Devon and Dan’s Tome of Uselessness
We discuss our favourite topics that have no practical use in the real world. Movies, Shows, Books, Comics, Games.
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Here's the Latest Episode from Tome of Uselessness – Devon & Daniel talk about movies, games, TV, and books.:
We journey into the monster fighting world of the B.P.R.D. shown in the 2019 Hellboy movie. Load up your Samaritan and join us.
We discuss Netflix’s dysfunctional super hero family show The Umbrella Academy. Our discussion covers the entire first season.
In this Dan solo cast he’s talking about movie score. Some history and some reason he loves listening to movie score.
We bring on local artist and performer Tyler Nickel for an interview. We delve into his many projects and experiences from his life.
Episode 01: Starting Today You Are a Host
Join Devon as she takes a look at Ouran High School Host Club and gives her thoughts and breakdown of where the series begins.
We dig through the scraps of Iron city 300 years after the Fall and discuss the movie Alita: Battle Angel. A western adaptation of the manga started in 1990 by Yukito Kishiro.
Dan does a breakdown and gives his thoughts of the book and movie Silence of the Lambs. Both quite engaging and excellent.
Follow him into the labyrinth
We take on the Beast! As in we are breaking down Netflix’s Ultimate Beastmaster Season 03 called Survival of the Fittest. We are very qualified to arm chair analyse the amazing athletes running the course.
Devon and Dan attempt to figure out exactly what they think and feel of Solo: A Star Wars Story. A difficult task for sure.
In this solo episode Dan talks about movie trailers and his desire to get others to join him in not watching them for movies and shows you know you’re going to watch.
If you want to maintain your sanity please look away.
A Series of Unfortunate Events from Netflix is the focus of our discussion. Join us as we track the journey of Baudelaire orphans through this great series.
Devon and Daniel review all the movies, TV shows, YouTube channels, and books they consumed over the year.
In this short solo cast Dan talks about the 1982 classic Tron. What he likes and doesn’t about the great movie.
It’s time for more Holiday Movies! Devon and Daniel watch different Christmas movies and attempt to describe to the other.
Poor an Eggnog and join us.
It’s time to talk about the TV family that has been with us for 30 seasons, The Simpsons. We watch an episode from the newest season and talk about the shows long history.
It’s time to return to the Potter Universe and search for some fantastic beasts, sort off. We recorded our discussion right after we saw Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Join us for our review and thoughts on the movie.
We take a journey to Mythical China to discuss The Forbidden Kingdom. We would be remiss if we also didn’t delve into the great work by Jackie Chan and Jet Li during our discussion. Grab some rice wine and join the journey.
We are discussing our favourite creatures of the night, the vampire. So many movies to chose from so we focused on the Vampire Chronicles movies, Interview with the Vampire and Queen of the Damned.
Our march down the spooky path continues as we blast off to space and beyond for our discussion on Sci-fi Horror movies. We focus on Event Horizon and Annihilation, but as always touch on many other movies.
Our favourite Horseman is back for season 05 on Netflix. Bojack is in the new gritty cop drama Philbert and improving his life.
Join us for our thoughts and review of the season.
Devon and Dan are joined by special guests to talk about our favourite horror movies. We aimed for top 3 favourites but it turns into far more than that.
Start making your list for October movie watching.
Devon and a special guest discuss RuPaul's Drag Race. Come for all the make up and drama you need in life.
We continue our Jurassic universe discussion in this part 2. We mostly discuss Fallen Kingdom even though only one of us saw the movie.
We travel to everyone's favourite dinosaur island Isla Nubar for our discussion of the Jurassic Park franchise. We start at the beginning and work our way through as many of the movies we can before we have to run from the rampaging dinosaurs.
We return to our favourite AI hosted theme park, but now the host are in control. Join us as we try not confuse ourselves and you throughout our discussion.
We delve into the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter. We discuss the books, movies, and one of the worlds favourite wizard universes.
For this episode it is Daniel solo casting.
The topics I chose for this episode are the movie Deadpool 2 and some thoughts about the video game industry.
We take look at the Netflix original movie Anon. Starring Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried. A look into a near future where everything we see is recorded and accessible by the authorities.
We also talk about Netflix and streaming services future for consumers.
We try and have a short discussion about the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the latest release Infinity War. Hard to do when there is 19 enjoyable movies in the cinematic universe.
We discuss some of the books and books series we've read recently. We have a lot of varied tastes and love to read.
In special episode Devon interviews her Grandmother who served in the RCAF during the Cold War era.
We recorded a commentary track to the great comedy movie What We Do in the Shadows. Queue it up and listen for when we start the movie.
We delve into the school ruled by the rich who enjoy gambling and depravity in the anime Kakegurui. A 12 episode anime streaming on Netflix.
We go back to one of our favourite topics A.I.
After being mentioned many times we discuss Ex_Machina in depth and for some contrast we include the live action Ghost in the Shell. We wanted to discuss these movies before the robot uprising.
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We focus on the Netflix live adaptation of Full Metal Alchemist. We both feel it is a far better creation than another anime adaptation we discussed in the past.
In this episode we talk about our Youtube viewing habits and highlight some of our favourite channels.
We discuss the hard science fiction movie from 1997, Gattaca. Staring Uma Thurman, Ethan Hawk, and Jude Law about a near future world where genetics control every aspect of life. We we wanted to highlight a movie that many might have missed.
For the episode we play a game of Sanitarium a card driven horror game, we play the co-op scenario and give our thoughts on the game. Join us as we try to escape!
In our first episode of 2018 we discuss The Last Jedi. We breakdown everything we liked and disliked about the newest Star Wars film.
For the last episode of 2017 we talk about movies and TV shows, everything we liked and hated.
We discuss some of our favourite movies to watch around the holiday season. We delve into a new lesson we learned from a most resent viewing.
We question our own existence and delve into the AI run world of HBO's Westworld, one of the best blends of Western and Sci-fi put to screen. See if you can count how many times we say it's awesome.
In this special episode Devon and Dan talk about the recent FanExpo event hosted at the Vancouver convention centre.
In this episode we discuss the newest Spider-Man movie, Homecoming. Our discussion also swings into other topics related to the MCU as Devon raises some interesting questions for us to answer.
Trick or treat. Smell our feet. Give us something good to listen to? In this spooky episode, we talk about our experiences and memories of Halloween.
For the spooky month of October, we watch and discuss the horrifying Netflix made movie Death Note.