It's time for the first Half-Time Hooter on the Best Time of the Day Show with the Dark Lord himself, Alex Lester. Oddball conversations this morning include: tales of when you have had to ignore the blatantly obvious so as not to offend, in "Pretend, Don't Offend"; meeting ourselves at half our current age and sharing some pearls of wisdom in "Half the Path"; and ridiculous routines that work in "System Addict". More Pause for Thought at 3.20am, and another chance to get into the 4.15 One-Off Canteen.
From Lester's Library there is a classic trucker track from Hal Ketchum, and a new track from Poly Styrene, formerly X-Ray Spex. From the Listener's Library there is some doo-wop from The Casinos. There is more from Album of the Week by Clare Maguire, and Record of the Week by Emin.
Buffoons are go!