RADIO/TV

Damon speaks regularly on radio as a guest or expert commentator, talking about philosophy, literature, and other big ideas. He was regular guest on ABC Radio National's popular 'Life Matters' program. He has also appeared on ABC and commercial television.  

  • Philosophy Espresso (11-part series), 'Life Matters', Radio National, 3/10/18-11/12/18.

  • My Mum is a Magician, ABC Hobart, 29/6/18.

  • Landlords and professional conduct, ABC Drive NSW, Hobart, ACT, 4/4/18.

  • Philosophy in the public sphere, ABC Newcastle, 27/3/18.

  • The philosophy of parenting, ABC RN, 25/2/18.

  • Creative nonfiction, ABC Hobart, 9/1/18.

  • Summer reading, ABC RN Breakfast, 5/1/17.

  • Philosophy in the Garden, Gardening Australia, ABC TV, 27/8/16.

  • The Art of Reading,  'Multi-Storied', Triple R, 27/4/16.

  •                  "                 'Books and Arts', ABC Radio National, 22/4/16.

  •                  "               'Breakfast', ABC 774 Melbourne, 18/4/16.

  •                  "               'Breakfast', Radio Adelaide, 16/4/16.

  •                  "               'Published or Not', 3CR Melbourne, 14/4/16.

  •                  "               'Evenings', ABC 702 Sydney and statewide, 12/4/16.

  •                  "               'Afternoons', ABC Adelaide, 6/4/16.

  •                  "               'Home Run', Ultra 106.5 Hobart, 5/6/16.

  •                  "               Artsound FM, Canberra, 5/6/16.

  •                  "               'Breakfast', ABC Hobart, 5/6/16.

  •                  "               'Breakfast', ABC South East NSW, 5/6/16.

  •                  "               'Mags', RTRFM Perth, 5/6/16.

  •                  "               'Afternoons', ABC 702 Sydney, 4/4/16.

  • Gender in publishing, Twitter, martial arts, and kitchen conflict, ABC RN Drive, 6/11/15.

  • Exercise and the mind, 'Afternoons', ABC 702 Sydney, 1/10/15.

  • Exercise and the mind, Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, New York, United States, 31/7/15.

  • Superheroes, The Art of Reading, exercise, ABC 774 Saturday Breakfast Melbourne, 11/7/15.

  • Exercise, gardens, philosophy, children's literature, 774 Beijing, China, 25/3/15/.

  • Exercise and the mind, International Community Radio Taipei, Taiwan, 23/4/15.

  • Exercise and the mind, New Hampshire Public Radio, USA, 7/1/15.

  • Philosophy in the garden, Moncrieff, Newstalk Ireland, Ireland, 30/4/14.

  • Meanin' and freedom, HUMAN TV (Netherlands), 21/4/14.

  • My Nanna is a Ninja and children's literature, 'Books and Arts Daily', Radio National, 30/3/14.

  • Exercise and the mind, 'Afternoons', ABC Local Northern Territory, 3/3/14.

  •                  "                   'Published or Not', 3CR radio Melbourne, 27/2/14.

  •                  "                   'Breakfasters', 3RRR radio Melbourne, 18/2/14.

  • Art, climate and ethics, 'Saturday breakfast', ABC Radio Melbourne, 15/2/14.

  • Exercise and the mind, 'Evenings', ABC Radio Melbourne, 11/2/14.

  •                  "                       'Mornings', Radio Australia, 7/2/14.

  •                  "                       'Sunday Drive', ABC Local (nationally), 5/1/14.

  • Christmas lunch, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 2/12/13.

  • Distraction, 'Sundays with James O'Loghlin', ABC Melbourne, 3/11/13.

  • Mobile phones and distraction, 'Life Matters', 21/10/13.

  • How to argue well, 'News Talk', 4BC Radio, 6/10/13.

  • Female facial hair, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 30/9/13.

  • Oscar the Grouch and philosophy, 'Breakfast', ABC Radio Sydney, 16/7/13.

  • Philosophical running, 'The Body Sphere', ABC Radio National, 14/7/13.

  • On philosophy and writing, 'Saturday Breakfast', ABC Melbourne, 13/7/13.

  • Friends overstaying their welcome, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 1/7/13.

  • Philosophy in the Garden, Romanticism, childhood and philosophy, 'Midday with Margaret Throsby', ABC Classic FM, 27/6/13.

  • Commitment-phobia, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 8/5/13.

  • On class, 'Hack', Triple J radio, 5/4/13.

  • On class, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Melbourne, 4/4/13.

  • Happiness, 'Late Night Live', ABC Radio National, 7/3/13.

  • My favourite essays, concerto, poetry, painting and film, 'Books and Arts Daily, ABC Radio National, 1/2/13.

  • Star Trek and philosophy, 'Books and Arts Daily', ABC Radio National, 18/12/12

  • Gardens and philosophy, 'Late Night Live', ABC Radio National, 4/12/12

  • Gardens and philosophy, 'Drive', ABC radio Adelaide, 3/12/12. 

  •                  "                       'Afternoons', ABC radio Perth, 3/12/12. 

  •                  "                       'Drive', ABC radio West Australia, 3/12/12. 

  • Grandparents and babysitting, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 3/12/12

  • Friend or carer?, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 5/11/12.

  • Holiday or charity?, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 15/10/12.

  • School students, employment and dropping out, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 17/9/12.

  • Retirement and stealing jobs from younger workers, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 27/8/12.

  • Real estate committees and the need for pluralism, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 6/8/12.

  • Honesty and job applications, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 30/4/12.

  • Distraction and television, 'Sydney Live', 2GB radio Sydney, 17/4/12.

  • Deception at work, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 2/4/12.

  • ANZAC and Australian identity, 'Sunday Extra', ABC Radio National, 1/4/12.

  • Parents and homework, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 19/3/12.

  • Texting etiquette, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 20/2/12.

  • Martial arts and philosophy, 'The Philosopher's Zone', ABC Radio National, 19/2/12.

  • Piety and vice, 'The Drum', ABC1 TV, 2/2/12.

  • Teen sex and sleeping over, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 30/1/12.

  • The art of the essay, 'Saturday Breakfast', ABC radio Melbourne, 21/1/12.

  • Religious victimhood, 'The Drum', ABC1 TV, 12/1/12.

  • Sartre and slime, 'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 23/10/11.

  • Martial arts and philosophy, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Northern Territory, 10/10/11.

  •                  "                       'Afternoons', ABC radio Brisbane, 23/9/11.

  •                  "                       'Afternoons', ABC radio Brisbane, 22/9/11.

  •                  "                       'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 4/9/11.

  • Distraction and loneliness, 'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 24/7/11.

  •                  "                         'Afternoons', ABC radio Canberra, 21/7/11.

  •                  "                         'Breakfast', 3AW radio Melbourne, 20/7/11.

  • On the meanings of nature, 'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 5/6/11.

  • On the Ultimate Fighting Championship, 'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 10/4/11.

  • Martial arts and philosophy, 'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 6/3/11.

  • The new midlife-crisis, 'Sunday morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 23/1/11.

  •                  "                  'Afternoon Drive', 2UE radio Sydney, 15/1/11.

  • A Jesus-free Christmas, 'Breakfast', 3CR radio Melbourne, 24/12/10.

  • On the Ultimate Fighting Championship, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 16/12/10.

  • Martial arts and philosophy, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 6/12/10.

  •                  "                           'Sunday Morning', ABC radio Melbourne, 21/11/10.

  • Distraction and smartphones, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 25/10/10.

  • Men and domestic cooperation, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 30/9/10.

  • The wisdom of illness, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 27/9/10.

  • Distraction, 'McCauley and Co.', BBC radio Scotland, 2/9/10.

  • Class in Australia, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 30/8/10.

  • Distraction, 'Wax Lyrical', RRR Melbourne, 11/8/10.

  • The value of silence, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 26/7/10.

  • Democracy and the public sphere, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 28/6/10.

  • Men and domestic cooperation, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 25/6/10.

  • Star Trek and philosophy, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 31/5/10.

  • Apple and corporate greed, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Sydney, 21/5/10.

  • Distraction, 'Lunchtime', 4FM Ireland, 11/5/10.

  •          "         'Breakfast', ABC radio Sydney, 30/12/09.

  • On single-sex clubs, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Adelaide, 7/12/09.

  • Unfashionable virtues, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 25/9/09.

  • On home ownership, 'Afternoons', ABC radio Hobart, 18/8/09.

  • Voltaire and Candide, 'The Sunday Show', ABC radio Melbourne, 24/5/09.

  • Martial arts and philosophy, 'Connections', 2CH radio, 17/5/09.

  •                      "                      'Mornings', Capital radio, 24/4/09.

  •                      "                      'Sunrise', Channel 7 TV, 23/4/09.

  •                      "                      'Afternoons', 2UE radio, 22/4/09.

  •                      "                      'Mornings', ABC radio South Coast/Wooloongong NSW (22/4/09).

  • Distraction, 'World View', SBS radio, 18/12/08.

  • The value of regret, 'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 7/11/08.

  • Body image and fashion, 'Hack Half Hour', ABC TV, 20/10/08.

  • Distraction, 'Statewide Drive', ABC radio NSW, 25/9/08.

  •        "           'French Language Show', SBS Radio, 22/9/08.

  •        "           'Statewide Drive', ABC radio VIC, 22/9/08.

  •        "           'Statewide Drive', ABC radio QLD, 19/9/08.

  •        "           'Afternoons', ABC radio Hobart, 12/9/08.

  •        "           'Mornings', ABC radio Alice Springs, 12/9/08.

  •        "           'Life Matters', ABC Radio National, 11/9/08.

  •        "           'Mornings', ABC radio Central Western NSW, 9/9/08.

  •        "           'Mornings', ABC radio Adelaide, 8/8/08.

  • 'The Social Club' (as the 'Footy Philosopher'), SEN radio 1116, fortnightly from 4/07-9/07.

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