Geek Speak 105: ROAAAAAR!

Hi there!

On this episode of Geek Speak, Alex learns she should drink coffee in the mornings, Jo still has strong morning opinions and Diarmuid patiently explains Destiny 2 to his co-host noobs. Also, there is movie news, musical chairs of directors, update on Joker things and other awesome geeky stuff.

We ramble about:

  • Time-Waster of the Week: Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed by Pop Culture Detective
  • More Images of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft
  • Star Wars: Episode IX Parts with Director Colin Trevorrow
  • Quick Update: Jared Leto is Also Confused About Joker in DC-verse
  • Jared Leto’s interview here
  • South Park: The Fractured but Whole Game Changes Difficulty Level Based on Skin Colour
  • Destiny 2
  • Tin Star
  • (WARNING! Some minor Game of Thrones season 7 things have slipped into out discussion about Tin Star, to avoid then, skip from 50.40 to 51.30)
  • Strike, the Cuckoo’s Calling

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Comments

  1. StealthyJoe

    Awesome show as always, I am so excited about south park, really liked it since it first came out, I am not up to date with the latest seasons but still watch it sometimes. This difficult slider is so south park and it is right for this current political (especially for American) situations.

  2. I’ve gotten so old that when I hear about new movies, I try and figure out how they could be good. I see the Joker movie kind of like Dunkirk. You dump all the past “origin” stories for the Joker into one movie, and follow each around. The gangster boss Jack Napier, the failed comedian, a member of the Red Hood gang, the Ace Chemical employee, and the key is you have it all center around the rise of “The Joker” but never show which one actually becomes the Clown Prince of Crime.

  3. stingo

    I’m very much liking Destiny 2. It seems like more of the same (Destiny) but with some story wrapped around it. I don’t need a big motivation for a quest, but it is nice to some kind of justification other than shooting all the things.

  4. Alex

    The Q?! said
    I’ve gotten so old that when I hear about new movies, I try and figure out how they could be good. I see the Joker movie kind of like Dunkirk. You dump all the past “origin” stories for the Joker into one movie, and follow each around. The gangster boss Jack Napier, the failed comedian, a member of the Red Hood gang, the Ace Chemical employee, and the key is you have it all center around the rise of “The Joker” but never show which one actually becomes the Clown Prince of Crime.  

    If that would be actually what they do for the Joker origin movie, I would be 100% on board. However, I fear, they will take the usual Super Heroes template and pick one story and go with it.

    stingo said
    I’m very much liking Destiny 2. It seems like more of the same (Destiny) but with some story wrapped around it. I don’t need a big motivation for a quest, but it is nice to some kind of justification other than shooting all the things.  

    There is a lot I enjoy about Destiny, but there is also a lot I don’t care for or find particularly special. From what I hear from other game’s critics and friends playing the game, I am very much in a minority. Maybe I am just not an MMO player.

    StealthyJoe said
    Awesome show as always, I am so excited about south park, really liked it since it first came out, I am not up to date with the latest seasons but still watch it sometimes. This difficult slider is so south park and it is right for this current political (especially for American) situations.  

    Thanks! Yeah, I thought it was very clever and on point too.

  5. stingo

    Re: The BRB Geek Speak Playlist… I can’t unhear Weird Al Yankovic when listening to Jo’s Anthem Part Two.

     

    @alex – Have you played a conventional MMO like Warcraft?

  6. Alex

    stingo said
    @alex – Have you played a conventional MMO like Warcraft?  

    Nope, Destiny 2 was my first. I tried Elder Scrolls for like two hot minutes, but that’s it.

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