Welcome nerds, Ryan goes off on the dissolution care in food prep especially among the so-called Sandwich-Artists of Subways. Ryan’s kid goes back to school and avoids an in-home ‘accident’ from occurring. Hollywood-hold’em: Tobey ‘Spiderman’ Maguire and other Hollywood hullabaloos being sued for winning at poker. Thrasher Magazine founder bows out- of life. Corpse found in chimney of bank in Louisiana after curing for 28 years. Operation Shady RAT: McAfee Security details what they believe to be a concerted cyberattack that other security firms have dismissed since this recording. Saving grace: this brings up 80’s film call backs: WarGames and Cloak & Dagger featuring Dabny Coleman. Unholy alliance: Microsoft and Apple join patent gobbling rampage to attempt to hobble Google’s strength. San Diego Comi-Con wraps up. Welcome Ally DMC at blog Preserved Disorder.
Jonathan rekindles an old love: Pearl Drops Tooth Polisher. our impressions of shark week and some nature shows and why WGBH rules. Speaking of public television: Antiques Roadshow reveals most expensive antiquity to date! List of Lists: Biggest Party Schools, Least Social-Media Cities, National Drop Out Rates, Kinkiest City. Star check on IMDB: Star Rater Meetings as Ryan mangles it with out missing a beat, JBell gives a shout out to an upcoming film Ryan is sure to be cut out of: The Texas Killing Fields. More Lists: Box Office, Top Billboard Singles. Celebrity Tweet of the week: Levar Burton.
We start by energizing you with sad short tales and then move onto our first impressions of the new ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ teaser trailer. What are they doing? Jonathan asserts dislike for Sam Raimi’s take on ‘Spider-Man’ and Ryan asserts the ‘Watchmen’ film is an improvement upon the original graphic novel and that the film adaptation of ‘V for Vendetta’ is a celluloid travesty of abortive translation which brings us to discuss how we need to remind ourselves of why things piss us off every now and then… like Jeff Foxworthy: funny or should he die? Jonathan gets on a professional soap-box of sorts and defends the right of comedians to make people laugh, no matter how their brand of humor may offend and sicken his tastes. Anonymous / Lulzsec update as they mess with Rupert Murdoch’s empire. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Bling: when do religious artifacts become tomb-raidable? Technicolor Deluxe, two celluloid masters team up as business dwindles and Nerding out with Breaking Bad and Weeds.
We’re 21: now legal to be boozed up and be date raped! Ryan complains (I hope you’re seated) and proposes a Nerd Aristocracy a day. How hackers are to nerds as the mafia is to Italians: Lulzsec; a brief history from HBGary Federal, Anonymous, hacking the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), the arrest of Ryan Cleary and the latest hijinks (as of our recording, ‘natch). Facebook stalking vs. e-mail hacking. Jonathan brings up FaceBook stalking isn’t what its cracked up to be as everyone is just trying to show off for each other. Friend of the show Jesse Meriwether catches a break: new gig! The fellows review Jon Stewart’s interview with former New Orleans Mayor, Ray C. Nagin. D.J. Andyredrum plays by the time this podcast hits the web, and man was it awesome! R.I.P. Clarence Clemons, long time horn man and Obi-Wan for The Boss. Legendary blues guitarist visits the ms gulf coast, and all he got was this lousy amputation. Amy Winehouse gives her career an amputation in Belgrade-arus-grandé? Jonathan reviews the Green Lantern, spoiler free and biliously honest. This bleeds into discussion about when modern CG can kill basic, classic story telling. The guys preview the new Conan the Barbarian movie based off of the trailer; Ryan attacks the laziness of filmmaking theseadays with shots and filmmaking techniques that are becoming cliche and the adoption of a too polished look (in an obviously phony way) that detracts from the whole of the story. Jonathan defends the popcorn movie for popcorn movie’s sake. Spoiler: Spider Man is to die! OMG! WTF? Jonathan breaks some disturbing news. Read the link below for the full scoop: their is a save as it appears it is some alternative universe series: ‘Ultimate Comics Spider-Man’ vs. the ‘Amazing Spider Man’ where he will continue slinging on.
Random computer things with Ryan: custom domain names, ICANN approves new ‘dots’ like .com, .net; now with more confusion! Their will now be .ritzcrackers, .nerdaristocracy (hopefully), etc. Ryan takes us through what awaits ahead. Somehow the guys spin off on the innate laziness of people who don’t care about issues unless it effects the price of their Budweiser or ‘Deal or No Deal’ schedule. ‘My Big Fat Greek Deficit’, Jonathan updates us on trouble in Greece’s economy.
Marc Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks is no scab, tips big for a $110000 bar tab after teams wins big. Jonathan streaming on IMDB (link below)! Apple wins broad sweeping patent covering virtually all multitouch featured on modern touch-based devices. Revolution to digital photography: new tech allows you to focus your pictures after you take a picture: Lytro has the answer in light-field technology. Jonathan is stalked by marketing and the haunting, haunting thing that is Kreayshawn.