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The Much-Loved Book About Growing Up In The Suburbs Becomes A Podcast Matthew Hardy, the author of Saturday Afternoon Fever, reads from his best-selling book about a footy fan who’s dreams are denied, as he and Lawrence Mooney constantly d

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Season 1


Introducing Saturday Afternoon Fever

The Much-Loved Book About Growing Up In The Suburbs Becomes A Podcast Matthew Hardy, the author of Saturday Afternoon Fever, reads from his best-selling book about a footy fan who’s dreams are denied, as he and Lawrence Mooney constantly digress into the wonderful, hilarious, nostalgic worlds of their childhoods, teenage years, straight into their idiotic young adulthoods.  As contemporary men they also discuss relationships, the modern world, ethics, history and philosophy.  The big question - Will they ever finish the book?  For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

Introducing Saturday Afternoon Fever

The Much-Loved Book About Growing Up In The Suburbs Becomes A Podcast Matthew Hardy, the author of Saturday Afternoon Fever, reads from his best-selling book about a footy fan who’s dreams are denied, as he and Lawrence Mooney constantly digress into the wonderful, hilarious, nostalgic worlds of their childhoods, teenage years, straight into their idiotic young adulthoods.  As contemporary men they also discuss relationships, the modern world, ethics, history and philosophy.  The big question - Will they ever finish the book?  For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

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28 Jul 21

Ep 1: A girl will break your heart. You’ll try to fight your Dad.

Lawrence & Matthew discuss the book this podcast is based on and how/why it was written Plus: Trying to follow footy from overseas in the pre-internet era First girlfriends and first broken hearts Butchers & Goal Umpires Miserable Irish autobiographies Attempting to fight your Father Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

Ep 1: A girl will break your heart. You’ll try to fight your Dad.

Lawrence & Matthew discuss the book this podcast is based on and how/why it was written Plus: Trying to follow footy from overseas in the pre-internet era First girlfriends and first broken hearts Butchers & Goal Umpires Miserable Irish autobiographies Attempting to fight your Father Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

24:39

EP01 - S1

4 Aug 21

Ep 2: You will wish your name was ‘Gary’, and obsess about a famous murder

Lawrence & Matthew discuss Matthew owning a jumper worn by his childhood heroes in an actual game  Lawrence wanting to be a cop when he grew up. And wishing his name was Gary Lawrence delivers the worst impression of 70’s TV Detective ‘Columbo’, anyone has ever heard Matthew talks footy cards Lawrence confesses to a childhood fascination with a still-unsolved famous suburban murder Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

Ep 2: You will wish your name was ‘Gary’, and obsess about a famous murder

Lawrence & Matthew discuss Matthew owning a jumper worn by his childhood heroes in an actual game  Lawrence wanting to be a cop when he grew up. And wishing his name was Gary Lawrence delivers the worst impression of 70’s TV Detective ‘Columbo’, anyone has ever heard Matthew talks footy cards Lawrence confesses to a childhood fascination with a still-unsolved famous suburban murder Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

24:27

EP02 - S1

4 Aug 21

EP 3: You will hate authority and fail to get your daughters to sleep

Lawrence & Matthew discuss Anti-Social Behaviour at the footy Their Dads coming out on boats from England The worst stand-up comedy gigs they’ve done Playing junior footy Trying to get their daughters to sleep when they (the daughters) were babies Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

EP 3: You will hate authority and fail to get your daughters to sleep

Lawrence & Matthew discuss Anti-Social Behaviour at the footy Their Dads coming out on boats from England The worst stand-up comedy gigs they’ve done Playing junior footy Trying to get their daughters to sleep when they (the daughters) were babies Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

24:41

EP03 - S1

11 Aug 21

Ep 4: Johnny Depp, Skippy, Big Macs & Childhood pets

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Lawrence’s TV career Johnny Depp’s dirty divorce Skippy The Bush Kangaroo Tormenting school teachers Inhaling Big Macs whilst drunk Childhood pets Mum waving at the plane to farewell family at the airport Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

Ep 4: Johnny Depp, Skippy, Big Macs & Childhood pets

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Lawrence’s TV career Johnny Depp’s dirty divorce Skippy The Bush Kangaroo Tormenting school teachers Inhaling Big Macs whilst drunk Childhood pets Mum waving at the plane to farewell family at the airport Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

25:09

EP04 - S1

19 Aug 21

Ep 5: BONUS EPISODE with Lisa Millar

Lawrence & Matthew learn why ABC TV News Breakfast host Lisa Millar is a big fan Lisa’s great memoir, 'Daring To Fly', is released on September 1st, 2021. More here : https://www.hachette.com.au/lisa-millar/daring-to-fly-the-tv-star-on-facing-fear-and-finding-joy-on-a-deadline Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

Ep 5: BONUS EPISODE with Lisa Millar

Lawrence & Matthew learn why ABC TV News Breakfast host Lisa Millar is a big fan Lisa’s great memoir, 'Daring To Fly', is released on September 1st, 2021. More here : https://www.hachette.com.au/lisa-millar/daring-to-fly-the-tv-star-on-facing-fear-and-finding-joy-on-a-deadline Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

12:49

EP05 - S1

25 Aug 21

Ep6: How bath-time, Nana and drive-in movie sex scenes are connected

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Being abused by music and sports stars in public places Parental political opinions Nana Drive-In Movies Bath-time Childhood music tastes Unwell Essendon fans Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

Ep6: How bath-time, Nana and drive-in movie sex scenes are connected

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Being abused by music and sports stars in public places Parental political opinions Nana Drive-In Movies Bath-time Childhood music tastes Unwell Essendon fans Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

26:32

EP06 - S1

25 Aug 21

Ep7: Our mothers' twilight years and hernias

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Hernias Pascalls vs. Allens lollies Modern art plus emergency teachers. Their Mum’s twilight years are discussed in loving detail First footy’s are remembered, as is Robert Muir and the best bikes we’ve ever owned. Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

Ep7: Our mothers' twilight years and hernias

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Hernias Pascalls vs. Allens lollies Modern art plus emergency teachers. Their Mum’s twilight years are discussed in loving detail First footy’s are remembered, as is Robert Muir and the best bikes we’ve ever owned. Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

33:24

EP07 - S1

1 Sep 21

Ep8: An unbelievable bus trip to dubbo

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Matthews' new book re-published Becoming addicted to the Smell Of A Brand New Sherrin. Team Theme Songs Fitzroy’s farewell and an unbelievable bus trip to Dubbo Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

Ep8: An unbelievable bus trip to dubbo

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Matthews' new book re-published Becoming addicted to the Smell Of A Brand New Sherrin. Team Theme Songs Fitzroy’s farewell and an unbelievable bus trip to Dubbo Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

27:16

EP08 - S1

1 Sep 21

Ep9: A Father flattens his son at the footy

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: First game of actual AFL footy is an eye-opener The word ‘Fuck’ sprayed high on a warehouse wall Holden Caulfield Ernie Sigley* v Don Lane Crazies in the crowd Pornographic Polaroids Black Armband *R.I.P. the great entertainer Ernie Sigley, winner of 21 Logie Awards, including the Gold, in 1975, for being Australia's most popular TV personality. Obituary here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-08-16/television-entertainer-ernie-sigley-dies-aged-82/100379248)  

Ep9: A Father flattens his son at the footy

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: First game of actual AFL footy is an eye-opener The word ‘Fuck’ sprayed high on a warehouse wall Holden Caulfield Ernie Sigley* v Don Lane Crazies in the crowd Pornographic Polaroids Black Armband *R.I.P. the great entertainer Ernie Sigley, winner of 21 Logie Awards, including the Gold, in 1975, for being Australia's most popular TV personality. Obituary here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-08-16/television-entertainer-ernie-sigley-dies-aged-82/100379248)  

21:21

EP09 - S1

8 Sep 21

EP10: BONUS EPISODE with Dermott Brereton (and Greg Champion)

In this episode, Lawrence and Matthew talk about Dermott Brereton, the only footballer to play in 5 x Day Premierships & 5 x Night Premierships to talk about his own deep suburban childhood, and how to deal with public attention around town. Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

EP10: BONUS EPISODE with Dermott Brereton (and Greg Champion)

In this episode, Lawrence and Matthew talk about Dermott Brereton, the only footballer to play in 5 x Day Premierships & 5 x Night Premierships to talk about his own deep suburban childhood, and how to deal with public attention around town. Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

27:29

EP10 - S1

8 Sep 21

Ep11: First massive stack on your bike and swooping bloody magpies

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: First bike (Malvern Star) First crush First bike stack Childhood injuries (Mecurochrome) Jaws (Captain Quint) Hellraisers Rainbow / Brown plastic / Lyrebird / Kookaburra Snack Packs / Prima / Hi C’s / Sunnyboys Magpies swooping Ice cream containers protect kids' heads Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

Ep11: First massive stack on your bike and swooping bloody magpies

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: First bike (Malvern Star) First crush First bike stack Childhood injuries (Mecurochrome) Jaws (Captain Quint) Hellraisers Rainbow / Brown plastic / Lyrebird / Kookaburra Snack Packs / Prima / Hi C’s / Sunnyboys Magpies swooping Ice cream containers protect kids' heads Say what you really mean - reach out to the boys here: https://www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

21:50

EP11 - S1

16 Sep 21

Ep12: BONUS EPISODE with TONY MARTIN

The great comedian and broadcaster TONY MARTIN, from The Late Show, Martin & Molloy and his current sensational podcast SIZZLETOWN, chats with Matthew & Lawrence about well-meaning and eccentric theme parks. Link to Tony Martin's SIZZLETOWNhttps://sizzletown.podbean.com/ Link to KRYAL CASTLEhttps://www.kryalcastle.com.au/ Hardy & Mooney say - We want to hear from our listeners, so leave us a voice message via Speakpipe technology. Click here: www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever 

Ep12: BONUS EPISODE with TONY MARTIN

The great comedian and broadcaster TONY MARTIN, from The Late Show, Martin & Molloy and his current sensational podcast SIZZLETOWN, chats with Matthew & Lawrence about well-meaning and eccentric theme parks. Link to Tony Martin's SIZZLETOWNhttps://sizzletown.podbean.com/ Link to KRYAL CASTLEhttps://www.kryalcastle.com.au/ Hardy & Mooney say - We want to hear from our listeners, so leave us a voice message via Speakpipe technology. Click here: www.speakpipe.com/Saturday_Afternoon_Fever 

21:15

EP12 - S1

16 Sep 21

EP13: Terrible Celebrity Chefs and swear words

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Poor old Michael Finnegan Stephen Fry Pack-racks Shithouse footy teams The phrase "Get Fucked" Mooney's Shakespearean background The film Withnail & I Peter Russell Clarke Shunner & Zebra

EP13: Terrible Celebrity Chefs and swear words

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Poor old Michael Finnegan Stephen Fry Pack-racks Shithouse footy teams The phrase "Get Fucked" Mooney's Shakespearean background The film Withnail & I Peter Russell Clarke Shunner & Zebra

30:19

EP13 - S1

22 Sep 21

Ep 14: BONUS EPISODE with Jo Hall

Lawrence and Matthew chat with NIne News Legend Jo Hall. Plus The Suburban Footballer (character comic Tom Siegert) chats footy & the suburbs.

Ep 14: BONUS EPISODE with Jo Hall

Lawrence and Matthew chat with NIne News Legend Jo Hall. Plus The Suburban Footballer (character comic Tom Siegert) chats footy & the suburbs.

20:57

EP14 - S1

23 Sep 21

Ep15: Humphrey Bear & the 7 Dwarves

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Childhood footy fantasies Practice makes perfect Footy Clinics & Participation Awards Nightclub bouncers & pushing limits Humphrey B Bear Snow White & the 7 Dwarves For more episodes download the LiSTNR app now

Ep15: Humphrey Bear & the 7 Dwarves

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Childhood footy fantasies Practice makes perfect Footy Clinics & Participation Awards Nightclub bouncers & pushing limits Humphrey B Bear Snow White & the 7 Dwarves For more episodes download the LiSTNR app now

21:12

EP15 - S1

29 Sep 21

Ep16: Weird neighbours & porno mags

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Willy Wonka School visits from footy stars Junior Supporters Club Schoolyard teasing Breaking a teacher’s spirit Porno mags and car engines Fearless Fly Cordial flavour snobbery  German neighbours

Ep16: Weird neighbours & porno mags

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Willy Wonka School visits from footy stars Junior Supporters Club Schoolyard teasing Breaking a teacher’s spirit Porno mags and car engines Fearless Fly Cordial flavour snobbery  German neighbours

23:20

EP16 - S1

6 Oct 21

Ep 17: Sinead O’Connor invites Lawrence & Matthew to a party

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Family Feuds Teenagers today are SO tall Matthew meets his hero for the first time Women footballers Lawrence haggles on holiday Sheena Easton & Prince Sinead O’Connor invites Lawrence & Matthew to a party

Ep 17: Sinead O’Connor invites Lawrence & Matthew to a party

Lawrence and Matthew discuss: Family Feuds Teenagers today are SO tall Matthew meets his hero for the first time Women footballers Lawrence haggles on holiday Sheena Easton & Prince Sinead O’Connor invites Lawrence & Matthew to a party

23:06

EP17 - S1

13 Oct 21

Ep18: Prisoner, Cop Shop and a Melbourne Cup win

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Batman TV series / Colour TV Legendary commentators Sire Billy Dies On The Job Sale Of The Century Feeling left behind World Of Sport & Woodchopping Windy Day Cop Shop Prisoner Nana on the Sherry Mum’s Melbourne Cup win! For more episodes download the LiSTNR app and listen for free

Ep18: Prisoner, Cop Shop and a Melbourne Cup win

Lawrence & Matthew discuss: Batman TV series / Colour TV Legendary commentators Sire Billy Dies On The Job Sale Of The Century Feeling left behind World Of Sport & Woodchopping Windy Day Cop Shop Prisoner Nana on the Sherry Mum’s Melbourne Cup win! For more episodes download the LiSTNR app and listen for free

33:50

EP18 - S1

20 Oct 21

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