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.

Episode 32: Time Travel Time Warp

July 11, 2014

We're exploring the lighter side of time travel based on a design from T-shirt company Teefury.com.

  • Time travels methods and devices are discussed,
  • Terminator, The Simpsons, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Back To The Future, and more.
  • Evan Mandery's book Q is discussed,
  • WatchMojo.com YouTube clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFlLhXrYlWg
  • The Tardis Collection,
  • T-1000 profile

Episode 31: Where Are All The Aliens?

July 6, 2014

Happy 4th of July weekend! We want to know where all the aliens are!

  • Independence Day movie sequel talk,
  • Transformers Age of Extinction review and discussion,
  • Drake Equation and Fermi Paradox talk, 
  • Chris Anderson Ted Talk link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2apGYUX7Q0
  • Smart Girls Love Sci-Fi link: http://smartgirlsscifi.wordpress.com/2014/07/01/podcast-interview-the-rusted-robot/
  • Talk Nerdy 2 Me link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm2xni9ORP0
  • Robot Contest winner announcement: Congrats Pierre,
  • Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast link: http://www.dancarlin.com/
  • Star Trek Hamilton Collector plates,
  • EVE from WALL*E profile

Episode 30: Sci-Fi Canada Day

June 29, 2014

In honour of Canada Day, we're celebrating Canadian Actors and Directors!

  • Find out who's a famous Canadian star of cinema,
  • Hear some of Shawn's crazy-bad accents,
  • Final week of the robot building contest,
  • www.talbotics.com profile,
  • Canada is 147 on July 1st.

Episode 29: Terminated: The Cancelled Sci-Fi Show Chronicles

June 22, 2014

The campaign to save Almost Human got us thinking about our favorite cancelled sci-fi/fantasy TV series from the past!

  • Firefly is the most oft-cited cancelled favorite,
  • Kablamcomics.com night at The Book Bin,
  • Discussion and list of cancelled TV shows,
  • Comic book movie news and updates,
  • Kiall talks Apple Corp. and Doctor Who,
  • TARDIS door sticker,
  • Max Headroom profile

Episode 28: No…I Am Your Father’s Day Special

June 15, 2014

We're talking dads of science fiction, fantasy and comic books:

  • E3 Zelda Updates,
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past review,
  • Fathers in fiction,
  • USS Enterprise collectible,
  • Darth Vader profile

Episode 27: Star Trek Speculation Special

June 7, 2014

Along with listener submissions, we imagine a likely scenario for a new Star Trek series!

  • CONTEST announcement - build a robot,
  • Listener feedback and Star Trek ideas,
  • Round-table discussion