Lost Out Back


A podcast about Australia by two unlikely candidates: a geek from the Great White North and a lad from the Emerald Isle.

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Podcasting from Down Under
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2013-06-20 00:30
last episode published
2007-04-29 13:52
publication frequency
13.77 days
John Corry& Kevin Yank author  
Kevin Yank owner  
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LOB028: Listener Feedback Special #2

In another desperate bid for content, John and Kev dip their toes yet again into the tepid pool of your emails and comments. In this episode, find out the answers to these burning questions: Which foreign accents are considered sexy in Australia? Were ...

LOB027: The Tasmanian Tiger

In darkest, deepest Tasmania lurks a secretive creature that may or may not be.  The Tasmanian Tiger is officially extinct.  But many unconfirmed sightings as well as shady photos suggest that it is alive and well.  Join Kevin and John as they venture ...

LOB026: Cricket by Crikey

Invented by the English, Cricket nonetheless is as Australian as you can get. Frankly if you don’t understand this ancient game, you don’t understand Australia. In this episode Kev and John try their best to explain why Australians love Cricket so much...

LOB025: Avoid Mis-Steaks (Talkin’ Strine)

Let it never be said that we forget the essentials here on Lost Out Back! In this episode, John teaches Kev to secure one of the essentials of life in Australia: a tasty meal. Play along at home and see what kind of table service you get in this latest...

LOB024: How to Survive a Shark Attack

It’s no laughing matter folks.  Sharks kill and Australia is surrounded by them.  In this episode you can find out how to survive a shark attack when you’re down under.

LOB023: A Dinkum Aussie Christmas

So, who had the better Christmas? Was it John, who embraced tradition, stayed in and cooked a turkey before curling up by the fire? Or was it Kevin, who set out to experience a dinkum Aussie Christmas: sun, sand and surf? Listen in to this episode and ...

LOB022: Christmas Special

Kev & John are confused.  It’s Christmas time and you’d think they’d be merry.  But no, it’s the weather you see.  Kev & John are used to Christmas with snow, but down under in Aus they’ve sunshine instead.  Join them in the Christmas special o...

LOB021: Cities of Oz

Australia has many more cities than big old Sydney.  There’s the cultural city of Melbourne, the wine guzzling town of Adelaide, bronzed Brisbane, mining mecca Perth, Darwin home of Mick Dundee and last but lest there’s Hobart.  Join Kev and John as th...

LOB020: Shear Aussie Art (Audio)

Get some culture into ya! In the first installment of “Dinkum Aussie Art”, Kevin reveals to John the mysteries hidden within Australia’s most recognized painting, “Shearing the Rams” by Tom Roberts. John has his doubts. To make this episode extra speci...

LOB020: Shear Aussie Art (Video)

This is the video edition of LOB020: Shear Aussie Art.

LOB019: Talk’n Stralian– How to Ask a Woman out on a Date.

It’s the age old question.  A guy meets a pretty lady and he wants to ask her out on a date.  This question is hard enough even in your own language.  But what if it’s not your own language.  What if instead its Australian or ‘Stalian to be more correc...

LOB018: Bikinis at Uluru

What’s the big deal, anyway? Call it Ayers Rock or Uluru, Kevin thinks the big, red rock at the centre of Australia is nothing more than a glorified tourist trap. Having just experienced the magic for himself, John sets out to change his mind. Listen i...

LOB017: The Listener Feedback Special

Hey folks, it’s the listener feedback special of the Lost Out Back podcast. Yes that’s right, Kev & John have run out of material so they’ve decided to read out some of your posts, in the hope that they might be funny. The LOB boys talk of Lara the...

LOB016: Tales from a Broad

The lie must end. Kevin and John have been less than honest with you over the last bit. We’ve been overseas and we haven’t made a new episode in months. Instead we have been playing a series of pre-recorded stuff to cover up our absence. Ha! And you gu...

LOB015: Beach, City, Town and Country

In this episode, John and Kev discuss the four stereotypical types of Australian, the cars they drive and what they all have to do with Kath and Kim. Pictured here is a Holden Commodore Kingswood (the “Town” Australian’s vehicle of choice) decked out i...

LOB014: Jamie Oliver’s Pigs

G’Day, g’day. Welcome to episode 14 of your favourite podcast about Australia, brought to you by two non-Australians. In this week’s episode Kev tells John about the new additions to his family while John tells Kev why he hates Jamie Oliver. Hmm, not m...

LOB013: Russell Crowe’s Pav

G’Day world. This is Australia calling. This week Kev and John have their biggest episode yet. Yeah, I know we keep saying that but really this one is massive. Why? Well we’ve secured our first celebrity interview with none other than Russell Crowe (th...

LOB012: A Croc Of Bananas

Let it never be said that Kev and John shy away from the big issues. This episode, they confront squarely the national crisis that has shaken every Australian household to its very foundation: the Australian banana shortage. Restaurant menus are changi...

LOB011: Matilda’s Wedding

It happens to the best of us. You’re on your way to your wedding anniversary, gift in hand and then you realise. “OMG I live in a Australia so how can I be sure that I got the right gift?” In this episode of Lost Out Back, Kev and John tackle this impo...

LOB010: Beers of Australia

Travel from state to state in Australia, and one of the first things you’ll notice is how the local beer changes… or doesn’t change, as the case may be. This episode, John and Kev find out whether any of the local favourites of Australia’s various stat...

LOB009: Soccer, The Ukrainian& Rum

It’s a big week folks. Australia is in the World Cup and we have a fan in the Ukraine. In this week’s huge episode Kev and John talk about: The Socceroos making it into the World Cup 2006. The massive impact LOB has had in the Ukraine. (Go Ruslana.) Th...

LOB008: Bart vs Australia Commentary

In this special episode, John and Kev sit down to watch Bart vs Australia (The Simpsons season 6, episode 16) and discuss every bit of Australian trivia—both fact and fiction—to be found in the episode. If you happen to have the episode on DVD, put it ...

LOB007: Maps, Bread& Milk

It’s another huge episode folks, heck it’s almost as big as this big brown land we call home. In this episode: Kev get excited about Google Maps, mapping Australia John tells you all you need to know to survive in the desert Talk’n ‘Stralian: John teac...

LOB006: Toast& Vegemite

Vegemite. The iconic Australian salty spread. Listen in as Kev tries it for the first time. In this episode: the sordid history of Vegemite John sings the jingle under protest the (after)taste test Links: The official Vegemite web site make a Vegemite ...


April 25th is ANZAC day in Australia, so Kev thought that he’d tell John all about this important Australian holiday. Background and histroy Funny observations Learn to play “Two Up” (and play along!) So listen in and “come in spinner!”

LOB004: William’s Diesel Bra

Welcome to episode four. This week John and Kevin have got even more amazing stories from Down Under. Kevin goes Bra Shopping John gets High on Diesel Dinkum Aussie History: William Buckley Where do they get them all from? Duration: 30:58

LOB003: Footy& Moonlite

It’s episode three, this week with 90% fewer Australian accent attempts by Kev. My ego can only take so much bashing, people! To make up for it, we have the triumphant return of Dinkum Aussie History. All about AFL/Aussie Rules/Footy Dinkum Aussie Hist...

LOB002: Possums& Noodles

It’s our second show so we’re offically no longer a one hit wonder. In this episode: John talks of possums Kev recounts eating bad noodles Talk’n ‘Stralian: John teaches Kev to talk like they do on the ads. Duration: 27:55

LOB001: Tickets& Vinegar

G’day — it’s our first episode! Kev books a plane ticket like a drongo John learns to shift a bogged van Dinkum Aussie History: The Castle Hill (aka Vinegar Hill) Rebellion Duration: 25:29