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Ruthie has gone to university, and is letting her dad know how she's getting on by talking to him about her life at college. In a unique experiment in human understanding, washed-up broadcaster and baby boomer father Martin Kelner discusses university life with his millennial daughter Ruth, who tells him why college life is more than beer pong and oversleeping.


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Ruthie - Uni, Dad & Me Ruth Kelner and Martin Kelner

    • Kids & Family

Ruthie has gone to university, and is letting her dad know how she's getting on by talking to him about her life at college. In a unique experiment in human understanding, washed-up broadcaster and baby boomer father Martin Kelner discusses university life with his millennial daughter Ruth, who tells him why college life is more than beer pong and oversleeping.


If you enjoy 'Ruthie - Uni, Dad & Me', then we'd be pathetically grateful if you could leave a review on iTunes here; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ruthie-me-and-my-dad/id1350367213?mt=2 If you REALLY like us, be sure to subscribe and never miss an episode, and tell your friends.


You can get in touch with the show via email here; martinandruthpodcast@gmail.com


Martin’s on Twitter at @martinkelner, or if you prefer Facebook he’s here; https://www.facebook.com/martinkelner


And if you want to listen to the music played on the podcast, the Spotify playlist is here;


https://open.spotify.com/user/glmpepfmh1mewya62ea7xlpuv/playlist/1YTmo0gN8NNg4f6fWSJqCk?si=xNMf76_oR6Kx6T02HHJaSg


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    'Being as famous as Billie Eilish is not my number one worry.'

    'Being as famous as Billie Eilish is not my number one worry.'

    ...in which Ruth has low moments back at Uni, rejects pole dancing as a fitness regime - 'still feels a bit demeaning' - considers the problems of being posh in light of the Laurence Fox row, and musically Paul McCartney takes on Lorde. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    'Mum bought me a big block of cheese - so I'm not going vegan.'

    'Mum bought me a big block of cheese - so I'm not going vegan.'

    Ruthie and Dad have a heated debate on whether Britain is a racist country, discuss campus sexual assault, youth slang, and how Ruth unwinds after a long day ('Just thinking about Leeds, because it gives her a calming pleasure.' And they play The Rutles, which Ruth says is 'more Penny Lane than Penny Lane.' For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 49 min
    The 2010s - The Decade of Dating

    The 2010s - The Decade of Dating

    In a New Year/End of Decade special, father and daughter discuss how life has changed in the past ten years, chiefly through the prism of dating, given that Twitter didn't exist before 2012. Also why teenagers don't want to go to the movies any more - unlike Ruth who was brought up on Clifford The Big Red Dog - The Movie and Spirited Away. And why Viking Studies and comedy writing and performing are considered 'Mickey Mouse' degrees by some students. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 46 min
    'Without alcohol I couldn't have done it.' And last word on the election - a student's view.

    'Without alcohol I couldn't have done it.' And last word on the election - a student's view.

    Ruthie has finished her first term studying French and Spanish at the University of York, and is settling back in at home, enjoying the choice of crisps, but lamenting the death of Labour, and disagreeing quite strongly with dad about the uselessness or otherwise of Jeremy Corbyn. Also ungrammatical dating, the overuse of emojis, the withdrawal of trays from students at St Andrews, and the 'good, clean pop' of Harry Styles. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 49 min
    'Friendship, Love, & Pasta.'

    'Friendship, Love, & Pasta.'

    ....in which Ruth lists ten things she has learnt in her first term at the University of York, tries to decide whether she's a post-colonial feminist or not, discusses snobbery towards the North of England, and laments the scandal of students' rented accommodation. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    Best of Ruthie - on strip clubs, cheerleading, cashless society & music from Beatles, Pentangle, and others

    Best of Ruthie - on strip clubs, cheerleading, cashless society & music from Beatles, Pentangle, and others

    From various phases of the Ruthie - Uni, Dad, and Me generation gap podcast, Martin forces a teenager to watch Fawlty Towers, while Ruthie gives her feminist angle on strip clubs, cheerleading, and darts walk-on girls, and expresses doubts about Chernobyl and Auschwitz tourism For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

Hunslet white ,

Brilliant podcast

I find this podcast funny, informative, well done Mr Kelner and Ruthie

FinnKieran ,

Funny and enjoyable listening

Listened to today for the first time Martin. Just an enjoyable, funny podcast to unwind to. Well done Martin and Ruthie!

amylou909 ,

Simple and funny

I really enjoy listening to this podcast, it’s a simple idea that you both present really well. Looking foreword to hearing the uni series.

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