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2/3 a Tower is better than none!

Knock the dust off of your favorite streaming device and check out The Conduit and The Repeater in their “Clark Kent” personas on the Movie Meltdown Podcast! If this isn’t enough, you can always do what I do and listen to TOT Classic right from this very site – and possibly en EspaƱol elsewhere, if […]

Podcast: Old New Stuff

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Old_New_Stuff-_S06E02_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedEverything old is new again it seems, with Star Trek, MST3K and that indie movie from the ’70s, Star Wars, coming back around. This week, we take a look at this trend, as well as examine the Conduit’s new old obsession. Show Notes MST3K Kickstarter project: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mst3k/bringbackmst3k […]

Halloween = Big-Time Cosplay!

It’s October and Halloween is upon us. The gang at BeatDownBoogie, as always, does not disappoint with their footage from DragonCon 2014. It is harder and harder to name every character I see, especially with all of the variations and mash-ups. Watch for what I can only describe as “Hawaiian Vacation Cobra Commander.” Below are […]

Patrick Stewart puts the “Sir” in “Sir Patrick Stewart.”

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Picard informs Riker about Data's mad rap skillz

Podcast: The Titular Khan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Titular_Khan_-_S04E14_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe see who gets the space station in the big American/ Russian space break up, and then cast an eye into the future by examining the art of futurism, and then break out the ol’ crystal ball and discuss what of modern culture will survive into the […]

April Fools Fun for the Tower Faithful

By now you should have seen the Craig Ferguson/Drew Carey switcheroo, and if you have Nat Geo (which is a hipster-slacker way of saying “National Geographic”) you can watch the Rifftrax gang hurl verbal jabs at defenseless creatures starting at 8PM today. My favorite of the day is this bit from Nerdist that gives me […]

Podcast: Tennessee Man Bags

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Tennesseee_Man_Bags_-_S03E37_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe find out how the man is sticking it to Star Trek fans yet again, then talk about the last place you’d want a nasty surprise, party down with more Chick Lit Theater, and look at the latest attempt by the Syfy channel to torpedo geek culture […]

Roundup: The Summer So Far

Whew! It’s been an action-packed summer movie season, filled with explosions, people dying horribly and Shakespeare. I’ve been reviewing stuff as fast as I can for our good buddies over at Movie Meltdown, so here’s what we’ve got so far. Still really, really looking forward to Pacific Rim… Oh, and do try to see Much […]

Podcast: Mad Props

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Mad_Props_-_S03E24_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedModel Maker Paul Francis stops by to discuss props, movies, geek culture and all manner of things from the film world, including Boba Fett rivalries, rescuing a submarine from Planet Hollywood, shooting props with shotguns, and which sci-fi spaceship has the biggest boobs. Believe it or not, […]

(Guest) Podcast: We’ll Meltdown with You

http://traffic.libsyn.com/moviemeltdown/Lets_Talk_about_Spaceships_Ep_231_-_3000.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWhile we were at WonderFest a couple of weeks ago, The Repeater and I were asked to be guests on what has become the Tower’s sister podcast, Movie Meltdown (step-sister podcast? first cousin twice removed podcast? I’ll admit, I don’t understand such things)! Suffice to say that […]