Podcast: It’s the final countdown! But what could beat the story so far – shocking expulsions, wanton violence, dubious voting practices, used car scandals … Robin and Sean skate over it thinly – plus the new celeb Circle!
MMR #54: Lockdown telly therapy – Top 5
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.
MMR #53: Our tiers go up to 11
Podcast: Think yourself lucky, you could be quarantined with Julia Hartley-Brewer. Where will it end? Internment at Stamford Bridge? Not for Frank Lampard. Robin and Sean try to avoid the slippery slope from home yoga to human biohazard. Contains Buckfast.
MMR #52: Sad, mad, bad – the Xmas TV ads
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 #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 #46: Enjoy summer safely – where possible
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!
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 #43: American Zoombomb!
Podcast: How’s the coronavirus going transatlantic? MMR’s Captain America, Ben Diamond, joins Robin and Sean to talk bleach cocktails, half-naked Zoombombers and ancient aliens. Contains fruit.
MMR #42: Control the virus – use the remote
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.
MMR #41: The coronavirus wallpaper
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.
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 #39: The BRITs 2020 … and the state of Britain
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.
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.
MMR #34: I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!
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.