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Rum Doings Episode 220: Barbarian Attack!

by on Jul.22, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 220th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, wouldn’t making refugees work at Sports Direct kill two birds with one stone?

The big headline! Nick’s broken his foot! Hear all the background to the story that’s rocked the nation.

We then move on to talk Corbyn, as you might imagine. We talk Trident. We talk Owen Smith and his problematic ways. We talk May’s evil cabinet. And then we’re invaded.

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Rum Doings Episode 219: Bouncing Up And Down With Alacrity

by on Jul.13, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 219th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, isn’t it time to nationalise Taylor Swift?

We make some predictions for the future. All of them will come true. So better get your stuff in order, Queenie. We talk YouTube, and then obviously get into the hilarity of the Labour leadership coup, and the monstrousness of Theresa May.

What news might we have read if Britain hadn’t gone bonkers? Do you remember the Chilcot enquiry? Do you wear shoes? Is there a single ugly cello player?

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Rum Doings Episode 218: Dual-Purpose Cloaca

by on Jul.06, 2016, under The Rest

In our 218th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, surely schools should be teaching reading, writing and arithmetic, and not yet more emojis?

Now everything’s back to normal and the country’s running tickety-boo, we’re able to move on to… no, of course not. But we do cut off the politics talk after a bit and focus on more pressing matters, like how did PacMan mate? And what would we do if we had vaginas? This leads us to making a new rule about sex: no sharp corners.

We also make a big stakes bet over the possibility of a Trump presidency.

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Rum Doings Episode 217: Hell Low – Emergency Misery Episode

by on Jun.24, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 217th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, poor old Cliff.

So, yeah. Recorded at 7.30am, this is our immediate reaction to Britain’s voting to leave the EU. We discuss the possible consequences, the devastating impact, and ponder best case scenarios for the future. Which is tough, at this point. Worth noting that Cameron announced his resignation the very moment we stopped recording, so we only speculate that he will.

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Rum Doings Episode 216: Bremain Special

by on Jun.17, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 216th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, is it now time to introduce the death penalty for those who record a song that sounds a bit like another song?

This week we talk about Brexit vs Bremain, and as you might imagine a week before the vote, that’s about it. We look at some of the arguments, we discuss some of the potential consequences, and we implore people to get off their bums on Thursday to vote for things to stay the same.

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Rum Doings Episode 215: Traditionaloclast

by on Jun.06, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 215th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, if we have a healthcare lottery, why isn’t it self-funding?

We’ve got a pamphlet! This week you can learn all about The Original Copper Heeler Registered Trademark, and the panacea it presents to the universe.

We ponder on immigration and the EU referendum, and Nick’s impressive encounter with some Brexiteers. And Toby’s tact.

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Rum Doings Episode 214: In A Pool Of Olive Oil

by on May.25, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 214th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, shouldn’t Elton John’s husband David Furnish be entitled to the same privacy as all of us.

Entirely separately from our topic, because what would it have to do with those two?, we discuss privacy and the peculiarity of injunctions. We come up with Stewart Lee’s next live show, and then move on to looking at the new television programmes that we’ll be flying over to America to watch this Autumn.

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Rum Doings Episode 213: A Constant Stabbing Pain

by on May.12, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 213th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, if ghosts don’t exist then how do you explain all the wind?

We discuss John’s adventures in hospital, the new London mayor, and the snottiest of MSPs. We also ponder how technical mishaps can so easily lead to attending anti-Semitic rallies, and laugh at stupid readers of RPS.

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Rum Doings Episode 212: You Want A Bit Of Racism, Don’t You?

by on May.05, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 212th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, wouldn’t the money spent on the Rio Olympics have been better spent on the NHS and the kiddies and the old folk?

We talk London’s mayoral options, the death of Prince, and return to the topic of national price vs nationalism.

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Rum Doings Episode 211: When Last Did You Visit The Cayman Islands?

by on Apr.18, 2016, under Rum Doings

In our 211th ever Rum Doings, our topic is, is Kate’s dress will do?!

We talk Panama, a mysterious – nigh – impossible British hotel room, a small diversion into VR, and then return to Nick’s list of who may live on his island. It probably doesn’t include you.

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