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The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode, Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe is the most listened to Rugby podcast in the world. We cover all the latest news, rumours insight and stories, but with plenty of humour, opinions and the best guests from the game, including current and former internationals. Follow us on social media and send us in your questions to chat through each week.
 
Every week, join Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, and her inspirational guests as they celebrate the best books written by women. They'll discuss this year's shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other women’s bookshelves and talk about what the future holds for women writing today. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over 25 years. Sit ...
 
General Talk is a monthly podcast featuring interviews with figures from the British Army and ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The podcasts give a greater insight into the ever-changing role of the military in the modern world and the way in which we, as the Army’s national charity, safeguard the welfare of our soldiers, veterans and their families
 
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Patrice Evra, a hero to many both on and off the pitch. Described as the best left-back in Europe by Fergie, for years his leadership and passion helped bring Manchester United and the French national team to cup glory. But Patrice has battled through poverty, sexual abuse and homelessness to get to where he is. Now, at nearly 41, Patrice reflects …
 
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham is Gabby’s guest on the pod this week. Andy became the Member of Parliament for Leigh in 2001 and served as both Culture Secretary and Health Secretary under Gordon Brown. Previously, he was Chief Secretary to the Treasury during one of the most turbulent times for the world’s financial markets. In 2017 he l…
 
Alex Herrity is the co-founder and CEO of Anima. Anima is a augmented reality, NFT company blending the physical and digital worlds. Packy and Alex discuss the current state of the NFT market, building in a bear marketing, Anima's decades long vision, and what the company does today. SponsorSeason 2 of Not Boring Founders is sponsored by FTX US. Yo…
 
With the semi-finals of both the Champions and Challenge cups all wrapped up, we review all the weekend's games and look ahead to the finals in a couple of weeks time. Jim and Goodey are joined by former Leinster and Ireland hooker Bernard Jackman to discuss why Leinster are such a dominant force in European rugby. After the final two English teams…
 
Scott and Chris set up your weekend from London and Turin ahead of their two favourite sporting events: The FA Cup Final and the Eurovision Song Contest. They catch up with Rylan, Richard Osman and singers Becky Hill and Lucie Jones to preview the day’s action, and 9-year-old Tom rates his dad’s favourite CD in Kids Review Their Parent’s Record Col…
 
We're joined by one of the all-time greats in Shane Williams to chat about his transition to life after rugby. It's Mental Health Awareness Week, so this episode takes an intimate look into the lives of Shane and Jim as they struggled with certain aspects of life after rugby. They discuss the highs of their careers and professional rugby, and what …
 
Sarah Willingham originally planned a career in finance before making her fortune in food. Growing up in Stoke, the entrepreneur and former Dragon on the BBC's Dragons’ Den started her first paper round at the age of 11, then took her first steps in the restaurant trade aged just 13. From there she went on to work for Pizza Express and Planet Holly…
 
Our long-awaited return to studio is finally here and what a studio it is. Coming to you from Spotify HQ, we're joined by Scotland and Racing 92 fly half Finn Russell following his side's Champions Cup Quarter final victory over Sale Sharks on Sunday. The lads run though all the European fixtures from last weekend and look ahead to the semi finals …
 
This is episode is a cross-post from the podcast Cartoon Avatars, hosted by Logan Bartlett. Logan is joined by Packy and Ben Thompson of Stratechery. Packy, Ben, and Logan talk about their respective businesses and experiences on the internet, and give advice for other content creators. Packy and Logan have been friends for nearly 15 years. And bot…
 
When the Twitter acquisition was a story about free speech and content moderation, I didn’t have much to say. Those are really hard problems about which I have no special insights to contribute. But over the past week, the story has evolved into one with which I’m much more comfortable: how to better monetize Twitter. I have some ideas, one of whic…
 
Greg Jackson is the founder and chief executive of Octopus Energy, one of the UK's fastest-growing energy companies. Before building Octopus, which is now valued at more than a billion pounds, Greg enjoyed a hugely successful career in the world of digital start-ups as both an investor and manager. He's also been a member of Greenpeace since the ag…
 
Gabby Dizon is the co-founder of Yield Guild Gaming (YGG). On its website, it says YGG is a play-to-earn gaming guild, bringing players together to earn via blockchain based economies. That description is starting to expand - YGG is quickly becoming the infrastructure for x-to-earn DAOs. Packy and Gabby discuss the future of ownership, earning, and…
 
This week, Jim and Goodey are joined by former Ireland, Leinster and Leicester back row Shane Jennings to look ahead to his two former clubs facing off in the Heineken Champions Cup Quarter final this weekend. The lads predict the winners of all the Champions Cup Quarter Finals as well as running through last weekend's Premiership fixtures which sa…
 
Gina Bianchini is the founder and CEO of Mighty Networks. Mighty is a platform that makes it easy to create, grow and monetize online communities. Mighty is the result of nearly two decades of Gina's career spent building online social products back to the early 2000s, when she built Ning with Marc Andreessen, and she's been building for community …
 
Former CEO of Harlequins, Saracens, Melbourne Storm and Global Rapid Rugby, Mark Evans sits down with me to give his take on everything from how to grow the game, ring-fencing, salary caps, a global season and what rugby union can learn from other successful sports leagues and teams around the world. It's a great chat with someone who has been at t…
 
Series 2 kicks off with Gabby Logan speaking to author, political strategist and podcaster Alastair Campbell. Having started out as a journalist, Alastair is best known for his six-year stint as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s director of communications, previously serving as his press secretary while in Opposition. Despite returning bri…
 
Singer and songwriter Joy Crookes talks about rude awakenings and the feeling of being ‘slapped in the face’ by books. Joy was initially recognised in 2013 for her cover of Hit the Road Jack which she posted on YouTube, gaining over 600,000 views (one of whom was to be her manager). Three years later, she released her debut single, New Manhattan, a…
 
Charlene White is best known for presenting ITV News and making us laugh on Loose Women. This week she reveals some of the things she wishes she'd known about earlier. Together they explore the missed signs and signals of her mum’s menopause, what it’s like to parent younger children as we slow down in midlife, and temping her parent’s expectations…
 
Alamin Uddin is the co-founder and CEO of NexHealth. NexHealth’s mission is to accelerate innovation in healthcare. It's doing it by making it easy for your health data to go from point A to point B, and from doctor to doctor. The company recently announced its Series C round of $125M at a $1B valuation led by Buckley Ventures. Sponsor Season 2 of …
 
After a Harlequins' crucial win over Leicester Tigers on Saturday, we're joined by Man of the Match and Scottish international Huw Jones to chat about life at Quins and his hopes of a return to international duty. With the playoffs drawing closer, Jim and Goodey give their predictions of who will join Leicester and Saracens in the top 4. The lads i…
 
ReFi (Regenerative Finance) is having a moment. ReFi is a reimagining of the financial system that accounts for the needs of all stakeholders, current and future. It puts a price on externalities: charging those who create negative externalities and rewarding those who create positive externalities. Celo is becoming ReFi's home. Celo is a carbon-ne…
 
Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE shares her life of relentless campaigning for justice for her son, Stephen Lawrence. She’s a multi-award winning campaigner and an author, but most importantly she’s a fighter. Her tireless campaigning led to the MacPherson inquiry, which described the Metropolitan Police as “institutionally racist”. In 2003, she was gi…
 
Tamzin Outhwaite may be best known for her role as Mel Owen on EastEnders but has never been defined by it. Her work ethic and strength of character has led her to pull focus on so many shows - Red Cap, Hustle, Hotel Babylon, The Fixer, Silent Witness, Law & Order UK, the list goes on. Away from the studios, she’s also graced the stage, performing …
 
When Adam Smith began writing about an invisible hand, a metaphor for the market’s self-correcting mechanisms, in 1759, the world was very local, and information moved at a more leisurely pace. Today, though, information zips around the world instantly, the talent pool is becoming more liquid and global, venture capital has more money to deploy tha…
 
With the Champions Cup round of 16 complete, we run through all of the results from the second leg of games over the weekend. We're joined by Munster's forwards coach and soon-to-be Head Coach Graham Rowntree to get his reaction to their victory over Exeter on Saturday. Jim and Goodey chat through some of the 26 cards shown by referees over the wee…
 
Scott and Chris set up your weekend with big laughs and great guests. This week they catch up with Peter Andre and Nick Grimshaw, rugby referee Nigel Owens rules on listeners’ disputes on Real Life TMO and 9-year-old Lilah reviews her parents’ Roxette CD.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
Activist and author Scarlett Curtis celebrates Virginia Woolf and her brave and trailblazing attitude to mental health. Former Women’s Prize for Fiction judge, Scarlett, is co-founder of The Pink Protest which has helped change two laws: a bill to help end period poverty and another to include FGM in the Children’s Act. She’s curated two books, Fem…
 
Shane Curran is the founder and CEO of Evervault. Evervault is an encryption infrastructure company that makes collecting, processing, and sharing sensitive data ultra secure. When a company encrypts with Evervault, they could put their database on a billboard and no one could get at the data. The company’s mission is to encrypt the web. Its goal i…
 
Welcome to some extra podcast interviews with Big Jim. In this episode, Jim chats with one of his best mates and former Scotland and Sarries back-row Kelly Brown about their life on and off the pitch. In this new series, we'll be chatting with a mix of current and former players, coaches, decision-makers, influencers and interesting characters thro…
 
In 2001 Will Young was crowned winner of Pop Idol. His debut single ‘Evergreen’ became the fastest selling in UK history and he became a star overnight. After eight albums, three books, award-winning stage shows, and a very popular podcast Will’s star power has not waned, but his personal life is transformed. Now 43, he’s overcome addiction, battle…
 
After a huge first leg of the round of 16 in the Champions Cup, Jim and Goodey are joined by Ulster and Ireland full-back Mike Lowry following their huge away win at Champions Toulouse on Saturday. The lads round off all the weekend's fixtures and look ahead to yet another massive weekend of games in Europe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
 
Not Boring just turned two years old. Packy reflects on the last two years of Not Boring and looks to the year ahead. Each of the first two years of Not Boring had a defining "thing." Year 1: Grow the newsletter and survive Year 2: Not Boring Capital For Year 3, Not Boring is building a Liquid Super Team. Packy discusses why he was originally hesit…
 
Mariam Hakobyan is the co-founber and CEO of Softr. Softr is an easy-to-use no-code platform to build powerful websites, web-apps and client portals from Airtable, in 10 minutes. With Softr, non-technical users can easily build web-apps that previously would’ve required engineering resources. Softr is riding the No-Code wave, and in this discussion…
 
Gabby Logan is back for series two to talk family, finance and fame with some familiar faces. Each week, they'll tell her about the role money has played in their home life and professional success, revealing how their relationship with money has changed over the years, the life lessons they’ve learned along the way, and how they plan for their fam…
 
Campaigner, Gina Miller tells Vick Hope how she has taken adversity and turned it into power. Gina is a businesswoman and dedicated philanthropist who strongly believes in standing up for what she thinks is right, no matter the cost. She has shown this through her social justice work, her True and Fair Campaign, and through the legal challenges she…
 
Fresh from their victorious night at the Sports Podcast Awards, the lads are joined by London Irish winger Ollie Hassell-Collins to discuss his prolific try-scoring form and how his time with England has left him hungry for a first cap. We review the weekend's action from the Premiership and URC, and look ahead to the last 16 of the Champions Cup, …
 
Hadrian is different than the companies we normally talk about in Not Boring. While it relies heavily on software, its main focus is in the world of atoms. It uses big machines to make precision parts for rockets and satellites. It blends automation and high-skilled labor. It’s an incredible example of something we’re going to see a lot more of in …
 
Scott and Chris set up your weekend with big laughs and great guests. This week they catch up with TV presenter Steve Jones and comedian Angela Barnes, rugby referee Nigel Owens rules on more listeners’ disputes and 10-year-old Cassia reviews her mum’s old Destiny’s Child CD.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
Bryan Pellegrino is the co-founder and CEO of LayerZero Labs. LayerZero is an omnichain interoperability protocol that enables the realization of cross-chain applications with a low-level communication primitive — simply put, LayerZero enables more secure and affordable cross-chain activity. During the podcast, LayerZero announced it had raised a $…
 
Join this season’s new host Vick Hope as she talks to Gabby Logan MBE, sports presenter and former gymnast, about the three M’s – midlife, motherhood and her MBE. Gabby is a broadcaster, prolific writer, podcaster and former gymnast. She became a familiar face on our TV screens in the 1990s, and since then has presented every major sporting event i…
 
Gabby Logan is middle aged and unashamed. But what does it mean to reach the halfway stage? Because things are changing; emotionally, physically, mentally. And with that our expectations, priorities, ambitions, and dreams rightly shift too. In the fifth season of The MidPoint you'll hear how Emily Dean, Will Young, Tamzin Outhwaite, Patrice Evra an…
 
Kaeya Majumunday is the founder and CEO of Swaypay. Swaypay is a platform that allows customers to get cashback for posts on TikTok. Customers earn cashback for posting about their recent purchases and brands can get free content and distribution from authentic brand ambassadors. Kaeya and Packy discuss Swaypay’s recent copycats and why she takes i…
 
The lads respond to the RFU's latest announcement around Eddie Jones' successor and have their say on who they think will be the next coach at the helm for England. We're joined by Scotland second row Emma Wassell to hear the inspiring story of how she got into rugby, the disparity between England and seemingly everyone else in the women's game and…
 
Elon Musk sparked The Current Thing Meme. There's another meme happening: The Current Financial Thing. Everyone agrees that things are bad, and they agree in the same way. They even agree on how things are going to play out. Groups of humans aren't typically right when they all agree on what the future will bring. Will they be this time? You can re…
 
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