Podcast: We watch so you don’t have to! Sean and Robin struggle through the quiz shows, The Serpent, Dancing On Ice, Susan Calman In Wales and, best of all, Class Action Park. Contains laudanum.
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MMR #51: Keep warm this winter – make trouble! Or hibernate
Why settle for a partially festive season when you could be out for the count? We need a top tier with opiates and Nytol plus a quality mattress. Sean and Robin expose a missed opportunity for Sunak and Hancock.
MMR #49: Breaking the law!
Podcast: Britain’s obsessed with crime and everyone’s at it – Boris Johnson, Dennis Nilsen, Judas Priest, you name it (some offences are historic). Sean and Robin jump on the bandwagon.
MMR #47: Check your change, wash and go! Brexit’s back
Podcast: You can #CoverYourFace, but you can’t hide from Brexit – even if you’re gov.uk. So it’s Check, Change, Go! Sean and Robin unpack the new public service announcements.
MMR# 44: Lockdown style – top hats, slippers and Buckfast BBQ sauce
Podcast: WTF is Prime Minister Dominic Cummings wearing? Where can you get a pair of slippers in lockdown? Should you have a barbecue and should you use Buckfast? Robin and Sean put on their top hats.
MMR #40: Coronavirus media magic
Podcast: Despite the dire state of the coronavirus planet, there have been moments of magic. From Eamonn Holmes! Boris Johnson! Dominic Cummings! Matt Hancock! The Previous Labour Government! Robin and Sean have got bugger all else to do. Contains hope.
MMR #38: Cooking with Paris Hilton
Podcast: Paris Hilton is in a kitchen, cooking lasagne. #CookingWithParis. Doesn’t sound that great, but it is. Is she desperate? Or is she just out to make an honest sliving? Sean and Robin hail a work of comic genius. Contains onion. No wait, it doesn’t.
Real Gambling Review #2: Get me out of here!
Podcast: Are you a responsible gambler? We are. And there’s no doubt that implies having a bet. By definition. Sean and Robin stagger along the betting path, with: Responsible Gambling Week! Strictly (recap)! The Championship (English)! Racing! I’m A Celebrity! All that guff!
MMR #32: The Cameron Years (and Tories At War)
Podcast: Let’s talk about twats. Starting with David Cameron and his twelve-step plan for certain disaster. Idiots Anonymous in reverse. Plus Gove and Johnson, stalked by the pint-swilling spectre of Farage. Sean and Robin assess the damage. Contains mistakes.
MMR #30: Nostalgia 1: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Podcast: Why is Quentin Tarantino mooching around with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, recasting the dying days of the golden age of Hollywood? Was it so golden? Did it really last this long? Sean and Robin clench the fist of nostalgia. Contains shoes.
MMR #28: Can You Beat The Bookies?
Podcast: Is there a golden path to gambling glory? Well, maybe if you put in some hard work – or test the limits of the rules a bit. But you’re never that far from serious damage. Betting veterans Sean and Robin take a punt on the BBC documentary by Lloyd Griffith. Contains questionable advice.
MMR #26: Interview with Alexa, your household spy
Podcast: This is your world, I’m just living in it. It’s a song by Sam & Dave. But Alexa is living in your world! Do you like it? Does she love you? Can she tell you something good? Robin and Sean ask the questions. Contains butchery.
Question Time with Fiona Bruce: Hang on to your uterus!
First it was Doctor Who. Now another BBC institution, Question Time, has taken a brave leap into the 21st century.
Politics Live: Peacocks, Lycra and projection
What is this thing with middle-aged men and their obsession with projecting virility?
Christmas TV ads: John Lewis get the Elton prefix
Congratulations to the Partnership. They’ve really caught the zeitgeist of austerity Britain.