Geek and Alternative Pop Culture

Thing of the Week: Netflix & Changing Approaches to Television

Thing of the Week: Netflix & Changing Approaches to Television

Jul 26, 2013

This week, Dan and I discuss Netflix and other streaming video sites such as Hulu Plus and Amazon. Has Netflix’s historic 14 Emmy nominations heralded a new age for television? We discuss Netflix shows like Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, and Hemlock Grove, and talk a little bit about Hulu, HBO, and Showtime as...

Thing of the Week: Defiance

Thing of the Week: Defiance

Jul 17, 2013

You know what this show needs? More albino aliens.

Thing of the Week: Under the Dome

Thing of the Week: Under the Dome

Jul 4, 2013

Live on location in Maine (not really), it’s the Thing of the Week!

Thing of the Week: Man of Steel & Summer Blockbusters

Thing of the Week: Man of Steel & Summer Blockbusters

Jun 26, 2013

Dan and I are back with our Thing of the Week. This week, the discussion turns to the recent film Man of Steel, along with some other summer blockbusters like Iron Man 3 and Star Trek Into Darkness. Special guest stars: Pippin and Merry the dogs and Fancy the cat. What did you think of Man of Steel? Do you agree that summer blockbusters need a new formula? Sound...

Thing of the Week: PS4 vs. Xbox One [Video]

Thing of the Week: PS4 vs. Xbox One [Video]

Jun 19, 2013

Featuring lots of noise and craziness by dogs. This was intended to be an unbiased look at the PS4 and the Xbox One, but kind of turned into a large pointing out of Microsoft’s failings in what it’s presented so far. Comments appreciated, we’d love to hear your thoughts about which gaming console you think is better!   Edit: As of June...

Thing of the Week: Orphan Black

Thing of the Week: Orphan Black

Jun 10, 2013

Welcome to the first edition of our new weekly video podcast, Thing of the Week! Join Dan and Tiarra (and maybe even some guests!) every week as they pick a different topic from current pop culture to discuss. This week’s discussion is about the BBC America original series Orphan Black. Enjoy!