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In the final episode of 2008, the guys put pop culture to the test with their brand of awards show: The Savanties. It's a no-holds-barred look at the best of 2008 as voted on by the listeners.

Plus, the guys go over their Christmas gifts, Grant robs his son of his childhood, Dave shakes his naked ass, and Super Ugly and Brian... get into a fight?! You'll have to hear it to believe it.

Happy New Year!

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In this prelude to the Savanties, Brian, Dave and Super Ugly review the worst television, film and comics of 2008. Ironically, the episode is rife with audio problems truly making it the worst episode of the year. Bonus!

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After a 1 and a half month break, the 2 Bit Podcasters are back! Brian is now a married man and Tom is writing his book on his rise to superpimpdom.

Tom goes to see the new Punisher movie and bends Frank Castle over and gives him some street justice of his own. Speed Racer, Grant Morrison, Secret Invasion and how to be successful with women are the topics of the day.

Welcome back bitches!

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The lovefest from last week carries over into this weeks episode as Dave, Super Ugly and Grant welcome Brian back to the show to discuss one of the Geek Savants favorite comicbook series: Fables. From the first issue to the current tradepaperback, War and Pieces, the guys go over many of the series highlights and give their predictions for what Bill Willingham has in store for his fairytale heroes.

 WARNING: This episode contains two gay jokes, references to Brian's sex life, the pussification of Grant, Super Ugly and Dave being themselves, and TOO MANY SPOILERS TO COUNT!

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This episode the guys focus their attention on their favorite animation studio: Pixar. From Pixar's humble beginnings to their latest masterpiece, Wall-E, the Geek Savants leave no stone unturned in this fun, informative hugfest.

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THE 2008 SAVANTIES

Email your picks to: thegeeksavants@yahoo.com

 

MOVIES:

 

Best Comic Movie

  1. Iron Man
  2. Incredible Hulk
  3. Hellboy 2
  4. Wanted
  5. The Dark Knight
  6. Other___________

 

Best Dick Friendly Chick Flick

  1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  2. Zack and Miri Make a Porno
  3. Sex and the City
  4. Other___________

 

Best Horror Movie

  1. The Strangers
  2. The Ruins
  3. The Signal
  4. Quarantine
  5. Cloverfield
  6. Other___________

 

Best Sci-Fi/Action Movie

  1. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  2. Doomsday
  3. The X-Files: I Want to Believe
  4. Speed Racer
  5. Hancock
  6. Other___________

 

Best Animated Movie

  1. Wall-E
  2. Kung Fu Panda
  3. Star Wars: the Clone Wars
  4. Batman: Gotham Knight
  5. Justice League: The New Frontier
  6. Other___________

 

Best Comedy Film

  1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  2. Tropic Thunder
  3. Step Brothers
  4. Pineapple Express
  5. Be Kind Rewind
  6. Other___________

 

TELEVISION:

 

Best Sci-Fi/Action, Television

  1. Heroes
  2. Battlestar Galactica
  3. LOST
  4. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
  5. Fringe
  6. Other___________

 

Best Animated, Television

  1. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  2. The Venture Bros.
  3. The Simpsons
  4. Family Guy
  5. Robot Chicken
  6. Other___________

 

Best Comedy, Television

  1. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  2. The Office
  3. 30 Rock
  4. How I Met Your Mother
  5. Entourage
  6. Other___________

 

COMICS:

 

Best Ongoing Series

  1. Fables
  2. The Walking Dead
  3. Captain America
  4. Astonishing X-Men
  5. Action Comics
  6. Other___________

 

Best Mini-Series or One-Shot

  1. Secret Invasion
  2. Final Crisis
  3. Rogue’s Revenge
  4. The Twelve
  5. Rage of the Red Lanterns (One-Shot)
  6. Other___________

 

Best New Series, Ongoing or Mini

  1. Secret Six (DC)
  2. Red Hulk (Marvel)
  3. Trinity (DC)
  4. Northlanders (Vertigo)
  5. Thor (Marvel)
  6. Other___________

 

Best Hero

  1. Batman
  2. Heath Huston (Fear Agent)
  3. Superman
  4. Captain America (Winter Soldier)
  5. Daredevil
  6. Other___________

 

Best Villian

  1. The Hood
  2. Skrull Queen (Spider-Woman)
  3. Brainiac
  4. Red Skull
  5. Mongul
  6. Other___________

 

TOYS:

 

Best Single Toy

  1. NECA TMNT Figure
  2. Galactus Mighty Mugg
  3. Marvel Select Thor
  4. Bulkhead (Transformer Animated)
  5. DC Justice Captain Cold

 

Best Toy Line

  1. NECA TMNT
  2. Transformers Animated
  3. DCU Classics
  4. Mighty Muggs
  5. Star Wars: The Clone Wars

 

AND ON THE SELF-INDULGENT SIDE:

 

Best Savants On Air Moment

  1. Ugly’s Threesome
  2. Grant’s Catalina Story
  3. Mr. Dwonch’s Wild Ride
  4. One Compliment, One Criticism
  5. Grant’s Gas Station Escapades
  6. Other___________

 

Best Geek Savants Episode

  1. Episode 57: Sticking it to the Man
  2. Episode 68: The Chicken Lady and Man Delores
  3. Episode 71: And Ugly Makes Three
  4. Episode 75: Questions, Compliments and Criticisms
  5. Episode 87: Brian’s Bachelor Party Roast
  6. Other___________

 

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In this episode that is in dire need of caffeine, the guys recount how they spent their Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and the final days of the holiday weekend. It's easily the least energetic episode in Geek Savants history, but look on the bright side-- the Savanties nominations are here!

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