Good Deeds Punished, The Unfair Sex and some bilingual Cerys Matthews fandom
Show broadcast on 29 November 2014
Elis provides some live anglo-welsh translation this week, whislt John recounts his encounter with a homeless man and an act of selfish generosity. Plus some inappropriate information about Elis, and an update on the David Mellor saga. Don't worry, the regulars are here too - Winner Plays On, Textual Healing and John's Memoirs.
John's introduction of Elis
"To my left is First Minister for anecdotalism, Mr Elis James."
Conversations and riffs
Elis is late and hasn't washed his hair or his hands.
Elis's great link "Ummm".
Listeners text and tweet during the show on this week's topic.
"A good deed trumped by someone". John gave a homeless man some change, immediately followed by someone else giving him £20.
John has another tale about trying to help someone with a parking ticket.
A listener calls the show with a problem.
Leroy - "My girlfriend doesn't know any countries".
Listeners' teenage obsessions around bands, films, crushes at school, etc, and their creative endeavours related to expressing this.
"Dedication to Cerys"
A Robins Amongst the Pigeons
John reads aloud from his autobiography.
Chapter 4: The Unfair Sex?
Winner Plays On
Elis and John face off in the weekly quiz on topics of their choice.
John Lennon (Elis) v The Great Fire of London (John). Elis wins.
Email of the Species
Listeners' emails into the show.
Correspondence about David Mellor.