Modern Technology Watches – Episode 209 – An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)

Modern Technology Watches is celebrating the anniversary of Doctor Who as longtime-Who-fan Rob shows not-very-fannish Gila An Adventure in Space and Time, the 2013 BBC TV docudrama about that series’ creation.

Will Gila dig the looks at 1960s TV production and creative-human drama to be found among the scifi-flavored fanservice, or will Rob need anti-radiation gloves to protect him from the fallout? Join us in the painstakingly-recreated TARDIS control room as we find out!

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 208 – Bye Bye Birdie (1995)

On this kissable episode of Modern Technology Watches Gila takes Rob to a particularly-strange version of 1958 via the 1995 TV-movie adaptation of hit musical Bye Bye Birdie.

Catchy songs! Intense choreography! Sanitized nostalgia! Tyne Daly! No Paul Lynde! Listen along as we find out how it all comes together.

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 207 – The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975)

Rob’s half of Modern Technology Watches is still stuck in the 1970s as he shows Gila the 1975 spoof The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother.

How does writer/director/star Gene Wilder and his band of Mel Brooks irregulars fare without Mel Brooks? Does this fit within Sherlockian canon? What’s with the Kangaroo Hop? Listen and find out!

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 206 – Back to the Future Part III

Modern Technology Watches doubles back to the imaginary town of Hill Valley for the final time as Rob shows Gila 1990’s Back to the Future Part III. Special guests Jen Sujin Yoon and Gabe Williams from The Dork Web join us once again as we all meet some cowboys and face some demons together.

Is an old-West adventure what this series needed? What will Gila take away from this chapter, and the trilogy as a whole? Join us and find out!

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 205 – But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)

Modern Technology Watches cruises back to 1999 as Gila introduces Rob to the cult LGBTQIA+ film But I’m a Cheerleader.

Will this movie make Rob wave his pompoms and cheer, or will he just not like it in that way?

This movie is particularly centered around adult content, and so is our episode about it. Listener discretion advised.

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 204 – A New Leaf (1971)

Modern Technology Watches takes a spin in a broken sportscar back to 1971 as Rob shows Gila the cult Elaine May/Walter Matthau dark comedy romance A New Leaf.

Will Gila be forever fond of it like a frond from a fern, or will she find it ultimately poor?

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 203 – Back to the Future Part II (1989)

The future is now (a.k.a. five years ago) at Modern Technology Watches as Rob shows Gila 1989’s Back to the Future Part II. Special guests Jen and Gabe from The Dork Web return as we all skew into some tangents together.

Will Gila enjoy a ride without roads, or will this sequel leave her hanging on a porch swing? Join us and find out!

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 202 – Empire Records (1995)

April 8 is Rex Manning Day! Gila celebrates the day 1995’s Empire Records takes place by, oddly enough, selecting 1995’s Empire Records for her April 8 Modern Technology Watches pick.

How will Rob React to this particular combination of twangy 1990s music and angsty 1990s dialogue? Pop this episode into your CD changer and find out!

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 201 – Back to the Future (1985)

The second-season premiere of Modern Technology Watches is a Very Special Episode; Rob is showing Gila 1985’s Back to the Future, one of his lifelong favorites, and special guests Jen and Gabe from The Dork Web are joining in for the 88MPH ride.

How will Gila react to being strapped in for Temporal Experiment Number One? Do the film’s 35-year-old takes on 65 years ago hold up? Listen and find out!

Modern Technology Watches – Episode 113 – Pitch Perfect (2012)

It’s the first-season finale of Modern Technology Watches, and Gila is capping off our inaugural run with 2012’s a-capella-competition comedy Pitch Perfect.

Will Rob get in-tune with the cinematic approach to structured cover-band battles, or will it all hit a sour note? Listen along and find out!