If you're tired of the news, try a dose of funny news

Updated: Dec 07, 2016, 10:29 IST | Joanna Lobo |

If you're tired of the news, try a dose of funny news. The Bugle is a nine-year-old show, originally hosted by comedians Andy Zaltzman and John Oliver. When Oliver quit in 2004 to present Last Week Tonight, it stopped airing

If you're tired of the news, try a dose of funny news. The Bugle is a nine-year-old show, originally hosted by comedians Andy Zaltzman and John Oliver. When Oliver quit in 2004 to present Last Week Tonight, it stopped airing. It recently returned, and this is their sixth edition, special because in the history of the podcast, it's the first time a woman co-hosted the show. The woman is Zaltzman's sister, Helen. They joke about living in the same place, sharing a set of parents and 'sibbling-ing' for three decades.

The 45-minute podcast touches upon a lot: speculation that Tony Blair is actually running the popular WeRateDogs account on Twitter, sharks turning vegetarian and liking tofu, Tony Blair being back in the public eye just like the TV show Gilmore Girls (both of whom were last popular in 2007), Tayyip ErdoÄŸan's Turkey overtaking China in having the largest number of journalists in jail and a man who stayed in a sense of bliss for two weeks by not allowing himself to find out about the election results. We love Helen's use of 'regretforendum' when discussing the Brexit issues and the need for a second referendum. There was a section where Andy speaks about Black Friday, tracing its origins back to a carpenter named Joseph and his son Jesus who wanted to get rid of their excess furniture.

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