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Virtual Citizens Productions Hosted By Leandro Pondoc & Mark Crabbe

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A Pop Culture Podcast For A Pop Culture Generation

A Pop Culture Podcast For A Pop Culture Generation
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Ireland

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A Pop Culture Podcast For A Pop Culture Generation

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English


Episodes

Episode 25 - Jamie Foxx Vs A Very Smart Plane

10/18/2017
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On this week's episode of Virtual Citizens, Leandro and Super Producer Emmet are joined by friends of the podcast Aodan Farrelly and Kealan Hegarty to talk about original blockbusters! Big budget movies based on nothing but a concept that doesn't originate from anything else. No sequels, no adaptations (well almost), no remakes, no reboots, nada. Just where have they been in the last two decades? Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a pop culture generation,...

Duration: 01:21:17


Episode 24 - News And Whatchawhatcha

10/13/2017
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On this week's news and What We've Been Watching/Reading/Playing, the original Doritos flavor gang (which apparently is not a thing) go through what pop culture's thrown at them, from hipster tine travel high school adventure games, resurrection of nostalgic anime, Marvel teens with supervillian parents and a 13 MINUTE MONOLOGUE on the newest Blade Runner which is a thing. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a pop culture generation, with each episode...

Duration: 01:49:48


Episode 24 - Magical Girls 101

10/10/2017
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On this week's Virtual Citizens extravadanza, the original Doritos flavor version of the group comes together to FINALLY tackle some good gosh darned anime. Specifically, that bubbly pink genre of big hearts and good folks fighting the forces of darkness, magical girls! From heavyweights such as Cardcaptor Sakura to recent efforts such as Raising Project, what's the deal with magical girls eh?? Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a pop culture generation,...

Duration: 01:16:45


Episode 23 - Adult Animation With Matteo Ceccotti

10/3/2017
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On this special interview episode of Virtual Citizens, we speak to animator Matteo Ceccotti on his long career in the animation industry, from studying in Canada and Italy to working for companies such as Lucasfilm and Ubisoft to his current work at Dublin's Brown Bag Films. He also joins the gang to talk about adult animation, films that range from "on the edge of fine for children" to "should not be screened by any circumstances for children" and discuss whether each film succeeds at...

Duration: 01:58:53


Episode 22 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

9/28/2017
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On this week's news and whatchawhatcha, the gang, still joined by Professional Actor Extraordinaire Cormac O Broin, wax lyrical about live events, weird plays and arcade games! A new Boba Fett for a new generation? A new, more spooky Sabrina the Teenage Witch? Freaky Friday but in anime? A version of the Office ruled over by Stone Cold Steve Austin? Aww hell yeah! Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a pop culture generation, with each episode taking in the...

Duration: 01:27:19


Episode 22 - Gregor Samsa's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall

9/26/2017
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On this week's Virtual Citizens, the gang, with the returning Professional Actor Extraordinaire Cormac O Broin, tackle short films! Simple, right? Who knew that watching films that don't overstay their welcome would be easy watching? From writer's block, patients pretending to be God, escaping a hanging and, well, whatever the heck the title of this episode is, we take the gamut of what short films can do! Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a pop culture...

Duration: 01:05:38


Episode 21 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

9/16/2017
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On this week's INDULGENT and BUMPER-PACKED edition of this week's News and WhatchaWhatcha, the gang talk about creepy spirals, creepy towns with creepy secrets, creepy zombie trains, creepy clowns, creepy 4D movie experiences, creepy musicals based on Take That, creepy travels through all of time and space and the one super hero to save us all. AND HIS NAME IS JOH- Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the trappings of modern media in odd angles. It's long and articulate and...

Duration: 01:51:43


Episode 21 - Gonna Paint Yer Wagon

9/12/2017
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On this week's Virtual Citizens, the gang, along with some guy named Mark, go through a classic film genre and see how the form has evolved from the halcyon golden age of Hollywood to the cynical Noughts, this episode's case being the Western! From John Wayne's homely drawl to Clint Eastwood's steely stare, how does that most rootin n' tootin of genres fare throughout the ages? Listen and find out! Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a pop culture...

Duration: 01:32:38


Episode 20 - Thespian Tunes With Dave Fanning

9/5/2017
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On this week's special VC episode, we chat with RTE's Dave Fanning about his lengthy career as a regular voice amongst the Irish airwaves, from his start in pirate radio to his tenure in RTE, the many interesting artists he's met and more. The regular crew, including friend of the podcast Jordan Moran, also come together to talk about actors turned musicians. What happens when a thespian such as David Duchovny decides to try and employ his dulcet tones for something more musical? What of...

Duration: 01:11:42


Episode 19 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

9/1/2017
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On this week's News/WhatchaWhatcha, the Al-leluiarama takeover kind of sorta continues! We get the chance to actually talk vidjagames! Stuff such as the kind of sorta end of Half-Life, the latest Pokemon goings-on and Sly Cooper creeping in to other mediums! Meanwhile, we talk to Ciaran about his dope-ass in-development card game, Pyramid Scheme, while everyone else waxes lyrical about Netflix stuff, anime and OTHER PODCASTS. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the...

Duration: 01:26:35


Episode 19 - Al-leluiarama Takeover!

8/28/2017
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On this week's Virtual Citizens, the gang's resident Videogame Vizier, Alastair Dennehy, stages a BLOODY COUP and has taken over to talk, at full length, about video games for an entire VC episode! Brought along for the ride are semi-contributor Barry "Ironic Snap" Neenan and ACTUAL DESIGNER OF ACTUAL GAME Ciaran Monaghan. The topic is on mental health and how's it's addressed by videogames, from it's treatment as health bars to more considerate and thoughtful depictions, making our way to...

Duration: 01:18:47


Episode 18 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

8/25/2017
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On this SMORGASBORD of a News/WhatchWhatcha episode, the gang look at all the news that's caught their eye, along with the interesting media they've come across. No Man's Sky redeemed! Marvel's Inhumans shamed! Cool band plugged! Leandro's apologies continued! Hello there! Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the trappings of modern media in odd angles. It's long and articulate and quite positively charming thank you very much. HOSTS: Leandro Pondoc CONTRIBUTORS: Kimmy...

Duration: 01:34:19


Episode 18 - Attack Of The Clones

8/21/2017
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On this week's Virtual Citizens, the gang, with added Sean Choon, talk about film knockoffs! When films aren't content with just aping but straight up rips off, no questions asked, all in pursuit of that sweet dollar. Where you expecting cinematic works such as Aliens, Avatar, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Harry of the Rings in the Neverending Legend or Ratatouille? Too bad, you get their crap doppelgangers instead. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast, as the parlance goes, from a...

Duration: 01:20:50


Episode 17 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

8/17/2017
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On the second installment of this week's Virtual Citizens, the gang look at the news and media they've partook in the past few weeks. Zoe laments on how love isn't real! Kimmy dips her toes into American Gods! Pippa is shook by finding out about the dishonesty of reality TV! Leandro delivers his article on Ready Player One in audio form! It goes on for 20 minutes! Woohoo? Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the trappings of modern media in odd angles. It's long and...

Duration: 01:38:24


Episode 17 - Fatal Females

8/15/2017
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On this installment of Virtual Citizens, the gang is joined by Zoe Brennan Whitmore and Pippa Dennehy to talk that classic trope of fiction, the vicious and deadly Femme Fatale. What makes these ladies go about their wicked ways? From the Machiavellian Amy Dunne all the way back to the sultry Lana Turner, we trace the evolution of this prevalent archetype through film from the 40's to the modern day and see how far we've come. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the...

Duration: 01:19:19


Episode 16 - Celluloid Ireland With Tramp Press

8/6/2017
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On this week's special VC episode, the gang are joined by Lisa Coen and Sarah Davis-Goff, the two behind Tramp Press, to talk about their work in Ireland's publishing scene, their ethos in putting out diverse voices and commitment to excellent writing, not to mention all the cool stuff they've published over the years. They also join the usual VC gang to talk about films set/based/representing Ireland and see how this little green isle fares in the big screen. Turns out Ireland's more than...

Duration: 01:24:23


Episode 15 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

8/4/2017
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On this week's second VC installment, the gang, plus Dogs vagabonds Oisin Kelly and Vinny Kenny, talk about the news that's caught their eye, from Croagh Patrick injuries to Harrison Ford reboots by way of Justice League scuttlebutt. Also, Leandro repeatedly plugs an article for Ready Player One that won't be up the moment this first goes up. Uhhh sorry? ALSO also, a massive Game of Thrones chat because why not, it's the hot thing I guess. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking...

Duration: 01:25:12


Episode 15 - Dogs' Day Afternoon

8/1/2017
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On this installment of Virtual Citizens, the gang is joined by Vinny Kenny and Oisin Kelly to talk crime heist films! From steely James Caan to nervy Al Pacino, by way of Chow Yun Fat, Frank Sinatra and Stanley Kubrick, the gamut of heist films is rounded up here. The gang also wax lyrical about Reservoir Dogs and the production of said heist-gone-wrong film that brought these four together. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the trappings of modern media in odd angles....

Duration: 01:09:48


Episode 14 - News And WhatchaWhatcha

7/21/2017
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On this week's second VC installment, the gang plus actor extraordinaire Cormac O Broin tour through the latest pop culture news and affairs they've been partaking in. Manga horror comics, tennis mockumentaries, a Deep Treatise into Star Wars posters, final fantasies, ACTUAL BREAKING NEWS (that was breaking when the podcast was being recorded) involving a wandering space alien and more of those rambunctious chats. Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the trappings of modern...

Duration: 01:33:08


Episode 14 - Saturday Morning Smorgasbord

7/18/2017
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On this installment of Virtual Citizens, the gang is joined by actor extraordinaire Cormac O Broin to talk about modern day animated shows! So what do the kids these days watch? Apparently, a lot of clever, meta animation! From Mexican-produced quests of destiny to jewel heroes fighting to save the earth, by way of spooky Twin Peaks For Kids, give a listen and try not to feel old! Virtual Citizens is a pop culture podcast taking in the trappings of modern media in odd angles. It's long and...

Duration: 01:14:54

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