Latest Episodes

Silver Screen Queens 90: The Imitation Game

11 February 2015 • 32 minutes, 30 seconds

Alan Turing was one of Britain’s greatest mathematicians, a war hero and the father of modern computing, but was driven to suicide by the government he served. The Imitation Game employs some fine actors to honour his story.

Mobile Couch 50: In My Heart I’m Ready

9 February 2015 • 54 minutes, 45 seconds

Jelly has wanted to talk about Testflight for a while, and he finally gets his chance, comparing Apple’s beta distribution tool with the previous methods, like Ad Hoc and Enterprise distribution.

Silver Screen Queens 89: Birdman

4 February 2015 • 39 minutes, 33 seconds

Comeback character actor Michael Keaton stars in a movie about actors. Academy loses its shit.

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.