All posts filed under “Twilight Zone

Episode 237: Hooray for New Maps!

This week the word is Coffeeshop. Topics include Amsterdam Coffeeshops, sandwiches on How I Met Your Mother, shows where a lot of action takes place in a coffeeshop, Andy’s favorite painting, 3rd Space Places, fluffer-nutters with chocolate chips, and that time when John called Andy late at night and said “Meet me at Denny’s.” Then the nerds talk about work stuff, energy vampires living next door, and the upcoming Lando series. After the book spoiler curtain they finish their discussions of Life’s Lottery. Lastly, they discuss the last couple of episodes of season 2 of The Twilight Zone.

SPOILER WARNING: contains spoilers.

Episode 234: The Brain Erasers

This week the word is Memory. The nerds talk about various tropes in media and gaming that involve having your memory wiped. Then they get into a big discussion about the book, Life’s Lottery. Lastly, the discuss the season two finale of Homecoming and another new Twilight Zone episode.

SPOILER WARNING: contains lotsa spoilers.

Episode 233: Bitten By a Radioactive Wombat

This week the word is PublicDomain. The nerds talk about various aspects of Intellectual Property law, in particular discussing how a court ruling has affected portrayals of Sherlock Holmes. They also talk about Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, and touch on work stuff, before bringing down the spoiler curtain to discuss the book, Life’s Lottery, and second season episodes of Homecoming and the Twilight Zone.

SPOILER WARNING: contains spoilers.

Episode 191: The Escher Vessel

This week the word is Word. The nerds talk about a few of their favorite words, their favorite word games, and their favorite other uses for word-game tiles. Andy talks about going to New York City for Book Expo & Con and notes the differences between the book industry with the game industry. He also describes walking on the High Line and climbing The Vessel. Keith talks about work he can’t talk about. Keith talks about having seen “Chernobyl” and Andy talks about Jimmy Carter’s visit to Three Mile Island. After the spoiler warning, they discuss the new Twilight Zone episodes, “Wunderkind,” “Point of Origins,” and “Blurryman.”