What was the top-selling album of 1977? What was that Simon and Garfunkel-laden movie with Dustin Hoffman? In the time of _______ I was a monkey. We get musical with some radio ga-ga classics in this week’s trivia run-down, then talk about what tunes we’d put on an upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix.
The king of all vampires is back… and Jewish… in this Millennial take on the Darkula legend. We tackle SPOOOOOOooooOOOOky trivia and talk about what makes Dracula 2000 clearly, undeniably, 100 percent, non-negotiably, without a doubt, the vampiest movie ever.
Timo, the smartest person we know, calls to take on physics questions and talk about recent developments in Big Bang Theory research. Nothing about Sheldon. Call me, Kaley Cuoco.
Jason is joined by Richard Smith and Rick Tetrault to talk about the loss of Robin Williams, featuring trivia about the actor and his amazing career.
Have you seen Guardians of the Galaxy yet? It’s a good one with some rockin’ 80s tunes (Pina Colada Song, anyone?) so get ready for an interstellar voyage as we review the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe installment!
We feed Kevin the Read or Die OVA for his first non-Miyazake taste of anime. What does he think? We picked one that shows some of the stronger points and some of the weaker points of anime.
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.