Pop Culture Embassy Episode 143 – Year in Review 2014

It’s that time of year again. Mark and Ryan join us to discuss some of our favorite media from 2014. We share music, movies, TV shows, books, games, and a personal wild card. Check out the show and share your favorites in the comments!

Books

a-dirty-job-christopher-moore-2 “A Dirty Job” by Christopher Moore
D&D “Player’s Handbook“, 5th edition
Redeemed“, (House of Night series) by P. C. Cast
The Martian” by Andy Weir

Games

child-of-light-auroraChild of Light” by Ubisoft Montreal
The Last of Us” remastered by Naughty Dogs
Warlords of Draenor” by Blizzard Entertainment
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” by Warner Brothers Interactive, Monolith Productions, Behavior Interactive

Movies

Cptn-Am-Winer-SoldierCaptain America: Winter Soldier
Chef
Gone Girl
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Guardians of the Galaxy” added to canon

Music

Taylor_Swift_-_19891989“, Taylor Swift
The Hanging Tree“, James Newton Howard and Jennifer Lawrence from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1”
The Last Goodbye“, Billy Boyd from “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
Once More ‘Round the Sun“, Mastodon
The Pretty Wreckless
Royal Blood

Television

DWTS-RECAP_612x380Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssy
Dancing with the Stars“, ABC
Game of Thrones“, HBO
Gotham“, Fox
Homeland“, Showtime
Jane the Virgin“, CWTV, for the best show I’m not watching
The Newsroom“, HBO
Selfie“, ABC, for the best cancelled show

The Walking Dead“, AMC, added to canon

Wild Card

bitchplanet_01aBitch Planet“, Image Comics, Writer: Kelly Sue Deconnick, Artist: Valentine De Landro
Regina: favorite moment: having a drink with Isabela and Rhonda at GeekGirlCon
SimCity

2015

galavant-poster-fullJanuary: “Galavant“, ABC, premieres January 4
January: Rhonda getting a job
March: Emerald City ComicCon with Regina, Isabela
October: GeekGirlCon with Regina, Rhonda, Sandi Glahn, and Isabela
May: “The Avengers: Age of Ultron
December: “Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens
December?: “Uncharted 4

I’d expected to wake up ahead of the rest of them. Oh, well, some women would be pleased to find a shirtless young man on the couch in the morning.

– Lincoln Perry in “Tonight I Said Goodbye” by Michael Koryta

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