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Saturday, June 30, 2012

[PODCAST] Shut Up and Watch This! - Episode 41: Alien (1979 Theatrical Cut) fan commentary

This week, new host Logan Blaze is joined by Ad8m and Andy / CobracommanderTFW as they talk over Ripley Scott's first entry in the Alien franchise, and even a new game: how to break Timey mentally during the editing process. How? Find out by listening to the show ;)

Friday, June 29, 2012

Back to the Eighties - Episode 109

It's time to break out the Li-lo, buy yourself a wordsearch book and have that Quatro bottle full of seawater ready to wash off the sand on your feet, because today's edition of BTTE is all about holidays! Yes, many wet weeks in Rhyl brought you this episode, so think on. Next year, it might be you making sandcastles on Blackpool beach!

We also have all the news that's fit to report, including some SDCC Thundercats news, and of course, the opening salvoes from what promises to be a very interesting Joecon this year.

So join us, won't you, as start to sing in the car, throw Travel Scrabble pieces at each other, and get told by Dad that if we don't simmer down, he'll turn the car around...

Listen to Episode 10 HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stitcher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Random Fandom - EPISODE 67: Stealing Fruit From Children

Slick and Nic talk about the most kick ass woman on film and the her lil's Xenomorph friends. Join us as we bring you the latest news in Hollywood, answer your questions and we also find out who you'd like to see pair up.


* MEMORIAL - Caroline John
* Bloodthirsty Japanese Monsters Premiere In ‘Dead Sushi’!
* Sesame Street Movie in the Works
* Jessica Lange's new American Horror Story character revealed
* Guardians of the Galaxy Movie in the Works?
* R-rated ‘The Happytime Murders’ Delivers Sex, Violence & Murder!
* James Cameron to Spend All His Time on Avatar Sequels
* Doctor Who actress addresses all those lesbian plotline rumors
* The Sailor Man is Coming Back
* 10 reasons we still love John Carpenter's The Thing 30 years later
* Michael Bay Talks Transformers 4
* There’s A ‘Resident Evil’-Themed Restaurant Opening Its Doors Next Month… In Japan

TOPIC OF THE WEEK – Alien Franchise
SONG OF THE WEEK - "My Alien" by Simple Plan

Recorded on June 26, 2012

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Master Avengers Theater - Episode 3

This week, Andy and Mikey are joined by the Action Fig Addict himself, Dom Blanco, as they talk about the EMH episode, "Hulk Vs. the World".

Back to the Eighties - Movie Commentary: Batman Returns (1992)

It's the turn of the Bat, the Cat and the Penguin (and The Walken) in this week's commentary - yes, Batman Returns! (Or Tim Burton's Batman, if you prefer)

Listen to Dave and Glenn as they discuss the highs and lows of the movie, the people considered for the roles, how Robin might have been portrayed a LOT differently than you'd expect, and just why is Batman a little bit like the Michael Bay Optimus Prime in this movie?

Listen to the commentary HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stiticher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Old Oilhouse - Happy Hour EP 2: The Second Show

Tricky, Slick and Stu take on the dangers of fielding unscreened calls for a second week running.

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[REVIEW] G1 Pretender Bomb-Burst

Glenn returns with a video review for the first time in nearly a year, looking at Decepticon Pretender Bomb-Burst.

Do yourselves a favor: subscribe to Glenn via BlipTV! You wont regret it ;)

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Back to the Eighties - Episode 108

Good morning campers, Hi-de-Hiiiiii!
Yes, it's the Perry & Croft classic sitcom that's under the spotlight in this edition, as Glenn takes you through the thrills of the Knobbly Knees competition, to the wonder of the custard pie throwing event, to the relative calm of the end of week dance, where our resident Elvis impersonator will wow you (but only from the waist up).

Also, all the news that's worth talking about this week, and a whole boatload of questions to keep you happy, including the whereabouts of such 80's icons as Gary Wilmot, Gordon Burns and the Grumbleweeds...

Listen to Episode 108 HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stitcher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

Friday, June 22, 2012

The Old Oilhouse - Lock-In EP 90: The Band Strikes Again

Whats this? A Lock-In? With all three of the cast? In the bedrooms of a nunnery? After Midnight? With our reputation? Not 'Arf!

Download it HERE

Thursday, June 21, 2012

[PODCAST] Master Avengers Theater - Episode 1 & 2

NOTE: M.A.T. was originally intended for the "Moonbase 2" series of podcasts, but due to undisclosed events, has had to find a new home. I have decided to let Andy continue the series in my "Shut Up & Watch This!" RSS feed, so people on iTunes need to add this to their subscriptions for future instalments.

These are roundtables based around a single episode of "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes", hosted by MB2 / Shut Up & Watch This!'s own Andy / CobracommanderTFW and Mikey / GWolfV3, with a third member on rotation.

In the first episode (Originally aired under Moonbase 2), Andy, Timey and GogDog talk about episode one: "Iron Man Is Born!".

Then, making it's Podcast debut on The Nerdsphere, Andy, Mikey and Nicole discuss episode two: "Thor the Mighty".

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Back to the Eighties - Movie Commentary: Batman (1989)

This time as promised many moons ago, it IS Tim Burton's first Batman movie, which was released all the way back in 1989. Seems a long time ago now. Which is mainly because, well, it is.

Anyway, sit back, relax, and listen to two nerdy men ramble on while a movie plays in the background! And remember, if you gotta go, go with a smile.

Listen to the commentary HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stitcher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

THE RANDOM FANDOM - EPISODE 66: Draw Me A Shark Eating Nutella

From rehab to superhero we talk about Robert Downey Jr. in our spotlight, see what Science Fiction gadgets you want for real, give you the news of the entertainment world and answer your questions. All things are go!


Intro - 0:00:32
News - 0:14:12
Spotlight - 0:59:52
Listener Homework - 1:41:47
Questions for Hosts -2:05:08
Announcements/What We Learned 2:28:22
Song of the Week 2:34:25

* So which wine should a zombie choose when chomping on human flesh?
* Hugh Laurie in Robo-cop Remake
* That sunken Millennium Falcon mystery solved! It's a—
* Thor 2 to Recast Fandral
* Twisty infographic makes sense of Stephen King's complex universe
* “Frozen” – Disney’s Take on The Snow Queen
* Official Plot Details Surface for 'District 9' Director's Sci-Fi 'Elysium'
* “Draw Something” to Come to TV
* Jack Osbourne, 26, reveals multiple sclerosis: What it means
* TMNT Production Shut Down
* Ammo company creates zombie-killing bullets to off the undead
* Disney to Introduce Marvel Attractions

TOPIC OF THE WEEK – Robert Downey Jr.
SONG OF THE WEEK - "Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night

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Recorded on July 17, 2012

Monday, June 18, 2012

Shut Up and Watch This! - Episode 40: Persona 4: The Animation Roundtable

GogDog, Andy, GWolfV3, and JiiDee discuss Persona 4: The Animation, the anime adaptation of the popular Japanese RPG for the PlayStation 2 by Atlus.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Stardub - 2.11: Hothtage to Fortune

We kick things off with an epic struggle as we review and report on the epic struggle that was Lego Star Wars: Battle of Hoth game. Which of our co-hosts emerged victorious?

We dip our feet into Doctor Who as we take a look at Full Circle – the first story of the E-Space trilogy, one of the stories from Tom Baker’s last season as the Doctor. (Season 18). Written by Andrew Smith, directed by Peter Grimwade featuring the first appearance of Adric. Script edited by Christopher H Bidmead.

Ralph brings an issue of The Pheonix comic (available at waitrose, certain speciality comic shops and directly on a subscription basis from their website at HERE) to our attention as we give it the once over.

Sh1ts and Googles sees the words “banjo” and “spatula” expose us to new forms of wildlife.

We round out the bumper length podcast with Andy taking the time to review of Riot Gear issue 7 from Triumphant Comics, something he foreshadowed in Stardub 80.5!

Available from HERE and to download via iTunes.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

The Old Oilhouse - Happy Hour EP 1 & Oiley's Ol' Arcade EP 14: E3 PART 2

The erstwhile Mr Tricky begins something aking to a Old Oilhouse Phone-In Show. Who gets booted? Who stays in? What topics are brought up? What is in the crumpet sandwich?

Download and Comment HERE

Also... The second part of the Ol' Arcade E3 show is OUT NOW!

The Epitome of Overreactive, Overexcited Fangasmic Joy!

Here's our boss gushing over the news of (the now confirmed as a "joke" by the designers) Masterpiece Shockwave for your viewing pleasure!

Back to the Eighties - Episode 107

It's all about the ITV regions this week, as Glenn & Phil discuss the area where you grew up and what idiosyncrasies they had, as well as which idents scared you (or which didn't, as the case may be.

There's also NEWS! Well, there isn't much really, but let's be enthusiastic anyway. At least what we DO have is exciting.

We also answer some of your questions, as well as probe deep into the subconscious mind of the Glennster. It ain't pretty.

Listen to Episode 107 HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stitcher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

Friday, June 15, 2012

Another Nerdsphere Baby! (Congrats Rob a.k.a. Valentine75)

It must be something in the water, lol.

Huge congrats to our long-serving forum admin Rob, his wife Kaz and their first son Alex on the birth of Lucas Philip Anderson today at 7.07am UK time. Weighing in at 6lb 80z, we're informed mother and child are well. I just hope Kaz lets me take a funny photo of Lucas like she did Alex way back then XD.

Once again, congrats guys! - Matt

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Happy Hour

So the guys at The Old Oilhouse have had another idea.

It's Happy Hour. give the guys the support and get this show on the air.

Check out the forum post HERE


Slick and Nic take a trip to Chinatown where they find nothing but trouble. Join us as we talk about the debonair Kurt Russell for our spotlight, see what you the listener would replicate, answer your questions as well as tell you what went down in the world of Entertainment this week.


Opening/Our Week - 0:00:51
News - 0:12:40
Spotlight - 1:10:00
Listener Homework 1:45:37
Questions for the Hosts - 2:03:24
Announcements/What We Learned - 2:28:00
Song of the Week - 2:39:15

MEMORIAL - Bob Welch
MEMORIAL - Ray Bradbury
* Phantasm 5 a Reality
* Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Cancelled
* Stephen King's "IT" Gets Super-Sized
* DC Has Announced "Justice League" Movie
* 'Lost' and ‘Prometheus’ Writer ‘World War Z’ Savior?
* Oh No…Jolie to Direct “Fifty Shades of Grey”
* Def Leppard, Poison, Lita Ford 'Rock Of Ages' Hollywood Premiere
* Most Pirated TV Show
* Wait, that's not the Iron Patriot in Iron Man 3 after all!
* Hollywood Loads Up on Prequels
* 1st look at Guillermo del Toro's monster-mashing sci-fi epic, Pacific Rim
* Teen Titans is Go

TOPIC OF THE WEEK – Kurt Russell
SONG OF THE WEEK - "My Suffering" by Dead by Sunrise

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Recorded June 11, 2012

Sunday, June 10, 2012

The Old Oilhouse - Oiley's Ol' Arcade EP 13: E3 PART 1

From the depths of Microsoft and to the dizzying heights of First Person Shooters, we at the Ol' Arcade are with you at E3. Every pain ridden, bloody stumpy legged step of the way.

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Shut Up and Watch This! - Episode 39: Inhumanoids "The Evil That Lies Within" 5-part fan commentary

Timey, Grufflock and CobracommanderTFW talk about the "Wildcard" in Hasbro / Sunbow's cartoon arsenal - The Evil that Lies Within themselves, the Inhumanoids, and their fight with the Earth Corps.

You can follow the episodes with us via "other means" by watching the Youtube playlist HERE

The commentary itself starts at the 10.45 min mark, so if you don't want to hear the banter beforehand, just skip to there.

And a special heads up to Wheelbreaker41's Inhumanoids toy review HERE

Saturday, June 09, 2012

Stardub - 2.10: And the final score is Danger 5, Thunderbirds 2086

Apologies folks, some technical gremlins meant this should have gone out on the 3rd of June while the Stardub team were on holiday.

Your Pop Culture Cenobites kick things off with a look at Danger 5, which sees us veer into discussion of Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds. Battle-lines are drawn, swearing occurs, guns are stuck to and nobody wavers in their position.

We then look at the Star Comics Digest Volume 1 (encompassing Royal Roy, Planet Terry, Top Dog and Wally the Wizard) which Ralph kindly gave to Andy for his birthday. The fact he also supplied the Spider-Ham digest is the only reason he is still alive.

The shiny goodness of Death’s Head II issue 14 (flip book with Death’s Head II Gold Issue zero) from Marvel UK is lovingly eviscerated by your hosts. The shiny cover is very pretty and we get distracted by the adverts in the comic as well.

In Sh1ts and Googles this episode we have the words “Fire” and “face” to thank for us finding out about a German stage play about incest.

Available now via HERE or subscribe via iTunes.

The Old Oilhouse - Lock-In EP 89: Short N Sweet! & Khaosenvy's Question Korner EP 6: DHD

Rob and Stu fly solo with news, and the chatterings of the damned.

Download and comment HERE

Also, Khaosenvy's Question Korner EP 6 is UP

Back to the Eighties - Episode 106

Welcome to episode 106 of the podcast, where this week Phil takes the reins and spotlights the classic ITV children's series Mr Majeika, Glenn and Phil discuss the importance of having the bejeezus scared out of you by big flying V's, and all of the news, both good AND bad is reported on. Yes, including THAT GI Joe news. Seriously, Paramount. You're making it hard to still love you for The Avengers.

Listen to Episode 106 HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stitcher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

THE RANDOM FANDOM - EPISODE 64: Join Us! We Got Shwarma!

After a long vacation from the Internets, the gals bring you a long show to make up for time. We heard you like the Avengers, so we talk about them on and off along with the Director Joss Whedon.



MEMORIAL - Chuck Brown
MEMORIAL - Donna Summer
MEMORIAL - Robin Gibb
MEMORIAL - Richard Dawson
MEMORIAL - Donald "Duck" Dunn

* NECA Exclusives: Sky Ash & Cloaked City Hunter Predator!
* G.I. Joe: Retaliation Gets Moved to 2013
* Bill Moseley Talks 'Rogue River'
* The New Herman Munster
* Avengers Star Responds to Rumors He Might Return as the Vision
* Green Lantern Comes Out of the Closet
* Guitarist Recalls When He Smoked A 'Sweet Leaf' With Tony Iommi
* New Hannibal Lector Has Been Cast
* Whoa! 'Inglourious Basterds' Also Fits into Tarantino's Film Universe?!
* A Foo Fighter as Iggy Pop
* Rash of Cannibalism Pressures Gov't to Declare Zombies Not Real
* Avengers in Space


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Recorded on June 5, 2012

Monday, June 04, 2012

The Old Oilhouse - Oiley's Ol' Arcade EP 12: SNAP INTO A SMITTS JIM!

Join us once again, for a merry go round of chattage, retrogames and Bitts O Smitts

As always, Download and comment HERE

Sunday, June 03, 2012

Back to the Eighties - Episode 105

Also in the show this week; a smidgen of T-Cats news, a crumb or two of Star Wars, and a nice, rich, creamy pudding of Transformers news. No Joe news this week, though. But we will get to it. Oh, how we'll get to THAT.

Listen to Episode 105 HERE, or subscribe on iTunes, or Stitcher (using the promo code EIGHTIES)

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