Trousers in the 80s

Episode 42 April 05, 2019 00:59:33
Trousers in the 80s
You don't look like a runner
Trousers in the 80s
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Jon Hickman

Show Notes

Dear listener This week's show notes, which surely you will not read, come in the form of an open open letter to friend of the show Blessed With Pace. Truly, the open letter is the coward's medium, as you will discover in this week's show. But while you may want world peace, I simply want to prove the power of mind control. At 29 minutes into this recording I will deliver a promise I made to friend of the show Blessed With Pace to use the power of my mind to make Nick talk to me about passports. I was so impressed with myself for doing this I absolutely lost my shit, for which I apologise. We also talked about vegetarian nuggets. You deserve better than this, Your servant, Jon

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