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Talking Wild Madness

Talking Wild Madness

By Adam
Talking Wild Madness is a low-fi storytelling podcast hosted by author, musician and PhD Adam Morris as he looks in at life from every angle and attempts to find some form of acceptable meaning.

He is also joined weekly by songwriter, philosopher and gentle eccentric Tom Street from Germany to discuss ideas, existence and all the reasons in the world not to kill yourself.
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Talking Wild Madness 92
Brought to you by absolutely nothing
17:42
January 14, 2021
Talking Wild Madness 91
Personifying evil
20:48
December 29, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 90
Polar Bears, Magpies and Potential
22:03
December 29, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 89
Sinead O'Connor
17:55
December 17, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 88
Chinaphiles, Lucky Numbers and a Father's Existential Concern
20:13
December 17, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 87
Donga I03, Taoism and the Pilbara
18:41
December 15, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 86
Sammy the Bull Gravano, the dog act and getting 86'd.
26:16
December 10, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 85
Dumbleyung, Chase the Ace and overloading the brain.
16:19
December 1, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 84
Adam wraps shooting on Edward and Isabella and contemplates having a twenty minute egg peeling scene in the film
20:42
November 29, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 83
Bird
1:04:54
October 29, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 80
We check in on the 25 things Canadian Poet Ariel Bisset has come to understand.
46:41
September 19, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 79
Intuition, the insanity of playing a group game as an individual and Adam's new Patreon page. https://www.adammorris.net/ https://www.patreon.com/adammorris
32:47
September 19, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 78
A fathers day special, the poetry of Mina Loy and quiet stoicism in the face of consumer madness.
32:57
September 6, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 77
There are many ways up the mountain, except Bluff Knoll.
31:42
August 29, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 76
How you can be the Catcher in the Rye, Superman working at Battery World and the boiling frog reality of wealth, comfort and morality. 
43:15
August 18, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 75
Adam's love affair with Alan Watts, morningswood and the Covenant between the gut biome and the brain. Oh and sour worms.
25:19
August 14, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 74
Adam sits down with "The Goat Man" John Saunders, activist, artist and all round beautiful soul as they chat about being traumatised by good fortune, the sodomy habits of horny pigs and just how long it takes to make a good yogurt based Labna.
1:37:00
August 13, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 73
If you want the coconut, you have to climb the tree, if you want the orgasm, you have to buy the vibrator.
43:37
July 16, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 72
Death does not exist
30:11
July 6, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 71
A glorious day with Frank and Bruce, a blueprint missing and dying slowly from dehydration after cannibalizing your own dog.
49:36
June 25, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 70
28 Days, Wimbledon Pies and a Legacy of Love and Compassion.
41:44
June 13, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 69
The inspiration of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the philosophies of Montaigne aligning with Joe Cabot from Reservoir Dogs and how leaving women fallow for a season may result in some gorgeous babies. -take away lesson from the podcast: why a medieval French philosopher thinks it's a good idea that you should shut the fuck up-
39:12
June 6, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 68
Experts, Self Responsibility and the freckleless nubiles as the gatekeepers of modern literature.
37:18
June 5, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 67
Tom reads the internet and Benicio del Toro carries water.
1:03:16
June 5, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 66
A quest for trout ears, Charles Darwin vomiting in a bucket and wild West African mental health care.
41:03
June 2, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 65
A visit to Boo Radley's hometown in Western Australia, a house made of books and the restorative nature of temporary sobriety.
30:18
May 26, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 64
A tale of two helicopters, a teenage shame and a greasy wog childhood friend, turned professional gambler.
45:26
May 21, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 63
A tale of two coppers, a call to prayer and Mr Channel Nine MeTooing Adam in an Irish bar in leederville.
40:29
May 7, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 62
Adam is joined by Bad Blake and Paul Meyers to play A Quarantine Skiffle Session at Adam's house, there's a David Whyte seminar afoot and Sam Harris steals a potential guest.
43:00
May 6, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 61.5
Sketchbook Sessions
10:08
May 2, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 61
Adam raises twenty five dollars for a suicide prevention organisation, explores falling short of the government daily recommendation of alcohol rations and work so sad it makes grown men cry. 
27:26
May 1, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 60
Adam is joined by Australian author Jon Doust to talk about the Dual naming of towns, why trees need wind and what happenes when an inventor meets a can of chickpeas. *and there's a song deidicated to Caron Gaske at the end of the episode
1:17:28
April 28, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 59
A love letter to David Whyte
02:09
April 23, 2020
Talking Wild Madness 58
Talking Wild Madness podcast 58 Tom finds a dead body, Adam gives up thinking and a surprise pot of jam is found in a box of vegetables.
55:39
April 22, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 57
Australian award winning author Jon Doust drops by to talk about his new magnificent book Return Ticket.
1:11:28
April 15, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 56
When the Irish got rich, the loveless in prison and who can remember bin night?
36:57
April 10, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 55
love, peace and spirituality 
27:35
April 7, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 54
Sheep, birds and two joggers.
37:45
April 2, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 53
God turns into Woody Allen when questioned about the age of rivers, bridges and toilet paper being a ridiculous origin source for feelings of western superiority and the truth about Taoism and cowardice. video of this episode is available on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYuyLlQedJQ&feature=youtu.be
1:01:16
April 2, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 52
Bread and Gold
41:46
March 25, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 51
Death, the Snake and Cucumbers
06:14
March 22, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 50
Madness
49:02
March 21, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 49
Be cool everybody
39:05
March 20, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 48
Julia Child's decadence, pornographic supermarkets and the vaginal openings of marsupials.
42:49
March 11, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 47
Adam explores the lasting power of an early success in life, the seduction of a young girl and just what he has in common with Ned Kelly and a nine year old boy.
39:24
March 7, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 46
Foreign films, inventing tweed jackets and the miracle of man's brilliant and daft survival.
40:04
March 2, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 45
Adam looks at sheep, considers the equinification of material objects and the chaotic hierachy of criminal seriousness.
27:19
February 28, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 44
elevation, class and housekeeping
30:38
February 26, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 43
Adam explores the notion of modernity, how Whale sightings sound exactly the same as thrilling orgasms and just what the fuck is going on with Married at First Sight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9X7u-MeJz0
40:09
February 21, 2020
Talking Wild Madness ep 42
Adam and Tom talk about Tik Tok biscuits, the ethical dilemnas of the Stazi Secret police and drowning out the screams of the widows through sexual promuscuity.    
1:00:50
February 20, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 41
Adam nearly loses his mind, finds a cinematographer for Edward and Isabella and reflects on being temporarily homeless.
41:49
February 17, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 40
Adam delves into the modern day coin toss that is Divorce, Cancer and Obesity, recollects the Literature Shame Chart he encountered in primary school and explores his first foray into moral shadiness in the quest for status.  oh and a love song at the end 
38:30
February 12, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 39
Coming Home, Work and Fathers
18:00
February 6, 2020
TWM ep 38
I love Ed Sheeran
39:54
January 27, 2020
TWM ep 37
Space, persons, 2B or not 2B (and we ain't talking about pencils)
48:02
January 22, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 36
Homo erotic nightmares, the Golem within and Polish sour soup
51:21
January 15, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 35
Fast bowling, ubiquitous fours and the 17 for 142
38:43
January 6, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 34
Edward Azar returns with well wishes and love, Australia welcomes Adam home with open arms and a feature film looms on the horizon.
48:35
January 5, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 33
Nero's Wake
43:13
January 1, 2020
Talking Wild Madness episode 32
Babylon
52:16
December 30, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 31
Adam and Tom broadcast from the top of Mt Schlossberg for a midnight episode where they explore The River of Lights, the comfort of an Egyptian tomb and the physical Zeness of Leonardo Davinci's frictionless flying machines.
56:45
December 22, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 30
Adam apologises for a Hitler joke in a German bank
54:09
December 19, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 29
Adam experiences sleep deprivation in the Middle East and becomes a thief
42:16
December 16, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 28
Adam and Tom discuss the misogynist slant in Fredrick McCubbin's classic Australian art, attempt to trace personal epochs and explore the mundane glory of pepper.
1:02:57
December 12, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 27 "Going All the Way"
Adam discusses the artists life, going all the way and how connection is everything
43:32
December 9, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 26 "Birds and Glory"
In this episode Adam considers Birds. 
37:33
December 5, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 25
Adam and Tom discuss craving the light with a motivated Ibis, living in a season-less hell and a strange delivery to Tom's door that sparks speculation of a sexual sandwich.
1:01:27
December 4, 2019
Talking Wild Madness- episode 24 The Irishman
In the first of the Talking Wild Movies series, Adam reviews The Irishman, the new film by Martin Scorsese.
33:40
December 3, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 23
Laughter being an essential part of seriousness, hearing the recurring song of the blackbird for the first time and Truth being a Pathless Land.
41:23
November 29, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 22
Caron calls in, Andrew McGahan signs out
25:15
November 29, 2019
Talking Wild Madness-episode 21
Adam and Tom talk about Nick Cave's pajamas, how hard it is to call Paul Kelly and playing kick to kick after visiting Auschwitz.
53:40
November 27, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 20
Pulling back the curtains of life and a song
58:23
November 24, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 19
Adam and Tom discuss the the Forest of One's Own Understanding, the Venn Diagram of Shame and Regret and Legal Disclosures in Religious Tongues.
1:19:21
November 20, 2019
Talking Wild Madness-episode 18
Adam sits down with Australian author Jon Doust to discuss Turkish Delight, Turkish Coffee and his new book Return Ticket. 
1:13:19
November 19, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 17
The podcast has its first voicemail from Edward from East Texas, Adam reflects on the community values of the Irish pub while wearing his dead uncle's pants and there's another road trip afoot with Wilco.
45:56
November 18, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 16
Adam and Tom discuss New York values, secrets kept from your mother and the Irish Mob.
1:03:58
November 13, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 15
Kalgan River Stories
45:48
November 12, 2019
Talking Wild Madness
Avocados
49:15
November 8, 2019
Talking Wild Madness
Adam and Tom talk about the potential death of coca cola, Warren Buffet's time at bat and early 19th century flash photography in the catacombs of New York City.
1:00:00
November 8, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 12
IN this episode Adam explores women's Russian pole vaulting, the sacrificial wasp in every fig and what scraping burnt toast says about your character.
35:03
November 8, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 10 -A Tail of Two Mice-
A Tail of Two Mice
41:52
November 3, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 9
The history of New York, LSD in 1970's Dublin and the paradise of being surrounded by animals.
49:55
November 1, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 8
Adam is joined by Tom Street from Germany to discuss Matt Lauer's voice before and after sexual harassment allegations, how abandonment can often lead to greatness and the moral dilemma of disturbing unopened bottles of milk.
56:43
October 30, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 7
Adam reflects on gratitude's gift to the grateful, a little death in the pub in the afternoon and the ultimate destination for any artist.
53:42
October 29, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 6
Adam reflects on the life affirming qualities of the madrigal compositions of William Byrd, how the purr of diesel engines might be evidence of a Deity and how Indians are his favourite race of Asians. 
27:35
October 27, 2019
Episode 5
Adam is joined by Tom all the way from Germany to discuss sex swings, Sugar Gliders and why there are no metric clocks.
1:01:23
October 26, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 4
A swamp full of frogs, gifts given and the imagining  of the future self as a child.
29:26
October 25, 2019
Talking Wild Madness episode 3
Adam witnesses the spectacle of self-destruction while passing a schoolyard, the future visit to Auschwitz approaches and the remaining fear of an Irish upbringing.
27:46
October 22, 2019
Talking Wild Madness Episode 2
In this episode Adam explores a friendship ruined over firewood, the foolishness of the truly ignorant and the satanic myth of happiness.
47:20
October 17, 2019
Talking Wild Madness-Porch Stories
In this episode of low-fi storytelling, Adam looks into the nuances of the father-son relationship, dressing like Forrest Gump before mowing your lawn and coming to terms with the fact that the death of loved ones under your care, delivers an odd mix of sorrow and relief.  There's a Victor Frankl reference, a flying fox and a tip of the hat to Back to the Future and Rick and Morty.
31:38
October 12, 2019