219: Adventures in Space, Time, Comics and Horror

October 14, 2018

Comics, Science, Technology, Horror!

  • STAR TREK new: Picard series production and Discovery season 2 dates,
  • Iron Fist cancelled at Netflix,
  • DareDevil and the Ninja Turtles cross-over origins,
  • Night Terrors Film Fest interview,
  • James Gunn, Suicide Squad 2 and the DCEU,
  • World War Z 2 production details,
  • Aladdin live action remake,
  • Failed media technology,
  • Josh reacts to new Doctor Who,
  • Soyuz rocket failure and the state of the US Space system
  • Scott Wilson 1942 - 2018

This week's podcast promo: NerdBliss podcast

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218: The Young Female Heroine Trope

October 7, 2018

Venom, Star Trek, Doctor Who, BumbleBee and the female hero! 

  • Star Trek Discovery Short Treks episode "Runaway" review,
  • Doctor Who returns this weekend and we're discussing our love of the Doctor,
  • BumbleBee trailer review and Transformers talk,
  • Dark Phoenix - a new X-Men universe film trailer is here and we break it down,
  • Venom - a quick review of the film,
  • Mortal Engines - the latest trailer is here and it makes no sense,
  • A lengthy chat about female heroes, the tropes and the drawbacks,
  • Night Terrors Film Fest 3 is here in town and we talk Jaws,
  • Steel City NerdCon wrap and review

This week's podcast promo: Cigar Nerds Podcast

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217: Steel City NerdCon

September 30, 2018

An insider's look into Sault Ste. Marie's first Nerdcon!

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario is a border town located right across the river from Soo, Michigan.  This year, Mike from Vintage Games and Junque at 165 Queen Street East, in Soo, Canada put together the first of its kind comic book convention.  Mike has an amazing store where you can find almost anything, including vintage video games and action figures, to antique furniture, records, comics and similar such items.  It's an amazing store you simply have to visit.

September 29 will go down in history as an amazing day in Soo history.  Mike hopes to make the convention an annual tradition.  This episode tells the story of the con and gives some of the highlights of the show.

There is also discussion regarding James McAvoy offering to play a young Captain Picard, and talk about the new Bumble Bee trailer from the Transformers franchise.

Also discussed are other conventions in and around Northern Ontario.

Follow us at therustedrobot.podbean.com and on YouTube by searching for the channel under the name Shawn Vanderloo

 

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216: Naked In The Batcave

September 23, 2018

Batman, Dare Devil, Joker, Stargirl, Captain Marvel, Star Trek and more...

  • Captain Marvel trailer,
  • Dare Devil season 3 trailer and release date,
  • Star Trek short treks dates and breakdown,
  • Joker movie cast and Joker origins discussion,
  • Batman and DC Black Label porn comic controversy,
  • Roseanne "The Connors" reboot, sitcom tropes and hilarious ideas,
  • Space Jam sequel movie news,
  • Vulcan homeworld discovered?
  • Patrick Stewart in Charlie's Angels reboot movie,
  • Avatar The Last Airbender live action series on Netflix,
  • Stargirl and DC's new streaming service,
  • The Predator movie review,
  • Josh's hunting adventure,
  • Jump City Hallowe'en Comic Fest,
  • Upcoming cons: SteelCity NerdCon, Thundercon

This week's podcast promo: Watchathon of Rassilon

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215: Superman, Zombies and Bears

September 16, 2018

Ranking the Supermen and surviving the Zombie hordes! 

  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina - new Netflix trailer,
  • Iron Fist season 2 and Star Trek references,
  • Zombie Apocalypse survival ranking by country,
  • The Superman ranking discussion,
  • Swamp Thing television series casting,
  • Kate Beckinsale and the Underworld movie franchise,
  • Stranger Things comic books,
  • Overpopulation and dome living,
  • Spoilers and watching tv shows together,
  • Bears in our town,
  • Jump City Comics and Collectibles

This week's podcast promos: Transmissions From Atlantis, The Classic Original Show

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214: Respect The Batman

September 9, 2018

Batman, Comic Books, Justice League, Doctor Who, Thundercats and a Star Trek Day celebration!! 

  • Burt Reynolds 1936 - 2018,
  • Doctor Who season 11 premiere date revealed,
  • Thundercats movie rumour with Ryan Reynolds and Michael Bay,
  • Mattel Films launches (properties include: Thundercats, Barbie, Hot Wheels, Masters of the Universe),
  • Iron Fist season 2,
  • The Dragon Prince trailer,

Birthday shenanigans!

Remakes and subverted expectations.

Comic books and Funko Pops talk.

Justice League battle scenarios.

Random TV and movie talk: Attack The Block, WKRP In Cincinnati, Star Trek Discovery, She-Ra, Teen Titans, Voltron, Disenchanted.

This week's podcast promo: The Revcast

 

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213: The Predator - Born To Hunt

September 2, 2018

Can The Predator be a good movie? 

  • We take a hard look at the Predator and Alien film franchises,
  • The Predator red band trailer,
  • Marvel, Blade and Wesley Snipes movie talk rumours,
  • Netflix and Blizzard to make a Diablo series,
  • He-Man documentary review: Power of Grayskull,
  • Disenchanted on Netflix review,
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 3 on indefinite hold,
  • RIP Ghost Rider co creator Gary Friedrich 1943 - 2018

We have a pretty decent and in depth conversation about hunting and conservation, and we chat about Josh's new gasoline conversion kit for his bike. We discuss Shawn's birthday and party game ideas.  Then we talk about a new podcast Shawn is working on with his Twitter friend Sheamus.  And we ask you to vote on which decal Josh should get for his bike's gas tank.

As always, we encourage you to leave a 5 star review in the podcast app of your choice. Thank you for listening and supporting The Rusted Robot Podcast.

This week's podcast promo: The Soul Forge Podcast

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212: Robot Uprising or Smooth Jazz

August 26, 2018

Pop culture overload on the Rusted Robot this week!

  • Star Trek thoughts, hopes, speculation,
  • The Big Bang Theory to end after season 12,
  • The Meg, another movie review,
  • In Search Of returns with Zachary Quinto,
  • 99 things robots were supposed to have done by now,
  • Logo designs and business ideas,
  • YouTube channel content,
  • Backpack, knapsack or packsack?
  • Robin Leach 1941 - 2018

This week's podcast promo: Myopia Defend Your Childhood

Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCataaeTRQltObb7n1GHW_qw/videos

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211: Spock, Green Lantern and the Comic Movie Universe

August 19, 2018

Upcoming movies, casting news, Marvel, Netflix and toys! 

  • Spock lives again in the form of Ethan Peck on Star Trek Discovery season 2,
  • THE MEG movie review and discussion of cross-cultural co-operation in film making (i.e. China)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 3 and the Marvel/Disney/James Gunn dispute,
  • Iron Fist Season 2 trailer and a chat about the characters, locations and situations of the Netflix universe,
  • Tom Cruise could be the new Green Lantern,
  • Troma films...what are they?
  • MEGO Star Trek mirror universe action figure toy review,
  • Thoughts on upcoming films: AQUAMAN, THE PREDATOR, TERMINATOR 6,
  • RIP Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart 1955 - 2018
  • RIP Aretha Franklin 1942 - 2018

This week's podcast promo: Meet The Night Blogger

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210: Star Trek, Picard, and the Gatekeepers of Fandom

August 12, 2018

Gatekeeping and virtue signalling in fandom! 

STAR TREK STUFF:

  • Patrick Stewart returns as Jean Luc Picard,
  • Gatekeeping and racial controversy in Star Trek fandom,
  • Star Trek 4 movie contract dispute with Chris Pine and Hemsworth,
  • Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with progressive dimentia,
  • Hallmark's Star Trek ornaments for 2018,
  • Gene Roddenberry biography by David Alexander

Charlotte Rae (The Facts of Life) 1926 - 2018,

Slaughterhouse Rulez trailer with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost,

Brent Spiner (Star Trek's Data) cast in Supergirl season 4,

Ruby Rose cast as Batwoman, and the lesbian issue,

She-Ra cartoon remake,

Final Space cartoon on Netflix,

A huge congratulations to the A Play On Nerds podcast for reaching episode 100 later this week!

This week's podcast promo: Flopcast

 

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