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Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Series 2, Week 17
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The whys and wherefores of cheating with Eli, Tim, Mark and Katie.
Stalking Girls Aloud. Medieval Courtneycourtly love. Pulling swords out of stones as basis for political legitimacy. The wrong Supermayer. Morality as coolness – a Woman’s[…]

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Series 2, Week 5
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Kat’s year 3000 high school paper. Why training apes is a bad idea. Extropians as cybermen. Ray Kurzweil’s argument by graph. Darren Hayes hits a time lock. Tobias X Future warns of death by bacon. Nostradamus predicts Hitler, Mother Shipton predicts lady trousers. Futurists love their food. The Free Design. Rollerball makes no sense. Future sport as war. Centrifugal bumble puppy. David Bowie’s drum and bass is 2005 years out of date. Utopias don’t exist. Busted STILL fancy their teacher.

Lollards Visual Aids: Angry Cartographers
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For those of you baffled by my less than entirely clear descriptions on tonight’s Lollards Of Pop, here are some handy links to some of the map projections mentioned in the programme:
Standard Mercator
Americentric Mercator
Goode Homolos[…]

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 14
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PIE from Cornwall. Host Eli, guests Mark, Cis and Pete (and Steve). focus group discussion, Steal the Brain, pi (proof of non-existence of god), Jean Laffite by Puerto Muerte, pi (proof of existance of god), miss you – m-flow etc, corvids specifically magpies, various people lollipop, PIE FOREVER, apple pie a la mode – destiny’s child, big thanks, dreadful cliff hanger, cherry pie – warrant.

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 13
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MOCK from the Virtual Glastonbury Booking Office. Host Tim, guests Katie, Magnus and Emma (and Mark). The FT periodic table, Radio Times Cool Poll, Mock Meat taste test, Blaze – The Arsonists, reinvention of transformers, what else should we reinvent, that song off the advert, Ghostwatch, Tanya and China Crisis, Baby Names inc Shiloh Pitt, also names in general, The Name of the Game – Abba, Take Back your Duck – The Inspirations or not.

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 12
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LIE from the Long Island Expressway. Host Tom for a second until Eli arrrives, guests Tom, Alan and Alix (and Pete). McCoys crisp eating, Young Girls and Happy Endings – Gorkys, Hoaxes (again), Eli’s confusion at spaghetti hoax, the cardiff giant, Tanya and Lionel Ritchie, Margaret Berger – Robot Song, filling gaps in people’s brains, the unreliability of vision, the unreliability of pete, korsakov’s syndrome, is you is or is you aint my baby – buster brown, aliases on the internet and second life, Untrue Unfaithful – Nina Rossi.

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 11
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HOUND from Sirius. Host Kat, guests Sarah, Alix and Katie (and Steve). Gin inna can, Crufts 1, crossbreeds, Friends for Life, Dogs were Barking – Gogol Bordello, Dogging Forecast, baconbaconbaconbacon, dogfood, Stop Me – The Smiths, eating yorkies, Crufts 2, stuffed dogs, dog names, wagatha christie, air bud digression, it’s a dog life – ??, Crufts 3, good dog/bad dogs, Maximise – Rex the Dog.

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 10
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CLASS from the Maze of Zagor. Host Tom, guests Mark, Alex and Magnus (and Pete). Things that have changed in britain, death of capt america/baudrillard, reggae reggae sauce, Surrender – Cheap Trick, reflections on genre, Kronos Quartet – Spoonful, more genre, Little Drummer Boy – Joan Jett, school stories and digression into where people went to school, stalky and the bash st kids, Making Plans for Nigel – Nouvelle Vague, Role-Playing Games and character class, Eton Rifles – The Jam.

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 9
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HIT from Tin Pan Alley. Host Steve, guests Mark, Sarah and Rob (contains a lot of finbarr saunders sniggering). Eurovision, The wrong mag fields track, violent cookery and bashing biscuits, Tanya and The Fall, Chess and Murder, the man who wouldn’t die, 2002-A Hit Song – Freedesign, Dr Pub and round remembering, Caruso and the hot sausage, The Hit Song – DJ Format.

Freaky Trigger and the Lollards of Pop – Week 8
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STRIP from the Windmill Theatre. Host Tim, guests Pete, Kat and Magnus (and Steve). Guinness Red, SI units of measurement, Captain Zepp, comic strips of real people, david bellamy impression, Dr Druqs and The Beatles, More centaur fun and depilation, afermath-nightmares on wax, taste test (oinks and petrified prawns), football strips, the nth degree – morningwood, Male Stripper +24 – man2man ft man parrish.


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