Podcast recommendations

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pap posted this 24 November 2017

True to previous form, I've been listening to a podcast called The Conspiracy Guys.

Believe it or not, it's not some wide-eyed venture which believes everything it reads or sees.   What you have instead are (often) five hour deep dives exploring a topic from both skeptical and traditional angles.     At the end of each show, they have an "off the fence" moment where they discuss if the theories under discussion have any merit.

Very decent production values; the hosts are all Irish and have their banter down.   One of the presenters is a stand-up comic.   The only gripe I have is the usually front-loaded self-promotion and advertising, which I've gotten very adept at skipping past.

SaintBristol posted this 24 November 2017

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05mxk2s

Flintoff, Robbie Savage and Matthew Syed.  One of the topics is conspiracy theories,   Freddy Flintoff has been viewing a few dodgy websites and seems to argue about the earth being flat.

SaintBristol posted this 25 November 2017

"My favourite murder"   Podcast  ... Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, 2 comics and a dark sense of humour.  It's really dark and funny. 

 

pap posted this 11 December 2017

Listened to Marc Maron's podcast for the first time recently, in which he interviews (separately) Beau and Jeff Bridges.   Fascinating stuff.   Never twigged that Lloyd Bridges was their old man.   They're best mates, and have helped each other out in their careers.  Jeff got Beau into the Fabulous Baker Boys.   Beau just lost out on a part because he was ten years too old, so he pushed the casting director Jeff's way, who got the part and nailed it.

Maron himself is an engaging host and good interviewer, judging from the tales he eked from those Fabulous Bridges boys.   The pair of them are so talented its scary.   Beau comes across as a particularly nice chap, the older brother who's trodden the TV movie path while his younger sibling and father made it consistently in Hollywood.   

Goatboy posted this 04 January 2018

I'll pop this in here as I have recommended his podcasts before. True Geordie is a legend.

pap posted this 15 January 2018

This is my mate's nipper's podcast. 

I have not listened to it myself yet.  As such, I am throwing the poor bastard on the mercy of you lot.

Fatso posted this 15 January 2018

I haven't listened to it but thought the sound quality was poor and the content even worse. Please pass this on.

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pap posted this 15 January 2018

Originally posted by Fatso

I haven't listened to it but thought the sound quality was poor and the content even worse. Please pass this on.

 Mark the day.  I am onto a Fatso joke.

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gwc posted this 5 weeks ago - Last edited 5 weeks ago

Apologies if already mentioned by my favourite podcasts are (in no particular order):-

Richard Herring - RHLSTP

Adam Buxton - The Adam Buxton Podcast

Ian Boldsworth & Barry Dodds - The Parapod (Sadly no longer doing new episodes, but well worth listening to the back catalogue).

Bob Mortimor - Athletico Mince

Trevor & Simon - Strangeness in Space

5 Live - Fighting Talk

5 Live - Boxing with Bunce & Costello

Sky - Ringside Toe2Toe

BBC 4 - Friday Night Comedy

Tim Lovejoy - Dear Lovejoy

Football Ramble - The Football Ramble

Plus all the Saints ones....

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