Latest Episodes:

Take Five #36: Populism

5 mins - Published Tue, Jan 24, 2017.

Populism isn’t just a horrible disease! In fact, it isn’t a horrible disease at all! Turns out it’s political or something.

Join Anthony and Jack as they slowly realise that they don’t know what Populism is. I say “slowly”, but it’s almost immediate.

Geekdays #547: 2017-01-23

16 mins - Published Mon, Jan 23, 2017.

Social media that outlives you, fast food restaurants that profile you and Netflix makes a profit off of you. It’s all about you on today’s episode of Geekdays.

(more…)

Movieing On #224: The Great Gatsby

55 mins - Published Mon, Jan 23, 2017.

In 1974, we were given a movie based on a book published in 1925 about events happening in 1922. A better version was made in 2013 starring an actor born in 1974, bringing us full circle.

So, yeah, we’ve watched the 1974 version of The Great Gatsby and talked about it.

(more…)

The MMOsketeers #190: Claptastic

1 hour 6 mins - Published Mon, Jan 23, 2017.

This week Tepp and Jen talk stuff and things! Honestly, it’s hard work trying to figure out something remotely interesting to say here :P

Topics include: Werewolf Apocalypse; Ravenloft coming to DDO; Black Desert Online airships; Crowfall’s Necromancer; Homesteads arrive in February for Elder Scrolls Online; Conan Exiles gets a price; Things are a moving in StarCitizen; Plenty of new content for Final Fantasy XIV; a report on female gamers by genre; and a rare appearance for Grandmaster Goldfish.

(more…)

Coffee With Jeff #118: Shirley Ardell “Sybil” Mason

30 mins - Published Sun, Jan 22, 2017.

In 1976, a made for television mini-series called Sybil premiered on NBC. It was based on a book of the same name; a non-fiction account written by Flora Rheta Schreiber about psychoanalyst Cornelia B. Wilbur and her treatment of a woman named Sybil Dorsett, who was reported to have 16 distinct personalities. Sybil, it turned out, was Shirley Ardell Mason.

Both the book and the film were a great success with its shocking and disturbing true story and yet, there have been many who have questioned the book and the story of Sybil and her 15 other selves.

(more…)

What's in a Name? #3: New York

12 mins - Published Sat, Jan 21, 2017.

In this episode we find out just what’s new about New York. Did the Dutch really buy Manhattan Island for $24 worth of baubles, and what’s the deal with old York, anyway? Tune in and find out! (more…)

Half-Pints, Whole-Notes #47: Arcade Fire Canon

49 mins - Published Thu, Jan 19, 2017.

Welcome to the second canon show from Half-Pints, Whole Notes, where Rebecca Ruiz and Josh Wodarz go over one beer and one album that helped shape their palates for both beer and music.

This one centers on the excellent Bell’s Two Hearted Ale out of Michigan, and the debut album by Montreal indie rock band Arcade Fire; Funeral.

The History Files #81: News: Real, Fake and Yellow

47 mins - Published Sat, Jan 14, 2017.

We all want to know what’s going on in our world and elsewhere, but who can we trust to give us “all the news that’s fit to print” or tell us “that’s the way it was”? This week we look at the origins of the news media, how it became a business, and try to figure out what’s “fake news” and what’s “real news”. Yep, it’s all the news about news.

(more…)

Sponsored by:
  • Audible.com, the best place on the Internet for audiobooks. Listeners of The History Files can get a free audiobook download and 30 day free trial! Over 180,000 titles to choose from for your iPhone, Android, Kindle or mp3 player.

Who's Who #78: Logopolis

56 mins - Published Thu, Jan 12, 2017.

All good things must come to an end, and that includes Tom Baker’s run as The Doctor on Doctor Who. This week, Petter and Breki sit down to talk about the final serial in this, the most iconic doctor’s, run.

(more…)

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!

Nothing Important Happened Today #31: Rogue One

1 hour 9 mins - Published Sat, Dec 17, 2016.

Petter and Breki have just seen the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One, so they returned to their seats and microphones to talk about it. First ten minutes are guaranteed spoiler free!

(more…)

Gordon's Gun Closet #15: Watson’s Weapons

33 mins - Published Tue, Oct 25, 2016.

Recorded live at the Watson Washington convention on October 22, 2016 (not the 15th as mentioned in the outro). All about the kinds of firearms Dr. John Watson might have carried in his literary adventures with Sherlock Holmes, and some actually carried in film and television incarnations.

(more…)

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.

(more…)

Gamepunting #89: Bitbox […]

41 mins - Published Thu, Aug 4, 2016.

This week we take a look at Bitbox, Near & Far, Ponyfinder – Dawn of the Fifth Age, Zweihander Grim & Perilous RPG, Prince Valiant Storytelling Game, Pythos Tabletop RPG

(more…)

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…)