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Episode 2 - Thomas Cooper

This AdeLOL explores the life of Thomas Cooper, who founded the Cooper's Brewery with little know-how, a whole lot of luck, and even more kids. Local beer of the episode was Pranci...

Episode 3 - Hahndorf

This AdeLOL explores the origins of Hahndorf. An amazing story of persecution and hard work, told in terrible German accents. Beer of the episode was Cooper's Sparkling Ale.

We explore the story of 'Live at the Zoo', Adelaide's own Fyre Festival, a music festival held in April 2009 at Monarto.Despite an amazing lineup with bands like Cut Copy, Bliss n ...

This AdeLOL explores The Adelaide Tsunami of 1976. Widespread panic came across South Australia due to the predictions of John Nash, not a geologist, but a house painter/amateur cl...

In this special episode of AdeLOL, Tom and Dan undertake the self-guided Rundle Mall 'Above the Canopy' tour looking at some of the historic mall buildings during SA History Month....

This AdeLOL explores the hard and truly tragic life of Elizabeth Woolcock, the only ever woman to be hanged in South Australia. A story that really isn't funny, but we try our best...

Episode 7 - Bob Francis

A man who needed no introduction, (except to Tom, who was unaware of his existence) Bob Francis. He brought the Beatles to our town, did outstanding work for charities and law refo...

Episode 8 - David Hicks

This AdeLOL explores the incredible, and at times unbelievable, journey of David Hicks. Who would've thought a young man expelled from Smithfield High would go on to be classified ...

"Did you know South Australia was the only state not settled by convicts?" said the South Aussie to the rest of the country, implying that we're better than everyone else. Whilst i...

This AdeLOL explores Adelaide's "other car", the Lightburn Zeta. The brainchild of every-weight boxing champ, Harold Lightburn, it was manufactured in Camden Park in a washing mach...

Giggleaide - Luna Park

The first Giggleaide! Short stories of SA History. Luna Park, Glenelg. Home of the Big Dipper, Undesirables and a questionable 'suicide'.

Episode 11 - Maslin Beach

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...

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 i...

Episode 12 - Emily Perry

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 co...

Giggleaide - O-Bahn

A wee Giggleaide about the O-Bahn and an Irish tourist.

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...

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.

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 ...

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 Sou...

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 w...

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 im...

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 Invin...

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'...

Episode 17 - Marineland

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, an...

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 storie...

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.

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. ...

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 sl...

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,...

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...

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 c...

As part of the 2018 Adelaide Fringe we explore the life of Sarah Francisco, an Irish woman with a tragic upbringing who still holds the record for South Australia's most arrested i...

Our final live show of 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival explores the story of South Australian athlete and legend, Reg Spiers. After running out of money in London, Reg Spiers decided...

Following our live performance debut at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018, we decide to delve into the past of the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Established by artists who weren't deem...

We kick off our series of great South Aussie inventions with everybody's favourite, Cask Wine. Loved by teenagers, facebook mums and Bob Francis, we explore the origins of what ha...

When Mark Aldridge was a little peeved that The Advertiser wasn't covering independents in their 'Off the Record' podcast (even though they were), we decided to give SA's Better I...

For Museum Week 2018, we tell the short story of the time over 600 butterflies went missing from South Australian Museum.

In this AdeLOL we explore the story of English Gentleman and Explorer John Horrocks and South Australia's first camel, Harry. John was the first European to explore Clare Valley an...

What happens when you get between a man and his meat? One of the biggest riots our state has ever seen. Have a listen to this live episode recorded at the Adelaide Podcast Festival...

For South Australia's History Month 2018, South Australia's Emerging Historians of the Year (lol, wtf?) present the history of Stepney at the Little Bang Brewing Company. From ou...

For South Australia's History Month 2018, we told the story of Mike 'Randy' Rann's smackdownm, at the Little Bang Brewing Company. A scandalous piece of modern history all about...

Episode 27 - Kitty Temple

Come with us on a journey of debauchery, sly grog shops, meth heads and hilarious names. Where else would we be but Mount Gambier.We explore the story of Kitty Temple, 1860s hotel ...

A short tale of when World War Two ended in South Australia (it's not when you think it is).

We take a long look at the history of great children's television shows made in Adelaide, and of course, the scandals that came with it. Beer of the episode is expired Coopers Ligh...