Category Archives: Podcast

Additions to the podcast – find out how to listen to the show here

In a show that turned out to be surprisingly full, we review the new Fox show, Sleepy Hollow.

We take a look at the stages of mourning with particular focus on the loss of TV shows that have a place in our hearts. For a special one from Dave, check after the jump.

We tell you what to watch and veer off into a discussion about Dave’s burgeoning music video career (more videos below).

And there’s Letters and more – all packed into the longest Boxcutters 2.0 show ever.
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Ep 354: Vikings

Bored of the staid, monotheistic existence of the everyday, this week we take a look at the new History Channel drama, Vikings with its enlightened love and gods aplenty.

Marian’s Crush straddles the Scandanavian and rural Victorian worlds. We take a look at a series of ads with Brett’s I Don’t Buy It. The Letters segment makes its first appearance in Boxcutters 2.0. Chris has done a bit of a reccy with ABC’s iView. Plus we’ve got Tuddy’s Angry Old Man rant, what to watch and an absence of news. There’s just too much to pack in for one episode.

Get amongst it in Boxcutters episode 354.

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Ep 353: Big School

It’s a all about the controversy in this episode of Boxcutters. We’ve got a review of the new BBC1 sitcom, Big School, starring your favourite UK comic actors.

Being Emmys week, we talk about some of the controversy coming out of the ceremony.

Our resident Angry Old Man is back to vent about TV cooks.

And check out below for a sultry pic of Marian’s All My Crushes.

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Ep 352: Ray Donovan

Dave’s back!! Yes, Dave Lawson returns to us on this episode where we review the Showtime series, Ray Donovan, starring Liev Schreiber.

Our Angry Old Man makes his debut.

Marian kicks off her All My Crushes segment and also takes a look at the latest Bad Reality TV treat, The Bachelor.

It’s a cracker of an episode – get your ears around it now.

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Ep 351: Boxcutters 2.0 The Time of Our Lives

We’re back with new faces, new voices, new innovations and more great TV chat.

We welcome Marian Blythe, Rachel Howe and Chris Rankine to the fold and immediately get down to the nitty gritty with a review of ABC1’s family drama, The Time Of Our Lives.

Marian gives us a bit of a rundown on her TV culture shock, experienced after an extended sojourn to Europe.

And there’s a couple of old regulars in there as well.

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As Trudy said, change is normal, natural, inevitable, exciting … and sad.

After we review the latest show from Netflix, Orange is the New Black, cover some critical Kids Jeopardy! news and discover, for the last time, what type of hat Ben’s wearing, we have a bumper crop of letters from you, the listener, before Josh sails off into the sunset with Courteney in tow.

This may be the most truly moving episode of Boxcutters ever. Don’t expect a dry eye in the house after the final scene rolls.

It’s never gonna be the same again.

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Ep 349: Rectify

As we count down to Boxcutters 2.0 with more tearful goodbyes, the good times keep trundling along.

We review Rectify, starring Australia’s own Aden Young, showing on the Sundance Channel.

With the official commencement of the federal election campaign, Josh isn’t buying either of the offerings from the major parties, TV commercial wise.

And Dave gives a little wave as Josh heads towards the gangplank.

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Ep 348: Maron and Sport

It’s Glenn’s last episode and so we talk a lot about how TV has ruined sport. Or is it the other way around?

We review the US cable show based on a comedian and his podcast and desperate cries for love. It’s Maron! You might already listen to his show. You should listen to ours instead.

Not as well. Instead.

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Ep 347: The Starlost

In the lead-up to the next iteration of Boxcutters, we say good-bye to John Richards in this special episode that no mother should miss.

John wants to make sure that we never forget him, so he brings us the greatest Just Don’t Bother ever. It’s a show called The Starlost.

Then, just in case you were possibly going to forget him, John brings us three ads for I Don’t Buy It.

Also Brett has a reach into his vault but it’s John’s last show so he deserves the attention.

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You might remember, for a long time we were talking about a new Arrested Development season or movie or something. And then one was made. And then we didn’t talk about it for ages. And then we said we’d discuss it but we didn’t.


Also, how much do you know about American exceptionalism? You’re about to know a whole lot more; especially with respect to TV shows post September 11 2001.

And for people who stay all the way to the end, there’s a special surprise!

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