May the Fourth be with you! It's time to celebrate Star Wars Day 2014! With so much going on in the Star Wars universe right now, there are plenty of reasons to start celebrating and discussing things right now.
Our Star Wars and Endor-themed episode includes sharing thoughts on the Star Wars Rebels clip that premiered at Wondercon, Dave Filoni's comments on fan skepticism, the recent announcement about the future of canon and the Expanded Universe and the new line of adult Star Wars books.
We'll also discuss the guest list for Star Wars Weekends, the latest news regarding the Disney park's Star Wars expansion, a Kickstarter campaign that's raising money to fund a documentary about Alan Ladd, Jr. and the release of some new Star Wars costumes and geek gear from Black Milk.
Don't miss this force-powered assembly meeting or Darth GANNIN will be most displeased with you lack of attendance.
In today's episode, Dan Zehr of the Coffee With Kenobi podcast sits down to talk with Scott about how the Assembly of Geeks podcast is produced. As part of that discussion, they share favorite moments, podcasting advice, and of course, geek talk. Podcast resources shared on the show include:
Samson QU2 Mic
Podcast Answer Man
Entrepreneur on Fire
A look back at hot topics and special guests from past episodes including:
Summer Movies, Kenobi's New Life & Ben as the Bat - Fangirl causes the first controversy and John Jackson Miller talks about his new book, Kenobi.
Star Wars - The Special Editions, The Prequels, The Sequels & The Ewoks - Dan Zehr of Coffee With Kenobi joins us to discuss Star Wars fandom and the existence of Ewoks.
Captain Kirk and Geeky Valentines -GANNIN falls in love and Catherine Hicks talks about Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
The Future of Star Wars & Indiana Jones - Ed Dolista joins us to talk about The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Wonder Woman Cast, Barry Allen Appears & Hulk Smashes - Lou Ferrigno and Fred Tatasciore give us two Hulk interviews in one assembly meeting.
Just like Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this episode gets going with some action! When the smoke clears, we share our thoughts on the movie itself. Was Captain America 2 better than the first one? Where does it rank with the rest of the Marvel movies? Did Admiral 80s get up and go to the bathroom at the wrong time?
Tune and and find out!
Jen Rhodes of the Anomaly Podcast joins today's Assembly meeting to discuss fandom, Star Trek and sci-fi make-believe.
We'll discuss the plans for not one but two Star Wars Day themed TV episodes, take a look at Captain America's box office numbers, find out about Marvel's 14 year plan and discuss plans for yet another 80s movie sequel.
All this, plus some listener reviews on Captain America 2. This week's episode is action-packed, patriotic and geek-tastic.
Our special guest, Dr. Travis Langley, is a Superherologist and author of Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight. He shares his insight on what's happening in the minds of Batman and his enemies.
Meanwhile, we share what's going on in our heads after seeing the new teaser trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. GANNIN gets into Admiral Eighties mind by creatively reminding him what day it is.
Other news and topics include the idea for a TV series surrounding The Huntress, the passing of a Batman legend and a whole list of Star Wars news and stuff.
Finally, we share your thoughts on an Indiana Jones rumor and discuss whether or not any character is untouchable.
Other relevant stories:
Chris Evans on retiring from acting
Robert Downey, Jr. on being replaced by younger actors
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