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Sci-Guys Scott and Jim pick up the drinks for the Slurpee Smackdown (from podcast 009).

New XBox Update Does Nothing

September 23rd, 2009

Don’t get too excited when you boot your xbox 360 next time and see it update. The update paves the way for some exciting new features coming this year (facebook, twitter, last.fm) but according to Larry Hyrb AKA Major Nelson, the new update doesn’t add any features now. The real news here is that Microsoft […]

Sci-Guys Podcast 009

September 22nd, 2009

The Slurpee Smackdown starts off our summer ending show. Also included at no extra charge, Marvel money-grabs, summer movie review, and The Manga Minute: MPD Psycho

In 2000 Fuji-Q Highland Park, home of the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Japan, opened Gundam: The Ride. This was a Star Tours type ride, but so much more, as the YouTube video shows. Unfortunately the ride closed in 2007. Why? I cannot imagine a good reason. What angers me more is I went […]

Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed. You might remember it. A series of specials, and then a syndicated series, that showed how famous magic tricks were performed. The “Masked Magician” would perform the trick, and then detail how the illusion was pulled off. It was basically a show designed to ruin magic for the audience. Except […]

Obama Star Wars Pic Gets Real

September 18th, 2009

Remember this post from earlier in the month with this pic? Well that s**t just got real! Good thing he didn’t pick up a red lightsaber…for more than one reason. It’s uncanny…the same outfit, same color lightsaber, same red tie. Wonder what his Midichlorian count is.

DIY Vampire Love Story

September 17th, 2009

What are you going to do while waiting for New Moon / True Blood Season 3 / the Vampire Diaries cancellation? How about you write your own Vampire Love story? Here you go, we will get you started.  Print this page, and check the box you like best.  You’ll be on the best seller list […]

The Hollywood Reporter is saying Sony just picked up rights to Defendor starring Woody Harrelson out of the Toronto Film Fest. In the movie Harrelson plays a delusional guy who thinks he is a superhero. Harrelson has been off the Sci Guys radar for a while but with Defendor and Zombieland on the horizon, we […]

Robert Ashley’s podcast “A Life Well Wasted” is a cross between “This American Life” and video game convention. In his latest episode “Artists and Engineers” he visits with a Cosplay enthusiast, and mentions Kumoricon. Robert’s take on podcasting is a refreshing blend of journalism, art, and geek – right in our wheelhouse.

Game site Kotaku.com is reporting that there may be an upcoming price drop on the Wii.  Curently running $249.99, the reported Toys R Us ad shows a $199.99 price. Following recent drops from Sony and Microsoft on their consoles, coupled with dismal game industry sales numbers, We have no reason to doubt the validity of […]

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