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.
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.
Podcast: It’s National Album Day! It’s the 80s! It’s a Radio 2 poll! Will it be Dire Straits, or Public Enemy, or Whitney? Robin and Sean buy a kilo of mixed vinyl at Aldi and vote. Contains filler.
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.
Podcast: Now Johnson and his mob want citizens back in harness – it’s a moral obligation! Robin and Sean unpeel the latest edicts, despite danger of death.
Podcast: Could ‘Enjoy Summer Safely’ be as good as classics like ‘Control The Virus’ or ‘Build Build Build’? Robin and Sean road test the government’s latest campaign – plus interventions of the fortnight from Hancock & Dowden!
Podcast: Wake up world! Introspection and box sets are out, getting the bustle back is in – going to the pub, fouling the beach, kicking the fuzz and honking on hippy crack. Robin and Sean test the water, but not in Bournemouth. Contains tinned tomatoes.
Podcast: Can you control the virus using TV Choice (65p)? Should we really be going out, or staying in and watching telly? Did they have boxsets during the Blitz? Robin and Sean turn on, tune in and drop bombs. Contains crafting.
Podcast: Damien Hirst, swimming certificates, signed footballs and the Cocteau Twins – all in service behind the talking heads. Robin and Sean examine the decor. Contains background information.
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.
Podcast: It’s the BRITs. Playground for the idiocracy, or stark reflection of our culture? And mainly should comedy genius Lewis Capaldi replace the failing Whitehall? Robin and Sean watch and learn. Contains diversity.
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.
Podcast: The heir heads are doing a bunk. Harry and Meghan, #SussexRoyal, want to have their swan cake and eat it – but are they doing it for the gram, or taking one for the firm? Robin and Sean surf the wave of media poison. Contains deference – as always!
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.
Podcast: It’s a jungle out there as MMR goes transatlantic with Sean and Ben in New York and Robin in Brexit Britain. Is there any escape? Are these celebs celeb enough for I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!? We explore the meaning of fear. And the Duke of York. It’s a blockbuster! Contains nuts.
Podcast: Holed up in Salford with nowhere to go, the contestants on The Circle are in a social media dogfight to the death (figuratively speaking). And this year you can bet on it! Robin and Sean can’t have old boy Tim as the favourite. Contains aubergine.
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.
Podcast: They’re all on tour, forever – and if they’re not, their tribute acts are. The Specials! The Sweet! Deep Purple! Midge fucking Ure, Cast, the Doors and the Dead! But why? And who are they? Who goes to see them, and do they have anal leakage? Robin and Sean revisit the era of the sticky floor. Contains bum notes.
Research shows that smell, touch and taste are strong evokers of nostalgia. Marcel Proust’s cookie broke in 1913 and it caused him to write seven ridiculously long and unreadable volumes.
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.