Latest Episodes:

Geekdays #570: 2017-02-24

11 mins - Published Fri, Feb 24, 2017.

Insuring your Tesla, finding unknown microbes, and scientists are teaching bugs to play with balls!


Who's Who #81: Kinda

50 mins - Published Wed, Feb 22, 2017.

There are good serials of Doctor Who, and there are bad serials of Doctor Who. Then there’s Kinda, which just blows us out of the water and is absolutely amazing.


Take Five #40: Vegan

- Published Tue, Feb 21, 2017.

I think a lot more people would become vegan if it gave you moral superiority and superpowers, like in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.

… Then again, maybe moral superiority is a superpower?

Movieing On #228: Persuasion

45 mins - Published Mon, Feb 20, 2017.

Funds were running a little low in the CSICON coffers, so we needed to abandon CSICON Towers and move to a far less luxurious estate in Bath. Luckily, we found some love along the way, so it wasn’t all bad. Well, unless you ask Louisa and kid-whose-name-nobody-remembers, they got injured out of the story rather quickly and were left behind.


The MMOsketeers #193: It’s a Privilege, Not a Right

1 hour 1 min - Published Sun, Feb 19, 2017.

We’re back with news from Warframe, Elite: Dangerous, Final Fantasy XIV, Amazon Game Studios, Black Desert Online, Elder Scrolls Online, Mass Effect: Andromeda. Special mentions for the Damsels of DDO, City of Heroes birthday bash and the entire Ferengi people.


Coffee With Jeff #120: The Story of Alice Guy Blaché

30 mins - Published Sun, Feb 19, 2017.

In the late 19th century a new industry began, filmmaking. In the beginning, it was open to anyone, man or women, who wanted to try. That would change once big money got involved, and some would be pushed aside and forgotten about.

Are you ready to hear that story of a remarkable woman named Alice Guy Blaché who helped create the art of film and how Hollywood and history left her behind? Today we have her story.


What's in a Name? #4: Flak

17 mins - Published Sat, Feb 18, 2017.

In this exciting episode, we talk about pointy things that hurt you when they explode, and sometimes when other things explode. Get your body armor on, it’s flak! …and shrapnel! It was suggested to us by our friend Sarah, and whatever you call it, it’s bad for your health.


The History Files #83: Andrew Jackson

42 mins - Published Fri, Feb 17, 2017.

He’s “Old Hickory”, he’s the seventh President of the United States, the guy on the twenty dollar bill, and he founded the Democratic Party. He’s Andrew Jackson, he’s a cranky Scot, and we’re here to talk about him.


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Nothing Important Happened Today #32: The Computers We Used to Use

1 hour - Published Wed, Feb 15, 2017.

Having been on a mostly uninterrupted hiatus since October, it’s time for Petter and Breki to get back into the habit. This week, they talk about the computers they used to use back in the days.


Gordon's Gun Closet #16: Ferguson Breech-loader

28 mins - Published Tue, Feb 14, 2017.

The 18th century was the era of slow muzzle-loading rifles… until Patrick Ferguson came along with his revolutionary (pun intended) breech-loading mechanism. Even though it never really caught on, it paved the way for future developments. In this episode, we take a look at his amazing rifle.


Pint Notes #48: A Whole New Name… Sorta

1 hour 4 mins - Published Fri, Feb 10, 2017.

Hey, everyone, it’s the 47th episode of Pint Notes. That’s right. Pint Notes. After two years, we’re changing the official name to match our social media handles. It’s kind of like when Josh was 8 and decided he didn’t want people to call him Joshua anymore, only Josh. It’s the same seedy basement bar, the same Joshua Wodarz and Rebecca Ruiz. As always different music – this week they look at The xx, Allison Crutchfield, and Ron Gallo.

Oh, and a new logo by the talented Zoe Wodarz.

Retrograde #77: Christmas Special 2016

1 hour 29 mins - Published Sat, Dec 24, 2016.

Christmas comes a little early as The Retrograde team are back for another Christmas romp. Host Jack Marshall is joined by his usual happy elves of Anthony Hobday, James Mcfadyen, and Lysanne Skinner aka Lysanne Fisher.

So sit back, grab some eggnog, a few mince pies, light the fire, and get ready for a bumper packed Christmas Retrograde Special!

We Need To Talk #37: Apple 2016 September Keynote

1 hour 10 mins - Published Wed, Sep 7, 2016.

Apple has taken the time to announce the new iPhone 7, so it’s obvious what happens next: Breki sits down with Jon to talk about it.


The Kingston Legacy #21: Pokemon Go Away

55 mins - Published Thu, Jul 14, 2016.

Robert Algeo and Josh Wodarz tackle most important issue of the day – Pokemon Go! Yes, yes, it’s another thing about Pokemon Go, but you know, with our irreverent spin on things. By irreverent, we mean Robert making fun of it and Josh laughing. Yep, that’s how we roll. (more…)