Good news, everyone! Schedules finally allowed the whole crew to get together! Jimmy, Patrick, and Fisher discuss some of the more important news of the past week – important to them that is. Jimmy discusses the recent announcements of a Mallrats and Zoolander sequel and some of the original programming that Netflix is and will be offering in the future. Fisher catches us up with some tech news specifically some of the strategic missteps that Steam is doing to get PC games into the living rooms. Lastly, Patrick looks at the some of the big cultural news like an interesting study that links drinking with low IQ and the upcoming Comedy Central roast of Justin Beiber. Also in this episode, the guys come up with a interesting term of endearment for their listeners.
For the first episode of the new Totpod season, Jimmy and Fisher decided to kick it off with a new edition of their nerdy side-project Nerd’s Eye View: Where they are free to discuss all things nerdy since Patrick isn’t around to stop them.
This time they look at the fascinating world of robotics. They discuss the newly released movie Chappie, some of their favorite fictional robots, what future robots may be like, and their thoughts on artificial intelligence. Lastly on a bit of a tangent, Jimmy and Fisher discuss ESPN’s and Blizzard’s announcement of the first televised e-sports event “Heroes of the Dorm’ and what it means for the gaming and entertainment industries.