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Dorking Out

The podcast for anyone who loves to dork out about pop culture. Every week, writer Sonia Mansfield (The Sonia Show, formerly of The San Francisco Examiner, EON Magazine, IF Magazine, Assignment X and Cinescape) and podcaster Margo D. (Book Vs. Movie, Best Neighbors, Fit Bottomed Girls, Not Fade Away) dork out about everything entertainment, including movies, TV, podcasts and any other topics that strike their fancy.
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Jul 19, 2016
Bustin' Makes Us Feel Good Edition

In this week’s episode we share our GHOSTBUSTERS review and discuss whether our childhoods are ruined? After that we’ll be talking about the best STAR TREK book ever written. Chris will try to explain. And POKEMON GO - Modern cyber zombie virus, or simple fun game old people are losing their minds about? All that, and our favorite headlines of the week, where we talk about the Emmys, and the late, great director of DIE HARD. (no, he’s not dead, but you’ll wish he was after what he says about modern action movies).

 

Topic 1: Review, Ghostbusters (2016)

Sony affirms more GHOSTBUSTERS movies underway

Ivan Reitman says next GHOSTBUSTERS will connect to 1984 film?

Might Sony’s plans for GHOSTBUSTERS movies go the way of their SPIDER-MAN movies?

 

Topic 2: The Fifty-Year Mission, The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of STAR TREK

Audiobook: The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years

Hardcover: The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years

 

Topic 3: What did I miss? What it’s like to miss a cultural phenomena. This time, Pokemon Go! With senior youth correspondent Aaron Rice

 

Our Favorite Headlines of the Week

Game Of Thrones and People vs OJ Lead The Emmy Nominations

John McTiernan calls MAD MAX: FURY ROAD ‘corporate product’, hates on comic book movies

Jul 11, 2016

Topics for Episode 003: 1). We’re talking about the big new player on the prestige TV landscape, HBO’s THE NIGHT OF, 2). The strange developments with Mr. Sulu in the new STAR TREK movie and 3). The latest installment of YOU’RE DEAD TO ME, Chris talks about the movie he hates most of all.

 

Our Favorite Headline Headlines

Captain Kirk almost fought Jesus Christ in STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE

Pixar getting out of the sequel business? Kind of...

Pixar president talks about getting studio out of it’s run of sequels

 

Topic 1: THE NIGHT OF, and the state of prestige TV

HBO’s new drama, The Night Of

 

Topic 2: Studios spoiling their own movies

Studios spoiling their own movies now: Sulu is gay. See it when STAR TREK: BEYOND opens in two weeks

Batman v Superman - most of their marketing

Ghostbusters trailer - Possess Chris Hemsworth, Stay Pufft Marshmellow Man

 

Topic 3 - Segment - You’re Dead to Me: Chris bashes BATMAN AND ROBIN

Chris lays out why 1998’s BATMAN AND ROBIN is the worst studio movie of his life.

 

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Jul 4, 2016

Dorking Out Episode 002, wherein Sonia and Chris talk about Steven Spielberg's new movie, The BFG, Sonia bashes MEET THE PARENTS and we chat our favorite movies for the 4th of July.

Our Favorite Headlines:

Headline News

James Cameron talks STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Han Solo… solo film best STAR WARS script yet?

 

Topic 1: In honor of Steven Spielberg’s THE BFG hitting theaters on July 1, we could pick our favorite and least favorite Spielberg movies

BFG - A movie too well intentioned to be hated, but by far Spielberg’s worst film

Chris’ Spielberg Favorites: E.T.: THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE 3RD KIND, SCHINDLER’S LIST

Sonia’s Spielberg Favorites: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Least Favorite Spielberg: THE LOST WORLD

 

Topic 2: You’re Dead to Me

Sonia sounds off on MEET THE PARENTS

 

Topic 3: Why Should I Listen to You, the 4th of July Edition

Chris’ picks: APOLLO 13 and MALCOLM X

Sonia’s picks: MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON and ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN

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Jun 28, 2016

Dorking Out Show Episode 001: 06-27-2016

After our test shows, we decided to stick with three topics. We may bring back our headline news portion. We shall see. For now, you can find them in our DORKING OUT NEWSLETTER

 

Topic 1: Status Check: Epic scale storytelling and the GAME OF THRONES season 6

 

Topic 2: Our favorite lies: A talk about trailers

STAR TREK BEYOND 1st trailer

GHOSTBUSTERS trailers

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE final trailer

STAR WARS EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE teaser

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - Trailer 1

MINORITY REPORT Trailer

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY Trailer

 

Teaser trailer for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Teaser trailer for THE FORCE AWAKENS



Topic 3: Awful movies we love, and a quick review of Independence Day: Resurgence

Chris - Independence Day, Pearl Harbor, Moonraker, Octopussy, Star Trek: Generations, Karate Kid 2, Red Dawn, Dragnet, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Most Godzilla movies, most Roland Emmerich movies

http://letterboxd.com/jettjergens/films/by/rating/page/1/

 

Sonia’s awful movies: The Phantom Menace, Grease 2, Footloose, Breakin’, Billy Madison/Happy Gilmore/Tommy Boy, From Dusk Til Dawn

 

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