The Vibe Guide

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

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Episode 263

Painful Thighs, F Off & The Dark Side of Nature

Show broadcast on 23 March 2019

Classic Dog-mess anecdote revisited, John's bodily functions feature heavily and we reopen the Wackaging file!

PLUS! Humblebrags, Papers reviewed light-heartedly and a ShameWell! The staples to any healthy Podcast.

Podcast intro

TV talk: Discussion of the latest series of Queer Eye - a real tear jerker - and Elis sings the praises (get it?) of 'All Together Now' on Saturday evenings.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left, Wales' Most Medium Man. Picking up the annual award in Cardiff, judges marked him 'medium-ist' in height, looks and ambition."

Conversations and riffs

Elis remembers stepping in dog mess two years ago (but he swears it's a different anecdote to the other dog mess anecdote he told a while ago).

Find out how Elis and John would deal with being told to 'F off' at a house party they were hypothetically hosting for their hypothetical teenage kids. Also, how John actually deals with spillages at his real house.

Elis James' Light-Hearted Paper Review

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

Guy who edited Bohemian Rhapsody film admits some segments have TOO MUCH editing. By the end of this decade (but it's already 2019!), spaceships will transport passengers from New York to Shanghai in half an hour.

John's Shame Well

John frees another listener of their shame.

Suffering a case of food poisoning and the resultant loud toilet visit right next to the bedroom you were wooing a potential romantic partner in.

The Potato Potato Years

A trip down memory lane to a classic game of 'Potato Potato' from yesteryear.

Head back to 9 December 2017. John is in training for the Olympic Potato Potato team (the GBPP).

Made-Up Games

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

Bigger But Not Too Big: Player 1 thinks of an object and Player 2 has to guess the object. If they guess an object that is bigger but not too much bigger than the one Player 1 was thinking of, they get a point.

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

After a long hiatus, 'wackaging' is back! A delve into the brand guide from a certain train company infamous for its wackaging-laden passenger toilets. It's got a lot of their trademark 'wink' in it. Some sexist, patronising instructions on the back of a women's shower gel.

The 'Keep It Session' Sessions

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

Zabrinski (Elis). When first starting out in comedy Elis opened for them with a standup set and died, with his friend watching who had never seen him perform before.

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