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Are these not three of the most iconic pigs in all of entertainment, literature and popular culture? We explore the story behind the story as the three eponymous characters set out into the world to seek their fortune. Enjoy...
Ever had an awkward exchange when greeting someone? Ever gone for the handshake when the occasion demanded a hug? In this episode Think to the Brink helps you through all the potential pitfalls that can arise when greeting someone!
One of the true unsung "heroes" of the Harry Potter franchise, we explore the character of Fang, Hagrid's faithful pet in the latest instalment of Think to the Brink. Enjoy...
Kicking off the second series with a bang as we delve deep into Tinie Tempah and Swedish House Mafia's 2010 disco classic: Miami 2 Ibiza... Enjoy...
One of U2's biggest hits, in this meandering lyrics analysis, we somehow get roped into discussions about Christopher Columbus, Jesus and Chief Wiggum! Enjoy...
In the penultimate episode of the second series, we explore the bestselling Now That's What I Call Music compilation album in history, from 1999. Including such bangers as "Baby, One more Time" and "S Club Party," this was a glorious time for pop music. Enjoy...
The first of a few snippets of bonus content that are going to be released on iTunes in the coming weeks ahead of Series 2. This was a game we played in the Facebook Etiquette episode but didn't quite make the final cut... Enjoy...
For the final episode of the first series, we sit down and discuss the ins and outs of the supermarket meal deal, consider our favourite combinations and ridicule each-others choices!
Another Disney character for you this week, the unsung leader of the Seven Dwarfs and one of Snow White's key allies, it's Doc!
Think to the Brink is back with another session of song lyric analysis. This week the incomparable Uptown Funk. Big shout out to Saint Laurent...
The third episode of Think to the Brink has dropped and this time we are delving into the back story and character development of Captain Hook's downtrodden first mate, Mr Smee. Enjoy...
We are back and this week we are discussing the pitfalls and minefields, the do's and don't's of Facebook etiquette. Enjoy...
In the historic first ever episode of Think to the Brink, your regular co-hosts, Will Baker and Alex Prescot sit down and discuss (to the extreme) the seminal classic by the Killers, Mr Brightside. Enjoy...
After a lengthy coronavirus-related hiatus, Think to the Brink is nearing its long-awaited return and to whet your overthinking appetites, here's a bit of classic content for you. Who is the better man: Pac or Michelin? Weird pizza bitey thing or tyre-based Frenchman? Enjoy...  https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E84: We are back on the airwaves for our first ever frog-off. A famous frog debate that was months in the making., we get down to brass tax and discuss who had it harder from childhood and on into their successful showbiz careers: the green Muppet moneymaking machine or the Swedish escape artist and ringtone sensation. Enjoy... https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E83: We kick off the new decade with a good old lyrics analysis! Delving into a listener-requested classic, You Can Call Me Al by Paul Simon, we find ourselves in the murky world of forgotten cartoons and the witness protection scheme! Possibly the first podcast ever to reference both CatDog and the Sopranos in the same episode! Enjoy!  https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E82: Our belated Christmas special is another classically rambling debate. Scrooge vs Scrooge, duck vs human, Disney vs Dickens $65 billion of amassed duck fortune  vs one meagre 19th century London counting house.... Happy holidays to all and see you in 2020! https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E81: After a three month hiatus and busy schedules, Will and Alex are back in a room together and they haven't missed an overthinking beat! It's another Harry Potter episode but instead of a character being dissected and discussed, it's an event. The prestigious and ever-so-dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Topics for discussion: why is Cedric Diggory in Hufflepuff, do Death Eaters celebrate Voldemort day and is this the worst spectator sport in the combined wizard-Muggle worlds? Enjoy... https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E80: The Son of God vs the father of Pinocchio, the Messiah vs the nomadic Italian toymaker, Italy vs Israel... Jesus vs Gepetto! We welcome special guest host, Sean McLoughlin to the show this week: critically acclaimed stand up comedian and support act for the likes of Ricky Gervais and Bill Burr and co-host of the official Holy Bible podcast: Sean and Eliot Read the Bible. We discuss Gepetto's sex life or lack thereof, whether or not he is related to the old man from the Dolmio ads, how good a carpenter Jesus really was and the vicious conspiracy theories that he was actually a stonemason! Check out Sean's latest stand-up album here: https://800pgr.lnk.to/SeanTW https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E79: Alex is still away on hiatus so this week we enlist the services of Patreon subscriber and friend of the show, Ed Baker, to join Will in our first ever watch along. We commentate you through two back to back episodes of hit children's TV episode, Arthur, discussing all the idiosyncrasies of the main characters, why the eponymous aardvark has several dog friends but also a pet dog à la Mickey Mouse and whether there has ever been a show that is so species confused! If you want to watch along with us, the YouTube link is below as well as our social media! Enjoy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2BT8FQlLZQ https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E78: Is Augustus Gloop really a great big greedy nincompoop or are the Oompa Loompa's a bunch of fat-shaming hypocrites and Willy Wonka a corrupt businessman who exploits the easily tempted mind of the child? We go in-depth on Roald Dahl's iconic German schoolboy exploring his back story, his personality, the lyrics to the songs sung about him and a comparison to another famous food-lover from the same author: Bruce Bogtrotter! Don't forget to guess the cryptic link with last week's episode to win a prize! https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E77: After a week's hiatus, we're back with another twisting and turning lyrics analysis and if anyone can guess the not so subtle link between this week and last week's topics, then a prize will be given! Two seminal classics but this week we move from Toto's "Africa" to Kansas' "Carry on My Wayward Son" and somehow we end up talking mainly about School of Rock! Enjoy... https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
E76: Another rambling Think to the Brink lyrics analysis and as always we discuss a unique cast of characters as possible players in the meaning behind the words of Toto in their seminal classic and sing-along favourite: Africa. Pippin from Lord of the Rings, Mufasa, Bono, Ringo Starr and Chandler Bing all pop up as we delve deep into what this song is actually about! Enjoy... https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
More classic content on the show this week as we revisit the age-old debate as to who was the best Defence against the Dark Arts teacher employed by Hogwarts during Harry Potter's time there! It's shabby vs shiny, father figure vs fraud, werewolf vs best-selling author, Kenneth Branagh vs David Thewlis: Lupin vs Lockhart! Enjoy...  https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
Classic content on Think to the Brink this week as we delve into the archives for a Jungle Book debate: panther vs sloth bear, sensible babysitter vs kooky free spirit, Baloo vs Bagheera. Make sure to stay tuned to the end for some exclusive bonus content previously available only on Patreon! Enjoy...  https://twitter.com/Think2TheBrink https://www.instagram.com/think2thebrink/ https://www.patreon.com/think2thebrink --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/think2thebrink/message
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Podcast Details

Created by
Will Baker and Alex Prescot
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Jun 12th, 2017
Latest Episode
Aug 9th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
117
Avg. Episode Length
32 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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