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DAISY BUCHANAN & OWEN HATHERLEY – That Donkey’s Grandchildren Are Dead

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are journalist, agony aunt, author and podcaster DAISY BUCHANAN (How To Be A Grown-Up, You’re Booked, The Sisterhood, Guardian, Telegraph) and journalist and author OWEN HATHERLEY (The Ministry of Nostalgia, Militant Modernism, Landscapes of Communism, The Chaplin Machine). In this episode we bathe in colourful neon light in 1970s Poland,…

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DAVID QUANTICK & JO MIDDLETON – Watch Where You Sponge

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are Emmy-winning writer DAVID QUANTICK (Go West, The Mule, The Thick Of It, Veep, The Blagger’s Guide) and blogger and author JO MIDDLETON (Slummy Single Mummy, Playgroups and Prosecco). In this episode we encounter a vicar inappropriately sponging his aspidistra, recall the postage stamps that only existed in sweetshop packets,…

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EMILY DUGAN & JULIAN BAGGINI – Subject To Sea Conditions & Hangovers

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are philosopher JULIAN BAGGINI (How The World Thinks, A Short History of Truth, The Edge of Reason, The Virtues of the Table) and journalist EMILY DUGAN, senior reporter for BuzzFeed News (Finding Home: Real Stories of Migrant Britain). In this New Year episode, we discover the perils of anthropomorphism, the…

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ALEX LOWE & MOLLIE GOODFELLOW – Tarting My Wares

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actor and comedian ALEX LOWE (Clare in the Community, Phoenix Nights, Barry From Watford) and journalist and comedy writer MOLLIE GOODFELLOW (Guardian, GQ, New Statesman, Have I Got News For You?, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order). In this almost-festive episode, we celebrate mentors and kindness – we discover Alex…

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JULIAN DUTTON & CORRIE CORFIELD – Such Good Company on Jumbo Jets

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actor and writer JULIAN DUTTON (Truly, Madly, Bletchley, The Big Impression, Pompidou, Do You Think That’s Wise?) and broadcaster CORRIE CORFIELD (Radio 4, World Service). In this extra-long episode, Julian reveals his family’s enduring relationship with postcards that goes back almost 150 years, and we discover how Corrie’s postcards…

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ROBIN INCE & LOIS PRYCE – I’m Sorry They Make So Much Sense

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and author ROBIN INCE (Infinite Monkey Cage, I’m a Joke and So Are You) and traveller and travel writer LOIS PRYCE (Lois on the Loose, Red Tape & White Knuckles, Revolutionary Ride). In this episode, both Robin and Lois break the poorly enforced rules and bring in literally…

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DIANE ATKINSONA & CLAIR WOODWARD- Is This Tiger An Existentialist?

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are historian DIANE ATKINSON (Suffragettes in Pictures, Funny Girls, Love & Dirt, Elsie and Mairi Go to War, Rise Up, Women!) and arts & entertainment journalist CLAIR WOODWARD (The Guardian, Daily Express, TV Quick, TV Choice, Radio Times, The Scotsman, Sunday Express). In this episode we discover the darker side…

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ANDY MILLER & ZOE HOWE – I’ve Got A Haunted Postcard of Keith Moon

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer and podcaster ANDY MILLER (Tilting At Windmills, The Year of Reading Dangerously) and music writer and drummer ZOE HOWE (Barbed Wire Kisses, Rock’n’Roll Gentleman, Shine On Marquee Moon). In this unusually discursive episode we explore the rise of the seaside mini golf course, discuss the postcard image as…

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RUTH BRATT & LEV PARIKIAN – Turning Myself Into A Beast Of A Man

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comic actress RUTH BRATT (Showstopper, People Just Do Nothing) and conductor and author LEV PARIKIAN (Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?). In this extra-long episode we explore postcards as conduits of real, valuable emotional support, we learn about the perils of childhood self-delusion, and we meet teenage Americans turning into beasts. Lev…