#63 – If You Like Us, Don’t Like Us

In another short episode that runs long, Nick has a few things to say about Thoughtbubble 2014, and a lecture on how we consume our entertainment online.

Show notes
Podcasts:

Stacey’s Pop Culture Parlour (also home of Podcast In A Half Shell) – link
Fantasticast – link
Psycomedia – link

People:
David Wynne – link
Michael Georgiou – link

Places:
ThoughtBubble 2014 – link

#62 – Cynical About Kindness, Fearful Of Sincerity

A filler episode that just won’t quit… Nick runs the gamut from concerned to flippant to sincere. It’s a rollercoaster!

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Show notes
Games:
Planetary Annihilation – Wikipedia
Dungeon Of The Endless – link

Music:
“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift – YouTube / Amazon
“Perfect Night” by Sarah Silverman – YouTube

Further Reading:
Rigor – Wikipedia
Slapped Cheek – Wikipedia

Michael Mcintyre – Wikipedia

#60 – All Roads Lead Back To Admiral Ackbar

We discuss animal intelligence, George Lucas’ kids, horse suicides, cheese, and God.

Show Notes
People:
Adolf Hitler – Wikipedia
Nathan Fillion – IMDB / Wikipedia
Dave McKean – IMDB / Wikipedia / Amazon
Brian Cox – Wikipedia / Amazon
Carl Sagan – Wikipedia / Amazon

Aliens:
Cardassians – Wikipedia
Mon Calamari – Wikipedia
Klingons – Wikipedia

Watch and Listen:
Thrilling Adventure Hour – link
Luna – IMDB / YouTube
“Cosmos” by Carl Sagan – Wikipedia / Amazon
We Have Concerns: Pet Smart - link

Visit:
Harbour Lights – link

#59 – Schrodinger’s Podcast

Nick and James take on mortality and the impending apocalypse, and ask why everything about Gamergate, including anti-Gamergate, is a dumb poo-poo head.

Show notes
People:
David Wynne – link
James Deen – Wikipedia

Movies/TV:
Luna – IMDB / YouTube
The Crystal Maze – Wikipedia / YouTube

Podcast:
99% Invisible #132: Castle On The Park – link

Music:
“If You Don’t Know Me By Now” by Simply Red – YouTube / Amazon
“Fairground” by Simply Red – YouTube / Amazon
“Love Rollercoaster” by the Ohio Players - YouTube / Amazon
“Love Rollercoaster” by Red Hot Chili Peppers – YouTube

#58 – An Uninterrupted Flow

Nick and James talk about how awful the 60s and 70s were, how vile pop music is, and how hard it can be to give a compliment.

Shownotes
People:
Mahatma Gandhi - Wikipedia
OK Go - Wikipedia / Amazon
Lynda Bellingham - Wikipedia
Charlotte Church - Wikipedia
Katherine Jenkins - Wikipedia
Jools Holland - Wikipedia

Further Reading:
Hinduism - Wikipedia
Charlotte Church/Brass Eye convergence – Image

Songs:
“The Muppet Show” by OK Go – YouTube / Amazon
“Chandelier” by Sia – YouTube / Amazon
“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift – YouTube / Amazon
“Gunfight Epiphany” by Rob Duncan - Soundcloud / Amazon
“The Wheels On The Bus” – YouTube / Amazon
“You Are My Sunshine” by Johnny Cash – YouTube / Amazon
“Baby Love Child” by Pizzicato 5 – YouTube
“Baby Love Child (Japanese)” by Pizzicato 5 – YouTube
“Mean Mr Mustard/Polythene Pam/She Came In Through The Bathroom Window” by The Beatles – Wikipedia / YouTube
“When I’m Cleaning Windows” by George Formby – YouTube / Amazon
“Leaning On The Lamppost” by George Formby – YouTube / Amazon
“Jealous Guy” by John Lennon - YouTube / Amazon
“Here Comes The Sun” by George Harrison - YouTube
Apparently Nina Simone does a killer version of “Here Comes The Sun” too, which is here: YouTube / Amazon
“Run For Your Life” by The Beatles - Wikipedia / YouTube
“Triad” by Jefferson Airplane - YouTube / Amazon

Albums:
“Here Come The 123s” by They Might Be Giants – Amazon
“No!” by They Might Be Giants – Amazon
“Around The World In A Day” by Prince – Wikipedia / Amazon
“Rubber Soul” by The Beatles – Wikipedia / Amazon

Film/TV:
Terriers – IMDB
Futurama – IMDB / Amazon
Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games - IMDB / Amazon
Tangled – IMDB / Amazon
Frankenweenie – IMDB / Amazon
Paranorman – IMDB / Amazon
Daddy I’m A Zombie – IMDB / Amazon
“Confessions of A Window Cleaner” – Wikipedia / Amazon
Withnail and I – IMDB / Amazon
Carry On Camping – IMDB / Amazon
Barbara Windsor in Carry On Camping – YouTube

Books:
“Guess How Much I Love You” by Sam McBratney & Anita Jeram – Amazon

Frozen Corner (I REGRET NOTHING!):
Frozen – IMDB / Amazon
“Let It Go” by Idina Menzel – YouTube / Amazon
“Frozen – How It Should Have Ended” – YouTube
“Frozen What Does The Fox Say?” - YouTube
“Maddie & Zoe Sing Let It Go” - YouTube
“Let It Go – Frozen – Alex Boyé (Africanized Tribal Cover) Ft. One Voice Children’s Choir” - YouTube

#56 – As Best Friends As We Are

Audio problems abound in this episode, which is probably just as well. Most of it is about masturbating.

Shownotes
People:
Derek & Clive – Wikipedia
Eric Morecambe & Ernie Wise – Wikipedia
Greta Garbo – Wikipedia

Listen and Watch:
Regular Features – link
Angry singing Irish two year old – YouTube

Further Reading:
“What If We Admitted to Children That Sex Is Primarily About Pleasure?” by Alice Dreger – link
“The Art Of Dadliness: How To Get Your Kids To Do Their Chores (And Why It’s So Important They Do Them)” by Brett & Kate McKay – link

#55 – Hydraulic Lift And Tilt

Nick and James cover a lot of disparate ground in this episode – from Metallica to the X-Men, from the Pope to Dr Who, from Nuclear Armageddon to Adventure Time.
Special guest spot by Matt Farr and Kehaar of Dissecting Worlds.

Shownotes
Other podcasts:
Dissecting Worlds – link
Rachel And Miles Xplain The X-Men: #22 Through Death and Through Life – link
Regular Features – link
Unanswered 26: The Cinema Experience – link
Full Kit Banter – link
MOMBcast – link

Places and People:
Berwick-upon-Tweed – Wikipedia
Ganesh – Wikipedia
Jon Blyth – Twitter

Further Reading:
Spontaneous Human Combustion – Wikipedia
Urtext – Oxford Dictionaries
Platonic Idealism – Wikipedia
Pope marries 20 cohabiting couples in sign of papacy shift – BBC News

Music:
“Nothing Else Matters” by Metallica – YouTube / Amazon
“Enter Sandman” by Metallica – YouTube / Amazon
“One” by Metallica – YouTube / Amazon
“One” by U2 – YouTube / Amazon
“Only You” by Yazoo – YouTube / Amazon
“The Black Album” by Metallica – Wikipedia / Amazon
“And Justice For All” by Metallica – Wikipedia / Amazon

Books, Film and TV:
“2001, A Space Odyssey” by Arthur C Clarke – Wikipedia / Amazon
Threads – IMDB / YouTube / Wikipedia / Amazon
Johnny Got His Gun – IMDB / YouTube / Amazon
Dr Who S8E4 “Listen” – IMDB / YouTube
When The Wind Blows – IMDB / Amazon
The Leftovers – IMDB / YouTube
Tommy – IMDB / YouTube / Amazon
Adventure Time – IMDB / Soundcloud / Amazon
BoJack Horseman – IMDB / YouTube
Aqua Teen Hunger Force – IMDB / YouTube / Amazon

#54 – Retarded Ejaculation

After a couple of weeks without recording, Nick treads clumsily through uncomfortable territory, and James talks about his first day back at school.

Admin:
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Email – 2gmpodcast@gmail.com
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Further Reading:
“Dear Mom on the iPhone: You’re Doing Fine” by Jennifer Hicks – link
“His Dark Materials” by Phillip Pullman – Wikipedia / Amazon

Milton Keynes:
Milton Keynes – Wikipedia

People:
DJ Sharkey – Wikipedia
DJ Clarky – Mixcloud
Clarky The Cruel - Twitter

Medical stuff:
GlaxoSmithKline – Wikipedia
Asthma – Wikipedia
Ventolin – Wikipedia