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The Haunting is Magical (with Tim Cate)

Special Intro: Taylor Deatherage from Alien Entertainment Special Guest: Tim Cate Film at 11: The Haunting of Hill House (2018) Book-IT: No More Mr. Nice Guy (2010) by Robert Glover Scroll with it: Turkey Day has been moved to this Sunday, November 18th for its 30th anniversary. All of the OTHER annual Thanksgiving Day traditions remain scheduled for next week. We’ll have so much fun! Show Notes:


Two Guys with Dragon Tattoos

Film at 11: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Book-IT: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel (2018) by Mary Robinette Kowal Scroll with it: There will be no new Doctor Who on Christmas Day? How? At least we can be comforted with pancakes and the new Prince-inspired Minnesota Timberwolves jerseys. Show Notes:


Things That Go Bump in The Night

Film at 11: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018) Book-IT: Needful Things (1991) by Stephen King Scroll with it: It’s magic! Make a new Google Doc by typing and make a joyful noise when you buy a copy of Grenadier’s new album Last of the Light. Thanks to Grenadier, our house band for all of their music and to listener Laura and all of you who joined us in our All Hallows Read this year! What should we read next? Suggestions? Send us a voicemail. Happy Halloween! Show Notes:...


Let’s Get Ready to Scream!

Special Intro: Erika Ensign from Verity! Film at 11: My Dinner with Hervé (2018) Book-IT: Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear (2015) by Margee Kerr Scroll with it: We are reading Stephen King’s Needful Things together for our All Hallows Read this year. Join us next week to discuss it for Halloween. Show Notes:


Righteous! (with Xane Daniel)

Special Intro: Chicago’s Very Own Horror Host - Svengoolie Film at 11: Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) Book-IT: Righteous by Xane Daniel Scroll with it: It’s Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’s 200th anniversary. There are lots of ways to celebrate. We are reading Stephen King’s Needful Things together for our All Hallows Read this year. Join us! Show Notes:


Grand Opening October 9th - Bring Your Friends

Special Intro: Noel Clark - Mickey Smith from Doctor Who Film at 11: Doctor Who is all new in 2018 Book-IT: Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Comic (2018) App-etite: Stream your local broadcast channels for free with Scroll with it: Sir Tim Burners-Lee has a plan to fix the world wide web and we are reading Stephen King’s Needful Things together for our All Hallows Read this year. Join us! Show Notes:


SONY Spins a Wilde Yarn- LIVE at the Blue Box Cafe

Special Intro: Chris Mau -- owner of the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, IL Film at 11: Ozark (2017) Book-IT: The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers (2018) by Maxwell King Scroll with it: We’re a proud part of the Southgate Media Group 4th Annual Podcast Marathon. The future of podcasting and STEM education are on our minds today as we patiently wait for the premiere of Doctor Who on Sunday, October 7. Show Notes:


Waiting for Who?

Special Intro: Cory Doctorow -- author and activist Film at 11: The Endless (2017) Book-IT: Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen (2018) by Douglas Adams & James Goss Scroll with it: Oh hai, YouTube! The Room is now online. Join us at the STEM Cafe at Northern Illinois University on Thursday, September 27, 2018, for an eSports event and Saturday morning, September 29, 2018, at the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, IL for the Southgate Media Group’s 4th annual podcast marathon. We’ll see you there! Show...


Thou Art Tearing Me Apart, Lisa!

Special Intro: Rob Southgate -- Founder of Southgate Media Group Film at 11: Castle Rock (2018) Book-IT: Space Opera (2018) by Catherynne M. Valente Scroll with it: Apple has new iPhones, distracted driving is an epidemic, Hurricane Florence battered the east coast and the fourth annual Southgate Media Group podcast marathon is coming to Blue Box Cafe next Saturday. Show Notes:



Special Intro: Marcus Robinson -- Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Film at 11: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018) Book-IT: Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America (2014) by Annie Jacobsen Scroll with it: Just watch ‘ol Bandit run. We mourn the passing of Burt Reynolds. Doctor Who is moving to Sundays, starting October 7, 2018, and Apple has new shiny things to show us tomorrow. Show Notes:


Fat, Drunk, & Stupid is No Way to Go Through Life

Special Intro: Rebecca Hanson from MST3K Film at 11: A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018) Book-IT: A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2006) by Josh Karp App-etite: Zombies, Run! Game Scroll with it: What’s up with the ESPN app(s) these days? It’s getting confusing. Show Notes:


Jack Ryan and Bruno are Back! (with Kyle Hickman)

Special Intro: Michael Albright from Down in Front - Chicago’s Premier Riffing Troupe Film at 11: The Happytime Murders (2018) and movie expert Kyle Hickman joins us to share his list of the top 10 films of 2018 (so far) Show Notes:


Kenny Loggins sings, “Boy, Welcome Home”

Special Intro: Jarrett Payton Film at 11: Disney's Christopher Robin (2018) Book IT: The Habit Project, 9 Steps to Build Habits That Stick (2016) by Akash Karia Scroll with it: Aretha Franklin lives on in our lives because of the gifts she offered the world. The Resistance lives on in a new Star Wars cartoon and Gmail offers us a new confidential mode. Show Notes:



Special Intro: Author and Activist -- Cory Doctorow Film at 11: The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Book IT: The Globe: The Science of Discworld II: A Novel (2015) by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, and Jack Cohen Scroll with it: Make it so! Jean-Luc Picard is returning and MoviePass is still in business (for now). Show Notes:


Based on a True Story

Film at 11: Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018) Book IT: The Singularity Trap (2018) by Dennis E. Taylor Show Notes:


Not Marvel’s New Mutants (with Cory Doctorow)

Special Intro: Brian Brushwood -- host of The Modern Rogue, Hacking the System, and CordKillers Film at 11: Castle Rock (2018) Book IT: Little Brother (2008) by Cory Doctorow Show Notes:


Feel the Byrne (with Bears Rebecca Fonté)

Special Intro: Hugo award winning author Tansy Rayner Roberts from Tasmania Film at 11: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) Book IT: How Music Works (2017) by David Byrne Scroll With It: Filmmaker Bears Rebecca Fonté sits down with Steve to remember how it all started. The full interview is available to our patrons at Support the show to get access to this bonus content. (recorded 14 July 2018) Show Notes:


Here We Go Again - We Sing Abba!

Special Intro: Bill Schelly - author of Sense of Wonder: My Life in Comic Fandom Film at 11: John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City (2018) Book IT: We are Legion (We are Bob) (2016) by Dennis Taylor Scroll With It: San Diego Comic-Con starts Thursday for all of those lucky enough to be there. The rest of us will not have as much access as we have had in the previous years. Steve can’t wait for the news from the Doctor Who panel Thursday morning. Show Notes:


Adam Sandler’s Summer Vacation

Special Intro: Caroll Spinney -- TV’s Big Bird Film at 11: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Book IT: Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen (2017) by Steve Sims Scroll With It: Amazon Prime Day is coming this Monday. Be prepared for all the best deals and support Too Much Scrolling at Show Notes:


Summer Movie Festival

Special Intro: Steven Schapansky from Radio Free Skaro Film at 11: Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Steve’s Summer Movie Festival: Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Indian Summer (1993) Book IT: Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story (2018) by Chris Nashawaty Scroll With It: We all need to get out more. Steve saw Roy Wood Jr. LIVE at The Vic Theater in Chicago with special guest, Chicago’s very own Kellye Howard, and then spent some...