Relegated to ‘The Ocho’ (with Bill Schelly)

August 8, 2017

Special Intro: Adal Rifai -- Chunt on Hello from the Magic Tavern  

Film at 11: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)  

BookIT: John Stanley: Giving Life to Little Lulu by Bill Schelly  

Scroll with it: Tune in to ESPN “The Ocho,” get a job at NASA and grab a fried chicken beer.   

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An Inconvenient Truth (Waiting for the Delivery of Your New Tesla)

August 1, 2017

Special Intro: Author Tal M. Klein is in Chicago today at Volumes Book Cafe to sign copies of his novel The Punch Escrow.  

Film at 11: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)  

BookIT: Amped (2012) by Daniel H Wilson  

Scroll with it: Are you ready for some football? TESLA’s Model 3 is here, you may need it when electric cars are the standard in 2040.  

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Benjamin Franklin Helps Science (with Tal M. Klein)

July 25, 2017

Film at 11: Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE Watch Out for Snakes Tour may be coming to a city near you.  

BookIT: Author Tal M. Klein joins us to discuss his novel, The Punch Escrow, which is available TODAY.  

Scroll with it: San Diego Comic Con has lots to show us, Scientific Journals have lots to tell us and the thirteenth Doctor is a woman!  

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Noah Observations

July 18, 2017

Film at 11: Baby Driver (2017)  

BookIT: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (2016) by Trevor Noah  

Scroll with it: It’s San Diego Comic Con weekend, Chicago Craft Brew Fest weekend and you can make you wallet a little lighter with CardStar.  

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Things Are Getting David Lynch Surreal

July 11, 2017

Film at 11: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)  

BookIT: Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity (2006) by David Lynch  

Scroll with it: It’s Amazon PRIME DAY, Slurpee Day and Bastille Day (on Friday).  

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Peter’s Spidey-Sense is Tingling

July 4, 2017

Film at 11: Hired Gun (2016)  

BookIT: Notes of a Native Son (1955) by James Baldwin  

Scroll with it: Elon Musk is boring, MST3K is LIVE and Adidas has new shoes from 2004.  

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Sailing Under the Jolly Roger’s Protection (with Roger Anderson)

June 27, 2017

Film at 11: Moana (2016)  

BookIT: Station Breaker by Andrew Mayne  

App-etite: Jolly Roger Telephone Company  

...And Now the News: YouTube TV is available in 10 more metropolitan areas, Adam West finished one more Batman movie and Too Much Scrolling has completed its third year of podcasting. Thank you for listening!  

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“20 Points For Gryffindor!” (with J.F. Dubeau)

June 20, 2017

Film at 11: Rifftrax Live:  Summer Shorts Beach Party (Replay tonight via Fathom Events)  

BookIT: Author J.F. Dubeau is here with his latest book, A God in the Shed  

App-etite: Ballz by Ketchapp  

...And Now the News: We're drinking Zima, The Gong Show is on, Harry Potter is 20 and Amazon bought Whole Foods. What year is it?

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All Eyez on the Fathers

June 13, 2017

Special Intro:  Trace Beaulieu (Dr. Forrester from MST3K)

Film at 11: Wonder Woman (2017)  

BookIT: Black Fall (2017) by Andrew Mayne  

App-etite: The Jolly Roger Telephone Company  

...And Now the News: Rifftrax LIVE Summer Shorts Beach Party is this Thursday in your local theater, this Sunday is Father’s Day and we mourn the passing of our Batman -- Adam West.  

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‘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.  

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