Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 6 – “Obsession With Origins”

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 6 – “Obsession With Origins”

17 Apr, 2012

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture is STILL the newest podcast in the stable of subetheric continua that is the Geek Syndicate Network. Direct Download: Episode 6 Listen Online: Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture is STILL the newest podcast in the unstable time vortex that is the Geek Syndicate Network. The podcast aims to do exactly what it says on the tin – young buccaneers Tim Swann (@tetrarchangel on twitter) of Psycomedia (psycomedia.wordpress.com) andMax Barnard (@maxy_barnard on twitter) of You Must Hear This (imustreadthis.com) identify a key area where popular geek culture falls down and then try and come up with some ways that both the creators and the audience can fix it. In our sixth and final-ish episode, we discuss our present obsession with origins, get rather niche in references to our own podcasts, talk a lot about Spiderman, praise All-Star Superman and try and come up with quick summaries for less well-known characters, and Tim’s man-crush of the week is Kyle...

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 5 – “The Complicated Episode”

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 5 – “The Complicated Episode”

27 Mar, 2012

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture is STILL the newest podcast in the stable of subetheric continua that is the Geek Syndicate Network. Direct Download: Episode 5 Listen Online: The podcast aims to do exactly what it says on the tin – young buccaneers Tim Swann (@tetrarchangel on twitter) of Psycomedia (psycomedia.wordpress.com) and Max Barnard (@maxy_barnard on twitter) of You Must Hear This (imustreadthis.com) identify a key area where popular geek culture falls down and then try and come up with some ways that both the creators and the audience can fix it. In our fifth episode, we discuss subtext, both where it clashes and merges with the text, when the sun hasn’t gone to our heads, at least. We also plan Swanncon 2012, picture George Lucas telling Kevin Smith to shut up, plot global population realignment and still find time to highlight the continuing ridiculousness of Marvel...

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 4 – “Money For Money’s Sake”

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 4 – “Money For Money’s Sake”

5 Mar, 2012

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture is STILL the newest podcast in the stable of Mandalorian warmounts that is the Geek Syndicate Network. Direct Download: Episode 4 Listen Online: The podcast aims to do exactly what it says on the tin – young buccaneers Tim Swann (@tetrarchangel on twitter) of Psycomedia (psycomedia.wordpress.com) and Max Barnard (@maxy_barnard on twitter) of You Must Hear This (imustreadthis.com) identify a key area where popular geek culture falls down and then try and come up with some ways that both the creators and the audience can fix it. In our fourth episode, we discuss money, all the songs inspired by money, and we won’t tell you any more until you pay us exorbitant fees. Topics of discussion include the grand battle of whether Dollhouse is a good show, the treachery of Michael Bay, the band 10cc, and Tim spends most of the episode pretending he’s married to Jennifer...

Tim & Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 3 – “Ehh, It’ll Do”

Tim & Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 3 – “Ehh, It’ll Do”

16 Feb, 2012

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture is STILL the newest podcast in the stable of winged horses that is the Geek Syndicate Network. Direct Download: Episode 3 Listen Online: The podcast aims to do exactly what it says on the tin – young bucks Tim Swann (@tetrarchangel on twitter) of Psycomedia (psycomedia.wordpress.com – can this be hyperlinked?) and Max Barnard (@maxy_barnard on twitter) of You Must Hear This (imustreadthis.com – can this be hyperlinked?) identify a key area where popular geek culture falls down and then try and come up with some ways that both the creators and the audience can fix it. In our third episode, we discuss mediocrity, hopefully without being mediocre. There’s unavoidable Lucas and Spielberg chat, trying to force stuff into franchises, the problems with properties that sell no matter what, and inevitable preludes to the next episode, which will concern money. We might have been bothered to throw in some solutions, since that’s what the franchise...

Tim & Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 2 – Hypersexualisation

Tim & Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 2 – Hypersexualisation

23 Jan, 2012

Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture is STILL the newest podcast in the stable of winged horses that is the Geek Syndicate Network. The podcast aims to do exactly what it says on the tin – young bucks Tim Swann (@tetrarchangel on twitter) of Psycomedia and Max Barnard (@maxy_barnard on twitter) of You Must Hear This identify a key area where popular geek culture falls down and then try and come up with some ways that both the creators and the audience can fix it. In our second episode, we discuss hypersexualisation, and how the great and the good can fall down (at least in Tim’s fragile mind and innocent eyes) by sex getting in the way of their art, and the bad can make everything worse with their impact on sexuality in and out of the arts. But don’t worry, there are solutions too! Harry Potter fan-fic features more than you might like. Direct Download: Tim and Max Solve All The Problems With Popular Culture: Episode 2 – Hypersexualisation Listen...