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.

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.