Episode 30: The Mandela Effect

For this podcast episode, Morgan takes Tom through the bizarre phenomenon of The Mandela Effect, where many people have shared memories of something that never happened.

We cover various mindmelts from C3PO’s leg to ‘Stop the Pigeon’ to ‘Kazaam’ to ‘The Berenstain Bears’, all of which confused the hell out of us.

Includes a tribute to the late Sir Roger Moore.

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Beer choice: Stella Artois (cockney rhyming slang for Mandela!)

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Episode 29: Lost – The Unanswered Questions

A very disgruntled Tom takes Morgan through one of his all-time favourite TV shows: Lost, marking 7 years since it ended on May 23.

Though, you wouldn’t know it by how angry he sounds when discussing all the big questions that were never properly answered, from The Numbers to The Smoke Monster. Meanwhile, Morgan shows off his impressive Matthew Fox and Joseph Fiennes impressions. Now, where’s that DHARMA beer?

WARNING: Contains HUGE spoilers for the whole of Lost.

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Beer choice: Oliver’s Island.

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Episode 28: Planet of the Apes

Morgan takes Tom through the entire sprawling Planet of the Apes movie series, with Tom being utterly confused over how many films were made in such a short space of time – covering all the movies and TV series.

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Beer choice: Polar Monkey

Episode 27: Duke Nukem

Hail to the king, baby! Our latest episode chronicles the history of steroid-loving Duke Nukem, and the ups and downs of his video game life – from 1991’s MS DOS platformer Duke Nukem to the looooonnngg-awaited disappointment that was Duke Nukem Forever in 2011.

Includes a tribute to Bill Paxton, featuring a clip of him from video game film The Gamechangers.

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Beer choice: Old Thumper – because Duke’s old, and he thumps things.

 

Episode 26: Keanu Reeves Special

No way. No way! Something a little bit different this time as Tom and Morgan look back at the career of an underrated geek hero of cinema: Mr Keanu Reeves.

We delve into the man himself, his history, his music, his not-so well received performances and in particular, these six iconic movies in Keanu’s filmography:

  • Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure / Bogus Journey
  • Point Break
  • Speed
  • The Matrix
  • Constantine
  • John Wick

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Note: Tom wanted to discuss The Lake House (aka one of his top five favourite movies, honestly) at length, but Morgan wouldn’t let him.

Beer choice: Hogstar (Hogs Back Brewery)

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Episode 23: James Bond (A Geek’s Guide)

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Morgan teaches Tom about just how the James Bond franchise is much geekier than you think, from lost movies, crap remakes and 007’s magic number.

Beer choice: Vodka Martini (a crap attempt):

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Episode 22: Sega Mega Drive / Genesis Games

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Morgan takes Tom back to the early 1990s and through some of his favourite Sega Mega Drive games, including Streets of Rage 2, Golden Axe and Sonic the Hedgehog. Tom also educates Morgan about the horrific Shaq Fu and how it may have influenced 50 Cent.

Beer choice: Innis & Gunn lager (reference – err, because there are some guns in Sega games)

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