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From Rula Lenska to Santraginus V

12/5/2018
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Join Mark and the Jons as they finish up the R section of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and make a move on the Ss. Rula Lenska Rula Lenska plays Lintilla and her clones, and the Guide in bird form in the radio series. Russell Russell is Fenchurch's brother. To Arthur's mind, the name Russell always suggested burly men with blond moustaches and blow-dried hair, who would at the slightest provocation start wearing velvet tuxedos and frilly shirtfronts and would then have to be forcibly...

Duration:00:44:47

From reverse temporal engineering to Roosta

11/28/2018
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Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the R section of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Reverse temporal engineering Reverse temporal engineering is a new technology of "unfiltered perception", which is a marvellous way of making anything you want to have happen, happen, without all that tedious mucking about with probability drives or Italian waiters. Danny, is there a name for the kind of thing you add to a sci-fi or fantasy universe that can just solve any problem? Is it a deus...

Duration:00:37:59

Loose tiles vol 1

11/21/2018
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Mark and Jon Hickman welcome Danny back to the Leopard with an episode in which we pull out random letters from the Scrabble bag. Warning: your mother would not approve of you listening to this episode. We discuss feedback from Twitter and email, educate Danny on the Baby Shark phenomenon, learn more about the Mandela effect, and Jon continues to make fun of Mark for liking heavily-detailed Swedish crime-fiction. We also look into staffing and casting a hypothetical Random Dent TV series,...

Duration:00:36:33

From the Radiophonic Workshop to Reg Nullify

11/14/2018
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Join Mark and the Jons as they continue through the R section of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Radiophonic Workshop The Radiopohinc Workshop was a BBC department that mae music and noises for BBC programmes, originally for radio and then for TV too. Arguably their most famous contribution is the Doctor Who theme. They were formed in 1958 and carried on for another 40 years until John Birt, the then Director General shut them down as they weren't profitable enough. Random Dent Random...

Duration:00:37:10

From President Vranx to radiation swamps

11/7/2018
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Join Mark and the Jons as they finish up the P section of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and get into some Rs. President Yooden Vranx President Yooden Vranx was Zaphod's predecessor. It was his idea to steal the Heart of Gold. but... was it? Probability The guide says that if you hold a lungful of air you can survive in the total vacuum of space for about thirty seconds, but the chances of getting picked up by another ship within that timeframe are two to the power of...

Duration:00:40:57

From politics to Pralite monks

10/31/2018
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Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the P section of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Politics The Jons explain why David Icke is like a British Rail sandwich, and that lizards eat babies. Pondermatic The Pondermatic is another computer not as smart as Deep Thought, who in fact called it a "cybernetic simpleton". Poodoo Poodoo is an executive from the company that built the cloning machines that created the hundreds of millions of Lintilla clones we meet on Brontitall, in the second...

Duration:00:44:02

Introducing Mixdown

8/4/2018
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While the show is on hiatus, Mark can't keep away from the mic so he's embarked on a daily podcasting challenge. This is what it sounds like.

Duration:00:05:52

Cultivating an audience, with special guest Tom Merritt

7/13/2018
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The Daily Tech News Show's Tom Merritt talks about Acast, audience engagement, brie and more.

Duration:00:36:41

Live at the Birmingham Podcast Festival

7/11/2018
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Jon Bounds, Jon Hickman, Danny Smith and Mark Steadman meetup in real life to discuss their favourite characters, put the Guide on shuffle mode and drink a homemade pangalactic gargleblaster.

Duration:00:52:19

Google's new podcast app and making a deal with the data devil

7/6/2018
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Aaron Wong from Nobody Asked for This, Holler Presents, and the band Downtown, joins Brendan and Mark to discuss being new to podcasts, initial discovery, the new Google Podcasts app, and the question of whether we need a “Netflix of podcasts”.

Duration:00:30:41

What it takes to book great guests

6/29/2018
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Dan Lizette of The Podcast Digest joins the conversation about podcast culture.

Duration:00:38:00

From Philip Pope to Poghril

6/27/2018
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Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they continue traversing the P section of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Philip Pope Philip Pope recorded a character voice in the Starship Titanic video game, wrote the Krikkit song and voiced one of the masters of Krikkit in the radio series. He's also partly-responsible - along with Richard Curtis - for a pitch-perfect BeeGees parody. Photon-ajuitar The photon-ajuitar is a musical instrument, with a keyboard. Pikka birds Pikka birds live on Lamuella, and...

Duration:00:39:07

Do you listen back to podcasts?

6/22/2018
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A new favorite podcast is added to the list, #MeToo extends into podcasts, the Google Podcasts app is actually out now, beware of Anchor (possibly), and how much is too much when it comes to re-listening to podcasts?

Duration:00:28:41

Towel Day special - Part 2

6/20/2018
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Join Mark, Danny and Jon Bounds as they play through as much of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure game as they could. Spoiler: it's still not much. This was recorded live on Friday 25th May 2018, for Towel Day.

Duration:00:52:04

Let's spread the podcasting wealth

6/15/2018
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Podcasting made $314 million in revenue last year. How can we spread the wealth so not just upper echelons benefit?

Duration:00:29:17

From Paul McCartney to the Phargilor Kangaroo

6/13/2018
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Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the P section of the *Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy*.

Duration:00:37:43

From Oolon Colluphid to parties

6/6/2018
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Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the P section of the *Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy*, and take a sneaky pitstop at O.

Duration:00:41:29

Towel Day special - Part 1

5/30/2018
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Join Mark, Danny and Jon Bounds as they play through the _Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy_ text adventure game, recorded live for Towel Day

Duration:01:08:19

Are we Megatron?

5/25/2018
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Mark chatted with Jason Reed of the Stop and Search podcast, which picked up two silvers at this year's British Podcast Awards.

Duration:00:20:40

From New York to Old Thrashbarg

5/23/2018
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Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the M section of the *Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy*.

Duration:00:43:13