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Revcast Roundtable Episode 066 - 30th Anniversary of Pac-Man

Although he looks only half his age, Pac-Man is 30 years old this year.  Join Deanna Toxopeus, Gary Mitchell and Scott Duschene as they look at Pac-Man's impact on video games and the greater North American culture.  They will discuss the rise and fall of the video arcade and how you young pups have it so easy today.  As per usual there is the week in nerdliness, the nerd news and the usual diversions.

Our theme music this episode is "Cultists On Board" by Darkest of the Hillside Thickets, courtesy of Divine Industries.

This episode produced by Deanna Toxopeus.

Direct download: Revcast_Roundtable066.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:59am EDT

Revcast Roundtable Episode 065 - The Age in Genre Fiction Edition

How does genre fiction deal with getting older?  Is sci-fi more accepting of old folks?  Does fantasy deal fairly with aging?  RevCast regulars, Deanna Toxopeus, Gary Mitchell and Scott Duschene discuss all this, including mentions of where it is done well and how it could be done better.  Plus there is the week in nerdliness, the nerd news and some diversions.  So make up a cup of Ovaltine and settle down beside the wireless for a fireside chat.

Our theme music this episode is "Cultists On Board" by Darkest of the Hillside Thickets, courtesy of Divine Industries.

This episode produced by Deanna Toxopeus.

Direct download: Revcast_Roundtable065.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:43pm EDT

Revcast Roundtable Episode 064 - The July 2010 Movie Edition

Deanna Toxopeus forces the completely unreluctant Gary Mitchell and Scott Duschene to look at the genre movie offerings for July.  The summer is heating up, and so are the movie offerings.  But is there anything beyond air conditioning and high-priced movie snacks to tempt the Geek audience into the theatre?  They also take the time for the week in nerdliness and the nerd news.

Our theme music this episode is "Cultists On Board" by Darkest of the Hillside Thickets, courtesy of Divine Industries.

This episode produced by Deanna Toxopeus.

Direct download: Revcast_Roundtable064.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:28am EDT

Revcast Roundtable Episode 063 - 35th edition of Jaws

Deanna Toxopeus, Gary Mitchell and Scott Duschene decide if it's safe to go back in the water given that it is the 35th anniversary of the first summer blockbuster, Jaws.  They discuss actors, plot, director and the infamous problems that plagued the production.  And while there are some significant digressionsm the three participants also manageme to look at the impact of the film.  They even manage to include discussion of the Universal Studios ride.  Don't worry, the week in nerdliness and nerd news are also there.  Look for the hillarity surrounding a moose and learn real Canadian slang.

Our theme music this episode is "Cultists On Board" by Darkest of the Hillside Thickets, courtesy of Divine Industries.

This episode produced by Deanna Toxopeus.

Direct download: Revcast_Roundtable063.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT