Category Archives: Podcasts

S08E20 – Technology & The Internet

Technology and the internet have gifted the world with many incredible things (and cats), but given our increasing basic knowledge about how everything works, why does the entertainment industry sometimes get things horribly wrong ? Join us as we find out why Transcendence, what’s with all

S08E19 – Sports Day

This week we decided to revisit the topic that for generations has been an anathema to geeks everywhere – sport. Join us as we work up a sweat finding out about sports movies, e-gamers, why sports cartoons and comics aren’t popular in the West, and

S08E18 – Bad Science

On this week’s episode we look the the impact of poorly researched or made-up science in movies, discuss why video game physics can go wrong, and find out what would really happen to the pilot of a giant robot/mech. Reviews – Fate/Zero, Ikki Tousen: Great

S08E17 – Fish Out of Water

On this week’s episode we take a look at “fish-out-of-water”, so join us as we find out why it’s such an story type, why comics use it in a different way to other media, and why certain games don’t fit into particular genres. Reviews –

S08E16 – Directing Art

This week we decided to take a look at art direction, but first we need to find out what it actually is before we can work out why it’s important and how it affects every visual entertainment medium. Reviews – The Wolf Among Us Episode

S08E15 – The End

This week we skip to the last page of the story, so join us as we find out more about multiple endings, post-credit stings, final bosses, and endless superhero tales. Reviews – Bioshock Infinite: Burial At Sea Part 2, Lego: The Hobbit, Dynasty Warriors 8:

S08E14 – Take The Journey

This week we take to the road to find out what all the fuss is about. Join us as we go wandering through the entertainment world just to see what’s there. Reviews – Invizimals: Alliances and Invizimals: The Lost Kingdoms This week’s news is heading over the

S08E13 – The Art of War

And so we come to the end of our month of combat, and what better way to finish than with war itself. Join us as we find out more about how war has changed popular media, and how entertainment has adapted to fit the theme. Reviews

S08E12 – Samurai Vs. Ninja

On this week’s episode we decided to head to the land of the rising sun, so join us as we continue our month of combat with a healthy dose of samurais and ninjas. Reviews – The Stuff, Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi (3DS), The Witch

S08E11 – Knuckle Sandwich

The Western world has had a long fascination with the world Eastern martial arts, and these days the different types and styles have become global brands that appear in everything from Hollywood blockbusters to the Olympic Games. In this episode we continue our look at