Podthingy! Episodes 17-20

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Podthingy is a side project that I’ve been working on with John Mulhall, author of Geddy’s Moon; Blayne Alexander, lead singer of Idiot Stare; and Hayden Lawrence, NerdBFF and Geek Outlaw. Basically, we sit around and drink and talk about awesome nerdy stuff. Here are episodes 17-20. Click the title to listen and be sure to “like” us on facebook and please rate us on iTunes!

(Listen to Episodes 1-5 HERE)

(Listen to Episodes 6-13 HERE)

(Listen to Episodes 14-16 HERE)

Episode 17: “Hot Spoiler Girl”

In this episode we talk about Guardians of the Galaxy including our favorites moments from the film and our critiques, the box office returns, some fun trivia, and rumors about the upcoming sequel. We also discuss Warner Bros. moving the release date of Batman v Superman, the rumors of Aquaman casting and a standalone Aquaman movie, the death of a new Game of Thrones actor, the premiere of the new Doctor Who, the new trailers for Interstellar and The Hobbit, new Star Wars rumors and leaked images, the possibility of a Beetlejuice sequel, and the loss of screen legends Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall, and James Garner. Drink of the Week: The Guardian 1 1/2 oz Tequila 1 1/2 oz Triple Sec 1 1/2 oz sweet and sour 1 1/2 oz cran grape

Episode 18: “Boobs and Blood”

In this episode, discuss female-led superhero movies, the Ghostbusters re-release and rumors about Ghostbusters 3, the Fantastic Four reboot, the woes facing Eli Roth’s Green Inferno, the new Birdman trailer, the HALO channel, and video game to movie adaptations and the possibility of The Last of Us by Sam Raimi and Silent Hill with Norman Reedus. Plus, we review Lucy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and we delve into the reader mail bag and do a team review of Muppets Most Wanted. Drink of the Week: The Fozzy Navel 1 1/2 oz blue (or silver) tequila 1 1/2 oz chambord 1 1/2 oz sweet and sour 1 1/2 oz orange soda

Episode 19: “We’re All Pink Inside”

In this episode, we talk about Darryl Dixon’s sexuality on The Walking Dead, the retitling of Edge of Tomorrow to Live, Die, Repeat, Arnold Shwarzenegger’s new zombie movie, HBO’s new Westworld television series, the reboot of Vacation, Daniel Radcliffe’s horny new role, the Agents of SHIELD comic book, the insular nature of the comic book industry, the 20th Anniversary of Burton’s Batman, the disappearance of Robert Wuhl, and more. Plus, we debate Quentin Tarantino’s acting ability and we discuss the troubled production of M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender, and the downward trajectory of his filmography.

Episode 20: “I Survived Podthingy!”

In this episode, we are joined by special guest LINA CAROLLO who discusses her role in ABC’s groundbreaking reality series The Quest. We also talk about Guardians of the Galaxy dominating the box office, the dawn of the post-origin superhero movie, the casting of The Rock as Black Adam in Shazam, the return of The Tick to television, the Game of Thrones nude scene that almost wasn’t, the passing of Joan Rivers, the massive hack of the celebrity nude pics, The Geekie Awards, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Street Fighter.

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Special guest Lina Carollo from “The Quest”

Like our intro and outro music? Want to hear more? Blayne’s band Idiot Stare is participating in a “pay what you want” promo. Download the album for free or for what you feel you should pay here: http://idiotstare.bandcamp.com/ (FYI, the song used on Podthingy is “Future Popped”)

Looking for a new book to read? Enjoy horror? Check out John’s book Geddy’s Moon (I’ve read it and it’s amazing).

Podthingy! Episodes 14-16 at SDCC!

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Podthingy is a side project that I’ve been working on with John Mulhall, author of Geddy’s Moon; Blayne Alexander, lead singer of Idiot Stare; and Hayden Lawrence, NerdBFF and Geek Outlaw. Basically, we sit around and drink and talk about awesome nerdy stuff. Here are episodes 14-16 in which we podcasted LIVE! from San Diego Comic-Con. Click the title to listen and be sure to “like” us on facebook and please rate us on iTunes!

(Listen to Episodes 1-5 HERE)

(Listen to Episodes 6-13 HERE)

Episode 14: “Nerdgasm All Over Your Face!”

In part one of our San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, we talk about our personal experiences at the big convention, Thor becoming a woman in Marvel’s comics, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Vikings, Batman v. Superman footage, the first image of Wonder Woman, Gotham, Ant-Man, The Leftovers, the disgusting marketing campaign behind The Strain, the Avengers: Age of Ultron panel, casting rumors, and the dread that is con funk

Episode 15: “Nerdi Gras”

In part two of our San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, we bitch about the lines and the crowds and discuss things like up close encounters with Norman Reedus and Greg Nicotero, the possibility of a new Evil Dead television series, the Godzilla sequel and King Kong prequel announcements, the rumor of Peter Jackson directing Doctor Who, the idea of more Fight Club on the horizon, the forthcoming Star Wars comics from Marvel, Star Wars Episode VII rumors, Agents of SHIELD Season 2 news, the latest on the DC television universe, and the pros and cons of Aquaman! Plus, we talk about cult classics on DVD – Final Warning, Motel Hell, Phantom of the Paradise, and the 60’s Batman television series – and the names of Tracy’s various body parts.

Episode 16: “Aside From Boobs…”

In the final part of our San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, we talk about Tracy winning a Captain Hammer costume contest, our favorite cosplayers, and our votes for coolest displays on convention floor including the Walking Dead Terminus building, Lego versions of Rocket Raccoon and Groot, the life-size Hot Wheels Darth Vader car, the zip-line over Gotham city, and the 75th Anniversary Batman display. We also discuss the new look of Batman from the upcoming Batman v. Superman film, the new Terminator movie and television series, Walking Dead season five, Weird Al, Shazam, Tremors, True Detective, Falling Skies, and the joys and terrors of seeing ourselves on video.

Like our intro and outro music? Want to hear more? Blayne’s band Idiot Stare is participating in a “pay what you want” promo. Download the album for free or for what you feel you should pay here: http://idiotstare.bandcamp.com/ (FYI, the song used on Podthingy is “Future Popped”)

Looking for a new book to read? Enjoy horror? Check out John’s book Geddy’s Moon (I’ve read it and it’s amazing).