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GWC #275: Memory Part 2, George Johnson, FSL 3.0 Round 1

We continue our memory arc joined by George Johnson, author of In The Palaces of Memory: How We Build the Worlds Inside Our Heads (and the recent Ten Most Beautiful Experiments). We tackle round one of fantasy sci-fi league 3.0. And we run down the week in geek including Opportunity’s soon approach to the appropriately-named […]


GWC #271: News & Voicemail Show

We catch up on some listener voicemails and run down the week in geek, including the delay of Mass Effect 3, Chuck’s fifth (and final) season pickup, SyFy’s “open letter” to Stargate fans, the X-Prize contest to create a medical tricorder, some crazy new iPhone app ideas, and the scary and mysterious toe thumb. In […]


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Waiting for the Xbox 360 Halo Limited Edition Bundle to be delivered is driving me crazy. Fortunately, Microsoft set up things so I can keep myself busy online at while I wait. Last time I described how I choose my Gamertag when I set up my Xbox Live Family Gold Pack (see my post […]


GWC #267: What If, Part II

We explore more sci-fi what if situations, entering the world of classic arcade games, Halo, and Mass Effect. And we run down the week in geek, including lots of awesome new movie releases and the final home for NASA’s operational Space Shuttle orbiters.


GWC #207: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Arc, Firefly

This week: We dive into the world of every geek’s hero — Indiana Jones. We finally talk Firefly in the first of a 7-part, 14-week Firefly arc. And we judge the Harry Potter porn titles contest. We also run down the week in geek, including Michael Trucco’s upcoming appearance on “V” (and Jon Frakes’ “V” […]


GWC #203: Classic Sci-fi: Planet of the Apes, Mass Effect, Casey Hudson

This week: Bioware guru Casey Hudson clues us in on Mass Effect 2’s characters, story, and awesome new gameplay features. We talk damn dirty apes in this week’s classic sci-fi feature, Planet of the Apes — including Sean’s Moses run-in. And our fantasy sci-fi teams struggle to get lucky with red-carpet hotties. We also run […]


Get Your Mass Effect Fix w/Dark Horse Comics

Bioware is teaming up with Dark Horse Comics to give you a much-needed Mass Effect fix: a four-episode comic book arc titled Mass Effect: Redemption. The arc will span the time between the end of Mass Effect and the beginning of the upcoming Mass Effect 2 and explains the disappearance of Shepard and his fight […]


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