What just happened, and what’s coming up next…
Wednesday 18 August: Level 4 Lockdown!!!
Bugger. A bunch of lovely gigs (WORD Festival in Christchurch, comedy shows at the Classic, a fundraiser for The Aunties…) were scheduled for August/September but are now not going ahead. Though -whoop! – it does look like WORD Festival could be back on its feet later in the year, and I really will get to host the Gala Opening and facilitate a session on “Her Say” for The Aunties. Meanwhile, I am doing some writing, and washing my hands…
On RNZ National (101.4FM)
Friday 6 August: “The Week That Was” – Michele joins Te Radar to talk about the week’s news (the stuff you might have missed and wish you hadn’t) with Kathryn Ryan from 11.45am.
Friday 13 August: “The Panel” with Wallace Chapman. The day’s issues discussed with panellists (that’s Michele) and expert guests (not her) from 3.45pm to 5pm.
Friday 8 October: “The Week That Was” – Michele joins Te Radar to talk about the week’s news (the stuff you might have missed and wish you hadn’t) with Kathryn Ryan from 11.45am.
“On The Rag” Podcast
We’ve taken a hiatus for now, but you can hear all the archives here.
From the archives – way back in February 2016, I spent a week reading my book out loud on RNZ National. The links to each episode are here.
Sunday 9 May 2021: NZ Comedy Gala on TV2 at 8.30pm – Michele joins a star-studded lineup of Aotearoa’s best comedians in this celebration of the NZ Comedy Festival. Watch it here: Michele A’Court – NZ Comedy Gala 2021
Wednesday 9 June 2021: “The Project” on Three – Michele takes the 4th Chair alongside Kanoa Lloyd, Jesse Mulligan and Jeremy Corbett at 7pm.
Thursday 16 September 2021: “7Days” on Three – 8.30pm: Michele joins the 7Days team to discuss news from the last week. With Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood and Paul Ego.
“On The Rag” – Webseries 2020
Dust off your jade eggs and crank the salt lamp, feminist webseries On the Rag is back for a second season and where better to start than with the murky, exhausting world of wellness? Join hosts Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden as they explore the tyranny of the morning routine, the myths and misinformation about what you should put inside your body and what “wellness” really means amongst the chaos and uncertainty of 2020.
On The Rag: The murky world of wellness and influencers
And right here is possibly my favourite episode for 2020 on Imposter Syndrome. It features extraordinary women who battle the idea that they are not good enough – people like Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Siouxsie Wiles and Dame Patsy Reddy. On The Rag: What is imposter syndrome and how do we destroy it?
And from the back catalogue…
“On The Rag” – Webseries 2019
Funded by NZ On Air, the Spinoff produced our “On The Rag” webseries in 2019. Production for 2020 is paused due to Covid-19 (back soon!) but you can catch up on previous episodes by diving in here.
“Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter”
Michele’s first bestselling book covering all the things you should remember to tell your daughter (and your son) before they leave home. Published by Harper Collins in 2015. Find out about it here.
“How We Met – the ways great love begins”
Michele’s critically acclaimed collection of true life love stories woven together with fascinating insights into brain science. Published by Harper Collins in 2018. Find out about it here.
“Michele’s Musings”: Michele’s weekly column in The NZ Woman’s Weekly – available in all good bookstores and also right there at the supermarket checkout.