Ned to The Third Power Live
This is a report for the live edition of Nerd To The Third Power which aired February 28th, 2010. All times are Eastern Standard time.
- 6:40 PM: After some technical difficulties, the show starts.
- 6:41 PM: Going start with MarzGurl. No intro.
- 6:42 PM: MarzGurl announced that she's going to do a segment for the podcast called Conwatch. Just information about conventions in general.
- 6:44 PM: Discussing the Animé explosion in North America.
- 6:47 PM: The rise of Animé is discussed.
- 6:58 PM: Kaylyn wishes cartoon wasn't seen as comic relief.
- 6:59 PM: Kaylyn will be on the first ep of the season!
- 7:00 PM: Bringing in Linkara and talking about what'll happen later.
- 7:01 PM: Discussing comics in the last ten years.
- 7:04 PM: Discussing how comic characters die and how it's become a running joke in comics.
- 7:06 PM: Talking about Marvel and House of M and the other big Marvel events.
- 7:12 PM: Thoughts on Independent comics. Glad it isn't just the big two.
- 7:14 PM: Discussing the rise of undead comics like zombie books.
- 7:17 PM: Brubaker's run on Captain America is discussed. Talking about Comic movies.
- 7:19 PM: Talking about Indie comics that became movies like "Road to Perdition".
- 7:20 PM: Technology improved in superhero movies.
- 7:22 PM: Writers brought on to consult on comic movies.
- 7:23 PM: How comics will evolve: Digital distribution.
- 7:26 PM: Talking about what's next for Linkara. He's reviewing X-Men #1 from 1991.
- 7:28 PM: More plans for Linkara: More reviews and Let's Plays.
- 7:29 PM: Next guest is 8 Bit Mickey.
- 7:32 PM: Discussing the last ten years in video games.
- 7:33 PM: Evolution of gaming. From the GBA to the DS and everything else.
- 7:39 PM: Talking about the wireless revolution and the Wii.
- 7:41 PM: Discussing if games are responsible for violence. Games have a rating for a reason.
- 7:43 PM: The online multiplayer revolution is discussed.
- 7:48 PM: DLC discussion.
- 7:50 PM: In game content discussion. The chat exploded in a series of heart icons.
- 7:54 PM: What's next for the Game Heroes? New set. New content. Breaking into the Animé scene. New design.
- 7:57 PM: Video Game as art? Mickey says yes.
- 7:59 PM: Bringing in ThatGuyWithTheGlasses and TheDudette
- 8:00 PM: Discussing the last ten years in movies
- 8:03 PM: Where are movies going? Doug says there was a explosion of special effects. There was a focus on that and not story. But, it's slowly coming back.
- 8:04 PM: Lindsay says it's hard to produce an indie flick due to the economy.
- 8:07 PM: Doug and Lindsay agree there's little to stop people from producing stuff aside from money.
- 8:10 PM: 5 Films do define the last decade. Doug: LOTR, Dark Knight, Matrix, Pixar movies and Where the wild things are. Lindsay: Matrix, LOTR, Batman Begins,
- 8:17 PM: 3D in film. They have to compete with HD. The revolution of television starts over again.
- 8:20 PM: Discussing the ratios in movies.
- 8:21 PM: Where are films going in the future? Lindsay says it's a battle between studio and Internet. As tech is available, there's going to be more competition.
- 8:23 PM: Talk about adaptations and the comeback of original movies.
- 8:27 PM: Discussing the reboots and tent-pole movies like Transformers.
- 8:30 PM: Changing originals like "Alice In Wonderland" and "Star Trek".
- 8:32 PM: What are the things in the past that'll be nostalgic in the future. "High School Musical" and "Twilight" will be remembered. "Harry Potter" too.
- 8:38 PM: What's next for NC and NChick? Doug: Failed Auditions, Two Year Anniversary vid, Flinstones movie. Lindsay: Documentaries.
- 8:40 PM: Oscar picks: Lindsay doesn't care. Doug picks "Hurt Locker".
- 8:46 PM: Discussing big names in movies.
- 8:47 PM: Directors they like to see go away. Schumaker, Weber
- 8:52 PM: Sequels of movies from 20 years ago is discussed. Some might say it's a remake. Sequel Vs Remake.
- 8:53 PM: Want to see Shiah LeBouf go away.
- 8:57 PM: Discussing the Captain America movie. How are they going to have Thor as a movie?
- 8:58 PM: Consensus on that there'll be good and bad movies later.
- 9:00 PM: Ask A Geek Segment is live after a five minute break.
- 9:12 PM: Calling in people for ask a geek.
- 9:15 PM: Deemah on the line. Asked how people got started. Dr. Gonzo said he grew up with gaming. Travis's gateway was introduced into comics when he was 5 or 6.
- 9:19 PM: New caller asks if the movies and video game industries are in a slump.
- 9:24 PM: Another caller asks how attitude toward animé changed.
- 9:26 PM: Benzaie told to go to bed.
- 9:28 PM: Exposure to Scifi? Star Wars/Star Trek.
- 9:29 PM: Pushing Up Roses called. What's the next step in games?
- 9:30 PM: Caller asks Cat about her opinion on the Gundam franchise.
- 9:33 PM: Richard Wesker calls in and asks about the Spidey reboot.
- 9:37 PM: Comics/Video games as reference material? Possible.
- 9:47 PM: Resuming taking calls
- 9:48 PM: Perfect game, comic or animé.
- 9:55 PM: Mother of Invention asked about game soundtracks and favs.
- 10:00 PM: Cferra calls in.
- 10:04 PM: Still taking callers and will answer questions in the chat.
- 10:16 PM: Dr. Gonzo said he's going to do a top 10 vid game list.
- 10:20 PM: Dr. Gonzo's background is discussed.
- 10:22 PM: Question about Naruto.
- 10:27 PM: Godzilla question.
- 10:31 PM: Question about the Y the Last Man movie.
- 10:34 PM: Asked what Animé Cat wants to see brought over.
- 10:40 PM: Asked about fav games.
- 10:42 PM: Asked about MMORPGs.
- 10:46 PM: Can educational games be successful? Yes. See Oregon Trail.
- 10:48 PM: Con plans.
- 10:52 PM: Ending the podcast and closing remarks.
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