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Baseballer, Lou Gehrig

baseball 4BC Afternoons: In "Sports Flashback", Rick Mitchell tells Moyd and Loretta about baseballer, Lou Gehrig, who held a 56-year record for most consecutive games and died young.

10 Things we regret

depression 4BC Afternoons: A UK Study has discovered the ten things we regret most in our lives and Professor Wendy Li tells Moyd and Loretta what they are and how to avoid them.

Asimova's three laws

robot 4BC Afternoons: Could robots threaten our own existence? Pete Blasina, the Gadget Guy tells Moyd and Loretta about the robot moral code and Asimov's three laws of robotics.

Crime Corner: Deathbed confession

bed 4BC Afternoons: Crime Corner is back with the story of a deathbed confession that was too late to save the reputation of a radio star. Moyd and Loretta spoke with crime writer, Anthony Dowsley, to hear the story.

Seachange suicide

sea 4BC Afternoons: Why are seachange suicide rates at an all-time high? Moyd and Loretta asked Dr Deborah Wilmoth, Director of Bond University Psychology Clinic about the startling increase in suicides in Queensland

It's never too late to build

gym 4BC Afternoons: Forget the Bingo! Baby Boomers are getting buff. Bernie Russo tells Moyd and Loretta why he started body building.

Puzzle master

puzzle 4BC Afternoons: Geoffrey Rush described puzzle master, David Astle, as the "Sergeant Pepper of cryptic crosswords" and Moyd and Loretta catch up with David about writing puzzles for a living.

Super to pay your bills

older driver 4BC Afternoons: The sick are falling back on their super to pay off medical bills and Moyd and Loretta talk with breast cancer patient, Leonie Havnen, who experienced this first-hand and, Carol Bennett, about this growing trend.

Dain Heer, Being you

aaa 4BC Afternoons: Dain Heer grew up as white kid in the ghettos in America and suffered tremendous abuse. He tells Moyd and Loretta how he turned his life around.

Seniors facing ageism

ageism 4BC Afternoons:Seniors are facing ageism when applying for jobs and Moyd and Loretta caught up with Ken Meredith about his experience and Michael O’Neill, from National seniors Australia.

Brynne Edelsten and Josh Horner

bryne 4BC Afternoons: Josh Horner from a Chorus Line joins Moyd and Loretta in studio with a surprise phone-in guest, Brynne Edelsten. Listen and comment now.

Unboxing the jellyfish

jelly fish 4BC Afternoons: A James Cook University student, Stephanie Chaousis, has made an incredible discovery about the box jellyfish venom. Stephanie, knew she wanted to be a scientist since she was five, tells Moyd and Loretta about her discovery.

Homebirths

baby 4BC Afternoons: Homebirths have increased overseas and Moyd and Loretta ask Hannah Dahlen, Associate Professor of Midwifery at the University of Western Sydney, should the birth of a child go back to the days of the midwife delivering at home.

South Pacific

an2 4BC Afternoons: Gyton Grantley (star of Underbelly) and singer, Christine Anu join Moyd and Loretta in studio, ahead of their roles in South Pacific. Listen now and have your say.

Ita Buttrose, gender stigma

ita 4BC Afternoons: Ita Buttrose joins Moyd and Loretta to debate, in light of David Campese's comment, are there are roles left that are gender specific?

Wynnum Hospital

hospital 4BC Afternoons:Several white knight investors may attempt to save the Wynnum Hospital but Metro South Health tell Moyd and Loretta it is not that simple.

Black power Olympics salute

Black power Olympics salute 4BC Afternoons: Rick Mitchell joins Moyd and Loretta with his “Sports Flashback” and he remembers the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute and the role of Australian silver medallist, Peter Norman in the salute.

Crime corner: arm in the shark

shark-arm 4BC Afternoons: Crime Corner is back and Alan J. Whiticker, author of “Twelve Crimes that Shocked the Nation” joins Moyd and Loretta to talk about the 4.3 metre tiger shark in the Coogee Aquarium that disgorged a human arm.

Bryce Courtenay dead at 79

Bryce Courtenay 4BC Afternoons: Beloved Australian author Bryce Courtenay has died at his Canberra home on Thursday night, surrounded by his family and pets, aged 79.

Call for Brisbane residents to unite

nweb 4BC Afternoons: Jodie Hampson tells Moyd and Loretta about her project calling for Brisbane residents to unite with an online collaborative community that brings neighbourhood together to share trade skills and belongings.

Theatre festival: Last Supper

ross 4BC Afternoons: The World Theatre Festival is coming our way featuring some amazing theatre productions including the Last Supper where guests are served 13 meals requested by prisoners on death row, Moyd and Loretta hear more from Andrew Ross.

David Atkins new role

atkins 4BC Afternoons: Before Tap Dogs and The Boy from Oz, Hot Shoe Shuffle paved the way and David Atkins is back in a new role and production debuting in Brisbane. Atkins tells Moyd and Loretta about the new role.

Kennedy conspiracies

President Kennedy 4BC Afternoons: Today marks anniversary of the 1963 assassination in Dallas of President John F. Kennedy, aged 46. Associate Professor, Brendan O’Connor, joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss the conspiracy theories around his death.

Water costs: unfair?

4BC Afternoons: Should we have water restrictions again 4BC Afternoons: Brisbane residents are being slugged a high price for water as providers rake in huge profits — Natalie Wain, a fighter for fairer water prices joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss. Listen now and join the conversation.

How to: track your iPhone

find-my-iphone 4BC Afternoons: Your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or MacBook contains the technology for you to track it if it's stolen. Find out how with 4BC Technology Guy, Josh Withers, plus he takes your tech support calls. Listen now and join the conversation.

Sporting flashback: Bert Cameron

Bert Cameron 4BC Afternoons: In Rick Mitchell’s sporting flashback, Mitchell tells Moyd and Loretta about 400m sprinter, Bert Cameron, who was unable to run in the Los Angeles Games, but what happened to Bert is stamped on the minds of all who saw the race.

Tony Park in studio

Tony Park 4BC Afternoons: Author, Tony Park, spends six months of every year in Africa where he writes his novels, while camping in national parks. Park joins Moyd and Loretta in studio, where it's much safer, to discuss his new book, Dark Heart.

Growing old authentically

old-young-transformation 4BC Afternoons: When author, Daniel Klein, was told he’d need thousands of dollars of dental work, he decided in his 70s to remain authentic and grow old contentedly. Klein tells Moyd and Loretta how that’s going.

Darren Percival rocks the studio

Percival 4BC Afternoons: You loved him on The Voice, now Darren Percival joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss his new album ‘A Tribute to Ray Charles’ and he performs live in studio. Watch the performance, listen to the interview and join the conversation now.

Derryn Hinch's new book

Derryn Hinch 4BC Afternoons: Australian media's human headline, Derryn Hinch, joins Moyd and Loretta on his new book, A Human Deadline. Listen now and join the conversation.

David Hobson: Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 4BC Afternoons: Moyd and Loretta caught up with tenor, David Hobson about his new album and his role in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the stage show, in 2013. Listen now and join the conversation.

Dear NSW, keep on trying

Queensland Origin 4BC Afternoons: NSW has stolen a State of Origin home game from Queensland next year so Moyd and Loretta took it straight to Sydney and told the Two Murrays what we think about stealing one of our games.

Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune

Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune 4BC Afternoons: Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune are in Brisbane for the stage musical, South Pacific, and join Moyd and Loretta in studio. Listen now and join the conversation.

The local village

OxfordSt 4BC Afternoons: Does the local village still have a purpose? Social analyst David Chalke joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss along with Rosalie Small Business Owner, Vanessa Bennett. Listen now and join the conversation.

The Beatles live project

beatles 4BC Afternoons: You might be able to contribute to Beatles history! Matthew White of the Beatles Live Project tells Moyd and Loretta how you can be involved in the exciting undertaking. Listen now and join the conversation.

Five thousand kilometer journey

Croker Island exodus 4BC Afternoons: Writer and director, Steven McGregor, tells Moyd and Loretta of an incredible 5000 kilometer journey taken by a group of children to escape Japanese bombing. Listen now and join the conversation.

The curse of the lotto

Lotto kidnapping 4BC Afternoons: Crime Corner is back and author of “The Lottery Kidnapping”, Amanda Howard, joins Moyd and Loretta to remember in 1960, when good fortune turned to horror, with the kidnapping and murder of Graeme Thorne.

Gaza: beginners' guide

Gaza 4BC Afternoons: Adel Abdel-Ghafar from the Centre for Arab and Islamic studies provides a beginners’ guide to Gaza tension in the Middle East. Abdel-Ghafar tells Moyd and Loretta how it started, what is happening, why, and can it be fixed?

Fashion designed story

Liz Davenport 4BC Mornings: Liz Davenport joins Moyd and Loretta in studio to discuss her colourful life from being raised on a sheep and wheat farm to becoming one of Australia’s greatest fashion designers. Listen now and join the conversation.

Women wears "idiot" sign

Women forced to hold 4BC Afternoons: A woman is made to wear an idiot sign in the USA but does shaming work as a punishment? Dr Deborah Wilmoth, discusses this with Moyd and Loretta. Listen now and join the conversation.

Ben Elton's new book

Ben Elton 4BC Afternoons: Ben Elton joined Moyd and Loretta to talk about his new book, Two Brothers, set in Nazi Germany and taken from his own family history. Listen now and join the conversation on Ben Elton's "Two Brothers."

School reunions

School 4BC Afternoons: Who were you in high school?’ Moyd and Loretta talk with writer, Alana House at school is about to end for another year and the reunions surface. Listen now and join the conversation with your school reuninion story.

Men in power: sexy?

Petraeus 4BC Afternoons: In light of the Petraeus Affair, Moyd and Loretta asked relationship expert, Bettina Arndt, why are women attracted to men in power and why powerful men risk it all for an affair?

Tech questions answered

Tech segment 4BC Afternoons: Our technology guy, Josh Withers, answers your questions about which tablet to buy, how to close apps on your Apple iPhone, what leeching, seeding and bittorrent is and how to restart your phone.

Finding loved ones in disaster

Red Cross 4BC Afternoons: Imagine being separated from a relative because of war, conflict or disaster. The Red Cross has set up a Tracing Service and Kate Jones will tells Moyd and Loretta how it works.

Stop the coal trains

Coal train 4BC Afternoons: Do you have coal trains passing through your suburbs? Well the number may soon double under the Port of Brisbane's long-term plans. Stop Brisbane Coal Trains spokesperson, John Gordon, shares his concerns with Moyd and Lorretta.

How to live on a boat

Boat 4BC Afternoons: Ever wanted to sail away but didn’t know how to do it? Catherine McGeorge and her family spent 15 years at sea and tells Moyd and Loretta how they managed finances, international borders and perils of the ocean.

How we used to work

Garbage Truck 4BC Afternoons: On a ‘Trip Down Memory Lane’ with Donna Lynch, Moyd and Loretta feature jobs people used to do and Margaret Pellow, a salesperson for Rawleigh’s for 30 years remembers how it was done.

Fifty Shelves of Grey

Fifty Shelves of Grey 4BC Afternoons: When Christina suggested handyman Dave didn’t go home that night, he was thrilled. Comedian and author, Marty Wilson tells Moyd and Loretta forget Fifty Shades of Grey, his version is Fifty Shelves of Grey.

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday 4BC Afternoons: Marketed as 'the sale that stops a nation' - Cyber Monday next week is when local retailers stage a 24-hour online sale. But what will be the impact on bricks and mortar retailers? Listen now and join the conversation.

Indoor skydiving

Inside Skydiving 4BC Afternoons: Would you skydive, if you could do it indoors? Well two former SAS members are hoping to build an 11-metre high vertical wind tunnel, able to have eight skydivers in freefall at one time. Danny Hogan tells Moyd and Loretta his plans.

Emirates A380 troubles

'Emirates staff were running around' (Thumbnail) 4BC Afternoons: Matt Campbell was on board the troubled Emirates plane on Sunday night and tells Moyd and Loretta about his experience. Crisis management expert, Professor Lynne Eagle discussed if it was handled well.

The history of surfing

Surfing 4BC Afternoons: Surfs up! Phil Jarrett joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss a complete history of surf board riding in Australia. Listen now and join the conversation.

The story of life in a cult

Cult 4BC Afternoons: Melbourne woman, Annette Stephens, tells Moyd and Loretta of her experience trapped in a cult, her legal battle with its leader and her fight for justice. Listen now and join the conversation.

Afternoons cuisine

Malaysian Food 4BC Afternoons: Verna Ryan, Loretta’s mum, shares her Heavenly Tart recipe and Masterchef runner-up, Poh Ling Yeow tells Moyd and Loretta that she is on a mission to get Malaysian cuisine on dining tables!

Returning to the ex-wife

Ex-wife 4BC Afternoons: Men are returning to their ex-wives when they are dying. Dr Teresa Cooney discusses this growing phenomenon with Moyd and Loretta.

Dr Ross Walker

Fish oil 4BC Afternoons: Dr Ross Walker discusses with Moyd and Loretta, exercise & the brain, fish oil tablets, and will antibiotics become totally ineffective at fighting in the superbug.

John Curtin Australia's best?

John Curtin 4BC Afternoons: Was John Curtin our best Prime Minster? Roland Perry discusses this with Moyd and Loretta as featured in his new book, Pacific 360. Listen now and join the conversation.

Sport Flashback

4BC Afternoons: Rick Mitchell joins Moyd and Loretta with his “Sport Flashback”. Today, the story of a great betting plunge with Shady Deal also known as Torbrek.

Inheritance advice

Money 4BC Afternoons: Are you about to get an inheritance? Well, stop right there! Brendan Burwood tells Moyd and Loretta some things to be aware of including traps. Listen now and join the conversation.

A haunted hotel

Castle 4BC Afternoons: Have you ever stayed in a haunted hotel? Helen Parker was terrified staying in a haunted Scottish castle and she tells Moyd and Loretta all about it. Listen now and join the conversation.

Calling the cup

Melbourne Cup 4BC Afternoons: Moyd and Loretta talk with Melbourne Cup race caller, Greg Miles, about the challenges of calling today’s cup. Listen now and join the conversation.

Memories for Remebrance Day

Remembrance Day 4BC Afternoons: With Remembrance Day upon us this Sunday, Moyd and Loretta share our listeners’ memories of loved ones who made a contribution. Listen now and join the conversation.

Duran Duran's John Taylor

Duran Duran John Taylor 4BC Afternoons: Eighties super band Duran Duran's bassist, John Taylor, has written his autobiography and tells 4BC Afternoons with Moyd and Loretta about his sex, drugs and rock and roll days on tour with the band.

Matt Preston's recipes

Matt Preston 4BC Afternoons: Super chef, Matt Preston joins Moyd and Loretta in studio to talk about his new book “Matt Preston’s 100 Best Recipes” plus he brings in some real treats from the book.

New mums at risk?

New mum 4BC Afternoons: Are new mums at risk of being sacked with the faltering economy used as an excuse? Qld’s Anti-Discrimination Deputy Commissioner, Neroli Holmes joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss.

Crime Corner: Antony Waterlow

Crime Corner 4BC Afternoons: Crime Corner is back and Moyd and Loretta talk with Pamela Burton about her book the “Waterlow Killings”. It is the story of Antony Waterlow, a man from an affluent family, who killed his sister and father.

Summer jobs

Dreamworld 4BC Afternoons: Hundreds of summer jobs at our theme parks are about to become available, but can we fill them? Megan Reid from Dreamworld tells Moyd and Loretta what is up for grabs.

Diane Cilento's daughter

Diane Cilento 4BC Afternoons: Diane Cilento was probably best known for being married to the original James Bond, Sean Connery, in the 1960s. Now her daughter, Giovanna Volpe joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss her mother’s legacy.

Diners' views on Obama

Obama 4BC Afternoons: Four years ago, Dateline journalist Aaron Lewis visited ‘Tony’s Diner’ in the USA to hear the views on Obama. On the eve of the USA election he tells Moyd and Loretta about his surprise return visit.

Outback survial

Uluru 4BC Afternoons: A station worker has died and another has been found close to death after the pair became stranded in the Simpson Desert. Leading survival expert, Bob Cooper, tells Moyd and Loretta how to ensure this never happens.

Josh Horner's Chorus Line

Josh Horner 4BC Afternoons: You may remember him as a judge on Dancing with the Stars, now Josh Horner returns to the stage in Chorus Line and he joins Moyd and Loretta along with Tony Preece who went through the audition process in the US.

Marie Celeste

Marie Celeste 4BC Afternoons: On this very day in 1872, the Marie Celeste sailed out of New York Harbour and was found a month later with not a soul on board, drifting at sea. Ian Jempson, CEO of the Maritime Museum tells Moyd and Loretta the tale.

Outer space garage sale

Moon 4BC Afternoons: There’s some amazing space gear up for auction including Neil Armstrong’s ‘One Small Step’ Note. Bobby Livingston tells Moyd and Loretta what is on offer. Listen now and join the conversation.

Author, Paullina Simons

Guest 4BC Afternoons: She’s sold 2 million copies of her books and The Bronze Horseman was loved worldwide. Now, Paullina Simons has written a prequel and joins us Moyd and Loretta to talk about her much loved book.

Crime Corner, in the skies

TAA Flight 408 4BC Afternoons: Crime Corner is back and in the skies. Jim Meehan, Chief Custodian from the Trans Australian Airlines Museum tells Moyd and Loretta about TAA Flight 408 — the world's first attempted mid-air hijacking in 1960.

Richard Keil in studio

Jaws Bond 4BC Afternoons: You might remember him as the Towering 7? 2? tall villain called “Jaws” in The Spy Who Loved Me. Well Richard Keil is here for Supanova and joins Moyd and Loretta in studio.

Cricket flashback

Richard Hadlee 4BC Afternoons: Rick Mitchell joins Moyd and Loretta with his “Sporting Flashback” and in keeping with the first test starting today – Rick looks back 17 years ago when the great Richard Hadlee destroyed Australia in the cricket.

A total eclipse of Queensland's heart-land

Total eclipse 4BC Afternoons: Dr Kate Russo chases eclipses around the world and joins Moyd and Loretta to talk about the Total Eclipse next Wednesday. Plus Dr Bill Glassen tells us how to see it safely.