THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
ADAM BUXTON
British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children.Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live show that combines music videos and comedy that became a TV series on Sky Atlantic in 2012. From time to time he also does live shows featuring just his own material. Along with lifelong friend Joe Cornish he also is one half of award winning TV, radio and podcast duo Adam and Joe.You can find many of the jingles Adam makes for the podcast as well as bonus material, merchandise and a selection of funny and brilliant YouTube videos on Adam's website: adam-buxton.co.ukYes, Adam is writing this himself using the third person. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
EP.220 - FRED ARMISEN
Adam talks with American actor, comedian, voice artist, screenwriter, producer and musician Fred Armisen about hotel hacks, what Fred and Matt Berry learned when they hung out with David Bowie's producer Tony Visconti, the Stop Making Sense nerd fact David Byrne told Fred, how Adam could help Talking Heads get on better, why you can't beat Paul McCartney, why Fred wasn't nervous for his Saturday Night Live Audition, the Portlandia sketches that summed up the show best and Fred takes us on an accent tour of New York.This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on 25th November 2023.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenJIM DOWN - LIFE IN THE BALANCE (PAPERBACK) - 2023 (WATERSTONES)RELATED LINKSFRED ARMISEN BRITISH MUSIC PLAYLIST - 2023 (LINE OF BEST FIT WEBSITE)DAVID BOWIE, BRIAN ENO AND TONY VISCONTI RECORD WARSZAWA (animated by Brothers McLeod) - 2013 (YOUTUBE)BREAKING DOWN HEROES - TONY VISCONTI & ERIN TONKON (FROM MUSIC MOGULS: MASTERS OF POP, BCC) - 2016 (YOUTUBE)MATT BERRY INTERVIEWS BRIAN ENO - 2018 (YOUTUBE)PORTLANDIA - PUT A BIRD ON IT - 2011 (YOUTUBE)PORTLANDIA - IN THE RESTAURANT - 2011 (YOUTUBE)PORTLANDIA - WHICH BIN DOES IT GO IN - 2012 (YOUTUBE)HISTORY OF PUNK SNL - 2013 (YOUTUBE)SNL WEEKEND UPDATE - GARTH AND KAT SING HALLOWEEN SONGS - 2010 (YOUTUBE)NARDWUAR VS FRED ARMISEN - 2013 (YOUTUBE)FRED ARMISEN, BILL HADER, SETH MYERS RECALL PRINCE AFTERSHOW PARTY ON HOWARD STERN SHOW - 2016 (YOUTUBE)BEST OF BILL HADER AND FRED ARMISEN (YOUTUBE)SATURDAY NIGHT - A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SNL BY JAMES FRANCO - 2014 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 18
1 hr 11 min
EP.219 - AYISHAT AKANBI
Adam talks with British fashion stylist, writer and social commentator Ayishat Akanbi about the life-changing epiphany that led to her wanting to change the tone of the conversation around social justice and the 'Culture Wars'.Plus, in the outro, a listener response to the Werner Herzog episode and Adam solves a few mysteries from the Christmas podcast.The conversation with Ayishat was recorded face-to-face in London on 28th August, 2023.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenJON RONSON - THINGS FELL APART - 2024 (BBC SOUNDS)RELATED LINKSAYISHAT AKANBI - THE PROBLEM WITH WOKENESS (DOUBLE DOWN NEWS) - 2018 (YOUTUBE)EMPATHY IN BLACK AND WHITE FROM THE US TO THE UK (AYISHAT AKANBI AND JOHN WOOD JR.) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)IDENTITY AND EMPATHY (AYISHAT TALKS TO DAVE FULLER OF REBEL WISDOM) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)AYISHAT AKANBI - GUARDIAN INTERVIEW - 2019 (GUARDIAN)AYISHAT AKANBI - V&A INTERVIEW - 2016 (V&A WEBSITE)AYISHAT AKANBI - THE PROBLEM WITH CANCEL CULTURE (DOUBLE DOWN NEWS) - 2020 (YOUTUBE)A HISTORY OF WOKENESS by Aja Romano - 2020 (VOX WEBSITE)THE MYSTICAL POEMS OF RUMI (RUMI.ORG)AMERICAN FICTION (TRAILER) - 2024 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 14
1 hr 10 min
EP.218 - WERNER HERZOG
Adam talks with legendary German filmmaker, writer and actor Werner Herzog about AI poetry, email etiquette, why LA is like ancient Rome, the Japanese soldier who hid in the jungle believing the 2nd World War was still happening for 29 years, the value of therapy and whether trauma and conflict are best dealt with or buried, what his problem is with David Blaine and why someone needs to send Werner into orbit.Conversation recorded remotely on 8th December 2023Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenMusic and jingles by Adam Buxton, except pan-pipe clip from Aguirre, L'Acrime di Rei by Popul VuhADAM BUXTON PODCAST TOUR 2024RELATED LINKSADAM BUXTON ON GET SHIRTY PODCAST - 2024 (HARDMAN AND HEMMING WEBSITE)HERZOG ON THE VILENESS OF THE AMAZON JUNGLE (From Burden Of Dreams) - 1982 (YOUTUBE)THE WHITE DIAMOND Directed by Werner Herzog - 2004 (YOUTUBE)LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY Directed by Werner Herzog - 1997 (YOUTUBE)LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY - NAPALM THROAT SINGING SCENE - 1997 (YOUTUBE)A scene from Little Dieter featuring music from Russian Tuvan throat singer Kogar-ol OndarLESSONS OF DARKNESS Directed by Werner Herzog - 1992 (YOUTUBE)Retreating from Kuwait after the first Gulf War, the Iraqi army sets fire to the country's oil fields. In this documentary, filmmaker Werner Herzog films the raging flames while narrating from the perspective of a confused alien visitor, musing on the strangeness of the landscape. WERNER HERZOG IS VOICING A POETRY COLLECTION WRITTEN ENTIRELY BY AN AI - 2023 (DAZED)HERZOG ON THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW (plus Frank Black singing 'I Burn Today') - 2006 (YOUTUBE)TEENAGERS' MATHS AND READING SKILLS ARE DROPPING SHARPLY (ACCORDING TO 2022 'PISA' TEST) - 2023 (WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM)DOMITABLE MYTH: THREE DEPICTIONS OF JAPANESE HOLDOUT SOLDIER by A.E.Hunt - 2023 (INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 6
1 hr 28 min
EP.217 - ADAM AND JOE LIVE @ ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
Adam and Joe Cornish share some festive waffle cake, enjoy some Made Up Jokes, Eggcorns and a Travelling Tale, and exchange audio gifts, including success tips from Yandrew, a live rendition of a Song Wars classic from Cornballs, 2 new Song Wars songs and a techno visit from her Majesty.Recorded in front of a live audience at The Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank on 12th December 2023Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and additional conversation editing (and, it turns out, for the beanie hat!)Podcast artwork by Helen GreenEMAIL TO FACT CHECKING SANTA RE. FERRIS BUELLERHi Adam.I'm sure someone has told you this, but Cameron is actually saying:"You can't hit it. You can't hit it. You can't hit it. Swing, batter!" Not "Kennedy".I know, I was amazed as well.Paul Carr (aged 48).FC Santa replies: Ho ho! Thanks Paul. In fact I think he's saying "He can't hit, he can't hit, he can't hit!" Happy new year!ADAM'S WEBSITEPLEASE DONATE TO ST MUNGO'SAND PLEASE DONATE TO MSFADAM BUXTON PODCAST TOUR 2024All shows (except Norwich) will go on sale at 10am, Friday 29th December, from www.adam-buxton.co.uk ! The Norwich dates will go on sale 10am, Friday 26th January.RELATED LINKSSCALA!!! Documentary review - 2023 (TIME OUT) SCALA!!! TRAILER - 2023 (YOUTUBE)NEIL YOUNG - HARVEST TIME BOX SET (EBAY)SANCUARI - SARVVAGALBA VIDEO - 2019 (FACEBOOK) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 24, 2023
1 hr 46 min
EP.216 - JOE LYCETT
Adam talks with British comedian, presenter, artist, political mischief maker and returning friend of the podcast, Joe Lycett about his ideas for the live podcast shows, Pranktivism, social media, whether BBC balance should extend to Thanos from Avengers Infinity War, Werner Herzog's views on therapy, more on the mopping debate, and Joe's evolution as a fine artist. This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on November 7th, 2023The dictaphone joke before the outro was told by Bill, the sound person on Travel Man.THIS EPISODE CONTAINS HUMOUR SOME MAY FIND OFFENSIVE!Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenADAM BUXTON PODCAST LIVE @ LONDON PALLADIUM, Tuesday 19th March, 2024RELATED LINKSJOE LYCETT OFFICIAL WEBSITEJOE LYCETT ON INSTAGRAMDAVID BECKHAM BREAKS SILENCE OVER JOE LYCETT'S MONEY SHREDDING STUNT - 2022 (SKY NEWS)MR BINGO WEBSITETEARDOWN GAME SITETHIS MACHINE DESTROYS EVERYTHING - (YOUTUBE)SATISFYING CARPET CLEANING - (YOUTUBE)THE EDGE OF EVERYTHING (RONNIE O'SULLIVAN DOCUMENTARY) OFFICIAL TRAILER - 2023 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 5, 2023
1 hr 22 min
EP.215 - DAUDI MATSIKO
Adam enjoys a short ramble and some beautiful music with British Ugandan singer-songwriter and guitarist Daudi Matsiko.Please be aware this episode contains a reference to suicidal thoughts. This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on November 3rd, 2023Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenADAM BUXTON PODCAST LIVE @ LONDON PALLADIUM, Tuesday 19th March, 2024RELATED LINKSDONATE TO MUSIC FOR ALLPRE-ORDER DAUDI'S ALBUM - THE KING OF MISERY (BANDCAMP)DAUDI MATSIKO LIVE AT A L P H A B E T, BRIGHTON December 14th, 2023 (BANDSINTOWN)DAUDI MATSIKO - FOOL ME AS MANY TIMES AS YOU LIKE - 2023 (YOUTUBE)DAUDI MATSIKO - INSTAGRAMFRED ARMISEN UK SHOWS 2023SNL WEEKEND UPDATE - GARTH AND KAT SING HALLOWEEN SONGS - 2010 (YOUTUBE)SNL WEEKEND UPDATE - GARTH AND KAT SING MOTHER'S DAY SONGS - 2013 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 27, 2023
43 min
EP.214 - MIKI BERENYI
Adam talks with English singer, songwriter, book writer and co-founder of seminal 90s shoegaze band Lush, Miki Berenyi about private school shame, Miki's unconventional and at times troubling upbringing, meeting her pop idols as a young fan in 1980s London, the excesses of life on the road with the 1992 Lollapalooza tour and there's audio evidence of a young Miki attending a show by a legendary Indie band just a year after they had formed.This episode includes references to child abuse, including sexual, physical and psychological abuse, which some may find distressing. Should you have any concerns about a child, you can contact the NSPCC’s Helpline on help@nspcc.org.uk or on 0808 800 5000, where dedicated child protection specialists will be able to help.The NSPCC’s website also has advice and resources for adults supporting children, and children can contact Childline any time on 0800 1111 or by chat on the website.This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on October 26th, 2023FACT CHECKING SANTA: Re. Thompson Twins lyrics to 'All Fall Out', actually it’s ’I dream in red’ not I dream in ‘rap’. Sorry for any pain caused.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenADAM BUXTON PODCAST LIVE @ LONDON PALLADIUM, Tuesday 19th March, 2024RELATED LINKSMIKI 2023 LIVE DATES (INSTAGRAM) FINGERS CROSSED: HOW MUSIC SAVED ME FROM SUCCESS by Miki Berenyi - 2022 (ROUGH TRADE WEBSITE)THE SMITHS LIVE, CAMDEN DINGWALLS (AUDIO ONLY) - 30th August 1983 (YOUTUBE)Miki and Emma can be heard calling for 'Handsome Devil' at 43.26LUSH 120 MINUTES INTERVIEW - 1996 (YOUTUBE)LUSH ON SNUB TV - 1990 (YOUTUBE)MIKI BERENYI OF LUSH - IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES IT WAS THE WORST OF TIMES David Hepworth and Mark Ellen interview - 2022 (YOUTUBE)GIRL IN A BAND: TALES FROM THE ROCK'N'ROLL FRONTLINE 1 - 2015 (YOUTUBE)GIRL IN A BAND: TALES FROM THE ROCK'N'ROLL FRONTLINE 2 - 2015 (YOUTUBE)BBC doc about the experiences of women in the music business presented by writer Kate Mossman featuring contributions from Miki, Tina Weymouth, Viv Albertine, Carol Kaye, Brix Smith Start and others.MARGARET THATCHER - THE WALDEN INTERVIEW - 1989 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 21, 2023
1 hr 13 min
EP.213 - WILL SHARPE
Adam talks with English actor, writer, and director Will Sharpe about mental health, therapy, what it was like working in Italy on The White Lotus 2, why Will had to get into incredible shape to play that part, Artificial Intelligence, and Adam reminisces about a dimly recalled robot-based TV show from his childhood: Holmes and Yoyo.This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on May 8th, 2023Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenNORD VPN LINKBUG 65 (VIA ADAM'S WEBSITE) SYNTH EAST EVENT - ADAM INTERVIEWS STEVE DAVIS @ NORWICH ARTS CENTRE - February 23rd, 2024OTHER RELATED LINKSCOCKROACH Short film by Tom Kingsley and Will Sharpe - 2009 (YOUTUBE)THE DARKEST UNIVERSE Directed by Tom Kingsley, Will Sharpe (TRAILER) - 2016 (YOUTUBE)THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN Directed by Will Sharpe (TRAILER) - 2021 (YOUTUBE)HARUKI MURAKAMI - WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT RUNNING - 2007 (HARUKI MURUKAMI WEBSITE)STUTZ Directed by Jonah Hill (TRAILER) - 2022 (YOUTUBE)MEET ME IN THE BATHROOM Directed by Dylan Southern, Will Lovelace (TRAILER) - 2023 (YOUTUBE)AI FILMMAKING IS NOT THE FUTURE. IT'S A GRIFT Video essay by Patrick (H) Willems - 2023 (YOUTUBE)HOLMES AND YOYO PILOT - 1976 (YOUTUBE)ROBOT AND FRANK Directed by Jake Schreier (TRAILER) - 2012 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 14, 2023
1 hr 11 min
EP.212 - KIRSTY YOUNG
Adam talks with Scottish journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Young about the danger of falling in love with the sound of your own voice, why social media isn't all bad (or is it?), whether you should trust the BBC, behind the scenes moments from Desert Island Discs, their respective encounters with Tom Hanks, when and if it's OK for broadcasters to get emotional, why the death of the Queen nearly tipped Kirsty over the edge live on air, what got Kirsty through her bout of ill health, and a few of the things she and Adam put in Room 101. There's also some unexpected Song Wars nostalgia.This conversation was recorded face to face in London on October 18th, 2023.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenNORD VPN LINK nordvpn.com/buxton SIGN UP FOR THE NEWSLETTER ON ADAM'S WEBSITERELATED LINKSKIRSTY YOUNG - YOUNG AGAIN - 2023 (BBC)KIRSTY YOUNG CLOSE TO TEARS AS SHE SIGNS OFF QUEEN'S FUNERAL BROADCAST WITH BEAUTIFUL TRIBUTE - 2022 (YOUTUBE)QUANTUM OF SOLACE: PROPOSED THEME SONG by Joe Cornish - 2008 (YOUTUBE)ADAM AND JOE (RADIO SHOW) (WIKIPEDIA) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 6, 2023
1 hr 18 min
EP.211 - GUZ KHAN
Adam talks with British actor, comedian and returning podcast guest, Guz Khan about the challenges of parenthood, the danger of spoiling children with the trappings of success, why Guz would be happy if his ride on the entertainment rollercoaster ended tomorrow, dealing with rowdy audiences and what to do if a Hollywood star (even a really nice one!) blocks your view at a gig.CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGENORD VPN: For a huge discount off your NordVPN plan - go to nordvpn.com/buxton This conversation was recorded face to face in London on October 3rd, 2023Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenHELP END HOMELESSNESS - PLEASE SUPPORT LORNA TUCKER'S FILM SOMEONE'S DAUGHTER, SOMEONE'S SONRELATED LINKSGUZ KHAN TOUR DATESGUZ ON ADAM BUXTON PODCAST EP.107 - 2019GUZ KHAN ON JAMES ACASTER'S PERFECT SOUNDS PODCAST - 2020 (BBC)SIT OR STAND IN A SHOW - 2023 (RADIO MILWAUKEE)'FISHER STEVENS REGRETS PLAYING INDIAN ROLE' - 2021 (ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY)FISHER STEVENS INTERVIEW "THERE'S NO WAY I WOULD PLAY AN INDIAN TODAY" - 2015 (YOUTUBE)AZIZ ANSARI SETTLES HIS 'SHORT CIRCUIT' BEEF JOHNNY FIVE - 2015 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 31, 2023
1 hr 11 min
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