Eric Diaz, from the video podcast Geekscape
brings a unique
perspective to the show this week. Lots of frank, dividing subject
matter gets covered here in this overstuffed episode, so proceed
with caution. Not suitable for children, unless you're really open
and casual with your kids. Like, seriously.
00:02:46 - Eric is singing the praises of Mad Men. It won some
important Emmy awards, so that's gotta count for something,
00:09:12 - John desperately wants to check out the special features
on the Spaced DVDs, even though he's already seen and enjoyed the
00:11:48 - John is experiencing a love/hate relationship with
season one of Eli Stone. The conversation turns into talk of the
Green Lantern movie.
00:18:47 - Breaking news, Tim Burton was a hired gun on his remake
of Planet Of The Apes, which ruined the movie.
00:20:28 - John and Eric discuss fan boy-submitted, great movies
lists. Popularity goes head to head with actual quality.
00:26:00 - Back to Eli Stone. Season two will be arriving soon, but
John is almost certain the show had been canceled. Confusion
00:29:55 - John brings up Fringe. It's entertaining, but the
problems are still there. This leads into some Joshua Jackson
00:42:36 - If a show taps an idea really well, should no one else
be allowed to expand on it? This leads to talk about Bones. The
show has jumped the shark, so John has dropped it. Again.
00:46:27 - There's talk of the season three premiere of Heroes.
It's not pretty. Thankfully, Hiro manages to escape more or less
00:56:36 - John gives his play by play on Heroes through his
01:06:24 - John continues his thoughts on season one of Six Feet
01:13:45 - Eric explains the difference between sexual behavior and
sexual orientation, using the new Buffy comics and the television
series as reference material.
01:24:48 - Chasing Amy comes up in a discussion of the validity
01:34:27 - Buffy gets blamed for the decrease in female membership
in the Church Of England. We roll our eyes and scoff.
01:45:41 - Eric makes a bold prediction about the Buffy comics.
John gasps, but considers it.
01:54:02 - Eric praises the writing on the Angel comics, but the
art makes him cry.
02:01:30 - John closes out the show by lamenting how expensive
weekly comics are.
The following artists can be heard in this episode:
C & C Music Factory, Etta James, Johnny Ace, Dan Mudford &
Pete Woodhead, George Michael, Ladytron, Beck, Imogen Heap, Thomas
Dolby, Moby, Pete Yorn, Crystal Method, Wendy & Lisa, Stars,
Iio, Doves, Gym Class Heroes, Thomas Newman, Lamb, Stereophonics,
Sarah Mclachlan, DJ Shadow, Massive Attack, Tricky, The
Futureheads, Curve, Marvin Gaye, Overseer, Sinead O'Connor, BT,
Joshua Radin and Dead Or Alive.