‘ello, Mum(my) (with Professor Jonathan Chestnut)

June 6, 2017

Film at 11: The Wizard of Lies (2017, HBO)  

BookIT: D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944 by Holger Eckhertz  

App-etite: World of Warcraft with Professor Jonathan Chestnut  

...And Now the News: Buy your friends some Zima. They’re sure to thank you.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms6617


Fodor’s Summer Guide to Paradise Island

May 30, 2017

Special Intro:  Tom Merritt -- host of the Daily Tech News Show and author of Pilot X  

Film at 11: Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)  

BookIT: Pilot X (2017) by Tom Merritt  

App-etite: Fodor’s Travel Guides App  

...And Now the News: The NSA is being taken to secret court, the new host of The Gong Show may be a secret identity and we mourn the passing of secret agent Roger Moore this week.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms53017


Extra Scrolling: Twin Peaks: The Return

May 25, 2017

Steve Fodor, Mark Brett, Jessica Fletcher and Rob Seltzner discuss the first two hours of the revival of Twin Peaks on Showtime. Recorded May 22, 2017. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tmsTPtr


A Long Strange Pirate Trip (Smells Like Patchouli Oil)

May 23, 2017

Special Intro:  Jonah Ray, the new host of MST3K  

Film at 11: Pacific Rim (2013)  

BookIT: The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America by David Hadju  

App-etite: Ponzi Supernova podcast  

...And Now the News: Google is changing your world view, Amazon is hiring economists and the Summer of LIVE riffs is here!   

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms52317


Following the Owls to Twin Peaks

May 16, 2017

Special Intro:  Impressionist Craig Gass -- Tracy Morgan has a new Netflix comedy special this week  

Film at 11: Batman & Bill (2017 on Hulu)  

BookIT: The Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodard  

App-etite: The Bob’s Burgers Music Album  

...And Now the News: Ransomware is out there. Update your software! Microsoft has some great projects planned for 2017 and Tesla wants to be your roofer. 

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms51617


Thank You, Offreds of the World

May 9, 2017

Special Intro:  Scott Freiman, creator of Deconstructing the Beatles  

Film at 11: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)  

BookIT: Change Agent (2017) by Daniel Suarez  

App-etite: Google Street View  

...And Now the News: Microsoft is making laptops, Hulu has LIVE TV, and your yacht is not secured from cyber pirates.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms5917


By the Chest Hair of Hasselhoff!

May 2, 2017

Special Intro:  Gavin Edwards -- author of The Tao of Bill Murray  

Film at 11: Captain Fantastic (2016)  

BookIT: Anansi Boys (2005) by Neil Gaiman  

App-etite: Triggr  

...And Now the News: Facebook is a propaganda portal, A dentist in Alaska pulled a tooth while on a hoverboard and the tricorder has been invented.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms5217


May Day Pole Dancing - A Celebration!

April 25, 2017

Special Intro:  Bill Sininger from Prolific Games  

Film at 11: Bill Nye​ Saves the World on Netflix  

BookIT: To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History by Lawrence Levy  

App-etite: The Great Courses  

...And Now the News: Is Google a monopoly? Can we have our flying cars now? Did we find the elusive Unicorn?  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms42517


Extra Scrolling: Doctor Who Season 10 Episode 1: “The Pilot”

April 20, 2017

Extra Special Intro:  Noel Clarke -- Mickey Smith, Neve McIntosh -- Madame Vastra and Sylvester McCoy -- The Seventh Doctor from Doctor Who  

Special Guests:  Chris Mau -- Owner of the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, IL and Deb Hohlfelder  

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


Midi-chlorians and Taxes (with Bradley Weatherholt & Kyle Brodeur)

April 18, 2017

Special Intro:  Eddie Volkman from 103.9 The Fox  

Special Guests: Bradley Weatherholt and Kyle Brodeur -- producers of The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan’s Journey (2016)  

Film at 11: Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix  

BookIT: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance  

App-etite: YouTube TV  

...And Now the News: Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22, 2017, go out and make your part of it a little better.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms41817