Tag Archives: Videogames

Episode 200 – 16th August 2013

This week we find out if atheists are smarter than religious people, how a rational Parliament might work, and why Straight Pride UK are rather silly. We also look at the sad case of Neon Roberts, FGM in the news, the portrayal of mental health in videogames, and a brand new material.



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Smart Atheists (2:11) by Tessa Kendall
Privilege & Straight Pride (8:24) by Richard Firth-Godbehere
Rational Parliament (16:26) by James O’Malley (ft Adam Smith)
Neon Roberts (30:46) by Keir Liddle
Upsalite (36:10) by Dean Burnett
FGM (45:02) by Dawn Firth-Godbehere
Mental Health & Videogames (52:38) by Chris Chapman
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 181 – 5th April 2013

We explore the phenomenon of land grabbing, investigate a fascist footballer, find out if it’s game over for Atari and discover an intriguing piece of technology that will enable the blind to see using a clever phone app. And much more!



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Land Grabbing (1:49) by Chris Fitch (ft Fred Pearce and Paolo D’Odorico)
Are Secularists Successful? (13:57) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Rob Freathy)
Atari (24:31) by Alex Fitch
Fascist Football (35:30) by Sean Slater
Amazing App (42:19) by Chris Hofstader (ft Peter Meijer)
DevPsych (50:52) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Jean Shinskey and Patrick Leman)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 125 – 2nd March 2012

There might not be any faster than light neutrinos, but what can we learn from a failed experiment? Might Iran embracing science be a good thing? And what’s life like in the armed forces for a non-believer? We find out in this week’s show!


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Failed Experiments (2:26) by Drew Rae
Nuclear Iran (8:41) by David Eastman
AVN vs HCCC (12:23) by Andrew Gould
In The Navy (17:35) by Blakeley Nixon (ft Commander John Craig)
Skeptical Fairy Tales (30:50) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Stuart Taylor)
Maglev Trains (40:50) by Tom Hodden
Videogames as Art? (46:56) by Alex Fitch
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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Episode 119 – 20th January 2012

This week we look into the SOPA blackout and more importantly, finally DISCOVER THE TRUTH about the Teletubbie Tinky Winky – plus much more!


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SOPA Blackout (2:05) by Georgia Gale Grant
Behind the scenes at the Wikipedia blackout (9:33) by Tom Morris
Figshare (17:58) by Jon Treadway (ft Mark Hahnel)
Teletubbies Scandal (27:36) by Salim Fadhley (ft Dave Thompson)
The Sex Party (39:33) by Chris Huang-Lever
Scotland and Tory England (45:17) by Keir Liddle
A Bugs’ Life (50:16) by Adam Jacobs (ft Matt Shardlow)
Videogames and Morality (60:16) by Trent Burton
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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Episode 4 – 9th October 2009


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Stories covered this week:
TAM, the Amazing Meeting Round-Up (0:57) by Crispian Jago
Skeptical Stand-Up (17:02) by Misty
The Apple Store vs The Nokia Store (24:36) by Gareth Buxton
NLP and Twitter (28:46) by Billy Abbott
Videogames Censorship (34:04) by Jim Dixon