“It wasn’t just the dawn raids. It was police pulling you over just to search your bag. It’s teachers talking to you differently. It’s the guidance counsellor telling you to have different aspirations when you’d go and seek advice as a young person ready to take on the world.”

Creative giant Oscar Kightley talks about the racism he faced growing up in Aotearoa in the 80’s, with musician Church Leon from Church & AP and Niu FM breakfast host Henry Hohenberger. 

In this episode of Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower, they join host James Nokise to talk about generational trauma, generational wisdom and generational television shows.

Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower is a podcast series where depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space, for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.

“Through the magic of takeaways and running water, it turns out my mental health safe space is eating fried chicken in the shower,” says James. 

This season he talks to members of SWIDT and rapper Church, Creamerie creators Roseanne Liang and Perlina Lau, comedians Joe Daymond and The Fan Brigade and Coven House Mother Moe Laga as well as media personalities Tegan Yorwarth (Mai FM), Henry Hohenberger (Niu FM) and Oscar Kightley. Check back every week for a new episode. 

Co-produced with Pacific Media Network.

Eating Fried Chicken is made possible by the RNZ / NZ on Air Innovation Fund

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