Tag Archives: Dave Cole

Episode 229 – 21st March 2014

Fred Phelps, that awful invasive Mick Jagger frontpage and NASA predicting doom… it’s going to be a cheerful show!



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Fred Phelps is Dead (1:20) by Dave Landon Cole
Leveson and Jagger (11:41) by James O’Malley
Nasa Doom (16:34) by Liz Lutgendorff
Nissan Leaf (21:40) by Salim Fadhley
Big Bang Fair (26:00) by Bethany Jenkins

Episode 207 – 4th October 2013

This week Liz speaks to Dr Helen Czerski about women and technology, and Marcus Chown about his new book, which is about *everything*. We also cover the US shutdown, a new club for female professionals and find out why about some fossils that are currently under threat.



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Ada Lovelace Day 2013 (2:30) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Dr Helen Czerski)
Leicester Fossil Threat (17:04) by Kash Farooq (ft Dr Roger Mason)
US Shutdown (28:53) by Dave Landon Cole
Marcus Chown Interview (38:03) by Liz Lutgendorff
The Other Club (48:15) by Dawn Firth-Godbehere (ft Joy Lo Dico & Katie Glass)
Over The Air (54:42) by Julie Gould
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

Correction: In the show, we stated that the big Ada Lovelace Day event is at the ICE – it isn’t. It’s actually at Imperial College London. More info here.

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Episode 194 – 5th July 2013

This week Simon Singh tells us about his new plan to hold newspaper health coverage to account, we find out what makes a coup d’etat and why we should just give up on privacy. Plus we speak to psychologist Sue Blackmore about free will, look at the Piper Alpha anniversary and find out how pharmacists are facing major changes to the way that drugs are sold.



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Newspaper Healthcheck by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Simon Singh)
Coup d’Etat? by James O’Malley (ft Dave Landon Cole)
Giving Up On Privacy by James Firth
Piper Alpha 25 Years On by Drew Rae
Selling Drugs by Chris Chapman
Sue Blackmore Interview by Liz Lutgendorff
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 182 – 12th April 2013

Lots of Thatcher this week – perhaps a little bit over-Thatcherated, but a long look at her legacy and the issues raised by her death. Also: 3D printing guns, submarine disasters and watching what doctors tweet.


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Thatcher’s Legacy (2:01) by Dave Cole
Thatcher’s Walkman (10:44) by Miles Taylor
Thatcher Party Packs (15:34) by Caroline Spurry
Tramp The Dirt Down (21:15) by Cory Hazlehurst
GMC Social Media (26:33) by Peter English
Printable Weapons (36:26) by Sean Ellis
USS Thresher (43:13) by Drew Rae
RHSF13 Part 3 (49:55) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Dave Cohen & Enrique Lopez-Juez)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 117 – 6th January 2012

Is legalising assisted dying a good idea? Should we use primaries to pick our political candidates? And since when was the Daily Mail judge, jury and executioner?


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Daily Mail Justice (1:58) by Martin Robbins
Hungary for Constitutional Change (7:45) by Dave Landon Cole
Open Primaries (14:08) by Cory Hazlehurst
Pro-Assisted Dying (22:16) by Jennie Kermode (performed by Melinda Burton)
Anti-Assisted Dying (33:21) by William Lee
The Cost of Physics (40:38) by Adam Jacobs
Apocalypse Soon? (50:06) by Leila Johnston
Just World (60:29) by Dean Burnett
Blogger of the Year (67:02) by David Allen Green

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Congratulations to Tim Ireland as Bloggerheads is our blog of the year 2011!

Hitchmas Special – 26th December 2011

Rather than celebrate Christmas, we thought we should probably celebrate the life and work of Christopher Hitchens, who died on the 15th December. So please join us for this very Pod Delusion-type look at his life.


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Obit (0:49) by Dave Cole
Hitch and religion (8:40) by Cory Hazlehurst
Hitch the Historian (15:46) by Rich Godbehere 6:36
Post-9/11 Hitch (23:42) by Mohammed Fahad (read by Alex Foster) 5:36
Regime change? (30:03) by David Eastman 4:14
Twitter Censorship? (35:40) by Dave Cross 6:12
Tweet inserts are by Sean Ellis
Music by Milton Mermikidies

The Pod Delusion’s LIVE Second Birthday Show!

The Pod Delusion second birthday with a live recording featuring the amazing Helen Arney and many others. Recorded on September 13th in London.


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Featuring…
Is Science More Important Than Arts? by Jon Treadway
Cameron Therapy by Sean Ellis
Science Wooseum Update by Marianne Baker
Faulty Memories by Sophie Scott
Incest! by Jess Vautier
Riot Olympics by Salim Fadhley
Arab Spring by DLandonCole
Perception by Dr*T
Cognitive Economics by Leigh Caldwell
Amazing Music by Helen Arney

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Episode 30 – 16th April 2010


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The parties in libel reform by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Simon Singh, Lord Bach, Joanne Cash, Evan Harris)
Hung Parliaments by Malden Capell
Requiem for a Species by Dave Cole (ft Clive Hamilton)
The Placebo Effect by Mike Hall
iPad by Salim Fadhley

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Episode 24 – 5th March 2010


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Save 6Music (1:25) by Martyn Norris
Biofuels (7:37) by Dave Cole
Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture (16:34) by Jon Treadway (ft Marcus du Sautoy and Bob Novella)
Larry Sinclair (25:02) by Salim Fadhley

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Episode 22 – 19th February 2010


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London for Secular Europe Protest (1:02) by James O’Malley (ft Peter Tatchell & EHF President David Pollock)
Secularist of the Year (7:25) by Craig Lucas
Camp Quest (16:55) by Crispian Jago
Prince Charles & Royal Privilege (21:48) by Dave Cole
Save The Rhinos for Douglas Adams (27:17) by Jon Treadway

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