Listen to Episode 75, “GobbleCon 2011: Of Records, Ribs, and Rock Band”

Gobbledygeek episode 75, “GobbleCon 2011: Of Records, Ribs, and Rock Band,” is available for listening or download right here.

Turkey Day’s early this year! Universes collide, worlds explode, and galaxies collapse as Paul and AJ actually meet face-to-face for the first time ever for GobbleCon 2011! As such, this is one for the faithful: the boys don’t take on any outside topics, just report from the front lines about all the places they’ve visited, all the food they’ve eaten, and all the Rock Band they’ve played. To be fair, there’s also a joint review of Andrew Niccol’s In Time. It’s mostly about food, though.

Next: the second annual Gobbledygeek Thanksgiving, which may or may not include some special guests.

(Show notes for “GobbleCon 2011: Of Records, Ribs, and Rock Band.”)

Top 100 Characters in Modern Pop Culture: #50-41

On last night’s show, Paul and I continued our countdown of the Top 100 Characters in Modern Pop Culture with #s 50-41. Be sure to listen to the show for our full run-downs, but here are some choice excerpts:

#50

PAUL: Toothless (How to Train Your Dragon)

In my opinion, the character’s progression throughout the film is pretty spot-on with what feels like natural behavior, from the frightened, wounded animal in the cove to the trusting “pet” that accepts help from his human to ultimately the loyal friend and protector.

AJ: Rick Blaine (Casablanca)

Humphrey Bogart is one of the greatest actors of all time, and no role better defines his appeal than that of expatriate café owner Rick Blaine.

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