Gabbing Geek 30: Future Directions

Gabbing Geek 30: Future Directions
Gabbing Geek 30: Future Directions

The latest episode of Gabbing Geek is now up.  Come listen to the audio if you didn’t get a chance to watch our live streaming Meerkat of the whole session!

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Springfield, IL Surrenders To COBRA Commander

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Although the city claims this was done as publicity for the upcoming JoeCon, we all know the truth.  Springfield has given in to COBRA.  Local news reporter Kent Brockman has stated he, for one, welcomes his new evil overlords.

Background Geek of the Week: He’s A Writer, Not an Anesthesiologist

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He isn’t James Brook, but James Brooks wouldn’t be James Brooks without him.  He has been with the Simpsons since the beginning; producing nearly 500 episodes.  This Geek has been nominated for Best Picture Oscar for producing As Good As It Gets.  Despite all this, he is best known as a karaoke singing anesthesiologist voiced by Dan Castellaneta.  Who is this geek who has done so much in the shadows? Continue reading Background Geek of the Week: He’s A Writer, Not an Anesthesiologist

Fake Movies in Movies – Supercut

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Give me a steak. Medium rare.

We all love movies right?  What about the movies within a movie?  Screen Junkies has cut together some of the best and sauteed them in 3 minutes and 55 seconds of awesome sauce.

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Weird Al Usually Doesn’t Come With a Parental Warning Label! 

Al gets an action figure based on his Simpsons appearance and goes to his Facebook page to show it off in a way only Al can. BRAIN FREEZE!

Know-This-Geek of the Week- The Tale of Two Apples….er…One Apple and One Apple…

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He’s written and produced for some of the greatest animated shows ever, he was Steve Jobs’ brother in law, and he ironically has a last name that MUST autocorrect to the name of Steve’s moderately successful computer company.  Who is the man pictured above?  This week’s Know-This-Geek of the Week (formerly the slightly offensive Obscure Geek of the Week) is Richard Appel.

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#WackyWednesday: 8 Bit Simpsons Intro Will Digitally Rock Your Springfield

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You know how much we love 8-Bit anything here at Gabbing Geek, but wait till you see what Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon did with this little gem! Video after the break.

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Mythbusters Returns With Simpson Episode!

Mythbusters returns with a very special Simpson’s episode. And we can’t contain ourselves. Life size Homer, toilet humor, and plenty of explosions! In the words of Mr. Burns: Eeeeeeexcellent!

See what else is in store for Mythbusters in their new 2015 season!

How The Simpsons Got Their Early Celebrity Voice Cameos

The triple crown of true A-List celebrity status has long been being the basis of a clue in the NY Times crossword, being the answer to a Trivial Pursuit question, and doing a voice performance on the Simpsons.  But apparently the Simpsons had to work hard to earn their spot in the group.

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Gabbing Geek 21: Golden Son & Prophecies

This. Read this. Now. Unless you haven’t read the first book. In which case, read that. Then read this.

 

Gabbing Geek’s first podcast of 2015 is now live and we FINALLY get to talk about Golden Son, the second book in the Red Rising trilogy.  If you’ve read the first book, Red Rising, or don’t care about spoilers for the first book, then you’ll absolutely want to listen to this episode–we don’t spoil anything for book 2.  But if you want to participate in our Gabbing Geek Book Club in 4 weeks, be sure to read both Red Rising and Golden Son (they’re page turners, you won’t have any problems, Jenny guarantees it!). Continue reading Gabbing Geek 21: Golden Son & Prophecies