Episode 84 Show Notes

May 19th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 84: The Doctor’s Prenup

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Starters:

  • Happy Birthday George Lucas

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Annapurna Films secures Terminator rights, Justin Lin to direct Terminator 5
  2. Dark Tower movies not canceled, just pushed back
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. V, No Ordinary Family, Shit My Dad Says canceled
  2. New Charlies Angels series, by Smallville creators, picked up
  3. Seth MacFarlane to ruin reboot The Flintstones
  4. Wonder Woman pilot reportedly not picked up
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Mass Effect anime coming to Blu-ray
  • From the Gaming Desk:
  1. New England town votes to extend coin-op video game ban
  2. Japanese government won’t let Sony turn PSN back on until they know it’s safe
  • From the Cellar:
  1. NY Times apologizes for getting the name of Bilbo Baggins’s sword wrong
  2. Indiana Jones exhibition by National Geographic to tour the country
  3. German TV station credits the Maquis with killing Bin Laden
  4. Skeletor knocks over convenience store in Australia
  5. Former Anon Op who hacked Anon message board identified after Guy Fawkes mask falls off on live stream
  6. LimeWire to pay RIAA $105 million; artists get nothing
  7. Canadian music industry wants 15% levy on SD cards

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Episode 83 Show Notes

May 10th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 83: The Thunderstruck!

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Starters:

  • RIP Yvette Vickers
  • RIP Jackie Cooper

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Warner Brothers buys Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes
  2. Van Damme confirmed for Expendables 2
  3. Will Smith frontrunner for Django unchained
  4. Sam Jackson’s Avengers script stolen, may force rewrites
  5. Bruckheimer considering making Bin Laden raid movie
  6. Keanu Reeves to contender to star in Akira live-action movie
  7. Dark Tower movie project may get canceled due to high costs
  • From The Gaming Desk
  1. Sony Online Entertainment shut down after 25 million (more) accounts hacked
  2. Star Wars MMO reportedly cost $100 million to make
  • From the Comics Desk:
  1. Neil Gaiman: Pencil necked geek
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Toyota USA begins using Miku Hatsune in ads
  2. Madoka Magica cafe opens in Akihabara
  • From the Cellar:
  1. TV ownership falls for first time in 20 years
  2. Furry bandit strikes Sweden

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Episode 82 Show Notes

May 5th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 82: The Filibuster

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Starters:

  • RIP Jerry Lawson, inventor of cartridge video games
  • RIP Akinari Matsuno, author of the MM! light novels
  • RIP William Campbell of Star Trek
  • RIP Hubert Schlafly, inventor of the teleprompter

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Green Lantern getting $9 million upgrade to effects
  2. Arnold pushing return as Terminator in new movie with Fast Five director Justin Lin
  3. Armie Hammer to play The Lone Ranger, Johnny Depp to play Tonto?
  4. John Lasseter says no Marvel heroes at Pixar
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Florida man charged with battery after “Game Of Thrones”-inspired melee
  2. Jason Momoa: Game of Thrones sex scenes with Emilia Clarke “The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do”
  • From The Comics Desk
  1. Superman renounces US citizenship
  2. Archie Digital Comics releasing Spanish editions
  • From the Gaming Desk:
  1. Sony admits PSN network personal data has been stolen
  2. Marvel MMO to be free to play
  3. Nintendo to show off successor to Wii at E3 in June, release in 2012
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Dragonball Kai soundtrack composer fired for plagiarizing James Horner, Danny Elfman
  2. Shaft upgrades Madoka Magica for Blu-ray release
  3. Kanye West’s custom Akira motorcycle for sale
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Stephanie Meyer working on mermaid novel
  2. Pittsburgh faces ninja outbreak
  3. Insane Clown Posse considers writing their own dictionary

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Episode 81 Show Notes

April 28th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 81: Women Want To Sniff Dave!

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Starters:

  • RIP Elisabeth Sladen

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. The Crow reboot faces legal troubles
  2. Ian Holm confirmed to return for The Hobbit
  3. Edward Norton says: “Marvel has to deal with their own karma”
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Happy Days cast members sue CBS for withheld royalties
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Madoka Magica buys full-page ad in Yomiuri Shinbun
  2. Aki-Sora manga canceled due to incest
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Google Video being shut down, videos deleted
  2. Chinese author to have plastic surgery to look like Shakespeare
  3. State attorneys general ask Snoop Dogg to stop marketing malt liquor to children

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Episode 80 Show Notes

April 22nd, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 80: Pimptastic

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Starters:

  • WonderCon reflections

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Nick Cage arrested in New Orleans
  2. China bans time travel
  3. Michael Shannon cast as Zod
  4. Nestor “Batmanuel” Carbonell to return for The Dark Knight Rises
  5. Paramount pressuring JJ Abrams to make Star trek sequel in 3D
  6. GI Joe 2 director promises to bring “a soul”, possibly 3D, to sequel
  7. James Nguyen is now the master of 3D
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Arnold to voice animated TV superhero “The Governator”
  2. Robert Sheehan leaving Misfits
  3. ABC cancels One Life To Live, All My Children
  • From The Wrestling Desk
  1. Edge retires
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Madoka Magica returning on April 21st
  • From the Cellar:
  1. The Forbes Fictional 15 list announced
  2. Oklahoma man raising funds to build working, life-size AT-AT

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March 22nd, 2011 by Dave

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Episode 77 Show Notes

March 15th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 77: The Road Less Traveled

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Starters:

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. At The Mountains Of Madness dead
  2. Johnny Knoxville to play Moe in Three Stooges movie
  3. Men In Black III on hiatus due to Will Smith-demanded script rewrites
  4. Bradley Cooper says no A-Team sequel coming
  5. Baz Luhrmann not doing Gatsby right now
  6. Tony Stark’s house for sale
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Avatar: Legend of Korra cast announced
  • From the Gaming Desk:
  1. FF XIV server populations now around 15,000
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Facebook to start renting WB movies
  2. Will Arnett, Jason Bateman to host online talk show from Denny’s

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Episode 76 Show Notes

March 8th, 2011 by Kyle


Episode 76: Review-o-Rama!

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Starters:

  • RIP Robert Reder

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Razzies winners announced
  2. Phantom Menace 3D coming in February, 2012
  3. Bay admits Transformers 2 “was crap”
  4. Blade Runner prequels, sequels, EU coming
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. “International” Life On Mars remake coming
  2. Elizabeth Hurley is the new Wonder Woman villain
  3. Cary Elwes also joining Wonder Woman
  • From the Gaming Desk:
  1. Nintendo 3DS to feature Netflix streaming
  2. GameSpot gives Neptunia a bad grade
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Butthurt otaku demand Madoka Magica be taken off the air
  2. Kodansha International folds
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Hefner takes Playboy private
  2. “Elfoid” invented in Japan; Ranka Lee’s phone comes to life
  3. Woman does the TJ Hooker from Manteca to Pleasanton

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Episode 71 Show Notes

January 26th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 71: Mmmmm. Yarm!

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Starters:

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Roger Ebert makes insensitive Tweet
  2. Kevin Smith calls working with Bruce Willis “soul-crushing”
  3. Matthew Vaughan reacts to X-Men set leaks
  4. Lethal Weapon reboot
  5. Sacha Baron Cohen to play Saddam Hussein
  6. Batmobile auctioned for $370,100
  7. Armond White accuses detractors of being racists
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. FCC approves Comcast/NBC merger
  2. Wonder Woman TV series back on, on NBC, described as “reinvention” of series
  3. Craig Charles confirms Red Dwarf coming back for new series
  • From The Gaming Desk
  1. Duke Nukem Forever gets release date of May 3rd
  2. SF Bus Stops To Get Interactive Game Screens
  3. Nintendo 3DS goes on sale March 27th for $249
  4. Test audiences in Japan reporting playing Nintendo 3DS causing eyestrain, fatigue, discomfort
  5. Nintendo 3DS will likely support, but may not require, region locking
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Macross Frontier virtual concert coming to Playstation Home
  2. Fractale producers cancel legal streaming in snit over piracy
  • From the Comics Desk:
  1. Archie becomes last comics company to drop Comics Code Authority

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Episode 70 Show Notes

January 26th, 2011 by Kyle


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Episode 70: You Sega, Don’t you?

Starters:

  • RIP Peter Yates, director of Bullitt and Krull
  • RIP David Nelson
  • Happy 10th Anniversary Wikipedia

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. James Cameron blasts Battleship movie, Hollywood’s “story crisis”
  2. Missile Command movie optioned by Fox
  3. Hollywood making movie about dolphin with prosthetic tail… in 3D!
  4. Baz Luhrmann’s Gatsby may be in 3D
  5. Birdemic coming to DVD, Blu-ray February 11th
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Castle renewed for 2011-2012 season
  2. Big Bang Theory renewed through 2014
  3. ABC greenlights Charlies Angels reboot by Smallville writers
  4. New Clone Wars villain introduced; named “Savage Oppress”
  • From The Gaming Desk
  1. Sega installs games above urinals in Tokyo
  • From the Comics Desk:
  1. New Yorker cover takes on Spiderman musical
  2. Archie goes day and date on digital releases
  3. Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew returning, coming to Archie comics
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Ford Veritek revealed at CES
  2. Cyberdyne creates thought-controlled power suit HAL
  3. Samsung shows off flexible and transparent displays at CES
  4. Oldboy director Park Chan-wook shoots 30-minute short film entirely on iPhone
  5. AC Slater causes riot at Illinois bar
  6. Hanks raps
  7. Penthouse to create first 3D porn channel

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  • The Green Hornet

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