Looks Unfamiliar 7 – Ben Baker
Looks Unfamiliar is a podcast in which writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington talks to a guest about some of the things that they remember that nobody else ever seems to. Joining Tim for a second time is writer, broadcaster and quizmaster Ben Baker, who shares his not-widely-shared memories of Children’s ITV magazine show Toksvig, the Whizzkids’ Guide book series, sophisticated yet not exactly enlightened board game Mysteries Of Old Peking, short-lived pop-punk sensations Mo-Ho-Bish-O-Pi, drug-fuelled post-Tarantino shock-comedy Go, and the entirely sensible hobby of making your own TV listings magazines. Along the way we’ll be taking some advice from a Charcoal Jeremy Beadle, finding out why Ben had to hide his secret drawings of the Yorkshire TV logo, assessing whethr Sandi Toksvig was at risk of exploding at any moment, and revealing which Shane Meadows film is not as good as a hat.
Looks Unfamiliar is hosted by Podnose.
You can find Ben’s previous appearance on Looks Unfamiliar here, and a special edition with Ben and Tim discussing ITV nostalgia show Looks Familiar here. ‘Website Ben’ is logged on for success at his official website here.
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