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May 14, 2024

Check out this episode, mate! This week's gambit involves Romanian stand-up comedian and chess enthusiast Radu Isac joining us to discuss the world's worst chess grandmaster. We blitz our way through various aspects of the game's history, from its multiple weird adaptations to those players who cheated using...


Apr 29, 2024

Read Ben's new Substack here, including articles about Obsession and The Beatles, prehistoric shananigans and a short story about a very sinister bookmakers: https://vanderlaugh.substack.com/

Sit up straight, eyes front, pens at the ready and don't even think of aiming your peashooter at the back of our heads. It's...


Apr 27, 2024

With the Snooker World Championship in full swing, Ben takes us for a break around the table with a potted history of snoooker, with some billiards and pool thrown in. There are tales of deathly dull games, the day inclement weather halted a match and the story of one snooker referee's brush with musical...


Apr 15, 2024

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Try and see our lips move on this week's episode as Angus Dunican returns to talk to us about the World's Worst Ventriloquist. From puppets on the beat to those who faced down the Nazis and lived to tell the tale, there's something for everyone in here. Assuming everyone has at least one...


Apr 1, 2024

Barry's play BREEDING runs from March 21st to April 14th 2024 at the King's Head Theatre in London - get tickets here! https://kingsheadtheatre.com/whats-on/breeding

With a hey nonny no, a slap of the thigh and some deeply questionable lyrics we're joined this week by accordionist, folk singer and comedian David Eagle...