Tony Martin’s SIZZLETOWN

Tony Martin’s SIZZLETOWN Podcast

Winner of 'Best Comedy' and 'Outstanding Production' at the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards. Welcome to SIZZLETOWN, the world’s first late-night call-in podcast, hosted by comedian and broadcaster Tony Martin, with Matt Dower on the Pots n Pans. (Sensitive listeners should note that Tony has done his best to ensure the podcast is free of problematic content.) WARNING: Problematic content.

Ep 40: Unplugged Goes Bananas
WARNING: If you’re looking for our season finale, it’s the one before this – Ep 39. This is the last in our series of ‘unplugged’ episodes. No callers, songs or strange noises, just Tony prattling on about movies from 1983, and reading his story ‘In a Tree’....

Ep 39: Logic’s Doin’ Wheelies
In the supersized 2019 season finale, all our favourite callers and guests are on board, along with Damian Cowell’s Disco Machine, a Pete Smith cameo, and, of course, Tony and Matt have done a song....

Ep 38: Unplugged Goes to Monte Carlo
WARNING: Another bonus ‘unplugged’ episode with none of the usual carry-on. Instead, Tony recalls every movie he saw in 1982, and reads his story ‘Optimus Schmoptimus’....


Ep 37: The Tradie’s Mate
The Pikelet Man has been on ‘Computer Box’, Simon Haight is mad for ‘ScoMo’, Reg Tankwater is fed up with ‘Greta bloody Thunberg’, and Dave Clacton reports from ‘Barry Dickbag’s Metalfest’....

Ep 36: Unplugged Rides Again
WARNING: Another one of these ‘unplugged’ episodes. No callers, just Tony crapping on about every movie he saw in 1981, and reading his story ‘Irresponsible Journalism’....

Ep 35: Clodpoles
There’s trouble at Podworx, Dion is back in custody, ‘Shane Magazines’ has a new name, Ian Teale has a keen eye, and Colin Holcroft returns from Sexyland....


Ep 34: Unplugged
WARNING: Not a proper episode of ‘Sizzletown’, which has now gone monthly. Just Tony rambling on about movies, and reading his story ‘The Dark Knight Triumphant in Classic Cooney Farce’....

Ep 33: Danglemouse
The Pikelet Man pitches a ‘moving picture’, Fisher Stevens (not that one) is working with ‘Chinese interests’, and Tony makes yet another call to William Friedkin, director of ‘The Exorcist’....

Ep 32: A Bigger Gulp
Dion & Higgins are ‘Gongside’, Niles helps his neighbour with a drug problem, and Tony calls Peter Meager to find out why he got the boot from the MTC....


Ep 31: Slightly Different
Conrad has a win, Neil has a find, Heathcote Shiraz has the identity of the lift bomber, and Tony has to call Bryan Lyons back, due to popular, if misguided, demand....

Ep 30: Gravy Loaded
Dion is pursued by cops at Wodonga Maccas, The Pikelet Man tips a bucket on his internet rivals, and Dave Clacton unveils an offensive new concept at The Busted Nut....

Ep 29: Gender Fluid
Colin Holcroft has a new leisure destination, 'Shane Door' has a new name, Giles Baratheon has a new ending for ‘Game of Thrones’, and Simon Haight has a new hero....


Ep 28: Golden Wonder
Dion and Higgins embark on a road trip, Harold Bitumen has news of another financial opportunity, and someone is re-editing Pauline Hanson’s interviews....

Ep 27: Inadequate Sentencing
The Pikelet Man is unimpressed by the cat from ‘Pet Sematary’, Conrad considers going on ‘MAFS’, and Dick Roundabout has a new office in a poorly chosen location....

Ep 26: Ghostfist
Dave Clacton puts his tax problems behind him, Ian Teale has a thing about keys, and Tony makes another call to William Friedkin, director of ‘The Exorcist’....


Ep 25: St. Bogan
Dion has gone ‘fully crypto’, Rodney Pyles attempts to explain ‘On the Buses’, and Tony calls a restaurateur who’s fed up with his own customers....

Ep 24: Local Galoots
Niles Nyquist has a gang problem, Barry Football apologises for his latest sex video, and Tony hosts an episode of ‘Escape From the City’....

Ep 23: Crisps
The manager of Spotify is still confused, Dion is low on ideas, and Tony again consults conservative commentator Simon Haight....


Ep 22: Clacton’s Folly
Colin Holcroft visits Windscreen World, The Pikelet Man issues a warning, and Tony tracks down one half of nineties radio superduo Tum & Phul....

Ep 21: A Legal Mix of Menthol and Sugar
Dion has the good news about global warming, Barry Football apologises again, and Tony talks to Oscar-nominee Willem Dafoe about his long career....

Ep 20: The Podcast That Goes Wrong
Conrad has undertaken a dangerous challenge, ‘Shane Curtains’ has a new name, and Tony speaks to Peter Meager about his bold vision for Australian theatre....


Ep 19: Bento Box
In the first show for 2019, Niles and Dion have news, The Pikelet Man has a new enemy, and Matt has a much wider range of sound effects....

Ep 18: Hey Matty!
Dion, Dave Clacton and The Pikelet Man are all on board for the 2018 season finale, and yes, Tony and Matt have done a song....

Ep 17: Dub Version
Niles Nyquist is on the lookout for African gangs, ‘Shane Table’ has a new name, and Tony gets a bollocking from the Podcast Diversity Council’s David Smallwood....


Ep 16: Nut Butter Express
Conrad is attempting to capitalise on his ‘fame’, Dion is under house arrest, and Tony again calls William Friedkin, director of 'The Exorcist'....

Ep 15: Inappropriate Developments
The Pikelet Man calls the police, Barry Football apologises, and Tony is drawn into legal matters involving both Dion and Colin Holcroft....

Ep 14: Tongs for the Squeamish
Dave Clacton goes ‘femmo’, Matt does a dodgy dolphin deal, and Tony talks to Jason Statham about his follow-up to ‘The Meg’....


Ep 13: Nightbird
The Pikelet Man is hungry, Dion is returning to court, Colin Holcroft talks immigration, and Tony convinces David Lynch to create an ad for the show....

Ep 12: Sketch Happens
Niles Nyquist calls back, Theo has forgotten his topic, and Tony talks to conservative commentator Simon Haight....

Ep 11: Crapp’s Last Tape
Dion reveals his latest money-making scheme, everyone wants ‘feedback’, and Tony again calls publishing industry guru Peter Meager....


Ep 10: A Lowering Cloud Over the Stalls
Conrad isn’t happy, ‘Shane Couch’ has a new name, The Pikelet Man has many enemies, and Tony talks to snooker commentator Les Cleary....

Ep 9: Waiting for Carbo
Dion poses as a ‘Docklands entrepreneur’, it’s Matt versus the Volcano, and Tony calls Jack Nicholson to find out why he’s emerging from retirement....

Ep 8: The Pikelet Man
Dave Clacton and Colin Holcroft are back, Matt perfects the Cat Translator, and Tony serenades 2018’s most notorious Australian....


Ep 7: Nanobots!
Reg from Eaglemont phones in, Dion floats several new ideas, and Tony again calls master filmmaker William Friedkin....

Ep 6: This is Ashburton
An episode beset with dolphin trouble. Niles has been ‘in the studio’, and Tony talks to one of the stars of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001’....

Ep 5: Possum Bother
The recording is hampered by possums, Dion and Dave Clacton phone in, and Tony calls David Bowie’s brother....


Ep 4: Funnels
Recording the show in a parked car proves to be misguided, Conrad is back, and Tony calls the production office of ‘The Doctor Blake Mysteries’....

Ep 3: Previously on Harrow
A rooftop broadcast adds very little, Dion has ‘issues pending’, and Tony calls Jason Statham to try to get him to say ‘Megalodon’....

Ep 2: Bathmat Warehouse
Shifting locations does nothing to improve the quality of the callers. Tony attempts to class things up by calling the editor of the Australian Review of Books, Peter Meager....


Ep 1: What’s It Gonna Be?
The first batch of callers seem genuinely confused by the show, and who can blame them? Tony attempts to salvage things by calling legendary film director William Friedkin....