Instanews #16: 2012-03-31

54 mins - Published Sat, Mar 31, 2012 by Breki Tomasson and Jack Marshall

Another Saturday, another Geek Positive!

This time around, we talk about all the reboots that may or may not be coming soon; including Back to the FutureRoboCop, the new Total RecallJudge Dredd, and even a Twins sequel. Also, apparently Jennifer Lawrence is too fat. There was some talk about the possibility of a Playstation Orbis, various metascores for new movies, a bit of anticipation for upcoming movies and the story that THQ is sacking people. Naturally, also lots and lots more!

The musical feature of the day is Legend of Zelda 3 [Part 1], by Brand0.

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Instanews

Instanews was another one of Breki's attempts to create a tech news podcast in the long chain of iterative podcasts that includes Geek Positive, CSICON Radio, The Brainstorm and Geekdays. It ran for 129 episodes, initially co-hosted by Jack Marshall and, in the final run of episodes, by Teppo Tastic.

Both Petter Mårtensson and Arkenor Oakshadow featured as regular guests for a segment known as The Deathmatch of Death and More Death, a ladder-style competition that pit heroes and villains from popular culture against each other. Petter and Arkenor would argue the case for their randomly picked hero of the week, and listeners would vote via the website.

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