Roy's Rocket Radio: THE UK Pop Culture, Technology and Creative Podcast for the Evolved Geek
Summary: Welcome to the greatest show in the multiverse! Strap yourself in for a rip-roaring rocket ship ride to the Nerd-O-Mania Nebula... Whoosh! From the backroom of the Rusty Rocket Tavern in Altair City Spaceport, the Captain presents THE UK show for the pop culture geek, technology nerd, and creative wizard spanning the entire breadth of science fiction, fantasy, horror, books, comics, movies, TV, games, toys, technology, and creative media. Produced using alien technology, eldritch powers and caffeinated beverages since July 2012.
Pop Culture: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Pop Culture: Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space (1970), Doctor Who: Oxygen (2017), Judge Dredd: Cursed Edge (2013-), Technology: #Technobilge is back with The Faff of the BBC iPlayer, Freesat, Humanx, PC World, and John Lewis, Firefox vs Seamonkey (Again), Bug Reports Bug Me, Hire Me! Creative: Writing Frenzy, Getting Work Frenzy, Is Podcasting Worth It?
Pop Culture: Doctor Strange: The Way of the Weird (2016), Technology: Twilight, Creative: I'm Writing Damnit! A Realistic Schedule for Busy Writers
Pop Culture: Hewligan's Haircut (2010), Neurotribes (2015), Doctor Who Series 10 Episode 3 Thin Ice (2017), Technology: RiscOS on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, Fibre to Exchange, Creative: Writing
Impressions of going to my very first real science fiction convention, why aren't people angrier about lack of diversity? Oxford washout, and goodbye Unity.
Filmmakers Steven Sterlacchini and Stephen Green talk to me about making the fan films Judge Minty and Strontium Dog.
PART I News: Recent Clangers I Have Dropped, TV: Emerald City's Princess of Ev, Serj Tankian Sings Rains of Castamere from Game of Thrones, Games: Mad Catz, Rezzed, EGX, Other UK Game Conventions, Adventure Game Studio, Technology: New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, New Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Bored of Phones, New iPad, Kodi Scorns My Netbook, I'm a Digital Prepper! PART II Nothing To See Here, Move Along
PART I News: Feels Like Summer-ish, TV: The Expanse (2015-), Movies: Logan (2017), Technology: The Quest for (Internet) Immortality III, Audio Podcasts on YouTube, The Internet Archive, Windows XP Updates, Senior Politicians and Technology, PART II Nothing To See Here, Move Along, Aftershow: Future Features on Roy's Rocket Radio
Catching up with the BBC's thriller The Replacement (2017) and some genre shows with on demand TV, Kong: Skull Island (2017), and some tips for importing your blog to Wordpress.com
PART I News: Doctor Who? More Podcasting, 9000 Steps, Happy Mauritian Independence Day, Happy Holi, Writing: Another Year, Another Writing Circle, The Roving Writer, Blackgate? TV: Emerald City (2017), Movies: Room (2015), Books: Robert E. Howard's Views on Race in Conan Revisited, Technology: Fixing Firefox, Podcast to YouTube with ffmpeg , Social Media Pain Again, The Quest for (Internet) Immortality, Replacing Google Custom Search with Duck Duck Go Site Search, Email Disclaimers, Crossposting with IFTTT, Wikileak's Weeping Angel in Vault 7, Random: Warm Pies in Toaster, Part II Zero
PART I News: I Survived Valentine's Day, Google Fit, TV: Emerald City (2017), Technology: NES Classic Mini Hacked Again! Android Nougat, Nokia 3310, 3 and 5, MWC17, US Government Science Agencies Rebel, India on the Moon! PART II Nada
News: New Ukulele, Goodbye Freedom of the Press, TV: Speculation About The New Doctor Who Actor or Actress, Castlevania, Original Battlestar Galactica's Richard Hatch, SSGB (2017), Movies: The Purge (2013), The Purge Anarchy (2014), Books: The Handmaid's Tale (1985), Games: NES Classic, Dungeons and Dragon Campaigns, Technology: Hyperloop(s), Windows 7 Updates, BT Price Increase, UK Spaceports! Snapchat IPO, Cuban Net Neutrality and Paquetes, Space Police?
PART I News: In the Midst of..., TV: Emerald City (2017), The Expanse Season 2 (2017), The Magicians Season 2 (2017), Movies: The Discovery (2017), The Girl with All the Gifts (2016), Deepwater Horizon (2016), The Signal (2014), Audio: Interview with Ian Fleming, Technology: Free Android Filmmaking Apps (Open Camera, Acacia, Simple Teleprompter), Headphones Podcasting Tip, ISPs to Send Anti-Piracy Education Mail to UK Customers, New NASA Space Suits, China is Going to the Moon! PART II Writing (Networking for Writers: Conventions, Friends, Business Cards and...? Making up for Lost Time, What I am Working on this Week)
PART I News: Introduction for New Listeners, Less Clicking and Clacking, Amazon Cock-Ups? TV: Cbeebies, The Worst Witch (2017), Eve (2016), The OA (2016), Me? Class (2016), Movies: The Return of Xander Cage (2017), Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), Welcome to the Punch (2013), Technology: CES Highlights, Vine, PART II Writing Places and Finally Just Doing It, Time Not So Well Spent Marketing My Writing, Foreshadowing, Aftershow: Help!
PART I News: Amazon Drone Deliveries Can't Come Soon Enough, William Peter Blatty Died Yesterday, Micro Mart Magazine Closed in December After 31 Years, TV: The Man In The High Castle (2016), Sherlock (2016), Movies: Passengers (2016), Technology: Franz, Google Hangouts API Gone and Alphabet Cuts, PART II Roy's Further Writing Update and Another Shopping Bag Day