Tuesday, 7 June 2022

Episode 491 - We're Going on a Bug Hunt


Duncan's back with us for this one, and it's going to get scary and icky, because we're talking about the ups and downs of the Alien franchise! From a gothic horror in space, to all out action, to whatever Alien 3 was supposed to be, it's all here! So suit up, look into my eye, and hope to Yahweh you don't get Ovimorphed!

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Monday, 30 May 2022

Episode 490 - Transformers: Marvel UK May 1986!


We're back with some essential Marvel UK Transformers content, as Andy and Glenn explore the coming of the Special Teams, and the Decepticons realising that menacing humans is far more productive than fighting the Autobots...

(This episode covers issues #59-#63.)

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Thursday, 19 May 2022

Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 1 - Secret Origins


In the first of what we hope to be many episodes, join Amy and Glenn as they take a look at Retrogaming in all it's many and varied forms, as well as focusing on particular games, systems, and the culture of retro itself!

In this opening episode, we talk about our histories, favourites, and loves of the retrogaming world!

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Monday, 16 May 2022

Episode 489 - Vinyl Revival


Dave from Sonic the Comic the Podcast joins us again this week, to talk about records that we owned as kids in the 80s! They might not necessarily have been made in our favourite decade, but we would have definitely listened to them, so let's show them some love, shall we?

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Thursday, 12 May 2022

The Nerva Beacon Podcast - Episode 51: Salty Sea Devils


Leigh and Glenn are back to take a look at 2022's Easter Special, Legend of the Sea Devils - but was it more akin to Delgado in the original Sea Devil series, or did it have the distinct whiff of the Myrka about it?

NB: This was recorded before the announcement of the 14th Doctor.

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Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Episode 488 - Transformers: Marvel UK April 1986!


We're back with more Transformers UK goodness, this time covering April of the most important year of the franchise at that point! Join Andy and Glenn as they discover who is REALLY behind the giant robot menace, and why Shockwave has a sudden interest in Bumblebee!

(This episode covers issues #55-#58.)

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Friday, 22 April 2022

Episode 487 - Transformers: Marvel UK March 1986!


Apologies for being late with this one, but Andy from the Smorgaspod is back with us, and you know what that means - it's Transformers time again! And we see the end of the Dinobot Hunt, the return of Megatron AND some brand new Autobots attending a Brick Springhorn concert!

(This episode covers issues #50-#54.)

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Saturday, 16 April 2022

The Nerva Beacon Podcast - Episode 49: Ghosts of Doomsday


It's been a while, but they're back! Leigh and Glenn return to talk some more Doctor Who, and just in time. With the brand new episode dropping on Easter Sunday, the two go back 16 years to talk about Rose Tyler's departing two-parter, Army of Ghosts and Doomsday!

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Sunday, 3 April 2022

Episode 486 - Retrogaming and Stuff


Amy's back with us this episode, to have a bit of a natter about retrogaming, and why it means so much to us nostalgia geeks!

And as it's us, we also take a few other nostalgic tangents, because why not?

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Saturday, 26 March 2022

Episode 485 - Brad and Glenn, Still Loving Star Wars


Hello there! Brad's back with us, to talk about how we think the Book of Boba Fett went, and how excited we are for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series! As well as that, there's all the usual gush and excitement that we have for one of our most favourite franchises! We have spoken.

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Saturday, 19 March 2022

Episode 484 - Public Information Rambling with Wil Hodgson!


It's time to welcome Wil back to BTTE Towers again, as we delve into the murky, scary world of Public Information Films. We also take a trip to North London to visit Grange Hill, and go off on many a nostalgic tangent as per usual!

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Saturday, 12 March 2022

Episode 483 - He Is the Law!


Sacha's back with us again, this time to talk about the Lawman of the Future from Mega-City 1, who keeps the streets clean but isn't necessarily our hero...Judge Dredd! From his humble beginnings in a comic that rose from the ashes of Action! through the Megazine, to today! Come join us, or Ol' Stoney Face will put you in for a 10 stretch in the Cubes.

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Friday, 4 March 2022

Episode 482 - Transformers: Marvel UK February 1986!


Andy from the Smorgaspod is back with us, and you know what that means - it's Transformers time again! What delights do Marvel UK have in store for us from 36 years hence? Why, Dinobots, of course, as the Hunt is most definitely ON!

(This episode covers issues #46-#49.)

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Monday, 14 February 2022

Episode 481 - Fantastical 80's!


This week we're delving into the many, many fantasy movies that appeared in the 80s, a whistle-stop tour if you will! Joining us on that journey is our old mate Duncan from Stacebob and the Dweebs. So gird your loins, grab your broadsword, and hope that we roll a D20, we're going in!

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Monday, 7 February 2022

Episode 480 - The Master System


This week we're joined by the Fluid Goth that is Amy, to talk all about computing and gaming in the late 1980s, but especially that most popular 8-bit system in Europe, the Sega Master System! It may have been all about the NES in the States, but over here in the UK we did love a bit of Sega!

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Monday, 31 January 2022

Episode 479 - Transformers: Marvel UK January 1986!


It's a brand new year, and for Transformers UK a very important one! We start as we mean to go on too, with the story "Crisis of Command!", and then start one featuring a robot-controlling professor who's about to get close with one of the Dinobots...

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Monday, 17 January 2022

Episode 478 - When WWF Didn't Mean Pandas


The Bordersdude AKA John is with us this week, and we're talking about the wrestling! From the 1980s until present day, we discuss it all, who are favourites are, which matches we love, and all the superstars from the Eighties until now!

Bah gawd, it's a slobberknocker!

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Monday, 10 January 2022

Episode 477 - Transformers: Marvel UK Annual 1985/86!


Happy New Year! Let's start as we mean to go on, with some more amazing retro content! This week we're taking a look at the Transformers Annual from 1985/86, joined as always for Transformers stuff by Andy from the Smorgaspod! Expect Insecticons, Xaaron, text stories galore and even a board game as we discover what Transformers fandom in the UK looked like just before the Movie hit!

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