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'Let them walk out with you tonight'

'Goodbye my dear, dear world of a father'

NEW PODCAST EPISODE #48 — 'Winning together', Brendan Gale and the speech that changed Richmond

Australian dream, Twitter nightmare

'Make the stuff you want to make now!'

'Blow your mummas a kiss!' Footy Mum Julie McCreery's magnificent pre-game address

Margaret Edson's masterpiece for teachers — Happy National Teachers Day

Colin Hay's flawless acceptance speech and Sydney Olympics story, APRA Awards, 2023

[ARCHIVE] 'He is all of them, and he is one of us' — Paul Keating's Eulogy to the Unknown Soldier, 1993

The Dame is dead

'In the name of God, go!'

'In FDR there died the greatest American friend we have ever known'

Join me on Notes

[CROSS-POST] Easter Dog, Lazarus Dog

NEW PODCAST EPISODE #47 — Andrew Rule on his eulogy for Les Carlyon

'To tame the savageness of man' — Robert Kennedy's speech on the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

'I shall not seek, and I shall not accept, another term' — President Johnson's address to the nation, 1968

'Ta-ra girl, I'll see you on life's highway' — Paul O'Grady's eulogy for Cilla Black

The funniest man in sports

Vale Ron Joseph

'See me as a human being, not a birth defect"

'Today, I weep for my country' — Robert Byrd's Senate floor speech, 19th March 2003

'I am your warrior, I am your justice, I am your retribution'

NEW PODCAST EPISODE #46 — You daughters of freedom!

Great speeches by women, decade by decade 1970-2023 — Part 2

Great speeches by women, decade by decade 1910-1970 — Part 1

'Some folk will be uncomfortable with the graphic language that I am about to use'

NEW PODCAST EPISODE #45 — 'No, Tony, I did not write the Misogyny speech'

'Produce your voice, Mr Hughes!'

Ameca and The King's Speech

'You don't have to fit in'

Speakola stats — 5 most watched speeches of the week

Love hurts — 'In 1933 I was ten years old'

'We say sorry' — The Apology to The Stolen Generations

"I therefore place the remaining years of my life in your hands" — Mandela's speech on leaving prison, 1990

NEW PODCAST EPISODE #44 — 'Solomon in a singlet'

'Together at last, thank God almighty, together at last!'

'I'm not voting for Barack Obama because he's black ...'

'Thirteen days ago my Dad’s big, beautiful, generous heart suddenly stopped beating'

'When we meet again, we're going on a beer run' — Jimmy Fallon's tribute to Kobe Bryant

'Is this not slavery?' — Jack Patten's opening address to Day of Mourning protests, 1938

'Dean asked me if I'd do a little Shakespeare'

Good-bye Jacinda

Take care of yo' chicken

President Reagan's farewell address — the speechwriting hits of Peggy Noonan

We must dig in and get through to tea — Michael Clarke's eulogy for Phillip Hughes