Better Worlds

A podcast exploring geek culture across mediums.

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22: A Fistful of Followup

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Our followup list got long, so we decided to do our first all-followup episode. Which turned into a small amount of followup surrounded by conversation ranging from game shows to board games, Lord of the Rings to Destiny 2, and weapons of mass destruction to… sports?

There’s also a little bit of spoiler-free trailer talk on Pacific Rim: Uprising, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Justice League.


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Items discussed

  • The intersection of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, color theory, and Lord of the Rings
  • Geckos
  • Supreme Leader Stoat
  • Does this show really need an intro?
  • That time that U2 had a beautiful idea and got carried away
  • Explaining jokes
  • Are Millennials killing podcast introductions?
  • History’s greatest monsters
  • Finland Fact
  • Kinetic bombardment
  • All the sports we played in college and elementary school
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Kickball?
    • Finger jousting
  • Trevor won money playing chess
  • This Week In Destiny 2: Iron Banner edition
  • The Ministry of Silly Walks
  • New Pacific Rim: Uprising trailer (NO SPOILERS)
  • New Justice League trailer (NO SPOILERS)
    • The Fastball Special
  • New Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer (NO SPOILERS)

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