Tribbles in Ecstasy 239

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 239: Everything’s Broken!

Despite DDOS attacks taking out many parts of the internet and problems streaming, the Tribbles in Ecstasy crew still do a show and go through this week’s Star Trek news from Star Trek Online (0:04:50), Star Trek Timelines (0:56:49), Star Trek News (1:01:40), Star Trek Beyond (1:18:54), Listener Feedback (1:35:38) and more!

Community Questions:

  1. What do you think about the Sphere Builder lockbox announcement?
  2. Are you looking forward to the Artifacts release and if so, What most are you looking forward to?
  3. Did you get an expanded edition of beyond and if so, which special edition extras did you get?
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Reboots, Remakes, and Sequels – Oh *Facepalm*

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[Photo: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham]

I have always been “that” friend. “Yeah, but in the book the line was…” “In the book, that character…” “Really, it was so much better in the book because…”

One of the reasons I say these things is usually, if I see a movie based on a book, I’ve read the book first. When I was a kid it was Bambi, Dr. Dolittle (1967), The Secret of NIMH, and Watership Down. As I got older…I wouldn’t even know where to start; it sometimes seems like every movie I watch was once a book and every book I read eventually becomes a movie. I’m a huge fan of Stephen King though, and I can tell you now that I don’t think any of his books translate as well as I’d like to the screen.

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