Episodes
Adam talks with British poet, rapper and podcaster George Mpanga, aka George The Poet. Recorded in front of a live audience at The London podcast Festival, September 13th, 2019. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS ADAM BUXTON'S RAMBLE BOOK (AUDIO BOOK AT AUDIBLE) (2020) ROSIE BOUNCING AT OFFER OF WALK (YOUTUBE, 2015) HAVE YOU HEARD GEORGE'S PODCAST? - EPISODE 2 (POPCORN) (2018) GEORGE READS A LOCKDOWN POEM ON RADIO...
Published 05/26/20
Adam enjoys a rambly conversation with American comedian and writer Sara Barron in front of a live audience at the London Podcast Festival, September 2019. RELATED LINKS ADAM BUXTON'S RAMBLE BOOK (AUDIO BOOK AT AUDIBLE) (2020) SARA BARRON LIVE AT THE APOLLO (2019, FACEBOOK) BOOKS BY SARA BARRON (SARA'S WEBSITE) EDDIE REDMAYNE IN JUPITER RISING (2015, YOUTUBE) MARK RONSON IN LADY GAGA DOCUMENTARY (2017, YOUTUBE)   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/26/20
Adam talks with American musician and producer Nile Rodgers about his unconventional upbringing, fashion and drug experiments, working with Bowie and much more. This episode was recorded at Abbey Road studios, London in November 2018. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Anneka Myson for additional editing. RELATED LINKS PRE-ORDER SIGNED HARDBACK COPIES OF RAMBLE BOOK AT WATERSTONES (2020) ADAM BUXTON'S RAMBLE BOOK (AUDIO BOOK AT AUDIBLE) (2020) KIDS WRITE JOKES...
Published 05/17/20
Adam enjoys a remote ramble with British musician Laura Marling who also plays three songs - Fortune, The End Of The Affair and Song For Our Daughter - from her latest album.  Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Anneka Myson for additional editing. RELATED LINKS THE SAMARITANS: DONATE OR CALL PIETA HOUSE (IRELAND): DONATE OR CONTACT LAURA'S ISOLATION GUITAR TUTORIALS (2020, YOUTUBE) LAURA'S GUITAR HEROES PLAYLIST (2020, SPOTIFY) LAURA MARLING LIVE ON KEXP...
Published 05/10/20
Adam talks with journalist and documentary presenter Louis Theroux about his lockdown podcast Grounded, Adam's book, advertisements for face exercisers on the internet, a brilliant/boring art film, Louis' time with the Tiger King (CONTAINS MINOR SPOILER FOR NETFLIX DOC) and bonding over the Beatles. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS RAMBLE BOOK (AUDIOBOOK AT APPLE) RAMBLE BOOK (AUDIOBOOK AT AUDIBLE - use Audible...
Published 05/02/20
Adam talks with English-Cypriot actor and comedian Natasia Demetriou about lockdown life, celebrity sing-alongs, fascinating animal sex facts, how to say something extraordinary at a Q&A and much more non essential stuff. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS ERATO - CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND (2011) EMMA STONE & MAYA RUDOLPH - CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND (MAYA AND MARTY, 2016) (TWITTER) A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE CUPS...
Published 04/26/20
Published 04/26/20
DESCRIPTION Adam talks with British stand up comedian Romesh Ranganathan. This conversation was recorded on March 10th, 2020, a couple of weeks before the UK Coronavirus lockdown began. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for conversation editing. RELATED LINKS HIP HOP SAVED MY LIFE PODCAST ROMESH 'STRAIGHT OUTTA CRAWLEY' AUDIOBOOK BLUE CROSS - PETS AND CORONAVIRUS INFO For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 04/16/20
Adam talks with Canadian author and journalist Malcolm Gladwell Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS SIGNED LIMITED EDITION PODCAST POSTER DR BUCKLES' NICE WEATHER SELECTION (SPOTIFY) TALKING TO STRANGERS AUDIOBOOK MALCOLM GLADWELL’S REVISIONIST HISTORY PODCAST JON RONSON MEETS MALCOM GLADWELL (BBC CULTURE SHOW, 2013) A DEFENSE OF GLADWELL (from a 2013 blog post by game designer Sam Rosenthal) RICHARD HERRING...
Published 04/05/20
Adam enjoys a remote ramble with British actor and writer Daisy Haggard. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS SIGNED LIMITED EDITION PODCAST POSTER DR BUCKLES' LOCKDOWN RELAXORIUM PLAYLIST (SPOTIFY) BACK TO LIFE (BBC IPLAYER) TIM KEY'S LATE NIGHT POETRY PROGRAMME  ADAM BUXTON READS REVIEWS FOR THE PERSUASIONISTS GUARDIAN INTERVIEW WITH DAISY (2019) 'BUSTLE' INTERVIEW WITH DAISY (2019) For information regarding your...
Published 03/31/20
Adam talks with Dr Xand van Tulleken about the Coronavirus crisis, how it's being handled in the UK and how Adam's own family has been adjusting to social distancing.  This episode features two Skype conversations recorded on March 16 and March 22, before the announcement of the UK lockdown. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. RELATED LINKS XANDER van TULLEKEN ON TWITTER: @xandvt CORONAVIRUS, HOW TO ISOLATE YOURSELF (CHANNEL 4) AUSTERITY BLAMED FOR LIFE EXPECTANCY...
Published 03/26/20
Adam enjoys more festive waffle with Joe Cornish. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. Music and jingles by Adam Buxton (and Harry and Cal from Hooton Tennis Club!) BLUE CROSS PET CHARITY FOODBANKS - THE TRUSSELL TRUST ADAM BUXTON 2020 BOOK TOUR BRITTANY BROSKI - KOMBUCHA GIRL (TIK TOK) BRITTANY BROSKI - LOVE ISLAND PT 2 (TIK TOK) JOE CORNISH ON INSTAGRAM JOHN HIGGS - THE FUTURE STARTS HERE SOUNDICULOUS GAME (JOHN LEWIS) For...
Published 12/25/19
Adam talks with Scottish comedian, actor, musician and artist Sir Billy Connolly Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Anneka Myson for additional editing. RELATED LINKS ADAM BUXTON 2020 BOOK TOUR BILLY CONNOLLY - TALL TALES AND WEE STORIES (2019 BOOK) BILLY CONNOLLY - CRUCIFIXION ROUTINE (YOUTUBE) BILLY CONNOLLY - SOLO CONCERT (1974, STAND UP ALBUM ON SPOTIFY) BILLY CONNOLLY - STAND UP COMPILATION (YOUTUBE) BILLY CONNOLLY - DEAD WIFE JOKE ON PARKINSON (1975,...
Published 12/14/19
Adam talks with American actor and musician Jeff Goldblum Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for conversation editing.  RELATED LINKS BOOK TRUST JEFF GOLDBLUM - I SHOULDN'T BE TELLING YOU THIS ALBUM TRAILER, 2019 (YOUTUBE) JEFF GOLDBLUM & THE MILDRED SNITZER ORCHESTRA - CANTALOUPE ISLAND (LIVE, 2018) (YOUTUBE) ADAM BUXTON 2020 BOOK TOUR ADAM BUXTON PODCAST MERCH LUKE DROZD KICKSTARTER For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 12/07/19
Adam talks with the American evolutionary biologist Dr Diana Fleischman about gender roles, animal suffering, nature vs nurture, incest, cannibalism, plane crashes, and cryogenics. The conversation was recorded in London in May 2019. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for conversation editing.  RELATED LINKS ADAM BUXTON 2020 BOOK TOUR ADAM BUXTON PODCAST MERCH DR DIANA FLEISCHMAN ON TWITTER EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION - DR DIANA FLEISCHMAN...
Published 12/02/19
Adam talks with Nicky Wire, lyricist and bass player of The Manic Street Preachers. WARNING: This podcast contains brief references to and a description of self harm. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Anneka Myson for additional editing. RELATED LINKS NICKY WIRE’S MOST MEMORABLE QUIPS (NME) MANIC STREET PREACHERS - MOTORCYCLE EMPTINESS (1992) MANIC STREET PREACHERS - THE MASSES AGAINST THE CLASSES (2000) MANIC STREET PREACHERS - TOP TRACKS ON SPOTIFY POB SPITTING...
Published 11/26/19
Adam talks with British mentalist, illusionist and author Derren Brown Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for conversation editing.  RELATED LINKS REGISTER TO VOTE ADAM BUXTON 2020 BOOK TOUR DERREN BROWN OFFICIAL WEBSITE DERREN BROWN - HAPPY DERREN BROWN - TRICKS OF THE MIND DERREN BROWN - CONFESSIONS OF A CONJUROR ADAM BUXTON AND THE HUMAN HORN FALLING TREE MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/22/19
Adam talks with British television presenter turned author Dawn O'Porter about selfies, how she coped with the death of her mother when she was just 7, what she plans to do with some of her other loved ones when they die, her early days in TV, social media scrapes and writing routines. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for conversation editing.  RELATED LINKS DAWN O'PORTER BOOKS HELP REFUGEES CHOOSE LOVE CHARITY ELON MUSK - TESLA IN SPACE CAN YOU...
Published 11/16/19
Adam talks to British musician Michael Kiwanuka about musical influences, school days and shameful memories. Michael also plays 2 songs from his album Kiwanuka (You Ain't The Problem and Light). Thanks to Ronnie Scotts for letting us record at the club, to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing.  RELATED LINKS MICHAEL KIWANUKA - YOU AIN'T THE PROBLEM (OFFICIAL VIDEO) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivvs_qL6t_c MICHAEL KIWANUKA - BLACK MAN IN A...
Published 11/08/19
Adam talks with British comedian and writer Guz Khan about being excused from class, teaching tips, overthinking things, parenthood, the story of the viral videos that began Guz's career and I give him in inappropriate gift. Thanks to Anneka Myson for additional editing and Seamus Murphy-Mitchel for production support. RELATED LINKS MAN LIKE MOBEEN (BBC IPLAYER) https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p05pgjy6/man-like-mobeen GUZ KHAN -...
Published 11/01/19
Adam talks with American author and academic, Shoshana Zuboff whose book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power is about how the big tech companies (Google and Facebook especially) are employing increasingly sophisticated methods to watch how we behave on line and using that data not only to sell us things, but also to make predictions about our future behaviour and even the kind of opinions we 're likely to have. This predictive data is...
Published 10/25/19
Adam talks with British comedian, writer and director Chris Morris about colonoscopies, mobile phone radiation, Chernobyl, David Bowie's last album Blackstar, The Pixies, the value of research before making a film and whether Quentin Tarantino is a genius, boring or a boring genius. Recorded in London in September 2019. LE PETOMANE DU MOULIN ROUGE (YOUTUBE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rIXipAV6Fs THE INCONVENIENT TRUTH ABOUT CANCER AND MOBILE PHONES (GUARDIAN,...
Published 10/18/19
Adam talks with British comedian, writer and director Chris Morris about his film The Day Shall Come and much else besides. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for additional editing.  RELATED LINKS THE DAY SHALL COME (TRAILER, YOUTUBE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR08yvgwPjE&t=2s BONZO DOG BAND - SHIRT (VIV STANSHALL INTRO, YOUTUBE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWrU3kROXww&t=7s DISRUPT DISCREDIT AND DIVIDE (ABOUT THE FBI) by MIKE GERMAN (NY...
Published 10/14/19
Adam talks with British writer and radio and podcast host Emily Dean. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for additional editing.  RELATED LINKS EVERYBODY DIED SO I GOT A DOG by EMILY DEAN https://www.waterstones.com/book/everybody-died-so-i-got-a-dog/emily-dean/9781473671362 THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS (BBC TV, 1984) https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2d30xf EDDIE MURPHY - DELIRIOUS (YOUTUBE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGWYGQNBSZk THE DAY SHALL COME...
Published 10/11/19
Adam talks with British writer Philip Pullman at his home in Oxford about The Secret Commonwealth, the second part of his Book Of Dust trilogy, as well as the morality of science and progress, the danger of conspiracy theories, the loss innocence, the value of music and poetry, writing, cultural appropriation and getting into trouble on social media (though this was recorded before he got into trouble on social media for Tweeting a joke about Boris Johnson). Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell...
Published 10/04/19