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Archive for October, 2015

30 Oct

New Movies for October 30


Even more new releases this week! They just won’t stop making new movies! Why won’t they stop?

New this week:

SUFFRAGETTE – An Important film that could be dismissed as Oscar bait, except it really is pretty important and features … Read the rest

29 Oct

Guess what?


…no podcast this week. This alien virus from beyond Neptune has kept me out of commission all week, and my voice sounds like something you’d expect out of an amusing cartoon frog or a Skinny Puppy album.

We will get … Read the rest

23 Oct

New Movies for October 23


Ahh, it’s got that new-movie scent! Here’s what’s new this week.

ROOM – Stunning performances from Brie Larson and young Jacob Tremblay in this tale of a woman who’s held against her will for seven years and her son who’s … Read the rest

23 Oct

Another Podcast Note


The Lizard Illuminati have sent their chemtrail drones to infect me with a genetically engineered virus made possible by evil scientists and vaccines, so there will be no podcast this week. 

On the other hand, I’d like to introduce my … Read the rest

19 Oct

PUGCast 5 – The Complainercast


We’re back, down one podcaster but we’ve increased complaining by 33.333% to compensate.

This week we complain about:

(0:00) – Intro, T-shirt Check

(6:26) News:

– Microsoft hardware event (6:57)

(43:24) Tree of Woe:

– Kevin reviews Google Play Music … Read the rest

16 Oct

New Movies for October 16


Super busy week at the theatres! You’ve got absolutely no excuse now, there’s something for everyone playing at a big screen near you. It’s a little overwhelming, frankly.

CRIMSON PEAK – The master Guillermo Del Toro has produced what is, … Read the rest

12 Oct

That’s a Crit


I’ve come to a truce with the Dualshock 4 controller. I still fight with it on occasion, but the addition of thumb stick caps has improved my aim considerably.

Brothers & sisters, witness me:… Read the rest

11 Oct

Podcast Note


Owing to the holiday weekend schedule we’re going to be skipping this week for podcastery, but fear not, we will be back with vocal vengeance next week! … Read the rest

9 Oct

Movies for October 9


MAN there are a lot of films to catch up on right now. New this week:

HYENA ROAD – Paul Gross stars and directs this Canadian look at the clusterfuck that is Afghanistan. Very authentic, but still more interested in … Read the rest

5 Oct

PUGCast 4 – The Songs of James Tiberius Cat


We skipped a week but fear not, we have a 2 hour 41 minute podcast to make it up. Now with added time-stamps so you can find what you want quickly.

This week:

(0:00) Intro, T-shirt Check

(7:55) News:

  • We
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3 Oct

Michael Abrash Keynote


The keynotes from the recent Oculus Connect conference are now online, and really worth watching if you’re a VR enthusiast. John Carmack is his usual bewilderingly smart self, but this talk by Michael Abrash about VR theory and perceptual … Read the rest

1 Oct

October Movie Preview


ROCKTOBER! Well, October. It’s where the prestige releases start to make themselves known! To normal people! Where blockbusters mingle with art house, where kids films chat with gorefests. It’s a hell of a month, and this year is no exception. … Read the rest