Escape the Talk Show

A podcast from two guys talking about life, politics, entertainment and other random things while being under enemy fire in the military simulation game Escape from Tarkov. It’s like being stuck in the trenches of a post-apocalyptic Russian battlefield, talking to your friends about bad life choices, while trying to survive.

Your hosts are Fabian A. Scherschel, a freelance journalist from Düsseldorf and Jonathan M. Hethey, a developer from Copenhagen.

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Episode 6: Wrath of God

As we’ve recorded this episode on 11 September, we naturally talk about the terrorist attacks that happened twenty years ago and what we did on that day. Jonathan also explains how him meeting a COVID conspiracy nut went.


Episode 5: My Condoms are Bigger than Your Backpack

Jonathan and Fab saw each other for the first time in real life and survived to tell you about it. They also explain why the Landschaftspark in Duisburg is so cool and marvel about the Danish police and their insane driving definition.


Episode 4: Boomer at Heart

We’re playing the new patch of Escape from Tarkov after the wipe and we’re getting killed more than usual while trying to talk about the TV show Bosch and static site generators. Also fruit bats. Can’t forget the fruit bats, Jonathan’s special friends.


Episode 3: A Shower, Not a Grower

Jonathan and Fab hit the Woods of Tarkov, casually kill Shturman and talk about the European football championship, the health benefits of video games, new features in Escape from Tarkov and nudity in German spas.


Episode 2: Sex Terrorism

In the second episode, Jonathan and Fab discuss crazy rich people and pride parades. This includes a discussion of the Danish submarine murder, submarines in general and also Zamonia and Dirk Bach.


Episode 1: The Stormtroopers of Gentrification

In the inaugural episode of the podcast, Jonathan and Fab introduce themselves and the idea of this show. They explain how they met and why they are doing this. Also: The truth about random German towns like Witten, famous for its satanic murders, and Hannover, famous for nothing at all.


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