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Heather & Austin review the TV program "Max Headroom," a show that Austin loves and Heather has never seen.

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Heather & Austin review the TV program "Max Headroom," a show that Austin loves and Heather has never seen.

    14.) Our Cup Runneth Over

    14.) Our Cup Runneth Over

    14.) Our Cup Runneth Over (Recorded on 26 Aug. 2021, 10 Jun. 2021, 7 Apr. 2021 and 14 Apr. 2021) In this episode we present selections from a variety of past episodes, each segment cut for time but each interesting segments on their own, and are now edited together for your convenience. We also announce … Continue reading 14.) Our Cup Runneth Over

    13.) Big Time Television #2

    13.) Big Time Television #2

    13.) Big Time Television #2 (Recorded on 10 June 2021) In this episode we discuss six songs from the ’70s and ’80s, and do our best to summarize the first season of Max Headroom. This turns into a free-ranging conversation about the world of Max, these six videos, and a little-known artist that Heather seems … Continue reading 13.) Big Time Television #2

    12.) Blank Life (ABC S1E6, “The Blanks”)

    12.) Blank Life (ABC S1E6, “The Blanks”)

    12.) Blank Life (ABC S1E6, “The Blanks”) (Recorded on 9 Mar. 2021) In this episode we discuss the ABC TV Transmission from 5 May 1987, “The Blanks,” Star Trek ZOOM Parties, the show’s continued interest in coffee gags, and how Bryce models the kinds of complements you should deliver to your coworkers. Heather invents a … Continue reading 12.) Blank Life (ABC S1E6, “The Blanks”)

    11.) We’re Watching Screens of Them Watching Screens (Watch Party 1 – Channel 4 Telefilm Commentary Track)

    11.) We’re Watching Screens of Them Watching Screens (Watch Party 1 – Channel 4 Telefilm Commentary Track)

    11.) We’re Watching Screens of Them Watching Screens (Watch Party 1 – Channel 4 Telefilm Commentary Track) (Recorded on 3 Apr. 2021) In this episode, we present recordings from the evening of our first watch party, where you can listen along like it is a commentary track for the Channel 4 Telefilm, “Max Headroom.” Essentially: … Continue reading 11.) We’re Watching Screens of Them Watching Screens (Watch Party 1 – Channel 4 Telefilm Commentary Track)

    10.) Janie’s Got A [Camera] Gun (ABC S1E5, “War”)

    10.) Janie’s Got A [Camera] Gun (ABC S1E5, “War”)

    10.) Janie’s Got A [Camera] Gun (ABC S1E5, “War”) (Recorded on 23 Feb. 2021) In this episode we discuss the ABC TV Transmission from 28 April 1987, “War,” new office slang, how easy it is to figure out that Phil is the weak link at your office, and this episode’s obsession with Italian art film. … Continue reading 10.) Janie’s Got A [Camera] Gun (ABC S1E5, “War”)

    09.) The Michael Cassutt Interview: “Follow Your Interests”

    09.) The Michael Cassutt Interview: “Follow Your Interests”

    The Michael Cassutt Interview: “Follow Your Interests” (Recorded on 7 Apr. 2021) Join us for a conversation with Michael Cassutt, a television producer and writer who has pursued a very unique career path, largely so he can keep writing science fiction and fantasy stories of one variety or another. In this show, we get the full … Continue reading 09.) The Michael Cassutt Interview: “Follow Your Interests”

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A deep dive into the 80s

I think I’m the same age as the hosts, and about the only thing I remember about Max Headroom is his ubiquity in pop culture. Since then, for the most part, I completely stopped thinking about him. I’m really excited that someone is doing a deep dive into this bit of pop culture history that, after 30-some years, deserves a bit of context.

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