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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 30: Let's All Watch the Star Wars Holiday Special!

In honor of the holidays, your hosts finally decide to do something different for once by inviting you to watch the Star Wars Holiday Special with them.

First, use the link below to locate the same copy of the special that Laree and Jim watched.


Then tune into the podcast and after the introduction and a little chitchat, there will be a start signal and we can all watch the show together.

It's a virtual Before Geeks Were Cool holiday party!

Get it on the fun now at iTunes!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 29: Holiday in Mordor

Your hosts take a quick trip to Middle Earth to discuss the work of JRR Tolkien. Topics discussed include The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Laree's flea market finds, 1970's board games, discovering Middle Earth, Ralph Bakshi's Lord of the Rings, Rankin & Bass's The Hobbit and Return of the King, The Super Sucklord, The Peter Jackson films and struggling with the Silmarillion.

Get it on iTunes!

Automatons poster makes an appearance in Until Dawn

The gameplay trailer for Supermassive Games' Until Dawn for the PS4 made its debut this past weekend featuring a couple of nice shots of the Automatons poster in the background. The full game will be available in 2015.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 28: Star Wars '77

The boys share their late 1970's memories of all things Star Wars after twenty minutes of rambling about Angus Scrimm's visit to NYC, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's film Penance, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and My Little Pony.

Around the twenty-one minute mark, the Star Wars talk finally begins with tons of childhood memories of first seeing the original film in theaters, Kenner action figures, play sets such as the Creature Cantina, the Droid Factory and Troop Transport, Jim's tale of the Darth Vader Affair, The Holiday Special, knockoff films, Star Wars Bedding, the Texas Instruments digital watch, Topps trading cards, the arrival of Boba Fett, a little love for the prequels and a little hate for Return of the Jedi.

The Force is with you on iTunes!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tales from Beyond the Pale

Larry Fessenen, Angus Scrimm, Mizuo Peck, Glenn McQuaid & James Felix McKenney.
James Felix McKenney’s TALE FROM BEYOND THE PALE for Season 3 wraps; Angus Scrimm (Phantasm, I Sell the Dead) and Mizuo Peck (Night at the Museum) star!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 27: The Chamber of Chills!

Another terrifying episode rolls out as Laree and Jim discuss their favorite horror comics that they grew up with. This week's scary topics include a Halloween 2014 recap, stomach viruses and other digestive traumas, Houses of Secrets and Mystery, EC Comics, Marvel monster comics, Hellblazer / Constantine, Eerie and Creepy magazines, Battlestar Galactica on vinyl, Killing zombies for Christ, Weird War, Strange Sports, Man-Thing, The Tomb of Dracula, Sandman, Swamp Thing, The Nocturnals, The Occult Files of Doctor Spektor, Werewolf by Night, The Walking Dead and tales of "The Stranger."

Get all of the four-color fear on iTunes!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Angus Scrimm to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Next Friday, November 14 the amazing Angus Scrimm will be in town to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th Annual NYC Horror Film Festival.

Purchasing a ticket to the festival's Program 3 and/or Program 4 includes admission to the award presentation.

Program 3's main attraction is the highly recommended feature Tales of Poe by our friends Alan Rowe Kelly and Bart Mastronardi that includes the wonderful Debbie Rochon in its ensemble cast.

Get your tickets while they last at the New York City Horror Film Festival site!