Vacant Expressions 67: Love, Death and Robots

Netflix released a new anthology of animated science fiction and fantasy shorts called Love, Death, and Robots. Wes and Jon got a chance to watch all 18 of them and are eager to talk about their favorites, and the not-so-favorites. WARNING: Spoilers for most Episodes.

Vacant Expressions 64: The Church of Nerddom Needs a Reformation

There is a dark and ugly part of nerd-dom in desperate need of a reformation. Wes tries to convince Jon that the toxic, intolerant group behind all the trolling, gamergate, Comicon harassment, and internet anger has a lot in common with the Catholic Church just before the Reformation. Their undeserved sense of authority and obsession […]

Vacant Expressions 61: End of the Year Awards

  It is the final episode of the year. Jon and Wes discuss their favorite movies of the year, including movies they did not actually see. The winner of the prestigious Vacant Expressions Movie of the Year Award is revealed.  

Vacant Expressions 60: Thanksgiving, Lion King, Oumuamua and More

We share our Thanksgiving experiences then on to Lion King. Then its Breaking News on Oumuamua! Not really. Also, we remember our favorite pop star rehearsals on those reality shows, America’s Got Talent, etc. Also some talk of whats we’re watching on Netflix and some other random nonsense at the end. Bogdan Ioan, Michael Jackson […]

Vacant Expressions 58: SCIENCE!

SCIENCE! We talk a little archeology with talk of an ancient shipwreck. Major discoveries in North America, the Black Sea, and go off on tangents into ancient mythical cities built by aliens, like Atlantis. Then we get into the experience of learning about the World in the West and our lack of exposure to the […]

Vacant Expressions 57: Nerd News, Picard, Venom, and More

We talk free education and other public goods and services that could benefit humanity. Then we shift gears to news on a World War Z sequel, A new Star Trek show starring the legendary Patrick Stewart, the state of the Star Trek franchise, a quick review of Venom, and the upcoming X-Men movies. 200 Universities […]