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!


Turnip Head, Our Woke Bae
Oct 7 • 77 min
The question: what did you think of Howl’s Moving Castle? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: the 2004 movie Howl’s Moving Castle most other Miyazaki movies, tbqh Not sure where to start with the…
They Are Literally On The Hellmouth
Aug 4 • 65 min
The question: what did you think of the first two seasons of Buffy The Vampire Slayer? Download the Buffified AW Club Theme (or the AW-ified Buffy Theme?) As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include:…
I Clearly Have Some Issues With This
Jul 7 • 46 min
The question: what do you think about the financial relationship between Twitch streamers and their audience? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: Twitch in general Also, note, we recorded this…
Shooting Lasers Out Of Your Butt
May 28 • 53 min
The question: what makes a superhero movie? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: Basically every major superhero movie, including The Dark Knight, the Captain America and Thor movies, Suicide…
Too Many Owls!!
May 7 • 44 min
The question: why tell a story with magic? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: Harry Potter Lord Of The Rings Game Of Thrones Avatar The Last Airbender It Follows Star Wars Not sure where to start…
Didn’t Know Jeremy Renner Was In This
Apr 23 • 67 min
The question: What did you think of Arrival? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: the 2016 movie Arrival Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an episode to listen to!…
Armchair Epidemiologist
Mar 25 • 40 min
The question: How’re ya doing??? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: How we’re handling the global coronavirus pandemic!!! Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an…
The Player Of Games
Feb 27 • 40 min
The question: why do people play games in relationships? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The concept of playing games in interpersonal relationships? Not sure where to start with the pod? Try…
STAR WARS SPECTACULAR 2019: This One Will Be Much
Jan 7 • 140 min
The question: What did you think about The Rise Of Skywalker? It’s time for another Star Wars Spectacular! Join us where we talk for only slightly less than the runtime of the movie about Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019). As always, we discuss lots…
SPACE PIRATES
Oct 17, 2019 • 62 min
The question: What did you think of Ad Astra? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: the movie Ad Astra Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an episode to listen to! Be…
If A Guitar Started Talking
Sep 4, 2019 • 38 min
The question: Is Hatsune Miku a real pop star? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The Musicians(?) Hatsune Miku and Gorillaz Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an…
Brain Goop
Jul 31, 2019 • 33 min
The question: What does it mean to be an adult? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The whole dang concept of “Adulthood” Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an…
Pikachu Is Daddy
Jun 19, 2019 • 47 min
The question: what did you think of Pokemon: Detective Pikachu? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: The movie Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide…
Youtube Curator
Apr 30, 2019 • 35 min
The question: Is Youtube a genre? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: Contrapoints CGP Grey Not sure where to start with the pod? Try our topics guide to find an episode to listen to! Be our…
Spoilers For Classic Sci-Fi
Mar 20, 2019 • 36 min
The question: do you want Big Brother to happen? As always, we discuss lots of stuff and sometimes we spoil it. This time, discussions include: 1984 Brave New World The Player Of Games GDPR and Surveillence States in general Not sure where to start with…
Judgment Is Always In Season
Jan 14, 2019 • 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…