With an inspiring disco opening number, Skip and Drew talk briefly about Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon before returning back to the trusted format of bringing you the latest in sci-fi news and film reviews.
GSFN News includes new Transformers announced for Transformers: The Revenge of the Fallen (hint: combining Decepticons), new author to replace dead author Douglas Adams for the sixth book in the trilogy of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Alan Moore spits venom and scorn on the latest of his graphic novels getting the big movie treatment, why he’s happy about the dispute between Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox and Zack Synder’s dismay as he tries to bring a faith adaptation of the Watchmen to the big screen.
New TV shows out now or coming soon include the Beeb’s Merlin and new a series of Bones on Sky One with one of its stars in a little drug related trouble. Speaking of police matters, there’s yet another Lost star, suffering from the Lost school of bad driver’s curse, convicted for drink driving.
Skip and Drew say hello to a few new fans of the podcast in their own special way and also get a special message from the other side…
Finally Skip and Drew review the new Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh and Lambert Wilson futuristic dystopian, quasi religious world of Babylon A.D. with the surprise conclusion that it wasn’t that bad… Or was it..?
Finally, Skip and Drew would like to wish George Takei and Brad Altman a peaceful and long life together, even if we didn’t get an invite to the wedding.
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Fans of the Gay Sci-Fi Nerds Podcast Show are in a treat as Skip and Drew present the show 26, The Gay Chronicles, in what turns out to be their longest show yet. In this fudge packed show Drew shows his softer side with a poem dedicated to MoPod Show’s Peasha titled “An Ode to Peasha – or Five Portions of Peasha a Day”.
Skip plugs Sci-Fi-London: Oktoberfest 2008, which is a sci-fi film festival taking place on 3rd October at the Apollo Cinema West End in London. Skip and Drew will be attending one of the three themed screenings planned for the weekend which include, Anime All-Night, Laugh Until It Hurts and A Night With The Undead. If you’re a sci-fi fan and a Gay Sci-Fi Nerds Podcast Show fan, make sure you find Skip and Drew at the zombie all-nighter, A Night With The Undead screenings.
Skip and Drew talk about all the other films they’ve seen recently (and not so recently), which include Hancock, Kung Fu Panda, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Forbidden Kingdom and The Happening.
Drew talks helps out a fan with news about Tripods and Skip get narked with 20th Century Fox trying to stop the release of Warner Bros’ Watchmen film. Skip makes a bold statement about Alan Moore relinquishing his rights to bitch when he sold the rights to his graphic novels to big film companies.
More in depth movie discussions ensue for Get Smart, Dante 01 and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Was Get Smart as good as the original series? Did Steve Carrell do a good job as Maxwell Smart? One thing’s for sure, both your hosts had a boner for Anne Hathaway, SCHWING! Dante 01’s psuedo religious contexts and strange ending have Skip and Drew pondering and Guilliermo del Toro’s artistic vision in Hellboy II: The Golden Army splits opinion. Was it too close to Pan’s Labyrinth or has del Toro found a unique style for his fantasy films?
Finally if you’re a Twitter fan you can now follow us at twitter.com/gayscifinerds, where we’ll post links to all our news stories as they get added to the website.
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