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Geekery in General 252: Black Mirror S4E1-USS Callister

April 14, 2020 @ 7:15 pm

Al and Chad kick off season 4 of Black Mirror with a look at USS Callister.

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Geekery in General 241: Black Mirror S3E1-Nosedive

October 10, 2019 @ 2:49 am

Al and Chad are back to continue their discussion and over-analysis of the Black Mirror series!

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Geekery in General 238: Black Mirror S2E3 The Waldo Moment

June 7, 2019 @ 1:39 am

Al and Chad take a look at the last regular episode of Black Mirror's second season.

WARNING: Some adult language and politics ahead.

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GiG Quickie: Star Wars 9 Teaser Trailer

April 13, 2019 @ 5:51 pm

Al takes a quick look at the newly released teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode 9.

CORRECTION: I mention Tatooine being in the Empire Strikes Back. I meant to say Return of the Jedi. I dock myself 15 points of Geek Cred.

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Geekery in General 230: Black Mirror S2E2-White Bear

March 26, 2019 @ 1:06 am

Al and Chad review the next episode in Black Mirror's second season. We also discuss the message we think this episode has on technology, crime, punishment, and social interactions.

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Geekery in General 228: Black Mirror S2E1 Be Right Back

March 13, 2019 @ 1:15 am

Al and Chad kick off season 2 of Black Mirror with Be Right Back, an episode that explores the theme of grief and artificial intelligence.

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Geekery in General 227: Black Mirror S1E3-The Entire History of You

February 24, 2019 @ 6:25 pm

WARNING: This episode contains discussion of mature and sexual topics. Listener discretion is advised.

Chad returns to help Al discuss the last episode of Black Mirror's first season. We discuss the episode "The Entire History of You" as well as the implications that the technology of this episode could have in real life.

Editor's note: There are a couple of places where we were having some audio issues. I worked around them the best I could.

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Geekery in General 220: Black Mirror-White Christmas

December 23, 2018 @ 3:10 pm

Al and Chad move ahead in their review of the Black Mirror series by taking a look at the last episode of season 2. Why are we doing this now? We'd look pretty stupid reviewing a Christmas episode in February, wouldn't we?

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Geekery in General 218: Black Mirror-15 Million Merits

December 10, 2018 @ 11:26 pm

Al and Chad move on to the next episode of Black Mirror: 15 Million Merits. Both hosts agree this episode was better written than episode 1. We also discuss the message we think this episode is trying to make in regards to reality TV and modern life.

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Geekery in General 217: Black Mirror - The National Anthem

November 28, 2018 @ 11:29 pm

Al and Chad start their review of the Netflix series Black Mirror. Season 1, Episode 1: The National Anthem.

WARNING: This episode deals with mature and potentially offensive subject matter. Listener discretion advised.

CORRECTION: We mention a story about a CNN reporter covering a hurricane and mistakenly name him as Jim Acosta. It was actually Anderson Cooper (https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/anderson-cooper-hurricane/).

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