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 22 – We Can Handle The Truth – Documentaries and More

We've learned a lot since the last episode! We learned all about government and police oppression directed towards people from the Pacific in New Zealand in the 70s. We learned that psychedelic drugs have great benefit in medicine. We learned that Robert Lloyd of The Nightingales nearly made it big so many times, and that Birmingham in the 70s didn't like its King Kong statue. We also learned...

Recent Episodes

Episode 17 – Stranger Things than Nude Tuesday

We deliver our final verdict on Pistol, and spot the likely cultural references in the new series of Stranger Things. Do modern special effects make that kind of thing more or less scary? El Tele trails upcoming memoirs from Blur guitarist Graham Coxon, and Libertines...

Episode 16 – Never Mind The Pistols..'s the new Only a Podcast theme tune, made by us! In this episode: what's good about biopics? Should they educate or entertain? Do you prefer the factual or the fanciful? El Tele has made a start on Danny Boyle's 'Pistol' series, based on the memoirs of Sex...

Episode 15 – Should They Stay or Should They Go?

In this episode we address a thorny issue: if you're an ageing rock and roller, is it time to quit? If your powers are waning, to be fair to the fans, should you stay or should you go? We can think of one or two who might be happier in retirement, and discuss the late...

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