The Rusted Robot Podcast Founded in 2014, The Rusted Robot Podcast is a current events style show, where we discuss the latest in pop culture entertainment. We are your weekly dose of geek-style pop culture news, with a focus on comics, trailers, casting news, science breakthroughs and anything robot related.

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  • Space Dogs and Moon Treks - 251
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on July 14, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    Robots, dogs, movies, Area 51, the postal system and Star Trek! Happy 79th birthday to Patrick Stewart, and happy Con Air Day to the rest of you. On this episode we discuss random movie memories from childhood, Josh tells us about the oddities of the Japanese postal system, and we take a look at the latest TV and movie news. We also say goodbye to our favourite nerdy website, ThinkGeek. Area 51 - it looks as though the Army of Unfuckable Hate Nerds are set to storm Area 51 on September 20th in order to get 'the truth' India is set to launch a space probe that will land on the Moon's south pole in early September. Further launches hope to see them land people on the moon in 2022. Another Life - we discuss the trailer for the Neflix orginal series starring Katee Sackhoff. The series drops on July 25. Doctor Who's K-9 will be getting its own children's show. No word on who is producing the series or when it will be released. Also no word on if the Doctor will be seen or referenced. Mortal Kombat - the new movie that is coming in 2021 has been confirmed to be R-rated, and will included Fatalities. In Star Trek news, Star Trek Picard has released a teaser poster. It's a man and his dog. The art looks great. Fans are busy speculating and ripping the poster apart for meaning. Trek author David Mack has been named as consultant on the upcoming animated Trek series Lower Decks. He is also involved in either the new Nickelodeon children's CG Trek, or another altogether third cartoon Trek. RIP: Eddie Jones 1934 - 2019 Rip Torn 1931 - 2019 This week's podcast promo: Myopia Defend Your Childhood […]

  • Even Dead I'm The Hero - 250
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on July 7, 2019 at 4:39 pm

    Spider-Man Far From Home review, comic book and movie news, and action figures! This week on the podcast, we are celebrating our 250th episode. We have feedback and segment suggestions. We have a couple of movies to discuss. And as always, we are having a great time, drinking tea, and laughing. Spider-Man Far From Home - a look at the film, some discussion, and our reviews, Star Trek Picard names Michael Chaban as showrunner, Expendables 4 update, Charlie's Angels, Jumanji Next Level, I Am Mother, Hell on Wheels, Star Trek action figures and Lord of the Rings, Comic book news: Katie tells us about the new Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen comics that are our and on the way. We also learn all about the graphic novel Manfred the Man - Manfred Saves the Day. This week's podcast promo: DragonCon Khan Report […]

  • What We Left Behind - 249
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on June 30, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a divisive series. Some fans absolutely love it, while others do not consider it to be very trekkie. No matter your opinion, it is an essential component of the Star Trek universe. Last month saw the release of the documentary about the series. Friend of the podcast, Daniel Peter Hitch, has seen the film and gives us 2 reviews. After some pop culture news of the week, our episode will feature a 7 minute, spoiler-free review of the documentary. After a promo for another podcast here on the ESO Network, Dan gives us a 24 minute spoiler-filled review. Danny Boyle says there is a new 28 Days Later film in the working stages, Star Trek Discovery season 3 to feature a non-binary character, RIP Max Wright (Willie Tanner from ALF) 1943 - 2019 This week's podcast promo: Terminus Doctor Who Podcast […]

  • Finger Licking Science - 248
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on June 23, 2019 at 2:47 pm

    Space, the future, movies, coffee and finger licking science! This week the crew takes a look at some various science news. We've got t-shirts, and we are going back to the moon and the theatre. NASA's Artemis mission is set to return astronauts to the moon starting in 2024. With an increased budget, the space agency is set to have a permanent presence on Luna by 2028. And this time, they want to include women for these moon missions. Avengers Endgame will be returning to theatres this week with new footage. The movie will include about 6 minutes of deleted scenes, a tribute and an end credit sequence. The film is just shy of Avatar's box office record. In news closer to home, Shawn is trying a bulletproof coffee recipe in hopes of increasing his energy levels. Josh is experimenting with Mead and it should be ready in about a month. We also talk about how unhygenic scientists licked their fingers and discovered artificial sweeteners. Teegarden's star is only 12.5 lightyears away. The exciting bit is that it has at least 2 planets in the potential habitable zone. It's not that far, and there could be life! In comic news, Kitty tells us about a new Usagi Yojimbo 3 part series. And next week sees the release of a Peter Porker Spider-Ham comic. In random news, we discuss government space budgets, space elevators, carbon nano tubes, and active support structures. We finish off with a look at the timeline of futuristic movies. Peter Allan Fields 1935 - 2019 The ESO Network has a teepublic store for all your t-shirt needs. This week's podcast promo: Nerdy Laser […]

  • History of the Future - 247
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on June 16, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Retro futurism and the history of tomorrow! The future is here! The Wandering Earth is this year's Chinese sci-fi smash hit. It's on Netflix and we give the film an in depth review. Starfleet on Mars? There is a dune on Mars that sort of looks like the symbol of Starfleet from Star Trek. It's all over the news and geek sites. So naturally, we talk about it too! Tarantino's Star Trek! This time we cover the non-news of Tarantino's R-rated Trek film. Yes, there's a script. No it hasn't been given the greenlight from Paramount. No one knows what it's about or who is in it. The golden age of futurism. Our UK correspondant gives us a great look at the optimism of the 1950s and 1960s. Techno utopian dreams, flying carpet cars, the classroom of tomorrow - distance learning, CCTV and the police state, electric and solar cars, self-driving cars, wall-to-wall TV, unlimited media and more Other topics of discussion include mass transit systems, Lucifer, Jessica Jones and David Brin's Uplift series of books. This week's podcast promo: Caster Quest &nbs […]

  • The Kitty Cat Distraction - 246
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on June 9, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Trailers, toys and movie reviews! And a cat who wants to be a podcaster... Godzilla King of the Monsters review, X-Men Dark Phoenix review, Detective Pikacho review, Marvel Box Sets, X-Men Animated series to get possible continuation, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark trailer, Ad Astra trailer, Lego Lunar Lander set, Lady Jason PVC statue, Sexy Halloween costumes, The Mid Winter Witch comic This week's podcast promo: Pop Culture Cosmos […]

  • Splitting Timelines - 245
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on June 2, 2019 at 5:10 pm

    This week we are splitting the timelines and everyone is becoming Sam. John Wick 3 - Shawn has seen the film and gives you a spoiler-free review and rating. Detective Pikacho - Josh tells us that his wife has seen the film and enjoyed it. STAR TREK: The Picard series teaser trailer has been released and we break it down and discuss our thoughts and speculations. There is a rumour that Brent Spiner may somehow reprise his role as Data. And we have release date details for the Deep Space Nine documentary, What We Left Behind. X-Men's Dark Phoenix will be released next week, and Godzilla King of the Monsters is out now and we talk about its Rotten Tomatoes score and box office so far. Terminator Dark Fate - the trailer is out and we have some thoughts on where they are taking the franchise next. Rambo Last Blood - the first trailer for John Rambo's last adventure has been released. We have some mixed reactions but believe it is going to be full of action. Future Travel - our UK Correspondant has a report on the future of planetary rocket travel and the hyperloop. Masters of the Universe - we have a teaser poster and possible release date for the film. Quantum Leap - long lost footage of the series finale has just surfaced. Alien - Ridley Scott is writing the script for an upcoming Alien prequel. This week's podcast promo: Nerd Bliss Podcast […]

  • It's Only Leaking Sunshine - 244
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on May 12, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    Mothers of science fiction and fantasy. We start out the episode with a look at some good and some bad mothers in our favourite genres. Who makes the lists? Well you're going to have to listen to the podcast to find that out silly! But stay tuned for the huge discussion we have regarding Sarah Connor, the mother of John and the human rebellion against Skynet. Star Wars and Avatar. Disney has announced the upcoming release dates well into the end of the next decade. We speculate on the stories these movies are going to tell. NASA is working on soft robots to do the dirty work in space. They could soon be on the surface of the moon and Mars. Star Trek cats! That's right, Chronicle Collectibles has released their line up of 3 Star Trek feline statues. You can pre-order them now if that's your thing. Mumm Ra and Cheese. Shawn and Kitty talk about their emotional upheavals and their connections to strange things like cheese and toys. CBS has created the Star Trek Global Franchise group to expand the Trek brand. We will be getting all kinds of neat things like podcasts and an updated website. And probably lots of other things that we do not know about yet. Maybe Star Trek concerts! Upcoming movies: Men In Black International trailer 2 Spiderman Far From Home trailer 2 John Wick 3 has a near perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes This week's podcast promo: The 42 Cast […]

  • Chewbacca, Twinkies & Comic Books - 243
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on May 5, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    We lost Chewbacca, but we got free comic books. It's not an even trade, but you have to find the good where you can. Peter Mayhew 1944 - 2019 (RIP Chewbacca) Star Wars Day and Free Comic Book Day were both held on May 4th and we have the info, the details and the excitement. TV Stuff: talking about the season 2 finale of The Orville which resulted in quite the discussion about robots such as Cylons, the Kaylon, the Borg, Cybermen and Daleks. Game of Thrones is in the middle of season 8 and we touch on this briefly as neither host has watched it yet. Naturally we discuss many aspects of Star Trek including several of the movies, in addition to the various television series. We also wrap up season 8 of Voltron and we decide that giant fighting robots are awesome. Captain Picard Facepalm Bust. New from ThinkGeek. This thing looks amazing and we nearly order one during the episode. Josh has seen Avengers Endgame and gives us a spoiler-free review and reveals his surprising rivet rating for the film. Shawn watched Prospect on Netflix. We played the trailer about a month ago and our review is here. Sonic The Hedgehog trailer. We talk about the timing of the film and the controversy regarding the rendering of the character. We finish off with a fun discussion regarding the upcoming Dora the Explorer movie. We have some concerns about Dora's mental health. This week's podcast promo: Soul Forge Podcast […]

  • Star Wars, Dinosaurs & End Games - 242
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on April 28, 2019 at 12:53 pm

    Spoiler-free discussions about all the pop culture things! We have robots, dinosaurs, Star Wars, Star Trek Discovery, Anime and more this week. So the universe is not as old as we thought. And it's expanding faster than expected. Free Comic Book Day is on Star Wars Day this year (May 4th) Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker. The trailer was releases a couple weeks ago. We have some ideas, speculation, and things to say about this upcoming film that is set to end the Skywalker saga after 42 years. Avengers: Endgame breaks all the records as expected. Other endings this year include Supernatural, The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, and Santa Clarita Diet. Star Trek News: Discovery finishes up season 2 with a bang, a cliffhanger of sorts, a look at beardless Spock and fans clamoring for a Captain Pike series. Nickelodeon has plans for a CG-animated Star Trek show based on a group of lawless teenagers who discover a derelict Starfleet vessel. No name or release date as of yet. What We Left Behind. The Star Trek Deep Space Nine documentary will be released to theatres for one day only on May 13th. Looks like a great, informative film. Shane Rimmer. Our UK Correspondent Paul Wright gives us some amazing background on an actor we lost late last month. The Velocipastor. This trailer looks insanely funny, crude and amazing. A definite B movie, but seems like a great time at the theatre. Lost In Space comes to DVD on June 4th. We wrap up with a chat about Anime. Josh has multiple recommendations this week. This week's podcast promo: Watchathon of Rassilon […]

  • Kittens Are Better Than Movies - 241
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on April 7, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    Kittens are better than movies according to Kitty. Do we believe her? You'll have to listen to find out! This week we record a quick and dirty's getting late and there's no time for a major editing job. This is the raw version of the Rusted Robot Podcast. Get ready to hear us like never before! Star Trek: we talk about First Contact Day which as everyone knows is April 5, 2063 when the Vulcans came to Earth. This leads us to a fun theory about the 3rd season of Star Trek Discovery and a fun way to keep Anson Mount and Ethan Peck on the series. Could it actually happen? Probably not, but it sure is fun to speculate! We end our Star Trek chat with a look at all the upcoming Hallmark Keepsake ornaments for 2019. Disney/Fox. Now that the merger is complete, Disney is going to keep the Fox brand alive. They will use that division for R rated films and other content that Disney cannot use. As such, we may be getting more movies in the Alien and Planet of the Apes franchises. Shazam. A spoiler-free review of the film. Lucifer season 4. We have the Netflix trailer and we're talking all about the series. The Dead Don't Die trailer. Looks like a fun zombie film with a pile of A-list actors. The same kind of fun film as Shaun of the Dead. Joker trailer. We are not sure what to think of this thing. Could be extremely weird or a heck of a lot of fun. Marc Maron is in it. So that's cool. Threadbare. Audio book series. Josh loves it. Mythical creatures. We have the answers to last week's hypothetical question. This week's podcast promo: The Flopcast Download the Podcoin app and get paid to listen to podcasts. Use promo code Shawnhu1 for 150 coins. […]

  • Batman, Godzilla, Robots & Apes - 240
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on March 31, 2019 at 1:42 pm

    Batman is 80, Godzilla can save us, robots are everywhere, and apes are not monkeys. Podcoin is the new app that pays you to listen to podcasts, and we break the 60,000 download mark! This week we're talking a lot about Batman. Detective Comics releases issue 1000. Batman turns 80 years old, and to celebrate, Fathom Events is re-releasing the Batman films from the 80s and 90s for one day only. We're also talking about Gotham City and the difference between that and other superhero home towns. Netflix shows: We have a bit to cover this week as we discuss Umbrella Academy, Big Mouth, Castlevania, and The Dragon Prince. We love cartoons! We touch briefly on Star Trek Discovery and The Orville, but the big casting news is that Sonequa Martin-Green has been added to the cast of Space Jam 2 as the wife of Lebron James. Also covered this week is time travel stories, Planet of the Apes and the difference between monkeys and chimpanzees, the Transformers films, and the new TMNT Shredder cheese shredder. Have you checked out the posters that Marvel releases for the Avengers EndGame film? Have you seen the parody memes? Godzilla King of the Monsters trailer. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark trailer. Dora and the Lost City of Gold trailer. We wrap up with a chat about Which-a-Way and Choose Your Own Adventure books. Your childhood was not complete without them! This week's hypothetical question asks you what mythical beast would you choose as your faithful companion. Email your answers to RIP Shane Rimmer 1929 - 2019 This week's podcast promo: Earth Station On […]

  • Red Angel / Black Impala - 239
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on March 24, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    The Red Angel, the Black Impala and third installments! Bill and Ted Face The Music. We are finally getting the 3rd film in the franchise, and it's coming in 2020. Star Trek Discovery reveals the identity of the Red Angel. They faked us out and turned a crappy concept into something amazing. Karen talks about her guest spot on the Women episode of DiscoTrek. Supernatural is ending its run after its 15th season. Shawn learns about the series and the importance of the black Impala. Lucifer. Great TV series with humour. Shawn has just discovered it on Netflix. The Disney / Fox merger is finally complete in a deal worth $71.3 Billion. This doesn't mean too much other than massive layoffs for the moment. But the good news is that Ryan Reynolds will likely get to continue playing Deadpool while all the other X-Men characters will be re-cast. Sliders may be going through a potential series revival according to star John Rhys-Davies. This leads us into a cool discussion about parallel dimensions. Stranger Things season 3. The trailer has been dropped and we are looking forward to this season which debuts on July 4. John Wick 3: Parabellum. The newest trailer for the 3 installment of the franchise looks violent. We can't wait to see what John Wick gets up to next. All because they killed his puppy. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. The 9th film from Quentin Tarantino gets a trailer and it looks like a lot of insane fun. May be a definite theatre watch. Chugga debate. It's all over the internet. People want to know how many 'chuggas' before the 'choochoo' Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist Board Game. Looks like fun, and you get to play as John McClane and try to save the hostages. This week's podcast promo: ESO Patreon […]

  • Love Death and Robots - 238
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on March 17, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    From Captain Marvel reactions to robots, turtles and trailers, we have all your geeky pop culture news this week! Captain Marvel - Josh and Kitty have watched the film and we have their reactions in a non spoiler review. Find out what they think of this movie. Love Death and Robots - it's everything we enjoy. It's the new animated NSFW series of shorts from Netflix. It's an amazing show, but don't watch it with kids. Cigars, pipes and tobacco - this week's podcast promo leads us down a short rabbit hole discussing smoking which is unusual for us. Transformers - they are more than meets the eye and there are more sequels in the works from Hasbro and Paramount. Alien - the Alien film franchise is having its 40th anniversary this year. As such, they are releasing 6 short films to celebrate. We have the details right here this week. Batman - fans are demanding a Michael Keaton film in the Tim Burton movie universe, but directed by Ben Affleck. Will this be a Batman Beyond type film? Will it even happen? Guardians of the Galaxy - Disney has re-hired James Gunn to write and direct the third film in the franchise. But he's also working on Suicide Squad 2. What's going to happen? Idris Elba is replacing Will Smith as Deadshot. TRAILERS: Avengers End Game - the third and final trailer is here, and it's really good. The film is coming soon and we are so excited. The trailer doesn't tell us much but it's amazing nonetheless. Aladdin - the first trailer is here, and it's racially appropriate. We approve. We don't care for musicals but it looks decent Prospect - an excellent trailer made in the style of 1990's era VHS tapes. A cool indie sci-fi film about survival. Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Batman and the Turtles are teaming up in an all-new animated film coming this spring. Nothing more needs to be said. We are excited! Star Trek Discovery season 2, episode 9 - fun, sad, illuminating episode. We laughed, we cried, we learned a lot about Ariam and Section 31. If you're not watching, you're missing out on great Trek. Comics news - Kitty tells us all about Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight one shot comic and Auric's 5th issue is released at Toronto Comic Con this weekend. This week's podcast promo: Cigar Nerds Podcast […]

  • Hello Kitty Terminator and the End of Time - 237
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on March 10, 2019 at 5:02 pm

    Hello Kitty, Star Trek, Terminator, The Orville, Blade and the end of time! Marvel's Captain Marvel is breaking box office records despite the evil plot of the lonely fanboys to spoil the film, Star Trek Discovery brings back the Talosians and has the best 'previously on' segment of all time. Of all time. Like ever, in the history of television. Like it's so good you guys, it gave me goosebumps. The Orville is maturing into a great sci-fi series of its own. Yes, it still copies everything from Star Trek The Next Generation, but it's really fun stuff. Arrow to end after season 8, Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy since 1984, announces he has stage 4 Pancreatic cancer, but vows to fight it. He still has 3 years left on his contract. Robert J Sawyer's WWW trilogy of books to be adapted into a television series. Says more of his work is set to be adapted. May give up writing books next year. Hello Kitty movie in the works from New Line after Sanrio gives them the license for Kitty and other characters, Blade - an R rated film from Marvel Studios is rumored to be in development with Wesley Snipes still the titular character, Arnold Schwarzenegger has seen 15 minutes of footage from Terminator Dark Fate. Says it's really good. Star Trek Picard series casts Michelle Hurd and Santiago Cabrera, X-Men Dark Phoenix international trailer looks way better than the domestic trailer, Brightburn trailer - a look at evil Superman, Rest In Peace: Keith Flint 1969 - 2019, Luke Perry 1966 - 2019, King Kong Bundy 1957 - 2019, Jan-Michael Vincent 1945 - 2019 This week's podcast promo: Earth Station On […]

  • The Circular Logic of Flat Earth - 236
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on March 3, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Star Trek news, movie trailers, and circular logic of the Flat Earth Society! Canada partners with NASA's Lunar Gateway project to send humans to the moon on a permanent basis starting in 2022, Behind The Curve - the Flat Earth documentary on Netflix presents some interesting ideas on the flat earth theory...the Rusty crew has a lot to say on this topic, The Dragon Prince - this Netflix cartoon is impressive for its portrayal of lesbian inter-racial romance, but we are concerned by the 'bury your gays' trope, Critters The New Binge - coming to Shudder on March 21, this television series promises all the low budget horror and humour you'd expect from the Critters movie series, Hellboy red band trailer - we are tentatively excited about the new film, Dark Phoenix trailer - the trailer makes the film look like crap, but we are going to see it in theatres anyway, because it is an X-Men film. And this leads us into a discussion of Hugh Jackman (a handsome, handsome man), and who should play the character in future films, LeVar Burton to be honoured with the Inamori Ethics Prize for his outstanding global ethical leadership as an advocate for such important and worthy causes. First awarded in 2008, the prize honors outstanding international ethical leaders whose actions and influence have greatly improved the human condition, Rambo: Last Blood gets a release date and plot synopsis, Edge of Tomorrow sequel news, Manfred Saves the Day graphic novel news, RIP Katherine Helmond 1929 - 2019 STAR TREK NEWS: Hanelle Culpepper is the first female to direct the launch of a Star Trek series as she will be responsible for the first 2 episode of the Picard series, Picard series plot details and character breakdowns, Star Trek Discovery renewed for season 3, This week's podcast promo: Myopia Defend Your Childhood […]

  • 2 Geeks, A Lesbian and a Podcast - 235
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on February 25, 2019 at 1:43 am

    2 geeks are joined by a lesbian on this week's podcast to talk about space news, toys, fried chicken and more! RIP Peter Tork 1942 - 2019, Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity goes on its first flight with a test passenger to the edge of space, Earth's atmosphere is much larger than we thought or suspected, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft lands on an asteroid to discover the secrets of the origin of the universe, Chinese sci-fi hit film, The Wandering Earth, is coming soon to Netflix, Nintendo: an intense discussion about the origins of Mario and new president of Nintendo of America, Doug Bowser, Twilight Zone reboot trailer gives us a good look at what to expect this April, Chris Hemsworth to star as Hulk Hogan in the upcoming bio-pic from Netflix, Marvel Cinematic Universe - a deep dive into the Brie Larson/Captain Marvel/fan boy controversy, French Fencing Federation - recognition of lightsaber duelling as an official sport, The Punisher and Jessica Jones officially cancelled by Netflix, Robocop is being used to sell KFC's fried chicken, Funko's Mumm Ra action figure review, This week's podcast promo: The Flopcast […]

  • My Battery Is Low And It's Getting Dark - 234
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on February 17, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    My battery is low and it's getting dark are the saddest words ever uttered by a robot. This episode is dedicated to the longevity and importance of Opportunity, the Mars rover that lived 14 years beyond its desgned life span. The success of the mission cannot be underplayed. Terminator Dark Fate - the 6th film in the Terminator franchise stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It's a female centric story that brings the series in a bold new direction according to producer James Cameron. Tolkien - we play the trailer and talk about the creator of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings series. The bio-pic film is coming to theatres on May 10. Transparent solar panels are coming to a building or vehicle near you. This is another cool story about people trying to save the world for the future of humanity. NASA plans to return to the moon within the next decade. They are currently looking at designs for human lunar landers, and have plans to reach out to Mars after setting up a permanent human base on the moon. Mars One Ventures AG declares bankruptcy. The Dutch firm was planning on taking humans to Mars on a one way mission to populate the planet. This is no longer happening. The company had no money and was going to film reality shows following the crew's prep. Sponsors were to be the financial backers. Brave New World - The USA network has a 10 episode first season TV adaptation in the works. Frozen 2 is coming. Get ready for a whole new load of merchandise tie-ins and ear worm songs. Master Of The Universe - the Sony movie will start filming in July in Prague. They've been trying to adapt the He-Man cartoon into a film since 2009. Nickelodeon is close to a deal with CBS and Alex Kurtzman to get a child-centric Star Trek cartoon on the air. Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - After the success of the comic book crossover series, the powers that be are developing an animated movie where the turtles will meet and team up with Batman. Amber Alert drama - we talk about the fall out from the midnight texts the people of Ontario received. Valentines Day, Indian snacks, and Klingons on Parade. This week's podcast promo: We Podcast and We Know Things. […]

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor? - 233
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on February 10, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    We are all geeks here, and we are asking, won't you be my neighbor? This week's episode is dedicated to one of our own, as we lost Dan Levitt, a fellow podcaster. Star Trek Duvet from Thinkgeek review, The Punisher - series wrap up and thoughts, Carmen Sandiego - Netflix reboots the cartoon, Russian Dolls - Josh recommends this series on Netflix, Won't You Be My Neighbor? - review of the documentary and thoughts on the life of Fred Rogers, Climate change and the ecology are real concerns. Elon Musk releases all of Tesla's patents to the world. A company out of Australia is developing a solar paint for renewable fuel. Giraffes are on the endangered species list. Child's Play is getting the remake treatment and we have some thoughts on that. Pet Sematary is also getting a remake this year. We discuss this news. Batman 1989. Shawn introduced the film to his son. What happens when you re-watch a beloved film so many years later? Toy Story 4. It's coming soon! Avengers Endgame. With a 3 hour run time, we may see the return of the intermission. Star Trek! Picard series news. Danai Gurira to leave The Walking Dead in season 10. Hasbro and Transformers. More films are coming to the franchise. We have feedback! Cosmic horror survival hypothetical. This week's podcast promo: Watchathon of Rassilon &nbs […]

  • Groundhogs and Plasma Rifles - 232
    by Shawn Vanderloo And The Crew on February 3, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    We return with all the latest in geeky goodness. We have RPGs, groundhogs, plasma rifles, robots, ghosts, dragons, movies, food and more! Star Trek Discovery - we're talking about the new Command Training Program t-shirts, the greatness of Captain Pike, and a speculation as for the difference in the uniforms on the various ships. As always, there is some talk of The Orville. Robocop Returns. One of the greatest movies of the 1980s is getting a direct sequel. Directed by Neill Blomkamp, this film will ignore all others in the franchise. Black Widow movie news, rumours and speculation. Birds of Prey movie news. Among The Shadows trailer. Lindsay Lohan returns to the silver screen in a horrible looking werewolf movie. The Twilight Zone - it's coming to CBS All Access and we have the release date. Battletech RPG - Josh fills us in on his new strategy game. Ghostbusters. There's a new movie coming and naturally there is drama surrounding it. Ben Affleck is out as the Batman, and we talk about Groundhog Day. Klingon Assault Group had a gathering and a feast in Toronto. Shawn tells the tale. Climate change, temperature extremes and the Aurora Borealis. What we've been watching: The Dragon Prince, The Rain, Psychokinesis, Get Out. RIP Dick Miller 1928 - 2019 This week's podcast promo: Soul Forge Podcast […]