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patrons

$838
per per podcast
Thank you to all of our supporters.  There's lots of stuff happening at The Cosmic Shambles Network right now all thanks to your ongoing support. Our new blog network launches on September 4th and a new batch of episode of Book Shambles are almost ready to go!

A bit about us

It began with Robin Ince's Show and Tell, then it became Josie and Robin's Utter Shambles, and now it is Book Shambles with Robin and Josie. But rest assured, everything is as shambolic as it ever was. Books will be our springboard into our ludicrous and always passionate conversations into literature, science, philosophy, comedy, politics and, well, everything and anything. 

The Cosmic Shambles Network, was created in 2017, by comedian Robin Ince and Trent Burton of Trunkman Productions. It was borne out of The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome (which started back in 2013) and Book Shambles (2015).

The Cosmic Shambles Network creates and curates podcasts, digital content and live events for people with curious minds. People who want to find out more about our universe through science, art, history, philosophy, music, literature. People who believe ignorance is not bliss. People who want to keep on discovering and learning about our wondrous universe and who want to have a laugh while doing it. People who believe that it is indeed our curiosity that makes us human. We believe we can never stop learning – science will never be finished and that’s exciting. The Cosmic Shambles Network brings together the world’s leading scientists, comedians, writers and performers to create entertaining content fuelled by curiosity. The approach is fun, real, accessible. Amongst the shambles there’s something for everyone.

Robin Ince is an award winning comedian and writer. Apart from Book Shambles he also co-hosts The Infinite Monkey Cage with Professor Brian Cox. Josie Long is also an award winning comedian and writer. Her first feature film is out later this year. They are both also broadcasters. Trent Burton is the producer and director. He's also won some awards but doesn't really consider himself a broadcaster.
Tiers
Extended + Bonus Episodes
$1 or more per per podcast 140 patrons
Thank you. You will sleep sounder at night knowing you’re doing a good thing, supporting good content for everyone to enjoy. You’ll also get access to the Patreon only feed where you’ll get all the latest news plus extended uncut episodes of Book Shambles AND bonus episodes of Book Shambles EXTRA and My Favourite Books, shorter episodes we record with special guests when we're out on the road. These won't be available to the general public. Robin and Josie will also read out a thank you to in an episode.

(Max spend of $3 a month)

Behind the Scenes
$2 or more per per podcast 43 patrons
Get behind the scenes access to Cosmic Shambles productions. We’ll be periodically posting videos and blogs from the Book Shambles studio, the set of upcoming documentaries, back stage at our events and more. Plus extended episodes as per above. 

(Max spend of $6 a month)

Livestream Q & A
$3 or more per per podcast 15 patrons
All the other stuff above, but you’ll get access to stuff ahead of time as well. When new documentaries are released, you get them first. Brag to all your friends. Get advanced notice of when tickets for events go on sale. PLUS access to our new YouTube Livestream. Once every couple of months members of the Cosmic Shambles team and their contributors will set up the webcam and take questions from our Patreon people about what projects we’ve got coming up, what you’d like us to do, guests you’d like us to have on, that sort of thing. And we’ll be doing themed Q and A sessions too with writers, scientists, comedians and more. 

(Max spend of $9 a month)

Cosmic Shambles Book Club
$5 or more per per podcast 22 patrons
All the other stuff plus access to the new and exclusive Cosmic Shambles Book Club. 6 times a year we’ll nominate a book. We’ll all read it. And then join us for a live Google Hangout to chat about it. The Hangout will feature Robin, Josie and special guests. 

(Max spend of $15 a month)

Book Bag + More
$10 or more per per podcast 12 patrons
All that above, (this should be really obvious by now) plus we’ll send you an exclusive Book Shambles tote bag and notebook. Pics of both are in the post announcing the rewards. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $30 a month)

Book bag, T-Shirt + more
$20 or more per per podcast 1 patron
You’re officially amazing at this point. You’ll get all that other stuff up there, come on, we’ve been over this, plus you get a special Book Shambles or Cosmic Shambles shirt. Pics of shirts are in the post announcing the rewards. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $60 a month)

Live Event Tickets
$35 or more per per podcast 0 of 20 patrons
If you’re prepared to spend over a $100 for us to make high quality Shambles based entertainment, you’re clearly a wonderful person. Safe in the knowledge of that, you’ll get everything above plus be our invited guest to one of our live events. These will include things like Book Shambles live recordings, Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People and more. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $105 a month)

Be a guest on Book Shambles
$300 or more per per podcast 0 of 4 patrons
Ok, so we don’t really expect you to contribute this much a month on an ongoing basis. I mean, if you want to, don’t let us stop you. But if you do it for one month, and then drop down to a lower level, you can come into our studio and be a guest on a mini episode of Book Shambles with Robin and Josie. Bring some of your favourite books, we’ll chat about them with you, and then put the episode out so all your friends can be super jealous of you. You are responsible for your own travel to London. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $900 a month)

Goals
$838 of $1,000 per per podcast
Book Shambles, and everything we do at The Cosmic Shambles Network, wouldn't be possible without the incredible backing of Patreon supporters to help with production costs, studio time, travel and so on. 


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Thank you to all of our supporters.  There's lots of stuff happening at The Cosmic Shambles Network right now all thanks to your ongoing support. Our new blog network launches on September 4th and a new batch of episode of Book Shambles are almost ready to go!

A bit about us

It began with Robin Ince's Show and Tell, then it became Josie and Robin's Utter Shambles, and now it is Book Shambles with Robin and Josie. But rest assured, everything is as shambolic as it ever was. Books will be our springboard into our ludicrous and always passionate conversations into literature, science, philosophy, comedy, politics and, well, everything and anything. 

The Cosmic Shambles Network, was created in 2017, by comedian Robin Ince and Trent Burton of Trunkman Productions. It was borne out of The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome (which started back in 2013) and Book Shambles (2015).

The Cosmic Shambles Network creates and curates podcasts, digital content and live events for people with curious minds. People who want to find out more about our universe through science, art, history, philosophy, music, literature. People who believe ignorance is not bliss. People who want to keep on discovering and learning about our wondrous universe and who want to have a laugh while doing it. People who believe that it is indeed our curiosity that makes us human. We believe we can never stop learning – science will never be finished and that’s exciting. The Cosmic Shambles Network brings together the world’s leading scientists, comedians, writers and performers to create entertaining content fuelled by curiosity. The approach is fun, real, accessible. Amongst the shambles there’s something for everyone.

Robin Ince is an award winning comedian and writer. Apart from Book Shambles he also co-hosts The Infinite Monkey Cage with Professor Brian Cox. Josie Long is also an award winning comedian and writer. Her first feature film is out later this year. They are both also broadcasters. Trent Burton is the producer and director. He's also won some awards but doesn't really consider himself a broadcaster.

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Tiers
Extended + Bonus Episodes
$1 or more per per podcast 140 patrons
Thank you. You will sleep sounder at night knowing you’re doing a good thing, supporting good content for everyone to enjoy. You’ll also get access to the Patreon only feed where you’ll get all the latest news plus extended uncut episodes of Book Shambles AND bonus episodes of Book Shambles EXTRA and My Favourite Books, shorter episodes we record with special guests when we're out on the road. These won't be available to the general public. Robin and Josie will also read out a thank you to in an episode.

(Max spend of $3 a month)

Behind the Scenes
$2 or more per per podcast 43 patrons
Get behind the scenes access to Cosmic Shambles productions. We’ll be periodically posting videos and blogs from the Book Shambles studio, the set of upcoming documentaries, back stage at our events and more. Plus extended episodes as per above. 

(Max spend of $6 a month)

Livestream Q & A
$3 or more per per podcast 15 patrons
All the other stuff above, but you’ll get access to stuff ahead of time as well. When new documentaries are released, you get them first. Brag to all your friends. Get advanced notice of when tickets for events go on sale. PLUS access to our new YouTube Livestream. Once every couple of months members of the Cosmic Shambles team and their contributors will set up the webcam and take questions from our Patreon people about what projects we’ve got coming up, what you’d like us to do, guests you’d like us to have on, that sort of thing. And we’ll be doing themed Q and A sessions too with writers, scientists, comedians and more. 

(Max spend of $9 a month)

Cosmic Shambles Book Club
$5 or more per per podcast 22 patrons
All the other stuff plus access to the new and exclusive Cosmic Shambles Book Club. 6 times a year we’ll nominate a book. We’ll all read it. And then join us for a live Google Hangout to chat about it. The Hangout will feature Robin, Josie and special guests. 

(Max spend of $15 a month)

Book Bag + More
$10 or more per per podcast 12 patrons
All that above, (this should be really obvious by now) plus we’ll send you an exclusive Book Shambles tote bag and notebook. Pics of both are in the post announcing the rewards. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $30 a month)

Book bag, T-Shirt + more
$20 or more per per podcast 1 patron
You’re officially amazing at this point. You’ll get all that other stuff up there, come on, we’ve been over this, plus you get a special Book Shambles or Cosmic Shambles shirt. Pics of shirts are in the post announcing the rewards. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $60 a month)

Live Event Tickets
$35 or more per per podcast 0 of 20 patrons
If you’re prepared to spend over a $100 for us to make high quality Shambles based entertainment, you’re clearly a wonderful person. Safe in the knowledge of that, you’ll get everything above plus be our invited guest to one of our live events. These will include things like Book Shambles live recordings, Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People and more. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $105 a month)

Be a guest on Book Shambles
$300 or more per per podcast 0 of 4 patrons
Ok, so we don’t really expect you to contribute this much a month on an ongoing basis. I mean, if you want to, don’t let us stop you. But if you do it for one month, and then drop down to a lower level, you can come into our studio and be a guest on a mini episode of Book Shambles with Robin and Josie. Bring some of your favourite books, we’ll chat about them with you, and then put the episode out so all your friends can be super jealous of you. You are responsible for your own travel to London. You can pledge at this level for one month and then downgrade if you wish and still claim the reward.

(Max spend of $900 a month)