EPISODES

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 - Live From New Orleans & Perth!

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…

Bonus Episode - Byron & Perri Dating Update

April 7, 2022

After hearing our recent episode "The Great Dating App Debate", a listener DM'ed Perri Lee to ask her out. Should she date this wonderful sounding man called Garry? We discuss. Also in this bonus episode, Byron reveals he is…

Majak Daw - Helping Others To Overcome Challenges

April 4, 2022

From AFL stardom to attempting to take his own life, Majak Daw’s is a football story like no other. Born in Sudan, Majak Daw fled to Egypt with his family when he was only eight years old. When they were eventually able to m…

Bonus Episode - The Ex Files : Social Media Etiquette

March 31, 2022

What's the go with when it comes to break ups and social media? Byron lost a mate this week over what he considered to be a "bro code breach" on instagram involving his ex-girlfriend. Is he over-thinking it? Or if you were h…

Why Can't I Sleep Properly?

March 29, 2022

Byron calls on sleep expert and behaviour coach Nicole Shallow this week to help him work out why is sleeping so badly. Nicole also answers questions sent in from the Byron Cooke Show community via instagram. Turns out it's …

Bonus Episode - Post Lockdown Social Anxiety Is Real

March 24, 2022

Show producer / intern "Needy Jack" is back after camping out for 4 days at a regional music festival. In the lead up, many of the mates in his group were quite overwhelmed by the thought of socialising and being in big crow…

The Great Dating App Debate

March 21, 2022

Perri Lee believes dating apps are a scam and dating columnist Jana Hocking strongly disagrees. In this episode, Perri raises her many concerns when it comes to popular apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge. These include their…

Are You A Crazy Indoor Plant Person?

March 15, 2022

With millennials now leading the houseplant trend, the popularity of indoor plants has taken off. Recent lockdowns were also a major driver of this boom. Many have become borderline obsessed with their ever expanding plant c…

Bonus Episode - Needy Jack Interviews A-List Celebs

March 10, 2022

Bonus Episode : With absolutely ZERO warning, our show's intern "Needy Jack" is forced to interview big name celebrities at a high profile media event. Byron and Perri Lee decide that the Royal Stacks x Hour Group store open…

How To Be A Good LGBTQIA+ Ally

March 7, 2022

2-3 young people every week are ending their lives due to bullying. Unfortunately members of the LBGTQIA+ community are at higher risk. A staggering 66% of Australian LGBTQIA+ youth experience bullying or harassment based up…

Bonus Episode - How To Handle Haters

March 3, 2022

For the first time since joining The Byron Cooke Show, Perri Lee received some negative comments on instagram this week. Negative comments are not new to Perri, but have previously related to her work as a pharmacist or DJ. …

Podcasting From Inside A Mortuary

Feb. 28, 2022

You won't hear many conversations about funerals in the mainstream. So when a leading industry figure approached this podcast asking us to cover the topic, we decided to go for it. In this episode, Byron spends the day insid…