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Welcome to Episode SEVENTEEN 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 introduction and hellos - Larry and Vito can't understand why Megan doesn't love the G.I. JOE PSA parody videos from years back.
- WHAT'S SHAKIN' BACON? segment: - BILL BURR FIRES BACK AT STAR WARS FANS COMPLAINTS ABOUT HIS ACCENT! - LARS MIKKELSEN SIGNED TO PLAY GRAND ADMIRAL THRAWN - LIAM NEESON REVEALS HE'D RETURN AS GUI-GON JINN - LUCASFILM WANTS CHRIS PRATT FOR YOUNG INDIANA JONES - GODZILLA VS KING KONG RELEASE DATE SET FOR MARCH! - ULTRA THIN MATERIAL "GRAPHINE" DEVELOPED THAT CAN STOP BULLETS?
-Commercial break for THE PRESCRIBED FILMS PODCAST NETWORK (The PFPN)
- SQUADTALK segment intro: - The hosts discuss a recent story about some space debris of some sort that passed by Earth, and how certain people such as Harvard professor Avi Loeb has theorized that it's debris from an alien civilization. They discuss their own theories and Megan comes up with some very unusual (and unlikely) ideas on how to find potentially hidden alien visitors in space....
-"SO WHADDAYOU SUGGEST?" RECOMMENDATIONS segment:
-VITO suggests checking out the channel of musician PATRICK PIETSCHMANN, who does keyboard playthroughs of various pieces of popular songs and scores utilizing cool MIDI and video technology. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs7O9sOUQiBGBxaaAguIwig
-MEGAN recommends checking out the show, "COUPLES COURT" on YouTube, featuring a husband & wife 'The Cutlers', presiding over various battling couples in a court setting. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCis8-aFFycLZgNI4bqNcE5g
-LARRY suggests checking out the book "MADE MEN: THE STORY OF GOODFELLAS" by Glenn Kenny, an in-depth look at the making of the Martin Scorsese film with lots of never before heard tales and insights. https://www.booksamillion.com/p/Made-Men/Glenn-Kenny/9781335016508?id=7194241431079
PODCAST/CHANNEL SUGGESTION this episode we suggest you check out the YouTube channel PUSHINGUPROSES, an entertaining and great channel by another fellow Midwest based host, doing great comical reviews of classic television shows like "Murder, She Wrote", "Magnum P.I.", "Goosebumps" and much more! https://www.youtube.com/user/pushinguproses
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