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Joe Bor is a hugely likeable comedian who not only performs stand-up regularly in comedy clubs around the UK, but also appears as character Jasper Cromwell-Jones and does TV warm-up for shows like Mock the Week and The Graham Norton Show.
In this episode, Joe reveals that he is a boy band fan and has a special place in his heart for The Backstreet Boys! We also touch on his love of Made in Chelsea, on which we do not see eye-to-eye, and Joe drops a few names and admits to his celebrity selfie addiction.
 
You can find Joe at www.joebor.co.uk, or on twitter @josephbor
 
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Direct download: 013_Joe_Bor_The_Backstreet_Boys_Made_in_Chelsea.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:29pm UTC

 

Stu Goldsmith is an incredibly charming, charismatic and quick-witted comedian who is known for, amongst other things, his hugely popular podcast 'The Comedians Comedian'. When not charming the pants off audiences and discussing comedians' writing processes, he loves playing strategy games. In this episode of Fixated, we discuss his current obsession with the game Android: Netrunner.
During the course of our discussion, we touch on varied subjects, including (but not limited to):
  • brotherly love,
  • competitive cuddling,
  • comedian Richard Sandling's concept of a "double agent",
  • netrunner podcasts Terminal7 and Agenda7,
  • what a card game has in common with brazilian jiu jitsu,
  • the comedian James "knee deep in pussy" Acaster...and...
  • the origin of Stu's accidental podcast catchphrase "eggy pause"!!!
 
You can and should, nay must, listen to Stu's podcast at www.comedianscomedian.com. You can also find him at www.stuartgoldsmith.co.uk.
 
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The music is Somehows and Somewhats from the album Deltas of Matacumbo by Cosmic Analog Ensemble. Used under a creative commons attribution 4.0 international license.

 

Direct download: 012_Stu_Goldsmith_fixated_on_NETRUNNER.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:24pm UTC

 

In the first episode of 2015, Tom is joined by comedian Ben Van Der Velde who tells us all about his love of The Beatles. Topics covered include the various types of bad jazz, the dubious logic of boxing weights and which fab four songs describe Edinburgh previews and the comedy circuit.
 
Ben can be found at www.benvandervelde.com or on twitter @BenVanDerVelde, and his lovely comedy club The Good Ship is online at www.thegoodship.co.uk/comedy on twitter @goodshipcomedy and on facebook, www.facebook.com/TheGoodShipComedyClub. Finally, check out his podcast at www.thetangentlemen.com.
 
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Direct download: 011_Bad_Jazz_and_badgers_Ben_Van_Der_Ve.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18pm UTC

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