The Media Burnout
The Media Burnout is your ultimate look at celebrity news, pop culture, movies, tech, television and games, hosted by Ben Malcolm and Jeff Palylyk.
February 25, 2008
Big Brother 9 is insane. Review of Vantage Point. Game Developers Conference. C64 Games on the Wii.
February 19, 2008
Valentines aftermath. Big Brother is Back. New Knight Rider. Are game consoles doomed? More 80's talk.
February 9, 2008
Some tv is back, like House MD. What were some of the biggest snubs in Grammy history? Competitive Eating. The Easy Bake Oven.
February 2, 2008
Jeff's gadget review of some noise cancelling headphones. Who might benefit from the writer's strike. Old tv shows being made into movies.
January 26, 2008
The Joker is dead. Jeff recounts his trip to Mexico. A show you must watch, Celebrity Rehab. American Gladiators, and the Sarah Connor Chronicles.
January 9, 2008
Ben saw Steal This Film II and watched HBO's Big Love. Celebrity Apprentice started. Is HD-DVD dead? Ben has his Top 5 games of 2007.
December 23, 2007
We talk about the worst tv sitcoms of all time. The PS3 can now play DivX. Also, a lot of people bought Halo 3 for their 360.
December 8, 2007
Andy C guest hosts. We get deep into the Jeff Gerstmann firing from Gamespot. The Video Game Awards winners are also talked about. Who won game of the year? Harold and Kumar have their sequel coming out next year.
December 5, 2007
Eric B guest hosts this week and talks about World of Warcraft. Review of No Country for Old Men.
November 28, 2007
TV talk that includes, Heroes, House, Top Model, Ugly Betty and even Sweet Valley High. Ben saw the latest Die Hard on Blu-Ray. He also played and beat Uncharted for the PS3.
November 19, 2007
What does the creator of The Family Guy think of Fox airing the show without his approval? How awesome is Super Mario Galaxy? Jeff got a bunch of new games for his Wii, and Ben has even more gaming news.
November 12, 2007
We talk about what good tv is left before reruns start. Nintendo adds another channel to the Wii. And Ben sells his car.
November 3, 2007
Seinfeld rips on Larry King. Does a funny american accent mean that person is dumb? Dane Cook might be taking over Hollywood, and what else can Hayden Panettiere's character on Heroes regrow.
October 5, 2007
Jonny Playfair at the Realty TV Show Awards. Ben gives you a quick review of Weird Al in Lethbridge. A new 40GB model of the PS3 will debut soon. Gears of War on the PC. And two great games for two different platforms just came out.
September 29, 2007
Paris Hilton on Letterman. Review of Good Luck Chuck. New TV season, with shows like House and Heroes. Plus, you didn't think Ben was going to forget Halo 3 did you?
September 9, 2007
Jeff talks about Cracked.com again. He totally gets into the Canadian band, Rush and generation gaps. Chris saw Shoot 'Em Up. Ben explains what Sony is up to with their 80GB PS3. All this plus some dude yelling at a cat.
September 2, 2007
Jeff talks about one of his favourite arcade games as a kid. Apple and NBC have parted ways. Where will Conan O'Brien do his show when he takes over for Jay Leno. Death Proof. Ben bought Bioshock.
August 26, 2007
Jeff saw a documentary on CNN about how pop culture is hurting religion. Chris saw The Transformers again, and is now legally in love with Hayden Panettiere. 2K's reaction to fans saying Bioshock is screwed up.
August 19, 2007
A Super Bad episode. Jeff has exclusive stand up audio of Super Bad's Seth Rogen. Chris saw Super Bad. Ben will go see Super Bad when it comes to his town. Wii Virtual Console releases, and Bioshock is released for PC and the Xbox 360.
August 11, 2007
Mel B news from Larry King Live. Chris has his thoughts on The Bourne Ultimatum. Ben has lots of Xbox 360 news including price drops in Canada and the USA. And it's Metroid Month for Nintendo fans.
August 5, 2007
Britney Spears' parenting. Joan Crawford and Mommy Dearest. The top 6 movies types that should be banned. Chris saw The Simpsons Movie. Top Gear goes to the North Pole. Ben gives you the latest XBLA releases.
July 21, 2007
Are Posh Spice and David Beckham really celebs in North America? Derek Hand comes on to talk about The Singing Bee, and Jericho. Microsoft has huge losses. Big Brother UK vs Big Brother US.
July 16, 2007
We have Sopranos and Entourage talk. A list about crazy TV premises that were actually turned into real shows. Katamari for the Xbox 360. Is Microsoft upgrading your cooling system when you send it in to get fixed?
July 9, 2007
Paris Hilton going back to prison. Bob Barker is leaving The Price Is Right. Gordon Ramsay is back with Hell's Kitchen Season 3. Chris saw 3 movies! A new PSP coming?
June 2, 2007
Jeff brings up Miss Universe. House MD is over. Ben mentions Guitar Hero again, this time talking about the World Series of Video Games. Nintendo is raking in a ton of cash with their Virtual Console on the Wii.
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