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29 03, 2016

Nerd Lunch Podcast 223: Downton Abbey Wrap-up

By | 2017-03-18T02:51:19+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

While other podcasts talk about superheroes fighting, this week Pax and Jeeg wax poetic about the recently completed British costume drama, Downton Abbey. Joining them in the Fourth Chair is first time guest John Vanover from the Action Figure Blues podcast and the TV and Film Toys site. What did it mean for Lady Edith to find [...]

15 01, 2009

Farewell, Old Friends

By | 2017-03-17T02:55:16+00:00 January 15th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

    It’s a sad day in nerdom as today we lost both Ricardo Montalban and Patrick McGoohan. Amongst those extensive filmographies are respective portrayals of two of my favorite movie villains of all time, Khan Noonien Singh and Longshanks, King Edward I. RIP, gentlemen. A well deserved rest it is.

25 10, 2007

This Day in Nerd Lunch History: October 24, 2003

By | 2017-03-17T01:04:51+00:00 October 25th, 2007|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |10 Comments

PLee:Has anyone gotten around to renting "Nemesis" to see if there's any explanation of what Wes is doing these days?....Didn't think so.CT:You and I already checked the novelization. We know what he's going to be doing--night shift chief of engineering on the Titan.PLee:Oh, yeah. That's right.Doesn't that seem like an awful anticlimax for this guy [...]

5 09, 2007

The Series Finale of my Series Finale Series

By | 2017-03-17T01:05:16+00:00 September 5th, 2007|Categories: Article|Tags: , |0 Comments

I talked about some shows have poor series finales, but it's not the intent of the show's producers to end where they did.I have begun to question the wisdom in season finale cliffhangers. I liked the approach that shows like Buffy and Veronica Mars took. Each season was like it's own 22-episode movie. Perhaps a [...]

19 08, 2007

Series Finales, part 2

By | 2017-03-17T01:05:16+00:00 August 19th, 2007|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

Now, as announced, my four worst series finales ever.The PrisonerA wonderfully quirky show created by the series star, Patrick McGoohan. After a secret agent quits, he is abducted and placed in "The Village" where he is held prisoner. There, he is questioned about the circumstances behind his quitting and any other information he may have. [...]

15 08, 2007

Series Finales

By | 2017-03-17T01:05:16+00:00 August 15th, 2007|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |3 Comments

I've recently had the opportunity to watch two different television series finales. It's always interesting to me to see how a series is concluded. Television shows can be broken down into two major categories: episodic and continuous. One show I concluded recently was Alias which very much carried "mythology" from episode to episode. Missing one [...]

4 07, 2007

Main Character Deaths

By | 2017-03-17T01:05:18+00:00 July 4th, 2007|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Captain America recently died in an issue of Captain America published by Marvel Comics. Shot by a sniper and betrayed by a friend, Cap went down fairly easily after over 60 years of surviving foes such as the Red Skull, Doctor Doom and even Galactus. Setting aside completely the debate about whether he'll be back [...]