Rivet’s Ready Room #4

August 27, 2014

Second of a 4 part audio essay on the classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

  • Join Pete in his continuing odyssey as he discusses this classic sci-fi masterpiece,
  • We play a promo for the Waffle On Podcast

Episode 38: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

August 24, 2014

A discussion regarding the history of the TMNT gang with Robin, Josh,and the hosts!

  • Road Report Robin came for a visit and we talked turtles,
  • A brief historical look at the franchise from comics to TV to film,
  • As always, collectibles and robots are mentioned and discussed,
  • More talk about the latest film, now in theatres!

Rivet’s Ready Room #3

August 20, 2014

First of a 4 part audio essay on the classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

  • Pete goes behind the curtains to reveal the history of the film, 
  • Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick,
  • We play a promo for the Ragtag Fugitive Podcast

Episode 37: Robin Williams — Losing A Friend

August 17, 2014

A tribute to the life of Robin Williams, comedy legend and Hollywood icon.

  • We're talking about our memories and playing clips:
  • WatchMojo.com clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbBgLQ1yfZk
  • Bicentennial Man robot profile,
  • Robin Williams July 21, 1951 - August 11, 2014,
  • Lauren Bacall September 16, 1924 - August 12, 2014,
  • Arlene Martel April 14, 1936 - August 12, 2014

Episode 36: Morning Coffee - Afternoon Tea with Firbob

August 10, 2014

Skype conversation with Star Trek lover Firbob from the Ten Forward Podcast!

  • We talk Stargate, Star Trek, Doctor Who, MacGyver, Arrow, BSG, Lost, and Babylon 5.
  • What exactly is a firbob?  Find out here! 
  • Shout outs to our fellow podcasters!
  • And pseudo scorpions!

Episode 35: That’s No Moon…..That’s a Jibo

August 3, 2014

A fun-filled episode about anything and everything!

  • We're talking about the Borg Cube Fridge from Think Geek,
  • Star Trek Las Vegas, and Fan Expo Canada,
  • Star Trek: Axanar,
  • Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Who,
  • Link collectible figure from Figma,
  • Jibo profile and Youtube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N1Q8oFpX1Y

Episode 34: Spike Jonze’s her: A SIRI-ous Story about Robot Love

July 27, 2014

We watched her, and we talk about the idea behind falling in love with your robot.

  • San Diego Comic-Con news,
  • Up-coming films and BATMAN 1966 on DVD and Blu ray, 
  • Robot and Human love in pop culture is discussed,
  • Robot Love Youtube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_juJ974oeE
  • Star Trek Starship collection volume 4 and 5,
  • Samantha the OS1 from her, is profiled

Rivet’s Ready Room #2

July 23, 2014

Another mid-week show filled with the good stuff that didn't fit into our last few episodes.

  • We're going to Fan Expo Canada in August!
  • Robin's Road Report explores comic news,
  • Kiall talks about alternate realities,
  • We play a promo for Generation Geek!

Episode 33: Who is DAWN of the Planet of the Apes?

July 20, 2014

We discuss The Planet of the Apes series of films, and ask just who is this Dawn character?

  • Marvel Comics news and celebrity birthdays,
  • Thinkgeek's Star Trek phaser remote replica, 
  • A Play On Nerds Podcast link http://www.aplayonnerds.com/a-play-on-nerds/2014/7/14/episode-16-transformers-return-of-the-explosions
  • Planet of the Apes book PDF download at http://bookalist.net/?p=27987
  • Nerd Block collectible,
  • Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! profile

Rivet’s Ready Room #1

July 16, 2014

Our first mid-week supplemental has guest star, Pete, doing a profile on the movie Robot Jox!

  • Pete's Profile of Robot Jox,
  • We thank Rick Moyer for the amazing intro music theme,
  • 2 To Beam Up podcast promo is played.