Archive for January, 2012

And… Science Does It Again

Posted: 19th January 2012 by J. Marcus in Food
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Last night, as I was browsing the local Walgreens for something to eat, I stumbled upon literally the last thing I expected to find in the candy aisle (that could still be classified as a candy bar). A 3 Musketeers COCONUT Bar…

Station 51…KMG 365!

Posted: 15th January 2012 by Tiberius in History, Television
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On January 15, 1972, a new NBC television drama premiered that changed many lives, and may have even saved a few, too! This show, EMERGENCY!, featured two Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics manning Squad 51, supported by doctors at Rampart General Hospital, with Engine 51 as their firefighting equivalent. Paramedics were relatively new in most places […]

The Steve Jobs Action Figure Revealed [UPDATED]

Posted: 15th January 2012 by Podwits Administrator in Podcast, Toys

As we mentioned in this week’s podcast, a company called has released a very realistic Steve Jobs action figure. While we can only tantalize you with a few pictures, you can check out the whole story here. UPDATE: On January 15, 2012, withdrew the figure before its release, citing pressure from Apple and from Jobs family. […]

In our discussion of the world’s greatest detectives on the most recent Podwits podcast, you might have heard me drop the name of Solar Pons. In fact, I made a pretty big deal out of him. And, chances are you’ve never heard of him before. So who the heck is this oddly-named fellow anyway? Not […]

In this week’s exciting installment, the gang asks who the world’s greatest detective really is?  Dion’s got something to say to Robert Downey Jr. fans, we delve into the mystery of Solar Pons and look at predictions of the world of 2001 (what wonders it will bring)!  All that, and a Podwit runs afoul of […]

OK, so that headline was about as irresponsible as the one I cribbed it from, but the sentiment still stands as the Shatfish debacle just got serious.

In 1999, a company called Big Finish changed the world of Doctor Who forever when they released their first audio play, The Sirens of Time, a fully licensed, legitimate Doctor Who adventure starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy as the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Doctors respectively. In the twelve years since then, they […]

It’s one thing that our TV is slowly being adapted from British television, or that our movies and TV shows are slowly being taken over by British actors/actresses, now they’ve set their sights on the Final Frontier.  And you know what?  I couldn’t be happier!

Last year CBS Home Entertainment announced the upcoming release of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray.  Much like it’s predecessor, TNG is getting the 5-star treatment.  But while the producers of The Original Series Remastered created brand new computer-generated visual effects, the folks at CBS Home Entertainment have taken a decidedly different tack with TNG.

This week the ‘Three Caballeros’ bring you an entire episode recorded “live to tape”, with no pauses or stop-downs, including a live advertisement. They discuss shipwrecks, anti-piracy bills, $2 Verizon fees, and much more, along with another great Borgninian Moment of the Week.