The A-Dub Club

The A-Dub Club

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The A-Dub Club is a podcast hosted by Alex Wade and Andrew Whipple where they tackle the big questions in science fiction, fantasy, technology, pop culture, and general nerdery. Welcome to the club!
Judgment Is Always In Season
Jan 14 • 45 min
The question: Are top ten lists a good way to critique art? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The Shape Of Water Aquaman Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an…
The Content Equivalent Of Juul
Nov 24, 2018 • 45 min
The question: why do you keep consuming bad content? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The Expanse (TV show) Killjoys Scream 3 Halloween (2018) The Bachelor The MCU Star Wars Hamlet The essay on…
A Little Bit Half Baked
Oct 22, 2018 • 60 min
The question: what story would you tell in a genre you don’t normally like? This week we try something new as Wade and Whipple both took a week to come up with a story they’d pitch in a genre they don’t normally like (which spoiler alert, the other…
Allegedly! Allegedly! Allegedly!
Sep 6, 2018 • 43 min
The question: Can you like good art from shitty people? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: No real spoilers, but we do talk (though not in detail) about abusive stuff done by bad people I Can…
A Satisfying Snap
Jun 7, 2018 • 58 min
The question: What did you think of Avengers: Infinity War? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: Avengers: Infinity War Most other movies or TV shows in the MCU tbh Not sure where to start with the…
Reverse Nihilism
Apr 18, 2018 • 32 min
The question: Would you live forever? The videos we (briefly) discussed: “Why Die?” by CGP Grey “Why Age? Should We End Aging Forever” by Kurzgesagt As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The TV…
Demonsterfizing
Mar 19, 2018 • 36 min
The question: What makes monsters monstrous? Also, witness the invention of the hit new thought technology: Qualifying statements! As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The TV show Penny Dreadful…
I’ve Put People In A Swimming Pool
Feb 7, 2018 • 38 min
The question: Are simulations ethical? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: Black Mirror S4E1 “USS Callister,” S4E4 “Hang The DJ,” and S3E4 “San Junipero” Not sure where to start with the pod? Try…
Glad It’s Not My Job
Jan 17, 2018 • 35 min
The question: What are the responsibilities internet platforms have to police bad actors? Also, of note: we recorded this WAY BEFORE YouTube announced its changes to deal with bad actors on the platform, so whoops we very much don’t talk about any of…
STAR WARS SPECTACULAR 1: The Real Death Star Was The Friends We Made Along The Way
Jan 4, 2018 • 84 min
The question: What did you think about The Last Jedi? Star Wars is baked into the DNA of this whole project, and as such whenever a new film comes out we HAVE to interrupt our normal programming to do an in-depth talk on the latest film in the franchise.…
Or You Could Be Your Own Grandfather!
Dec 18, 2017 • 38 min
The question: Is time travel a lazy plot device? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The Doctor Who episode “Blink” The Futurama episode “Roswell That Ends Well” The films Looper, Back To The…