Jelly and Bean

Jelly and Bean

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A weekly podcast about TV, movies, games and technology.
60: Tiny Hulk Tiny Smash
Feb 7, 2014 • 57 min
Nintendo all but throws in the towel, and looks to make sweeping changes to survive; new trailers for Captain America: the Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 arrive along with the Superbowl; the X-Men producer eyes Channing Tatum for a Gambit…
59: Penultimate
Jan 31, 2014 • 43 min
Marvel announces some information about the future of a character on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; rumours surface that Pixar might end up doing an animated Star Wars movie; the second Maleficent trailer is released; the BBC reveals Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who…
58: Second Only to the Bat-Nipples
Jan 24, 2014 • 42 min
ABC promises a strong finish for this season of Agents of Shield; the script for Star Wars: Episode VII is finished, and here come the casting rumours; Batman vs. Superman is pushed back by a year to 2016; a new issue comes to light where Chrome…
57: You’re Gonna Plus One It
Jan 17, 2014 • 45 min
Season 3 of Sherlock comes and goes, and we’re left wondering when we’ll get more; EA announces that they’re going to add an offline mode to Simcity; an interview reveals that Nintendo doesn’t research it’s competitor’s products at all; Google buys Nest…
56: I Don’t Know Where I Am Right Now
Jan 10, 2014 • 47 min
Lightning reviews for this season’s holiday movies: Enders Game, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen; Disney shifts the rights for Star Wars comics to Marvel; a Snapchat vulnerability is revealed, and it would appear they’ve known about it for…
55: The Collective Your Mum
Dec 27, 2013 • 93 min
This summer, engage your ears as you listen to the second Jelly and Bean holiday special, discussing movies to look forward to (and some to be kinda apathetic about) in 2014. From Need for Speed to Muppets: Most Wanted, the boys cover what’s known about a…
54: Lightsaber You With My Lightsaber
Dec 13, 2013 • 68 min
The boys discuss the original trilogy of Star Wars, including its place in pop culture and science fiction history, its influence on the generation that grew up with it, and the special effects and how they’ve changed the films over the years. Plus,…
53: I Might Need to Cry Now
Nov 29, 2013 • 53 min
Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary with the special episode, The Day of the Doctor, and the dramatisation of the show’s beginnings in An Adventure in Space and Time; Google applies for a patent to generate tweets on your behalf, further cementing…
52: The Non-Doctor Doctor
Nov 22, 2013 • 56 min
The BBC release a prequel minisode online in preparation for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special this weekend; the first two episodes for the new series, Almost Human, featuring Karl Urban and Michael Ealy; the Playstation 4 launches to 1 million…
51: Added So Much to the Viewing Experience
Nov 15, 2013 • 66 min
A basic overview of Jelly’s experiences with both Windows 8.1 and the latest Retina Macbook Pro; details drop for new Marvel shows featuring Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist; and the release date for Star Wars VII is announced. Meanwhile,…
50: You Crazy Science People and Your Demigods
Nov 8, 2013 • 66 min
Ubisoft plans to drop online passes for their entire catalogue of games; Adobe is hacked, revealing their terrible encryption and publicising the passwords of 150 million of their customers; the next trailer for The Lego Movie drops; and Thor: The Dark…
49: Dual Wolverine Action
Nov 1, 2013 • 64 min
Star Wars shuffles its writers, leaving the script in the capable hands of J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan; the first trailers drop for Captain America: The Winter Soldier and X-Men: Days of Future Past, giving us our first peek into what the movies…
48: Cash, Card or Organ Transplant?
Oct 25, 2013 • 59 min
A trailer drops for the 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Special, featuring lots of little hidden gems for you to find; Apple releases OS X Mavericks and new Macbook Pros, and announces the Mac Pro and iPad lineup at it’s October event; and Microsoft launches…
47: OS X Joe’s Bar and Grill
Oct 18, 2013 • 47 min
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. gets a full season order which spells good news for the other four shows Marvel has committed to; Apple announces an event on 22 October, and there’s little information on what we’ll see (but we’re hoping for iPads, Mavericks and…
46: Heads up, Your House is Burning Down
Oct 11, 2013 • 60 min
EA announces that it’s “looking into” offline mode for SimCity, and announces the first expansion pack, Cities of the Future featuring maglev trains… and drugs; Samsung announces the Galaxy Gear and the Galaxy Round, and they rip off Apple’s original…
45: When He Was Bat-Teen
Oct 4, 2013 • 58 min
The ABC confirms that Doctor Who will air in Australia at the same time as the UK; Valve announces the Steam Controller, which is not like any controller you’ve seen before, but can a Steam console even succeed; Warner Brothers and Fox team up to bring us…
44: Secure Pigeon System
Sep 27, 2013 • 51 min
Grand Theft Auto V makes $800 million on it’s first day of release; Apple sells 9 million iPhones on the launch weekend and a 35% device share for iOS7 within the first day; TouchID, the fingerprint system on the iPhone 5s, gets hacked within a week of…
43: It Looks Like a Clown Smurfed
Sep 20, 2013 • 59 min
It looks like everyone wants to get in on the logo redesigns, as Bing announces their new look; Steam borrows the dead-in-the-water Xbox feature, Family Sharing; a quiet update to Apple’s App Store allows users to download older versions of Apps that are…
42: Coding in His Underwear
Sep 13, 2013 • 54 min
The BBC reveals some details about the upcoming Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special; Ellen Page expresses interest in doing a Kitty Pryde solo movie; Sony announces the Vita TV microconsole; and Apple announces two new iPhones, the 5c and the 5s,…
41: Wormhole Allergies
Sep 6, 2013 • 59 min
Jelly’s thoughts on Jobs; Marvel announces that James Spader will be playing Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron; the Coalition announces it’s plans to filter the internet if it wins the election this Saturday; Microsoft buys the Nokia devices and services…
40: Kirk Didn’t Really Seem That Smart
Aug 30, 2013 • 69 min
Gordon McAlpin - creator of the webcomic Multiplex - fills in for Bean this week to discuss tech and movies: Xbox drops an update to convert Microsoft points to standard currency; Steve Balmer “retires” as CEO of Microsoft; Kickstarter announces that it’s…
39: Teal Deer Dancing Over Gnomes
Aug 23, 2013 • 55 min
Everybody loves a crossover, so Katie Molloy, co-host of Silver Screen Queens visits to talk about all the things: videos that help breakdown the NBN plans; rumours surface that Bradley Cooper is up for Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy; and…
38: Hold on, I’ll Rewind My Mind
Aug 16, 2013 • 52 min
What if Star Wars episodes I and II were actually good; the role Vin Diesel will be playing in the Marvel movies gets revealed; some details surface about the upcoming original Pixar movies: The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out; Microsoft decides to include a…
37: Playing With Yourself is an Option Here
Aug 9, 2013 • 59 min
Saints Row IV finally passes classification, but in the worst possible way; a new Ender’s Game trailer drops, and it’s not really selling it very well; the BBC announces that Peter Capaldi is the new Doctor; Disney and ABC are looking at creating a live…
36: Well Known for Moustache and Manliness
Aug 2, 2013 • 62 min
Grand Theft Auto V makes it through the Australian classification board with an R18+ rating; the Australian government releases 10 recommendations from the Australian Tax inquiry; we look as some of the new TV shows coming in the next few months: Axe Cop,…
35: The Internet Loves Hawkeye
Jul 26, 2013 • 56 min
San Diego Comic Con is over for another year and it seems that the new thing is for celebrities to cosplay so they can roam the exhibition floor; Marvel confirms what we know about Guardians of the Galaxy; Warner Bros announces the sequel to Man of Steel,…
34: Oh, My Viber’s Going Off
Jul 19, 2013 • 55 min
Microsoft confuses everyone by backtracking on Xbox policies… again; Dreamworks releases the teaser trailer for How to Train Your Dragon 2; Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro’s big budget sci-fi flick, hits Australian cinemas; one of the co-founders of…
33: Man Love
Jul 12, 2013 • 56 min
We get “confirmations” on who the villains that Benecio del Toro, Lee Pace and Karen Gillan are playing in Guardians of the Galaxy; Entertainment Weekly reveals what the villain Electro is going to look like in Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Andrew Garfield…
32: Various Stages of Legality
Jul 5, 2013 • 56 min
Google Reader shuts down, with multiple services popping up to fill the void; the Xbox One is going to be able to read QR codes; a “Low Violence Version” of Saints Row surfaces on Steam; Neil Gaiman is returning to his popular Sandman comic series; a…
31: Take a Bucket
Jun 28, 2013 • 65 min
Microsoft reverses some of their controversial Xbox One policies and reveals that the console will be region free; Saints Row IV gets refused classification in Australia; rumours surface that Vin Diesel is in talks with Marvel for an upcoming movie role;…
30: You Could Use Comic Sans for Everything
Jun 21, 2013 • 59 min
Man of Steel dropped and subsequently had the best June opening weekend ever; Google announces Project Loon, a crazy idea to provide internet via wifi hotspots using balloons; Adobe releases a big update for Creative Cloud, converting it’s products into…
29: Hey Ladies, This Man Reads
Jun 14, 2013 • 66 min
Guardians of the Galaxy is probably part of the lead up to Marvel’s Phase 3; Apple announces iOS 7, OS X Mavericks and a new Mac Pro at this year’s WWDC; and E3 sees the announcement of new games for the Wii U, as well as more details about both the Xbox…
28: Bean There, Don That
Jun 7, 2013 • 60 min
Podcasting is under threat from a patent troll, and you can help defend it; Karen Gillan and Benicio Del Toro both join the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy; Matt Smith announces that he’s leaving Doctor Who and the world goes into a casting frenzy;…
27: Accidentally Let the Kids Use It as a Frisbee
May 31, 2013 • 47 min
News and rumours spread about the used game situations on the Xbox One and the PS4; the boys discuss the potential for having a single ecosystem of devices that all work together; Gillette releases several celebrities’ theories about how Superman shaves…
26: They Have Their Own Anthem Now
May 24, 2013 • 72 min
ABC picks up Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and drops a trailer proving Agent Coulson is still alive and kicking butts; a new game is announced for Adventure Time and it’s coming to all of the major consoles; Yahoo! buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash; and…
25: His Distrust of All Things Vulcan
May 17, 2013 • 60 min
Star Trek Into Darkness hits Australian cinemas and the boys take the opportunity to dedicate an entire episode to pulling it apart and comparing it to the original series of Star Trek from the 1960s. Meanwhile, the boys try to determine the difference…
24: Still Doing What We Said We We’re Doing
May 10, 2013 • 54 min
Some corrections for the discussion we had about the alternate NBN plan being offered by the Coalition; it turns out that the next Xbox is not going to require an always-on connection, at least according to a leaked memo from Microsoft; EA gets an…
23: You Could See Real Life in 3D
May 3, 2013 • 55 min
Microsoft makes Skype available as part of Outlook.com; a new trailer for Pacific Rim drops at WonderCon that gives us new insights into the movie; IMAX announces that it’s getting into private theatre installations; a new video is released that…
22: He’s Not Don Cheadle, So It Doesn’t Matter
Apr 26, 2013 • 74 min
Microsoft announces the announcement date for the next generation Xbox; NBNCo announces gigabit plans that will drop around December; Razer accidentally offer 90% off and then honour it; the first trailer for Thor 2 hits the internet; and Iron Man 3 is…
21: It Has a Goatee, So We Know It’s the Evil One
Apr 19, 2013 • 61 min
Raven takes back the source code for Jedi Knight II; Google adds a feature to help you delete your data when you die; the Google Glass specs are finally revealed; Funny or Die releases the first Steve Jobs movie: iSteve; new trailers for Star Trek Into…
20: Fiber is Good for Your Digestion
Apr 12, 2013 • 61 min
Raven Software releases the source code for two Star Wars games; Facebook Home arrives on the Google Play store; the Coalition Party announces their NBN alternative; a Microsoft employee (well, ex-employee) tells Twitter to “Deal With It” in regards to…
19: Inherently Skeptical of Movie Video Games
Apr 5, 2013 • 52 min
EA shifts blame for the lack of offline play in Simcity onto Maxis; BBC announces the return of David Tennant and Billie Piper for the 50th Anniversary special of Doctor Who; Disney shuts down LucasArts and two Star Wars games along with it; the original…
18: I’m Drinking to Remember
Mar 29, 2013 • 55 min
Privacy given as a reason for Google Reader’s demise, BBC drops a Doctor Who prequel for ‘The Bells of Saint John’, a new TV spot for Iron Man 3 introduces a new development that’s a really nice surprise, a trailer finally surfaces for The Wolverine, an…
17: Those Youngsters, They Love to Tap Dance
Mar 22, 2013 • 65 min
Doctor Who coming to ABC on 31 March, videos surface that proves Simcity can be played offline (with a little modification), Steam announces that it’s releasing a HD version of Age of Empires II, footage leaks showing a new Star Wars FPS, Samsung hosts…
16: Free Cars for Everyone!
Mar 15, 2013 • 57 min
Simcity continues having problems, Google Reader gets tossed out in Google’s latest spring cleaning, Veronica Mars kickstarter campaign launches, and succeeds within 10 hours, Microsoft gets slapped with a huge fine for accidentally not offering users a…
15: Almost a Full Plate of Nando’s
Mar 8, 2013 • 56 min
Two original cast members join the new Star Wars film, Quickflix announces it’s intentions for streaming content negotiations, a new Simcity is released, the Australian government’s inquiry into IT pricing, and the latest Iron Man 3 trailer. Meanwhile,…
14: We… Are Individuals
Mar 1, 2013 • 55 min
System Shock 2 becomes available on GOG.com and a new copyright association (made from the unholy combination of the MPAA, the RIAA and several american ISPs) begins a six strikes solution for piracy. Meanwhile the boys find GOG and Jelly rants about…
13: A Marvel of Game Engineering
Feb 22, 2013 • 54 min
Disney announces solo Star Wars films for young Han Solo and Boba Fett, Google Glass and the future of wearable computing, Google’s plans to open retail stores, and the details from the announcement of the Playstation 4, including their plans for…
12: A Life Span of Fifteen Minutes
Feb 15, 2013 • 69 min
Blackberry losing businesses, the Surface Pro selling out and whether it’s a legitimate claim, Facebook hacks their own system to improve security, speculation on whether Apple is going to produce an iWatch, and rumours about the next-gen Playstation and…
11: Running Off the Cuff
Feb 8, 2013 • 57 min
A Star Wars movie featuring Yoda, the possibility of Portal and Half Life movies from Bad Robot (J.J. Abrams), the Superbowl ads, GoDaddy’s awful advertising, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the dramatic retelling of the origin of Doctor Who (the show,…
10: Lucas Got His Pride All Scratched Up
Feb 1, 2013 • 75 min
The latest news surrounding Star Wars: it’s director, the possibility of it being delayed, cast speculation and the cancellation of the 3D prequel re-releases. Blackberry’s new OS (Blackberry 10) and the new phones that will feature it, the new Global…
9: The Secret Ingredient Was Love
Jan 25, 2013 • 68 min
Microsoft’s Surface Pro release date, Apple’s sales results for the last quarter, the release of the Google Nexus 4 in Australian stores, Amazon’s new online music store for iPhone, the death of Atari (but not really), the finale of Fringe, the question…
8: Bouncy Castles in Space
Jan 18, 2013 • 60 min
Facebook’s newly announced Graph Search, the implication of privacy on the internet, Facebook charging to message people you’re not friends with, the results of the simulated mission to Mars, the plan to launch inflatable sections for the International…
7: Seven Buckets of KFC a Night
Jan 11, 2013 • 77 min
X-Men Collectibles from the Disney Store, the Wii U, the rumours regarding the next Xbox, Microsoft’s Illumiroom demo video, our thoughts on game distribution media, the upcoming Adventure Time Graphic Novel, the Adventure Time comic series becoming an…
6: Jelly and Scream
Dec 29, 2012 • 76 min
A round-up of Boxing Day releases with a guest host, Craig Moore (@TheScreamMan)! The Doctor Who 2012 Christmas Special, Les Misérables, Wreck-It-Ralph, the Rise of the Guardians, and of course, the Hobbit. Meanwhile, Craig and Jelly spend several minutes…
5: Spoilers on a Play That’s 500 Years Old
Dec 14, 2012 • 89 min
Comic books, the iPad Mini, the success of Retro Game Crunch, the To Be or Not To Be Kickstarter, the new Google Maps app for iOS, and the newly released trailers for Star Trek, Man of Steel, Oblivion and Pacific Rim, mixed with a healthy dose of…
4: FTPing into your Parallax Scrolling
Nov 30, 2012 • 101 min
Using Windows 8, Microsoft’s accidental Windows 8 activation key giveaway, Skyfall (you know, the latest James Bond flick), the use of jargon and user interfaces in Skyfall (and movies in general), and the Wii U. Amongst all this, Branden suggests that…
3: Stealing is Wrong, but Murder’s All Right
Nov 16, 2012 • 94 min
Oreo cookies, the Microsoft Surface’s hard disk space, the viability of the rumoured Xbox Surface tablet, the newly released Nexus 4 from Google, Ludum Dare and Retro Game Crunch, Assassin’s Creed 3 and video game movies.
2: The Best Friends Forever Skill Tree
Nov 2, 2012 • 83 min
Branden’s progress on Doctor Who, the newly released iPad mini, Surface and Windows 8, Borderlands 2 as well as Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm.
1: Microsoft’s Walking into a Crowded Bar
Oct 19, 2012 • 66 min
Doctor Who, holidaying in Cardiff, the Microsoft Surface, next week’s rumoured iPad Mini launch, EA’s Origin survey screw-up, the new Xbox Music Service, and the propects of female-lead action flicks like Transformers 4 and the all-female Expendables.