Geek Shall Inherit Episode 053 – Not a Creature Was Stirring… (Plus Batmobile Interviews Part 3)
December 25, 2012

geekSHALLinheritXmasMerry Christmas Eve and Happy Holidays everyone! We hope that most of you get to enjoy some time off with your loved ones this week. And if Christmas isn’t your bent we welcome you to Winter and hope you get some good Chinese food this week! So, gather up your family, make some cocoa, get in your jammies, put a fire in the fireplace, sit back and listen to a very special holiday edition of ‘Geek Shall Inherit.

We got word from iTunes that no new podcasts would be added this week until roughly December 28th, so for the next few days Episode 053 is exclusive to the website.

Thank you to TV’s Chris Tallman for the special intro this week. Stick around after the final credits of this episode, there might just be a bonus Easter Egg…. wait, and Easter Egg on Christmas? What?

In this episode we discuss:

  • - Jason and Daniel have their Christmas gift exchange
  • - New modern take on “Zorro” called “Z” coming to USA network.
  • - Daniel Saw ‘The Hobbit’ in Imax 3-D FFR on opening weekend and gives you his spoiler free thoughts.
  • - Jason was seeing ‘The Hobbit’ over the weekend with his mom.
  • - Daniel saw the new new 9 minute Star Trek Into Darkness trailer.
  • - Glenn Mazzara Leaving ‘The Walking Dead’ after Season 3.
  • - New 2013 Lego sets already hitting TRUs.
  • - ‘Back to the Future‘ Lego coming.
  • - The Celebration VI C-3PO cereal eating contest video
  • - The Four Horsemen announce the new Power Lords line.
  • - BBC releases a picture of new Tardis interior. Looks more like classic Tardis.
  • - There a new PC case that looks like a Tardis.
  • - The Doctor Who Christmas special is coming Christmas Day.
  • - Titan Merchandise’s “Titan” Dr. Who vinyl figures.
  • - Daniel opens up the new Jonnathan Coulton Christmas album deluxe boxed set.
  • - Excellent BBC doc on YouTube on Squeeze, called ‘Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours’.
  • -The last of our Batmobile interviews – Jeff Dunham . yes, THAT Jeff Dunham.

You can listen to the episode here.  It will be up on iTunes later this week (about the 28th).   You can also see the gallery of things we talk about at this link.

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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