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Rain Stops Play

Rain Stops Play

By Mark crozer
RAIN STOPS PLAY (formerly known as Ear Corn with Mark and Bruce) is a weekly podcast centered around the ongoing struggles faced by artistic types in these challenging times.

Mark Crozer is the bass player with The Jesus and Mary Chain and also the singer-songwriter behind WWE Bray Wyatt's entrance theme 'Live in Fear.'
Bruce Windwood is a writer-producer-director of numerous projects including the award-winning feature film '12 In A Box.'
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Episode 24
Featuring On The Hook with Simon Hook, Hester's Testers, Chimney Chat and a song from Mark's new album "In Another Time."
October 23, 2020
Episode 23
The usual mix of serious discussion and inane banter. This week... Rethink. Reskill. Reboot. What's really going on here? Plus the Lockdown Lowdown, Mark's Shopping Addiction and On The Hook with Simon Hook.
October 16, 2020
Episode 22
Featuring the usual nincompoopery and a trifecta of You Don't Have To Be A Celebrity Questions.
October 9, 2020
Episode 21
More second class chit chat from The Axis of Idle, including You Don't Have To Be A Celebrity Question Time and more. Mark would like to apologize for mistakenly saying that the French word for 'crow' is 'carreau.' This is obviously utter nonsense and the correct word for 'crow' is 'corbeau.' Thank you for your patronage.
October 2, 2020
Episode 20
Featuring School Rant, What's Your Favourite Number? and a moment of pretty blooming serious chat about disgraced artists and their legacy. Sort of.
September 25, 2020
Episode 19
Featuring: Chipotle Rant, You Don't Have To Be A Celebrity Question Time and more!
September 18, 2020
Episode 18
It's a bumper One Year Anniversary edition of the podcast (taking the name change into account of course.) Today the chaps talk about time travel, making things, plug Mark's new radio show (The Dream Stream, 1 PM EST every Friday on KPISS.FM) and share Episode 6 of Eternal Strife.
September 11, 2020
Episode 17
Mark and Bruce chat about the process of writing and performing during the pandemic amongst other things.
September 4, 2020
Episode 16
Bringing you more waffle than an IHOP breakfast menu. 
August 28, 2020
Episode 15
Tune in for the results of the Great Rain Stops Play Trombone Experiment. Also featured this week: More hammock chat, a double 'You Don't Have To Be A Celebrity Question Time and Episode 5 of Eternal Strife.
August 21, 2020
Episode 14
It's a hot and humid day so Mark and Bruce bicker like a couple of school boys.
August 14, 2020
Episode 13
In which Mark and Bruce get over-excited about hammocks, albatrosses and the perils of shaving, amongst other topics. Contains at least 15 uses of the dreaded F-Bomb.
August 7, 2020
Epsiode 12
All yer usual stuff and a whole lot more including... You Don't Have To Be A Celebrity Question Time, Bruce's Inventions, Ornithological Chat, Lots of Swearing.
July 31, 2020
Episode 11
Further random musings from the Axis of Idle, including Celebrity Question Time with Michael Spicer.
July 24, 2020
Episode 10
Mark and Bruce get serious about Trump among other topics. Also in this episode: Eternal Strife Part 5 and a new song from Mark.
July 17, 2020
Episode 9
More small talk, inane chit-chat, banter and waffle from the Axis of Idle. Contains language some may find highly offensive!
July 10, 2020
Episode 8
An uncomfortable blend of high art and toilet humour. Or somewhere in the middle. 
July 3, 2020
Episode 7
Religion! Sex! Drama! And a brand new episode of Eternal Strife! All inside today's sizzling hot edition of RAIN STOPS PLAY!
June 26, 2020
Episode 6
An uncomfortable mix of thought-provoking discourse and scatological humour including Hoover chat, the murky world of TV sync music and a celebrity question from comedy actor Ken Collard. 
June 19, 2020
Episode 5
Featuring: All Bran chat! Sophie Ellis Bextor rant! And another question from Michael Spicer!
June 12, 2020
Episode 4
Well then... today's show features a little bit of the usual silliness but a whole lot of very serious discussion about racism in the wake of African-American George Floyd's death at the hands of white police officer Derek Chauvin.
June 5, 2020
Episode 3
Fifty minutes of utter nonsense featuring live coverage of the 52nd McVities Annual Knobbly Knees Contest, another Bruce Rant, Celebrity Question Time with Jo Caulfield and Isobel Campbell and much more!
May 29, 2020
Episode 2
Another does of silliness from the Axis of Idle featuring live coverage of the 97th International Tiddlywinks Championship, Episode Two of Eternal Strife and a Celebrity Question from comedian Michael Spicer.
May 22, 2020
Episode 1
Light-hearted chat with Mark and Bruce featuring Endless Struggle: The Board Game For Middle Aged People, Episode One of comedy-drama Eternal Strife and Celebrity Question Time with questions from John Cleese & Jo Caulfield.
May 15, 2020