Lays a good foundation for where Ben and Matt were with their interests when they started the show.
Unedited because there's only 6 minutes of news
Ben says he was less negative but also less right.
Ben reveals that they have a lifetime contract for the show.
The LOST Report addicted Ben to podcasting.
Even before I got into ministry, I am a lifelong nerd and completely unapologetic about it.
I thought you were going to say, 'lifelong lover of Christ'.
The show won't be strictly sci-fi, it will include all of genre fiction and related topics.
Ben wants to do a Twilight episode (
It's cool that Twilight is bringing people into geek culture.)
They will have guest hosts over Skype to discuss topics they're not knowledgeable in.
They will report news, review movies and TV shows, and discuss philosophy and theology.
I was surprised by how many people were offended by me saying that Jesus might have been a zombie.
R2-D2 is the transition sound for everything.
Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood, and Orlando Bloom have officially signed on to do the Hobbit movies.
Saddest moment of the episode: how excited both hosts are about The Hobbit movie.
Matt vowed to read The Hobbit before the movie comes out.
Ben likes superhero movies and TV shows.
It has Summer Glau in it. And I love Summer Glau--
Yep, she's good.
--if you know what I mean. For her acting abilities only, of course.
Ben did only sci-fi, no fantasy
The Wheel of Time isn't fantasy?
Matt has never heard of The Wheel of Time.
Ben thinks Fringe is a 4-5 season show.
Matt said it would be crazy to buy comic books monthly.
Ben wishes Spider-Man were in the Avengers movies.
Matt's favorite themes in fictions are alternate realities and time travel.
They're recording video as well as audio.
Ben calls it "The Crappening".
I hated hated hated that movie.
Firefly is Ben's favorite show of all time
Matt says he loves Attack of the Clones (although he later retracts the statement)
Ben makes the point that while LOST usually ended episodes on a mystery moment, Buffy always ended on a character moment.