Screaming Yellow Zonkers

As part of this week’s setisoppO, I had to learn about Screaming Yellow Zonkers. But before we get onto that, here’s the latest episode of the podcast where we work out the opposite of things that don’t have a natural opposite. We also ponder on dressage, and short shorts (we like short shorts).


We talk about how pretty the packaging is for Screaming Yellow Zonkers, but when we recorded I hadn’t had a look at the TV advertising. Check this out.

No idea why, but this really reminds me of Dr Goldfoot And The Bikini Machine.

Adverts in the 60s were far from subtle.

, ,
Buy My Books
  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

Most Read
  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

From The Archive

Sign up for my FREE newsletter