as other hot topics such as Harvey Norman’s billionaire cheapskate boss Gerry Harvey and his JobKeeper swindle. New contributor, stand-up comedian and satirist Kieran Butler, meanwhile calls in with his thoughts for the week while under Melbourne’s latest Covid lockdown. With your co-hosts Serkan Ozturk and Gary Johnston.
This week on Renegade Radio we talk with Brian Robson – the author of ‘The Crate Escape’ – who joins us to discuss his bizarre and daring escape from Australia to London in 1965 via a small crate box and air mail. We also celebrate the international Stoner holiday of 4/20 while True Crime News Weekly’s deputy editor, Gary Johnston, also joins us to discuss the creeping religious Christian fundamentalism to be found within Australian politics as well as the latest dodgy shenanigans of Barnaby Joyce. With your hosts Serkan Ozturk and Chard Currie.