Life Lessons from People Just Do Nothing

The fourth season of People Just Do Nothing is finally here. The mockumentary that follows members of pirate radio station Kurupt FM started some seven years ago as a webseries, and has risen astronomically in reputation ever since its pilot on BBC Three.

While it does poke a lot of fun at weed-smoking, old-school garage nuts and business moguls with questionable citizenship, there are actually quite a lot of nuggets of wisdom to be found. We’ve listed some of the best below.

Blind Them with the Bling – Chabuddy’s Boxing Tips

It’s hard to know what to do in a fight. You can attempt to trick your opponent into thinking you know about boxing by emulating Muhammad Ali’s movements and get them to back down, or you can take Chabuddy’s adwice and use whatever you’ve got. Blind them with the bling.

Keep Practicing and Smoke a Lot of Weed – Music Production 101 with Grindah

You don’t get to be the biggest pirate radio station in the Brentford area without putting in work. You’ll probably never be as good as Kurupt FM Head Honcho MC Grindah, so fuck off, basically. But if you do want to try, you’ve just got to keep smoking weed. Simple.

Making Cash Money, Bro – Chabuddy’s Foolproof Way of Increasing Value

Although they’re on very different shows, one thing Chabuddy G and Dr. Amp from Twin Peaks have in common is this: spray painting anything gold will triple its value INSTANTLY. Works on both buckets and spades.

Let’s Have a Nice Glass of Pimps – Chabuddy’s Multi-Purpose DIY

If you’re doing a spot of DIY, don’t be the simple-minded bhenchod who only builds something with one function. Make a bloody barbecue out of it and crack open a bottle of Pimps!

Do Whatever, Basically – Grindah’s Life Advice

We’ve saved the most profound, the realest advice until last.







It might get you in a bit of debt, but it’s a good motto.

Nathan Butler

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