Metal Geeks 114.5: Disney Vacation Audio Geekery

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In this special companion episode to Metal Geeks episode 114, we play some audio recorded on vacation in Orlando. First, Cary the Metal Geek and George recorded a live segment on the Peoplemover in the Magic Kingdom. The next piece of audio is Cary the Metal Geek and Mrs. Metal Geek’s discussion of the Food And Wine Festival from their Disney Resort, and lastly, our good friend, Brian Hogan, from the MSRcast digital team joins us for a discussion of our time at Universal Studios.

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Epi. 90: Collection Connection – Transformer Informer Mike Part 1

Collection Connection

This week Josh welcomes a new voice to Collection Connection, Mike Dudley. Mike  has been a life long Transformer fan. From the early days to the Dinobots, this guy is a human Transformers wiki page. Josh and Mike chat some of the early Transformers toys and animated series. Get ready to transform and roll out with Josh and Mike.

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Needless Things Podcast 64 – 2015 San Diego Comic Con Part 1 – The Toys

It is time once again for Needless Things’ annual look at Sand Diego Comic Con! This year was so big it required two episodes – one for the toys and one for the various media happenings. Today’s Part 1 focuses on the toys that debuted this year.
 

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Movie review: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

By Ashley Bergner
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846011 KS_New_transformersBy this point, the “Transformers” franchise seems pretty much bulletproof. Despite harsh critical reviews (the latest has a particularly scathing score of 16 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), the movies always pull in large amounts of money at the box office. “Transformers: Age of Extinction” easily beat the competition this weekend, earning $100 million so far.

And yes, I must confess, I contributed to that $100 million this weekend. I’m not a “Transformers” apologist — I have issues with all the films in the franchise, even the first one, which actually came relatively close to a “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. While I think you can make an argument that sometimes it’s fun to have movies that are just pure, mindless escapism, the “Transformers” movies have always felt a little too indulgent. There are enough other action movies to choose from that make more of an effort to have a decent plot and characters. Continue reading “Movie review: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’” »

Blockbuster season forecast: 2014 summer movie preview

By Ashley Bergner
Box Office Buzz

296145 KS_New_spideyAlthough the summer movie season officially kicks off this weekend with the release of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” in theaters, in some ways it feels like blockbuster season has already started. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” served as an early kick-off on April 4, pulling in a huge $95 million opening weekend in the U.S. and earning praise from both critics and fans. However, there are plenty more big movies still to come (it will be interesting to see if they can top the Cap’s strong performance, though) — and there will be several wild cards, as well. Here are some of the movies getting the most buzz this summer: Continue reading “Blockbuster season forecast: 2014 summer movie preview” »

Ratchet Retrocast Episode 14 – There is no RetroCast, Only Pool

Ratchet Retrocast Ep 14Welcome to the Ratchet Poolcast! Travelling back in time to July, we follow Ratchet’s long-standing conspiracy about the pool episode in ’80s-everything. We are joined by Talloolah Love, the burlesque performer responsible for Pin-ups by the Pool and the Glamour Geek Revue coming to you this Dragon Con, and an enthusiast for all things retro. We discuss more than 20 cartoons and live action shows that feature girls in bikinis or boys in trunks airing in and around the 1980s. CD rediscovers Gummi Bears and finds the ThunderCats nudes, Q mimics the voice of Seaspray (the aquatic Transformer), Ratchet almost had another date with someone famous, and Talloolah prefers Marianne to Ginger. In Achievement Unlocked we chat about buzz Alden’s right hook, LotR, and Wonder Woman. Our Steampunk Quarter Hour features Gabriel Colbaugh of the Las Vegas Steampunk Tea Society!

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