Nic is horrified to learn of the latest beauty trend sweeping Thailand. Gareth explores the story of a British doctor (who may or may not be Banksy) under investigation for leaving a macabre calling card. The guys try to make sense of both sides of the recent H&M debacle, and a poor man's Magneto rears his head.
It's a brand new year, and the guys pick up right where they left off with a news story about a pair of newlyweds who have a rather indecent proposal for their would-be cameraman. Nic reveals how he tricks his children into eating fruit with the help of a stick and trips to Cape Point. Gareth gets confused by childrens' television shows, and the guys pull left-over Christmas crackers.
With Darren away on holiday, Nic and Gareth come up with a New Year's resolution or two for him. The guys also discover a questionable straight-to-video movie starring a young Matthew McConaughey, and read some Facebook messages from "fans". In this week's bizarre news, a teenage boy spends his mom's entire month's wages on a video game, and a drunk woman rides a horse on the highway.
The guys discuss the flat earth movement, and Nic goes on a rant about the pointlessness of the Miss Universe pageant.
Gareth finds a story about AI creating misogynistic T-shirts when left to its own devices. An ice-breaker brings a shocking revelation about Gandhi and step-dads. The podcast gets unexpectedly gatecrashed by Darren's inebriated flatmate, with interesting consequences.
Nic gets into an awkward office/toilet situation, and the guys discuss a man in Barcelona who seems a little too keen for his wife to divorce him so that he can marry the sex robot he's created. Gareth also has a fear of American toilets, and Darren proves to be a more than capable host.
A short, sharp update on what's happening with the PLEBCAST right now.
Nic loses his wedding ring, and the guys discuss a politician who doesn't think that lower-income people should have smartphones.
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This week: Gareth finds a bit too much of himself in Portugal whilst circumstances at the gym make Nic look like a terrible parent. The guys also check in with the best/worst punsmith from the world of weird news, David Moye, and Nic comes up with a crappy idea for a board game.