It's sort of Christmas, right? Stuff it, we're in tier 3 and Ian's The Booze have just delivered twelve gallons of Grandad's Old Eye-Blinder so lets get on our party pants and check out what happened on this day in history. I bet its going to be really festive...right? Right?  ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is available now!  BUY IT ON LULU: BUY IT ON AMAZON: BUY IT FOR KINDLE:
Why is calling your child "Bloody" a bad idea? What were The Beatles doing to our Nation's youth in 1963? Can you truly fancy a spaceship? When will the "Star Wars Holiday Special" start being special? And just who is Jimmy Todhands? Answers will occur from the mouths and souls of Ben Baker and Phil Catterall in your weekly dose of history and stupidity. Also covered in this module: "Weird" Abe Lincoln's Yorkshire roots,  a nice glass of Brianade, page 3 vs hard sums, the latest birthdays, the concept of Shaq Fu, vol-au-vents for the youth, pudding lawsuits, Carlos Santana's new line in auto burglaries, red ink negativity, Nixon doing a big lie, Mr T's grill situation and Joey. Want to know what any of that nonsense means? Get listening now! ======================== Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day" will be available to pre-order from Amazon next week. Find his (surprisingly easy to wrap as presents) other books at Amazon here: or Lulu Press here:
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