Contempt!

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

In this latest episode, the Unexpected duo, Professor James Daybell and Dr Sam Willis uncover the unexpected history of CONTEMPT! Which is all about William McMahon and Australian politics (courtesy of a superstar listener!), the Chicago 7, eighteenth-century rebukes, facial expressions, unrequited love, William Shakespeare and Sir Philip Sidney. Who knew!

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