Ever since J.J. Abrams put a hard reboot on the Star Trek franchise way back in the year of our Lord, 2009 (tried to calculate the stardate, but it's all meaningless nonsense. Sorry, Trekkers), I was crazy about the new cast and couldn't wait to see where the future would take the reboot crew. Fortunately it took… Continue reading Star Trek: The Borg are Back in Town
Anthony Alburger from The Fight Back Home joins us in studio for some San Diego Comic Con news / Ghostbusters is a horrific mess and Leslie Jones is 48-years old and should know better / MARVEL trailers and news wrap-up / DC may actually be making good product after all / Television and Netflix shows and the end of Bates… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 206: How I Could Just Kill a Graham
Dan sees the Nice Guys / Alex discovers the mad genius of Rod Serling / Can we build a Spider-Man franchise? Yes we can! / Thor inherits a Hulk / Star Wars overload / Star Trek gets good / Maybe Ghostbusters haters just don't like Leslie Jones / Neighbors 2 raises the dead / Dan… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 197: Standies and Sitties
So much to talk about this week! Xander Berkeley's Walking Dead role becomes clearer / George Romero's Empire of the Dead comes to AMC / The Star Wars Japanese Trailer and 30-second TV spot offer more glimpses at The Force Awakens / Will Episode VII bring some expanded universe characters to the big screen? / Is Finn actually Lando Calrissian's son? / Disney… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 170: Dear Calrissian People
JJ Abrams' highly anticipated sequel to his re-imagined franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness, is released on May 17 and speculation has already gone crazy among fans. Unlike Star Wars (which Abrams is also bringing back to theaters), Star Trek has always been a bit esoteric. While its fans are worldwide, it just never peaked the… Continue reading Re-imagining a Klingon…and Khan?
Brent Spiner is not amused.
I know this is long overdue but it's one of those things that you have to do. Like talk to relatives! 2009 has not been the best year for me. In fact, it was quite possibly the worst. Started out with my grandfather passing away (his funeral being the day right before my birthday), my… Continue reading Joe’s Sloppy 2009: Year in Review
It's no secret that the quality of film as a whole has taken a couple dozen blows to the skull. But who wields the bat/board-with-a-nail-in-it? Is it the Directors who have given up on their creative conscience? Is it the Producers who are so mired in Teen Romances and Straight-To-DVDs that they lose all vision… Continue reading Why You’re Wrong About District 9