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Commentary, criticism and comedy about movies, TV and all corners of geeky genres and culture. A sci-fi convention in your pocket.

Aug 30, 2012

A little book was published in 1937 that went on to change modern fantasy literature.  Inspired by the stories he told his sones, J.R.R. Tolkein created a masterpiece of children's and fantasy literature.  Deanna Toxopeus and Gary Mitchel sit down with Hobbit fans, Dave Farnell and Shaney Ivey to discuss the...


Aug 26, 2012

Co-host Gary Mitchel flies solo this episode as he sits down to discuss the art of writing RPGs with Shane Ivey and Adrian Bott.  This supersize episode covers the fun, the struggles and the reqards of writing RPGs.  In addition, there are LOADS of recommendations for places you can learn to craft your own RPGs. 


Aug 14, 2012

Why is royalty such a prevalent form of government in Science Ficiton and Fantasy?  This is the question that our co-hosts, Deanna Toxopeus and Gary Mitchel discuss with RevSF's Man from Japan (tm) David Farnell.  They explore the origins of our fascination with kings, and try to find a fantasy novel where there...


Aug 7, 2012

It's August, so summer is almost over, but before it gives its last gasp, Hollywood has brought us more films to temp us into the theater.  Co-hosts Deanna Toxopeus and Gary Mitchel sit down to look at the offerings and decide which ones are worth your time.  There is also the Week in Nerdliness and the...


Aug 3, 2012

Oliver Queen has been many things in comics; a millionaire, a billionaire, broke, clean shaven, Van Dyked, Batman clone, sarcastic.  One thing he has never been is boring.  Well, OK, maybe in the 60s, but still we here at the Roundtable thought it was time that we looked at the Green Arrow's place in the...