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THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST

ADAM BUXTON

British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children.


Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live show that combines music videos and comedy that became a TV series on Sky Atlantic in 2012. From time to time he also does live shows featuring just his own material. Along with lifelong friend Joe Cornish he also is one half of award winning TV, radio and podcast duo Adam and Joe.


You can find many of the jingles Adam makes for the podcast as well as bonus material, merchandise and a selection of funny and brilliant YouTube videos on Adam's website: adam-buxton.co.uk


Yes, Adam is writing this himself using the third person.


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Our Editor's Take

Building on his successful career, British comedian Adam Buxton started his podcast in 2015. THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST is a melting pot of conversations with no particular order or theme. The goal? Fostering thought-provoking, 90-minute discussions with guests from diverse fields.

Hundreds of episodes later, the host has facilitated many exciting interviews. In one instance, he talks to Mariana Mazzucato, one of the world's top economists. In another, he shares a waffle pudding with Joe Cornish, his lifelong friend. Listeners never know what they're in for on THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST. But one thing is certain: they can prepare for a fun time.

Opinionated, silly, and charming, Buxton delights his audience with his unique wit. His spontaneity and wacky commentary create a delightful informal atmosphere. He easily touches on any subject, from childhood memories to current issues. This could explain Buxton's many loyal followers from his early years. His popularity only continues to grow.

Listeners may know Buxton from acclaimed films such as Hot Fuzz, Son Of Rambow, and Stardust. The British comedian, writer, and actor also starred in the The Adam and Joe Show, the popular TV series. He hosted it with his creative partner, Joe Cornish, from 1996 to 2001. Other accomplishments include hosting the live show BUG.

Adam Buxton brings that nonsense attitude to his eponymous podcast-and it works. The host provides a platform for thinkers and artists while making it feel like a hangout. The host also goes over unhinged online comments with his incomparable humor. Show guests include Graham Norton, Vic Reeves, John Higgs, Richard Herring, and Tash Demetriou.

THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST creates a safe space for his guests. Buxton does so through empathy, banter, and a touch of absurdity. The results are unique conversations that are certainly worth listening to.

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Episodes

EP.220 - FRED ARMISEN
18-02-2024
EP.220 - FRED ARMISEN
Adam talks with American actor, comedian, voice artist, screenwriter, producer and musician Fred Armisen about hotel hacks, what Fred and Matt Berry learned when they hung out with David Bowie's producer Tony Visconti, the Stop Making Sense nerd fact David Byrne told Fred, how Adam could help Talking Heads get on better, why you can't beat Paul McCartney, why Fred wasn't nervous for his Saturday Night Live Audition, the Portlandia sketches that summed up the show best and Fred takes us on an accent tour of New York.This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on 25th November 2023.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenJIM DOWN - LIFE IN THE BALANCE (PAPERBACK) - 2023 (WATERSTONES)RELATED LINKSFRED ARMISEN BRITISH MUSIC PLAYLIST - 2023 (LINE OF BEST FIT WEBSITE)DAVID BOWIE, BRIAN ENO AND TONY VISCONTI RECORD WARSZAWA (animated by Brothers McLeod) - 2013 (YOUTUBE)BREAKING DOWN HEROES - TONY VISCONTI & ERIN TONKON (FROM MUSIC MOGULS: MASTERS OF POP, BCC) - 2016 (YOUTUBE)MATT BERRY INTERVIEWS BRIAN ENO - 2018 (YOUTUBE)PORTLANDIA - PUT A BIRD ON IT - 2011 (YOUTUBE)PORTLANDIA - IN THE RESTAURANT - 2011 (YOUTUBE)PORTLANDIA - WHICH BIN DOES IT GO IN - 2012 (YOUTUBE)HISTORY OF PUNK SNL - 2013 (YOUTUBE)SNL WEEKEND UPDATE - GARTH AND KAT SING HALLOWEEN SONGS - 2010 (YOUTUBE)NARDWUAR VS FRED ARMISEN - 2013 (YOUTUBE)FRED ARMISEN, BILL HADER, SETH MYERS RECALL PRINCE AFTERSHOW PARTY ON HOWARD STERN SHOW - 2016 (YOUTUBE)BEST OF BILL HADER AND FRED ARMISEN (YOUTUBE)SATURDAY NIGHT - A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SNL BY JAMES FRANCO - 2014 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
EP.218 - WERNER HERZOG
06-02-2024
EP.218 - WERNER HERZOG
Adam talks with legendary German filmmaker, writer and actor Werner Herzog about AI poetry, email etiquette, why LA is like ancient Rome, the Japanese soldier who hid in the jungle believing the 2nd World War was still happening for 29 years, the value of therapy and whether trauma and conflict are best dealt with or buried, what his problem is with David Blaine and why someone needs to send Werner into orbit.Conversation recorded remotely on 8th December 2023Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenMusic and jingles by Adam Buxton, except pan-pipe clip from Aguirre, L'Acrime di Rei by Popul VuhADAM BUXTON PODCAST TOUR 2024RELATED LINKSADAM BUXTON ON GET SHIRTY PODCAST - 2024 (HARDMAN AND HEMMING WEBSITE)HERZOG ON THE VILENESS OF THE AMAZON JUNGLE (From Burden Of Dreams) - 1982 (YOUTUBE)THE WHITE DIAMOND Directed by Werner Herzog - 2004 (YOUTUBE)LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY Directed by Werner Herzog - 1997 (YOUTUBE)LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY - NAPALM THROAT SINGING SCENE - 1997 (YOUTUBE)A scene from Little Dieter featuring music from Russian Tuvan throat singer Kogar-ol OndarLESSONS OF DARKNESS Directed by Werner Herzog - 1992 (YOUTUBE)Retreating from Kuwait after the first Gulf War, the Iraqi army sets fire to the country's oil fields. In this documentary, filmmaker Werner Herzog films the raging flames while narrating from the perspective of a confused alien visitor, musing on the strangeness of the landscape. WERNER HERZOG IS VOICING A POETRY COLLECTION WRITTEN ENTIRELY BY AN AI - 2023 (DAZED)HERZOG ON THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW (plus Frank Black singing 'I Burn Today') - 2006 (YOUTUBE)TEENAGERS' MATHS AND READING SKILLS ARE DROPPING SHARPLY (ACCORDING TO 2022 'PISA' TEST) - 2023 (WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM)DOMITABLE MYTH: THREE DEPICTIONS OF JAPANESE HOLDOUT SOLDIER by A.E.Hunt - 2023 (INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
EP.214 - MIKI BERENYI
21-11-2023
EP.214 - MIKI BERENYI
Adam talks with English singer, songwriter, book writer and co-founder of seminal 90s shoegaze band Lush, Miki Berenyi about private school shame, Miki's unconventional and at times troubling upbringing, meeting her pop idols as a young fan in 1980s London, the excesses of life on the road with the 1992 Lollapalooza tour and there's audio evidence of a young Miki attending a show by a legendary Indie band just a year after they had formed.This episode includes references to child abuse, including sexual, physical and psychological abuse, which some may find distressing. Should you have any concerns about a child, you can contact the NSPCC’s Helpline on help@nspcc.org.uk or on 0808 800 5000, where dedicated child protection specialists will be able to help.The NSPCC’s website also has advice and resources for adults supporting children, and children can contact Childline any time on 0800 1111 or by chat on the website.This conversation was recorded face-to-face in London on October 26th, 2023FACT CHECKING SANTA: Re. Thompson Twins lyrics to 'All Fall Out', actually it’s ’I dream in red’ not I dream in ‘rap’. Sorry for any pain caused.Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and conversation editing.Podcast artwork by Helen GreenADAM BUXTON PODCAST LIVE @ LONDON PALLADIUM, Tuesday 19th March, 2024RELATED LINKSMIKI 2023 LIVE DATES (INSTAGRAM) FINGERS CROSSED: HOW MUSIC SAVED ME FROM SUCCESS by Miki Berenyi - 2022 (ROUGH TRADE WEBSITE)THE SMITHS LIVE, CAMDEN DINGWALLS (AUDIO ONLY) - 30th August 1983 (YOUTUBE)Miki and Emma can be heard calling for 'Handsome Devil' at 43.26LUSH 120 MINUTES INTERVIEW - 1996 (YOUTUBE)LUSH ON SNUB TV - 1990 (YOUTUBE)MIKI BERENYI OF LUSH - IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES IT WAS THE WORST OF TIMES David Hepworth and Mark Ellen interview - 2022 (YOUTUBE)GIRL IN A BAND: TALES FROM THE ROCK'N'ROLL FRONTLINE 1 - 2015 (YOUTUBE)GIRL IN A BAND: TALES FROM THE ROCK'N'ROLL FRONTLINE 2 - 2015 (YOUTUBE)BBC doc about the experiences of women in the music business presented by writer Kate Mossman featuring contributions from Miki, Tina Weymouth, Viv Albertine, Carol Kaye, Brix Smith Start and others.MARGARET THATCHER - THE WALDEN INTERVIEW - 1989 (YOUTUBE) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
EP.210 - JAVID ABDELMONEIM (OF MSF)
26-10-2023
EP.210 - JAVID ABDELMONEIM (OF MSF)
Adam talks with British born physician Javid Abdelmoneim about why working in an NHS A&E department was more stressful than working in war and disease zones with MSF. Javid also talks about his time treating people caught up in the war in Ukraine in 2022 and the West African Ebola crisis in 2014 as well as the emotional cost of the work that Javid does and how it affects his relationships back home. And there's some haemorrhoid chat too. He told me about his time working in Ukraine at the beginning of the war in 2022 and how spiritual comfort came to him from un unlikely sourceFor more information about MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) or to make a donation please visit:msf.org.uk/javidThis episode was recorded face to face in London on July 27th, 2022Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Becca Bryers for additional conversation editingPodcast artwork by Helen GreenNORD VPN DISCOUNT HERE!RELATED LINKSTHE SEXY JESUS CARD THE CLOWN MEN GAVE JAVID - 2022 (INSTAGRAM)JAVID ON TWITTERJAVID TALKS ABOUT HIS WORK WITH MSF IN SOUTH SUDAN - THE FLYING DOCTOR - 2014 (YOUTUBE)EBOLA REFLECTIONS: THEM NOT US - JAVID ABDELMONEIM (TEDxATHENS) - 2015 (YOUTUBE)Javid talks about his experiences treating patients in West Africa during the 2014 - 2016 Ebola epidemic and considers the indifference to the suffering that he saw from the rest of the world.CONTAINS UPSETTING DESCRIPTIONSFERGAL KEANE: LIVING WITH PTSD - 2022 (BBC i-PLAYER) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.