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Carole Lombard
Episode #430 on December 4th, 2016

Carole Lombard

On the show this week a new book on the tragic life of Hollywood star Carol Lombard. We take a brief look at the life of Florence Hendersona and Fidel Castro who both just passed away. We also have some gigs for you with the “World of Swank” gig guide, plus swank advice on the importance of ironing your clothes....

Call of the Islands
Episode #429 on November 27th, 2016

Call of the Islands

On the show this week a new album from one of the leading exotica bands. There’s swank advice about cellphone manners while in a restaurant. We have a fantastic Netflix show to catch up on, the world of swank gig guide, plus the best lounge and exotica....

The Prohibition
Episode #428 on November 20th, 2016

The Prohibition

On the show this week, drinks with our drinks man Justin Christaldi. A story about the Prohibition and how drinking culture has changed in the last thirty years. There’s also swank advice on how to handle the post election talk, plus the passing of Robert Vaughn....

The Classics
Episode #427 on November 13th, 2016

The Classics

On the show this week talk movies and movies stars with the author of new book on the golden age of movies. There’s news of a Pan Am Museum and an interesting story of a musician who was shot by his wife on stage 44 years ago....

Ford
Episode #426 on November 6th, 2016

Ford

This week a new book on the Ford motor company, we catch up with the author who for many years worked on the Australian Ford factory floor. Tippi Hedren has a new memoir out with some interesting revelations in it, plus Koop brings you a DVD box set you need in your collection!...

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