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Meerkat Musings

35 EpisodesProduced by Ben BerwickWebsite

A man (meerkat?) called Ben discusses the world!

35 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

The Power of Words

September 18th, 2020


Words have meaning. Words matter. We should think about how we use them.

School and Books

September 4th, 2020


My daughter is in her final year of junior school, and I'm reflecting upon how she's grown. I'm pushing for book sales and exposure as much as …

The Awakening!

August 6th, 2020


My first ever book gets published in a matter of days! Plus, I discuss the patient waiting for Star Trek: Lower Decks, I look forward to Strange New Worlds, and I eagerly await Discovery season 3!

Lower Decks

July 9th, 2020


I look forward to the newest Star Trek series, and ponder how the Fandom Menace will react.

Writing and Recording

July 3rd, 2020


The twin issues of whether to publish something, and how to record something. If you know of a good, cheap alternative to Elgato video capture equipment, please drop me a line!

Musings on Career Paths

January 10th, 2020


It's a new year, and 2020 brings with it new opportunities.

Marvel and the Directors Row

October 21st, 2019


Just a short podcast, regarding the recent commentary about whether or not the Marvel Cinematic Universe is cinema or not.

Men, we need to talk

September 28th, 2019


Can we scrap unhelpful, harmful notions of 'manliness' and talk when we need to?

Season 2 Episode 1 - No to no-deal!

September 2nd, 2019


Our own government's predictions are that no-deal will be disastrous - so why does Boris want it so badly?

The Lion King P2

July 28th, 2019


I've seen The Lion King, and I offer you my thoughts.

The Lion King

July 16th, 2019


I preview the new Lion King and look back at the legacy of the original.

Lamenting the Past

July 8th, 2019


Two of my former employers have recently gone down.

Toy Story 4 - Thoughts and Feelings

June 22nd, 2019


This is a spoiler-filled review and muse on the latest (and likely final) instalment of the Toy Story franchise, so listen at your own risk!

The First Day of Summer!

June 22nd, 2019


It's nice to finally have some good weather!

Shatner, Star Trek and Social Media

June 13th, 2019


I dig into the recent furor regarding William Shatner and death wishes.

Musings on Creativity

June 7th, 2019


I address my creative spark, or lack thereof.

Musings on Liverpool FC

June 4th, 2019


Let us reflect on the Champions League and the 18/19 season.


May 26th, 2019


I talk briefly about upcoming Nintendo games.

Musings on Patriarchy

May 26th, 2019


Following an unusual assertion on Twitter, I offer up a few thoughts on the male-dominated nature of society.

Musings on Star Trek Picard

May 24th, 2019


As a huge Trekkie, I am eagerly awaiting the next installment of Picard's adventures!

Faith and Transgender

May 24th, 2019


For a deeper look into my discussions with people of faith, please check out

Musings on Voting and Elections

May 23rd, 2019


I voted in the MEP elections and I urge anyone who can vote to do so.

I pay tribute to the career and courage of Niki Lauda.

May 21st, 2019


Niki lauda was a three-time world champion and a man who overcame terrible odds.

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