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 69: The Battle of the Sexes, Scares and Star Trek: Discovery Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we offer a few recommendations for horror movies to watch during the scariest month of the year. We are joined by Anthony C. Ferrante, director of “Boo,” “Headless Horseman” and the “Sharknado” movies, Ryan Mitchelle, director of “Jesus, Bro!” and Peter Brown, associate editor of Assignment X.

We each picked a horror movie favorite, and most of the movies were released between 1982-1983. Only one of us picked a movie outside of those years. You’ll never guess who it was.

In our second segment, Chris and Sonia review “Battle Of The Sexes,” starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell.

And finally, Chris and our “Star Trek” experts Jeff Bond and Alexandra August talk about Sunday night’s episode of “Star Trek: Discovery” titled “Choose Your Pain.”

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 68: The Spielberg is a Blade Runner … and Star Trek: Discovery Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we review BLADE RUNNER 2049, which is the latest installment in the BLADE franchise starring Wesley Snipes. We kid, obviously. Margo D. from the Book vs. Movie podcast joins us to talk about one of the long-awaited sequel to BLADE RUNNER, which is one of the most influential sci-fi movies of all time.

In our second segment, we talk about the new documentary SPIELBERG, which aired on HBO Saturday night.

And finally, we end our show with our weekly roundtable discussion about Sunday night’s episode of STAR TREK DISCOVERY with Jeff Bond and Alexandra August.

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 67: The Our Favorite Comedies Of All Time and Star Trek Discovery Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we discuss our all-time favorite comedies with a man who knows a thing or two or three about comedies, “Sharknado” director Anthony C. Ferrante.

In our second segment, to counter-balance all the comedy love we shared in the first segment, Chris and Sonia talk about their least favorite comedies.

And finally, Chris and “Star Trek” expert Jeff Bond talk about episode 3 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 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 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.