AdeLOL

by Tom & Dan

AdeLOL
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 33
  • Last: 1 Mar 2018
AdeLOL is a "Heaps Good History" podcast exploring South Australia's unique, and often hilarious, past. Each episode Dan and Tom get together and share a story about a piece of SA history, a place, celebrity, icon or event. Neither truly knows what the other is going to bring. Dan is a born and bred South Aussie with a wealth of local memories, whereas Tom moved to Adelaide in 2003 and brings a touch of the outsider perspective.

Episodes (33)

  • Episode 19 - Edwin Turner Osbaldiston (Live at the Crown & Anchor)
    Episode 19 - Edwin Turner Osbaldiston (Live at the Crown & Anchor)
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 39:48
    Our first ever live show at the Crown & Anchor explores the story of a sticky fingered gent and his impact on the 1867 Royal Tour, Edwin Turner Osbaldiston. Thanks to all who came out and had a laugh with us, we truly appreciated you giving... Read more →
    Our first ever live show at the Crown & Anchor explores the story of a sticky fingered gent and his impact on the 1867 Royal Tour, Edwin Turner Osbaldiston. Thanks to all who came out and had a laugh with us, we truly appreciated you giving... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Blackfriars School Statue
    Giggleaide - Blackfriars School Statue
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 11:28
    It's not the first time that Blackfriars Priory School has had to cover up an erection, so enjoy this mini episode about some local modern history full of LOLs. Tickets to our 2018 Adelaide Fringe Show available here. Like a statue at Black... Read more →
    It's not the first time that Blackfriars Priory School has had to cover up an erection, so enjoy this mini episode about some local modern history full of LOLs. Tickets to our 2018 Adelaide Fringe Show available here. Like a statue at Black... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Lifestyle Coffins
    Giggleaide - Lifestyle Coffins
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 18:13
    This mini-episode has nothing to do with history, but is instead about an interesting business in Alberton, Lifestyle Coffins. We avoid death at all costs, but when it does happen, the aptly named Lifestyle Coffins are here to fulfill your ... Read more →
    This mini-episode has nothing to do with history, but is instead about an interesting business in Alberton, Lifestyle Coffins. We avoid death at all costs, but when it does happen, the aptly named Lifestyle Coffins are here to fulfill your ... Read more →

  • Episode 18 - Queen Adelaide
    Episode 18 - Queen Adelaide
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 48:26
    This sensational AdeLOL explores the life of Queen Adelaide, the strong woman our city is named after, but many of us know very little about. A frugal, charitable, lived, if not slightly boring Queen, the story is quickly taken over by the... Read more →
    This sensational AdeLOL explores the life of Queen Adelaide, the strong woman our city is named after, but many of us know very little about. A frugal, charitable, lived, if not slightly boring Queen, the story is quickly taken over by the... Read more →

  • New Year’s Special - Container Deposit Refund
    New Year’s Special - Container Deposit Refund
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    Published: 13 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:21
    In a very special episode, we sat down on New Year's Eve and discussed the Beverage Container Refund with a very special international guest, Bec Stewart, all the way from the UK. Whilst the history surrounding this episode isn't that exci... Read more →
    In a very special episode, we sat down on New Year's Eve and discussed the Beverage Container Refund with a very special international guest, Bec Stewart, all the way from the UK. Whilst the history surrounding this episode isn't that exci... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Sinclair’s Gully
    Giggleaide - Sinclair’s Gully
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    Published: 28 Dec 2017 Duration: 05:15
    We had a few drinks at Sinclair's Gully winery for a wedding and decided to read the entrance sign to make an episode. A great location and eco certified winery check them out.
    We had a few drinks at Sinclair's Gully winery for a wedding and decided to read the entrance sign to make an episode. A great location and eco certified winery check them out.

  • AdeLOL - Christmas Special 2017
    AdeLOL - Christmas Special 2017
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:07:04
    In our very special Christmas episode, we compare how we celebrated our Christmases as kids living on different sides of the world. Dan shares stories from SA and Tom shares stories of the UK. Merry Christmas listeners, thanks for all your... Read more →
    In our very special Christmas episode, we compare how we celebrated our Christmases as kids living on different sides of the world. Dan shares stories from SA and Tom shares stories of the UK. Merry Christmas listeners, thanks for all your... Read more →

  • Episode 17 - Marineland
    Episode 17 - Marineland
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    Published: 14 Dec 2017 Duration: 39:49
    Marineland was an attraction of sorts at West beach that opened in 1969 and closed in 1988. It was a great place, you could see Mr. Percival, dine in the underwater restaurant, and watch some captured animals perform in dilapidated surroun... Read more →
    Marineland was an attraction of sorts at West beach that opened in 1969 and closed in 1988. It was a great place, you could see Mr. Percival, dine in the underwater restaurant, and watch some captured animals perform in dilapidated surroun... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Christmas Pageant
    Giggleaide - Christmas Pageant
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    Published: 7 Dec 2017 Duration: 20:08
    The tale of how a small promotion for a department store became an Adelaide icon. Basically they just ripped off the Macy's Day Parade, kinda like how we ripped off The Dollop. It's what Adelaide does best.
    The tale of how a small promotion for a department store became an Adelaide icon. Basically they just ripped off the Macy's Day Parade, kinda like how we ripped off The Dollop. It's what Adelaide does best.

  • Episode 16 - Ken Cole and the Adelaide 36ers
    Episode 16 - Ken Cole and the Adelaide 36ers
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    Published: 30 Nov 2017 Duration: 44:39
    Take a trip back to the 80s with us as we CHRONICle the story of the Adelaide 36ers. Coached by basketball legend Ken Cole, a colourful (mainly green) character who took "The Invincibles", and himself, higher than ever before.
    Take a trip back to the 80s with us as we CHRONICle the story of the Adelaide 36ers. Coached by basketball legend Ken Cole, a colourful (mainly green) character who took "The Invincibles", and himself, higher than ever before.

  • Giggleaide - The Southern Expressway
    Giggleaide - The Southern Expressway
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 08:50
    What was once the world's longest reversable one way freeway is now just a regular freeway. It's a damn shame, a damn hilarious and expensive shame. Have a listen and lol at our improv jingle. Thanks to Baxters for the great episode suggest... Read more →
    What was once the world's longest reversable one way freeway is now just a regular freeway. It's a damn shame, a damn hilarious and expensive shame. Have a listen and lol at our improv jingle. Thanks to Baxters for the great episode suggest... Read more →

  • Episode 15 - Hubert Wilkins
    Episode 15 - Hubert Wilkins
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 43:35
    This AdeLOL explores the life of great South Australian, Hubert Wilkins, whose adventurous spirit took him all over the world. Sure, he had a few mishaps along the way, so that's what we'll be focusing on. We'd also like to remind everyone... Read more →
    This AdeLOL explores the life of great South Australian, Hubert Wilkins, whose adventurous spirit took him all over the world. Sure, he had a few mishaps along the way, so that's what we'll be focusing on. We'd also like to remind everyone... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Farmer’s Union Iced Coffee
    Giggleaide - Farmer’s Union Iced Coffee
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    Published: 26 Oct 2017 Duration: 19:02
    Get your insulin ready, we explore one of the most beloved and consumed SA icons, Farmer's Union Iced Coffee. It's mainly us just telling personal stories about it, but as true South Aussies, it definitely runs through our glucose heavy blo... Read more →
    Get your insulin ready, we explore one of the most beloved and consumed SA icons, Farmer's Union Iced Coffee. It's mainly us just telling personal stories about it, but as true South Aussies, it definitely runs through our glucose heavy blo... Read more →

  • Episode 14 - The Pie Floater
    Episode 14 - The Pie Floater
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    Published: 19 Oct 2017 Duration: 44:08
    An upside down pie in a dirty bowl of pea soup, covered in sauce from a cart parked in a city street. Just as delicious as it sounds. The Pie Floater holds a special place in many South Australian's hearts and bowels. Find out why, but not... Read more →
    An upside down pie in a dirty bowl of pea soup, covered in sauce from a cart parked in a city street. Just as delicious as it sounds. The Pie Floater holds a special place in many South Australian's hearts and bowels. Find out why, but not... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Ebony Bluelight and Samurai Ben
    Giggleaide - Ebony Bluelight and Samurai Ben
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    Published: 5 Oct 2017 Duration: 15:00
    A classic tale of a drug dealing escort and her samurai sensei using fake police lights because they were running late for court, only to somehow be noticed by the real police.
    A classic tale of a drug dealing escort and her samurai sensei using fake police lights because they were running late for court, only to somehow be noticed by the real police.

  • Episode 13 - Tommy the Elephant
    Episode 13 - Tommy the Elephant
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    Published: 28 Sep 2017 Duration: 44:20
    This AdeLOL explores Tommy the Elephant from Calcutta. He was shipped to Adelaide at a young age and spent a good amount of time at the Cremorne Hotel before being sent up north to work in Smithfield and Gepps Cross.  We learn how cruel hu... Read more →
    This AdeLOL explores Tommy the Elephant from Calcutta. He was shipped to Adelaide at a young age and spent a good amount of time at the Cremorne Hotel before being sent up north to work in Smithfield and Gepps Cross.  We learn how cruel hu... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - O-Bahn
    Giggleaide - O-Bahn
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    Published: 21 Sep 2017 Duration: 08:34
    A wee Giggleaide about the O-Bahn and an Irish tourist.
    A wee Giggleaide about the O-Bahn and an Irish tourist.

  • Episode 12 - Emily Perry
    Episode 12 - Emily Perry
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    Published: 14 Sep 2017 Duration: 50:56
    We explore Adelaide's alleged "black widow", accused of poisoning and killing several men in her life. It's a tale that certainly doesn't beg the question "was it all just a big coincidence?" So join us on this not so mysterious mystery, a... Read more →
    We explore Adelaide's alleged "black widow", accused of poisoning and killing several men in her life. It's a tale that certainly doesn't beg the question "was it all just a big coincidence?" So join us on this not so mysterious mystery, a... Read more →

  • Giggleaide - Woman Bites Waiter
    Giggleaide - Woman Bites Waiter
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    Published: 6 Sep 2017 Duration: 08:01
    Sink your teeth into this Giggleaide where Tom reads Dan a story about a woman iting a waiter over a bill dispute at a Gouger Street restaurant. The latest update since recording is she will appear back in court this month.
    Sink your teeth into this Giggleaide where Tom reads Dan a story about a woman iting a waiter over a bill dispute at a Gouger Street restaurant. The latest update since recording is she will appear back in court this month.

  • Episode 11 - Maslin Beach
    Episode 11 - Maslin Beach
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    Published: 30 Aug 2017 Duration: 57:56
    In our first ever reverse AdeLOL, Tom tells Dan the history of Thomas Maslin and Maslin Beach. This high-brow and extremely mature episode discusses the finer points of the natural vegetation surrounding the land, emigration history to the... Read more →
    In our first ever reverse AdeLOL, Tom tells Dan the history of Thomas Maslin and Maslin Beach. This high-brow and extremely mature episode discusses the finer points of the natural vegetation surrounding the land, emigration history to the... Read more →

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