Adam Thomas

Adam is a Writer, Editor & Podcaster here at Out of Lives. He casts a wide net across popular culture with video games & anime, in particular, featuring heavily in his work for the site. Hailing from a town just outside Glasgow, this Scotsman can usually be found roaming the Northern Realms on The Path.
  • Conversations Against Living Miserably – Out of Pods Review

    Episodes Reviewed:         01-02 Average Episode Length:     40 Minutes Release Schedule:         Weekly   Campaign Against Living Miserably is a mental health charity whose entire existence is dedicated to helping break down the barriers that hold all of us back. They didn’t just pick any old...
  • Nine Out Of Nine

    After an eternally long wait; Season 5 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine arrived on Netflix a few months ago and I’ve since bought Season 6 on Prime which is updating weekly. I absolutely love the first 4 seasons of the show, so to finally have the 5th season available has been...
  • Line of Duty

    I’ve just finished watching the first 3 seasons of Line of Duty on Netflix (UK) which feels like an excellent time to take a break and write about it. This may get a bit spoilery later on, so keep an eye out for the warning if you don’t want...
  • Mark’s Got A Vision

    Wired recently published an article they did with Mark Cerny the lead designer of the PlayStation 4 and who is now working on the next generation of console for Sony in the same role. (For the sake of ease I’m going to call it the PS5) In the article...
  • Simplicity & Joy

    “It’s the simple things in life that give you the most joy.” They stand the test of time in a way that more complicated things often, just, don’t. When I think back to my childhood many of the things I enjoyed fitted this particular bill. So many things that...
  • Gran Turismo Sport

    Polyphony Digital and the Gran Turismo franchise hold a special place in my heart. I remember as a young kid getting stuck on the licences, my older cousin would do them all and give me the save on a memory card. I remember getting a go of the red...
  • Elis James & John Robins Podcast Review 2 –

    Episodes Reviewed:         01-264 Average Episode Length:     1:25:00 Release Schedule:     Finished   The Elis James & John Robins Podcast is special. To me and to thousands of other people who call themselves PCDs (Podcast Devotees). It’s special for a number of reasons. Reasons that I’ll struggle...
  • Bittersweet Endings

    In the last few months I’ve really blasted through some shows. Quite a few to say the least; many of which I have written about for this very site. I think in this age of binge media we are all familiar with the bittersweetness of getting to the end...
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

    Following on from my earlier article, The Dark Side of Alchemy, I’m now in a position to share some thoughts on Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood as a whole. I wrote the earlier article after I had finished “Part 1” which is the first 13 episodes; this time I’m writing having...