Welcome one, welcome all, to the next little experiment we're trying out here at The Grown-Up Geek, our first ever, monthly book club podcast!
If there is one thing all of us here at The Grown-Up Geek love, it's a good read. Growing up with shows like Reading Rainbow and Wishbone only served to encourage us to find ourselves buried...
Everything is in my eyeballs.
I heard you wanted to mix a Whopper with a Big Mac? Well, you can still do that. No one is stopping you. But McDonalds isn't teaming up with Burger Kind to allow you to do it! We talk about that nonsense and a bunch more which you can see below.
Cast: Jared, Justin, Jason, and Teresa
The discussion of whether video games cause people to be more violent is a topic that's been beaten to death, but a recent meta-analysis preformed by the APA resulted in them concluding that there is a correlation between aggression and violent video games. Which means pretty much nothing, so thanks for wasting our time, APA....
Obvious jokes aside, Fingered is actually a fun little game that has you picking (or fingering) the bad guy out of a line-up based on the clues from old, racist, or just plain weird witnesses. Then you get to kill them. It's pretty great.
Ever wonder what life would be like if the world were flooded? Well, look no further. Experience the life of boating everywhere you go and climbing tall buildings to get supplies as your every day job in Submerged. Oh, and you must also take care of your brother.
Round and round you go, try to drift like a pro.
Absolute Drift is a simplistic, yet quite difficult, drifting game that becomes very boring due to the quick repetition and lack of creativity. Join Devin and see how fast the spin-outs accumulate.
We all have that one friend who continually defends "popcorn movies" like Michael Bay's Transformers, saying they're just, "mindless fun that shouldn't be seen as anything more." This is an important viewpoint that more people need to consider.
Granted, in my case, this same friend also considers Pacific Rim to be massively...