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We are Theo & Paul - otherwise known as Firebolt & The Orbiter. Just a teenager and his dad putting the world to rights through relaxed but thought-provoking discussions. We also publish videos on YouTube & Twitch having fun ripping the piss out of each other while playing games - plus whatever else we decide to do for a laugh!

We are Theo & Paul - otherwise known as Firebolt & The Orbiter. Just a teenager and his dad putting the world to rights through relaxed but thought-provoking discussions. We also publish videos on YouTube & Twitch having fun ripping the piss out of each other while playing games - plus whatever else we decide to do for a laugh!
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United Kingdom

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We are Theo & Paul - otherwise known as Firebolt & The Orbiter. Just a teenager and his dad putting the world to rights through relaxed but thought-provoking discussions. We also publish videos on YouTube & Twitch having fun ripping the piss out of each other while playing games - plus whatever else we decide to do for a laugh!

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English

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07429342495


Episodes

Breaking Bollocks... 28 - Love (Valentine's Special)

2/14/2019
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Firebolt & The Orbiter send you a very special Valentine - it's our special episode about love. Among other things we uncover a musical link between Ghostbusters, Futurama & the ancient language of Sanskrit... An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details. Mentioned in this...

Duration:01:06:25

Breaking Bollocks... 27 - Death

1/31/2019
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Firebolt & The Orbiter struggle to stay away from metaphysics and philosophy while tackling such serious subjects as euthanasia, suicide and abortion. Is immortality possible and how would a cure for ageing affect everything? Some of the subjects discussed this week may cause emotional triggering - if anything is likely to affect you adversely please consider skipping this episode, and remember there is always help available. An extended uncut video version of this and other Breaking Dad...

Duration:01:16:33

Breaking Bollocks... 26 - Movies Part 2

1/17/2019
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Firebolt & The Orbiter continue their exploration of the world of the silver screen. We consider subjects as diverse as company mergers and censorship in part 2 of our podcast discussion about Movies. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details. Mentioned in this...

Duration:01:16:40

Breaking Bollocks... 25 - Movies Part 1

1/4/2019
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Firebolt & The Orbiter talk cinema in this first of a 2-part epic discussion. Originally intended as a stand-alone chat, we end up talking an awful lot of Star Wars, so decided to work on a sequel... An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details. Mentioned in this episode: Fox...

Duration:01:33:09

Breaking Bollocks... 24 - Disability

12/13/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter hold a frank and honest discussion about Disability, focusing on issues which have had a profound impact on the family - autism, TMJD, depression & PIP assessments. And of course there's some tension and humour thrown in for good measure! Mentioned in this episode: Sky on Brexit legal advice - http://bit.ly/2SG3ffQ Joey Deacon - http://bit.ly/2LdOHkZ Rain Man - https://imdb.to/2Le6aK8 TMJD - http://bit.ly/2LdORc5 CBT - http://bit.ly/2SReXED Make Poverty History -...

Duration:01:30:30

Breaking Bollocks... 23 - Balance

11/29/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter desperately try to bring some balance to the podcast. Things are back to normal as serious discussion mixed with irritatingly childish humour return. Mentioned in this episode: Hello Internet "Four Light Bulbs" - http://bit.ly/2zvYGh5 U.S. Mid-terms 2018 - http://bit.ly/2Sl7cX7 Simon Sinek "Millennials in the Workplace" - http://bit.ly/2ADWjs2 An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through our Patreon page.

Duration:01:06:26

Breaking Bollocks... 22 - Welfare

11/16/2018
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Recorded before Firebolt & The Orbiter's holiday, and intended for release on 1st November, this episode considers the concept of welfare. While we do discuss the welfare state system, a large part of this episode became a consideration of our own welfare - an emotional episode and our most personal to date...

Duration:01:42:08

Breaking Bollocks... 21 - Money

11/2/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter return to discuss something which is very much in short supply following their holiday adventures. Money, wonga, moolahs, spondoolicks, bucks, cash - call it what you will, it makes the world go around apparently... An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details.

Duration:01:29:32

Breaking Bollocks... 20 - Language

10/5/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter use language to discuss itself, incorporating some interesting etymological explorations and much of the usual digressing. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details.

Duration:01:44:06

Breaking Bollocks... 19 - Democracy

9/21/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter discuss the merits and pitfalls of democracy in its various forms. Who should have the right to vote, should it be compulsory & does it matter anyway? Serious points of discussion mixed with relaxed and occasionally witty banter? Must be another episode of Breaking Bollocks... An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon - visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details.

Duration:06:11:41

Breaking Bollocks... 18 - Social Media

9/7/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter pass judgement on tweeting trolls in a comprehensive consideration of social media. From Friends Reunited to Facebook & Twitter to Tumblr, join us for our first podcast simultaneously live-streamed while recording. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details.

Duration:01:40:25

Breaking Bollocks... 17 - Animals

8/23/2018
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More maniacal meanderings and mixed metaphors as Firebolt & The Orbiter discuss all sorts of nonsense, with a vague anchoring in the subject of "Animals". Covering subjects as diverse as vegetarian/veganism, bestiality & species resurrection, we again chat seriously but irreverently for a while in our fortnightly podcast series. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage...

Duration:01:28:07

Road Trip... 100th Video Special

8/20/2018
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To celebrate our 100th video release we put together a marathon video, in which Firebolt shows off his trucking skills by driving us all the way across Europe in Euro Truck Simulator 2. Setting off from our local Aberdeen truck depot, with his trusty co-pilot The Orbiter to drink beer and keep the scintillating conversation and banter going, this is the full journey. It may be late arriving, but despite all the technical hurdles along the way (including camera batteries dying, computers...

Duration:04:21:18

Breaking Bollocks... 16 - Music

8/9/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter delve into the world of music, waxing philosophical on the most important subject of them all! This episode includes our very own bonus hidden track live performance of a famous piece of 20th Century music. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further details. Mentioned in this...

Duration:01:30:39

Breaking Bollocks... 15 - Crime

7/26/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter's discussions are getting longer but what can you do? Brought to you with the help of Tamnavulin single malt whisky, and guest starring Starstuff with the occasional helpful comment, this episode's topic deals very roughly with the concept of crime. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Other patronage tiers are available... Visit...

Duration:01:35:16

Breaking Bollocks... 14 - UK Politics

7/12/2018
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A frank and honest discussion across the generational divide, considering the increasingly worrying political climate around the world, with specific reference to current affairs in the UK. Firebolt and The Orbiter voice their concerns and speculate on where it's all potentially heading. An extended uncut version of this and other Breaking Dad episodes is available through Patreon by subscribing at Breaking Dad Fan level and above. Visit https://www.patreon.com/breakingdad for further...

Duration:01:25:33

Breaking Bollocks... 13 - Morality

6/28/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter tackle some controversial issues surrounding the concept of morality, in one of our most thought-provoking and challenging chats to date. We explore boundaries, question assumptions and examine our own senses of morality in this sometimes awkward, occasionally humorous and always honest consideration of right and wrong. Mentioned in this episode: Dis After Dark - http://bit.ly/2tAwRAW Richard Dawkins - http://bit.ly/2tEiUSC Dream Theater - http://bit.ly/2tLGEnm Dara...

Duration:01:04:49

Breaking Bollocks... 12 - The Games Industry

6/14/2018
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Join Firebolt & The Orbiter for another in-depth chat about their views. In the cross-hairs this time is the games industry - where is it going and what are the good and bad points? In our traditional meandering conversational style The Orbiter realises he has enjoyed playing quite a few games over the years, and Firebolt is surprised that he doesn't have to carry this episode single-handedly after all... Mentioned in this episode: techradar - http://bit.ly/2LOz8PE Toontown Rewritten -...

Duration:01:10:31

Breaking Bollocks... 11 - Drugs

5/31/2018
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In a rare departure from form, Firebolt & The Orbiter spend the vast majority of an episode staying on topic for a change. Join us for a frank, open and honest discussion about drugs - myths vs truth, legal vs illegal. Just another relaxed, and at times humorous session talking bollocks! Mentioned in this episode: TruTV - http://bit.ly/2kBs25B The Guardian - http://bit.ly/2J52QiL Kurzgesagt - http://bit.ly/2srqwXn Supporter links: Website - http://bit.ly/WebBDO Merch - http://bit.ly/BDOME...

Duration:00:58:51

Breaking Bollocks... 10 - War

5/17/2018
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Firebolt & The Orbiter engage in another in-depth discussion, complete with humorous and occasionally controversial commentary. Politics, anarchy, revolution, cold wars, world wars and nuclear weapons all feature in the subject matter - as do the usual meandering digressions we've come to know and love. What is it good for? Mentioned in this episode: ARPANET - http://bit.ly/2k6qwbw Anarchy In The UK - http://bit.ly/2GrLNFg Roger Waters on The White Helmets - http://bit.ly/2IM6GjS Owen Jones'...

Duration:01:03:57