Ben and Tom Wanna Live Forever

by Ben Addicott and Tom Pinches

Ben and Tom Wanna Live Forever
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 20
  • Last: 28 Aug 2017
Can you get famous by making a podcast? Ben and Tom believe they can. In a desperate bid to prove themselves right, our heroes write songs, make farfetched plans, and talk about things. Is it a flimsy premise for a show? Yes, but it might just work.

Episodes (20)

  • 22 - GOTWLF
    22 - GOTWLF
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    Published: 28 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:03:06
    Welcome to Season 3! The search for fame continues and the results are quite literally quite good. The pair argue for too long about Game of Thrones, Ben delivers his personal report on the Edinburgh Fringe, Tom insists that beauty must be ... Read more →
    Welcome to Season 3! The search for fame continues and the results are quite literally quite good. The pair argue for too long about Game of Thrones, Ben delivers his personal report on the Edinburgh Fringe, Tom insists that beauty must be ... Read more →

  • 21 - THE COMEBACK SHOW!
    21 - THE COMEBACK SHOW!
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    Published: 3 Jul 2017 Duration: 56:13
    Good grief it's been a while, hasn't it? We know we've abandoned you, loyal listener, but here's the silver lining: we're back! To celebrate, we talk about all types of 'tudes, interview an actual Irish pilot, get a little political, and r... Read more →
    Good grief it's been a while, hasn't it? We know we've abandoned you, loyal listener, but here's the silver lining: we're back! To celebrate, we talk about all types of 'tudes, interview an actual Irish pilot, get a little political, and r... Read more →

  • 20 - Face Piano
    20 - Face Piano
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    Published: 8 May 2017 Duration: 49:23
    On the topic table today: the link between Save the Children and Batman, the remarkable pretending of Liam Neeson, cinematic animal death, and a radical new route to success for Jeremy Corbyn. Plus there’s a song about bartending, a P.L.A.N... Read more →
    On the topic table today: the link between Save the Children and Batman, the remarkable pretending of Liam Neeson, cinematic animal death, and a radical new route to success for Jeremy Corbyn. Plus there’s a song about bartending, a P.L.A.N... Read more →

  • 19 - Our Poorly Evolved Nudity
    19 - Our Poorly Evolved Nudity
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    Published: 30 Apr 2017 Duration: 48:58
    A more thank averagely lively BATWLF today. Among much else we hear about Ben’s new role as "Party Interviewer!”, the pair find a new definition for D&D, Tom tackles a baffling object based puzzle, and Ben interviews Michael Sheen about his... Read more →
    A more thank averagely lively BATWLF today. Among much else we hear about Ben’s new role as "Party Interviewer!”, the pair find a new definition for D&D, Tom tackles a baffling object based puzzle, and Ben interviews Michael Sheen about his... Read more →

  • 18 - Baby Steps
    18 - Baby Steps
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    Published: 18 Apr 2017 Duration: 55:23
    With Tom at his sleepiest and Ben attempting to be a busy buzzing bee, we see our heroes come close to a conventional double act. But while Laurel & Hardy got F-all done, these two are a powerhouse of industriousness. We learn about the off... Read more →
    With Tom at his sleepiest and Ben attempting to be a busy buzzing bee, we see our heroes come close to a conventional double act. But while Laurel & Hardy got F-all done, these two are a powerhouse of industriousness. We learn about the off... Read more →

  • 17 - Irony is a Three-Headed Puppy
    17 - Irony is a Three-Headed Puppy
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    Published: 26 Mar 2017 Duration: 48:49
    In a generally mellow and rather silly show, our heroes discuss their recent attempt at live improv storytelling, take Oakie Doke to task, and attempt to satirise Emma-Watson-targeted-sexism. Plus there’s a song about misinterpreted clumsin... Read more →
    In a generally mellow and rather silly show, our heroes discuss their recent attempt at live improv storytelling, take Oakie Doke to task, and attempt to satirise Emma-Watson-targeted-sexism. Plus there’s a song about misinterpreted clumsin... Read more →

  • 16 - Who Can Church? Angela Can Church.
    16 - Who Can Church? Angela Can Church.
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    Published: 22 Mar 2017 Duration: 56:19
    The BATWLF boys are back to their brilliant best! Or, at least, thereabouts. In an attempt to get back on focussed track and chase down that elusive fame they answer listener's letters, discuss the unmaskable attractiveness of Helena Bonham... Read more →
    The BATWLF boys are back to their brilliant best! Or, at least, thereabouts. In an attempt to get back on focussed track and chase down that elusive fame they answer listener's letters, discuss the unmaskable attractiveness of Helena Bonham... Read more →

  • 15 - The ’Don’t Listen To This Episode First’ Episode
    15 - The ’Don’t Listen To This Episode First’ Episode
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    Published: 1 Mar 2017 Duration: 01:00:23
    You know how they say, “it’s like BLANK on acid!”. And you know how they mean that BLANK being on acid is a good thing? Well this is BATWLF on a few things. This is BATWLF at a party. The show follows the common progression of the party goe... Read more →
    You know how they say, “it’s like BLANK on acid!”. And you know how they mean that BLANK being on acid is a good thing? Well this is BATWLF on a few things. This is BATWLF at a party. The show follows the common progression of the party goe... Read more →

  • 14 - Buttock Entrance Assessment and Research Foundation for Locating Outlying Offences Rapidly
    14 - Buttock Entrance Assessment and Research Foundation for Locating Outlying Offences Rapidly
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    Published: 23 Feb 2017 Duration: 49:40
    Our heroes discuss some of Ben's bottom draw ideas for becoming famous including ceramic fridge cards, original expressions, and an alphabetic alternative to Pokemon. Plus there's a plan to fight crime using colons and a song about dogs.
    Our heroes discuss some of Ben's bottom draw ideas for becoming famous including ceramic fridge cards, original expressions, and an alphabetic alternative to Pokemon. Plus there's a plan to fight crime using colons and a song about dogs.

  • 13 - Better than death
    13 - Better than death
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    Published: 11 Feb 2017 Duration: 51:55
     This week the boys talk premature merchandise, take a mid-cast trip to bonny Scotland, and premier a new item in response to constructive criticism. It’s a three star roller coaster ride of emotions that Ben and Tom called “a show that cou... Read more →
     This week the boys talk premature merchandise, take a mid-cast trip to bonny Scotland, and premier a new item in response to constructive criticism. It’s a three star roller coaster ride of emotions that Ben and Tom called “a show that cou... Read more →

  • 12 - The Genial Pacifier
    12 - The Genial Pacifier
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    Published: 25 Jan 2017 Duration: 59:39
    Ben and Tom want to apologise. They really, really tried their best not to talk about Actual-President Trump on this one. They really did and they nearly succeeded. In acts of self distraction, they discussed gamma male confrontation tactic... Read more →
    Ben and Tom want to apologise. They really, really tried their best not to talk about Actual-President Trump on this one. They really did and they nearly succeeded. In acts of self distraction, they discussed gamma male confrontation tactic... Read more →

  • 11 - Rapping Hard, or Hardly Rapping?
    11 - Rapping Hard, or Hardly Rapping?
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    Published: 16 Jan 2017 Duration: 58:52
    Happy (belated) New Year! Back after their festive break and in the spirit of newality, Ben and Tom play with the very form of podcasting, invent a game, and discuss the piscine spawning habits of Canadians. Once that's dealt with, they off... Read more →
    Happy (belated) New Year! Back after their festive break and in the spirit of newality, Ben and Tom play with the very form of podcasting, invent a game, and discuss the piscine spawning habits of Canadians. Once that's dealt with, they off... Read more →

  • 10 - One Hour Song Writing Challenge
    10 - One Hour Song Writing Challenge
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: 13:06
    So this is Betwixtmas, and what have they done? Well, a very brief podcast with a very big aim. Can Ben and Tom write and record a song in one hour? The answer is... Sort of.
    So this is Betwixtmas, and what have they done? Well, a very brief podcast with a very big aim. Can Ben and Tom write and record a song in one hour? The answer is... Sort of.

  • 9 - The Actual Christmas Episode
    9 - The Actual Christmas Episode
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    Published: 25 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:07:46
    After a month of slightly yuletide podcasts, this is Ben and Tom’s final foray into the festive. Our heroes discuss the complicated moral conundrums raised by classic Christmas movies, trial some comedy theory, and finally decide whether Be... Read more →
    After a month of slightly yuletide podcasts, this is Ben and Tom’s final foray into the festive. Our heroes discuss the complicated moral conundrums raised by classic Christmas movies, trial some comedy theory, and finally decide whether Be... Read more →

  • 8 - Mutt Plugs
    8 - Mutt Plugs
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    Published: 19 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:07:42
    Our heroes have made it to the big number 8! In spite of this great achievement, they're still not famous. So against the advice of friends and family they'll just have to carry on. This landmark show asks some suitably landmark questions: ... Read more →
    Our heroes have made it to the big number 8! In spite of this great achievement, they're still not famous. So against the advice of friends and family they'll just have to carry on. This landmark show asks some suitably landmark questions: ... Read more →

  • 7 - Street Urchins of the Perspective World
    7 - Street Urchins of the Perspective World
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    Published: 12 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:07:55
    We’re going to be honest: most of this episode is questionable. In one case we test your patience, in another your sense of decency. Should we have left these cases in? We genuinely don’t know. Please trust that Ben & Tom are softy-lefty-gr... Read more →
    We’re going to be honest: most of this episode is questionable. In one case we test your patience, in another your sense of decency. Should we have left these cases in? We genuinely don’t know. Please trust that Ben & Tom are softy-lefty-gr... Read more →

  • 6 - I Rest My Jew Case
    6 - I Rest My Jew Case
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    Published: 5 Dec 2016 Duration: 57:37
    A surprisingly serious BATWLF this week. Is sexism an inalienable fact? Is racial specificity acceptable on dating apps? Is Ben Jewish? Plus a song about Donald and a plan to rob banks and make furniture.
    A surprisingly serious BATWLF this week. Is sexism an inalienable fact? Is racial specificity acceptable on dating apps? Is Ben Jewish? Plus a song about Donald and a plan to rob banks and make furniture.

  • 5 - Cheese is the Best Chocolate
    5 - Cheese is the Best Chocolate
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    Published: 28 Nov 2016 Duration: 59:16
    Our heroes attempt a theme, and the theme is nostalgia. I don't know about you, but I long for a time before BATWLF themes, back when life was simple. All this thematic podcasting makes me want to compulsively vote for something self destru... Read more →
    Our heroes attempt a theme, and the theme is nostalgia. I don't know about you, but I long for a time before BATWLF themes, back when life was simple. All this thematic podcasting makes me want to compulsively vote for something self destru... Read more →

  • 4 - HOT BUTTON TOPIC!
    4 - HOT BUTTON TOPIC!
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    Published: 21 Nov 2016 Duration: 49:31
    More election talk, inevitably, and an unrelated near death experience. Plus a song about soap and a plan to exploit cavities and the cause of cavities for personal gain.
    More election talk, inevitably, and an unrelated near death experience. Plus a song about soap and a plan to exploit cavities and the cause of cavities for personal gain.

  • 3 - R Kelly is Secretly White
    3 - R Kelly is Secretly White
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    Published: 14 Nov 2016 Duration: 51:21
    Our heroes are so determined to avoid talk of the US election that they end up talking about the US election. Plus a song about the Devil and a plan for mass murder.
    Our heroes are so determined to avoid talk of the US election that they end up talking about the US election. Plus a song about the Devil and a plan for mass murder.

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