Monday, May 25, 2015

Podcast 146: Museum of Audrey Tease


It's time for another fun vacation away from Star Trek! This time we're accompanied by the absolutely radiant Audrey Hepburn in three movies that range from masterpiece to what's considered to be aggravatingly mixed levels of abhorrence. We decided to go ahead and look at the films in order of cinematic release. The journey begins in magnificent 1953 Rome with Gregory Peck as our tour guide in the unforgettable Roman Holiday. The mid-stop is a fashionable 1966 Paris caper alongside Peter O'Toole in the delightful How to Steal a Million. Our time with Audrey ends in 12th century Nottingham (or as J.R. says "some industrial sites in 1976") with an aging Sean Connery in Robin and Marian. We had a great time. You can't put a price on that smile.

Hey, as of this posting, Jon is heading to Europe in just a few days to see these important Audrey Hepburn places. Give a few tips if you can.

Btw, we spoke at the beginning about how J.R. is moving. Well yes Virginia, J.R. is moving to Virginia after all. Remember you heard it here first just like we said.

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH (Grace Lee Whitney, movings, Europe trip, Mad Max, Avengers)
18:12 -- Roman Holiday
50:38 -- How to Steal a Million
1.21:58 -- Robin and Marian
1.45:55 -- Podcast awards and rankings
2.10:05 -- Next episode predictions
2.19:53 -- Qapla' and outtakes

Click here for that SNL commercial of the fake Black Widow movie!

Click here for "You Can't Always Get What You Want" by The Rolling Stones!

Click here for that Audrey Hepburn Gap commercial from several years ago!

Click here for the imdb page for Tim's Vermeer!

Hey we neglected to mention it on the show, but here is a link to Justin's Nerd in the Car podcast!

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Of course this episode is dedicated in loving memory to Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993).

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Podcast 145: Vulcanized Chubber


Talk about Star Trek only slightly put us off course from our Star Wars and Daredevil talk. Only two eps this time, but both were pretty big. The title of this one has been banked for five podcasts, but we just needed the perfect Pon Farr situation to come up. Can't just throw around a perfect and gross title all willy-nilly (tee hee! willy.).

Oh, and hey there's always the season wrap up. Season 2 to be precise. Listen as we attempt to remember what two dozen Enterprise episodes were about! Who knew Trip's sister played such a big role!

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH
1:00 -- New Star Wars trailer
37:31 -- JRWSTFTFT March Madness update
38:52 -- "Bounty"
56:06 -- "The Expanse"
1.14:42 -- Podcast awards and rankings
1.23:47 -- Season awards and rankings
1.47:10 -- Plans for Audrey
1.55:42 -- A buncha TV and a video game
2.19:44 -- Qapla' and outtakes
*2.11:36 -- Audrey Hepburn movies for the future
*2.14:36 -- Other random stuff
*2.18:42 -- Next episode predictions
*2.25:25 -- Qapla' and outtakes

Remember next podcast is the Audrey Hepburn special!

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This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Anita Ekberg (1931-2015).

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Podcast 144: Earnest Borg? Nein!


First of all, today is J.R.'s birthday. Forgot to tell him so on the podcast even though it would have been about a week away when we recorded. Sorry bud!

Second, the big event this time is that the Borg are back in a flagrant and obvious pandering fashion. We dismiss the superficial fan-service cash grab handily. Or do we? Also, we talk about that episode with the sex slave. Also there were two other episodes.

Third, songs about the rain! It rained here this past week! Perfect!

Fourth, just listen! Whatever!

Hey we forgot to mention David and Tim's rain songs. Here are some of 'em: "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," "Tears in the Rain," "When the Levee Breaks," "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie," "Red Rain," "Rainy Night in Georgia," "Rain" (apparently The Beatles have a song called "Rain"), "Box of Rain," "Fire and Rain," "So. Central Rain," "Crying in the Rain" (a-Ha cover of Everly Brothers?) "Kentucky Rain," "The Rainbow Connection."

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH (goals, books, other)
5:36 -- "The Breach"
26:14 -- "Cogenitor"
58:09 -- "Regeneration"
1.18:23 -- "First Flight"
1.32:34 -- Awards and rankings
1.45:56 -- Heathen stuff (basketball, Cinderella, Avengers)
1.56:17 -- Top 5 songs about rain
2.11:36 -- Audrey Hepburn movies for the future
2.14:36 -- Other random stuff
2.18:42 -- Next episode predictions
2.25:25 -- Qapla' and outtakes

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Click here for "Words" by Missing Persons!

Ach! This was supposed to be one of my rain songs! Can't believe I forgot it! Click here for "Midnight" by Yazoo!

Hey, remember how I said "Naked Rain" by This Picture is kind of a forgotten song? Well iTunes totally doesn't even have it. Click here to listen to it anyway!

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This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973) and Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012).

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Podcast 143: Martok Madness


We start off with the Nimoy tribute that should have been on the last podcast, so rest easy knowing that.

Looks like it's a perfect time for J.G. Hertzler to come and save Enterprise! Also, it's a perfect time for weird disembodied aliens! Time for Milford man Mayweather to have his own show! Is it also time for Archer to get captured again? Well, there's always a certain classic charm to it. Good times, good talk. Season 2 ain't the worst and it's almost done.

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH
2:34 -- Top 5 Leonard Nimoy moments plus viewer mail
37:52 -- Harrison Ford detour, Blade Runner, more viewer mail, more Nimoy
52:08 -- "Canamar"
1.05:51 -- "The Crossing"
1.19:17 -- "Judgment"
1.39:42 -- "Horizon"
1.51:51 -- Awards and rankings
2.08:16 -- *Other stuff (songs about rain for next time, Audrey)
2.10:20 -- Next episode predictions
2.22:11 -- Qapla' and outtakes

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Click here for "What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy)" by Information Society!

Click here for a Nimoy clip from Invasion of the Body Snatchers!

Click here to watch a condensed version of that one T.J. Hooker episode with Nimoy and Shatner!

Click here to watch a clip from "Bread and Circuses" where Bones and Spock are stuck in jail together and Bones totally calls Spock out on what he's afraid of and other stuff!

Click here for a happy Spock moment from "Amok Time"!

Click here for the birth of Galvatron from Transformers: The Movie (Nimoy doesn't speak until a bit toward the end)!

Click here for the death of Starscream!

Click here for Spock neck pinching a horse!

Click here for a bunch of Spock moments from TOS Season 1!

Click here to a humorous link to Nimoy and Shatner telling stories!

Click here for an image of Nimoy and others hanging out at the Space Shuttle Enterprise!

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This episode is again dedicated in loving memory to Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015). We're also dedicating this one to Harve Bennett (1930-2015).

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Podcast 142: Enemy Mine Furor


Just so everyone knows, this podcast was recorded over 10 days ago, so Leonard Nimoy was still alive at the time. You may wonder why it wasn't mentioned during the show's discussion. Obviously, we'll pay our dues and shed our tears next time.

We're still knee-deep in Enterprise. We were both actually a bit up on this set even if listeners weren't. Well, a little Jeffrey Combs goes a real long way for J.R. Of course the one-two punch of Combs and Suzie Plakson is sweet sweet money all the way.

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH (Lent)
4:40 -- "Dawn"
24:04 -- "Stigma"
46:23 -- "Cease Fire"
58:00 -- "Future Tense"
1.09:20 -- Awards and rankings
1.32:22 -- Other stuff (Audrey Hepburn, future plans, iTunes reviews)
1.40:54 -- Next episode predictions
1.53:05 -- Qapla' and outtakes

Nominate which Audrey Hepburn movie you'd like us to discuss on the next movie podcast

Hey click here for a link to JRWSTFTFT Podcast 34 with the original Enemy Mine discussion as well as strange and coincidental ShamWow references!

Click here to hear "Stigmata Martyr" by Bauhaus!

Click here to listen to the cover of "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by Down by Law!

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Of course this episode is dedicated in loving memory to Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015). Surely the value of the one outweighs the value of the many.

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Podcast 141: Fight Kiss!


Our attempts at recording through Google Hangouts are getting even more legendary.

This one may have tipped the scales as far as non-Star Trek to Star Trek discussion goes. Once again, however, the Star Trek stuff is loaded toward the beginning so you can stop listening after we're done with that. Trick's on you though, because the next episode predictions (everybody's favorite segment) is loaded in at the end. Hey, check out the time listing if ya wanna pick and choose.

Anyway, more Enterprise! This time they're either stranded on a planet, in their own ship or in their own insecurities. Buck up, crew!

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH
1:35 -- "Singularity"
11:09 -- "Vanishing Point"
23:37 -- "Precious Cargo"
41:53 -- "The Catwalk"
56:31 -- Awards and rankings
1.12:18 -- Viewer mail
1.14:07 -- Oscars and other assorted talk (Sundance, phones, What's Up Doc?, Christmas, Hanabi, Pandemic, the Khan graphic novel, etc.)
1.31:46 -- Upcoming movie podcast semi-update
1.33:41 -- Next episode predictions
1.45:50 -- More movie talk (Okana, Avengers, Creed, etc.)
1.53:04 -- Qapla' and outtakes (and books, strangely)

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A Killer Among Us -- Characters die one by one and nobody knows who among them is the killer (Murder by Death, Clue, Ten Little Indians, The Thing, etc.)

Alien Invasion -- Self-explanatory (Independence Day, Mars Attacks!, etc.)

That's Not a Dress -- Audrey Hepburn movies (Sabrina, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Always, etc.)

Skynet -- Man vs. machines (Terminator; I, Robot; The Matrix; Superman III; etc.)

Did You Hear that? -- Anachronistic movie music (Ladyhawke, A Knight's Tale, etc.)

So What Happened? -- Ending left open to interpretation (Inception, Blade Runner, Donnie Darko)

Click here for Jon's sweet Spy Hunter clip!

Click here for "Hooked" by Vanilla Ice (is it scary?)!

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This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Doug Kenney (1946-1980).

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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Podcast 140: Menos Christmas!


Ugh. It's the 21st century and you wouldn't believe how many stupid variables there are nowdays for posting a stupid podcast. Things should be easier than they were when we started this thing. Alas, 'tis not the case. We did try a recording through the YouTube option of Google Hangouts, so the quality may sound a little more phone-y than usual in case you're wondering.

Merry Christmas peeps! We've provided two gifts this time around. The first gift is that we start talking Star Trek IMMEDIATELY. Fun stuff with Klingons and sickbay and Vulcan mind games and... communicators.

Our second gift is a labored and ignorant discussion of our favorite Christmas albums.

Podcast breakdown:

0:00 -- nuqneH (ACL, chat welcome, general sub intro)
2:05 -- "A Night in Sickbay"
23:12 -- "Marauders"
36:47 -- "The Seventh"
48:41 -- "The Communicator"
58:58 -- Awards and rankings
1.06:07 -- Viewer mail (HIMYM, next movie podcast discussion, viewer catch-ups, Star Wars teaser).
1.20:17 -- Other stuff, James Bond, nog
1.22:27 -- Top 5 Christmas albums
1.38:28 -- Next episode predictions
1.46:05 -- Qapla' and outtakes

Click here for the AWESOME definitive ending to How I Met Your Mother (Thanks David)!

Turns out it's GEORGE Handel. Not Joseph.

Contact us and vote for one of these categories for the next movie podcast:

A Killer Among Us -- Characters die one by one and nobody knows who among them is the killer (Murder by Death, Clue, Ten Little Indians, The Thing, etc.)

Alien Invasion -- Self-explanatory (Independence Day, Mars Attacks!, etc.)

That's Not a Dress -- Audrey Hepburn movies (Sabrina, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Always, etc.)

Skynet -- Man vs. machines (Terminator; I, Robot; The Matrix; Superman III; etc.)

Did You Hear that? -- Anachronistic movie music (Ladyhawke, A Knight's Tale, etc.)

So What Happened? -- Ending left open to interpretation (Inception, Blade Runner, Donnie Darko)

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This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Vince Deadrick Jr. (1954- ). He's not dead. He does have a cool name though.

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