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Episode 59: Zombie Space Love!

Episode 59: Zombie Space Love!

July 26, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 59: Zombie Space Love
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: In your Dungeon and Dragons career, when have you felt the most powerful?  Zombies and liches and armies, oh my! hire and Endor and Greece, oh my!
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 2020 zombie flick, Alone! Better than we expected, and Sean really dug the psychological/human connection storylines that were surprisingly solid. 
  • As the Normandy Turns! More space love saga in Mass Effect! 
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 58: Blink Daggers and Bucket Lists

Episode 58: Blink Daggers and Bucket Lists

July 12, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 58: Blink Daggers and Bucket Lists
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: What real-world locations are on your bucket lists to visit, and what are the nerdy reasons for wanting to see it? Shire and Endor and Greece, oh my!
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 2-hour cut scene, er, I mean 2016 mo-capped animated movie, Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV! We admit it was much better than expected. Even animated, Sean Bean always dies! Oh, and blink daggers FTW!
  • We go into kind of a deep dive on Mass Effect which we both have been playing lately. 
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 57: Jupiter Ascending and Space Legolas!

Episode 57: Jupiter Ascending and Space Legolas!

July 5, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 57: Jupiter Ascending and Space Legolas!
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is a two parter: 1) If you could combine two animals together to create your own new species what would it be and why? 2) If you could create a human/animal hybrid, which animal would you pick and what features of the animal would the human hybrid have?
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 2015 Wachowski sci-fi romp, Jupiter Ascending starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis! Goes to show you that two A-list actors cannot save a film. But hey! Sean Bean didn't die in the movie! Bonus!
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 56: Panic at the Dojo!

Episode 56: Panic at the Dojo!

June 28, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 56: Panic at the Dojo!
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: What fictional Master would you like to learn the martial arts from and why? Let's get our punchy punchy on!
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 1973 martial arts classic, Enter the Dragon starring the legendary Bruce Lee! It's hard to believe this was his last movie before his untimely death! 
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 55: Hillbillies and Raccoons!

Episode 55: Hillbillies and Raccoons!

June 21, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 55: Hillbillies and Raccoons
  • Sean starts off the episode with a story about raccoons, Payday candy bars, and psychological harassment through the night during his recent camping trip.
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: What would you do if you found out that our world was actually a simulation? Are we talking Matrix, Groundhog Day, or Truman Show here? Come on in and listen!
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 2010 hilarious twist on the "camper serial kill movie", Tucker and Dale vs Evil! I can't believe it took me this long to see this movie! 
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 54: Schrodinger’s Cat FTW!

Episode 54: Schrodinger’s Cat FTW!

June 7, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 54: Schrodinger's Cat FTW!
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: If you met the "best version" of yourself from a parallel universe, what would be the same and what would be different between the two of you? And how would you interact with yourself? 
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the great 2014 parallel universe sci-fi thriller, Coherence! Eight people, 2 cameras, a $50,000 budget, and Schrodinger's Cat make for a fantastic movie!
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 53: Space Sweepers!

Episode 53: Space Sweepers!

May 31, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 53: Space Sweepers!
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: What classic sci-fi movie trope would you want to be, and which one do you think you'd actually be? 
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the quirky, multilingual 2021 Korean sci-fi flick, Space Sweepers! Move over K-2SO, there's a new favorite robot in space! BUBS FTW!
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 52: Secret Agent Man!

Episode 52: Secret Agent Man!

May 24, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 52: Secret Agent Man!
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: If you became a secret agent/spy, what strategy would you use to hide your identity while under cover? 
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the fascinating 2018 Spy biopic, The Catcher Was A Spy, Starring Paul Rudd, Jeff Daniels, Mark Strong, Guy Pearce, and Paul Giamatti! I love movie plots that are so outlandish to almost be unbelievable... but are TRUE. You're not gonna believe this Moe Berg guy...
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Sean also streams old guys gaming after the podcast starting at 10:00pm after the podcast stream.  Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 51: Evil Robot Overlords!

Episode 51: Evil Robot Overlords!

May 10, 2021

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  • Welcome to Episode 51!I hate missing weeks between episodes!
  • This week's Geek Question of the Day is: What would be your strategy for surviving and resisting a machine uprising? Get to know your fellow doomsday preppers, people...
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 2021 Netflix original animated movie, The Mitchells vs the Machines! Siri acting 'sus! Evil Robot Overlords! The weird families always save the day!
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Sean streams whatever games he is playing Thursdays at 7:30pm and Fridays at 10:00pm after the podcast stream. Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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Episode 50: We Made It This Far?!

Episode 50: We Made It This Far?!

April 26, 2021

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  • We made it to episode 50! And Connor turns 25 this weekend! PARTAY!!!!!
    This week's Geek Question of the Day is: If you were in an action movie as the star, what song would be your Montage scene, your final battle scene, and what would be your one-liner from the big fight? I kind of geeked out on this one... Thanks for the ideas from the chat peanut gallery! 
  • In our Roll for Credits segment, we review the 2018 horror(ish) movie, Our House! What happens when science nerds accidentally open up a portal to the paranormal? (And no, I'm not talking about Wyatt and Gary from Weird Science!) Come and listen to see what happens! 
  • And as always, geekery, video games, and chickens.  

Thanks for listening, and hit us up on Twitter for your thoughts on the episode! Sean streams whatever games he is playing Thursdays at 7:30pm and Fridays at 10:00pm after the podcast stream. Come watch a livestream of the podcast every Friday at 8:00 pm EST at https://www.twitch.tv/genepoolvarietyhour! Hope to see you there! Oh, and we know all the Twitters!

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