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Feud For Thought

Feud For Thought

By Martyn Hill & Ben Simmons

Ben and Martyn got made redundant. They decided to put their heads together and be creative. The trouble is that they spend a lot of time disagreeing! So this became their ‘thing’. They want to know what you think about the random topics that they review.
Nothing is off limits, nothing is particularly structured. But it is entertaining. And it is not always their own points of view they argue with. Comment and suggest topics via @feudthoughts on Twitter.
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God save the king
God save the king
Martyn is back and a lot has happened in his absence! New Prime Minsiter, New Monarch, new podcast! We hear thoughts on both and all Martyn’s travels on his honeymoon!:)
01:00:52
October 08, 2022
It’s a conspiracy i tell you!
It’s a conspiracy i tell you!
This week we look at conspiracy theories and what we know about them. Not much to be honest! But we welcome your thoughts on them @feudthoughts. Also this is a belated episode as martyn went away without posting it. So don’t get confused.
51:55
September 19, 2022
You’re favourite tipple
You’re favourite tipple
This week we look at all the various drinks we have enjoyed through life…Martyn’s addiction to pepsi…and more.
01:00:25
September 09, 2022
Pets at home
Pets at home
We take a dive into pets! Ones we’ve had, ones we want, and ones we don’t think should be pets! Any thoughts, hit us up @feudthoughts on your twitter
01:02:01
August 15, 2022
Too Hot to Handle
Too Hot to Handle
It’s baking outside! As temperature rise with the hottest day ever we look at some of the worst and best that weather has given us over the years. And how bad the UK are at dealing with these changes. #feudthoughts on twitter
01:00:40
July 31, 2022
WimbleDumb
WimbleDumb
This week we see just how little Martyn knows about Wimbledon…and most sports to be honest. So if you’re a big Tennis nut, apologies we will dumb it down! If you’re not, then this might enlighten you to some interesting facts on the world wide sport that is tennis. @feudthoughts on twitter if you want to comment.
01:00:52
July 06, 2022
Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice
This week we take a look at all the advice people like to dish out to others without even caring if they want it! What to eat, what to wear, how to be thin, how to live your life any other way then you want to live it. We don’t like these people!! Here’s why….any thoughts @feudthoughts what the worst advice you’ve been given?? Let us know!! We are interested!
01:00:18
June 29, 2022
Jubilitious
Jubilitious
This week we talk about those pesky Royals again! Her Max has just had her platinum Jubilee and so the boys discuss their thoughts her reign, the point of the royals in general, who might take over, and other little tangents too. Tweet us @feudthoughts
01:02:07
June 12, 2022
Eurovision War!
Eurovision War!
This week we discuss Eurovision and War! Two things that really shouldn’t be connected, but obviously this year they very much were! What do we know about it?? Very little to be honest….doesn’t stop us mouthing off about it though! You can too…@feudthoughts
01:01:55
May 20, 2022
We are career starters!!
We are career starters!!
This week we look at our first ventures into the world of employment! the paper round was core for both (though Ben needed a chaperone) but where did life take them after that? Thought to @feudthoughts
01:01:41
May 06, 2022
It’s our 50th!!
It’s our 50th!!
This week we chat about all things turning 50!! Toys, actors, food, games, everything is getting as old as Ben!! Send thoughts to @feudthoughts if you have any!
01:00:52
April 26, 2022
Comedy Characters
Comedy Characters
This week we discuss our favourite comedy character we grew up with. Also a little bit in how we felt the Will Smith Oscars slap went down, and what we think about the current Extinction Rebellion blockades. Any thoughts please tweet us @feudthoughts
01:02:27
April 19, 2022
Ainsley’s Acting Life
Ainsley’s Acting Life
With Ben once again working away, Martyn gets in budding actor, loyal staff member, and general all round muppet to discuss his take on the current working life of a budding actor…kind of
01:05:05
April 11, 2022
Computer Games
Computer Games
This week we chat about our computing history. Which for two guys in their 40’s isn’t really much a background…but still it’s interesting! We you an Amiga or an Atari? A Nintendo or a sega? A PlayStation or an Xbox? Lots of thoughts @feudthoughts - let us know.
01:04:23
March 24, 2022
It’s a Guest Quizmaster!
It’s a Guest Quizmaster!
This week we have a brand shiny new guest! We look at the format of quiz shows! We love quizzes…who doesnt! But this week we have a genuine quiz master who writes questions for some oft your favourite TV shows!! And we get to quiz each other on our own specialist subjects. Any thoughts tweet us @feudthoughts right now!!!
01:02:23
March 16, 2022
The Panel Show Show
The Panel Show Show
Ben is back!!!! (Again)…we dont know how long for, so we get straight in wiht some panel show chat! What do they focus so much on comics and pointless chat…is it still a popular format?? Who does Martyn hate to watch on them?? Find out here and le Tues know any thoughts on @feudthoughts
01:01:33
March 07, 2022
Movie Madness
Movie Madness
So this week Ben is injured! The man has many excuses! And martyn is going solo. He takes through the upcoming movies he is most excited about for 2022! What to tell him about more? Or some tv shows to watch? Then tweet @feudthoughts
55:34
February 28, 2022
Valentines with Mike
Valentines with Mike
Ben disappears again this week, but fear not Martyn is not alone and he brings in a mutual friend Michael to join him. They chat about valentines! The facts, stars and the social opinions. Where there two St Valentines? Did it get banned in the uk? Find it here! As well as some usual faves. Any thoughts @feudthoughts
01:02:16
February 13, 2022
Everyone Diversify!
Everyone Diversify!
Well we did promise a more serious chat. And the guys do a good job here expressing the opinions of the different aspects of movie and TV that are diversifying all over the place!! Is its good? Is it happening in a timely fashion? Is it helping at all?? Your thoughts are welcome @feudthoughts
01:03:60
February 06, 2022
Gaming around
Gaming around
This week we chat about the glorious field of boardgames! Ones we p,aged as a kid, what counts as a boardgame! Why we love them and some of worst ones ever invented.
01:01:16
January 30, 2022
Ben Solo
Ben Solo
Maybe better than Hans? Who knows! Proving hard to find time to speak together Ben has had to go solo this week as pay back for ditching Martyn in December! So let see what he has to say….any thoughts tweet us on @feudthoughts
34:59
January 23, 2022
Merry New Year & Happy Xmas
Merry New Year & Happy Xmas
We are back!!! Taking the the xmas holiday as a season break as we hit the ground running on 2022!! Year 2! Season 2! Lots of 2’s!!! We discuss each of our breaks and jobs at the moment, plus some Xmas tidbits too!! Any thoughts let us know @feudthoughts
01:01:17
January 09, 2022
Ramblings of a Muppet
Ramblings of a Muppet
Ben is away! Martyn is ill!! It’s not the greatest combination…but Martyn tries his best to get through and episode of ramblings about job searches, working for the ever impressive LaplandUK christmas experience….and covid! Come join him and let us know any thoughts @feudthoughts on twitter.
43:19
December 05, 2021
Nights to remember
Nights to remember
Remember remember the 5th of November….and many more nights that could have gone wrong. The most memorable nights are not always the most fun. There are lots of tales a foot here…don’t judge our youth.
01:00:01
November 07, 2021
Little Pod of Horrors
Little Pod of Horrors
It’s Halloween week and what better to discuss than horror films! So many good and bad ones out there…what really scared us as kids a what movie trope is just a bit too funny to be scary.
01:02:57
October 31, 2021
Holiday Funday
Holiday Funday
A look at some of the worst places we’ve been on holiday, some funny stories on route as well. Also a couple of little side tours as Martyn likes to go on. What’s your favourite holiday so far?? Anytime is still good to tell us @feudthoughts
59:46
October 10, 2021
Driving us Mad
Driving us Mad
This week we take a look at all the mad journeys people take! What drives us mad about them and some of the worst journey we’ve both had. Added to this we throw in some opinions of public reactions to the ongoing petrol ‘crisis’ and the other big events of the week. Join us and challenge us @feudthoughts on twitter.
01:02:42
October 03, 2021
London Life
London Life
This week we look at the beauty and perils of London life…mostly beauty though. It’s a great, amazing city that is the capital of our country. So let’s celebrate it with some facts and stories.
01:00:34
September 19, 2021
Quizzical Minds
Quizzical Minds
‘Nothing in this game for 2 in a bed’, ‘it’s good, but it’s not the right answer’ - just a couple of the famous quiz show catchphrases we enjoyed growing up! What was yours? You can buy a vowel if you like, have a P thanks Bob, or just marvel and the memories these two bring with reminiscent chat! So ‘come on down’ ‘shut that door’ and let’s ‘see if it’s up there’
01:05:11
September 12, 2021
Injury of a lifetime
Injury of a lifetime
What is the worst injury you’ve ever had. This week the boys recant their worst injuries to-date, chat about some Paralympics gold, and look at the worst accidents in history that people have survived.
01:03:03
September 05, 2021
30th!!! Worst Job Ever
30th!!! Worst Job Ever
As the boys continue to search for new employment they take a look back at some of the worst jobs they’ve ever had! And some of the worst jobs in history…that are more disgusting then expected.
01:08:10
August 29, 2021
Edinburgh with Cam and Jam
Edinburgh with Cam and Jam
Ben has once again ditched Martyn and left him to fend for himself! So this week we’ve called upon not one, but TWO guests,to come and chat about something very close the Martyn’s heart…the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Any thoughts @feudthoughts
48:11
August 15, 2021
Best TV Ever
Best TV Ever
This week we break down the definitive 100 best TV shows ever. Did the best movie mag of all time get it right??…no, no they didn’t. Here’s why we thinks it’s wrong.
01:03:39
August 08, 2021
Olympricks
Olympricks
Today we discuss the Olympics. Why are they popular? Why do we not send in the pro’s? And how easy it is to enjoy them….don’t forget the caption competition either @feudthoughts
01:03:21
July 31, 2021
Kickball
Kickball
This week a returning Martyn, after missing the chance last week, agrees to chat about kickball…or football as most of you refer to it. What has happened to the way players market themselves? Where does all this money come from? And why do fans take off their cloths? As always find us @feudthoughts and see this weeks photo caption comp too!
01:02:39
July 24, 2021
Chocolate World Cup
Chocolate World Cup
This week, as Ben says, is a truncated episode. As there is no Martyn, Ben foils on alone to much more success than Martyns solo episode because he actually did one! So here is Ben in all his glory…chocolate glory! @feudthoughts
37:41
July 17, 2021
Tech-NO with Rachel Wollett
Tech-NO with Rachel Wollett
This week our guest arrived!! And we are talking Extreme Egging, all things tech related that we dont like, and the best things about the future! @feudthoughts
58:47
July 08, 2021
Party Ramblings!
Party Ramblings!
In the aftermath of Martyn’s wedding the boys chat about those ever annoying after party blues! Their favourite types of parties! And when a surprise can go right1 give us thoughts at @feudthoughts
59:16
July 02, 2021
Weddings
Weddings
With Martyn’s big day fast approaching the boys have a chat about weddings. The lead up to them, flaws with them, missed speech chances, and of course what Boris has done to the industry over the last year.
55:24
June 19, 2021
So Far So Good…
So Far So Good…
Alas Ben is away and not,able,to record this week. So Martyn has put on a great ‘Best of’ show with some of the comedy gold and feud thoughts we all love. @feudthoughts
01:02:16
June 11, 2021
A Royal Conundrum
A Royal Conundrum
This week we revisit a couple of topics. The Royals and Controversial Figures!We discuss the calamity that was the Bahri interview, while also looking at Harry’s Oprah obsession. We also delve into a little bit Eurovision thoughts and Ben highlights his admiration for all things Polo!! Yes...Polo!! Your thoughts are as always very welcome @feudthoughts on the twitter!
01:00:30
June 04, 2021
Franchises everywhere
Franchises everywhere
This week we look at franchises both retail and movies! there are LOADS! But which is best and what is the biggest selling movie franchise to date? With how many films in it? So many question, such little time! Hit us up at @feudthoughts
01:00:28
May 26, 2021
Fitness with Gareth Evans
Fitness with Gareth Evans
This week we take a look at the world of fitness! And health! We chat to personal trainer Gareth Evans, how throughout the pandemic has been making a little name for himself and his training sessions via zoom for his self made gym ‘The Garage’ in Milton Keynes (and world wide online). So if you are feeling like you want to get fit after this then hit us up and we will connect you. @feudthoughts - also let us know your thoughts and anything you would like to share,
01:01:10
May 19, 2021
Cooking
Cooking
This week we chat about cooking - or our lack of knowledge there of!! Also some insights on some previous episodes we forgot to mention. And Martyn’s segment needs a new name, so send us some to @feudthoughts
01:00:39
May 12, 2021
Planes Crashes with Susan Murray
Planes Crashes with Susan Murray
This week we have another guest! The fabulous Susan Murray stopped by for a little chin wag over her favourite topic...Plane Crashes! An odd choice for someone to favour for sure, but nonetheless let see how she studied it and made it into a stand up comedy show of all things! @feudthoughts
58:43
April 28, 2021
History of Swearing (explicit)
History of Swearing (explicit)
After watching the ‘history of Swearing’ on Netflix we felt it required a podcast. We wanted to have a discussion on these words and how bad they actually are. Are they bad? Why are we offended by words? Where did they start?
01:04:24
April 21, 2021
Crisps
Crisps
What’s your favourite crisp? What’s the biggest crisp ever made? Are Pringles actually a crisp?? Find out the nations favourites right here, and if you want to dispute it then tell us @feudthoughts
01:03:52
April 14, 2021
Phobias
Phobias
This week we discuss the different phobias people can have, but mainly our own. Including the classic hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia - the fear of long words. As always thought go to @feudthoughts
01:00:16
April 07, 2021
First Ever Guest - with round up
First Ever Guest - with round up
This week we have a little look at our extensive history of the pod so far while chatting our first ever guest!! He has been mentioned a few times in our conversations so it’s only fair he has his chance to speak! We speak with the living legend that Mr Keith Simmons...the man who has written more comedy jokes for many famous celebs than you may realise! The man you has starred in over 50 years of pantomime productions! The man who fathered Feud For Thoughts very own Ben Simmons! Let’s see if he can make up for any if it.
01:02:19
March 31, 2021
Doctor Who
Doctor Who
This week, inspired by Martyn’s pyjamas, we delve into our thoughts on Doctor Who. Which was your favourite doctor? How long can it go for? What happened to all the bow ties? Take a listen. Let us know your thoughts on @feudthoughts
01:00:57
March 24, 2021
The Royals(ish)
The Royals(ish)
EPISODE 10! We got here! And we wanted to chat about the Royals! The epicentre of the UK! Great topic! However, this was done during a week of intense news over the Meghan Interview, which kinda took over because she is a brilliantly controversial character! So what do we think? Was she genuine? Was it worth it? How do we feel about the Royals overall! Great chat this week! Let us know your opinion @feudthoughts
01:00:38
March 17, 2021
Surprising Entertainment
Surprising Entertainment
We've all had shows we thought were going to really bad, but turned out to be one of the best things we've seen (Feud For Thought for example!). Well in the episode we take a look at some of the shows that have unexpectedly brilliant and also those that may not have been as well. Either way they all created some Surprising Entertainment. Follow and write to us on @feudthoughts let us know what shows you have enjoyed too
01:00:36
March 10, 2021
Trump
Trump
This week we take a laidback approach to the for more president himself Donald Trump. We say laidback, as out research may be lacking but our opinions are not. We do, as always, deviate a little though. Hit us up with opinions on @feudthoughts for any feedback!
57:21
March 03, 2021
Superheroes
Superheroes
So we toned it down a bit this week and went with a lighthearted view of superheroes both current and old! Ones we grew up with, ones we admired, and also the ones that weren’t that great. We delved into the 14 worst superheroes on all time...and it was a lot fun doing it too! Join us and let us know you’re favourite!! @feudthoughts on Twitter!
01:03:57
February 24, 2021
Controversial Figures
Controversial Figures
Ben’s wish for a ‘hard hitting’ episode came true. The boys discuss some of the more controversial celebrities in the recent history and whether we should look at their work over their acts of controversy or condemn them as a whole. Give your thoughts on the matter...@feudthoughts
01:04:37
February 17, 2021
The Future
The Future
We chat about possible futures and what life might be if things we see on the telebox actually existed!
01:03:20
February 10, 2021
Advertising
Advertising
This week we attempt to discuss the topic of advertising - I’m thinking we may have to revisit this as we don’t seems to get the crux of the matter...but it’s a good run down memory lane of the ads we grew up...join us!
01:04:23
February 03, 2021
Unsung Heroes
Unsung Heroes
This week we look at a few heroes that we believe deserve a bit more praise. And if you ever needed info on military animals including thoughts saluting a goat...this is the episode for you
01:01:21
January 27, 2021
Biscuits
Biscuits
This week the guys discuss the nations favourites in more detail than expected...biscuits!!! Everyone has a favourite, what’s yours? Or do they find one you hadn’t thought of or forgotten about? They may make you want to run out and buy a pack or never have a biscuit ever again!
50:35
January 20, 2021
Privacy
Privacy
We like to keep things nice and simple so to start with on the first ever Feud for Thought podcast we hit the easy topic of ‘Privacy’ - thats right, we open the can of worms that is privacy laws. Not sure why we did, but its still an entertaining romp either way...and FYI, Topics are still available in all good newsagent and sweet shops.
49:08
January 08, 2021