Listen now (38 mins) | The Wednesday Audio #65
Fuck me, this is content.
Really enjoyed this podcast conversation between the legendary comic book writer Alan Moore and the famous 1980’s puppet Orville the duck. I was pleased to learn that following the sad death of ventriloquist Keith Harris, Orville has still been able to get work.
Surreal. Hornsea is where I grew up. You should probably have had fish & chips instead of ice cream but I'm glad you enjoyed your refreshing paddle. People can take their 24° and shove it up their arses - the sea is supposed to be cold, otherwise it feels like wallowing in someone else's leftover bath water.
Wow-woah-wuh-wah-wuh, eat me Universe, that was so good. Contentgasm.
Felix's fabulobuous fact: A prototype of an ombudsman may have flourished in China during the Qin Dynasty (221 BC), and later in Korea during the Joseon Dynasty. The position of secret royal inspector, or amhaeng-eosa was unique to the Joseon Dynasty, where an undercover official directly appointed by the king was sent to local provinces to monitor government officials and look after the populace while travelling incognito.
Your pronounciation of 'Vanya' is ok. Not perfect but ok. The first 'a' should be a bit shorter and 'ya' should be a bit longer, other than that I'm pretty much satisfied. I think you have huge prospects in Russian pronounciation. We should try swear words one day.
I could poke the bear by offering up a Replacement Word for "content" but I'm sure you already know where I'm going and the Ombudsman (helium elf) wouldn't allow anyhow ha