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Sep 28

The All-New Geek Actually Podcast Ep018 – Trophies

Welcome to the All-New Geek Actually Podcast Episode 18

This week we talk about the new Prime Minister of Australia, Dune‘s 50th anniversary, the state of the NBN, Marvel Comics, the legal problems of Star Trek Voyager’s Kes and the Geek Tax. We also have the trailer for The Jungle Book. All this plus what we’ve been watching and reading and a review of Pixels.

This is the All-New Geek Actually Podcast, the podcast about nothing and everything filtered through the geek perspective.

Hosted by: David McVay, Dave Longo and Jaime Lawrence

As always this episode carries an explicit tag due to possible bad language.

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What We’ve Been Reading and Watching

Movies & TV: Dave on Straight Outta Compton, Dreamcatcher, American Ultra, Arrow S3, Jurassic Park, Ex Machina, End of the Almighty Johnsons.

Comics: Ben Quinlan’s Takes One to Know One, Dave Longo’s Inadequate Gods, Star Wars: Shattered Empire

Geek News

Other than having a Prime Minister, here is the other news.

Jesus Fuck, Marvel, can you possibly make it any more obvious what you’re doing? http://www.newsarama.com/25908-terrigen-mists-revealed-to-be-killing-mutants-in-extraordinary-x-men-1-preview.html

Dune 50th anniversary
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/03/dune-50-years-on-science-fiction-novel-world

NBN Status update
http://www.smh.com.au/it-pro/government-it/the-nbn-why-its-slow-expensive-and-obsolete-20150908-gji0pr.html

The Geek Tax
http://www.cnet.com/au/news/australia-gst-reform-online-purchases-2017/

What happened to Kes?
http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/jennifer-lien-arrested-star-trek-voyager-1201594328/

Film News

The Jungle Book Trailer:
https://youtu.be/owgrkAQ-Log

Dave Nerdgasms
http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/GraphicCity/news/?a=124746

The first Jessica Jones trailer – Thoughts?

Bowie in Doctor Who?
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-09-10/peter-capaldi-i-want-david-bowie-as-a-doctor-who-guest-star

Film Review

“Pixels” directed by Chris Columbus and written by TIm Herlihy and Timothy Dowling based on the short film by Patrick Dean. It Stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad with Brian Cox and Sean Bean.

When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games. Source IMDB

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAHprLW48no

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GEEK ON!

  • Derick WJazz

    Started having the dt’s after a longer than usual wait for the podcast but, as always, it’s worth every nerdgasmic auditory second!