This week’s episode is a whole lot of talking with very few pauses in between – we flit from topic to topic like two cocaine-addled teenagers locked in a room with a box of Trivial Pursuit cards. There are numerous trailers to discuss, including the awe-inspiring Jupiter Ascending preview and a hilarious look at The Interview. Plus a whole bunch of other crap and a discussion of the latest Doctor Who episode, “The Caretaker,” which I thought was in line with the stupidity of the rest of the season so far, but Jose actually liked quite a bit.
Not sure if my Partner in Crime ever used this one before, but there are simply way too many other posts to look through to see if I’m repeating the same joke. This week on the show we had a nice dramatic reading of the Avengers : Age of Ultron synopsis, which is lovely and we talked a bit about the Minecraft acquisition by Microsoft. But the fireworks fly when we talk about this weeks Doctor Who episode “Time Heist”. I think I’m starting to like this season a lot more than Doug. So come for the information, stay for the clash of opinions.
We recorded a day early this week, but we’re posting the show at the same time we normally post the show, so the version you’re listening to is missing a day. Deal with it. This episode covers the big Mojang buyout, the possible Titans series on TNT (Boom), and more. We also discuss the latest Doctor Who episode, which is totally mediocre, yet still manages to be the best episode they’ve done so far this season.
We talked this week a lot about the last two Doctor Who episodes (Into the Dalek and Robot of Sherwood). We disagreed as to which episode we liked more. Though we did not talk about it on the show it reminds me of how hard executing a weekly television show is. Both the episodes have a good premise (the morality of a Dalek / a fun romp through Robin Hood’s world), yet both come up a little short. There are so many things that go into making a weekly television show, if only one of them fail it brings the whole episode down.
The podcast returns, with a fully-healthy Jose having totally ruined our mostly-regular recording schedule by having an allergic reaction to something and kind of almost dying. But never fear! We are back for this week with much to discuss before we go on break for one more week and then return again.
So there’s a new Doctor. We talk about that. One of my favorite shows, Utopia, just ended its second series in the UK. We talk about that. Grant Morrison took some mushrooms and wrote a comic book. We talk about that. Jose is playing Divinity and getting whipped. We talk about that. And there’s some other stuff in there, too, including an opinion on lesbian lizards that will probably get me in trouble. Enjoy!
There’s a lot of Guardians apparently. Some are mythical embodiments of holidays, some are owls, and others are raccoons and talking trees. This week on the show, we focus on the last ones. Guardians of the Galaxy opened this week and we (as the giant comic nerds we are) talk all about it. The good and yes, the bad. I hope you all enjoy our take on what, in spite of everything we say, is one of the most entertaining and fun films so far this year.
Oh, Chris Pratt is about to blow the hell up. Why do I think this? This video of Pratt rolling Eminem lyrics like a madman already has half-a-million views.
Yes, it says 272 in the opening. And it said 272 on our show notes, but that’s only because last week’s show notes said 271. But I guess last week was actually 272, which means that this week is not 272, but 273. So 273 it is!
Lots of Comic Con news on tap this week as wave after wave of hype flows out of San Diego. Avengers stuff, Batman v Superman stuff, Mad Max, Ant Man, and even some news about actual comic books that probably most of the people at the convention didn’t care about. Hurray!
We return in good form this week after my bout with death. Lots of Comic Book talk this week, with Marvel changing up some familiar characters and DC TV adding some characters to their upcoming shows. I wonder when the damn will bust on all this stuff but right now, on the eve of Comic-Con 2014 there seems to be no end in sight.
Thanks for hanging with us while we were down. See you next week.
We are back with another exciting episode containing a minimum of traffic noise! One of us saw 22 Jump Street this week, so that person (me) talks a little bit about the movie and spoils a few jokes. The other big news is Rian Johnson writing and directing Star Wars Episode Whatever; if there were anything that could still get me excited about another dumb Star Wars movie, it was probably that. Plus a little comic talk and Jose’s Best and Worst are the same thing! Drama!
I missed last weeks entry for the podcast. I think E3 got the better of me and everything else went by the wayside. We talk about the annual videogame fest a bit on the show this week. This was another year when I thought,”This will be my last E3, I’ll just watch it online.” The coverage is pretty good now and aside from a few payable games on the floor everything is hands off. I know that this is probably the nerd equivalent of “I’m gettin’ too old for this shit.”, if not it’s pretty close. Still, In spite of all this, I’ll probably be filing my ticket request in about 8 months. 2015 looks like a great year for games.