Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 12/28/2019:
New Year’s Geek with R.J. Carter of Critical Blast!
Highlights: R.J. Carter of Critical Blast joins for a journey through recent news from geekdom. We say goodbye to D.C. Fontana, René Auberjonois, Chuck Peddle and Don Imus. Plus: R.J.’s The Destroyer novels and a new YA superhero book called Bulletproof from Critical Blast, admiring Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s legs and more! “Good” Star Trek. What item has just become the most valuable prop in horror history?
Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at 1011fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeart Radio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!
Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music, SoundCloud & Stitcher (plus other fine podcast directories) after the live show.
Listen Here via Embed:
Podcast Zinger is from Twelve Days of Christmas performed by Bob and Doug McKenzie.
Dorothy Catherine “D.C.” Fontana 1939 – 2019
D.C. Fontana on Memory Alpha
René Auberjonois 1940 – 2019
René Auberjonois, actor featured in ‘Star Trek’ and Altman films, dies at 79 | The Washington Post
Chuck Peddle 1937 – December 15, 2019
Chuck Peddle Dies at 82; His $25 Chip Helped Start the PC Age | The New York Times
Don Imus 1940 – 2019
“Imus in the Morning” helped get me through the 90s. Stern’s good, but I’d take Imus any day of the week. And his brother Fred at the Autobody Express 🙂
Don Imus, giant of New York airwaves who pioneered shock jock genre, dead at 79 | Daily News
Bulletproof: Origins by Stephen Mitchell is a YA read about a kid who becomes invulnerable on his 16th birthday
Monumental Terror: The Destroyer Book 153
Trilogy of Terror Zuni Doll becomes the most valuable prop in horror history
‘Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker’ Chasing ‘Last Jedi’ With $76M 2nd Weekend; ‘Little Women’ Not So Tiny With $29M 5-Day | Deadline
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker on Box Office Mojo
My Star Wars movie rankings:
V, IV, III, VI, VIII, VII, IX, R1, II, I, S – What’s yours?
Jon Favreau tweeted on 12/27 that The Mandalorian Season 2 is coming Fall 2020
Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane’s book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat
Order on Amazon now:
Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
Hey, YOU! Yeah, YOU! 😀😀 You can buy cool stuff and support Shane Plays Geek Talk with these affiliate links!
Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.