Do you like tech? Games? TV? Movies? Well DANG. We have so much in common already! Jelly and Bean are two super pals who like to talk about all of the aforementioned topics (and more, probably), resulting in a nice little peek into the world of geeks, all in the form of a delicious weekly podcast that can be shoved into your ears thanks to the magic of sound waves!
60: Tiny Hulk Tiny Smash
Nintendo all but throws in the towel, and looks to make sweeping changes to survive; new trailers for Captain America: the Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 arrive along with the Superbowl; the X-Men producer eyes Channing Tatum for a Gambit solo film; and we discuss recent casting news for Batman vs. Superman including Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman.
Meanwhile, Jelly suggests using a hair straightener to tie Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in to the MCU in a deeper way, and Bean cries enlightened tears when Jelly explains the improvements to the Captain America trailer with explosions.
Marvel announces some information about the future of a character on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; rumours surface that Pixar might end up doing an animated Star Wars movie; the second Maleficent trailer is released; the BBC reveals Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who costume; and iiNet submits a paper about the issues with the way the NBN is being approached.
Meanwhile, Bean provides his thoughts on Frozen, and the boys discuss the impending end of the show.
58: Second Only to the Bat-Nipples
ABC promises a strong finish for this season of Agents of Shield; the script for Star Wars: Episode VII is finished, and here come the casting rumours; Batman vs. Superman is pushed back by a year to 2016; a new issue comes to light where Chrome extensions are purchased from the original developer and turned into a source for malware; and Pixar presents a new technology for creating stylised CG animation.
Meanwhile, Branden suggests a casting option for Mon Mothma in Star Wars: Episode VII, and Jelly drops an astonishing, series-changing bombshell at the very end of the episode.
57: You’re Gonna Plus One It
Season 3 of Sherlock comes and goes, and we’re left wondering when we’ll get more; EA announces that they’re going to add an offline mode to Simcity; an interview reveals that Nintendo doesn’t research it’s competitor’s products at all; Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion; Michael Douglas surprises everyone by joining the cast of Ant Man; and rumors surface that Johnny Depp might be playing Marvel’s Dr. Strange.
Meanwhile, Bean makes a prediction about Google’s next acquisition and Jelly questions everything he knows about the origins of the main villain of Avengers: Age of Ultron.
56: I Don’t Know Where I Am Right Now
Lightning reviews for this season’s holiday movies: Enders Game, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen; Disney shifts the rights for Star Wars comics to Marvel; a Snapchat vulnerability is revealed, and it would appear they’ve known about it for months; and Facebook starts using your private messages as support for things you link to.
Meanwhile, Jelly boasts about his new years resolution skills and the boys say ilk a lot. What is that about?
55: The Collective Your Mum
This summer, engage your ears as you listen to the second Jelly and Bean holiday special, discussing movies to look forward to (and some to be kinda apathetic about) in 2014. From Need for Speed to Muppets: Most Wanted, the boys cover what’s known about a selection on movies coming up in 2014, and give an advanced rating based on what they know.
Meanwhile, Jelly uncovers the secret plot details for a Breaking Bad movie, and Bean adds a fourth member to his list of actors that should be in every movie.
Good, casual discussions on current geek topics and trends. Gets better with each episode.