Top 10 TalkRadar moments of all time

3. Teletubbies Can’t Die!
From: TalkRadar # 12 (right click and “Save Link/Target”)


This is a tough one to explain... Evidently, upon seeing Teletubbies for the first time, Brett Elston did not envision the roly-poly preschool babysitters currently marketed to the masses. Instead he imagined infantile, refuse-filled creatures of instinct, capable of disembowelment at any moment... I better let him explain. This bit has been known to bring Mikel to tears on more than one occasion.

2. Saints Row 2 Trailer debacle
From: TalkRadar #4 (right click and “Save Link/Target”)

Nothing against Saints Row 2, now. Several of us in the office are looking forward to playing the over-the-top crime caper, but a couple months ago the released a trailer that was nothing short of laughable. It obnoxiously tried to kick GTA IV when it wasn’t down, by way of a lame voiceover comparison chock full of phony corporate ‘Tude. How daring wasn’t it? Apparently, attempting to “out bad” the most notorious game of all time doesn’t involve saying the word “shit” unbleeped. Keep listening for a crude promo we made mocking the whole ordeal.

1. Duke Lombardi: E-Rated Game Reviewer
From: TalkRadar #15 (right click and “Save Link/Target”)

Artistic Interpretations by IWUNapenguin 

Oh, characters... If Duke Lombardi had an origin, he’d be the estranged brother of Valve’s VP of Marketing, Doug Lombardi. Though, that speculation probably isn’t quite flimsy enough to avoid a potential lawsuit, so let’s just say he’s some random, foul-mouthed fatbody from Chicago who reviews E-Rated games for TalkRadar. The Legend has since appeared again, but it remains to be seen whether anything will top his pants-shattering debut.

Above: The Legend gathers his strength... 

Did we miss some of your favorite moments? You long time listeners feel free to chime in on your favorite bits in the comments below. The rest of you: Start listening... or there will be consequences. Cancelation comes to mind...

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Sept 16, 2008




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  • Radarette_1 - September 19, 2008 7 p.m.

    that microsoft/xbox editor is THE funniest guy on here. i still laugh w/ my peoples about the worst parts of the best games article--the mario kart blue shell is the story of my sad life.
  • meetballz - September 19, 2008 12:01 a.m.

    i like duke lambardi, he should have his own podcast, you other guys are bringing him down and stoping him from showing his true raw talent.
  • Cynwyddon - September 18, 2008 3:33 a.m.

    I suggest you leave before the polar bear in my avatar kills you. He will do it.
  • understudybass - September 18, 2008 3:26 a.m.

    man get rid of god damn duke Lombardi. i know that crhis and all you guys think its horribly funny but to me, and im sure to at least a couple of other people, its not funny at all. its annoying to listen to you guys just giggle at your partner talk in an accent. get on with the podcast already
  • Kehno - September 17, 2008 2:28 a.m.

    The first time I heard the Teletubbies explanation, I couldn't sleep for a week without images of them dancing in my head. (like sugarplums!) Great list! Loooove the T-dar. THOSE UUUUUUUUUTHER PODCASTS...
  • Samael - September 17, 2008 2:26 a.m.

    Thank you for starting a podcast that can produce hilarious moments like this. You guys kick serious ass. I literally did Roll On The Floor Laughing at the teletubbies one. I almost woke my parents up. P.S. Your captcha told me to type "fringe suc"! I like J.J. Abrams new series, thank you very much!
  • TreehouseGamer - September 17, 2008 1:10 a.m.

    Awww, Chris. You forgot to give me a shoutout for winning the award for Runner Up for "Best New Podcast". Our friendship is over.
  • IWUNapenguin - September 17, 2008 1:04 a.m.

    oh yeah! the baby gets my rofflecake vote too.
  • Gahmah - September 17, 2008 12:24 a.m.

    what about the laughing baby?
  • GamesRadarChrisAntista - September 17, 2008 12:01 a.m.

    You should see the ones we didn't post.
  • Cynwyddon - September 16, 2008 11:51 p.m.

    Lombardi's shirt is pretty sweet.
  • Tasty_Pasta - September 16, 2008 11:24 p.m.

    Hot damn I love T-Dar. w00t Chris!
  • TrIp13G - September 16, 2008 10:30 p.m.

    The one moment I kind of got...Well, I didn't agree with, was when Mikel said that "California Uber Alles" was actually called "We've Got A Bigger Problem Now". Now, that's half true. The original version (from Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables) was called California Uber Alles. The version of the song with the other name is off of the 1982 EP "In God We Trust, Inc.", and is a jazzy, lounge singer-esque version of the same song.
  • iluvmyDS - September 16, 2008 10:03 p.m.

    Awesome feature! And a free wallpaper. I can't express in words how much I love this podcast.
  • GamesRadarCharlieBarratt - September 16, 2008 9:14 p.m.

  • Radarette_1 - September 19, 2008 7:23 p.m.

    "Shameless self promotion? You’re soaking in it!" Yeah. You guys are quickly turning into the Paris Hilton of the gaming world!
  • rabbit221 - September 17, 2008 5:29 p.m.

    LOVE duke lombardi. "He makes the stem. THE STEAM." hahahahaha
  • GamesRadarLizzieCuevas - September 17, 2008 5:03 p.m.

    I still haven't listened to the podcasts. Not until Chris agrees to shit on [Modified by Moderator].
  • lewis42025 - September 17, 2008 4:07 a.m.


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