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3 friends chat about the goings on in geek news. Movies, television, video games and comics are on all on the table in a free flow discussion by fans for fans.

3 friends chat about the goings on in geek news. Movies, television, video games and comics are on all on the table in a free flow discussion by fans for fans.
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3 friends chat about the goings on in geek news. Movies, television, video games and comics are on all on the table in a free flow discussion by fans for fans.

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English


Episodes

Episode 116 - The Return of the Lando

7/16/2018
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Following FanQuest the ToB Crew decided to take a short break while in the midst of the summer doldrums to recharge their batteries. That R&R is now over and the guys are back to break down the latest in film and TV news. On the docket this week is the confirmation that Joaquin Phoenix has signed on to play The Joker in a standalone origin film, Billy Dee Williams will likely return to the role of Lando Calrissian for Star Wars Episode IX and Halo is finally coming to TV. All this and so...

Duration:00:55:27

Game of Thrones S1E7 "You Win or You Die": ToB Breakdown Rewatch

7/16/2018
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Once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence; so we'll hold off until our S1E8 breakdown before calling this a new streak, but we're back for the second straight week to break down more Game of Thrones goodness for you! This week Julian and Daniel discuss Robert's last wishes, Ned's continued blunders, Jon's vows, Danny's brush with death, and much more!

Duration:01:16:42

Game of Thrones S1E6 "A Golden Crown": ToB Breakdown Rewatch

7/10/2018
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After a long, and unexpected, hiatus Julian and Daniel are back to break down the second half of Game of Thrones season one. Our most sincere apologies for dropping off the face of the known world. In this episode the guys discuss Ned's reinstatement as Hand, Robert's boar hunt, Tyrion's trial by "combat", and Drogo's gift for Viserys. Plus, Lookout for a special message to begin the show laying out the plan for the rest of the season. Cheers!

Duration:00:59:45

FanQuest 2018 LIVE(ish) - Pablo Hidalgo Interview

6/26/2018
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As FanQuest 2018 was wrapping up Julian and Dan had the opportunity to sit down with none other than Pablo Hidalgo himself. As the headliner of the event and an executive on the LucasFIlm Star Wars Story Group it was an absolute honour to have him on the show. The guys took the chance to pick his brain about all things Star Wars, discussing everything from The Old Republic to Clone Wars and more. Thanks again to Pablo for taking the time!

Duration:00:15:35

FanQuest 2018 LIVE(ish) - Geoff Johns and DC Films

6/25/2018
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More from FanQuest 2018! Julian, Dan, and Jeremy are back for their second of three recordings live from day two 2 on the show floor. In this episode the guys discuss the massive news of Geoff Johns stepping down from DC Comics and how that will effect the coming DC films. They also check in on the latest from Wonder Woman 1984, Aquaman and the standalone Joker films.

Duration:00:39:45

FanQuest 2018 LIVE(ish) - E3 Follow-Up

6/25/2018
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For their first of three recordings from day two of FanQuest 2018 the guys sit down to do a brief postmortem on this year's E3 . Looking specifically at CyberPunk 2077 and how it took home "Game of the Show" across seemingly the entire industry press, Resident Evil 2's love letter to the RE series, and how Super Smash Bros Ultimate might compare to the Melee.

Duration:00:28:34

FanQuest 2018 LIVE(ish) - Pablo Hidalgo Presentation Breakdown

6/23/2018
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Welcome to FanQuest 2018! Julian, Dan, and Jeremy are here all weekend to talk all things nerdy. First on the docket was Lucasfilm Story Group Executive Pablo Hidalgo's "Inside Solo: A Star Wars Story" presentation. After attending his talk, the guys sit down to discuss all the big revelations and insights, as well as address the rumours of Star Wars standalone movies being put on hold. Stay tuned to the feed over the next couple days for more from FanQuest 2018!

Duration:00:39:00

ToB Games - E3 2018

6/13/2018
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It's been awhile since we've taken a break from talking about the latest in film and television news and turned our collective eye towards the gaming industry, but with E3 now upon us we would we remiss if we didn't dive into all the major announcements coming out of gaming's biggest showcase. From Sony and their stellar first party lineup featuring "The Last of Us Pt 2", "Spider-Man" and more to Nintendo and their concentration on all things "Super Smash Bros" and everything in between,...

Duration:02:36:30

Episode 115 - Avengers 4 Leak

6/8/2018
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The ToB Crew gathers once again to discuss the latest in film and television news. This week the guys break down the 'Bumblebee' and, 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' trailers, talk about a Willy Wonka origin film and it's rumoured casting, examine the fallout from the 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' box office flop and ask why some fans thinks it's okay to harass creators online. The big news of the week however was the leaked concept art and story details for 'Avengers 4'. Julian, Dan and,...

Duration:02:02:58

Episode 114 - Solo: A Star Wars Story

5/31/2018
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In what turned out to be a series of unfortunate events and bad decisions, our original review of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' turned out to be unusable. Fortunately, we we're able to throw together an emergency recording session to correct that error. Julian and Jeremy cover the Boba Fett standalone movie news before diving deep into the guts of 'Solo'. The guys give props to Alden Ehrenreich for a masterful performance as well as break down the film scene by scene, unpacking it's surprising...

Duration:01:29:15

Episode 113 - Deadpool 2

5/25/2018
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As the summer movie season hits full stride Julian, Daniel and Jeremy reunite in the same room for the first time in over a year. To Celebrate, the ToB Crew reviews Deadpool 2 as well as covers some of the news, including Jake Gyllenhaal being up for the role of Mysterio, Zachari Levi's first official photo as Shazam!, the real possibility of a Lando Calrissian Star Wars spin-off movie and when we might actually see an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie. The guys also touch on a few of things they've...

Duration:01:50:58

Episode 112 - Familiar With Rings

5/17/2018
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It's only Julian and Jeremy inside the proverbial 'tower' this week as they break down the latest in film and television news. The Guys give their impressions on Shane Black's 'The Predator' trailer and how similar it was to 'Venom' in it's ability to underwhelm. Moving on, they discuss the early buzz coming out of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' following it's world premier and the latest out DC and Warner Brothers, including the possibility of Peter Jackson joining the DC fold. On the TV front...

Duration:01:08:16

Episode 111 - Avengers: Infinity War

5/3/2018
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Infinity War is officially the biggest movie in the world right now, making this the perfect occasion to jump back into a regular podcast schedule. Julian is back in Canada and ready to nerd out after a few months off the grid with his old pals Jeremy and Dan. The guys break down everything in Marvel's massive tent-pole blockbuster, looking at what made the movie such an unprecedented undertaking and where it might have missed the mark. It's an all Avengers episode this week on The Tower...

Duration:01:42:03

Episode 110 - The Road to Infinity

4/17/2018
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I know its been a minute but Tower of Babble is back! Dan and Jeremy sit down to recap weeks worth of news from both Marvel and DC camps. With the excitement for Infinity War already through the roof, we're talking all things Marvel leading up to the event; Deadpool 2 news, some pretty obscure Infinity War theories, and of course Black Panther. A little more low-key on the DC side with set photos from Shazam, rumours of big changes to the Flashpoint movie, new DC animation. All this and...

Duration:01:04:52

Game of Thrones S1E5 "The Wolf and the Lion": ToB Rewatch Breakdown

3/14/2018
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Tyrion finds himself on the Eastern Road, Ser Barristan stands vigil for the fallen knight Ser Hugh, after losing to Ser Loras a furious Gregor Clegane goes berserk, forcing the Hound to intervene, Bran attends his world history class, Arya stumbles across ancient Dragon skulls in the dungeon, Yoren warns Ned of Tyrion's abduction, Robert issues an assassination order, Ned abandons his role as Hand, Jaime confronts Ned and Jory outside Littlefinger's brothel, and the first observable blow...

Duration:01:21:15

Fireside Chat - The Value of Sports

1/23/2018
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It's not often that we talk about sports here at the Tower of Babble, almost never actually. It's not really in our wheelhouse. That being said, we do discuss entertainment here and what is sports if not entertainment. So with that in mind, join Julian, Daniel and Jeremy in this bonus episode of The Tower of Babble Podcast as they discuss the value of watching sports versus more artistic forms of entertainment.

Duration:00:34:42

ToB Games - Mario Odyssey

11/23/2017
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Julian, Daniel and Jeremy are back with another instalment of ToB Games! Dan just bought a Nintendo Switch with Mario Odyssey and he has the low down on Mario's latest adventure. The guys also discuss the surprise addition of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the Injustice 2 roster and Julian gives his impressions of South Park: Fractured But Whole.

Duration:00:52:03

ToB Interlude - Justice League Action Commentary

11/16/2017
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Justice League premieres in theatres tonight at midnight! For the first time ever we'll get to see DC's most iconic heroes on screen together in live-action. What a time to be alive! Caught up in the excitement the ToB Crew decided to try something new to celebrate this momentous occasion; a commentary track! Julian and Daniel provide commentary for two episodes of Justice League Action; the relatively new, and surprisingly awesome, animated show on Cartoon Network. Who's ready to nerd out...

Duration:00:35:51