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Things You Can't Talk About on TV

Compulsive Listening About Your (Sometimes) Repulsive Body
Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
4.7 out of 5 stars (228 ratings)

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Things You Can’t Talk About On TV discusses embarrassing medical issues... in detail. Intimate, hilarious, descriptive yet completely factual detail.

GP Dr Ginni Mansberg and over-sharing journalist Shelly Horton want to remove the shame and secrecy around taboo health topics. They discuss the health questions you just don't want clogging up your internet search history, and use the latest medical research and expert knowledge to get you the answers. Even when they're not the answers you want.

From farts to strange smells, curious discharges to weird sex questions, Dr Ginni Mansberg and Shelly Horton discuss medical issues that would make a middle-aged male breakfast TV host blush.

The following podcast is rated F for frank, funky, and factual. It is not for the faint-hearted. We suggest you don’t play this with kids in the car unless you’re ready for some really awkward conversations.

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Haven't stoped laughing. it's gone viral

Wow wow wow. super funny cried laughing. we need more of this stuff. A well received bit of light relief. John

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Shelly Horton failed all of us

Disappointing to hear a middle aged woman going "yuck" and "spew" about male genitalia, female genitalia and the fluids that come out of them. Good info from Dr Ginni Mansberg drowned by Horton reacting like an ignorant teen from the 1970s. Not amusing. Sadly some young women and young men may think Horton's reactions are the way to go.

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Funny and interesting

Omg really enjoyed the Travel episode how can something be so funny and interesting at the same time. With each episode a different subject this series really is ideal. These two keep it honest and real Love it

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Hilarious, addictive, and a MUST listen to

HILARIOUS AND SUPER ADDICTIVE. Definitely not short on the shock factor! This is truly full of all of the stuff we secretly want to know but are too afraid to ask. Dr Ginni and Shelly (both incredible women individually) together a match made in heaven on this podcast - completely unafraid to go where Television won’t and it’s so worth it! This is a MUST listen to, and can’t wait to hear more!

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Funny and smart

Who knew there was so much research on farts? I had many LOL moments and learned a lot too. The chemistry between Dr Ginni and Shelly is excellent. It's obvious they are good friends. It's 2020 so I think it's time to get rid of taboo subjects especially when it comes to health. Well done. Bring on season two ASAP.

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Hilarious and informative

Funny, cringey and totally fascinating. Can't wait for Season 2. The girls are fantastic together.

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Love Ginni and Shelly!

This was such a fun podcast. It is indeed super-gross and sometimes a bit much, but I love that it was based on science but also the real-life anecdotes. Shelly was hilarious - I love how willing she is to go there!

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Fabulous!

I laughed out loud during every episode. Shelly and Ginny are hilarious. They have such a great rapport. They taught me more about farts and other embarrassing bodily functions than I ever thought I needed to know. Bring on season 2!

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Exactly what we SHOULD be talking about!

Informative and entertaining- this podcast is unlike any other I've listened to. The chemistry between Dr Ginni and Shelly is AMAZING- even if the topics aren't for you, every episode will have you laughing out loud (and isn't that the medicine). Just wish there was more content like this- honest but not taking itself too seriously. Love. Love. Love!

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Funny, interesting and smart!!!

This is SO SO good! I laughed till I cried and also learnt a hell of a lot too! Shelly and Ginni are a perfect combo and love all the other people and experts that get brought in to speak too, and the real stories and examples, it's so witty!

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  • 27-04-2020

Two middle aged women with the a bad case of the giggles

I thought this was going to be a serious subject. I was ready to be educated - Instead, what you get is two middle aged women acting like teenagers, giggling at vaginal discharge and smelly farts. I wouldn’t have minded, but when a medical doctor uses Google and Wikipedia as her research tool, it begs the question - what’s happened to our scientific profession? Too many women are little girls and too many men are little boys. Can’t wait for the second series (not). Grow up please!

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  • 18-04-2020

These women are idiots.

I must be too old for this. This is 2 middle aged women pretending to be hip and cool and up with the young folk. Utterly tedious.

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  • 10-03-2020

Hilarious!!

absolutely fantastically disgusting... I laughed, gagged and choked on my coffee!! just don't eat whilst listening!

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  • Ivor Williams
  • 26-05-2020

worst audible so far

This podcast was not particularly funny or informative. Infantile. Cannot imagine that this is typical Aussie humour

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  • 15-08-2020

Very disappointing

I expected to hear a discussion between two grownups instead I heard a couple of adolescents on the top deck of a bus annoying the grown-ups by "Farting" loudly and constantly.

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  • Ms. V. R. K. Houghton
  • 23-03-2020

Made me smile

Interesting, fun, relaxed & informative. Great for an easy listen and not with the kids or anyone squemish to discussing bodily functions

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  • 17-03-2020

The content was light and easy to understand

If you have any curious with anything that bizarre to discuss about, listen to this podcast can help you in some ways. 😂

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  • James Thomson
  • 13-10-2020

This is oddly fascinating

The two ladies who host this show have such easy chemistry and a down to earth approach that they make this a breeze to listen to. They spend their time tackling some of the questions you didn’t know you want answered. I would heartily recommend you give it a bash and can only dream of the topics they will cover in the next season.

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  • 02-10-2020

Docots order

These young ladies are great every episode is funny and knowledgeable. Can't wait for the next series.

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  • blacktormaline
  • 29-09-2020

A fun romp through the hilarious things bodies do

A wonderfully fun romp through all the terrible and hilarious things that bodies do. The ladies are a proper hoot and their friendship glows as they hilariously tread their way through the (sometimes literal) turds that is the subject matter. Greatly recommended.