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Episode 15: Crazy With Their Wildness

Episode 15: Crazy With Their Wildness

Leaves are turning, and apparently so are our moods. This week finds Jet Wolf and Ultrace rooted in the past, and they wallow in the murky pools of nostalgia.

  • Borderlands 2, let’s go ahead and get that necessary chat out of the way. How are we liking it? Pretty darned well, though we have a few quibbles because of course we do.
    [00:00:34 – 00:10:45]
  • We’re soon to embark on a quest to rewatch all of Sailor Moon, and Jet Wolf is kind of totally looking forward to it. We reflect on our deep involvement with the fandom in the mid to late 90s and how, despite this, we remember practically nothing today. This brings us to a few other old favourites, and was Fushigi Yuugi really as dark as our memory says? Quite probably so. Also, Evangelion is shit. Maggie Smith, however, remains awesome.
    [00:10:53 – 00:25:53]
  • City of Heroes is dead (or will be soon), and although we haven’t played for years, we’re sad about it. The sadness is surprising. We trade memories (Super Jump whooo!), discuss our favourite and not-so favourite characters, the awesome community, and lament all the stuff we never got to do. It’s the feel-good segment of the week!
    [00:26:00 – 00:43:08]
  • Another lengthy Final Round, despite Mike totally cheating with his question. YES YOU DID.
    [00:43:14 – 00:58:42]
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Runtime: 0:58:58
Direct download: advjwu15.mp3

Episode 10: We Don’t Have Much to Say (A 90 Minute Podcast)

Episode 10: We Don't Have Much to Say (A 90 Minute Podcast)

It’s our first Listener’s Choice show! All the topics were suggested by YOU, the Listener, so you’ve only yourselves to blame. This was done entirely in the spirit of audience participation and not at all because we have no idea what’s going on out there.

  • Once again Marvel is pissing us off, and despite claims of not going into it, Jet Wolf still somehow manages to not shut up. Turns out we both really hate Avengers vs. X-Men, but become oddly apathetic to the latest round of cancellations. We talk about characters and how to completely ignore them, how much Nikki loves Mike Carey, and even a bit about the speculator market which must still be out there ruining it for the rest of us.
    [00:00:38 – 00:37:18]
  • Sailor Moon is returning! How do we feel about that? Mostly just passingly curious, but then the conversation turns to the anime we used to love and enthusiasm heightens. Bubblegum Crisis? You’ll be surprised/horrified by what Mike would do to get the series on blu-ray.
    [00:37:26 – 00:56:30]
  • Someone wanted to know who our favourite classic wrestlers were, and Nikki answers but with no small amount of shame. We quickly move to something much more interesting: exactly how incredibly awesome was Macho Man Randy Savage? ANSWER: So incredibly fucking awesome. HE’S STILL GOT THIS.
    [00:56:37 – 01:15:34]
  • The Final Round, where we go off on a tangent about Disney shorts vs. Warner Brothers shorts, and Mike is reduced to tears. Always the mark of a successful segment.
    [01:15:41 – 01:32:00]
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Runtime: 1:32:16
Direct download: advjwu10.mp3