When Springing Forward, We Ran Into a Little Wrinkle (with Professor Pamela Bedore)

March 6, 2018

Special Intro: Luke Gygax -- President and Founder of Gary Con  

Special Guest: University of Connecticut Professor Pamela Bedore  

Film at 11: Game Night (2018)  

BookIT: Professor Pamela Bedore’s Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature (2017)  

App-etite: The Great Courses Signature Collection  

Scroll with it: Announcing this year’s Too Much Scrolling Spring Break group reading assignment --  We will review M.T. Anderson’s Feed on our April 3rd show. Read it along with us and send us your review. We’ll use it on the show.

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms3618


Oscars’ Red Carpet Event (with Kyle Hickman)

February 27, 2018

Special Intro: Chaz Kangas from Go 95.3 in Minneapolis, MN   

Special Guest: Movie blogger Kyle Hickman  

Film at 11: Annihilation (2018)  

BookIT: Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World (2017) by William H. McRaven  

Scroll with it: Kyle Hickman has seen all nine of 2017’s Academy Award nominees for Best Picture and he joins us to tell us all about them.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms22718


Let’s Get Another Teacher Involved (with Ryan)

February 20, 2018

Special Intro: Trey Korte from the Doctor Who Target Book Club Podcast  

Special Guest: Ryan from Classroom Brew  

Film at 11: Black Panther (2018)  

BookIT: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (2003) by Mark Haddon  

Scroll with it: Ryan form Classroom Brew stops by to discuss the state of education and podcasting in the 21st century.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms22018


Pancake Day Celebration (with Conor Lastowka)

February 13, 2018

Special Intro: Ellen @butnotdegeneres -- host of the Feminist Poltergeist podcast  

Film at 11: Please Stand By (2018)  

BookIT: Author and Rifftrax Senior writer, Conor Lastowka, tells all about his latest novel -- The Pole Vault Championship of the Entire Universe (2018)  

App-etite: VLC 3.0  

Scroll with it: News Corp’s CEO is frustrated, Tesla’s CEO is out of this world, U.S.  tanks can fire live ammunition remotely and the Girl Scouts sell a whole lot of cookies in Colorado.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms21318


Free of Fifty Shades Forever!

February 6, 2018

Special Intro:  Shawn from Soul Forge Podcast  

Film at 11: ’85: The Greatest Team in Football History (2016)  

BookIT: The Death of the Banker: The Decline and Fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Small Investor (1997) by Ron Chernow  

Scroll with it: Maintaining your Blu-Ray collection may be the key to surviving the apocalypse, Human Uber is here to help you soak up life and Ikea has a coupon for your next baby crib that can help you soak it up too.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms2618


Unlimited Movies? I’m Interested! (with Kyle Hickman)

January 30, 2018

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

Special Guest: Kyle Hickman -- blogger

Film at 11: The Post (2017)  

Scroll with it: What will you experience with Moviepass? Kyle Hickman has a quick and easy way to tell if you should be a subscriber.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms13018


I Sing the Dreams Electric

January 23, 2018

Special Intro: Bridget Nelson from MST3K and Rifftrax  

Film at 11: Coco (2017)  

BookIT: $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America (2015) by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer  

Scroll with it: Adidas can get you on the bus, TESLA can get you there too. Def Leppard is coming to Chicago in July and their music is streaming now.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms12318


Something For Everyone

January 16, 2018

Special Intro: Michael Albright from Down in Front  

Film at 11: Molly's Game (2017)  

BookIT: I Am Legend (1954) by Richard Matheson  

Scroll with it: Samsung and Intel have new technologies and so far, 2018 is all about Fire and Fury and aggressive wild turkeys.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms11618


Democracy Dies in Darkness

January 9, 2018

Special Intro: Author Dr. Robert Smith?  

Film at 11: Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & Bird Revelation (2017, Netflix)  

BookIT: Being a Dad is Weird (2017) by Ben Falcone  

Scroll with it: Las Vegas is the place for new technology this week, you need to update your software, HQ trivia is fun and college life is filled with pranks.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms1918


The Truth is Out There, Y’all (with Juliette Miranda)

January 2, 2018

Special Intro: Tony Whitt from the Doctor Who Target Book Club Podcast  

Film at 11: The Toys that Made Us (2017)  

BookIT: Author and podcaster Juliette Miranda from The Unwritable Rant joins us  

Scroll with it: We have some ideas about the future. Our predictions for 2018 will certainly all prove to be wrong. Happy New Year, Y’all!  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms1218