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.
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.
Richard Littlejohn on Radio 2 on 1972: a gay old time
You’d have to say it’s surprising Radio 2 has given Richard Littlejohn a show. It’s not the station for shock jocks, unless the shock is jocks boring their listeners to death or, worse, expiring on air themselves from boredom.
Nick Ferrari on LBC: The dinosaurs were great, but it all went wrong
Nick’s outdoor habitat is a petrol-fuelled motor. And the brakes fail on his normally balanced arguments when his inalienable, fundamental, cosmic right to drive to the corner shop for a pint of milk in the pursuit of happiness is threatened with dilution in any way.
Jacob Rees-Mogg on LBC: A different grade of blockhead
LBC don’t go in much for celebs. But, like Have I Got News For You, they have a knack for showcasing rightwing peabrains wobbling on the brink of the chute to the dumper.
Christmas TV ads: Where’s Tony Blackburn?
Or is Tony dead? Never sure about who’s dead and who’s not.
Your Call: Nicky Campbell, antichrrrist-ah
A sluice gate opened this morning for a tremendous outpouring of Campbell’s gloop.
Nick Ferrari: Balance on the streets of Dagenham
Nick is perceived as LBC’s chief goader and mocker, lancing antisocial misfits for three hours a day like a man out hunting dogs in the city with a homemade spear.
Today: Bagpuss on vinyl
Here today on Today was the news that some fixated gumps (Earth Recordings) have released the music from seventies’ kids TV show Bagpuss on vinyl – with outtakes.