Archive for December, 2016

Mack Nuggets

25Dec16

Here’s some of my favourite moments from BOBfm in 2016, including: Inappropriate laughter Things you’ve found when you moved into a new place Proof that Donald Trump’s wife stole bits of her speech Julie gets an unexpected compliment A bizarre wrong number A leopard in the hotel room Show us your tats Boris Johnson the […]


Mack Nuggets

24Dec16

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately, including: The Date from hell, A daft place to fall asleep, The present you didn’t want An unfair parking ticket Christmas lies; A brush with wildlife Be careful with nuts An amazing coincidence. Craic on! Listen to the latest Mack Nuggets at;http://www.mackmedia.co.uk/8th-mack-nuggets-audio-video If you enjoyed this […]


London Calling

21Dec16

In Episode 14 of London Calling, my show for America, I chat to the British based American broadcaster, Charlie Wolf. He talks about pirate radio, why and how he made the switch from music radio to talk, differences between US and UK broadcasting, how he got his start, spilling a jug of water in a studio […]


If you enjoyed listening to my interview with Suzi Quatro, you can thank Winston Churchill. Have you ever had one of those days when there’s one big thing that you need to accomplish but everything that happens that day seems to be working against you? I had one of those days a few weeks ago. […]


London Calling

14Dec16

This week on London Calling, my show for America, part 2 of my chat with British born US talk show host Simon Conway. He talks about interviewing Donald Trump, religion and immigration. Also, find out why you should never criticize the prime minister’s trousers, hear about the unusual Brexit protest and  I talk about Mick Jagger becoming a dad […]


Right And Wrong

13Dec16

More of our freedom will be taken away by the end of this week. Membership of the fascist group, National Action will become a criminal offence on Friday. The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd told parliament “National Action is a racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic organisation which stirs up hatred, glorifies violence, and promotes a vile ideology”. […]


I have a big problem and I don’t know what to do about it. An interview went bad the other week, very bad. I’ve been interviewing some amazing people on my new online show, ‘London Calling’. It’s a show about Britain and is aimed at America. Last month, I got the chance to talk to […]


Mack Nuggets

10Dec16

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately, including: Things you’ve found when you moved into a new place; Proof that Donald Trump’s wife stole bits of her speech from someone very important; Julie gets an unexpected compliment; Inappropriate laughter; A bizarre wrong number; A leopard in the hotel room; Show us your tats; […]


It was so nice to catch up with TALKERS magazine publisher Michael Harrison on his excellent podcast, Up Close And Far Out. We had an in-depth discussion about the election of Donald Trump and the UK’s recent public vote approving Brexit. We compared notes on American and English points-of-view regarding the surprising state of world […]


London Calling

06Dec16

Episode 12 – Suzi Quatro Part 2 “London Calling” is a weekly online radio show for America. I chat with interesting people and talk about what’s happening in the UK; from princesses to prime ministers, from Dr. Who to Downton and from Beckham to Brexit.  All the things that matter and some things that just don’t. What you’ll hear in Episode […]


If only all journalists were like Yousra Elbagir. Yousra is the winner of the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Prize. I heard her talking to Steve Hewlett on the Radio 4 Media Show podcast the other day. She was talking about her work in Sudan. She said that there’s heavy censorship and one in ten people […]


Mack Nuggets

03Dec16

Here’s some of my favourite callers lately on BOBfm, including: When a meal was ruined; Biggest mistakes you’ve made at work; Things you’ve found when you moved into a new place; The law against secondhand smoke doesn’t go far enough; When email went to the wrong place; Most unusual thing you’ve eaten; Parking nightmares. Craic […]