Episode 7: The RoJo Connection

Robot Johnson LogoMathew Schantz and Field Cantey of Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy Group join us this week. We discuss how they joined Robot Johnson as well as the cast’s exciting new plans for 2015 including appearing at the 2015 Geek Gala.  To find out more about Robot Johnson, visit www.robotjohnson.com.

This week’s contest is for a pair of Robot Johnson Golden Tickets – good for any 2015 Robot Johnson show and a free download from Alter iD (Bob Beshere)!  To win:  post on our Facebook page what kind of burrito Bob Beshere might like. Entries must be posted before midnight on Monday, February 2nd.  We will choose a winner from all the entries and announce it on next week’s podcast!

This episode, we attempt to discuss the following: 

  • Galavant – for the last time! (See a trailer below of Anthony Stewart Head as Frank-N-Furter)
  • Melissa Benoist (Glee, Whiplash) as CBS’ Supergirl
  • Kingsman: Secret Service and author Mark Millar
  • Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD mid-season teaser
  • Hannibal teaser
  • Morena Baccarin joins cast of Gotham as Dr. Leslie Thompkins
  • Official petition to ban Adam Baldwin from Supanova Conventions due to Gamergate
  • The Interview free on Netflix
  • David Tennant as The Purple Man in Marvel/Netflix series AKA Jessica Jones
  • Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron cast announcements
  • X-Men: Apocalypse cast announcements
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2: cast announcements
  • The Fantastic Four teaser trailer
  • Ghostbuster reboot announcements
  • Our review of Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson
  • Foxcatcher with Steve Carrell and Channing Tatum
  • Harry Potter points of Interest:  Tom Feldman (Dracoy Malfoy) sorted to Gryffindor, Emma Watson (Hermione) cast as Belle in live action Beauty and the Beast, Seattle mom makes 400,000 Lego Hogwarts
  • Chris Pratt rumored to be part of Indiana Jones reboot
  • Simon Pegg to help write Star Trek 3
  • Book review:  So Anyway by John Cleese
  • Welcome to Night Vale coming to Chapel Hill on March 30th (buy tickets here)
  • Google Fiber coming to Charlotte
  • Game Night this Friday at Mugs Coffee!  Join us!

Guardians of the Geekery Episode 7

Things to Note:

  • Lana was the best guest dog ever!  And yes, she is named after Archer.
  • Tania, Brandon and Graham are all members of Robot Johnson also (RoJo).
  • We don’t actually have a special call-in portion, but Field was scared we would have because Graham Odom likes to torture him.
  • Fab Movran is the member of Milli Vanilli that is still alive.  Rob Pilatus passed away in 1998.
  • “That British Guy” on Hannibal and husband of Claire Danes is Hugh Dancy.  He plays Will Graham on Hannibal.
  • We are NOT posting the sad scene from Homeland that Field Cantey suggested.  We are not that mean.
  • Carol the Cat is actually the program director for ConCarolinas, if you didn’t know.
  • Randall Park played President Kim in The Interview.
  • Idris Elba will be Heimdall in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • Giddygeeker loves Melissa McCarthy and would happily be compared to her.  Mostly.
  • Mat Schantz is actually a lawyer, not just a member of a sketch comedy group – hence why he is glad John Cleese was almost a barrister.
  • Sean Keenan – Field evidently wants to hug you.  You have been warned.

Videos/Pictures To Prove Its Real!

Anthony Stewart Head singing as Frank-N-Furter

Hannibal Teaser Trailer

Marvel’s Agents of Shield Trailer “Aftershocks”

Marvel’s Fantastic Four Trailer

 

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