The 9pm Authentic Aussie Inauthentic Robot Food Politics, with Added Platypus

In this episode Snarky Platypus and I taste test the new Arnott’s Shapes Aussie Legends crackers, and we hear how bots and trolls are spreading disinformation about Australia’s unprecedented bushfires.

You’ll hear about climate change, disinformation, election curiosities, artificial flavours, how you’re probably useless as far as politics goes, and how one brand of processed “cheese” slices contains a minimum 41% cheese.

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This episode it’s thanks to Errol Cavit, Ian Hemming, Joanne Jacobs, Paul Wallbank, Peter Lieverdink, Roger Crawford, Sylmobile, and four people who choose to remain anonymous.

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[Photo: The recording setup for this episode’s Taste Test segments, 17 January 2020.]