Monday, June 22, 2009

Paul And Spike Show #115, Monday Morning Catch-Up

A little birdie told me that you missed this weekend's Paul And Spike Show Podcast. Oh, alright. It wasn't a little birdie. It was that guy who's been stalking you. And he knew because he broke into your house in the middle of the night and looked at your browser history. Whilst wearing your dirty undies. Anyway, here's your opporchancity to catch up:

The Paul And Spike Show, episode 115 - Original Radio Six International broadcast: Friday June 19th, 2009

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Uh-oh... not much fun for those non-geeks as the Dynamic Duo talk about games. Also on the agenda, a healthy dollop of sexchanges, politics, religion and... haircuts?

00:00 Traps open, and away we go. A booze update; one is drinking, one is wussing out. Shocking! Furthermore, the hair situation gets worse. Paul's growing his back, but Spike - following a dare - now looks like a white supremacist.

07:17 An offer from a listener, who has crowned the show his favourite non-gay-specific podcast, to be the show's GLBT correspondent! The Boys discuss the psychological differences between homosexuality and transgenderism, following Chastity "Chaz" Bono's decision to live as a man. Is a fake victorian-era moustache all that's needed for gender re-assignment?

03:15 Following on from a discussion on the new Paul And Spike Show Forums, Spike circumvents the Iran news to talk about the Sarah Palin Vs David Letterman rent-a-rage incident.

26:57 Pickin' And Grinnin' - hooo-whee! Them cousinbrothers view the week's news through the bottom of a moonshine glass, boy howdy. Or something.

29:50 This Week In Stuff (stuff stuff stuff)! Paul goes into more detail about his recently finished Star Trek model, and looks forward to building his 'antique' one. Can he keep the hot babes at bay in the Sci-Fi Model Builders' Forum?

44:01 It's a trip to Sore Armsville for Paul following his recent purchase of both "EA Grand Slam Tennis" and "Tiger Woods' Golf" for the Wii, complete with the Motion Plus dongle. Tee-hee... "dongle". Spike's had his backside consistently handed to him internationally through Mario Kart Wii, and discusses the differences between racing other Americans, and racing around the world.

53:15 Spike's new obsession, the "MMO" game eRepublik, in which he will RULE THE WORLD! MWAAHAAHAAHAAA!! ...or not, as the case may be. The Boys discuss how n00b-unfriendly it is and what could make it more appealing to the head-scratchers.

1:08:47 Time once more for the Haiku Book Review, in which you could win ten dollars to spend at the very cool online store. Alls you gots to do is email a book review or plot summary in haiku form to the usual address by noon on Wednesday June 24th. Feeling all strategistical after playing eRepublik? Check out these babies at - they could help you win your next war and secure your country. Or, if you fancy becoming president, why not learn from those who have been there, with these'ns?


The Paul And Spike Show Forums are open... and we've been waiting for you. Hot topics this week have included the influence of Twitter in the Iranian revolution, Susan Boyle, a phenominally amusing caption competition, and the very real possibility that one of the board members might have swine flu! Come on over.


The Paul And Spike Show airs weekly, every Friday night on the mighty Radio Six International, from 11pm UK time and 6pm US eastern time. It also airs on 88.5 World FM in Wellington New Zealand at 7pm Saturday night local time. You can listen online every Saturday morning at 2am US eastern, or 6am UK time. Check out the other great programming on both stations; Radio Six brings you specialist music shows and unsigned artists, plus drama and comedies. World FM's varied schedule includes the best in international news, and music from around the world. You might also hear us on shortwave anywhere in the world, via WBCQ's 5.110MHz and 9.330MHz frequencies.
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