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Ep 220d: Best of the Worst of the Best 13 Monday, August 16th, 2021

One more episode in our mini-hiatus due to Barry's work schedule as the boys get together for a good old natter about episodes 61-65 and pick their World's Best for the topics covered in those shows We revisit our discussions with Steven Colgyn about Policemen, Tez Ilyas about Centre Backs, Jon Dryden Taylor about Opening Ceremonies, Tulip Sidiq MP about Fashion Accessories and A Gay and a Nongay about Friendship There's the usual grab-bag of trivia and tall tales with stories of giant scissors, Mr T and two adorable Jewish comedians Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit our shiny new website, wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Miscellaneous

Ep 220d: Best of the Worst of the Best 13

Ep 220c – MORE World’s Worst Offcuts! Monday, August 9th, 2021

We continue our little hiatus from recording (largely thanks to Barry's eminently-over-employed status) with some more clips from the back catalogue We have dug out some footage that didn't quite make the edit of 5 episodes from the start of 2020 but we felt were worth hanging onto for a rainy day They feature guests Vicki Pipe, Katy Schutte, David Atherton, Lucy Jane Atkinson and Mikey Brett, and they look at topics as diverse as The Great Succulent Invasion, sinks full of ice-cream and why directing a play is very much like managing a football team Normal service should be resumed next week! Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Miscellaneous, Podcast

Ep 220c – MORE World’s Worst Offcuts!

Ep 220b – World’s Worst Offcuts Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Holding positions people! Due to Barry's enormously crammed work diary and Ben's inability to source a charismatic, trivia-loving Irish homosexual at short notice, we've had to release a podcast palette cleanser with some of our favourite snippets that didn't make the final cut Enjoy this week's sorbet full of spies, Vikings and sausages Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Miscellaneous, Podcast

Ep 220b – World’s Worst Offcuts

The Third Foot: The Olimpick Games Friday, July 30th, 2021

Inspired by the timeless glory of the sporting jamboree going on in Tokyo right now, Ben and Barry dive head first (with a triple twist and a confused pike) into the more leftfield history of the Olympic Games They take a short look at the international alternatives to the great games before turning their attention to the idiosyncratic, drunken and farcical antecedents of the modern Olympiad Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Sport

The Third Foot: The Olimpick Games

Ep 220: Rik Carranza – World’s Worst Sci-Fi Movie Monday, July 26th, 2021

Pew pew, pew-pew-pew, laser sounds etc! It's time for Worst Foot Forward to go sub-atomic, intergalactic and beyond the realms of possibility with an episode all about the World's Worst Sci-Fi Movie We are joined by comedian, streamer and sci-fi expert Rik Carranza who directs his phasers to the stunningly bad Battlefield Earth Barry digs up an animated film that tanked a Hollywood studio while Ben goes to the shores of the Black Sea in search of Wookiees Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @RikCarranza Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing - especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, TV & Film

Ep 220: Rik Carranza – World’s Worst Sci-Fi Movie

Ep 219: Joshua Seigal – World’s Worst Ingredient Monday, July 19th, 2021

Open wide, hold your nose and steady yourself to slop this week's episode down the hatch Joined by poet Joshua Seigal we uncover the grimmest ingredients in history Inside the Worst Foot cauldron this week are anchovies, Virgin Boy Eggs, gelatine, fish guts and lots and lots of snakes With a side of fashionable potatoes JOIN OUR NEW DISCORD: https://discordgg/3QRwHw6nG6  Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @joshuaseigal Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Food & Drink, Podcast

Ep 219: Joshua Seigal – World’s Worst Ingredient

Ep 218: Paul Duncan McGarrity – World’s Worst Archaeologist Monday, July 12th, 2021

This episode belongs in a museum, preferably one of those that comes alive after dark with hilarious consequences Returning to the show as our second ever three-time guest is actual archaeologist Paul Duncan McGarrity and what better subject to ask him to unearth than the World's Worst Archaeologist There are tales of cheating on panel shows, dogs going digging and Nazis in search of Atlantis Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @AskAnArch Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing and especially as we work on our first book! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 218: Paul Duncan McGarrity – World’s Worst Archaeologist

Ep 217b: Best of the Worst of the Best 12 Monday, July 5th, 2021

We're back with another sweet WFF duet as Barry and Ben bring a bit of positivity into your ears They head back to Eps 56-60 and pick out their favourite examples of the best tea, punishment, day, element and family tradition in history Superstars this week include a spat between John Ruskin and James Whistler, an alchemical laxative heirloom and an infamous Italian juggler There is also a lot of righteous and justified hatred of Bryan Ferry JOIN OUR NEW DISCORD: https://discordgg/3QRwHw6nG6  Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Best of the Worst of the Best, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 217b: Best of the Worst of the Best 12

Ep 217: Tom Scott – World’s Worst Theme Park Monday, June 28th, 2021

Welcome to the house of fun on Worst Foot Forward as this week we take a rollercoaster ride with YouTuber and presenter Tom Scott in the World's Worst Theme Park Tom expands on the theoretical awfulness of a park that doesn't even exist yet - and probably never will Meanwhile, Ben spends much of his time with injury-claims lawyers and Barry has been googling 'sex theme parks' Again Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @tomscott Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 217: Tom Scott – World’s Worst Theme Park

The Third Foot: Wimbledon (Bonus Episode) Friday, June 25th, 2021

New balls please! With a summer of sport upon us - among the heavy showers - the British summer tradition that is the Wimbledon Tennis Championship is returning after a Covid-induced hiatus So sip your Pimms, swirl your strawberries and cream, and let Barry lead you through a round-robin of ball-sniffing, trend-setting and never-endings If you're game, get set - we're a match! Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Third Foot, Worst Foot Forward

The Third Foot: Wimbledon (Bonus Episode)

Ep 216: Daniel Durnin – World’s Worst Furniture Monday, June 21st, 2021

Pull up a chair, lay yourself a place at our wonky table and prepare to enjoy a stroll through our showroom of terrible furniture alongside our guide, multidisciplinary artist and woodworker Daniel Durnin To your left you'll see a series of salacious presidential desks and sleazy beds, on your far right there is all sorts of spiky anti-social furniture and then as far as the eye can see is row upon row of misshapen and malformed fixtures and fittings JOIN OUR NEW DISCORD: https://discordgg/3QRwHw6nG6  Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 216: Daniel Durnin – World’s Worst Furniture

Ep 215: Robin Morgan – World’s Worst Entrepreneur Monday, June 14th, 2021

We have done some blue-sky-thinking this week with an eye on disrupting markets and securing investment in our brand new episode: World's Worst Entrepreneur Comedian Robin Morgan is with us to tell us why the owner of pub chain Wetherspoons named his outlets after a teacher, while Ben goes back to the future in a Delorean and Barry, obviously, talks about a pope Join our brand new Discord Server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx  Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @robinjaymorgan Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose: wwwpodnosecom ...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 215: Robin Morgan – World’s Worst Entrepreneur

Ep 214: Jonathan Drennan – World’s Worst Sports Kit Monday, June 7th, 2021

We hope that you've remembered your running vest, shorts, socks and spikes, because if not you'll be listening to the whole show in your underwear! This week Ben and Barry are joined by Northern Irish sports journalist and Aussie Rules casualty Jonathan Drennan to talk about oddest piece of sporting kit and equipment We find out about deadly Ancient Greek underpants, there whereabouts of Russell Crowe's jockstrap and who was the stickiest NFL player of all time JOIN OUR NEW DISCORD: https://discordgg/3QRwHw6nG6  Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @JWDrennan Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 214: Jonathan Drennan – World’s Worst Sports Kit

Ep 213: Tasha Dhanraj – World’s Worst PC Game Monday, May 31st, 2021

We're booting up the Worst Foot Supercomputer this week - aka our guest Tasha Dhanraj - and asking it to find the answer to the great question: What is the World's Worst PC Game We've got a hard-drive full of all kinds of everything including white supremacists, dust among The Sims and the game that taught you everything you could ever wish to know about cholera Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @tashadhanraj Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 213: Tasha Dhanraj – World’s Worst PC Game

The Third Foot: Extreme Weather (Bonus Episode) Saturday, May 29th, 2021

Spring has very definitely sprung and now summer is icumen in, bringing with it the usual mix of blazing sunshine and torrential rain Given the love of the British and Irish for discussing the weather, Ben takes Barry on an appropriately whirlwind tour of rains of animals, heatwaves and the night before Ragnarok Oh, and Pliny The Elder shows up because of course he does Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing… https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Third Foot, Worst Foot Forward

The Third Foot: Extreme Weather (Bonus Episode)