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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.
 
Have A Drink! Do you feel like you've missed out on the craft beer Revolution? Well you’re not too late because the new world of beverages is still forming. Join Brittany, Chris, Casey, and Justin as they do everything they can to learn about this new drinkscape. From African beer gods to Prohibition, they belly up to the bar and see what’s really behind your favorite drink. Look for Have A Drink Show on twitch.tv or your podcatcher of choice.
 
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It’s another WWDC with Rocket. We’re chatting about the coffers announcements from Apple’s keynote, and giving yet another dramatic update on MoviePass. What could possibly have happened now?! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occu…
 
It’s time for another installment of Alcohol Disasters, and I don’t know how many of these we can do. Usually our episodes don’t come with a death count quite this high. But we’re going to look at 3 different disasters today and hopefully learn how to not die. Look, it might get depressing, you might want to . . . have a drink.…
 
Christina and Simone are mourning Christina's Dogecoin dreams. But wait, what's this?? Apple is doing one good thing and two weird ones!? Unprecedented behavior from our problematic fave. Find out what's up on Rocket! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant a…
 
Ah the Etruscans. The people who Rome over threw to become a republic. We’re gonna get into the nitty gritty about this civilization, Chris I don’t know how you convinced Casey and Brittany to do this but I’m down . . . Oh crap. It’s Tuscan Wine not Etruscans. Well, I guess we’ll talk about wine then, so grab a glass and join us as we Have a Drink.…
 
This week Simone and Christina are interrogating Apple vs. Epic! Would you download an unspeakable game… to your phone?? Would you?? We'll answer that and more as we examine Apple's puritanical behavior in the courtroom, and then pivot to the crummy future of smart toasters and their ilk, as the chip shortage persists. This episode of Rocket is spo…
 
In a lightning-fast episode we're talking about… yep, the big Basecamp blow-up, and we've got a lot to say. Then finally, Apple vs. Epic is finally before a judge, and lots of fun secrets are coming out! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an …
 
Pucker up, buttercup, cause we are talking about Oud Bruins and Flander’s red today. Is there any difference to these styles, and if so, is one necessarily better than the other? We probably won’t answer that question, but we will look into what makes these beers what they are. So grab a beer, maybe some pancakes since it’s Belgian, and have a Drin…
 
There ain’t no party like a Westmalle party, because a westmalle party is filled with catholic monks, and probably guilt. Westvleteran too, but it doesn’t fit the meter. Anyway, we are continuing with our discussion of Trappist beers, and their history. So get cozy in your robes and join us as we have a drink.…
 
Catching up on the big unanswered questions… however did the FBI get into the phone in the San Bernadino case? All that and more on this week's Rocket! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Privacy: Smarter payments. Get $5 to spend on your first purchase. Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant …
 
In a ROWDY show, we talk about what we'd like to see from WWDC, and what all the Amazon execs are getting up to on Twitter! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Technology Untangled: Join Michael Bird as he untangles innovation through a series of interviews, stories, and analyses with some of the industry’s brightest brains. Squarespace: Make y…
 
We have a PACKED SHOW THIS WEEK, discussing new updates in the NFT world, the sentencing of a notorious Twitter hacker and a shortage of chips that could impact fall phone launches! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get an extra three months free. Spox: The best story wins. Get 25% off w…
 
Drink for me Argentina, you know I’ve always loved you. . . Okay look we don’t often work musical theater into the intros, just humor Bob. Anyway, we are talking about Argentinian wine, or Argentine wine, who knows what’s right, some sort of English student probably. So let’s look at wine from this New World country, and see if it can surpass the o…
 
This week we're reviewing some rumors about the iPhone 13 and discussing a California judge's decision to allow that state's net neutrality law to be enforced. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott, from Microsoft: Join Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott for Behind the Tech, a podcast that goes behin…
 
Ah the Trappists, wait a minute. I’m pretty sure we already did this one. Well maybe we know more now. We sure as Hell couldn’t know less. So let’s revisit this topic, at least start to, because this is the first part of a multipart deep dive into the Trappist breweries. So grab a beer, maybe get a robe or something, and have a drink.…
 
This week we had the first full Nintendo Direct we've had in ages! Plus, this week's big tech news: Apple versus Epic continues, and the fallout of GameStock's wild stock week(s) is here. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get an extra three months free. DoorDash: Get 25% off and zero del…
 
Welcome, I’m a Bobstradomus and I am here to tell you the future of 2021. In this year we will see Robots will finally rise up and I for one welcome our new overlords, Jaws 19 in 3D will finally be released, and I finally get a beer prediction right. Ok, one or more of those is wrong, but it’s time for us to wildly speculate about the year ahead, a…
 
We're sounding the ALLEGED APPLE RUMORS KLAXON once again! And this new Macbook spoiler is maybe the most exciting one we've ever heard. Then Christina reviews her new e-ink reader, and Bri rewires a whole Porsche. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get an extra three months free. Links a…
 
This week we give updates on the Parler situation, and Christina's long-awaited AirPods Max review! And in exciting news: It's CES week, and this might be our favorite CES ever! Finally, our most-demanded update in Rocket history for dessert. Yep… it's the Cellmate hack. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: TextExpander, from Smile: Recall your …
 
On yet another chill week in the United States, Brianna and Simone talk about liquid shaders in Half-Life: Alyx and the new union for Google employees! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code ROCKET at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. DoorDash: Dinner from your favorite restaurant deliv…
 
It's time for the best and worst of 2020! With so many wonderful and disastrous stories to choose from, what could we possibly agree on? Links and Show Notes: Support Rocket with a Relay FM Membership Trump administration appeals yet another TikTok ruling - The Verge Section 230: everything you need to know about the law protecting internet speech …
 
Time to talk about two ongoing nightmares: a massive hack that implicates many government agencies, and the release of Cyberpunk 2077. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code ROCKET to g…
 
Brianna is back and recovering like a boss from knee surgery and she and Christina talk about macOS Big Sur, the Salesforce Slack Acquisition and then talk about the best/worst grift we’ve seen for someone to try to scam a Mac Pro. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and…
 
Simone dishes on her love affair with her new iPad Air. Also, Snapchat is taking a bite out of TikTok's gameplan with Snapchat Spotlight, but will it be a success? Also: Apple's Head of Security and a bribery case we did not see coming. This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today…
 
Special guest Henry T. Casey comes on the show to give us his hands-on impressions of the MacBook Air with the new M1 chip! Things look...dare we say… promising? We also went hands-on with the PlayStation 5, and chat about… Fleets! This episode of Rocket is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and…
 
Today’s episode is on Juice. Wait, we don’t talk about disgraced NFL stars. We don’t talk about electricity either, so what are we . . . oh, actual juice. Where’s the alcohol in that? I mean, just wait a few months till it’s wine or something. Okay so it’s a non-alcoholic episode today, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to learn, maybe th…
 
This beer is neither Lager, nor Ale . . . But it’s brewing. It’s alive. IT’S ALIVE!!! Okay, enough of the Frankenstien bit. Today we are talking about Frankenbrews . . . or is it Frankenstien’s Brewster? Hybrid Ales is probably a better term, maybe specialty beer, but it’s what we’re talking about at any rate. Things that don’t neatly fall into the…
 
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