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

#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.

#426: Cool ISIS Video

February 23rd, 2023 · 70 minutes

Simone is in Italy, so Brianna and Christina are joined by special guest Alex Cranz! They discuss some tech cases in front of the Supreme Court, Meta’s new plan for accounts, and wrap things up with some delicious dirt about Yellowstone.

#425: Word of the Day: Engagement

February 16th, 2023 · 58 minutes

The word of the day is ENGAGEMENT! Elon Musk has ordered Twitter engineers to boost engagement of his own Tweets. Meanwhile, how are things going over on Mastodon? Finally, Marcin Wichery joins us to discuss his history of keyboards, Shift Happens!

#424: When Cars Hover Gently

February 9th, 2023 · 82 minutes

Microsoft and Google have got it and they’re flaunting it. It being AI-POWERED SEARCH. Then, a Right to Repair bill has passed in New York State. For dessert we have Jason Torchinsky and Matt Hardigree of The Autopian calling in.

#423: We're Not Lawyers

February 2nd, 2023 · 58 minutes

Tesla is coming under fire for misleading customers with its self-driving promises. Does the case hold any water? Plus, deepfake pornography couldbe taken to the courtroom as well. What are Netflix's proposed password sharing rules anyway?

#422: Third-Party Rocket

January 26th, 2023 · 74 minutes

Longtime Twitter users are cast into mourning as Twitter cuts off API access for third-party clients. Then, furor over the reveal that CNET has long been using AI to write financial articles. Finally, two of ourfavorite scamsters are making comebacks.

#421: Christina in Russian

January 19th, 2023 · 62 minutes

In an action-packed show, we're talking about the REVIVAL OF THE HOMEPOD. The Mac Mini is also here. Meanwhile, Logan Paul has apologized to a popular YouTuber! For dessert, a Forbes 30 Under 30 alum takes on JP Morgan Chase. And not in a good way.