Dorking Out Episode 74: The COCO and Underappreciated Animated Movies Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s podcast we review Pixar’s COCO with Juan Uriarte of the Instant Ramen podcast and Sonia’s better half and co-host of Old Movies, New Beer podcast, David Tracy.

In our second segment, we talk about underappreciated animated movies, which gives Chris a reason to talk about his love of TREASURE PLANET.

And finally, we end our show with what we’re dorking out about this week, including Amazon’s Echo and the new podcasting app CastBox.

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 73: The Lady Bird Joins The Justice League Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we review JUSTICE LEAGUE. Is it as good as WONDER WOMAN or is it, well, BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE? Our review might surprise you.

In our second segment, we talk about all the TV shows and movies we’re dorking out about, including MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, ONLY THE BRAVE, PATTI CAKE$ and the 1976 LOGAN’S RUN. Plus, Sonia talks about Greta Gerwig’s LADY BIRD, which she fell in love with and can’t stop raving about.

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 72: The It’s Time To Reboot Hollywood Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we’re returning to Dorking Out Studios to talk about some movie franchises that we’d like to see rebooted. I know it’s uncool to like reboots, revisits and revivals, but we make some pretty good arguments for our picks.

One of the awesome things about Dorking Out Studios the complete lack of sexual abuse and harassment, which brings us to our second segment. Sexual abuse and sexual harassment: Is every man in Hollywood awful? We’re going to talk about it.

And finally, Smith and our Star Trek experts Jeff Bond and Alexandra August talk about Sunday night’s Chapter 1 finale of “Star Trek: Discovery.”

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 71: The Thor Watches Stranger Things and Star Trek Discovery Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we review the 17th (!) installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Thor Ragnarok.” BFF of the show Peter Brown, associate editor of Assignment X, joins us.

In our second segment, our new friend Albert “AJ” Muller from Daily Grindhouse makes his debut on the podcast to talk about “Stranger Things 2.” We have a really fun discussion about sequels and stories.

And finally, Chris and our “Star Trek” expert Jeff Bond talk about Sunday night’s episode of “Star Trek: Discovery.”

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 66: The Kingsman & Ken Burn’s Star Trek Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we review KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE, which topped the weekend box office with $39 million. We also talk about ATOMIC BLONDE and wonder if the spy genre is at a crossroads. Are either of these movies any good, and are they the next James Bond? Chris and Sonia do not agree on the answers to those questions.

In our second segment, friend of the show Mike Richman, our favorite hobbyist historian and host of NOR CAL NEWS NOW, joins us to talk about the new Ken Burns documentary series THE VIETNAM WAR.

And in our final segment, we kick off our weekly recaps and roundtable discussion with Jeff Bond and Alexandra August about STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, which premieres Sunday night. We’ve been talking about this show for more than year. What did we think? Listen and find out!

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 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.