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 #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 #48: Get back to work! Get back to school!
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.
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 #45: We’re coming out. Of lockdown.
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.
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 #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.
Real Gambling Review #1: The betting life
Podcast: Life’s a gamble, but it’s one of the worst bets around. On all known form, you’re a certainty to lose big in the long run. In this new podcast from MMR, Sean and Robin cover the betting waterfront. Episode 1: Stewards’ enquiry on The Circle! Strictly! Scottish football! Racing! And more.
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.