Charged Up Ep. 9: Hype, Reboots, and Wishful Adaptations

This week Justin and Ben are joined by yet another Final Fantasy VI cast member (totally not shameless promotion, just coincidence all Justin’s friends are involved) in the form of @VGElucidator. They discuss what their most wanted TV show adaptations would be, of any property popular or obscure, as well as how hype culture can taint a project and the good and bad elements of Hollywood continuing to reboot and sequelize everything. They also covered a few news stories of the past week, and went to some weird places there at the end…

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Charged Up Ep. 8: Identifying the Arrowverse

This week Justin and Ben are joined by their fellow co-host Lo to review the four CW superhero shows, as well as discuss where they might go next year. They also have a brief but poignant debate about racial identity in regards to what character we relate to, as well as a quick rundown of the week’s news.

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Justin – @Zero_Score
Ben – @MarvelousIggy
Lo – @N3r0theh3r0

Charged Up Ep. 7: Media Gods & Robot Jobs

This week Justin and Ben are joined by the one and only Zen (@ZenviousTweets) to discuss how we make forms of media our modern day gospel, how far is too far when it comes to using this media as a form of escapism, and whether technology is going to affect the future of job availability. We also have TWO WEEKS worth of news to comb through.

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Charged Up Ep. 5: Branded Nostalgic Fantasy

This week Justin and Ben are joined by Ixen (@GrumpyOwlGaming) to discuss Justin’s new obsession with D&D, Ben’s issues with brand loyalty, and Ixen’s feelings about nostalgia. There’s also some news, which is linked below.

Show Notes:
Cannonball Reportedly Cast in ‘New Mutants’ Movie
‘New Mutants’ Will Be a Horror Movie
‘Silver and Black’ Rumored Movie Story Details
‘Sin City’ TV Series in Development
Director Chosen for Upcoming ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Movie
‘Animaniacs’ Reboot Reportedly in Development

Hosts:
Justin – @Zero_Score
Ben – @MarvelousIggy

Guest:
Ixen – @GrumpyOwlGaming

Charged Up Ep. 4 – Alexa’s Big Lady Balls

This week Justin and Ben are joined by Justin’s brother, Matthew (#nepotism), to discuss how men and women are catered to differently by media, how smart technology and Big Data are getting dangerously close to ruling our lives, and a they get into a deeper dive of the new Star Trek show.

Show Notes:
Amazon Echo Show
Game of Thrones S7 Trailer
Venom Movie
Dark Universe Announced
Justice League Dark movie loses Doug Liman
Star Trek: Discovery Episode Order Extended

Hosts:
Justin – @Zero_Score
Ben – @MarvelousIggy

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Matthew – @Wizard_Wizzle

Charged Up Ep. 3: Artsy Sci-Fi Dong

The War Against Penis

Justin and Ben are joined by Justin’s fiance Brooke to discuss how art style can affect enjoyability of an animated show, the double standard when it comes to nudity in modern media, and what makes sci-fi good. They also analyze a handful of upcoming TV trailers and a cover few other bits of TV news.
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Charged Up Ep. 2 – Movies Are Getting Sexier

 

Welcome to Week 2! This time, Justin and Ben are joined by Jake (not from State Farm) to discuss how the movie industry is changing, and how review and MPAA rating systems should maybe change to match them. We also talk about the Hellboy reboot and the announcement that Deadpool is getting a TV show, and then wrap up with a deep dive of the whole NowThisNerd/SourceFedNerd debacle.

Charged Up Podcast Episode 1: Disney Owns the World

Justin and Ben are joined by our very own Elvia (@fishing4cookie) to discuss the joy of comic conventions, how progressive the 70s X-Men comics were, the logistics of a Five Nights at Freddy’s movie, and how Disney/Marvel is quickly taking over the world with their slate of upcoming movies and TV shows.

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