Geek Speak 18: Council of Elrond

Hi there! Another episode of BRB Geek Speak is out for your lovely ear holes! Join Lauren, Mon and Alex as they navigate through weird things they find on the internet, great and not so great movies, exciting shooties and other general geekiness. Rick and Morty infected discussions from this episode are:

  • New Segment – Weird Find of The Week (better name recommendations are welcome) – – Say it in llama!
  • Star Wars Battlefront beta
  • Lauren suffered through Jupiter Ascending and you can read Diarmuid’s movie review here
  • Mon also took one for the team by watching Jack Reacher
  • Dramatic reading of The Martian by Aunty Alex  – spoiler warning time stamps – skip from 28.05-31.10
  • Sean Bean story from The Martian movie
  • Also Extra Life is happening on 7th of November! We will be participating in 24 hours gaming marathon that raises money for sick kids. Please check out our donation pages.
  • Listener’s question: What are our MCM plans? (Thanks, Will!)
  • Listener’s question: Coleman gives us a riddle (Dammit Coleman!) and Mon riddles him right back
  • Listener’s question: Which is better; Kylo Ren’s red lightsaber, or Destiny’s exotic sword that can deflect Sleeper Simulant and fire discs of lightning? (Thanks, Oli?..)
  • Listener’s question: In which game would we like to insert Mortal Combat’s fatality mechanic? (Thanks, Ceasis!)
  • Shoutouts to the lovely listeners!
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  1. saltysamx

    Great episode as always.

    As a fan of the Jack Reacher book series, I am in agreement that the movie Jack Reacher was a disappointment. Not to geek out too much, but the movie does not do a good job of giving a good back story on the “real” Reacher. In the books he is 6’5” and weights around 250lbs. They had to leave that portion out because well…Tom Cruse. The books pretty much describes him as being built like a brick house (seriously). He is a retired Army MP which is where he acquired all of his fighting/shooting skills.

    I really enjoy the books and they may be something to check out if you are ever looking for something to read. The book that this movie is based off of is called One Shot.

    Keep up the great work! Getting to listen to you ladies helps make my work day go faster.

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