The Lazy Geeks Podcast #278: House of Mouse Domination

There was a lot of news happening this week on The Lazy Geeks Podcast. Disney decided to give up on its blackout of the Los Angeles Times, which was dumb, to begin with. Kevin Spacey is getting removed from his own movie, which is coming out in a couple of weeks. A whole new Star Wars trilogy is coming out soon. We are hoping for some Knights of the Old Republic. Respawn gets acquired by EA but says nothing is going to change. Justice Department puts a hold on the whole AT&T and Time Warner merger. Brian Michael Bendis makes a run for DC Comics, leaving behind a Marvel career of nearly two decades.

The main story this week is about Disney. Not only did they manage to do a complete one-eighty from that bad press (pun intended) with the Los Angeles Times, they managed to get people excited about their recent moves. Early last week, a report came out that Disney was looking to purchase 21st Century Fox’s movie and television properties. This would allow them to build up their inventory for their streaming service. There is a lot going on around that.

Oh, and they discuss the biggest news stories of the past week. Enjoy!

 

Here are the topics for this week:

Opening Topic:

Follow-Up: Disney, LA Times War Ends

 

Entertainment:

Steven: Christopher Plummer Replacing Kevin Spacey

Adam: Rian Johnson to Create a New Star Wars Trilogy

 

Gaming:

Steven: EA to Acquire Titanfall’s Respawn

Adam: Miiverse Says Goodbye

 

Comics:

Steven: Brian Michael Bendis Moving to DC

Adam: Jean Grey Will Lead in X-Men Red

 

Technology:

Steven: A Pair of iPhone X Issues

Adam: Justice Department Makes Demands on AT&T and Time Warner Merger

 

Discussion Topic:

Disney’s road to world domination

 

What the Actual Fuck! (WTAF):

Steven: Be Careful of the Sex Toys

Adam: Coaching like a MAN

 

Credits:

“There It Is”, “NewsSting”, “Rocket” – Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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