Sunday, March 22, 2020

Cosmic Potato: Quarantined!

The world is basically on lockdown as we all try to do our part to flatten the curve and battle the Coronavirus pandemic. If you're practicing social distancing then we want to do what we can to help keep you entertained. Tonight we're talking about some of the stuff that we've been watching and reading to help pass the time.

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Picard 1.09: Et In Arcadia Ego Part 1

Picard and his crew arrive at Soji's home planet where they are greeted by a couple of very familiar faces.

Christopher DeFilippis joins us to discuss the penultimate episode of Star Trek: Picard's first season.

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Captain GameShow #101: Emu Inception

A rose by any
other name, sings a song that
remains the "emas."

Tonight's guests: Virginia Pickel, Allie Sandstrom, and Shane Scanlan.

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World War G #261: Quit Stalin

Listener line: What supervillain could have created the corona virus and which superhero could stop it?

Taste Test: Eggo Blueberry and Homestyle waffle cereal

How has life changed for us since the pandemic?

This Week in Geek: Hollywood will never be the same, Hollywood box office the lowest it has been in over 20 years, Game stop stores staying open, Universal offering $20 rentals on new releases, Rosario Dawson cast as Ahsoka Tano in Mandalorian season 2, Wonder Woman could release digitally instead of theatrically.

Revs and Recs: Residest Evil 3 demo, Onward and Superman Red Son.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Trial By Pilot: 2nd Anniversary Show!

We're celebrating two years of Trial by Pilot! Join us for this special episode where we count down our favorite (and least favorite) pilots, characters, and television moments of the past year. We also answer some listener questions, play Would You Rather, and talk guessed it, what TV shows we're currently into. Thank you so much for listening!

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

World War G #260: KKKFC

Taste test: The new doughnut chicken sandwich from KFC

This Week in Geek: 10 most prominent non Marvel/DC superhero universes, Jordan Peele dares twitter to conjure Candyman, new survey finds that Superman is the USA's favorite superhero, Disneyland has unexpectedly closed for only the third time in it's history, every movie (so far) that has been delayed because of the corona virus, E3 has also been cancelled.

Troy's Toys: New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle figures from NECA makes Troy very happy.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Trial By Pilot: Locke and Key

If you think this podcast has been missing a highly controversial and entirely arbitrary point system, have we got a treat for you! Elizabeth introduces one this week as we discuss the pilot to Locke & Key, a new Netflix series based on the popular comics.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

World War G #259: Thanks Corona

Today in Geek History: Babe Ruth signs with the Yankees plus a little bit of a dive into the candy bar

This Week in Geek: Hilary Duff wants Lizzie Mcquire reboot to move off Disney+, No Time to Die moved to November, The Last of Us is getting an HBO series, Taika Waititi to direct 2 Willy Wonka series for Netflix, Beauty and the Beast prequel series follows Gaston...for some reason, survey confirms adults don't want comic book movies.

Revs and Recs: Sonic the Hedgehog, The Way Back and The Invisible Man.

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

The Impossible Box & Nepenthe

Seth joins us once again to discuss the last two episodes of Star Trek: Picard. This time Picard finally makes it to The Artifact, Raffi makes another sacrifice, Jurati is at a crossroads, and we welcome back some dear old friends.

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Cosmic Potato: Fantasy and Sci Fi Jeopardy

This is a recording of a panel that I hosted last year at Magic City Con in Birmingham, Alabama. I host this game every year and it is always a lot of fun. Listen and see if you think you would be a Jeopardy champion.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Trial By Pilot: October Faction

This week we discuss the pilot to October Faction, a new horror action comic book teen drama dramedy kind of show. Oh, Netflix, what WON'T you make? We also toy very, very briefly with the idea of bringing back an old segment.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

World War G #258: Old Bob New Bob

Today in Geek History: March 1st 1941 Captain America debuts in Timely Comics

This Week in Geek: Chris Evans in talk to be in Little Shop of Horrors remake, Tom Holland confirms Back to the Future remake talks have happened, Parasite being adapted to a graphic novel, Mandalorian season 2 will have epic light saber fight, dog collar that makes your dog cuss when they bark, new Disney CEO has been announced, new Uncharted game possible.

Revs and Recs: Men of Wrath graphic novel, we are watching The Office again

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Trial By Pilot: Indebted

Bill lets his snob flag fly as we discuss the pilot to Indebted, a new NBC sitcom starring Fran Drescher. We also talk about TV theme songs, multi camera sitcoms, and maybe some other stuff.

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

World War G #257: Puns For Days

Today in Geek History- Wilt Chamberlain is the first NBA player to reach 25,000 points

This Week in Geek- Loki Disney+ villain rumors to shape phase 4 of the MCU, Ben Affleck on why he left Batman role, the internet has cast the live Rapunzel movie, top ten moments in the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie for the 30th anniversary, Tom Holland wants to start an Avengers D&D group, Nic Cage to star in a movie about Nic Cage

Revs and Recs- Just Mercy and the DC Universe app.

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Star Trek All Access: Picard 2.04 & 2.05--Absolute Candor & Stardust City Rag

In this episode Shawn, Rick, John, Virginia, and Scott welcome Seth back to the program to help us break down the last two episodes of Star Trek: Picard.

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