Episode 64 Show Notes

November 23rd, 2010 by Kyle

Episode 64: Gaming Algebra

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Starters:

  • Visit our Flickr
  • Get Well Spoony!
  • GT *really* done with Gawker Media
  • Happy 25th Anniversary Usagi Yojimbo, Microsoft Windows, Calvin & Hobbes

Geek News:

  • From the Hollywood Desk:
  1. Colin Farrell in the running for lead in Total Recall remake
  2. Mel Gibson’s cameo in Hangover 2 given to Bill Clinton
  3. Eli Roth producing killer clown movie
  4. Batman XXX spawns more parodies
  • From the Television Desk:
  1. Guillermo Del Toro joins The Hulk
  2. South Park sued over “What What (In The Butt?)”
  3. Record 119,000 people “cut the cord” on cable in 3rd quarter 2010
  • From the Gaming Desk
  1. iOS has more than twice as many games as Intellivision + Atari 2600 + NES + Master System + Genesis + SNES + PS1 + N64 + Saturn + Xbox + PS2 + Gamecube + Xbox 360 + PS3 + Wii + XNA + XBLA + Gameboy + GBA + DS + PSP combined
  • From the Anime Desk:
  1. USA bans air mail packages from Japan over 16oz
  2. William Gibson declares that Hatsune Miku “requires further study”
  3. Ken Akamatsu starts website where out of print manga can be d/led for free, no DRM, ad-supported
  4. Japanese EGL store Angelic Pretty to open San Francisco location
  • From the Cellar:
  1. Rickets returning to Britain due to bad diets, gaming, internet
  2. Harry Potter kills endangered owls
  3. Panasonic discontinues Technics 1200
  4. Panasonic debuts 103-inch TV, only $100,000
  5. Maid cafe for women, “Princess Heart”, opens in Japan
  6. Klingon rapper hits the scene
  7. Bill Nye passes out at speech, no one helps, Tweeting instead

Five-Minute Reviews:

  • William Gibson’s Zero History
  • Four Lions
  • WWE Raw Old-School Special
  • Panty & Stocking w/ Garterbelt: 2nd Chance

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