Episode 38 – Alice Cooper’s army meets Bloaty Head

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Episode 36 – The Fat Man in the Bath Tub Meets B-Movie Monsters

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Episode 34 – Books about Mormons and Witches. What could go wrong?

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Episode 32 – Anime, Manga, and a Sharktopus!

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‘The Magicians’ Update!

The folks over at Syfy have greenlit a pilot based on ‘The Magicians’ by Lev Grossman. If you’ve forgotten, we talked about that book back on Episode 26. This could be pretty cool! The author had this to say about the news: On Wednesday night I got a call from my producer and the two geniuses who’ve been working on the pilot script for the Magicians TV show since literally last August. They were standing around a speakerphone yelling. Word had come down: Syfy greenlit us. They’re making the pilot. This is a big break for me. I’ve been talking to people … Continue reading

The Martian Update

Remember when we told you about how awesome ‘The Martian’ by Andy Weir was on Episode 22? And that possibly it was going to be made into a movie? Well (according to Simon Kinberg)  it has been confirmed that Ridley Scott will direct the movie which stars Matt Damon as the most awesome astronaut ever, Mark Watney. So, how excited is Mel? Guess.  

Episode 30 – Walken Disney World

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Episode 28- Cellos from HELL

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Episode 26 – Some Magicians make Orphans Translate Things.

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Episode 24 – The Breaking Bad Episode

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