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Legal Aliens Podcast

From our International Entertainment Headquarters we present the legal aliens podcast. Two Brits and a Yank talk about issues of the day, or just about anything that comes into their heads.

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Episode 108 - I'm gonna eat me a lot of Brexit
After a long hiatus, we triumphantly return to bring you another thrilling episode of The Legal Aliens Podcast. The gang talk about Brexit, Alaska and Olympics amongst other things. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
67:07 08/14/2016
Episode 107 - Podcasty McPodcastface
This episode of the podcast is named in honor of the failed attempt to get a terribly serious research ship to be named Boaty McBoatface. We also discus how Hyena's are bastards, and Krista tells us some interesting facts about their anatomy. As usual, our discussions are all over the place, so listen to find out what else is in store.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
63:55 05/08/2016
Episode 106 - Superbowl Madness
We recorded this episode during the Superbowl which shows how much we all like the sport! We thought we should mark the event a little bit though by listening to some of the worst renditions of the National Anthem in sporting history.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
61:17 03/06/2016
Episode 105 - Happy New (ish) Year
In the first episode of 2016, our intrepid podcasters explore the subjects of the new Star Wars movie, Dead Celebrities, Elevator vs Lift, and Richard has in interesting quiz for Ben and Krista. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
66:33 02/01/2016
Episode 104 - The Non Christmassy Christmas Special
For this year's christmas special, we neglect to talk about anything festive bar about four minutes in the middle somewhere.  Krista reveals the highly secret codes used in the case of a zoo emergency. Richard tells us about his trip to vegas, and there's even unicorns. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by Santa Claus, , and . The Legal Aliens special Christmas Theme Tune was written and performed by  Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
63:18 12/20/2015
Episode 103 - Please don't have nightmares
In this episode, we talk about PigGate. The 'scandal' involving the UK Prime Minister. And along the way our conversation takes a rather disturbing tangent. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
62:48 10/17/2015
Episode 102 - A Cat Amongst the Polar Bears
In this episode, Krista tells us about the cat that managed to get into the polar bear exhibit at Como Zoo. We also discuss our worst ever injuries, and Krista's trip to the mall.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
66:26 10/11/2015
Episode 101 - See You Next Tuesday Doctor!
In this episode, we discuss the motivations of doctors to choose different medical specialities, and the fact that dentists have far, far too much money. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.  
65:12 08/09/2015
Episode 100 - Hey it's our [expletive deleted] 100th episode!
Hey everyone, we've finally hurtled to our 100th episode. Thanks to all of those that have stuck with us through the years. In this episode, we talk about Ben becoming a father for the third time. Krista's road trip through the wilds of Utah and the recent supreme court decision on same sex marriage. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
69:56 07/19/2015
Episode 99 - Triple digits here we come
This is the last episode before we reach the hallowed 100th episode. We talk about Krista's visit to the Dominican Republic where she found a namesake to the island which must not be named. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
64:03 05/12/2015
Episode 98 - Sloth Squad
In this episode, Krista tells us about the sloth emergency that happened during her shift at the zoo. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
56:29 03/31/2015
Episode 97 - Gremlins in the Jingle Machine
In this episode, Richard & Krista discuss their fitbit endeavours, we talk about a novel way to charge your electronic devices, and there's a problem with the Jingle machine which Ben said he'd fix in post, but couldn't be bothered. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
66:13 03/15/2015
Episode 96 - The aChocolypse AKA Vomity Chocolate 2
Repent! Repent! The aChocolypse is apon us! A recent lawsuit by vomity chocolate manufacturer Hershey's has put a stop to non vomity chocolate imports to the US. Ben talks about how he is leading the chocolate revolt, and the aliens almost come to blows! The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
62:46 02/16/2015
Episode 95 - The 2014 Christmas Special!
Join us by the fireside for this year's Legal Aliens Christmas Special. In this episode, as well as talking about all things Christmas, we hear the latest on Krista's cyber jaw, and about the strange Star Wars parade that Richard witnessed in the deep south.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by Santa Claus, , and . The Legal Aliens special Christmas Theme Tune was written and performed by  Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.  
72:57 12/31/2014
Episode 94 - Dedicated to Como Zoo's Baby Gorilla
In this episode we talked about the baby gorilla which was born at Como Zoo in St. Paul Minnesota. . Therefore, we have decided to dedicate this episode to the baby gorilla, and her mother Alice.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:, Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
74:10 12/02/2014
Episode 93 - A tale of two Kates
In this episode, Ben gets Kate Middleton and Kate Upton confused, causing much hillarity. We also discuss whether travellers were required to provide a drawing for their passports before photos were invented, and whether celebrities have to wait in line at the DMV. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.    
68:30 11/08/2014
Episode 92 - Back in The Winter Bunker
Winter is heading towards Minnesota once more, so brace for us complaining about the cold weather. We've already made a hasty retreat into the warm and cozy winter bunker, vowing not to exit until next year.  Also in this Episode, Krista talks about nature, and we give our thoughts on the Scottish Referendum. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
58:42 10/11/2014
Episode 91 - Ice Buckets
In this episode, amongst other things, we discuss the pros and cons of the Ice Bucket Challenge.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
53:24 09/09/2014
Episode 90 - Are we still aliens?
Chad (AKA Ben) has gone and become a US citizen now meaning that there are no more official aliens on the legal aliens panel, therefore we decide to choose some more American names for ourselves and Krista aka Felicity chooses a British Name (Don't worry, all will become clear when you listen - maybe). We also talk reasons you should avoid ice cream trucks.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Chad Spieglehacker, Hank Wackenfuss and Felicity Fothergill, and is produced and edited by Spieglehacker Enterprises inc. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
66:07 08/28/2014
Episode 89 - Going for Gold!
In this episode, as per usual, a tangent took us into uncharted territory. This time we ended up discussing Game shows. Also, there is a winner in Ben's Big Prize Bonanza! The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
70:16 07/28/2014
Episode 88 - The one where we didn't mention the world cup.
In this episode, we completely failed to mention the World Cup altogether (This may be a relief to some of our listeners!). Also in this episode we talk about our recent trip to see Eddie Izzard on stage, we bang on about religion a bit, and Ben's Big Prize Bonanza has some really fabulous Ax-Man prizes to give away.  Voiceovers provided by  and . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:" , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
55:40 07/02/2014
Episode 87 - From the new Broadcasting Complex
THis episode comes from our new Broadcasting Complex in the Burnsville Annex of the Legal Aliens Estate, following the closure of the East Wing Studio. In this episode we discuss Ben's experiences of country life, Richard continues to be a douche about MiniVans and Krista talks about her new favourite reality tv show.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:" , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
60:22 05/24/2014
Episode 86 - Last one from the East Wing
In this episode, Ben announces that he is moving from the Legal Aliens Mansion up to Minnesota's redneck country, so this episode will be the last from the East Wing and Future episodes will come from our Burnsville Annex; We also discuss possible venues for Krista's fictional wedding. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:" , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
67:56 05/05/2014
Episode 85 - Podcastmageddon
In this episode we discuss the crisis facing the world of podcasting in the form of patent trolls. That's right dear listener, someevilcorporation inc. is suing podcasters big and small over some vague patent that they bought. Podcaster Adam Corolla is spearheading a militia of podcasters who aim to send these scoundrel's packing! Go to  to find out more and how you can contribute to the cause.  Oh... we talked about a bunch of other stuff too. Listen to the show to find out.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:" , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
23:34 04/06/2014
Episode 84 - Buy British Socks
In this episode, whilst barricaded inside the winter bunker by the shear volume of snow outside, we talk about the worst winter ever. Alsowe discuss shell suits, Campri ski jackets, Bermuda shorts, and various other hideous 90's fashions. Richard tells us about the dodgy dealings that happened in hotel kitchens on the isle of Wight and we receive some great fan art.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this program is provided by -  &. Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us:" , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page.   Also, why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorabilia and gifts for all occasions.
63:10 03/09/2014
Episode 83 - The Mystery of Barry Scott
In this episode, The Aliens discuss the Legend of Barry Scott, the Winter Olympics, Krista's vacation and you can find out about one of the team's criminal history. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this is program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: studio@legalalienspodcast.com " , Follow us on twitter  or join our Facebook page. Also why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorobilia and gifts for all occasions.
71:27 02/18/2014
Episode 82 - Coldmageddon
In this episode, amongst other topics, the Aliens discuss the polar vortex, and they attempt to find a replacement for a cherished posession that Richard lost during his childhood.  Also why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorobilia and gifts for all occasions.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this is program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter   or join our .
69:26 01/21/2014
Episode 81 - The Late Late Christmas Special (AKA It's so good that you'll ship your pants!)
At long last, we bring you the long awaited Christmas Special! In this episode, we discuss all things festive, along with a discussion on shipping your pants, and we roast Ben for having bought a minivan. The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by Santa Claus and  . The Legal Aliens special Christmas Theme Tune was written and performed by  Other music in this is program is provided by -  . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter   or join our . 
63:23 01/07/2014
Episode 80 - The episode we are thankful for!
In this episode, the Aliens discuss all things Thanksgiving,  Richard shares his secret for gas station cuisine, and they have the obligatory Doctor Who discussion. Also why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorobilia and gifts for all occasions.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this is program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter   or join our .
67:47 12/04/2013
Episode 79 - Vomity Chocolate
In this episode we talk about Halloween, Ben's celebrity lifestyle, America's most obese president, and we discover the reason that Hershey's chocolate tastes like vomit.  Also why not check out the new  for Legal Aliens memorobilia and gifts for all occasions.  The Legal Aliens podcast is Written and Presented by Ben Kent, Richard Simons and Krista Ristinen, and is produced and edited by Ben Kent. Voiceover provided by . The Legal Aliens Theme Tune was written and performed by Neil Button Other music in this is program is provided by -  & . Want to join in the fun? We'd love to hear from you: Call our voicemail line on 951-ALIENS-1 (951-254-3671 or (001) 951-254-3671 from the UK), email us: , Follow us on twitter   or join our .
61:34 11/11/2013