This week marks the 5th birthday of the Diddly Dum Podcast and we look back at the New Year’s Day special, “Resolution”. Along the way, we play some games left over from Christmas and Mark reveals his moment of 2018.

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(00:09:02) Photos of some of Mark’s Who-related Christmas presents for Polly can be found on our Tumblr page here.

(00:15:20) Mark’s moment of 2018 – footage of a hologramatic Liam Neeson punching out Jason Donovan can be found around the 10:45 mark in this video clip (albeit at the Leeds performance rather than the London one).

(00:45:56) Tony Martin is a farmer from Norfolk, England, who shot a burglar dead in his home in August 1999.

(00:57:46) “Urotsukodoji: Legend of the Overfiend” is a Japanese erotic horror manga series written and illustrated by Toshio Maeda.

(01:10:44) Mark’s “paintroller” line refers to this.

(01:16:54) In 2000AD’s “Judge Dredd”, Smokatoriums are buildings located across Mega-City One which allow citizens to freely smoke tobacco as much as they want (Due to it being a crime to smoke in public), these buildings require guests to wear hazmat suits so as not to choke on all the smoke excreted.

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