June 23, 2024

Gabbing Geek

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Gabbing Geek 111: Geekonomics

You know what happens when Jenny goes on vacation leaving just Watson and Ryan to record a podcast? That's right--numbers, numbers, numbers! In episode 111 (or 7 if you speak binary), the Y-chromosomes talk about manly things: our box office prediction game, how opening weekend multipliers have fallen over the last 20 years and what that means for the movie industry, and Watson leads a game of seeing whose box office is bigger.

You know what happens when Jenny goes on vacation leaving just Watson and Ryan to record a podcast?  That’s right–numbers, numbers, numbers!  In episode 111 (or 7 if you speak binary), the Y-chromosomes talk about manly things: our box office prediction game, how opening weekend multipliers have fallen over the last 20 years and what that means for the movie industry, and Watson leads a game of seeing whose box office is bigger.

If you want to see the chart Ryan made for the opening weekend multiplier segment, here it is:

And here’s the data if you want to geek out over that too:

Listen to the audio version here or check your favorite podcast app!