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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 55: The Whedonverse!

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Katie, Chad, Chelsea, and Rooster discuss the Whedonverse with special guest Kenny Rotter, host of the Dumbbells and Dragons podcast. You can find out more by Dumbbells and Dragons by heading to their site dumbbellsanddragons.com.

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Show Notes

  • 0:00 – Intros
  • 1:22 – Who is Kenny Rotter and what is Dumbbells and Dragons?
  • 5:17 – What kind of topics are on Dumbbells and Dragons?
  • 11:02 – Let’s talk about Joss Whedon!
  • 11:33 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • 15:34 – The sexual awakening
  • 16:46 – Firefly
  • 18:46 – Recycling actors
  • 20:39 – Why is Joss Whedon awesome?
  • 23:18 – Not to gush completely on Joss Whedon.
  • 24:29 – What is your favorite episode of Buffy?
  • 30:35 –  Audible bump
  • 32:13 – Whedon’s movies
  • 33:53 – Kenny explains why Whedon is not God’s gift to movies and cinema
  • 38:25- In Your Eyes
  • 40:50 – Cabin in the Woods
  • 43:39 – Did he set himself up to fail Age of Ultron?
  • 47:34 – Dr. Horrible Sing Along Blog
  • 51:57 – Whedon’s strong female characters
  • 1:05:10 – Favorite Joss Whedon project
  • 1:06:53 – Kenny Rotter and Dumbbell and Dragons plug
  • 1:07:46 – Closing

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The Temple of Geek Podcast was started in 2012 by Danniel and Paul. It has since become a new show called the “ToGCast” that is released every Monday at 10am CST. They have started a second show called Knights of the Game Table Podcast which is release monthly, on the second Tuesday at 10am CST. Stay tuned for a third show debuting soon call the Temple of Geek Cosplay Connection!