Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 3 – Teenagehood and Romance, or “Consider the Patriarchy”

Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 3 – Teenagehood and Romance, or “Consider the Patriarchy”


That’s right. Tim and Max is back after 3 years. Hosted this time around on the Psycomedia Network (a wholly owned subsidiary of Welcome To The Madness Productions). Thanks to Geek Syndicate for being our host when we were more purely geek-focused. You can hear the old episodes here: http://geeksyndicate.co.uk/?s=solve+popular&x=0&y=0

In this week’s podcast comparison, Maxy suggested that we might be similar to Unanswered – http://unansweredpodcast.wordpress.com/


We Learnt This Week:

That Maxy is conflicted about the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt:

(see also – Terry Crews on feminism – http://www.damemagazine.com/2015/03/06/terry-crews-feminist-millions-have-died-because-male-pride )

That Lizzy thinks Broad City is awesome and has been indoctrinated into video games:


(see also – Telltale Games):

That Tim thinks relationships run on Netflix:

Life Lessons:

Scrubs endorses the Friend Zone:

xkcd does not: http://xkcd.com/513/

Tim and Max does, but only if it’s a calzone shared between friends: http://scruplesthecat.tumblr.com/post/114745350707/mrbenwyatt-thesoftestbunny-i-still-think-a

The Rasmus – perfect music to be emo about your teenage lost love to:

The concept of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candy_Coated_Fury

Or alternatively, https://www.youtube.com/user/NinjaSexParty

especially –

You cannot talk romance without talking romantic comedies:

But then is the argument of Don Jon correct?

Obligatory Darcy:

Poldark – taking Cornish to mean something very different to what Lee and Herring (drink!) meant.

Pretty Face:

Boys Over Flowers:

Hot Gimmick:

For You In Full Blossom:

Sugar Rush:

101 Reasons to ship House and Cameron (vicariously wanting to kiss Cameron not necessarily included):

The various polls of Prince of Tennis: http://princeoftennis.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Character_Popularity_Polls

Couples’ Gaming:

The Suspension Brief Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misattribution_of_arousal

Woolworths really does still exist online:

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