Tuner Minute 48 – Programmed Mess

Sep 20, 2009 No Comments

Programmed Mess recorded by Wendy Hembrock

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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The Guild Has Your Back

Sep 18, 2009 2 Comments

TheGuildDVDWhat has swords and sorcery, heroes and heroines, quests and epic battles?  Legend of the Seeker?  Not quite.  What also has guilds and raids, geeks and nerds, and trips to Cheesy Beards?  Well that’s got to be The Guild, Felicia Day’s (Buffy, Dr. Horrible) groundbreaking new media short-form genre comedy series, streaming at a web site near you or available on DVD for a reasonable price.

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A New Day on Fringe

Sep 17, 2009 No Comments

fringe 5Fringe returns for season 2 tonight and you know what that means – more Cow!

Sure, it will be nice to see Walter, Peter and Olivia and the gang sleuthing out the Pattern too. A preview clip for Fringe season 2 follows the break.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #47

Sep 15, 2009 No Comments

The Guild

Water Cooler:
Name the Shows! contest winner, Quick Reviews: The Guild 9/1 and 9/8 (episodes 3.01 Expansion Time and 3.02 Anarchy!), Warehouse 13 9/8 (episode 1.10 Breakdown), Vampire Diaries 9/10 (episode 1.01 Pilot), em>Supernatural 9/10 (5.01 Sympathy for the Devil), Eureka 9/11 (episode 3.17 Have an Ice Day).

Listener voicemail, Dragon*Con recap, Shatner/Nimoy documentary Mindmeld and free download contest, The Guild seasons 1 and 2 DVD set coming 9/29, See every trailer for all the fall genre shows, Syfy’s Destination Truth season premiere, Star Wars live action TV series, Spoilery preview for Fringe Season 2, Michelle Forbes discusses the True Blood season 2 finale, Joss Whedon teases Dollhouse Season 2.

Tuner Minute: Suck It! Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
26:24 – The Guild 9/1 and 9/8 (episodes 3.01 Expansion Time and 3.02 Anarchy!)
31:16 – Warehouse 13 9/8 (episode 1.10 Breakdown)
36:00 – Supernatural 9/10 (5.01 Sympathy for the Devil)
50:47 – Eureka 9/11 (episode 3.17 Have an Ice Day)

Episode #47 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 9/12/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the The Dollhouse podcast.

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Secret Diaries of the Vampire Teen

Sep 15, 2009 1 Comment

Vampire_Diaries_04 So The Vampire Diaries pilot episode didn’t suck. The CW may say it’s on a new path, but the old winning WB ointment is all over this “Scream on Dawson’s Creek” teen angstfest. It’s no shock though since Kevin Williamson created those too.

*Spoilers* and snark for the Pilot episode follow the break.

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Tuner Minute 47 – Suck It!

Sep 12, 2009 No Comments

Suck It! 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.

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Supernatural Season 5 – Pleased to Meet You, Lucifer?

Sep 10, 2009 No Comments

SPN_S5_Poster_TIST **SPOILERS** (if you’ve been living under a rock…)

He’s coming! Lucifer should be busting through the white beam of light that ended Supernatural season 4 in just under 7 hours. Creator Eric Kripke said this will be the “fun Apocalypse”. Tune in tonight to see how Supernatural season 5 offers “Sympathy for the Devil” at 9pm EST/8pm CST on the CW.

More spoilery info and preview clips for tonight’s episode follow the break.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #46

Sep 08, 2009 No Comments

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Contest: Name the Shows! contest running until September 11. Correctly name 3 or more shows used in the promo to qualify for a drawing. The winning prize is a genre TV show on DVD from the “Tuner Vault”. Check the blog for more contest details.

Back Porch:
05:00 – Supernatural Season 4

Supernatural Season 5 premieres September 10, at 9pm EST on the CW.

Episode #46 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock, Wayne Hutchinson and Kimberly Thompson. Recorded on 8/31/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promos for the The Scapecast – a podcast about Farscape, and The Signal – a podcast about Firefly.

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Tuner Minute 46 – Be Kind, Rewind

Sep 05, 2009 No Comments

Be Kind, Rewind recorded by Brent Barrett

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #45

Sep 01, 2009 No Comments

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Contest: Name the Shows! contest running until September 11. Correctly name 3 or more shows used in the promo to qualify for a drawing. The winning prize is a genre TV show on DVD from the “Tuner Vault”. Check the blog for more contest details.

Watercooler:
Quick Reviews:True Blood 8/23 (episode 2.08 “New World in my View”), Defying Gravity 8/23 (episode 5 “Rubicon”), Warehouse 13 8/25 (episode 1.0 “Duped”), Eureka 8/28 (episode 3.16 “You Don’t Know Jack”).

Listener voicemail on Dollhouse, Voicemail on The Middleman, Two week break on filming V, The Guild Season 3 available on 9/1, Trailer for SyFy’s Alice miniseries, Dollhouse casting Summer Glau, Internet content deals coming for DirecTV, TBS and TNT and Verizon and Time Warner, Creator Eric Kripke talks Supernatural Season 5.

Tuner Minute: The Hookup. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
29:32 – True Blood 8/23 (episode 2.08 “New World in My View”)
39:00 – Warehouse 13 13 8/25 (episode 1.0 “Duped”)
45:18 – Eureka 8/14 8/28 (episode 3.16 “You Don’t Know Jack”)
51:16 – The Middleman DVD Disc 3 (episodes 9-12)

Episode #45 hosted by Brent Barrett, Wendy Hembrock and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 8/29/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the Geek of All Trades podcast.

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Tuner Minute 45 – The Hookup

Aug 29, 2009 No Comments

The Hookup 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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