#862 – On The Spot/
- September 24, 2020
We chat about people being wrapped around Bodhi’s finger, owning a water cooler, being put on the spot, and Commercial Radio Australia’s ask for marketing spend.
On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show, we discuss:
- Being wrapped around Bodhi’s finger
- Sun tan machines
- Owning a water cooler
- Being put on the spot
- CRA’s ask for marketing spend
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It's the daily Talk Show episode. 862. What is happening? gronk? What's going on? How are we? Happy Thursday? Happy Thursday. Great to be here. What's been the highlight of your morning thus far? Yeah, thanks for asking. I know you always asked. So I usually have something prepared.
Yeah, yeah, go for it. Go. went with Bodie up to the cafe. And something transpired.
Right. You're smart. You're onto it. You've you've either tapped my phone, and you're listening and watching. Or you just become I took off my hat because we looked so similar. We literally just swearing back I was just like,
Look, what happened to Tommy jacket?
No, no, no, no, you know what I mean? No one gets to wear the hat. I feel like I should get to wear the hat you the quality of your hand deserves to be out and about. Clearly, we look like our parents have got together after a divorce and we're step brothers. The step brothers have become very similar. So clearly, the DNA is different. But the optics are becoming quite similar. Culture, culture. We're into the set. We'd love skateboarding. We love wearing our hats backwards, that sort of thing. Yeah. And we love running a racket because that's what the jackets are doing. At the moment. I feel like this is we've got I could see Bodie being led out of this house in handcuffs. What was he doing?
Listen to this, we go to the cafe. George is the person who owns it.
And he makes the coffee's in the morning. You know, this is a business that had 50 to 80 seats inside has had to you know, close, because of COVID it's been like this for four or five months. It's my favourite place to go. So you drive now you get to drive. It's it's just too far with the kid.
And when it's too early CBF I just drive nice and warm. Anyway, so they do coffee out the window. It's my favourite joint. And Bodie formed his nice little relationship with George who's you know, got some kids that have now grown up and just a lovely dude really nice to Bodhi. And they all just think bodies such a character. Because he's George George. And he just asked him all these questions. Anyway. He brings in stuff to show George. And so he brought in some machines. And then he said, Do you have any machines? And so we got some machines I told you about how he got a fuse from Yeah. The problem with giving a child anything is that they think that's exactly they just get it when they want it. They get it from that person. And that's how they out rolls. Well, this is what I'm what very quickly. This is what I'm worried about. Because after the after the show.
The other day. Bodie said I want to what did he call it some truck thing? You want? Oh, the monster, right? You want otherwise? And I looked at it. I was like, Fuck, there's a this remote control on this is sick. And like, yeah, I'm gonna fucking get this right. And so I said to Brian, like, are we getting a bonus thing? Like, it's 100 bucks. It's like he's birthday. I said no, like, just fuck like doing all these birthday. Let's get him something better now.
You have to worry about the birthday. Yeah. But then I didn't have the the moment where I'm like, Am I going to create the own? I don't The only thing I'm worried about is that I don't want to then become the guy that Bodie will only talk to if I have a gift. Is this the risk that I'm that I'm playing?
No. Well, I think I think he's got so many people under his thumb that he would be happy to let you go because he's got four others that are doing the same. And he'd probably still talk to you. He's like, yeah, anyway, this so he's got Georgia under his thumb, that's for sure. And George got him some machines and then I know George's work schedule. Now. He doesn't work Thursday or Sunday. He works Monday till Wednesday. I think that's that's easy. That's the story. Anyway, anyway, buddy's going this morning. And he said to me are let's I hope George's got more rushes for me. And I just slowly start breaking it to him that George doesn't work on Thursdays. Yeah. And he's and he's not your shoe deal.
And then I said, Oh, but he's sisters. They're
great. Great, Gregor. So then he gets there. This is George's informed his sister that Bodie needs the or she's, he's left or she's on the coffee machine, ready for Bodhi. And so he's just casting a web app. He's got people working on the oshi delivery. We've got people hopefully got a network. He's the top of the
Third, he has Oh, she's coming at ease. But like, I reckon you could pull a snippet from this show of me just criticising or she's in the landfill. But you get to a point as a parent, where you just, you're on edge, you know, you're fucking really on the edge. And the Aussies are bringing joy. And so this is where they get you, this is where they get you. I've got an I've got an idea so that he gets so we can make sure that he doesn't become spoiled with the whole thing. Okay, how do you feel about a saying, hey,
they got that you might get he or she wishes, they called. But you need we need to get you to draw a picture for the bloke at the cafe or a sister or whatever. So then there's a there's, there's something where tomorrow, it's like, you've got like, what, what is something that he can do during the day? That they like, you know, keeps him keeps him busy, maybe some watercolour and whatever, whatever he wants to be. And then tomorrow he can he can give that to them. So then it It feels like it's more of a relationship going both ways, rather than him just having a deal. Yeah, for sure. I mean, it's the first time I feel like I'm actually not paying for like I'm giving I'm just pretending I'm paying for all she's these days rather than coffee. Because now it's a coffee and and all she that I get. But I like that get him to draw a little thank you card. That'd be nice. I mean, that is what you got to teach kids. Thank you. Oh, but this other guy this morning. But like I were always telling with say thank you. I play you know, just manners, manners, manners. Just drill it into them. And he I didn't notice Bodie being exceptionally kind with these manners. He must have been, but then that's what you know, beating it into them, not physically, just metaphorically. Does because this guy sort of made a made his way towards us sitting down and was smiling and I thought this guy looks great. He's got his his mask.
He didn't have a mask on this guy didn't.
He knew what he was doing. He was he right? Sort of a silver fox tan looks like he's just come from Noosa which he hasn't. But he looked like he was living that retired life and he just smiled at me. He said great manners. Great manners. Yep, yep. Great manners. When was this this morning? This is well this morning.
I know I'm getting no he got down get a coffee. He just got a coffee and then made a beeline over say Where the fuck is your mask?
Where's your manners?
Seriously, what's his deal? Didn't have to do you have it around his neck?
I don't even want to take it off. I don't know there's a prick.
I am I was actually really dos. It made me feel really good because I just liked the smile and I and then I watched him sort of like I thought he might have just been walking past but then he had to V back around a few cars to get to his car. So he purposefully made a beeline for us to tell me to pay. Devon's suggest some sort of UV product to get rid of COVID maybe maybe the reason is tanned is he's got the UV machine at home. Maybe that's what's going on. Well, I think that is actually a thing that UV light can kill off. Yeah, a bit less virus.
But what you're saying is that he's using his suntan bed to do you know anyone that's got their own suntan so I remember. Yeah, Bree was very irresponsible when she was younger men when we first started dating and she would go to the sun bed things and her like a dad was furious when he found out that he said that $190 that you've spent I'll give you the money better cuz you know you book in advance is like I'll give you the money if you not to just just like you're not going anymore. Classic parent move like I will pay you not do that thing. I'll pay for the stickies. How much were there 25 bucks done. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Yeah, I went I went no not happy about it. There was a self serve business. And you just go and like we work that had a machine so we worked out how to calm the machine like it took these dollar took these coins that you'd buy with cash but then the coins with a size of $1 coin. So you just drop a $1 into the machine you got a suntan? I mean it's just horrible. There was about you know two for one. I was I was talking to Jess yesterday and she was telling telling me about how do you remember when you were a kid and whether it's your parents or one of your friends parents that are real thing about getting being put on the spot about stuff. So you've got to make this over. And then you say to your team members or dad Hi. Can Johnny state stay over and piss them off? like shit them to tears because it's like Tommy, don't ask
If you want to ask, don't ask me when fucking Johnny, whatever his name was, yeah, I can imagine that happening. I can't remember for me. I was when I put my mom on the spot, my whole life that you just end up having people sleep over was like, Oh, can we take so and so like, you know, this is a big one. Actually, I remember it happening. Year 11 I walked up to this is before brain I were actually even dating. So the start of year 11. And we had a media project. And we had to go to the salvos. I just said it to the to two new friends. Bree in Georgia, I said,
we can go to the cell phones after school if you want. And like okay, yeah, great. I can assure you moms can be okay, that should be fun. And so went to the cars mom, we've just got to get we've got to go to the salvos and Georgia and Bree can they come to? And so that was it was always a bit of I remember mom telling me off in the car, ship to do. She's driving. But that's the age bit that I'm talking about. That's the honour as a parent, as a parent, like I'm doing a meditation yesterday during the day. And I start I'm a minute in and all I hear is milk, please. Just from the landru milk, please don't just want a glass of milk. But just give him all of these milk for the day may in some sort of self serve container. Yeah, what would happen?
Now he'd be okay, you wouldn't. He's not like, like, you'd give him a piece of chocolate. And sometimes he Shavers it. He's a funny little kid. What about the social dilemma thing where they had the container that has the timer on it? What about all of his different snacks for the day in different containers with timers in his in his room? Yeah. Well, they last unlocked the timers. Yeah. And then they go smashes it. In that's what happens. Yeah, I mean, he's not at that point where he's like, at daycares. They have like,
a lot of daycare centres have like a, the water cooler kind of thing with it. It's like a What do you call it? Like a? i? This is hilarious. And what are they called? The the water vending? You know? They're just like a big clump. Good. Good. Good. Yeah. Put on in it sort of, isn't it a water? Yeah, it must be a water cooler. But maybe that's the brand water cooler than that. It is a brand that remember the one like they would do TV ads. And it was a subscription before Netflix. Like I could get around. So it's it's a water dispenser. Water Cooler. What is it called? What's the brand though? water coolers? Aqua cooler direct. There's a bunch on here. Anyway, there was a door mimic door to door salespeople. Yeah, that's a thing of the past. How the CPA will come in your door, especially this year. They ran a business. But we had a door to door person come and they offered up a water cooler for our house. Never. Never fail was the one. Oh yeah. And so anyway, I've answered the door. And I didn't need to check with mom because I was you know, oh, you're across the finances. Across areas. You're the biggest expense. And I took this water call.
And I got the free three months or something. And I had a water cooler in my room.
Did you really get a water cooler in your room? Yes. But the thing is, I didn't have
bottles. That's what I thought so maybe it did. I can't remember that bit but I just remember having ice cold water when I want it. And then because
like the water coolers aren't big they just like sits nicely in the corner I remember at my at the entrance just to the left there was enough space below the light to just put me water
that's like the computers and stuff in your room and all the lights like you had a room didn't Yeah, yeah, I didn't have the water cooled computer though.
campton conspiracy Jimmy did and I used to love staying in this giant when we're young and I and
you could see the green water cool. Fluid going through and it was a light felt really alive. You know? Yeah. I also remember the when I first got my big client project that paid cash. I had like a stack of 15 would have been
must have been like eat you 10 year 10 or something. And for whatever reason the client paid cash. And so I had all of this cash and an international student knocked on our door selling paintings.
Okay, what do you fucking got? Like 1516 pull out my cash and they're showing it to me.
Yeah, that was quite nice and so actually bought a painting off an international shooter with Mike like that's where door to door sales people shine. I just remember my mom coming home. What?
What's yeah what's this painting that bought it? What do you mean? Yeah fucking bought my first piece of art and it took many many years for me to then afford the the the process of getting it wrapped. So remember I think it was for my 18th birthday my Nana actually took the painting and got it wrapped, but it was just weird.
I think that Brie chucked it I think it was like, yeah, it would have would have been great. But it was just it was one of those things it was like the the elephant I bought in Thailand like it's the wooden elephant. There's been a few Thanks for clarifying.
I do want an elephant
in the apartment or it's very I'm talking about yourself. Yeah. The the.
Yeah. The wooden elephant, the the painting. There's all these things that have have sort of come with me over the over the years as we've gone to every house. And so you lose them after a while because they're like, yeah, this is what is this doing? Imagine if that was somebody that went on to become me. I know. I know what I think that's what your bank it like, I think that I was like I saw myself as sort of an art buyer at that point. And so it's like, Okay, this would be blue. It was rolled up for such a long time. And I'm sure that there was some 40 degree days where there was some direct hate going on. I don't know if it was in the best condition. It was an abstract. Have you seen Banksy documentary? There's an exit through the gift shop that I think it's that it's this one where he I mean, there's heaps of sort of Dockers or pieces about Banksy. But there's one bit where he
has a stall on the side. And yeah, I don't know if that is true.
And he's any and he isn't there. Because no one knows who Banksy is. But he gets these people probably just locals to sell his artwork, which look like knockoffs because you can buy knockoffs off the street in New York. And these things like a going for like two 300 bucks. But they worth like I loved at the end, they should have showed the amount one was worth like 80 K. And it just and someone bought like three of them. Like I like that. And then I don't know, I wonder if they'll tell but I was just, you know, you you envisage coming across something. And then it just be you know, slightly winning the lotto isn't it? Yeah, it's a very romantic story that you feel better from just telling yourself the story could happen imagining it happening than it actually happening. Do you know what Neil Buchanan now? So Neil Buchanan his
people are saying online that he is in fact, Banksy woke up, Neil. Really?
Well, this is covered blown be I mean, you see HIV presenter.
They got the honour tech guy. know why. This is an artist hack. This is an artist hack. This is art attack. Yeah, I love him. Yeah. Yeah, he's awesome. Yeah, he's had to come out and say I'm not Banksy. Because that was a big rumour that was going around. I would love for it to be Neil from ours. Yeah.
would be so easy. I grew up watching that show. loving it. I was um I just got him confused with the guy I think who died of a drug overdose. Maybe that's the Blue's Clues guy. blues.
Yeah, very similar. Oh, no. Yeah, yeah. Similar vibes. Kids. This is a British got like the the, and they remember he was zoom out and do these correct? Like, you'd go when he was putting you know, socks. And then zooms out and he's like, you know, created a massive horse out of socks. Oh, yeah. I mean, that's where I got the Thracians preach and do my you know, I got those trash, oh, bikes and I, and I actually got like, 10 of them and I made got a drone to shoot down, said a number was like 1500 or something. And so I used bikes from an aerial shot to tell how much money I'd raised for charity. You did that for Scott paper. Two papers now the new art attack guy.
How many books right? Yeah, yeah. When Scott papes barefoot investor book sold. It was crazy. I went to his farm and he and we were celebrating selling 500,000 and the next time I speak to him a couple of months later, he sold fucking 2 million of the things. Yeah, that's crazy. But um
So I dry we had so many of these books and we got the aerial shot up at the farm in Romsey and shot down and I wrote out or he wrote out with the books while I was flying the drone 500 with a K at the end 500 K, which I thought was fun. He liked it he got around it. I think you went and bought a drone after I actually resigned to the fact Yeah, because I was chasing the chasing the sheep with the with the drone. And then he bought why because he wanted to do
on the putting putting people on the on the spot. I was also talking about what's wrong. What's nothing, nothing's wrong. The
I remember we were we had some people over for dinner. And Bree had these three candles. So like rose gold. Yes. And they're in the middle of the table. And we had a friend
who we hadn't seen in ages. And she, her and her partner were were there. And she's like, ah, those candles are beautiful. I love those candles. And I just picked one up. I said he had it.
was shocked. Because that were her candles. And she's like,
no, and it was this really awkward thing with only three, just limited edition.
And so and then the friends I can't I don't worry about Don't worry about it. I mean, who's in the room? Am I in the wrong for
trying to give them away? Or is Bray in the wrong for just not going with it and and Ben Grady with three candles? Well, I mean, you could say that his value sets clashing. So one of your values is generosity, I think and you are very generous. But that's not necessarily the it's not the Bri isn't generous, it's that her generosity would come out somewhere else. And so what you've done is breeze value of i love my house smelling great and I love these things like candles like no one
was coming to the house. And so you've got those two things clashing and that they're just at different areas. So you're and you can rely on them anymore. She said, like you can't buy them there were from her old work more cosmetics or whatever and it was so anyway, but I just thought I did we did the candle go did it. Go. No, no, no, no. Oh, sure.
precise, don't ever do that again. I saw I get he's the you're another example of you putting on the spot putting the gronk squad on the spot, ie the people in this business is two weeks ago, when it's screenplay Sunday on the daily talk show and we're just talking about we just did a screenplay Sunday. And then two seconds later, we had a podcast which impacts everybody in the business. So great idea. Yeah, that is that's on the spot. That's like a creative on the spot where it's fuck I thought you're on a port. See now we're gonna frankston but it's fun right now it is fun. It is fun. But that is a another version of on the spot. Yeah, we're doing this now. I like what's it called? Like, impromptu stuff. Like, I just
I just like the random. Let's do this thing today. Like if we could it was like, oh, let's drive to this place. Let's go on a road trip. I'd fucking do it. I love like when
like, someone has to go to the airport. Yeah, well, like, that's good fun.
Right? Yeah. I mean, not like the the caveat around it is though. Because there's sometimes it won't be. So it's not a VR thing. It's just like, it's the essence of we're doing something right now. Let's do something radical. It is radical you like radical idea? Sometimes. It's something it's, it's a bit sort of like
adrenaline kick, you know? tingling you dangle.
The before we go, can you read it? So
radio today, which is like a radio industry website. They they published something about like, us talking about the Spotify thing the other day. It was just on their website. Can you just I just had a good laugh at the big headline that's that the CEO of commercial radio Australia is saying at the moment and can we just take a moment to pray for traditional media? What what's the what's that? What's the headline?
All right. One is a big one. It's the big banner. Yeah. put your money where your mouth is. commercial radio Australia urges marketers to give more of their budget to radio.
I mean, it's not great is it?
When you have it like Oh, you've asked
Your money like it's nothing about like, we can add value, we can do all this sort of thing. put your money where your mouth is, come on if you start rich.
Like it's, um
tell us how many people actually goes to do that, but give us your fat and cash. But then the other thing too is it's like they go on to say in the article, CEO she says I'm
not worried about the industry just worried about the economy, not worried. Not not worried about the industry at all. And I think that this is the classic case of your business was fucked before Cova Is it is it that you've broken your leg and you're trying to limp you're trying to just walk it off?
Your leg is fucking broke?
Auggie? I'm so fucking good. Now this is this is like,
your tire was flat all your tires were flat, you're driving along. And then you've seen COVID coming which is a truck you've just fucking steered into.
were written off and it was the fucking truck. Guys. You were barely. And so anyway, like, I don't like it seems like I'm
like, you know, celebrating the I mean, it was sad. But I think that the the end you know, people lose their jobs. And so I think but I think that
just the what's what's the word? The entitlement, the entitlement of an entire industry to think that just because your radio and yet like that you somehow like give us your money show us like, No, no, this is the thing like you need to adapt. You need to be serving audiences you need to be serving listeners, you need to be doing that food, show us how you've done anything to evolve how you serve listeners and you've waited until the last second to do it. You've you've and you've half assed it. And this is this is what you're experiencing. These are the same people that created the podcast rank and by the way, so I like it
it's a it's sad. Yeah, it is.
It is but look if you do have washi send them to PO Box 400. Abbotsford 3067 That's correct. 3067 It's funny I said how I remember
right and if you've got some money you know if you've got some money to donate commercial Australia would really appreciate some maybe we could do some sort of fundraiser in this crate the amount of entitlement I won't go into I've only read the headline but the
18 or something million dollars going to foxtel from from the government I just fucking running release and stuff. Yeah, I mean it's a little bit hyperbolic from mine because I haven't read the article which is just door to door sales person got a 33 month foxtel trial free installation that was pretty fucking good. Back in the day. Yeah, well, back in the day, I actually I screen grabbed and sent it to Bray I got a fox out like a thing saying hey,
like something similar like a foxtel thing. I was like I could get around you know, like cable
news during sort of the the US election and stuff that's not true. That would be a good month to have it. Yeah, but the distraction like the thing is, like how many hours you then just fucking consuming this trash? Yeah, anyway, enjoy the rest of your day everyone. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on Apple podcasts. We're on Instagram as well. All of those places. If you want to have a deeper conversation, you can email us hi at the daily talk show.com one trick Tony the show that we produce with tiny large new episode out today. Make sure you check it out. Hump Day replay was yesterday where we did the ring around a lot of fun GB and the team did a great job on that. Anything else I'm missing this Tuesday Tuesday's too much too much Tally. Too much Tally. It was on Tuesday and smashing goals back. That's it. Enjoy the rest of you guys. Have a good one. Hey, guys.