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I eagerly await The Repeater’s assesment of this turn of events.

The Antares, carrying an unmanned Cygnus spacecraft from Orbital Sciences was to tote some provisions up to the International Space Station, but you get the idea how that’s turned out. I’ll stop paraphrasing. Fortunately, no loss of life. Just a bruised ego. A very, very expensive ego. See the details with video here. Tweet

Transformers 4 … wait… WHAT?

Well, color me gobsmacked.  I was convinced that newish character Lockdown (first seen in Cartoon Network’s Transformers Animated) was being brought into the Bayverse continuity as a herald for Unicron. We hear Lockdown speak for the first time in this commercial and what he says suggests otherwise…and it makes the Bay films even stickier.  “You […]

Podcast: The Truth Exposed!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Truth_Exposed_-_S04E15_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe share some big news about an upcoming event, and then look at secret space fleets, Russia’s next annexation target, the search for buried treasure that no one wanted in the first place, and lies told by insane rednecks to achingly cute little girls. Show Notes We […]

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 […]

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: SpaceBar

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/SpaceBar_-_S04E10_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, Science Advisor Rich stops by to kick some knowledge on the freewheeling good times in the snake pits of yesteryear, then takes our crew on a tour of our solar system and gives us a quiz that the average American is apparently having trouble with. […]

Podcast: Cold, Dark Nothingness

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Cold_Dark_Nothingness_-_S03E12_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe go just a tad dark as we talk about Jedi marriage and nihilism, machines heading out into the inky blackness, mass suicides, mass hysteria, and a host of other uplifting topics. Also, information on how you can see us live at a local upcoming event. If […]

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: 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 […]

Podcast: Taxi Capsule Confidential

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Tower_of_Technobabble_S02E16_-_Taxi_Capsule_Confidential.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe hail a space taxi, and we find the absolute best moment of the Kentucky Derby. Also, we learn about the most awesome ring in, or out, of the world, and question why on earth someone wouldn’t want one just like it. And, did the Russians just […]