Episode 53: One Year On - We Are Still Here - Bandages, Black Mesa & Miss Fury

WOW, one year, thank you everyone for listening. It has been an amazing year, with special guests such as Hydark, Shawn and Tahlya combined with support from the Podfather Zane, all hail Zane. We had fun recording this episode, we were all together, with the Professor and Buck in the same room and DJ in another because he is so loud in real life, seriously we think he swallowed a megaphone or something. We also wish to apologise for not having Nerf guns with which to shoot the DJ, but as it was in a public place we might have gotten into trouble. But down to business, first up in this episode we look at new bandages that use electrical shocks to improve healing and shorten the time involved dramatically. These things are so cool they make Aquaman look normal. While it is early days yet this is something we can look forward to. Next up we look at the latest from Black Mesa and the issues with colour saturation making fans blue. Wait, what, haha, you will have to listen to find out more. Then we wander down History Avenue to take a look at an amazing comic from 1941 that was so far ahead of its time the American censors were threatened, which makes Buck furious. With all this and more we hope you enjoy this episode as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you.


Bandage using electric zaps - https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/innovation-2019-bandage-uses-electrical-zaps-heal-wounds-faster

Black Mesa update - https://steamcommunity.com/games/362890/announcements/detail/1751240246269717390

Miss Fury - https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-05/miss-fury-the-most-famous-superhero-youve-never-heard-of/10777988

Games Currently Playing


- CSR Racing 2 Legends- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.naturalmotion.customstreetracer2&hl=en_US


– Age of Empires 2 - https://store.steampowered.com/app/221380/Age_of_Empires_II_HD/


- Apex Legends - https://www.ea.com/games/apex-legends

Other topics discussed

Electric Muscle Simulation

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_muscle_stimulation

Dermal regenerator (Star Trek)

- https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Dermal_regenerator

More info on Miss Fury aka Black Fury

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Fury_(comics)

Batman: Battle for the Cowl

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman:_Battle_for_the_Cowl

Age of Mythology (PC Game)

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_of_Mythology

Roy O. Disney (Walt Disney’s younger brother)

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_O._Disney

Liza Minnelli – New York, New York Theme song

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theme_from_New_York,_New_York

- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge7NiJuSpac

Dr Who episodes the Clive Swift acted in

Voyage of the Damned (Dr Who Episode)

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyage_of_the_Damned_(Doctor_Who)

Revelations of the Daleks (Dr Who Episode)

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revelation_of_the_Daleks

Rosa (Dr Who Episode)

- https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7689190/

Botched Restoration of Ecce Homo Fresco

- https://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/24/world/europe/botched-restoration-of-ecce-homo-fresco-shocks-spain.html

Cutscene Saga (Another TNC podcast shot about games)

- https://www.facebook.com/cutscenesaga/


Jan 1926 – “Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio” changes name to "The Walt Disney Studio" shortly after moving into the new studio on Hyperion Avenue in the Silver Lake district. - http://kpolsson.com/disnehis/disn1926.htm

6 Feb 2019 – Falcon Heavy Test Flight the first attempt by SpaceX. This successful test introduced the Falcon Heavy as the most powerful rocket in operation, producing five million pounds-force (22 MN) of thrust and having more than twice the lift capacity of the NASA Space Shuttle launch system. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falcon_Heavy_test_flight

6 Feb 2019 – David Bottomley became Australia's oldest PhD graduate at 94 from Perth's Curtin University, his Curtin University PhD focussed on the history of teaching methods - https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-06/david-bottomley-becomes-australias-oldest-phd-graduate-at-94/10784818

7 Feb 1985 - New York's Mayor Edward I. Koch proclaimed the song “New York New York” by Frank Sinatra the city's official anthem

- https://www.songfacts.com/facts/frank-sinatra/new-york-new-york

- https://www.timelines.ws/cities/NYC_C.HTML


1 Feb 2019 - Clive Swift, English actor and songwriter, best known for his role as Richard Bucket, the long-suffering husband of Hyacinth (played by Patricia Routledge) in the British television series Keeping Up Appearances, died following a short illness at 82 in Paddington, London - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_Swift

3 Feb 2019 – Julie Adams born originally Betty May Adams, American actress, primarily in television. She starred in a number of films in the 1950s, including Bend of the River and Creature from the Black Lagoon, died of unknown causes at 92 in Los Angeles, California - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Adams

6 Feb 1994 - Jack Kirby, American cartoonist (X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Captain America) writer, and editor, widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators, died of heart failure at 76  in Thousand Oaks, California - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Kirby

7 Feb 2001 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author (Gift from the Sea), aviator, and the wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh, her books and articles spanned genres from poetry to nonfiction, touching upon topics as diverse as youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude and contentment, and the role of women in the 20th century, died of pneumonia at 94 in Passumpsic, Vermont - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Morrow_Lindbergh


4 Feb 1913 – Rosa Parks, American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Dec 1, 1955 in Montgomery Alabama by refusing to relinquish her seat in the "coloured section" to a white passenger, after the whites-only section was filled, born in Tuskegee, Alabama - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks

8 Feb 1828 - Jules Verne, French writer known as the "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 days, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea & Journey to The Centre of the Earth) born in Nantes, France - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_Verne

8 Feb 1932 - John Williams, American composer responsible for some of the most recognizable film scores (Jaws, Star Wars, Harry Potter, India Jones, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in NYC, New York - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Williams

8 Feb 1955 - John Grisham, American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Grisham

Events of Interest

5 Feb 1924 - The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the “BBC pips”. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwich_Time_Signal

5 Feb 1981 - Largest Jelly made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane - https://todayinheritagehistory.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/february-5-1981-the-australian-jell-o-fiasco/

7 Feb 1845 - 2,000-year-old glass treasure shattered by a drunk, one of the British Museum's treasured pieces of Roman antiquity “The Portland Vase” was shattered on this day by a drunken visitor. - https://www.onthisday.com/articles/2000-year-old-glass-treasure-shattered-by-a-drunk

Big Shoutouts to

The Fortress - https://www.facebook.com/FortressNerds/

Comics 2 Movies - https://www.facebook.com/Comics2movies/

Rick Meads – https://authorsemporium.wordpress.com/2018/10/25/author-profile-ricky-mead/

Blue Fox Props - https://www.facebook.com/BlueFoxProps/

Jamie Johnston - https://www.facebook.com/jamiejohnsonillustration/

Sons Of Obi Wan Saber Academy - https://www.sonsofobiwan.com/

Other shoutouts we didn’t mention on the show but would like to thank

Supertee - https://www.supertee.com.au/

Zenyaku / Cyanide Pop Press aka ShaunC

- https://www.deviantart.com/shaunc

- https://www.deviantart.com/shaunc/art/Cyanide-Pop-Press-Banner-443096730 

- https://www.facebook.com/Zenyaku/

Zane - https://www.thatsnotcanonproductions.com/

Tahlya from General Queeries Podcast - https://thatsnotcanon.com/generalqueeriespodcast/


Artist – Goblins from Mars

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

Song Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GNMe6kF0j0&index=4&list=PLHmTsVREU3Ar1AJWkimkl6Pux3R5PB-QJ

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