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Geek News on the Radio June 29

Box office report: Jurassic World hits $500 million, narrowly beats Inside Out

Jurassic World can update its long list of box office accomplishments with yet another achievement: It’s only the fifth film ever to make more than $500 million in North America, and it hit that number faster than any movie in history.

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Why ‘Back to the Future’s’ Composer Is Writing New Music for the Film

Alan Silvestri remembers his first conversation with Robert Zemeckis about Back to the Future.

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DAREDEVIL CO-SHOWRUNNER REPORTEDLY REFERRING TO SEASON 2 AS DAREDEVIL VS. PUNISHER

According to a new report, Daredevil’s second season will focus primarily on the conflict between Charlie Cox’s Daredevil and Jon Bernthal’s Frank Castle, aka The Punisher.

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Harry Potter Spinoff Fantastic Beasts Casts Its Female Lead

Following word that Eddie Redmayne had been officially cast to play the lead in the anticipated Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them comes news that Katherine Waterston has been signed to star opposite him as a witch residing in the United States, which is where the story will be set. And from what we know about her character, it’s a crucial role.

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Doctor Strange Finally Gets A New Ongoing Series, Courtesy of Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo

It’s been almost twenty years since Marvel last attempted an ongoing Doctor Strange comic, despite the character having a reputation as one of the most pitched characters among writers. During his tenure as editor-in-chief, Joe Quesada always said he was waiting for the right pitch to come along. That right pitch must have finally arrived — just in time for the next Marvel line-wide relaunch, and in good time for next year’s Doctor Strange movie — because Entertainment Weekly today unveiled a new Doctor Strange #1 from Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo.

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Rocksteady steps up to fix broken Batman: Arkham Knight on PC

Following last week’s decision by publisher Warner Bros. to suspend sales of its disappointing PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight, original developer Rocksteady has announced that it has taken the reigns on fixing the problematic port.

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  • 6am - 10am Co-Host of Radio From Hell | Kerry Jackson has worked nearly every position in radio at over a dozen different stations in his 30+ year career, all throughout the state of Utah. His first job began in 1982, spending most his life on the air near an open microphone. Along with his Radio From Hell hosting duties, he also hosts GeekshowPodcast.com since 2008. Jackson currently lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Suzanne. They have no children and have chosen to never have them, “Child-Free,” as he calls it. They have a dog, Ripley (whose full name is Lt. Ellen Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo ).

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