Geek Shall Inherit Episode 038 – Back In the Saddle Again
September 11, 2012

After taking the month of August off (but only 2 weeks without any new content) Daniel and Jason are back, tanned, rested and ready to talk about all the latest goings on in the realm of toys, movies, TV and all of pop culture. A lot has happened in the weeks we last sat down together, so we have a lot of ground to cover in this hour.

 

In this episode we cover:

  • -What we did while we were away (Or “What I did on my Summer Vacation).
  • - Jason got a dud Bat-signal.
  • - Daniel devours Sons of Anarchy.
  • - Doctor Who premiere, new season and gearing up for the 50th anniversary.
  • - Dark Knight Returns part 1 cast announcements and rumors.
  • - Joss Whendon is on board for Avengers 2.
  • - Hugh Laurie is out and Michael Keaton is in the new Robocop.
  • - WB to release third ‘Hobbit‘ July 18, 2014 Second ‘Hobbit’ pic now titled ‘The Desolation of Smaug.’
  • - HBO Picks up ‘Family Tree‘ new show from the mind of Chris Guest, starring Chris O’Dowd.
  • - League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ‘Century 2009′ comic ( a trip and a half…)
  • - Jason got sent a special extended edition of ‘The Shark Is Still Working’ JAWS documentary .

All that and much more! So pull up your podcast stool, sit down and have a listen here or on itunes!!

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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