Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season

Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season
Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season

While everyone else drafts Fantasy Football teams, the Gabbing Geek podcast is doing something a bit geekier.  We’ve got robots and Chinese movie thieves and fantasy box office and trivia!  What more could you ask for?  How about Watson’s voice going up two octaves?  Oh, it’s in there!  Give the episode a listen right the heck now or jump after the break to read more.

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Would You Pick A Terminator’s Pocket? Because China Would.

"It is acceptable for you to steal my wallet because I have that new Discover card that I can freeze from my smart phone. Ha ha stupid pickpocket. Oh, and I am also going to kill your entire family."
“It is acceptable for you to steal my wallet because I have that new Discover card that I can freeze from my smart phone. Ha ha stupid pickpocket. Oh, and I am also going to kill your entire family.”

The growing importance of global box office receipts for Hollywood films can have some interesting ramifications when you face a market as tightly controlled by the government as China.  We’ve already discussed how Terminator: Genysis is now outperforming the Star Trek reboot thanks to huge numbers overseas in general and China in particular.  It turns out the numbers might be even better than reported thanks to some Chinese shenanigans and might make the sixth Terminator film even more likely.  Find out why after the break.

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