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27: S15E27 - A Terrifying Morass of Eyes and Dog Heads

8/31/2018
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Its time for another episode of our flagship podcast, and, another meander through the weird worlds of science, tech, and whatever else we can get our hands on. This week that includes: WordPress bringing the fight to Infowars in their own way, sensitive deep-sea hammers, blind date vending machines, Amish uber, 3d printing game of thrones superfans, machine art, Derby cathedral's horror movie night, Turkish football teams get rich quick scheme and chicken fashion. As we said, anything we...

Duration:00:41:47

26: S15E26 - Godly Masters of Slipper-Fu

8/16/2018
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Your friendly neighbourhood Geek Show returns with the two Robs to take you on another wild ride through the weird borders of the science, technology and culture. The big news this week is involves right-wing commentator and activist Alex Jones and his Infowars "media empire", and after that we find out how Facebook and Instagram plan to have people spend less time on their services - which seems quite laudable until you find out what our next item of news is ... Naughty Facebook. It's then...

Duration:00:50:32

25: S15E25 - This Banana Milkshake Is Lovely

8/2/2018
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The Geek Show returns for another go on the science and technology silly-go-round, and this time Producer Rob has been joined by the prodigal Andy. So what's on the cards this week? Well, we've got grief counselling for Avengers: Infinity War, complaints about star names and ownership, monetising copyright piracy, motion sickness prevention glasses, armpit adverts and much, much more. That's all for this week. Until next time you rambunctious rapscallions! Like The Geek Show? Then check out...

Duration:00:48:33

24: S15E24 - Starring An Indifferent Hedgehog

7/18/2018
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The Geek Show returns for another irreverent jaunt through the world, and this time Andy and Producer Rob are at the helm - which basically means there's nobody steering! After handing the navigation over to their "mature gentleman" alter-egos, we kick things off with some details about the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, followed by data protection versus religion, high-tech lasers, police slingshots, body odour detectors, mobile phone charges for migrating birds, cloud theft,...

Duration:00:41:50

23: S15E23 - Elon Musk Is Not A God

7/4/2018
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That title should go without saying, but according to certain reports it seems like some people aren't so sure … Welcome to another episode of The Geek Show - the water-logged paddling pool of science and technology news, plus a few bits that we found amusing or interesting. On this episode Rob and Producer Rob brave the heat to discuss Facebook's latest dalliance with AI, Donald Trump's Cinematic Universe, crime prevention gardening, the study habits of a Korean Youtuber, tasty(?) golden...

Duration:00:50:27

22: S15E22 - Snubbed By Ghosts

6/19/2018
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It's time for another episode of the podcast that, episode by episode, shines a light on just how odd the world and its people (and animals), really are. This week Graham joins Producer Rob to investigate the Department of Transport's "brilliant" idea to tackle overcrowding on trains, Ask.fm's tragic and somewhat ludicrous crypto-currency challenge, Facebook's news credibility jobs, student pranks, MIT's highly disturbing A.I. experiment, Australian psychics, sewage beer, Ed Sheeran's versus...

Duration:00:48:16

21: S15E21 - I'm Forever Milking Cockroaches

6/6/2018
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It's time for another jaunt into the weird world of science, technology and beyond, so join Rob and Producer Rob as they delve into the cosmos and head to Pluto to find out what it's made of (just to be clear, we're not picking a fight). After that it's back to Planet Earth to milk some cockroaches before we check out Holland's vegan steaks, Japan's intergalactic telepathy, Australia's never-ending mission to defend indigenous wildlife, and much, much more. The important stop is India, but...

Duration:00:39:40

20: S15E20 - A Horse Called Justice

5/24/2018
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The Geek Show returns for another foray into the weird happenings of science, technology and the world at large, which this time around include the latest antics from entrepreneur and closet Bond villain Elon Musk, getting porn from newsagents again (ah, technology!), interactive films, robot dogs versus door handles, special emotional helmets, dinner party blood tests (it's a definite conversation starter … maybe?), dealing with debtors - Russian style, court cases in Oregon, and a dog that...

Duration:00:50:46

19: S15E19 - Jesus Has The Best Internet

5/9/2018
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The Geek Show rolls into town once again on its never-ending quest to prove that sometimes the world is just a really weird place ... This week Rob from Cinema Eclectica joins Producer (and man who ate soup while reading the news), Rob for another excursion into the weird mists of science and technology, and kicking things off is the shocking revelation that students in the UK can’t read analogue clocks! After that it’s a cavalcade of oddities from the religious (statues of Jesus and mobile...

Duration:00:50:52

18: S15E18 - FunkyWolverine.com

4/18/2018
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Join us for another ride on our strange rodeo of oddities from science and technology news around the world. This time Andrew joins Producer (and kind-of-newsreader), Rob to discuss Stan Lee's DNA signatures, "seeing" magnetic fields (but only if you're a bird), toddlers with better smartphones than you, the Pokemon Go incentive, a "getting-there" mech-frame (pilot not included), real Home Alone, literally moving house, stoned Argentinian rats (according to police), headless chickens and...

Duration:00:49:05

17: S15E17 - Count Dante’s Kung-Fu Flip Flops

4/6/2018
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Technically we're a news podcast, although it should be pointed out that "technically" is a powerful word. Join Graham and Rob for another journey through the sometimes strange worlds of science and technology news as they discover oddities like Elon Musk’s latest "Boring" endeavour, getting power from screams (allegedly), spontaneous dinosaur combustion, slices of ketchup, armoured jackets for dogs, death-themed cafes, a rather strange company that wants to kill you in time for the...

Duration:00:53:24

16: S15E16 - Klingon Santa is Coming to Town

3/20/2018
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We're back for arduous journey into the hinterlands of science and technology news to bring more strange tales and weird happenings. This time it's Rob and Producer Rob captaining The Geek Show's flagship as it navigates through the cackling of Amazon's Alexa, fanatical Malaysian Apple fans (the technology company, not the fruit), modern "medicinal" leeches, record-breaking fidget spinners, is back again for another anarchic look at the weirder sides of science and technology news. Some of...

Duration:00:49:09

15: S15E15 - Wanted: Part-Time Rollercoaster Zombie

3/1/2018
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The erstwhile Brundlefly of British podcasting - also known as The Geek Show - returns for another tongue-in-cheek romp through the hallowed halls of science and technology news, and this time Rob and Graham - who can more often be found together on that notorious hotbed of cultural anarchy called Literary Loitering - are running the show. You have been warned … So after some belated platitudes about Pokemon Day we burrow deep into the molehill of weirdness where we discover Thorpe Park's...

Duration:00:45:23

14: S15E14 - The Emperor’s Porcelain Techno-Throne

2/20/2018
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The Geek Show returns once again with more irreverent news from the strange realms of science, technology and other places in between, and this week Rob is joined by yet another Andrew (where are they all coming from?). This week's discoveries include Facebook's status as the social media for codgers, a sequel to the infamous Kung Fury, a strange Japanese virtual presence device, noise suppression for toilets, iced tea, expensive school uniforms, footwear for footwear, visual "noise"...

Duration:00:40:49

13: S15E13 - Flamethrower Cooking With Elon Musk

2/8/2018
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It's time to join Rob and Andy for more news-based shenanigans from the realms of science and technology, and we're kicking things of this week with some recycling ... ... on the Moon After that it's all systems go with potential holodeck technology, stupidity causing smartphone batteries to explode, Germany's unconventional method to "control" children with ADHD, a TV comedy about metal detecting powering past the fourth wall, a Russian home-made "Iron Man", Nissan teaming up traditional...

Duration:00:40:18

12: S15E12 - Speedos Mean Party Time!

1/19/2018
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News has such a loose meaning these days, and it's our job to make sure that - at least for the science and technology parts - that status remains as silly as possible. Down with fake news! So what's been happening this week? Well, one of the singers from '90s all-girl group All Saints has decided to do social media, B & M are offering a unique employment opportunity (Is it a dream job? One of us thinks so), babies kick up a lot of dirt according to clever science people, there's a...

Duration:00:45:13

11: S15E11 - Jason Voorhees Ate The Music Industry

12/18/2017
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Producer Rob and Mark are back with the last episode of The Geek Show for 2017! In the news this week, YouTube attempts to do a music subscription service (again), a Star Wars character popularity poll produces some disturbing Jar Jar-related results, San Francisco think that robots will conquer our pavements and walkways (possibly as a prelude to their uprising), cosplaying as Batman is the answer to all our productivity issues (according to 4 to 6 year-old children), and the Dutch police...

Duration:00:42:44

10: S15E10 - The Children of Tight Jeans

12/8/2017
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Producer Rob is joined by a rather ill Graham for another turn on our chatter-go-round. We kick things off this week with a look at Facebook's terrible security strategies before moving on to Google, who are offering people the most frightening and soul-destroying job that anyone could have on the internet. After that we find an possible and unexpected move in the career of Quentin Tarantino, the apocalypse bunker that couldn't, and one of the worst uses of a statue of Jesus since … well,...

Duration:00:39:34

9: S15E09 - A Red Sock and Two Bills

12/5/2017
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The two Robs return for a new episode, and they're greeted with nuclear lightning, the worst blow science could ever deliver to the London tourism board, an 'intriguing' use of 3D printing technology and a film to end all films. What else can we say? It is that significant. After that we head out into the great beyond to discuss wars and treks among the stars, how they've managed to stay relevant in the 21st century and what their future holds. Like the Show? Support us on Patreon at...

Duration:00:41:28

8: S15E08 - Long Live The Termaidenator

11/24/2017
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It's the turn of Andy and Rob to take the helm of our flagship podcast and trawl the waters of science, technology and general geekery to find some interesting (if a little "fishy"), pieces of news. This week our two erstwhile "captains" discover a disturbing Chinese bootleg poster for the new DCEU film Justice League - which also features some Marvel heroes, the prominence of dowsing in 21st Century Britain. DARPA's plans for plants and Boston Dynamics' latest impressive-yet-terrifying...

Duration:00:27:34