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.
This is a collection of highlights from shows thirty one to thirty six, featuring Justin Lewis on Neither Fish Nor Flesh by Terence Trent D’Arby, Mark Thompson on Libby’s Moonshine, Stephen Brotherstone and Dave Lawrence on The Lone Ranger by Quantum Jump, Stephen O’Brien on Old Fashioned Christmas by Anne Charleston and Ian Smith, Garreth F. Hirons on The Ghosts Of Oxford Street, Vikki Gregorich and Jeff Lewis on The Secret Cabaret, Emma Burnell on Melody Radio and Paul Cornell on Terry Wogan’s insistence on playing records that resolutely refused to become hits. Along the way we’ll be finding out what happens when you continually ask a radio station that doesn’t have Ghostbusters to play Ghostbusters, revisiting the forgotten link between Rupert And The Frog Song and Cannibal Holocaust, debating the identity of ‘soft lad who stood on a pole’, celebrating the career of ‘DJ Ron’, revealing how to avoid getting mistaken for an extra on Neighbours, singing a medley of all two and a half records owned by Radio Merseyside, and trying not to think about what ‘Dog Of Finland’ might entail.
Plus there’s some little-heard extra bits of chat with Emma, Stephen and Mark as well as something you might not have heard before – Tim on Perfect Night In talking to Neil Perryman about the BBC edits of The Monkees…
And if you’ve enjoyed what you’ve heard, you can download the full editions here…
Justin – Mark – Stephen And Dave – Stephen – Garreth – Vikki And Jeff – Emma – Paul
You can hear (and see) the full version of Perfect Night In here.
Looks Unfamiliar is hosted by Podnose.
If you’d like to help support Looks Unfamiliar, why not get one of Tim’s books? There’s Can’t Help Thinking About Me, available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here. And all of the others. They’re all good.
You can find Justin on Twitter at @WhenIsBirths, and his official website (with details of how to get personalised When Is Births cards) here. You can find Mark’s website here and follow him on Twitter at @MarkReckons. You can find Stephen And Dave’s book Scarred For Life Volume One here, and follow them on Twitter at @ScarredForLife2. You can get Stephen’s book 80s UK Christmas Singles from the Amazon Kindle Store here and follow him on Twitter at @stephenobrien; you can find his Stock Aitken Waterman fan site Kean Canter Mattowski here. Garreth’s podcast Retrospecticus – The Simpsons And Modern History Together At Last can be found here and on Twitter at @_Retrospecticus. You can find more about Jeff’s latest Playstation game Switchblade here. Emma’s official website is here, and you can follow her on Twitter at @EmmaBurnell_. You can find Paul’s website here and follow him on Twitter at @Paul_Cornell.
You can find Mark’s previous appearance on Looks Unfamiliar here and Emma’s previous appearance here. Garreth has made two appearances which you can find here and here, and also took over as host for a special edition interviewing Tim about comedy on BBC Radio 3, which you can find here.
You can hear the full version of my appearance on Perfect Night In here.
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