Nitty Gritty Committee Podcast

Nitty Gritty Committee Podcast

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Meshel Laurie's Nitty Gritty Committee

Meshel Laurie presents stories of the guts and the glory of life, from ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. It's an up-sized brain/soul food combo with a side order of new perspective.

Tully Smythe has a lot on her mind.
I've never paid much attention to reality tv stars or to social media influencers, but there's always been something about Tully Smythe, aka Instagram's @tee_smythe, that I've found compelling.  Th...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: November 26, 2017, 5:23 pm

How did Lynne Panayiotis end up in that wheelchair?
A couple of weeks ago my sister Sherri said to me, "I reckon my friend Lynne would be a good nitty gritty.  She’s in a wheel chair, and she’s very prepared to tell the story of how she ended up in ...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: November 13, 2017, 7:20 pm

Mr Josh Thomas
The creator and star of Please Like Me, Josh Thomas ruminates on everything from ADD medication to moving his dog to America and his fears for the outcome of the stupid Same Sex Marriage survey.
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: November 6, 2017, 2:00 pm

MH370 Danica Weeks and the promise to her husband Paul.
Paul Weeks was one of the 227 passengers onboard MH370 when it disappeared.  Danica weeks is his wife, and she talks about her life before and since the mystery began.
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: October 29, 2017, 5:10 pm

Dilruk Jayasinha
Sri Lankan/Australian comedian Dilruk is living his dream, making people laugh and working with his idols.  He's found the key to maintaining gratitude, but like many of us, he has a few personal o...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: October 23, 2017, 5:45 am

Jody Turner Ghost Hunter
We're back!  After a long break to focus on my other podcast, Australian True Crime, it's time to have some interesting conversations about other things, and what a place to start - suburban ghost ...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: October 15, 2017, 5:15 pm

Vale Julia Watson.
What happens at the end of life when cancer finally catches up? For Julia Watson there was a wonderful feeling of being overwhelmed with love. Humanitarian, mature age student, published author, mo...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: December 20, 2016, 3:52 pm

Final Days And Death Cafés
Let’s talk about the very thing we like to talk about the least. From why we need to teach our kids about it, to what makes a nice death and what happens in your final days. Through conversations w...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: November 15, 2016, 4:58 pm

The Child Sex-abuse Survivor Who Fought Back.
Trigger warning: this podcast discusses sexual abuse, mental illness and suicide.From the age of 11, Manny Waks was groomed for sex. The Jewish activist was brought up in an Orthodox-Jewish communi...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: November 2, 2016, 4:08 pm

Luke Williams Part 2: The Man Who Will Do Anything For A Story.
Last time we heard from Luke Williams, he was talking about that time he moved in with junkies to research addiction to crystal meth. Now he's back with Meshel for Part Two, to talk about his exper...
Author: Meshel Laurie
Posted: October 18, 2016, 5:35 pm

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