Only A Podcast

Two blokes, upside down and many miles from home, talk about popular culture. And unpopular culture too. Books, music, films, the news, what we had for dinner last night.. everything is fair game.

About Only A Podcast

Born out of time on our hands during lockdown, a vague feeling that we were missing out on something and the realisation that our voices didn’t sound too bad once we’d set up our mics, phones and speakers, we put an end to procrastination and got on with the job.

So here we are.. lots of hot reckons about all sorts of topics, but probably not politics (but who knows, everything’s political eh?), in an easily accessible format, on apps you probably already use.

It’s just like you’re down the pub with us. So get a round in, and join in the discussion.

New Episodes Fortnightly

Or thereabouts. Often-ish.

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Latest Episode

Episode 45 – Te Wa Tuku Reo Māori

We may not be the best at Māori Language Week but we are enthusiastic about it, and discuss it! We talk about the responses to last episode's question "Do musicians listen to music differently to non-musicians?" The Captain appreciates good translations of novels that are not originally written in English, referring to the crime novels of Fred Vargas. Taskmaster NZ Series 4 is complete - bring...

Recent Episodes

Episode 44 – Chub on the Wye and Scrapper

Moving swiftly on from our Mercury Prize predictions, The Captain plugs low budget comedy drama Scrapper, and Pasifika rugby documentary Family Faith Footy. He's also baffled by the stocking policy of a local record store. ElTele is impressed by a 9/11 stage play,...

Episode 43 – Once in A / Every Lifetime

In between brief rants about dentists, deodorant and lottery tickets, we get on with it. The Captain plugs the upcoming cinema reissue of one of the greatest concert films of all time. On TV, the NZ comedy drama Far North is proving to be a winner. ElTele is...

Episode 42 – The Funniest Joke of the Year

In this episode we review the final four contenders from the Mercury Prize list: Loyle Carner, Olivia Dean, Jockstrap, and Young Fathers. Which do we think will win? The Captain plugs series two of an Alexei Sayle podcast, and listens to an informative interview with...

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