Tag Archives: World News Center

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.

World News Center: Thor is a Disney Princess

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.

World News Center: Humanity Is Even More Screwed

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.

 

World News Center: How do you regulate evolution?

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.

World News Center on Copyrighting Comic-Con

Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to talk about trademark infringement cases involving the terms “Super Hero” and “Comic Con.”  Plus:  becoming a Furry Award-winning author and Green Lantern’s catcher’s mitt.

World News Center: Humanity Is Screwed

Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in for our weekly chat to once again scare the heck out of everyone with news that robots and artificial intelligence continue on their path to make human existence unnecessary.  Plus:  Kentucky Fried Twitter!