Getting Better Acquainted

Getting Better Acquainted

Dave Pickering

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GBA 186 Connor

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In GBA 186 we get better acquainted with Connor. In a glass house late at night in the cold eating crisps we have a conversation where all roads lead back to radio, passing through Ireland, Brussels, China, childhood, The Third Coast Festival, In the Dark and more. There's also lot's of podcast talk...

GBA 185 Mike Jackson

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In GBA 185 we get better acquainted with Mike Jackson. I met Mike at theFocus E15 Mothers Occupation earlier this year and he is one of the real people who are fictionalised in the film Pride. We talk about the personal and the political, going through class experience and class struggle, LGBT right...

GBA 184 Duncan

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In GBA 184 we get better acquainted with Duncan. He talks about writing for theatre, day jobs, The West Yorkshire Playhouse writer's programme, the Royal Court Theatre Young Writer's Programme, getting involved in youth theatre, studying law, challenging your own beliefs and attitudes, moral ambigui...

GBA 183 Vicky

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In GBA 183 we get better acquainted with Vicky who I met through the Ministry of Stories where she works and we talk about engaging children through creative writing, working in a Monster Supplies shop, the human capacity for learning, how the French Horn is received in folk clubs, commuting betwee...

GBA 182 Reni Eddo-Lodge

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In GBA 182 we get better acquainted with Reni Eddo-Lodge. She talks about coming to mainstream journalism via activism and blogging, analyzing how power works, how the both the left and the media are held back by viewing everything through the lens of middle class white men, the "Great Intersectiona...

GBA 181 Kary

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In GBA 181 we get better acquainted with Kary. We talk about making Ministry of Stories for Cbeebies Radio, journeying into radio via 90's alternative music, living in many countries, practicing and teaching kundalini yoga. As often happens when talking to someone who also does interviews the tables...

GBA 180 George

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In GBA 180 we get better acquainted with George. He talks about connecting with comics and manga as a child , being told being an animator wasn't for him by his careers adviser, going to art school, and making a living as an animator. We also cover memory, libraries, Hong Kong and more...

GBA 179 Focus E15 Mothers

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In GBA 179 we get better acquainted with Focus E15 Mothers.

I talk to some of the people involved in the political struggle taking place at the Carpenters Estate, where a group of mothers and their supporters have turned some uninhabited (but perfectly fit to be inhabited) flats into a social centre...

GBA 178 Bouncy Poppy Songs About Death

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In GBA 178 we get better acquainted with Bouncy Poppy Songs About Death. Join me, Hayley and George at a listening party for the new album by The Reactionaries. It's the first time we'd all sat down and listened to the finished album together.

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GBA 177 @daniel_barker

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In GBA 177 we get better acquainted with Daniel. He talks magic, twitter, words, comedy and opinions and has opinions and apologies for having opinions on all of those pursuits. The conversation is a delightful dance of arrogant self-deprecation and comfortable social awkwardness with some live card...

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