Geek Tragedy #74: No, WE Directed The Room!

February 22nd, 2011 by Kyle

[podcast]http://npccomics.com/podcast/gt/GT_ep74.mp3[/podcast]

If YOU directed The Room, and you WEREN’T Tommy Wiseau, would you admit it? Neither would we, but some guy is. See what Dave has to think about that. Also, Moe Moe books finally go too damn far, and a Saturday Morning Rewind that won’t make you run for the hills!

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Episode 74 Show Notes

February 22nd, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 74: No, WE Directed The Room!

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Starters:

  • RIP Joanne Siegel
  • Happy Birthday @fancyfembot
  • Happy Birthday Simon Pegg

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. James Franco may star in live-action Akira
  2. Harry Potter screenwriter brought in to rework live-action Akira
  3. Fans raising money for Robocop statue in Detroit
  4. Shane Black to direct Iron Man 3
  5. Filmmaker Sandy Schklair says that he actually directed The Room
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Firefly to air in HD on Science Channel
  2. Justin Bieber bloodily murdered – on CSI
  • From The Wrestling Desk
  1. The Rock returns to WWE Raw
  • From the Gaming Desk:
  1. Boy attacks mother with hammer over Playstation
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Tokyo Gov. Ishihara declares manga writers “despicable”
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Bill Murray wins Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  2. Nvidia codenames latest chip “Kal-El”
  3. James Nguyen to release memoir of creating Birdemic; begin book tour

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Episode 73 Show Notes

February 15th, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 73: Hot Doggin’ It

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Starters:

  • Lee & Dan think Cannonball Run is worse than Battlefield Earth?
  • RIP John Barry
  • Happy Birthday Jules Verne
  • Happy Birthday John Williams

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Henry Cavill is Superman
  2. Kristen Stewart out as Lois Lane, in as Snow White
  3. John Woo’s The Killer to get 3D remake
  4. Star Wars toys make half a billion dollars in 2010
  5. James Cameron wants to film Avatar 2 at 60fps
  6. James Nguyen suggests heavy drinking to accompany Birdemic
  7. James Franco to make Threes Company movie
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Dallas reboot coming
  2. Toby Whitehouse begins Being Human spinoff web series “Becoming Human”
  3. Wonder Woman TV pilot script revealed
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Comic-Con ticketing system crashes; 4-day w/Preview Night passes sell out in hours
  2. ANC declares “nyotaimori” to be “defamatory, insensitive, and anti-revolutionary
  3. Texas Bubble Boy attends high school by avatar robot
  4. William Gibson offers autograph for toner cartridge

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Geek Tragedy #73: Hot Doggin’ It

February 15th, 2011 by Kyle

[podcast]http://npccomics.com/podcast/gt/GT_ep73.mp3[/podcast]

Henry Cavill is Superman?!?! Find out what the Geeks think of a Brit Man of Steel, also reaction to the ordeals of buying Comic Con tickets, and a Saturday Morning Rewind of the “classic” program, Hot Dog!

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Episode 72 Show Notes

February 2nd, 2011 by Kyle

Episode 72: Blue State

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Starters:

  • We’re not covering Kevin Smith
  • @JimCameron is now on Twitter

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Avatar 2 coming in 2014, shooting simultaneously with Avatar 3
  2. Matt Damon needs 2000 Bay Area extras for his new movie
  3. Two new Matrix movies?
  4. No!
  5. Sam Raimi to remake Evil Dead
  6. Kurtzman and Orci to develop Ender’s Game movie
  7. RiffTrax to riff Birdemic, Highlander
  8. In Soviet Russia, MST3K is ripped off by YOU!
  9. Noel Clarke campaigning to be Black Panther in future Marvel movies
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Charlie Sheen enters rehab, 2 ½ Men shut down until further notice
  • From The Gaming Desk
  1. PSP2/NGP revealed
  2. May only have battery life of 4-5 hours
  3. Some upset that NGP 3G will not be free
  4. Playstation Suite brings PS games to Android
  5. Nintendo 3DS content to be locked to single system, no transfers
  6. OpenPandora handheld game system goes on sale
  • From the Comics Desk:
  1. Johnny Storm to go
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. Evangelion-themed hotel room to open at Fujikyu Highland
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Wizard magazine ceases paper edition, new all-digital version coming
  2. China recruits Goose and Maverick
  3. Japanese men losing interest in sex; 36% not interested at all
  4. Resservoir Dogs XXX parody filming

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Geek Tragedy #72: Blue State

February 1st, 2011 by Kyle

[podcast]http://npccomics.com/podcast/gt/GT_ep72.mp3[/podcast]

The Geeks start this week off with thier views on Kevin SMith’s Sundance shenanigans, and Jim Cameron’s new twitter account. After that, it’s rehab with Charlie Sheen, and a walk down memory lane with Spiderman and his Amazing Friends.

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