The Purple Circus

a GUERRILLA garage DOCKER podcast from FREMANTLE, streamed weekly via the internet, facebook and twitter.

The team is Sean, Alsy, Jeff, Aidan and Tobyn

Dr Sean Gorman – Dr “MC” G wrote “Brother Boys” the book about Jim and Phil Krakouer. A former knock-about wool classer from WA’s Great Southern he now teaches and researches these things at Curtin University, including world sport and racism.

Allan “Alsy” Rodger Macdonald – An equal opportunity lawyer whose first career was drumming the alt rock band “The Triffids” – AKA – Professor Moriarty the Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla – the man with the FAT-WAH.

Jeff Atkinson – A recalcitrant raconteur film, photo and food professional AKA – Rammin’ Jammin’ Slammin’ Jeffo from Duke Street.

Aidan Kelly – AK47 – Fremantle’s own Rake and Executive Seducer

Tobyn Fitch-Rabbit – Comes with a “sound” pedigree and all the digital moves.

EPISODES 2015

ROUND F3 HAWKS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-f3/

ROUND F2 BYE  – no episode

 ROUND F1 SWANS  http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-f1/

ROUND 23 PORT http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-23/

ROUND 22 MELB http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-22/

ROUND 21 ROOS  http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-21/

ROUND 20 EAGLES  http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-20/ 

ROUND 19 SAINTS  http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-19/

ROUND 18 GIANTS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-18/

ROUND 17 RICHMOND – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-17/

ROUND 16 CARLTON – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-16/

ROUND 15 HAWTHORN – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-15/

ROUND 14 LIONS – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-14/

ROUND 13 PIES – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-13/

THE BYE THE BYE

ROUND 11 SUNS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-11-3/

ROUND 10 RICHMOND http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-10/

ROUND 09 CROWS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-09/

ROUND 08 ROOS – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-08/

ROUND 07 BULLDOGS  http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-07/

ROUND 06 ESSENDON http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-06/

ROUND 05 DEMONS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-r05/

ROUND 04 SWANS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-r04/

ROUND 03 EAGLES http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-r03/

ROUND 02 CATS http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-r02/

ROUND 01 PORT  http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/2015-round-01/

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THE FORMAT

A weekly podcast featuring infinite quarters of footy talk including:

“The Bounce Down” – breaking news PLUS a quick look at last week’s game.

“The Fan Belt” – where dedicated fans do the talking.

“The Crack” – real talk from former players, managers, coaches, legends, officials and scholars of the game.

“The Cross Town Smear” – a reflection on the character and style of the Dockers as seen through the lens of our thoughts and feelings about the cross town rival, the very feathery mob down the road.

“Roiling with the Rivals” – if we can find one who dares, a quick chat with a rival fan about a forthcoming fixture.

“The Matt Price Purple Heart” – the story behind the season’s voting award with some reminiscing from Matt’s former associates.

“The Final Siren” the look ahead to the next game.

THE CONNECTIONS

The Pod Cast is housed at http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/the-purple-circus

Facebook is www.facebook.com/thepurplecircus

Twitter is @thepurplecircus

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2014 

THE FINAL EPISODE – http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/final-wrap/

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/final-wrap/

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Round 25 – DOCKERS v PORT (Semi-Final)

The PURPLE CIRCUS presents the second finals edition, interviews with – Our man in Melbourne, Finn from Fitzroy, Sean Gorman live from the MVP night in Melbourne, John Eaton the Dockers punter who lives opposite the new Lathlain park. PURPLE CIRCUS predicts a gladiatorial game of huge pressure where everything is at stake, we all tip a DOCKERS win – from 1 point to any other margin be it 6-12-24-48-or more will do it for us.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-25/

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Round 24 – SWANS v DOCKERS – THE FIRST FINAL ROUND

The PURPLE CIRCUS crew presents a special finals edition, with interviews with – Clinton Wolf, Damian Drum, Dave Warner, Matt Rawlins, Vinny Whyte. PURPLE CIRCUS predicts a game of high level skill and pressure on a wet slippery surface, not all of us ended up tipping a DOCKERS win, but on balance it’s a DOCKERS win by 5 points.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-24/

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ROUND 23 is DOCKERS V PORT – Special guest interviews with Stephen O’Reilly, Nadia Mitsopolous and Finn from Fitzroy PLUS the Purple Circus regulars.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-23/

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ROUND 22 is LIONS v DOCKERS – Special guest interviews with Dave Warner and the Voodoo Lady PLUS the Purple Circus regulars.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-22/

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ROUND 21 is DOCKERS v HAWKS – Interviews with Jason “Chuck” Norrish, Geoff Hutchison, Youngy the Hawk and the regular Purple Circus banter on things Dockers and more.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-21/

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ROUND 20 = CATS v DOCKERS

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-20/

With Les Everett, Gareth Andrews, Mark Jeffrey and our regular Purple Circus. All excellent chats and we wish the Dockers every luck for their trip to the CAT HAVEN.

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ROUND 19 = DOCKERS v CARLTON

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-19/

With Peter Mann for the Crack, John Prior talking the Matt Price Purple Heart and Damon Hurst, on behalf of Carlton,  roils with the rivals.

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ROUND 18 – SAINTS v DOCKERS

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-18/

Interviews with Daniel Bandy and the Purple Circus team.

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ROUND 17 – DOCKERS v GWS

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-17/

Interviews with Brad Wira and Dave Spencer (the Dockers’ banner-man)

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ROUND 16 – DOCKERS v DEMONS in DARWIN

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-16/

The “BOUNCE DOWN” with Dr Field Marshal Aidan Amen DaDa, the “CRACK” with WA author Peter Docker, the “FAN BELT” with Trish from the Territory – one of only two Dockers’ fans who live in Darwin, the Cross Town “SMEAR” – with one from the vault – a self smear from the VERANDAH with no MIRANDA – hear the EAGLE very close up and personal and the “FINAL SIREN” with the PURPLE CIRCUS predicting a DOCKERS’ win by double the Demons’ score – take that joker!

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ROUND 15 – DOCKERS v EAGLES – join Shaun McManus, Gillian O’Shaughnessy and the Purple Circus regulars get ready for the CROSS TOWN DERBY

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-15/

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ROUND 14 – DOCKERS v LIONS featuring the “Fan Belt” with Grant Stone, our man in Melbourne Finn from Fitzroy about how we lashed the Tigers PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”,  and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-14/

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ROUND 13 – TIGERS v DOCKERS, this episode featuring “The Crack” with Les Everett, “The Fan Belt” with The Paula and Amanda (Sisters Purple) PLUS part two of the Matt Price Purple Heart with Guy “Hooter” Houston AND our regular segments “The Bounce Down” and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-13/

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ROUND 12 – DOCKERS v CROWS, this episode featuring “The Crack” with Damien Drum, “The Fan Belt” with Kylie Farmer (actress, songstress and Docker supporter), PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”, “The Cross Town Smear” and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-12/

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ROUND 11 – DOGS V DOCKERS, this episode featuring “The Crack” with Troy Cook, “The Fan Belt” with Kelrick Martin (Australia’s pre-eminent indigenous Film-Maker and Docker supporter), PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”, “The Cross Town Smear” and “The Final Siren” AND some a bonus track of the PURPLE CIRCUS live in the STUDIO with a very purple version of “IN CARS” by Gary Numan.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-11/

ROUND 10 – the BYE – we had a holiday too

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ROUND 9 Fremantle v Geelong, this episode featuring “The Crack” with former coach Chris Connolly, ”The Fan Belt” with Dom Mariani – PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”, “The Cross Town Smear” and “The Final Siren” AND some bonus tracks.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-9/

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ROUND 8 Port v Fremantle, this episode featuring “The Crack” with ex-President Rick Hart, “The Fan Belt” with JJ Higgins ESQ the esteemed Irish Docker with a sports pedigree reaching back to the FIR BOLG – PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”, “The Cross Town Smear” and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-8/

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ROUND 7 West Coast v Fremantle,  this episode features “The Crack” with Jeff Boyle (the club’s champion physiotherapist – now a life member), “The Fan Belt” with Lady Lesley (and her voodoo mate Fred) – this is an absolutely compelling interview of David Lynchian proportions – PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”, “The Cross Town Smear” and “The Final Siren” AND let’s get out of your seats for the garage-studio live-version of the DOCKERS’ THEME SONG  -MERCY SEAT mash-up by none other than the Fremantle Ukulele Collective.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-7/

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Round 6 Fremantle v North Melbourne features “The Crack” with David Hatt the inaugural Dockers’ CEO, “The Fan Belt” with Professor Pollyanna from Canada, PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”,  “The Cross Town Smear”  and “The Final Siren” AND WAIT FOR IT a big shout-out to a new AFL podcast by the FOOTY ALMANAC crew.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-6/

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Round 5 Sydney v Fremantle features “The Crack” with former Dockers’ star Des Hedland, “The Fan Belt” with Connor from Bangkok, a big shout out to the Schammertime podcasters PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”,  “The Cross Town Smear”  and “The Final Siren”. http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-5/

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Round 4 Fremantle v Essendon  features “The Crack” with former Dockers’ ruckman Mr Spider Burton, “The Fan Belt” with the truly dedicated Ms Nadia Mitsopolous,   a call from “The Man in Melbourne” on last week’s demolition from the HAWKS, with Sean Murphy comes the first segment of “the Purple Heart” series of interviews in honour of Matt Price PLUS our regular segments “The Bounce Down”,  “The Cross Town Smear”  and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-4/

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Round 3 Hawthorn v Fremantle  features “The Crack” with Gerard Neesham, “The Fan Belt” with Frank the lad who has been exiled from Fremantle to Leederville but has kept and burns a brighter purple, introducing “Roiling with the Rivals” where Peter B from Brisbane talks about the Hawks and his memories of football in Medina, PLUS our regular segments “The Cross Town Smear” (all about the WA senate election), “The Bounce Down” and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-3/

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Round 2 Fremantle v Gold Coast Suns features “The Crack” with Dale Kickett  / “The Fan Belt” with the sensational Livi TJ, PLUS our regular segments “The Cross Town Smear” (this week on Bogan Slogans), “The Bounce Down” and “The Final Siren”.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-2-2/

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Round 1B No Fremantle Game featuresFinn from Fitzroy / “The Crack” with Les Everett / “The Fan Belt” with Jack Price / “The Cross Town Smear” On Beards.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-1b-no-freo-game/

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Round 1A Collingwood v Fremantle features “The Crack” with Todd Ridley / “The Fan Belt” Adam the Chippie  / “The Cross Town Smear” On Collingwood.

http://www.matrixapprovals.com.au/podcast/round-1a-fremantle-v-collingwood/