Latest Episodes

Silver Screen Queens 48: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

23 April 2014 • 33 minutes, 4 seconds

It’s the Rise of Electro Boogaloo, as Andrew Garfield’s charming Spidey, Emma Stone’s Gwen Stacey and a talented cast do their best with a (maybe too) faithful comic book adaptation.

Silver Screen Queens 47: The Grand Budapest Hotel

16 April 2014 • 31 minutes, 45 seconds

The most Wes Anderson-y movie starring Ralph Fiennes as the delicious Monsieur Gustave, concierge extraordinaire and old school ringmaster of the Grand Budapest Hotel. When his wealthy old amour dies, Gustave is accused of her murder and must fight to clear his name and reclaim his hotel.

Mobile Couch 29: They Don’t Have Popcorn at WWDC

14 April 2014 • 1 hour, 21 minutes

Creating an inclusive and flexible culture, whether it be through the way you speak, or simply by understanding the differences between people’s personal priorities. Follow-up about code-style leads into a discussion about code-folding, laying out your methods within a file, and the battle between useful features, extensibility and bloat in an IDE. Finally, WWDC tickets and whether the improvements have really made a difference.

Silver Screen Queens 46: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

9 April 2014 • 1 hour, 9 minutes

It’s finally here! Marvel takes us into the world of the now-defrosted Captain Steve Rogers as he watches the country and the institutions he trusts crumble around him. Chris Evans as our titular hero shares the screen with an excellent supporting cast lead by Scarlett Johanssen, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson and Sebastian Stan.

Silver Screen Queens 45: Noah

2 April 2014 • 42 minutes, 2 seconds

Darren Aronofsky tries to explore his interest in life, death and creation while also bringing back the Biblical epic. Russell Crowe plays the unlikeable title character with assists from Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson and some cool rock monster fallen angels.

Mobile Couch 28: Whitespace Wars

31 March 2014 • 1 hour, 14 minutes

The couch discusses about code styles and conventions: using tabs or spaces, casing in class names, and how to name consts. Along the way, Ben, Jake and Jelly touch on whether consistency is important for teams, judging people based on their style choices, and getting Xcode to enforce your own specific style.

Silver Screen Queens 44: The Monuments Men

26 March 2014 • 32 minutes, 3 seconds

George Clooney gets a bunch of dudes together because he’d like to hang out with them. There’s a vague plot in there somewhere about saving important works of art from the Nazis. Bill Murray and Bob Balaban have an excellent buddy movie sub-plot.

Silver Screen Queens 43: Veronica Mars

19 March 2014 • 31 minutes, 52 seconds

Kristen Bell, Rob Thomas and 91,000 devoted Veronica Mars fans resurrected this much-loved TV series for a movie set nine years later on the eve of Veronica’s ten year high school reunion. Logan Echolls is in trouble (again) over a dead girlfriend (again) and Veronica can’t resist helping him.

Mobile Couch 27: You Can Sit Next to a Black Hole

17 March 2014 • 1 hour, 16 minutes

Jake and Ben tell us all about their experiences using Bluetooth LE beacons as part of their most recent joint project: how beacons work, triangulating a user’s location by laying out a series of beacons, plus iOS7’s iBeacon API, and issues you’ll run into in real world usage. In the meantime, Jelly updates everyone on how GIFwrapped is doing, and we discuss a bunch of completely unrelated topics, like geoblocks, House of Cards and fake phone numbers.