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Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast! We have been away for a long time, sorry about that!

Big News

We talk about the most recent Nintendo Direct, including the N64 and Sega Genesis platforms, the weird new Mario film. and Bayonetta 3, and the upcoming new Dungeons and Dragons content.

Screentime - Star Wars: Visions

We review Star Wars: Visions, the new animated series on Disney+, with each episode created by a different Japanese animation studio. Its pretty cool!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - Oathbringer (Stormlight Archive #3) by Brandon Sanderson, Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, The City We Became (Great Cities #1) by N.K. Jemisin, The Unbroken (Magic of the Lost #1) by C.L. Clark, The Truth (Discworld #25) by Terry Pratchett, and an early peek at the sequel to Ian's book/Black Widow and Shang Chi and the Ten Rings, What If...? and Loki on Disney+, Ted Lasso Season 2 and Mythic Quest on Apple TV+, and Midnight Mass on Netflix/The Avengers: War for Wakanda, Persona 5, and Horizon Zero Dawn: Frozen Wilds DLC on Playstation 5

Ian - The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, Farewell to the Liar (Tales of Fenest #3) by D.K. Fields and Hyperion by Dan Simmons/Ian hasn't been watching anything, but he has been playing Adeptus Titanicus/Demon's Souls, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Unraveled 2, Metal Gear Solid 5, Spyro Reignited Trilogy and Monster Hunter Iceborne on Playstation 5

Also, Ian's fantasy book is out!

THE GAUNTLET AND THE FIST BENEATH

An action-packed fantasy adventure kicking off an epic new trilogy. Brutal juntas and animist gods- protect, fight, destroy!

Order on Amazon here.

Or order from UK outlets below. Or call up your favourite indie bookshop!

bookshop.org- https://t.co/EMy3ogD4Bj 

Foyles - https://t.co/7lzuGQhcjM 

Waterstones - https://t.co/pUlwPxCYlq 

WHSmith - https://t.co/5dOwq0kxUA 

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

June 18, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast! We recorded this episode about a week ago, so all the news is out of date and does not include E3!

Big News

We talk about the trailers for Venom, Eternals, and Last Night in Soho, the addition of Mistborn to Fortnite, God of War Ragnarok being pushed to 2022, and the announcement that Yoko Kanno will be involved in scoring the Netflix live action Cowboy Bebop series.

Screentime - Army of the Dead

We review the new Zack Snyder-directed Netflix film Army of the Dead. One of us watched the whole thing, one of us didn't. One of us also brought their bias to their review.

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - The Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler, Edgedancer (The Stormlight Archive #2.5) by Brandon Sanderson, The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo/Schitt's Creek and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Chapter 4 on Netflix, and Loki on Disney+/Resident Evil Village on Playstation 5

Ian - The Path of Daggers (Wheel of Time #8) by Robert Jordan and The Tangled Lands by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell/The Expanse Season 1 on Amazon Prime/Astro's Playroom on Playstation 5 and Pillars of Eternity on Playstation 4

Also, Ian has a fantasy book coming out soon!

THE GAUNTLET AND THE FIST BENEATH

An action-packed fantasy adventure kicking off an epic new trilogy. Brutal juntas and animist gods- protect, fight, destroy!

Pre-order on Amazon here.

Or order from UK outlets below. Or call up your favourite indie bookshop!

bookshop.org- https://t.co/EMy3ogD4Bj 

Foyles - https://t.co/7lzuGQhcjM 

Waterstones - https://t.co/pUlwPxCYlq 

WHSmith - https://t.co/5dOwq0kxUA 

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

May 21, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Screentime - Jiu Jitsu

We review Jiu Jitsu, a movie released last year that we thought would be much more fun than it was.

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan #2) by Arkady Martine, The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler, and Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark/Wellington Paranormal on Sky and Ted Lasso on Apple TV+, and Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney+/Demon's Souls on Playstation 5

Ian - A Crown of Swords (Wheel of Time #7) by Robert Jordan, Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind, and Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro/Shadow and Bone on Netflix/The Outer Worlds and Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 remaster on PS4 and Warhammer 30K

Also, Ian has a book coming out!

THE GAUNTLET AND THE FIST BENEATH

An action-packed fantasy adventure kicking off an epic new trilogy. Brutal juntas and animist gods- protect, fight, destroy!

Pre-order on Amazon here.

Or order from UK outlets below. Or call up your favourite indie bookshop!

bookshop.org- https://t.co/EMy3ogD4Bj 

Foyles - https://t.co/7lzuGQhcjM 

Waterstones - https://t.co/pUlwPxCYlq 

WHSmith - https://t.co/5dOwq0kxUA 

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

April 7, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Big news

We talked about the new release plans for Black Widow and the trailer for The Suicide Squad!

Screentime - The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

We review the first couple of episodes of the new Marvel Studios series on Disney+!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan #2) by Arkady Martine/Zack Snyder's Justice League on Sky/Marvel's Avengers and Demon's Souls on Playstation 5

Ian - Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie, A Crown of Swords (Wheel of Time #7) by Robert Jordan, The Liar's Dictionary by Eley Williams, Harrow the Ninth (Locked Tomb #2) by Tamsyn Muir, and The Unbroken by C.L. Clark/The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou/Baldur's Gate III on PC and Warhammer 30K on a table or something

Also, Ian has a book coming out!

THE GAUNTLET AND THE FIST BENEATH

An action-packed fantasy adventure kicking off an epic new trilogy. Brutal juntas and animist gods- protect, fight, destroy!

Pre-order on Amazon here.

Or order from UK outlets below. Or call up your favourite indie bookshop!

bookshop.org- https://t.co/EMy3ogD4Bj 

Foyles - https://t.co/7lzuGQhcjM 

Waterstones - https://t.co/pUlwPxCYlq 

WHSmith - https://t.co/5dOwq0kxUA 

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

Fancy donating to help us cover our hosting costs? Head on over to our completely optional, set your own price donation page here! Even £1 helps!

March 20, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

We skipped Big news and Screentime this week!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Galaxy and the Ground Within (Wayfarers #4) by Becky Chambers, Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami, Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard/Wandavision and The X-Files on Disney+/Spider-Man Miles Morales and the Resident Evil Village Maiden demo on Playstation 5!

Ian - Silver, Sword and Stone by Marie Arana, Gideon the Ninth (Locked Tomb #1) by Tamsyn Muir, and the Erevis Cale trilogy by Paul S. Kemp/Wandavision on Disney+, The Maze Runner and Turbo Kid/Baldur's Gate III on PC and Breath of the Wild on Nintendo Switch

Also, Ian has a book coming out!

THE GAUNTLET AND THE FIST BENEATH

An action-packed fantasy adventure kicking off an epic new trilogy. Brutal juntas and animist gods- protect, fight, destroy!

Pre-order on Amazon here: https://t.co/9TIpUcc6vY 

Or order from UK outlets below. Or call up your favourite indie bookshop!

bookshop.org- https://t.co/EMy3ogD4Bj 

Foyles - https://t.co/7lzuGQhcjM 

Waterstones - https://t.co/pUlwPxCYlq 

WHSmith - https://t.co/5dOwq0kxUA 

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

Fancy donating to help us cover our hosting costs? Head on over to our completely optional, set your own price donation page here! Even £1 helps!

March 3, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Big News

This week we chat about the Star Wars: Republic Commando re-release, the recent Nintendo Direct and announcement of the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword remaster, the Mortal Kombat movie trailer, the new D&D Ravenloft setting book 'Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft', and the new 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' trailer.

Screentime - Space Sweepers

We talk about Space Sweepers, the Korean sci-fi film on Netflix. We go a little into spoilers, so if you haven't seen it skip from 1:05:15 to 1:11:39!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - Path of Daggers (Wheel of Time #8) by Robert Jordan, and The Fifth Elephant (Discworld #24) by Terry Pratchett/Wandavision on Disney+/The Sinking City on Nintendo Switch and Ghost of Tsushima on PS4

Ian - Fool Moon (The Dresden Files #2) by Jim Butcher, Silver, Sword and Stone by Marie Arana, and Brimstone Angels by Erin M. Evans/Wandavision on Disney+/Baldur's Gate III on PC and Breath of the Wild on Nintendo Switch

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

Fancy donating to help us cover our hosting costs? Head on over to our completely optional, set your own price donation page here! Even £1 helps!

February 17, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Big News

We were short on time this week so no big news! We spend most of the episode on Now Playing and Screentime, and complaining about not being able to buy PS5s

Screentime - WandaVision

We talk about the first 5 episodes of Marvel's WandaVision on Disney+!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - Harrow the Ninth (Locked Tomb #2) by Tamsyn Muir and Acceptance /Wonder Woman 1984, The Expanse Season 5, and Bob's Burgers Seasons 1-10 on Amazon Prime/Scott Pilgrim vs the World on Nintendo Switch, and Marvel’s Avengers and Ghost of Tsushima on PS4

Ian - Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames, The Liar's Dictionary by Eley Williams, and By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar/The Legend of Korra on Netflix and The X-Files/Baldur's Gate III on PC and Breath of the Wild on Nintendo Switch

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

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January 15, 2021  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Big News

We've been away for a while, and we recorded this a week or so ago, so no big news! We spend most of the episode on Now Playing and talking to anything we are looking forward to in 2021. Ian also played a PS5.

Screentime

No Screentime this week!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - The Burning God (The Poppy War #3) by R.F. Kuang, The Red Threads of Fortune by Neon Yang, When the Tiger Came Down from the Mountain by Nghi Vo, This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, and The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut #3) by Mary Robinette Kowal/Doctor Who New Years Special on BBC and The Legend of Korra on Netflix/Hades on Nintendo Switch, and Marvel’s Avengers Taking Aim DLC and Ghost of Tsushima on PS4

Ian - Lord of Chaos (Wheel of Time #6) by Robert Jordan, The Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi, Storm Front (The Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher/The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+/Baldur's Gate III on PC, and Fall Guys, Star Wars Squadrons, Cyberpunk 2077 and Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS5

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

Fancy donating to help us cover our hosting costs? Head on over to our completely optional, set your own price donation page here! Even £1 helps!

November 9, 2020  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Big News

This week we briefly chat about the delay of Cyberpunk 2077, and that is pretty much all.

Screentime - Hubie Halloween

This week we reviewed Hubie Halloween for some reason, the fairly new film from Adam Sandler on Netflix.

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - The Ghost Tree by Christina Henry, White is For Witching by Helen Oyeyemi, and The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War #2) by R.F. Kuang/The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix and The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+/Marvel’s Avengers on PS4 and Hades on Nintendo Switch

Ian - A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers #2) by Becky Chambers, and Widow's Welcome by D.K. Fields/The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+ and The Boys on Amazon Prime/Hades and Super Mario Bros U on Nintendo Switch

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

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October 24, 2020  

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

Big News

This week we chat about the return of Dexter, the cancellation of everything at Netflix and the end of cinema, and the trailers for Monster Hunter, Jiu Jutsu, and The Watch.

Screentime - Bloodshot

This week we reviewed Bloodshot, the Valiant comics adaptation starring Vin Diesel!

Now Playing - Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam - Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive #2) by Brandon Sanderson, Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23) by Terry Pratchett, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson/The Haunting of Bly Manor and Enola Holmes on Netflix/Marvel’s Avengers on PS4 and Hades on Nintendo Switch

Ian - Ogadinma: Or, Everything Will Be All Right by Ukamaka Olisakwe, The Last Continent (Discworld #22) by Terry Pratchett, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers, and Ashes of the Sun (Burningblade and Silvereye #1) by Django Wexler/Watched nothing/Baldur's Gate III Early Access on PC

You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the 'leave a reply' box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

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