This week we tax things that annoy us in shops, criticise the Olympic Opening Ceremony before it even happens, and reboot Dallas.
This week we discuss house gifting in Venuzuela, gardening in the White House, and proper etiquette for London 2012
This week we discuss a crime from the home of today’s guest, Jon Nelson, how not to get into a spat with a publcished author, and the best way of keeping the olympic flame alive.
This week we discuss a jammy kitten, a would-be-escapee getting jammed in a chute, and adults reading children’s books.
This week we celebrate the sandwich, WH Smith’s sells the Queen’s Knickers, and there’s an unusual case of mistaken identity.
This week we ponder changes to ancient monuments, discover some problems with parakeets telling you their address, and discuss the adventures of Inspector Bear.
More details about the show mentioned at the end of the recording, “The Science of Fiction” at http://www.scienceoffiction.co.uk/
This week we worry about asteriod mining, consider animal crime rings, and propose a new insulting service, “Insultogram”
Edit: Turns out “Insultogram” already exists, but not in the form we proposed it. Hey ho.
Chris returns to the UK and to his rightful place as co-host of the show!
This week we criticise the naming of a “sonic screwdriver”, pioneer a new delivery service and discuss unusual mayoral candidates
This was the week where people were fooled, we probed into Einstein’s brain, and Batman got pulled over
This was the week where a penguin succeeded in an escape attempt while a human prisoner did not, press ups became the new punishment for a variety of misdemeanours and Chris Smowton ranted about athletes at US universities being asked to hand over their Facebook logins.