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Episode 257: Under the Weather

2013-06-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

Unfortunately Celeste isn't feeling well this week, so we're having to skimp on the podcasting. We will be back next week with a regular episode, though!

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Episode 256: The Big Flip Flop

2013-06-23 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 40s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - The Xbox One DRM policies are not what they were.

00:14:50 - We both finished playing Remember Me.

00:23:28 - Jason saw Man of Steel and has some thoughts about it. (spoilers!)

00:39:37 - Episode Closing

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Episode 255: Nerd Apocalypse Week

2013-06-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:00:34 - We do a whole lot of talk about E3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and newly announced video games.

01:10:16 - Episode Closing

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Episode 254: All Shall Be Revealed

2013-06-09 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - We do a lot of talk, analysis, and speculation about the state of the video game industry as we head into E3 2013 Week!

00:22:37 - Jason has been bludgeoning zombies in State of Decay.

00:27:27 - Both of us are deep into Remember Me.

00:43:00 - We talk about the cultural phenomenon that arose from Game of Thrones: "The Rains of Castamere." (spoilers!)

00:52:33 - Episode Closing

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Episode 253: The Robotic Clutches

2013-06-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 41s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - We finally finished the new website!

00:02:15 - Peter Molyneux's Curiosity game has a winner.

00:08:42 - BBC announced some super spoilery news for Doctor Who this past week. (spoilers, obviously!)

00:16:57 - Guardians of the Galaxy has a surprising addition to its cast.

00:19:46 - Community's new show runner is Community's old show runner!

00:23:15 - We talk about Arrested Development season 4. (spoilers!)

00:39:41 - Episode Closing

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Episode 252: The Fates Have Conspired

2013-05-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:02:28 - Lucasfilm is working on a Star Wars: Rebels animated series.

00:04:15 - Jason got pulled into the Kitchen Nightmares vortex.

00:06:37 - Celeste talks about the Sirantha Jax book series.

00:11:59 - Civilization V has its talons in Jason again.

00:14:51 - We discuss Microsoft's unveiling last week of the Xbox One console.

00:56:08 - Episode Closing

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Episode 251: Coked Out Werewolf

2013-05-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - We talk about the new TV shows that were confirmed at the recent TV network up-front presentations.

00:45:40 - 24's return has been confirmed for 2014.

00:47:25 - Against all odds, Community has been renewed again.

00:49:47 - BBC played a game of pot and kettle regarding some recent Doctor Who spoilers.

00:53:33 - Warehouse 13 is ending after the next season.

00:55:43 - We watched the second season finale of Revenge (spoilers!).

01:02:59 - We also checked out the final episode of Arrow's first season (spoilers!).

01:07:59 - Jason watched Star Trek into Darkness this week.

01:17:39 - Episode Closing

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Episode 250: Pollywogger

2013-05-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

00:00:29 - Episode Opening

00:00:34 - We have a theme song!

00:02:49 - Jason gave Hemlock Grove one more try.

00:05:05 - Scream 4 is on Netflix now.

00:07:12 - We checked out the return of Warehouse 13.

00:17:02 - Celeste gives her thoughts on season 1 of Elementary.

00:25:26 - Jack Bauer may be making a comeback!

00:29:54 - A new Dungeons & Dragons movie is in talks.

00:34:32 - EA has nabbed the exclusive license to make Star Wars video games.

00:38:58 - Maxis is making The Sims 4 for 2014.

00:41:20 - Ubisoft cleaned house last week.

00:46:24 - Kickstarter caught some recent backlash thanks to Zach Braff and pals.

00:58:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 249: Planet Malfoy

2013-05-05 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:00 - Iron Man 3

00:12:08 - An EVE Online TV show is being made in Iceland.

00:15:47 - We segue into Defiance and discuss the video game ties, as well as the third episode.

00:26:40 - Jason finished watching House of Cards on Netflix.

00:32:53 - You might think Hemlock Grove is a good show. You might be wrong.

00:38:05 - The first season of The Following was a quality rollercoaster.

00:42:15 - By contrast, the first season of The Americans was solid throughout.

00:44:50 - Microsoft now is on the cutting edge of pizza commerce.

00:47:50 - Jason played Sacred Citadel this week.

00:50:37 - Celeste has been too busy with website building to do much else this week.

00:54:17 - Episode Closing

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Episode 248: Linear Lineage

2013-04-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Details about the next Xbox are coming in late May.

00:06:19 - We have our Assassin's Creed fan-minds blown by an interview from several years ago.

00:17:56 - Jason talks about Dead Island: Riptide.

00:24:10 - Celeste has started playing Fallout 3.

00:29:09 - We discuss the second episode of Defiance.

00:43:25 - Bates Motel has impressed Jason.

00:44:48 - We talk about Redshirts by John Scalzi.

00:49:04 - Episode Closing

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Episode 247: How Freaky Can We Get

2013-04-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 37s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:03 - Mailbag: Choose your weapon!

00:05:22 - Star Wars has a release schedule.

00:09:23 - Oblivion

00:12:30 - The Evil Within is a freaky looking game.

00:15:33 - Miss Heroes? It just might be coming back.

00:19:45 - We watched the first episode of Defiance.

00:26:04 - Celeste is playing through BioShock Infinite again.

00:28:28 - Jason played a whole bunch of Injustice: Gods Among Us.

00:32:17 - We talk about Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge.

00:36:23 - Episode Closing

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Episode 246: Zippa-Da-Vinci

2013-04-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 30s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:02 - We watched the first episode of Da Vinci's Demons (spoilers!).

00:26:41 - We briefly talk about our video gaming from the past week.

00:29:44 - Episode Closing

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Episode 245: Skeptically Optimistic

2013-04-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:32 - Roger Ebert passed away this week.

00:02:28 - Disney has demolished LucasArts.

00:13:20 - Rumors of the next Xbox's always-on Internet requirements may have been accidentally confirmed by a bonehead on Twitter.

00:22:32 - We watched the first episode of Hannibal.

00:35:12 - Extensive talk about BioShock Infinite! The first part is non-spoilery, and the second part has a big, fat spoiler warning.

01:04:39 - Episode Closing

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Episode 244: The Fandom Has Gone Fannish

2013-03-31 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Doctor Who and Game of Thrones are back, The Walking Dead's season is ending, and we discuss adaptations.

00:10:23 - Babylon 5 + The Matrix = Netflix profit?

00:20:28 - Firaxis got X-COM in my Civilization!

00:22:55 - Neverwinter looks pretty darn good.

00:25:27 - Transistor is coming from the folks who made Bastion.

00:26:10 - Jason Rohmer possibly made a game.

00:32:05 - Game companies showed some crazy tech at GDC this year.

00:35:35 - BioShock Infinite!

00:43:10 - A wild 3DS XL has appeared!

00:48:10 - Episode Closing

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Episode 243: Under the Influence of Cheerios

2013-03-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 44s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:41 - We weren't able to go to PAX East this weekend, but they had the convention anyway!

00:11:18 - Tomb Raider is a really, really good game.

00:17:35 - We're looking ahead to playing BioShock Infinite this week.

00:19:27 - Jason is trying to finish Borderlands 2 at long last.

00:22:08 - SimCity is playable now, but that doesn't mean it's good.

00:26:24 - Google Glass is a really awesome and likely evil invention.

00:39:13 - Jason watched the first episode of Bates Motel.

00:43:50 - Episode Closing

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Episode 242: Shark Jumping-Proof

2013-03-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:19 - Web outage complainery and explanations!

00:03:14 - We went to Megacon this weekend.

00:22:26 - Star Wars is cancelling old things to make room for new.

00:28:15 - Veronica Mars returns!

00:32:58 - Jason checked out the first two episodes of Vikings this week.

00:35:01 - Celeste tried an episode of The Following.

00:36:45 - Jason gave some more time to SimCity.

00:38:49 - We both are nearing completion of Tomb Raider.

00:42:35 - Saints Row 4 sounds amazing.

00:48:21 - Episode Closing

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Episode 241: Frenemy's Creed

2013-03-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - More details about Assassin's Creed 4!

00:10:39 - Jason finished Enslaved this week.

00:13:28 - We've been raiding tombs in... Tomb Raider.

00:25:04 - SimCity has arrived!... sort of.

00:32:36 - Our buddy Grant Gould's Blade Raiders RPG is now available!

00:34:47 - Cult is a show we watched but not a show we enjoyed.

00:41:47 - The Following is a better cult show than Cult.

00:44:59 - We've gone retro and are watching all of Veronica Mars.

00:47:46 - Episode Closing

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Episode 240: No Relation to the Band or the Pesticide

2013-03-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 40s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:50 - Ahoy! Assassin's Creed 4 is on the horizon.

00:14:56 - There are a whole bunch of cool, terrible, and crazy TV pilots coming up.

00:39:33 - Episode Closing

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Episode 239: A Good Day for Foley Artists

2013-02-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:39 - An update on our new website design

00:02:17 - We discuss the PlayStation 4 announcement

00:32:39 - Could this be the next Xbox?

00:42:14 - What we're playing: King's Quest 2EnslavedSimCity Beta, and FTL

00:48:50 - Probable Star Wars casting news

00:51:54 - It was not A Good Day to Die Hard

00:53:40 - A new Hitman movie adaptation is in the works

00:58:34 - The Nielsens have changed their ratings system

01:02:30 - Zero Hour premiered to record-low ratings (spoilers!)

01:08:36 - Cult is a cult show about a cult show called Cult about a cult (spoilers!)

01:19:44 - Jason makes a second run at House of Cards

01:21:11 - Episode Closing

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Episode 238: A Little Bit of Edutainment

2013-02-17 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:15 - Edutainment! Guest starring Pliny the Elder.

00:03:57 - Are Valve and Bad Robot making things together?

00:10:09 - Is Aliens: Colonial Marines really that bad?

00:18:29 - Did Do No Harm really do that badly? (yes)

00:21:06 - Why is nobody buying the Wii U?

00:30:29 - Adventure game time!

00:39:34 - Omerta: City of Gangsters (aka Sim Nucky Thompson)

00:43:44 - Celeste hangs out with some Star Wars: Scoundrels.

00:47:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 237: Under Adult Supervision

2013-02-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:18 - Mailbag!

00:08:37 - More details have surfaced about the Star Wars spinoff movies.

00:20:59 - Disney may be adding lands devoted to Oz and / or Star Wars.

00:28:08 - We bang the Xbox rumor gong for about 15 minutes.

00:42:00 - Assassin's Creed 4 is coming and sounds surprisingly promising.

00:46:02 - Celeste sets sail with Jolly Rover.

00:48:23 - Jason delves into Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2.

00:54:40 - We're under embargo for Omerta: City of Gangsters.

00:55:32 - We watched the pilot episode of FX's The Americans.

00:59:01 - We tried to watch Netflix's House of Cards.

01:02:09 - Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome is here!

01:10:40 - Community's new season has started, and that's not really a great thing.

01:18:44 - Episode Closing

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Episode 236: Pool of Doubloons

2013-02-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:52 - Jonathan Coulton slaps Glee all clever-like.

00:03:32 - Star Wars might get a female lead.

00:08:16 - Disney Infinity is a new way for Disney to print money.

00:19:21 - Joss Whedon may be making Y the Last Man.

00:25:05 - The PlayStation 4's official announcement is coming this month.

00:28:50 - We played Telltale's The Walking Dead game.

00:48:07 - Celeste returned to The Secret of Monkey Island.

00:51:45 - Jason got into Lost Odyssey and Tera.

01:01:09 - We finished watching Stephen Moffat's Jekyll this week.

01:16:12 - We continued the Jekyll theme by watching the pilot of Do No Harm.

01:25:16 - Episode Closing

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Episode 235: He Is the Bad Robot

2013-01-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:26 - J.J. Abrams is directing Star Wars!

00:09:16 - We watched Primer, and we kind of understood it.

00:16:31 - Celeste also saw Dark City for the first time.

00:26:32 - We discuss the dissolution of THQ.

00:34:22 - Jason watched The Following on Fox.

00:39:34 - The second season of American Horror Story ended this week.

00:40:27 - The saga of Jonathan Coulton vs. Glee continues.

00:53:49 - We've started watching Stephen Moffat's (I know, I know) Jekyll.

01:00:52 - Episode Closing

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Episode 234: Jack The Ripper: Too Soon?

2013-01-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:30 - Glee Vs. JoCo!

00:10:12 - Celeste Vs. Steam!

00:13:42 - Jason goes down the Rocksmith rabbit hole.

00:16:39 - Celeste talks more about Dust: An Elysian Tale.

00:21:38 - We discuss the Fringe series finale (big spoilers and extreme theoretical nerdity!)

00:50:09 - The Following and Do No Harm both begin soon.

00:53:27 - Showtime and Sam Mendes are making Penny Dreadful.

01:01:07 - Episode Closing

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Episode 233: Learning Curve

2013-01-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 43s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We are learning to use our new podcast gear, so please forgive any audio issues this week!

00:02:44 - Celeste plays Dust: An Elysian Tale.

00:08:30 - Jason finally digs into the DLC for A World of Keflings.

00:10:29 - Jason is re-hooked on The Sims 3.

00:11:40 - The latest installment in Celeste's problems with Steam.

00:16:04 - Microsoft unveiled IllumiRoom last week.

00:20:58 - We watched and talk about the new NBC series Deception.

00:31:45 - Celeste has researched four upcoming TV shows that might be worth checking out.

00:39:45 - Jason talks about the Blu-ray release of Dredd.

00:42:16 - Episode Closing

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Episode 232: A Ringing Endorsement

2013-01-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 37s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:01 - Mailbag!

00:04:29 - We pull back the curtain and discuss some podcast technical stuff.

00:12:11 - We talk about the Forbidden Island board game.

00:15:38 - Celeste played Mark of the Ninja this week.

00:21:56 - Jason played Dust: An Elysian Tale.

00:29:54 - Celeste's attempt to play Portal 2 on her Mac left her Steamed.

00:33:44 - We talk a little about Homeland.

00:36:26 - Episode Closing

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Episode 231: 2012 Year End Video Game Wrap-Up

2012-12-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:53 - Jason saw Django Unchained.

00:05:29 - Our favorite video games from 2012.

00:36:55 - Our least favorite video games from 2012.

00:45:40 - Upcoming video games for 2013.

00:57:37 - Episode Closing

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Episode 230: 2012 Year End TV Wrap-Up

2012-12-23 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:07 - Jason talks about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

00:05:03 - Celeste recommends the Seven Realms novels by Cinda Williams Chima.

00:06:56 - Our favorite TV shows from 2012

00:43:17 - Our TV show disappointments from 2012

00:49:10 - Upcoming new TV shows for 2013

00:59:02 - Episode Closing

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Episode 229: 2012 Year End Movie Wrap-Up

2012-12-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:04:15 - Movies we liked in 2012

00:23:54 - Moves we didn't like in 2012

00:35:22 - Upcoming movies for 2013

01:01:18 - Episode Closing

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Episode 228: Mountain Dew Under the Table

2012-12-09 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 37s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:48 - The Spike Video Game Awards happened this past weekend.

00:14:34 - Jason talks about Lollipop Chainsaw.

00:19:17 - We both have been playing more of Hitman: Absolution and have some new perspectives on it.

00:27:40 - Dishonored is the next game on our catch-up list for 2012.

00:34:53 - Episode Closing

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Episode 227: One Stealthy Person

2012-12-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - The Wii-U has been unusual for a game console launch.

00:23:20 - We have ventured into Hitman: Absolution.

00:42:09 - Jason has been playing Forza Horizon and Need For Speed: Most Wanted.

00:44:55 - Further news and developments continue to pour in concerning the new Star Wars movies.

00:55:12 - Episode Closing

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Episode 226: Brown Black Cyber Weekend

2012-11-25 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 51s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:23 - Black Friday and all its associated craziness happened.

00:08:20 - Celeste talks about her renewed miniatures hobby.

00:11:02 - Roku has moved into our house.

00:15:40 - We both have finished Assassin's Creed 3.

00:45:51 - Jason talks about Star Wars: Darth Plagueis by James Luceno.

00:49:29 - Episode Closing

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Episode 225: Unintentionally Meta

2012-11-18 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:03:16 - Xbox Live turned 10 years old last week, and the Wii-U is now in stores.

00:13:33 - Rockstar has made some announcements about Grand Theft Auto 5.

00:28:43 - We check in on TV news (Last Resort666 Park Avenue) and what we've been watching (NikitaFringeRevengeElementaryAmerican Horror StoryDexterArrow, and more!).

00:48:58 - Doctor Who's 2012 Children in Need Special is a thing.

00:55:14 - Episode Closing

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Episode 224: Ermahgerd Rubecker

2012-11-11 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:29 - We're hooked on Ancestry.com.

00:09:58 - Mailbag!

00:14:21 - There's been news about will write and won't direct Star Wars Episode 7.

00:28:28 - Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is out, but SHH! Syfy wants to keep it secret.

00:38:34 - Skyfall

00:43:40 - Assassin's Creed 3

00:58:04 - Episode Closing

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Episode 223: Assassin's Creed Petting Zoo

2012-11-04 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:03:09 - Halloween recap!

00:04:12 - We talk about the upcoming Evil Dead remake.

00:07:57 - Universal Orlando has a new Transformers ride on the way.

00:10:22 - Disney bought Lucasfilm over the past week!

00:34:48 - We have opinions about The Hobbit, and we share them with you.

00:43:55 - Assassin's Creed 3 has us doing a lot of assassinating and creeding.

00:58:56 - Episode Closing

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Episode 222: A Beast in the Same Family

2012-10-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:36 - We went to the Central Florida Veg Fest this weekend.

00:03:40 - Halloween is upon us!

Movie Talk:

00:07:33 - Chernobyl Diaries

00:13:39 - Mailbag: Jessica asks us about geeky T-shirt websites.

Game Talk:

00:21:17 - Borderlands 2 00:28:22 - Skylanders Giants 00:33:12 - Nintendo has confirmed that they will lose money on the Wii-U. TV Talk: 00:41:37 - We ponder the relative quality of today's current TV shows. 00:55:07 - Episode Closing …

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Episode 221: May Be Aliens

2012-10-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 26s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Book Talk:

00:01:02 - Edward Eager 00:04:32 - 1984 00:08:23 - Game Talk (general) TV Talk: 00:12:31 - TV ratings discussion 00:15:17 - Revenge 00:18:43 - American Horror Story 00:25:07 - Episode Closing …

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Episode 220: Dressed Like Meatloaf

2012-10-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:36 - We're coming back to Dragon*Con!

Game Talk:

00:09:01 - Borderlands 2: Mechromancer 00:17:18 - X-COM: Enemy Unknown 00:28:38 - The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

TV Talk:

00:33:51 - Arrow: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:42:23 - Beauty and the Beast: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:46:13 - Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue (mild spoilers!) 00:50:10 - Fringe: In Absentia and The Recordist (spoilers!)

00:57:25 - Episode Closing

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Episode 219: Stop Taking My Candy Bar

2012-10-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:34 - Mailbag

TV Talk:

00:13:19 - Fringe: "Transilience Thought Unifier Model 11" (spoilers!) 00:29:25 - Dexter: "Are You...?" (spoilers!) 00:34:28 - 666 Park Avenue: "Pilot" (spoilers!) 00:42:55 - Warehouse 13: "We All Fall Down" (spoilers!) 00:50:04 - Revenge: "Destiny" (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:52:18 - Borderlands 2 00:56:58 - Torchlight 2

00:57:48 - Episode Closing

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Episode 218: Amy Pond's Lobster Hand

2012-09-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Game Talk:

00:00:50 - Borderlands 2 00:03:14 - FTL 00:07:15 - Dead or Alive 5

TV Talk:

00:10:17 - Revolution: Chained Heat (spoilers!) 00:17:47 - Warehouse 13: The Ones You Love (spoilers!) 00:29:22 - Elementary: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:34:33 - The Last Resort: Captain (spoilers!) 00:42:02 - Doctor Who: The Angels Take Manhattan (spoilers!)

Episode Closing

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Episode 217: Time Jump

2012-09-23 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:04:37 - Doctor Who: The Power of Three (spoilers!) 00:24:18 - Continuum (general spoilers) 00:34:02 - Revolution: Pilot (spoilers!) Game Talk: 00:51:23 - Borderlands 2 00:57:22 - Episode Closing …

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Episode 216: Technical Difficulties

2012-09-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

We recorded a great episode for you this week, but it was lost in the digital ether, thanks to some technical difficulties. We didn't find out about the troubles until it was too late to re-record, so we're counting this week as a fumble. We apologize for having to put up a placeholder episode this week, and we'll be back next week with a proper episode, hopefully free of tech problems.

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Episode 215: I Don't Speak Chav

2012-09-09 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Game Talk:

00:01:10 - Transformers: The Fall of Cybertron 00:03:02 - Spec Ops: The Line 00:05:27 - Enslaved 00:09:41 - Rock Band Blitz 00:15:23 - Dance Central 2

TV Talk:

00:20:00 - Burn Notice 00:21:56 - Misfits: Episode 1 00:24:46 - Doctor Who: Asylum of the Daleks (spoilers!) and a discussion about fandom criticism

00:56:07 - Episode Closing

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Episode 214: You're Asking the Wrong Crowd, Buddy

2012-09-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:51 - Mailbag!

Game Talk:

00:07:42 - Sleeping Dogs 00:08:13 - Rock Band Blitz 00:15:09 - Spec Ops: The Line 00:21:28 - Transformers: The Fall of Cybertron 00:29:32 - Guild Wars 2

TV Talk:

00:41:39 - Joss Whedon's new Marvel TV show is S.H.I.E.L.D. 00:45:56 - Warehouse 13: Fractures (spoilers!)

00:55:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 213: Taxidermied Wampas

2012-08-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 46s

This episode is all about our visit to Star Wars Celebration VI this past weekend!

Note: In this episode we said the trash compactor and a few other displays were in the Rebel Legion's display area when they were, in fact, in the 501st's area. We apologize to Lord Vader and all his troops.

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Episode 212: I Was Not Told There Would Be Math

2012-08-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 48s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We'll be at Star Wars Celebration later this week and weekend!

TV Talk:

00:07:56 - There is casting news for CW's Arrow.

Movie Talk:

00:14:25 - Joe Carnahan's Daredevil movie is dead before arrival.

Game Talk:

00:20:42 - Sleeping Dogs 00:34:09 - Hitman: Absolution's Contracts mode 00:40:48 - Capcom's Remember Me

00:47:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 211: Sometimes They Kick

2012-08-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:46 - We talk about Curiosity's landing on Mars.

Game Talk:

00:12:41 - Uncharted 3 00:15:18 - Deadlight 00:30:41 - Risen 2 00:41:02 - A guy has made $10,000 buy playing Diablo 3.

TV Talk:

00:43:35 - Joss Whedon is working on a new Marvel TV show for ABC. 00:50:27 - We discuss the upcoming shows Arrow666 Park Avenue, and Last Resort.

00:58:01 - Episode Closing

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Episode 210: A Regular, Not Irregular

2012-08-05 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 48s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Star Wars Celebration is on the way!

Movie Talk:

00:02:45 - Total Recall 00:08:35 - Indie Game: The Movie

Game Talk:

00:17:40 - Celeste finally played Super Meat Boy 00:21:43 - Deadlight 00:26:55 - The Amazing Spider-Man 00:35:16 - Risen 2

TV Talk:

00:36:58 - Warehouse 13: An Evil Within (spoilers!)

00:48:01 - Episode Closing

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Episode 209: He Already Has the Goatee

2012-07-29 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - The 2012 Summer Olympics have started in London.

00:07:11 - Follow-up to last week's coverage of The Dark Knight Rises.

Game Talk:

00:16:08 - Amazing Spider-Man 00:22:56 - Plants Vs. Zombies 00:24:34 - Uncharted 3 00:25:46 - We talk about our aftermath of the Steam Summer Sale (lots of random PC games here!)

TV Talk:

00:39:17 - Falling Skies: Molon Labe (spoilers!) 00:48:41 - Warehouse 13: A New Hope (spoilers!)

00:57:24 - Episode Closing

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Episode 208: The Dark Knight Rises

2012-07-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:21 - We discuss the tragedy that happened in Aurora, Colorado.

00:25:15 - We talk about The Dark Knight Rises (spoilers!).

00:57:31 - Episode Closing

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Episode 207: We Are Not at Comic-Con

2012-07-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:08 - Jason is back from the Dice Tower Convention.

TV Talk:

00:03:47 - Falling Skies: Love and Other Acts of Courage (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:08:28 - Max Payne 3 00:10:54 - Dragon Age: Origins 00:15:05 - Quantum Conundrum 00:21:42 - Steam's Summer Sale

San Diego Comic-Con Talk:

00:22:52 - Mailbag 00:25:37 - Marvel's movie plan details 00:32:18 - Deadpool's upcoming video game 00:33:57 - Elysium 00:35:47 - Amory Wars 00:39:30 - Assassin's Creed: The Movie 00:43:00 - Pacific Rim 00:45:21 - Starz's upcoming genre shows

00:52:14 - Episode Closing

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Episode 206: Fell Through a Plot Hole

2012-07-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 34s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:10 - Falling Skies: Young Bloods (spoilers!) 00:11:03 - The Newsroom 00:14:02 - Bates Motel 00:16:21 - Casting news for Revolution 00:18:35 - Zero Hour

00:20:00 - We find out what Meat Loaf is up to.

00:23:47 - Mailbag!

00:32:52 - Episode Closing

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Episode 205: Shoot, Shoot, Drink Scotch

2012-07-01 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening & Convention Talk

Game Talk:

00:03:43 - Max Payne 3 00:07:08 - Dragon Age: Origins revisited 00:10:12 - Mass Effect 3's Extended Cut 00:20:16 - The Secret World 00:32:31 - Jeremy McGrath's Offroad

Book Talk:

00:35:07 - Terrier by Tamora Pierce 00:38:40 - Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay

TV Talk:

00:41:47 - Falling Skies: Compass (spoilers!) 00:52:30 - The Newsroom: We Just Decided To

00:57:40 - Episode Closing

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Episode 204: A Post-Orthodontic World

2012-06-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Book Talk:

00:01:53 - We talk about Divergent, Uglies, Matched, The Ship Breaker, and other dystopian young adult novels

Game Talk:

00:14:02 - Max Payne 3 00:20:35 - Celeste catches up on some past games and goes achievement hunting in Fable 3 and Dragon Age: Origins. 00:33:33 - Pinball FX 2 has new Marvel Avengers tables. 00:35:55 - Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013

TV Talk:

00:38:28 - The Game of Thrones prop department shook some Bushes over the past few weeks. 00:43:15 - We talk about the Falling Skies season 2 premiere (spoilers!)

00:56:36 - Episode Closing

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Episode 203: Seems Legit

2012-06-17 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 43s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:39 - We answer an e-mail from the mailbag

TV Talk:

00:04:17 - We talk about the current and upcoming TV we're watching and will be watching 00:05:42 - Jason checked out the Dallas premiere

Game Talk:

00:11:55 - Celeste talks about Uncharted and Uncharted 2 00:19:02 - Prototype 2 and Max Payne 3 discussion 00:26:06 - We talk about the apparent Xbox 720 leak and our expectations

Movie Talk:

00:35:35 - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Thrones Shadows 00:40:05 - Snow Crash is being adapted into a movie

00:42:33 - Episode Closing

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Episode 202: Four Arms, Not Forearms

2012-06-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 45s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Game Talk:

00:00:45 - We talk about this year's E3 event and some of the announcements and reveals from the show. 00:25:46 - Celeste delves into the PlayStation 3 with Uncharted. 00:30:40 - She also revisits an old favorite, Alan Wake.

Movie Talk:

00:36:39 - Prometheus 00:41:21 - John Carter

00:45:00 - Episode Closing

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Episode 201: The Pros and Cons of Cons

2012-06-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 34s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:28 - What we've done this week in TV and gaming

Answering Facebook questions:

00:06:39 - Troy - DC's new fighting game 00:09:50 - Dan - The gay Green Lantern 00:17:31 - Dan - Dragon*Con 2012 00:19:29 - Dan - Hotel conventions vs. con center conventions 00:26:37 - Gabi - Star Trek: The Exhibition 00:28:19 - Grant - Skyrim: Dawnguard

00:32:45 - Episode Closing

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Episode 200: Bicentennial

2012-05-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:38 - We talk about having 200 episodes and our plans for the future of Fandomania!

00:06:34 - An update on our air conditioning situation

00:08:16 - Celeste went to the Orlando Mini Maker Faire this weekend.

00:11:58 - Jason is going to the Dice Tower Con later this summer.

TV Talk:

00:16:33 - Nikita: Homecoming (spoilers!) 00:23:29 - Revenge: Reckoning (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:33:36 - We discuss 38 Studios' recent woes. 00:41:15 - Celeste played a veritable cornucopia of games last week, including The Walking DeadAlice: Madness ReturnsWarpGame of Thrones, and more. 00:50:15 - More talk about Diablo 3

00:54:49 - Episode Closing

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Episode 199: #ThreeSeasonsAndClosure

2012-05-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:46 - We have air conditioning woes

TV Talk:

00:08:08 - Discussion about the unfortunate craziness going on with Community

Game Talk:

00:25:50 - More Prototype 2 talk 00:28:14 - We talk about Diablo III and video game addictiveness 00:43:07 - Warp

00:49:02 - Episode Closing

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Episode 198: Nail the Lid Shut

2012-05-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:56 - The Avengers already has made more money than any of us ever will.

TV Talk:

00:06:34 - We discuss the newest announcements of TV show renewals and cancellations. 00:17:37 - Fringe: Brave New World (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:30:50 - Prototype 2 00:37:07 - Minecraft on XBLA 00:44:05 - We talk about the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online and MMO games in general.

00:53:53 - Episode Closing

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Episode 197: Golden Age of Superhero Movies

2012-05-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:01:42 - We talk in a non-spoilery way about ChronicleThe Avengers, and comic book adaptations in general.

Game Talk:

00:40:13 - Celeste finished FEZ, and we talk about its many dimensions of inscrutability.

00:46:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 196: Roundhouse Kicks

2012-04-29 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 40s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Mailbag

00:05:44 - Justin wrote in about hype and trailers 00:15:27 - Ann wrote in about TV season formats

Game Talk:

00:20:16 - FEZ 00:26:39 - The Walking Dead: Episode 1

TV Talk:

00:31:36 - Fringe has been renewed! 00:32:57 - Fringe - News, "Letters of Transit," and "Worlds Apart" (spoilers!)

00:39:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 195: Why Can't You Just Do Science?

2012-04-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:01:43 - Lockout 00:04:24 - We talk about the nature of movie hype versus spoilers.

Book Talk:

00:15:47 - Ready Player One

TV Talk:

00:18:20 - News about Arrested Development season four 00:22:07 - Eureka: "Lost" (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:34:11 - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning - The Teeth of Naros 00:37:28 - FEZ 00:42:14 - Trials Evolution 00:44:38 - Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat

00:46:32 - Episode Closing

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Episode 194: Intergalactic WASP

2012-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:01 - All the non-geeky stuff we've been up to this week

Mailbag:

00:03:42 - Grant wrote in about our loss of interest in Farscape 00:12:03 - Syber wrote in about Blade Runner and sci-fi noir

Movie Talk:

00:16:23 - The Darkest Hour 00:17:51 - The Cabin in the Woods and reviewer integrity

TV Talk:

00:32:35 - Celeste rediscovers My Little Pony 00:36:56 - We talk about the nature of weekly TV versus watching marathon style

Game Talk:

00:43:18 - We check up on Celeste's Amalur progress 00:45:24 - Fantasy Flight has a crazy game called Ugg-Tect on the way

00:48:42 - Episode Closing

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Episode 193: Servo Motors in Our Photoshops

2012-04-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Game Talk:

00:00:21 - We wish we were at PAX East 00:01:58 - Celeste updates her progress on Reckoning 00:03:39 - There's news about new DLC for Mass Effect 3 00:09:23 - Shoot Many Robots

TV Talk:

00:11:04 - Game of Thrones is back! 00:12:13 - Why we stopped watching Farscape 00:21:16 - Why we started watching Burn Notice

Movie Talk:

00:24:36 - We talk about our first viewing of Blade Runner, as well as sci fi tropes related to its universe. 00:44:15 - Cabin in the Woods is almost here.

00:46:17 - Episode Closing

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Episode 192: A Managed Wreck

2012-04-01 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 38s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:02:08 - The Muppets

Book Talk:

00:05:10 - The Hunger Games trilogy 00:09:32 - Ready Player One

TV Talk:

00:15:20 - Fringe: "A Short Story About Love" and "Nothing as It Seems" (spoilers!) 00:27:47 - Nikita: "Arising" (spoilers!)

00:37:22 - Episode Closing

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Episode 191: I Think We Know That One

2012-03-25 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:28 - We answer messages from the Fandomania mailbag!

00:08:51 - We revisit Mass Effect 3 to talk about how the crazy story has developed since last week.

00:22:42 - The Hunger Games

00:32:27 - We talk about Syfy's recent announcements and confusion regarding Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome.

00:38:36 - There's some news about Doctor Who's upcoming season that's worth discussing (spoilers!).

00:45:32 - Celeste talks about Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning's new downloadable add-on.

00:49:07 - We both discuss the third expansion DLC for Saints Row The Third.

00:53:52 - Episode Closing

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Episode 190: Fandom Dissatisfaction

2012-03-18 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:04:07 - We talk about the ending to Mass Effect 3 and the related fandom reaction. (big spoilers!)

00:17:01 - Prequels and Fandom Dissatisfaction (including talk about Star Wars, more Mass Effect, Caprica, X-Men First Class, and The Sarah Connor Chronicles)

00:34:30 - Sequels and Fandom Dissatisfaction (including talk about Terminator 3 and 4, The Matrix 2 and 3, Torchwood, Assassin's Creed, Harry Potter, and Game of Thrones)

00:49:26 - Continuations, Revamps, and Fandom Dissatisfaction (including talk about the Buffy Seasons 8 and 9 comics and Indiana Jones 4)

00:52:58 - Potential Fandom Dissatisfaction (including talk about Arrested Development and Firefly)

00:56:00 - Episode Closing

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Episode 189: Rockne Amadeus

2012-03-11 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 52s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:00:45 - Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome comes closer to airing. 00:07:52 - Rockne S. O'Bannon is making a new show for Syfy called Defiance. 00:11:38 - We discuss Terra Nova's cancelation. 00:17:03 - Awake: Pilot (no spoilers)

Game Talk:

00:28:34 - We talk about the new updates Raptr has rolled out. 00:33:09 - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning 00:36:05 - Final Fantasy XIII-2 00:37:42 - Mass Effect 3 00:42:52 - Ubisoft has announced more details about Assassin's Creed 3.

00:51:07 - Episode Closing

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Episode 188: Disney Hit Squad

2012-03-04 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:35 - We talk about Disney's cloak of secrecy.

TV Talk:

00:07:23 - Lucy Liu has been cast as Watson in CBS's Elementary. 00:14:11 - American Horror Story's second season is going in an interesting direction. 00:16:55 - Fringe: The End of All Things (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:25:17 - We discuss more about Mass Effect 3's DLC plans and the game's strange character relationship choice. 00:40:48 - Jason has played the SSX game demo. 00:41:30 - We talk about Assassin's Creed: The Lost Archive and the news about Assassin's Creed 3.

00:53:45 - Episode Closing

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Episode 187: Diabolical Groundhog Day

2012-02-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 48s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:48 - Celeste talks about the Geektastic short story anthology.

00:04:43 - We talk about our conflicted disappointment with Alcatraz.

00:11:15 - Saints Row the Third's latest add-on, Gangstas in Space, released last week.

00:19:23 - We discuss Alan Wake's American Nightmare (general talk, followed by big plot spoilery discussion).

00:33:35 - The day-one DLC for Mass Effect 3 is another step along the shady path the video game industry is taking.

00:47:56 - Episode Closing

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Episode 186: What's the Deal with George Lucas?

2012-02-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 46s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:05 - We went to the Jonathan Coulton and They Might Be Giants concert in Orlando.

00:04:45 - Megacon 2012 was this past weekend.

00:09:32 - Please comment responsibly!

00:16:05 - What's the deal with George Lucas?

00:32:59 - NBC has announced a surprising new show for the fall.

00:36:16 - Warp released on the Xbox Live Arcade last week.

00:38:38 - We're both playing Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.

00:43:25 - Some talk about downloadable games that are coming this week.

00:45:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 185: Setting Tripods Back

2012-02-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:04:28 - Nikita: Clean Sweep (spoilers!) 00:08:38 - Alcatraz: Guy Hastings (spoilers!) 00:25:13 - The River: Pilot (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:31:22 - Dragon Age 2 00:44:33 - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

00:46:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 184: Zucchini

2012-02-05 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 35s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:06:11 - Alcatraz: "Cal Sweeney" (spoilers!) 00:13:28 - Fringe: "Making Angels" (spoilers!) 00:23:04 - Downton Abbey

Game Talk:

00:30:13 - Final Fantasy XIII-2

00:34:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 183: Crash Like Snow Globes

2012-01-29 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 38s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:38 - Fringe: Enemy of My Enemy and Forced Perspective (spoilers!) 00:11:36 - Alcatraz: Kit Nelson (spoilers!) 00:19:44 - Downton Abbey 00:26:19 - Homeland

Book Talk:

00:31:57 - 11/22/63 by Stephen King

Game Talk

00:33:45 -Assassin's Creed: Lineage movie

00:37:47 - Episode Closing

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Episode 182: No Basis in Reality on This Earth

2012-01-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:44 - Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville and The Reichenbach Fall (spoilers!) 00:18:38 - Once Upon a Time: Desperate Souls (spoilers!) 00:26:32 - Fringe: Back to Where You've Never Been (spoilers!) 00:34:29 - Alcatraz: Pilot and Ernest Cobb (spoilers!) 00:42:44 - Nikita: Sanctuary (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:46:35 - Saints Row The Third 00:54:48 - Dragon Age 2

00:56:12 - Episode Closing

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Episode 181: Sick Leave

2012-01-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 51s

We don't have a real podcast this week, due to Jason's sick-getting. We'll be back next week with a regular episode, we promise!

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Episode 180: Sunblocked and Capslocked

2012-01-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 30s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:46 - Movie: Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil

TV Talk:

00:05:14 - Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (spoilers!) 00:20:59 - Nikita: Pale Fire (spoilers!)

00:29:28 - Episode Closing

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Episode 179: Playing with Fire

2012-01-01 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 41s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:58 - Jason got a new Kindle Fire

TV Talk:

00:06:45 - Doctor Who: The Doctor, The Widow, and the Wardrobe (spoilers!) 00:26:30 - Homeland (mild spoilers for episodes 1-3)

Game Talk:

00:29:43 - Saints Row The Third 00:32:30 - Star Wars: The Old Republic

00:40:06 - Episode Closing

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Episode 178: 2011 Year End Wrap-Up

2011-12-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:07 - 2011 TV Wrap-Up

00:24:24 - 2011 Movies Wrap-Up

00:32:41 - 2011 Video Games Wrap-Up

00:49:13 - Episode Closing

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Episode 177: Enemies in Suburbia

2011-12-18 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:03:30 - Once Upon a Time: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (spoilers!) 00:15:18 - Dexter: Talk to the Hand (spoilers!) 00:20:59 - Boardwalk Empire: To the Lost (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:31:04 - We talk about the trailers and reveals from the 2011 Video Game Awards.

00:46:31 - Episode Closing

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Episode 176: Them There as What as About

2011-12-11 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 38s

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - It's the 10 year anniversary of the Fellowship of the Ring movie

TV Talk:

00:05:28 - Eureka: Do You See What I See? (spoilers!) 00:13:29 - Warehouse 13: The Greatest Gift (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:21:49 - Jason got a new gaming headset! 00:25:07 - More Xbox account drama this week 00:27:15 - We talk about the Xbox 360's latest interface update

00:38:21 - Episode Closing

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Episode 175: Buy All the Things

2011-12-04 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:13 - Boardwalk Empire: "Georgia Peaches" (spoilers!) 00:10:37 - Dexter: "Get Gellar" (spoilers!) 00:21:32 - Once Upon a Time: "That Still Small Voice" (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:32:15 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations 00:45:53 - Driver: San Francisco 00:46:49 - Voltron

00:49:05 - Episode Closing

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Episode 174: Assassin Sandwich

2011-11-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:54 - We talk about the business and craziness of this year's Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

TV Talk:

00:08:30 - Fringe: "Wallflower" (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:19:20 - Jason talks about his harrowing week of identity theft. 00:32:41 - We discuss how DRM has gone wrong for video games. 00:43:25 - Assassin's Creed: Revelations

00:58:28 - Episode Closing

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Episode 173: The Non-Geekily Initiated

2011-11-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 26s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:02 - Community has been pre-canceled!

Game Talk:

00:07:36 - Skyrim 00:14:00 - Need for Speed: The Run

00:25:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 172: Time Dilation Factor

2011-11-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:03:46 - Fringe: Novation and And Those We've Left Behind (spoilers!) 00:18:54 - Hell on Wheels: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:24:41 - Grimm: Bears Will Be Bears (spoilers!) 00:33:39 - Nikita: Clawback (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:39:14 - Batman: Arkham City (spoilers!) 00:46:02 - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 00:49:24 - Skyrim

00:52:39 - Episode Closing

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Episode 171: Seriality

2011-11-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:03:45 - Terra Nova (general talk, no real spoilers) 00:15:03 - Revenge (general talk, no real spoilers but some speculation)

Game Talk:

00:24:07 - A new Grand Theft Auto is on the way. 00:28:04 - Details about the next Alan Wake are just around the corner. 00:31:30 - Costume Quest 00:33:31 - DC Universe Online 00:35:13 - Batman: Arkham City 00:37:18 - Goldeneye: Reloaded 00:41:00 - Dark Souls 00:45:09 - We talk about the games releasing soon that we're looking forward to.

00:49:22 - Episode Closing

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Episode 170: Scalp the Jerks

2011-10-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We talk about Halloween and our own ways of celebrating.

TV Talk:

00:02:06 - Jason watched the first season of Luther this week. 00:05:14 - We compare the first episodes of Grimm and Once Upon a Time in a TV fairy tale throwdown! (spoilers!) 00:29:40 - In another pairing this week, we talk about Boardwalk Empire: Gimcrack and Bunkum (spoilers!) and Dexter: Horse of a Different Color (spoilers!).

Game Talk:

00:46:15 - We got a new gadget we'll be using for game reviews! 00:46:52 - More Batman: Arkham City 00:49:34 - War of the Worlds

00:52:08 -Joss Whedon has made a Shakespeare movie.

00:55:31 - Episode Closing

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Episode 169: Ten Million Strong and Growing

2011-10-23 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:03:06 - Red State 00:06:17 - A new movie adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand is being made.

TV Talk:

00:07:49 - Fox is trying to adapt Marvel's The Punisher for a new TV series. 00:10:38 - We talk about the modern evolution of TV openings. 00:14:00 - Fringe: Subject 9 (spoilers!) 00:19:24 - The Walking Dead: What Lies Ahead (spoilers!) 00:23:02 - Nikita: Partners (spoilers!) 00:25:57 - Dexter: Smokey and the Bandit (spoilers!) 00:31:37 - Terra Nova: The Runaway (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:39:47 - Celeste is excited about some news about Soul Calibur V. 00:41:14 - Batman: Arkham City

00:53:16 - Episode Closing

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Episode 168: No Laughter

2011-10-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 44s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Mailbag

TV Talk:

00:04:42 - Breaking Bad: Face Off (spoilers!) 00:10:55 - Dexter: Once Upon a Time (spoilers!) 00:16:53 - Boardwalk Empire: A Dangerous Maid (spoilers!) 00:21:06 - Terra Nova: What Remains (spoilers!) 00:28:39 - American Horror Story: Home Invasion (spoilers!) 00:37:29 - Community: Remedial Chaos Theory (spoilers!)

00:43:42 - Episode Closing

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Episode 167: Not to be Confused With

2011-10-09 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:16 - We talk a little about the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon.

00:03:40 - Steve Jobs passed away this past week.

TV Talk:

00:08:06 - Doctor Who: The Wedding of River Song (spoilers!) 00:14:20 - Fringe: One Night in October (spoilers!) 00:18:12 - Nikita: Falling Ash (spoilers!) 00:22:23 - Dexter: Those Kinds of Things (spoilers!) 00:27:53 - Warehouse 13: Emily Lake / The Stand (spoilers!) 00:36:51 - Terra Nova: Instinct (spoilers!) 00:44:10 - American Horror Story: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:47:06 - Boardwalk Empire: 21 and Ourselves Alone (spoilers!) 00:51:41 - Breaking Bad (no spoilers) 00:52:25 - Revenge: Trust (spoilers!)

00:55:13 - Episode Closing

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Episode 166: Quid Pro Quo

2011-10-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:40 - Doctor Who: Closing Time (spoilers!) 00:09:20 - Person of Interest: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:15:17 - Nikita: Game Change (spoilers!) 00:22:47 - Revenge: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:28:00 - Terra Nova: Genesis, Parts 1 and 2 (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:44:01 - Burnout Crash 00:46:46 - Fable 3

00:49:56 - Episode Closing

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Episode 165: Taco Zombies

2011-09-25 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:03:50 - Doctor Who: The God Complex (spoilers!) 00:10:30 - Eureka: One Small Step (spoilers!) 00:17:49 - Warehouse 13: Insatiable (spoilers!) 00:25:01 - The Office: The List (spoilers!) 00:31:40 - Fringe: Neither Here Nor There (spoilers!)

00:41:41 - Episode Closing

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Episode 164: The Parent Trap with Guns

2011-09-17 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:33 - We have several great contests running this week!

00:02:45 - We discuss the Star Wars Blu-ray release and why we didn't buy it.

TV Talk:

00:11:17 - Torchwood: The Blood Line (spoilers!) 00:20:54 - Doctor Who: The Girl Who Waited (spoilers!) 00:30:22 - Warehouse 13: Shadows (spoilers!) 00:36:06 - Eureka: One Small Step (spoilers!) 00:44:03 - Ringer: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:50:08 - Secret Circle: Pilot (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:53:07 - What we've been playing: Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Dead Island, and Fable 3

00:57:00 - Episode Closing

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Episode 163: Dragon*Con 2011 Special

2011-09-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

We are back from our trip to Dragon*Con in Atlanta, and this week we are talking about what we saw and did at the convention this year. We also have an interview with Amanda Tapping this week, which starts around 00:12:00.

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Episode 162: Buccaneer Technique

2011-08-31 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 16s

We are at Dragon*Con right now, so Chad is filling in for us with an interview with pirate rapper extraordinaire Captain Dan! This episode ends with his newest single, "Rap Like a Pirate," and you can find out more about him and his Scurvy Crew at their website: http://www.captaindanpiraterap.com/homeport.cfm.

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Episode 161: Flames on the Side of My Face

2011-08-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:06 - We got a new gadget this week, but it's not a HP Touchpad.

00:06:13 - Some thoughts about Steve Jobs stepping down as Apple's CEO.

TV Talk:

00:13:03 - Eureka: Clash of the Titans (spoilers!) 00:22:25 - Warehouse 13: Past Imperfect (spoilers!) 00:27:25 - Torchwood: End of the Road (spoilers!) 00:46:44 - Doctor Who: Let's Kill Hitler (spoilers!)

00:57:47 - Episode Closing

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Episode 160: The Great Tablet Rush

2011-08-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We talk about the sudden demand for HP Touchpads.

TV Talk:

00:11:18 - We discuss some of the new TV shows debuting soon. 00:25:53 - Torchwood: The Middle Men and Immortal Sins (spoilers!) 00:44:19 - Eureka: Of Mites and Men (spoilers!) 00:51:30 - Warehouse 13: Don't Hate the Player (spoilers!)

00:59:28 - Episode Closing

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Episode 159: Ironic Plaid

2011-08-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We talk about our Dragon*Con preparations.

00:04:41 - We're recruiting writers for Fandomania this week!

TV Talk:

00:10:23 - Red Dwarf 00:12:29 - Justified 00:12:45 - Pete & Pete 00:15:57 - The Syfy and Eureka drama took a weird turn this past week. 00:20:44 - Eureka: Omega Girls (spoilers!) 00:27:22 - Warehouse 13: Queen for a Day and 3...2...1 (spoilers!) 00:34:29 - Torchwood: Categories of Life (spoilers!) 00:48:25 - Falling Skies: Mutiny and Eight Hours (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:52:33 - We discuss THQ's announcement about the future of Red Faction.

00:58:46 - Episode Closing

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Episode 158: You Know Jack

2011-08-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:02 - Dragon*Con is on the way!

00:03:34 - Twitter thinks Jason is a Ghost Hunter.

TV Talk:

00:08:17 - Torchwood: Escape to LA (spoilers!) 00:25:13 - Falling Skies: Sanctuary Part 2 and What Hides Beneath (spoilers!) 00:39:43 - Warehouse 13: Love Sick (spoilers!) 00:48:33 - Eureka: Up in the Air (spoilers!)

00:58:08 - Episode Closing

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Episode 157: Meat Bingo

2011-07-31 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:08:42 - Warehouse 13: Trials (spoilers!) 00:12:05 - Eureka: Glimpse (spoilers!) 00:27:03 - Falling Skies: Sanctuary, Part 1 (spoilers!) 00:33:33 - Alphas: Pilot (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:46:47 - Nintendo takes a fall 00:54:02 - From Dust

00:56:09 - Episode Closing

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Episode 156: Worst Plan Ever

2011-07-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 39s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Book Talk:

00:02:58 - A Dance with Dragons

Movies Talk:

00:03:35 - Captain America 00:08:46 - News about the Dark Tower adaptation

TV Talk:

00:12:13 - Breaking Bad: Boxknife 00:13:12 - Eureka: Liftoff and Reprise (spoilers!) 00:29:59 - Torchwood: Rendition (spoilers!)

00:39:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 155: A Moving Experience

2011-07-17 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 43s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We tell our tales from the past week of moving into the new house.

00:04:29 - We've both given Google+ a try.

TV Talk:

00:11:28 - Falling Skies (spoilers!) 00:18:12 - Torchwood: Miracle Day (spoilers!) 00:28:09 - Warehouse 13 (spoilers!)

00:42:22 - Episode Closing

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Episode 154: Moving Day, Redux

2011-07-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

We're just checking in very briefly this week, as we're in the middle of moving into our new house. We'll be back very soon with another real episode!

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Episode 153: I Love Fireworks... So Much

2011-07-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 26s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:03:00 - Sucker Punch

TV Talk:

00:13:11 - We watched the newest episodes of Falling Skies and Covert Affairs and have been watching a lot of older stuff on Netflix, including Twin Peaks, Farscape, and... She-Ra!

00:25:40 - Episode Closing

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Episode 152: Being Coy With the Aliens

2011-06-25 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 33s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:03:35 - Falling Skies: Live and Learn, and The Armory (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:16:58 - Red Faction: Armageddon

00:32:34 - Episode Closing

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Episode 151: Punch That Kid in the Teeth

2011-06-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:02:22 - Green Lantern 00:09:40 - Red Faction: Origins

TV Talk:

00:17:10 - Syfy might have a nasty Event surprise in store for us. 00:19:38 - Game of Thrones: Baelor (spoilers!) 00:25:31 - A ranty tangent about spoilers on Twitter. 00:29:59 - Covert Affairs: Good Advices (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:34:00 - L.A. Noire: post-mortem (spoilers!)

00:53:46 - Episode Closing

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Episode 150: Infinite Final Crisis on Ultimate Emerald Earths

2011-06-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:15 - We talk about the big reboot DC Comics is doing this year.

00:12:25 - The E3 video game convention was last week in Los Angeles, and we discuss a whole bunch of announcements and upcoming games.

00:50:01 - Episode Closing

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Episode 149: Older and Wiser

2011-06-05 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:37 - Star Wars Celebration is coming back to Orlando for 2012.

00:02:52 - Mailbag

Movie Talk:

00:05:31 - X-Men: First Class

TV Talk:

00:22:20 - Doctor Who: A Good Man Goes to War (spoilers!)

Video Game Talk:

00:37:05 - L.A. Noire

00:55:57 - Episode Closing

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Episode 148: TARDIS Ex Machina

2011-05-29 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 46s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - We talk about how and why we canceled our cable service this week.

Movie Talk:

00:05:51 - There have been some big changes for the Uncharted movie adaptation, leading to a discussion about various adaptations and upcoming and past movies and TV shows.

TV Talk:

00:14:37 - The Event: Arrival (spoilers!) 00:27:25 - Doctor Who: The Rebel Flesh and The Almost People (spoilers!)

00:45:09 - Episode Closing

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Episode 147: Laura Palmer Is Totally Dead

2011-05-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 41s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:00:16 - Twin Peaks 00:03:39 - Doctor Who: The Doctor's Wife (spoilers!) 00:11:45 - The Event: The Beginning of the End (spoilers!)

Games Talk:

00:15:35 - Portal 2 hates orphans in North Carolina (spoilers for Portal 2!) 00:23:39 - LA Noire 00:35:17 - Celeste has gone back to playing Hitman: Blood Money again 00:37:57 - There's something new coming from Alan Wake

00:41:14 - Episode Closing

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Episode 146: Pirates Are Really Dirty

2011-05-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:18 - Recent TV cancellation announcements. 00:13:43 - Recent TV renewal announcements. 00:16:19 - We talk about a bunch of new upcoming genre, fantasy, and sci-fi TV shows. 00:45:08 - Doctor Who: The Curse of the Black Spot (spoilers!) 00:46:46 - The Event: One Will Live, One Will Die (no real discussion) 00:47:03 - Nikita: Pandora (spoilers!)

00:55:57 - Episode Closing

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Episode 145: Peter or the Pattern

2011-05-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:01:13 - Doctor Who: "Day of the Moon" (spoilers!) 00:08:48 - The Event: "Us or Them" (spoilers!) 00:14:14 - Fringe: "The Day We Died" (spoilers!) 00:31:28 - Nikita: "Betrayals" (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:38:50 - Brief raving about Thor

Video Game Talk:

00:39:38 - More details have surfaced about Nintendo's next console, and they aren't pretty. 00:44:23 - We've learned more about the next Assassin's Creed game.

00:48:49 - Episode Closing

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Episode 144: Who Hacked What When

2011-05-01 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Contests:

00:00:30 - This week we're giving away a Baratheon t-shirt from HBO's Game of Thrones!

Book Talk:

00:01:09 - The Hunger Games

TV Talk:

00:05:17 - The Event: Strain (spoilers!) 00:08:11 - Nikita: Glass House (spoilers!) 00:15:01 - Fringe: The Last Sam Weiss (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:23:31 - LA Noire's preorder bonus arrangement is kind of sketchy. 00:30:48 - New details and speculation about the next Assassin's Creed. 00:33:44 - The PlayStation Network went down for the count. 00:38:22 - The sad tale of how Microsoft stole Jason's dragon. 00:48:15 - The next Call of Duty zombie expansion looks awesome. 00:50:04 - Portal 2

00:53:33 - Episode Closing

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Episode 143: Dropping Knowledge Mark Twain Style

2011-04-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 45s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:24 - Contest: We're giving away a Lannisters T-shirt from HBO's Game of Thrones!

TV Talk:

00:02:20 - General talk about Stargate Universe and Sanctuary 00:05:43 - Game of Thrones: Winter Is Coming (spoilers!) 00:10:30 - The Event: Cut Off the Head (spoilers!) 00:16:40 - Community: Paradigms of Human Memory (spoilers!) 00:19:25 - Nikita: Girl's Best Friend (spoilers!) 00:24:02 - Fringe: 6:02 AM EST (spoilers!) 00:27:48 - Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:36:32 - A new Hitman game might be coming soon 00:39:16 - Mortal Kombat

00:44:21 - Episode Closing

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Episode 142: Whiplash Is Coming

2011-04-17 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:48 - Contests: We're giving away goodies from Scream and Game of Thrones this week.

TV Talk:

00:02:37 - We discuss Ginia Bellafante's ridiculous and sexist non-review of Game of Thrones. 00:12:35 - Camelot: Homecoming, The Sword and the Crown, Guinevere, and Lady of the Lake (spoilers!) 00:20:12 - Nikita: Covenants and Into the Dark (spoilers!) 00:25:49 - Fringe: Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:35:57 - A villain has been cast for the new Superman movie. 00:36:42 - The Crow is being remade. No, really.

Game Talk:

00:38:55 - The Maw 00:40:41 - Dynasty Warriors 7 00:46:38 - Celeste has been playing Dragon Age 2, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, and Oblivion

00:49:41 - Episode Closing

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Episode 141: Vaguely Guilty

2011-04-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 43s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:48 - We have an update on the Rob Granito story from a couple of weeks ago.

00:05:55 - We currently have an Oliver Stone contest running, and we have a bunch of other awesome promotions on the way.

00:07:19 - Mailbag!

TV Talk:

00:09:23 - The Event: You Bury Other Things Too (spoilers!) 00:19:12 - The Borgias: The Poisoned Chalice / The Assassin (spoilers!) 00:25:46 - We've finally started watching Stargate Universe.

Game Talk:

00:30:26 - Dragon Age 2 00:35:48 - Rift

00:42:21 - Episode Closing

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Episode 140: Agatha Christie Will Beat You Down

2011-04-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 23s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV:

00:01:18 - We talk about the upcoming MTV Teen Wolf TV show. 00:03:29 - Wonder Woman's costume has been modified for the new series. 00:07:40 - The Event: Face Off (spoilers!)

Movies:

00:15:20 - A new Agatha Christie adaptation is on the way, for better or for worse. 00:19:36 - They're making a try once again for a live-action Justice League movie.

00:22:55 - Episode Closing

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Episode 139: The Granito Bandito

2011-03-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We talk about our weekend visit to MegaCon.

00:08:06 - Controversy has hit the world of comic book art!

Movie Talk:

00:15:06 - Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been cast in The Dark Knight Rises. 00:16:45 - There's been disturbing news about the Preacher movie. 00:20:56 - Sucker Punch

TV Talk:

00:29:09 - There's a new Discworld TV show on the way. 00:31:35 - We talk about Showtime and Starz and their new arrangements with Netflix. 00:36:04 - Fringe has gotten a fourth season from Fox! 00:38:03 - Fringe: Bloodline (spoilers!) 00:45:12 - The Event: A Message Back (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:49:16 - We've been playing Dragon Age Awakening and Dragon Age 2 this week.

00:56:25 - Episode Closing

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Episode 138: Soul Magnets, How Do They Work?

2011-03-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 33s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:00:44 - We're unimpressed by Wonder Woman's Party City costume. 00:06:31 - The Event: Turnabout (spoilers!) 00:14:42 - Fringe: Stowaway (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:21:42 - Assassin's Creed Brotherhood: The Da Vinci Disappearance (spoilers!)

00:32:55 - Episode Closing

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Episode 137: Annoyed and Nimoyed

2011-03-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We send our best wishes to the victims of the tragic earthquake in Japan.

00:01:41 - We are at the start of convention season and talk a little about PAX East and MegaCon.

TV Talk:

00:04:02 - Jason has gotten hooked on Community. 00:06:17 - We discuss the ratings situation with The Event. 00:08:47 - The Event: And Then There Were More and Inostranka (spoilers!) 00:16:53 - Fringe: Os (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:27:16 - Bioware stepped into some controversy with Dragon Age 2 customers. 00:32:53 - Dead Space 2 (some light spoilers) 00:39:16 - Rango 00:40:16 - Dragon Age: Origins

00:41:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 136: The Actual Meaning of Epic

2011-03-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 32s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We talk about the high school play we were going to this weekend.

00:02:26 - Obligatory Charlie Sheen / winning / tiger blood talk.

TV Talk:

00:06:10 - The Cape has been canceled. 00:08:17 - We talk about the latest casting news for the Wonder Woman TV series. 00:10:02 - Ron Moore's 17th Precinct has added some familiar cast members. 00:14:16 - We talk about the upcoming adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis' Powers comic series.

Movie Talk:

00:16:04 - Twitter has delivered some news about the sequel to the GI Joe movie. 00:18:25 - Lucasfilm has announced the release date for The Phantom Menace in 3D.

Game Talk:

00:23:15 - We discuss some of the many awesome video games scheduled for release this year. 00:25:51 - What we played this week: Bulletstorm, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Limbo, Braid, Dragon Age: Origins

00:31:09 - Episode Closing

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Episode 135: Best Worst Insults

2011-02-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:31 - We have even more contests going on this week!

Movie Talk:

00:02:28 - David O. Russell is making the Uncharted movie and really shouldn't be. 00:14:40 - DJ Caruso is the most recent director attached to a movie adaptation of Preacher.

TV Talk:

00:18:08 - Nathan Fillion wants to buy Firefly, except that he doesn't really. 00:21:33 - Keifer Sutherland has a new TV show from Heroes creator Tim Kring. 00:23:57 - We talk about the latest in TV ratings news. 00:26:09 - Fringe: Subject 13 (spoilers!) 00:35:27 - Nikita: Echoes (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:46:05 - We discuss the trailer for the upcoming Dead Island game. 00:48:34 - Celeste has played the Dragon Age 2 demo. 00:52:57 - Jason gives his hands-on opinion of Bulletstorm. 00:55:24 - Celeste talks about Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands.

00:56:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 134: Fauxlivia and the Hyper Pyramid

2011-02-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We are running four different contests right now, so get your entries in to win some cool stuff!

TV Talk:

00:02:24 - Wonder Woman has been cast in David E. Kelley's upcoming new TV series. 00:06:42 - We talk about the new Poe TV series and movies. 00:10:50 - Ron Moore has a new supernatural series called District 17. 00:13:39 - Nikita: Alexandra (spoilers!) 00:22:04 - Fringe: 6B (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:31:04 - We discuss X-Men First Class and The Amazing Spider-Man. 00:38:27 - Memento on its tenth anniversary 00:41:29 - Repo: The Genetic Opera

Game Talk:

00:44:15 - What we're playing: Dragon Age, Mass Effect 2, Assassin's Creed 00:45:50 - We talk about the upcoming DLC for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. 00:49:56 - Amazon has a special deal running for Bulletstorm.

00:51:48 - Episode Closing (Closing music is "Threat Level Midnight" from The Office)

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Episode 133: Magnetic Power Thighs

2011-02-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:55 - This week we're giving away Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol and five movies from the Warner Archive.

00:02:19 - Our friend Simon has a new podcast, and we're giving him a plug!

Movie Talk:

00:03:16 - Rumors have surfaced about Ms. Marvel possibly being cast for the Avengers movie. 00:05:42 - Maria Hill's casting has been confirmed for The Avengers.

Game Talk:

00:07:27 - One 8 year old girl is the world's biggest Smurf's Village fan. 00:09:16 - Fox News thinks Bulletstorm is the worst video game ever. 00:18:58 - On a related topic, we discuss the Penny Arcade "The Sixth Slave" controversy. 00:26:33 - Activision has axed a key franchise while supposedly setting their sites on world domination.

TV Talk:

00:32:54 - We talk about the CW's upcoming witch series, Secret Circle. 00:39:03 - Human Target: Marshall Pucci (spoilers!) 00:49:09 - Nikita: The Next Seduction (spoilers!) 00:53:36 - Fringe: Immortality (spoilers!)

00:58:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 132: For My Final Trick

2011-02-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:23 - Contest: We're giving away Life on Mars: The Complete Collection on DVD this week!

Game Talk:

00:02:22 - Mailbag about the Nintendo 3DS and the Sony NGP 00:10:06 - As an aside, we talk about the latest Comic-Con fiasco. 00:11:51 - We talk about some of the games we played this week, including Mass Effect 2 and a couple of easy achievement titles.

Movie Talk:

00:18:24 - There have been some new casting announcements in the world of Superman. 00:21:20 - Following that, we talk about the latest casting info for the next Batman movie. 00:22:51 - Warner Bros is making a new movie based on Stephen King's The Stand. 00:24:52 - Is the Arrested Development movie finally being made?

TV Talk:

00:27:26 - We talk about some new and upcoming TV shows, including Grimm and Poe. 00:31:24 - TV ratings are all over the place, and we talk about some of the numbers for The Cape, Human Target, Fringe, and more. 00:38:04 - Human Target: Kill Bob and The Trouble with Harry (spoilers!) 00:48:07 - Fringe: Concentrate and Ask Again (spoilers!) 00:55:17 - Nikita: Coup De Grace (spoilers!)

00:59:54 - Episode Closing

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Episode 131: Worst Case Scenario

2011-01-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Mailbag:

00:00:35 - We answer a question about Human Target

Movie Talk:

00:04:39 - We talk about the latest news about the upcoming Dark Tower adaptation. 00:07:37 - The Machinist 00:09:11 - Buried

TV Talk:

00:11:56 - We discuss the upcoming zombie TV shows coming to the CW and NBC. 00:16:03 - Nikita: Free (spoilers!) 00:30:34 - Fringe: Reciprocity (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:39:48 - Celeste has a gripe about Xbox Avatars, and Jason has an idea for a new addition 00:49:40 - Two Worlds 2 00:51:49 - Mass Effect 2 00:53:00 - The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

00:55:13 - Episode Closing

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Episode 130: A Herd of Buffalo Flies to Mars

2011-01-23 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 41s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Game Talk:

00:02:22 - Assassin's Creed Brotherhood 00:07:18 - Donkey Kong Country Returns

00:14:42 - Contest: We're giving away the Blu-ray of Murder on the Orient Express this week (the David Suchet version)!

TV Talk:

00:16:48 - Being Human: There Goes the Neighborhood Part 1 (spoilers!) 00:21:59 - Fringe: The Firefly (spoilers!) 00:34:02 - We talk about upcoming TV shows, as well as TV in general.

00:40:25 - Episode Closing

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Episode 129: YouCubed

2011-01-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Our zodiac signs are just fine, thank you.

00:03:09 - We answer some questions from the mailbag, including:

00:03:45 - More talk about CES 2011 00:07:15 - A TV composer we forgot to mention a couple of episodes ago 00:08:44 - We discuss possibilities for the next generation Xbox 00:16:46 - Some discussion about pinball of the real and video game varieties

00:21:17 - We talk about our shifting opinions on sequels and adaptations.

TV Talk:

00:28:41 - The Cape: Pilot and Tarot (spoilers!) 00:39:22 - We talk about the state of Human Target and what Fox is doing to it.

Game Talk:

00:45:11 - The Assassin's Creed series (with some spoilers from the first two games)

00:52:11 - Episode Closing

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Episode 128: Aflockalypse Now

2011-01-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:00:32 - Human Target (no spoilers, and brief!)

Games Talk:

00:01:41 - We talk about the games we've been playing over the past week, including Assassin's Creed 1 and 2, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Red Dead Redemption, Limbo, Raskulls

Movies:

00:08:50 - Exam 00:10:33 - Frozen

00:13:40 - We talk about the evolution of the SyFy network and genre TV on networks in general.

00:30:07 - The news from this year's CES has been trickling out, and we discuss some of Microsoft's announcements.

00:34:11 - Birds are falling from the sky, and fish are washing ashore. The end is nigh!

00:41:57 - Episode Closing

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Episode 127: 2010 Year End Wrap-Up

2011-01-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

This week is our annual year end wrap-up for the previous year, in which we talk about our favorite and least favorite stuff from 2010. In this episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:52 - We're giving away The Last Exorcism on DVD this week.

00:01:27 - January is Cryptozoology month on Fandomania!

2010 Wrap-Up (possible light spoilers throughout):

00:03:56 - Our favorite and least favorite movies of 2010 00:16:35 - Our favorite and least favorite TV shows of 2010 00:40:30 - Our favorite and least favorite video games of 2010

00:53:29 - Episode Closing

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Episode 126: A Lucrative Haul

2010-12-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 43s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:06 - We talk about our geeky Christmas loot.

00:04:26 - A visit to the Fandomania mailbag, with some more discussion about The Walking Dead and adaptations.

TV Talk:

00:13:50 - Dexter: The Big One 00:24:45 - Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol

00:42:19 - Episode Closing

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Episode 125: The Holiday Non-Episode

2010-12-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

We have been traveling a lot this week and were out of town this weekend, so this week's podcast clocks in at under two minutes. We promise a full episode next week with our third annual year end wrap up discussion.

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Episode 124: The Magic Seed

2010-12-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:00:36 - Celeste finally saw Inception this week.

Comic Talk:

00:03:34 - We discuss Buffy #39 and how it makes us feel about Joss Whedon's works in general. (spoilers!)

TV Talk:

00:21:54 - Dexter: Hop a Freighter (spoilers!) 00:24:54 - The Walking Dead: TS-19 (spoilers!) 00:33:27 - Boardwalk Empire: A Return to Normalcy (spoilers!) 00:36:47 - Eureka: O Little Town (spoilers!) and Warehouse 13: Secret Santa (spoilers!) 00:43:09 - Fringe: Marionette (spoilers!) 00:48:07 - Human Target: The Return of Baptiste (spoilers!) 00:51:53 - Nikita: All the Way (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:54:51 - We talk about the winners of this year's Video Game Awards and the new games that were announced at the ceremony.

01:06:13 - Episode Closing

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Episode 123: The Writing Dead

2010-12-05 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:46 - Jason talks about his new HTC HD7 and Windows Phone 7.

TV Talk:

00:04:25 - Dexter: In the Beginning (spoilers!) 00:08:38 - The Event: Everything Will Change (spoilers!) 00:14:33 - Boardwalk Empire: Pairs Green (spoilers!) 00:21:34 - The Walking Dead: Wildfire (spoilers!) 00:25:43 - Fringe: Entrada (spoilers!) 00:31:47 - Human Target: Taking Ames (spoilers!) 00:37:47 - Nikita: Dark Matter (spoilers!)

Games:

00:41:40 - Portal: Still Alive 00:43:07 - Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 00:45:01 - nail'd 00:46:53 - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 00:48:11 - Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 00:49:05 - Rock Band 3 DLC: Queen and Billy Joel

00:53:22 - Episode Closing

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Episode 122: Got Some Splaining to Do

2010-11-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:16 - Black Friday and the games we've been playing this week

TV Talk:

00:05:43 - Sherlock Series 1 (spoilers!) 00:11:56 - Dexter: Teenage Wasteland (spoilers!) 00:17:50 - Boardwalk Empire: The Emerald City (spoilers!) 00:26:03 - Chuck: Chuck Vs Phase Three (spoilers!) 00:36:46 - The Event: Your World to Take (spoilers!) 00:44:41 - Human Target: The Wife's Tale (spoilers!)

00:55:12 - Episode Closing

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Episode 121: Newsies Gone Wrong

2010-11-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

Comics Talk:

00:00:45 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #38 (spoilers!)

TV Talk:

00:09:46 - Dexter: Take It! (spoilers!) 00:16:07 - Boardwalk Empire: Belle Femme (spoilers!) 00:22:28 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Fear of Death (spoilers!) 00:28:21 - The Event: For the Good of Our Country (spoilers!) 00:33:24 - Human Target: Ilsa Pucci (spoilers!) 00:38:56 - Fringe: The Abducted (spoilers!)

00:48:10 - Episode Closing

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Episode 120: Sounds Like a Journey Song

2010-11-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:01:24 - Dexter: Circle Us (spoilers!) 00:07:55 - The Event: I Know Who You Are (spoilers!) 00:20:14 - The Walking Dead: Guts (spoilers!) 00:23:59 - Boardwalk Empire: Hold Me in Paradise (spoilers!) 00:30:38 - Fringe: 6955 kHZ (spoilers!) 00:39:02 - Nikita: One Way (spoilers, as well as a spoilery reference to the newest episode of The Event!)

Game Talk:

00:46:25 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 00:49:36 - The UnderGarden 00:53:26 - BioShock 2: Minerva's Den

00:56:24 - Episode Closing

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Episode 119: Burning Down the House

2010-11-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:13 - We talk about Undercovers's cancellation and its implications minorities on network TV. 00:06:29 - Dexter: Everything Is Illumenated (spoilers!) 00:11:13 - Boardwalk Empire: Home (spoilers!) 00:14:06 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the First Fight (spoilers!) 00:24:55 - The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye (spoilers!) 00:32:24 - Fringe: Amber 31422 (spoilers!) 00:39:08 - Nikita: Phoenix (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:43:35 - We discuss the release of Xbox Kinect and the update to the Xbox 360 dashboard. 00:49:23 - Rock Band 3 00:54:41 - Dead Rising 2 00:56:22 - 007 Blood Stone 00:57:06 - Pinball FX 2

00:58:07 - Episode Closing

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Episode 118: Dextererity

2010-10-31 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:00:55 - We discuss the future of the Battlestar Galactica universe on Syfy. 00:06:40 - Dexter: First Blood (spoilers!) 00:14:28 - Boardwalk Empire: Family Limitation (spoilers!) 00:21:45 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Aisle of Terror (spoilers!) 00:30:19 - The Event: Loyalty (spoilers!) 00:39:03 - Glee: Rocky Horror Glee Show (spoilers!) 00:46:45 - Nikita: The Recruit (spoilers!)

Movies:

00:49:59 - Saw 3D

00:54:47 - Episode Closing

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Episode 117: Two Nouns and a Verb

2010-10-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 46s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:02:13 - Contests: This week we're giving away the soundtracks to Terminator 2 and Steig Larsson's Millennium Trilogy!

TV Talk:

00:03:52 - Dexter: Beauty and the Beast (spoilers!) 00:10:00 - Boardwalk Empire: Nights in Ballygran (spoilers!) 00:16:06 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Couch Lock (spoilers!) 00:21:04 - The Event: Casualties of War (spoilers!) 00:28:07 - Nikita: Resistance (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:33:11 - Paranormal Activity 2

Game Talk:

00:37:30 - Alan Wake: The Writer 00:42:41 - Rock Band 3 and Billy Joel

00:45:05 - Episode Closing

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Episode 116: The GoBots of Gears of War

2010-10-17 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:42 - Contests: This week we're giving away the soundtrack to The Town and Tim and Eric Season 4 on DVD!

TV Talk:

00:03:43 - Dexter: Practically Perfect (spoilers!) 00:09:00 - Boardwalk Empire: Anastasia (spoilers!) 00:15:49 - Nikita: The Guardian (spoilers!) 00:27:54 - Chuck: Chuck Vs. The Coup D'Etat (spoilers!) 00:35:46 - The Event: A Matter of Life and Death (spoilers!) 00:40:54 - Fringe: Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep? (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:47:11 - Borderlands: Claptrap's New Robot Revolution 00:48:10 - Alan Wake: The Writer 00:49:43 - Quantum Theory

00:55:44 - Episode Closing

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Episode 115: Should Have Gotten a Funnel Cake

2010-10-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 51s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Jason talks about Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios.

00:04:16 - This week we're giving away the Klutz Book of Animation and Twisted Lands: Shadow Town for the PC.

00:06:30 - Mailbag

TV Talk:

00:12:39 - Dexter: Hello, Bandit (spoilers!) 00:18:11 - Caprica: Unvanquished (spoilers!) 00:28:30 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Cubic Z (spoilers!) 00:34:27 - The Event: Protect Them From the Truth (spoilers!) 00:38:58 - Fringe: The Plateau (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:48:38 - BioShock 2: Minerva's Den

00:50:06 - Episode Closing

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Episode 114: Not Background Noise

2010-10-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 35s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:00 - Dexter (spoilers!) 00:07:27 - Boardwalk Empire (spoilers!) 00:10:36 - The Event (spoilers!) 00:19:01 - Chuck (spoilers!) 00:24:01 - Glee (spoilers!) 00:27:55 - Fringe (spoilers!)

00:34:38 - Episode Closing

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Episode 113: Team Unicorn Takes Over the Galaxy

2010-09-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:32 - This week we're giving away Night of the Living Trekkies, a novel by Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall.

00:01:57 - Congrats to Ginny and Rob, who are getting married in Las Vegas next weekend!

00:02:38 - Ginny talks with the ladies of Team Unicorn (Clare Grant, Michele Boyd, Milynn Sarley, and Rileah Vanderbilt) about being geek and gamer girls and taking over the galaxy.

TV Talk:

00:19:20 - Boardwalk Empire: Pilot (spoilers!) 00:24:39 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Anniversary (spoilers!) 00:34:33 - Warehouse 13: Reset (spoilers!) 00:39:31 - The Event: I Haven't Told You Everything (spoilers!) 00:43:47 - Fringe: Olivia (spoilers!) 00:52:07 - Nikita: Kill Jill (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

01:01:00 - The Social Network

Game Talk:

01:02:50 - BioShock 2: Minerva's Den

01:08:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 112: A Wonderful Explosion of Your Brain

2010-09-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:02:26 - Our interview with Edward James Olmos!

Movie Talk:

00:13:03 - The Town

TV Talk:

00:17:33 - Warehouse 13: Buried (spoilers!) 00:23:32 - Covert Affairs: I Can't Quit You, Baby and When the Levee Breaks (spoilers!) 00:37:33 - True Blood: Evil Is Going On (spoilers!) 00:38:55 - Nikita: 2.0 (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:45:36 - Singularity 00:46:25 - Dead Rising 2 Case Zero 00:48:49 - Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions 00:50:41 - Halo: Reach 00:53:25 - Civilization V

00:55:32 - Episode Closing

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Episode 111: My Favorite Kind of Time Travel

2010-09-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:42 - We talk about our 100 Greatest Video Games of All Time poll.

00:03:36 - We talk with Claudia Christian, best known as Susan Ivanova from Babylon 5!

Movie Talk:

00:20:20 - Machete 00:21:48 - Event Horizon

TV Talk:

00:24:44 - Warehouse 13: "Vendetta" and "Where and When" (spoilers!) 00:32:04 - Eureka: "I'll Be Seeing You" (spoilers!) 00:41:12 - Covert Affairs: "What Is and What Should Never Be" and "Fool in the Rain" (spoilers!) 00:47:17 - Nikita: "Pilot" (spoilers!)

Games Talk:

00:55:40 - Singularity

01:06:10 - Episode Closing

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Episode 110: Dragon*Con 2010 Special: Dork Energy

2010-09-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 36s

We were at Dragon*Con this past weekend, and that means it's time for our annual convention special, recorded from our hotel room in Atlanta. For the third consecutive year, Ginny McQueen joins us to discuss the con. We talk about the costumes, the guests, the events, and an extremely creepy baby doll.

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Episode 109: Bending the Spine

2010-08-29 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 50s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We talk about our plans for this year's Dragon*Con, including details about the Fandomania meetup.

00:03:03 - This past weekend was Read Comics in Public Day.

00:09:31 - Mailbag!

TV Talk:

00:13:20 - Warehouse 13: Merge With Caution (spoilers!) 00:18:20 - Covert Affairs: Communication Breakdown (spoilers!) 00:22:48 - Eureka: The Ex-Files (spoilers!) 00:34:53 - Lost: New Man in Charge (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:41:52 - Shadow Complex (again!) 00:43:03 - Singularity

00:49:09 - Episode Closing

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Episode 108: Gross Hyperbole

2010-08-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 36s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:45 - Jason talks about getting started with P90X.

00:01:38 - We discuss Dragon*Con plans briefly.

Movie Talk:

00:02:55 - Scott Pilgrim Vs the World 00:05:20 - The Expendables

TV Talk:

00:08:03 - Warehouse 13: For the Team (spoilers!) 00:13:19 - Rubicon: The Outsider (spoilers!) 00:20:12 - Eureka: Stoned (spoilers!) 00:26:55 - Covert Affairs: Houses of the Holy (spoilers!)

00:35:33 - Episode Closing

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Episode 107: Fish Tacos

2010-08-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:30 - We're giving away copies of Titan Maximum Season 1 this week!

00:01:17 - We went to Star Wars Celebration V this weekend, and we talk about what we did and saw there.

00:14:38 - Aaron Douglas (Battlestar Galactica's Chief Tyrol) joins us to talk about his work on BSG and beyond.

TV Talk:

00:26:13 - Rubicon: Keep the Ends Out (spoilers!) 00:29:27 - True Blood: Night on the Sun (spoilers!) 00:32:14 - Warehouse 13: Around the Bend (spoilers!) 00:37:02 - Covert Affairs: In the Light (spoilers!) 00:39:26 - Eureka: Momstrosity (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:48:47 - BioShock Infinite 00:56:40 - Singularity

01:00:23 - Episode Closing

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Episode 106: Big Kid TV

2010-08-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:52 - We address some technical issues from the previous episode.

00:02:37 - This week we'll be going to Star Wars Celebration, and in just a few weeks we'll be at Dragon*Con. We talk about plans for this year's Fandomania meetup in Atlanta.

00:04:55 - We are giving away season 1 of Being Human on Blu-ray and DVD this week!

00:06:48 - The extremely talented Bear McCreary talks with us about his work on the music of Battlestar Galactica, Human Target, and several other projects.

TV Talk:

00:24:54 - Warehouse 13 Episodes 2.03-2.05 and Eureka Episodes 4.03-4.05 (spoilers!) 00:47:04 - Covert Affairs Episodes 1.02-1.04 (spoilers!) 00:55:26 - Rubicon Episode 1.01 (spoilers!)

00:57:08 - We briefly talk about movies watched over the past few weeks: Salt, The Other Guys, Pandorum, and The Crazies.

00:57:52 - We played Alan Wake: The Signal and Starcraft 2 this past week and talk a little about both.

01:01:47 - Episode Closing

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Episode 105: SDCC 2010 - Klingon in the Bathroom

2010-08-01 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

We're back from the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con, and we spend the entire episode talking about our adventures there, from spotting Stan Lee to seeing a world premiere TV show to meeting Zachary Levi. We'll be back to normal next week with the usual news and reviews, as well as perhaps an interview!

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Episode 104: A Wonkian Move

2010-07-25 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 29s

We were in San Diego for Comic-Con this weekend, so this episode has very little Celeste and Jason. Rather, you'll get to hear an interview Karen did with geek podcaster and musician extraordinaire George Hrab!

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Episode 103: Brought to You by Us

2010-07-18 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:03:41 - We talk about some of the panels and events we're looking forward to at Comic-Con this week.

Movie Talk:

00:10:55 - Inception - Jason's vaguest movie review ever

TV Talk:

00:12:28 - Celeste discusses fan reactions to Doctor Who's latest season. 00:19:50 - Warehouse 13: Mild Mannered (spoilers!) 00:27:15 - Eureka: A New World (spoilers!) 00:36:39 - Covert Affairs: Pilot (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:42:59 - Celeste has fan rage about Dragon Age 2 00:51:22 - Jason's final conclusion about Crackdown 2 00:52:58 - A parting word of positivity about Magic The Gathering on XBLA

00:53:48 - Episode Closing

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Episode 102: The Weird Town Thing

2010-07-11 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

In this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening; Celeste takes a trip.

Movie Talk:

00:03:21 - Predators

TV Talk:

00:06:31 - Warehouse 13: Time Will Tell (spoilers!) 00:15:05 - Eureka: Founder's Day (spoilers!) 00:29:50 - Haven: Welcome to Haven (spoilers!)

Games:

00:43:57 - Crackdown 2

00:48:09 - Episode Closing

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Episode 101: Don't Judge!

2010-07-04 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 32s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening with talk about the Fourth of July

00:02:24 - We have a new contest this week and are giving away Squidbillies Vol 3 on DVD, from Adult Swim.

00:03:45 - Judd Apatow might be making a new Pee-Wee Herman movie!

00:08:14 - There was some casting news about The Office this week. Beware of potential spoilers here!

00:11:14 - The internet wants Justin Bieber to be a commie.

TV Talk:

00:13:58 - We talk about the shows we follow that are about to start new seasons and why we're not quite ready for them. 00:20:26 - True Blood: It Hurts Me Too (spoilers!) 00:24:21 - We discuss Breaking Bad (no spoilers) and the fairly recent trend of bad guys as good guys on TV.

00:27:23 - Mailbag: We have mail from Summer, Grant, and Mark

00:31:06 - Episode Closing

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Episode 100: Super Geek Origins

2010-06-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

On this week's episode:

00:00:45 - Episode Opening

00:02:29 - We're giving away copies of Suzanne Collins' new book The Hunger Games in this week's contest!

00:03:15 - We talk about the new Harry Potter theme park that opened in Orlando this past week.

Movie Talk:

00:07:23 - Prince of Persia is now the highest grossing video game movie ever. We talk a little about the movie and more about its implications for the genre.

TV Talk:

00:09:41 - Celeste reveals the real reason Jack Bauer stopped saying "Damnit!" on 24. 00:12:37 - Doctor Who: The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang (spoilers!) 00:31:06 - True Blood: Beautifully Broken (spoilers!) 00:32:27 - Brief talk about Breaking Bad

00:33:57 - We answer our mailbag, in which Daniel asks about our super geek origins, and Grant asks about our upcoming conventions.

00:53:12 - Episode Closing

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Episode 99: Direct to Video

2010-06-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:01:47 - True Blood: Bad Blood 00:05:01 - Some talk about the Game of Thrones teaser trailer and upcoming series. 00:06:51 - Brief (and non-spoilery) discussion about Persons Unknown, Breaking Bad, and Stargate.

Movie Talk:

00:10:17 - Talking about the new Smurfs and Fraggle Rock movies leads to a lengthy discussion about the current state of movies and the box office in general.

Game Talk:

00:22:46 - We didn't go to E3 this year, but we followed all the big announcements and have a lot to talk about, from Kinect to Playstation Move to the 3DS.

00:42:12 - Mailbag

00:45:26 - Episode Closing

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Episode 98: Invisible Chicken Monster

2010-06-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 52s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:21 - The Annie comic strip concluded its 80-something year run this weekend, and we talk about its odd ending.

Movie Talk:

00:02:40 - The A-Team

TV Talk:

00:05:03 - Doctor Who: Vincent and the Doctor, and The Lodger (spoilers!) 00:25:11 - Persons Unknown: Pilot (mild spoilers) 00:27:18 - We discuss a bunch of other upcoming, current, and past TV, including True Blood, Breaking Bad, Glee, Justified, and Stargate SG-1 and Atlantis (no spoilers).

Game Talk:

00:33:08 - Green Day Rock Band 00:34:53 - Alpha Protocol 00:41:04 - APB: All Points Bulletin 00:42:01 - We talk about the upcoming E3 convention with some discussion about Rock Band 3, Project Natal / Kinect, and Celeste's opinion of Nintendo 64.

00:48:37 - Mailbag

00:50:50 - Episode Closing

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Episode 97: Previously on Alan Wake

2010-06-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

This week is our mega-Alan Wake discussion, in which we analyze and talk about various aspects of the game, as well as theories on what everything means. You'd probably benefit from finishing Alan Wake before listening, but we do have a couple of non-Wake topics as well. On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:00:45 - Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

TV Talk:

00:06:26 - Doctor Who: Cold Blood (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:16:39 - Alan Wake mega-discussion (spoilers!)

00:57:22 - Episode Closing

The music at the end of this episode is "The Poet and the Muse," from Alan Wake.

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Episode 96: The LOST Episode

2010-05-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 59s

This is our mega LOST episode, in which we talk about:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:30 - We're giving away copies of the new Aqua Teen Hunger Force DVD this week.

Game Talk:

00:02:46 - Alan Wake (briefly, no spoilers) 00:04:23 - Blur

TV Talk:

00:10:09 - Chuck: Chuck Vs The Subway and Chuck Vs The Ring Part 2 (spoilers!) 00:19:27 - 24: Day 8: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (spoilers!) 00:25:53 - Lost: The End (spoilers!)

00:58:42 - Episode Closing

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Episode 95: Objectively From My Perspective

2010-05-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:32 - We have a new contest announcement from Adult Swim!

TV Talk:

00:02:15 - We discuss the cancellation of Heroes. 00:07:42 - We talk about some announcements from the new TV schedule for next season. 00:09:09 - We're saving Lost for a mega conversation next week, and here's why. 00:11:04 - Chuck: Chuck Vs The Living Dead (spoilers!) 00:18:17 - 24: Day 8: 1:00pm - 2:00pm (spoilers!) 00:22:30 - Lost, briefly 00:22:45 - V: Red Sky (spoilers!) 00:25:34 - Fringe: Over There, Part 2 (spoilers!) 00:32:31 - Doctor Who: Amy's Choice and The Hungry Earth (spoilers!)

Gaming Talk:

00:39:21 - Alan Wake 00:45:02 - Red Dead Redemption 00:46:56 - We talk about the new Star Wars avatar parts on Xbox Live.

00:48:10 - Episode Closing

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Episode 94: Doctor Foot Head

2010-05-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

Movie Talk:

00:00:30 - Iron Man 2 (spoilers!)

TV Talk:

00:14:36 - We discuss the recent cancellation and renewal announcements. 00:19:00 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Tooth (spoilers!) 00:23:56 - 24: Day 8: 12:00pm - 1:00pm (spoilers!) 00:26:40 - Lost: Across the Sea (spoilers!) 00:38:52 - V: Fruition 00:39:17 - Fringe: Northwest Passage and Over There, Part 1 (spoilers!) 00:47:09 - Doctor Who: The Vampires of Venice (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:52:43 - Just Cause 2

00:54:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 93: A Meat Loaf Moment

2010-05-09 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 38s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening and Survivors Contest

TV Talk:

00:03:40 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Role Models (spoilers!) 00:10:10 - 24: Day 8: 11:00am - 12:00pm (spoilers!) 00:13:17 - Lost: The Candidate (spoilers!) 00:19:52 - V: Hearts and Minds (spoilers!) 00:29:59 - Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone (spoilers!)

00:38:00 - Episode Closing

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Episode 92: Wibbly Wobbly Podcasty Wimey

2010-05-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 46s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

TV Talk:

00:02:16 - Doctor Who: The Time of Angels (spoilers!) 00:10:26 - 24: Day 8: 10:00am - 11:00am (spoilers!) 00:14:48 - Chuck: Chuck Vs The Honeymooners (spoilers!) 00:18:56 - V: Heretic's Fork (spoilers!) 00:27:47 - Fringe: Brown Betty (spoilers!) 00:35:04 - Happy Town: In This Home on Ice (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:39:01 - Dragon Age: Awakening 00:40:30 - Just Cause 2 00:42:43 - Trials HD

00:45:28 - Episode Closing

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Episode 91: I Want To Destroy Everything

2010-04-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 32s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:59 - We're giving away Merlin DVDs this week!

TV Talk:

00:03:17 - 24: Day 8: 9:00am - 10:00am (spoilers!) 00:07:16 - Lost: The Last Recruit (spoilers!) 00:11:12 - V: We Can't Win (spoilers!) 00:19:55 - Fringe: The Man from the Other Side (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:25:27 - Just Cause 2

00:30:56 - Episode Closing

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Episode 90: Smells Like Stephen Root

2010-04-18 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We have several contests running this week, and we're giving away everything from sets of books to Amazon gift cards.

Movie Talk:

00:04:01 - We saw Drones this weekend at the Florida Film Festival and got to hang out with the always awesome Amber Benson again. 00:07:40 - Joss Whedon is on board to direct Marvel's upcoming Avengers movie. 00:11:42 - We talk about the week's biggest new release, Kick-Ass.

TV Talk:

00:16:16 - Doctor Who: The Beast Below and Victory of the Daleks (spoilers!) 00:23:45 - 24: Day 8: 8:00am - 9:00am (spoilers!) 00:30:41 - Lost: Everybody Loves Hugo (spoilers!) 00:37:50 - V: John May (spoilers!) 00:43:15 - Human Target: Christopher Chance (spoilers!) 00:50:55 - Fringe: White Tulip (spoilers!)

Games Talk:

00:54:34 - Final Fantasy 13 00:56:49 - Dragon Age: Awakening 00:59:31 - Dante's Inferno 01:01:23 - Just Cause 2

01:02:56 - Episode Closing

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Episode 89: Buffy's Big Bang

2010-04-11 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:00 - We talk about Steve Jobs' announcement of the iPhone 4.0 software.

Contests:

00:07:03 - The first of two contests we're running this week is a Lord of the Rings giveaway! 00:08:10 - Our second contest of the week is all about Harry Potter.

Comics Talk:

00:09:36 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #34 (spoilers!)

TV Talk:

00:21:42 - 24: Day 8: 6:00am - 8:00am (spoilers!) 00:26:10 - Chuck: Chuck Vs The Other Guy (spoilers!) 00:32:17 - Lost: Happily Ever After (spoilers!) 00:36:35 - V: Pound of Flesh (spoilers!) 00:40:33 - Human Target: Victoria (spoilers!) 00:43:05 - Fringe: Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver. (spoilers!)

00:46:27 - Episode Closing

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Episode 88: The Inner Desires of Zeus

2010-04-04 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:49 - We talk about our week and our thoughts about FourSquare

00:05:34 - A little talk about a couple of upcoming conventions: Vulcan Events Tampa and Phoenix Comicon

Movie Talk:

00:07:42 - Clash of the Titans 00:10:23 - We talk about the place of 3D in current movies.

TV Talk:

00:16:58 - 24: Day 8: 5:00am - 6:00am (spoilers!) 00:26:39 - Chuck: Chuck Versus the American Hero (spoilers!) 00:34:27 - Lost: The Package (spoilers!) 00:38:38 - V: Welcome to the War (spoilers!) 00:41:51 - Human Target: Tanarak (spoilers!) 00:44:48 - Fringe: Peter (spoilers!) 00:53:02 - Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour (spoilers!)

00:59:51 - Episode Closing

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Episode 87: The Bread Test

2010-03-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Our SDCC hotel search saga concludes.

00:05:01 - We talk about the conventions we have coming up, including a new one in Tampa.

00:08:16 - Karen talks with Russell Tovey from Doctor Who and Being Human.

00:15:11 - We discuss the Captain America casting news of the past week.

TV Talk:

00:22:32 - There will be no more 24 on Fox after this season ends. 00:24:27 - 24: Day 8: 4:00am - 5:00am (spoilers!) 00:32:36 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Final Exam (spoilers!) 00:38:58 - Lost: Ab Aeterno (spoilers!) 00:48:14 - Human Target: Corner Man (spoilers!) 00:51:44 - Caprica: End of Line (spoilers!) 01:01:52 - Justified: Fire in the Hole

01:03:26 - Episode Closing

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Episode 86: Roger Roger

2010-03-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - A brief "thank you" to the listeners.

00:02:27 - We talk about the Ben Folds concert we went to last week at the Orlando House of Blues.

00:03:54 - The hotel rooms for San Diego Comic-Con opened for reservations this past week... supposedly.

00:10:13 - We talk about the upcoming Guild comic written by Felicia Day.

00:11:03 - Matthew Wood, the voice of General Grievous and other denizens of the Star Wars universe, joins us to talk about his work with Skywalker Sound and how he got into the business.

TV Talk:

00:22:01 - Apparently Syfy is looking at the possibility of another Battlestar Galactica spinoff. 00:25:36 - James Callis is joining another Syfy show this coming season. 00:26:59 - Celeste talks about some pilots for new series that are in production for the coming TV season. 00:34:13 - 24: Day 8: 3:00am - 4:00am (spoilers) 00:37:08 - Chuck: Chuck Vs the Tic Tac (spoilers) 00:42:21 - Lost: Recon (spoilers) 00:48:33 - Human Target: Baptiste (spoilers) 00:51:09 - Caprica: Ghosts in the Machine (spoilers)

Game Talk:

01:05:55 - Dragon Age: Origins: Awakening 01:06:51 - Battlefield Bad Company 2 01:09:03 - Final Fantasy XIII 01:12:15 - Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 DLC (spoilers)

01:14:27 - Mailbag

01:18:46 - Episode Closing

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Episode 85: Buffy Is a Harsh Mistress

2010-03-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We're giving away copies of the Battlestar Galactica: The Plan / Razor soundtrack this week!

00:01:24 - We were at Megacon in Orlando this weekend, and we talk about some of our adventures.

00:06:08 - We are joined by Georges Jeanty, the ongoing artist for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 comic book series, and he talks to us about his work in the Buffy universe, as well as about the controversial spoiler leak.

Comics Talk:

00:13:27 - Gene Simmons' son has some interesting ideas about how to break into the comics industry.

Movie Talk:

00:20:09 - We discuss the impending casting for the Captain America movie. 00:23:09 - The Oscars are over, and we talk about the results and what we think about Avatar and James Cameron.

TV Talk:

00:27:35 - The rumor from inside Fox is that 24 is indeed out of time. 00:29:40 - 24: Day 8: 2:00am - 3:00am (spoilers!) 00:35:30 - Human Target: Salvage & Reclamation (spoilers!) 00:36:08 - Lost: Dr. Linus (spoilers!) 00:40:36 - Chuck: Chuck Vs. The Beard (spoilers!) 00:46:17 - Caprica: The Imperfections of Memory (spoilers!)

Games Talk:

00:53:27 - We got a new Xbox and talk a little about the Final Fantasy bundle and the new Dragon Age expansion 00:56:36 - Our game talk goes a little retro with some discussion about Assassin's Creed 1 and 2.

00:58:49 - Mailbag, with a question about our encounters with nice celebrities.

01:04:22 - Episode Closing

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Episode 84: Glockenspiel Hero

2010-03-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We're going to be at Megacon in Orlando, FL, next weekend.

00:01:16 - We talk about our momentary net-less-ness.

00:02:44 - This week we are giving away Alice in Wonderland DVD prize packs!

Movie Talk:

00:04:12 - Alice in Wonderland (mild spoilers) 00:08:23 - Brooklyn's Finest

TV Talk:

00:10:49 - 24: Day 8: 1:00am - 2:00am (spoilers!) 00:16:29 - Caprica: Gravedancing and Know Thy Enemy (spoilers!) 00:22:36 - Lost: Sundown (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:32:14 - We discuss the Infinity Ward controversy. 00:38:28 - We talk a bit about the Playstation 3 apocalypse that happened this week. 00:39:48 - BioShock 2 (with some spoilers) 00:49:03 - Deadly Premonition 00:51:39 - Heavy Rain

00:55:50 - Mailbag

00:57:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 83: Anachronistic Juxtaposition

2010-02-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We talk about Celeste's weekend in Ormond Beach and my weekend of Jimmy Buffett and staying at home.

00:03:00 - This week we're giving away Superjail! Season One on DVD.

Movie Talk:

00:03:58 - Some interesting casting news came out this week for Pirates of the Caribbean 4. 00:07:25 - Shutter Island 00:09:31 - Cop Out

TV Talk:

00:12:11 - Caprica: Gravedancing (spoilers!) 00:24:20 - 24: Day 8: 12:00am - 1:00am (spoilers!) 00:30:03 - Lost: Lighthouse (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:43:07 - We talk about the questionable special offer Atari is making for Star Trek Online. 00:45:58 - BioShock 2 00:47:53 - Heavy Rain

00:49:25 - Mailbag!

00:55:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 82: Monkey Bar Jack

2010-02-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We talk about our weekend of babysitting.

00:01:49 - Fandomania hit big on Digg this week!

00:03:40 - Episode Feedback

TV Talk:

00:09:13 - 24: Day 8: 11:00pm - 12:00am (spoilers!) 00:15:03 - Lost: The Substitute (spoilers!) 00:32:15 - Human Target: Lockdown (spoilers!) 00:39:10 - General talk about Caprica

Game Talk:

00:42:26 - Dragon Age: Origins 00:45:54 - BioShock 2

00:52:06 - Mailbag

01:01:02 - Episode Closing

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Episode 81: Robo Hugs

2010-02-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:50 - We talk about our 100 Greatest Books project.

00:01:54 - This week we're giving away copies of the Armored soundtrack.

Movie Talk:

00:02:36 - From Paris With Love 00:03:20 - The Wolfman

TV Talk:

00:05:57 - We talk a little about BBC's Survivors series. 00:07:31 - 24: Day 8: 9:00pm - 10:00pm and 10:00pm - 11:00pm (spoilers!) 00:14:30 - Chuck: Chuck Vs The Nacho Sampler and Chuck Vs The Mask (spoilers!) 00:18:31 - Fringe: Jacksonville (spoilers!) 00:24:17 - Lost: LA X and What Kate Does (spoilers!) 00:31:37 - Human Target: Sanctuary and Run (spoilers!) 00:35:31 - Caprica: Reins of a Waterfall (spoilers!)

Games Talk:

00:45:45 - Fable 3 (minor spoilers) 00:48:46 - Heavy Rain 00:51:41 - Demon's Souls 00:52:36 - BioShock 2

00:57:26 - Episode Closing

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Episode 80: A Week Without Celeste

2010-02-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 5s

It's a super-short episode this week as Celeste is out sick. Jason announces a new contest and also talks briefly about Fandomania's newest "Greatest 100" project.

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Episode 79: Taking It To the Streets

2010-01-31 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - We're giving away five copies of the Leverage soundtrack this week.

00:01:06 - We discuss Apple's newly unveiled iPad.

00:06:33 - Mailbag!

Movie Talk:

00:14:36 - Jason briefly talks about seeing Edge of Darkness

TV Talk:

00:15:50 - The Walking Dead is moving ahead as a pilot at AMC. 00:16:27 - The CW inexplicably is looking at remaking Nikita as a new TV series. 00:18:56 - We have a discussion about great TV writing and how it does or doesn't fit into the current TV landscape. 00:24:01 - 24: Day 8: 8:00pm - 9:00pm 00:24:59 - Chuck: Chuck Vs First Class (spoilers!) 00:27:41 - Human Target: Embassy Row (spoilers!) 00:31:26 - Fringe: The Bishop Revival (spoilers!) 00:34:39 - Dollhouse: Epitaph Two: The Return (spoilers!) 00:43:52 - Caprica: Rebirth (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:52:42 - We have a Bioware-heavy talk about Dragon Age and Mass Effect this week.

00:59:13 - Episode Closing

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Episode 78: A Week of Evil Angels

2010-01-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We're giving away the Legion soundtrack this week!

00:01:26 - We talk more about the Buffy comic leak scandal. (mild but not complete spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:06:04 - Legion (spoilers!)

TV Talk:

00:12:08 - Human Target: Pilot and Rewind (spoilers!)00:19:53 - 24: Day 8: 4:00pm - 08:00pm (spoilers!)00:32:11 - Chuck: Chuck Vs Operation Awesome (spoilers!)00:32:44 - Fringe: What Lies Below (spoilers!)00:36:27 - Caprica: Pilot00:37:38 - Spartacus - Blood and Sand: The Red Serpent (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:47:00 - Dragon Age00:53:45 - Divinity 2: Ego Draconis00:54:31 - Bayonetta00:56:44 - Lego Rock Band

00:59:30 - Episode Closing

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Episode 77: Beckman's Magic 8 Ball

2010-01-18 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:55 - We saw Jonathan Coulton with Paul & Storm in concert this week.

Comics Talk:

00:04:50 - We discuss the Buffy spoiler debacle in non-spoilery ways.

Movie Talk:

00:12:05 - Spider-Man 4 is no more!00:16:00 - Book of Eli

TV Talk:

00:18:51 - We talk about ABC's desire to make a Lost spinoff.00:23:20 - Dexter's Michael C. Hall has announced that he's been fighting cancer.00:25:12 - Chuck: Pink Slip, Three Words, and Angel de la Muerte (spoilers!)00:38:25 - Fringe: Unearthed and Johari Window (spoilers!)00:43:10 - Dollhouse: The Hollow Men (spoilers!)

Games Talk:

00:52:33 - Band Hero

00:56:46 - Episode Closing

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Episode 76: Tennantively

2010-01-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 54s

On this week's episode:

Episode Opening

00:00:16 - It's way too cold to be Florida.

Movie Talk

00:03:36 - Spider-Man 4 is running late, and we talk about how it's shaking up the movie release schedule, along with some talk about Pirates of the Caribbean 4.00:08:55 - Jason's thoughts about Daybreakers.

Comics Talk:

00:12:08 - Siege #1

TV Talk

00:16:36 - We talk about the strange numbering of Doctor Who's upcoming season / series.00:22:48 - Dollhouse: Getting Closer (spoilers!), including a discussion about the future of genre TV on the major networks.

Game Talk:

00:42:07 - We've been playing some 1 vs 100 on the Xbox.00:43:45 - We discuss Microsoft's CES announcements and how their new video has changed Jason's thoughts about Project Natal.

00:52:15 - Episode Closing

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Episode 75: Flying Cars and Robotic Maids

2010-01-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 49s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We wish our listeners a Happy New Year and talk about what we've been up to this week.

Movie Talk:

00:04:27 - Sherlock Holmes

TV Talk:

00:15:30 - Doctor Who: The End of Time Parts 1 and 2 (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:35:37 - Celeste has been playing more Shadow Complex.00:36:45 - Jason gave Castle Crashers a belated try.00:38:16 - Torchlight00:38:50 - Borderlands: Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot00:40:52 - Older PS3 games: Uncharted and Flower00:41:15 - We've both been boosting our Xbox gamerscore with bad games, and we talk about this week's horror (think: Miley Cyrus in a video game).

00:47:36 - Episode Closing

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Episode 74: 2009 Year End Wrap-Up

2009-12-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

This week we take a look back at the best and worst of 2009 in the final episode of the year!

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:43 - We talk about our first Christmas spent together.

Best and Worst of 2009:

00:04:32 - Movies00:15:32 - TV Shows00:25:42 - Comics00:31:54 - Video Games

00:41:36 - Episode Closing

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Episode 73: Invaded by Barbarians

2009-12-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:45 - We talk about our holiday plans for the upcoming week.

00:01:33 - We briefly talk about the sad death of Brittany Murphy.

00:02:58 - Rabid barbarian fans overran Fandomania last week, giving us the opportunity to talk about when geekery leads to madness.

Movie Talk:

00:19:17 - Avatar

TV Talk:

00:24:12 - Dexter: The Getaway (spoilers!)
00:30:57 - Dollhouse: Stop Loss and The Attic (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:42:07 - Jason got that Santa suit he wanted for his Xbox avatar.00:43:36 - We've been playing some non-hardcore games lately just to rack up achievement points.00:46:29 - Jason has started Uncharted on the PS3.00:48:03 - We talk about the recent X-Play 2009 awards.

00:54:17 - Episode Closing

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Episode 72: Everybody Has a Brain

2009-12-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

In this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:24 - Fractured-Simplicity.net has named Fandomania the December site of the month!

00:01:21 - Mailbag, with questions about Syfy's Alice and our thoughts about zombies and vampires.

TV Talk:

00:06:13 - Dexter: Hello, Dexter Morgan (spoilers!)
00:08:32 - Fringe: Grey Matters (spoilers!)00:12:58 - Dollhouse: Meet Jane Doe and A Love Supreme (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:26:37 - Mass Effect 2 has an incredible voice cast list.00:29:09 - We talk about the games announced and previewed at this year's Video Game Awards.00:31:03 - Borderlands is about to get a second downloadable expansion.00:31:44 - Celeste is seriously hooked on Dragon Age. Seriously.00:35:19 - Jason talks about his first PS3 game, Infamous.00:37:12 - Jason gives his thoughts on the PS3 vs the 360.

00:41:00 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 71: Everybody Out of the Pool

2009-12-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 43s

In this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:38 - We talk about our convention plans for 2010.

00:04:05 - We have a new contest this week and are giving away five copies of Malice by Chris Wooding.

00:06:07 - Mailbag: Grant asks us for our ultimate Sci-Fi Mashup.

TV Talk:

00:12:11 - Fringe: Snakehead (spoilers!)00:16:11 - Dexter: Lost Boys (spoilers!)00:24:30 - Dollhouse: The Public Eye and The Left Hand (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:36:58 - Celeste is hooked on Dragon Age: Origins, and I've been racking up achievements in Borderlands: The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned.

00:42:43 - Episode Closing

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Episode 70: Digital Freudian Slip

2009-11-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 33s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We talk about our first Thanksgiving together.

00:02:23 - Celeste and I both are in the Google Wave beta now, and we talk about its ups and downs so far.

Game Talk:

00:11:02 - Celeste has been hooked on Arkham Asylum, and I've been all into Borderlands.00:16:05 - A Playstation 3 is making its way to our house, thanks to Black Friday at Amazon.

TV Talk:

00:20:19 - Dexter: Hungry Man (spoilers!)00:24:00 - V: It's Only the Beginning (spoilers!)00:28:02 - We talk about my increasing dislike of Flash Forward and some general views on current TV.

00:32:05 - Episode Closing

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Episode 69: Hitched!

2009-11-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:29 - We got married last week!00:08:00 - We talk about convention plans for 2010.00:09:55 - We're giving away five copies of Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars!

00:11:15 - Listener mail!

TV Talk:

00:16:44 - Dollhouse is officially canceled.00:22:06 - V (spoilers!)00:25:19 - Flash Forward (spoilers!) - Beware the rant!00:36:59 - Fringe (spoilers!)00:43:53 - Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:58:00 - Batman: Arkham Asylum01:01:49 - Dragon Age: Origins01:04:54 - Multiplayer madness: Left 4 Dead 2 and Modern Warfare 2

01:14:52 - Episode Closing

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Episode 68: DragonCon 2009 Live Q&A

2009-11-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

We're getting married this weekend, so we're just a bit preoccupied! Since we don't have time to record a brand new episode, we're taking this opportunity to post the long-promised live Q&A session we did at Dragon*Con earlier this year. As there's also no time for editing this week, this is the plain audio from the panel without any additional intros or music. We'll be back next week and back on our regular recording schedule.…

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Episode 67: Yoko's Flying Saucer

2009-11-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

In this week’s episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:22 - Pre-wedding talk!

Game Talk

00:02:28 - We discuss Viacom’s recent announcements about Rock Band.00:09:30 - Saw: The Game

Movie Talk

00:10:52 - Quarantine00:12:03 - The Men Who Stare at Goats

TV Talk

00:18:10 - Dexter: If I Had a Hammer (spoilers!)00:22:28 - V: Pilot (spoilers!) - with tangents about aliens and the Olympics00:37:00 - Vampire Diaries: 162 Candles (spoilers!)00:42:32 - Fringe: Earthling (spoilers!)00:46:20 - Flash Forward: The Gift (spoilers!)

00:57:15 - Episode Closing

You can send listener mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 66: Vampire Critical Mass

2009-11-01 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 40s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:20 - We're being broadcast in Taiwan!00:01:23 - Jason recounts his Windows 7 adventure.00:02:35 - A rundown of the past week, including family visits, wedding plans, and Halloween.

Movie Talk:

00:05:54 - Paranormal Activity is now the most profitable movie of all time!

TV Talk:

00:10:30 - Dexter: Dirty Harry (spoilers!)
00:15:14 - Flash Forward: Scary Monsters and Super Creeps (spoilers!)00:30:44 - We talk about this week's V premiere and how aliens could be the next vampires / zombies.

Game Talk:

00:34:17 - Borderlands00:36:15 - Rock Band: Queen track pack

00:39:29 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 65: Baby Bullet

2009-10-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - Weekend update time!00:01:10 - A little Windows 7 discussion, in light of Jason's XP dying.00:04:18 - Celeste and Jason finally schedule the airing for the Dragon*Con Q&A podcast.00:05:24 - The 100 character countdown is finished, and some of the results are surprising.

Comics Talk:

00:11:04 - Buffy #29 (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:21:24 - Saw 6

00:26:20 - TV Talk:

00:28:38 - Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (spoilers!)00:40:37 - Dexter: Dex Takes a Holiday (spoilers!)00:43:12 - Dollhouse: Belonging (spoilers!)00:51:49 - Flash Forward: Gimme Some Truth (spoilers!)

00:59:17 - Episode Closing

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Episode 64: Analysis-y Things

2009-10-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:38 - Celeste's wedding shower allowed Jason to explore the world of chocolate malt making.00:02:43 - The Adventures of Balloon Boy00:06:34 - Fandomania's list of the 100 Greatest Fictional Characters of All Time is nearing #1.

Movie Talk:

00:08:03 - Astro Boy00:17:44 - Law Abiding Citizen

TV Talk:

00:21:19 - Dollhouse: Belle Chose (spoilers!)
00:30:52 - Dexter: Blinded by the Light (spoilers!)00:37:32 - Fringe: Dream Logic (spoilers!)00:43:21 - Flash Forward: Black Swan (spoilers!) (with a brief Heroes tangent)

Game Talk:

00:51:10 - The Beatles: Rock Band

00:55:15 - Episode Closing

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com.…

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Episode 63: Walternate

2009-10-11 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 52s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:41 - Impromptu game talk about Wet and Shadow Complex.

TV Talk:

00:04:47 - A little talk about the TV ratings from the past week.00:08:19 - The Office: Niagara (spoilers!)00:11:40 - Dexter: Remains to be Seen (spoilers!)00:16:21 - The Vampire Diaries: You're Undead to Me (spoilers!)00:19:22 - Fringe: Momentum Deferred (spoilers!)00:34:20 - Flash Forward: 137 Sekunden (spoilers!)

00:45:40 - A discussion about Joss Whedon's Cabin in the Woods being delayed and the unfortunate re-advent of 3D movies.

00:50:51 - Episode Closing

You can send listener e-mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.…

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Episode 62: Consummate Professionals

2009-10-04 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening:

00:00:47 - Reminder about Kelly's Fandomania book discussion.00:03:59 - We're giving away Star Wars art by Grant Gould in this week's contest.00:06:19 - Come see an advance screening of Astro Boy with us if you're in the Orlando area.

Movie Talk:

00:08:08 - Kill Bill 3 is coming in 2014, and Jason speculates about its plot.00:11:58 - A new documentary about H.P. Lovecraft is coming in just a couple of weeks.00:13:24 - Movie Review: Zombieland

TV Talk:

00:19:06 - There's been a big change to the upcoming NBC series Day One.00:25:54 - Dexter: Living the Dream (spoilers!)00:35:42 - The Vampire Diaries: Family Ties (spoilers!), plus a discussion about vampire mythology.00:44:33 - Fringe: Fracture (spoilers!)00:54:21 - Flash Forward: White to Play (spoilers!), plus a discussion about predestination and free will.01:21:32 - Dollhouse: Instinct (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

01:28:18 - Zombie Apocalypse01:29:21 - Wet01:33:33 - The Beatles: Rock Band, plus Celeste is SUPER excited about Queen coming to Rock Band.01:40:48 - Shadow Complex

01:43:00 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.…

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Episode 61: James Bond in Hobbiton

2009-09-27 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:33 - Our countdown of the 100 Greatest Fictional Characters of All Time has begun!00:02:37 - We are giving away three copies of Primeval Vol 2 on DVD this week.00:04:18 - Celeste talks about some familiar pictures of cakes she spotted on Syfy's blog.

Movie Talk

00:08:35 - MGM looks to be in trouble, possibly putting the movie adaptation of The Hobbit in danger.00:11:15 - Ron Howard is making a Lovecraft movie.00:15:19 - Review: Paranormal Activity00:21:28 - Review: Surrogates

TV Talk

00:25:39 - Celeste shares some non-spoilery news she read about the new season of 24.00:28:29 - Jason talks about the new ABC series V's recently announced scheduling oddities.00:30:09 - We talk about the ratings for the Dollhouse season 2 opener.00:32:36 - The Vampire Diaries: Friday Night Bites (spoilers!)00:37:41 - Warehouse 13: MacPherson (spoilers!)00:45:56 - Fringe: Night of Desirable Objects (spoilers!)00:52:46 - Dollhouse: Vows (spoilers!)01:09:42 - Flash Forward: No More Good Days (spoilers!)

Game Talk

01:30:13 - We both finished X-Men Origins: Wolverine and discuss the game one more time.

01:33:11 - Episode Closing

You can send listener mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 60: Birthday Hats on Cows

2009-09-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:04 - We're giving away three copies of Doctor Who: The Next Doctor this week!

Comics Talk:

00:02:47 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #28 (spoilers)

Movie Talk:

00:07:59 - The Informant!

TV Talk:

00:11:20 - Syfy has pushed back Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, and Jason and Celeste discuss the network's recent successes.Celeste talks about her two recent viewing additions: Glee (00:14:36) and The Vampire Diaries (00:18:51).00:23:46 - True Blood: Beyond Here Lies Nothin' (spoilers!)00:31:43 - Warehouse 13: Nevermore (spoilers!)00:38:22 - Fringe: A New Day in the Old Town (spoilers!)00:47:02 - Eureka: What Goes Around Comes Around (spoilers!)

00:57:23 - Episode Closing

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Episode 59: Reading with Pictures

2009-09-13 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

We fill in the blanks from Dragon*Con.

00:00:39 - The Q&A recording is running late, and we make excuses.00:01:15 - We talk about the Battlestar Galactica party thrown by The Colonial Fleet.

00:07:35 - Interview: Comics creator Josh Elder talks with us about his project, Reading with Pictures.

Fandomania Talk:

00:22:03 - Our 100 Characters project is now in number crunching mode.00:24:12 - Contest: We're giving away four copies of the Chess CD / DVD set this week!

Game Talk:

00:26:39 - Our Xbox 360 Elite blew up, and thus continues the saga of the Red Ring of Death.00:28:49 - The Beatles Rock Band released this past week, and we talk a little about that.

TV Talk:

00:31:45 - Warehouse 13's ratings have been crazygood.00:35:03 - Celeste talks a little about the Creative Emmys awarded this weekend.
00:37:58 - Warehouse 13: Breakdown (spoilers!)00:42:00 - Eureka: Have an Ice Day (spoilers!)

Movie Talk:

00:50:11 - The title of Pirates of the Caribbean 4 has been announced, and it has an intriguing legacy.00:54:31 - We talk about the new movie Gamer (spoilers!).

01:03:21 - Episode Closing

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Episode 58: Dragon*Con 2009 Special

2009-09-08 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

We’re a day late in posting this thing, but it’s all because we were in Atlanta for our yearly Dragon*Con excursion. Now we’re back with our convention episode, recorded in the hotel room with special guest hosts Ginny McQueen and Rob Kern! To make up for the lateness of this episode, we’ll have a midweek episode going up between now and next Monday, featuring the Q&A panel we did at the convention.…

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Episode 57: Ambusch!

2009-08-30 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:00:37 - Details about our live podcast from Dragon*Con and a Fandomania meetup and dinner!00:02:25 - We recount the past week's tale of Fandomania drama.00:08:47 - I announce a new poll that YOU need to fill out.

00:11:23 - Buffy alums Amber Benson (Tara) and Adam Busch (Warren) join us to talk about Adam's band, Amber's books, Drones, and their awesome rendition of the Macarena.

TV Talk

00:25:28 - Eureka: You Don't Know Jack (spoilers!)00:35:06 - Warehouse 13: Duped (spoilers!)

Movie Talk

00:38:11 - Todd McFarlane's twisted version of Oz is moving ahead as a movie.00:41:40 - Michael Crichton's upcoming posthumously published pirate book is being picked up by Steven Spielberg.00:44:28 - Celeste has some details about Pirates of the Caribbean 4.00:47:25 - We talk about the upcoming vampire manga-turned-movie, Priest.

Game Talk

00:49:43 - I loved the demo for the upcoming game Wet, while Celeste was less than impressed.00:55:26 - EVE Online teeters a little too close to the real world with some bizarre banking and embezzling going on.01:09:38 - I talk a little about the head start phase for Champions Online.

01:13:15 - Episode Closing

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Episode 56: How to Put This Politely

2009-08-23 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:15 - Episode Opening

00:00:53 - I'm suffering yet another ear malady this week.00:01:12 - We just got back from Mini-Megacon here in Orlando, where we had a great time, met Buffy actors, and observed a very awkward Q&A session.00:09:27 - William Shatner is coming to Dragon*Con!00:11:03 - We revisit the subject of professional photographers at conventions, this time with a more informed perspective.00:20:37 - We've had some good growth in the listener numbers since last week.00:21:56 - We announce the winners of the BSG soundtrack contest and remind everyone about our currently-running 9 contest.

TV Talk

00:23:00 - We briefly talk about the impending end of the long-running soap Guiding Light.00:26:33 - I'm looking forward to the new Spartacus series being developed for Starz.00:28:26 - James Marsters has been cast in Caprica.00:32:00 - Warehouse 13 has been renewed for a second season, and we talk about the newest episode, "Implosion" (spoilers!).00:36:56 - Eureka: Ship Happens (spoilers!)

Movie Talk

00:40:10 - Universal is talking about the possibility of rebooting the Anne Rice vampire series with a new Lestat.00:42:47 - I give my non-spoiler review of Inglourious Basterds.

Game Talk

00:47:55 - I talk about the beta for Champions Online.00:49:55 - Celeste has gotten into playing the expansion for Red Faction: Guerrilla.00:51:41 - I've finally gotten around to playing X-Men Origins: Wolverine.00:55:45 - We take a look at the new XBLA game, Shadow Complex.

00:58:23 - Episode Closing

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Episode 55: Sanford and Son Go to Space

2009-08-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening

00:01:15 - We have a new contest this week, all about the upcoming animated film 9.

Movie Talk:

00:02:25 - I correct something I said last week about the GI Joe movie. Oops! And we talk about the awesome "Ballad of GI Joe" video on FunnyOrDie.00:05:33 - We talk about the new Battlestar Galactica reboot that appears to be coming from Brian Singer and Universal.00:12:47 - We review District 9 (spoilers!).

Comics Talk:

00:27:10 - Ultimate Comics Avengers #1

TV Talk:

00:28:47 - We discuss Frank Darabont's recently announced Walking Dead series for AMC, as well as ponder the fate of the Preacher adaptation.00:32:00 - Celeste brings up the Green Arrow Supermax movie that's been talked about in the past.00:38:32 - True Blood: Timebomb (spoilers!)00:43:49 - Warehouse 13: Burnout (spoilers!)

Game Talk:

00:47:00 - I finally finished Prototype, with help from Celeste.00:49:53 - I talk about the awesomeness of Splosion Man.00:53:22 - We discuss the new DLC for Red Faction: Guerrilla.

Comics Revisited:

00:55:14 - Celeste gives her very plausible theory about the true identity of Twilight in the Buffy comics (potential spoilers!).

00:58:53 - Episode Closing

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Episode 54: Knowing Is Half the Battle

2009-08-09 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:30 - We've been playing hamster doctor this week.00:01:17 - We announce the winner of our Big Honkin Soundtrack Contest.00:01:40 - We announce a new contest, this time for the Battlestar Galactica Season 4 Soundtrack.00:03:33 - The Fandomania staff is nearly doubling!

Movie Talk:

00:04:23 - GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra (spoilers!)00:24:46 - McG is remaking 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

Comics Talk:

00:27:33 - Captain America Reborn #200:29:25 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #27 (spoilers!)

00:38:00 - We go on a brief vampire tangent and lament the influence Twilight has.

TV Talk:

00:42:39 - Dollhouse: Epitaph One (spoilers!)00:59:49 - Warehouse 13: Elements (spoilers!)01:08:08 - Eureka: If You Build It... (spoilers!)01:20:01 - We talk about NBC's recent statements about the reason for Kings' cancelation.01:26:47 - Celeste and I talk about I Survived a Japanese Gameshow's second season finale.

Game Talk:

01:32:44 - Prototype01:36:13 - Celeste shares some awesomeness about a kid who plays Guitar Hero while solving two Rubix cubes.

01:38:27 - Episode Closing

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Episode 53: Into the Uncanny Valley

2009-08-02 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:35 - We have details about our upcoming live podcast from Dragon*Con!00:01:35 - We're running an awesome new contest this week.

Movie Talk

00:03:35 - We talk about Sam Raimi being named as the director of the World of Warcraft movie.00:08:39 - I ponder Ridley Scott's return to the Alien franchise.00:10:19 - We moan about the rumor that Robert Zemeckis is making a new Roger Rabbit movie.

Comics Talk

00:13:43 - Ultimatum #5 (spoilers!)

TV Talk

00:20:33 - HBO has renewed True Blood, Entourage, and Hung for next season, and I talk briefly about Hung.00:21:21 - True Blood - Hard Hearted Hannah (spoilers!)00:28:46 - Warehouse 13 - Claudia (spoilers!)00:39:52 - Eureka - It's Not Easy Being Green (spoilers!)

Game Talk

00:48:40 - We talk about some new announcements and upcoming features for the Xbox avatars.00:54:43 - Celeste and I both are enthralled with Prototype this week.

01:01:48 - Episode Closing

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Episode 52: Paper Anniversary

2009-07-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

It's the podcast's one year (ie: paper) anniversary! This week on the show:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:22 - We talk about making it to the one year mark for the Fandomania Podcast.00:01:06 - We have a big announcement for fans who are coming to this year's Dragon*Con!00:02:50 - Celeste and I will be covering the mini-Megacon next month in Orlando.00:04:37 - We talk about this year's San Diego Comic Con and how much we wish we were there.00:07:27 - I congratulate my friend Anna on winning Bravo's The Fashion Show.

Music Talk:

00:09:29 - Battlestar Galactica Season 4 Soundtrack

TV Talk:

00:12:02 - Eureka: Your Face or Mine? (spoilers!)00:16:09 - Eureka: Insane in the P-Brane (spoilers!)00:19:15 - True Blood: Never Let Me Go (spoilers!)00:26:49 - Warehouse 13: Magnetism (spoilers!)00:34:06 - The Guild: Season 200:38:23 - Celeste's Soapbox: I Survived a Japanese Game Show and More to Love

Games Talk:

00:43:41 - Rock Band Network00:48:21 - Red Faction: Guerrilla00:49:59 - Prototype

Episode Closing:

00:55:37 - We give thanks to all our listeners for sticking with us for our first year!

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 51: The Hogwarts Bicycle

2009-07-19 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro

Movie Talk:

00:01:14 - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (spoilers!)

TV Talk:

00:36:15 - We talk about the fandom backlash that has followed Torchwood: Children of Earth. (spoilers!)00:42:02 - True Blood 2.04: Shake and Fingerpop (spoilers!)00:49:42 - Warehouse 13 1.02: Resonance (spoilers!)00:56:42 - Celeste gives her thoughts on the announcement of this year's Emmy nominations.

01:05:00 - Episode Closing

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Episode 50: Geekiness Is Infectuous

2009-07-12 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 2s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro

00:00:26 - We check up on Celeste's wisdom teeth situation.00:01:36 - I explain some technical issues from last week.00:03:20 - Celeste and I are astounded by the amount of money people are going to pay to have their picture taken with Patrick Stewart.00:08:02 - We talk about Ryan Reynolds' casting in the Green Lantern movie, as well as comic book movies in general.

Movie Talk

00:14:45 - Public Enemies00:17:42 - Bruno

TV Talk

00:20:47 - Attack of the Show's 1000th Episode00:26:40 - Torchwood: Children of Earth (spoilers!)00:43:45 - Warehouse 13 - 1.01: Pilot (spoilers!)00:51:48 - Eureka - 3.09: Welcome Back Carter (spoilers!)01:03:30 - We crowd-spot Scott Bakula on So You Think You Can Dance.

Comics Talk

01:05:59 - Captain America: Reborn #1 (spoilers!)01:14:13 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #26 (spoilers!)

Games Talk

01:19:41 - Fable 2: See the Future (spoilers!)01:24:07 - The Godfather 201:30:03 - We talk about Red Faction and Celeste's marathoning habits.

01:36:30 - Episode Closing

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. Please send listener mail for our upcoming year anniversary episode in two weeks!

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Episode 49: She's a Big Fat Liar

2009-07-06 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 34s

In this week’s episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro

00:00:26 - Celeste is about to have her remaining wisdom teeth vaporized.
00:01:24 - We revisit the story of the Belgian girl with 56 facial tattoos (spoiler: she’s a big fat liar).00:03:04 - I’m getting excited about this year’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios.

TV Talk

00:06:52 - True Blood 2.03: Scratches (spoilers!)00:13:46 - We talk about the upcoming TV shows that are about to start or return.

Gaming Talk

00:16:35 - China puts the kibosh on virtual sales for real money (here’s looking at you, gold farmers). Thanks for the tip, Hilory!00:20:07 - Australia puts the kibosh on pretty much everything interesting.00:27:10 - Celeste and I both are still playing through Red Faction: Guerrilla and discuss the upcoming DLC.00:30:50 - We talk about the interesting way in which Fable 3’s production was accidentally was confirmed.

00:33:00 - Episode Closing

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 48: Jam Tomorrow, Jam Yesterday

2009-06-28 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:01:20 - We will be recording next week's episode early, so we ask for questions and topics from the listeners for next time.00:03:23 - Celeste has upgraded her iPod Touch to the new firmware, but I've held off.00:05:19 - We talk about the recent deaths of Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson.

TV Talk:

00:13:00 - Celeste watched the newest episode of True Blood (spoiler warning!)

Movie Talk:

00:19:23 - We agree that Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland looks astonishingly weird.00:23:50 - I'm looking forward to Public Enemies, and we discuss Christian Bale's weirdness.00:26:05 - We revisit the new Star Trek movie to talk one more time about the problems some fans have with its time travel.00:39:42 - I talk about the upcoming movie adaptation of The Box.

Game Talk:

00:44:34 - I finished Resident Evil 5 this week, and we talk about that and RE4.00:47:18 - Droplitz is new on the Xbox Arcade.00:48:44 - Celeste and I both are hooked on Red Faction: Guerrilla and love its connections to Saint's Row.00:57:15 - I give a brief update on my Warcrafting.

00:58:34 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 47: 140 Character Fisticuffs

2009-06-22 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 47s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro

00:00:22 - We give thanks for our iTunes reviews.00:00:40 - Celeste and I recount our medical maladies of the past week.00:01:55 - We talk a little (just a little!) about the previous week in our wedding stuff.

Comics Talk

00:03:12 - Celeste and I tell the story of our Twitter exchange with Joe Quesada regarding his mass media spoiling of upcoming Captain America comics.

TV Talk

00:11:34 - Celeste makes a correction concerning Dollhouse.00:12:27 - Kings has returned, and we're wishy washy about whether we're returning to it.00:13:46 - Celeste talks about the True Blood season premiere.00:19:06 - We both talk about the insanity of the new season of I Survived a Japanese Gameshow.

Game Talk

00:20:14 - We talk a little about the new Ghostbusters game.00:21:47 - I share my reserved hype for Scribblenauts.00:25:27 - I've attempted a playthrough of the Saints Row 2 Corporate Warfare add-on... and failed.00:28:06 - We discuss the ever-growing library of Fallout 3 expansion packs.00:30:14 - I played through Resident Evil 4 and started Resident Evil 5 this week.00:33:00 - I give a mini-review of Magic the Gathering on the Xbox Live Arcade.00:37:33 - Celeste and I talk about the new 1 Vs 100 game on Xbox Primetime.

News of the Weird

00:42:58 - A Belgian girl accidentally had her face tattooed with 56 stars.

00:46:07 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.…

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Episode 46: Conventional Wisdom

2009-06-14 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

In this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Opening

00:00:21 - Celeste and I both have family visiting for a wedding shower.00:01:22 - We had one seriously bizarre chef experience at a Japanese restaurant.00:05:09 - We talk about the insanity that was the Facebook username landgrab.

Gaming Talk

00:07:53 - I correct my pronunciation of Project Natal, and we discuss the possibility of a new Xbox in 2010.00:10:24 - We divert to talk about digital media.00:14:16 - Celeste has been playing the new Saint's Row 2 DLC, I've been playing Resident Evil 4, and we both are hooked on Peggle for the iPhone.

TV Talk

00:16:21 - We discuss the series finale of Pushing Daisies (spoiler alert!).

00:24:53 - Convention Special: Celeste and I discuss our experiences at sci fi and anime conventions and lend some advice to newcomers.

00:57:14 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 45: E3 2009 and Richard Horvitz

2009-06-07 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro

00:01:17 - I talk about what I did for my birthday last week, which leads into...00:02:10 - A diversion into computer geekery and technobabble.00:04:04 - Celeste and I talk about some awesome wedding planning we got done this week.

00:06:10 - John has an interview with the voice of Invader Zim, Richard Horvitz.

00:20:13 - Celeste and I hit our highpoints for last week's E3 convention:

00:21:08 - Microsoft's press conference: Project Natal and console life cycles00:35:00 - Sony's press conference: PSP-Go and motion controller00:36:57 - Nintendo's press conference: Wii Vitality Sensor00:41:55 - Bioshock 200:44:13 - Beatles Rock Band00:49:27 - Star Wars: The Old Republic00:53:35 - New Super Mario Bros Wii and Super Mario Galaxy 200:57:30 - Monkey Island01:03:40 - Left 4 Dead 201:04:35 - Social Networking with Twitter, Facebook, and Last.fm on the XBox 360

01:06:38 - We talk about the gaming we've been doing this week:

01:06:55 - EA Active01:10:54 - Resident Evil 4 (yes, 4)01:11:43 - The Sims 3

01:13:35 - Episode Closing

You can send us listener mail to podcast@fandomania.com.…

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Episode 44: Old Crotchety Geeks

2009-05-31 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 48s

In this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro
00:01:00 - We do an impromptu plug for Pizza Fusion.
00:02:40 - I'm spending the weekend and week catching up on work while we both do some wedding planning.
00:03:44 - My birthday's coming up!
00:05:11 - Celeste finally gets around to reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
00:07:30 - We talk briefly about the upcoming Dragon*con and meeting celebrities.

TV Talk:
00:09:52 - Celeste links me to an article in Wired in which J. J. Abrams echoes our hatred of spoilers.
00:11:44 - We go on a momentary Doctor Who tangent.
00:22:50 - We discuss (with spoilers) the only new TV we watched this week: the Reaper series finale.
00:34:10 - Celeste and I talk about the upcoming TV shows that will be starting soon.

Games Talk:
00:36:48 - We've gotten a couple of new board games this week: Memoir 44 and BattleLore.
00:38:15 - I'm still chugging along at World of Warcraft.
00:38:47 - Celeste is replaying Hitman: Blood Money.
00:41:20 - I finally got around to playing the Saints Row 2: Ultor Exposed DLC.

00:46:00 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com with listener mail.

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Episode 43: Days of Voonder

2009-05-24 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 58s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Opening
00:00:23 - We had some technical problems last week, but everything should be up and running again this week.
00:00:58 - We give thanks for our recent upswing in listeners and the newest round of iTunes ratings and reviews.
00:01:40 - Celeste and I talk about attending JACON in Orlando this past weekend.

Movie Talk:
00:04:05 - Terminator Salvation
00:24:03 - I'm intrigued by the trailer for Surrogates.

Comics Talk:
00:26:43 - Wheel of Time #0

TV Talk:
00:29:28 - We discuss the newest announcements from the networks about renewals and cancellations for next season.
00:35:40 - Spoilers ahead!
00:35:50 - 24: Day 7: 6:00AM - 7:00AM and 7:00AM - 8:00AM
00:49:08 - Reaper: Business Casualty

Gaming Talk:
00:55:25 - Fable II: See the Future
00:56:40 - We've been playing some Euro board games from Days of Wonder.

00:57:40 - Episode Closing

You can send us listener mail at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 42: Life, the Universe, and Everything

2009-05-21 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Intro
00:01:29 - We're soliciting the listeners for ideas for upcoming episode features.
00:03:37 - Enter our latest contest to win a copy of the Project Blue Earth SOS Complete Series DVD Set!

Comics Talk:
00:05:00 - The Unwritten #1

TV Talk:
00:10:11 - We're both stunned by Fox's renewal of Dollhouse.
00:19:06 - Celeste and I agree on our TV picks of the week.
00:20:18 - Spoilers ahead!
00:20:36 - Lost: The Incident
00:46:33 - 24: Day 7: 5:00AM - 6:00AM
00:51:50 - Reaper: To Sprong, With Love
00:55:28 - Fringe: There's More Than One of Everything

Gaming Talk:
01:12:36 - Celeste has played the new Fable II expansion, See The Future.
01:13:35 - I've immersed myself back into World of Warcraft over the past week, and I've started listening to The Starting Zone podcast.
01:15: 01 - Celeste has been doing some Second Life adventuring.

01:20:28 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 41: I Invented the Multiverse

2009-05-10 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:19 - Episode Intro
00:00:34 - We encourage you to leave us some iTunes love and to bring friends.

Comics Talk:
00:01:40 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #25 (with spoilers)
00:07:45 - Power Girl #1

Movie Talk:
00:09:32 - Star Trek (with spoilers)

TV Talk:
00:33:25 - I talk about my friend Anna who is currently on Bravo's The Fashion Show.
00:35:21 - Celeste and I give our TV picks of the past week.
00:36:40 - TV spoilers ahead!
00:36:54 - Fringe: The Road Not Taken
00:49:10 - Pushing Daisies' final three episodes (spoilerless)
00:50:24 - 24: Day 7: 4:00AM - 5:00AM
00:57:26 - Reaper: My Brother's Reaper
00:59:50 - Lost: Follow the Leader
01:08:05 - Dollhouse: Omega

Gaming Talk:
01:22:41 - Wheelman
01:24:26 - Saints Row 2: Ultor Exposed
01:26:52 - Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

01:28:15 - Episode Closing

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 40: Jack Bauer Has Swine Flu

2009-05-03 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

In this episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro
00:00:45 - Celeste and I recount our air conditioning woes of the past week, and Celeste talks a little about her wedding dress shopping.
00:03:20 - We share some Fandomania site news as we bring five new writers onto the staff and give our Twitters a plug.
00:06:14 - Camden Toy, the man behind several iconic Buffyverse monsters, joins us for an interview.
00:17:16 - I give my thoughts on the new X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie.
00:25:45 - Celeste and I agree on our TV Pick of the Week.
00:26:22 - Spoilers ahead!
00:26:36 - Dollhouse: Briar Rose - with an interlude about TV and movie trailers
00:40:02 - Chuck: Chuck Vs The Ring
00:50:04 - Heroes: An Invisible Thread - beware extreme wrath!
00:56:36 - 24: Day 7: 3:00AM - 4:00AM
01:02:42 - Lost: The Variable
01:10:33 - Fringe: Midnight
01:16:00 - Reaper: No Reaper Left Behind
01:20:26 - I scored some good video game deals at Best Buy's $10 sale.
01:21:40 - We talk about the recently confirmed and upcoming Lego Rock Band game.
01:24:05 - I've downloaded the new Saints Row 2 add-on pack but haven't had a chance to play it yet.
01:26:42 - Thanks to a promotion, I'm back playing World of Warcraft, at least for now.
01:29:15 - Celeste's dad's 360 goes to console heaven thanks to the RROD.
01:33:11 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 39: Impromptu Live Fake Radio

2009-04-26 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

On this week's episode:

00:00:16 - Intro
00:00:22 - The hosting change to Libsyn is completed.
00:01:00 - Answering a question from Twitter, Celeste details her beef with James Marsters, and we talk about meeting celebs at conventions.
00:08:55 - James Kyson Lee (Ando from Heroes) talks with us about this season on Heroes, as well as his upcoming projects.
00:13:00 - Celeste and I talk about the ominous news and rumors circulating about Kings and Terminator, as well as what you can do to help save Chuck.
00:17:05 - We give our TV picks of the week.
00:17:47 - Spoilers ahead!
00:18:02 - Chuck: Chuck Versus the Colonel
00:21:10 - We divert momentarily for an Alias interlude.
00:24:20 - 24: Day 7: 2:00AM - 3:00AM
00:30:40 - Heroes: I Am Sylar
00:37:22 - We don't see the point of having Lost recap episodes.
00:39:11 - Reaper: The Home Stretch
00:45:38 - Fringe: Bad Dreams
00:52:13 - Kings: Judgment Day
00:57:25 - Dollhouse: Haunted
01:02:52 - We talk about Microsoft's latest weekly blunder on the XBox Live Arcade, this time involving the classic game Lode Runner.
01:06:25 - I share my enjoyment of the new free content for Left 4 Dead.
01:08:00 - Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 38: Bionic Poppins

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

April 21, 2009

In this episode:

0:00:17 - Intro
0:00:36 - I talk about switching the podcast hosting to Libsyn.
0:02:23 - Celeste and I recount our adventures from the past weekend at FX International, including celebs we met, the Fandomania panel, and a rant about greed.
0:20:46 - Paige interviews Seth Grahame-Smith, the author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
0:33:38 - Celeste and I name our TV pick of the week.
0:34:28 - Spoilers ahead!
0:34:55 - Caprica: Pilot
0:48:20 - The Tudors: Episode 3-2
0:50:40 - Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead
1:00:15 - Chuck: Chuck Versus the First Kill
1:04:50 - 24: Day 7: 1:00AM-2:00AM
1:10:08 - Heroes: 1961
1:16:02 - Reaper: The Good Soil
1:19:52 - Fringe: Unleashed
1:27:11 - Lost: Some Like It Hoth
1:32:30 - We talk about the little bit of gaming we did during the week, including Monkey Island and Ticket To Ride.
1:33:56 - Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 37: The Monster Will Understand

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

April 13, 2009

On this week’s episode:

00:00:17 - Episode Intro
00:00:22 - We thank the listeners who have left iTunes reviews for us.
00:00:58 - Celeste and I talk about our upcoming panel at FX International in Orlando.
00:01:41 - We’ve set a date for the dinosaur wedding.
00:02:14 - Wasabi Anime sponsors a new contest for Dragonball Evolution posters.
00:03:05 - Mark Waid, editor-in-chief of Boom! Studios talks with us.
00:14:00 - We discuss the various cancellations looming ever closer for some of our TV shows.
00:19:05 - Spoiler warning from this point forward!
00:19:20 - Celeste and I differ in our TV picks of the week for the first time.
00:20:48 - Chuck: Chuck Versus the Dream Job
00:26:09 - Dollhouse: Spy in the House of Love
00:31:35 - Kings: Insurrection
00:37:02 - 24: Day 7: 12:00AM - 1:00AM
00:41:12 - Heroes: Turn and Face the Strange
00:45:42 - Fringe: Inner Child
00:48:43 - I go on a tangent about the wrong way and the right way for celebs to use Twitter.
00:50:59 - Castle: A Chill Goes Through Her Veins
00:54:56 - Lost: Dead Is Dead
01:04:41 - Reaper: Underbelly
01:08:54 - Terminator: TSCC: Born to Run
01:16:30 - Harper’s Island: Whap
01:20:55 - We talk about how Microsoft is continuing to raise prices on XBox Arcade games.
01:24:30 - Celeste talks about finishing Bioshock this week.
01:25:17 - I lay a big pile of hate on top of Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust.
01:30:43 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 36: The Hypocritical Oath

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

April 6, 2009

On this week’s episode:

00:00:16 - Episode Intro00:00:31 - I talk about seeing Ben Folds, All Night Yahtzee, and Jukebox the Ghost in concert this week.00:02:17 - Celeste and I say goodbye to Angel’s Lorne, Andy Hallett.00:03:21 - Comics artist Adam Hughes joins us to talk about his work with Sideshow Collectibles and DC Comics.00:12:57 - Spoiler warning from this point forward!00:13:23 - We discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer #24.00:17:14 - Celeste and I talk about some disturbing trends in TV ratings.00:22:05 - We agree on our TV pick of the week - Terminator TSCC: Adam Raised a Cain00:28:47 - 24: Day 7: 11:00PM - 12:00AM00:35:06 - Castle: Hell Hath No Fury00:38:23 - Heroes: Into Asylum00:46:51 - Chuck: Chuck Versus the Broken Heart00:55:25 - Kings: First Night01:00:44 - Lost: Whatever Happened, Happened01:15:04 - Reaper: I Want My Baby Back01:20:36 - Dollhouse: Needs01:27:02 - We talk about our week in gaming, including Celeste’s very first foray into Bioshock.01:33:48 - Episode Closing

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 35: A Very Affable Gent

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

March 30, 2009

On this week’s episode:

We celebrate the first anniversary of Fandomania.com.Celeste and I go consult dinosaurs about our wedding plans and then visit Celeste’s parents.I notice some interesting and dire trends for Digg and LiveJournal.John interviews Gareth David-Lloyd, who plays Ianto Jones on Torchwood and Doctor Who.Celeste and I start a new tradition with a TV Pick of the Week, making Dollhouse the inaugural choice.We talk about the rest of the TV we watched this week: Terminator, Chuck, 24, Castle, Heroes, Lost, Reaper, and Kings.Our friend let us know about a Serenity screening that will be happening in Daytona Beach, FL.Celeste discusses a new game she’s discovered called And Yet It Moves.I’m excited about this week’s Rock Band releases.Celeste’s dad has a new XBox and is breaking it in by borrowing Hitman from us.

You can send us listener mail to podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 34: God Is The SysAdmin

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

March 23, 2009

On this week’s episode:

SciFi becomes SyFy and annoys the world.We answer some Twitter mail from Brandon about comic books.Celeste and I go in depth to discuss the Battlestar Galactica series finale.We cover all the rest of the TV we watched throughout the week: Kings, 24, Castle, Reaper, Better Off Ted, Lost, Terminator, and Dollhouse.We talk about, praise, and rant about video games: Fieldrunners and other iPhone games, Hasbro Family Game Night, Burnout Revenge, Fable 2, WiiFit, Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection, and the new Raptr social network.

You can send us listener mail at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 33: So Provocative, So Dangerous

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

March 16, 2009

On this week’s episode:

I realize there’s more to know about SXSW.Celeste and I talk about the state of Watchmen at the box office (hint: Race to Witch Mountain beat it).Celeste is all caught up on Buffy comics, so we discuss the newest hilarious issue.Chris Claremont, legendary X-Men writer, joins us from Megacon to talk about his upcoming return to the X-Men comics, among other things.We analyze, criticize, praise, and demolish the week in TV: Chuck, 24, Castle, Heroes, Reaper, Terminator, Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica, and Wolverine & The X-Men.Celeste and I talk about some of our gaming from the past week: Burnout Revenge (nope, not Paradise!), Peggle, Fable 2, Tomb Raider Anniversary, and Braid.

You can contact us at podcast@fandomania.com and add us on Twitter (JasonTD and xstarsprinklesx).

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Episode 32: Doc Manhattan’s Big Issue

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

March 9, 2009

On this week’s episode:

Celeste and I talk about the Billy Joel and Elton John concert we went to.John and Lyn join us to discuss the Watchmen film.Comics artist Mike Perkins talks with us about his work on Marvel’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand.Celeste and I discuss the week in TV: Chuck, 24, Heroes, Lost, Terminator, Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica, and Reaper.We briefly touch on some video gaming goodness.

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 31: It’s In The Frakkin’ Piano

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

March 2, 2009

On this week’s episode:

Celeste and I talk about our weekend at MegaCon in Orlando, including an encounter with Joey Fatone.We discuss all the TV we watched from the past week: Chuck, 24, Heroes, Lost, Terminator, Dollhouse, and Battlestar Galactica.Jennifer Halley (Seelix from Battlestar Galactica) joins us for an interview.We talk about our newfound love for Braid on the XBox Live Arcade.I talk about my new gaming guilty pleasure, Onechanbara.

You can contact us at podcast@fandomania.com with any listener mail, questions, or comments.

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Episode 30: Girls Don’t Go In Comics Shops

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

February 23, 2009

On this week’s episode:

We welcome Adam Sweeney to the Fandomania team.To celebrate Babylon 5’s 16th anniversary, we’re giving away some autographs, courtesy of GreenMustard.com.John has an interview with Doctor Who writer James Moran, straight from the Gallifrey One convention.Celeste and I talk about the conventions we have coming up, and we chat about Twitter and Celeste’s new job.I talk about Taken, starring Liam Neeson and Maggie Grace.We discuss the week in TV (spoilers!): 24, Chuck, Heroes, Lost, Terminator, Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica, and Wolverine & The X-Men.Celeste has been playing more Tomb Raider Anniversary and Fable II.I’ve been playing GTA4: The Lost and Damned and Street Fighter 4.Celeste has a bit of a rant about the new XBox 360 avatar clothes.…

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Episode 29: Maybe Just Whelmed

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

February 16, 2009

On this week’s episode:

I talk about some tech changes with the podcast feed.We announce a chance for you to win a Bear McCreary prize pack.Celeste and I talk more about our newfound love for Twitter, what we did for Valentine’s Day, my recurring computer virus, and our weird and stinky water.We talk in depth about all the TV from the past week (spoiler warning!): 24, Heroes, Fringe, Lost, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Dollhouse, and Battlestar Galactica.We spend some time with the games we played this week: Midnight Club Los Angeles, Dark Sector, and Tomb Raider Anniversary.I talk about the trailers for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 and Dead Rising 2.We are dumbfounded by the X-Play Killzone 2 review debacle.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 28: I Think You Twitter a Tweet

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

February 9, 2009

On this week’s episode:

We’re giving away a copy of Disney’s Bolt soundtrack!I won an iPod and spend some time geeking out about it.Celeste and I both have forged into the wilderness of Twitter and have a lot to say about the experience.We welcome Paige MacGregor, our newest staff member, and wish her a happy birthday.We briefly talk about why we haven’t watched Repo yet.There’s a LOT of TV talk this week: The Office (two episodes), 24, Heroes, Chuck, Fringe, Lost, Battlestar Galactica, Wolverine and the X-Men, and Spaced.Celeste and I talk a little about some conventions we have coming up.I’ve been playing some Tomb Raider Underworld and am less forgiving than Celeste is.Celeste is replaying Fable 2 as a bad guy (girl?) and still loves the game.

You can e-mail us at podcast@fandomania.com with listener mail, questions, and comments.

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Episode 27: Remove Your Kids or Celeste Will

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 56s

February 2, 2009

On this week’s episode:

We announce a contest to win the CD soundtrack to The Dead Pool.We congratulate John and Lyn on their engagement and wish Lyn a happy birthday.Celeste vents about why you shouldn’t bring babies to a violent movie.We talk about the Underworld series and the newest film, Rise of the Lycans.We discuss the TV we watched this week at length: 24, Fringe, Lost, and Battlestar Galactica.Celeste and I talk about the ridiculousness of TV and movie promotion these days.I give no love to Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts.Celeste is frustrated by Tomb Raider Underworld.My hype for Resident Evil 5 dies after a Capcom interview.…

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Episode 26: Hoity Toity Highbrow Snooty

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 45s

January 26, 2009

On this week’s episode:

I am, once again, infected with The Cold.Celeste and I talk about the awesome concert we went to last weekend and the job Celeste landed shortly thereafter.We give good wishes to Celeste’s mom in the hospital.We talk about The Chimes, a play by Kevin Snipes we went to see.The Lost season 5 premiere has us thinking about Doctor Who and the implications of time travel.Battlestar Galactica is headed toward an undoubtedly dire conclusion.We talk about 24 and this week’s fantastic Fringe episode.Celeste and I discuss the new Wolverine and the X-Men cartoon series that just premiered on Nicktoons.Neither of us is much impressed by this year’s Oscar nominations.I give my thoughts about some new comics released this week: Dark Avengers #1 and X-Factor #39.Celeste and I both finished Prince of Persia on the XBox 360, and we talk about the surprisingly effective ending.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 25: Kim Was Chased by a Mountain Lion

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 53s

January 19, 2009

On this week’s episode:

My computer has rebelled. It has a plan.Celeste and I are heading south to see Billy Joel.We’re giving away a copy of the Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles soundtrack CD this week.Dexter has married his sister.We’re concerned about Steve Jobs’ health and discuss its possible impact on Apple.We discuss Ricardo Montalban’s passing.I have some self conflict about the Watchmen movie now that the lawsuit is over.I talk about how Final Crisis #6 puts the nail in the coffin, so to speak.We talk about the 24 season premiere in a spoilery way.We also discuss the Battlestar Galactica season premiere and the webisodes in way-spoilery ways.Celeste and I talk about why we’ve been enjoying Prince of Persia.Celeste lets us in on her very first XBox co-op experience.She also has a bone to pick with Microsoft about avatar clothes.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 24: One Seagull Short of a Flock

2009-04-20 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 41s

January 12, 2009

In this week’s episode:

Celeste and I talk about this week’s 24 premiere and the previous seasons.We reflect on our spoiler policies a bit.We talk about the awesomeness that is Stargate SG-1 and how we just finished watching season 1.Celeste and I both finished the story missions for Saint’s Row 2 this week, and we talk about our thoughts on the game versus Grand Theft Auto 4.I’ve started playing Prince of Persia and talk a little about that.I traded for Pokemon on Goozex and discuss my very first foray into the world of electric rats.We talk about recent XBox Live Arcade releases, including Crosswords and Puzzle Master.The new issue of Buffy, written by Jane Espenson, released last week, and we have some semi-spoilery discussion about it.We give our opinions of the recently announced casting of Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor.I talk about this week’s merge of Mechazilla.com with Fandomania.We give you a chance to win the Rest Stop 2 CD soundtrack.I recount how Barack Obama and Spider-Man have kept me awake at night.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 23: Sending Them To The Airport

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

January 5, 2009

This week’s episode is a special one, recorded on the handheld with guest hosts John and Lyn on New Year’s Night. In the episode:

We introduce Lyn as Fandomania’s newest staff member.John recounts his Christmas loot for us.We discuss amusing and not-so-amusing convention encounters with Michael Biehn and James Marsters.Lyn talks about what she got for Christmas.We discuss the 2008 Doctor Who Christmas Special, leading to a discussion of all things Who.Celeste and I revisit our discussion from previous weeks about genre actors crossing over TV shows.John and Lyn tell us about their favorite video games of 2008, from Grand Theft Auto 4 to Princess Debut.We talk about fighting games: Soul Calibur, Dead or Alive, and Mortal Kombat.John doesn’t like Star Wars. And is in the minority.John does like Indy 4 and tells us why.We discuss a bunch of TV from the past, as well as upcoming shows, including 24, Heroes, Dollhouse, Drive, Lost, and Nip Tuck.We chat about the Star Trek and Dragonball Z movies that are being made.John and I disagree about The Office.Lyn leads a heartfelt discussion about people in entertainment that we lost in 2008…… before John derails the podcast by asking for our 2009 celebrity death wishes.We conclude by reading Entertainment Weekly’s best and worst video games lists of 2008 with incredulity.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 22: You Are Likely To Be Eaten By A Grue

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

December 29, 2008

On this week’s episode:

Celeste and I give a status update on our move.We discuss our Christmas loot, and Celeste talks about her new iPod Touch in detail.We announce a new contest to give away two copies of the Eureka CD soundtrack.I geek out a little about watching Netflix via my XBox 360.We talk about the 2008 Doctor Who Christmas special, “The Next Doctor.”Celeste and I look back on 2008 and discuss our “best of” lists in movies, TV, and video games.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 21: A Big Incestuous Acting Pool

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 46s

December 22, 2008

On this week’s episode:

We’re in the new house, and I’m fighting off a cold.Celeste gives her thoughts on the end of Heroes: Villains and the beginning of Heroes: Fugitives.We discuss a lot of genre actor connections between many of the shows we watch.Celeste and I talk about the season finale of Dexter.We draw some parallels and give some love to Pushing Daisies and Wonderfalls.Battlestar Galactica’s Richard Hatch joins us for the second time for an interview.Celeste talks about finishing the main story quest in Fable II.I’m impressed by many games extending their longevity via downloadable content.I amuse Celeste by talking about the free Doritos game on the XBox Live Arcade.We hit the highlights of the Video Game Awards winners and give our picks.I talk a little about Buffy the Vampire Slayer #20, written by Jeph Loeb.We’re both fairly disgusted by the spin DC editorial is giving the end of Batman RIP.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 20: Moving Day

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 3s

December 15, 2008

In this super-short episode, we talk about being in the middle of moving, and we promise to have a longer, more fandomish episode next week. For real!

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Episode 19: Two Wives and a Husband

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

December 8, 2008

In this week’s episode:

We talk about Fandomania.com’s new look.My grandmom takes a big trip.We announce a contest to win the Rest Stop 2 soundtrack CD.I’ve given up on Heroes, but Celeste watched the newest episode.We talk about the other TV from the week: Pushing Daisies, Chuck, Dexter, Fringe, and Terminator.Julie Caitlin Brown from Babylon 5 talks with us.I give my thoughts on the new Punisher War Zone film.Celeste is addicted to Fable II.We talk about how disgusting the Boomers are in Left 4 Dead.I talk about the end of Marvel’s Secret Invasion event.Celeste and I discuss the newest issue of the Buffy comic.

The music in this episode is provided by The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 18: So Much Bitterness

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

December 1, 2008

On this week’s episode:

We announce a new contest for a copy of Disney’s Bolt soundtrack CD.Celeste and I will be moving to a new Fandomania Central in a couple of weeks.We talk about our respective Thanksgivings and give a shout out to some of Celeste’s relatives.Tim Kring puts the final nail in Heroes’ coffin for me, and I finally stop watching the show.We talk about all the good TV we’ve had time to watch this week: 24, Chuck, True Blood, Dexter, and Fringe.John has an interview with Doctor Who writer Terrance Dicks.Celeste dips her toe into the roleplaying game realm with Fable II.I talk about all the games I played while Celeste was out of town: Fallout 3, Mortal Kombat Vs. DC, Quantum of Solace, and Left 4 Dead.We are amused by the Easter egg hidden in the New XBox Experience’s avatar system.I sound off about the ending of Batman RIP this week, which leads into our discussion of comic book event storylines.

You can send us listener mail to podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 17: They’re All Named Anna

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 51s

November 24, 2008

In this week’s episode:

We talk a little about the film Nobel Son that’s opening in limited release in December.Celeste and I recount some of our adventures from the past week, including her birthday, MuggleCon, and house hunting.Celeste, fresh off having finished the Twilight books, gives her thoughts about book four.We lament the end of Pushing Daisies.I spew wrath upon the garbage that is Heroes, and we have no faith in Tim Kring.We talk about enjoying this week’s Chuck and possibilities surrounding the announcement that Chuck’s Josh Schwartz is writing the new X-Men movie.Celeste and I delve into the rest of our TV for the week: Dexter, Robot Chicken, Terminator, Fringe, and True Blood.Celeste makes an observation about the actresses in many of the shows we’re watching.I give my review of Mirror’s Edge after having finished the story mode.Celeste likes her new XBox avatar, and we talk a little about the newly released NXE.I send some praise to the new XBox Live Arcade game, A Kingdom for Keflings, as well as to the new James Bond Quantum of Solace game.

You can e-mail us (and should!) at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 16: Celeste’s Cake Is Not a Lie

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 42s

November 17, 2008

On this episode:

We celebrate Celeste’s birthday with Rock Band and a bad Raul Julia movie.I give my opinion of Quantum of Solace.We discuss the TV we’ve watched over the past week: Heroes, Dexter, Chuck, Fringe, and Terminator.Stephen Furst, aka Vir from Babylon 5 and Flounder from Animal House, joins us for an interview.Celeste and I talk about our New XBox Experiences and how we like the avatars and updated interface.We talk about the Left 4 Dead demo and our opinion of Guitar Hero World Tour.

You can send us listener mail to podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 15: The One With Bodie Olmos

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

November 10, 2008

In this week’s episode:

Celeste professes her new fandom for Twilight.We talk about Michael Crichton’s sad passing.Celeste and I discuss Circuit City’s troubles, along with our buying habits at other retail megaliths.Bodie Olmos, aka Hotdog from Battlestar Galactica, is our special guest and talks about the show and his character.We cast a critical eye at the latest episode of Ghost Hunters.Celeste is disgusted by the way vampires die on True Blood.We talk about this week’s Dexter and Terminator episodes.I bring up Fox’s asinine decision to put Dollhouse on Friday nights at 9pm.We have a trivia contest for some Eureka swag.I find Silent Hill: Homecoming far inferior to Dead Space, and I give my opinion of Farcry 2.We talk about my most recent and all-consuming addiction: Fallout 3.I get excited about the new James Bond Quantum of Solace video game.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 14: Londo Mollari, Our Good and Dear Friend

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

November 3, 2008

In this week’s episode:

Celeste and I recap our Halloween weekend.We discuss the Ghost Hunters 2008 live episode.We talk about the awesome time we had at Vulkon’s Orlando Fall 2008 event.Peter Jurasik (Londo Mollari from Babylon 5) sits down with us to discuss his work on the show and everything he’s been up to since then. And yes, he does bust out the accent.Celeste and I talk about the rest of the TV we’ve watched this week: Heroes, Dexter, Chuck, The Office, and Pushing Daisies.We have some thoughts about video games we’ve been playing lately: Fallout 3, Dead Space, Silent Hill Homecoming, Fable 2, and Saints Row 2.Celeste and I discuss the newly released demo for Mirror’s Edge, as well as the upcoming Beatles game.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 13: Copious Amounts of Blood

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 55s

October 27, 2008

In this week’s episode:

We talk about our Halloween plans and the upcoming Orlando Vulkon convention.I give my thoughts on Saw V.We talk about Heroes and how my opinion has changed a bit since last week.Celeste and I discuss the other TV shows we watched this week, including Dexter, True Blood, Chuck, and Fringe.We talk about Battlestar Galactica and how our fandom for it has changed over the years.Gigi Edgely (www.gigiedgely.com) talks with me about an upcoming project or two.Celeste is certifiably addicted to Saints Row 2.I give some love to Dead Space.I momentarily freak out about all the upcoming games, as well as my current backlog of games.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 12: TAPS Will Catch You

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

October 20, 2008

In this week’s episode:

I recount my adventures at my first horror convention from this past weekend.Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango from Ghost Hunters talk with me about their upcoming Halloween special and their experiences.I share my Halloween hype for Saw 5, Dead Space, and other spooky things with Celeste, who pretty much has no interest in being scared.Celeste and I give some respect to Saints Row 2.I give a big thumbs up to Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and a tentative bit of excitement to Fable II.We briefly discuss Heroes and why I don’t want to talk about it anymore.Celeste and I talk about all the TV from the past week that we do feel a need to discuss: Dexter, The Office, Fringe, Pushing Daisies, Ghost Hunters, Chuck, and True Blood.As one contest ends, another begins.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 11: Positively Gobsmacked

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

October 13, 2008

In this week’s episode:

I offer up the Eureka Soundtrack CD as loot in a new contest.Celeste and I mercilessly mock the Most Haunted live special from Gettysburg.We discuss Heroes and where it’s going wrong, and we read a bunch of Heroes-related listener mail.We talk about the rest of the TV we watched last week: Dexter, Chuck, True Blood, Terminator, The Office, and Pushing Daisies.I continue my ballad of the dead XBox 360, but there just might be a happy ending after a lot of nonsense.Celeste and I talk about a bunch of games that we’ve been playing and / or want to play: Star Wars The Force Unleashed, Lego Batman, Saints Row 1 and 2, Little Big Planet, and the New XBox Experience.Kelly has an interview with fantasy author Tracy Akers.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 10: Another 360 Bites the Dust

2009-04-16 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

October 6, 2008

In this week’s episode:

We marvel at the awesome B-movieness that is Shark Attack 3, and I come up with an impromptu Shark Attack contest.Celeste and I talk about the newest episode of Heroes.We discuss the season premieres of Chuck and Pushing Daisies.We have mixed opinions of the first two episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.Celeste and I briefly discuss the newest episodes of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Fringe.I share a story I read about the crazy circumstances under which Eureka’s latest episode was written.We do some comic talk about Marvel Zombies 3 #1 and X-Men Legacy #216.There is a moment of silence for my sixth (6th!) dead XBox 360.We talk a little about Fable II and a couple of upcoming Wii games.I give my thoughts about the Walmart exclusive AC/DC Rock Band game.We read from the mailbag about the Amazon Kindle and Fan Art Friday.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 9: The One With Robert Buettner and Heroes Season 3

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

September 29, 2008

In this week’s episode:

We talk about Fandomestic and The Frugal Fan, the two new Fandomania features.Kelly interviews author Robert Buettner.Celeste and I discuss the Heroes season 3 premiere at length and disagree about time travel.We talk about the (mid-?) season finale of Eureka.Celeste tries to read some classic Batman while I vent about Ultimates 3.I talk about Pure and Warhammer Online.Talking about the New XBox Experience leads into a discussion of the demerits of the Wii.We briefly touch on Jack Thompson’s disbarment and Johnny Depp’s long list of upcoming roles.There’s a new contest running this week.

You can write to us at podcast@fandomania.com. The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 8: The One With Lynn Abbey and Dean Haglund

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

September 22, 2008

In this week’s episode:

Celeste and I rave about Rock Band 2 and a few upcoming video games.I give my take on the CAG prank heard round the blogosphere.Kelly talks with Lynn Abbey (lynnabbey.com), editor of the Thieves World anthologies.Celeste and I discuss the drama surrounding the production of Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse.We both have good things to say about Fringe, and we talk about a few other TV shows we watch.Celeste still likes True Blood, and I still think Sookie Stackhouse is a silly name.We agree that Eureka is a fantastic show and shouldn’t be peddling Degree in every episode.I talk with Dean Haglund (deanhaglund.com), Langley from The X-Files and The Lone Gunmen.We read from the mailbag about comic book movies.

We also have a new contest running this week. Send in your questions and listener mail to podcast@fandomania.com, and you’ll be entered to win the Eureka CD soundtrack by Bear McCreary.

The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 7: The One With Richard Hatch and Kevin J. Anderson

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 1s

September 15, 2008

In this week’s extra-long episode:

Celeste and I chat about Stargate SG-1, Terminator, and Ghost Hunters.We agree that Fringe is fantastic and that more people should watch it.We disagree about the merits of True Blood.I invite you to enter our contest to win the Eureka soundtrack CD.Richard Hatch from Battlestar Galactica talks with us about his show, as well as where he sees TV and networks heading in the future.Celeste talks about having finished reading Watchmen for the first time.We discuss Marvel’s Secret Invasion comics and the new adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand.Celeste and I praise the Buffy comic and rant about the Angel one.Novelist Kevin J. Anderson talks with Kelly about his career, books, and fandom.I briefly talk about Burn After Reading.We close the show with some video game talk, covering Rock Band 1 and 2, The Force Unleashed, Viva Pinata 2, and Mercenaries 2.

The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

You can send mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 6: The One With Keith R. A. DeCandido

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 52s

September 8, 2008

We’re back from Dragon*Con, and in this week’s episode:

Celeste and I remember a few things we forgot to mention while at Dragon*Con.Kelly interviews author Keith R. A. DeCandido.I build Cthulhu in Spore.I realize that Too Human is actually a pretty good game.Celeste gives Jonathan Coulton some Rock Band love.We ponder how Ghost Hunters has changed since the early seasons.Celeste and I talk a little about the Dexter season 3 premiere we saw early.We go fangeeky over Doctor Who and Stargate.

The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network, and the outro music is from Jonathan Coulton.

You can send listener mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 5: DragonCon 2008 Special

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 48s

September 1, 2008

This week is our Dragon*Con 2008 special, live from our hotel room in Atlanta. Celeste and I are joined by John (aka the Top 10 guy), as well as our roomies for the convention, Ginny McQueen and Rob. We discuss our experiences at the convention, our encounters with some of the famous folks, and some of the costumes we’ve seen firsthand. And we get attacked by a swarm of birds.

The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

You can send listener mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 4: Cthulhu at Beverly Hills High

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 48s

August 25, 2008

Celeste is back this week, and we cover:

More about our Chicago tripSome cool upcoming article series for the blogThe celebs we’re looking forward to seeing at Dragon*ConOur shock and surprise at the newest episode of EurekaMy thoughts about Death Race and the new Cthulhu movieLots of video game hype, from The Force Unleashed to Spore to Castle CrashersWhy I’m into Marvel’s Secret Invasion but not DC’s Final CrisisThis week’s comic book contest

The intro music for this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

You can send listener mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 3: The Wisdom Tooth and The Hurricane

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 22s

August 18, 2008

I’m solo this week as Celeste is off having dental unpleasantries. In this shorter than usual episode I talk about: Our weekend in ChicagoWhat I liked and didn’t like about The Clone WarsThe awesomeness that is MementoEureka’s weird deodorant adsFable 2 Pub GamesThe comics giveaway contest that you can enter here

The music featured in this episode comes from Monkeeman and Jonathan Coulton via the Podsafe Music Network.

You can send listener mail to us at podcast@fandomania.com.

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Episode 2: The Last Man and The Fake Psychologist

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 57s

August 11, 2008

We’re back for a second week! Here’s what we cover in this episode:

Celeste’s opinions about Y The Last Man and the upcoming movieOur analysis of Buffy the Vampire Slayer #17 (spoiler warning!)A shout out to our comic creating buddy Grant GouldMy enjoyment of Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 2Yoda’s quest for the Soul CaliburMy dip back into Burnout ParadiseCeleste’s thoughts about Thailand banning Grand Theft Auto 4Dr. Phil’s typically ignorant treatment of Star Wars fandomThe finale of I Survived a Japanese Game Show (spoiler warning!)Why we dislike spoilers and how it’s becoming harder to avoid themThe Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’s critical acclaimA brief mention of MMO’sA bag of rocks

The music featured in this episode comes from The Crowd, via the Podsafe Music Network.

You can send listener mail to us at podcast @ fandomania.com.

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Episode 1: The Reject Doctor and The Free Pass

2009-04-15 :: podcast@fandomania.com (Jason Dorough)
Length: 34s

August 4, 2008

It’s the inaugural episode of the Fandomania Podcast! In this episode you’ll get to meet Celeste and me, and you’ll hear us talk about:

TV shows, comics, and games we’re intoOur religious experience with The Dark Knight via IMAXMy disappointment with The X-Files: I Want To BelieveOur thoughts about the Eureka season 3 premiere (spoiler warning!)A discussion of the Doctor Who season 4 finale (spoiler warning!) and TorchwoodWhy Joss Whedon let us down with Dr. Horrible (spoiler warning!)How we’ve been doing with WiiFitThe saga of my broken Rock Band peripheral

If you’d like to send in listener mail, you can drop us a note at podcast@fandomania.com. Who knows? We might read your letter on the air in an upcoming episode!

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Jason and Celeste talk about the past week in geekery, from genre TV to video games to comics and conventions! Special guests frequently appear for interviews.

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