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Episode 127

IKEAnecdotes, Little Georgie Ezra & Twitter Lady Bots

Show broadcast on 23 July 2016

After John's IKEA visit, and subsequent breakdown, last week we discover how he made use of his bushcraft equipment in the assemblage of his new furniture. Meanwhile, Elis reveals all about his screaming thighs. All this plus Humble Brag Of The Week, Winner Plays On and Email Of The Species.

Podcast intro

Apparently, God is on kneel-mail. And imagine if John had a residency in Las Vegas.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left, in a beautiful velvet robe, is - as of yesterday - a 24% share holder in Penarth Model Railway. "

Conversations and riffs

Part 2 of John's 'Double Billy' saga - this time, delivery and erection of said bookcases.

Elis comes up with a possible tag line for the show - 'Driving Britain's banter'.

Elis watched a documentary called 'The Silent Village' about what might have happened if the Nazis took over a small Welsh village.

Elis did a lot of cycling on holiday so he's gone up a pants size due to his Welshman's Thighs growing.

Little Georgie Ezra makes an appearance - this time, aniseed is giving his wife heartburn.

John is... confused... by the nude Twitter ladies who favourite his tweets.

Text-in topic

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

In a show of solidarity with John, listeners send in their IKEAnecdotes. Elis' fiancée had to get a handyman around to put together a cot that Elis kept putting off doing.


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

That awkward moment when you're head-hunted for a modelling job while out with the boss of your current modelling agency.

Wish all your followers would stop filling your Twitter with replies to your posts.

Getting your anti-terrorism message wrong by talking about the expensive perfume and fancy macaroons you're buying.

Winner Plays On

Elis and John face off in the weekly quiz on topics of their choice.

Neil Kinnock (Elis) v Flags (John). Tied 4-4. Tiebreaker: How many test runs did Freddie Flintoff score? John wins.

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

Two PCDs met on a plane. Ideas for identifying fellow PCDs during speed dating. John is over-excited about joining the Red Squirrel Brewery membership scheme. Steve is in a quandary about whether his future wife (first initial C.) a school teacher, should take his surname, (Mycock).

The 'Keep It Session' Sessions

A special section at the end of the podcast for music recommendations.

Wilko (John). Plus John provides advice on how to start investigating Neko Case and Frank Zappa's back catalogues.

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