Monthly Archives: September 2009

How’s that for a slice of toasted gold?

I was first introduced to the comedic stylings of Simon Pegg when I saw Shaun of the Dead back in 2004. I have since gone on to appreciate Pegg’s work in Spaced and Hot Fuzz. As I sat in the theater watching Shaun for the first time, I had no idea that within five years […]

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Episode 153 (9/28/09) – Pinball Wizards

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (49.9MB) On this week’s podcast we discuss many things, like the highs and lows of multiplayer Halo, the PSP Go, Halo 3 ODST, Mario & Luigi Bower’s Inside Story, Pinball Hall of Fame The Williams Collection, Cake Mania, Forza 3, Brutal Legend, Katamari Forever, Beatles Rock Band, Tales […]

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Yes, I know it’s spelled wrong, but…

How awesome is this? I had seen this sign up on my commute every day for months in San Francisco but only got a picture of it the day I drove out of the city. Well worth it, I think.

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More Candy!

And it’s not crazy-old candy this time. In fact, you should be able to find this stuff at a store near you (at least for the next month and a half or so). Halloween is almost a month away, so most stores should already have their candy-filled Halloween sections up and running. I always enjoy […]

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Episode 152 (9/21/09) – Birth Harder

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (52.3MB) This week! Games! Tweets! issues! Celebrity chatter! Internet Memes! Four hosts! And much more. Games discussed on this episode include Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story, Scribblenauts, Beatles Rock Band, Batman: Arkham Asylum, 1 vs. 100 Beta, Wii Sports Resort, Retro Game Challenge, Contra ReBirth, and more. […]

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I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party

You’ve heard us talk on the podcast about how awesome The Beatles: Rock Band is, but after spending more time with the game, I’m starting to find a few flaws. The main problem is that it’s lacking some of the group’s best songs. I know that three full albums have already been confirmed as downloadable […]

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Episode 151 (9/14/09) – Lucy in the Sky with Alien Nazi Batman Zombies

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (51.3MB) It’s a three-man podcast this week with CJ, Phil and Greg (Sewart). We talk a little bit about Penny Arcade Expo (and the flu/sickness that struck many of its attendees), The Beatles Rock Band, Batman Arkham Asylum, Uncharted, Mr. Driller W, Muramasa, Guitar Hero 5, Contra ReBirth, […]

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CJ guests on The Fanboys

On the way back from Penny Arcade Expo it just happened to work out that my fiancee Adrienne and I had a 5-hour layover in Salt Lake City, UT. Which made for the perfect amount of time to stop in and do some podcasting with The Fanboys — a fantastic podcast if you’ve never listened […]

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Today is September 9, 2009, and I celebrated by rushing out early this morning to pick up The Beatles Rockband. By a strange coincidence, when I pulled a t-shirt to wear out of my closet this morning, I happened to grab my Mega Man 9 shirt. Then, while driving to Best Buy to get my […]

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Episode 150 (9/07/09) – Odds, Ends, Bits n’ Bobs from PAX 2009

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (35.3MB) This week! Only one host and a bunch of guests. CJ goes to Penny Arcade Expo, brings his pocket recorder and records conversations with a couple people. That includes Patrick Klepek, David Ellis, Andrew Pfister, Jeremy Parish, Shane Bettenhausen and Kholdstare. Plus a bonus PAX-related voicemail from […]

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