The Rusted Robot
212: Robot Uprising or Smooth Jazz

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

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211: Spock, Green Lantern and the Comic Movie Universe

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

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

 

209: Josh’s Top 10 Movies

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