Boonta Vista

Boonta Vista

The least consequential news from around the world from the least informed minds in Australia. Andrew, Theo, Lucy and Ben bring you the week's stories that conveniently fit into one of their countless, concerningly specific segments.

Keep up with the latest news from Nature Corner, Paging Dr. Lucy, Planely Speaking, Omens and Portents, The Hole Report and many, many more.

All Episodes

The awful creature known commonly as "the Crazy Frog" is making a comeback. Get this bonus episode for roughly the price of a big cup of coffee a month at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Nov 26

1 min 12 sec

It's an unlocked bonus episode just for you! Don't share it with anyone else! *** Welcome to The Theo Philes! We were wrong about the episode number again. This time Theo and Ben bring you: a plan to empty out the Mediterranean, and the US military's attempt to check out what's happening on Mars without actually sending anyone or anything there. *** Outro: Remote Viewing - Tangerine Dream *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: boontavista.com/merchandise Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Nov 25

1 hr 10 min

This is just to let you know we're doing a live show on January 24th in beautiful Brisbane, Queensland. Tickets here: boontavista.com/tickets

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Nov 22

1 min 32 sec

The Queen is absolutely dead. Additionally: A cryptic missive in Paging Dr Lucy, an Oklahoman Great American Hall of Name, French Johnny English, a silent pervert drone, and new segment 'Mysterious Liquid.' *** Story Mode: www.goodreads.com/book/show/54982960-story-mode *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Nov 18

1 hr 6 min

Cubes, coffin flops, and baby swaps. Get this bonus episode and all 200+ of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Nov 15

1 min 5 sec

Andrew, Theo, and Ben are joined by long-time returning guest and No Cartridge host Trevor Strunk to talk about his new book on the impact of video games on culture, plus: pipe. *** Story Mode: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54982960-story-mode *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Nov 11

1 hr 27 min

See a payphone, say something into a payphone. It's that easy! 1800-317-515.

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Nov 8

4 min 28 sec

Theo, Lucy, and Ben cut the bullshit and get right into: an unfortunate incident at an American high school, Estonia's second 21st-century rat king, buzzards taking over a small town, Theo Sees, and even more Lead Pipe. *** Da Vinki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMnLDhph5Cc *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Nov 4

1 hr 5 min

Andrew, Theo, and Ben are joined by Tom Walker and briefly Demi Lardner to talk about: An escaped donkey finally caught, prevalence of demon-belief in the United States, carpooling in the Fake Taxi, and the works of one Ernest Hemingway. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Oct 31

1 hr 26 min

Recorded live over Twitch, it's our longest ever episode! A truly staggering number of segments here, all in the name of raising money for the Beyond Bricks and Bars project being organised by Flat Out Inc. *** Donate here: boontavista.com/donate Check out Beyond Bricks and Bars here: https://chuffed.org/project/beyond-bricks-bars-tgd-decarceration-project Check out Flat Out Inc here: http://www.flatout.org.au/ *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Oct 21

3 hr 20 min

The people of England are at it again. Hear more about dogging than you maybe want to at patreon.com/BoontaVista, where you can get all 200+ of our bonus episodes.

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Oct 18

2 min 32 sec

It's beat poetry night at Boonta Vista as we bring you: a Kentuckian edition of Great American Hall of Name, a meteor-anticipating psychic dog, a list format Paging Dr Lucy, and The Shipping Report. *** Outro: Left Side Drive - Boards of Canada *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Oct 14

1 hr 14 min

Got him! Got his ass!! Awooooo! Anyway, this is just a taste of the sort of thing you can get on our bonus episodes (read: what you already get, but twice as much.) Check out patreon.com/BoontaVista to find the plan that suits you and your family.

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Oct 10

1 min 45 sec

Keep on looking out for payphones, they're everywhere.

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Oct 8

6 min 10 sec

The terrifying bean crimes of England only seem to be multiplying, plus: A new robot finds itself at the centre of With A lead Pipe, and we open up our world famous mailbag.

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Oct 7

1 hr 11 min

In the free feed for the first time: it's the sleepy time spin-off podcast for when you want something to drift off to. The Campfire Ben Phase is rambling story or similar told by fireside somewhere in beautiful Southeast Queensland. This one is about George and sandwiches and happiness. I used my proper mic this time and it didn't really pick up any of the fire noises, so I'll probably go back to just using my phone next time. *** Outro: Tranquility - Bobby Hutcherson

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Oct 7

40 min 45 sec

One missing fish is a tragedy, one million missing fish is a statistic. This is the exact sort of bonus content that can be yours for an extra hour a week at the low, low price of roughly a big sandwich a month at http://patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Oct 4

1 min 31 sec

See a payphone (they should call them FREEphones now, because they're free)? Give us a call on 1800 317 515 and tell us all about your day. Hope you're having a good one.

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Oct 1

3 min 32 sec

Radio broadcaster, game show host and podcaster Michael Hing joins us to talk about: Making your spooky haunted house just very slightly too spooky, attempting to outcop the cops, and how many snakes is the normal amount to have in your home. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Sep 30

1 hr 13 min

The Gobbledok is a kind of furry cenobite who delights in taking away the one thing you desire most: some chips. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at: patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Sep 27

1 min 59 sec

Andrew, Lucy and Ben introduce everyone's future favourite segment 'With A Lead Pipe,' plus: the battle betwixt bird and drone in the skies of Canberra, and the boundless joy of free prawn crackers. ** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Sep 24

1 hr 9 min

It's another episode of Ben and Theo's spin-off podcast, the Theo Philes. Learn about a plan to empty out the Mediterranean Sea and the US military's 25-year remote viewing program at: patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Sep 20

3 min 56 sec

Theo, Andrew, and Ben select from all the news of the world to bring you: massive chicken litigation, troubling English bean crime, ancient artefacts inside an alligator, building cities out of astronaut blood, and Dutch cops not at all getting their man. *** Outro: Mars Will Never Be Free Until the Sands Run Red With Earther Blood - Barge With An Antenna On It

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Sep 16

1 hr 9 min

I'm not saying that having a giraffe would solve all of my problems but I am saying that it couldn't hurt. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Sep 13

2 min 25 sec

It's Andrew's birthday today so he's off doing whatever an Andrew does. In his absence, Lucy, Theo, and Ben bring you: a very Italian crime, a very barefoot Italian, a series of ironic covid deaths, and a perfectly preserved butthole. ** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Sep 9

1 hr 2 min

Theo, Andrew, and Ben journey into the astral realm to explore: taking raw chicken with you on a domestic flight, warring pet psychics, and mysterious rhinoceros heads. ** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Sep 1

1 hr 3 min

We're all learning something new, every day. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Aug 29

2 min 13 sec

Andrew, Lucy and Theo are joined by returning handsome guest, the one and only musical comedy genius Tom Cardy! Tom's here to talk music, mysterious goo, bone-crushing rollercoasters, expensive scam straws and more. You can stream Tom's new album Artificial Intelligence in all the usual places, but you should buy it on Bandcamp instead! https://tomcardy.bandcamp.com/album/artificial-intelligence Follow Tom on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW7AGm8JSBEEew61dJIgl_A

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Aug 27

1 hr 6 min

For some fucked up reason Americans don't use the handbrake all the time when parking. Go figure. Plus: Great American Hall of Name: Cornhole Edition, The Shipping Report, and a double dose of Nature Corner.

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Aug 19

1 hr 5 min

This week it's a lengthy look at an extremely depressing sex diary and a brief glance at the saddest, horniest genre of Daily Mail headline. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Aug 12

1 hr 23 min

Americans love climbing into zoo enclosures almost as much as they love being drunk at the zoo. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Aug 6

2 min 43 sec

In their special spin-off for learning stuff, Theo and Ben get into the limits of human perception, and the hidden communities of people with bad taste in just about everything. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Aug 3

1 hr 4 min

The Shipping Report... the segment any other podcast would be too cowardly to have because it's not particularly interesting or funny. If you somehow still like this, get this and all of our other bonus episodes at: patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Aug 1

1 min 15 sec

Theo, Andrew, and Ben go deep on: Amsterdam canal deaths, pissing yourself unconscious, Dutch cryptids, and one very special French horse. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Jul 29

1 hr 9 min

An in-depth (lol) discussion about the sexy and mysterious opah fish that washed up on the Oregon coast. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Jul 27

2 min 16 sec

Did you hear the news? Brisbane got the 2032 Olympics! Because it's entirely topical now, here's a bonus episode Ben and Theo recorded back in January 2020 about how they really did not want Brisbane to get the 2032 Olympics. If you like these bonus episodes you can get 'em at patreon.com/BoontaVista. Cheeeers.

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Jul 24

1 hr 18 min

Andrew, Ben and Lucy are joined by the legendary B-Man from the nu-metal scholars at Take A Look Around to discuss the latest Poll Report. We also investigate the strangely supportive world of Retconned reality, and find what happens when you shift into another version of our world, but the only difference is the spelling of one kind of cheese. Find more of Al on the Take A Look Around podcast! All of their important links are here: https://linktr.ee/takealookaroundpod *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Jul 23

1 hr 16 min

Multi-instrumentalist, bon vivant and self-described "daddy of TikTok" Tom Cardy joins us to talk an abundance of bowling balls, a slew of escaped exotic animals, and transitioning away from Samurai films. *** Outro: Have You Checked Your Butthole - Tom Cardy *** You can find Tom's Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/tomycardy You can find the The Feed special Cancelled right here: https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/watch/1900750915599 *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Jul 16

1 hr 24 min

Come on guys, mussels are really, really cool. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Jul 10

3 min 19 sec

A new life awaits you, in the online colonies. In this episode we take a look at the futuristic Earth 2, plus: Queensland cops abusing their powers and losing their guns, French winemakers getting really quite mad at Russia over champagne, and more of Theo Sees. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Jul 9

1 hr 13 min

This week it's: A terrible Guardian article that's maybe about post-pandemic sex, a swan-based life-after-death experience, the debut of Theo Sees, and the amazing names of NASCAR.

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Jul 2

1 hr 3 min

Will history look kindly on us for our treatment of the Dutch? Don't know, don't care! Get this and all our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Jun 26

2 min 25 sec

I'm not proud of what I've done. https://play.acast.com/s/bigsofttitty/ep158-thegreatboontavistanotesheistw-benmcleay

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Jun 24

2 min 46 sec

We introduce a brand new cryptid into the Boonta canon: a giant turtle first spotted in Indiana in 1948, 50 years after it was first spotted in 1898. Go figure. Get this and all of our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Jun 18

2 min 6 sec

Andrew and Ben are joined by writer Brandy Jensen as we reach deep, deep into our newly enlarged mailbag and answer a swathe of relatively normalish relationship questions about drugs, vampires, and noise bands. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Jun 15

1 hr 12 min

A tale of tapir terror, a confusing airport crime, a mysterious black substance pulling scientists out of retirement, and the Shipping Report gets political. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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Jun 10

1 hr 12 min

Congratulations! It's an episode almost entirely about the great scientific minds of our time submerging sea creatures in a tank full of drugs just to see what happens to them. Plus: squids are terrifying.

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Jun 7

1 hr 5 min

You've got to have the mind of a bastard and the heart of a cunt to make it in the cut-throat airport game. Get this and all our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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Jun 6

1 min 34 sec

This week: a college football edition of Great American Hall of Name, some airborne feminism, a cow who can see things beyond our ken, and (you guessed it) the Shipping Report. *** Support our show and get exclusive bonus episodes by subscribing on Patreon: www.patreon.com/BoontaVista *** Email the show at mailbag@boontavista.com! Call in and leave us a question or a message on 1800-317-515 to be answered on the show! *** Twitter: twitter.com/boontavista Website: boontavista.com Merchandise: shop.boontavista.com/ Twitch: twitch.tv/boontavista

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May 30

1 hr 9 min

There comes a time when you have to let your alligator go, whether that's back into the wild or up into the Kingdom of Heaven. Get this and all our other bonus episodes at patreon.com/BoontaVista

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May 28

2 min 26 sec