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Episode 22 – Sorry Erica

by on Apr.07, 2013, under Show

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Following a rigorous 2 week training programme, CosmicStressHead Ben Smylie completes his mission and you get another fine episode of Defenders of the Mirth.

We hope you enjoy this week’s, now out of date, broadcast!

Credits:

Oh yes, there will be credits.

Show notes:

Oh yes, there will be show notes.

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Episode 21 – Ben’s Back and Forth

by on Mar.19, 2013, under Show

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After the St. Patrick’s holiday celebrations have passed, what better way is there to recover than with an episode of DOTM?

Credits:

Opening quote taken from an ungiven speech by Philip K Dick titled ‘How to Build a Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later

Thunder and lightning sound FX from TV and Movie sources Recorded by Grant Evans .
Released under Creative Commons License: Attribution 3.0.

Show notes:

Funny in Shadows (Bob’s old project) – http://funnyinshadows.wordpress.com/

First and only appearance of Erica 404 – http://www.defendersofthemirth.com/2010/04/10/episode-12-kickass-ipad-revisited/

Oxymoron definition – http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/oxymoron

Friend of the Mirth Bob Reinhard’s Low on Life Cast – http://lowonlife.com/

I can has cheezburger – http://icanhas.cheezburger.com/

World of Warcraft – http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/wow/

Mists of Pandaria – http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/mists/

Kung Fu Panda – http://www.imdb.co.uk/title/tt0441773/

Commander HQ – http://www.commander-hq.com/

Google Glass – http://www.google.com/glass/start/

Google+ – https://plus.google.com/?hl=en

Demonstration of Google Glass during Google I/O 2012 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP1gvGcXcLk

Google Now – http://www.google.co.uk/landing/now/

Kerbal Space Program – https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/

Orbiter Space Flight Simulator – http://orbit.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/

Stockholm Syndrome – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockholm_syndrome

Comparative photos:

Jim Bowen – http://www.nigelround.co.uk/entertainers/comedians/jim_bowen/
Pope Francis I – http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2013/mar/13/pope-francis-life-in-pictures

Photo of Mir. Isn’t she beautiful? Ben’s rattletrap construction in KSP
 
Low-texture rendering in Orbiter Higher-texture rendering in Orbiter

Stoic – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoicism

Dark Star:

imdb – http://www.imdb.co.uk/title/tt0069945/
John Carpenter – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carpenter
Dan O’Bannon – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_O’Bannon

NEW Sim City – http://www.simcity.com/en_GB

DRM – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_rights_management

EA apologises over ‘dumb’ SimCity launch – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21741528

Walking on the Moon, The Police – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPwMdZOlPo8

Google Hangout – http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/

Cynicism – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynicism_(contemporary)

Lough Neigh – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lough_Neagh

Sinéad O’Connor:

wiki – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinéad_O’Connor
Blog – http://www.sineadoconnor.com/

Vogons – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vogon
Dougas Adams – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Adams

The Beatles:

wiki – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles
Ticket to ‘Ride’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBFANonCPpk

The Big Lebowski:

imdb – http://www.imdb.co.uk/title/tt0118715/
The Dude Abides – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYsw0KVRjCM

Sinéad O’Connor Quits Twitter: ‘I Was Getting Too Much Abuse’ – http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2011/11/sinead-oconnor-quits-twitter-too-much-abuse/

Postive Re-enforcement – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reinforcement#Positive_and_negative

Bigger photos, content based feeds: What’s new with Facebook’s timeline – http://www.firstpost.com/tech/bigger-photos-content-based-feeds-whats-new-with-facebooks-timeline-652643.html

As Steve Jobs once said (The quoting of Picasso) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW0DUg63lqU

Apple Macintosh LC 475 – http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_lc/specs/mac_lc_475.html

SCSI – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCSI

Cassette Tape – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_Cassette

Floppy Disk – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floppy_disk

The Stanley Parable (full playthrough & all endings) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gblvOhnv2k0&feature=youtu.be

Half Life 2 – http://orange.half-life2.com/

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Episode 20 – All hail the Dragon Pope!

by on Mar.10, 2013, under Show

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Show notes:

Definition of MacGuffin – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGuffin

Definition of Deus ex Machina – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deus_ex_machina

Kerbal Space Programme – https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/

Commander HQ:

YouTube channel – http://www.commander-hq.com

The Commander’s Kerbal Space Programme video, ‘Kerbal Space Program: One small step for… Fuck!’ – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSURVTZIlOg&list=UUFiwNjSzpfa0dbVT7qLNA6Q&index=4

The new, more calming, blue screen for Windows 8 – http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/windows-8-bsod-light-tragedy-140584

Community:

imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1439629/

The pope resigns. And then what? | The Guardian – http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/28/pope-resigns-and-then-what

Playstation Vita – http://uk.playstation.com/psvita/

Mega Drive:

The console – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sega_Genesis

Bonanza Brothers – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5O9gkbWdLk
Columns – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38xNJ6BzJf0
Golden Axe – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_kO1qOPPu8
Altered Beast – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RswiLl7_v6E

Did You Know Gaming? – http://didyouknowgaming.com/

The Quickening – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quickening_(Highlander)

The ‘NSFWshow Pope Remix’ is a fan made music video created through the use of clips of a discussion that took place on NSFW Show – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZjDFHRv7Sw

The NSFW Show is available at http://twit.tv/show/nsfw

ytmnd – http://ytmnd.com/

Rather Good – http://www.rathergood.com/

Original Judge Dredd:

imdb – http://www.imdb.co.uk/title/tt0113492/

The long walk into the Cursed Earth, aka what a Judge does once retired – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Long_Walk_(Judge_Dredd)#Retirement

DragonHeart:

imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116136/
Sean Connery – http://www.seanconnery.com/

The source of Ben’s brief etymology lesson – http://www.etymonline.com/

Follow the Dragon Pope @dragonpope

The Clandestine:

imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2363286/
Offical site and series trailer – http://theclandestine.tv/play/trailer

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Episode 19.5 – New Shoes, special review

by on Mar.06, 2013, under Show

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In this special episode of DOTM we take a closer look at Paolo Nutini’s New Shoes and try to work out if they are purely literal.

Show notes:

Paolo Nutini -

Wiki of the artist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paolo_Nutini
Lyrics of the song New Shoes: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/paolonutini/newshoes.html
Video of the song New Shoes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmbUNF1Q4R8

Definition of The literal net – http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=literal%20′net

Sinéad O’Connor –

Wiki of the artist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinéad_O’Connor
Ben’s wedding song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUiTQvT0W_0

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Episode 19 – Theatre of the Mind

by on Mar.01, 2013, under Show

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Show notes:

Kerbal Space Program (Warning: Very addictive!) – https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/

Bryan’s alternative reality Defenders poster – http://i.imgur.com/73ZPrXI.jpg

Blair Witch Project -

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0185937/

Bryan’s Skill / Deviant art Profile – http://www.kinakusai.deviantart.com/

The Sims –

Main page: http://thesims.com/en_GB/home
Video of The sims talking: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVTyLhkJcKk

Episode 15 – Acoustic Edition…? – http://www.defendersofthemirth.com/2010/05/28/episode-15-acoustic-edition/

mcjellyd -

who made this cake? (Music video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NufaJgZGJc

It’s A Trap! – jelly d & mc ackbar (Music video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lOeLXVqxYg&list=UUScV4BWC4bnL6pYoO0KlFOA&index=1

mcjellyd’s twitter profile: https://twitter.com/jellyd

mcjellyd’s main YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/user/mcjellyd?feature=watch

Ben’s tweet to andrew bancroft (He received no reply): https://twitter.com/BenSmylie/status/305784517493399552

Community (Is awesome, so watch it, watch it now!) –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1439629/
Buy on iTunes: Sorry, couldn’t find it…

The new simpler, more complex, iTunes: http://www.apple.com/uk/itunes/whats-new/

Leo Laporte, President of the Internet, names his cabinet – http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/hiner/leo-laporte-president-of-the-internet-names-his-cabinet/1712

The pope resigns. And then what? – http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/28/pope-resigns-and-then-what

Antipop Felix the Cat I’s twitter profile – https://twitter.com/TheRealAntiPope

Source of the War of the Worlds Stinger – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZ12HrOGNYw

Sonic Screwdriver – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonic_screwdriver

MacGuffin – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGuffin

MacGyver –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088559/

Higgs boson-like particle discovery claimed at LHC – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18702455

Nasa’s Curiosity rover successfully lands on Mars – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19144464

Tron Legacy –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1104001/
iso: http://tron.wikia.com/wiki/ISO

Original meaning of iso – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image

As promised, link in the show notes to the full Curiosity video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2I8AoB1xgU

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Episode 18 – The beta pre-launch special test show, complete with Doctor Who review

by on Sep.02, 2012, under Show

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We’re back!

For a special test episode of the new setup of the show going forward (including our beta pre-production theme music), we are planning a complete re-launch and a return to weekly broadcasting.

To facilitate this, we have also completely redesigned the site and added a community forum @ www.defendersofthemirth.com/forum. Sign up today and become a fellow Mirthling Peer :-) .

We’ve also set up a subreddit @ dotm.reddit.com for fellow Mirthling Peers to add their own links to articles they’d like us to cover on future shows.

So, we hope you’d like to join in the fun and sign up.

Show notes:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075860/

Buy on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00005951D?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B00005951D&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

You Just Got Slapped – How I Met Your Mother – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQwsj6IRw2I&feature=share

Doctor Who, asylum of the Daleks – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asylum_of_the_Daleks

Planet of the Apes –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063442/http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063442/

Buy on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00005NOLV?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B00005NOLV&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Transformers transition – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3DoNzZIKbk

Siri – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siri_(software)

Japan pensioners volunteer to tackle nuclear crisis – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13598607

The Last Samurai –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325710/

Buy on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0000A30NB?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B0000A30NB&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

An American Werewolf in London –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082010/

Buy on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B002JIMY7S?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B002JIMY7S&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Frank Oz – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Oz

Muppets – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muppets

Jim Henson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Henson

Spies Like Us –

imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090056/

Buy on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000FIH68G?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B000FIH68G&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Redesigned DOTM site, with user community ads and donate button – http://www.defendersofthemirth.com/forum

Dolly Parton – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_Parton

Buy ’9 to 5′ mp3 on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001HAGQ3W?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B001HAGQ3W&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

James’ Plenty of Fish account? – Not yet…

More on Maslow’s Pyramid (Hierarchy) of Needs and the Maslow Bio – http://www.onemomentonelife.org/2011/02/life-at-top-of-pyramid.html

Data from star trek – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_(Star_Trek)

How to be Sick –

Website: http://www.howtobesick.com

Buy on Amazon (Paperback): http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0861716264?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=0861716264&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Buy on Amazon (Kindle Edition): http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00440D81K?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B00440D81K&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

NOT Van Morrison – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Morrison

BUT Grant Morrison – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_Morrison

Supergods –

Buy on Amazon (Paperback): http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0099546671?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=0099546671&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Buy on Amazon (Kindle Edition): http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B005AXZHI2?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B005AXZHI2&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Sophie’s World –

wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophie’s_World

Buy on Amazon (paperback): http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1857992911?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=1857992911&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

Buy on Amazon (Kindle Edition): http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B003TSDI0E?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creativeASIN=B003TSDI0E&linkCode=xm2&tag=defeofthemirt-21

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Season 2 Episode 2 – LESing up the planet!

by on Dec.04, 2011, under Show

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Show notes:

Shall get links again soon… It was such a long time ago…

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Season 2 Episode 1 – It’s not the come stain everyone thought it would be…

by on Feb.13, 2011, under Show

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Show notes:

James’ iMac is dead – http://www.visualrebel.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/broken-imac.jpg
The Highlander Films – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Highlander_films

Mark’s moment, review of the year 2010:

The Movies of 2010

Inception –
imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1375666/
trailer – http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi4219471385/

Toy Story 3 –
imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0435761/
trailer – http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3676898329/

(sidenotes)
Godfather 3 – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099674/
Temple of Doom – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087469/

Tron Legacy -
imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1104001/
trailer – http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi4134312217/

Unstoppable (we never talked about it, sorry Mark) -
imdb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477080/
trailer – http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3068790297/

‘The Good shit’ – The Games of 2010

Fifa 11 – http://www.ea.com/soccer/fifa
Gran Turismo 5 – http://www.gran-turismo.com/
Red Dead Redemption – http://www.rockstargames.com/reddeadredemption/agegate/ref/?redirect=
Fallout New Vegas – http://fallout.bethsoft.com/index.html
Football Manager – http://www.footballmanager.co.uk/

‘Put the cube into my chest’ from Transformers The Movie – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0418279/

Chinese new year – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_New_Year

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Episode 15 – Acoustic Edition…?

by on May.28, 2010, under Show

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Show notes:

Restore Steven Baldwin original youTube video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEM-m_zzelw

The Q&A site for used the show – http://www.allthatknowhim.org/qa.html

Information about Daniel Southern (The man in control of Steven Baldwin’s Bank Account) – http://www.danielsouthern.com/bio_danielsouthern.html

Steven Baldwin would watch his daughter die (possible dubious article) – http://blogs.babble.com/strollerderby/2010/01/13/stephen-baldwin-would-watch-his-daughter-die/

Stephen Baldwin Wants to be Alec’s Oscar Date – http://www.okmagazine.com/2010/02/stephen-baldwin-wants-to-be-alec%E2%80%99s-oscar-date/

The story of Job in wikipedia form – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Job

(please ignore all statements reguarding the Jesus beating Judas conspiracy – I cannot produce shownotes for this)

The clients and testimonials page from SPX Studios (producers of the restorestevenbaldwin website) - http://www.spxstudios.com/clients/index.htm

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Episode 14 – Sherpa we could have thought of a better title

by on May.20, 2010, under Show

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Shownotes: Coming soon!

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