Deadlines for big purple flappy things – Episode 93

The Grills have special guest @phunockery this week and talk about her publications, her writing stream, and all the other geeky stuff we are into right now.

Geek Grapevine:

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/benedict-cumberbatch-hero-save-deliveroo-cyclist-muggers-sherlock-baker-street-a8380256.html

https://pokemonletsgo.pokemon.com/en-us/?gclid=CNmtrIaIuNsCFSWsgQodtmQEXQ&gclsrc=ds

https://www.ajc.com/news/local/gridlock-guy-what-the-new-hands-free-georgia-act-bans-and-allows/vc3V67pdcnAWflAj19GzDN/

Desert Island Picks – Episode 83

The Grills bring their “desert island” lists of music, movies/tv, and books.

What are yours?

Music Albums:

Nineof12: Jethro Tull-A Passion Play, David Bowie-The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Labyrinth Soundtrack, NIN -Pretty Hate Machine, Depeche Mode – Some Great Reward

Linda: Nightmare Before Christmas Revisited, The Silent Force- Within Temptation, Out of the Blue- Electric Light Orchestra, Beethoven’s Last Night- Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Into the Woods Movie OST

TheJen: Weezer Blue Album, Pink Floyd – Wish you were here, NIN – Pretty Hate Machine, The Matrix Soundtrack, Sublime – 40oz to Freedom. Radiohead, Rush, LZ, Stroke 9

Movies/TV:

Nineof12: The Princess Bride, (if TV is okay MASH), Moulin Rouge, Dead and Breakfast, NMBC

Linda: Dark Crystal, Transformers Prime, Fifth Element, The Great British Baking Show, Captain America: Winter Soldier

TheJen: Shawshank Redemption, What Dreams May Come, is it cheating to say the Lord of the Rings (all 3), Goodfellas, Good Will Hunting, Cloud Atlas, True Romance, Lock Stock and 2 smoking barrels

Books:

Nineof12: Sandman Anthology-Neil Gaiman, Illusions-Richard Bach, Stranger in a Strange Land -Robert Heinlein, Lamb-Christopher Moore, Legend of Drizzt-RA Salvatore

Linda: Black Swan-Mercedes Lackey, Pearls of Lutra-Brian Jacques, Cardcaptor Sakura Manga-CLAMP (does manga count?), Dracula-Bram Stoker, Grimm Brothers Collection of Fairy Tales

TheJen: Dead Souls-Gogol, Anna Karenina-Tolstoy, Brave New World-Aldous Huxley, Neuromancer-William Gibson, Rohinton Mistry-A Fine Balance

When You Wish Upon A Dumpster Fire – Episode 79

In this episode, the Grills have a visit with special guest @ethancaine (aka Amos, aka, Anthony Lemos) of the Ritual Misery Podcast and <> infamy.

We catch up, hit on some nerdy news, and then grill our well marinated colleague.

Geek Grapevine – News links

Where you can find our guest’s work:

http://ritualmisery.com/

The cool audio drama ‘cast Nineof12 mentioned:

http://www.thebrightsessions.com/

The Crossbars of Learning – Episode 74

In this episode, the Grills talk about the toys we remember as kids. Nostalgia galore!

The Toys That Made Us Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssgWySa6uvQ

(theme song in this episode used with permission)

The Cranberries Tiny Desk Concert:

https://www.npr.org/event/music/147191308/the-cranberries-tiny-desk-concert?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=nprmusic&utm_term=music&utm_content=20180115

Other relevant links:

Nine’s skateboard: https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/96UAAOSwsFpWRlmf/s-l300.jpg

Underdog: https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/-4EAAOSwvgdW40Yg/s-l300.jpg

Polly Pockets: https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/polly-pocket-nostalgia-1500388400.jpg

American Girls Borrowing Programs: https://www.google.com/search?q=american+girl+borrowing+program&oq=american+girl+borrowing+program&aqs=chrome..69i57.5283j0j9&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Crossbars: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/09/why-mens-bicycles-have-a-horizontal-crossbar-and-womens-bicycles-typically-dont/

Quest Forged is Life w/ guest Steven Crowe – Geek Grills – Episode 64

In this Episode we are joined by Steven Crowe, artist and creator of QuestForge Arena.

News and Links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOUksDJCijw

http://6abc.com/traffic/truck-crashes-spills-pennies-on-i-95-in-delaware/1502898/

https://www.polygon.com/2017/10/30/16570538/report-gamestop-offering-all-you-can-eat-subscription-to-used-games

https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/nr18-05

See Nineof12 Thursday at 7PST – http://ritualmisery.com/

Contact Guest: instagram.com/crowestoons or on facebook.com/questforgedarena