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Episode Eleven – Bunny Eggs In A Flying Brogue

In which Young Southpaw muses on prophetic breakfasts, what exactly The Who were trying to say about healthy eating habits, and the immortal yet criminally obscure Swedish game of Bonving.

Taking in eggs, Scrabble, augury, Bugs Bunny, A Fish Called Wanda, Prince, Kiss, Gene Simmons, Van Halen, Pet Shop Boys, James Ward, Roger Rabbit, Peter Rabbit, Dante’s Inferno, Trainspotting, Eggstone, astrology, and more.

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Episode Six – The Anthony Burgess Van Halen Connection

“Talk about extremes, Gary Cherone joined Van Halen! Got to play with the old Edward Van, as Anthony Burgess woulda said had he written ‘Clockwork Orange’ in the 80s, you know 1984, and then Anthony Burgess had that 1985 book, and Van Halen are Dutch, what’s the national colour of the Dutch? I think you’ll find it’s orange…”

Young Southpaw traces the not-so-hidden connections between the British novelist and the ultimate hard rock band, taking in along the way the idea that Bad Brains should do a James Bond theme, Billy Joel & Billy Joe Armstrong should duet, using the Eiffel Tower as a unit of measurement, and much more.

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