Vicarious · December 17, 2015 07: Not About Star Wars
Welcome to Episode 7 of Vicarious! This episode, we talk about a bunch of things, including Just Cause 3, Under the Dome, Nathan For You, the All-New All-Different Marvel, and a little bit about the original Star Wars films. We had a blast discussing this stuff and hope you enjoy listening!
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iTunes. If you'd like to chat, you can find us on Twitter at @vicarious_fm, or you can join our Slack team! Show Notes 1:11 - Just Cause 3 2:02 - Just Cause 3's highs, lows and rocket-propelled wildlife 2:10 - Just Cause 3 Lunar Lander Car 2:56 - Batman: Arkham Knight, Assassin's Creed: Syndicate, Far Cry 4 5:05 - The Last of Us 5:21 - A.I. Artificial Intelligence 6:27 - Spielberg Explains Ending of A.I. Artificial Intelligence 7:16 - Haley Joel Osment 7:28 - Nathan For You 7:36 - Editor's Note: Joshua was harsh on Marshall for watching Survivor a couple episodes ago in 05: The Show About Nothing. 8:05 - "There are dozens of us! Dozens!" from Arrested Development 8:38 - Gordon Ramsay 8:43 - Starbucks responds to Dumb Starbucks in L.A. 9:12 - Restaurant: Impossible and Hotel Hell 12:48 - Editor's Note: The two episodes of Nathan For You that Joshua recommends: Electronics Store and Private Investigator/Taxi Company 12:55 - *Editor's Note: Both Bryn and Marshall are referencing the web series Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? 13:13 - Trials of Osiris in Destiny 13:27 - Sparrow Racing 14:27 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer 14:40 - Jar Jarth Vader 14:49 - Star Wars: Retold (by someone who hasn't seen it) 16:56 - Darth Jar Jar is Kylo Ren's boss 17:52 - Lucasfilm invited fans waiting in line to attend Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere and after party 18:02 - Editor's Note: It looks like The Force Awakens was never planned to be test screened by focus groups, and yes, that's a good thing. 18:45 - Editor's Note: The leaked script that Bryn read seems to have been taken down, but he says this spoileriffic synopsis (if you're curious) is mostly accurate. 19:10 - Editor's Note: We'll put Bryn's list of rad The Force Awakens links in the show notes for next episode :) 19:30 - Editor's Note: The Force Awakens now has a score of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes. 20:23 - @Fwiz's tweet about the Star Wars oranges 20:55 - Covergirl Star Wars Limited Edition The Super Sizer Mascara 21:07 - Star Wars-themed traffic warnings appear in 4 states 21:32 - Star Trek Beyond trailer 21:44 - Justin Lin directed The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, and Fast & Furious 6 21:50 - Simon Pegg 22:43 - Beastie Boys - Sabotage 22:45 - The car over a cliff scene featuring "Sabotage" from the 2009 Star Trek reboot 22:49 - Star Trek (2009) trailer 23:01 - Willam Shatner "Sabataage" 23:24 - Editor's Note: As you can hear in the audio clip above, Shatner's actual reply is "I don't say 'sabotage.' You say 'sabotage.' I say 'sabataage.'" 24:00 - Star Trek Beyond trailer to screen before Star Wars: The Force Awakens 24:07 - Independence Day: Resurgence trailer 24:14 - Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum 24:34 - Editor's Note: Marshall said Bill Paxton, but he meant Bill Pullman. He always confuses the two." 24:40 - Independence Day 25:34 - Editor's Note: Bryn is referencing Pacific Rim. 26:00 - Wild Wild West 26:17 - Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Name Newborn Son Saint West 26:23 - Under the Dome 26:28 - Editor's Note: By "Siracusaing," Bryn is referring to John Siracusa, who usually does a "follow-up" segment at the beginning of each episode of the podcasts he appears on. 26:32 - Amazon Video app 26:58 - Editor's Note: We eventually figure out that it's called X-Ray. 27:59 - Google Photos 28:18 - Shazam 28:41 - Amazon Fire TV Stick 28:45 - Transparent 28:58 - Under the Dome novel 29:43 - Lost 29:45 - Damon Lindelof 29:48 - Editor's Note: Jack Bender did indeed work on both Lost and Under the Dome, and Steven Spielberg was indeed an executive producer on the latter. 30:51 - A Song of Ice and Fire 32:17 - Editor's Note: Under the Dome was indeed on CBS. 32:23 - A Surface tablet with the red keyboard cover 32:31 - The NFL Can't Stop Calling Microsoft Surface an iPad 34:53 - Editor's Note: As far as Marshall is concerned, Column View is the only way to fly. 35:12 - Secret Wars 35:17 - Secret Invasion and Civil War 35:20 - Civil War (2015) 35:45 - All-New All-Different Marvel 35:52 - All-New X-Men (2012-2015) 36:16 - Spider-Gwen (2015-) 36:36 - Editor's Note: Spider-Gwen's first appearance is in Spider-Verse (2015) #1. 36:45 - Scarlet Witch (2015-) and The Ultimates 36:54 - Avengers: Age of Ultron 37:47 - Daredevil (2015-) 37:54 - Doctor Strange (2015-) 38:04 - Doctor Strange: The Oath 38:31 - Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man (2014-2015) 38:37 - Spidey (2015-) 39:01 - Invincible Iron Man (2015-) 39:15 - Guardians of the Galaxy (2015-) 39:22 - J'son (Earth-616) 39:26 - Jason Derulo 39:29 - Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015-) 39:33 - Devil Dinosaur by Jack Kirby 40:04 - X-23 aka Laura Kinney 41:00 - Editor's Note: By Earth-1738, Marshall is pun-referencing Marvel's Earth-616 and Fetty Wap's squad Remy Boyz 1738. 41:05 - Battleworld 41:32 - Jonathan Hickman 41:40 - Marvel Unlimited 41:45 - Comixology 41:58 - Venom: Space Knight (2015-) 42:02 - Venom 42:05 - Editor's Note: Marshall is kinda right. The primary pronunciation of symbiote is "SIM-bee-ote," but the secondary is "SIM-by-ote." 42:36 - Flash Thompson 42:46 - Lawful Good vs. Chaotic Evil 43:06 - Venom in Space Knight form 43:27 - Agent Venom appears in Venom (2011-2013) 43:57 - All-New Hawkeye (2015-) 44:00 - Matt Fraction's Hawkeye (2012-2015) 44:02 - Angela: Queen of Hel (2015-) 44:13 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: Angela 44:50 - Agent Colson 45:54 - New 52 46:13 - Oracle 47:09 - Star Wars (A New Hope) was released on May 25, 1977 47:42 - The Matrix 48:46 - Editor's Note: The script for The Empire Strikes Back was rewritten by Lawrence Kasdan (who also directed it) and Leigh Brackett. 49:14 - Carrie Fisher and Ben Burtt 49:22 - Jabba's Palace Song: Lapti Nek (the original) vs. Jedi Rocks (from the post-1997 remaster 50:11 - Star Wars: Despecialized Edition 50:19 - Jabba's at Tatooine - Original Cut 50:54 - The Sound of Music and Citizen Kane 52:12 - Aftermath, Lost Stars, Moving Target, Smuggler's Run, The Weapon of a Jedi, Shattered Empire, Battlefront 52:46 - The Hunger Games novels 53:30 - "Just because we danced in the forest..." 53:59 - The Star Wars galaxy 55:28 - Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 56:18 - Darth Vader Secret Revealed to 8-Year-Old 56:42 - "No, I am your father." 56:47 - Editor's Note: Based on what Joshua is saying here, we think he means Episode V, not VI. 57:00 - The Machete order 57:18 - Shmi Skywalker Lars 57:23 - Smee from Peter Pan 58:02 - "So wizard" 58:06 - "Yippee" 58:34 - "Not just the men, but the women and the children, too." 59:13 - Editor's Note: It's called "The Machete Order" because the idea was first introduced by a site called Absolutely No Machete Juggling. Makes sense. 59:19 - Machete 1:00:02 - Sword Art Online and Pokémon