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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

25 Sep

New Movies for Sept. 25


Here’s your look at this week’s movies! New this week: SICARIO – Brilliant thriller from Canadian Denis Villeneuve (PRISONERS). Emily Blunt is an FBI agent drawn into the insane world of Mexican drug cartels. Exclusive run in Toronto until Oct. … Read the rest

22 Sep

Podcast note


Hi all, just a quick note that The PUGCast will be taking a week off to accommodate my short vacation. We’ll be back next week with number 4, which is definitely more than 3.… Read the rest

21 Sep

PUGCast 3 – VR Wasteland


More podcastery afoot. This week…

  • Nerd News: iOS 9 exists, Sony points out other colours exist, Google and Microsoft have things that may or may not exist, and 14-year-olds who makes clocks instead of bombs definitely exist.
  • Tree of Woe:
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20 Sep

Undertale Stream


So on Saturday I streamed about an hour of Undertale, an excellent Indie RPG that came out this week. Feel free to watch the archive of the stream, but if you find yourself interested in playing the game, don’t … Read the rest

19 Sep

Meet your new grandma


Too awesome not to share. 

Shirley is a 79 year old grandmother who just had a kickass gaming PC built and is starting to play Skyrim.  Her Let’s Play video is a charming view into the pure enjoyment of gaming. … Read the rest

18 Sep

This Week’s Movies


Hey, we’re not just about games here! Movies are a big part of our influence, and who knows what new material will come from the freshest of releases? Gotta channel that zeitgeist! Every week I break down the ten major … Read the rest

18 Sep

Streaming: My Experience


Last weekend I decided to try out streaming PC games for the first time. I played with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) as it seems to be what a lot of the streamers that I watch use. I ran … Read the rest

13 Sep

Pugcast 2 – Sisyphean


Whoops, we did it again. Adjust the visible Frankenstein controls on your earphone radio and behold:

  • Nerd News: Apple is still Appley, Varg is still an asshole, we thank Mario and brother for 30 years, and Will Smith becomes The
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