227 episodes

British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children.
Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live show that combines music videos and comedy that became a TV series on Sky Atlantic in 2012. From time to time he also does live shows featuring just his own material. Along with lifelong friend Joe Cornish he also is one half of award winning TV, radio and podcast duo Adam and Joe.
You can find many of the jingles Adam makes for the podcast as well as bonus material, merchandise and a selection of funny and brilliant YouTube videos on Adam's website: adam-buxton.co.uk
Yes, Adam is writing this himself using the third person.

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British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children.
Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live show that combines music videos and comedy that became a TV series on Sky Atlantic in 2012. From time to time he also does live shows featuring just his own material. Along with lifelong friend Joe Cornish he also is one half of award winning TV, radio and podcast duo Adam and Joe.
You can find many of the jingles Adam makes for the podcast as well as bonus material, merchandise and a selection of funny and brilliant YouTube videos on Adam's website: adam-buxton.co.uk
Yes, Adam is writing this himself using the third person.

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    EP.224 - FENTON BAILEY

    EP.224 - FENTON BAILEY

    Adam talks with old friend and Rupaul's Drag Race producer Fenton Bailey about managing vanity in middle age and the extent to which reality TV can be blamed for everything bad in the world (with particular emphasis on Don Trump).
    This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on 12th January, 2024
    Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.
    Podcast artwork by Helen Green
    ADAM'S WEBSITE (for Rosie rainbow pic etc.)
    LIVE PODCAST - LAST SEATS FOR LONDON (9th June) & DUBLIN (May 21st), 2024
    LIVE PODCAST WITH SELF ESTEEM, 2nd June, 2024 @Crossed Wires Festival, Sheffield, 
    RELATED LINKS
    FRANK BLACK AND RICHARD AYOADE - HEY (REHEARSAL) - 2024 (YOUTUBE)
    FRANK BLACK AND RICHARD AYOADE - WHERE IS MY MIND (REHEARSAL) - 2024 (YOUTUBE)
    REMOVE YOUTUBE SIDEBAR - (CHROME WEBSTORE)
    SCREEN AGE by FENTON BAILEY - 2022 (WORLD OF WONDER)
    MANUFACTURING CONSENT: NOAM CHOMSKY AND THE MEDIA - 1992 (YOUTUBE)
    NAM JUNE PAIK - MOON IS THE OLDEST TV (TRAILER) - 2023 (YOUTUBE)
    HOW MARK BURNETT RESURRECTED DONALD TRUMP AS AN ICON OF AMERICAN SUCCESS by Patrick Radden Keefe - 2018 (THE NEW YORKER)
    DEPP V HEARD by Nick Wallis - 2023 (2nd hand copy on WORLD OF BOOKS)

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    EP.223 - JESSICA KNAPPETT

    EP.223 - JESSICA KNAPPETT

    Adam talks with British actor, comedian, and writer Jessica Knappett about the challenges of making a good sitcom, how the stress of filming a pilot for American TV made one of Jessica's internal organs explode, what Ilkla Moor Baht'At really means, weird vocal noises, and how the world can be fixed with balls of energy and love.
    This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on 1st February 2024.
    Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.
    Podcast artwork by Helen Green
    Ramble Chat pastoral remix by Anthony Brown
    RELATED LINKS
    ADAM BUXTON PODCAST LIVE @ APOLLO HAMMERSMITH, 9th JUNE, 2024
    LIVE PODCAST WITH SELF ESTEEM, 2nd JUNE, 2024 @Crossed Wires Festival, Sheffield
    JOHN COOPER CLARKE - BOOK, 2024 TOUR ETC
    ILKLA MOOR BAHT'AT (YOUTUBE)
    YORKSHIRE ANTHEM - ILKLA MOOR BAHT'AT - 2010 (YOUTUBE)
    HOW I MARRIED AN AIR GUITAR CHAMPION by Jessica Knappett - 2017 (GUARDIAN)
    JESSICA KNAPPETT'S QUEST FOR FREE DRINKS WENT HORRIBLY WRONG - UNFORGIVEN - 2023 (YOUTUBE)
    BEST OF JESSICA IN IBIZA FOR TRAVEL MAN WITH RICHARD AYOADE - 2020 (YOUTUBE)
    PHILIP LARKIN READING HIS POEM AN ARUNDEL TOMB - 1956 (POETRY FOUNDATION)

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    EP.222 - GEORGE MONBIOT

    EP.222 - GEORGE MONBIOT

    Adam and British writer, journalist, and environmental activist George Monbiot go for a walk around the parks and woodland of Bristol and talk about the harmful aspects of farming, what George does for a good time, why being sent away to boarding school was a disaster, responding to criticism of his work, why he changed his mind about nuclear power, and what gives him hope.
    This conversation was recorded on 26th April, 2023
    Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.
    Podcast artwork by Helen Green
    RELATED LINKS
    INVISIBLE DOCTRINE - THE SECRET HISTORY OF NEOLIBERALISM (PRE-ORDER) - 2024 (PENGUIN)
    THE LAND IS OURS
    ARTICLES, BOOKS, ETC by GEORGE MONBIOT (MONBIOT.COM)
    GEORGE MONBIOT - RIVERCIDE - 2022 (YOUTUBE)
    REVIEW OF REGENESIS by Gaia Vince - 2022 (GUARDIAN)
    GEORGE MONBIOT'S FARMING FANTASIES by John Lewis-Stempel - 2023 (UNHERD)
    GEORGE MONBIOT AND EWAN McLENNAN - BREAKING THE SPELL OF LONELINESS (Short video about the musical collaboration) - 2016 (YOUTUBE)
    THE AGE OF LONELINESS IS KILLING US by George Monbiot - 2016 9THE GUARDIAN)
    GEORGE MONBIOT EXPLAINS RUSSELL BRAND'S DANGEROUS GAME WITH THE FAR RIGHT (ON POLITICS JOE) - 2023 (YOUTUBE)
    BOARDING SCHOOLS WARP OUR POLITICAL CLASS by George Monbiot - 2019 (GUARDIAN)
    PRIVATE SCHOOLS ARE TRAUMA FACTORIES - ASH SARKAR MEETS RICHARD BEARD (NOVARA MEDIA) - 2023 (YOUTUBE)
    WHY THE US WAS LUCKY TO GET DONALD TRUMP (DOUBLE DOWN NEWS) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)
    THE PROMISED LAND (TRAILER) - 2023 (YOUTUBE)

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    • 1 hr 23 min
    EP.221 - TIM HEIDECKER

    EP.221 - TIM HEIDECKER

    Adam talks with American comedian, actor and musician Tim Heidecker about early Tim & Eric influences, making non-comedy music, Bob Dylan, and antagonising the alt-right.
    This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on 25th March, 2023.
    Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.
    Podcast artwork by Helen Green
    RELATED LINKS
    OFFICE HOURS (YOUTUBE CHANNEL)
    ON CINEMA ON THE HEI NETWORK
    TIM HEIDECKER'S WEBSITE 
    JOE ROGAN SPOOF (OFFICE HOURS LIVE) - 2021 (YOUTUBE)
    TOM GOES TO THE MAYOR - 2004 (YOUTUBE PLAYLIST)
    TIM AND ERIC SEASON 5 MOST UNDERRATED MOMENTS (YOUTUBE)
    THE BEST OF TIM AND ERIC AWESOME SHOW (YOUTUBE PLAYLIST)
    AN EVENING WITH TIM HEIDECKER - STAND UP SPECIAL - 2021 (YOUTUBE)
    MY BEATLES HELL - 2004 (ODD BOOKS WEBSITE)
    LENNY BRUCE by BOD DYLAN - 1981 (YOUTUBE)
    SPALDING GRAY DINNER SCENE FROM TRUE STORIES - 1986 (YOUTUBE)
    CANNIBAL THE MUSICAL (TRAILER) - 1993 (YOUTUBE)
    BRIGSBY BEAR (TRAILER) - 2017 (YOUTUBE)
    DELIA DERBYSHIRE AND DOCTOR WHO THEME - 1965 (YOUTUBE)
    WENDY CARLOS AND HER MOOG - 1970 (YOUTUBE)
    THE MAKING OF TRON - 2002 (YOUTUBE)
    NORTH NORFOLK TODAY: BEST BITS - ALAN PARTRIDGE'S MID MORNING MATTERS - 2010 (YOUTUBE)
    LIMMY - LAPTOP - 2011 (YOUTUBE)
    BEST FAILS OF THE YEAR - 2023 (YOUTUBE)

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    • 58 min
    EP.220 - FRED ARMISEN

    EP.220 - FRED ARMISEN

    Adam talks with American actor, comedian, voice artist, screenwriter, producer and musician Fred Armisen about hotel hacks, what Fred and Matt Berry learned when they hung out with David Bowie's producer Tony Visconti, the Stop Making Sense nerd fact David Byrne told Fred, how Adam could help Talking Heads get on better, why you can't beat Paul McCartney, why Fred wasn't nervous for his Saturday Night Live Audition, the Portlandia sketches that summed up the show best and Fred takes us on an accent tour of New York.
    This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on 25th November 2023.
    Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.
    Podcast artwork by Helen Green
    JIM DOWN - LIFE IN THE BALANCE (PAPERBACK) - 2023 (WATERSTONES)
    RELATED LINKS
    FRED ARMISEN BRITISH MUSIC PLAYLIST - 2023 (LINE OF BEST FIT WEBSITE)
    DAVID BOWIE, BRIAN ENO AND TONY VISCONTI RECORD WARSZAWA (animated by Brothers McLeod) - 2013 (YOUTUBE)
    BREAKING DOWN HEROES - TONY VISCONTI & ERIN TONKON (FROM MUSIC MOGULS: MASTERS OF POP, BCC) - 2016 (YOUTUBE)
    MATT BERRY INTERVIEWS BRIAN ENO - 2018 (YOUTUBE)
    PORTLANDIA - PUT A BIRD ON IT - 2011 (YOUTUBE)
    PORTLANDIA - IN THE RESTAURANT - 2011 (YOUTUBE)
    PORTLANDIA - WHICH BIN DOES IT GO IN - 2012 (YOUTUBE)
    HISTORY OF PUNK SNL - 2013 (YOUTUBE)
    SNL WEEKEND UPDATE - GARTH AND KAT SING HALLOWEEN SONGS - 2010 (YOUTUBE)
    NARDWUAR VS FRED ARMISEN - 2013 (YOUTUBE)
    FRED ARMISEN, BILL HADER, SETH MYERS RECALL PRINCE AFTERSHOW PARTY ON HOWARD STERN SHOW - 2016 (YOUTUBE)
    BEST OF BILL HADER AND FRED ARMISEN (YOUTUBE)
    SATURDAY NIGHT - A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SNL BY JAMES FRANCO - 2014 (YOUTUBE)

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    EP.219 - AYISHAT AKANBI

    EP.219 - AYISHAT AKANBI

    Adam talks with British fashion stylist, writer and social commentator Ayishat Akanbi about the life-changing epiphany that led to her wanting to change the tone of the conversation around social justice and the 'Culture Wars'.
    Plus, in the outro, a listener response to the Werner Herzog episode and Adam solves a few mysteries from the Christmas podcast.
    The conversation with Ayishat was recorded face-to-face in London on 28th August, 2023.
    Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.
    Podcast artwork by Helen Green
    JON RONSON - THINGS FELL APART - 2024 (BBC SOUNDS)
    RELATED LINKS
    AYISHAT AKANBI - THE PROBLEM WITH WOKENESS (DOUBLE DOWN NEWS) - 2018 (YOUTUBE)
    EMPATHY IN BLACK AND WHITE FROM THE US TO THE UK (AYISHAT AKANBI AND JOHN WOOD JR.) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)
    IDENTITY AND EMPATHY (AYISHAT TALKS TO DAVE FULLER OF REBEL WISDOM) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)
    AYISHAT AKANBI - GUARDIAN INTERVIEW - 2019 (GUARDIAN)
    AYISHAT AKANBI - V&A INTERVIEW - 2016 (V&A WEBSITE)
    AYISHAT AKANBI - THE PROBLEM WITH CANCEL CULTURE (DOUBLE DOWN NEWS) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)
    A HISTORY OF WOKENESS by Aja Romano - 2020 (VOX WEBSITE)
    THE MYSTICAL POEMS OF RUMI (RUMI.ORG)
    AMERICAN FICTION (TRAILER) - 2024 (YOUTUBE)


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    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
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2 Ratings

RustyF7 ,

Always a winner but...

As a massive fan of Adam Buxtons many offerings on all media platforms I took to this podcast like fowl to H2O. Every episode has held my interest but none more so than EP.57 with Hassan Akkad. Now I have to be honest! When I read the blurb for the episode, I rolled my eyes and let out a child like groan thinking I didn’t want to be bummed out by such a topic and haven’t we heard it all already? But geez Louise - what a stunning insight into the struggle Hassan and to many like him have or are still going through. Definitely up there as my favorite episode yet. Thanks Buckles, keep up the fantastic work. Love you - BYEEEEE 😁👍

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