Podcast: Elephants on the court, Lego slippers, crying Matt Hancock Tiny Tiers dolls – time is running out for 2020 but we’ll always have the Xmas TV ads. Robin and Sean sit down for it.
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 #36: 2019 in review … WTF?
Podcast: 2019, the year of rewards for failure! Elon Musk, Greta Thunberg, The Two Ronnies, Theresa May, Bros, Alexa, Prince Andrew, Alan Turing, Dominic Cummings – you name it, they made it. Robin and Sean climb over the stinking debris. Contains New Year honours.
MMR #35: The 2019 Christmas TV ads
Podcast: Child labour, drug dealing, primitive sprouts, Mariah Carey and the spectre of death – it must be another season of Xmas TV ads. Robin and Sean sit down for the mandatory viewing session. Contains allegory.
Real Gambling Review #3: Doubles, trebles and tragedy
Podcast: Why back one team when you can back two? Or three – or eight? Sean and Robin lurch over the betting landscape, in search of Solihull Moors. And QPR! Racing! NFL (not much)! I’m A Celebrity (recap)! Plus other speculative matters.
Britain’s Favourite Chocolate (Bar): All the air sucked out
It was a tough choice between this and the interactive Black Mirror. But it’s no time of year for a DIY dystopia.
MMR #2: The Christmas TV schedules
Podcast: Robin and Sean try to rekindle the festive fire by reading the Radio Times double issue and get exhausted. No wonder – talk about a biblical epic. Contains staples.
MMR #1: Christmas TV ads
Podcast: Robin and Sean carve up the Christmas TV ads and search for meaning in Kevin the Carrot, Elton John and the KFC turkey. And Woolworths. Contains some stuffing.
Christmas TV ads: Where’s Tony Blackburn?
Or is Tony dead? Never sure about who’s dead and who’s not.
Christmas TV ads: John Lewis get the Elton prefix
Congratulations to the Partnership. They’ve really caught the zeitgeist of austerity Britain.
Christmas TV ads: The heat is on Iceland
Or is it? Is it actually on Greenpeace? A right stramash in the media over this heartstring-stretcher.
Christmas TV ads: Cosy Currys PC World
Yeah, come on. Who buys Christmas presents at Currys PC World? I’ll tell you who.
Christmas TV ads: Lidl’s shoddy upgrade
Lidl haven’t even bothered with a title. Just ‘Christmas Advert 2018’. Jesus. But it’s not all about him.