Geek Quorum #7 – Dragon*Con

After a quick rundown of some of the movies and TV shows of the past few months, we describe what it’s like to go to Dragon*Con, the incredibly fun convention that takes place every year in Atlanta. We also discuss and compare Steampunk and Dieselpunk. Links to topics mentioned in this episode: Dragon*Con Gangnam Style video on YouTube Dragon*Con video …

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Galactica Quorum #98 – Blood and Chrome, part 1

The “Blood and Chrome” web series had languished in uncertainty for months, but it’s suddenly upon us and we’re delighted to be able to enjoy new Battlestar Galactica content. And so far, it’s been a treat. At the point of this episode, we’ve seen the first four webisodes. We discuss the actors, the varying effectiveness of the green screen, and …

Geek Quorum #6 – The Avengers

The Quorum returns after a long break to discuss the blockbuster Avengers movie. We break down how the characters fit together, the quality of the Big Bad, and whether the movie was “Whedonesque” enough. Plus, some thoughts on the 48 fps technology Peter Jackson is using to shoot The Hobbit. And, a teaser about another big geek summer movie, Prometheus. …

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Galactica Quorum #97 – BSG News from 2011

After a long hiatus, we shake off the rust with a quick episode to recap the BSG news from the past several months. What’s up with Blood & Chrome, or the Bryan Singer movie? And what are Ron Moore and David Eick up to? Thanks to all who has stuck around in the five years that we’ve been doing this …

Geek Quorum #5 – True Blood

At long last, a new episode. Sorry for the delay… this one was actually in the can months ago, but due to various factors it took much longer than I would have hoped to finally get posted. Sincere apologies. Anyway… The Quorum gathered a varied collection of True Blood fans to discuss the popular HBO series. We examine the show …

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Galactica Quorum #96 – “Caprica Is Cancelled”

Caprica will not be getting a second season. We look at some of the reasons that the show failed to attract viewers, ranging from scheduling miscues to its soap opera foundation. Looking ahead to Blood and Chrome, is the BSG franchise played out? Article mentioned: The Hitfix’s 5 Reasons What Went Wrong With Caprica The Final Five Caprica episodes will …

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Syfy cancels Caprica

This is official: Caprica has been cancelled. The show is being taken off the schedule and the remaining five episodes will be shown (burned off) sometime in early 2011.

Galactica Quorum #95 – “Retribution”

In “Retribution” we learn two things: Caprica has a brief monsoon season, and Clarice takes no prisoners. We bemoan the fact that Barnabus went from badass to blabbering, and that Joseph is reduced to a note-taker. The Quorum consisted of Brian and Jason. Listen using the player below, or visit our Feedburner page or subscribe using iTunes.

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Galactica Quorum #94 – “Unvanquished”

Caprica returns with “Unvanquished.” Unfortunately it failed more than once to take the necessary step forward, always backing down from what could have been a game-changing event. We scratch our heads over Clarice and her plan, Geminon’s virtual sets, and the focus on the STO. But the biggest WTF came from the last scene. The show took a turn there, …

Galactica Quorum #93 – Caprica Returns

Caprica returns for the second half of Season One. Will these ten episodes be a departure from the first ten? Will the fans return, and what level of success does it need for it to be renewed by Syfy? We make a couple predictions and cross our fingers. The hopeful Quorum consisted of Brian and Jason. Listen using the player …