Episodes
Writer and broadcaster Benjamin Law experiences failure every day. Ben joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about how he felt being published for the first time, copping abuse for his Quarterly Essay and meeting an ABC journalist at the Nude Olympics…while in the nude himself.
Published 07/21/20
Presenter and model Fiona Falkiner rose to fame in her early 20’s as a contestant on The Biggest Loser Australia. Fiona opens up to comedian Greta Lee Jackson about experiencing fame before social media, managing her mental health after The Biggest Loser and learning how to focus on things that truly matter.
Published 07/14/20
Former Labor senator Sam Dastyari accepts that he will fail. Sam sits down with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about power, finding his purpose after leaving the Labor Party and leaving his 30th birthday to help Kevin Rudd’s election campaign.
Published 07/07/20
Broadcaster Ben Fordham doesn’t like to think about failure. Ben catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about accidentally missing court dates, helping the people who listen to his radio show and how he learned to ask for forgiveness rather than permission.
Published 06/30/20
Comedian, actor and presenter Cam Knight’s happiest professional achievement is receiving a five-star review for his comedy show 100 Percenter. Cam catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about quitting alcohol after hitting his lowest point and comparing himself to Osher Günsberg.
Published 05/05/20
Journalist and presenter, Jan Fran, is best known for co-hosting the SBS news & current affairs program The Feed. She catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about her most embarrassing professional fail and being recognised in line to the toilet at a music festival.
Published 04/28/20
Published 04/28/20
Actor and writer Bjorn Stewart has worked on a range of programs for the ABC and short films. Bjorn joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about bringing himself back from the lowest point in his career and what he’d like written in his own eulogy.
Published 04/21/20
Comedian and playwright, Rodney Todd’s proudest achievement is working on the ABC comedy program Tonightly with Tom Ballard. Rodney joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about taking opportunities & setbacks in his stride and why he’s shy about promoting himself.
Published 04/14/20
Actor and writer, Michelle Brasier, is best known for her work in Mad As Hell and her collaborations with comedy group Aunty Donna. Michelle catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about what bravery means to her and learning to ask for help.
Published 04/07/20
Writer and actor Nina Oyama has a really good relationship with failure. She is best known for her roles on Utopia and Tonightly with Tom Ballard and online for her viral tweets. Nina catches up with comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about Twitter fails and why Kitty Flanagan bought her a mattress.
Published 03/31/20
Comedian, actor and author, Matt Okine, isn’t afraid of failing. Since co-presenting triple j Breakfast, Matt is best known for his TV program The Other Guy and his book Being Black ‘n Chicken & Chips. He joins comedian Greta Lee Jackson to talk about embarrassing comedy gigs and why he’s not afraid to fail.
Published 03/24/20
Comedy writer and performer, Penny Greenhalgh, has written and performed in ABC comedy programs, including Tonightly with Tom Ballard, and performed an ice-skating routine at the Enmore Theatre. Penny opens up to comedian Greta Lee Jackson about the time she hit rock bottom and how she brought herself out of it.
Published 03/17/20
Presenter and actor, Julia Zemiro, is best known for her roles hosting RocKwiz, Eurovision and Home Delivery. She opens up to comedian Greta Lee Jackson about unsuccessful auditions and finding purpose outside of work.
Published 03/10/20
Stuntwoman and actor Zoë Bell is known for doing the stunts that other people wouldn’t dream of, in tv shows like Xena: Warrior Princess and films like Kill Bill. Zoë catches up with Comedian Greta Lee Jackson and shares that these big roles didn’t come without a few fails along the way …most notably a fail involving a lampshade and Darryl Hannah’s face.
Published 09/09/18
Actor Lauren Storm shot to stardom as a teen with her role in the film ‘I Love You, Beth Cooper,’ but it turned out that fame wasn’t what she thought it would be. Lauren opens up to comedian Greta Lee Jackson about how fame made her lose who she was for a while and how an acting fail brought her tumbling back down to earth.
Published 09/09/18
Actor, vocalist, musician and comedian Jackie Loeb is a power house! Her performances are a whirlwind that have her audience doubled over in laughter and then in tears. Jackie opens up to Comedian Greta Lee Jackson about all the fails in life that she experienced in order to become the performer, and person, she is today.
Published 09/09/18
Actor, writer and stand up David Collins is best known for The Umbilical Brothers. Although Dave has been performing since the 90s, sometimes he still has to learn the hard way that it can be the right comedy material, but the wrong audience…a lesson host and Comedian Greta Lee Jackson knows only too well!
Published 09/09/18
Author and comedian Rosie Waterland is known for her hilarious and brutally honest memoir about her troubled childhood 'The Anti Cool Girl' and her podcast 'Mum Says My Memoir Is a Lie'. Comedian Greta Lee Jackson catches up with Rosie to chat about the lessons she has learned from the ups and down of her life and career so far.
Published 09/01/18
Comedian, actor and musician Dave Eastgate is an intensely talented guy who gives everything he does 100%, including failing. Dave caught up with Comedian Greta Lee Jackson to shares some of his biggest drug and alcohol fails.
Published 09/01/18
Comedian and filmmaker Dan Ilic is known for his parody work and his controversial Beaconsfield musical. Dan opens up to comedian Greta Lee Jackson about the media storm surrounding the Beaconsfield musical and the importance in believing in your own idea...even when everyone is telling you not to
Published 09/01/18
Radio announcer Tanya Hennessy shot to fame when her self-shot “Realistic Make -Up Tutorial” went viral. Tanya and comedian Greta Lee Jackson caught up to share their career fails and how it ultimately led them to a successful career.
Published 07/11/18
Reality TV star Josie Goldberg is famed for her appearances on Dr.Phil and Farmer Wants a Wife. Once notorious for her spoiled and entitled behaviour. Josie and comedian Greta Lee Jackson chat about how Josie used her Hollywood fails to fuel her revenge and success.
Published 07/11/18
Aaron Gocs is a comedian and online star loved by many, but finding love in the real world has not been as easy. Aaron and comedian Greta Lee Jackson catch up to share their relationship fails and what they’ve learned from them.
Published 07/11/18