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SWYK 002: The Evolution Of Mockumentary TV

On this episode we discuss: TV NEWS: We asked and they kind of answered? There is apparently a season 2 of SHOGUN in the works. What does this mean for the recent hit show? We also discuss how The Office reboot/sequel becomes more real every day and the copyright ramifications of TIGER KING. WHAT YOU…

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Napoleon III | FALL (1806-1815)

‘What a pity the man wasn’t lazy ’ remarked the wily French diplomat Talleyrand as he later lamented on how Napoleon’s restless energy had led him to dominate Europe and the age against all odds. But of course, you know all this dear listener as you’ve already accompanied us on the first two episodes of…

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SWYK 001: The Rise of Video Game TV Shows

It is The Return Of The Kings! Jim from Las Vegas and Jakob from Sweden have returned from some side quests to bring you YOUR TELEVISION PODCAST, Shows What You Know! It’s a reboot, a legacy sequel and a brand new thing all in one! Jim and Jakob are back to discuss anything and everything…

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The Wire at 20 | TPATPAT

TPATPAT is back with S02E07 in which we discuss “The Wire at 20”, an HBO production meant to intice you into rewatching your favourite groundbreaking crime ensemble via HBO’s no-doubt reasonably priced streaming service. This show is beyond the norm, more of an audio documentary than a chat show, to the point where we have…

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Napoleon II | REIGN (1799-1805)

“The revolution is over… I AM the revolution!” proclaimed Mark dramatically as we recently sat down to record this second sortie into our trilogy on the man behind the myth – Napoleon! No, but seriously, these were the confidently spoken words of a 30-year-old 1st Consul Bonaparte in 1800 as he presented himself as saviour…

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HBO’s The Last of Us Podcast | TPATPAT

We’re halfway through season 2 of TPATPAT and after a Jim Scampoli tour de force (two Friday Night Lights podcasts, two Full House podcasts, one Saved by the Bell podcast) we’re reviewing a podcast about a more modern show, which both hosts have actually watched. HBO’s The Last of Us podcast isn’t a nostalgic rewatch…

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Napoleon I | RISE (1769-1798)

Load the canon, survey the battlefield and hold onto your bicorne as we take aim at Ridley Scott’s ‘Napoleon’ (2023)! Much like Napoleon’s Grande Armée in Russia, we’ve bitten off more than we can chew (in just one episode) so will be delivering up a thrilling trilogy to do justice to the triumphs and follies…

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Robin Hood (1991) | A Thief & Two Kings (1194)

“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” catapults audiences into the heart of medieval England, where the legendary outlaw Robin Hood leads a band of merry men in a daring revolt against tyranny and injustice. Directed by Kevin Reynolds and starring Kevin Costner in the titular role, this epic adventure weaves together action, romance, and heroism in…

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Zack to the Future | TPATPAT

This week we reluctantly dive into another installment of the ever-expanding TV rewatch podcast universe, and find ourselves face-to-face with: “Zack to the Future” which, in case it wasn’t clear, is a Saved by the Bell rewatch podcast. What has it got to do with Back to the Future, you ask? Nothing at all. Amidst…

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Malcolm X (1992) | American Civil Rights (1965)

“That’s too much power for one man to have,” said police Captain Green when, with a mere wave of his hand, Malcolm X dispersed an entire crowd of the Nation of Islam. It’s time we took in a Spike Lee joint! “Malcolm X” tells the gripping story of one of the most influential figures in…

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