Sunday, December 24, 2006

TOTP - Top Ten 80s Non Chick Flicks Set In California

Its the time of year where we all sit down with the family and enjoy a blockbuster on the TV, so this list from Marilyn is ideal for picking which of the ten movies made in the 80s in California are going to keep the boys happy:-

  • 10 - Big Trouble In Little China
  • 9 - Tango And Cash
  • 8 - Blue Thunder
  • 7 - To Live And Die In L.A.
  • 6 - Lethal Weapon
  • 5 - Beverly Hills Cop
  • 4 - Die Hard
  • 3 - Top Gun
  • 2 - 48 Hours
  • 1 - The Terminator

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Saturday, December 23, 2006

TOTP - Top Ten British Phrases Jon And Rob Use

After hours of painstaking research Zack sent us an interesting list of the ten British phrases we use that make no sense to anyone abroad:-

Not our best show, but its holiday season and we are both just winding down from a year of hard work. Thanks to everyone who has sent us cards and pressies for Christmas, as our gift in return we've recorded a stack of shows that we'll be bringing you over the next week. If your family are driving you up the wall over the festive period then just subscribe to on your brand new MP3 player, sit down, pop those headphones on, relax and enjoy our show.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

TOTP - Top Ten Things I Am Getting Tired Of In Movies

Fed up of Hollywood churning out the same old films time and time again? Well pay attention to Robs list of the ten things we are all getting tired of in movies:-

  • 10 - Quentin Tarantino
  • 9 - Stereotypical music
  • 8 - Pixar
  • 7 - Trying to be other films
  • 6 - Lack of decent locations
  • 5 - tom hanks
  • 4 - Making everything like a music video
  • 3 - Wire work
  • 2 - Predictable story lines
  • 1 - Too many computer graphics

Also mentioned on this show was a video Rob made at a recent podcasting convention which you can download the mp4 file here (its a 200 meg file so just right click as choose 'Save As...' to copy it to your computer).

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

TOTP - Top Ten Worst Advertisments

Joel from Northern Ireland hates adverts, he's emailed with his top ten worst adverts:-

  • 10 - Dubbed ads
  • 9 - Lenor
  • 8 - Drunk driving
  • 7 - Toothpaste
  • 6 - Cutting your TV shows off
  • 5 - Cillit Bang
  • 4 - Frosties
  • 3 - Sofa adverts
  • 2 - Cheesy voiceovers
  • 1 - Womens haircare products

Thanks to Rusty for joining us on todays show, why not give us a call using Skype too at topofthepods?

Thursday, December 07, 2006

TOTP - Top Ten Things About Eastenders

Not the best show if you don't watch British telly, but good old Rachel from Brighton gets upset about the popular UK soap opera Eastenders in todays list:-

  • 10 - Washing Machines
  • 9 - Mini Marts
  • 8 - The Bed And Breakfast
  • 7 - Faithful
  • 6 - Pauline Fowlers Dog
  • 5 - Vic Night And Day
  • 4 - Child Actors
  • 3 - Working
  • 2 - Reincarnation
  • 1 - Pat Butcher

Our comments board is looking sparce - we've recorded the next show but we be won't releasing it until we get 50 comments, and they can't all be from the same person either. Get discussing stuff now.

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

TOTP - Top Ten Smells

Ashley from the West side of Scotland emailed with her top ten list of smells:-

Ok, we are probably the laziest British Podcast right now, promising daily top ten lists but only delivering monthly ones. Sorry! We'll try our hardest to get another one done very soon, in the mean time why not subscribe to some old material with Top Of The Pods Gold (its all our shows rerun if you missed them first time round).