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).