From the Groovy Hall of Justice (with Mark Voger)

November 14, 2017

Special Intro: Juliette Miranda from The Unwritable Rant podcast  

Film at 11: Colossal (2017)  

BookIT: Groovy: When Flower Power Bloomed in Pop Culture (2017) by Mark Voger  

Scroll with it: Get to your local comic shop for Justice League Day. The world has plenty ranch dressing, but it’s running out of sand.  Our Thanksgiving read-along this year is Truman Capote’s “The Thanksgiving Visitor” (1968). Grab a copy and we’ll discuss it next week.  

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Going Cosmic and Murder! (with Allan Woodrow)

November 7, 2017

Film at 11: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

BookIT: Unschooled (2017) by Allan Woodrow

Scroll with it: Trouble understanding emotions? There’s an app for that. It’s Vulcan approved. The Orville is renewed for a second season next year on FOX. This week we thank all of our veterans for their service.

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Halloween Götterdämmerung Starts at Twilight

October 31, 2017

Film at 11: Stranger Things 2 (2017)  

BookIT: Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley  

Scroll with it: You can analyze the declassified JFK files, a chatbot can be your divorce attorney and you can use your iPhone as an ultrasound machine.  

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Long Stranger Trip

October 24, 2017

Film at 11: 78/52 (2017)  

BookIT: Dracula (1897) by Bram Stoker  

Scroll with it: Things are getting spooky around here. Find your local haunted house, don’t call us on Friday, we’ll be watching Stranger Things Season 2. Make plans to join us at your local comic shop for Halloween Comicfest on Saturday, and your homework assignment this week is to read Mary Shelley's classic Frankenstein for our Halloween show next Tuesday.  

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Morrissey asks, “Why Can’t You Love Two?”

October 17, 2017

Film at 11: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)  

BookIT: Wicked: Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (2009) by Gregory Maguire  

Scroll with it: Scientists are changing Carbon Dioxide into rocks, Movies Anywhere is changing the way you watch movies, and “Weird Al” Yankovic is changing Steve’s Spring Break plans with a national tour.  

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Do Androids Dream of Coffee, Too? (LIVE at the Blue Box Cafe)

October 10, 2017

Special Intro: Rob Southgate -- founder of Southgate Media Group  

Film at 11: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)  

BookIT: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick  

Scroll with it: Puerto Rico might get solar power from Elon Musk, Google is getting smarter and Sir Patrick Stewart is in town. He says, “Make it so.”  

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Too Much Scrolling Investigates Bronies

October 3, 2017

Special Intro: Jonah Ray from MST3K  

Film at 11: La La Land (2016)  

BookIT: A Whole New Mind (2005) by Daniel H. Pink  

Scroll with it: You can learn quantum computer programing, take a trip to Singapore and enjoy Elmer Fudd’s adventure with Batman this week.  

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‘Tis Autumn — Bring on the Pumpkin Spice

September 26, 2017

Special Intro: Ronen Kohn from Time Crash  

Film at 11: England is Mine (2017)  

BookIT: After On (2017) by Rob Reid  

Scroll with it: Google knows what your library has to offer, what HTC will help out with and where to get your 2017 wine advent calendar.  Google is always so helpful.  

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It Be a Stahr-ry, Stahr-ry Night

September 19, 2017

Special Intro: Roger Anderson -- Founder of the Jolly Roger Telephone Company  

Film at 11: Passengers (2016)  

BookIT: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (2017) by Neil deGrasse Tyson  

Scroll with it: Oktoberfest is on, Apple products are expensive, and South Park knows Alexa.  

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Apple Communicates From Her Spaceship (This Means Something)

September 12, 2017

Special Intro: Newsman Dave McBride   

Film at 11: IT (2017)  

BookIT: Drinking Water: A History (2012) by James Salzman  

Scroll with it: Apple has new stuff to show us, we need to check with Equifax and we can help those in need after a devastating hurricane season.  

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