Too Much Scrolling

Steve and Chip

Podcast with all the information you need to survive another week. Movie. Book. News. Published Tuesday.

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Special Intro: Sadie Miller - The Voice of Sarah Jane Smith from Doctor Who Film at 11: King Richard (2021) Book IT: On Color (2018) by David Kastan Scroll With IT: #ChicagoTARDIS 2021 was a blast.  #TheMADSareBack is riffing MANOS on Dec 14, 2021. Grenadier, our house band, has released their latest album, Stories (2021) Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms113021

Nov 30

40 min 56 sec

Special Intro: Tom Merritt author of Pilot X Film at 11: Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) Book IT: Pilot X (2017) by Tom Merritt Scroll With IT: Happy Doctor Who Day 2021, #MST3KTurkeyDay is Nov 25, #ChicagoTARDIS is Nov 26-28, and #TheMADSareBack is riffing MANOS on Dec 14, 2021. Grenadier, our house band, has released their latest album, Stories (2021) Stinger: Felicia Day as Kinga Forrester from MST3K Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms112321

Nov 23

51 min

Special Intro: Neve McIntosh – Madame Vastra from Doctor Who Film at 11: One December Night (2021) Book IT: Kindred (1979) by Octavia E. Butler Scroll With IT: Our social calendar is filling up for the holiday season. #LifeDay is Nov 17, #MST3KTurkeyDay is Nov 25, #ChicagoTARDIS is Nov 26-28, and #TheMADSareBack is riffing MANOS on Dec 14, 2021 Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms111621

Nov 16

39 min 28 sec

Special Intro: Rob Paulsen Film at 11: The Eternals (2021) Book IT: All of the Marvels: A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told (2021) by Douglas Wolk Scroll With IT: Steve had a sitdown interview with Ben Shrewsbury on his show, Two Marks and a Spark (Nov 2, 2021). Chip read a professional paper on Mobile internet and political polarization by Nikita Melnikov of Princeton. #ThinkDifferent Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms11921

Nov 9

55 min 11 sec

Special Intro: Sylvester McCoy - The Seventh Doctor Film at 11: My Hero Academia: World Hero’s Mission (2021) Book IT: Fledgling (2005) by Octavia E. Butler Scroll With IT: Mark Zuckerberg has gone Meta. NaNoWriMo is here! Get writing. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms11221

Nov 2

58 min 21 sec

Special Intro: Charlaine Harris - author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels Film at 11: Dune (2021) Book IT: The Last Werewolf (2011) by Glen Duncan Scroll With IT: We mourn the passing of Colin Powell, Peter Scolari, and Halyna Hutchins this week. Next week, Too Much Scrolling and Professor Pamela Bedore invite you to join us for our SECOND Halloween group read.  We’re reading Fledgling (2005) by Octavia Butler. Grab a copy and read with us. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms102621

Oct 26

56 min 31 sec

Special Intro: Chicago’s favorite Horror host Svengoolie Film at 11: No Time to Die (2021) Book IT: The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick (2019) by Mallory O'Meara Scroll With IT: William Shatner journeyed into the final frontier and then went to Wizard World in Chicago. Too Much Scrolling and Professor Pamela Bedore invite you to join us for our Halloween group read.  We’re reading The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan this month. Grab a copy and read with us. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms101921

Oct 19

29 min 58 sec

Special Intro: Joe Bob Briggs - host of The Last Drive-In Film at 11: Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021) Book IT: The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life (2016) by Anu Partanen Scroll With IT: Social media is a place to share and fast food is a place to eat. These facts are not always true. Too Much Scrolling and Professor Pamela Bedore invite you to join us for our Halloween group read.  We’re reading The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan this month. Grab a copy and read with us. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms101221

Oct 12

45 min 10 sec

Special Intro: Puppeteer Steve Whitmire Film at 11: Free Guy (2021) Book IT: The Neil Gaiman at the End of the Universe (2021) by Arvind Ethan David Scroll With IT: Amazon is everywhere, even in your robot dog. Too Much Scrolling and Professor Pamela Bedore invite you to join us for our Halloween group read.  We’re reading The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan this month. Grab a copy and read with us. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms10521

Oct 5

50 min 18 sec

Special Intro: Author Robert J Sawyer Film at 11: Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021) Book IT: The Gods Themselves (1972) by Isaac Asimov Scroll With IT: It’s an odd time in our history. Beware the devious licks and prepare yourself for more of The Tiger King. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms92821

Sep 28

1 hr 16 min

Special Intro: Jim Koch - founder and brewer of Samuel Adams Film at 11: Show Me the Father (2021) Book IT: Leave Me Alone and I'll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World (2020) by Deirdre McCloskey and Art Carden Scroll With IT: We remember Norm MacDonald. Is Facebook a news organization? Lucid’s new electric vehicle can take you there. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms92121

Sep 21

54 min 55 sec

Special Intro: Animator Bob Camp from Ren & Stimpy Film at 11: Reminiscence (2021) Book IT: And Then She Vanished (2021) by Nick Jones Scroll With IT: Smart Glasses, Apple’s App Store, John Mulaney, and Steve from Blue's Clues all have changed our world. They all have new information to share with us this week. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms91421

Sep 14

41 min 16 sec

Special Intro: Author Tal M. Klein Film at 11: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) Book IT: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (2018) by Stuart Turton Scroll With IT: COVID is changing everything we do from school to auto manufacturing but at least we can play video games all day. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms9721

Sep 7

43 min 11 sec

Special Intro: Activist and author Cory Doctorow Film at 11: What If…? (2021) Book IT: Professor Pam joins us to discuss another book that we didn’t get to in our book club Sandwiches at Irregular Hours. This week it’s Project Hail Mary (2021) by Andy Weir Scroll With IT: Apple is the company built on privacy. What they’re doing with encryption in the name of security may change that perception. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms83121

Aug 31

1 hr

Special Intro: Mary Jo Pehl from MST3K and Rifftrax Film at 11: Rifftrax LIVE: Hobgoblins Book IT: The Skeptic's Guide to American History by Mark A. Stoler Scroll With IT: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory turned 50. Topps is no longer making baseball cards and Elon Musk has an amazing dancing robot. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms82421

Aug 24

48 min 33 sec

Special Intro: Jarrett Payton from WGN sports Film at 11: The Suicide Squad (2021) Book IT: Oona Out of Order (2020)  by Margarita Montimore Scroll With IT: Is Waze Getting Worse? What’s the future of movie theaters? Apple has peeled up the corner of end-to-end encryption. Is their caveat justified? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms81721

Aug 17

55 min 3 sec

Special Intro: Brian Brushwood has a new podcast World’s Greatest Con Film at 11: Dwayne Johnson film festival (not Jungle Cruise) Book IT: Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, and Why It Matters (2021) by Dr. Steven E. Koonin Scroll With IT: Google has the time crystal, Anime Magic is coming to Rosemont and Free Comic Book Day is coming to your local comic book shop Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms81021

Aug 10

38 min 23 sec

Steve and Chip meet author S.A. McClure and discuss her prolific writing.  Go to http://www.samcclure.com for all of the details

Aug 5

9 min 18 sec

Special Guest Intro: Billy West - The voice of Fry from Futurama & Ren & Stimpy Film at 11: Black Widow (2021) Book IT: The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni (2021) by Helene Wecker Scroll With IT: Conventions are back! We’re headed to the theater to see Down in Front LIVE this week. How much would you pay for search engine privacy? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/tms8321

Aug 3

45 min 58 sec

Steve and Chip at Indy PopCon 2021 Anime Magic Convention August 13-15, 2021 in Rosemont, IL  http://www.animemagic.org

Aug 1

2 min 41 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look back at the year of books and conversations that we had. Our deepest thanks to Professor Pamela Bedore for sharing this time and her knowledge with us. We look forward to continuing our chats about pop culture as we relaunch our podcast Too Much Scrolling next week. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih72721

Jul 27

37 min 44 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih72021

Jul 22

59 min 51 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih71321

Jul 13

55 min 10 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih7621

Jul 6

55 min 18 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih62921

Jun 29

51 min 44 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Our first non-fiction book takes a real look at the climate crisis. Bill Gates is a big thinker and he shares his big thoughts with us as well as giving us some small(er) steps to getting to net carbon zero. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih62221

Jun 22

56 min 37 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Our first non-fiction book takes a real look at the climate crisis. Bill Gates is a big thinker and he shares his big thoughts with us as well as giving us some small(er) steps to getting to net carbon zero. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih61521

Jun 15

52 min 34 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Our first non-fiction book takes a real look at the climate crisis. Bill Gates is a big thinker and he shares his big thoughts with us as well as giving us some small(er) steps to getting to net carbon zero. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih6821

Jun 13

43 min 34 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Our first non-fiction book takes a real look at the climate crisis. Bill Gates is a big thinker and he shares his big thoughts with us as well as giving us some small(er) steps to getting to net carbon zero. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih6121

Jun 13

49 min 4 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Time for a fun adventure with an alternative history spin. What if….a meteorite struck the Eastern United States in 1952? What would you do? How would you find the right people to help humanity survive? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih52521

Jun 13

43 min 53 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Time for a fun adventure with an alternative history spin. What if….a meteorite struck the Eastern United States in 1952? What would you do? How would you find the right people to help humanity survive? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih51821

Jun 13

55 min 32 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  TIme for a fun adventure with an alternative history spin. What if….a meteorite struck the Eastern United States in 1952? What would you do? How would you find the right people to help humanity survive? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih51121

May 11

50 min 51 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  TIme for a fun adventure with an alternative history spin. What if….a meteorite struck the Eastern United States in 1952? What would you do? How would you find the right people to help humanity survive? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih5421

May 4

57 min 32 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We turn to the climate crisis and the issues of our individual choices and how we can impact our world. There’s a lot to think about and discuss. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih42721

Apr 27

51 min 9 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We turn to the climate crisis and the issues of our individual choices and how we can impact our world. There’s a lot to think about and discuss. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih42021

Apr 20

55 min 42 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We turn to the climate crisis and the issues of our individual choices and how we can impact our world. There’s a lot to think about and discuss. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih41321

Apr 13

48 min 14 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We turn to the climate crisis and the issues of our individual choices and how we can impact our world. There’s a lot to think about and discuss. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih4621

Apr 6

51 min 20 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We turn to the climate crisis and the issues of our individual choices and how we can impact our world. There’s a lot to think about and discuss. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih33021

Mar 30

1 hr

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We leap into our discussion of multiple universes, love, loss, and theft with Jeff Smith’s graphic novel RASL (2008).  Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih32321

Mar 23

40 min 16 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We leap into our discussion of multiple universes, love, loss, and theft with Jeff Smith’s graphic novel RASL (2008).  Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih31621

Mar 16

38 min 43 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We leap into our discussion of multiple universes, love, loss, and theft with Jeff Smith’s graphic novel RASL (2008).  Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih3921

Mar 9

49 min 12 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  We leap into our discussion of multiple universes, love, loss, and theft with Jeff Smith’s graphic novel RASL (2008) this week with a philosophical conversation about the meaning of life and the maze of human decisions. WWJOCD (What Would Jerry O’Connell Do?) Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih3221

Mar 2

51 min 13 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  What do your memories mean to you? How much can you trust your own thoughts of the past and your own future? What do you say to the woman that you love when you meet her for the first time? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih22321

Feb 23

44 min 52 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  What do your memories mean to you? How much can you trust your own thoughts of the past and your own future? We discuss it with clinical psychologist Dr. Jamie Kleinman.  Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih21621

Feb 16

49 min 27 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  What do your memories mean to you? False Memory Syndrome is an epidemic that spreads through no known means, driving its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. How much can you trust your own thoughts of the past and your own future? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih2921

Feb 9

40 min 31 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  What do your memories mean to you? False Memory Syndrome is an epidemic that spreads through no known means, driving its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. How much can you trust your own thoughts of the past and your own future? Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih2221

Feb 2

50 min 8 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  A new year brings with it a new exploration of the future. What could happen? We discuss the future and the infinite possibilities.  Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih12621

Jan 26

42 min 11 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  A new year brings with it a new exploration of the future. What could happen? We discuss the future and the infinite possibilities. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih11921

Jan 19

41 min 13 sec

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  A new year brings with it a new exploration of the future. What could happen? We discuss the future with Canada’s premier science fiction author, Robert J Sawyer this week. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih11221

Jan 12

1 hr 2 min

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam.  A new year brings with it a new expiration of the future. What could happen? We discuss Canada’s premier science fiction author, Robert J Sawyer, and some of the real science of particle accelerators with Mr. Freeze of Fermilab, Jerry Zimmerman, this week. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/saih1521

Jan 5

54 min 57 sec