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#216: Platty Jubes, Madonna, Top Gun Maverick

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Myf and Zan continue to celebrate Kate Bush’s resurgence into popular consciousness, and rejoice in the discovery of her official website. The iceberg lettuce shortage has us talking leaf, while on the other side of the pond the Platty Jubes is trying to shore up support for the monarchy. Meanwhile the European Union has stepped in to decree that there should only be one charger for all devices (hallelujah), and Julia Garner is set to portray Madonna in a new biopic written and directed by Madge herself. There’s been some other movie news too, some which you may not expect. And we dig in on American sentiment in the turbo Top Gun sequel, and a new documentary on Julian Assange. Show notes: Kate Bush Fish People: https://www.katebush.com/home Lettuce Shortage: https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2022-06-08/lettuce-shortage-continues-and-fruit-and-vegetable-prices-rise/101133906 Platty Jubes: https://apnews.com/article/queen-elizabeth-ii-parades-86a7929425a8a94dd1a14984c7516199 Asst Minister for the Republic: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-06/assistant-minister-for-republic-appointed-will-referendum-follow/101127738 One Phone Charger: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-08/eu-agrees-single-mobile-charging-port-in-blow-to-apple/101133782 Julia Garner as Madonna: https://variety.com/2022/film/news/julia-garner-madonna-biopic-lead-role-1235287260/ Madonna Woman of the Year speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6Xgbh2E0NM&ab_channel=Billboard Beavis & Butthead movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSFAidTOGFU&ab_channel=TrailersReborn Top Gun: Maverick: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSqVVswa420 Ithaka: A Fight to Free Julian Assange: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/ithaka-a-fight-to-free-julian-assange Email us: bangon.podcast@abc.net.au Bang On is an ABC podcast, produced by Double J. It is recorded on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders past and present. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the land where we live, work, and learn.