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A series in which 90’s football aficionado Josh Widdicombe is joined by friends, and fellow 90s experts, co-host Chris Scull and ‘Director of Podcast’ Michael Marden, as the trio embark on a tour of niche football topics of the period 1st January 1990 to 31st December 1999. Join the Quickly Kevin fan club for early release and extended episodes as well as exclusive bonus episodes and live shows, merchandise, events, and much much more... www.patreon.com/quicklykevin See acast.com/privacy for ...
 
In Season 2 of the series we will share a new collection of surprising and unusual stories from the history of science. In each episode we will feature two seemingly unrelated stories from the past. Then, Dan Riskin will connect the dots between those stories and offer insight into how that history impacts modern medical research. We are learning from the past so we can understand the present, and inform the future. Along the way we will learn how a professor at Stanford turned mild mannered ...
 
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S10 EP7: The End of Series 90's Football Quiz You know the drill by now. It's the QK end of series 90's Footballl Quiz. There will be factual inaccuracies. There will be at least one mention of Peter Shilton. And inevitably, Chris will lose... thanks for listening this series. We'll be back soon with Series 11 and another amazing line-up of guests …
 
S10 EP6: Paul Hawksbee on '90 Minutes' magazine and Fantasy Football League This week it's our absolute pleasure to welcome to QK a man who is part of the fabric, the DNA of 90's football in this country. From co-creating the brilliant '90 Minutes' football magazine to his time as a producer on Fantasy Football League (via time working for Ken Bate…
 
QKWHS - S10 EP5: Celtic in the 90's with Susie McCabe Yes, after ten series we finally get round to an entire episode on Scottish football in the 90's. Comedian Susie McCabe joins us to discuss her beloved hoops in the 90's - not the best spell in the clubs history as Rangers were very much the force in Scottish football at the time. But a fascinat…
 
QKWHS - S10 EP4: This Month in the 90's - May 1997 with Matt Forde Joining us this episode is Quickly Kevin family, Mr Matt Forde, to discuss the month of May 1997 in football (and beyond)... New Labour win in an historic election landslide. Eric Cantona retires. Gary Barlow tops the charts. Fever Pitch hits the cinema screens. And Juninho scores t…
 
S10 EP3: Jarlath Regan / Mick McCarthy's Republic of Ireland We're joined this week by the comedian, presenter and podcaster - Jarlath Regan. We watch and discuss the superb documentary McCarthy's Park (available on youtube) which takes a look at Mick McCarthy's time in charge of ROI as they try and fail to qualify for the France 1998 World Cup. Fr…
 
S10 EP2: Joe Wilkinson on Gillingham FC This episode we chat to the brilliant comedian Joe Wilkinson about his love of Gillingham FC in the 90's and beyond. Not only a love letter to lower league football and all it entails, but this episode also contains perhaps one of our favourite ever (loosely) football related anecdotes... just why was he runn…
 
QKWHS - Tony Adams MBE (NHS Partnership) This week we're honoured to be joined by England and Arsenal legend Tony Adams to discuss his incredible career and his work beyond the game with the Sporting Chance charity. This very special bonus episode in association with the NHS is also to help raise awareness of a cause we believe strongly in - mental…
 
QKWHS - S10 EP1: Bryan Robson We. Are. Back. And what a bloody delight it is to return for QK series TEN!!!! We've got a brilliant guest to kick things off, a true legend and titan of the football world from the 70's, 80's, and 90's (and beyond) It was our absolute pleasure to welcome to Quickly Kevin, Captain Marvel himself - Mr Bryan Robson. We c…
 
Science communication has impacted our lives more than we ever thought it would. Getting complicated scientific and medical information out to a large number of people is crucial to our public health. And it is not easy. We will look at how stories can help spread and preserve information. We start with the oldest true story ever told and ask why a…
 
Let’s talk about the use of animals in medical research. It’s not a subject that people are very comfortable discussing, but we are going to do it anyway. We will start with an incredible story of a fire in Bar Harbor Maine that impacted the health of people all over the world for years, even though they never even knew about it. Then we will ask t…
 
The relationship between researchers and funders is complicated. Some people think that researchers should be left to their own direction and that all financial support should be ‘no-strings attached.’ But is that possible? Is it desirable? We look at how the Roman Colosseum was funded, and ask ‘what impact did that have on its design and its use?’…
 
The Amish community in Pennsylvania is heavily impacted by genetic diseases. You might think that their resistance to modern technology would make it difficult to treat these conditions. But actually their philosophies around family and community make it easier to manage these diseases. John Franklin’s ships were lost to the world for more than a c…
 
S9 EP12: The End of Series 90's Football Quiz This week it's the return of the end of series quiz. Joining us in the studio are James Gill and Ivo Graham. Over on Patreon the Quickly Kevin Fan Club is the place to go to get extended ad free episodes of the main series with exclusive content on a Friday instead of a Monday (yes, a whole 72 hours ear…
 
We often complain about having too little of something: Too little time, too little money. But today in first world countries a lot of our problems come from having too much of something: Too much sugar, too much technology. We point this lens at a pair of historical stories to better understand if tragedies and hardships of the past were really th…
 
QKWHS - S9 EP11: Brian Clough with Matt Forde For the penultimate episode this series we're joined by QK royalty Matt Forde in a very 90's caretaker manager co-host role as Josh away this week. We discuss the man, myth and legend that is Brian Clough through the prism of a series of clips featuring old Big Head. And as a special extra treat, we wen…
 
QKWHS - S9 EP10: 'Warnock' documentary with James Gill This episode we watch the incredible documentary 'Warnock' (Yes, we know it's from 2004 but it's so steeped in the 90's it may as well be The Impossible Job) which is all about manager Neil Warnock and a season in charge of his beloved Sheffield United. Joining us to dissect every last frame is…
 
We’ve all heard the saying about “the best laid plans….” but there is a caveat to that. Not all unexpected consequences are bad. Sometimes something really amazing occurs unexpectedly. This episode tells the story of Henry Molaison, better known as Patient HM, or “the most important brain in the history of neuroscience.” Henry didn’t set out to be …
 
S9 EP9: Nick Hancock Joining us in the studio this week is a legend of broadcasting in the 90's and beyond and arguably Stoke City's most famous fan - Mr Nick Hancock. We discuss The Potters through the decades, They Think It's All Over, Football Nightmares and so much more... Enjoy! Over on Patreon the Quickly Kevin Fan Club is the place to go to …
 
S9 EP8: This Month In The 90's (May 1995) Back by popular demand, we return to our new format this series where we're joined by QK royalty Tom Parry to deep dive into one month from the 90's - this episode it's May 1995 where we discuss Blackburn pipping Manchester United to the title on the last day of the season, Nayim lobbing Seaman, Gullit sign…
 
Join us for a wild ride through Vienna and Paris. We will hang out with Mozart, Marie Antoinette, and the incredible Dr Mesmer. We will drink cocktails and stay up way too late. All in an effort to answer the question: Is it possible that being blinded could help you see new things? I’m not talking about literal blindness here, I mean when you inte…
 
Sometimes great discoveries have to wait for the creation of the perfect tool. What is the best screw ever invented? If you said the Phillips, you are wrong. The Phillips is the most popular screw type, but not the best. The standard slot screw is also very popular, but it isn’t the best either. The best screw type ever invented is the Robertson, a…
 
S9: Mid-season training camp We're still on a mid season break but just dropping in briefly with some news on the who? what? where? how? and why? of Mark Lamaar's presence on Dean Holdsworth's stag do. We'll see you at the end of November for Series 9 part 2 but until then for more QK content head on over to www.patreon.com/quicklykevin... And here…
 
Ten years ago, in a hospital in London England a drug company conducted a clinical trial. That trial went horribly wrong. The lessons learned from that event have informed every pharmaceutical trial since then. We will hear from one of the men who took that experimental drug. We will also look to history -- and uncover the origin of the first ever …
 
S9 EP7: Correspondence Special We're gearing up for a two week mid season break on the main feed to rest the legs before the run up to Christmas. This episode we're getting through some of the backlog of brilliant correspondence we get sent and of course, Peter Shilton features heavily once more... Patreon exclusive episodes will continue as normal…
 
Kick back and enjoy a cold Corona beer as we tell stories about the importance of names. From cameras to resumes to hormones, names matter. George Eastman decided to name his company Kodak after playing a game of Anagrams with his mother. But the choice wasn’t an accident. It was a deliberately constructed name with a very clear intent. Similarly t…
 
QKWHS - S9 EP6: This Month In The 90's - September 1996 It's a brand new QK format this month as we're joined in the studio by Tom Craine to do a deep dive into one specific month during the decade. And seeing as it's the 25th anniversary of September 1996 what better place to start... We discuss all the big news of that month, Wenger's appointment…
 
S9 EP5: Andreas Brehme Stop. The Press. We've only gone and got World Cup Winner Andreas Brehme as a guest!! Scorer of the winning goal at Italia 90. One of the best left backs in the history of the game and in Franz Beckenbauer's words - the only player so good with both feet you didn't know which one was stronger. It was logistically complex (as …
 
Dan Riskin invites you to listen to season 2 of Inside the Breakthrough - How Science Comes to Life. This innovative series combines stories of the distant past with modern updates to get a better understanding of how science works. In season two we will explore the connections behind naming a new hormone, ridding a city of snakes, and battling Nap…
 
S9 EP4: Wimbledon and Barnet documentaries with Ben Clarke This week Ben Clarke joins us as we watch two episodes of the documentary series 'The London Programme' - the first focuses on Wimbledon's Crazy Gang in the 90's (look out for an amazing cameo on Dean Holdsworth's stag do!) and their mid season friendly with the mighty Real Madrid. If you w…
 
S9 EP3: Caroline Barker (Non-league special) It's our great pleasure to welcome to the QK studio this week the brilliant journalist and broadcaster - Caroline Barker. As a life-long fan of her beloved Chelmsford City, Caroline talks us through life as a non-league fan, director, and even key holder (yes, literally, the keys that open all the doors …
 
Quickly Kevin Will He Score? - S9 EP2: Phil Thompson This week it's our absolute pleasure to welcome to the show a titan of the footballing world. A Liverpool legend who went from watching the team as a boy on the Kop to playing, captaining, winning league and European trophies and then eventually returning as assistant manager and then caretaker m…
 
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