The Drill Down 571: Black Hole Fun
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This week, Tosin goes to PAX, the UK cracks down on net safety, is Netflix killing cinemas…or buying them? Amazon send satellites into space, our first look at a black hole, and much more.


What We’re Playing With

Tosin: PAX East 2019

PAX East Picks

Moving Out:

  • Become a certified Furniture Arrangement & Relocation Technician (F.A.R.T.) by learning the do’s and don’ts of moving furniture with Moving Out!
  • Launch Date: 2019, Windows, Mac, Switch, maybe additional consoles


  • Launch Date: 2019, Windows, Mac
  • Disjunction is a single-player, cyberpunk, stealth-action RPG set in the dystopian underworld of New York City. The game follows the interconnected narratives of three characters as they unravel a mystery that will change the fate of their city.

A Fold Apart:

  • After career choices force them along separate paths, a Teacher and Architect vow to make their long-distance relationship work at any cost. Experience both sides of their story as the couple navigates the complexities of (mis)communication and the emotional ups and downs that separation brings. By flipping, folding, and unfolding the paper puzzles in their handcrafted worlds, you can help the couple overcome the emotional barriers of their relationship “” but will love endure…?
  • Launch Date: 2019, Windows, Switch, PS4, Xbox One

Trover Saves the Universe:

  • Your dogs have been dognapped by a beaked lunatic named Glorkon who stuffed them into his eye holes and is using their life essence to destroy the universe. You’re partnered with Trover, a little purple eye-hole monster who isn’t a huge fan of working or being put in the position of having to save the universe. He’s also not that big a fan of you quite frankly, and neither am I (Jk, you’re great).
  • Only you and Trover can save everything in this bizarre comedy adventure!
  • Launch Date: May 31st PS4, June 4th Windows – HTC Vive & Oculus Rift
  • Cost: $27

Cyber Shadow:

  • In Cyber-Shadow, the world has been taken over by synthetic lifeforms. A desperate plea for help sets Shadow on a journey to uncover what started the path to perpetual ruin. Slash through the techno hordes, leap past traps, and nimbly navigate the ruins of Mekacity.
  • Launch Date: Windows, Mac, Linux, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Cost: TBD, Pre-order $14.99


Audible Book of the Week

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race By Douglas Brinkley

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Music Break: Supermassive Black Hole by Muse

Hot Topics

Music Break: Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden

Final Word: Space

The Drill Down Videos of the Week

  • Japan’s space agency blasts crater in asteroid to study the solar system’s origins

  • Black hole breakthrough: Event Horizon Telescope’s landmark image

  • How to take a picture of a black hole

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.

Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Vudu product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

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