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Show #46 in which Mark amazes everybody with the witt and wisdom of President Bush (The Younger) and Paul’s inventions are as bonkers as ever. Mark would like fans who pass Paul in the street to shout ‘Tell Mark we said thanks.’
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Channel 4’s Genderquake and Xavier Legrand’s fantastically tense film Custody.
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More mayhem from the Left of Leftfield in which Mark’s inventions are Ludicrous Game Shows from foreign countries. Paul’s inventions are extreme endurance competitions. And Riddel Oh El tests their tiny brains and the audience’s patience.
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Episode #44 in which Paul recounts his dad’s understanding of how banking works, Mark shares an awkward Maxine Peake anecdote. Paul has inventive excuses for speeding and Mark offers rubbish celebrity endorsements.
In which our catch up chat involves transatlantic mix-ups. Paul’s inventions are tales of revenge gone too far. Mark enters the realm of insane jewellery . And Paul is on the way to figuring out why the bands never say goodbye to him.
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are the fantastic series Save Me written by/starring Lennie James and and Australia Indie film Sweet Country starring Sam Neil.
In which Mark has a camp echo, probably telling him not to be so grumpy in the post office. Paul has seen the future and it involves gourmet dry food. This week’s inventions come from actual metaphors in English exams and Mark’s love for Riddel Oh El is firmly stated.
In which we bong the hell out of this crazy world. Mark has dietary inventions, and Paul’s are Ear, Nose & Throat related. A guest pops in to talk about Puddle Prevention and the music is downright kicking.
Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Christmas. Hebden Radio asked us to do a bonus show on Christmas day and we were more than happy to oblige. Full of great festive songs and some truly awful riddles (puns). We share Christmas memories (some were Paul’s and some weren’t) but most of all we bring good cheer and best wishes.
In which Mark comes up with a new song intro to inventions, and Paul overuses the word Boobies. Plus an exclusive on where Paul lost his virginity – Mark seems not to be telling. Music, Mayhem and Mucking around.
“You don’t know. You weren’t there. You never went to, Nam!” Paul confesses to how this movie impression wasn’t always well received. Mark fails to keep his anger about Riddel Oh El in check, and we learn how many bands really got their names.
In which Mark wonders if serial killers can be considered celebrities, and would you invite them to open your supermarket? Paul goes back to the Darwin Awards for his inventions. And there’s a tiny on air spat about musical choices.
In which Mark walks hand in hand with the Riddler, and he doesn’t complain once (in fact he complains many times.) Paul has some LOL accessory inventions to marvel at. And together they ponder life’s unanswered questions – like how could Fergal Sharky go from Teenage Kicks to A Good Heart…?
In which Paul went to London to visit the Queen, and Mark recalls the time that he and Her Maj watched a pub explode. Mark’s inventions see famous roles that were offered to other actors first. And Paul introduces us to game of the moment Zen-Volt.
The day after Paul walked 100 miles, he is dopey beyond belief. And two days before the General Election Mark and Paul hope without much heart (if only they’d known what was about to happen). This podcast is strong and stable, and funny too.
Mark’s Swell Oh El this week is The Keepers. You can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock_ as ever thanks to @Hebden_Radio
Bing bong – bong bing – here’s our silly thing. With waffle about camping, unusual US college courses, our award winning (not yet) new feature Riddel Oh El and plenty of music to shake your booties to.
In which we learn how to smuggle drugs through customs (or should that be how not to – cos they all got caught) and we introduce a new Feature – Riddel Oh El – which comes with its own theme tune; one that Mark definitely adores.
Our Swell Oh Els this week are Paul’s Mad 100m walk in 2 days and the less mad Paterson by Jim Jarmusch. As ever you can follow us on Twitter (where Paul will give occasional updates of his walk on the weekend of 28th/29th) @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock_ and a big thank you to Hebden Radio who have just moved to a lovely new studio.
In which we bong some headlines, and discuss whether you can appreciate the art of an immoral person. Paul gives us some genuine reasons that people called 999 (and some made up) plus Mark offers football chants from around the country (and from within his head).
In which we offer 10 commandments for the Church Of LOL. Mark’s inventions are unheard of diseases, and Paul brings some facts of a dubious nature. Music ranges from The Cure to Ruby Blue.
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are John Grisham’s only non-fiction The Innocent Man and the best health service in the world; The NHS. As ever you can reach us through twitter, @PaulCoates_ or @MarkCharnock_ or through the fabulous Hebden Radio.
In which we help a listener get away with parking on double yellow lines, Mark’s inventions are very weird adverts and Paul has some more unusual facts. We also discover the little known history of John Cougar Mellencamp’s various name changes.
In which we make Bond Villains a little more LOL. Mark’s inventions are football excuse based, and Paul takes a trip around a modern kitchen for some bizarre creations. The music is on top form. And the chat is giggly as usual.
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Manchester By The Sea and doing something for your local community. Thanks to Hebden Radio. And you can get in touch with us @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock_
In which we offer suggestions of who would play us in a film version of Left Of Leftfield – and who would direct. Mark uses outlandish insurance quotes as his invention round, and Paul stays in the familiar world of the weird. The music is bouncing and the headlines are bonging.
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Hours written & directed by Eric Herisserer and HBO’s The Life and Times Of Tim. As ever thanks to Hebden Radio and you can contact us on @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock_ @Hebden_Radio
In which we tackle the problem of ever fading youth and offer suggestions that have more chance of working than many over the counter beauty products. Paul’s inventions are just plain silly, and Mark offers the opening lines of some very unusual (some might say not that good) books.
In which we discover some new Laws in an LOL universe and Mark offers Pretentious Job Descriptions as his inventions round. Paul has foot related inventions, and it’s full of music that feet can’t help tapping along to.