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



Latest Episodes

#440: Build-ing a Mystery

June 1st, 2023 · 53 minutes

Christina is back from Microsoft Build, with her take on all the tools that were announced during the event! Then, a panel of AI researchers has issued a statement. And finally, Elizabeth Holmes has reported to prison and a debt is fulfilled.

#439: Human Errors

May 25th, 2023 · 60 minutes

Microsoft Build happened this week, along with a slew of AI-centric announcements! Brianna and Simone tackle the AI-integrated future of Windows 11. Then, a disastrous Twitter Space has launched a new presidential candidate.

#438: Touching Livestock

May 18th, 2023 · 56 minutes

Simone is off touching sheep so Bri and Christina are left to their own devices. This week, that means a spoiler-free dessert-up-front segment on The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, and discussion about whether AM radios should still come with cars.

#437: Puff Peace

May 11th, 2023 · 59 minutes

Google is bringing AI to its search — for select users. And our favorite scamster Elizabeth Holmes appears in the New York Times this week. For dessert, our old friend Bug of Spooky Pinball is back to talk about the new Scooby-Doo table!

#436: Bluesky Raya

May 4th, 2023 · 60 minutes

A new form of a terrible old bill is before the Senate, and we can see indications of its effects in state-level bills in Utah and Louisiana. What’s KOSA and why should you be concerned? We’re returning to Bluesky.

#435: Only Mergers In The Building

April 27th, 2023 · 65 minutes

In shocking news, the U.K. has moved to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard — for reasons that make NO SENSE to our hosts! Then, the Twitter clone Bluesky finally seems to be taking off, and Disney is suing Florida governor Ron DeSantis.

#434: Enpoopificaton

April 21st, 2023 · 63 minutes

Christina and Simone are bringing you a classic chaos hour of Rocket. Today’s questions: is social media dying, and is it possible to build a platform that can thrive without turning users into content for ad revenue?

#433: Max, Just Max

April 13th, 2023 · 55 minutes

Finally, the case of Brianna v. Christina is drawing to a close, as Elizabeth Holmes prison date looms…we’re talking about Twitter’s contentious relationship with journalism and the latest “quirks” of the platform. HBO Max is rebranding… again!

#432: Rumors and Invention

April 6th, 2023 · 50 minutes

There are rumors swirling about a new PlayStation handheld. Then, the first ChatGPT defamation lawsuits are emerging. Brianna has some controversial opinions about Ryan Gosling as Ken in the Barbie movie, and Simone is not young anymore.

#431: Limited Internet For All

March 30th, 2023 · 65 minutes

It's FINALLY time to actually talk about the TikTok hearings, and our opinions on how Congress has handled grilling the social media giant — and the potential bills that they're considering. Finally, we're talking a non-spoilery review of John Wick 4.