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British comedian Josie Long explores All the Planet's Wonders in a very short series on BBC radio: Collecting. Animals. Astronomy. Plants.
posted by 1f2frfbf (11 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite

 
She's awesome. I met her at MaxFunCon. She had the most broken (but still functioning) iPhone I'd ever seen.
posted by ColdChef at 9:34 AM on July 8, 2013


I love Josie Long! Gotta bookmark this to explore later. Thanks!
posted by xingcat at 9:53 AM on July 8, 2013 [1 favorite]


I loved the series enough that I kept the MP3s forever. Oh so recommended (especially astronomy), and Josie's always someone who both makes me happy and reminds me that the world is actually amazing and rewards the effort to investigate it in that way.
posted by jaduncan at 10:07 AM on July 8, 2013 [1 favorite]


Oh, and MeFi's OwnTM Jessie Thorn, makes a cameo!
posted by 1f2frfbf at 10:14 AM on July 8, 2013


I've also met Josie Long at MaxFunCon, and she is the best.
posted by Apropos of Something at 11:00 AM on July 8, 2013


Look, it’s the lady from my desktop wallpaper, and all the links from the FPP are already pale!
posted by wachhundfisch at 11:23 AM on July 8, 2013 [1 favorite]


I also seem to recall finding @MetaFilter while browsing her Twitter subscriptions at one point, so I like to think that she’s around us. At least in spirit.

Oh, and the last episode of Short Cuts is on Radio 4 tomorrow at 3pm BST.

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posted by wachhundfisch at 11:32 AM on July 8, 2013


Oh, and the last episode of Short Cuts is on Radio 4 tomorrow at 3pm BST.

OMGBBQ squee.

Thank you, I hadn't heard about that. Downloading podcast now.
posted by jaduncan at 2:28 AM on July 9, 2013


These are great, thanks for posting them!
posted by metaBugs at 5:47 AM on July 9, 2013


Dang, sorry, Short Cuts is actually already over. Clearly a good thing they made it into a podcast then, turns out I missed the first episode.
posted by wachhundfisch at 6:17 AM on July 9, 2013


Since you posted this, I've listened to most of Lost Treasures of the Black Heart, a series of comedy nights hosted by Josie, which she published as a podcast. It's silly, ramshackle, and utterly charming. Definitely worth a listen.
posted by metaBugs at 9:27 AM on July 19, 2013


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