The Unmade Podcast

The Unmade Podcast
A podcast about ideas for podcasts

52: Muses and Mountains
Jul 11 • 49 min
Tim and Brady discuss pins, crosswords, muses, tweets, Mt Rushmore, and a Patreon idea - with a bonus at the end.
51: The Room Where It Happened
Jul 4 • 64 min
Tim and Brady discuss Michael Bolton, meaningful quotes, unmade colonels, stationery shopping, important rooms, comfort songs, and wall decorations.
Special: Brilli Timilli
Jun 30 • 48 min
Tim gets his right of reply about the 1990 American Music Awards - and Brady ponders an “Unmade Popstars” band.
50: The Torment of Tim
Jun 26 • 63 min
Tim and Brady discuss the 1990 American Music Awards (well, sort of). Also: repeat viewings of movies and a great idea from a Patreon supporter.
49: Something Borrowed, Something Blue
Jun 19 • 71 min
Tim and Brady discuss Rock’n’Roll, the big list reading, assorted objects from our houses, and an honour is bestowed.
48: Exceedingly Fortunate
Jun 10 • 59 min
Tim and Brady discuss undercover journalism, unrealised options, Do They Know It’s Christmas, Tim’s Good Fortune, Zero View Videos, Dog Paws, and Britain Get Talking.
47: Mispronunciation
Jun 5 • 57 min
Tim and Brady discuss Hermione, pronunciation, record stores, music journalism (Brady style), desert islands, an idea from a patron, and housework.
46: Muppet Head
May 29 • 59 min
Brady and Tim discuss typewriters, the state seal of Idaho (again), stadiums, discontinued items, glasses, and Minties.
45: Dead Genius
May 23 • 46 min
Tim and Brady discuss Patreon impeachment, music renditions, dead geniuses, passions, horses, and a lot about Idaho thanks to ‘Tall Jeff’.
Special: I Am Writing To Complain
May 19 • 23 min
Following the previous episode, Tim and Brady write some letters of complaint.
44: Professional Complainers
May 12 • 63 min
Brady and Tim chat about complaining, an indifferent KFC, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Fathers, Gardens, the Toyota Crown, Prom Night, and Rod Stewart.
Special: Tommyball Audiobook
May 5 • 25 min
An exclusive preview - three chapters of Tim Hein’s Tommyball Autobiography “My Lives”.
43: Tim’s 2000th Follower
May 1 • 39 min
Tim and Brady discuss the last episode, Twitter, Tim’s 2000 followers, an awful idea, and a World Wide Wonder of Waynes.
Special: One-Sided Podcast
Apr 23 • 66 min
Listeners ‘fill it the blanks’ for an episode of the Unmade Podcast - this is the realisation of an idea discussed in episode 41.
Special: The Inaugural Bean Dish Quiz
Apr 16 • 67 min
Brady challenges Tim with a fiendishly hard quiz.
42: Jammin’ with Tim
Apr 8 • 54 min
Brady and Tim discuss crying, shells, double-yolk eggs, a deep biography, selling things on eBay… then Tim gets out his guitar.
41: The Birthday Podcast
Mar 29 • 56 min
Brady and Tim discuss a one-sided podcast, automatic vetoes, birthdays, terrible wall art, a patron idea, New Zealand, and Tim’s cricket prowess.
40: A Half-Baked Episode
Mar 20 • 32 min
Tim and Brady discuss laundry habits, Vegemite, Tom Hanks movies, songs in films, and an abrupt ending.
39: Tools of the Trade
Feb 22 • 70 min
Tim and Brady discuss work tools (including Bibles and church pulpits), jeans, sea-faring audio cassettes, books on death row, and an idea from Patreon supporter Special Agent Utah.
38: The Jack Ruby Episode
Jan 15 • 51 min
Tim and Brady discuss counting and frying eggs, a family suggestion, Jack Ruby, advertising, food, and tote bags.
Special: Tommyball Moment of the Decade
Dec 29, 2019 • 29 min
Brady interviews “Tommyball Legend” Tim Hein about the top 10 moments of the decade.
37: The Queen’s Podcast
Dec 22, 2019 • 47 min
Tim and Brady discuss the Queen, Keys to the Planet, a great composer, the least famous people alive, and Sale of the Century.
36: Confession Booth
Nov 12, 2019 • 49 min
Tim and Brady discuss pod points, confessions, Garth Brooks, Brewster’s Millions, The Eagles, and a few other things. Enjoy the show, civilians!
35: Backed the Wrong Horse
Oct 27, 2019 • 46 min
Tim and Brady discuss ponytails, eponyms, backing the wrong horse, toys, Iron Eagle, and plenty of other stuff.
34: Singing in the Shower
Sep 30, 2019 • 60 min
Brady and Tim discuss a backwards countdown brain fade, KFC hacks, shower singing, breakfast cereals, and falling asleep. Plus a bunch of other random stuff.
33: Alice Bluegown
Sep 26, 2019 • 52 min
Tim and Brady discuss new T-Shirt slogans, rebellious moments, frequently asked questions, plus Tim reveals his second favourite colour. Supported by
32: Dibber Dobber (featuring an Elton John impersonation)
Sep 4, 2019 • 56 min
Topics include a well-known furniture vendor in Adelaide, bad ideas, crosswords, dusty old CDs, Elton John, tell-tales, A1, and hummus.
31: Unmade by Berkowitz
Aug 25, 2019 • 74 min
Tim and Brady read reviews, discuss the latest Sofa Shop news, Things that ‘I’m Over’, and re-branding.
30: KFC Skin Patches
Jul 30, 2019 • 62 min
Tim and Brady discuss stopwatches, podcast reviews, more Barry Gibb, The Lion King, exceptions, Michael Bolton, song lyrics, KFC addiction, plus spaghetti and nail polish. Storyblocks:
29: Lost Watch
Jul 22, 2019 • 71 min
Tim and Brady chat about Farmers Union Iced Coffee, watches, describing the present to people of the future, burying the hatchet, and the Bee Gees.
28: The Fanta Shorts
Jul 15, 2019 • 55 min
We discuss T-shirts, more misunderstandings, forming a band, Firepigs, and favourite articles of clothing. With thanks to Storyblocks:
27: Misunderstood
Jun 23, 2019 • 64 min
Tim and Brady discuss changing minds, misunderstandings, the Piano Man duet, Jurassic Park, historic events and register with show sponsor Hover.
26: Unsent Tweets
May 30, 2019 • 50 min
Tim and Brady discuss draft tweets (and emails), ‘moderate’ developments, pancakes, and Tim casts doubt on a cherished childhood memory. Hover - register your domain now and get 10% off by going to - promo code UNMADE at…
25: Showbags
Apr 20, 2019 • 53 min
Tim and Brady discuss the Sofa Shop (of course), things we wish we’d kept, and interesting places we’ve gone to the toilet. Plus an idea from a Patron! And the previously untold story of I.J.M.
Emergency Episode: End of an Era?
Mar 27, 2019 • 8 min
Tim calls Brady with some news from Down Under.
24: The Great Great Podcast
Mar 26, 2019 • 58 min
Tim and Brady discuss all sorts of things, including The Greatest American Hero, a dodgy film starring Johnny Cash, and the late Luke Perry.
23: Natalie-O
Feb 27, 2019 • 44 min
Things that didn’t happen, cool words, and a patron idea of course.
22: The Omelette Space
Jan 28, 2019 • 54 min
Tim and Brady discuss skating, snow, words that we hate, missed moments, mountaineering, and running. Our thanks to Hover:
21: Keeping Track of Cups (with Hank Green)
Jan 9, 2019 • 64 min
Ideas include intercontinental, thinks we’re not good at, book writing, habits, and the Apollo moon missions. Special guest Hank Green, writer of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing. Sponsor:
20: The Christmas Episode
Dec 21, 2018 • 40 min
Brady and Tim discuss podcast ideas with a Christmas theme.
Special: Honduras v Mauritius national anthems
Dec 15, 2018 • 20 min
The national anthems of Honduras and Mauritius go head-to-head. With thanks to Hover:
19: Old Cassette Tapes
Nov 14, 2018 • 62 min
Ideas include national anthems, audio snippets (including Tim’s old cassettes), exceptions to the rule, second-last songs, hair salons, and beekeeping. Sponsors were Audible - - and Hover -
18: Stuck on an Island
Oct 17, 2018 • 65 min
Tim and Brady spend the day on the island of Steep Holm - and discuss four new podcast ideas. Get 10% off your first domain purchase at
Special: Trash or Treasure
Oct 4, 2018 • 48 min
Tim and Brady buy each other gifts in this special episode. Supported by Hover - get 10% off your first domain name purchase at
17: Evil Genius
Sep 12, 2018 • 49 min
Our special guest is Professor Moriarty (yes, that’s his real name). Ideas involve notable names, science explanations, friendships, and scientists who ‘go to seed’. Try Audible by visiting or text UNMADE to 500-500 in the…
16: What’s Wrong with North Dakota?
Sep 3, 2018 • 63 min
Today we’re joined by Logan Smalley to discuss American States, Mt Rushmore, Internet Domains, Record Breaking, Incipit, Pizza at McDonalds, and people who are average. Register a domain with Hover at and save 10%
Special: Forever Tommyball
Aug 17, 2018 • 28 min
Another special from the world of Tommyball - an exclusive interview with a legend of the game. More at
15: The Narrowboat Episode
Aug 2, 2018 • 64 min
Today we’re on a narrowboat navigating the Chesterfield Canal - but other topics include preppers, tattoos, and making a fortune on Amazon. Support the show by getting yourself a souvenir postcard from our trip -…
Special: Wholesome
Jul 19, 2018 • 19 min
This follows the suggestion from episode 14, a wholesome podcast. We go kite flying and eat some honey on fresh bread, washed down by a glass of milk. Good clean fun! Exclusive pics of the kite flying on our Patreon page:…
14: Nicknames
Jul 13, 2018 • 54 min
Today’s ideas include nicknames, explaining sports, wholesomeness, wise (and unwise) investments, and the ‘hall of very good’. Thanks to Audible and to take advantage of the Prime Offer go to or text unmade to 500 500
13: Hungry Hungry Hippos
Jun 28, 2018 • 58 min
Today’s ideas include Top Trumps, one-word reviews, elimination, and another idea from a Canadian patron. Support the show on Patreon at
12: One Star Review
Jun 7, 2018 • 52 min
Today’s ideas include birthday gifts, faces, unanswered prayers, implausible plots, one star reviews, and of course a patron suggestion. Brilliant: T-Shirts:
11: Quietest Room in the World
May 14, 2018 • 60 min
Today’s ideas include the perfect podcast, Smith 360, final meals, childhood songs, and an idea from a patron. Try AUDIBLE and get a free book with your 30-day trial - go to or text UNMADE to 500-500 in the US.
10: Honey Prawns
Apr 16, 2018 • 52 min
Topics include the curative powers of lemonade, deprivation, sausages, song-writing, tattoos, phone books, strange thoughts, plus an idea from a Patron. Honey Prawn T-Shirts at
Special: Antarctica
Mar 23, 2018 • 91 min
Brady visits Antarctica and takes a microphone. Thanks to Audible - or text UNMADE to 500-500 in the US. try Endurance as your free book. Audible: Support us on Patreon:
9: Raiders of the Lost Podcast
Feb 20, 2018 • 63 min
Topics include time wasting, unpublished podcast episodes, earliest memories, Rickrolling, and an idea from a Patreon supporter. Thanks to Audible -
8: Ninjas in the Comment Section
Jan 29, 2018 • 68 min
Topics include ‘100 Things to Hear Before You Die’, news summaries, the Oscars, hype, ninjas, travel, pinching, and chatting to people in travel hostels. Thanks and
Special: Tommyball
Dec 26, 2017 • 28 min
Tommyball gets “made” - the idea was discussed in episode 4. Audible is THE place to go for audiobooks - sign on for their free trial at]( - You can also text “unmade” to 500-500 if you live in the US.
7: Let’s Invent a Language
Dec 20, 2017 • 71 min
Topics include automated phone systems, phobias, linguistics, and sequels… plus an idea from a Patron we like to call Shebambulator.
6: Doctor Who is Rubbish
Dec 10, 2017 • 75 min
Topics include first cars, weather, bottom five songs, and stuff that is rubbish. Plus an idea from a Patron of course.
5: World Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017 • 81 min
Topics include gold nuggets, interviewing strangers, world exclusives, boredom, and best man speeches - plus an idea submitted by a clinical engineer.
4: An Awkward Hot Chocolate
Oct 6, 2017 • 65 min
Today’s ideas include sports commentary with a difference, dad boot camp, constrained podcasting, the ultimate podcast for Wing Nuts, and disagreeing on the quality of movies.
3: Spontaneous
Sep 12, 2017 • 46 min
Today’s ideas include something spontaneous, axioms (by Tim’s definition), competitions, and famous people who lost their mojo.
2: The Lost Pilot
Sep 3, 2017 • 32 min
A salvaged pilot episode - ideas include What A Coincidence, Blue Moon, an exploration of famous brothers, and flatology.
1: Groundhog Day
Aug 22, 2017 • 40 min
Today’s ideas for a podcast focus on coin tossing, podcastology, cheating at book club, smell of the week, and the movie Groundhog Day.