Dorking Out Episode 65: The Star Trek, The Emmys and Hollywood Studios Still a Thing Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, our “Star Trek” expert Jeff Bond, author of the upcoming book “The Art of Star Trek: The Kelvin Timeline,” joins us to talk about what “Star Trek” means to us as a lead up to “Star Trek: Discovery,” which premieres this Sunday! We’re going to be doing weekly recaps and discussions after each episode, so consider this your warm up.

In our second segment, Todd Bishop, co-founder of GeekWire and our old boss at The Orion, the weekly newspaper at Chico State, joins us to talk about Silicon Valley-ing of Hollywood: How Silicon Valley is impacting storytelling.

And finally we end our show with a quick recap of Sunday night’s Emmy Awards. What were our favorite moments? Least moments? And why is this one show that’s supposed to celebrate the best TV has to offer the most boring thing on TV?

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 64: The IT is Stephen King, is IT Edition

Hey there, dorks.In this week’s podcast, we review Stephen King’s “IT” with Margo D. from Book vs. Movie. Margo is one of the biggest Stephen King fans around, so we’re super excited to have her on the show.

Margo sticks around for our second segment, in which we share our favorite Stephen King adaptations. No spoilers, but let’s just say Sonia’s picks are laughable.

And finally, we end our show with what we’re dorking out about this week, including – stop us if you’ve heard this one before – another director getting fired from a “Star Wars” movie. Plus, the Creative Arts Emmy winners.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 63: The Twin Peaks WTF?! Finale and Game of Thrones – Great TV Show or the Greatest TV Show Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we talk about the ultimate piece of WTF pop culture, David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks: The Return.” The finale was on Showtime Sunday night, and we have thoughts – many, many thoughts. Joining us for that is our old friend Anthony C. Ferrante, pop culture encyclopedia, but you may know him as the director of all five “Sharknado” movies.

In our second segment, we are joined by a new friend, Alexandra August from the GOT Thrones podcast and Geek Magazine, to answer the question: Now that we’ve digested Season 7 and look forward to the final episodes, is “Game of Thrones” overhyped? Is it one of the greats? We’ll find an answer.

And finally we return for a while to giving our thoughts on pop culture stories of the moment… An all female “Lord of the Flies”? “True Detective” Season 3? Is Marvel’s “Inhumans” a trainwreck?

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunesand Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 62: The Fall TV Preview and Blue Dragon Fire Burns The Defenders Edition

Hey there, dorks! On this week’s podcast, we share our five most anticipated TV shows in our Fall TV Preview, including “The Orville,” “Mindhunters,” “Top Of The Lake: China Girl” and a little series you probably never heard of called “Star Trek: Discovery.”

Speaking of television, in our second segment, Ben Weddell from Big Ben’s Movie Show joins us to review Netflix’s “The Defenders.”

We end our show with a really fun discussion about Sunday night’s season finale of “Game Of Thrones” with Peter Brown from Assignment X.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 61: The Fall Movie Preview & Summer Movie Review Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we talk about the summer movie season. Our favorite movies, our least favorite movies and what it all means. In our second segment, we look ahead to our most anticipated movies of the fall and winter movie seasons – movies that are not “The Last Jedi.”

And finally, Peter Brown from Assignment X joins Sonia to talk about this week’s new “Game Of Thrones.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

The Riots of Detroit and the Bastard of King’s Landing Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s podcast, we review director Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit,” about the Algiers Motel incident in the 12th Street Riot in Detroit in 1967.

In our second segment, we have a discussion inspired by an article in The Guardian, “Bored with blockbusters? Why Hollywood needs another Bonnie and Clyde moment.” Does Hollywood need a shakeup?

And finally, we talk about Sunday night’s “Game Of Thrones” episode, “Eastwatch.”

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 59: The Dark Tower and Iron Throne Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s show we review the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower,” starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Does it live up to expectations? The answer is surprisingly long.

In our second segment, the men behind HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” announced their next project, a controversial new series called “Confederate,” which is set in the present day and the South had seceded from the Union, and slavery is still legal. We talk about questionable stories and being offended by something you haven’t even seen yet.

And speaking of “Game Of Thrones,” Peter Brown from Assignment X joins us to talk about Sunday night’s episode AND last week’s episode since we were on vacation last week.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 58: The Our Favorite Movies of the 21st Century Edition

Hey there, dorks. Chris is going on vacation, so we recorded our podcast a little early. In this episode, inspired by a recent article in The New York Times, we share our top 10 favorite movies of the 2000s so far. Comedies, dramas, sci-fi – we have a wide variety of movies on our lists.

In our second segment, we review the new Netflix series, “Friends From College.” And finally, we end our show with some quick reviews of “Girls Trip” and “Valerian and The City Of a Thousand Planets.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 57: The Dunkirk Goes To Comic-Con Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s podcast, we review Christopher Nolan’s new movie, “Dunkirk.”

In our second segment, Peter Brown from Assignment X joins us to talk about Comic-Con and all the buzzy new trailers, including “Star Trek Discovery,” “The Defenders,” “Stranger Things Season 2,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Justice League,” “Westworld Season 2,” “The Defenders” and “Ready Player One.” Oh, and somehow this turned into a side-track discussion about Sonia choosing to watch “Star Trek V” over “Star Trek Into Darkness.”

And finally, Peter sticks around to talk about the action, the love and all the gross stuff that is episode 2 of “Game Of Thrones.”

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 56: The Game Of Thrones Played By Apes Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s podcast, we talk about the return of “Game Of Thrones” with Peter Brown from Assignment X.

In our second segment, we review “War For The Planet Of The Apes,” and Peter sticks around for a really fun discussion about what makes a great trilogy.

And finally, we end our show with what we’re dorking out about this week, including last week’s Emmy nominations. Our discussion about the nominations turns strangely political, but it’s a really interesting debate about the current state of TV and, specifically, late-night talk shows.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.