Ep. 190: Summer Silliness

With an absence of any interesting news, we decide to engage in some baseless speculation about what the rest of Boris Johnson’s premiership looks like. With three predictions each, who will be proven right?

Joining us are some lukewarm takes.

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Ep. 189: Cummings At The Discoteque

In this episode Jazza and Jimmy extensively review the BBC interview with Dom Cummings and inevitably descend into 2016-style Brexit head banging. After that we look at the government’s attempt at charging journalists for exposing state secrets, such as the ex-health secretary Matt Hancock’s clinching video.

Finally, two ageing millennials swap weary notes on the government’s plan to only allow access to clubs with confirmation of vaccination.

Joining us are Jimmy’s memories of the dance floor, sticky and full of shame.

Ep. 188: It’s coming home?

In this week’s podcast we’re discuss home-comings, starting with England’s unlocking on 19 July as most Covid-19 restrictions ease. Is it a good idea? Should we still wear masks? Will we soon be sent home again? Prepare for speculation.

Those certainly coming home include American and British troops leaving Afghanistan after 20 years of unsuccessful conflict. As for the English football team, their odds of bringing some silverware home are about evens as the Euro contest draws to a close. It might come home.

Joining us are the lions that any underperforming footballers will be fed to.

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Isabel Oakeshott’s real scoop-getting record

Former Sunday Times political editor Isabel Oakeshott has taken to the Spectator to bemoan missing the scoop about Matt Hancock’s infidelity. The former health secretary quit last weekend, to much amusement (although not from his wife).

“I was sent a compromising picture of the then health secretary and his mistress almost a week before the Sun newspaper sensationally revealed their relationship,” Oakeshott wrote. “And I did not believe it was him.”

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Ep. 187: Consider Yourself Clinched

This week, Jazza learns what a clinch is and wonders just how Jimmy has managed to avoid the offensively graphic leaked images of disgraced former health secretary Matt Hancock and his bit on the side. Also discussed is the lack of privilege of white boys on school meals, as well as the technologically-stunted launch of GB News.

Joining us are the future job applications of GB News employees.

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