Don't Do Things the Way I Do - A Podcast About Mistakes

Don't Do Things the Way I Do - A Podcast About Mistakes

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Mistakes, we all make them. But some are more imp…
S1:E13 - Andy Payne - Frictionless Trade & The Way of the Exploding Fist!
Dec 20, 2018 • 53 min
Episode 13 - Andy Payne - Frictionless Trade and Videogames In this episode I talk to UK videogames mainstay and sage, Andy Payne about the mistakes made in his industry, and the effects that are going to be made on it by Brexit. Andy is by nature, open,…
S1:E12 - Mr Dave Hill - Failed Comedians and American Exceptionalism
Dec 18, 2018 • 43 min
Episode 12 - Mr Dave Hill - Failed Comedians and American Exceptionalism In this episode Tim talks with New York-based comedian, author and rock maniac, Mr Dave Hill. We chat about how all Trump mouthpieces from Kellyanne Conway via Ann Coulter to the…
S1:E11 - Simon Pitkeathley - Ping Pong Diplomacy & London
Dec 17, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode I talk to Simon Pitkeathley. Simon is the CEO of Euston Town and Camden Business Improvement Districts, Governor of a large London FE college and CEO of Camden Collective workspace. He’s also the Lord Mayor of London’s Champion for Small…
S1:E10 - Mike Bithell - Wrong Place, Right Time
Dec 15, 2018 • 72 min
Game Maker - Mike Bithell In this episode I talk to Mike Bithell (at length, and in two sections) about mistakes made by Indie Game the Movie; about employing Danny Wallace while drunk; about Gamergate and how his industry can recover. And about he…
S1E9 - Caroline Miller, Class, Classy and Fortnite
Dec 6, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode I talk to Caroline Miller. Caroline started her own very successful company because she wanted to work somewhere that would enable her live a life rather than live her work. We talk about women in work, about travelling as a kid who failed…
S1:E8 - David Turner’s Diary of Mistakes
Dec 5, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode I talk with David Turner of beloved Big Bother, Joypod and The Computer Game Show podcasts. We chat about terrible pumpkin carving, Insomnia, being a bad parent, wasted opportunities in Red Dead Redemption 2, and much, much more. It’s a…
S1:E7 - Michael Kupperman - Raw Power and Exploring a Father
Dec 5, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode I talk to artist and author Michael Kupperman about his latest book, a graphic memoir called“All the Answers” in which he explores his father’s history from national TV star to dementia. We also discuss the mistakes being made by the…
SPECIAL EPISODE - The Failed Suicide
Nov 29, 2018 • 17 min
In this, the first part of the “Suicide Special”, Tim explores what it takes to drag someone through a happy ending to the brink of disaster. He is joined by a guest who interrupts rudely. This is part 1 of a multipart Special. [email protected]
S1E5 - Michael Fox - A Game of a Life
Nov 26, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode game-maker Michael Fox talks about the creative process behind ‘Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr’ - a table-top game that would change the way you think about memory, experience and caring. [email protected]
S1E6 - Vanilla Black and Falling Up
Nov 26, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode I talk to Chef Andrew Dargue (@vanillablack) about mistakes made in moving from a childhood in Teeside in the North East of England to running a highly respected and ever forward looking restaurant in the City of London.…
S1E4 Pete Paphides - Nasty Reviews, and a Strange Choice for Rock Star Dad
Nov 21, 2018 • 45 min
This episode features music journalist, author and DJ, Pete Paphides. We talk about how writing nasty reviews benefits no one, how certain people make strange choices for fantasy dads, and how parenting can be done right with a good playlist and bad…
S1E3 Chef Josh Overington - Bullies, Awards and Brexit
Nov 19, 2018 • 41 min
Josh Overington is a young chef who already has two successful restaurants under his belt. He has cooked in the UK, Australia and France. In this episodes of The Podcast About Mistakes Josh speaks frankly and passionately about the problems facing his…
SPECIAL EPISODE We talk about Zuzu’s life and death
Nov 17, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode we talk about parenting a disabled child - Zuzu Frances Marie Smith - from the realisation of pre-birth scans to the shock, grief and guilt of a her death. What mistakes can a parent make? Was Zuzu’s birth a mistake? Were there any…
S1E2 Al Murray and His Mistakes
Nov 15, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode I talk to comedian Al Murray about the mistakes he’s made - and about the mistakes other people make about him. Among other things, we talk history, Britain standing alone (it didn’t), Al standing against Nigel Farage of UKIP for…
S1E1 - Atlanta an Audio Experiment
Nov 11, 2018 • 24 min
S1E1 - Atlanta an Audio Experiment by Tim Smith
Bonus Teaser - Mrs Miller and F*ckbois
Oct 29, 2018 • 3 min
In which Tim is taught a thing or two about finding interesting guests. Meet Mrs Miller, a fascinating and engaging woman. She travelled the world as a teen, now she runs her own business, and she’s utterly fabulous.
Bonus Teaser - Al Murray “Pub Landlord”, Comedy, History, Fecklessness and More
Oct 24, 2018 • 2 min
This teaser trailer for the Al Murray (Pub Landlord) edition of “Don’t Do Things the Way I Do” a Podcast About Mistakes contains blasphemy and the English language and misrule and mentions of Nigel Farage. And this is just the teaser for the episode that…
Bonus Teaser - Michael Kupperman and The New Yorker
Oct 21, 2018 • 3 min
Having your pay rate dropped mid-project is becoming more common but no less infuriating, disheartening and wrong. In this teaser for a forthcoming episode of Don’t Do Things the Way I Do (A Podcast About Mistakes) Michael Kupperman talks about his…
Bonus Teaser - Mike Fox and Punches Thrown
Oct 19, 2018 • 1 min
Creating a game where you and your friends are hospital staff treating a confused old man - who maybe a nice old man, or he maybe a horrible old man - should not result in physical violence. But Mike got punched… twice. A teaser for “Don’t Do Things the…
Teaser - Chef Patron Josh Overington
Oct 15, 2018 • 0 min
A bonus teaser for the forthcoming episode featuring Chef Patron and of the Le Cochon Aveugle and Cave du Cochon restaurants in York. Josh has some opinions on food and Paris.
Episode Zero - The Teaser
Oct 7, 2018 • 8 min
The teaser podcast for the forthcoming series about Mistakes, the people who make them, and how to you even decide what one is. It’s called Don’t Do Things the Way I Did You’ll get to hear about David Cameron versus Tony Blair. You’ll feel what a woman of…