68 minutes | May 12, 2023
EP.201 - TOM HANKS
Adam talks with American actor and writer Tom Hanks about his new novel The Making Of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece, as well as why it's important not to walk out of films, favourite drinks, dogs, whether an AI Tom Hanks will be as good as a real Tom Hanks, working with Wes Anderson and other important stuff. Conversation recorded remotely on April 18th, 2023 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing. Podcast artwork by Helen Green ADAM AND TOM ON ZOOM PIC ADAM LINKS TAPE NOTES LIVE WITH ADAM BUXTON - 19.00, May 24th @ THE PODCAST SHOW LIVE 2023 (TICKETEK WEBSITE) LIVE AT THE EMPIRE WITH ADAM BUXTON, SINDHU VEE, SPENCER JONES, CHLOE PETTS - 19.30, 16th June 2023 (SHOW AND TELL WEBSITE) IDLER FESTIVAL TICKETS - 7th-9th July 2023 HANKS LINKS THE MAKING OF ANOTHER MAJOR MOTION PICTURE MASTERPIECE by Tom Hanks - 2023 (WATERSTONES) ASTEROID CITY (Directed by Wes Anderson) TRAILER - 2023 (YOUTUBE) THE BILL SIMMONS PODCAST (TOM HANKS EPISODE) - 2021 (THE RINGER.COM) Genial host Bill Simmons conducts an excellent talk with Hanks about the first half of his career including particularly good insights about two of my favourite Tom Hanks films: Cast Away and Big. THE DEVIL'S CANDY PODCAST - 2021 (TCM THE PLOT THICKENS WEBSITE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
115 minutes | Dec 25, 2022
EP.200 - ADAM AND JOE
Adam shares a giant festive waffle pudding with his old friend, the films director Joe Cornish and there's a surprise guest appearance by another friend of the podcast to celebrate the 200th episode. CONTAINS SOME STRONG LANGUAGE Recorded face to face in London on December 9th and 22nd, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for his work on this episode. Podcast artwork by Helen Green Podcast music/jingles by Adam Buxton except Shout Outs music bed from 'Wario’s Woods' game (Dr Buckles remix. Music composed by Shinobu, Soyo Oka, 1994) Right On Mother RELATED LINKS ST MUNGOS - MAKE IT SOMEONE'S LAST NIGHT ON THE STREETS MSF (DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS) BEST OF BUG @ JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL Thursday March 2nd - 2023 LOCKWOOD & CO (Netflix page) - 2023 (NETFLIX) DAN HAWKINS (ON LINE BASS PLAYER) GEAR4MUSIC ROSIE vs JURASSIC 5 VIDEO by Henry Jackson Newcomb - (INSTAGRAM) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
71 minutes | Dec 20, 2022
EP.199 - GARY YOUNGE
Adam talks with British journalist and author Gary Younge about gun violence in America, identity politics and 'Uncle Toms'. Conversation recorded face to face in London, 17th November, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS BOOK TRUST DISPATCHES FROM THE DIASPORA by Gary Younge - 2023 (PRE ORDER FROM FABER) GARY'S WEBSITE (including articles, book reviews, Twitter feed etc.) GARY YOUNGE DESTROYS AMERICA'S GUN CULTURE - 2022 (YOUTUBE) GARY YOUNGE ON MARTIN LUTHER KING'S SPEECH - 2013 (THE GUARDIAN) THE WORKERS REVOLUTIONARY PARTY Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
62 minutes | Dec 13, 2022
EP.198 - NIHAL ARTHANAYAKE
Adam talks with English radio, TV presenter and writer, Nihal Arthanayake about conversations and what happens when they go wrong. CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE! This conversation was recorded remotely on October 5th, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Becca Bryers for conversation editing. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS DONATE TO ST MUNGO'S LET'S TALK: HOW TO HAVE BETTER CONVERSATIONS by NIHAL ARTHANAYAKE - 2022 (BLACKWELLS) NIHAL'S HEADLINERS PODCAST (BBC) BBC 5 Live's Nihal Arthanayake brings you in-depth interviews each week with the biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts. PODCAST INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR NEXT GUEST by Baird Hall - 2019 (WAVVE WEBSITE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
71 minutes | Dec 6, 2022
EP.197 - PADDY CONSIDINE
Adam talks with British actor and musician Paddy Considine about Hot Fuzz, life in the Game Of Thrones universe, self doubt, some of the childhood experiences at school and at home that have fed into Paddy's more intense portrayals, and Paddy's love of US indie legends Guided By Voices. Conversation recorded remotely on October 11th, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Becca Bryers for conversation editing. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS PADDY'S RECENT GUIDED BY VOICES SPOTIFY PLAYLIST SCREEN AGE by FENTON BAILEY - 2022 (WORLD OF WONDER) PADDY INTRODUCES DEAD MAN'S SHOES - 2004 (YOUTUBE) MY WRONGS 8245-8249 and 117 Directed by Chris Morris (2002) PADDY CONSIDINE & OLIVIA COLMAN INTERVIEW WITH KERMODE AND MAYO (RE. TYRANNOSAUR) - 2011 (YOUTUBE) PADDY CONSIDINE TALKS JOURNEYMAN - 2018 (YOUTUBE) PADDY CONSIDINE & SHANE MEADOWS - TONI MARONI (COMEDY SHORT) BILLY BOB THORNTON Q TV BLOW UP (2009) BILLY BOB THORNTON EXPLAINS Q TV BLOW UP (2016) GUIDED BY VOICES INTERVIEW - 1996 (YOUTUBE) GUIDED BY VOICES CLASSIC LINE UP - BOB TEACHES BAND JAR OF CARDINALS - 2011 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
66 minutes | Nov 29, 2022
EP.196 - MICHELLE DE SWARTE
Adam talks with English actor, comedian and writer Michelle de Swarte about accents, class, modelling, the privilege of being beautiful (something I know too much about), why Michelle watches a lot of videos about narcissism and I give her my last bottle of cognac. Conversation recorded face to face in London on November 14th, 2022 CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE! Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS CONTRIBUTE TO THE ADAM AND JOE CHRISTMAS PODCAST MICHELLE DE SWARTE UK STAND UP TOUR 2023 (CHORTLE) MICHELLE DE SWARTE ON INSTAGRAM DR RAMANI - 'NARCISSISTIC HEALING PROGRAM' THE COGNAC I GAVE MICHELLE (In case you're interested, I'm not sponsored by them) MICHELLE DE SWARTE TALKS TO BLACKFILM.COM ABOUT THE BABY - 2022 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
44 minutes | Nov 21, 2022
EP.195 - RAVI & GBENGA ADELEKAN
Adam talks with musician Olugbenga Adelekan and his 7 year old son Ravi about brain surgery, child YouTube millionaires, sport that Adam doesn't care about and Ravi's charity single. Conversation recorded remotely on November 9th, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS RAVI'S WEBSITE Watch the video for A Million Dreams here and find out more about the charities he's supporting DONATE TO RAVI'S DREAM (BRAINTRUST AND THE BRAIN TUMOUR CHARITY) BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH COLDPLAY AND BASTILLE HELP BRIGHTON BOY TO RELEASE NEW CHARITY SINGLE AFTER UNDERGOING BRAIN SURGERY - 2022 (ITV NEWS) THE BOOK THAT NO ONE WANTED TO READ by Richard Ayoade with illustrations by Tor Freeman (VIDEO TRAILER) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
78 minutes | Nov 15, 2022
EP.194 - RICHARD DAWSON
Adam talks with British musician Richard Dawson who performs two songs: The Almsgiver and Judas Iscariot. Conversation recorded face to face in Newcastle on 14th October, 2021 Thanks to Ben Tulloh for conversation editing and Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support Artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS SPOTIFY PLAYLIST RICHARD DAWSON - THE RUBY CORD (LIMITED EDITION LP) - 2022 (DOMINO) BULBILS (RICHARD AND SALLY PILKINGTON) (BANDCAMP) Richard: "A few particular bulbils highlights if you are on limited time (nb - we all are)" 70 - 60 60 - Golem In The Spring ('Where Jackdaws Sleep') 50 - Conspiracy faeries ('Will o wisp tug o war') 47 - Ambient Music of Northumberland ('Safe Haven') 30 - Journey of the Canada Goose 23 - Courage ('You') RICHARD DAWSON AND SALLY PILKINGTON ON LOCKDOWN PROJECT BULBILS by Patrick Clarke - 2020 (THE QUIETUS) 9 SONGS THAT HAVE INFLUENCED RICHARD DAWSON - 2017 (THE LINE OF BEST FIT WEBSITE) RICHARD DAWSON - KING OF UNEASY LISTENING by Jude Rogers - 2019 (GUARDIAN) RICHARD DAWSON - JUDAS ISCARIOT (MINUS BEGINNING) Recorded for the podcast - 2021 (YOUTUBE) RICHARD DAWSON - THE HERMIT (VIDEO TRAILER) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) RICHARD DAWSON - JOGGING - 2019 (YOUTUBE) RICHARD DAWSON LIVE AT THE BARBICAN - 2020 (YOUTUBE) THE SMUDGING RITUAL: RICHARD DAWSON TOUR PORTRAIT Directed by Harry Wheeler - 2015 (YOUTUBE) HEN OLGEDD - TROUBLE (OFFICIAL VIDEO) - 2020 (YOUTUBE) BEST QAWWALI OF NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN - 2017 (YOUTUBE) HENRY MAKOBI - SOMENI VIJANA (YOUTUBE) LADY GAGA PUKING DURING PERFORMANCE - 2012 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
76 minutes | Nov 8, 2022
EP.193 - MAEVE HIGGINS
Adam enjoys a conversational ramble with Irish writer and comedian Maeve Higgins. This episode was recorded remotely on Monday 31st October, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS MAEVE ON INSTAGRAM MOTHERS OF INVENTION PODCAST 'TELL EVERYONE ON THIS TRAIN I LOVE THEM' THE MEANING OF A HERO'S FINAL WORDS by Maeve Higgins - 2022 (GUARDIAN) A FRIEND OF TALIESIN MECHE WRITES ABOUT HIS DEATH - 2017 (QUARTZ WEBSITE) MAEVE HIGGINS' FANCY VITTLES EPISODE 1 PART 1 - 2009 (YOUTUBE) EXTRA ORDINARY (TRAILER) - 2020 (YOUTUBE) EXTRA ORDINARY INTERVIEW WITH STAR MAEVE HIGGINS AND DIRECTORS MIKE AHERN, ENDA LOUGHMAN - 2020 (YOUTUBE) MAEVE HIGGINS STAND UP ON PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION - 2016 (YOUTUBE) NAKED CAMERA - HONEYMOON GARTH MERENGHI'S TERRORTOME - 2022 (WATERSOTNES) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
97 minutes | Oct 31, 2022
EP.192 - RICHARD E GRANT
Adam talks with Swazi-British actor and writer Richard E Grant about sex, grief, Withnail and much else. This conversation was recorded face to face in London on 29th September, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS BUG VIDEO NASTIES (HORROR SPECIAL) @ BFI SOUTHBANK, 4th & 18th NOVEMBER, 2022 INTO THE RED (BIRD BOOK FEATURING A POEM AND DRAWING BY ADAM) - 2022 A POCKETFUL OF HAPPINESS by Richard E Grant - 2022 (WORLD OF BOOKS) THE RICHARD E GRANT TEMPLE (Well curated fan site) WITHNAIL AND I 30 YEARS ON - RICHARD E GRANT AND BRUCE ROBINSON DISCUSS THE FILM (LIVE Q & A @ BFI) - 2017 RICHARD E GRANT BREAKS DOWN HIS CAREER FROM 'DOWNTON ABBEY' TO 'STAR WARS' - 2020 (VANITY FAIR) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
63 minutes | Oct 23, 2022
EP.191 - LORNA TUCKER
Adam talks with British film maker Lorna Tucker about her documentary profile of fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and how she felt when Westwood publicly disowned it. Lorna also explains how she found herself homeless as a teenager and the struggle with addiction that ensued; experiences that informed her new documentary Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son, which considers what can be done to better tackle homelessness. This episode was recorded face to face on 17th October, 2022 Thanks to Rachel, Tom and the staff at the Universal building who made us welcome for our recording Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS THE BIG ISSUE The Big Issue Group is a social enterprise whose mission is to create innovative solutions that unlock social and economic opportunities for people trapped in poverty. Find your local Big Issue vendor or buy a subscription HERE ST MUNGO'S - ENDING HOMELESSNESS, REBUILDING LIVES Rough sleeping can become a relentless cycle that’s incredibly difficult to escape from. St Mungo’s is one of the only organisations whose frontline workers are out, every night, to bring people in from the streets. THE CONNECTION The Connection at St Martin’s works with people sleeping rough to move away from, and stay off, the streets of London. We with them as they recover from life on the streets and move towards a meaningful, fulfilling future away from homelessness and into shelter. SHELTER For someone at risk of homelessness, our support and advice can be the difference between finding emergency accommodation or spending a night in their car. Shelter's campaigning work can mean the difference between being powerless or seeing legislative changes to fight unfair evictions, rogue landlords and dangerous housing. LORNA LINKS WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST Directed by Lorna Tucker - 2018 (MUBI) VIVIENNE WESTWOOD TO WORK WITH QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE - 2008 (YOUTUBE) AMÁ TRAILER - 2018 (VIMEO) OVID (STREAMING PLATFORM WHERE YOU CAN WATCH AMÁ) OTHER LINKS ADAM ON YOUTUBE UNION CHAPEL CHARITY SHOW - NOVEMBER 24th 2022 CAN I HAVE MY BALL BACK? By Richard Herring - 2022 (GO FASTER STRIPE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
90 minutes | Oct 16, 2022
EP.190 - IAN McEWAN
Adam talks with British writer Ian McEwan about some of the autobiographical experiences that went into his latest novel Lessons, including his school days, parenthood and losing parents. We also talk about the ethical dilemmas presented by Artificial Intelligence, the British philosopher Bryan Magee and what makes Ian laugh. Recorded face to face in London on 8th July, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS DOZY ROSIE (4K) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) 13 minutes of Rosie dozing on a sofa to the sound of piano noodling from the next room. KINETIC RAIN SCULPTURE IN CHANGI AIRPORT, SINGAPORE (YOUTUBE) This installation at Changi Airport Terminal 1, Singapore, was conceived by Art+Com, a German design firm led by Jussi Angesleva, a German-based Finnish artist in 2012. IAN McEWAN'S WEBSITE EVELYN WAUGH AT THE BBC by Mark Brown - 2008 (GUARDIAN) I couldn't find the audio of the interview Ian mentioned at the beginning of our conversation, but this article provides more detail about the encounter in 1953 between Evelyn Waugh and the hosts of the BBC radio programme Frankly Speaking MERLIN - BIRD IDENTIFICATION APP (THE CORNELL LAB) BEFORE MIDNIGHT - CELINE ARGUMENT SCENE - 2013 (YOUTUBE) PENSÉES BY BRIAN MAGEE Compiled by Jason Cowley. Introduction by Henry Hardy - 2021 (NEW STATESMAN) HERBERT MARCUSE INTERVIEW WITH BRYAN MAGEE - 1977 (YOUTUBE) In this program with world-renowned author and professor Bryan Magee, the late philosopher and radical political theorist Herbert Marcuse explains how the so-called Frankfurt School reevaluated Marxism when world economic crisis failed to destroy capitalism as predicted by Marx. He also analyzes the philosophical roots of the student rebellions of the sixties. IAN McEWAN INTERVIEW: HOW WE READ EACH OTHER (About his novel 'Sweet Tooth' - 2014 (YOUTUBE) IAN McEWAN ON HIS WRITING PROCESS - 2011 (YOUTUBE) STEPHEN PINKER ON GOOD WRITING WITH IAN McEWAN - 2021 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
79 minutes | Oct 9, 2022
EP.189 - SAMIRA AHMED
Adam talks with British Asian journalist, writer and broadcaster Samira Ahmed about conkers, Mary Whitehouse, white noise makers, Star Trek and much else. This conversation was recorded face to face in London on October 4th, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS SAMIRA'S BLOG CENTRE FOR WOMEN'S JUSTICE DISGUSTED, MARY WHITEHOUSE - 2022 (BBC) Edwardian, prude, Christian disruptor, Cassandra of digital technology? Samira Ahmed assesses the life and legacy of Mary Whitehouse through her diaries and those who knew her. SAMIRA'S VIDEO FOR THE NIGHTINGALES (FROM 'KING ROCKER' DOC Directed by Michael Cumming, presented by Stewart Lee) - 2020 (YOUTUBE) SAMIRA AHMED INTERVIEWS PAUL McCARTNEY - 2021 (YOUTUBE) HOW I FOUND MY VOICE PODCAST (INTELLIGENCE SQUARED) THE ART OF PERSIA - 2020 (BBC) Samira Ahmed goes on a remarkable journey to places rarely seen, as she travels through Iran, telling the story of a complex and fascinating people, culture and history. I DRESSED ZIGGY STARDUST - 2013 (BBC) Samira Ahmed meets British Asian women who, like her, were inspired by the ever-changing London pop star David Bowie. From 2013. MY NOISE (BACKGROUND NOISE APP) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
83 minutes | Oct 2, 2022
EP.188 - GRAHAM NORTON
Adam talks with Irish author, comedian and chat show host Graham Norton about interviewing, book writing, the value of hippies and what makes an embarrassing chat show guest. This episode was recorded face to face in London on 25th March 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS LOVE AND LET DIE: BOND, THE BEATLES AND THE BRITISH PSYCHE by John Higgs - 2022 (WATERSTONES) SAMRIA AHMED INTERVIEWS GRAHAM NORTON ON 'HOW I FOUND MY VOICE' PODCAST - 2020 (APPLE PODCASTS) GRAHAM NORTON BOOKS (WATERSTONES) TOM HIDDLESTON'S ROBERT DE NIRO IMPRESSION - 2015 (YOUTUBE) GRAHAM NORTON'S WINE AND GIN (INVIVO & CO) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
66 minutes | Sep 9, 2022
EP.187 - ANIL SETH
Adam talks with British professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, Anil Seth about the difficulty of defining consciousness, the difference between the idea of a self and a soul, what happens when things go wrong with your perception of self and those around you, the way that psychedelics alter consciousness for better or worse, and whether Anil's work has changed the way he thinks about the big D. Not Sunny D. The other one. This conversation was recorded remotely on July 1st, 2021 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Becca Ptaszynski for additional editing Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS TAKE PART IN THE PERCEPTION CENSUS BEING YOU - A NEW SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS by Anil Seth - 2021 (ABE BOOKS) YOUR BRAIN HALLUCINATES YOUR CONSCIOUS REALITY WITH ANIL SETH - 2017 (TED TALK) THE NEUROSCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS WITH ANIL SETH - 2017 ROYAL INSTITUTION LECTURE (YOUTUBE) NICK BOSTROM - THE SIMULATION ARGUMENT - 2013 (YOUTUBE) THE PARADOX OF THE ATHEIST SOUL by John Gray - 2020 (NEW STATESMAN WEBSITE) HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND by Michael Pollan - 2018 (MICHAEL POLLAN WEBSITE) NOTHING TO BE FRIGHTENED OF by Julian Barnes- 2008 (ABE BOOKS) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
56 minutes | Aug 17, 2022
EP.186 - BELLE AND SEBASTIAN
Adam talks with Scottish musician and director Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian and plays two tracks from their new album 'A Bit Of Previous', specially recorded by the whole band for the podcast. This episode was recorded remotely on 1st of April, 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS BELLE AND SEBASTIAN WEBSITE 2022 UK AND IRELAND TOUR DATES (TICKETMASTER) BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - IF THEY'RE SHOOTING AT YOU (in support of those affected by the war in Ukraine) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - LAZY LINE PAINTER JANE - 1997 (YOUTUBE) IF YOU'RE FEELING SINISTER (BELLE AND SEBASTIAN PITCHFORK DOCUMENTARY) - 2013 (YOUTUBE) BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - UNNECESSARY DRAMA (OFFICIAL VIDEO) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) STUART MURDOCH'S FAVOURITE ALBUMS by Adrian Lobb - 2013 (THE QUIETUS) THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (Trailer for documentary directed by Todd Haynes) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) MEASLES MUMPS RUBELLA (BAND) - 2001 (FREE MUSIC ARCHIVE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
65 minutes | Aug 12, 2022
EP.185 - MARIANA MAZZUCATO
Adam meets Mariana Mazzucato, 'one of the worlds most influential economists'* about how capitalism fails and how it can be made to work better by 'reimagining the state'. (* see WIRED article link below) This episode was recorded face to face in London on 10th March 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green RELATED LINKS MARIANA MAZZUCATO WEBSITE THIS ECONOMIST HAS A PLAN TO FIX CAPITALISM - IT'S TIME WE LISTENED by João Medeiros - 2019 (WIRED MAGAZINE) MISSION ECONOMY: A MOONSHOT GUIDE TO CHANGING CAPITALISM - 2021 (WORLD OF BOOKS) MISSION ECONOMY: MARIANA MAZZUCATO IN CONVERSATION WITH GILLIAN TETT - 2021 (YOUTUBE) MARIANA MAZZUCATO - NEW ECONOMICS LECTURE - 2016 (YOUTUBE) MOONDOGGLE: THE FORGOTTEN OPPOSITION TO THE APOLLO PROGRAM by Alexis C. Madrigal - 2012 (THE ATLANTIC) GIL SCOTT-HERON - WHITEY ON THE MOON - 1970 (YOUTUBE) WHY EXPLORE SPACE? A 1970 LETTER TO A NUN IN AFRICA (by Dr Ernst Stuhlinger) (ROGER LAUNIUS' BLOG - 2012) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
85 minutes | Jul 17, 2022
EP.184 - LOUIS THEROUX
Adam talks with journalist and documentary presenter Louis Theroux about the challenges of writing honestly about family relationships with reference to his account of domestic life during lockdown and his mother Anne's book about the disintegration of her marriage to Paul Theroux. We also talk ice baths with Joe Wicks, confrontations with far right 'irony bros', and I do my best to make things uncomfortable when it comes to our podcast rivalry. This episode was recorded face to face in London on 16th March 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. Podcast artwork by Helen Green See Adam and Rosie welcome you to Adam's YouTube channel ADAM'S WEBSITE RELATED LINKS SUPPORT CHILDREN'S HOSPICES - (CHAT UK) LOUIS THEROUX'S FORBIDDEN AMERICA - EXTREME AND ONLINE - 2022 (BBC) LOUIS TAKES AN ICE BATH AT JOE WICKS' HOUSE - 2022 (METRO) ICE BATH BENEFITS by Sarah Lindberg - 2019 (HEALTHLINE) HOW LOUIS BECAME A TIK TOK SENSATION - 2022 (NEW YORK TIMES) THEROUX THE KEYHOLE by Louis Theroux (AUDIOBOOK) - 2021 (AUDIBLE) THE YEAR OF THE END: A MEMOIR OF MARRIAGE, TRUTH AND FICTION by Anne Theroux (AUDIOBOOK) - 2021 (AUDIBLE) 90 MINUTE FILM FEST PODCAST ADAM'S DAUGHTER ON 8 OUT OF 10 CATS DOES COUNTDOWN (YOUTUBE) ADAM'S DAUGHTER (AGED 5) DISCUSS PRINCESS LEIA'S SLAVE OUTFIT - 2014 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
83 minutes | Jul 4, 2022
EP.183 - TASH DEMETRIOU
Adam talks with English-Cypriot actor and comedian Natasia Demetriou about subjects including eggs, wigs, BAFTAs, theatre trauma and ass milk. This episode was recorded face to face in London on 31st April 2022 Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for conversation editing and production support Podcast artwork by Helen Green See Adam and Rosie welcome you to Adam's YouTube channel ADAM'S WEBSITE RELATED LINKS ELLIE & NATASIA - 2022 (BBC i-PLAYER) ELLIE & NATASIA (GUARDIAN REVIEW by Rachel Aroesti) - 2022 (GUARDIAN) DAN HAWKINS ON LINE BASS LESSONS AND BESPOKE BACKING (YOUTUBE) HOW TO BE ED SHEERAN by Steve Terreberry - 2020 (YOUTUBE) WHO KILLED THE KLF? Documentary directed by Chris Atkins (RENT ON YOUTUBE) A BIT OF A STRETCH - DIARIES OF A PRISONER by Chris Atkins - 2020 (PHYSICAL COPY VIA WORLD OF BOOKS) BLOWING A HARD BOILED EGG OUT IT'S SHELL - 2014 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
70 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
EP.182 - JOHN HIGGS
Adam talks with British writer and cultural historian John Higgs about 90s TV, the KLF, trying to be optimistic about the future, what John Lennon might be like if he were alive now and what The Beatles and James Bond tell us about the British psyche. CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE 2015 FILM 'TOMORROWLAND' Episode recorded on October 2nd, 2021 in Brighton. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Ben Tulloh for conversation editing. Podcast artwork by Helen Green See Adam and Rosie welcome you to Adam's YouTube channel RELATED LINKS THE FUTURE STARTS HERE by John Higgs - 2019 (WORLD OF BOOKS) WILLIAM BLAKE VS THE WORLD by John Higgs - 2021 (WATERSTONES) STRANGER THAN WE CAN IMAGINE - MAKING SENSE OF THE 20TH CENTURY (AUDIOBOOK) by Joh Higgs - 2016 (AUDIBLE) ROBIN INCE TALKS TO JOHN HIGGS ABOUT WILLIAM BLAKE - 2021 (YOUTUBE) DISCORDIANISM by Josh Ray - 2016 (SUPER WEIRD SUBSTANCE WEBSITE) ALAN MOORE TALKS WITH JOHN HIGGS ABOUT ROBERT ANTON WILSON - 2015 (YOUTUBE) Interesting interview in which Alan Moore does a good job of sounding intelligent and plausible about some mind bending topics while smoking one of the biggest joints I've ever seen. 'WHO KILLED THE KLF?' (DOCUMENTARY TRAILER) - 2021 (IMDB) Didn't realise this documentary had come out when I recorded the podcast links. Looks good, and features interviews with both John Higgs and Alan Moore. REVIEW OF 'WHO KILLED THE KLF?' by Peter Bradshaw - 2022 (GUARDIAN) DAVID FOSTER WALLACE - THE PROBLEM WITH IRONY (YOUTUBE) Short video essay by Will Schoder considering American writer David Foster Wallace's wariness around the post modern use of irony, particularly in TV shows. BRIAN AND CHARLES (OFFICIAL TRAILER) - 2022 (YOUTUBE) BRIAN AND CHARLES (ORIGINAL SHORT) - 2017 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.