Show Notes for Episode 42, “Life, the Universe and Gobbledygeek”

NEWS

The Grammys totally happened.

There will be a pretty sweet (we’re guessing) comic book bridging the video games Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, first digitally, then in print.

Hulu Plus gains the Criterion Collection.

Guillermo del Toro and the Jim Henson Company join forces for the best version of Pinocchio since the Roberto Benigni one.

Ladies and gentlemen, the Dead Island video game trailer. We hear it was originally called The Best Zombie Movie Ever Made, according to anonymous sources.

Nathan Fillion will play Green Lantern! And that’s only a partially misleading headline!

2011 has the most sequels ever, originality takes its last gasp before melting into oblivion.

Firefly returns to television! And that’s only a partially misleading headline!

Shane Black will helm Iron Man 3.

Adrianne Palicki will play Wonder Woman for David E. Kelley, the poor girl.

TOPICS

Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Rush

Parenthood

Louie

The video for The Black Keys’ “Howlin’ for You”

REEL PICKS

The Illusionist (AJ: WORTH GOBBLING)

Waiting for Superman (AJ: MAXIMUM GOBBLING; Paul: GOBBLE IT)

Conversations with Woody Allen by Eric Lax (AJ: GOBBLE IT)

DVD RELEASES

Fish Tank: The Criterion Collection (BD/DVD)

Memento: 10th Anniversary Edition (BD)

The Last Unicorn (Two-Disc BD/DVD Combo)

Megamind (BD/DVD)

Due Date (BD/DVD)

Get Low (BD/DVD)

SONGS

  1. “Journey of the Sorceror” by Eagles, One of These Nights (1975)
  2. “We Used to Wait” by Arcade Fire, The Suburbs (2010)
  3. “Dead Island Trailer Score” (2011)
  4. “All of the Lights (Interlude)” by Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
  5. “Monster” by Kanye West ft. Bon Iver, Rick Ross, Jay-Z, and Nicki Minaj, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
  6. “Spirit of the Radio”  by Rush, Permanent Waves (1980)
  7. “Howlin’ for You (Video)” by The Black Keys, Brothers (2010)
  8. “So Long & Thanks for All the Fish” by Joby Talbot, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

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