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


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



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


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


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


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

August 12, 2018

Gatekeeping and virtue signalling in fandom! 


  • 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



209: Josh’s Top 10 Movies

August 5, 2018

Best movies ever? Nope!  Josh's most beloved films?  Yup!

Here's the list of his favourite movies.  You'll have to listen for his rating of each film, and why he loves them so...

10. The Abyss

9. Superman

8. Enemy Mine

7. Conan The Barbarian

6. Star Wars (the series)

5. The Last Starfighter

4. Short Circuit

3. Flight of the Navigator

2. Dogma

1. Johnny Mnemonic

This week's hypothetical questions asks, How many arms and/or legs does a 4 limbed animal have?  It's more complicated than you might imagine!

This week's podcast promo: ESDCU - Earth Station DCU Podcast


208: Tesla, Trailers, and Time

July 29, 2018

Tesla Motors and movie trailers! 

A special report by James from the Battle Bridge Podcast, detailing his purchase of the Tesla Model X

  • handling,
  • batteries,
  • charging,
  • range,
  • gull wing doors,
  • internal space redesign,
  • nav console,
  • seating capacity

Movie trailer review:

  • Godzilla King Of The Monsters,
  • Alita: Battle Angel,
  • Aquaman,
  • Fastastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindalwald,
  • Shazam

A brief history of the tangled nest of Shazam, Superman, Captain Mar-Vel, Miss Marvel, DC and Marvel Comics.

This week's podcast promo: CasterQuest


207: Let’s Go To San Diego Comic Con!

July 22, 2018

SDCC 2018 is here!  We've got the news from Hall H!

  • Doctor Who Season 11 trailer,
  • Star Trek Discovery season 2 trailer and all the news and highlights,
  • The Toys That Made Us - season 3 episodes revealed,
  • Glass trailer,
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters,
  • Star Wars Clone Wars final season news,
  • Titans,
  • Patient Zero trailer,
  • Overlord trailer,
  • Steel City NerdCon, Sault Ste. Marie's first geek convention

This week's promo: The 42 Cast


206: Robocop Returns With Lando, Zombies and Star Trek Toys

July 15, 2018

The return of everything we ever loved is on the way!

  • ROBOCOP RETURNS, the sequel we've been waiting for is on the way,
  • STAR WARS IX: Billy Dee Williams to return as Lando Calrissian,
  • ZOMBIELAND 2, original cast and crew to return,
  • Mego Corp returns with classic style Star Trek action figures,
  • ANT-MAN AND THE WASP review,
  • GODZILLA VS KONG speculation,
  • Danai Gurira to be cast in Star Trek's 4th Kelvin-verse movie,
  • EXTINCTION trailer and discussion,
  • Re-Zero anime,
  • DEADPOOL 2 super duper extended cut special features!

This week's podcast promo: ESO Network Patreon