To all those who may say that “they all look alike” and can’t tell the difference (see this week’s podcast), here is a handy guide to your robots: But if you’re still confused, here’s a little fuel for the fire. Robby the Robot did appear in an episode of LOST IN SPACE as a nemesis […]
Archive for January, 2012
Tags: Alternate Universe Movie Posters, Podcast
For a gander at the Awesomingly, Awesome Alternate Universe Movie Posters discussed in this week’s Podcast, please click here.
Tags: Citizen Kane, Daniel Radcliffe, Disney, Doctor Who, Ernest Borgnine, Facial Hair, Moustaches, Movie Posters, Orson Welles, Oscars, The Woman in Black, William Randolph Hearst
In this week’s installment, Lincoln, Blinkin and Nod wish a very happy birthday to our own patron saint of Hollywood, Mr. Ernest Borgnine, throw around some Oscar nominees, check out some alternate-universe movie posters, discuss Disney facial hair and the Year in Re-VWho podcast special. Time Lords, get your scarves and sonic screwdriver-swiss army knives […]
We here at The Podwits would like to wish a very Happy 95th Birthday to Mr. Ernest Borgnine and look forward to celebrating it with him and his myriad other fans at Borgnine Night at Tortilla Flats in NYC on February 15th. Happiest of happys to a fine gentleman!
Tags: Carcassonne, Eurogames, German-style boardgames, Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Say the words “game” and “gaming” and most people these days will think about controllers and consoles and periodic downloadable content updates. But it wasn’t all that long ago that the default definition for those words was the good old fashioned boardgame. Coming from a pretty tight-knit family with a passion for mentally stimulating pastimes, […]
Tags: Star Wars, YouTube
I very rarely jump on the bandwagon in regards to YouTube videos and fan-made films, etc. However, the newest STAR WARS parody is by far one of the funniest films I’ve seen! http://www.starwarsuncut.com/watch
Tags: AKA Jessica Jones, Alcatraz, Big Bang Theory, Costa Concordia, DVR, Ernest Borgnine, House, Hugh Laurie, Lauren Bacall, Lost, Only Fools and Horses, Poseidon Adventure, Powers, Shipwrecks, TiVo, Walking Dead
Dion’s back from his time in the big house, advises Brian on his mixed feelings about the recent Italian cruise ship disaster, and quizzes J about his extensive television viewing habits. All this, plus Borgnine as Captain Kirk, on this fresh and not-at-all-starting-to-smell-a-bit-funny-why-don’t-you-take-it-outside episode of the Podwits podcast!
Tags: Etta James, Obituaries
Jamesetta Hawkins 1938-2012
Tags: George Lucas, Star Wars
George Lucas told the New York Times this week that there will be no more Star Wars films, and that he’s essentially retiring. Mr. Lucas cites the enormous criticism from online fans and critics alike for killing the franchise. Lucas drew truckloads of criticism, first for his digital revisions to the original three films when they […]
Tags: Leonard Nimoy, Priceline, William Shatner
In a move set to shock the world, it has been announced that Priceline.com is going to kill off its popular Negotiator pitchman, played by William Shatner. The Negotiator will meet his fiery death in an ad slated to begin airing on Monday, and may be part of their ad campaign during the Super Bowl.