Felix: Okay, starting in 1939, take me through the history of The Second World War.
Ian: ’39 to ’45?
Felix: Uh, yeah. Well done.
Ian: Okay, right. Once upon a time…
Felix: Great start.
Ian: Once upon a time, there was this guy called Adolf Hitler. Got his ass whooped by some English people. Prior to that he was just a young guy growing up thinking ‘How can I conquer the world‘. Who put that seed into his head? Who knows. Uncle? Godfather? Whatever. Anyway, he got his posse of German friends together.
Felix: Haha, right. This is already utterly bewildering, but okay. Then what?
Felix: Okay… Here’s one. If you could travel through time and space, to be anywhere in the world, at any point in history, where and when would you go? Ian: Good question. Felix: And you will of course have to elaborate on your answer. Ian: Okay. The start of the universe. Felix: Uhh… Why? Ian: See the big ka-boom-boom. Felix: How… But if you go back to before there was a universe; where would you be existing? Ian: Well, I’d just pop over to see it, and then pop back. Felix: But you’d die… Ian: Not if I was in the Tardis from Doctor Who. Continue reading →
Felix: What’s your favourite film? Ian: Uhh… I’ve got two. Felix: Well, what are they? Ian: One’s Top Gun and one’s Armageddon. Felix: … Those are both… Awful. Why? Armageddon? Ian: Yeah, it’s kinda funny. Felix: Funny? What’s funny about Armageddon; there’s not a single joke in that film. Ian: It’s humour… Felix: Okay… So, so why Top Gun? That’s pretty homoerotic. Ian: It’s just… It’s a movie… It’s a movie I watched with my babysitter when I was fifteen and she was twenty… … three. Felix: How does that impact on the film? Ian: ‘Cause I remember I went to see it, I was into aeroplanes at the time. So I watched the movie Top Gun. Felix: Well, why does it matter about the babysitter? Ian: ‘Cause she were to… Mah… The babysitter were babysitting me when I wanted to watch the movie. Continue reading →