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RR 61 – TV Cancellation Bloodbath, Interesting New Fall TV, Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 Comments, Transformers 5 The Last Knight

Marty, Mikey and Jared man the Reactor ship this week and bring you nerdy reactions to a whole host of topics, including:

We go through the list of shows cancelled this week and lament the ones we’ll miss the most.

We look at some of the new Fall TV shows announced and pick which ones we’re most hopeful about.

Transformers 5 has a title, The Last Knight, and it will probably still stink just like Age of Extinction.

Shane Black has opened up about Iron Man 3 and interference behind the scenes at Marvel,

 

Plus mucho more-o!

Episode 60 – Captain America: Civil War reaction-fest! Guest star Liz from NerdInTheCity.com

This week Brandon, Michael and Jared are joined by the fabulous Liz Taylor from NerdInTheCity.com to share our SPOILER filled Reactions about Captain America: Civil War!

Make sure not to listen until you’ve seen the movie. And be warned, this is a passionate topic amongst the Reactors this week, so there may be some salty language that Captain America wouldn’t necessarily be happy with…

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However, that just shows you how hot the fires of nerdy passion run in the Reactor sometimes. Enjoy!

RR 58 – Disney Live Action Remakes, StarFox Zero Review, Amazon Prime Changes, & More!

Welcome to what may very well be the last ever episode of Reactor Radio, as Jared and Marty appear posed to have a Captain America/Iron Man-style Civil War over Marty’s blatant disregard, disdain, and dislike of the legendary pilot Poe Dameron!

Despite that, this episode features a couple of brand new Reactor Songs, and a whole bunch of topics including:

Disney announces a bunch of new live action movies

Marty likes StarFox Zero, and tells the haters where to go

Amazon Prime has rolled out some new pricing schemes and some very questionable video game sales tactics

Nathan Fillion is in Guardians of the Galaxy!

And much more

RR 53 – Pros and Cons of Marvel’s Shared Universe vs DC’s Multiverse, Daredevil, & more!

This week Jared, Mikey and Brandon discuss our pre-Batman v. Superman theories, hopes, and concerns and debate the pros and cons of Marvel’s approach (Movies and TV shows share a Universe) as opposed to DC’s (they are separate, alternate realities).

We also share our early (spoiler free!) discussion of Daredevil season 2, discuss rumors of Gamestop accepting Digital Games for trade in, and much more!

 

 

RR 29: Reacting to all the D23 Reveals!

All four Core Reactors are online this week reacting to all of the huge Disney reveals at the D23 Expo in Anaheim last weekend! Star Wars Land, Rogue One Casting, new Marvel movies, and much much more!

Plus, brief discussion on how horribly wrong Fantastic Four went, Quick Reactions and much more on this week’s Reactor Radio Podcast!

 

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Marty Estes, Jared Wallin

RR 27: Video Game Memories, Ranking Marvel Movies, Quick Reactions & more!

A miracle has occurred! All four Core Reactors are (briefly) online for Episode 27 of the Reactor Radio Podcast! Though, thanks to America’s favorite company Comcast, Brandon flickers in and out.

That’s okay though, because this week brings you some lively conversation about gaming… specifically, “What Video Game made you fall in love with gaming?” And there are even non-Chrono Trigger answers, as hard as that is to believe!

We also end up ranking our Top 5 favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe films, and pick a 6th Honorable Mention non-MCU Marvel film.

Quick Reactions include the return of the Marvel VS card game, Marvel’s Netflix plans, Nintendo’s rumored Lootcrate competitor service, and much more!

Ep. 25: 3 outta 4 ain’t so bad! Ant-Man review, Comic Con recap, goodbye Iwata-san, more!

Three Cores are online this week, as Brandon and Jared rejoin Mikey for some Reactin’.

Big topics this week include:

Jared saw Ant-Man and LOVED it. Jared saw more DC Movie Universe at Comic Con and… didn’t love it so much…

We discuss the standout topics from Comic Con, including the amazing Star Wars panel, have a healthy debate on the DC Movie Universe, and other reveals.

Brandon and Mikey give tribute to Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s CEO who passed away this week at age 55.

 

Plus Quick Reactions and more!

Core Reactors: Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

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Episode 24 – Flyin’ Solo

We’re back for another exciting episode of Reactor Radio!  After a week off, it’s time for a new episode.  However, with Jared under the weather & Marty and Brandon out of town, it’s Mikey flying solo this week for episode 24.  However, there’s some big news this week to react to and he dives into some of it.

Topics include casting of Elecktra for Daredevil season 2, the Sherlock Christmas Special, the new Star Wars app on iOS & Android, updates on Batman v. Superman & the rumored new standalone Batman film as well as LEGO Dimensions with Doctor Who as well as the the premiere date for the new season of Who!

Core Reactors:  Michael Burgett

Gamescast: Bungie’s Destiny blunders, Arkham Knight is great for non-PC players, M-rated Nintendo games, and more!

With half the Core Reactors offline, it’s up to Jared and newly-imported-from-Mexico Brandon to steer the Reactor Radio ship this week, and it goes about as well as you can imagine with those two knuckleheads in charge!

Despite technical difficulties, they are joined once again by Jason Gambrel, aka @GambusKahn from the N4G Radio Podcast for a nice leisurely Video Game discussion this week.

Topics include Bungie’s continuing Destiny blunders, Jared’s impressions of Batman: Arkham Knight, Brandon’s excitement about an M-rated shooter possibly headed to Nintendo, impressions on the new Tom Holland Spider-Man, and more!

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin

Auxiliary Reactors:  Jason Gambrel

Reacting to Christopher Lee’s Passing and Legacy, First Force Awakens Toys, Virtual Reality Games Becoming Reality Reality

This week, the Original Three React to Marty being gone by mourning the death of Christopher Lee, a true titan of cinema. They go through his many, many acting credits and reflect on their favorite performances.

E3, the giant Video Game conference is coming, and big news from Occulus Rift about their Virtual Reality headset and it’s Xbox One Integration has the boys looking toward a future where Virtual Reality becomes Reality Reality. Not all of us are sold on the promise of it yet though.

The first Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys have broken cover, and Mikey has the info!

Quick Reactions include the new LG G4, Punisher coming to Daredevil season 2, and Bloodstained making it’s way to Wii U and Vita.

 

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin, Michael Burgett

Episode 20 – Summer Movie Draft

It’s Summer movie season!  And with that, the Core Four are back to make their choices of what summer movies (post Memorial Day) will do the best at the box office.  That and more are addressed in this week’s episode of Reactor Radio:

Topics include:

Summer Movie Draft – Find out why Marty, Jared, Brandon and Michael picked the movies they selected.  Which ones were they excited about? Which ones are they apprehensive about?

Star Wars Comic Bombshell – Find out the thoughts on the big reveal from Star Wars #6

All New All Different Marvel – New images for Marvel’s new comics push post Secret Wars.  We discuss what we think and speculate on the future of Marvel comics based on this

Quick Reactions include – Fallout 4 news, Planetside 2 for PS4, Splatoon review & news of Star Wars mobile game Star Wars Uprising

Core Reactors:  Michael Burgett, Marty Estes, Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin

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What went wrong with Tomorrowland? Ranking the Star Wars saga, Google I/O, Casting Rumors, Twitch bans, & more!

Three out of four ain’t too bad, right? The Core Four returns this week as the Original Three, as Brandon, Michael and Jared React to the happenings of the last week.

Topics include:

Whatever happened to Tomorrowland? And the Memorial Day box office?

In honor of the 35th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back and the 10th Anniversary of Revenge of the Sith, we rank the 6 Star Wars saga films and explain why we put them in that order.

Quick Reactions include Twitch banning Adults-Only games, Google I/O announcements, movie casting rumors, and more!

 

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

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Simon Pegg: Geek Jesus or Judas? E3 Video Game Anticipation, RetroActive look at the 25th Anniversary of TV Shows, & more!

Simon Pegg (of Star Trek, Spaced, Run Fatboy Run, Shaun of the Dead fame) had some not-so-flattering things to say about the state of Geek and Popular Culture, and we of course have some strong REACTIONS to it!

We also discuss the confirmed and rumored and hoped for video games at this year’s upcoming E3 Video Game Conference. Will we get details on Fallout 4 and Kingdom Hearts 3?!

Mikey leads us on a RetroActive journey back to the year 1990 as we look at the 25th anniversary of some of our favorite TV Shows.

Quick Reactions include:

Nintendo’s horrible World Championships strategy

Jared’s on his way to Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World, and we reveal some awesome information about an upcoming guest! (It’s a big deal, folks!)

DC Comics is fighting with… Rhianna?!

Sony announces a Bloodborne expansion, and more!

 

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Episode 17 – What has grabbed our attention this week? Reactions to Fall TV Previews, Nintendo World Championships, more!

The Core Reactors spent some time casually chatting and catching up this week, and share the things currently going on in the Pop Culture world that has captured our individual attentions.

We also React to the fall TV previews including Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and others.

Brandon and Marty are both determined to become the new Nintendo World Champions! Who will Mikey and Jared side with?!

All that plus Quick Reactions and more!

Episode 17 of Reactor Radio

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Marty Estes, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

Episode 16 – Differing Avengers: AoU reactions, new Force Awakens info, Amiibo Apology, Nintendo ThemeParks, More!

Uh oh, is a Core Reactor Meltdown imminent? You’ve seen the Avengers do battle with Ultron on the big screen, now witness Jared wage his campaign to convince the other Reactors that Avengers: Age of Ultron is the greatest Superhero movie of ALL TIME!

Beyond Avengers, lots of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens info was revealed by Vanity Fair this week for May the Fourth. Including “The Phasma-Menace”

Nintendo issues another “Please Understand” in the form of… an Amiibo Apology?! Plus HUGE news is unveiled about a new partnership between Nintendo and Universal Studios theme parks!

A special round of Video Game Quick Reactions, regular Quick Reactions, and more await you on this episode of Reactor Radio!

Listen at the end for details on our new CONTEST and how you can enter to WIN!

Core Reactors:  Brandon, Michael, Marty, Jared

Episode 15 – Marvel, Avengers Age of Ultron, Silent Hills, Jared Leto Joker, TMNT, LG G4 & more!

Michael, Brandon, Marty and Jared ASSEMBLE this week on Reactor Radio to REACT to:

Avengers: Age of Ultron is finally upon us! We chat about the opening box office numbers, what to expect, it’s impact and setup on Agents of SHIELD, Spider Man rumors, and more!

Kojima and Konami are having an ugly breakup, and Silent Hills is the biggest victim. We mourn it’s loss.

The first image of Jared Leto’s Joker from the Suicide Squad movie hit the internet like a pile of bricks, and we have the bruises to show for it. (spoiler: we had a BAD REACTION to it!)

The LG G4 was officially unveiled to take on Samsung, HTC and Apple.

New vehicles and casting revealed for TMNT 2….

 

and more!

Episode 6 – Agent Carter finale, new DC TV spinoff, Power/Rangers, Mortal Kombat & more!

This week we are joined by Auxiliary (Guest) Reactor, Jason Gambrell, aka GambusKahn from the N4G Radio! You can find their show at http://www.ztgd.com/tag/n4g-radio/

Reactions this week include:

* Do we think the current Geeky Golden Age in Pop Culture will last?

* Reaction to the Season Finale of Marvel’s Agent Carter and the return of Agents of S.H.I.E.LD.

* Reaction to the February Sweeps finales of Arrow and Flash, and their rumored spin off series.

* The Power/Rangers fan film, and the trend of updating beloved childhood properties in “dark and gritty” ways.

Quick Reactions include:
Brutalities returning to Mortal Kombat!
Walking Dead 136 review
The Order 1886 review
Info on MLB 15 The Show

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin, Marty Estes

Episode 4 – A Man Made Mountain of Reactions!

This week the Core Four return to React to Spider-Man joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Evolve video game DLC controversy, the ridiculous New 3DS XL system transfer process,  the new Star Wars comics from Marvel along with Star Wars Rebels, the ridiculously ludicrous proposed themepark by Dreamvision in Muscle Shoals Alabama, new tabletop games, whether Minecraft is too violent, and more!

Reactor Radio is a virtual roundtable discussion featuring a rotating cast of friends “reacting” to the coolest news of the week.

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Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Marty Estes, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

Episode 2 – AmiiBo Jackson knows!

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

Guest Reactors:  Marty Estes

This week the Reactors “react” to Nintendo sales figures and Amiibo rarity, whether fears of Artificial Intelligence (Skynet!!) are warranted or not, the Indiana Jones rumors, Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration, Marvel casting news and more!

Reactor Radio is a virtual roundtable conversation where a rotating cast of friends gathers to “react” to the biggest or coolest news of the week.

If you would like to possibly appear as a Guest Reactor yourself, email us at ReactorRadioPodcast@gmail.com or watch for our Snap Reactions! requests.

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Send us your Snap Reactions to the Fantastic Four Trailer!

The new Fantastic Four movie just released their first trailer on the internet this morning.  The film, directed by Josh Trank, is the reboot of the Marvel series and stars Miles Tellar, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell.

We want your snap reaction to the trailer.  Leave a comment and tell us what you think about the trailer.  You can do that in the section below or you can use your voice memo app on your phone and record a comment and e-mail it to ReactorRadioPodcast@gmail.com.  Are you excited?  Are you nervous?  Are you dreading it?  Let us know!

Episode 0 – Corporate Synergy

Reactor Radio Episode 0 (alpha test)

Recorded Thursday, January 15th 2015

Reactors:  Jared Wallin, Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett

Summary:  The inaugural episode of Reactor Radio! Join a virtual roundtable of friends who come together and “react” to the coolest news of the past week in Pop Culture.

Topics this week include the new “Avengers: Age of Ultron” trailer, the various Nintendo announcements during the latest direct including the new 3DS XL and new Amiibo’s, the new Marvel Netflix series, Agent Carter, and much more!