Robots Attack 102

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On this week’s show the Humans(Joe, Caleb, & Jason) discuss: Energy skyscrapers, old/new Golden Gate Shipwreck, 9 more DC movies, and water built the pyramids? Plus, new Call of Duty info and is Aereo helping or stealing TV?!

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Show Notes for 05/1/2014

# New Releases

In Theaters:

1. The Amazing Spider Man 2 (PG-13)
2. Walk of Shame (R)
A reporter’s dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.

Video Games:  

1. The Amazing Spider Man 2 ( 3DS, iPhone/iPad, PC, PlayStation 3/4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)
The Amazing Spider-Man, this all-new third-person action-adventure video game builds on the story of the previous game with an alternative take on the events of the upcoming movie, while also giving players an enhanced, free-roaming web-slinging experience through a greatly expanded New York City.
2. Child of Light ( PC, PlayStation 3/ 4, Wii U, Xbox 360/X1)
A digital download, 2D side-scrolling role-playing game inspired by the art style of Studio Ghibli.
3. Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within ( PlayStation 3/4, PlayStation Vita,
These four tables are Han Solo, Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars Pinball: Droids, and Star Wars Pinball: Masters of the Force.
4. Dustforce (360, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita)
players stylishly flow through precarious environments, sweeping up dust, leaves, trash and slime. The cleaners face off against the fourSprites who are determined to make a mess of the whole world

Music:

1. Midnight Sun – The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger
The latest release from the duo of Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl was self-produced (except for one Mark Ronson-produced track) and mixed by Dave Fridmann.
2. Hendra – Ben Watt
The first solo release for the co-founder of Everything But the Girl since 1983’s North Marine Drive features contributions from Bernard Butler, David Gilmour, and Tracey Thorn.
3. May – Broken Twin
This is the debut full-length release from Danish singer-songwriter Majke Voss Romm.
4. Get Back – Pink Mountaintops
The fourth full-length release for the Canadian band led by Stephen McBean was produced by Joe Cardomone with contributions from such artists as Daniel Allaire, Rob Barbato, Gregg Foreman, Stephen Kille, and J Mascis.

DVD/Blu-Ray:

* The Legend of Hercules – Blu/DVD – The son of Zeus and mortal queen has a destiny beyond his knowledge. But all he really wants in life is the live with one true love. Which will win out, love or destiny?
* Escape from Tomorrow – Blu/DVD – While visiting Walt Disney World with his family Jim becomes infatuated with a pair of young french women. Will he save himself, his family and his marriage? This film is known for being shot guerrilla style on location at Disney World and Walt Disney World hotel.
* Labor Day – Blu/DVD – A teen is forced into the role of being head of the house, while navigating adolescence and caring for his mother. One Labor Day weekend their lives are changed forever when the offer hospitality to a man who turns out to be an escaped convict.
* The Rocket – DVD – A Laotian boy is believed to be bad luck, he’s out to prove this belief unfounded. To do so he and two friends cross their homeland, and it’s deep legacy of war, all to reach the Rocket Festival where he hopes his entry will show that his luck curse is broken.

Comics:

### DC:

* He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #12 – He-Man captured! This leaves Teela and their allies to push back the evil that threatens to engulf their planet. It’s now up to issue twelve so seems to be doing something right, and it has Dan Abnett as the writer, so that’s a good thing.

### Marvel:

* Silver Surfer #2 – The fate of the universe turns upon … a girl’s lunch? The Surfer’s existence is threatened by the Never Queen. Art by Michael Allred … they had me a Allred.

### Dark Horse:

* Captain Midnight #10 – Captain Midnight has finally found his old sidekick, but Helios, a teleporting assassin, is making the reunion … complicated.

### IDW:

* Dexter’s Laboratory #1 (of 4) – Dexter is back! And he has a new experiment that will show all his supreme extent of his his intelligence! As long as Dee Dee keeps out of his lab.

### Image:

* Starlight #1 – Duke McQueen once saved the universe. Then he came back home and became a family man. Now his children have grown and moved away, and his wife has passed on, leaving Duke with just his memories. But a distant world’s distress call for the once great hero for one last mission!

 News:

1.  BioShock gets an HD remake, sort of http://www.engadget.com/2014/04/30/bioshock-unreal-engine-4/

2.  9 more DC comic movies?! http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/04/29/warner-bros-may-be-developing-nine-more-dc-comics-films

3.  The Not-So-Crazy Plan to Build a Colossal Energy Skyscraper In Arizona http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/1UvriKIMX38/the-not-so-crazy-plan-to-build-a-colossal-energy-skyscr-1569874669

4.  Is this the end of Google Nexus?! http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/04/30/high-end-silver-smartphones-may-replace-googles-nexus-program

5. Rad new case for the iPhone that responds to the incoming notifications – https://www.yahoo.com/tech/this-case-uses-your-iphones-electromagnetic-energy-to-84227090964.html

6. Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/J6goN_ZmzTI/scientists-discovered-the-egyptian-secret-to-moving-hug-1569802879

7. Syfy developing TV miniseries “Ronin” http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/04/30/syfy-adapting-frank-millers-ronin

8. Roger Rabbit Star Bob Hoskins Dies at 71http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/04/30/super-mario-bros-actor-bob-hoskins-dies-at-71

9. Historical shipwreck near the Golden Gate Bridge rediscovered – http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/1888-shipwreck-rediscovered-under-golden-gate-bridge-n88021

Robot Story:

While not strictly robots it is bringing us closer to the singularity so there’s that – http://news.yahoo.com/michigan-man-among-1st-us-bionic-eye-070644446.html

Geek Talk: 

Comic biography of Andre the Giant -http://www.firstsecondbooks.com/books/new-book-andre-the-giant/

 The Core:

New Call of Duty info:

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/05/01/call-of-duty-2014-screenshot-shows-exoskeletons

http://www.destructoid.com/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-leaked-see-the-first-video-and-images-274126.phtml

Aereo helping build the future and why Caleb hopes the courts side with them – https://www.yahoo.com/tech/why-the-supreme-court-and-you-should-be-for-aereo-in-83522570863.html

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