Joe, Brandon, and Allan start out with the new amount of tech designed for pets and pet owners. Max stops by the peat bog with a visit with the Tollund Man. The guys are all catching up on the Mandalorian, but Allan has a villain question for Brandon. He has an amazing answer.
Geek Tank Radio: 3.11.2023: The Vril-Ya Bazaar and Now We Have Robots
Joe leads Brandon and Allan into the Vril-Ya Bazaar and Fete of 1891 and how this may have been the the very first science fiction convention. Batman: Caped Crusader has found a new home over at Amazon. Bear Robotics is now making a robotic server/busser named Servi. Yes, the robots are here and Joe looks worried.
Geek Tank Radio: 3.05.2023: To AI or not to AI
The guys start of with a short conversation about the new season of The Mandalorian and all of the directions the show can go from here. Then it is all about how artificial intelligence is creeping into everything. There are new apps that can produce all kinds of artwork in a variety of styles. It seems that AI is starting to influence everything from music to college papers and even story telling, both movies and books.
Geek Tank Radio: 2.25.2023: Movie Attendance, Star Trek History, And Star Wars Politics
Joe, Brandon, and Allan jump right in with a short chat about Cocaine Bear and Ant-Man and the Wasp. Next, they salute John and Bjo Trimble for their role in helping to keep the original Star Trek on the air. Finally, they get into the twisted politics of the new Star Wars programming.
Geek Tank Radio: 2.18.2023: Tetris and Trigun
Joe, Brandon, and Allan have a lot to cover this week. Joe is amazed by the trailer for the upcoming story about how Tetris made it to the United States and the Gameboy. Joe and Brandon went to see the further adventures of the Antman and The Wasp in Quantumania and have a review. Allan and Brandon are excited about the new CG version of the classic manga Trigun.
Geek Tank Radio: 2.11.2023: Daco Swords to Tractor Beams
Max starts off the news of a seven foot long sword unearthed in an archeological dig in Japan. Joe really wants to see it. Brandon takes on the news that AMC Theaters is starting line of sight pricing. Brandon is not a fan. Allan brings us the science news that a macroscopic tractor beam is now a real thing.
Geek Tank Radio: 2.04.2023: James Gunn, Dodo Birds, and the Center of the Earth
Brandon guides Joe, Allan, and Max through the new information from James Gunn about the shape of the new DC media products. Allan wraps up with news about dodo birds and the center of the earth.
Geek Tank Radio: 1.28.2023: Ant Zombie Fungus and Night Court
Max leads off with a discussion about the science of ant fungus that is behind the concept of the new show “The Last of Us”. Then, Joe needs a little counseling for this season of “The Bad Batch”. Brandon turns out to be a Jedi level therapist. The whole gang agrees that the reboot of “Night Court” has the potential to find its own way. Everyone is waiting to see the parade of crazy characters and cameos that made the show so great.
Geek Tank Radio: 1.14.2023: Flying Rods and Sky Fish
Joe, Allan, and Max get started with a discussion of the new season of “The Bad Batch” and why a lot of the animated shows are actually great story telling. Max then takes Joe and Allan down a strange rabbit hole as they get into the theories, conspiracies, and science behind the flying rods phenomenon. They explore modern technologies and their eccentricities.
Geek Tank Radio: 12.31.2023: Billion Dollar Movies and the Future
Joe, Brandon, Max, and Allan all ring in the new year and this year starts as the infamous words get issued again, “Allan was right” as Avatar continues to grow. Then, there is a salute to the world’s oldest cat, Flossie. And, they get into a discussion of just what do really old cats eat. Next, Joe wants to know what do we think is going to happen when a lot of our favorite characters enter the public domain. This leads to trying to figure out where all the new and old technology in movie making and story telling is taking us next.