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Universal is Planning a ‘Battlestar Galactica’ reboot.

Repeater: ENGAGE RAGE MODE! Variety says that Jack Paglen has been tapped to write a … “re-imagining” of the classic (twice over!) TV series as a big, fat, stupid summer tentpole film. It is always important to point out that there is no imagination involved when “re-imagining” something. As the old saying goes… Tweet

Podcast: Boxey’s Shadow

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Boxeys_Shadow_-_S02E39_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe repeater revamps the sound effects desk for everyone’s benefit, we talk about space, far-flung planets and plunging skydivers, and finally get to the bottom of a battlestar galactica mystery that has plagued a member of the technobabble team for decades. Show Notes: Space! • Space jump […]

Podcast: Hole Packing

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Hole_Packing_-_S02E34_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe crew tries to fill the spaces in their geek education by looking at Battlestar Galactica and Disney’s The Black Hole. Also, the Conduit hurts the Repeater’s feelings, and Kentucky Slim has a hearty laugh at it. Show Notes: • Bye, buy Ping http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2409675,00.asp • Just in […]

Podcast: The Apollo Pattern

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Apollo_Pattern_-_S02E32_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe give various levels of sympathy to a bigfoot hoaxer who got hit by not one but two cars, and we continue to fill the Conduit’s geek holes, this time with tales of the space old west and space Ireland. Also, Towerbot wants everyone to know that […]

Podcast: Pressure Suit Up!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Pressure_Suit_Up_-_S02E31_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe learn about the evil Denver airport and it’s devil horse, talk about that glory hound Curiosity, examine Little Death House on the Prairie, and attempt to fill the Conduit’s geek hole of missing information. Also, was Little Orphan Annie the victim of experimentation and war profiteering? […]

Podcast: Origin Story

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Origin_Stories_-_S02E30_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe talk about local cartoonist legend Don Rosa and the opportunity to get your grubby mitts on some of his sweet work. We also talk about crashing space planes and old television programs that the Conduit didn’t get to see as a child because of unfortunate geographic […]

Podcast: Mental Replay

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Mental_Replay_-_S02E29_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSince it appears that Kentucky Slim is A.W.O.L., the Bald Stallion answers the call to help make our triumvirate. This time, we reminisce about how hard things were for geeks back in the 1970s, and remind ourselves that we’re middle aged. Show Notes: • Our BFF Monica […]

Holy Galactica!

Ran across this bit of geek treasure this morning – the series bible of Ronald D. Moore’s Battlestar Galatica, where the characters, situations and other info is presented all nice for the writers of the show. While they might have went astray a bit towards the end of the series (and I’m STILL not sure […]