Episode 151 - If Krem Has Kids Are They Called Kremlings? [ 1:41:52 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now
This week, we’ve managed to tear ourselves away from Dragon Age: Inquisition long enough to have a spoilerchat about the game (starting at the 1 hr 6 minute-mark), but before that we talk about the
donut situation in Portland, Kat Dennings in The Newsroom, and the mess that is The MasterChief Collection.
In the Geek Week News In Review:
The Video Game Award nominees, Ron Gilbert’s new Kickstarter, Barbie’s “ I Can Be A Computer Engineer” book, the leaked Ghostbusters III script, Elsa merchandise outselling Anna’s 2-to-1, and the announcement of the Lego Detective’s Office (complete with cookie-bootlegers!)
Intro: The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show – Hormel and Spam
1st Break: Super Bass – Stephen Heintz and Nicki Minaj
2nd Break: Dragon Age: Inquisition (Main Title) – Trevor Morris
Outro: Song of the Inquisition – Trevor Morris and The Inquisition
Episode 149 - Potatoes & Molasses [ 1:57:49 | 161.81 MB ] Play Now
We’re back after an unexpected hiatus last week to yell at you about what we did on Halloween (hint: it wasn’t much) and whether or not it’s even worth owning a current-gen console, and then blarble about
The Babadook, Over the Garden Wall, the return of Bee & Puppycat and the latest drama in the world of The Legend of Korra.
In the Geek Week(s)) News in Review: The Xbox One’s
temporary holiday price drop, Majora’s Mask on 3DS, Marvel’s announcement of the bazillion new movies they’re cranking out, Blizzard’s Overwatch, the Pope says God ain’t no magician, the death of Click (or Clack), and Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew.
Intro: Car Talk (theme) – David Grisman
Break: Potatoes and Molasses – Gregory and Miss Langtree
Outro: Song of Healing – Koji Kondo & Co.
Bill pesters Anne about
An American Werewolf in London while Anne grumps about Outlander, but things start to look up as we gush (together) about The Great British Bake-Off and Bill dishes about the Portland Retro Gaming Expo.
In the Geek Week News In Review:
90-year old plaster sphinxes discovered in the Californian desert, Brad Bird narrowly missing Episode VII, HBO Go finally cutting the cord, I AM BREAD, Robert Redford in the Pete’s Dragon remake (!?), and the return of TMBG’s Dial-A-Song service!
Intro: Arcade ambience – 30,000 years of human evolution and technological innovation
Break: Moondance – Van Morrison
Outro: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) – They Might Be Giants
Episode 146 - The Smelled Never Bothered Me Anyway [ 1:55:24 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now
It’s finally cool enough to justify recording the podcast while covered in blankets, and so that’s what we did this week while yapping about
Vikings: LIVE, The Great British Bake-Off finale, Shadow of Mordor, Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards, more Wasteland 2 and more Korra.
In The Greek Week News In Review: Pen Ward quitting Adventure Time (
at least as showrunner), Unbeatable Squirrel Girl!, random Star Trek/ Star Wars movie rumors, the official announcement of Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters reboot, the Tomorrowland trailer, Ubisoft’s “parity” kerfuffle, Kotaku’s new focus on post-release game coverage and the $160,000 game collection for sale on eBay.
Intro: Let Me Poop – Emily, Age 9
Break: Cleanin’ Up The Town – The Bus Boys
Outro: Laugh and Peace (Vib Ribbon) – Laugh and Peace
Episode 145 - Attack of the Blocks [ 1:13:41 | 101.2 MB ] Play Now
We’re recording in the old basement studio again (with Foley in tow!), and on this week’s menu we’ve got Attack the Block, Shadow of Mordor, Carmilla, Wasteland 2, Forza Horizon 2, and yeah, The Legend of Korra.
In the Geek Week In Review: The return of
Homestar Runner, the shaky foundation of Universal’s new cinematic horror universe, the “ big budget sci-fi” Tetris movie, Intel giving in to GamerGate trolls (and half-assedly apologizing for it), nation movie theater chains shitting their pants at the speed of light over the Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon sequel & Interstellar, and Pizza Hut’s revival of it’s old Book It! pizza-reward program.
Intro: Attack the Block (The Block) – Basement Jaxx & Steven Price
Break: The System is Down – Strong Bad
Outro: Shadow of Mordor (Menu Theme) – Garry Schyman & Nathan Grigg