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We are three geeks stuck in the world of 80s and 90s nerd culture (and sometimes here and now) looking at cartoons, movies, music, TV, toys, conspiracies. Asking 'Are there too many reboots or not enough?' 'Can bands release music after a key member dies?' 'What is the best 80s cartoon or toy?' All this and much more!

We are three geeks stuck in the world of 80s and 90s nerd culture (and sometimes here and now) looking at cartoons, movies, music, TV, toys, conspiracies. Asking 'Are there too many reboots or not enough?' 'Can bands release music after a key member dies?' 'What is the best 80s cartoon or toy?' All this and much more!

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United Kingdom

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We are three geeks stuck in the world of 80s and 90s nerd culture (and sometimes here and now) looking at cartoons, movies, music, TV, toys, conspiracies. Asking 'Are there too many reboots or not enough?' 'Can bands release music after a key member dies?' 'What is the best 80s cartoon or toy?' All this and much more!

Language:

English


Episodes

C.E.N.K. #35: "Buddy Cops"

4/5/2021
Episode #35 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees Tee-J Sutherland, Dan Collacott and sitting in for Imran this week is friend of the show, Denis-Jose Francois, discuss the nature of the never-gets-old buddy cop movies. What is it about that proverbial odd couple set-up in movies that keep audiences continually entertained - whether as a source of high-stakes drama or through fits of laughter. This week's episode finds the gang look at some of their favourite police pairings...

Duration:01:12:18

C.E.N.K Minicast #04: Introducing Bojack Horseman

4/1/2021
Roth and Dan return to talk about one of the best Netflix shows ever Bojack Horsemen. Everything about this incredible animated adult black comedy drama shouldn't work, but it is one of the most surreal, heart warming and hard hitting dramas ever created. https://www.4everinelectricdreams.com/

Duration:00:51:10

90s State of Mind #7: "One in a Million" (w/Rhonda)

3/24/2021
Welcome to episode #7 of the 90s State of Mind podcast - a collaborative project between 4ever in Electric Dreams and Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. This episode sees Imran and Rhonda from San Jose, California - and host of Ride The Vibe - delve into the sophomore album release of revered vocalist, Aaliyah. Released in 1996, 'One in a Million' proved to be a huge hit for the...

Duration:01:10:41

C.E.N.K. #34: "WandaVision & The MCU's foray into Television"

3/14/2021
Episode #34 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees Tee-J Sutherland, Imran Mirza and sitting in for Dan this week is friend of the show, Denis-Jose Francois, delve in to series #1 of Disney+'s WandaVision. The first of a new slate of shows, exclusive to the Disney streaming site, which this year will feature contributions from Falcon & The Winter Soldier, Loki and Hawkeye - WandaVision picks up days after the events of Endgame continuing the story of Wanda Maximoff and Vision...

Duration:01:27:05

90s State of Mind #6: "Dangerous" (w/Rhonda)

3/2/2021
Welcome to episode #6 of the 90s State of Mind podcast - a collaborative project between 4ever in Electric Dreams and Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. This episode sees Imran and Rhonda from San Jose, California - and host of Ride The Vibe - delve into the eighth solo studio album of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Released in 1991, Dangerous is considered an artistic change...

Duration:01:11:23

C.E.N.K. #33: "Film Franchises, pt2"

2/14/2021
Episode #33 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees the team pick up where Episode #32 left off... so as a follow-up to our conversation about film franchises, we ask the question, which film franchise would we like to see either revisited or resurrected that hasn't actually been subject to the sequel treatment yet. We also wonder whether we'd actually like to revisit certain characters from our childhood favourites like Ferris Bueller or The Goonies - does the joy in their...

Duration:00:49:07

90s State of Mind #5: "Blowout Comb" (w/Rhonda)

2/6/2021
Welcome to episode #5 of the 90s State of Mind podcast - a collaborative project between 4ever in Electric Dreams and Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. This episode sees Imran and Rhonda from San Jose, California - and host of Ride The Vibe - delve into the sophomore album release by Digable Planets, 'Blowout Comb'. Comprised of rappers Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler, Mariana...

Duration:01:25:12

C.E.N.K. #32: "Film Franchises"

2/1/2021
Episode #32 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees the team delve into the concept of film franchises. Firstly, what actually is a film franchise (a question far more complex to address than it may seem)? We look at some incredibly successful franchises and look at why some fail or perhaps don't resonate with subsequent generations as they should. And we look at what the potential future is for storytelling in this context and whether the small screen could in fact be the big...

Duration:01:15:22

90s State of Mind: 90shiphopMixtape

1/26/2021
As something of an accompanying piece to our exclusive podcast series, 90s State of Mind, Imran Mirza jumps behind the boards for a journey filled with wonderment as we delve into some joyful hip-hop classics from the genre's golden era. The full catalogue of the 90s State of Mind podcast can be accessed here: https://www.4everinelectricdreams.com/90s-state-of-mind-podcast.html Blue-in-Green:RADIO is a London-based online internet radio station which celebrates 21st century soul, jazz, funk,...

Duration:01:03:03

C.E.N.K. #31: "Who is the Ultimate Rebel in Music?"

1/19/2021
Episode #31 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees the team delve into the concept of rebellion in music - those people that went to war with other artists, audiences, record labels, political parties... Exploring the theme across numerous genres including rock, hip-hop and country music, we ask what constitutes rebellion, plus we attempt to answer the question 'who was the most rebellious artist we can name?' www.4everinelectricdreams.com/ Emanating from London, UK, and...

Duration:01:12:23

C.E.N.K. #30: "The Mandalorian"

1/4/2021
Episode #30 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees the team delve into seasons 1 and 2 of the revered Disney+ entry into the Star Wars universe, The Mandalorian. Released to universally rave reviews, we look at the why the side stories (The Mandalorian, Rogue One, Solo) are so much more coherent and generally more enjoyable than the main films; how much fan influence has there been on The Mandalorian or is this one creator's vision, and we ask the question if these types of...

Duration:01:25:39

C.E.N.K. #29: "Catching Up With The Classics" (2.2)

12/24/2020
Episode #29 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast picks up from episode #28 where it was decided that each of the team would watch a classic children's/family movie that we had never before seen, then sit down to talk about. This episode sees Dan discuss 'The Princess Bride', Imran review 'Adventures in Babysitting' and Tee-J make a wish for '16 Candles'. www.4everinelectricdreams.com/ Emanating from London, UK, and hosted by Dan Collacott, Tee-J Sutherland and Imran Mirza, our...

Duration:01:05:44

C.E.N.K. #28: "Catching Up With The Classics" (2.1)

12/7/2020
Episode #28 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees Tee-J, Imran and Dan settle down to classic movies that we've never actually seen. In a call back to Episodes #10 and #11, we pitch each other three movies and vote on which ones each person should watch. Marvel with us in astonishment at the gaps within our own catalogues! www.4everinelectricdreams.com/ Emanating from London, UK, and hosted by Dan Collacott, Tee-J Sutherland and Imran Mirza, our 4ever in Electric Dreams...

Duration:01:02:00

90s State of Mind #4: "My Life" (w/Rhonda)

12/2/2020
Welcome to episode #4 of the 90s State of Mind podcast - a collaborative project between 4ever in Electric Dreams and Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. This episode sees Imran and Rhonda from San Jose, California - and host of Ride The Vibe - delve into the sophomore album release for the lady dubbed "The Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul", Mary J Blige. Released in 1994 through Uptown...

Duration:01:11:01

C.E.N.K. #27: "The Future of Cinema"

11/16/2020
Welcome to Episode #27 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast. Today's episode sees the C.E.N.K. team attempt to delve into the future of cinema. We look at the impact of piracy, streaming and improved home cinema technology and how they have gone on to rival the cinema-going experience. And will Coronavirus force cinema to adapt in strange and unusual ways for fear of being cut out of the movie-watching relationship between film studios and viewers? www.4everinelectricdreams.com/...

Duration:00:57:45

90s State of Mind #3: "70 Minutes Of Madness" (w/Sean Sophiea)

11/14/2020
Welcome to episode #3 of the 90s State of Mind podcast - a collaborative project between 4ever in Electric Dreams and Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. This episode sees Imran and Sean Sophiea (Niigata, Japan) - Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenter and creator of Raw Select Music - delve into the project that has subsequently been dubbed "the greatest DJ mix of all time". Released in...

Duration:01:00:35

C.E.N.K. #26: "Does Free Speech Exist?"

11/1/2020
Welcome to Episode #26 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast. Today's episode sees the C.E.N.K. team attempt to answer the question - "does free speech actually exist?". What is in fact the desired and ideal utopia regarding free speech - is it having the right to say what we each feel without being challenged? Or is it about saying what we feel and people being free to actually challenge? DISCLAIMER: For this episode, we would like to offer a disclaimer that the opinions...

Duration:01:04:09

90s State of Mind #2: "Love Deluxe" (w/Rhonda)

10/27/2020
Welcome to episode #2 of the 90s State of Mind podcast - a collaborative project between 4ever in Electric Dreams and Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. This episode sees Imran and Rhonda from San Jose, California - and host of Ride The Vibe - delve into the fourth album from UK outfit, Sade. Released in 1992, the album spawned four singles, was certified four-times platinum by...

Duration:00:55:43

C.E.N.K. #25: "The War on Facts"

10/18/2020
Welcome to Episode #25 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast. Today's episode sees the C.E.N.K. team delve into the concept of modern day conspiracies within the Trump era. Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign could be argued to have ushered in an entirely new perception at how people digest the information they are supplied and their overall trust for the source it emanated from - the term "fake news" is now commonplace as much as the idea of peoples' personal opinions...

Duration:01:08:13

90s State of Mind #1: "Urban Hang Suite" (w/Rhonda)

10/4/2020
Welcome to the debut episode of the 90s State of Mind podcast which runs in conjunction with Blue-in-Green:RADIO. This podcast sees Imran Mirza celebrate incredible albums from the 1990s alongside a variety of Blue-in-Green:RADIO presenters. For the debut episode, Imran and Rhonda from San Jose, California - and host of Ride The Vibe - reconnect with their adoration of Maxwell's debut album, 'Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite'. Released 2nd April 1996 by Columbia Records, the album spawned four...

Duration:01:12:14