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“Fun Size” Episode 3 — McGarrett and Rockford: BFFs

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/McGarrett_and_Rockford_BFFs_-_FS03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedOn this week’s fun sized episode, the Conduit, inspired by the Repeater’s Rockford Files fan fiction, has decided to take his latest obsession, Hawaii Five O, and have Rockford solve a case on their turf. (Note: The Hawaii Five O depicted in this audio drama is the […]

Podcast: Too Many Looks? S05E13

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/S05E13_FULL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, we take a look at some really, really strange celebrity endorsement deals and then examine an Internet meme that kept going, and going, and going… Acura “hires” dead punk god (and rumored girlfriend stabber) Sid Vicious to sell their luxury automobiles. Seriously. Sid F**king Vicious: […]

Podcast: The Joy of Rex – S05E12

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Joy_of_Rex_-_S05E12_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe take a look at one of the major symptoms of the impending death of newspapers, and the celebrate the fact that we (humans) hit a comet with a robot. Show Notes: Old People now rule the funnies! http://www.timesdispatch.com/entertainment-life/judge-parker-rex-morgan-mark-trail-win-reader-vote-on/article_cb536c63-a05f-5b66-85e7-a2fe8b3d2fcb.html Rosetta: Ambition: The Film: Tweet

Podcast: The Butler Did It

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Butler_Did_It_-_S05E01_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe’re back, streamlined and ready for Season 5! We kick things off with stories about enforced typing nostalgia, what’s new at the zoo (escaping wolves, that’s what!) and the problem with grimdire diregrim superhero movies. Welcome back to the Tower! Show Notes: • London Times reporters get […]

Podcast: Mad Marchness!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Mad_Marchness-_S04E11_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe discuss the exploits of Evel Knievel, beloved movies getting sequels, how The Repeater finds the films “Up” and “Saving Private Ryan” very similar, as only The Repeater can, then discuss the crazy theories about missing planes put forth by “news” orga30nizations that should really know better, […]

Go S, take toothbrush

Today’s time suck comes to you straight from the BBC, so you know it’s cultural and crap. It’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Game – 30th Anniversary Edition“! That’s right – remember the old Infocom game where you spent many an hour playing text adventure games? Just me? Fine, then, too-cool-for-school. They were games […]

Podcast: Living in Retrospect

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Living_in_Retrospect_-_S03E49_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe discuss how technology is moving faster than society can figure out the boundaries of politeness, real-life trends being used in science fiction, discover a surprising revelation about the Jetsons, discuss what makes good dirt, talk about catholic voodoo, and The Repeater starts a disturbing new advertising […]

Flos Virginum – S03E46 Tower of Technobabble

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Flos_Virginum_-_S03E46_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe get ready for the big Doctor Who anniversary, celebrate the glut of superhero stuff about to be on streaming video, complain about the hipsters who will complain about the glut of superhero stuff about to be on streaming video and then go into why the key […]

Podcast: Turning Back Time

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Turning_Back_Time_-_S03E44_Tower_of_Techolbabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe pull back the curtains of time to examine the alleged riots that Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds caused 75 years ago, and then look at the resurgence of a method of transportation best known for its spectacular explosions. Show Notes: • Did War of the […]

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 […]