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Geekdays #646: 2017-06-28

12 mins - Published Wed, Jun 28, 2017.

Tiny guilliotine, sexism in animal trials, and a positive story about Uber … for once.

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Who's Who #91: The King’s Demons

27 mins - Published Wed, Jun 28, 2017.

It’s the nature of television series to have some good episodes and some bad episodes, with most episodes being of average-quality. Then there are those episodes that are just amazing in every way possible. This serial belongs to neither of these categories – it belongs to that fifth category of being absolutely dreadful, terrible, horrible and miserably bad.

But hey; at least it’s only two episodes.

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Movieing On #245: The Man Who Would be King

46 mins - Published Mon, Jun 26, 2017.

The Man Who Would Be King (1888) is a short story by Rudyard Kipling. It is about two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. It’s also a movie starring Sean Connery and Michael Caine. We decided to watch the movie even though reading the short story would have been quicker. We’re strange in that way.

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Coffee With Jeff #129: Acoustic Kitty, Smokey Bear & Boaty McBoatface

28 mins - Published Sun, Jun 25, 2017.

Three short tales on today’s show. The first is about a C.I.A. program to use kittens as spying devices. Next the story of Smokey Bear, and we finish that up with a ship the public wanted to call Boaty McBoatface!

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Pint Notes #56: Girls Night Out Boys Night Out

58 mins - Published Sat, Jun 3, 2017.

Hosts Rebecca Ruiz and Josh Wodarz return again to record in a seedy basement bar and bring you reviews of new music and drink some new beer.

This week’s albums include:

  • Pumarosa – The Witch
  • Adult Mom – Soft Spots
  • Daddy Issues – Deep Dream
  • Tangerines – Into the Flophouse
  • Dusty Mush – Cheap Enetertainment
  • Minotaurs – Aum
  • Weeping Tile – This Great Black Night

Featured Beers:

  • Brooklyn Brewery – Summer Ale
  • Bell’s – Pooltime Ale

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The MMOsketeers #203: Mysteriously International People

1 hour 1 min - Published Mon, May 29, 2017.

Finally Jen and Tepp are back with news on Ashes of Creation; Secret World Legends; Destiny 2; Wildstar; Black Desert Online; Final Fantasy XIV; World of Warcraft; Neverwinter; and Overwatch. Enjoy!

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The History Files #89: World War 1 – Part 2

42 mins - Published Thu, May 25, 2017.

In part 2 of our series on World War 1, we take some time to talk about how the various Allied Countries armed up in the first months of the conflict, and how the United States basically became the “Arsenal of Democracy” long before WW2.

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Gordon's Gun Closet #21: Appaloosa

39 mins - Published Thu, May 18, 2017.

Movie gun review time! The Western has seen a resurgence in recent years, and Appaloosa (2008) is one of the better ones. Starring (and directed by) Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, and Renée Zellweger, it’s a buddy-picture with heart and probably one of the best westerns ever made. It also displays a perfect collection of firearms that are, thanks to the actors and the armorer, handled expertly by all involved.

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Take Five #52: Fridge

13 mins - Published Tue, May 16, 2017.

There’s something very final about refrigerators, wouldn’t you say?

What's in a Name? #7: Bowler Hat

14 mins - Published Thu, May 4, 2017.

Famously worn by the likes of Charlie Chaplin, and Bat Masterson, the bowler is a hat with pizzazz. It was also worn by super action guy John Steed. It’s too bad James Bond didn’t also customarily wear one; this being episode 007 and all.

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Nothing Important Happened Today #35: Other Countries are Mostly the Same but Also Different

39 mins - Published Wed, Mar 29, 2017.

Petter and Breki are globetrotters extraordinaire, and this week they recount the many experiences they’ve had in foreign lands. Hint: It’s pretty much what the title says.

The now infamous bathtub-scene is in the montage that starts in Vlog #40 around 33 minutes in.

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Retrograde #77: Christmas Special 2016

1 hour 29 mins - Published Sat, Dec 24, 2016.

Christmas comes a little early as The Retrograde team are back for another Christmas romp. Host Jack Marshall is joined by his usual happy elves of Anthony Hobday, James Mcfadyen, and Lysanne Skinner aka Lysanne Fisher.

So sit back, grab some eggnog, a few mince pies, light the fire, and get ready for a bumper packed Christmas Retrograde Special!

We Need To Talk #37: Apple 2016 September Keynote

1 hour 10 mins - Published Wed, Sep 7, 2016.

Apple has taken the time to announce the new iPhone 7, so it’s obvious what happens next: Breki sits down with Jon to talk about it.

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The Kingston Legacy #21: Pokemon Go Away

55 mins - Published Thu, Jul 14, 2016.

Robert Algeo and Josh Wodarz tackle most important issue of the day – Pokemon Go! Yes, yes, it’s another thing about Pokemon Go, but you know, with our irreverent spin on things. By irreverent, we mean Robert making fun of it and Josh laughing. Yep, that’s how we roll. (more…)