Finding Desperado

Finding Desperado

By ABC Radio

Finding Desperado is a brand new investigative mystery podcast, hosted by comedians Alexei Toliopoulos and Cameron James - the team behind the most talked about podcast of 2019, Finding Drago. Australia’s premier (and only) pop culture detectives, Alexei and Cameron have uncovered a bizarre Guinness World Record from 2005. A record held by an elusive European aristocrat. A record that they believe to be fake.

Episodes

PRESENTS | Pop Chat from the CBC

Greetings to all you hot-handed light beings, we want to point your ears to a new podcast from the CBC called Pop Chat that we think you might enjoy.
18/12/201m 45s

06 | Forgotten Dreams

This is it. Our journey from the pages of the Guinness World Records, to the dark depths of 1990s era chatrooms, to the streets of Amsterdam is coming to an end. Have we finally found our elusive and mysterious desperado?
03/12/2043m 34s

S2 05 | Shadows of Blood

After months of searching for the mythical film ‘Lex The Wonderdog’, Alexei and Cameron finally have a break with the discovery of a long lost VHS horror film.
26/11/2029m 43s

S2 04 | Dig up the dead

Cameron’s online sting has paid off, leading to the first real encounter with someone who has met our desperado, and into the graveyard of Lord Sydney’s showbiz career. **Warning: this podcast contains some strong language**
19/11/2036m 54s

S2 03 | An American miracle

On a detour through the mystical land of bohemian Ibiza, Alexei uncovers a woman who may be linked to both The Lord and to an iconic American Goddess.
12/11/2036m 27s

S2 02 | Saviour Of The Streetdogs

Falling deeper into the online world of The Amazing Lord Sydney, Alexei and Cameron find themselves overwhelmed by a web of manifestos and false identities.
05/11/2036m 15s

S2 01 | The World’s Youngest Filmmaker

Alexei and Cameron have uncovered an old Guinness World Record from a man claiming to be the world’s youngest filmmaker. A record that they begin to suspect is fake.
29/10/2036m 30s

S2 00 | Welcome To A Brand New Mystery

Finding Desperado is a brand new investigative mystery podcast, hosted by comedians Alexei Toliopoulos and Cameron James — the team behind the most talked about podcast of 2019, Finding Drago. Australia’s premier (and only) pop culture detectives, Alexei and Cameron have uncovered a bizarre Guinness World Record from 2005. A record held by an elusive European aristocrat. A record that they believe to be fake.
23/10/202m 24s

PRESENTS CrossBread — A new musical comedy

Do you remember CrossBread? For a brief time, the Australian hip-hop act lit up the Christian music scene brighter than the star of Bethlehem but burnt out faster than Sodom and Gomorrah. CrossBread is a new comedy series starring Megan Washington, Chris Ryan, John Waters, Kate McLennan, Aaron Chen and Sami Shah with original music from Megan Washington. Out June 8th
22/06/201m 13s

PRESENTS | ABC COMEDY Presents Cameron James, a new stand-up special

Hello fellow Noy scholars! If you liked Cam on Finding Drago then check out his new stand-up special on the ABC COMEDY Presents podcast. You can hear his stand-up show 'Honestly, Thank You' for free, listen and be cherished.
17/10/191m 28s

BONUS | Original Soundtrack

Alexei Toliopoulos & Cameron James have been blown away by all the feedback for the series. To say thanks they've decided to release the music from the series created by the very talented Lucca Barone-Peters, as well as a newly discovered gem from the Noy Estate! You can find Alexei and Cam on Instagram or Twitter, go to @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames
21/02/1926m 45s

S1 07 | Noy Story

The final bell rings. Alexei Toliopoulos & Cameron James are back in the ring with David, fighting for a confession in their struggle to uncover the truth of Todd Noy. Will they be triumphant like Rocky in Rocky IV? Or will they be defeated like Rocky in Rocky? If you want to keep up with Alexei & Cameron you can find them on Instagram or Twitter go to @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames, or on their Comedy/Movie Podcast Total Reboot with Cameron James & Alexei Toliopoulos
24/01/1943m 0s

S1 06 | No Easy Way Out

Cameron James & Alexei Toliopoulos go full detective when all the evidence leads to one man. They confront their primary suspect in their investigation into Todd Noy, the mysterious author behind Drago: On Mountains We Stand and Swarmer.   Can they break him? And is he working alone? If you know anything about Todd Noy or Drago, or want to reach out on Instagram or Twitter go to @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames
17/01/1946m 49s

S1 05 | Swarmer

When the book 'Swarmer', an autobiographical epic poem by Todd Noy, arrives by mail, Alexei and Cameron begin to question everything they ever suspected in their investigation. A familiar name re-emerges but not the one you would expect. If you know anything about Todd Noy or Drago, or want to reach out on Instagram or Twitter go to @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames
10/01/1927m 23s

S1 04 | The Experts

Cameron James and Alexei Toliopoulos finally have a breakthrough in their investigation when Alexei speaks with David, the expert on all things Todd Noy. He’s immediately in over his head so he calls in help from award-winning documentarian Anna Broinowski to understand the how/what/why behind the depth of knowledge that David has to offer on the curious literature of Noy. If you know anything about Todd Noy or Drago, or want to reach out on Instagram or Twitter go to @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames.
03/01/1943m 49s

S1 03 | How did we get here?

Comedians Alexei Toliopoulos and Cameron James aren't having much luck finding Todd Noy. Alexei gets into trouble with the ABC, Cam thinks he's made a breakthrough and they both learn how to use a phone book. Just when all hope is lost, things start to take a turn for the strange... Our very amateur sleuths are taking a break over Christmas, the next episode is released on Jan 4th. If you know anything about Todd Noy or Drago, or want to reach out on Instagram or Twitter go to @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames
20/12/1834m 53s

S1 02 | The Search Begins

Who the frickin’ hell is Todd Noy? Comedians Alexei Toliopoulos and Cameron James are on the trail of the elusive author. The amateur sleuths bring in experts on fan-fiction and sports journalism as they tumble down a rabbit hole searching for answers. If you know anything about Todd Noy or Drago, or want to reach on Instagram or Twitter at @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames
13/12/1833m 0s

S1 01 | The First Thread

A cryptic line on Rocky IV’s Wikipedia page mentions a “final masterpiece” from Todd Noy about Ivan Drago, the movie’s bad guy. Comedian Alexei Toliopoulos asks why the hell would anyone write an entire novel about the bad guy from Rocky IV? His best friend and fellow comedian Cameron James asks why the hell does Alexei care? If you know anything about Todd Noy or Drago, reach out on Twitter & Instagram @ThisisAlexei or @iamCameronJames.
06/12/1838m 59s

S1 00 | INTRODUCING — Finding Drago

The discovery of a bizarre book about the ROCKY film franchise is the first thread of a mystery about Ivan Drago, the underground world of fan fiction and fake identities. Episode 1 drops December 7.
29/11/182m 20s
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