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Inspired by an epic moment of shade by queen Mariah Carey, I DON'T KNOW HER is the show where all the tea is getting spilled and topics picked apart, as your hosts Aoife & Bláithín introduce you – and each other – to people, products, concepts, news stories and other random phenomena, and tell you how to goddamn feel about it. Join Bláithín and Aoife to learn about everything, nothing, and maybe, just maybe… your very own self. A Podcast by The Shift
 
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CONTENT WARNING: The following show will contain sexually suggestive, violent and anti-establishment themes throughout, alongside repeated uses of strong language. Listener discretion is advised. GAMES LIST: MadWorld Tetris Giant (Tetris Dekaris) Top Skater We're back to "normal" on this week's episode of Pick n' Mix as we play you 3 very tonally d…
 
Til Dice Do Us Part - A podcast by a nerdy Scottish couple sharing their thoughts and experiences on tabletop role-playing games. We start the show off with an aid to your imagination via our X Meets Y section, in which we use our TOP SECRET FORMULA to come up with adventure and campaign ideas. Marvel as, armed with a D20 and no script, we come up …
 
Luke Mogelson and Susan B. Glasser report on the convulsions of Donald Trump’s final days in office, an unprecedented second impeachment of a President, and the threat of insurrectionary violence hovering over the entire nation. And a game designer offers insights on how the fantastical, wholly fictional narrative of QAnon has captivated so many pe…
 
A new variant of SARS-CoV-2 is making its way around the world; in the U.S., it has been found in at least three states: California, Colorado, and New York. Joe Osmundson, an assistant professor of biology at New York University, speaks with the New Yorker staff writer Carolyn Kormann about why this new strain is particularly concerning. It has twe…
 
Thanks to Gend’s Wife Camilla for doing a brilliant intro. Gendle and Camilla met on stage at our party night Famous Gendle rates his weekend as a 6 Tim rates his as a 6.2 Friend of the podcast @TrainWithOllieJohns gives Tim and Gendle a good work out. TOOT CAMP! Get involved. https://www.facebook.com/tootcamp/ Tim makes a new friend! Gendle eats 4…
 
On January 6th, pro-Trump fanatics stormed the Capitol, galvanized by the President’s claims that the 2020 election had been stolen. That day, Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff were declared the victors of their respective Senate runoff races against Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, two champions of Trump’s incendiary theories. Charles Bethea, a New Y…
 
In this episode, we go over Viper's (and therefore Pick n' Mix's) Game of the Year 2020 while also discussing your own and talking all things Shin Sakura Wars including the soundtrack, history, reasons we love it and why it deserves to be ported to PC. All this and more technical issues coming up on this rather belated episode of Pick n' Mix!…
 
Til Dice Do Us Part - A podcast by a nerdy Scottish couple sharing their thoughts and experiences on tabletop role-playing games. Things might be a bit dark right now but the first show of 2021 opens with a bit of a laugh as we do our first Quiz section. This episode's theme for the quiz is Licensed RPGs - George has got a list that includes some g…
 
INTRO by listener Steve Paynter! Thanks Buddy. Lucy Akroyd is on team Tim! Turbo Trainers gone wrong Zwift Nathan Gallagher - he knows what’s up! Covid Testing an 11 year old Listener Story by Cathy Burnside Listener Story by Si Belson ————— PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH: We are @timandgendle on Instagram @tim_warwood and @Gendle on socials. We’d love to …
 
Bruce Springsteen, an American music legend for more than four decades, published his autobiography, “Born to Run,” in 2016. David Remnick called it “as vivid as his songs, with that same pedal-to-the-floor quality, and just as honest about the struggles in his own life.” In October of that year, Springsteen appeared at the New Yorker Festival for …
 
2020 is finally over, so we spent our first LiVE show of 2021 looking back at the Requester Royalty Top 10 for 2020! There's some upsets, there's expected entrants but most importantly: lots of tuens. We also chat a little bit about the recently released Sonic 1 Beta, DrScottnik's SEGA60 video series and Dreamcast Years joining the RadioSEGA progra…
 
Atul Gawande is a New Yorker staff writer, a practicing surgeon, and an indie-music fan, and he loves the work of the songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and whistling virtuoso Andrew Bird; Gawande has included Bird’s songs in playlists he uses in the operating room. In 2016, at the New Yorker Festival, Gawande spoke with Bird about songwriting, con…
 
Huge thanks to SAM FLETCHER for giving us a lovely bright introduction. Sam is the boss over at the BRILLIANT children’s cancer charity The Kids Village. ————— PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH: We are @tim_warwood and @gendle on socials, or send pictures and stories to tim@famousfirstwords.co.uk ————— Show compiled by our good friend Mike D from the podcast …
 
The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine mark what we hope will be the beginning of the end of the global pandemic. The speed of vaccine development has been truly unprecedented, but this breakthrough is taking place at a moment when the U.S. death toll has also reached a new peak—over three thousand per day. How was the response to such a clear dan…
 
It’s a cliché now, but by no means an overstatement, that the past twelve months have been unimaginable. This week, we’ll hear four short reflections on the events of 2020. Dhruv Khullar describes the early days of the pandemic, when he was taking care of patients in a COVID-19 ward. Anna Wiener visits California’s Big Basin Redwoods State Park, wh…
 
Pick n' Mix joins you on Christmas Day for an episode dedicated to giving, your wintery/Christmassy requests, keeping a conversation going during tough times and getting drunk and screaming at each other over the alphabetisation of gaming collections. Maybe leave that last part out of the celebrations when things go back to normal...…
 
Bryant Terry is a chef, educator, food-justice activist, and cookbook author. He joined Helen Rosner virtually to cook a dish from his recent book, “Vegetable Kingdom”: citrus and garlic-herb braised fennel. The dish calls for marinating the bulb in mojo, a citrus-juice-based Cuban condiment more typically paired with meat. Terry says that he wants…
 
This weeks guest introduction by none other than podcast supremo Matt Barr. Matt has been a friend for ages and a podcaster himself for ages, hosting the brilliant Looking Sideways podcast. I do explore you to give it a listen. In fact, the Christmas edition released on the 25th, is with none other than me and Gendo! ————— Listener Stories by: John…
 
Pick n' Mix is back! We spend our WinterFest 2020 reminiscing on how this edition of WinterFest came to be while taking you through our brand new game segment and our freshly reskinned chart segment, all while battling technical issues and Viper's unquenchable thirst to play his new shiny Astro City Mini. Oh, and there's some RadioSEGA LiVE announc…
 
In the past month, a fracture has opened up in the G.O.P. between those who grudgingly accept Joe Biden’s win and those who falsely claim that the election was rigged. In Georgia, supporters of Donald Trump have turned on Republican election officials—in some cases, with threats of violence. The Atlanta-based staff writer Charles Bethea explains wh…
 
This weeks guest introduction is by a true legend from the World of Broadcasting. Mr David Salt. The content director for Free Radio and Greatest Hits Radio! Now this man knows a good voice. ————— Listener Stories by: Our pirate this week is GAZ VOGAN. A great story about a drunken amazon purchase! ————— PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH: We are @tim_warwood …
 
As teens, in the nineteen-eighties, Eric Smokes and David Warren were arrested for the robbery and murder of a tourist near Times Square on New Years Eve; an acquaintance had accused them, receving a lighter sentence for an unrelated crime in exchange for coöperating with police. Warren refused a plea deal in which he would have had to accuse Smoke…
 
In November, when the Democratic Party lost seats in the House and a hoped-for victory in the Senate fizzled, centrist Democrats were quick to blame left-leaning progressives. Rhetoric about democratic socialism and defunding the police, they said, had scared away moderate voters and was costing the Party its influence. David Remnick speaks with tw…
 
Til Dice Do Us Part - A podcast by a nerdy Scottish couple sharing their thoughts and experiences on tabletop role-playing games. This time round we bring you another Elevator Pitch - if Ailsa can stop making Python references long enough - and introduce you to King Arthur Pendragon, the Arthurian adventure game by the late Greg Stafford. We give y…
 
Steve McQueen is the director of four feature films, including the Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave.” His new series, “Small Axe,” which is streaming on Amazon, consists of five portraits of the West Indian community in London from the late nineteen-sixties through the nineteen-eighties. For McQueen, the stories allowed him to reflect on painful asp…
 
This weeks guest introduction is by none other than BBC Ski Sunday presenter Mr Ed Leigh. At 58 years old. He is still ripping on a snowboard and you can see all his antics over on his instagram. https://www.instagram.com/ed__leigh_/?hl=en (@ed__leigh_) ————— Listener Stories by: Seb Henja and his wonderful christmas tree cutting story, and Tim Ack…
 
Can a vaccine be distributed fairly? What will be the impact if a large number of people don’t take it—as they say they won’t? Atul Gawande, a New Yorker staff writer who was recently appointed to President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 task force, walks David Remnick through some of the challenges of this pivotal moment. F.D.A. approval of at least o…
 
Phoebe Bridgers’s tour dates were cancelled—she was booked at Madison Square Garden, among other venues—so she performs songs from her recent album, “Punisher,” from home. The critic Amanda Petrusich talks about the joys of Folkways records, and the novelist Donald Antrim talks about a year in which he suffered from crippling depression and rarely …
 
This weeks guest introduction is by You-tuber / Actor / Presenter / Rad Chef and all round good dude Hersha Patel. Thanks Hersha. You’re ace! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC00IKbzqr7BnyKZLq_XmUDA ————— LISTENER STORIES Hatti @TheCamperCreative. Go give Hatty a follow and a like over on instagram to see her really nice camper van conversion! We l…
 
Like everyone in the United States, John Legend has spent much of the past year in lockdown. He has been recording new music (via Zoom), performing on Instagram, and promoting his upcoming album. Though many artists have delayed releasing records until they can schedule concert dates—increasingly the most reliable revenue in the music industry—Lege…
 
Sanaë Lemoine’s début novel, “The Margot Affair,” is about a seventeen-year-old high-school student whose father, a high-ranking official, does not acknowledge her or her mother publicly. In telling Margot’s story, Lemoine drew upon her own complex family history: when she was twenty-one, she discovered that her father had a secret second family. I…
 
INTRODUCTION BY: This weeks introduction was conducted by Andy Warwood. Tim’s Brother. Who he’s known his whole life. Andy lives in Indiana in the good old US of A. Andy is chicken box crazy! We love Andy. Obviously! ————— So you can watch Tim and Gendle acting away on Hersha Patel’s youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUClsKjzVW8…
 
Til Dice Do Us Part - A podcast by a nerdy Scottish couple sharing their thoughts and experiences on tabletop role-playing games. Our podcast makes its start with the first of many Elevator Pitches to introduce you to games you may not be familiar with. This time it's an introduction to Night Witches, a historical game of female pilots battling Naz…
 
This month, Georgia flipped: its voters picked a Democrat for President for the first time since Bill Clinton’s first-term election. To a significant degree, Charles Bethea says, this was owing to political organizing among Black voters; after all, Donald Trump still received approximately seventy per cent of the white vote. Bethea tells David Remn…
 
Between the two of them, Jerry Seinfeld and Steve Martin have nearly a century of experience in the delicate art of telling jokes. In a conversation with Susan Morrison during the 2020 New Yorker Festival, they discussed their long careers, learning how to adjust to new cultural forces, and the process of aging. Plus, Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax perfor…
 
FAMOUS FIRST WORDS: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpc-yupzIuHNzpqiaVepu6wwzF6ToQVEhN EPISODES / SHOW NOTES: This weeks guest introduction come LIVE from none other than Christian Stevenson AKA @DJBBC. Celebrity BBQ chef to the stars. And the best party DJ the world has ever seen. ————— PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH: We are @tim_warwood and @g…
 
The President’s fantastical allegations about “illegal ballots” are being indulged by quite a number of prominent Republicans in Washington, who have declined to acknowledge Joe Biden as President-elect. If Republicans in some key state legislatures go further and appoint electors who disregard their states’ popular votes, the electoral chaos would…
 
In the nineteen-thirties, authoritarian regimes were on the rise around the world—as they are again today—and democratic governments that came into existence after the First World War were toppling. “American democracy, too, staggered,” Jill Lepore wrote in The New Yorker, “weakened by corruption, monopoly, apathy, inequality, political violence, h…
 
This weeks guest introduction is by one of our oldest friends Kat Mackenzie. She's our favourite little Scottish person who we met YEARS ago when she was working in the sports market department at Red Bull. Thanks Kat…we love you! x ————— Tim is in Austria for 10 days working on the #RedBull Rubiks Cube World Cup Finals. They are in a country wide …
 
No matter the vote count, legal challenges and resistance in Washington continue to make this election historically fraught. David Remnick speaks about the state of the race with some of The New Yorker’s political thinkers: Evan Osnos on Biden’s candidacy, Jeannie Suk Gersen on how the Supreme Court may respond, Susan Glasser on Mitch McConnell’s h…
 
Good bye James Bond. Introduction by our good friend James Milnes. ---------- Conkers Family Adventure park. Listener story by Adam Oldroyd. (https://twitter.com/theoldroydfiles) ---------- PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH: We are @tim_warwood and @gendle on socials, or send pictures and stories to tim@famousfirstwords.co.uk ---------- Show Compiled by our G…
 
The Presidency of Donald Trump has been unlike any other in America’s history. While many of his core promises remain unfulfilled, he managed to reshape our politics in just four years. On the cusp of the 2020 election, David Remnick assesses the Trump Administration’s impact on immigration policy, the climate, white identity politics, and the judi…
 
It feels like a lifetime since the coronavirus pandemic transformed Americans’ daily lives, seven months ago, and fatigue is setting in even as the disease ravages new regions. The staff writer Jennifer Gonnerman talked with one of the people who has a unique perspective on those terrifying first weeks when the world seemed to be ending. Terence La…
 
GAMES LIST:F-Zero GXHatsune Miku -Project DIVA- F 2ndLet's Tap52 episodes must mean Season 1's time is up, so let's show it out with a bang. Coming up is 3 hours of music from 3 highly praised SEGA soundtracks and plenty of talk about them too! We also reveal to you the series champions of King of Requesters and Code Breakers, as well as dishing ou…
 
Nicholas Lemann’s “The Republican Identity Crisis After Trump” explores what will happen to the movement Donald Trump created among Republicans. In his 2016 campaign, he ran as a populist insurgent against Wall Street, “élites,” and the Republican Party itself—mobilizing voters against their traditional leadership. But, in office, he has governed l…
 
INTRODUCTION: This weeks guest introduction is by our good friend and ex-RADIO colleague MITCH RUSHTON. Don’t judge Mitch, he might be a blues fan….but he honestly has the smoothest voice I have ever heard! We love @Mitchrushton1! ————— The Alan Partridge podcast on Audible. The Big Bang Snowboard Show at the Snowdome in Tamworth. Lilah takes on he…
 
Elvis Costello’s thirty-first studio album, “Hey Clockface,” will be released this month. Recorded largely before the pandemic, it features an unusual combination of winds, cello, piano, and drums. David Remnick talks with Costello about the influence of his father’s career in jazz and about what it’s like to look back on his own early years. They …
 
At the 2020 New Yorker Festival, earlier this month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Andrew Marantz to talk about the Presidential race, and how Joe Biden should lead if he wins the election. Plus, Dexter Filkins on the fierce electoral battle taking place in Florida, the largest of the swing states. With…
 
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