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816: Intermission Me Bollix

Into Your Head

Release Date: 05/13/2024

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Neal makes an empassioned case for the return of the sitcom theme song, considers assembling a whale stomach survival kit, provides a brief orientation for new listeners, has a go at defining the parameters for a study of the interchangeability of potato and chicken skins, proposes a Russian doll solution to the property crisis and discusses catcher glove anatomy for couriers, the trouble with swimming hats, an extra level between parents and offspring, the baker’s fillet, The Million Dollar Homepage (and Frank from The Overnightscape.com‘s pixels), contact lenses user psychology, a rare blindness rant involving shoving lasers somewhere, how Spielberg boosted your self confidence using intervals, why Batman needs his own genre, a cure for credits overruns on The Office (US TV), Mr Belvedere (US TV), a career in xylophony, AI that swears at you,  Ever Decreasing Circles (BBC TV), how to confuse barman, cat and narrator, cat bar stories on The Moth podcast, dealing with psychics when you’re dead, what happens when your cat inherits or purchases a car, repurposing the rain trouser, trouser knowledge as an IQ measurement and more.

Audiobooks mentioned: (not affiliate links, or even links) “438 Days” by Jonathan Franklin, “Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean” by Brett Archibald and “Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea” by Steven Callinan.

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Audiobooks mentioned in this episode: (not affiliate links, nor indeed links) “438 Days” by Jonathan Franklin, “Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean” by Brett Archibald and “Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea” by Steven Callanan.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International – It is mandatory to reproduce this attribution for each episode: “Neal O’Carroll via IntoYourHead.ie – Many episodes findable forever on Archive dot org.”