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Jan 30, 2019

Nial McGowan (Bat Minute) joins Chris in C-pod (the C is for Chris) to talk about this minute of 2001, along with A Clockwork Orange, 2010, Irish TV, and the concept of malice.

Jan 28, 2019

Chris and Nial McGowan (Bat Minute) head down to the pod, turn off the transmitters, and talk about this minute where Frank and Dave start a conversation that determines the fate of their voyage. The two discuss topics as diverse as food poisoning, Moore's Law, the Uncanny Valley, and whether 2001 is an American or...

Jan 25, 2019

Chris and Rudi discuss the minute when Dave and Frank get into the pod and take precautions against HAL hearing them. Somehow they end up talking about tattoos, sound design, subwoofers, and ASMR.

Jan 24, 2019

Chris and Rudi ruminate on Dave's smooth transition from humoring HAL to asking Frank to help him with a problem he's having with C pod. They also realize the Discovery 1 is a Panopticon in Space, and delve into the otherwise un-mentioned C-pod/B-pod controversy. 

Jan 23, 2019

Chris and Rudi begin to unpack the Discovery 1 crew's reaction to the news from Mission Control. From Dave's role as last child/conflict avoider, to HAL's arrogant dismissiveness, to Frank's skeptical snarkiness. And of course we're all aware of the accomplishments of the 9000 series.