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Countdown to excitement! Every week Christina Warren, Brianna Wu and Simone de Rochefort have accelerated geek conversation. Tech, comics, movies, games and books, no galaxy is off limits! Hosted by Christina Warren, Brianna Wu, and Simone De Rochefort.

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361: Imaginary Notre Dame

Nov 26 • 52:13

Brianna and Simone sit down on a chilly Halovember evening before Thanksgiving to talk about… Notre Dame Cathedral! Rumors have gone around for years that Ubisoft's Notre Dame from Assassin's Creed Unity could help restore the real cathedral after the 2019 fire. Simone has devoted some time to debunking that. Stick around to the end of the show to find out that Master Chie...

360: Conflicts of Interest

Nov 18 • 59:18

On an auspicious episode 360, we're looking back at 20 years of Xbox! But first, Nick Guy comes on to discuss the Wirecutter Union and what will happen if New York Times management doesn't come to the table before Black Friday....

359: Sideloading is for Cybercriminals

Nov 11 • 55:56

Can you believe this website costs $36? Yes, this week we're talking about Twitter Blue, the subscription service that is finally available in the USA. We just can't wait to pay $2.99 to have ads on Twitter! Then, will Facebook's — sorry, Meta's — metaverse take off or is it just another big, empty gesture? Oh, also you're all going to jail if you sideload, you cybercrimin...

358: Anna Delvey's Crypto Corner

Nov 4 • 59:16

This week on Rocket, Christina and Brianna are dishing on their new Macbook Pros. How fast are they? Fast enough to speedrun Tomb Raider? And just how many steps DOES it take to install Audio Hijack? All that and more. Plus, Steam has officially ruled that no NFT or crypto-based games can be sold on the platform. A bold new move for a bold new world....

357: Facebook Papers

Oct 28 • 58:07

The Facebook Papers are in the hands of journalists, and increasingly dire reports are coming out about Facebook's business practices. That, and MacBook Pro reviews on this week's Rocket!...

356: Macbook Prose

Oct 21 • 01:09:17

Rocket is blasting into hardware coverage this week with an exciting preview of the Apple cleaning cloth and the redesigned MacBook Pro. Plus the Google 6 pixel announcement. Dessert this week is packed with coverage of 9 different shows you need to be watching. It’s so much Rocket, your podcast client might just crash!...

355: TWONKA

Oct 14 • 54:21

Simone is BACK and we are talking about THOSE JUICY NEW M1X MACBOOK PROS. And then we have two totally mystifying VR and AR headset announcements, one from HTC and another from… Magic Leap!? And finally, most importantly, Timothee Chalamet's twink Wonka look has been revealed and regrettably, it's good....

354: Not the Bad Art Friend

Oct 7 • 56:22

Bri and Christina take on Facebook Whistleblowers, Twitch hacks and the ultimate media disaster, OzyMedia...

353: Dan Moren Saves the Universe

Sep 30 • 51:26

352: Wonderfully Weird Stuff

Sep 23 • 01:17:39

Simone is off doing French things so Bri and Christina talk the Microsoft Surface event, iPhone 13 reviews (and Christina’s saga to getting an iPhone 13 Pro Max) and iOS 15 impressions, and finally try to unpack the drama happening around the movie adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen....

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