Tue, 22 July 2014
The In Review gang are back after a long hiatus with an all new episode looking to find that culture in pop culture. Keith has a new Kickstarter, Krissy's excited by new movies to DVD, and Mike's got his blog up and running with his ongoing thoughts on Doctor Who. Plus, John is the Master, or rather he has a Masters now. There's this and a whole lot more so listen in and laugh with us.
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Segment One: Bringing it to the Table
1:20 - John is the Master?
3:00 - Keith is running a new Kickstarter campaign to write a story set in his Dragon Precinct universe and he'd like you to help. Click the link to direct you to the site.
6:35 - Krissy is excited by the DVD releases of Jodorowsky's Dune and the Criterion release of Scanners. Click the images to get your copy of these great films via Amazon and help support the podcast.
12:18 - Finally, Mike is watching Doctor Who from its origins in 1963 on and recording his thoughts in his blog. Take a look and see if you agree with his assessment. In the course of the discussion, John mentions an animated version of a Doctor-less Doctor Who episode, "Mission to the Unknown". Take a look at this little gem that is full of awesome.
22:07 - Promo for the Dead Kitchen Radio.
Segment Two: Reviews
23:05 - Nicolas Brendan in a movie of substance? This discussion was triggered by Dan Persons' review of the movie Coherence. Plus, Dan looks at the latest IDW Star Trek comic and compares it with the most recent Star Trek Continues fan production. Pick up your copy of Star Trek: New Visions by clicking on the image.
33:36 - John presents some of the better TV podcasts that actually deal with television. He includes Mission Log: A Roddenberry Podcast, Bigger on the Inside, The M*A*S*H 4077 Podcast, The Quantum Leap Podcast, and The seaQuest Podcast.
42:15 - Keith offers his thoughts on a plethora of television shows he's catching up on. These shows include Dominion, Fargo, Justified, Rake, Killer Women, Murder in the First, and Sirens. This leads to a discussion of television shows that one is jumping on long after the show has moved on to Netflix and Hulu heaven.
54:50 - Promo for the Generations Geek Podcast.
55:41 - Promo for The Weekly Podioplex Podcast.
Segment Three: Pop Tops
57:00 - We discuss:
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Mon, 21 July 2014
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Tonight’s Diners: Scott, Miles, Jim Arrowood, Jim Beard, and John S. Drew
Welcome to the Diner
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Luke Skywalker's uncle Owen has just purchased two droids, R2-D2 and C-3PO. Luke has been assigned to clean and maintain them. In the process of working on R2-D2, Luke discovers that his 'little friend' is carrying a secret message, delivered by a beautiful holographic woman. When Luke asks C-3PO if he recognizes this woman, does C-3PO specifically identify her?
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Join this roundtable discussion as we discuss whether the Caped Crusader belongs among the legion of Super Heroes.
A native Toledoan, Jim Beard was introduced to comic books at an early age by his father, who passed on to him a love for the medium and the pulp characters who preceded it. After decades of reading, collecting and dissecting comics, Jim became a published writer when he sold a story to DC Comics in 2002. Since that time he's written official Star Wars and Ghostbusters comic stories and contributed articles and essays to several volumes of comic book history.
His work includes GOTHAM CITY 14 MILES, a book of essays on the 1966 Batman TV series, SGT. JANUS, SPIRIT-BREAKER, a collection of pulp ghost stories featuring an Edwardian occult detective, a giant monster anthology called MONSTER EARTH, and CAPTAIN ACTION: RIDDLE OF THE GLOWING MEN, the first pulp prose novel based on the classic 1960s action figure.
Currently, Jim provides regular content for Marvel.com, the official Marvel Comics website, is a regular columnist for Toledo Free Press and has forthcoming comic and prose work from Bluewater, TwoMorrows, Airship 27 and Pro Se.
Please visit him at http://sgtjanus.blogspot.com and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/thebeardjimbeard
John S. Drew: The God-Father of the SciFi Diner Podcast, John helms the long running Chronic Rift podcast and network. He also runs the the Batcave Podcast and the Cyborgs: A Bionic Podcast.
Jim Arrowood: Hosts the Dune Saga Podcast and the Babylon Project Podcast.