Alexei tests out some half-baked ideas before diving back into the pile of listener emails.
Topics include Mr Muscle, government-funded abstract expressionism, spoon-feeding your audiences, Doctor Who and, obviously, budget dining.
We also, kind of, explain who this Talal guy is...
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The Alexei Sayle Podcast is produced and edited by Talal Karkouti
Music by Tarboosh Records
Photograph from the Andy Hollingworth Archive