The Real Pod

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The Real Pod

The Spinoff's weekly pop culture podcast about reality TV and real life here in New Zealand, with Jane Yee, Duncan Greive and Alex Casey. Brought to you by Nando's.

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Big ups

Big ups

Duncan and Jane dip their toes in TVNZ’s show lineup for 2022, try to figure out how the government’s Covid policy applies to sex with strangers and offer some style advice for all that extra lockdown hair you’ve been growing. There’s also crypto chat, a new caking-meets-sports show and some as-it-happens literal breaking news.
Block party for Tim and Arty

Block party for Tim and Arty

Jane and Duncan celebrate an almost win at the NZ Podcast Awards, debrief on The Block NZ auctions and reveal what their very first in-store purchases were at level three, step two. Plus there’s a terrorist possum on the loose in Dunedin, a duck has run a marathon in New York and Taylor Swift has her fans seeing red.
Bonus chat: What’s going on at Three?

Bonus chat: What’s going on at Three?

In a very special The Fold / The Real Pod crossover episode, Jane and Duncan delve into the first ever Discovery upfronts, in which Three’s new owner just announced a bunch of new shows, two new channels and a very reality TV-heavy new direction.
Never judge a hand sanitiser by its bottle

Never judge a hand sanitiser by its bottle

Camilla Parker Bowles won’t stop talking about Joe Biden’s “long fart”, it’s raining cats and logs in Windsor, lady condors are birthing chicks without gentleman condors and a journalist reckons you can cook a steak in a dishwasher.
Food colouring = beetles?

Food colouring = beetles?

Big MAFS baby news, illegal sprinkles, cat refuses to flush the toilet, more Dunedin bird news, The Blocktion, a corny easter egg in The Great Kiwi Bake Off, Barkley Manor and more.