The Vibe Guide

The unofficial episode guide for vibe tasters of the Elis James and John Robins Podcast

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Episode B41

100mg of Pure Liquid Chat

Show broadcast on 15 November 2017

Your favourite Drive Time substitutes belted up, checked their respective blind spots and unleashed TOP CHAT once again this week. Elis was off after gracing the studio with top drawer anecdotes on Monday, but the vibe continued as Robins was Unleashed, ably assisted by newshound Dr Sunta Templeton. Expect the Light-Hearted Paper Review, Humble Brags, Made Up Games and a return of John Googling The Travel - LIVE!

Conversations and riffs

The first part of Elis and John sitting in for Johnny Vaughan's drive time show in the week of 13-17 November 2017.

John's health has been affected by his late-night bowling.

There's some fun with beeping out swears live on air.

Text-in topic

Listeners text and tweet during the show on this week's topic.

Strange bans imposed by parents.

What odd things have grown adults asked you to do because they're irrationally scared of something? Find out how John dealt with a massive spider in his living room. This leads to a secondary Twitter topic inviting listeners' pictures of the biggest spiders they've seen.

Elis James' Light-Hearted Paper Review

Elis' selection of humorous stories from this week's newspapers.

How weightlifters can avoid haemorrhoids. Varicose veins myths busted. How often to clean things like handbags, pants and lightbulbs, and when to boil your toothbrush. An unusual way to work out what size socks, trousers or shirt collar you need.


More examples of that scourge of social media, the humblebrag.

You're taking a break from your high-flying job as a lawyer to be inspired by yourself, study "at the school of me" and be "a faceless magician working tirelessly out of pure love".

Made-Up Games

Listeners suggest made-up games that Elis and John can play.

Elis and John revisit some of their favourite Made Up Games so far, including Population Speculation (from Episode 176), which comes with its own jingle made by the creators of the game. Elis, on winning: "Kissing and hugging and fondling and being GREAT!"

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