This is what they want! Talkin’ 1979, in which Ben Baker and myself chat about the pop cultural nonsense of the year that brought us Margaret Thatcher and Gideon (TV Goose), is now available for download. How can you tell if it’s the start or the end of an episode of Blankety Blank? What has been scientifically proven to cause Ashen-Facedness in children? Which ska band have never changed their footwear? Find out all this, and more, in Talkin’ 1979!
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