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We start out this episode with some listener mail, general pleasantries and the like.
In video games, Tony talks about Torchlight, Alice: Madness Returns and Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Lou mentions, once again, not being able to talk about the Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta that he’s playing. Miscellaneous video game news follows.
In TV (~31:00), the segment starts with Tony talking about Master Chef and both guys talking about Take the Money and Run. Tony also talks True Blood and A Ton of Cash. Lou talks about Smallville. Random TV news tidbits after that.
In Movies (~55:15), Tony saw Crazy Stupid Love and, for Tony’s Classic Film Project, watched Kramer vs. Kramer. Lou saw Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and watched Adjustment Bureau. Miscellaneous movie news follows.
In the Mash-Up segment (~1:28:40) the news this week includes:
- HP has killed off WebOS
- Europe and Russia are teaming up to be the first to send humans to Mars
- An R2-D2 planetarium projector is available in Japan
- Cadillac will in fact produce what it showed off as the Converj concept car
- A Chinese propaganda video accidentally showed off planned, government-sponsored cyberattacks against the U.S.
- Sprint, Verizon and of course AT&T will all be getting the iPhone 5 in October
- Apple is secretly installing AT&T LTE equipment in some of their stores
- DARPA wants to kickstart a plan to send people to another star
- Economist Paul Krugman suggested that if the government faked an impending alien invasion, our economic woes would be over in 18 months
- Sony’s NEX-7 DSLR has a ginormous HD sensor and lots of other fun features…out in November
- Windows 8 will have an app store integrated into the OS
- Officials in Seoul, Korea will implement women-only subway cars to try to stave off quickly-rising incidents of sexual misconduct on the subway
- Samsung is defending itself against Apple’s tablet lawsuits by showing that the basic design for the tablet computer has been around since at least the early ’70s
- The recent earthquake in the Washington DC area cracked the Washington Monument, which is now closed indefinitely
- A guy named Mike Laub baought an old casino in Lake Tahoe and found a 4′ tall safe completely sealed inside walls under a stairway. His son plans to open it live on the intarwebz
The pause.com Entertainment Podcast is hosted by long-time friends Tony Incopero and Lou Zucaro. Join them as they discuss all sorts of fun things in the world of entertainment, gaming, gadgets, cars and more with a healthy dose of their sense of humor.
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