Space Cadets' Pod

Space Cadets' Pod

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What is the meaning of life? Is this all just a simulation? Why can I never find my keys? Join us as we ponder these stimulating subjects and many more from our snake-proof lair in suburban Australia.


Emergency Mini-Pod: Melbourne Enters Stage 4 Lockdown ‘State of Disaster’ featuring Curfew
Aug 2 • 13 min
0:16 - Our immediate reaction to the breaking news that Melbourne will enter new lockdown restrictions effective almost immediately 5:55 - World War III, Banana Radiation, Colosseum Ship Battles
#022 - Melbourne Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo, Toxicity in Social Media, Isolationist Living
Jul 14 • 47 min
00:15 - Melbourne Re-enters Iso, Online Shopping 09:04 - Organisation, Memory, Time Management, Late Nights 17:36 - MDF Toxicity, Potential, Utilising Time, Regret 26:05 - Toxicity in Social Media 38:10 - Isolationist Living - Built Environment and culture
#021 - Jim Morrison & The Doors, Free Solo, Climbing & The World’s Highest Survived Fall
Jul 6 • 101 min
0:15 - I’m Feeling Lucky, Contagion 6:16 - The Doors, Jim Morrison, Music then vs Now, The Doors of Perception 25:50 - Free Solo, Alex Honnold 36:07 - Covid Chit-Chat, Personal Growth 44:24 - Climbing, Dawn Wall, Tommy Caldwell 56:56 - World’s Highest…
#020 - CHAZ, Sports during Covid, The Butterfly Effect, Jimi Hendrix
Jun 26 • 69 min
00:16 - Sunnies, Eye afflictions, Poor Chinese translation of Star Wars Ep III: Return of the Sith, Prequel memes 09:40 - Exams, Wisdom Teeth, Anesthetists, Fingerprint sensor shenanigans, carry bags fashion 17:33 - Moneyball, Analytics in sports, NBA’s…
#019 - The Great Emu War, CGI Fur, Social Media, Community
May 29 • 83 min
00:14 - Eric Andre, Lion King Remake, CGI Fur, Uncanny Valley, Sonic 11:38 - Space Physics, Centrifugal/Centripical, Halo, Dinosaurs 24:49 - The Great Australian Emu War, Wall-E 33:16 - The Grind, Personal Value, Money 53:39 - Nosedive (Black Mirror),…
#018 - Covid Conversations, Michael Jordan, Alcohol and Drug Crisis, Diet and Food Technology
May 17 • 74 min
00:15 - Petrol, Suade Shoes, Hotels, Cheese 07:00 - Government Spending, Chinese Production, Musk + Rogan, Protests 13:20 - Hygiene, Social Distancing, Needles, Toenails 21:40 - Kids on Sugar, Rugrats Conspiracy, 90’s Aussie Kids TV 28:22 - Michael…
#017 - Elon Musk, Kony 2012, COVID-19 Second Wave + The Housing Market
May 10 • 56 min
00:32 - Elon Musk on JRE, X Æ A-12, Gene Wilder’s House 14:21 - Kony 2012, Solar Freakin’ Roadways, Tesla Solar Roofs 28:55 - Coronavirus: The Second Wave, AirBnB 39:46 - The Housing Market, Money & Happiness, Finlandian Education
#016 - Spreadsheets, Midnight Gospel, Podcasts in Iso, Devin Townsend
May 1 • 46 min
03:16 - Spreadsheets are fun 8:29 - Dogs in Isolation 16:00 - Midnight Gospel, Firefly, Season 8 of GoT 25:40 - Podcasts in Iso, Devin Townsend, Bucketheads’ 300+ albums 34:15 - Creating art, perspective
#015 - Iso-sesh, Dogs, Online Competition, US Presidential Candidates, Fusion Power
Apr 12 • 63 min
00:16 - Metatalk, the Chinese language, Great Australian Pods 15:15 - Frontyard fires, dogs, the ship of Theseus, rhetoric 27:36 - Powerpoint presentations, online competition, virtual teams, postage 41:20 - US presidential race, coffee, supplements,…
#014 - Errant COVID-19 Discussion, Castro’s Bizarre Assassination Attempts, Common Misconceptions + Solar Eclipses
Apr 4 • 72 min
00:16 - Life with the Quarantine, Communal Living, COVID-19 Discussion 23:35 - Contagion, Putin, Castro’s Bizarre Assassination Attempts, Contagion Spoilers 37:35 - Common Misconceptions, Vikings, Top Comedy Movies 45:37 - Borat & Kazakhstan’s Reputation,…
#013 - Quarantine Mode, Covid-19, Fish & Chips + Deadly Animals
Mar 29 • 66 min
00:16 - Quarantine Mode, Stocking Up, CoV-19 Chatter 16:57 - Fish & Chips, Gentrification, Development 28:30 - Cruise Ships, Africa, World’s Deadliest Animals 39:14 - Trump, Different Countries’ Response, Dumb Travellers 48:05 - CoV at a Tool Gig,…
#012 - Toilet Paper Crisis, Spirited Away, Tool Live + Mycelium Networks
Mar 6 • 79 min
00:58 - Tool’s Live Show, Money (Pink Floyd), Dub Side of the Moon 09:09 - Coronavirus, Toilet Paper Crisis, Citizens arrests 19:57 - Robinhood fail, travel forms, Aussies abroad 28:39 - Spotify, Napster controversy, today’s technology 38:27 - Spirited…
#011 - Darth Jar Jar, Coronavirus 3: Wuhan Drift, Perception + Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Feb 21 • 86 min
00:10 - Bingo, Steroids, Christian Bale, Alien (Movie), The SW Prequels 13:41 - Darth Jar Jar, Imposter Syndrome, success, Billie Eyelash 26:49 - Blindness, Perception, Hydron Collider 37:53 - Planet 9, Perseus, The Kuiper Belt 46:16 - Coronavirus’ effect…
#010 - Black Holes, Bloomberg’s Meme Invasion, Coronavirus (again), Best Movie of the Decade
Feb 16 • 74 min
02:27 - Existential Dread, Ricky Gervais, Movies, Eating Dogs 12:42 - Lab-Grown Meat, Singularities, Black Holes, Pluto 27:20 - Bloomberg Sponsoring Insta Meme Pages, Joe Rogan’s Bernie Endorsement Backlash 41:03 - Coronavirus redux - Trapped on a Cruise…
#009 - Coronavirus, Kobe, Olympic Athletes’ Favourite Pastime + Uber
Feb 6 • 82 min
02:50 - Coronavirus, Alcatraz, Pathogens, What is ‘Natural’ 12:10 - Modern Media, Facemasks, Sanitiser, Wuhan, Elon’s Batteries 28:50 - Kobe’s death, Helicopters, Burj Khalifa 41:33 - Question Master, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Eric Andre 50:15 - Tokyo…
#008 - Basic Income, Automation, Simulation Theory + GPS Speeding Tickets
Jan 20 • 91 min
01:26 - U.S. Democratic Nominees, Yang’s Basic Income, Automation, Harvard’s Bias 32:40 - Justin Slams Simulation Theory 41:58 - Alex Honnold, Risk, Our Luxurious Times 53:30 - GPS-based Speeding Tickets, Corporate Power, Paintings, Egyptians 1:10:50 -…
#007 - Fermi Paradox, Mars Colony, Trump Tweets + Ubers’ Self-Driving Car-tastrophe
Jan 13 • 81 min
Space talk, news reactions and dumb hypotheticals. What more are you looking for? No, seriously, tell us - we’re running out of content over here 00:40 - The Fermi Paradox, The Great Filter, Telescopes, Flat Earthers 13:10 - Living on Mars, Space Tourism,…
#006 - WW3, Asteroids, Augmented Reality + Urban Development
Jan 6 • 79 min
Another mic upgrade for maximum ear porn. If you like the sound of our voices as much as we do, that is. 0:10 - Billionaires, Happiness, Population 19:45 - Urban Development, Cycling, Corey Worthington 31:55 - WW3, Asteroids, New Space Race 53:20 -…
#005 - Guest: Bronson Walker; Consciousness, The Universe + Paradoxes
Dec 30, 2019 • 95 min
Joined this week by our good friend and resident philosopher, Bronno Walker of games company The Regicide Collective and podcast Philosophy Cafe 01:59 - The Silk Road fiasco, Elon making his patents free 16:30 - The nature of consciousness, being present,…
#004 - VR, Games, Hyperinflation, Frozen Conspiracy, Cats Reviews + Boyan Slat
Dec 22, 2019 • 88 min
Your weekly dose of barely researched yet hotly debated ideas fresh from our makeshift studio/laundry; 01:14 - Boris’ Brexit, Hair loss, Sneaky subscriptions 12:40 - Consciousness in a new body, Virtual Reality 16:30 - Video games, Microtransactions,…
#003 - Cryogenic Labs Shutdown, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Russian Doping Scandal + Aussie Bushfires
Dec 13, 2019 • 77 min
Hmm. Upgrades. Justin and Matt return with microphones that are far superior. Let your ears bask in their glory. 01:02 - The mindset of Hitler 06:54 - Cryogenic labs being shut-down 11:23 - Teleportation + The Prestige (SPOILERS!) 15:00 - New Game of…
#002 - Christmas, Elon’s Cybertruck, Talking Trash + Apocalypses
Dec 5, 2019 • 86 min
The boys are back with fresh takes on stale content, no politics this time I swear 00:16 - Christmas shopping, Christmas songs rant, yachts, rich people logistics 10:23 - Tesla’s new Cybertruck, Elon’s creations 23:15 - The cage, Literal trash talk 32:00…
#001 - Trump, Hong Kong, Sex with Leaves + The State of the Film Industry
Nov 28, 2019 • 66 min
Get your amateur hour right here. Coupla the boys chatting shit about; 2:30 - Trump, Brexit, The Great Hack, the wall 22:26 - Hong Kong protesters now wielding bows, rebellions, Spain, patriotism 40:37 - Man jailed for sex with a pile of leaves 45:30 -…