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Episode 41

Dreams of Jermaine Jenas, John's Solo Date, Barry John and Elis' Housing Advice

Show broadcast on 22 November 2014

Fancy some disgusting parenting advice? You've come to the right place. Elis and John are also keen to hear your tales of no-shows after John went to see a gig by himself (#solodate), whilst Elis has been busy wondering which celebrities listen to the show. All this plus Teenage Fanclub, John's Memoirs, Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and more impressions in Email of the Species.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left is a member of the Welsh gang of eight, a group of men who since 1993 have not been legally allowed within half a mile of Snowdon."

Conversations and riffs

Elis: It's not too late to pull out. John: Says the father of a newborn

John's song: "Producer Dave's confusing me with symbols, what does it mean? He's shaking his head. He's pointing around. It means I've gone wrong, but I don't know why."

Elis refers to Barry John as "the Barry John of rugby".

John has to read from a piece of paper handed to him by Prod D.

Text-in topic

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

"No-shows". John sees Bonnie "Prince" Billy alone.

Textual Healing

A listener calls the show with a problem.

Ben calls in about his inability to put up coat hooks.

Teenage Fanclub

Listeners' teenage obsessions around bands, films, crushes at school, etc, and their creative endeavours related to expressing this.

"Pete Hicks" writes in about a talent contest.

Elis' Dad Diary

Elis is keeping a dairy about being a new dad.

Prawn cracker crumbs and a snot pipe.

A Robins Amongst the Pigeons

John reads aloud from his autobiography.

Chapter 3: Farthings from Heaven

Winner Plays On

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

John Lennon (Elis) v Liverpool FC in the Wilderness 1991-2005 (John). Elis wins.

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

Another impression of John.

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