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45 minutes | Jul 31, 2014
7 'The Witcher / The Last Wish'
In this month's episode, we talk about whether playing The Witcher can make you a better person, why good story can trump bad game mechanics, and what video game we would give to Vladimir Putin.
56 minutes | Jun 29, 2014
6 'The Word for World is Forest/Avatar'
In this episode, we unravel the mysteries of Pandora and its giant blue demi-Gods.
63 minutes | May 4, 2014
5 'The Count of Monte Cristo' Part 2
Financial shenanigans. Ghosts from the past. POISON! Is there anything the Count won't do to enact revenge? We wade through the tangled plots as the shear enormity of the novel wears us down.
47 minutes | May 4, 2014
4 'The Count of Monte Cristo' Part 1
Will two erstwhile readers be defeated by a giant tale of injustice and revenge? Don't COUNT on it!
41 minutes | Apr 1, 2014
03 Episode 3 - 'Total Recall'
In this episode, we ask why bland remakes can't have just one more chase scene, and discuss the ways that mind-bending science-fiction can be boringly adapted.
54 minutes | Mar 8, 2014
Episode 2 - 'Goldfinger'
Nick and John talk about Goldfinger. Spoiler: the book is not so great, but the movie is worth the while!
55 minutes | Feb 3, 2014
Episode 1 - 'A Christmas Carol'
In this inaugural episode, Nick and John dissect and anatomize the Dickens classic. Did Dickens fire the first shots in the war on Christmas? Is Scrooge really in hell? Is Tiny Tim a Scrooge-clone sent back in time? The answer to these question is, probably no.
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