Joe, Brandon, and Allan start of the 4th if July weekend by celebrating one year on the air with News Talk 989. Then they get into just where is all the junk in space winding up. Not all of it burns up hitting the Earth’s atmosphere. Some of it is crashing into the moon. Keeping with space, the guys talk about the direction “The Orville” is taking now that they are on Hulu.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan jump directly into the the finale of Kenobi. Besides the fact the guys all want real light sabers, they all enjoyed the series and the direction that the production teams are taking the Star Wars franchises. The guys squeeze in a few minutes about The Orville and are impressed with how the show has matured and improved now that it is over at Hulu. Greg Hallows joins the show to talk about Joe Bob’s Drive-In Jamboree coming to town July 8th – 10th. The event will feature a daytime convention complete with celebrity guests, live shows from the drive-in featuring Joe Bob Briggs, Darcy, and the rest of the Drive-In crew, and a film festival of drive-in style movies. More information can be found at https://joebobsjamboree.com/.
Allan, Brandon, Ditch, and Max are recorded live broadcasting from the Mid-South Air Show. They are in the middle of the action as they discuss Maverick, The Princess, Buzz Lightyear, and Thor: Love and Thunder. They take a short detour to Mars to talk about trash then they wrap up by enjoying the air show and chatting with one of the Commissioners, Marlon Evans, about what it takes to put on a show of this magnitude.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan broadcast live from the Italian Festival in Memphis, TN. In spite of being distracted by the cooking competition taking place all around them, they manage to talk about how the new show, Obi-Wan, is shaping up so far. All three of the guys agree that the show is doing a great job of showing us what happened after the end of the Jedi, Leia growing up, and the ongoing story of Darth Vador. After a few food breaks, they get back to discussing the new episodes of The Orville. The show looks like it is maturing to more serious storylines and more involved storytelling.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan are joined by Jeremy Veldman, Memphis Astronomical Society, to talk about telescopes, recent lunar events , and upcoming meteor showers. Next, Jessie Gaston from Anime Blues Convention comes in to talk about the convention experience and all the great stuff from cosplay to the vendor room that you can expect to enjoy at this year’s convention.
Scott J. Carroll interviews Steve Mulroy about the founding and celebrating of the official Star Trek Day in Memphis, TN. As a part of the event, David Gerrod, the author of “The Trouble With Tribbles”, gives an amazing talk about what it was like to be a part of the original “Star Trek”.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan are visited in hour one by renown Hollywood director, Craig Brewer. As a Memphis resident, Craig has an amazing project at the Concourse Theatre in the Crosstown Building, The Secret Screening. Craig secretly selects a movie, sets up the screening, does the introduction without giving away the title, then everyone enjoys the movie. Next, he generously gives the guys a master’s class on film making and his career. In hour two, Brandon breaks out the mailbag and the guys tackle the question, just how interconnected do comic stories need to be.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan are recorded live at the Bartlett Animal Services’ Rabies and Vaccinations Extravaganza. The guys get to visit with hundreds of cute dogs and cats all there to get their vaccinations. In between furry pet breaks, the guys dive into the idea that comic universes should be kept separate. They get a visit from Jay the Dog Catcher who gives them an update on the event. The guys wrap up talking about the power of an animal in modern storytelling and there are a few works out there told from the animals point of view.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan wrap up episode six of Moon Knight. Egyptian mythology is now in the MCU. The Multiverse of Madness opens up a lot of options for the MCU for the next phase of movies. In science, lots of ground water in Antarctica holds a lot of implications for everything from global warming to the biology of exoplanets. The guys wrap up with the pros and cons of fan fic productions.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan are joined by Jeremy Veldman from the Memphis Astronomical Society with a list of upcoming celestial events. Then they answer a question from the mailbag about what other conventions would they check out. Episode five of Moon Knight gets even crazier. The guys wrap it up with a discussion about suffering for your art.