The Vibe Guide

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

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Episode 224

Bespoke Yoghurt , Khashoggi's Ship & Elis Got It Wrong

Show broadcast on 16 June 2018

Sure, John makes mistakes - we all do! Although, you'd better believe they were catastrophic life mistakes and almost never administrative ones. Elis meets his heroes and then he gets sad and angry. In this weeks podcast there's a King Lear misquote, sandwich shame, the plant of the week and a review of deep-cut Queen lyrics. All this plus the Humblebrags, emails and Prod V's travel anecdotes.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left, the man behind the latest boom industry to hit North Wales. You've heard of microbreweries, well say hello to the micro-dairy. He's giving people the opportunity to house their very own dairy cow. For as little as £1000 up front and a monthly subscription, a cow can be housed. will install and maintain a single cow in a 2m x 2.5m space, enough to fit in a spare room or a large ensuite bathroom. In a press release, he stated, "No longer will access to unpasteurised milk be the dream of those with acres of land. I'm taking milk to the masses, Freisans to flat shares and udders to the suburbs.""

Conversations and riffs

Elis finally had a chance to meet a hero of his, Johnny Marr, but - by his own admission - got it wrong.

Vin has developed a luck rash.

Chat about Robins' meter readings.

Elis James' Light-Hearted Paper Review

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

The Daily Mirror's plant of the week is the geranium. Oxford University to educate students on avoiding unintentional plagiarism. Top 10 meals cooked at home. How the World Cup affects the economy.

John's Shame Well

John frees another listener of their shame.

Throwing your sandwich into a school urinal and letting another kid take the blame.

John's Gig Diaries

John reads aloud from diaries he kept during his early stand-up days.

A take on clubbing, and ideas for Bible-based jokes.

Made-Up Games

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

Anything 20 Questions: A version of 20 Questions where the thing could be anything, even a memory or feeling. So the questioner can ask whether they were there when the person experienced it, etc.

(The creator, comedian George Egg later contacted the show in episode 226 to add that it works better if you limit it to an agreed timeframe from which the thing is chosen.)

Tick Off a Taste

The gang try a new taste sensation sent in by a listener.

Delirium' beer (voted the best beer in the world)

The 'Keep It Session' Sessions

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

Azalea City - the lovely Robin (Allender)'s musical side project (John)

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