THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST

THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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March 29, 2024 69 mins

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

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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.

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March 4, 2024 83 mins

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

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February 26, 2024 58 mins

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

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February 18, 2024 71 mins

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 ...

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February 14, 2024 70 mins

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.

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February 6, 2024 88 mins

Adam talks with legendary German filmmaker, writer and actor Werner Herzog about AI poetry, email etiquette, why LA is like ancient Rome, the Japanese soldier who hid in the jungle believing the 2nd World War was still happening for 29 years, the value of therapy and whether trauma and conflict are best dealt with or buried, what his problem is with David Blaine and why someone needs to send Werner into orbit.

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Adam and Joe Cornish share some festive waffle cake, enjoy some Made Up Jokes, Eggcorns and a Travelling Tale, and exchange audio gifts, including success tips from Yandrew, a live rendition of a Song Wars classic from Cornballs, 2 new Song Wars songs and a techno visit from her Majesty.

Recorded in front of a live audience at The Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank on 12th December 2023

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December 5, 2023 82 mins

Adam talks with British comedian, presenter, artist, political mischief maker and returning friend of the podcast, Joe Lycett about his ideas for the live podcast shows, Pranktivism, social media, whether BBC balance should extend to Thanos from Avengers Infinity War, Werner Herzog's views on therapy, more on the mopping debate, and Joe's evolution as a fine artist. 

This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on Nove...

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November 27, 2023 43 mins

Adam enjoys a short ramble and some beautiful music with British Ugandan singer-songwriter and guitarist Daudi Matsiko.

Please be aware this episode contains a reference to suicidal thoughts. 

This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on November 3rd, 2023

Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.

Podcast artwork by Helen Green

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November 21, 2023 73 mins

Adam talks with English singer, songwriter, book writer and co-founder of seminal 90s shoegaze band Lush, Miki Berenyi about private school shame, Miki's unconventional and at times troubling upbringing, meeting her pop idols as a young fan in 1980s London, the excesses of life on the road with the 1992 Lollapalooza tour and there's audio evidence of a young Miki attending a show by a legendary Indie band just a year after they had...

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November 14, 2023 71 mins

Adam talks with English actor, writer, and director Will Sharpe about mental health, therapy, what it was like working in Italy on The White Lotus 2, why Will had to get into incredible shape to play that part, Artificial Intelligence, and Adam reminisces about a dimly recalled robot-based TV show from his childhood: Holmes and Yoyo.

This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on May 8th, 2023

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November 6, 2023 78 mins

Adam talks with Scottish journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Young about the danger of falling in love with the sound of your own voice, why social media isn't all bad (or is it?), whether you should trust the BBC, behind the scenes moments from Desert Island Discs, their respective encounters with Tom Hanks, when and if it's OK for broadcasters to get emotional, why the death of the Queen nearly tipped Kirsty over the edge live on a...

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October 31, 2023 71 mins

Adam talks with British actor, comedian and returning podcast guest, Guz Khan about the challenges of parenthood, the danger of spoiling children with the trappings of success, why Guz would be happy if his ride on the entertainment rollercoaster ended tomorrow, dealing with rowdy audiences and what to do if a Hollywood star (even a really nice one!) blocks your view at a gig.

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October 26, 2023 68 mins

Adam talks with British born physician Javid Abdelmoneim about why working in an NHS A&E department was more stressful than working in war and disease zones with MSF. Javid also talks about his time treating people caught up in the war in Ukraine in 2022 and the West African Ebola crisis in 2014 as well as the emotional cost of the work that Javid does and how it affects his relationships back home. And there's some haemorrhoid...

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October 22, 2023 68 mins

Adam talks with English stand-up comedian, actor and writer, Bridget Christie about important things including her TV comedy drama The Change, men that smell good, fridges that smell bad, running, cleaning and parenting.

This conversation was recorded face to face in London on May 18th, 2023

Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.

Podcast artwork by Helen Green

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October 16, 2023 77 mins

Adam talks with American YouTube video essayist Natalie Wynn a.k.a ContraPoints about the practical challenges of being a YouTube creator, the weirdness of time spent on the internet, the therapeutic value of liminal spaces, Gamergate, on line harassment and the dark side of the internet, what Natalie learned from being judged by her own tribe, why she regretted her involvement with the Witch Trials of JK Rowling podcast, and how t...

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October 9, 2023 84 mins

Adam talks with English musician Billy Bragg about the time they met in Glastonbury when Billy was keeping some unexpected company, why manners matter on social media, the challenge of being a progressive patriot, what posters Billy had on his wall as a boy, Dial-A-Disc and other ways we listened to music in the olden days, why Neil Young and Stanley Kubrick made their way to Barking, the fondness that Billy and I share for a certa...

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October 1, 2023 76 mins

Adam talks with English actor and writer Daisy May Cooper about the supernatural, Daisy's memories of watching the Adam and Joe Show, art school and drama school, therapy, social media, what we're like to be in a relationship with, how the children of billionaires get screwed up, why being famous isn't what Daisy imagined, the secrets of TV sex scenes and what always cheers Daisy up.

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September 24, 2023 65 mins

Adam talks with British comedy writer Sam Bain about working with Jesse Armstrong and collaborating with Chris Morris on Four Lions, venturing into the theatre, what he learned from Buddhist retreats, best and worst plane journeys and whether he would have shouted 'Judas' at Bob Dylan in 1966.

This conversation was recorded face to face in London on November 8th, 2017

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