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CQB S01E04

Andy and Elton find the fastest ship they can as a game of “Slingshot” breaks out in The Expanse. This is Season 01 Episode 04, CQB. Holden and crew are caught in the middle of a desperate battle, as mysterious warships attack and board the Donnager. As he pursues Julie Mao, Miller’s partner, Havelock, goes…

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Remember The CANT S01E03

Andy and Elton kick back with some space Pez to gain as much information as possible from The Expanse. This is Season 01 Episode 03, Remember the CANT. Holden and crew are taken prisoner aboard the Donnager, the flagship of the Martian Congressional Republic Navy, and begin to turn against each another. While contending with riots…

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Bandersnatch

Lee Medcalf joins Elton to chat about the Black Mirror 2018 interactive movie Bandersnatch. 1984. Stefan is developing a computer game based on the book ‘Bandersnatch’, a novel where you get to make choices and this determines the story. He has an opportunity to take his game to Tuckersoft, a software company, and have them…

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The Big Empty S01E02

Andy and Elton splice their air hoses together as they continue their review of The Expanse. This is Season 01 Episode 02, The Big Empty. Holden and crew fight for survival in a badly damaged shuttle. Miller uncovers clues about Julie Mao, as water rationing hits Ceres Station. On Earth, UN Deputy Undersecretary Chrisjen Avasarala interrogates…

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Dulcinea S01E01

Andy and Elton settle down to travel out to the planets as they start their review of The Expanse. This is Season 01 Episode 01, Dulcinea. In the asteroid belt near Saturn, James Holden and the crew of the ice freighter Canterbury investigate a distress call from a mysterious derelict ship, the Scopuli. On Ceres…

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2018 In Review

Elton is joined by Andy, and later Lee, to talk about some of the goings-on through 2018. We hope you enjoy. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the lights on. Please join the Facebook group to keep up to date…

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Summer Time Machine Blues

Iain Lee and Elton McManus play Baseball, go to the baths, get lost in time and try to find the AC remote control as they cover this weeks film, Summer Time Machine Blues. 5 college boys, Takuma, Masaru, Shunsuke, Atsushi and Daigo all belong to sci-fi club, but they are not interested in science at…

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La Jetée

This week you find Elton McManus and Iain Lee lying down in hammocks with bras over their eyes as they travel to Paris, France, and head for La Jetée to find a beautiful woman. Time travel, still images, past, present, and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man, a…

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Abu Dhabi Formula 1 GP 2018

And so the 2018 Formula 1 Championship draws to a close at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. This time out Elton and Andy talk about missing the pit lane, flipping Renaults, Hamilton winning again and saying goodbye to a number of drivers. We hope you enjoy. We have an email if you wish…

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Neighbours

This week Elton catches Jim Moon in the garden and has a chat over the fence to discuss the Neighbours. We hope you enjoy. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the lights on. Please join the Facebook group to keep…

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FanFic

Elton is joined by Martin Thompson to take a leap into the unknown as we learn about FanFic. We hope you enjoy. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the lights on. Please join the Facebook group to keep up to…

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ARQ

Iain Lee and Elton McManus find themselves tied to chairs in a small room as they review the 2016 film ARQ. Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.   Please rate and subscribe to the show…

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Where Were You?

Elton is joined by Andy to ask the question “Where Were You?” when world events happened. You know the ones, where the world seems to stop. We hope you enjoy. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the lights on. Please…

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Triangle

Welcome to the first episode of The Flix Capacitor – A time travel movie review show.  To start things off Elton McManus and Iain Lee go for a sailing trip and review the 2009 film TRIANGLE. A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise drifting on the open sea,…

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Video Stores

Welcome back to Shonky Lab. This time out Elton is joined by Martin Thompson and Axel Foley (DVR Podcast Network) to talk about SpaceForce, Nine Worlds and Video Stores. We hope you enjoy. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the…

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The World Cup Group Stage Round Up

We recorded this episode Friday night before the Last 16 matches, Lee also had no internet so we decided to use the phone, you know, like a real football phone-in show…… so you have been warned. Elton is joined by Lee Harvey to talk about the World Cup Group Stage and cast an eye as…

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The World Cup

Elton is joined by Lee Harvey as we both get excited looking forward to the upcoming World Cup in Russia. We try to cover as many old memories as possible but with these types of show, we inevitably miss out one or two moments. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck…

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Paper Rounds

Elton is joined by Olly Peters as they walk around the streets, delivering newspapers and talk about Paper Rounds. Turns out Olly didn’t have a paper round as a kid. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the lights on. Please join…

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Superstition

Elton is joined by Jim Moon as they knock on wood, avoid walking under ladders, salute Magpies and try not to step on a cracked paving stone as they chat about Superstition. Check out all the other shows in the links below and Chuck us a Buck in the Patreon/PayPal to help keep the lights…

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ReBoots

Welcome to the latest episode of Shonky Lab and by a twist of fate, a reboot of An Apotheosis Of A Bombast (Thanks Jim). Elton is joined by Mr. Lee Medcalf (The Black Dog Podcast) and Mr. Scott Copperman (An Apotheosis of a Bombast, Rethinking LOST, Rethinking The X-Files) to talk about ReBoots. (No, that’s not…

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Are We In The Future?

Elton is once again joined by Andy to ask the question, Are We In The Future? So……. are we? Next time out:- Paper Rounds Please join the Facebook group to keep up to date on future episodes. As always we encourage you to join us in the Mixlr chat room and feel free to Skype in…

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The ‘No Topic’ Special

This time out Elton is joined by Andy to have a chinwag about absolutely nothing. I remember there being talk of touching car competitions, a creepy person singing a creepy song, the passing of Stephen Hawking and Jim Bowen and there was probably some other stuff too. Next time out:- Are We Living In The Future? Please…

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Gun Culture and Control

Elton is joined by Sean and Melissa McGowan to have a serious chat on Gun Culture and Control in light of the terrible events in Florida. We hope you enjoy. #NeverAgain Check out Sean and Melissa on The Question Podcast Please join the Facebook group to keep up to date on future episodes. As always we…

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Dissecting Song Lyrics

Elton is joined by Lee Medcalf to break out the scalpels and cut down to the bone on some of the best* song lyrics around, this is Dissecting Song Lyrics. Please be aware that there are swears throughout, enjoy. Please join the Facebook group to keep up to date on future episodes. As always we encourage you…

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Swearing

Elton is joined by Lee Harvey and Lee Medcalf for the first episode of 2018 to have a good ol’ swear. It goes without saying that there will be swears and outdoor language throughout this episode. The Lab will be back next week as the chaps Dissect Song Lyrics. Please join the Facebook group to keep up…

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Would You Rather

Elton is joined by Pete and Anne-Marie Organ from the bOrgcast as they talk about a man with a microwave on his head and ask one of the most important questions of recent times, ‘Would You Rather’.  We set the timer and see where it takes us, once 45 minutes pass we slam on the…

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Reality TV

Elton is joined by Lee Harvey as they are followed around with cameras catching their every move as they bring you ‘Reality TV’.  We set the timer and see where it takes us, once 45 minutes pass we slam on the brakes. The Lab will be back next time as we talk ‘Would You Rather’….

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Bikes

Elton is joined by Pete Hammond as they wheelie around like idiots to bring you ‘Bikes’.  We set the timer and see where it takes us, once 45 minutes pass we slam on the brakes and do an endo (or a stoppie). The Lab will be back next time as we talk ‘Would You Rather’….

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Wounds & Injuries

Staying with the new 45-minute format, Elton is joined by Pete Hammond to bring you ‘Wounds & Injuries’.  We set a timer and see where it takes us, once the timer goes off we slam on the brakes. The Lab will be back next week as we talk ‘Bikes’. As always please join us in the…

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The Darwin Awards

Continuing with the new format and with a change to the scheduled topic, Elton is joined by Lee Medcalf and Andy Poulastides to bring you ‘The Darwin Awards’.  We’re setting a timer to 45 minutes and see where it takes us. Once the timer goes off we slam on the brakes.  Fingers crossed it’ll work….

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