This week Adam and Mark talk about Britain’s place in the world, the results of Cabinet ministers quitting, and the economics of the future.
We also have a small conversation about the US.
Title inspired by every single member of May’s government who’s walked out over the last year and a bit, also the great song by Arctic Monkeys.
This week Adam’s very down on the very nature of democratic government, and Mark acts as a universal doom-bringer.
We get into the constitutional discussion again.
Also, something big came out of the Chancellor.
Title inspired by a certain David, who may or may not be planning a comeback tour. Also the extremely popular song by Daft Punk.
This week Adam and Mark talk about marching, the EU, Nigel Farage, and various aspects of Parliamentary Privilege.
Adam mentioned the book ‘Honourable Friends?’ by Caroline Lucas, well worth a read.
The title of this podcast was inspired by the My Chemical Romance song of the same name\, and a rather large event held in London, though not as big as another large event a few years ago.
Let’s hear you jeers, cheers and here heres!
Adam and Mark discuss large anti-Brexit signs outside Waterloo, and we start to talk about Universal Basic Income, before it all gets very depressing.
We’re not sure who’s going to quit the cabinet by Monday.
Episode title inspired by Pimlico Plumbers and their bright yellow sign outside Waterloo.
Adam and Mark discuss the big C’s party conference, and all the opportunity it brings.
We also talk Brexit, dancing, and the fact everybody seems to hate Labour.
Episode title was easy this week, because Theresa May might actually be human, and not a robot.
Adam and Mark talk Welsh independence, the Labour and Conservative party conferences, and everything Brexit (despite Mark’s head hitting the desk.)
We also talk about the reality in which we live.
Episode title inspired by the Conservative conference data breach, and the fact some high profile members of the establishment had their mobile numbers leaked online.
This week Adam and Mark have been watching TV, namely Theresa May’s speech on the situation with the EU. The ball is, apparently, in their court.
We also discuss the elusive Agent Boot.
Episode title inspired by Theresa May’s position, and the excellent song by Cage the Elephant (one of their lesser known gems.)
Adam and Mark discuss Parliament, despite the fact they’re back for a week before going back on holiday!
What’s the deal with the financial crisis?
Is Mark actually considering doffing his cap to Theresa May?
Episode title inspired by all the hard work our politicians do, and the annoyingly catchy tune by Barenaked Ladies.
Adam and Mark avoid the subject of religion, talking instead about the religion of politics. We also discuss the history of the Labour party, in brief.
Is Labour one man?
The name we couldn’t remember was Peter Willsman.
Episode title inspired by the excellent song from Green Day (from an excellent album,) and possibly the Labour party…
Adam and Mark talk about dancing, NATO, and they liken a potential Labour Prime Minister to a Conservative one.
Episode title inspired by the excellent Gil Scott-Heron and the song of the same name, because while it might not be televised, it’ll be recorded and uploaded in podcast form.
Mark’s away for the week, so here’s a snippet of Adam complaining instead.
Vaccinations, Corbyn the anti-semite (again!) and taxing Netflix are on the agenda.
Episode title inspired by Corbyn’s impressive ability to stand back up, and the excellent song by Lights (the acoustic version specifically.)
Adam and Mark talk politics, philosophy, and war; in other words, it’s a typical Saturday.
The comic mentioned by Adam is this one:
The title of this episode was inspired by Adam’s loathing of the analogy of the Millennium Bug to Brexit, and the Jamiroquai song of the same name.
This week Adam’s all alone as he tries to get into the mind of Boris Johnson, a thouroughly dangerous place to be.
There were other stories, somewhat overshadowed by the former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. Can I work out what his intentions were? No, I can only guess.
Title inspired by Adam being alone, and the song by Liam Gallagher of the same name…
This week Adam and Mark discuss, you guessed it, Brexit!
We throw some JC and Antisemitism in there for good measure, along with interest rate rises!
Episode title inspired by the NHS, and the song by R.E.M. of the same name.
Adam and Mark talk about the death penalty, a rather sticky subject, followed by some lighthearted dismissal of the UK’s Brexit process.
We also talk about cannabis… again!
Podcast title inspired by MPs going on holiday, and the song by Kid Rock of the same name. It’s a great song.
This week Adam and Mark talk about broken agreements, lies, and votes in the Commons.
We disuse the ERG, scapegoats, and Corbyn’s alleged antisemite views.
Episode title inspired by Vince Cable and Tim Farron, as well as the song of the same name by Oasis.
In a bumper episode, because the week’s been that busy, Adam and Mark talk Boris, Boris-America, and Boris-Replacement.
What does Mogg think about it all?
Title inspired by Donald Trump, and the song of the same name by the Arctic Monkeys.
Adam and Mark discuss the same thing everyone else is, Chequers, before we devolve into another PR discussion.
Will the EU accept? Will Rees-Mogg?
Title inspired by the cabinet… and the song of the same name by The Turtles.
This week Adam and Mark discuss the topsy-turvy world in which we live, which sees a Labour politican fight for business.
We also discuss compensation for gay people persecuted under backwards laws, and what’s going on with Brexit (because we can’t escape it.)
Title direct reference to the song by Caravan Palace… not Taylor Swift.
This week Adam and Mark discuss the Brexit dividend, the votes in the House of Commons, compulsory voting, and the Conservative’s attitude to taxes.
Taxes are way too complicated.
Title inspired by the song of the same name by Depeche Mode.
Adam and Mark discuss Brexit, more money for the NHS, the SNP walkout, and Home Secretary phone theft.
Kenneth Clarke spoke a lot this week.
Title inspired by the song of the same name, from the Arctic Monkeys album ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare.’
Adam and Mark discuss a new runway, American ideals influencing the UK, and further devolution.
It’s also been a year since the last General Election, how’s May’s premiership going?
The political party we couldn’t remember the name of was ‘Alternative for Germany’
Title inspired by the song of the same name, written by John Denver.
- Through thick and thin
- Every cloud has a silver lining
- Fly off the handle
No one, but we got the attention of a celebrity on Twitter.
More chickens than people (I didn’t actually believe this one, that’ll teach me…)
World population clock
Banana’s Introduced to the UK
It’s a Wonderful Life
Fat sign of wealth
Feeding the multitude (5000, woop)
300 (60%… it deserves much more than that…)
Battle of Thermopylae (boom, got that one right)
The Land Before Time
Triceratops (not one of those dinosaurs that textbooks got wrong!)
Doomsday Book (got this one right too!)
Bird’s Custard (and this one, good podcast for vague history!)
Smash (the very phrase ‘instant mashed potato’ inspires dread)
The Lord of the Rings (boring)
Voynich Manuscript (didn’t recall this one though…)
Berenstain Bears Pawadox
Batman: The Brave and the Bold
Jason Momoa (will forever be Ronon from Stargate to me)
P. T. Barnum
Star Wars, misquoted
Bleeding Gums Murphy
Bleeding Gums’ voice actors (not JEL)
James Earl Jones
Kimba the White Lion
Talk to Frank
Horse Riding Pommel
New Scotland (the flag is a bit of a givaway)
Gutenberg Library (Project)
I hate risotto
Not Much CGI
Shoutout to JC
Disproportionate Dinosaur Ghosts
Wallowing in Clouds
Atlantian Cloud Storage
Reasons Atlantis Fell
Happy Birthday Terence
We Still Have Clouds
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