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It’s Only Leaking Sunshine - 244

It’s Only Leaking Sunshine - 244

May 12, 2019

Mothers of science fiction and fantasy. We start out the episode with a look at some good and some bad mothers in our favourite genres. Who makes the lists? Well you're going to have to listen to the podcast to find that out silly! But stay tuned for the huge discussion we have regarding Sarah Connor, the mother of John and the human rebellion against Skynet.

Star Wars and Avatar. Disney has announced the upcoming release dates well into the end of the next decade. We speculate on the stories these movies are going to tell.

NASA is working on soft robots to do the dirty work in space. They could soon be on the surface of the moon and Mars.

Star Trek cats! That's right, Chronicle Collectibles has released their line up of 3 Star Trek feline statues. You can pre-order them now if that's your thing.

Mumm Ra and Cheese. Shawn and Kitty talk about their emotional upheavals and their connections to strange things like cheese and toys.

CBS has created the Star Trek Global Franchise group to expand the Trek brand. We will be getting all kinds of neat things like podcasts and an updated website. And probably lots of other things that we do not know about yet. Maybe Star Trek concerts!

Upcoming movies:

Men In Black International trailer 2

Spiderman Far From Home trailer 2

John Wick 3 has a near perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes

This week's podcast promo: The 42 Cast

Chewbacca, Twinkies & Comic Books - 243

Chewbacca, Twinkies & Comic Books - 243

May 5, 2019

We lost Chewbacca, but we got free comic books. It's not an even trade, but you have to find the good where you can.

Peter Mayhew 1944 - 2019 (RIP Chewbacca)

Star Wars Day and Free Comic Book Day were both held on May 4th and we have the info, the details and the excitement.

TV Stuff: talking about the season 2 finale of The Orville which resulted in quite the discussion about robots such as Cylons, the Kaylon, the Borg, Cybermen and Daleks. Game of Thrones is in the middle of season 8 and we touch on this briefly as neither host has watched it yet. Naturally we discuss many aspects of Star Trek including several of the movies, in addition to the various television series. We also wrap up season 8 of Voltron and we decide that giant fighting robots are awesome.

Captain Picard Facepalm Bust. New from ThinkGeek. This thing looks amazing and we nearly order one during the episode.

Josh has seen Avengers Endgame and gives us a spoiler-free review and reveals his surprising rivet rating for the film. Shawn watched Prospect on Netflix. We played the trailer about a month ago and our review is here.

Sonic The Hedgehog trailer. We talk about the timing of the film and the controversy regarding the rendering of the character.

We finish off with a fun discussion regarding the upcoming Dora the Explorer movie. We have some concerns about Dora's mental health.

This week's podcast promo: Soul Forge Podcast