User avatar Garforth takes its place in the history of rave

You might think that our humble home town of Garforth has a very low key history that starts with coal mining and ends with the time Tesco moved into the old Safeway’s. The people living there might have enjoyed listening to music but it has no famous musicians. Nearby Kippax can claim The Music as […]

User avatar Election results 2017

It’s been an exciting campaign, most of which has happened away from The Beans since the election was first announced back in April which is why we haven’t heard anything about it here since it was first called. But the day is finally here, and the results are in. Let’s go now live to the […]

User avatar Episode 4: King William’s War

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In this vastly delayed episode, Ian and Kev discuss:

A small feud over Stock Aitken Waterman Annexing the Lake District Crumpets Onions

 

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User avatar Smidge-tastic Advert Break – MK 2

I feel as though I may be out of the loop again.

There I was, walking around the streets of Carlisle in the rain like Sadsack from ‘Raggydolls’, when I came across this advertisement in the window of a pharmacy:

We are all aware of the Finnish authentic / fake advert for Coco Loco […]

User avatar What is a Pound Minute?

We may have invented wireless communications, put sailors on the moon and shortened the English language to within an inch of its life, but what is a Pound Minute?

The Pound Minute is a way of working out whether doing something is actually worth your while. It measures the cost received for the action being […]

User avatar Episode 3: The Crystal Skulls

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That’s right Episode 3 is here already, in this frankly wonderful installment Kev and Ian discuss:

Zoup Chuck Norris selling Levis What to do with an abundance of crystal skulls The Book of Mormon Opening a discount retail store

 

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User avatar Episode 2: Cheery Polar Bears

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Hot on the heels from Episode 1 comes… you guessed it, Episode 2!

In this episode, Kev and Ian discuss, amongst other things:

The musical zeitgeist How to recognise a time travelling horse The future of breakfast cereal The economics of Chinese Manufacturing

 

http://www.pouringbeans.com/podcast-player/2141/episode-2-cheery-polar-bears.mp3 Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 9:54 | Recorded on 17/02/2017

 

User avatar 2017 State of the Beans Address

Good afternoon. Delegates, please, sit down. Thank you.

My name is Professor Sir Elbert Louche, and it is a great honour to have been invited back to the Beans to deliver this third annual State of the Beans Address.

I and my colleagues at the University of the Internet have analysed the Beans carefully throughout […]