Well I was on the bus on my way into town to see Tokyo Police Club at the Night and Day – a single decker stagecoach number 42 no less. We were just coming into the beginning of Fallowfield when at the bus stop a chap who was waiting outside of the bus for his […]

The Truly Penultimate Show

The Andrew Jackson Show is here for its penultimate show… for ever! But boy have we got a rammed show for you today [I don’t know how we’re going to fit it in]. This week’s topic as some of you may have heard at the end of last week’s show is man crushes. That form […]

No more skinny jeans?

Last night I had a rather impromptu engagement with The Maccabees. No not the Jewish Rebels but rather that five-piece from south London. It was the usual story, a friend trying to get rid of a spare ticket and rather than tout it offers it up to a list of appropriately ‘trendy’ peers. Why the […]

The 4 Week Blog Challenge

Well I’ve decided to join in on the four week blog challenge; a challenge set by my housemate Dan to his girlfriend Lizzie when she found out that somebody from the Guardian wouldn’t accept anyone into his/her department who hadn’t got a blog. The challenge itself? rather self explanatory really: write one hundred words each […]

Getting Old: The Andrew Jackson Show

Well really this post should be The Andrew Jackson Show: Getting Old, but it could be seen either way, this is show 26 after all. That’s right, after the discovery of a triplet of grey hairs sprouting from my forehead this week I’m going to be talking about getting old, its virtues and vices. Although […]

MC Delia

Thanks to Dan for letting me know about this. Skillful, entertaining and funny. Superb. Beatbox Fame GameUploaded by loranger

Happy Timothy Whitmore Day!

The Andrew Jackson Show is BACK! [tomorrow] We’re broadcasting on 103.5 FM and online at on Wednesday 14th February. Furthermore our very first show of the broadcast is on [the now famous since this time last year] Timothy Whitmore Day! Tune in and celebrate the life and wonderfulness that is Timothy Whitmore [and forget […]

Thou Shalt Always Kill

Superb. Here. Thou shalt not steal if there is direct victim.Thou shalt not worship pop idols or follow lost prophets.Thou shalt not take the names of Johnny Cash, Joe Strummer, Johnny Hartman, Desmond Decker, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix or Syd Barret in vain.Thou shalt not think that any male over the age of 30 that […]


Well its now more than a week since we left for ‘The Dam’, and if I remember correctly it was a darn sight sunnier in Holland than it is here in miserable wet Manchester, but hey, Manchester has hills and you can’t have it all. I won’t blab on too great a deal as I […]