Nerds Drink Whiskey: Episode 141 Irish I Was At Dogger's

Nerds Drink Whiskey: Episode 141 Irish I Was At Dogger's

Dogger's in Yelm

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Saturday June 23rd at Doggers in Yelm, Wa

Netflix toy series returns
New season to discuss Transformers, LEGO, Hello Kitty, and Star Trek.
The Toys That Made Us returns with four new episodes on May 25.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Will Open Summer 2019.
Star Wars-themed section of Disneyland in Anaheim, CA will open summer 2019.
Hollywood Studios in Orlando, FL will open their Star Wars section late fall 2019.

Matt Groening’s new animated fantasy show will premiere on Netflix in August

Warner Bros. Shuffles Godzilla 2 and more.
Mark Wahlberg’s The Six Billion Dollar Man has been moved from May 31, 2019, to June 5, 2020.
The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep, directed by Mike Flanagan, will hit theaters on January 24, 2020.
Godzilla 2 has been moved from March 22, 2019 to May 31, 2019.

A Boba Fett movie is in the works.
Logan director James Mangold is attached.
X-Men writer-producer Simon Kinberg is also involved.
The untitled movie will be part of the Star Wars Anthology films.

'Spider-Man' Scales Building To Save Dangling Child.
A four-year-old dangling from a fifth-floor balcony of an apartment building in Paris. 
Mamoudou Gassama, a 22-year-old immigrant from Mali, began scaling the building.
Gassama reaches the child and lifts him to safety — even as he is still astride the balcony.

‘Happytime Murders’ Creators Respond To ‘Sesame Street’ Lawsuit With Actual Puppet Lawyer.
His name is Fred, and he represents the puppet film “Happytime Murders.”
Sesame Workshop, the creators of Sesame Street, filed a lawsuit last week against the producers of the upcoming film “The Happytime Murders,” claiming trademark infringement over their tagline “No sesame. All street.”
“The Happytime Murders” is a raunchy R-rated movie produced by The Jim Henson Company that stars Melissa McCarthy. It is set in a world where humans and Sesame Street-style puppets coexist. 
The film’s creators, STX Entertainment, sent HuffPost a response to the lawsuit that they said was crafted by their puppet lawyer Fred, Esq. They included Fred’s photo as well.
“Happytime Murders” is released to theaters Aug. 17. 

Lucifer gets two more episodes tonight!
Some good news for Lucifer fans. Fox says it will air two “bonus” episodes that were filmed earlier this spring. 
The episodes were scheduled to air in the fourth season, which of course, is not happening following the show’s cancellation.
The back-to-back “Boo Normal”/”Once Upon A Time” episodes will air Monday, May 28 beginning at 8 PM, two weeks after the now-series finale.

Avengers: Infinity War writers tease bigger story for two main characters in Avengers 4
Warning: Avengers: Infinity War spoilers ahead!
Writers for Avengers 4 spoke about their original plans in a new interview recently with the New York Times.
They always knew they wanted the ending with Thanos at the end of Infinity War.
There was some conversation about moving the scene to Avengers 4, but they decided against it.
Captain America and Black Widow have a much bigger role to play in Avengers 4.
In Avengers 4 the team and their friends have to figure out what happened.
Then stop Thanos and hopefully find a way to reverse his decision that also brings their friends back.

Who's to blame for Solo failure?
Solo only grossed $83 million over the Memorial Day weekend. 
“The Force Awakens” made over $2 billion, “Rogue One” raked in almost $1.1 billion, and “The Last Jedi” grossed $1.3 billion.
Yet fans who saw Solo are overwhelmingly positive. 
The Last Jedi has become the proverbial punching bag. 
Was the disappointing Solo box office merely backlash for mess that was The Last Jedi?
Does the blame fall at Rian Johnson's feet?
Will the Rian Johnson trilogy fail even more?
What are your thoughts?

Harry Potter's Neville Longbottom is married!
Ok, not actually Neville Longbottom, but the actor Matthew Lewis who played Neville Longbottom.
On Monday, the “Harry Potter” actor revealed he tied the knot with lifestyle blogger Angela Jones.
“Not only did I miss @ArticMonkeys in LA but they were performing in Italy at the same time we were there and my wife made me get married instead. Fuming,” Lewis, 28, tweeted along with a snapshot of the big day.
Matthew Lewis is 28. 
It should be noted that this is not the Angela Jones that picked up Bruce Willis as a taxi driver in Pulp Fiction. 

Jamie Foxx picked for new Spawn Movie.
Spawn Creator Todd McFarlane will even direct this time. 
Producer Jason Blum announced that "He is an incredible actor and a huge fan of the Spawn Universe that Todd McFarlane created." 

Andrew Lincoln to Exit AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ in Season 9
Series star Norman Reedus is rumored to be taking over the lead role position.
Do you think Rick Grimes is going to be killed off? 

Arrested Development season 5 available on Netflix now.
Netflix signed a deal in 2013 to bring back Arrested Development for a fourth season, ten years after the series premiere aired on Fox.
Creator Mitch Hurwitz promised that this season would be more in keeping with the original three seasons of Arrested Development.

New comic explains Leia Poppins?
Star Wars: The Last Jedi #2 adds an internal monologue.
It reveals that she looks into it and discovers that this is not when she’s meant to go, thereby finding the power inside to save herself.
Does this change how you feel about that scene?

Woody Harrelson confirms Venom sequel
Speaking to Collider, the actor said that director Ruben Fleischer was a big draw to the project. 
Woody Harrelson said “Roll of the dice, because I’m just... I’m in a little fraction of this movie, but I’ll be in the next one, you know? So I haven’t read that script, but anyways, just rolled the dice.”

Woody Harrelson confirms Venom sequel
Speaking to Collider, the actor said that director Ruben Fleischer was a big draw to the project. 
Woody Harrelson said “Roll of the dice, because I’m just... I’m in a little fraction of this movie, but I’ll be in the next one, you know? So I haven’t read that script, but anyways, just rolled the dice.”

Already posted the follow up to this one. 

Casting for HBO's Watchmen announced!
Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Adelaide Clemens, Louis Gossett Jr., and Andrew Howard are now signed on.
Excited yet?

Disney shares dip after Solo
CNBC reports that Disney shares dipped after franchise-low debut for 'Star Wars' prequel Solo
Shares of Disney fell after its latest "Star Wars" movie sputtered at the box office over Memorial Day weekend.
The Disney-produced "Solo: A Star Wars Story" delivered a franchise-low $83.3 million in North American ticket sales over three days.
"Rogue One" had been Disney's lowest-grossing film in the franchise, bringing in $155 million for its 2016 debut.
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In other Star Wars news, The Last Jedi Comic Reveals Admiral Ackbar’s Last Words
Nothing ticked off fans more than the death of Admiral Gial Ackbar. 
The beloved Mon Calamari is killed off screen like an unimportant background character. 
In the comic, just before First Order torpedoes hit the bridge of the Admiral’s ship, he says “It’s been an honor serving with you all.”
Does this satisfy you? Do you still think he deserved better?

Comicbook.com however has some good news for our final Star Wars story today.
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Has Biggest Box Office Opening Ever for a Heist Movie
When it comes to the crime film sub-genre focused on the planning, execution, and aftermath of a major theft, Solo now holds the record for largest opening.
According to Box Office Mojo, prior to Solo, 2011's Fast Five held the record for biggest heist film opening weekend with nearly $86.2 million. 
Solo's opening brought in $101 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend.

The Crow remake falls apart yet again. 
Studios have spent almost a quarter of a century trying to re-boot The Crow movies.
The latest was scheduled for release in the fall of 2019. 
It was supposed to star Jason Momoa as the title character and be directed by Corin Hardy.
Are the re-boots as cursed as the Comics character created by James O’Barr?
Jason Momoa and director Corin Hardy formally withdrawn from the film now. 
Creative and financial differences was the reason given.

The Avenger That Can't Be Trusted To Keep A Secret.
Mark Ruffalo is “without a doubt” the worst at keeping secrets.
“But he’s also the person I probably love the most. He’s just the most — just one of the kindest people you’ll meet. And so, completely forgivable every time he gives away some plot point. He could get away with murder. Anyone else, it might be highly scrutinized and punished, but he’s beyond forgivable.”
Ruffalo famously let out a major Avengers: Infinity War spoiler last summer at D23 Expo when he went to say “half” of the characters in the then-upcoming crossover epic die, only to quickly correct himself and let slip “everybody dies.”

Wonder Woman Sequel Update?
Wonder Woman’s next film will be set in the 80s.
Kristin Wiig’s Cheetah will be at least one of the villains the demigoddess faces. 
And DC Entertainment president and Wonder Woman producer Geoff Johns recently posted this graphic to Twitter...
Wonder Woman 2 is set to hit theaters on November 1, 2019

Legion Renewed for Season 3!
Based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. 
Legion follows the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens).
A man who believed he was schizophrenic but discovered he might be the most powerful mutant in the world. 
With help from a team of specialists, David harnessed his unique abilities and learned he’d been haunted by a malicious parasite. 

Sony Pulls Spider-Man Spinoff.
Silver & Black will no longer be hitting theaters Feb. 8, 2019.
Sony has pulled the Spider-Man spinoff from the calendar and is said to be searching for another date for the film.
Silver & Black is to center on the Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat
It will be directed by The Secret Life of Bees filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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Beckett: "Let me give you some advice. Assume everyone will betray you. And you will never be disappointed."
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)