Cyprus: 50 years since the invasion – with High Commissioner Antonis Sammoutis
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 06/12/2024

Cyprus: 50 years since the invasion – with High Commissioner Antonis Sammoutis

It’s been 50 years since the invasion of Cyprus, so the boys enlist the help of Cypriot High Commissioner Antonis Sammoutis and Deputy High Commissioner Stavros Nikolaou to talk all things Cyprus. From the circumstances that led to the conflict, to the real-world impact on people and families, this

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
LIVE from The Greek Festival of Sydney, Brighton
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 05/29/2024

LIVE from The Greek Festival of Sydney, Brighton

Ouzo Talk goes live from the Greek Festival of Sydney in Brighton. Over two decades have passed since Brighton Le Sands played host to this iconic event, and with it being right in the boys' backyard it made sense that Ouzo Talk was on hand to talk to people on the ground! Join the boys as they talk

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
Ouzo
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 05/15/2024

Ouzo

After three seasons, the boys finally bite the bullet and dedicate a full episode to Ouzo! With the help of some returning special guests, the boys try an eye-watering 14 different bottles of ouzo in search of their personal favourite drop! The conversation and banter improves with every bottle! Not

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 05/01/2024

Rewind – A Greek Easter

Let's rewind the clock! Join Nick and Tom as they walk you through what it takes to have a very Greek Easter. No single annual event on any Greek family’s calendar comes close to the size and spectacle of this annual religious event. From the special traditions like fasting, baking tsourekia, painti

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
True Crime – Arthur Katsogiannis
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 04/10/2024

True Crime – Arthur Katsogiannis

Former senior NSW Police Officer Arthur Katsogiannis joins Ouzo Talk to discuss all things true crime. Having begun and led strike forces, high profile investigations as well as being A public face for the NSW Police in front of the Australian media, the now retired Arthur isn't short of a story. Fr

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
The Bible, Greece and Christianity
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 03/27/2024

The Bible, Greece and Christianity

How did Christianity make it to Greece? Were there Greeks in The Bible? Did Jesus speak Greek? Why did the Catholics and Orthodox split? These are all important questions answered by Academic and devout Christian, Dr Vassilis Adrahtas as he stops by the Ouzo Talk podcast. In a wide-ranging discussio

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
Admiral Stavridis – Cyprus, Putin & WW3
The Ouzo Talk Podcast on 03/13/2024

Admiral Stavridis – Cyprus, Putin & WW3

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, US Admiral James Stavridis returns to Ouzo Talk with his new book, 2054 in tow. The Admiral discusses his latest effort, as well as answering questions about the future of the Cyprus issue, the US sale of F16s to Turkey and F35s to Greece, Tucker Carlson’s inter

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast
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

T The Ouzo Talk Podcast