A new podcast for every day of the year, in which we present our most cogent, reasoned, and occasionally shouty arguments to decide what each date should be best remembered for. Every episode features fun historical facts, a vote on the winner, and tearful recriminations.
15: 26th November: Stephen Hopkins v Colley Cibber
Thursday 26 November 2020
: Which of Natt's ancestors was the most cowardly? Why shouldn't you call your child Oceanus? Who was the worst Cibber? Jake Yapp & Natt...
15: 25th November: Catherine of Braganza v Malcolm the Destroyer
Wednesday 25 November 2020
: Who did the seating plan for the Wars of the Roses? Who hosts Pulling Back The Curtain? Who made the planet uninhabitable? Jake Yapp &...
15: 24th November: Australopithecus Lucy v Hiram Maxim
Tuesday 24 November 2020
: Who invented disposable bedpans? Who has the Maxim Gun when they have not? What did Dodie Smith write? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out...
15: 23rd November: Doctor Who v Roald Dahl
Monday 23 November 2020
: Which Pretender to the Throne has the best name? What was Harpo Marx famous for saying? Who was Mary Whitehouse? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley...
14: 22nd November: John F Kennedy v George Eliot
Sunday 22 November 2020
: Who was the Minstrel Collector? Was JFK important? You know how to dial a telephone, don't you? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in...
13: 21st November: Larry Hagman v Nando's
Saturday 21 November 2020
: When did people start being pathetic? Who wrote 20,000 letters? Who made a bear leave its cave? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in...
12: 20th November: Joe Biden v Caroline of Ansbach
Friday 20 November 2020
: Who Weekend-at-Berniesed the Roman Empire? Who was the Hammer of the Scots? What is the best Nicolas Cage film? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley...
12: 19th November: Nick Knowles v Mr Bean On The Moon
Thursday 19 November 2020
: Why is Jake obsessed with Alexander Armstrong & Nick Knowles? Who lived at the Gettysburg Address? Who designed the Suez Canal? Jake...
11: 18th November: Jim Jones v Notch
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: How does Minecraft make children into Tories? Who shouldn't drink the Kool-Aid? Why do we think the past is sepia? Jake Yapp & Natt...
10: 17th November: Charles the Fat v St Agnes of Noel Edmonds
Tuesday 17 November 2020
: How old was St Agnes when she really got into Jesus? Why do Natt & Jake think it's Sunday? Why are Dudley Moore & Hugh Laurie better...
9: 16th November: Julie Andrews v Saint Margaret of Scotland
Monday 16 November 2020
: Whose head was owned by Mary Queen of Scots? Which was lost by careless Jesuits? Who escaped from prison four times? Jake Yapp & Natt...
8: 15th November: Pirate Queen Anne Bonny v Richmal Crimpton
Sunday 15 November 2020
: What is the worst plant? What's the best Wetherspoons in Bromley? Who suffered Hattie Jacques? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in...
7: 14th November: Nellie Bly v Nell Gwynn
Saturday 14 November 2020
: How old was Warren Mitchell when he started playing Alf Garnett? What is the Westlothian Question? What was Christmas like at the Boleyn...
7: 13th November: Rosa Parks v St Augustine of Hippo
Friday 13 November 2020
: Who is most famous for their Quim? What is Mariner 9? How old was the rich heiress St Augustine of Hippo wanted to marry? Jake Yapp &...
7: 12th November: Tim Berners-Lee v Julia Sawalha (DFC)
Thursday 12 November 2020
: What did Natt's parents like to watch on television? Who starred in the Mexican version of Dracula? What should you take to the Antarctic...
7: 11th November: Stephen Hopkins v June Whitfield
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: Who doesn't love June Whitfield? Who invented mustard gas? Should you trust Jake with a scientific calculator? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley...
6: DFC 10th November: Walt Disney v Tracy Morgan
Tuesday 10 November 2020
: How can you beat David Hasselhoff? How did Jake ruin a barbecue? Who presumed to find Dr Livingstone? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out...
5: DFC 9th November: Leo Baxendale v Ed Wynn
Monday 09 November 2020
: Who loved to laugh? Whose prints are hanging on Jake's wall? What is Spiro Agnew an anagram of? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in...
4: DFC 8th November: Edmund Halley v Ken Dodd
Sunday 08 November 2020
: What was Natt doing on the 8th November 2002? Do you want to hear Jake's song about Kabul? Who designed all the road signs? Jake Yapp &...
3: DFC 7th November: Engelbert of Berg v Eleanor Roosevelt
Saturday 07 November 2020
: Who wrote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? Where was Engelbert of Berg from? What is the oldest continuously-published newspaper...
2: DFC 6th November: Gustavus Adolphus v Nana Moon
Friday 06 November 2020
: Don't we sound young? What cakes should you eat today? How does Natt think we'll all die? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in today's...
1: 5th November: Jake Yapp v Natt Tapley v Lizzie Roper
Thursday 05 November 2020
: It's our birthday! We've been doing this for a whole year! Can we make it through one more episode? Why are we doing this? Is anyone still...
362: 4th November: Ruth Handler v The Welsh
Wednesday 04 November 2020
: What did the Chartists want? Who attacked the chimps? Who was Papua New Guinea's first female judge? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley &...
361: 3rd November: Garibaldi v Dolph Lundgren
Tuesday 03 November 2020
: Which master of chemical engineering was also European Karate Champion? How many of the people who committed the Greensboro Massacre were...
360: 2nd November: Rod Hull v Ralph Fiennes
Monday 02 November 2020
: Whose vegetarian sushi did Jake eat? Which country lost a war against birds? What were James Thurber's last words? Jake Yapp & Natt...