The Great Babylon 5 Season 2 Re-watch: Week 3

Jun 27, 2010 No Comments

We’re all watching the next pair of episodes of season two of Babylon 5.  So grab a DVD or someone’s old tape and follow along!

Episodes for the week of June 26 – July 2, 2010

Season 2, Episode 5
Episode 5 – The Long Dark
Season 2, Episode 6
Episode 6 – A Spider in the Web
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Tuner Minute 88 – Sore Spot

Jun 26, 2010 No Comments

Sore Spot – recorded by Wendy Hembrock

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Want to share your thoughts on this topic or read what other people think? The forum discussion there is here.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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When Neighbors from Hell Collide

Jun 25, 2010 No Comments

You may have noticed we like our animated shows to include some supernatural beings, hellfire and demon spice, right?

So we are burning with anticipation for the holy havoc that Jane Lynch (aka Sue from Glee, plus Party Down, and the Christopher Guest movies) will wreak on the Neighbors from Hell. We can only hope that Sue “Cs” fit to bring her bullhorn to the ‘burbs.

Set your DVRs for Neighbors from Hell on Mondays at 10pm EST on TBS.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #87 – Last Call

Jun 24, 2010 No Comments

Talk talk talk… all these three do is talk! Good thing this show is dubbed for your listening enjoyment.

Beware spoilers.

00:45 – Saving Grace 3.16 Loose Men in Tight Jeans, 3.17 You Think I’m Gonna Eat My Gun?
06:35 – Supernatural Anime (details) and  Supernatural Season 1 Blu-Ray review
09:10 – Persons Unknown 1.2 Day 2
14:33 – Stonehenge Apocalypse
25:00 – Vampire Diaries season 1

You can listen now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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Futurama 6th Season Premiere!

Jun 23, 2010 No Comments

Waiting for shows to return can be the hardest part of fandom. Now there’s just one more day until Futurama season 6 premieres tomorrow on Comedy Central. In the meantime, here’s a few things to take you through the final stretch:

Recap-orama in case you’ve fallen behind or lost track

Countdown stuff to fill the time

First 90 seconds of the premiere

Not good enough for ya? Well, bite our shiny metal a*$.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #87

Jun 22, 2010 No Comments

WaterCooler:
Quick Reviews
– 6/12 SyFy Saturday movie Stonehenge Apocalypse
– 6/12 Doctor Who (UK) 5.11 The Lodger
– 6/12 Doctor Who (US) 5.08 The Hungry Earth
– 6/13 True Blood 3.01 Pack of Wolves
– 6/14 Saving Grace 3.17 You Think I’m Gonna Eat My Gun
– 6/14 Neighbors from Hell 1.2 Country Club Hell
– 6/14 Persons Unknown 1.2 Day 2
– 6/15 Ashes to Ashes (US) 2.6 Episode 6
– 6/18 Merlin 2.11 The Witch’s Quickening

Listener voicemail about Doctor Who
The Phantom mini-series as backdoor pilot
SyFy channel reality show on Hollywood memorabilia
WH-13 casting news
Stonehenge Apocalypse gets big ratings for SyFy
True Blood premiere ratings up 38% from season 2 premiere
Spoilery interview with a new True Blood character
Spoilery Synopsis for next 3 episodes of True Blood
Futurama recap-o-rama; nitpicky fans saved the show
Guild season 4 wrapped
Guild season 4 premiere date 7/13
AMC’s The Walking Dead Blog and spoilery pictures
What Could Have Been on FlashForward
Terra Nova casts Jason O’Mara
Supernatural Season 5 casting news

Tuner Minute: A Touch of Realism. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
40:05 – True Blood 3.1 Pack of Wolves
50:05 – Babylon 5 Summer Rewatch: 2.1 Points of Departure, 2.2 Revelations

Episode #87 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 06/19/10. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for Podculture podcast.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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The Great Babylon 5 Season 2 Re-watch: Week 2

Jun 20, 2010 2 Comments

The crew and listeners of TIST are now watching the second two episodes of season two of Babylon 5.  So grab a DVD or someone’s old tape and follow along!

Episodes for the week of June 19 – 25, 2010

Season 2, Episode 3
Episode 3 – The Geometry of Shadows
Season 2, Episode 4
Episode 4 – A Distant Star
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Tuner Minute 87 – A Touch of Realism

Jun 19, 2010 No Comments

A Touch of Realism – recorded by Brent Barrett

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Want to share your thoughts on this topic or read what other people think? The forum discussion there is here.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #86 – Last Call

Jun 17, 2010 No Comments

Episode 86 was over, but then we checked under the sofa cushions and lookee – we found more!

00:52 – Television Viewing Technology
07:20 – Vampire Diaries Season 1 Discussion
20:40 – Persons Unknown
24:24 – Stonehenge Apocalypse Alert
25:28 – Saving Grace
27:10 – Dead Like Me Discussion
29:19 – Better off Ted Mention
29:42 – Feedback Thanks
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Tuning in to SciFi TV #86

Jun 14, 2010 No Comments

WaterCooler:
Quick Reviews
– 6/5 SyFy Saturday movie Princess Of Mars
– 6/5 Doctor Who (UK) 5.10 Vincent And The Doctor
– 6/5 Doctor Who (US) 5.07 Amy’s Choice
– 6/7 Saving Grace 3.16 Loose Men In Tight Jeans
– 6/7 Neighbors from Hell 1.1 Snorfindesdrillsalgoho
– 6/7 Persons Unknown 1.1 Pilot
– 6/8 Ashes to Ashes (US) 2.5 Episode 5
– 6/11 Stargate Universe 1.20 Incursion (Part 2)
– 6/11 Merlin 2.10 Sweet Dreams

Listener email about Farscape
Upcoming DVD Releases:
Heroes season 4 8/3
V season 1 8/24
Flash Forward season 1 8/31
Chuck season 3 9/7
Supernatural Season 5 on 9/7
Fringe Season 2 9/14
Smallville season 9 9/14
Legend of Seeker season 2 9/28
Torchwood returns summer 2011on STARZ
Torchwood comic book in August
Russel T. Davies talks about Doctor Who and Torchwood
Supernatural anime
Tim Kring pitching Heroes mini-series
Summer Glau talks about The Cape
Many genre titles coming soon from Smart Pop Books (True Blood, Dollhouse, Vampire Diaries)
HBO Spoofs its True Blood Marketing
Review of True Blood Season 3 premiere
Warehouse 13 Season 2 Preview (mild spoilers)

Tuner Minute: Genre Double Standard. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
34:00 – 6/11 Stargate Universe 1.20 Incursion (Part 2)
49:42 – 6/5 Doctor Who (US) 5.07 Amy’s Choice
54:50 – 6/7 Neighbors from Hell 1.1 Snorfindesdrillsalgoho
58:35 – 6/8 Ashes to Ashes (US) 2.5 Episode 5

Episode #86 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 06/11/10. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for Slice of SciFi podcast.

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The Great Babylon 5 Season 2 Re-watch: Week 1

Jun 12, 2010 No Comments

This week, the crew and listeners of TIST are watching the first two episodes of season two of Babylon 5.  So grab a DVD or someone’s old tape and follow along!

Episodes for the week of June 12 – 18, 2010

Season 2, Episode 1
Episode 1 – Points of Departure
Season 2, Episode 2
Episode 2 – Revelations
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