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Filling you in on all of the geek news there is to geek out about, taking your geekiness over level 9000!

September 18th, 2019    

Ep 135: Streamers vs The Anti-Boob Police (and weird food!)

 Death, Is there an App for that?  Countdown?

The Russo Brothers form their own Studio, AGBO, throw some shade on Sony's ability to recreate Feige's magic

Paul Rudd's role in the ghostbusters movie? It's described by Dan Akroyd here

Comic Book News

Lois Lane becomes a White House Press secretary, too real?

Twitch streamer banned for... cosplaying? Quqco Banned?

Seinfeld fans rejoice! The old episodes are coming back to Netflix! In 4k! The Show About Nothing

Batwoman and her love that might be worth saving. See the trailer here! Batwoman Trailer

Seeing the Jojo Rabbit trailer again just makes me want to see it more, check it out. Jojo Rabbit trailer

Margot Robbie is... Tank...Girl?

Ms. Monopoly is real... Yeah. Buy It Here!

Final Fantasy VII has a "Classic" option. Traditional Turn Based Returns! Also... the new trailer is unbelievably gorgeous. And by the new trailer, I mean Aerith.

Borderlands 3. The Good. The Bad. The Guns?

Castle Crashers Remastered is hitting PS4 and Switch soon! Castle Crashers Remastered

Let's talk about the courage it takes to eat the unknown!

September 11th, 2019    

Ep 134 - SNIKT The best at what he does

Why did they not show us (U.S.) the new Gotham City Sirens trailer? Gotham City Sirens trailer, in Romanian...

Let's talk about NBA 2K20... NBA 2K what?

Do you call it the X button or the Cross button? Cross vs X

End of Batman/Superman #1, Could Shazam stab Superman with an Nth metal Batarang? Click Here to See!

Two guys kiss in a comic book - Deploy the police! (in Rio) (Wiccan and Hulkling)

Eevee Tamagotchis exist. Buy It Here!

Dark Crystal Age of Resistance is out!!! Watch Here! EASTER EGG! Labyrinth baby is actually the puppet designer for Dark Crystal

Disenchantment Season 2 is coming out September 20th and Watchmen is October 20th

Stan Lee is getting his own street in the Bronx! Stan St?

Crunchyroll is now majority investor in Viz Media! Powers Combining!

Will Smith is Brilliance! Brilliance

Did America miss out on NeZha? This Looks Amazing!

Do I want the Lego Star Destroyer? Yes... Do I want to pay $700 for it? No. 4784 Pieces!

Last of Us Part 2 has a media event September 24th... more footage should be coming! Last of Us 2 Media Event

Project REsistance seems like it's a Left 4 Dead/Asymmetrical Multiplayer survival game. Project REsistance Trailer

Disney allegedly threatens legal action to cancel a panel at FanX with Hayden and McDiarmed, is Hayden coming back?

Patents reveal possible new type of Joycon!

75% of streamers say they plan on subscribing to "none" of the new streaming services according to this poll.

 

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September 4th, 2019    

Ep 133 - Glitter Batman is Better with David Rosen

Everyone is talking about The Joker, what does it mean for superhero movies?

Carnival Row is out!  Watch it on Amazon.  It's only been a few days so we'll avoid spoilers

A reminder, The Witcher is coming soon!  Some time in Q4

Netflix is starting to release some shows weekly again instead of binging - The Great British Baking Show (Collection 7).  Is this the beginning? Would we put up with it?

Hulk becomes "The Breaker of Worlds" after the heat death of the universe- What the hell is going on with the Immortal Hulk

DC reveals how The Batman Who Laughs takes out the Justice League, and it's rated crazy

Berlanti Arrowverse shows are coming to audio format, starting with the Flash, by Serial Box.  Arrow and Supergirl are next

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3's first paid DLC teased, Curse of the Vampire!  Next up is the X-men and the Fantastic Four.

Dave Bautista FINALLY gets his wish and he's now going to be a playable character in Gears 5, but the name bothers James, why? BAuTISTA

Final Fantasy VIII remastered is out now! Is it worth it? FFVII Remastered

Playstation Plus games this month are Arkham Knight and Darksiders 3 a decidedly huge jump from the last two months free game selection.

James and Rich's review of Wu Assassins and The Boys.

We did confirm that even though Disney+ will be on Hulu, there will be no commercials and not even an option to have to pay for commercial-free. No commercials for Disney! Woot!

 

To listen to David Rosen's music, check out his music here.

Thoughts on video game composing?

Favorite composer that's not John Williams?

Would Paul Rudd be a good composer?

What would you like to do as your dream project?

What's a day in the life at work like? 

What would you have liked to have been on?

Can a good movie or game be ruined by a bad soundtrack?

What would your top 5 songs be to the soundtrack of David Rosen

What's YOUR podcast about and where can we listen to it?

 

The David Rosen podcast:

Piecing it Together

 

August 28th, 2019    

Ep: 132 Rhythm and Blues with Aggrogahu

  • Sony and Disney may have come to a new deal! What could it be? Spider-man Deal
  • Sony took a step in a huge direction in games however with its purchase of fan-beloved Insomniac studios. Insomniac
  • Emma Stone revealed her Cruella De Vil look for the upcoming movie "Cruella". The Cruel Devil
  • In what could be the craziest news this month, Lindsey Stirling just announced a new cd on the verge of release called "Artemis", but that's not all, it also has a partner comic book that she also wrote! Artemis CD AND Comic?!
  • Eva Longoria is set to direct... "Flamin' Hot"... which is about... Cheetos? Richard Montanez's Cheetos
  • Taika Waititi might join... THE SUICIDE SQUAD?! Taika!
  • Disney just wants your business... They are not charging for 4K HDR for Disney+ 4K Goodness
  • Could New Mutants have been good? Will we ever know? Positive Test Screenings
  • Two Thors confirmed! Two Thors
  • What was this Star Wars trailer?! Sith Rey?! Sith Rey
  • Newest Marvel calendar: The Confirmed Calendar
  • The absolute most hardest difficult impossible to beat games are being remastered and were accidentally leaked. Aladdin and Lion King Remastered

 

Aggrogahu's Channel

  • Is Beat Saber your first rhythm game?
  • What others have you played if it's not?
  • What drew you to Beat Saber?
  • Star Wars fan?
  • Where does Paul Rudd fit in the Star Wars universe?
  • Do you play any other games that aren't rhythm-based?
  • Metroid-Vania, Roguelike, Sabergame, all these aren't standard "genres" of games but they are used to describe them, do you think this is a good enough description?
  • Favorite song to make in Beat Saber?
  • Best performing video?
  • How can fans vote for what song you do next?
  • Do you have a preview or hint of your next video?

August 21st, 2019    

Ep: 131 - Rolling a Natural 20 with Timothy Connolly

#DitchTheSwitch becomes trending, 36 states put in legislation trying to stop changing the timezone!

JJ Abrams and his son tease the new villain for their 5 part Spiderman series

Six DC heroes have been infected by the Batman Who Laughs.

  • Shazam! & Blue Beetle
  • Hawkman
  • Supergirl
  • Who else?

History of the Marvel Universe #2 reveals Mystic/Destiny's kiss is now definite where its only been hinted in the past.

The official James review of his anime list...what's he watching?

The D&D movie we talked about might actually happen, Jonathan GoldStein & John Francis Daley are in talks to direct the movie, same ones who co-directed Game Night.

Ewan McGregor is BACK BOYS! Obi-Wan is back! With his own show!

A little catch up for Mindhunter Season 2 that just came out on Netflix, 5 things to remember.

The Magicians gets a 5 series comic book, but does that mean it's cancelled? The Magicians

Netfix put in an order for Agent King, an adult animated comedy series about the King Himself!

The world's dumbest, funniest prank call show is returning. Crank Yankers is back.

The cast is building for "The Wheel of Time" series on Amazon! We now currently have Rosamund Pike, Madeleine Madden, Barney Harris, Zoe Robbins, Marcus Rutherford, and Josha Strawdowski. Meet the Cast of the Wheel of Time

  • Would you play a game via phone if bluetooth controllers could be connected?
  • Would a digital subscription service work for digital games? How would we do it, and what would it cost?
  • Any interest in Baldur's Gate 3 from Larian Studios? Have you played Larian Studios' Divinity: Original Sin (1/2)?

 

Timothy's questions:

Do you prefer DM or player?

What's your funniest DM story?

What's the most annoying thing players do?

Favorite race and class?

Favorite system (Pathfinder, 3.5, 5?)

What's your opinion on alignments in characters, particularly ones who like to be evil?

What's your opinion on players who absolutely have to have a purpose?

 If you'd like to hear more or even game with Timothy Connoly, check out his campaign in Las Vegas here

August 14th, 2019    

Ep: 130 Byron Chimes In

  • It wouldn't be Dorkside without Disney news... Disney announced a 13 dollar subscription plan for Hulu. You get Hulu Premium, Disney + and ESPN. Disney + Hulu
  • Looks like Netflix wants to do a Babysitter's Club series, with Alicia Silverstone! Babysitter's Club
  • Andy Serkis says he has "very clear ideas" for what he wants to do for Venom 2. Venom 2
  • CORRECTION! Queen Latifa IS playing Ursula in Little Mermaid...but not the one we thought. Auli'i Cravalho from Moana will be Ariel, Queen Latifa will be Ursula, and Shaggy will be Sebastian in an ABC version of The Wonderful World of Disney: The Little Mermaid LIVE, a live version "stage performance".
  • Claustrophobia + Sharks + Sequel...what could go wrong? 47 Meters Down: Uncaged trailer
  • Another Life - Hints of Battlestar Galactica, can it be as big?
  • The ACTUAL dynamic duo is BACK! Simon Pegg and Nick Frost return, and to Amazon, in a comedy horror ghost hunting series called Truth Seekers
  • Lilly Wachowski talks about her and her sister Lana's involvement in the WB Matrix reboot...which, they're not involved, but EXTREMELY excited and hope it does well. Matrix Reboot
  • Garfield Cart Racer is apparently not the only Garfield we're getting in the near future, ACTUAL Garfield is returning, and on Nickelodeon! Garfield's Back
  • More Sword and Shield! Meet Team Yell, and Marnie, who's becoming a fan favorite very very quickly... plus, a bong pokemon? Galarian Pokemon Trailer
  • Those Who Remain could be the psychological horror game we've been waiting for.
  • The Death of the Speed Force!  VERY Spoiler-Lite review, this is another Year of the Villain tie in, any guesses as to what old Flash villain will return?
  • New Batman/Superman series launches this fall! A group of villains has been infected by the Batman Who Laughs and Superman and Batman team up to hunt them down.  The Batman Who Laughs series is getting one more issue than planned as well.  For more info about The Batman who Laughs
  • HBO launches Recommended by Humans as a dig at Netflix
  • Square Enix's lineup at Gamescom this year is crazy! Final Fantasy VII remake, Final Fantasy XIV, Kingdom Hearts III original playable demo, Life is Strange 2, Episode 4: Faith, Marvel's Avengers, and Trials of Mana, all playable demos. Square Enix Lineup
  • LIVE ACTION SPIDERGWEN COULD BE COMING, THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!!! IT COULD HAPPEN
  • Gamestop is clearing out its collectibles, get Fallout 76 with its wearable helmet for 60 bucks off!
  • Are violent video games the source of gun violence?
  • Lootbox scandal!  Streamers are paid to open lootboxes and the lootboxes can sometimes be artificially rigged to be more valuable for the streamer!
  • 1/3 of the shows canceled by Netflix this year are by women creators. Orange is the New Black, The OA, and 6 others.  Does it matter?
  • Gencon news!
    • Mechanica - Build a production line for robot vacuums, if you're useful enough, the robots let you live!  AR allows you to point your phone at any piece and it shows you how the game works
    • Pictionary Air uses augmented reality to have you drawing blind in air, but people can see what you're drawing through the app.
    • Klask brings magnet hockey to your table.
    • Horrified - from the creators of Villanous, but not a reskin, play against the Universal Studios classic monsters in this strategy game
    • Funkoverse Strategy Game - Its not just cereal anymore!  Honestly looks amazing!
    • Like the movie Tremors? Terror Below!  Not official, but as close as we're likely to get.
    • Coop Living Card Game Marvel Champions from Fantasy Flight Games, finally, the Marvel deck builder we've been waiting for (not saying names, but this is Legendary!)

August 7th, 2019    

Ep: 129 A Wild Gabby Appears

When did you start cosplaying?

When did you start your Patreon?

What's your craft room look like?

Pets?

Worst con you ever attended, any stories why?

How much do you think you've spent on cosplay supplies over the years?

How many wigs do you have?

What's your best practice for wig maintenance?

What does your family think about what you do?

Who have you swayed to the dark side?

What problems do you run into cosplaying?

What sucks about being famous? 

What amount of stuff do you buy/create on your own and do you get crap for buying it?

How often do you deal with issues with consent?

Fix your Patreon link!

What do you think of Paul Rudd?

FAVORITES LIST:

Food, Book, Movie, Song, Music, Game, Flower, and thing to do outside of cosplay

From the lady friend: Do you prefer the smell of rain or fresh cut grass?

Cats or dogs? The world has to know.

Tell us something only Dorkside fans can learn about you!

July 31st, 2019    

Ep 128: The Infinity Gauntlet …not Complete?

July 23rd, 2019    

Ep 127: Comic-Con Dropped The Metaphysical BOMBS.

  • The Phase 4 schedule dropped, I don't even know where to start. (Phase 4 Schedule)

    • Black Widow, May 1 2020
    • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Disney+) Fall 2020
    • Eternals, November 6, 2020
    • Shang-Chi - Legend of the Ten Rings, February 12, 2021
    • WandaVision (Disney+) Spring 2021
    • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, May 7 2021
    • Loki (Disney+) Spring 2021
    • What If...? (Disney+) Summer 2021
    • Hawkeye (Disney+) Fall 2021
    • Thor Love and Thunder, November 5 2021
  • It's said that Natalie Portman will be Thor. Not a female Thor, but Thor themselves. (Natalie Portman as Thor)
  • Mahershala Ali is our new Blade. It's not Byron, but we're still happy. (Blade)
  • The Picard trailer dropped and it seems many are excited that their favorite Captain is back! (Picard Trailer)
  • The Watchmen trailer dropped. (Watchmen Trailer)
  • HBO is trying to fix the bad Golden Compass movie with "His Dark Materials" (His Dark Materials trailer)
  • Top Gun: Maverick, THEY'RE BAAAAAACK. (Top Gun: Maverick trailer)
  • DC Animation announced Superman Red Son and Superman Man of Tomorrow movies on the way. (Supermen news)
  • New season of Doom Patrol and Young Justice are on the way. (Doom Patrol and Young Justice)
  • R-rated animated Harley Quinn show is coming. It looks entertaining! (R-Rated Harley)
  • Brandon Routh, one of the few acceptable Supermen, is coming back to the role for the CW "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover event. (Superman Returns...Returns?)
  • The Russos are working on something related to the Battle of the Planets AKA G-Force and Grimjack. (Grimjack and Battle of the Planets)
  • Snyder is trying to get fans to demand the Snyder Cut of Justice League. Will WB give? (Snyder Cut)
  • The cast of Game of Thrones AND Marvel's Agents of Shield said goodbye. Game of Thrones is over and Agents of Shield is filming its last season. (Final Appearances)
  • Mark Hamill received the Icon Award (Icon Award)
  • An extremely touching tribute played for Peter Mayhew (Mayhew Tribute)
  • Endgame finally won it all. It's now the highest grossing movie of all time. (Endgame Wins!)
  • Chonky Thor gets his own Marvel Legends Action Figure (Bro Thor figure)
  • Season 4 of Stranger Things reportedly begins shooting this fall. (Season 4 starts)
  • The Amazing Stan, a new animated series is coming soon. It chronicles the life of young Stan Lee (Young Stan)
  • After 9 long years, players have finished a full-scale recreation of Middle-Earth in Minecraft (Middle-Earth Minecraft)
  • Mr Roger's gets a trailer! (Mr. Rogers trailer)
  • New X-Men are coming with 6 new titles: "X-Men", "Marauders", "Excalibur", "New Mutants", "Fallen Angels" and "X-Force" (New X-Men stuff)
  • A new Spider-verse comic series is coming, starring Miles Morales (Spiderverse comic)

Gaming:

  • Overwatch announced "Sigma", hero 31 (Hero 31)
  • A new turn-based strategy is coming to X-Box and PC, something the market is lacking. It's called "Tears of Avia" (Tears of Avia)
  • Sony is coming back to conferences, starting with Gamescom and TGS (Sony's return)
  • In a funny fan moment, Final Fantasy VII Remake was...remade...in Dreams (Remake the remake!)
  • Gearbox has jokes. There is unused box art of Borderlands 3. Borderlands had a "finger-gun" to his head, Borderlands 2 had 2, and this unused box art has 2 and a foot. (Borderlands 3 Box Art)

Anime:

July 17th, 2019    

Ep 126: The Upside-Down Universe

Disney is releasing its first R-Rated movie in 6 years! What is it?

 

Power Rangers, 3rd time's the charm?

 

Joji's "Slow Dancing in the Dark" hits Platinum

 

Tom Holland is being eyed for the Live Action Atlantis: The Lost Empire

 

4K drop coming! Iron Man 1, 2 and 3, Thor, and Thor: The Dark World are all dropping August 13th in 4K delciousness.

 

SDCC is attempting to do the world record attempt for the Largest Kamehameha

 

Let's talk about Area 51 and its wealth of memes.

 

Zachary Levi says Shazam and Black Adam will crossover in Shazam 3!

 

The Kingsman universe expands again with the new trailer for The King's Man

 

Nintendo Switch dropped a few more classic games from the NES-era, but these ones are different. Donkey Kong 3 and Wrecking Crew come with a rewind feature.

 

Stranger Things 3, could there be another season?

 

The new Mortal Kombat movie will be rated R (no surprise there) but it will also have fatalities!

 

The Lion King is already getting high praise, will it be as good as it appears?

 

Don Cheadle just joined LeBron James in Space Jam 2

 

Rumor has it that a trailer for Black Widow will be at SDCC!

 

In what I could only WISH was a joke... Kanye West is building low-income housing... themed after Star Wars "Tatooine" domes. 

 

Millie Bobby Brown cannot be stopped and has reportedly joined the cast for "The Eternals". I was already in, but now I'm MORE in.

 

Batman Beyond MIGHT be released this October, on Blu-Ray!

 

Krypto officially joins Titans Season 2 as shown in the season finale of season 1

 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT, literally. They should start putting fries in popcorn buckets at movie theaters instead of popcorn.

 

 

Comic book corner

Spoilers for Wolverine & Captain America: Weapon Plus #1

Deadpool is Weapon IX, the super soldier that made Wolverine possible.  Obviously doesn't work for the movie version, since this is the 1940s.

Tales from the Dark Multiverse - This October starts with The Death of Superman and Batman: Knightfall, other storylines include Infinite Crisis and Blackest Night

 

Meeple Mania

Three new villains teased for Villainous, the EPIC Disney board game. They were just silhouettes, but I'm almost positive that's it's Scar, Yzma, and Professor Ratigan 

Gloomhaven 'Digital' released it's trailer, you can see it here! https://geektyrant.com/news/the-digital-version-of-gloomhaven-drops-a-gameplay-trailer

 

Conan: Savage Legends kickstarter out when the podcast launches. 

 

Burning Cat convention announced for next May from the creators of Exploding Kittens.  There will be an arena with life sized games that players have to physically interactwith and a giant burning cat statue.  Would you play a version of dodge ball with giant hairballs being thrown at you?

 

Help make the biggest transformer toy ever happen, 27" unicron, there must be 8000 backers before August 31st, 2019.  https://hasbropulse.com/collections/haslab/products/transformers-war-for-cybertron-unicron

 

 

Anime Acute Angle

Zack Snyder is creating a Norse Mythology anime for Netflix. There's literally nothing that could be better in that sentence.

 

According to Frankie, episode 1 of Fire Force is REALLY hard to find

 

Lupin the 3rd trailer hit and it's CG…but not, plastic-y like Toy Story. It really does look more human than anime.

 

Tenchi Muyo: Ryo Ohki gets a season 5

 

Anime and manga. PRONUNCIATION MATTERS

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