Silia Kapsis – Eurovision 2024
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 02/28/2024

Silia Kapsis – Eurovision 2024

2024 Eurovision contestant and rising star, Silia Kapsis, joins Tom and Nick to talk about representing Cyprus at this year's competition in Sweden! At just 17 years of age, Australian-born Kapsis enters the world-renowned song-contest with the support of three nations behind her in the form of Cypr

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Epirus – Mullets, Pites & Klarina
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 02/14/2024

Epirus – Mullets, Pites & Klarina

From fierce warriors and freedom fighters sporting mullets, to the amazing flavours of the region, Ouzo Talk journeys to the rugged and historic region of Epirus with the help of special guest host, historian, Panayiotis Diamadis. Join the boys as they delve into the mystical landscapes, ancient tra

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Are You Even Greek?
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 01/31/2024

Are You Even Greek?

Tom and Nick sit down with Kristina, the creative mind behind the hugely popular Instagram page; Are You Even Greek? By blending humour with tradition and nuance, the page has become a hub for celebrating Greek identity with viral memes, short history lessons, videos and more that people share with

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Nick Giannopoulos
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 01/17/2024

Nick Giannopoulos

The Wog Boy himself, Nick Giannopoulos, joins Tom and Nick to help kick off season 3 of Ouzo Talk! From the iconic comedies like Wogs Out of Work and Acropolis Now, to the phenomenon of the Wog Boy films, Nick's work holds an important place in the psyche of the Greek diaspora experience in Australi

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 12/13/2023

Season 2 Finale: Artist Caroline Rovithi

Greek conceptual artists, Caroline Rovithi, joins Tom and Nick for our season two finale, and 50th episode of the podcast! Famed for creating colour-splashed, graphic pop art-inspired pieces with Greece as her main source of inspiration, Caroline inspires the boys with her story and her way incredib

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 11/29/2023

Ambassador to Greece Alison Duncan

New Australian Ambassador to Greece, Her Excellency Alison Duncan, joins Ouzo Talk to discuss her new role in Athens. Alison talks all things Greek and Australia, including the most common things the Australian Embassy in Athens helps citizens with. From lost passports and the importance of travel i

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 11/15/2023

Professor Paul Cartledge – Ancient Greece

Legendary Historian, Professor Paul Cartledge, joins Ouzo Talk for a personal lecture on the Ancient Greeks. When it comes to experts, few come close to the A.G. Leventis Senior Research Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, and A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the Faculty of Classics. Add

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 11/01/2023

Basile Katsikis

Legendary Greek-American actor, writer and standup comedian, Basile, couldn't resist the chance to have a drink with Tom and Nick in The Distillery – despite having only just gotten off a plane! Back on Australian shores for his 'Blame it on the Greek' World Tour, Basile is ready and raring to go a

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 10/18/2023

AEK & Greece Goalkeeper Spiros Economopoulos

It’s ‘Mr Protathlima’ himself!! Legendary former AEK and Greece goalkeeper, Spiros Economopoulos, joins the boys in The Distillery to talk football! From playing cricket in Sydney as a child, to moving to Greece where he would discover his aptitude for playing in-goal, Spiro would experience a meteo

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 10/04/2023

Tony Nikolakopoulos – Actor, Writer, Director

Actor, writer, director and producer Tony Nikolakopoulos joins Tom and Nick in The Distillery to talk about his amazing body of work, including his upcoming show with George Kapiniaris, 'Life of Byron'. From Blue Heelers and Seachange, to Wannabes and The Wog Boy, Tony has been a mainstay of Austral

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 09/20/2023

Olympic Airways

Ouzo Talk salutes Greece’s iconic national airline; Olympic Airways. From secret FBI investigations into owner, Aristotle Onassis, to conspiracy theories around the death of his son Alexandros Onassis in a plane crash, this is the story of a Greek icon like you've never heard it before. With author

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 09/06/2023

Ouzo Talk does Greek Summer

The boys are back! After speaking about going to Greece together for years, Tom and Nick finally met up in Greece for the very first time, and true to form, there are plenty of stories to share. From Athens to Igoumenitsa, and Corfu to Ithaca and everywhere in between, the boys return to The Distill

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 07/12/2023

The Greek Genocide – from the Minoans to the Pontians, with Panayiotis Diamadis

What do the Minoans, Hagia Sophia, the Pontians, ‘Baboula’, the Ottomans and the croissant all have in common? Not much on face value, but they all unwittingly play a role in a millennia-long journey that leads directly to the event we know as the Greek Genocide. Dr Panayiotis Diamadis has been the

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 06/28/2023

The Greek diaspora through the lens of Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski

Photographer, Effy Alexakis, and historian, Leonard Janiszewski, have in many ways become the dynamic duo of documenting the experience of the Greek diaspora both in Australia and abroad. With Effy's camera capturing moments and Leonard providing the historical context, the pair have managed to crea

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 06/14/2023

Cypriot Smurf

Peter Kypri – aka Cypriot Smurf – joins Tom and Nick in The Distillery during his recent Australian standup tour! Since 2015, chances are that one of Peter's viral videos using his alter ego; Souvlakis, have popped up in your social media feed, as he celebrates and takes the piss out of his unique C

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 05/31/2023

Larry Papadopoulos & Peter Manesis – exercise, training & coaching

Former fighters Larry Papadopoulos and Peter Manesis have come a long way since their respective times in the professional wrestling and boxing rings. Since retiring from their sports, the proud Greek-Australians have used their skills and knowledge to shape both the next generation of kids, as well

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 05/17/2023

The Greek Holocaust with Dr Leon Saltiel

The city of Thessaloniki may be known as one of Greece's most scenic, waterfront cities, but go back to WWII, and it played stage to the deportation of thousands of local Greek Jews to places like Auschwitz, where the majority would ultimately lose their lives. Author, historian, Director of Diploma

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 05/03/2023

George 'Ferocious' Kambosos

World Champion boxer, George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos drops by The Distillery to talk to Tom and Nick as he prepares to mount a fresh assault on the boxing world to reclaim the lightweight World Championship. By his own admission, Kambosos has been quiet since losing his five belts to Devin Haney. But d

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 04/19/2023

The Gyros Queen

What makes the perfect gyro? Do you have mustard, mayo, or ‘saltsa’ on yours, or is that all sacrilege? One thing’s for sure, everyone’s an expert when it comes to Greece’s most recognisable street food… but not like Kelly Roditis – AKA The Gyros Queen. What started as a simple joke by the Greek-bo

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 04/05/2023

The Chosen's George Xanthis

He may keep on-screen company with some of the holiest figures in Christianity, but Greek-Australian actor, George Xanthis from 'The Chosen', joins the ranks of the laity in the latest episode of Ouzo Talk. Playing the Apostle John on the acclaimed series (season one now available on Netflix), Xanth

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 03/22/2023

Peter Economides – Rebranding Greece

Legendary brand strategist, Peter Economides, stops by Ouzo Talk to talk all things brand with Tom and Nick! From his beginnings growing up in a Greek family in South Africa, to scaling the heights of brand, marketing and advertising, Peter is one of Greece’s – and the diaspora’s – great minds. Fame

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 03/08/2023

George Paxinos – the Greek who mapped the human brain

He has identified and named more areas of the brain than anyone in history. His book; ‘The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates’ is the most cited in neuroscience, and the third most cited science book of all time. Now, famed Neuroscientist and Greek, George Paxinos, joins Tom and Nick in the Distil

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 02/22/2023

NATO Supreme Allied Commander – Admiral James Stavridis USA

Former NATO chief, Admiral James Stavridis, joins Tom and Nick for an important discussion about the current state of the world, including tensions between Greece and Turkey (Turkyie), Russia and Ukraine, as well as the USA and China,. Having led the NATO Alliance with responsibility for Afghanistan

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The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 02/08/2023

Defying the British Museum to scan the Parthenon Marbles

They asked for permission. Permission was denied... but they did it anyway. That’s the predicament that Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Digital Archaeology, Roger Michel, and Director of Technology, Alexy Karenowska found themselves in during 2022. Believing strongly that the Bri

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