Take it From Me returns in 2019, and is it any wonder? We have a 100% success rate of reversing dating disasters, uncrossing star-crossed lovers, rescuing hopeless cases and making everybody's wildest romantic dreams come true.
How does it work? Well, it works by a subtle and mysterious alchemy. First, you submit your anonymous romantic conundrum with our online form. Then, you turn up at the Wheeler Centre on Thursday 11 April and await the advice of our well-meaning but unqualified and sometimes deranged panellists, as they puzzle over your problem before a live audience. What could go wrong?
Jess McGuire is a writer, DJ, broadcaster, and MC based in Melbourne. She appears regularly on ABC Local Radio and Double J as a reviewer and cultural commentator, and for many years she was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia. She is a former presenter of Triple R’s flagship Breakfasters show.
Nina Oyama is a 25-year-old stand-up comedian and writer. She is the co-creator and star of ABC's The Angus Project. Based on the life of her friend Angus Thompson who has cerebral palsy, The Angus Project aims to subvert perceptions of what it means to a have a disability.
Nina’s comedy has been seen at various festivals across Australia, as well as televised appearances on SBS2's Stand Up @ Bella Union, Channel IV's About Tonight and In The Zone. As a writer, Nina has worked on Tonightly with Tom Ballard, You're Skitting Me season two (ABC3) and The Chaser's Election Desk.
Her debut play The Glass System won the Blair Milan Scholarship and toured Australia in 2017.
Vanessa Muradian is a sexologist, yoga teacher and the founder of the sex and wellness platform Mia Muse. Vanessa has been working predominantly with women, non-binary and GNC folk over the past 12 years. Vanessa works with individuals to cultivate healthier relationships with themselves and their pleasure.
Since 2008, Vanessa has spoken to thousands of people, inspiring them to find freedom in their bodies and ultimately more pleasure and vitality in the everyday moments. Vanessa believes your life is the foreplay and accessing small moments of ease and pleasure throughout the day is the magic in cultivating a good and fulfilling sex life.
Vanessa loves supporting people to connect to their bodies and reclaim the pleasure that is rightfully theirs.
Ben Birchall is a writer, broadcaster and creative director who has worked in radio, advertising and digital publishing. He hosted 3RRR FM’s Breakfasters from 2009-2012 and is currently the host of Ingredipedia – a factual food fight podcast that consistently tops the iTunes Australia food charts. His writing has appeared in the Age, Smith Journal and Frankie and his advertising work for clients like NAB, Mars, CUB and the Wheeler Centre has won awards internationally.