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You are marooned a desert island with a few books and records. Fast forward three years. You now rule the island with an iron fist. But what laws will you enact? What will you ban? Each week, comedian Jacob Hatton interviews a new castaway from the worlds of science, journalism, politics and entertainment and asks them about their own personal island. Will it be a utopia or a nightmare?
 
Welcome to Desert Island Dishes, the weekly podcast where chef Margie Nomura talks to a special guest about the dishes that have shaped their lives.Here you will find conversations with a whole range of different people discussing their 7 Desert Island Dishes. We will find out about their favourite childhood dishes, the dishes they eat the most often, and the dishes that mean the most to them. And of course we will also discover what their last dish would be before being cast off to the dese ...
 
You’re invited to the Desert Island Society, where Madeline and Xander ask and answer the classic question… If you were taken to a desert island, what would you bring? From 80’s synth songs and dystopian video games to pizza toppings and family board games, we’re getting pretty specific about what’s coming with us. So, what are you bringing?
 
Welcome to Horror Dads, a Podcast delivered to you from 2 dads who love horror, and work to balance our love of horror with our family life. Join us and listen in as we discuss franchise favorites, movies we’ve never seen, movies we’ve seen 1,000 times, and desert island horror movies. We will also focus on discussing our favorite horror merchandise, the artists behind the work, and our discovery of new artists and work.
 
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Regular Joes Podcast

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Regular Joes Podcast

Dave Pisani, Barry Kay and Tod Pleasant

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Dave Pisani, Barry Kay and Tod Pleasant have teamed up to create the Regular Joes Podcast, a show that will focus on various aspects of the things they love most, movies, toys, sci-fi, tv shows, comics, collecting, and much more. Each episode will feature subjects such as the cool vehicles and props from classic movies and tv show, the movie you would want to have with you if you were stranded on a desert island as well as new or notable items the guys have added to their varied collections. ...
 
PROUDLY SPONSORED BY PIETER TOERIEN PRODUCTIONS. People of Note is broadcast on Sunday evening at 6 pm on Fine Music Radio with a repeat on Thusday afternoon at 1 pm, presented by Rodney Trudgeon. Says Rodney: “There are a number of fascinating people who pass through Cape Town and I’ve always felt there to be a need for a programme that allows an in-depth discussion with these personalities. Whether their fields are music, literature, theatre, dance, opera or even politics and economics, we ...
 
Tom Price trawls through the Amazon purchase histories of a variety of comedians. Everything you’ve ever bought on that website is on record - it's the true story of who you really are. Expect in-depth discussion of powdered peanuts, dog costumes, utility belts and books that claim you can change your life by improving your handwriting. And lots more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
A search party has discovered eight tapes on a desert island in the Atlantic Ocean. The tapes chronicle the story of Robert Bacon and Alan Linic, and the time that they spent on the island. This is a story of both joy and sadness. Enjoy.
 
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Sir Malcolm Walker is the chairman and co-founder of the frozen food supermarket chain Iceland. He was brought up in Grange Moor, West Yorkshire. He was just 14 when his father died, and he helped his mother run a smallholding, driving a tractor and ploughing fields. His business instinct kicked in during his teenage years, when he promoted Saturda…
 
Love it or hate it, the semi-colon has its uses. Ed and Julia wax lyrical about this oft misunderstood punctuation mark. NOTE: We discuss how the semi-colon was chosen as a symbol of strength for people who are struggling with mental health issues and suicide. If you are struggling, please reach out for help. MIND: Infoline - 0300 123 3393 Suicide …
 
Taiwan is one of the world's youngest democracies. The first fully democratic presidential election was held as recently as 1996. But it's now being heralded as a place where digital technology is giving citizens a sense of direct engagement with political systems and law creation.They have a Minister of Digital Affairs, Audrey Tang, who has brough…
 
Top of the Cocks is back! We've put together some of the best (worst) music stories and choices from the back catalogue. It's the Brits this week - they're not paying us or anything - but we thought why not use the excuse to put together something fun. If you enjoy what you hear, why not go back and listen to the full episodes! Including; lead-sing…
 
In homage to the BBC's classic Desert Island Discs, the Books to Last Podcast challenges book lovers and readers from all over to select the five books they would take to their mystery remote locale. Tangents and anecdotes likely. This is a very special episode, with a very special guest. This time we're joined by Sam Leach, English teacher and one…
 
Rodney Trudgeon’s guest on People of Note this week is Professor Joan Hambidge who is a celebrated Afrikaans poet, literary critic and author. Joan is known to FMR listeners as a regular reviewer on our programme Boekkeuse and has two doctorates, one under Andre Brink and a second in cultural studies focusing on gender constructs in Afrikaans liter…
 
IT'S TIME TO RISE AND GRIND! That's right we're here and we are here to deliver... We've been going through your submissions for the desert island and pulled out some of the best and stuck them in this podcast for you. Listen to it and then maybe submit one of your own to dickspod.com/contact Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc…
 
It’s all Joes on deck as the regular hosts welcome Irregular Joes Derryl DePriest and Brian Mix. As they tend to do when everyone jumps in it’s kind of a free for all with no set topic. Not that that matters, as these guys have no problem filling an hour or so. Hopes are universally high for the final season of Picard. But hopes have been high befo…
 
Is it a chicken or a Dickens character? See if you can tell the difference in this week’s quiz. Thank you to Gav Collins for being our special guest and running his quiz for us. Let us know how you did by tagging us on social media with #TLCQuiz. Answers here. Keep in touch We love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review …
 
What went down when superfan Hans Christian Andersen went a-calling at Charles Dickens's house? It feels like one of those writing assignments that your teacher gives you, where you have to write about two historical characters meeting, except this actually happened. Keep in touch We love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a …
 
On the night of 31st January 1953, the combination of a high spring tide and a storm over the North Sea caused a devastating surge of water to sweep across the East Coast and up the Thames Estuary. It was one of Britain's worst natural disasters in the 20th century - 307 people lost their lives in England and over 1,800 in the Netherlands - and yet…
 
The Horror Dads are joined by their new friend Dan Kern of Dirty Gnome Studios. Dan is a sculptor and toy maker with an artistic knack focused on dolls, specifically in the Horror Genre. After an interview and discussion with Dan about his process related to sculpting and toy making, the group discusses some of the most prominent and terrifying Dol…
 
Jo Browning Wroe grew up in a crematorium in Birmingham. She has an MA in Creative writing from the University of East Anglia, and teaches at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education on their Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing. Her debut novel, A Terrible Kindness, was a Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted …
 
It’s all about prima ballerinas on this week’s edition of People of Note where Rodney Trudgeon talks to Principal Dancer at Cape Town City Ballet, KIRSTEL PATERSON. Kirstel will be dancing the title role in the upcoming production of Cinderella here at the Artscape Theatre. Kirstel started training as a ballet dancer when she was 5 and in the cours…
 
What do Red Hot Chilli Peppers, a dominatrix and bitter melon all have in common? They all feature in this week's Compact Dicks, that's what. How and why? You'll have to listen to find out. Would you like to feature on an episode of Compact Dicks? Yes? Great! Send us your suggestions to dickspod.com/contact Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m…
 
This week’s episode was recorded in an alternate reality where Tod doesn’t watch the entire season of a TV show before Barry and Dave get through the pilot episode. First up is Paper Girls from Amazon Prime, which is based on a comic by Brian K. Vaughan, that (again alternate reality) Tod has never read. Next is Kaleidoscope, from Netflix, the Gian…
 
Pit yourself against Ed's love of horror. Let us know how you did by tagging us on social media with #TLCQuiz. Answers here. Keep in touch We love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of our podcast platforms and chat with us on social media: Twitter: @twolitchicks Instagram: @two_lit_chicks TikTok: @two_lit_chi…
 
Who is Robert Burns? Why do we celebrate Burns Night on January 25? Find out in today's TLC Book Bite. Keep in touch We love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of our podcast platforms and chat with us on social media: Twitter: @twolitchicks Instagram: @two_lit_chicks TikTok: @two_lit_chicks Email: hello@twoli…
 
That's right! This is the new home of JaackMaate's Happy Hour. Subscribe here to receive all future episodes direct to your phone... Only messing! Ahead of their 'The Round Sheep' live tour JaackMaate, Stevie and Robbie join Dan to share who and what they'd hate to be stuck with on a desert island... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon…
 
Rodney Trudgeon’s guest on People of Note this week is MERVYN WILLIAMS who has just celebrated 36 years with Cape Town City Ballet. Mervyn has been making magic both on and off the stage for all those years – first as a dancer and now as Head of Wardrobe, as well as managing education skills. He also performs as a character dancer and will be appea…
 
Kirsty Young was the award-winning presenter of Desert Island Discs between 2006 and 2018, interviewing 496 castaways. Her TV work includes BAFTA-winning coverage of events marking the centenary of World War One, and memorable live presentation from Windsor of the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II earlier this year. Kirsty was born in East Kilbri…
 
In homage to the BBC's classic Desert Island Discs, the Books to Last Podcast challenges book lovers and readers from all over to select the five books they would take to their mystery remote locale. Tangents and anecdotes likely. This episode's guest is Annie, the booktuber, sci-fi fan writer and artist over at Annie's Book Nook on YouTube! This i…
 
Hamlet is the Shakespearean character that many actors long to play. Jade Anouka is one of those actors. She talks to past Hamlets– Sir Derek Jacobi, Adrian Lester, Samuel West and Tessa Parr – about the challenges in approaching the part. And she hears the fabled story of The Red Book, a red-bound copy of the play, begun by the actor Sir Johnston …
 
We’re so excited to bring you our first of many TLC Book Bites QUIZZES. Today’s topic is Strong Female Characters (and their authors). Let us know how you did by tagging us on social media with #TLCQuiz. Answers here. Keep in touch We love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of our podcast platforms and chat wi…
 
This week, Barry and Dave return from vacation and catch Tod up on everything he missed. Which, based on the rundown of the itinerary from their week in Orlando, was a lot. We all know Dave hits the parks with a plan that makes the D-Day invasion look like an afterthought, and this outing was true to form. Find out what they saw, and, more importan…
 
In our new Wednesday segment, Julia and Ed give you short and snappy info snacks about topics ranging from literary concepts, to author biographies, writing advice, and book reviews, followed by our new Friday literary quiz. Today's TLC Book Bite is about the bildungsroman. What is it and why should you keep this term up your sleeve to look impress…
 
Tune in as the Horror Dads cover 10 Cursed Horror Objects, and the horror films in which these objects were represented. The horror genre does an exceptional job of giving life to inanimate objects to drive storylines, emanate fear, and create conflict. Join John and Jamie for an episode that will cause you to think twice about the mundane and comm…
 
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