Ian Collins Wants A Word

Ian Collins Wants A Word

www.iancollins.com
Fortnightly pod-joy from Ian Collins (and Sideshow Kev).


THE 2017 WANTS A WORD FESTIVE CRACKER!
Dec 21, 2017 • 42 min
At long, long last, a pair of idiots get off their arses and into a studio! It’s a roasted chunk of tinsel-covered festive banter, served with a side of dork. Seek out @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter! A BigFings Media Product…
THE WANTS A WORD WINTER WARMER 2016!
Dec 20, 2016 • 49 min
Season’s Greetings, Wantsaworders! Ian and Kev are BACK with a SACK filled with BRAND NEW poddy moments! Also featuring - Del Strain! And possibly some Xmas Tech detail with some guy. He’s probably not much cop to be completely honest. But he was…
Episode 126 - WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS
Jul 29, 2016 • 29 min
Ian and Kev get up to date with your feedback and a bunch of other stuff. So there are questions and things, plus an in-depth study on the nature of fame, as the lads dig up an old TV fossil to give him a bit of a dusting off. Which he’d probably quite…
Episode 125 - THE IAN COLLINS INCIDENT #2
Jul 15, 2016 • 20 min
Twitter: @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev
Episode 124 - CELEBRITY DEATHWATCH
Jul 1, 2016 • 36 min
Been a heck of a year, hasn’t it? What with all these famous folk exiting the planet in seemingly huge numbers. So, to catch up on things, the lads pay tribute to the fallen, in what we’d like to describe as a “touching, thoughtful” episode, but wha…
Episode 123 - A WORD IN YOUR HOLE
Jun 17, 2016 • 35 min
It’s a brand new era for WANTS A WORD! Back fortnightly with a fresh lick of paint and a renewed enthusiasm for all things nonsensical! That, and swearing. Which despite what your mum told you, is clever, and cool. We’ll be honest. We REALLY miss…
122 - THE WANTS A WORD YULETIDE LOG 2015!
Dec 18, 2015 • 33 min
It’s our Xmas Special! Go grab yourself a seasonal beverage, slip on your favourite slippers, and enjoy the very jolly company of two chaps swearing and riffing on nothing in particular, but everything at once. Pop down the Twitter chimney and t…
121 - HI DOGGY!
Nov 27, 2015 • 31 min
Now released every second Friday, it’s brand new WANTS A WORD! Including YOUR feedback via social media and whatnot, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, and a longer discussion about Noel Edmonds than anyone would have liked. Twitter: @iancollinsuk and @si…
120 - REASSURINGLY RETRO!
Nov 13, 2015 • 31 min
Entirely unintentional, but Ian and Sideshow run off on a retro-flavoured tangent this week, in an all-new WANTS A WORD… with YOUR feedback and questions, Random Acts, and a story about a bus. Go find @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev via that Twitt…
119 - THE IAN COLLINS INCIDENT #1
Oct 30, 2015 • 17 min
118 - IAN’S EMU FINGERS
Oct 16, 2015 • 29 min
I’m not going to lie to you, Marge… it’s been a while. But at long last, the lads are back with a brand new, fresh out of the oven edition of WANTS A WORD - the show that does for podcasting what The Great British Bake Off has done for the future …
IAN HAS SOMETHING TO SAY!
Oct 1, 2015 • 0 min
Twitter, yo! @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev www.wantsaword.com #soon
117 - THE SLIDE INTO SUMMER
Jul 27, 2015 • 27 min
Better late than never! The lads slide into the summer months with a heap of idle banter, much of which is based on truth. Except that bit. You know what I’m talking about. @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on twitter!
116 - BOBBIN’ ALONG
Jul 6, 2015 • 31 min
There’s little doubt that Ian Collins and Sideshow Kev are on this podcast. But, is it actually any good? I think we all know the answer there. But, with your feedback via social media and email, Random Acts, and more, how can you possibly not listen? …
115 - THE LENNIE BENNETT PARADOX
Jun 22, 2015 • 30 min
Your patience is finally rewarded, with brand new WANTS A WORD… with Ian and Kev and Andre - not to mention some delightful creamy cones from Abdul. Creamy cones! Ha. This week, like Richard Stilgoe on Pigeon Post (ask your Mum), the lads empty t…
ANNOUNCEMENT - THE FUTURE OF WANTS A WORD
Jun 11, 2015 • 4 min
And here we are. Follow @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter.
SPECIAL - Creatures From The Talk Lagoon
Jun 4, 2015 • 33 min
As Nickelback once sang, “it’s been a while”. But f—k them, they were awful. BUT - what exactly IS the deal with WANTS A WORD? Find out here. And, uncover the truth about a few other things too, as an old favourite returns to share some tales. You’…
BONUS - A Little Bit Cheeky…
Apr 3, 2015 • 4 min
Twitter! @iancollinsuk, and @sideshow_kev www.wantsaword.com
114 - ANDRE’S DAY OFF
Mar 11, 2015 • 36 min
Gotta be honest, Andre usually writes these descriptions, and he’s not around, so there’s nobody here to do it. Sorry. Complaints to @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter.
113 - OH, MANDY…
Mar 2, 2015 • 38 min
There’s no denying it. We’re headlong into the year now and it’s flying by faster than Louis Hamilton in his little racing car, being pulled by a herd of really, really super-swift ‘roided-up cheetahs, which in turn are wearing roller skates. On ice. P…
112 - THE SPRING Q&A SPECIAL!
Feb 23, 2015 • 27 min
Total Feedback Action! A whole show dedicated to YOUR feedback via social media, email and so forth. The stuff we hadn’t got ‘round to yet, and more! Twitter - @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev will service you.
111 - THE BIG STEAM CLEAN!
Feb 10, 2015 • 33 min
We’re footloose and fancy-free with YOUR feedback via social media and email… Hey (HEY!) You’re Being A D, and Sideshow Kev goes retail bound - again. Spoil your 2015 by following @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter.
110 - HOW TO BUILD A HOVERCRAFT
Feb 2, 2015 • 35 min
Back for another year of idle banter (or “BANTZ” as the kids say. Kids today, eh?). Featuring YOUR feedback via social media and email… freshly gathered Random Acts, and Sideshow Kev goes retail bound. Enhance your 2015 by following @iancollinsuk …
109 - THE WANTS A WORD XMAS SPECIAL 2014!
Dec 18, 2014 • 49 min
Crack open a cold one, grab a handful of turkey, and try to enjoy the seasonal witterings of Ian and Sideshow Kev… featuring your feedback, Random Acts Of Xmas Satisfaction, Kev pulls some crackers, plus Del Strain’s annual list and Micky Flanagan ev…
108 - THE BIG TISSUE
Dec 4, 2014 • 48 min
Prepare for the onslaught of the festive season, with YOUR feedback via social media and email, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Kev’s load of old Guff, and tech-boy Will G’Noo pops by, for reasons unclear. Index @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev, in your…
107 - DANCE OF THE DREAM MAN
Nov 24, 2014 • 34 min
Anyone remember the summer? Seems like soooo long ago now, doesn’t it? What with the rain, grey skies, chilly winds and so forth. But hey! Let us bring a tiny bit of cyber-sunshine into your day, with YOUR feedback via social media and email… a brand…
106 - THE AUTUMN Q&A SPECIAL!
Nov 17, 2014 • 35 min
It’s wet, the leaves are turning brown and clogging up your gutter, and there’s nothing to look forward to until Xmas - apart from this! With YOUR feedback via social media and email…it’s a Big Question Special! Seek out @iancollinsuk and @sidesho…
105 - HALF-TERM HALLOWEEN HORRORS!
Oct 28, 2014 • 32 min
We’re not afraid of anything, usually. Apart from the frightening prospect of kids being released from their school-cages and allowed out for half term…oh, and Halloween too. Funny how they coincide. So, hide behind the sofa with YOUR feedback via so…
104 - WHITE SWAN RIDERS
Oct 20, 2014 • 35 min
The weekly podcast, which is out every week without fail (unless there’s something wrong with your own personal space/time continuum) rolls on, with YOUR feedback via social media and email… a brand new freshly minted set of Random Acts Of Irrational…
103 - THE NAKED TRUTH
Oct 2, 2014 • 36 min
Like an audio version of Adventure Time’s Jake and Finn (Kev’s the dog), Wants A Word staggers back with YOUR feedback via social media and email… naming and shaming of the highest order in Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, and Sideshow gets spiritual and…
102 - THE JUMPING IN POINT!
Sep 17, 2014 • 36 min
Tanned and rested, Ian and Kev float back from the big summer break with YOUR feedback via social media and psychic paper, the return of Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, and Kev goes shopping… Visit the Twitter online messaging portal, and key…
101 - THE DEUCE!
Aug 18, 2014 • 51 min
Join Ian and Kev for a celebration, as Wants A Word hits a milestone! It’s Episode 100 - PART TWO! Follow @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter, if you dare.
EPISODE 100!
Jul 30, 2014 • 52 min
Looks like we made it, as the old song goes. Join Ian and Kev for a celebration, as Wants A Word hits a milestone! Follow @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter, if you dare.
99 - 99 PROBLEMS (AND KEV IS ONE)
Jul 1, 2014 • 38 min
It’s here! The last Wants A Word with double digits before a whole new three digit era launches! Featuring YOUR feedback via social media, email, and Tony Hart picture made out of sand and wax… a motivating chunk of your Random Acts Of Irrational A…
98 - SUSPICIOUS PIERCINGS
Jun 16, 2014 • 38 min
Look, we were all young once, right? Relive the arrogance of those bygone days with YOUR feedback via social media, email, and old dot matrix printer (with a cartridge that will only print a couple of pages before the ink runs out. And what exactly IS …
97 - PERCY THROWER’S FACE!
Jun 9, 2014 • 36 min
We’re off to demolish a TV garden… but in the meantime, experience YOUR feedback via social media and email… Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, and Sideshow Kev gets BANNED. Look, there’s no nice way to say this. Follow @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev…
96 - FROM ARTHUR, WITH LOVE
Jun 2, 2014 • 39 min
We dust off our tap shoes, have a gargle, and get on the stage to deliver YOUR feedback via social media and email, Random Acts, Sideshow Kev becomes a doctor, and we get properly worthy and charitable, too! On Twitter, @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_…
95 - BUSY BUZZY BEARDS!
May 27, 2014 • 39 min
Come join us in our wee cyberspace place, and enjoy YOUR feedback via social media and email… Ways To Make The World Better, Kev opens a WAW shop, and we ponder the reasons for existence. Wander past @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter.
94 - JAMMIN’
May 19, 2014 • 20 min
Extraordinary antics ahoy! Follow Kev on Twitter! @sideshow_kev (@iancollinsuk is also on there if you like)
93 - BURLESQUE! AND DANNY WALLACE!
May 12, 2014 • 37 min
It’s tight corsets and fishnets ahoy! Crank up yer organ and enjoy YOUR feedback via social media and email… Hey (Hey!) You’re Being a D, Kev seeks revenge, and Danny Wallace mostly plugs his book. Hey, at least we’re honest.See @iancollinsuk and @si…
92 - FONZIE’S DISCO!
May 2, 2014 • 46 min
The adventure continues! With YOUR feedback via social media and email… a brand new oven fresh set of Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev Saves The World, and The Unexplained’s Howard Hughes talks about big missing things.Share a virtua…
91 - IAN’S EASTER CARAVAN!
Apr 4, 2014 • 33 min
Everyone likes to take a break around the holidays, and Ian and Kev are no exceptions! Experience the bowel shattering brilliance of the world’s first podcast recorded… in a caravan!Share your eggy joy with @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter….
90 - THE PREPOSTEROUS POMPADOUR!
Mar 17, 2014 • 37 min
As the year seemingly speeds away into oblivion, we attempt to stall the inevitable with YOUR feedback via social media and email… a thorough analysis of your Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, and Sideshow Kev gets BANNED!Think of a number, multip…
89 - LIQUID MEAT!
Mar 10, 2014 • 32 min
It’s a whopper of a flame-grilled podcast, with YOUR feedback via social media and email… and that’s it! Find out more inside!Slow cook @iancollinsuk on Twitter. @sideshow_kev is just gristle.
88 - THE LONG WAY DOWN
Mar 3, 2014 • 39 min
We’re almost breathless with giddy anticipation, as we deliver YOUR feedback via social media and email, Hey! (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Sideshow Kev babbles on about some sci-fi TV show or something, and a Proper Science Boffin explains sinkholes. We’re…
87 - MONKEY GONE TO HEAVEN?
Feb 24, 2014 • 41 min
Following a week spent with hairdriers a-go-go in every corner of an underwater studio, the lads front-crawl back with YOUR feedback via social media and email, Ways To Make The World Better, Sideshow Kev resurrects the greatest radio/audio feature in …
86 - HECTOR THE CHICKEN INSPECTOR
Feb 10, 2014 • 41 min
Interesting developments abound, when the lads receive a fowl communication… plus YOUR feedback via social media and email, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev gets stuck in cyberspace, and we get freaked by scary tech, with scary tech …
85 - IT’S THE SOUND… OF NOW!
Feb 4, 2014 • 42 min
It’s the second month of 2014 already, which clearly means your life is wasting away and there’s NO HOPE for the future. So celebrate with this bunch of no hopers! Features galore, including YOUR feedback via blah blah and blah, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being…
84 - BABY (ONE MORE TIME)
Jan 27, 2014 • 32 min
The lads return from a paternity wilderness with a brand new show for 2014! Sorry about the wait. They are, however, despite their happy mood, still annoyed with things and keen to talk nonsense, which they - of course - excel in.See stories of nappy r…
AT LAST!
Jan 21, 2014 • 0 min
Follow Ian on Twitter: @iancollinsukFollow Kev on Twitter: @sideshow_kevFollow the Yellow Brick RoadFollow the Yellow Brick Road.
83 - THE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! HO HO HO!
Dec 13, 2013 • 59 min
It’s a total turkey of a podcast! Join Ian and Kev for festive merriment, mince pies and all the usual Christmassy cliches, only this time with guests, cynicism, and plenty of swearing.Join in the fun on Twitter! @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev provide…
82 - HELLO CAMPERS!
Dec 2, 2013 • 32 min
No Ted Bovis here (because he’s dead) but we do have YOUR feedback via social media, email and drunk Punch and Judy man, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Sideshow Kev’s BANNED! list continues Stateside, and we start to feel Christmassy. Just a tiny bit,Enj…
81 - A WONKY WIGWAM WONDERLAND!
Nov 25, 2013 • 54 min
Cheer up those dark and dreary winter days… by going to the pub. But on your way there, listen to this and enjoy YOUR feedback via social media, email and beermat scribbles, Ways To Make The World Better, Sideshow Kev’s BANNED! list, and fellow podca…
80 - WANTS A WORD - THE MUSICAL!
Nov 18, 2013 • 38 min
Gear up yer lungs and chuck down some throaty spray, as we warble along to YOUR feedback via social media, email and singing telegram, more Random Acts, Sideshow Kev destroys the internet, and a whole bunch more that demands an encore. Hey! That rhymes…
79 - ADVENTURES IN TIME AND (CYBER)SPACE!
Nov 11, 2013 • 45 min
Whirling back into the Time Vortex, with YOUR feedback via social media, email and Dalek transmat, some stuff that just doesn’t make sense, Sideshow Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, and we talk about Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary (at Kev’s insistence obviously) …
78 - LET’S SCHMOOZE, WITH SEAN HUGHES!!
Nov 4, 2013 • 41 min
Back after half-term, fresh-faced and all soapy - with YOUR feedback via social media, email and old Swingball set, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Sideshow Kev explores the internet, and comedian, writer and now podcaster Sean Hughes is in studio for she…
77 - PETER CAPALDI’S CHIP SHOP
Oct 21, 2013 • 50 min
Providing audio fulfillment via podcast - with salt and vinegar and the sauce of your choice - with YOUR feedback via social media, email and local newspaper personal ads (greasy), Ways To Make The World Better, Sideshow Kev’s BANNED List, and we dip …
76 - IAN AND KEV’S WINTER WARMER!
Oct 14, 2013 • 47 min
We’ve skipped Autumn to bring you an audio mulled wine of a podcast that’ll warm the cockles! Including YOUR feedback via social media, email and old phone modem, Random Acts, Brut by Faberge, Sideshow Kev does a survey, and we check in Stateside with …
75 - THE GREAT BIG TWO PARTER! - PART 2
Oct 7, 2013 • 35 min
The SECOND part of an episode so ridiculously swollen we had to split it in two! Including YOUR feedback via social media, email and ITV Teletext, Hey! (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Sideshow Kev has a challenge, and we begin our ‘Allo ‘Allo reunion (of sort…
74 - THE GREAT BIG TWO PARTER! - PART 1
Sep 30, 2013 • 47 min
An episode so ridiculously swollen we had to split it in two! Including YOUR feedback via social media, email and Banda school copying machine, Hey! (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Sideshow Kev has a challenge, and we begin our ‘Allo ‘Allo reunion (of sorts) …
73 - THE TRENDING TWITS
Sep 23, 2013 • 35 min
Surfing the coast of virtual entertainment - in that’s it’s virtually entertainment -with YOUR feedback via social media, email and megaphone in the street, a very satisfying Random Acts, Kev reaches under the bed, and we delve into the world of crap i…
72 - IAN TAKES A SELFIE!
Sep 16, 2013 • 37 min
Camera-phones at the ready, folks, as we stand tall, arch our backs, and present YOUR feedback via social media, email and fake spray tan, Ways To Make The World Better, Kev’s Banned thingy, and tech stunner Will Guyatt gives us the detail on all thing…
71 - HOW TO TWERK LIKE PAULINE QUIRKE
Sep 9, 2013 • 44 min
Wiggle your behind in a rhythmic manner, with YOUR feedback via social media, email and Daisy Duke shorts, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev has a challenge for Mr C, and we mentally download important cultural info from ShortList’s Phil Hilton….
70 - BACK! PLUS, THE BUGLE’S ANDY ZALTZMAN!
Sep 2, 2013 • 52 min
Tanned and hungry for some pod-love, the lads return with YOUR feedback via social media, email and melty Cornetto, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Kev goes all Internet nerdy, and we check in with comedian and Bugle co-host Andy Zaltzman.Check out these …
69 - SCHOOL’S OUT!
Aug 12, 2013 • 46 min
Episode 69 (snigger), and before we break for the Summer, we get to bring in board games and wear ‘normal’ clothes, whilst delivering YOUR feedback via social media, email and bongos, Ways To Make The World Better, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, and news from …
68 - SIZZLIN’ SUMMER TOMBOLATRON!
Aug 5, 2013 • 32 min
Celebrate the good times with something a bit different - a no-feature no-guest electric tombola powered podcast - where YOU supply the subjects!Check out @iancollinsuk and @sideshow_kev on Twitter. Also, follow @wantsaword for brand new exclusive st…
67 - THE UNEXPLORED…plus MATT FORDE!
Jul 29, 2013 • 52 min
We dig deep into life’s mysteries, to uncover the best and worst of human behaviour… with YOUR feedback via social media, email and old funfair megaphone, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev gets BANNED! (not in reality, sadly), and com…
66 - SIDESHOW KATE AND THE ROYAL MAYBE!
Jul 22, 2013 • 41 min
It’s another great week to be British, as Kate M becomes the first woman in history to have a baby! Celebrate the occasion, with YOUR feedback via social media, email and telegram from the Queen, Hey (Hey!) You’re Being A D, Sideshow Kev educates and i…
65 - THORA HIRD AND THE KILLER BEES!
Jul 15, 2013 • 36 min
Trouble sleeping? Unfortunately we can’t help you there, as there’s so much worrying info in this episode it’ll give you poddy nightmares. Find out why, with YOUR feedback via social media, email and Dick Tracy watch, Ways To Make The World Better, Sid…
64 - POD DAYS OF SUMMER!
Jul 8, 2013 • 44 min
The sun is out at last, Andy Murray won at some tennisball, and it’s once again Great to be British. So explore the best of human nature, with YOUR feedback via social media, email and Beano Summer Special 1987, Random Acts is back, Sideshow Kev gets B…
63 - THE FILTH AND THE FURRY!
Jul 1, 2013 • 46 min
We’ve gone punk this week. Well, a little bit. We nearly called this episode Pod Rock, but that was a bit too much like little remembered TV musical disaster Cop Rock, so we didn’t bother. Anyway, YOUR feedback via social media, email and Amstrad FaxPh…
62 - ALEX JONES…SPEAKS OUT!!
Jun 24, 2013 • 45 min
OH BOY - following his super-newsworthy appearance on the BBC’s Daily Politics, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is not a happy man - and has LOTS to say! Plus, YOUR feedback via social media and hidden dishwasher microphone, Ways To Make The World Bette…
THE SHOWBIZ SHOEBOX??
Jun 17, 2013 • 1 min
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61 - IAN, KEV AND THE LaDONA LEGACY!
Jun 10, 2013 • 42 min
Episode 61 - Downloading this podcast won’t extend your life expectancy, but will deliver YOUR feedback via social media, email and Ceefax… more Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev gets banned, and our Stateside correspondent LaDona Har…
60 - FRIED EGGS AND ECTOPLASM
Jun 3, 2013 • 49 min
Ep 60 - FRIED EGGS AND ECTOPLASMEpisode 60 - As WAW hits 60, in addition to almost qualifying for our free bus pass, we bring you YOUR feedback via social media, email and Sega Master System… more Ways To Make The World Better, Sideshow Kev looks aft…
59 - PICK OF THE PODS with TONY BLACKBURN!
May 27, 2013 • 44 min
Episode 59 - A whole host of non-cheesy PODtastic entertainment, including YOUR feedback via social media, email and Atari 2600… the return of Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance), Sideshow Kev becomes a medical ‘professional’, and the legendary Tony…
58 - with LEE HURST!
May 20, 2013 • 51 min
Episode 58 - Bending the laws of the Podcast Space/Time Continuum, with YOUR feedback via social media, email and Acorn Electron… week 2 of a brand new, socially aware, life-changing feature (no, really), Sideshow Kev ends speculation, and comedy’s L…
57 - INTO DORKNESS
May 13, 2013 • 41 min
Episode 57 - Boldly going places in Cyberspace that others sensibly avoid - including YOUR feedback via social media, email and Amstrad CPC464… we launch a brand new, socially aware, life-changing feature (no, really), we talk tech, Google Glass and …
56 - BUMPER EPISODE! With HELEN AND OLLY!
May 6, 2013 • 50 min
Episode 56 - Y’know the nice weather we’re having? We did that. No need to thanks us, but do enjoy YOUR feedback via social media, email and 48k Sinclair Spectrum, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, the final fate of the Showbiz Shoebox is revealed A…
55 - KNEEL BEFORE POD!
Apr 29, 2013 • 40 min
Episode 55 - Back faster than a speeding whippet, podcasting’s own Dynamic Duo (only without any of the dynamism) wander back with YOUR feedback via social media, email and brick-through-window, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, the final fate of t…
54 - The One With The MYSTERY GUEST!
Apr 22, 2013 • 42 min
Episode 54 - Featuring YOUR feedback via social media, email and carrier pigeon, the return of Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, the Penultimate Showbiz Shoebox (possibly), and Sideshow Kev apparently has a mystery guest up his sleeve…Rummage arou…
53 - The WANTS A WORD COMEDY SAFARI!
Apr 15, 2013 • 39 min
Episode 53 - and newly tanned and still slightly hungover, the chaps return from their Easter break with a sort of vengance-type thing. Featuring YOUR feedback via social media and email, Random Acts of Irrational Satisfaction, Sideshow Kev’s Big Bag O…
52 - EASTER SPECIAL…with TIM VINE!
Mar 25, 2013 • 40 min
Episode 52 - and Ian and Kev celebrate the joys of the season - with choccy eggs, daffodils and silly hats, whilst presenting - for your listening pleasure/indifference, YOUR feedback via social media and email, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, Sid…
51 - THE LEO SAYER MYSTERIES!
Mar 18, 2013 • 39 min
Episode 51 - With a massive head of hair, a cheeky grin, an old guitar and a spring in our step, we present YOUR feedback via social media and email, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev’s Box of Fluffy Box Guff, and we discover the true m…
50 - COWS, ZOMBIES & THE DIANA CONSPIRACY!
Mar 11, 2013 • 43 min
Episode 50 - Wait - FIFTY?? Good grief. That’s nearly an armful. And yet, we persist - with your feedback via social media and email, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev’s Metaphorical Podcast Dump, and we get all serious and uncover the …
49 - A Good Day To POD HARD!
Mar 4, 2013 • 42 min
Episode 49 - It’s the podcast equivalent of a teetering tower block that’s so chock-full of audio pleasantries it’d make Alan Rickman run a mile… featuring your feedback via social media and email, Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev’s …
48 - No features, no guests - it’s TOMBOLATRON!
Feb 25, 2013 • 39 min
Ep 48 - and Ian and Kev kick the guest to the kerb, put the Feedback, Random Acts, and Shoebox in the fridge, and dare to experiment with the laws of podcasting, armed only with a knackered electric tombola drum, and their wits. So they’re already doom…
47 - CARRY ON UP THE COLLINS
Feb 18, 2013 • 53 min
Episode 47 - Matron! It’s double entendres galore (and a whole bunch of single ones too), with your questions, comments and feedback via email and social media… the triumphant return of Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance, Sideshow Kev’s Catflappy Fo…
46 - BRING ON THE DANCING HORSES!
Feb 11, 2013 • 41 min
Episode 46 - Be warned - it’s a saucy ol’ romp of a podcast this week! We delve headlong into a giant pile of your questions, comments and feedback via email and social media… chill out with Random Acts of Irrational Satisfaction, Sideshow Kev will b…
45 - Lady LaDONA!
Feb 4, 2013 • 41 min
Episode 45 - and Wants A Word pops Stateside, for idle banter and startling insight with San Diego’s own - LaDona Harvey! Also - a giant pile of your questions, comments and feedback via email and social media… scream out those Random Acts of Irratio…
44 - CALLING OUT TO CAROL!
Jan 28, 2013 • 46 min
Episode 44 - and Loose Women’s Carol McGiffin escapes ITV daytimes to chat about stuff, with revelations aplenty! Elsewhere, enjoy your questions, comments and feedback via email and social media, get your Random Acts of Irrational Annoyance off yer ch…
43 - BACK IN BLACK!
Jan 21, 2013 • 56 min
Ep 43 - New for 2013!It’s a bit like cracking open a monkey nut to enjoy the delights inside. Only less tasty and more likely to cause choking.Featuring all new Feedback, all new Random Acts, and all new newness. Also, genius journo editor chap Phil Hi…
42- THE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!!
Dec 17, 2012 • 61 min
Episode 42 - and it’s Bah Humbug to Bah Humbug, as we present a suitably festive parcel of pod-based malarkey that’ll have you glugging the eggnog like it’s already The Big Day! With your social media feedback, Random Acts of Xmas Annoyance, Kev’s Show…
41 - ROAD TRIP!!
Dec 10, 2012 • 40 min
Episode 41 - And WANTS A WORD HITS THE ROAD! In what must be a UK first, this week’s show is recorded from inside a car, as the lads venture North to go off-road driving! Hear what happens when man and machine blend in perfect harmony. Except - by man,…
40 - The STATE CONTROLLED Podcast
Dec 3, 2012 • 43 min
Episode 40 - Respecting authority and being socially and professionally responsible, with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, legally-obtained (no hacking) calls & audio …
39 - The NO-SHOW Show!
Nov 26, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 39 - Well, we haven’t had this happen before… but we persist, with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls and other audio nonsense via Voicemail Roulett…
38 - THE WANTS A WORD PRE-FESTIVE FESTIVAL!
Nov 19, 2012 • 49 min
Episode 38 - Like the shops, we’ve already got our seasonal delights on display! Including YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, audio nonsense via Voicemail Roulette, and …
37 - B*ST*RDS OF THE UNIVERSE
Nov 12, 2012 • 58 min
Episode 37 - Protecting the podcast galaxy with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls and other audio nonsense via Voicemail Roulette, and be afraid - VERY AFRAI…
36 - WITH THE PUB LANDLORD - AL MURRAY!
Nov 5, 2012 • 48 min
Episode 36 - Our Beautiful British Podcast bounces back, with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls and other audio nonsense via Voicemail Roulette, and Al Murra…
35 - UFOs…THE ULTIMATE TRUTH!!
Oct 22, 2012 • 47 min
Episode 35 - Saucer-shaped spacey sonic sensations! Featuring YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls and other audio media via Voicemail Roulette, and we get as c…
34 - EXUBERANTLY HAZARDOUS
Oct 15, 2012 • 32 min
Episode 34 - PAY ATTENTION! Pop some thick rubber gloves on to enjoy YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls (and some other stuff) via Voicemail Roulette, and lad…
33 - The ALEX JONES Rebuttal!
Oct 8, 2012 • 47 min
Episode 33 - Fresh from a secret meeting with the secret people who secretly run the world - with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your stuff via Voicemail Roulette, and con…
32 - MANIMAL MAGIC!
Oct 1, 2012 • 45 min
Episode 32 - Creeping like a stealthy panther back into cyberspace, with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls (and other stuff) via Voicemail Roulette, and the …
31 - PARANORMALITY
Sep 24, 2012 • 52 min
Episode 31 - Spooky and super-mysterious goings on in digital form! Featuring YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls (and other stuff) via Voicemail Roulette, and…
30 - FUNKED UP AND THIRTY!
Sep 17, 2012 • 39 min
Episode 30 - WANTS A WORD turns the big 3-0 with a poddy party like no other! Featuring YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls via Voicemail Roulette, and we tes…
29 - CONSPIRACY-BUSTERS!
Sep 10, 2012 • 44 min
Episode 29 - A hearty bowl of steaming poddy goodness is ready for consumption! Featuring YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls via Voicemail Roulette, and we de…
28 - THREE. It’s The Magic Number!
Sep 3, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 28 - Yay! It’s Season Three! Grab a handful of crisps and settle down to YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, more Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls via Voicemail Roulette, and - what better w…
27 - The Post-Olympic End Of Season Sale!
Aug 13, 2012 • 41 min
Episode 27 - Season 2 draws to a close, with more style than Russell Brand on the top of a magic bus - if such a thing is possible. With YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebo…
26 - Fifty Shades Of GREAT BRITAIN!
Aug 6, 2012 • 45 min
Episode 26 - and THE COUNTRY IS GREAT AGAIN! Celebrate this temporary madness with YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls via Voicemail Roulette, and Ian goes to …
25 - The Big Moon Hoax Theory!
Jul 30, 2012 • 50 min
Episode 25 - Fresh new evidence that we didn’t land on the moon! We talk to a Moon Man! Plus YOUR social media feedback, comments and questions, those Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, your calls via Voicemail Roulette, and mo…
24 - Movin’ On Up - WITH MILES JUPP!
Jul 23, 2012 • 32 min
Gettin’ out of the darkness With YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (can you win?), AND comedian and cricket geek Miles Jupp. He was also in Balamory, don’t ya know…..
23 - PODTHUMPING!
Jul 16, 2012 • 41 min
We get knocked down, but get back up again - with more of YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (win things!) and a GIANT LIST of facts that will blow your mind, change …
22 - It’s The End… Of The World…?
Jul 9, 2012 • 41 min
Episode 22 - DOOOM! God Particles? A New Big Bang? Well, before the universe is blinked out of existence, enjoy YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, PLUS we get some L…
21 - The Big 21st Episode Jamboree!
Jul 2, 2012 • 39 min
Blimey! 21 episodes already! Any excuse for a celebration! Including more of YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and in a somewhat surprising coup for a podcast of th…
20 - Ain’t No Party Like a SEAN HUGHES Party!
Jun 25, 2012 • 50 min
Episode 20 - Heading towards certain oblivion, With YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (don’t be shy! Call and win!), AND properly funny stuff from the lovely Sean Hu…
19 - Ian’s Post-Summer Hangover!
Jun 18, 2012 • 49 min
Episode 19 - As summer seems to be over already, let’s make the best of whatever season this is supposed to be! With YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (win free mone…
18 - Ian’s Saucy Summer Special!
Jun 11, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 18 - and we’re off to the metaphorical beach! Celebrating summer - what little there is of it - with YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, the return of Del St…
17 - with David Icke. Yes, really.
May 28, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 17 - featuring David Icke, the real David Icke, not a fake David Icke. He may change your life. Plus, YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (call! win!), and tal…
16 - with guest Robin Ince!
May 21, 2012 • 48 min
Episode 16 - featuring comedian/broadcaster/podcaster Robin Ince in the studio. Plus, YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (call and win!), and a big bag o’ baffling ba…
15 - with ‘conspiracy theorist’ Alex Jones!
May 14, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 15 - talking New World Order and more, with US broadcaster Alex Jones. Plus, YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette (probably bugged by dark forces), and a leanin…
14 - with guest Justin Moorhouse, and more!
May 7, 2012 • 41 min
Episode 14 - with comedian Justin Moorhouse. Plus, YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and a whole load of other random twaddle.Smell what @iancollinsuk is cookin’ o…
13 - with The Bugle’s Andy Zaltzman!
Apr 30, 2012 • 57 min
Episode 13 - with comedian and podcast Godfather, Bugle-meister Andy Zaltzman! Plus, YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and a whole load of pointless banter. Need a …
12 - Ian Collins and the UFO Conspiracy
Apr 23, 2012 • 40 min
Frisbee shaped weirdness as we explore the world of UFO cover-ups, conspiracies and other unlikely nonsense. Plus - your social media feedback, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and MORE.Search the skies (o…
11 - By Gawd! Grace Dent Returns! (As does Ian)
Apr 16, 2012 • 54 min
Lordy! Grace Dent is back! As are we! Plus, your social media feedback, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the return of Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and - by God! GRACE DENT!. Seek @iancollinsuk on Twitter, and ye shall find.
10 - Ian’s Eggy Easter Special
Mar 30, 2012 • 38 min
Get in the holiday mood, with eggtastic Ep 10! With more social media feedback, Random Acts Of Irrational Satisfaction, some internet nonsense, Voicemail Roulette, and chocolate detail with Piers Hernu. Go stare at @iancollinsuk on Twitter.
09 - Ian’s Strawberry Milkshake
Mar 26, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 9 features more social media feedback, questions and comments, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, Kev’s Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and poet/Partridge sidekick/comedian Tim Key, talking about stuff. Got Twitter? Get @iancollinsuk. …
08 - Ian Makes A Dirty Tape
Mar 19, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 8 features YOUR social media feedback, questions and comments, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, a ridiculously insightful insight into comedy, with Show Me The Funny winner Patrick Monahan, and more….
07 - Ian And Helen And Olly. Golly!
Mar 12, 2012 • 47 min
Episode 7 features YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, and super-special guests, Answer Me This legends Helen And Olly! BEHOLD what happens when podcasts COLLIDE! Stuff…
06 - Ian Collins And The Cityboy Paradox
Mar 5, 2012 • 45 min
Episode 6 features YOUR social media feedback and questions, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, Reign Or Resign (NEW!), and guest, Cityboy AKA Geraint Anderson. Sick of useless bankers exploiting you and your…
05 - Ian Collins And The Baby Psychopaths
Feb 27, 2012 • 51 min
Episode 5 features The Feedback Loop, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, The Court Of Collins, and discover what babies and psychos have in common, with guest, Prof Kevin Dutton.Questions or comments? Keep the…
04 - with comedian John Maloney!
Feb 20, 2012 • 43 min
Episode 4 ventures Inside The Mind Of The Stand-Up, with comedian John Moloney… AND The Feedback Loop, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, The Court Of Collins, and more! Check out @iancollinsuk on Twitter fo…
03 - with Iain Lee of Iain Lee fame!
Feb 13, 2012 • 44 min
Episode 3 features broadcaster, writer, comedian and columnist Iain Lee in the studio… AND The Feedback Loop, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, Del Strain, The Court Of Collins, and more. 2 Ia(i)ns… One …
02 - with Loose Women’s Carol McGiffin!
Feb 6, 2012 • 42 min
Episode 2 features Loose Woman, writer, broadcaster, and all-round good sort Carol McGiffin in the studio… plus your feedback, Random Acts Of Irrational Annoyance, the Showbiz Shoebox, Voicemail Roulette, The Court Of Collins, and more. All of human …
01 - with guest Grace Dent!
Jan 25, 2012 • 52 min
Episode 1 features TV critic, writer and chronic Twitterer Grace Dent in the studio, plus Ian answers 13 Questions, takes a look under the bed, brings order to chaos, checks his voicemail and more.