Archive for January, 2012

Combatting Robot Racism

Posted: January 31, 2012 by J. Marcus in Uncategorized

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 […]

For a gander at the Awesomingly, Awesome Alternate Universe Movie Posters discussed in this week’s Podcast, please click here.

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 […]

Happy Birthday ERNIE!!!

Posted: January 24, 2012 by Dion in Uncategorized

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!

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, […]

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

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!

R.I.P. Etta James 1938-2012

Posted: January 20, 2012 by Dion in News, Obituaries
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Jamesetta Hawkins 1938-2012

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 […]

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.