Tue, 25 June 2013
One of the Tower crew gets gainfully employed, Microsoft shoots itself in the foot while Sony holds the gun, the death toll in Man of Steel, the real-world risks of ghost hunting, and then we go on a ramble about the Lone Ranger, Fringe, The Flying Nun and the many mechanics of the Knight Industries 2000.
• XBox backtracks on requirements - http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2013/06/xbox-one-drm/
• Damage done to Metropolis in “Man of Steel” fight:
• When ghost hunting goes wrong:
• Is the Lone Ranger racist?
Direct download: The_Great_Beyond_-_S03E25_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EST
Tue, 18 June 2013
Model Maker Paul Francis stops by to discuss props, movies, geek culture and all manner of things from the film world, including Boba Fett rivalries, rescuing a submarine from Planet Hollywood, shooting props with shotguns, and which sci-fi spaceship has the biggest boobs. Believe it or not, that last one actually has an answer.
Lucas Francis Studios: http://www.lucasfrancisstudio.com
Paul Francis IMDB Page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3199202/?ref_=fn_nm_nm_16
Moebius Models: http://www.moebiusmodels.com
Round 2 Models: http://www.round2models.com
The instructions for the Enterprise Model, if you're so inclined: http://www.round2models.com/files/instructions/pol808.pdf
EMP Museum (Seattle): http://www.empmuseum.org
Because it seemed appropriate, the Top 75 Spaceships in Movies and TV: http://www.denofgeek.us/movies/14621/top-75-spaceships-in-movies-and-tv
Mon, 10 June 2013
We explore the made up world of mermaid reality television, and then dive into a deep black pool of conspiracies. Is the water you drink making you stupid? Are the jets in the sky controlling your mind, or the weather? Is the government hiding bigfoot to protect big timber? Tune in for the answer to these exciting questions! Unless the government shuts us down.
Direct download: Conspiracy_Corner_-_S03E23_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11pm EST
Tue, 4 June 2013
We look at how Battle of the Planets may help the lovelorn, why Chicago will soon be looking a lot blurrier, and then dive back into the never ending pool of Commander Ashtar lore, and the Repeater calls shenanigans on the claims that a listener once hit a manatee.
• Chicago Sun-Times lays off entire photography staff:
• That's My Ashtar!:
George Van Tassell: http://www.georgevantassel.com
Howard Cocklin eyewitness interview D.C. UFO event
George Van Tassel interview (1964):
• Manatees? What's a Manatee? It's like a mermaid, right?
Direct download: Letters_From_Ashtar_-_S03E22_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19pm EST