Dan & Kenton welcome Chris Schiffmann back to the podcast to talk Emmy nominations, summer movies and the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere. Winter is here!
Dan & Kenton discuss the career and retirement of Canada’s most beloved national news anchor, then move on to the topic of the “Great Newspaper Bailout.”
For reference, listen to the Canadaland podcast featuring Winnipeg Free Press publisher Bob Cox: http://bit.ly/2tbCvdK
And the recent House of Commons report & recommendations on how government can help Canadian Journalism: http://bit.ly/2ssauiK
Dan & Kenton celebrate #ComeyDay by talking about something completely unrelated to the former FBI Director: local media. With another round of layoffs razing the Corus creative and production departments, and new TV newscasts coming from CTV and CityTV, the Winnipeg media scene is a ch-ch-changin’…
Kenton & Dan spend more time than usual discussing the Nerd News (Jesus and Mary Chain, Late Night TV, Twin Peaks) as it’s been a while since the last Media Nerds podcast. But then they get into a discussion of all things FanQuest!
For more information on FanQuest, go to:
It’s a Nerds podcast mashup! Dan & Kenton combine the format of Media Nerds with the content of Star Wars Nerds as they discuss the penultimate episode of Star Wars Rebels Season 3.
01:45 – Nerd News
1. Disney sued over Zootopia
2. Apple’s quiet announcement
3. Chris Evans is done as Captain America
22:35 – Star Wars Rebels discussion
43:00 – Recommendations
Lots of awesome Nerd News this week, including the Baby Driver trailer, Matrix reboot and Facebook Messenger Day. The Nerds get worked up about SkipTheDishes’ job interview process and are advertisements on smartphone games appropriate for kids?
In case you missed it, here’s the Baby Driver trailer: