Podshambles 57: The Best Smell In Religion

Welcome, distinguished guest, to this - the best pod-based evening (or morning, if you like) that's ever been cast into your goddamn life. Soak up those audio waves while dining on a fine menu of chat, waffle and, via that patented Podshambles Pod-Power, and for the first time ever, scent.

That's right, the Podboys have got all stinky this episode as they delve into the oft-missed topic of their desert island smells. Laurie delves into his love of the musk of goalie gloves, the fact that Paddy's into dry oranges and orange (maybe?) dryers, and both of the P-Boys agree on The Most Famous Smell In Religion (TM).

We also find time to talk about wiggling your tie, warming down versus cooling off, and having Age of Empires II on tap.

Tuck into your podpie, sup from you cast of wine, and let Podshambles do the digestion for you. Yum.


Podshambles is the comedy stylings of Paddy Gervers (Jonny & The Baptists) and Laurie Havelock (once met Brian Blessed). They are two best friends who know far too much about each other.

Each episode, marvel as they stagger and ramble through video games, comic books and any other fragments of geek culture that wander through their weirdly synchronised brains. No conversational cul-de-sac is left unplundered, whether it's Game of Thrones (or Goats), their many run-ins with geese, or just a load of egg puns. There's even a regular check in with Choose Your Own Adventure with Flagon the Dwarf, a not at all Dungeons and Dragons-esque romp through somewhere quite like a pound-shop Middle Earth.

Expect an hour-long podcast that will make you laugh. I promise. Swearsies. BFFs 4LYF.