Latest Episodes

Mobile Couch 49: That Language is Evil

26 January 2015 • 1 hour, 17 minutes

Russell Ivanovic (@rustyshelf) joins the couch to discuss back-end services for mobile apps, the differences between software-as-a-service and building your own web service, and go into why you might choose one over the other.

Silver Screen Queens 87: Paddington

21 January 2015 • 33 minutes, 10 seconds

It’s a children’s movie, so Mel and Katie ask the important questions: is this meant to be the 70s? do bears s%#t in the woods? is marmalade still a thing? Paddington is charming and aggressively whimsical, and that’s probably a good thing.

Silver Screen Queens 86: Into the Woods

14 January 2015 • 42 minutes, 39 seconds

Disney and Rob Marshall adapt the dark Sondheim musical, with Chris Pine, Anna Kendrick and Meryl Streep and a talented cast. The Brothers Grimm fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel intertwine with the story of a childless baker and his wife and the witch who cursed them.

Mobile Couch 48: Reinventing the Wheel

12 January 2015 • 1 hour, 4 minutes

The couch is back from holidays, so they take the opportunity to talk about things that they worked on over the short break, and what they like to do during downtime to keep themselves sharp.

Silver Screen Queens 83: Bad Santa

24 December 2014 • 29 minutes, 33 seconds

So this is Christmas, and what have we done? Watched an R-rated Santa movie that’s all about the redemption of a terrible person through a weird kid and a Santa-fetishising Lauren Graham.

Mobile Couch 47: Trepidation at Jumping Into Anything New

22 December 2014 • 1 hour, 9 minutes

The couch answer a question about where they go to learn about new things, Jelly discusses his experiences so far with implementing extensions and Jake gets frustrated by the recent discussion of app rejections.

Silver Screen Queens 82: Horrible Bosses & Horrible Bosses 2

17 December 2014 • 33 minutes, 45 seconds

Over one weekend, we watched the original Horrible Bosses and its sequel. Our reactions surprised us. The first film is the story of three men who decide to kill their bosses. The second finds the same three men self-employed, but similarly screwed over by someone in power, so more revenge is in order.