Show Notes for Episode 134, “Britain’s Got Wezzo (feat. Wesley Mead)”


  • 00:00-01:44: Intro
  • 01:44-07:36: Wezzo and AJ’s friendship; The Ann Arbor Review of Books
  • 07:36-11:51: The 50th anniversary of Please Please Me
  • 11:51-14:36: What do AJ and Wezzo look like right now?
  • 14:36-17:27: The difference between Britain and America
  • 17:27-24:07: Wezzo’s favorite TV right now, Doctor WhoBlack Mirror
  • 24:07-34:15: The Private Eye
  • 34:15-45:40: Tomb Raider
  • 45:40-51:02: Ian McKellen officiating Patrick Stewart’s marriage; gay marriage in the UK
  • 51:02-65:30: Racism in British media; sexism in American media; Steubenville rape trial; Jimmy Savile’s pedophilia
  • 65:30-76:45: AJ’s questionnaire for Wezzo
  • 76:45-81:44: Outro


Wezzo on Twitter and his column at The Ann Arbor Review of Books

The Private Eye

“Graphic Books Best Sellers: Brian K. Vaughan Talks About ‘The Private Eye'” by George Gene Gustines, The New York Times ArtsBeat


  1. “Please Please Me” by The Beatles, Please Please Me (1963)
  2. “God Save the Queen” by Sex Pistols, Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols (1977)

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