Episode 38: Ali Cook

fingers-048Magicians are massive geeks and we thoroughly enjoyed hearing about Ali Cook's lonely adolescence in this enchanting episode. Your hosts also find a moment on a park bench to discuss the toaster/Kryten overlap in Red Dwarf and share details of the idiotically simple video games they've been wasting their brains, time and 21st century computing power on this week.

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Posted: August 5th, 2010 | 2 Comments »


2 Comments on “Episode 38: Ali Cook”

  1. 1 Sanders The Great » Ali Cook on ShiftRunStop said at 9:35 pm on October 25th, 2010:

    [...] if you missed it: Ali Cook was interviewed in episode 38 on 5th August and it’s nice hearing him talk about magic as a form of geekery with like Roo [...]

  2. 2 Week 47: It’s not what it seems | Final Bullet said at 10:51 am on July 22nd, 2011:

    [...] new Edinburgh show, which was on at our village theatre. I’ve interviewed Ali twice, once for the podcast, once for WIRED. He is a really nice chap and quite inspiring – both as a close-up magician and [...]


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