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Rosie Waterland & Jacob Stanley Just The Gist

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Rosie Waterland & Jacob Stanley Just The Gist

Following the success of her award-winning podcast, 'Mum Says My Memoir is a Lie', in 2019 comedian and author Rosie Waterland launched 'Just The Gist', which sees the hilarious Rosie and her dulcet-toned BFF Jacob Stanley providing funny and surprisingly well-researched commentary on – quite literally – any topic interesting enough to give you cachet at a dinner party.

Famous scandals, true crime, celeb dramas, conspiracy theories, politics and amazing people throughout history... if it's an incredible story, your hilarious hosts Rosie and Jacob will tell you about it without bogging you down with any of the boring bits. You'll get Just The Gist of what you need to know – only get the juiciest, most entertaining details (you know, the ones that will make you look very smart and interesting when you repeat them).

Confused about Bernie Madoff and Ponzi schemes but don’t want to read a 3,000-word article on them? Want to know enough about the plot of Cats get you through a dinner party, but don’t actually want to watch it? Not super clear on the details of the Titanic sinking? Or Stuart Semple and Anish Kapoor’s paint feud? How about what happened at Jonestown, or Pepe The Frog, or the 1918 execution of the Russian Imperial Romanov family by Communist revolutionaries?

Rosie and Jacob have you covered when their Australian Podcast Award-winning (for Best Entertainment Podcast) offering Just The Gist, hits Melbourne International Comedy Festival for a strictly limited season!

‘Hilariously recaps subjects that you didn’t think could be so funny, from Elizabeth Holmes, to what is actually the plot of Cats to the Titanic, this podcast is a great escape and excellent conversation starter when you want to move the topic away from COVID-19.’ Aeromedical Solutions

‘So funny and entertaining, and will literally have you laughing out loud. So you'll probably look like a bit of a weirdo laughing to yourself on your daily walk!’ Spark Of Wild

‘I laughed until I cried hearing about the petty art feud between Anish Kapoor and Stuart Semple, as well as the Great Australian Emu Wars. Highly recommend!’ Australian Financial Review (Seven podcasts that kept lawyers listening)

‘Rosie and Jacob have a hilarious dynamic that will leave you in stitches and you’ll probably learn something new. This podcast is a great one to distract you from the C-word… just avoid the episode on the Spanish flu.’ UNSW (#1 of 5 podcasts to listen to during quarantine)

‘Just The Gist takes Rosie’s mastery for telling a story and applies it to whatever she feels like, really. It’s a genius concept… personable and hilarious.’ (The best podcasts to binge on your next road trip)

Suitable for audiences 16+

This show contains: Language – mild language.


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