UnderScoopFire Podcast #18 – “The Sharp Left Turn”

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by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck on January 20, 2012

in Podcast

This week the guys from UnderScoopFire got on their “computer phones” again and tried to discuss a specific topic. As usual, they were derailed- this time by a failed attempt to woo a corporate sponsor within the first 4 minutes.

Once we righted the ship, we examined all of the things we look forward to most in the first quarter of 2012. Topics covered are new and returning TV shows, video games, comic events, movies, and many more geeky delights. We also extend an invitation for one listener to join the UnderScoopFire family!

Can’t give away all of what we discussed but here’s a sample:

Also, we have it on good authority (we think) that Aaron Neville is looking forward to Beauty and the Beast 3D.

The two podcasts we mentioned in the show’s shout-outs:

Cold Slither Podcast

General Geekery (A Podcast For the Geeks By the Geeks)

 

Goon trailer Corey promised:

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This guy is NOT happy with us

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James January 17, 2012 at 2:52 pm

It really is getting better and better each show as your personalities and history come out. Best episode yet, looking fwd to #19!

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Jason Gross (@SockOfFleagulls) January 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm

Everybody plays the fool…sometimes…there’s no except to the rule…listen, baby!
Mr. Zacari I would say earned his keep with the Charles and Eddie save.

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Corey Chapman January 18, 2012 at 10:03 am

I can picture Joe quietly typing “Would I Lie To You” into Google as Howie was on his Neville Run. SO glad he caught that!

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Engineernerd January 18, 2012 at 1:23 pm

It was mentioned about picking up spam tweeters by the use of hashtags. I can one up that.

Early in my Twitter days, Mrs Nerd was trying out some social media tools for her business including one that would follow folks on your behalf. She asked me for key words, to which I told here “toys” and “action figures”

I will say it worked. However there are a large number of folks interested in “toys” that you can not find hanging on the pegs at Walmart. More like the sort of thing you would have sent to your house in brown paper.

E-nerd

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Howard Decker January 18, 2012 at 4:20 pm

HAHA! Yeah I could see “toys” as being a hot keyword for that demographic. Brown paper ha!

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Engineernerd January 18, 2012 at 5:04 pm

You should see the key words people use to find the review I did for the Torture Rack Han Solo action figure.

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Howard Decker January 19, 2012 at 4:42 pm

BWAHAHA!! That could be a great blog post in itself. And just imagine the SEO results! New readers!

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Howard Decker January 18, 2012 at 4:20 pm

and by the way, thanks very much for listening and commenting!

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Engineernerd January 18, 2012 at 5:05 pm

I’m a child of the 80’s. I’ts my duty.

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