Episode 233 – Salty Parabolas

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Anne & Foley are back, so they’re got their take on the new Ghostbusters flick while Bill dishes about Stranger Things and Star Trek Beyond. Also: Keanu, Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker and Lucha Underground.

In The Geek Week News In Review: The return of Grand Admiral Thrawn, Stardew Valley on Mac, Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix, the Shaw Bros. Universe portal, RIP Pittsburgh’s “Chilly” Billy Cardille, and a metric fuck-ton of San Diego Comicon news.

  • Intro: Stranger Things (Main Title) – Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
  • Break: Ghostbusters – The Beatbox Choir
  • Outro: Shawshank Redemption (End Title) – Thomas Newman

Episode 232 – Who You Gonna Call?

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Anne’s out this week, so Leland Radburn (from the Subcon Serenade podcast) steps in to talk with Bill about the new (and fun!) Ghostbusters flick and its surprisingly great “Ghosts From Our Past” tie-in book, the Richard Donner cut of Superman II, Rogue Legacy, Kerbal Space Program on consoles and the new “50 Year Mission” oral-history-of-Star Trek book.

In The Geek Week News In Review: Nintendo’s nifty Mini NES, Overwatch’s bad-ass new hero, the FTC goes after Pewdiepie, Simpsons World on Apple TV, the new adaptation of IT taking place in the 80s and the death of the last remaining Peanut Sister.

  • Intro: Bustin’ – Neil Cicierega
  • Break: Savin’ the Day – Alessi
  • Outro: Finish (Ghostbusters) – Elmer Bernstein

Episode 231 – Rayanne Graff Fan Club

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Weirdly enough, we’re talking about everything BUT Pokemon Go this week in favor of Summer Games Done Quick, 1776, Forza 6, Inside,  Elementary, The Road to El Dorado and the Olympics.

In The Geek Week News In Review: Sulu is gay (at least in the Kelvin timeline), the release of Habitat’s source code, RIP Mrs. White, the LEGO Cinderella’s castle, the new Studio Ghibli exhibit in Tokyo, RIP Hamilton and the upcoming Steven Death Star.

  • Intro: Pokemon – Neil Cicierga
  • Break: Step By Step (Clue) – John Morris
  • Outro: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story – LMM & Co.

Episode 230 – It’s A Threesome!

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There’s more Teeny Titans Go! talk this week as Anne really digs into the game, but we also hit the RiffTrax/MST3K reunion, Green Room, Batman V Superman, the Game of Thrones finale and Burger King’s Mac n’ Cheetos.

In The Geek Week News In Review: Dino feathers and flesh have been found in amber, the original Enterprise returns to the Smithsonian, Twitch tips its tricksters, the last Splatoon Splatfest and the return of Summer Games Done Quick.

  • Intro: The Master Ninja Theme Song – Joel and the Bots
  • Break: Nazi Punks Fuck Off -The Dead Kennedys (by way of the Ain’t Rights)
  • Outro: Teen Titans Go! (dodgeball theme) – Raven & Starfire

Episode 229 – Crotch Headache

Anne’s a Merry Man this week as she talks about Douglas Fairbanks’ Robin Hood, while Bill yaks about Teeny Titans Go!, Mighty No. 9, Message From Space and The Prince of Egypt.

In The Geek Week News In Review: Forest Whittaker’s Clone Wars character in Rogue One, CBS’s new rules for Star Trek fan films, the 20th anniversary of Mario 64, a former Studio Ghibli producer apologizes for generalizations about female animators, the return of Love & Rockets, and the debut of Burger King’s Mac & Cheese.

  • Intro: Teen Titans Go! – Puffy AmiYumi/Mix Master Mike
  • Break: Dire, Dire Docks (Mario 64) – Koji Kondo
  • Outro: The Glory of Love (from The Karate Kid Part II) – Peter Cetera

Episode 228 – Stunt Ass

Anne and Foley are back to chat about their E3 impressions, Game of Thrones, Turn: Washington’s Spies, Banner Saga 2, The Grizzled, Raiders : The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made and Elstree 1976.

In The Geek Week News In Review: the hidden fifth housemate in The Young Ones, No Man’s Sky dukes it out with Sky TV, RIP Anton Yelchin, and the 20th anniversary of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and 25th anniversary of The Rocketeer.

  • Intro: George Washington – Brad Neely
  • Break: Delta Rae – Bottom of the River
  • Outro: Begin the Beguine – Melora Hardin

Episode 227 – Ah, Banana Oil

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Special guest Phil Theobald sits in this week to chat with Bill about the new live-action Ninja Turtles sequel, the newly-announced Lego Dimensions sets, Beverly Cleary, Inspector Gadget and Netflix’s new Voltron series.

In The Geek Week News In Review:  the impending closure of Harajuku’s nifty-looking 1920’s train station, the Whopperito, John Boyega joins Pacific Rim 2, the Moana teaser, Transformers: The Movie on Blu-Ray and a metric ton of E3 news.

  • Intro: Voltron (theme) – Dale Schacker
  • Break: TMNT – The Arcade Game (Stage 01 Scene 02) – Mutsuhiko Izumi, Miki Higashino , & Kozo Nakamura
  • Outro: Forbidden Zone (finale) – Danny Elfman