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15 Minutes (With Flav and Windy)There are 15 minutes on the clock and a chosen subject. Flav and Windy discuss that subject until the timer sounds. Wherever they are at in the conversation at that point, it ends. Sometimes it's just getting good. Sorry about that. Sometimes it goes off-track. Sorry about that too.Flav @Flav_Bateman - Flav is a full-time podcaster and broadcaster who hosts The Fighting Cock (Tottenham Hotspur Podcast), No Holds Barred and The James & Flav...For Now Podcast.Wi ...
 
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“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart In the modern world negative thinking seems to be the defualt for so many people. It's a difficult habit to break. Once you do, the world opens up for you. Flav and Windy discuss. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and…
 
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” – Aldous Huxley Flav and Windy talk candidnly about how important music is to the both of them, and how it comes to help during the more difficult parts of of existing. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You migh…
 
"Grooming should be done in moderation" - Frank Vincent Clipping your beard, trimming your pubs, plucking you eyebrows. More men are 'taking care' of their physical appearance than ever before - but are Flav and Windy? 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You might know him as Engineer Al, or Flav…
 
“One thing with me, the nice part, I went through it. Now they say I’m immune. I feel so powerful. I’ll walk into that audience, I’ll walk in there, I’ll kiss everyone in that audience. I’ll kiss the guys and the beautiful women and everybody. I’ll just give you a big, fat kiss. No, but there is something — I won’t have to be locked up in my baseme…
 
“It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You might know him as Engineer Al, or Flav's little brother. Produced by Flav and Alexander Canwell. Artwork by Mike Smith (https://mikesmithdesign.co.uk/)…
 
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder Merry Christmas, from Flav and Windy 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You might know him as Engineer …
 
'The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life' - Richard Bach Family is the greatest thing on earth, if you have it. Flav and Windy talk of the joins of being a part of a loving environment. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You might kno…
 
"If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated." - Paul F. Davis Everyone has to confront the fact that they have to find a career. Flav and Windy talk about what it means to be valued, understood and enthused to do something that you long to do. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Ca…
 
I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming but not tired of dreaming. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams I have achieved everything. ― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet A good sleep is wonderful, but a sleep full o…
 
The main thing that I learned about conspiracy theory, is that conspiracy theorists believe in a conspiracy because that is more comforting. The truth of the world is that it is actually chaotic. The truth is that it is not The Iluminati, or The Jewish Banking Conspiracy, or the Gray Alien Theory. The truth is far more frightening - Nobody is in co…
 
Everything I know about morality and the obligations of men, I owe it to football ― Albert Camus The very thing that brought Windy and Flav together almost ten years ago was the beautiful game. Here we discuss the nuances of the sport we love and how we've been shaped by it. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lex…
 
Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free. - Harry Browne Flav and Windy tackle the thorny subject of politics, specifically the problem of identifying fi…
 
“Being his real brother I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow.” ― Michael Morpurgo, Private Peaceful Flav and Windy are once again joined by James Allcott of the James and Flav For Now podcast. We speak about the importance of brotherhood, whether through family or through friendship. 15 Minutes w…
 
The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep - E. Joseph Cossman, Author. Flav and Windy are joined by presenter and one half of the James and Flav... For Now podcast, to chat about the wonderful state of sleep. It's funnier than you think. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). …
 
“If self-employment is the opposite of employed-by-other, than a job is outsourcing your freedom (time and talent) to a boss.” ― Richie Norton, Entrepreneur Flav and Windy are joined by Stu Whiffen of Hardcore Listings podcast on the highs and lows of working for yourself. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexan…
 
Journalists have linked this online podcasting boom to the ubiquity of smartphones, time spent in transit, and online music services. Others attribute it to the brain-stimulating and addictive effects of audio learning, or the multitasking potential of listening. The beauty is in the overlap. - Jeff Desjardins, Editor-in-Chief of Visual Capitalist …
 
"Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core." - Hannah Arendt, American political philosopher. Flav and Windy return for season two of 15 Minutes, where they discuss the lives they live outside of the boundaries of law. This isn't a podcast for the Po…
 
"Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained." - Vladimir Nabokov This is the end of season one of 15 Minutes. Flav and Windy look back at the reaction, the best episodes, and coming to the realisation that they are nothing alike and yet the love still remains. 15 Minutes was cre…
 
“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” ― Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns Fifty Driving is the greatest liberation a human being can have in the modern world. Flav and Windy go through their exp…
 
"Every kid goes through puberty, wondering what to do about girls and struggling with homework, and every adult has been through that." - Tom Holland Voice breaking, balls dropping, and start smelling. Flav and Windy talk through their experiences from boyhood to manhood APOLOGIES FOR THE SOUND QUALITY ON THIS EPISODE 15 Minutes was created by Flav…
 
"I'm Familiar With The Fact That You Are Going To Ignore This Particular Problem Until It Swims Up And Bites You In The Ass!" - Chief Brody Jaws is one of the greatest movies ever made. In this episode we talk about why we love it so much and why everyone has to see it. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexander…
 
“If I could get back my youth, I'd do anything in the world except get up early, take exercise or be respectable.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray There's a great challenge in dealing with the information that our bodies are constantly getting older. We talk about how to deal with ageing, and all the positives and negatives that come with…
 
"I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won't have it. I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow." - Martin Freeman You either love them, you hate them, or you tolerate them for a limited amount of time. Whatever you think it usually ends up a group of people looking like plebs. 15 Minutes wa…
 
“Greater eaters of meat are in general more cruel and ferocious than other men.” - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. One of us eats meat, the other hates it - we talk about why that is. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You might know him as Engineer Al, or Flav's…
 
“People use drugs, legal and illegal, because their lives are intolerably painful or dull. They hate their work and find no rest in their leisure. They are estranged from their families and their neighbors. It should tell us something that in healthy societies drug use is celebrative, convivial, and occasional, whereas among us it is lonely, shamef…
 
"There's some whores in this house" - Cardi B Kids growing up in the 90s were exposed, through pop music, the most sexually graphic visual material outside of what we found in hedgerows and woodland. Cardi B and Megan thee Stallion have upped the ante well beyond 90s. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexanderca…
 
“By passing your GCSEs you prove that you’re not an idiot… But by passing your A levels you prove that you’re smart” ― Ben Mitchell A levels for most are the first true challenge that any student has to face. Some take them in their stride, others struggle massively. But, no generation before this has one has faced a pandemic which has denied them …
 
“We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” - President Donald Trump The coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate news around the world, especially as a second wave seems likely in most countries. We look back at what we thought at the start of lockdown, how i…
 
“Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.” ― Brian Solis, principal of FutureWorks Twitter has become an intrinsic part to most of our lives. We use it to communicate, to make friends, to argue, to fight and to demonstrate the limits of our intellect. And as it has become the most influential of all social media platform…
 
“when I am feeling low all i have to do is watch my cats and my courage returns” - Charles Bukowski, poet and novelist Pets. Because a life without them would be a like less lived. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexandercanwell). You might know him as Engineer Al, or Flav's little brother. Produced by Flav an…
 
"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Professor and Poet Motivation is the key to success - an entire lucrative industry is based upon it. Regardless of the advice to become motivated and the rewards to be gained from being motivated it remains elusive to so many people. 15 Minutes …
 
“I looked and looked but I didn’t see God.” – Yuri Gagarin, first man in space. For some, Space is full of wonder, excitement and thirst for the unknown, for others it is an inconceivable nothingness that raises unanswerable questions that provoke a complete sense of insignificancy. Enjoy! 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexande…
 
Any child interested in football at some point during their adolescence spent hours wrapped in a duvet, mouse in hand, staring at a computer screen, watching flashing text and absorbing statistics in the vain hope that they might guide their players to championship glory. 15 Minutes was created by Flav and Windy. Theme by Alexander Canwell (@lexand…
 
To die, to sleep - To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come...” ― William Shakespeare, Hamlet Perhaps the scariest thing to consider is what happens after we die. Do we transcend to another state? Do we get judged at the pearly gates? Do we transfer to another life? Or is there just... noth…
 
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