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.Follow @bigwakeupcall
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.Follow @bigwakeupcall
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.Follow @bigwakeupcall
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.
The World News Center’s Bill McCormick called in to chat about the fallout from Disney’s acquisition of Fox, including Thor becoming a Disney princess and the potential death of Deadpool. Plus: Netflix vs. the FCC and whether we’re heading back to the dial-up days.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in to talk about Cryptophasia and visual modality in computers, all eventually leading to robots determining that humans are unnecessary. Plus: Elitist Whole Foods-shopping robots, talking a climate change quote seriously out of context, and answering some letters from listeners.
Bill McCormick from the World News Center joined the show for a lively and enlightening discussion on artificial intelligence and whether or not it can be regulated. Also: evolutionary timelines of humans and computers, procreating robots, and let’s just knock off the vaping.Follow @bigwakeupcall