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Imaginary Advice

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A miscellany of stories, written and presented by Ross Sutherland.

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A miscellany of stories, written and presented by Ross Sutherland.

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Thank you!

By ToDdRanD - Nov 20 2019
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Love your podcast Ross. Fantastically creative. Cheers!

Original

By Eye Sunklow - Aug 13 2018
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Very original and enjoyable podcast.

iTunes Ratings

105 Ratings
Average Ratings
104
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1

Thank you!

By ToDdRanD - Nov 20 2019
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Love your podcast Ross. Fantastically creative. Cheers!

Original

By Eye Sunklow - Aug 13 2018
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Very original and enjoyable podcast.

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Imaginary Advice

Latest release on Dec 04, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 29 days ago

Rank #1: 64 Dream Your Way to a Happier You

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A series of altered hypnosis cassettes tell the story of a toxic relationship.

Support the programme on Patreon: www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Written & produced by Ross Sutherland. Hypnosis Programme Narrator: Lizzy Dening. Imaginary Advice is represented by Trigger, supported by Arts Council England in partnership with Apples & Snakes. For more information goto imaginaryadvice.com

Nov 16 2019

34mins

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Rank #2: 49 Re: The Moon

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Ross tries to get people to look at the moon. Part one: an essay on the the moon's special place in poetry. Part two: a school tries to stop its werewolf problem before it begins. Part three: a story of teenage wasters, told using one vowel only.

Support the show through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Jun 15 2018

25mins

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Rank #3: 45 S.E.I.N.F.E.L.D.

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Ross Sutherland tries to train a neural net to do stand-up comedy.

To support the podcast through Patreon, goto:
https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Jan 15 2018

26mins

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Rank #4: 28 If Hitler

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Ross Sutherland talks about using Hitler to win arguments.

To support the podcast, go to https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland
to pledge a small monthly donation.

Jul 30 2016

37mins

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Rank #5: 17 Six House Parties

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Ross Sutherland takes you through six house parties. To support the podcast, go to imaginaryadvice.tumblr.com

Aug 18 2015

17mins

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Rank #6: 26 Duck Family in Abandoned Fairground

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Ross Sutherland mashes together the themes of two previous episodes, creating a brand new story about a dystopian theme park.

Support the podcast through Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

More info on supporting the podcast at http://imaginaryadvice.tumblr.com

May 21 2016

50mins

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Rank #7: 63 Tony Gang Flame War (5TH BIRTHDAY EPISODE)

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Imaginary Advice turns five with a special episode about pyromancy, punk rock, and the novelisation of RUMBLE IN THE BRONX.

Imaginary Advice is represented by Trigger, supported by Arts Council England in partnership with Apples & Snakes. For more information goto imaginaryadvice.com

Oct 13 2019

32mins

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Rank #8: 33 Exorcist Dave Stewart (Pt 1)

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An exorcist faces the toughest case of his career in a new story by Ross Sutherland (part 1 of 2).

Support the podcast through Patreon! Donate $5 or more and receive a secret bonus episode.
www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Visit the website for more info on the podcast:
https://www.imaginaryadvice.com/

Jan 09 2017

23mins

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Rank #9: 62 Classic Boxing Narrative (feat. Rob Auton)

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A traditional heroic tale of two boxers, one ring. Featuring extracts from Rob Auton's "The Time Show" (robauton.co.uk)

If you'd like to support Imaginary Advice with a small monthly donation goto www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Sep 05 2019

33mins

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Rank #10: 29 Casino Exit

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Ross Sutherland tells the story of his time working in a casino.

Support the podcast through Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Come watch my new palindromic play, PARTY TRAP at Shoreditch Town Hall:
http://shoreditchtownhall.com/theatre-performance/whats-on/event/ross-sutherland-party-trap

Sep 17 2016

46mins

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Rank #11: 50 Four or Five Weddings and One or Two Funerals

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Featuring guest John Osborne. Ross and John retell the making of Four Weddings and a Funeral, in wildly conflicting styles.

Thanks for listening! To support Imaginary Advice on Patreon, goto:
https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Jul 21 2018

45mins

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Rank #12: 36 Science For Wankers

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Ross Sutherland explores the relationship between science and storytelling. Contains the poem 'Experiment To Determine the Existence of Love' and a new TV show pitch for Dr Brian Cox.

I really want Imaginary Advice to continue, but to do so, I need your help! To donate to the show, visit https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Apr 10 2017

51mins

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Rank #13: 16 In the Beginning

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(Story starts at 7min mark)
A love story told through the eyes of an astronomer. What use is Carl Sagan to a man about to lose his family forever? Originally commissioned by the London Science Museum. Written and presented by Ross Sutherland.

To support the podcast & learn more about the show, goto http://imaginaryadvice.tumblr.com/

Jul 28 2015

42mins

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Rank #14: 11 Answer In The Form Of A Question

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Ross Sutherland tells the story of watching an IBM supercomputer compete on Jeopardy.

Mar 30 2015

20mins

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Rank #15: 18 Infinite Non-Linear Break-Up Speech

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Ross Sutherland explains the background to a new poetry project that uses the mp3 shuffle function to create an endlessly regenerating poem.

Download the album for free at
https://rosssutherland.bandcamp.com/

Sep 16 2015

20mins

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Rank #16: 22 "You Just Won The Game"

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Ross Sutherland reveals a brand new zodiac based on the videogame Street Fighter 2.

Visit the Penned in the Margins website to download a book of all twelve sonnets for free:
http://www.pennedinthemargins.co.uk/index.php/2011/10/hyakuretsu-kyaku/

You can now support Imaginary Advice through Patreon. Pledge a small monthly donation to keep the podcast going:
https://www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Jan 10 2016

40mins

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Rank #17: 54 One More Song

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Two people putting their faith in music:

Part One: Ross resurrects an old writing exercise to find his way out of writer's block, assisted by Magic 105.4.

Part Two: a hapless artist moves to the Appalachian mountains to DJ for bears.

If you'd like to support Imaginary Advice, consider giving a small monthly donation: www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Dec 12 2018

38mins

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Rank #18: 13 The Black Album By Jay-Z (remixed as a short story)

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Ross Sutherland remixes Jay-Z acapellas into a brand new short story. Lost inside the Tate Modern, a nine year old boy uses The Black Album as an audio-guide to try and understand the art.

May 30 2015

14mins

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Rank #19: 51 After This

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Ross presents two stories on the afterlife:

1/ Hollywood Forever. Ross investigates the resting place of forgotten actors at London’s Cinema Museum (Originally broadcast on Radio 4’s Short Cuts programme).

2/ Please Hold: a short story about a life on the line.

To help keep Imaginary Advice going, please goto www.patreon.com/rossgsutherland

Aug 22 2018

35mins

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Rank #20: 39 I Heart 1984

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Ross exploits feelings of nostalgia with a poorly remembered celebration of the year 1984. Afterwards, he reads a depressing children's story about a boy who can look 180 degrees behind him.

Jul 12 2017

21mins

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