The Vibe Guide

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

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Episode 189

Sky News Robins, Mints/Mince & The Hubris Dome

Show broadcast on 14 October 2017

Little old Johnny Robins eh? You'll never guess what he's got coming up!? Well listen to the podcast and you won't need to guess. You'll just know. An absolute vintage James & Robins podcast today: There was plenty of shame, a bit of character assassination and all the usual fun too. Emails, a brilliant Made Up Game and so many Humblebrags that it had to be a two-parter! Disgusting.

Podcast intro

More dairy-free talk - this time: cheese

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left, a man recently found not guilty of wreckless herding of rams in Penarth. The CCTV footage showed that the quad bike he was using was out of control due to a technical fault. If found guilty he would have faced a sentence of up to three years forced labour in a wool mill. "

Conversations and riffs

John was on Sky News this morning to talk about his tour show. In make-up beforehand he had a toilet situation he couldn't quite take care of. Have he and his agent overreached in terms of the scale of some of the venues they've booked?

Have you ever been winded up your bum?

An impromptu reading of a 4-star review of Elis' stand-up from a long time ago by Giggle Beats, accompanied by a great photo of him with half-straightened hair.

Elis James' Light-Hearted Paper Review

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

Giraffes have blue tongues and nobody knows why. Are you addicted to your phone? have a digital-free dinner table or a tech-free room in your home, and don't touch it when you're bored! The Daily Mirror's Top 10 illnesses that baffle science.

John's Shame Well

John frees another listener of their shame.

Turning up at a girl's birthday party to profess your love for her whilst drunk, not wearing any trousers and with blood gushing from a wound in your arm. Witnessed by your personal counsellor.

Made-Up Games

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

Mince or mints? One person says one of those words and the other has to guess which they are talking about, by saying beef or polo.

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

How to celebrate your email account's birthday. Burning poetry. Accidentally naming your daughter after "an actress of the flesh".

The 'Keep It Session' Sessions

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

The Jesus and Mary Chain (Elis)

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