Big Squid with Justin Hamilton
Episode 0: Teaser0
Welcome to the world of Big Squid. In this tasty teaser, comedian Justin Hamilton gives you insight into what you can expect from his new series. Warning: will contain a lot of Watchmen talk.
Episode 20 - Watchmen Graphic Novel Chapter 11
Season 1, Ep. 20
The brilliant Richard Fidler returns to aid Hammo in his quest to understand all the finer details in chapter 11 of the Watchmen graphic novel. Is the legend of Alexander the Great a true representation of the man? Is Veidt learning the correct lessons from the big A or is he just very good at creating a narrative that suits him? Just what is the Gordian Knot and how was it solved? Is super intelligence in a world of costumed heroes doomed to create waves of paranoia? All this and Moore in the penultimate episode of season 1 of Big Squid.
Episode 19 - Watchmen Graphic Novel Chapter 10
Season 1, Ep. 19
Ben Ellwood makes his final appearance for season one of Big Squid as he helps Hammo dive into chapter 10 of the Watchmen graphic novel. Together they discuss whether superheroes are equipped to deal with real world issues, did psychiatrist Malcolm Long have a positive effect on Walter Kovacs, and most importantly, would you buy the Watchmen action figures? All the important questions are answered!
Episode 18 - Watchmen Graphic Novel Chapter 9
Season 1, Ep. 18
Hammo is joined by regular guest Ben Ellwood to discuss chapter 9 of the Watchmen graphic novel. In this podcast, Ben and Hammo discuss the fatalism that appears to exist at the heart of the story, they wonder why some critics would find Laurie to be a whiny character, and one of the guys confesses that when they were a teenager, they tried to impress a girl with Dr Manhattan's speech at the end of the chapter. You'll have to listen to discover which idiot attempted this...ok, it was Hammo. But listen anyway please.