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Agents of SMOOCH 70: One Might Say a Trinity

The Agents who have gathered for this mission really like The Matrix. Like really like it. We even like the sequels like it. And they are all very excited for the fourth installment dropping this December. We’re here to decide if this trilogy is really is as smoochworthy as we remember. Is it our destiny to find The One in The Matrix? Be ready for wild speculation about numbers and the upcoming fourth movie. Forget blowing up helicopters and buildings, we blow our own minds.

Annette Wierstra with Sarah Hendrica Bickerton, Sandra Wong and Erika Ensign


Defocused 162: Disk Not Properly Ejected

A robot shrimp in your belly button.

Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm


Robot or Not? 50: The Matrix

Agents and Oracles and Architects from the “Matrix” trilogy.

John Siracusa and Jason Snell


The Incomparable 160: Super-Secret Sony MiniDiscs

Take the red pill and enter “The Matrix,” 1999’s influential sci-fi/action classic. Why does Morpheus talk like a fortune cookie? Is Keanu’s woodenness an asset or detriment? Was skeuomorphism the fall of man? And if we accept that living things can be used as batteries, why wouldn’t the machines just use cows? Grad students, we are about to blow your minds. Whoa.

Jason Snell with David J. Loehr, John Siracusa, Steve Lutz and Erika Ensign