What makes soccer so popular around the globe and less popular in the U.S.? We ask those questions and more (get your geography/culture trivia buzzers ready, people) in this episode of the Atomic Trivia War 9000!
Omar and Jason talk about Marvel’s announcement that Thor son of Odin will be replaced by Thor, daughter of Odin. Will the shift work? Why have girl heroes been so unpopular to date?
Internet friend extraordinaire Mindy Kinnaman joins us to talk about her Jeopardy! hopes, dreams, and impending audition. We put her through the ATW9K crucible.
Tonight we cover a lot of ground, from geek girls to “how it’s made” to convention acronyms. But the main event is a brainstorming session in which we try to get Kevin interested in Japanese cartoons while steering clear of horrible examples of the genre.
The not-award-winning weekly quiz show from Simply Syndicated now has 100 percent more “who would you do?” goodness. Also: global brands, candy bars, Disney cartoons, movie taglines, places in England.
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The BEST movie about kung fu-enabled zombie witch hybrids and the swoon-erific Gretels that fight them? That’s right. Team Jaymarchelle POWERS ACTIVATE!
Bad sound quality, and I apologize, but it’s an actual, honest-to-god, no-kidding, for real, totally serious, all joking aside trivia show for you to enjoy.
We review the geek-gasm that is X-Men: Days of Future Past. Jason doesn’t think it’s the second coming of comic book movies, though it is mysteriously the second coming of Charles Xavier. Ro gets excited. Kevin is moderate.
Ro and Omar talk about the latest entry in the giant-dinosaur-radiation-powered-monsters-stomping-around-destroying-cities film, Godzilla, which I am given to understand is a remake, I guess?