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    • The Only Rule Is It Has to Work

    • Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team
    • By: Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, John Pruden
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 268
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 268

    It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies - with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the Sonoma Stompers, offered them the chance to run its baseball operations according to the most advanced statistics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrarators have never watched baseball. Ever!

    • By Anon on 06-02-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Armstrong & Miller: Children's Hour

    • By: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller
    • Narrated by: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller co-write and star in all four episodes of the complete BBC Radio 4 comedy spoof series. ‘The show that treats you - the kids - just like adults. Remember though, if you spoil it, you spoil it for everyone...’ Pompous critics and culture journalists Martin Bain-Jones (Armstrong) and Craig Children (Miller), present a frightfully clever culture show, a wry look at the fringes of popular music.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • It's Not Rocket Science

    • By: Ben Miller
    • Narrated by: Ben Miller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    Black holes. DNA. The Large Hadron Collider. Ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing out on some truly spectacular science? You do? Well fear not, for help is at hand. Ben Miller was working on his Physics PhD at Cambridge when he accidentally became a comedian. But first love runs deep, and he has returned to his roots, to share with you all his favourite bits of science. This is the stuff that you really need to know, not only because it matters, but because it will quite simply amaze and delight you.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By Ingwe on 04-03-13

    Regular price: $17.55

    • The New Yorker (Dec. 26, 2005 & Jan. 2, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "Bah Humbug" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Baghdad to Swarthmore" by Ben McGrath; "Magnum P.I.s" by Lauren Collins; "Blackberry Picking" by James Surowiecki; "Far from Narnia" by Laura Miller; "All that Glitters" by Louis Menand; and "The Other" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The Aliens Are Coming!

    • The Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe
    • By: Ben Miller
    • Narrated by: Ben Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Actor and best-selling science writer Ben Miller takes listeners to the cutting edge of one of the greatest questions of all: Is there life beyond Earth?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Sebastian on 02-18-18
    • The Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe
    • By: Ben Miller
    • Narrated by: Ben Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 03-21-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Night I Met Father Christmas

    • By: Ben Miller
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Jackson has always wanted to meet Father Christmas. He knows all about the reindeer, he knows about the elves and the secret North Pole workshop, he knows about the magic that allows Father Christmas to deliver presents around the world in just one night, but there's one thing he doesn't know...how did Father Christmas become Father Christmas? One Christmas Eve, Jackson’s wish comes true and not only does he get to meet Father Christmas but he also hears his incredible story.

    Regular price: $10.90

    • The Aliens Are Coming!

    • The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe
    • By: Ben Miller
    • Narrated by: Ben Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Discover the fascinating and cutting-edge science behind the greatest question of all: is there life beyond Earth? For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the universe. In the last few years, scientists have made huge strides towards answering that question. In The Aliens Are Coming!, comedian and best-selling science writer Ben Miller takes us on a fantastic voyage of discovery, from the beginnings of life on Earth to the very latest search for alien intelligence.

    • The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe
    • By: Ben Miller
    • Narrated by: Ben Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings

    Regular price: $21.31