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Pint Notes #80: Summer Chill

- Published Mon, Aug 13, 2018.

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. (more…)

Geekdays #814: The Week starting August 13th, 2018

21 mins - Published Mon, Aug 13, 2018.

Sorry about the lost week! I wish there was some way we could make it up to you that isn’t just … being on time and doing six stories as we’ve promised all along. But hey, hopefully we’ll be better at that. Maybe. You know – if fate wills it, etc.

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Who's Who #132: Who is Number One #9

1 hour 26 mins - Published Sun, Aug 12, 2018.

The final episode of a television series is a dramatic thing. Do we get a resolution to the stories that we’ve become so invested in? Do we finally learn the answers to the questions we’ve been asking over the years? Do we look back on the series as having been a satisfying trip from beginning to end?

… Or do we get a weird underground lair, the yourself-as-your-enemy allegory and a surprising over-use of Dem Bones ?

Coffee With Jeff #157: Charles Ponzi & His Scheme

30 mins - Published Sun, Aug 12, 2018.

Ever since the invention of money, there have always been people looking for ways to make it both quickly and easily. Promises of quick profits are often very temping to anyone dreaming of a better life – so imagine a chance to double your money in as little as three months?

That is what one man pledged in the early 20th century, getting thousands of people to give him his hard earned cash. Today I have the tale of Charles Ponzi and his Scheme.

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Movieing On #295: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

52 mins - Published Fri, Aug 10, 2018.

This is one of those movies where the title seems to be trying to misdirect you. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers. Sure; there is a woman named Martha Ivers in this movie, and there are a lot of strange things about her – but there’s nothing even remotely resembling love.

… maybe that’s the strange thing? That she cannot seem to love?

The MMOsketeers #232: I Like Bear Butts

1 hour 34 mins - Published Wed, May 16, 2018.

… and I cannot lie that this episode is really late.

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Gordon's Gun Closet #22: Pirate Guns

30 mins - Published Thu, Sep 21, 2017.

It was Talk Like a Pirate Day this week here in the USA. ‘Tis a silly day, but we thought that since the latest episode of The History Files (#90) was also about pirates, we’d better do a companion show here at the gun closet. Special thanks to friend of the show Jim Wingren for indulging my request for a children’s show type stinger at the top of the episode.

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The History Files #90: Pirates

48 mins - Published Fri, Sep 8, 2017.

We’re back… and we brought pirates! Actually, that’s probably not such a great idea, what with all the stealing and pillaging and slow-matches in the beard and buckets of burning sulphur. Of course that’s only if we brought Edward Teach, but you get the idea. This episode was recorded live in front of a very groggy audience on a Sunday morning at the Brass Screw Confederacy Steampunk festival in Pt. Townsend, Washington on June 11, 2017. We had a great time revelling in all the pirate stuff and hope you enjoy our little presentation.

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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…)