EPISODES

Our Biggest Announcement Ever!

July 24, 2022

The biggest announcement in the history of this podcast! Byron Cooke, co-host Perri Lee and producer Needy Jack ring in the 100th episode from the state of art podcast booth at Royal Stacks Moorabbin - and drop some massive …

Bonus Episode - Who To Travel With?

July 18, 2022

10 women travelling together for a week?! Surely this can't end well! In this bonus episode, Byron and Perri Lee talk about her upcoming hens trip to Bali with travel expert [and Byron's ex wife!] Crissy Whalin of www.instag…

Can We Talk About It? When Rare Becomes Reality

July 7, 2022

Melbourne Music Photographer Michelle Grace Hunder has recently found herself in a complicated and tricky position. While being very much pro-vaccine, she experienced a rare and ongoing adverse reaction to the Covid jab. A p…

Awkward Red Carpets & The Truth Behind "Celebrity"

June 30, 2022

Byron and Perri Lee discuss the shallow nature of "fame" in a culture seemingly obsessed with the concepts of celebrity and popularity. Byron declares his disgust with the term "VIP", believing that no person should feel les…

Going The Extra Mile For Our Sponsor

June 23, 2022

In this bonus episode, our intern "Needy Jack" is presented with an opportunity to impress our sponsor ROYAL STACKS! Sponsorship of your favourite podcasts is important. The brands that support us allow podcasts like The Byr…

Let's Talk About Sugar Dating

June 20, 2022

"Sugar Dating" is a transactional arrangement where one party (generally older and wealthier) pays the other (who may be in need of financial assistance) for their company. It is considered a mutually beneficial relationship…

Byron's Son & Needy Jack Takeover

June 16, 2022

In this bonus episode, Byron's 14 year old American son Zephyr returns for a third straight episode live from New Orleans [where his Dad is currently staying for a visit] This time it's Zephyr alongside our show intern "Need…

Taking The Leap Into Home Education

June 12, 2022

Most students [and parents] had their first experience with online learning during the pandemic. For varying reasons, many thrived ...while others struggled. In a post-covid world where traditional "bricks and mortar" school…

Long Distance Parenting - Making It Work

June 9, 2022

Byron's 14 year old son Zephyr joins the show from his home in New Orleans where he is currently spending time with his Dad. Perri Lee chats to the guys about how they make their long distance father-son relationship work. Z…

Bonus Episode - Why I Am Happily Single

June 2, 2022

Byron has recently turned the corner in his personal life and shares his positive progress with Perri and Jack in this bonus episode. Perri provides some personal insights [having now been happily single for 18 months] See o…

Homelessness - A Simple Way To Help

May 30, 2022

The Sacred Heart Mission Dining Hall in St Kilda provides hot and nutritious meals to people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage, 365 days a year. Sacred Heart Mission CEO Cathy Humphrey joins Byron in this episode to…

Boyfriend Of Instagram For Hire

May 26, 2022

BONUS EPISODE : DJ Perri Lee and her best friend Robert call in from Perth for a chat while on a holiday together in Perth. Having mastered the role of being a "travelling instagram photographer" for Perri, Byron has decided…

Bonus Episode - Taking The Show On The Road!

May 23, 2022

Byron has a surprise for his American son Zephyr and breaks the news [live on the show] that he's flying to see him in his new home town New Orleans. While Byron is over there, this podcast will be recorded from Zephyrs bedr…

Sooshi Mango's Top 5 Election Issues

May 19, 2022

Comedy superstars Sooshi Mango are set to return to Australian stages this August and September for a special round of encore performances. The much-loved comedy troupe, made up of Joe Salanitri, Carlo Salanitri, and Andrew …

My Cousin Vlad's Top 5 Election Issues

May 16, 2022

My Cousin Vlad's online sketches and videos have earned him a notorious reputation online and in the streets. Inventing new slang words, an All-English clothing swagger, impeccable negotiation skills in Real Estate (his day-…

Ibby Akbar's Top 5 Election Issues

May 12, 2022

Melbourne’s own character comedian and social media sensation, Ibby Akbar is returning to the stage for a very special encore performance on Thursday, 26 May at the Palais Theatre presented by The Hour Group! Ibby has create…

Working From Home Sucks

May 9, 2022

More than 40% of Australian employees work from home regularly, and the trend is here to stay. While working from home offers some advantages, many have come to realise that for a variety of reasons - it sucks! What are the …

Bonus Episode - Our Biggest Supporters : Mother's Day Edition

May 5, 2022

The team is gearing up for Mothers Day, with Perri Lee and Needy Jack making plans to spoil their Mums. What is the day really about? What do Mums REALLY want on the day? This tricky aspect of social media also discussed. Fo…

The Mason Cox Show!?

May 2, 2022

He is a 6'10 Texan who plays AFL, and he is about to launch his OWN podcast. Is Mason Cox ready for this? We find out by throwing him in the deep end as guest host of The Byron Cooke Show This episode was recorded in the pod…

Breaking Down Barriers One Basket At A Time

April 28, 2022

Helping Hoops is an independent charity running free basketball programs for children and young people from underprivileged backgrounds all over Melbourne. On the eve of their major annual fundraising event [the "Charity Sho…

Bonus Episode - The Pros And Cons Of Living Alone

April 25, 2022

For the past year, Byron has been living alone in the Melbourne CBD [as part of a set up that includes the podcast studio for this show] With some recent changes to Perri Lee's living arrangements, she is currently living al…

Anzac Day 2022 - Let's Support Our Veterans

April 21, 2022

Luke Adamson enlisted into the Australian Army in 2007 as a Combat Engineer. He was posted to the 1st Combat Engineer Regiment in Darwin and was deployed on multiple operations in East Timor, Sumatra and Afghanistan. In Afgh…

Bonus Episode - Glamour On The Grid & Byron's Absurd F1 Question

April 14, 2022

The 2022 Australian Formula One Grand Prix just attracted crowds of over 400,000 to Albert Park and our very own DJ Perri Lee was in the absolute thick of it. Perri was there for everything from the "Glamour On The Grid" eve…

Finding Your Deeper Purpose with guest Annabelle Chauncy

April 11, 2022

How many of us could honestly say we know exactly what our deeper purpose in life is? How might you start to go about making a real difference within a community? They are heavy questions, but the answers needn't be overwhel…