Extra Minutes
The incredible story of Liam Knight - the teenager who had a two-and-a-half metre steel pole speared right through his skull at an 18th birthday party.

"Don’t drink the Kool-Aid" – Joel Edgerton tells 60 Minutes reporter Allison Langdon how he stays grounded in Hollywood.

"Good Aussie lads" – Allison Langdon shares what she thinks of the Edgerton brothers in this 60 Minutes reporter interview.

Robin Williams can't help himself. To him, there's a funny side to everything. The ozone layer and skin cancer, stardom and cocaine addiction - try playing straight man to him and you'll straight away die the death of a thousand jokes.

You can always count on Robin Williams to make you laugh. He's been doing it for more than forty years and the jokes just keep coming. Now he's bringing his one man show out to Australia.

"You would think that the hurdles and challenges they face is insurmountable…" 60 Minutes reporter Tara Brown on the bizarre love story between Bali Nine drug smuggler Scott Rush and London banker Nikki Butler.

Liam Knight is a living miracle. In January 2013, he was at a friend's 18th birthday party, when a two-and-a-half-metre steel pole was speared straight through his skull.

Underwater cameraman Roger Munns shows Allison Langdon the equipment he used to film whale sharks.

"I was very excited and a little terrified" — Reporter Allison Langdon reflects on swimming with the largest fish in the ocean…the whale shark.

If you think white pointers are big, wait till you see this shark. It's the size of a bus, the biggest, most majestic fish in the sea. No wonder they call it the whale shark.

Cannabis Cultivator, Joel Stanley, discussing the strict regulation surrounding the farming of medical marijuana.

"I'm a huge advocate for clinical trials" — Reporter Michael Usher referring to the use of medical marijuana in Australia.

In most of Australia, smoking marijuana makes you a criminal. And many Australians are beginning to say: that's just plain silly.

The Laird of the Isle of Arran, Charles Ford, explains what it will mean for large land owners in Scotland, should the 'YES vote' be successful.

"Under my kilt I wear…" — Reporter Charles Wooley gives a rather personal account of his journey back The Isle of Arran, Scotland.

Love Helen Mirren? Check out her brand new film The Hundred Foot Journey. In cinemas August 14, 2014.

Sometimes, it's the late starters who finish first but it's a rule that doesn't often apply to Hollywood. Dame Helen Mirren is a spectacular exception. Her career only took off when she was in her forties.

What makes Karl Stefanovic blush? Find out in his interview with Dame Helen Mirren.

"This is one of the hardest stories I've ever had to cover" — Michael Usher and our 60 Minutes crew take you on the road, as we journey to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

"We had Israeli tanks firing from behind us!" — Reporter Allison Langdon talks the highs and lows of filming in a war zone.

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