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Who’s Your Daddy?

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WORDS M.K Smith & Regina Featherstone

There is a growth of sugar babies among university students. They provide companionship to sugar daddies or mamas in exchange of tuition fees and/or living expenses. M.K and Regina expose the secret life of these students. As much as the Grapeshot editors are excited at the prospect of a new income stream, we have not forgotten our morality and integrity. 

While we all praise the gloriousness of mi-goreng (which we gave out a lot of during O-Week) and the wondrous day that is ‘Tight-Ass Tuesday’, apparently some students feel more desperate for cash than others. Let’s face it – paying for rent, food, drinks, textbooks, phone bills, transports, gym memberships and costumes for theme-nights at Ubar all adds up. Concerning, isn’t it? Recently mamamia.com.au featured the growing trend of online sugar daddy and sugar baby relationships with an alarmingly growing number of university students participating. It seems immoral for a dating site to provide superficial ‘relationships’ where young adults are paid for sex. However, for some it may actually be a legitimate way to pay their bills – all whilst being wined, dined and sixty-nined (We hope our editors skim over that last bit). You may opt out the sex if you wish, as long as you both agree on each other’s expectations.

The average sugar daddy’s profile tells of his love to travel, exercise, read and converse, all whilst making $5 million a year. He is looking for someone to spend ‘quality’ time with. We’d like to say that the typical sugar daddy is an unlucky-in-love, wealthy silver fox akin to Richard Gere in Pretty Woman, but after our intensive investigation, we found this is simply not true. Sadly, he does not have the hair of Mr Gere, and we’re not too certain on how much he exercises. Often he lists himself as married. He expects his baby to be funny, beautiful, smart and above all else, sexy. When we searched for sugar daddies in Epping and surrounding areas, we received an astounding 1,000 profiles. That’s a lot of rich businessmen searching for a sugar baby, seemingly not too concerned about exposing their private lives. There are also sugar mamas on the site but in far less numbers. Both sugar parents are willing to spend up to $5,000 a month on their babies, which they state clearly at the top of their profiles.

A sugar baby is a young person (predominantly female) financially supported by a sugar daddy or mama in exchange for companionship and ‘intimacy’. You can create a profile by inserting a quick and flirtatious ‘about me’, your nicest selfie and your cash-flow expectation. It must be said that there is no legitimate qualification needed to be a sugar baby. If you are equipped with symmetrical facial features, an amiable personality and prefer to be ‘strapped’ than strapped-for-cash, then perhaps you are sugar baby material. Statistics show that there are over 1,400 Australian university students registered as sugar babies, 42 of whom attend Macquarie University. Look around you Macquarie students, sugar babies walk among us.

Before we all get too bogged down with words like ‘prostitute’, the site assures us that it is a “mutually beneficial agreement” between two consenting adults. The site’s spokesperson argued that the ‘relationship’ distinguishes a sugar baby, who seeks a certain type of relationship, from a prostitute, who conducts a transaction with a customer. We’re not sure if we agree with that. After all prostitution is still a limited relationship where payment for sex is involved. The sugar babies do not get paid until they fulfill their part of the deal regardless of their stimulating conversation.

Comments on Mamamia.com.au show that a lot of people feel uncomfortable with this scenario, they’ve deem it immoral and therefore not ‘hard work’. Many argue that, with the array of honest work, perhaps young men and women become sugar babies for narcissistic and self-indulgent reasons. With prostitution already prevalent in society it is difficult to determine if this arrangement is further decaying societal values due to its premeditated, selected and almost contracted characteristics.

These relationships are mutually agreed upon from the beginning. These young men and women are not Anna-Nicole Smith-league gold diggers; they’re students who want to live a lifestyle that is seemingly unattainable with their current situation. They’re living through the impoverished student phase of their life, and it’s understandable that they would want to take advantage of their youthful vivaciousness while it’s still profitable. For them, keeping up appearances with their sugar daddies may be much easier than doing a thankless shift for minimum wage. Nonetheless, a thankless job doesn’t present potential violence and manipulative control. One sugar daddy profile states that, “I expect our relationship to be exclusive. I am very possessive of my girls.” No doubt his inbox has been flooded.

Individuals enact certain levels of control upon each other, but when you consider the wealth and power of the sugar daddy over their baby, things become lop-sided. It’s difficult to exploit the person who has control over the flux of your finances, and more so to have autonomy when your income is based on how good you look in a rich man’s arm. It’s important to remember that these sugar parents are alone and desperate enough to plaster their name and face all over a website looking for younger partners.

This mutual arrangement website also states that anthropologists would tell us that humans are naturally attracted to wealth, beauty and power. So we asked Dr. Greg Downey, senior anthropology lecturer at Macquarie University, about his thoughts on the matter. He replied, “The desire for something new in sex is also balanced with an appreciation of loyalty and the familiar. For many people (not all), over time, the desire for novelty is less strong than the desire for other sorts of things: consistency, trust, support, etc.” The traits listed by the website are not the only characteristics one looks for in a companion. Sugar daddies are often middle-aged and listed as married or divorced, suggestive of unhappiness in their relationships. Downey explains that places the desire for novelty at the top of the heap.

Pointing out the irony, Downey says that the site itself should be an indicator of negative traits such as incompatibility, untrustworthiness and emotional manipulation. The site seems to slide past any discussion of immorality as the creators have made a closed group for like-minded people where normal checks on behaviour are non-existent. This is shown with one sugar daddy who has recently started experimenting with leather and another who expects his companions to be ready for ‘work’ with a half hour’s notice.

Now before everyone gets too dizzy up there on their high-horse have you stopped and considered whether you, yourself are a sugar baby and perhaps had not realised it? If you have a Centrelink number and receive a lovely addition to your bank account once a fortnight, well dear friend, you are a sugar baby to the biggest sugar daddy, Centrelink. Yes, we play by those government rules, provide our details and report our earning. We bitch and hate the process, yet has any one of us walked in and said, “Hello, I don’t want your money anymore?” No… because most likely the line was too long. Although most have a tale of mistreatment and utter incomprehensible stupidity from Centrelink, we keep coming back and reporting those piddly earnings (unless of course you are a legitimate sugar baby then you probably have more of a cash-in-hand type situation).

Being a sugar baby may be morally questionable but ultimately both parties are exploiting each other’s personal circumstance of loneliness or financial uncertainty. Next time you see everyone dressed up in their graduation outfits, maybe look again to see whether that very affectionate guy is her dad, or sugar daddy.

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Q&A With Josh Pyke

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INTERVIEW M.K Smith

Josh Pyke is a multi ARIA award winning singer/songwriter who has captured the hearts of fans with his whimsical lyrics and catchy tunes. He’s just finished touring his latest album “The Beginning and the End of Everything”, and can be seen next as one of the headliners for Conception Day 2013. He chatted with our resident fangirl, M.K Smith, about his inspiration, how to make it as a musician, and his special connection to the boys from fellow Conception Day act, Bluejuice.

I really enjoyed “The Beginning and the End of Everything” that was released back in July, what was the recording process like for this album?

It was amazing, actually. It was the most fun I’ve had doing a record, I think ever. I did half in Sydney and half in Melbourne and it was just a really good balance of being at home in my home studio. The other half was down in Melbourne with John Castle who co-produced the record in the studio and it was just a really quick and a really creative process. It felt really inspired and inspiring; we kind of laboured over a lot of stuff. It was really excellent.

What was the inspiration for the album?

I always write from personal experience so it was definitely a personal experience record. So, stuff that’s happened in my life over the past few years, coming to terms with being a Dad and also being a creative person in a rapidly changing music landscape. With everything that’s going on with technology and stuff like that, a lot of it creeps into the music.

You’ve been around the Australian music scene for a while, what kind of changes have you seen happen?

So many. Obviously when I first started, iTunes wasn’t even around. The rise of digital music and digitally distributing your music has been massive. Now with Spotify and stuff like that, it’s a brave new world for music and musicians. I think it’s the equivalent of the industrial revolution. It’s been pretty huge.

Your lyrics have always been a really charming addition to your music, how important do you think lyrics are to a song?

It depends. For me, Nirvana is not so much about the lyrics as it is about the emotion and the angst in the songs. Whereas a band like Okkervil Riveror or The National are very much about the lyrics. I think it depends, but for me personally, it’s very, very important in my music. It’s definitely been a thing that people have connected with, with my music.

What’s the process for writing your lyrics?

It’s changed a lot over the years. Basically, as weird as it sounds, I just play my guitar and mumble gibberish until I can turn it into real words. I refine those ideas and turn it into a proper song. I have been writing stream of consciousness prose and cherry-picking little phrases out of that and spring-boarding points from that. I have to find subject matter to write about as well.

You’re one of the headliners at Macquarie University’s Conception Day this year, are you looking forward to anything in particular about the festival?

It’s always good to see Bluejuice play, they’re good friends of mine and I actually went to primary school with Jake, actually a couple of them. So I love seeing those guys play, it’ll be really cool.

We’ve got a lot of young musicians here at Macquarie, what advice would you give to bands just starting out?

It’s very tough and different these days. It’s hard to give any kind of blanket advice that covers all musicians, but I would say that nobody is ever going to care more about your music than you so don’t sit around waiting for opportunities to present themselves. You’ve really got to take the bull by the horns and do everything yourself. If you want to make a record, there’s really nothing stopping you from making a record, just save up the money and go to one of the many studios in Sydney. Make your own record and see what happens. Don’t just sit around waiting for people to discover you because it’s not going to happen like that.

Thanks Josh, we’ll see you at Conception Day.

See you there.

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How to Not be an Arsehole in the Library

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M.K Smith

I have a friend who has a panic attack every time they enter the Macquarie University library. If this sounds extreme to you, you’ve probably never set foot in there.

To put it diplomatically, the library sucks. I should clarify by saying that the BUILDING itself doesn’t suck (though I still find the design exceptionally confusing), but when there are masses of people involved, there are masses of problems.

According to 2012’s statistics, there are 38,747 students enrolled at Macquarie University. Even after the subtraction of external students (and other people who just don’t bother to come to class) this still leaves a significant amount of people who are probably going to utilise the library at some point during their degree.

Despite the upgrade in services since the new library has opened (replacing the old bomb-shelter library), something about this communal space turns students into desperate garbage monsters. Want a computer during lunchtime? Don’t make me laugh. Need a table for a group assignment? Forget about it, that girl with a Macbook Air has already spread the contents of her handbag around the ergonomic round table, effectively marking her territory. Feel like printing your assignment off from the print station ten minutes it’s due? You can’t, a first year is printing off an entire slide show and they WILL forget how to use their card. This doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of exam time. I’m not mentally prepared to go there right now.

“But M.K”, I hear you sigh, “what can we do about this mess?!” I’ve got you covered, fellow student. Let’s all hold hands and heed my life’s motto, ‘Don’t be an arsehole’. Here is a quick guide to being a decent human in the library, taken from my 100,000 word manifesto. With any luck, this will be compulsory reading for next semester.

1. Keep your bodily functions in check. I understand that it’s not always easy to keep your body on lock down, the body’s gotta do what it’s gotta do. But for God’s sake MQ students, can we at least try to have some social decorum? DO place footwear on your feet; nobody wants to see your cracked and calloused heels. DO keep your burping and farting to yourself, or at least on the lowdown. DO wash your hands after you’ve finished in the bathroom (I know that the recycled water is always confrontational, but don’t be so shocked by the brown water that you forget to use soap and water). DO have tissues if you have to blow your nose, toilet paper will do the job nicely if you’re unprepared. If you sniffle constantly, I’m pretty sure that murder and passive aggression become legal. DO wear deodorant because it’s bad enough that we’re stuck in a musty sarcophagus trying to study, please don’t let your armpits activate our gag reflexes at the same time.

2. Don’t be a hog. Need a chair? Well then take one chair! You don’t need three. You also don’t need to sit at a computer with a screen visible to people waiting in line, especially if you’re just going to scroll through catchoftheday.com. Dear Girl Browsing Through Deals On Oven Mitts When I Really Needed Your Computer, I still hope you fall in a well.

I think we all know what the most important computer-hogging rule of all is though – do NOT abandon the computer and leave your shit lying out to guard it while you go have lunch or nap with your head on the desk. Cut. It. Out. This problem became so widespread there are actual signs forbidding it. After fifteen minutes of absence, you lose all computer privileges. Now if we weren’t all so afraid of confronting these library losers, then the rule might actually be effective.

3. Shut up. Shut up. I mean it. Shut your damn mouth. If you’re in a quiet space, you are not allowed to open it and talk about your pathetic group project, or about your female lecturer’s tiny moustache. I don’t want to hear about your awkward Brazilian wax. I mean, of course I really do, but not when I’m trying to pretend to learn. If you’re going to text, put your phone on silent. If you’re going to take a call, then LEAVE. We all know it’s your mum wondering where you are anyway.

4. Get your gross food out of here. Eating in the library is fine, but the foods that so many people are eating in the library are not. If your food has a strong odour, please eat it outside. If your food is noisy as hell, please eat it outside. That goes to you, first year M.K digging your hand in a chip packet to shove more sweet chilli and sour cream chips in your gob. You’re a bad person.

5. If you’re wearing a school uniform… Everybody hates you. Sorry kids, but it’s true. Nobody in the outside world gives a hoot about the HSC, all they care about is your underage butts taking up a seat that they’re coveting. There are a lot of other desks in this city that you can plonk your Maths Extension homework on. Just don’t be surprised when you’re greeted with a sea of grimaces as you saunter into the library.

Do we all feel like better people yet (and by better I mean I feel like a classic case of first world problems mixed with a heavy dose of pent up frustration)? I know I do. Together, we can make the library a slightly less terrible experience. Together, we can make a difference.

Until next time Grapeshot readers: Don’t be an arsehole.

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Q&A With Equus Producer Elliott Marsh

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INTERVIEW Nathan Li & M.K Smith

Can you introduce yourself a little bit to our fellow students at Macquarie University?

My background is as an actor and theatre technician. When I was at university (QUT) in Brisbane I studied technical theatre and drama. My job outside of uni was working at a large performing arts centre backstage on shows so I got a great insight into how productions are put together.

After leaving uni I decided to study acting overseas so I moved to London and got a job as an actor touring with a large entertainment company around Europe. It was great getting paid to do something I loved whilst travelling the world at the same time! An opportunity arose within that company to help co-produce a play and that was my first taste of creating a production from scratch. Equus is my first solo venture since returning to Australia.

Equus has been around for 40 years, why did you decide to bring it to the Sydney audience?

About a year ago now, I decided I wanted to create some work for myself, my friends and use the networks and resources in the industry I have made so began thinking of my favourite plays. Equus was one. When I did some research I discovered that it was 40 years old this year and I also discovered that none of the major theatre companies had programmed it into their seasons. Not that they should have, but its a timeless classic, so I was a little surprised no one was doing it for the anniversary. I also have an interest in supporting local artists and young people in the arts, and Equus is centred around youth related issues.

What about the play do you think still resonates with audiences?

The play is based on real life events, which makes it even more shocking. Universal themes, such as youth in society, coming of age, the media and its effect on society, religion, sex, crime, mental illness, parental influence on children and the question of ‘what is normal’, resonate in some way. Peter Shaffer (the author) wanted to explain the real life crime and so created the ‘world of Equus’.

The play seems to elicit strong, controversial reactions, what was your reaction when you first saw the production?

I saw a Melbourne production of Equus recently. What moved me most was the commitment of the actors. They go to dark places in this play and challenging places on a personal level. It’s confronting at first to see a naked body on stage. Then you realise, it’s just a naked body on a stage.

I don’t think Equus is a play one can watch passively. It invites you to consider something else being possible in life verses a reasonable, educated assumption about a person or situation. It challenges one’s beliefs, excites the senses and brings to the forefront all that is ‘gruesome’ in the world, putting on a platform conversations that should be spoken about but are not. Or not spoken about enough.

What do you want the audience to take away from your version of Equus?  

I would love the play to move and inspire people, to take action in their lives in places they have been wanting to but not getting around to. For example, realising that big dream they have been putting off for so long. Or simple, looking at life from a different point of view. Equus has the power to shift perceptions I think.

Have you taken many creative liberties with the original version of the play? 

Peter Shaffer is quite specific in his stage notes, so we have to adhere to those quite a lot. What we can be liberal with is interpretations in costume, lighting and sound. For example, we have an original score being composed by Jessica Wells, who has worked on both Happy Feet movies and with Baz Luhrmann onAustralia.

Daniel Radcliffe brought the play into a more mainstream reception, how do plan to carry on the legacy from him?

Equus will carry its own legacy. Its the story and the relationship between the characters and the unique staging and physical theatre that has had it survive 40 years. Daniel Radcliffe was simply a way of bringing into a new decade. And he did it very well. By staging Equus, we are continuing the story for another 40 years.

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Q&A With Laura Dundovic

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Former Miss Universe Australia, Macquarie graduate and Myer spokesperson Laura Dundović speaks to us on being a student in the limelight. 

INTERVIEW Nathan Li & M.K Smith

Congratulations Laura on graduating from Bachelor of Science (Psychology)! What made you decide to study a degree in psychology?

Thank you! I’ve always loved being around people and fascinated by science and the mind. All through school I wanted to be a psychologist.

How was the learning experience at Macquarie University for you? Any highlights or memories of the campus?
I loved going to Macquarie Uni. Growing up in The Hills a lot of my friends went there and I also met a lot of new people who I am still in touch with. My highlight was Uni Games! It was so much fun!

Winning the title of Miss Universe Australia in 2008 and coming top ten in Miss Universe must’ve been an overwhelming experience for you. How has it all been for you right from joining the contest to landing in the spotlight to now?

Joining the contest was scary because it was my first beauty pageant. My modelling agent at the time said I should enter, and that Miss NSW was the following day. I had an in-class assessment that day so I went to Miss NSW, back to uni and then had the Miss NSW final that night. A week after was Miss Universe Australia and three weeks later was Miss Universe. I finished my end of semester exams two days before I left to go overseas and needed to get good marks to get into honors so it was a very stressful time! The pageant was amazing. One month overseas with 90 girls from all over the world. Since returning home I have had so many amazing experiences. I have travelled overseas and through Australia, met incredible people and learnt so much.

So you have started a successful career in modelling and presenting, why do you choose to continue your higher education?

Psychology has always interested me. Even since finishing uni I am still watching documentaries, reading and hanging out with my Psych friends. Having the degree is not only a good thing for me to have in the entertainment industry but also something that I can fall back on if I decide it’s time for a career change.

How do you find balance between studying and working – between almost conflicting commitments and different deadlines?

I found studying and working easy to balance because I enjoyed my subjects. The only part which is hard is with my job I don’t have a lot of control on dates work is scheduled on and when you are offered an opportunity it’s important to take it because you don’t know whether it will be there tomorrow. Trying to make sure I was free for my uni exams was tough but I got there!

What’s next on the plate for you? Can we expect to see you again soon in Macquarie University – if you were to continue with your honours?

Once I have a bit more time I’d love to continue studying.

 

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Q&A With Tim Higgins

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M.K Smith

Tim Higgins, 2SER’s first full-time host, will begin his daily breakfast show on Monday 17 June. We spoke to him about what to expect from his radio show.

Congratulations on landing the job of 2SER’s first full-time presenter.

Thank you!

What can we expect from your breakfast show?

It’s going to be a pretty cool mix of things, really. 2SER always has this really great, diverse range of music and it’s still going to be like that, but it’s going to have a whole lot more consistency than has been on 2SER before. I’m the first full-time, paid presenter for 2SER, so hopefully I’ll be able to become a bit of a regular voice in people’s mornings. That’s my ultimate goal.

You’re going to get great, diverse music and intelligent talks, I’m hoping! It’s going to be slightly more intelligent than the stuff that’s out there on the breakfast radio market. And there’s going to be a whole bunch of [things about] Sydney as well – Sydney food. In my personal opinion, there is nowhere near enough food on the radio. I’ve got a few of Sydney’s top food bloggers signed up and we’re going to have a recipe segment.

It’s really going to explore parts of Sydney you’re not going to see on other radio stations. I think it’s going to be a nice little mix of things and hopefully it’s going to fill a bit of a gap that’s in the Sydney radio market at the moment.

What kind of intelligent talks can we look forward to?

Well, it’s not going to be boring. That’s all I’m going to say! I don’t want to associate ‘intelligent’ with ‘boring’.

We’re going to explore issues and do it in a quick and fun way. Hopefully we can explore the issue of same-sex marriage and marriage equality and not do it in a way that’s boring. We can actually be like ‘why do we still live in a country where it’s not allowed’, exploring things like that, issues that I think people are always going to be interested in, but exploring them in a way that people don’t get bored.

To be completely honest, I get really bored when I hear a lot of places talking about these issues which I think are really important and everyone has a connection to. Hopefully 2SER Breakfast can explore it in a way where people will be engaged.

How do you think 2SER is different from commercial radio?

[Laughs] Less fart sound effects, less prank calls. Obviously there’s a lot less pressure and that’s one of the reasons why I took this job, you can really explore some different things that wouldn’t be really viable on a commercial station.

Music is a big part of it, I’m sorry to say but we’re not going to be playing Justin Bieber. 2SER is actually pretty famous for its diverse music. There might be some really good up-and-coming bands. 2SER might be where lots of musicians get their break. We’re generally playing stuff that might’ve ended up on commercial radio, but 2SER played it a year before. For example, Gotye ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’, I remember playing that and saying ‘what is this?’ A year later it’s the biggest song in the world.

I think it’s just a little bit more intelligent, sorry to keep throwing that word around, but 2SER is just a little bit less stupid. Now the commercial stations are going to come after me! I’m just hoping to do something just a little less immature, I don’t think everyone really likes that sort of stuff.

How much work goes into producing a three-hour breakfast show?

Lots. I keep getting people saying to me ‘oh that’s great, just three hours a day, you’re done by 9am’. I wish it was like that! You’re generally there 4-4.30 in the morning, and depending on the day, you can be there until late at night.

It always depends. There’s a lot of work behind the scenes because you’ve got to be consistently onto what’s happening. If something is happening at 7pm, a politician has quit or gay marriage has been legalised in Australia… If that stuff happens, I don’t want to be there the next day and be completely behind. There’s a lot of preparation behind the scenes.

What have you done to prepare?

I’ve been getting up early again, building a lot of ideas for segments, getting regular guests and familiar voices for people to wake up to in the morning, so whether that’s food bloggers or regular talents. I’ve started preparing stories but with radio it’s always quite immediate and that’s one of the great things of radio.

Any confirmed guests so far?

None that I can really give away! On Monday we might be talking about a pretty cool story, I’ll be speaking to some guy in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness. Can’t really confirm why I’m talking to him, but it’s a really interesting story, based on a movie and a book that you’ve probably seen. This guy has an involvement with that, but I won’t give too much away. It’ll be revealed on Monday next week.

How did you get into this position?

I’ve been a volunteer at 2SER for quite a few years. I actually started here (Macquarie University’s 2SER station), not really knowing what I wanted to do with my life. I’m still not 100% sure, I don’t think anyone ever really is! But I walked in here and I fell in love with the place. Before I knew it I was on air hosting a show. I started hosting a regular show about Australian music and I started to become really passionate about radio.

I think that’s what’s really great about 2SER, it starts so many careers. Pretty much everyone you speak to who now works in radio, so many of them get their start here or somewhere else in community radio. I’ve been at the ABC for two years, and producing at Radio National Breakfast for just over one year, which is a pretty great place to learn. In terms of hectic breakfast radio shows, I pretty much learnt at the craziest one in Australia.

When this job came up I thought ‘wow, wouldn’t it be awesome for me to return to 2SER, the place where it all started for me’. To have the opportunity to be the first full-time presenter at 2SER was such an amazing opportunity and I’m so glad that it’s actually happening. I’m still in a little bit of shock, I can’t believe it. It’s such a cool opportunity and I just really hope I can do it well and not let people down.

What did you study at Macquarie University?

I studied media here, and I was studying radio. The student broadcasts was my first time ever on the radio. I graduated first semester of last year.

Macquarie radio is one of the big reasons why I got started in radio. Virginia Madsen, the lecturer and all the radio tutors – they were the people that made me think ‘maybe I can do this as well’. If it wasn’t for the combination of that and 2SER I never would’ve gotten into radio. I’m very grateful for both of them.

What do you like to do when you’re not busy working?

Music is a huge part of my life. I play in a bit of a shitty punk band. That’s something that people don’t really know about me, because I don’t really seem like the most ‘punk’ guy. I play in a band calledBachelor Pad.

My life has been all radio for the past little bit. Music is a big part of it, just sitting at home and putting on a record – yes I still listen to records! I watch a lot of TV when I have time. There’s nothing more I love and enjoy in life than eating food and exploring restaurants in Sydney’s outer suburbs.

I love throwing a Frisbee in the park, relaxing. I try and do as much relaxing as I can because I kind of really need it. Otherwise my mind will implode.

When does the show start?

Next Monday (17 June 2013) 6-9am, Monday to Friday.

[With the] early mornings, [my] coffee addiction is going to get out of control again. It should be a whole lot of fun. I think this will be something people will like, I hope it is. This is a cool station and I’m glad to be a big part of that now.

You can listen to 2SER ON 107.3 FM. If 6-9am is just too darn early for you, you can always check out 2SER’s podcasts here.

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