Tag Archives: World News Center

Bill McCormick’s Furry Fan Fiction

Bill McCormick dialed us up from the World News Center to chat about getting his name & photo in the paper (surprisingly, not a mug shot.) Things are going to start happening for him now!  We also discussed Bill being a furry guy (but not a Furry, though he does write Furry fiction). Plus:  Christopher Robin (a sweet, subversive movie), Captain Marvel vs. Shazam,and Aquaman‘s concentric circles.

 

World News Center: Canines Eating Cholesterol

Bill McCormick dialed in from the World News Center to chat about some important science stuff, including  an $850,000 cure for blindness, an artificial pancreas, sexy sleep apnea, and stopping heart attacks with cholesterol-eating canines.  

Hacking a Fish Tank with the World News Center

Screen Shot 2018-06-12 at 4.18.00 PMBill McCormick from the World News Center called in for his weekly visit and this time we chatted about hacking a fish tank, Alexa stealing your identity, changing the password on your nanny cam, and the unexpected advantages of a late ’90s garage door opener.  Plus: mutant superpowers and a public service announcement.

The World News Center’s Sexy Anime Robot Bees

In his weekly visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick called in with some thoughts about his time at c2e2.  We also discussed banning & burning books and media and shared some live listener feedback.  Plus:  Sexy anime robot bees, more on the real-life Iron Man suit, and getting me closer to an Adamantium skeleton.

World News Center: Live from c2e2

Fantastic_Four_Bill McCormick called in from c2e2 where he’s selling his books, signing autographs, and inviting listeners to drop by his booth for a free burly, tattooed hug.  Plus: celebrating diversity in the comics industry, Black Panther in Saudi Arabia, and Bill agrees to sell a kidney to buy me a Jack Kirby Fantastic Four #1.

World News Center: c2e2 preview ‘n’ more

Bill McCormick called in once again from the World News Center on a bright and beautiful Friday to preview his appearance at c2e2 next weekend. Bill will be calling in live from the acoustically perfect basement of McCormick Place (no relation).  Plus:  more on Black Panther, the CW superhero lineup, making more realistic action figures, and for the 19th time, folks, Easter is not Ishtar.

A Weird, Dark, and Disturbing Trip to the World News Center

In this visit to the World News Center, Bill McCormick and I discuss

Weird, Dark and Disturbing remakes of Mary Poppins, Tomb Raider, The Grinch, and Winnie The Pooh.   Plus: Re-growing teeth and/or knees, a newer, more racist Jungle Book, and catching up with Joe Charboneau.

World News Center: Black Panther Discussion

Bill McCormick from the World News Center joined the show to discuss the new Marvel movie “Black Panther.”  Using his connections with The Big Wakeup Call, Bill was able to get into a special screening including a live via satellite Q&A with the stars of the film.

Discussion topics included the how the film hits on many different levels, a wacky human trafficking scene that turns into a love story, and the most knee-slapping bullet-in-the-spine scene ever.

 

World News Center: Getting to know your bathroom

In our weekly chat with Bill McCormick from the World News Center, we discuss getting to know our bathrooms intimately during the current nasty flu outbreak, and then segue seamlessly into a look at 2018′s upcoming superhero movies.   Plus: Ninja Turtle murder porn, the death of pinball, and Bill babysits my kids.

 

World News Center: The Many Uses of Firefly Juice

Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to share news about MIT Scientists making trees out of fireflies.   Will hipsters start organic firefly farms to produce cruelty-free free range fair trade firefly juice? Plus:  Ozone attacks carbon monoxide, stopping a potential carob invasion, and becoming Aquaman.