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Welcome to Episode FOURTEEN of our ongoing Pop Culture discussion, THE GEEKING SQUAD PODCAST! On this show, the three hosts (Larry, Megan, and Vito) discuss topics that are currently in the news or being discussed by the folks over in the Geeking Squad group on Facebook. Topics covered are always things appealing to geeks like us! From Star Wars to Star Trek, superhero movies and comics, sci-fi, horror, and action/adventure, as well as weird and funny stories in the news dealing with UFOs, ghosts, mysteries and conspiracies and much more! All for fun and always with a laugh!
In this episode:
-Show begins and host introductions
-"WHAT'S SHAKIN' BACON?" segment intro: - Discussing the recent passing of Jeremy Bulloch, the original actor who portrayed BOBA FETT in the STAR WARS series. - Debating about the recent poll that declared "ROGUE ONE" to be the best of the recent DISNEY era STAR WARS films. - Discussing the recently announced ANDOR show and teaser trailer about Cassian Andor from ROGUE ONE. - Larry is excited about the new trailer for Disney/Marvel's WHAT IF? series - Megan debates about whether the upcoming BLACK WIDOW movie will actually be worth seeing. - Megan is definitely excited about the newly announced DUNGEONS & DRAGONS movie starring Chris Pine. - The proposed relaunch of the classic NBC series "NIGHT COURT" has everyone excited! - MeTV has brought back classic Saturday Morning Cartoons to their lineup! - Larry reminisces fondly about "Time For Timer" and the other old PSA ads that would run on Saturday mornings. - Disney is bringing back the classic early '90's series "DINOSAURS". - The hosts debate the various recent '90's reboots and which ones would be worth checking out. - Speaking of dinosaurs, they've reportedly discovered a new kind of two-legged dinosaur never known to exist before. - Discussing the recently discovered Stonehenge-like structure found at the bottom of Lake Michigan.
-"SQUAD TALK" segment intro: - JAPAN HAS OPENED HAYABUSA2'S CAPSULE, CONFIRMING IT CONTAINS SAMPLES OF ASTEROID RYUGU. COULD ASTEROID'S LIKE RYUGU HOLD THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LIFE TO EARTH? -HAYABUSA2 IS ON IT'S NEW MISSION TO THE SMALLEST ASTEROID EVER VISITED -NASA'S OSIRIS REX IS SCHEDULED TO RETURN IN 2023 FROM ASTEROID BENNU. - The hosts have watched too many movies like GODZILLA and 2010 and are paranoid about exploring these asteroids and moons and what trouble it could bring!
- "WHADDAYOU SUGGEST?" segment intro: - Vito suggests checking out the audiobook version of STEPHEN KING'S "THE STAND", in rebuttal towards his dislike of the new mini-series based on the novel. The audio version can be found at www.Audible.com - Megan suggests a business based in Northwest Indiana called STONE & PALLET, which offers both take-home and group-class craft kits where you make signs and other items out of stone and pallet materials, mostly recycled items, and are advocates for employing special-needs workers. - Larry suggests the new line of MARVEL LEGENDS RETRO COLLECTION 3.75 inch action figure sets from HASBRO PULSE, featuring classic designs of characters such as IRON MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE and more. www.HasbroPulse.com - We recommend checking out the YouTube channel WEIRD HISTORY, which features videos discussing various topics about history that aren't usually covered in most documentaries or shows.
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