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

#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.

#430: TikTok Heaven 3000

March 23rd, 2023 · 59 minutes

We’re talking TikTok WAIT NO we’re talking the SEC fining Justin Sun and numerous celebrities spokespeople for cryptocurrency shenanigans! Then, it’s sadly time to bid goodbye to DPReview. Meanwhile, we never even got to say hello to Tax Heaven 3000.

#429: Bank Run

March 16th, 2023 · 69 minutes

Tonight’s special guest is The Verge’s senior writer Elizabeth Lopatto, to discuss what else but: THE COLLAPSE OF SILICON VALLEY BANK. Then, Brianna and Simone discuss the existence of the moon, and Scream 6!

#428: AI Everywhere All At Once

March 9th, 2023 · 66 minutes

Let’s talk about Google’s forays into AI — are they behind Microsoft? Then, a Spotify redesign threatens to make the app more visually similar to TikTok. Finally, Christina explains one of the biggest financial scams.

#427: Elizabeth Holmes Baby

March 3rd, 2023 · 78 minutes

This week on Rocket, Simone kissed too many Italians, so Brianna and Christina are running amok. They talk about the new ChatGPT API and the potential it could have, the risky bets Binance made and Elizabeth Holmes’ latest attempt to get out of jail.