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Category Archives: Movies

Frozen: The Alternative Ending

In which I write a much darker Frozen.

COTB 024 – Still Kickin

After another unplanned hiatus the basement geeks rejoin to much rejoicing and discuss everything they’d been holding off of for months. While bouncing back and forth between topics Carlos and Ben are able to keep the conversation from going completely off the rails.

COTB 022 – We live part 1

Carlos, Ben, and new permanent co-host JJ try to make up for lost time. In this first part of a two part series the basement geeks discuss all the recent summer block buster movies, including Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Stark Trek Into Darkness, Pacific Rim, The Lone Ranger, The Wolverine, and The Conjuring. […]

COTB 021 – The one year anniversary episode

Carlos and Ben celebrate their one year anniversary by recalling their epic weekend at ChimeraCon. After that they cover some interesting Kickstarter projects and discuss some recent movies before teasing the next episode regarding Bioshock Infinite.

COTB 020 – PAX, Kickstarter, and summer movies

Carlos and Ben give a shout out to their local gaming store before reviewing the Neverwinter beta and the upcoming MMOs from the PAX convention. Then they discuss the upcoming summer comic book movies and discuss Joss Whedon’s reaction to the Veronica Mars Kickstarter.

Review: Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon)

You might think that on a geek site like this, Joss Whedon would just get a pass. (1) But I’m a big fan of the bard’s Much Ado About Nothing- it’s my favorite Shakespeare play- and I really did enjoy the fairly extravagant Branagh version. So, no free pass for Mr. Whedon… he’d have to […]

COTB 019 – Arrows Exiles and Mists of Pandaria

Carlos and Ben welcome back special guest J.J. and new guest host Holly. Together they discuss recent movie news, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, Path of Exiles, Fiasco the board game, Civilization the board game, and the Game of Thrones board game.

COTB 018 – A Geek Christmas

After a small break Carlos and B.J. return for a Christmas review of gift ideas for the geek in your family. Along the way they talk Justice League speculation, the new Superman and Star Trek trailers, and engage in various other geeky topics.

COTB 017 – The Halloween Special

Carlos and BJ try to do a Halloween themed podcast but get oddly sidetracked by the Lucas Films purchase by Disney and copyright laws as they try valiantly not to bore the audience to death.

COTB 016 – The all Guild Wars special

Carlos and Ben are joined by Scott and JJ to discuss all things Guild Wars. They cover the game lore, structured pvp, world vs. world, dungeon runs, and they finish with a small economics lesson from Scott on the supply and demand dynamics of the MMO markets.