Geek Shall Inherit Episode 047 – I Hope I Don’t Have a Skyfall!
November 12, 2012

Don’t you just love technology? Guess where I’m posting this episode from… give up? An airplane! I’m hurdling through the sky, but I’m still able to post a new episode of Geek Shall Inherit. But that’s also why I mention in the title that I DON’T want a Skyfall in this instance!

Don’t forget we are almost to episode 50 so if you have any idea, topics or suggestions make sure you get them to us ASAP!

And hey! What do you you know – Today as I write this we passed the 7000 “like” mark on our Facebook page, so thanks to everyone on that! Now, who’s up for 8000? Spread the word! Phone the neighbors and wake the kids. It’s an all new GSi!

In this episode we discuss:
Battlestar Galactic Blood & Chrome on Machinima Prime/You Tube
– Daniel picked up the new TRU exclusive Star Wars Speeder bike (finally on model) and last wave of vintage style figures.
– Lots of new casting news: Frank Grillo as Crossbones in new Cap Am Movie, Jamie Fox as Electro in Spider-Man 2, Mark Walberg in Transformers 4 and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson doing new Hercules movies.
– Man of Steel opens June 14th (will be in 3-D)
– Jason’s Skyfall plans and the Connery cameo we ALMOST got.
– World War Z trailer
David Tennant on Clone Wars
– Star Wars Angry Birds is out now
– Jason’s Douglas Adams kick
– Episode VII rumors – Harrison ford coming back for “Death of Han” and directors.
– On Halloween Daniel found out he had a famous neighbor.
– New 52 Justice League of America #1 will have 52 variant covers.
– Room 237 doc on The Shining.
– TRU Exclusive Christmas Gizmo from NECA.
Jonathan Coulton Christmas CD

All that and more on an all new episode of GSi!

You can listen to it 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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