Countdown to excitement! Every week Christina Warren, Brianna Wu and Simone de Rochefort have accelerated geek conversation. Tech, comics, movies, games and books, no galaxy is off limits!



Latest Episodes

#336: Cheaters Prosper

June 3rd, 2021 · 65 minutes

Aunt Christina is having baby-time, but she's still here because we absolutely can't talk about GPUs and Stack Overflow without her! Nvidia has released an updated 3080, the RTX 3080 Ti. But it's $500 more than last year's card? What is HAPPENING? Then, speaking of large numbers, Prosus has acquired Stack Overflow for 1.8 billion, with a B. Is thi…

#335: AIRBN-BS

May 27th, 2021 · 60 minutes

Christina is at Microsoft Build this week, but what's this?? HOOFBEATS ON THE HORIZON? BRIANNA WU IS RETURNED FROM FLORIDA and she's SO ready to talk about the remastered Mass Effect trilogy. But first, we talk about Valve's new Switch-like CP and AirBnB's whole deal.

#334: Apple is Killing Games

May 20th, 2021 · 63 minutes

Christina and Simone are mourning Christina's Dogecoin dreams. But wait, what's this?? Apple is doing one good thing and two weird ones!? Unprecedented behavior from our problematic fave. Find out what's up on Rocket!

#333: Apple vs. Epic: Puritanical Edition

May 13th, 2021 · 60 minutes

This week Simone and Christina are interrogating Apple vs. Epic! Would you download an unspeakable game… to your phone?? Would you?? We'll answer that and more as we examine Apple's puritanical behavior in the courtroom, and then pivot to the crummy future of smart toasters and their ilk, as the chip shortage persists.

#332: All Out With Baby Stuff

May 6th, 2021 · 55 minutes

In a lightning-fast episode we're talking about… yep, the big Basecamp blow-up, and we've got a lot to say. Then finally, Apple vs. Epic is finally before a judge, and lots of fun secrets are coming out!

#331: Triple Scamtown

April 29th, 2021 · 69 minutes

It's triple helping of scams this week on Rocket. First off, a binary options scam comes to light after years of fleecing vulnerable people. Then, the secret behind McDonalds' ice cream machine failures is finally revealed!!

#330: Peloton Problems

April 22nd, 2021 · 78 minutes

This week we're discussing Peloton's clash with the CPSC, and then, it's time to discuss all the products from Apple's Spring Forward event. New iMacs, a purple iPhone, and more!

#329: Unlocking iPhones

April 15th, 2021 · 72 minutes

Catching up on the big unanswered questions… however did the FBI get into the phone in the San Bernadino case? All that and more on this week's Rocket!

#328: Works of Art

April 8th, 2021 · 63 minutes

Bri and Simone tackle many works of art: is coding art? What about Mario? And finally, a banger scamtown that you don't want to miss.

#327: All of the Lights

April 1st, 2021 · 61 minutes

In a ROWDY show, we talk about what we'd like to see from WWDC, and what all the Amazon execs are getting up to on Twitter!