Benheck.com Podcast Episode 111

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Or Episode 7 in binary. This month’s super-long episode includes:

    • Software as Service
      • The end of Windows and OS’s as we know them?
      • Who actually owns your cloud data?
      • Will cloud data ever perform as fast as local solutions?
    • Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds
      • Ben finally buys the game. We discuss the online phenomenon!
      • What about Fortnite? Is it any good?
      • Why does Ben taste everything?
    • Jones wants to buy a Nintendo Switch
    • MEGAMETERS!
      • The totally real term, but why is it never used?
      • We discuss common distances in MEGAMETERS for no reason whatsoever.
    • Movie Chat!
      • Parker reviews Ready Player One.
      • Re-visiting The Last Jedi – now on home video!
      • Will super Star Wars fanboy Jones go see Han Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Enjoy!

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The flash storage company we discuss during the episode: https://www.purestorage.com/

 

 

Benheck.com Podcast Episode 110

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This month’s topics include:

    • The beginning of the end for theaters? Netflix buying many films and releasing them on the small screen instead of theaters.
      • Could Charlize Theron take Gal Gadot in a fight?
      • Ben talks about his “artifact collection”.
      • Discussing Space Shuttles.
    • Microtransactions – have gamers had enough? Is it finally time for the base price of a game to rise?
      • Which company will “rip off the scab” and raise the price to $70?
      • How much Hamburger we each put into Hamburger Helper.
      • What would be used as currencies in a post apocalyptic world?
      • More inflation discussion (price of video games vs everything else)
  • Disney to dump EA as their videogame partner?
    • Is it really a bad thing for EA?
    • Ben explains his Kickstarter idea for Road House 2.
    • How to turn anything into a Cloverfield movie!

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A chunk of the Berlin wall!

 

The meteor that hit Wisconsin and became a meteorite!

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The forums have been “snapshotted” as of 2-15-18 and their database already transferred to the new site. I want to keep them up as a lot of things still link there but I am going to consider them “classic” from this point forward, a new solution will be incoming.

Benheck.com Podcast Episode 109

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This month’s fun topics include:

  • Microsoft making a MEGA-ACQUISITION? Possibly buying EA or Valve? We discuss!
  • What each of us would do with a billion dollars (AKA Why does Gabe Newell even need to sell?)
  • Why do gamers hate EA so much? Lootboxes? Let’s compare them to state lotteries!
  • What sort of revenue-driving DLC is appropriate? What sort of things have we bought before?
  • Anthem – EA”s answer to Destiny. But will anyone care by time it’s released?
  • Han Solo movie coming! Will it be any good?
  • Critical response to movies vs audience.
  • And finally, we discuss Lilo & Stitch for some reason.

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 107

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A new month, a new podcast! Topics include:

  • Jones saw Justice League SPOILER WARNING!
    • We also discuss Suicide Squad.
    • Do movie critics have a “Marvel Bias”?
    • Why aren’t people going to Justice League despite loving Wonder Woman?
    • How obvious are the reshoots?
  • Disney wants to buy Fox – we discuss!
    • Why do they want Fox?
    • Disney no longer has sub-brands that make R-rated adult fare.
    • Why Fox’s risk-taking is underappreciated.
    • Ben tries to explain Die Hard 5 (The One in Russia) to Jones.
  • Ben interrogates Jones about Tom Cruise Mummy Movie + Mission Impossible: Mustache Protocol
  • More gaming discussion! Jones hates Porgs!

Enjoy, and have a happy holiday season!

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