Monthly Archives: July 2016

Regina and Andrew (aka “Frosty”) join Vlado in-studio to discuss the latest movie announcments from San Diego Comic-Con, get Andrew’s review of Pokémon Go!, all swap notes on the latest Star Trek movie, and discuss some other geeky news.

Topics touched-on:
Does Star Trek Beyond boldly go nowhere?
The Real Reason Why “Sabotage” Was Used In Star Trek
J.J. Abrams Has an Idea for a Star Wars Spin-Off Movie About the Knights of Ren
‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ Will Have Han Solo’s Funeral
Darth Vader Does Not Look Happy in the First Teaser for His Star Wars VR Story
Star Wars: Rogue One’s Darth Vader revealed in new trailer
ROGUE ONE LEAKED TRAILER 2 Breakdown! Darth Vader Details! A Star Wars Story Movie (2016)
ROGUE ONE: A Star Wars Story ‘Celebration’ TRAILER (2016)
The Wonder Woman Movie Has a Fantastic New Poster and an Even Better Tagline
WONDER WOMAN Comic-Con Trailer
The First Trailer for JUSTICE LEAGUE is Awesome
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Reveals Who Star-Lord’s Dad Is, and It’s Stupendous (Updated!)
Comic-Con 2016: Kurt Russell’s Guardians of the Galaxy Role Revealed
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – Official Comic-Con Trailer [HD]
Doctor Strange Official Trailer 2
Marvel’s New ‘Doctor Strange’ Trailer Is Insane Brilliance
‘Kong: Skull Island’ New Trailer Has Landed
This New Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Trailer Is Heavy on the Beasts
This Pokémon Go Player Just Became The Very First To Catch Them All
Pokémon Go player hits cop car while playing behind the wheel, all caught on camera
3D-printed iPhone case gives you perfect Pokemon aim every time
There Is Now a POKÉMON GO Dating Service
This POKÉMON GO Rarity Chart Tells Which Pokémon Are Likely to Appear Where
The Internet Is Hilariously Renaming Animals In The Spirit Of Boaty McBoatface
How and Why God Made Various Animals
Ayam Cemani: A Rare Chicken Breed That is Black Inside Out
The 5 wild animals could make great pets
Dolphins Spotted Riding Whales Off The Coast Of Hawaii
Your gut bacteria predates appearance of humans, genetic study finds
SpaceX Is Planning to Land 3 Rockets At Once
SpaceX has finally chosen which one of its reusable rockets will make a monumental 2nd trip into space
NASA Finds Over 100 New Planets, Some Of Which Might Support Life
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Just Took a Step Towards Autonomy
Nasa space travel posters: soaring ambition, tightening budgets
If this concept plane becomes reality you can say goodbye to airport queus
Why beard hair is a different color than head hair
Car crash-proof human revealed
Researchers can now predict grades based on DNA
Melania Trump’s speech was run through a plagiarism checker

Download Ep.97 (54MB)

Songs Played:
Black Sabotage – Beastie Boys vs Led Zepplin
Voodoo Sabotage – Beastie Boys vs The Prodigy
Free Falling Out Of Love – Ed Sheeran vs Tom Petty
Smells Like Waiting Away – Nirvana vs Tocadisco

Top 10: 10 Fascinating Real-World Inspirations Behind Pokemon Characters

It’s Not Rocket Surgery Episode 96 – Therapy Ewoks, Robots, Star Wars, Space Planes, Philosophy and lots more of the usual science, tech, and geek culture news.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.96 (85MB)

Songs Played:
Disco Superfreaks on Film (mashup)
The Deadpool Shoop (mashup)
Applause for Pokemon (mashup)
Ring of Fire (mashup)

It’s Not Rocket Surgery Episode 95 – Brexit & Black Lives Matter, Killer Robots, Octopus Eyes, Cyborg Stingray, Self Healing Concrete, Juno, and lots more of the usual science, tech, and geek culture news.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.95 (65MB)

Songs Played:
Beds are Burning – Declan Kelly
The Greatest (feat. Jimblah) – Nooky
Redemption Song – Mary G

It’s Not Rocket Surgery Episode 94 – we talk about yesterday’s Australian Federal Election a little, looking at “forecasting science”. We also provide updates on Brexit and Juno’s pending “orbital insertion”, touch on the closing hole in the ozone layer, and squeeze in another story or two.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.94 (64MB)

Songs Played:
From Little Things – The Waifs
Exit – U2
USA – Weezer
Back in Black – Christy Hughes