Having a Ball Before Thanksgiving (with Chicago TARDIS)

November 21, 2017

Special Intro: Taylor Deatherage from Alien Entertainment  

Film at 11: The Punisher (2017, Netflix)  

BookIT: “The Thanksgiving Visitor” (1967, short story) by Truman Capote  

Scroll with it: It’s the most wonderful week of the year. The Huntley, IL Turkey Testicle Festival is Wednesday, Turkey Day is Thursday, Black Friday descends on Friday and Chicago TARDIS 2017 takes up the whole weekend!  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms112117

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Extra Scrolling: Taylor Deatherage from Chicago TARDIS

November 19, 2017

Steve got a chance to talk to Taylor Deatherage.  She works for Alien Entertainment, the company that puts on Chicago TARDIS: The Midwest’s Premier Doctor Who Event!

At Geeksgiving 2017, Saturday, November 18, 2017 in Naperville, IL

The 18th annual Chicago TARDIS convention takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 24, 25 and 26, 2017 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL.

Full schedule of events http://chicagotardis.com/trion/schedule/

Show notes http://bit.ly/2zOd7yp 

 

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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.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms111417

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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.

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms110717

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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.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms103117

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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.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms102417

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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.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms101717

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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.”  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms101017

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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.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms10317

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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.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms92617

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