The Morning Stream Episode # 252 05/15/2012Edit
Commercial: CSI:Miami mashup
Fletcher Intro: "The soundtrack to your morning facial kegel exercises. This is The Morning Stream!"
Theme: Classic TMS by Eric VanSkyhawk
CSI Miami cancelled
Scott and Brian still prefer original CSI
Scott woke up at 1am Mountain to get Diablo 3 and played it before TMS
Diablo 3 was "hand-crafted by little elves at night". - Scott
Scott recommends Monk for mele, Witchdoctor for those who like pets and Demon Hunter for Brian who plays a rogue in WOW
Chatroom suggest Oyster Farmer XD
Word of the DayEdit
Submitted by: Steven
Steven jokes that Darrell is now "The Trek Whisperer" because he has to talk quietly in his new office.
Scott chose his legacy name for Star Wars: The Old Republic - Dirtsmacker! One of his characters who is rather dim, is named Roy. Roy Dirtsmacker. One star reviews from people named Roy.
Nerdtacular 2012 ticket giveaway at the sound of Turpster's twisted laugh.
Email from Walter: (Not the Walt from Comic Book Men, but that show did get a season 2.) 15 Superhero Movies Better Than Spiderman 3 Batman: The Dark Knight Batman Begins Spiderman 1 Spiderman 2 The Avengers Captain America Thor Ironman 1 Ironman 2 The Incredibles X Men: First Class X2 Unbreakable Blade 1 Kickass
Scott and Brian agree with most of this but what about Superman 1 and 2 and Watchmen? The Avengers should be higher on the list. Brian mentioned Mystery Men. The Tadpool added Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Hellboy 1 and 2.
Stump a TrekNerd with Darrell the TrekNerdEdit
Brought to you by: Kickstarter for game Grim Dawn
Welcome to the Trek Whisperer! Darrell is in a new office where he has to whisper at his cube.
Submitted by: IceWarm
Question: In the Next Generation episode Time's Arrow, Data is found dead. They meet Samuel Clements, aka Mark Twain. What other author do they meet?
- A: Jules Verne
- B: Jack London
- C: Lewis Carroll
- D: Ernest Hemingway
-Food intermission! Japanese Pea Crackers flavored with Garlic. Scott and Brian like them but they are really strong.
-Star Trek Birthdays: Rob Bowman
Correct Answer: B
Darrell's Answer: B
Darrell is a winner!
Sponsored by: Happy Birthday to Mikey Bettencourt from his mom and brother.
Scott thinks his name is another misspelling of Benedict Cumberbatch.
Marijuana may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/14/us-marijuana-sclerosis-idUSBRE84D0RS20120514
7-Eleven Debuts Low-Calorie Slurpee http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/low-calorie-slurpee
Turpster Laugh signals contest for Nerdtacular 2012! Adam from Utah won!
Brought to you by: Cleeo and her chip licking!
Secret Cameo in the Avengers: Lou Ferrigno does voice of the Hulk! http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/secret-avengers-cameo-lou-ferrigno-helped-voice-hulk-224317172.html
NBC shaking things up for Fall schedule
'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland has kidney transplant http://online.wsj.com/article/AP9c6e2790b5314d7d8828dd272f1f0aaa.html
Song: You're My Best Friend
Originally by Queen
Artist: Giuliano Palma
Soundbite: Diablo 3 commercial
Fletcher Quote: Battle tested bayonettes bro!
Brian Austin Greer Justin Robert Greer
Revolutionary New Theory Suggest Supernovae Radically Affect Life on Earth http://weirdthings.com/2012/05/revolutionary-new-theory-suggest-supernovae-radically-affect-life-on-earth/
Revealed: NASA Plan to Land Humans on Asteroid http://weirdthings.com/2012/05/revealed-nasa-plan-to-land-humans-on-asteroid/
Black Magic Spell Causes Cheating Wife’s Lover to Become Stuck Inside Her http://weirdthings.com/2012/05/black-magic-spell-causes-cheating-wifes-lover-to-become-stuck-inside-her/
Martin writes in to say that electronics on planes don't cause interference, but are dangerous projectiles if things go wrong. Brian says Game of Thrones would hurt more than someone's iPod. Scott and Brian encourage others to write in if they are involved in flight and give more info.
Requested by: Happy Birthday Mariochief!
Song: War Pigs
Originally by Black Sabbath
Soundbite: "The best tasting pound of wieners you can buy!"