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The Best of the Podcast 2011-2012

We recently won our first award for the podcast, the Crashy Awards from PodCRASH with That Chris Gore Podcast Awards 2012!

So I decided to go through all 80+ of our past episodes and pick and choose some of the “Best Of” from 2011-2012. This is especially great for people who are tuning in on our website for the first time and is wondering where they should start.

Here are the Top 6 episodes that you should listen to and get a feel of what we podcast about.

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GEEK LIFE: Summer is Almost Over, the Sun Ain’t So Bad

An excuse to put a photo of JGL on the website.

Summer 2012 is winding down, can you believe it? Earlier this month, I said I can’t believe it’s August already… and now the month is over! There are plenty of blogs out there putting out a list of things-to-do before the summer ends. I figured, I’ll put my own personal spin on a list to share with my fellow Lady and Non-Lady Geeks. So, what should you do before the summer is over? Here are a few ideas.

1: Catch up with Television. The new Fall Season is going to premiere very soon and you’ll be that much more behind with shows. Time to catch up. I am personally trying to finish The Vampire Diaries season 3 and I really should go ahead and watch the last few episodes of Supernatural. I’m a bad fan (sad face).

2: Watch Premium Rush. Josepth Gordon-Levitt movies… enough said.

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Geek Pride Day

Today is Geek Pride Day.

Why today? According to the Wikipedia entry, the “date was chosen to commemorate the release of the first Star Wars film, A New Hope on 25 May 1977.” Fair enough.

Defective Geeks/Lady Geek Photoshoot

I can’t speak for my fellow Defective Geekers but I didn’t do anything special to celebrate since I was at work for most of the day. I celebrated by existing and having my fine self just be the geek I am. That’s enough, right? Insert winky emoticon here. I’ll probably stay in my home tonight and watch a Batman movie or two, while eating a bag of chips. Although I’ve been feeling a little bloated lately, I might lay off the salt. Anyways.

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Andrea Lewis’s Top 5 Best Couples in Degrassi: The Next Generation

So for giggles, I asked Andrea Lewis who she thought were the top 5 best couples in Degrassi: The Next Generation.  The list below might be short but I think Andrea tells us why these relationships were the most memorable.

When you’re done reading, comment below and tell us who are your favorite couples were on Degrassi.


Read the interview: Andrew Lewis of ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’

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My Squish List

I’ve had a few conversations with friends where a celebrity’s name crops up and the friend would say “Oh he/she’s totally on my list.” It seems many people have lists in their heads of people, usually celebrities, that they’d like to sleep with.

Being a bit of a prude, I’ve never had anything like that in my head. Instead, I have a list of people I’d like to hug or “squish”. And not in a creepy way. They’re just celebrities I’m a fan of and they seem like genuinely nice people. The hug would mostly be to just thank them for making films that I love and that make me happy. So, here’s my squish list:

1. Colin Firth

Incredibly, it’s not because he’s played Mr Darcy more than anyone else on the planet. It’s because he has the sweetest, shy smile and he seems like such a nice man.

2. Paul Bettany

I honestly don’t know why, I just like him. I think it was Knight’s Tale, when he was Chaucer, and I loved the coat he wore. I’m such a push-over for great looking coats.

3. Brendan Fraser

It’s because he is Rick in the Mummy. He was Indiana Jones and Han Solo rolled up into one. Who wouldn’t want to hug that?

4. Jason Isaacs

He seems to always play bad guys, but it was when he was Mr Darling in Peter Pan that I just wanted to hug him. He looked like a kicked puppy.


5. Mr Bingley

Not any actor who played him, just the character. He’s so happy and nice, and he puts up with all the shit Darcy does. I just want to hug him.

6. Hugo Weaving

He’s also on the list of people that I could listen to forever. I love his voice. I wasn’t that taken with him in The Matrix or LOTR, it was V for Vendetta that did it. He just acted the hell out of that character and he didn’t even have a face to move! How amazing is that? Hugs all around for him.

7. Sam Neill

I cried when *spoiler* he dies at the end of Hunt for Red October. CRIED. I wanted to hug him and let him live in Montana with a pick up truck. Damn Commies killing Sam Neill!

8. Tim Curry

Who WOULDN’T want to hug Tim Curry? Everything he does becomes awesome because he’s in it. That, and he did the audio books for The Abhorsen Trilogy, my absolutely favourite fantasy trilogy. So, he goes on the people I could listen to forever list, too.

9. Colleen Atwood

This woman does THE most amazing costume designs. I will actually put on films she’s made just to look at the costumes. Just looking at them makes me happy.

10. William Powell

He’s not around any more, but he gets a mental hug. He is everything that is great about black and white films. Watch My Man Godfrey and The Thin Man. He’s line delivery is amazing and he just seems lovely.

And how many men do you know that can get away with that mustache? Hmm?