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Podcast: Frozen Dead Guy Play in new window | Download | EmbedTowerbot set a geek snob straight, then we discuss underground real estate, stuff that happened a longer time ago in a galaxy slightly closer, rampant lesbianism at DC comics, try to make heads or tales of a fuzzy conspiracy theory, and then learn how someone’s dead grandpa […]

Podcast: Frank and Bean Scene Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe discuss terrible drivers, terrible daughters, potentially good news on the star wars front and the troubling onset of nerd-on-nerd violence. Pick your side and come out swingin’! Personally, we’ll pick whichever side Towerbot is on (military laser and all). Show Notes: • Idiot Hits a biker, […]

Podcast: Chick Lit Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor returns to share how to save water and your dignity when destroying the bathroom at a stranger’s house, then we ponder the role of slavery in the Star Wars universe, and why the Jedi couldn’t pass the damn hat to buy Anakin’s mother out of bondage. […]

NSFW: Nude Elmo, Decepti-slips, and Toy Pr0n!

Gizmodo has another installment of their behind-the-scenes tour of the Hasbro offices. Initially, I did not plan on making multiple posts about another site’s content, but doggone it, this is the kind of stuff us toy fans have been wanting to see for a long time. It’s just a glimpse, but more than we’ve been […]

Much to the chagrin of Kentucky Slim…

The news keeps coming in for the movie that will either strengthen the Star Wars franchise or send it sailing over a space shark. In a recent podcast, we discussed how awesomely awesome or terribly terrible it would be if actors from the classic trilogy were featured in these new movies, and what a colossal […]

Disney prepared to beat every piece of candy out of the piñata that is Star Wars

Disney’s Bob Iger confirmed the rumor that more Star Wars films, outside of the final trilogy, are in the works – and coming soon!  He made this announcement on CNBC, because he has his finger on the pulse of the geek community. This may lend some more credibility to the rumor that Zack Snyder was […]

Podcast: In YourSpace Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor comes by to discuss the new director of “Star Wars,” along with his odd man crush on Josh Holloway. We also talk about the nature of fandom, how the bullies of “Glee” took it to the little guy, Towerbot kicks some knowledge, and the Repeater shows […]

Podcast: EOY Probing Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe kick off the new year right – being knocked out and left to Towerbot’s bedside manner. Turns out, he’s very binary about his biohazard emergencies: “Class 1 protocols” or “meh.” Show Notes: Sorry, too busy being probed for proper notes. Here’s something you’re bound to enjoy, […]

Podcast: Insert Disney Star Wars Pun Here Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe’re so gob-stopped by the news of Disney buying LucasFilm, and therefore Star Wars, that we had to send out for an extra geek to spread the load. Bryan from Movie Meltdown joins our Tower team this week. Show Notes: Man, swing a dead cat on the […]

Rumor Mill: Disney has its sights on HASBRO now?

This is grain-of-salt stuff, but the rumor has popped up in two places that have OK track records. Could Disney actually be in preliminary talks to purchase Hasbro, toy and game manufacturer and owner of properties Transformers, G.I. Joe and My Little Pony? This could just be overspill from the tongue-in-cheek speculation that now that […]