The Weekly Podioplex - July 22, 2014
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes continues to dominate the box office, but a trio of new films premiering this Friday offers some stiff competition.  There’s this, DVD releases, movie news and more on a new The Weekly Podioplex.

Check out the full show notes here and comment on the episode or write weeklypodioplex@gmail.com.

It’s an all new In Review episode! Yes, we still do them!

Keith has a new Kickstarter, Krissy likes Scanners and spice and everything nice, I’m blogging about Doctor Who, and John is The Master. Obeying John is optional, but listening to us muse on all the things pop culture is highly recommended on The Chronic Rift In Review.

badgergasm:

Here’s hoping.


One can only hope.

badgergasm:

Here’s hoping.

One can only hope.

Tumblr tells me that my account has turned two years old. Does that mean that the next year will be filled with terrible tumbling tantrums?

Tumblr tells me that my account has turned two years old. Does that mean that the next year will be filled with terrible tumbling tantrums?

Update on The Chronic Rift Network (May 18 to July 18, 2014)

Update on The Chronic Rift Network (May 18 to July 18, 2014)

It’s been a while since I pimped the pop culture goodness on The Chronic Rift Network. Here’s what’s happened in the last two months.
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A Mighty Lady Thor

A Mighty Lady Thor

You’re right, a female Thor is a publicity stunt.

It honestly couldn’t be any other way. Marvel is an entertainment company, and the way they make money is by drawing as many eyes to their product as possible. That requires publicity. Everything they do requires publicity. The same goes for every book you read, every television episode you watch, and every movie you see. Even the news pays this…

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The Right to Eat Cake

Page to Screen: “Sahara” by Clive Cussler

Page to Screen: “Sahara” by Clive Cussler

Sahara
(Dirk Pitt book #11, 541 pages, 1992)
(PG-13, 124 minutes, 2005)

SAHARA

Clive Cussler hadn’t really popped up on my radar before a good friend of mine gave me his collection of novels. I knew that Cussler existed, and that he wrote adventure thrillers, but that’s as far as it went. When my friend piled his collection into my car, he told me that Cussler was what he grew up on and that they…

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes managed to blow away all competition in a slow weekend at the box office. Can the simians be derailed by a Sex Tape? This, a season of orphaned Tatiana Maslanys, and the return of Ghostbusters comprise this edition of The Weekly Podioplex, only on The Chronic Rift Network.

The Vreenak Report: Volume 1 - Jar Jar Binks

The Vreenak Report: Volume 1 – Jar Jar Binks

The Vreenak Report
Volume 1 – Jar Jar Binks

Named in honor of the under-rated Romulan senator from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, I present the inauguarl Vreenak Report. If you need a refresher on Senator Vreenak, watch the DS9 episode “In the Pale Moonlight” with particular attention to the scene where he challenges the authenticity of a data rod.

This volume’s internet rage bait: Disney Confirms…

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August must come quickly.

Timestamp #19: Mission to the Unknown

Timestamp #19: Mission to the Unknown

Doctor Who: Mission to the Unknown
(1 episode, s03e05, 1965)

This is a nice interlude that shows the audience a slice of time and space around the Doctor Who mythos in a completely Doctor-less story. In fact, the Doctor passes by the planet at the end of Galaxy 4, totally unaware that this threat is rising to meet him in short order. This is the kind of interweaving mythology and storytelling…

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Buzz-worthy houseguest.

Buzz-worthy houseguest.