Blade Runner 2019, Pokemon & Textile Recycling

Welcome back to another exciting episode from those wacky Nerds you all love. This week we have actually made an episode that actually happens to be both Nerdy and entertaining somehow. It may actually even be able to be described as illuminating and educational, but that is up for debate. Now the ever important first topic, we have found out that there is a new series of graphic novels (or comics if you are as ancient as Buck) set in the Blade Runner universe at the time of 2019. Which, for those individuals that have been living in a cave or under a rock; and somehow have never read the book or seen the fabulously stupendous movie is the year it is set in. Not our perfunctorily boring reality, as we don’t have replicants and space colonies, sad to say. Oh humanity, the 60’s and 70’s were looking so bright, then you got caught up with hippies and drugs and look at you now, still stuck on earth with moronic politicians that are utterly boring.

Next up we look at the new Pokémon game and discuss some of the various aspects, highlights and what we believe may be oversights as well. We wonder about the cross over into Super Smash Bros. Is Nintendo looking at a massive reveal next year at e3 with the launch of the Switch2, will we see all the various Pokémon from all evolutions of all games included in a monster pack? Will this be the start of a new trend in gaming? Will that stain come out of my favourite black shirt? Who knows, what we do know is that this is looking like a fun game to play so keep your eyes open and catch it while you can.

Buck brings us news about the excessive waste of clothing going to landfill and polluting the planet. That’s right, all you strange people out there wearing lycra and spandex. The micro fibres from synthetic clothing are bad, nasty and downright toxic. Shame on anyone wearing synthetics, don’t you know they harm the environment. We, unlike some people have scientific evidence supporting this statement, so listen in and see what we are talking about. If you want to learn more please refer to the link provided. If you wish to read the article please go to page 61, if you wish to remain ignorantly oblivious please go to page 666. Hope you like the flash back to the choose your own adventure books, if you grew up reading these you are lucky.

As normal we have the various shout outs, remembrances, birthdays, and special events. We also talk about the games we are playing. As always please remember to take care of yourselves and look out for each other, stay safe and hydrated, got to catch them all…


Blade Runner 2019 Comics -

Pokemon Sword and Shield -

Textile Recycling -

Games current playing


– Crypt of the NecroDancer -


– Assassin’s Creed 2 -


– Mortal Kombat 11 -

Other topics discussed

Blade Runner Lore

- Tyrell Corporation -

- Replicant -

- Rachel -

Westwood Studios (games company)


All the Pokémon present in Super Smash Bro. Ultimate


Pokken Tournament (2015 videogame)


Pokémon Stadium (2000 videogame)


Pokémon Sword and Shield has a “Wild Area”



War on Waste against fashion


Suncorp Ad with thrift shop theme song


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz - Thrift Shop


3D printing clothing


Solar panel replacing tarmac


Solar bike path at the Netherlands


Sweden adopting recycling


Sweden giving tax breaks for repairs


Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat 11 character)


Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (American actor and voice of MK11 Shang Tsung)


Danny Baranowsky (electronic music composer for Crypt of the NecroDancer)


Lego running 100 percent on renewable energy


Fleet of UFOs sighted


The senators response to the recent UFO sighting


Cage the Elephant (American rock band)


President Xi Jinping compared to Winnie the Pooh


Joe Cocker (English singer)


The Humour Experiment (That’s Not Canon Podcast)



24th Apr 2019 – Lego introduces Braille Bricks to help visually impaired kids. -

14-15 Jun 1919 – British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight. They flew a modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber from St. John's, Newfoundland, to Clifden,Connemara,County Galway, Ireland. The Secretary of State for Air, Winston Churchill, presented them with the Daily Mail prize of £10,000 for the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by aeroplane in "less than 72 consecutive hours". A small amount of mail was carried on the flight, making it the first transatlantic airmail flight. The two aviators were awarded the honour of Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) a week later by King George V at Windsor Castle. -

18 Jun 1981 - F 117 Nighthawk Maiden flight made its first flight at Groom Lake, Nevada, with “Skunk Works” test pilot Harold C. (“Hal”) Farley, Jr. at the controls. The super-secret airplane was made of materials that absorbed radar waves and built with the surfaces angled so that radar signals are deflected away from the source. -


17 Jun 2019 - Gloria Vanderbilt, was an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite. She was a member of the Vanderbilt family of New York and the mother of CNN television anchor Anderson Cooper. In the 1970s, Vanderbilt launched a line of fashions, perfumes, and household goods bearing her name. She was particularly noted as an early developer of designer blue jeans. In 1974, Paul McCartney released "Mrs. Vandebilt", a song inspired by and loosely based on the life of Gloria. She died of stomach cancer at 95 in New York City -

18 Jun 1673 - Jeanne Mance, was a French nurse and settler of New France. She arrived in New France two years after the Ursuline nuns came to Quebec. Among the founders of Montreal in 1642, she established its first hospital, the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, in 1645. She returned twice to France to seek financial support for the hospital. After providing most of the care directly for years, in 1657 she recruited three sisters of the Religieuses hospitalières de Saint-Joseph and continued to direct operations of the hospital. She died after a long illness at 66 in Montreal -

18 Jun 1928 - Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions and a key figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. He led the first expedition to traverse the Northwest Passage in 1906 and the first expedition to the South Pole in 1911. He led the first expedition proven to have reached the North Pole in 1926. He disappeared while taking part in a rescue mission for the airship Italia at 55. -

18 Jun 2018 – XXXTentacion, was an American rapper,singer and songwriter. A controversial figure within the hip hop industry, Onfroy has been regarded to have left behind "a huge musical footprint" due to his impact on his young fanbase and his popularity during his short career. His most notable appearance was his tattoos and his distinctive half-colored hair, which was inspired by the One Hundred and One Dalmatians antagonist Cruella de Vil. He was assassinated at 20 in Deerfield Beach, Florida -

Famous Birthdays

15 Jun 1953 - Xi Jinping, is a Chinese politician serving asgeneral secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), President of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC). Often described as China's "paramount leader" since 2012, he officially received the title of "core leader" from the CPC in 2016. Considered the central figure of the fifth generation of leadership of the People's Republic, Xi has significantly centralised institutional power by taking on a wide range of leadership positions, including chairing the newly formed National Security Commission, as well as new steering committees on economic and social reforms, military restructuring and modernization, and the Internet. He was born in Beijing -

18 Jun 1942 - Paul McCartney, is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of popular music. McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He has written, or co-written, 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2009 he had 25.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. A two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and an 18-time Grammy Award winner, McCartney, Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr all received appointment as Members of the Order of the British Empire in 1965 and, in 1997, McCartney was knighted for services to music. He has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights,seal hunting,land mines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education. He has married three times and is the father of five children. McCartney is also one of the wealthiest musicians in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$1.2 billion. He was born in Liverpool -

18 Jun 1973 - Julie Depardieu, is a French actress who has appeared in several successful films. She is the daughter of Gérard Depardieu and Élisabeth Depardieu and the sister of the late Guillaume Depardieu – all of whom have worked as film actors. She won two César Awards (Best Supporting Actress and Best Young Actress) for La petite Lili and won another (Best Supporting Actress) for Un secret in 2008. She was born in Paris -

Events of interest

18 Jun 1928 – Aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (she is a passenger; Wilmer Stultz is the pilot and Lou Gordon the mechanic). -

18 Jun 1940 - "This was their finest hour" was a speech delivered by Winston Churchill to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. It was given just over a month after he took over as Prime Minister at the head of an all-party coalition government. It was also made after France had sought an armistice on the evening of 16 June. -

18 Jun 1983 – Space Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space. -

18 Jun 2009 – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a NASA robotic spacecraft is launched. This was launched in conjunction with the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), as the vanguard of NASA's Lunar Precursor Robotic Program, LRO was the first United States mission to the Moon in over ten years. LRO and LCROSS were launched as part of the United States's Vision for Space Exploration program. -


Artist – Goblins from Mars

Song Title – Super Mario - Overworld Theme (GFM Trap Remix)

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