The Physical Barrier

Today on the 5: A Verge article on the security of biometricsgotme thinking about where I draw the line on this technology.

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The Omega Men

Today on the 5: I have started reading the highly acclaimedDC series The Omega Men. I've beenvery impressed so far.

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Making A Punisher Series

Today on the 5: Netflix is reportedly going to make a Punisherseries. I'm cautiously optimistic about it.

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Nerd Rage

Today on the 5: There seem to be a lot of articles lately complaining about 'nerd rage'. Newsflash folks, it's an empty concept.

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Decemjigger

This week we're talking deodorant, Alan Dean Foster, Natascha Encinosa, and Battling Boy. Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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The Inhuman Problem

Today on the 5: Marvel has officially delayed the Inhumans film. I'm wondering if it'll ever get made.

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The Illogical Scenario

Today on the 5: I've seen a lot of video game DLC reviews say that the content isn't worth replaying the game for. With that in mind, if a game has a season pass, should you wait to buy it?

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The Deception Line

Today on the 5: In response to my previous 5s on digitally shifting actors, a great email came in asking what the difference is between that and digital aging of an actor.

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Shell Shock

Today on the 5: As a followup to my last 5, I continue musing over how big a deal casting Scarlett Johansson in the Ghost In The Shell movie is.

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Blowjob Temptress

This week we're talking Aniconism, Daft Punk, Monica Lewinsky, Silverado, and
Aquaman.

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Making Asians

Today on the 5: Apparently there was an attempt to digitally "shift the ethnicity" of actors in the upcoming Ghost In The Shell movie. What idiot thought this was a good idea?

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Deutschland 83

Today on the 5: I got a chance to watch the excellent Deutschland 83. It's a very well done Cold War thriller.

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Making Time Travel Interesting

Today on the 5: Whatever faults it may have, CW's Legends Of tomorrow certainly has certainly taken an interesting approach to time travel.

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Games Of 2016 (Part 2)

Today on the 5: Part 2 of my most anticipated 2016 5s. In this episode: Rez Infinite, Cuphead, and The Last Guardian.

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Ghost Dog The Jedi

This week we're talking Apple Pencil, Cory Gearrin, Religious Legitimacy, and Rogue One. Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: In response to an email we got, here is part 1 of my most anticipated games of 2016. This episode, No Man's Sky & Mirror's Edge Catalyst.

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Superman's New Duds

Today on the 5: There have been many terrible redesigns of Superman's outfit, but the new Rebirth version actually looks pretty good.

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Phone Design

Today on the 5: Every time a new Android phone comes out, there are always a few comments on the physical design. I wonder how much it really matters to users.  

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New Mutants

Today on the 5: I went back and started reading New Mutants Volume 1. It's wildly different from the 90s version I knew, and much better.

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The Nadir & The Apex

This week:

Internet
The Sun
Nova
Unruly Places
Warp Speed
The Future Is Now

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

 

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Donation Musings

Today on the 5: It's been suggested to me that we should consider Patreon as a donation venue for the show. I'm not sure that's something we need to do.

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Setting The Standard

Today on the 5: A recent Gizmodo article proposes that the new iPhone is proof Apple doesn't innovate anymore. Is it possible they've just taken the phone as far as they can?

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Marvel Legendary Villains

Today on the 5: My wife and I recently picked up Marvel Legendary Villains. It's fun, if very familiar.

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Born In Concrete

Today on the 5: Last week I picked up a really stellar art book called Born In Concrete by Derek Stenning.

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Accurate Assessments

This week:

Toilet Paper
Lest Darkness Fall
Megatron
The Killing Joke

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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The Intended Audience

Today on the 5: An LA Times article about Batman V Superman got me thinking that maybe I'm looking at this movie all wrong.

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The Precision Factor

Today on the 5: We got an email into the show account after my 5 on cross platform play asking about the impact of precision on the future of the initiative.

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City Of The Living Dead

Today on the 5: I finally sat down and watched the Italian horror film City Of The Living Dead.

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Superman III

Today on the 5: Over the weekend, I watched Superman III for the first time in a long while. As bad as it is, I wonder if there aren't the bones of a good movie buried in the silliness of the film.

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Murderverse

This week:

Batman V Superman
Daredevil Season 2
The French Angel

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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iPhone SE

Today on the 5: Apple announced a number of things during the "Loop" event on Monday. I think the iPhone SE might be the sleeper hit of the presentation.

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Face Off

Today on the 5: Most competitive reality shows are utter trash, but the one exception to that rule is SyFy's Face Off.

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Supergirl Rising

Today on the 5: I have talked before about how much I'm enjoying Supergirl, and it just continues to improve as it goes.

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The State Of VR, Part 1

Today on the 5: Now that we have some pricing and spec data on the big VR offerings, I still think the Playstation VR has the best shot at mainstream success.

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Lando's Expert Segue

This week:

Creed
E.T.
Civil War
JK Rowling
Alan Moore

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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True Cross Platform Play

Today on the 5: Microsoft has just announced what could be major news in the gaming space: the possibility of true cross platform play.

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Art Without Gravitas

Today on the 5: Henry Cavill recently said he sometimes acts just for the money, and that doing so was "frowned upon". Why would it be?

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Nerdflix

Today on the 5: The people behind SDCC are launching a streaming service called Comic-Con HQ. I think this idea could work very well.

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Interactive Comics

Today on the 5: I have read the Batman '66 and X-Men '92 'interactive comics'. I like the idea of these comics, but the reality isn't quite working for me.

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Punch The Mic

This week:

Pebble Round
The Dark Tower
Ghostbusters
The New SAT
Destiny

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Roadside TV

Today on the 5: Roadside Picnic is in development to become a television series. I think the book has a lot of potential in this area.

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Modern Family

Today on the 5: Modern Family has stopped being funny, but you can still get a great show with just the first 5 seasons.

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Legendary Encounters

Today on the 5: My wife and I have recently been playing the Legendary Encounters Alien deck building game. It's been really fun so far.

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Super Mario Bros.

Today on the 5: The big screen adaptation of Super Mario Bros. is generally not well regarded. It may not be a great movie, but it's still an enjoyably imaginative film.

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#MakeItRightWillie

This week:

The Mirror Empire
The Master Race
Pacific Rim 2
Pure 90s
Hotness

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Second Chances

Today on the 5: Liev Schreiber has indicated he is in talks to resume the role of Sabretooth. I think this could be a great idea!

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Future Shock!

Today on the 5: I watched the 2000AD documentary Future Shock! For anyone with even a passing interest in comics, it's worth watching.

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Picking An (App)roach

Today on the 5: One area of technology that seems to have more turbulence than usual is the approach to app development.

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Perfect Bones

Today on the 5: Jimmy Goots sent in an email about the newly announced anime series Perfect Bones. With Netfiix and Production I.G. involved, this sounds promising.

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Adequate-Man

This week:

Patreon
Seveneves
Ant-Man

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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