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<i>Starmageddon</i>: Kenny Baker, <i>Discovery</i>, and the <i>Star Wars</i> Fan Film Awards
On the most recent episode of Starmageddon , we say goodbye to Kenny Baker, talk about the latest Rogue One trailer, groove on “Sabotage” some more, take a look at the fan-made Kenobi trailer, discuss the  Star Wars Fan Film Award winners, and somehow still...
On the most recent episode of Starmageddon, we say goodbye to Kenny Baker, talk about the latest Rogue One trailer, groove on “Sabotage” some more, take a look at the fan-made Kenobi trailer, discuss the Star Wars Fan Film Aw...
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The Desolation of Tolkien: Not a Movie Review [Guest Post]
By GW Thomas First, a little explanation of the title. I saw that one of the chapters in John C Wright's book, Transhuman and Subhuman (2014) was "The Desolation of Tolkien" and I thought, "Finally, someone is going to talk about it!" Imagine my surprise wh...
By GW Thomas First, a little explanation of the title. I saw that one of the chapters in John C Wright's book, Transhuman and Subhuman (2014) was "The Desolation of Tolkien" and I thought, "Finally, someone is going to talk...
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Thy kind hath podcasted too far already
Last month, Nerd Lunch celebrated Star Trek 's 50th anniversary with four episodes about the show. And they were nice enough to let me join one of them for a discussion of everyone's favorite, godlike child, Q from Next Generation . (And Deep Space Nine and...
Last month, Nerd Lunch celebrated Star Trek</i>'s 50th anniversary with four episodes about the show. And they were nice enough to let me join one of them for a discussion of everyone's favorite, godlike child, Q from Next Ge...
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British History in Film | <i>Edward II</i> (1970)
Braveheart  introduced us to Edward II , the weak prince who constantly disappointed his father, Edward Longshanks. Not being super concerned about historical accuracy, it added a couple of weird things to his story. First, it put him in a relationship with...
Braveheart introduced us to Edward II, the weak prince who constantly disappointed his father, Edward Longshanks. Not being super concerned about historical accuracy, it added a couple of weird things to his story. First, it ...
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The Call from Beyond: HP Lovecraft and Clifford D Simak [Guest Post]
By GW Thomas HP Lovecraft shows up in the darnedest places. His influence is obvious in Weird Tales , but outside that magazine you had to look harder in 1950. Arkham House published Lovecraft in hard cover, but in the world of science fiction, a genre now ...
By GW Thomas HP Lovecraft shows up in the darnedest places. His influence is obvious in Weird Tales, but outside that magazine you had to look harder in 1950. Arkham House published Lovecraft in hard cover, but in the world...
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What happens when a podcaster violates the code?
This month on Mystery Movie Night  we're joined by special guest Paxton Holley ( Nerd Lunch , Cult Film Club , Hellbent for Letterbox ) to discuss some older films: The Uninvited (1944) starring Ray Milland, Konga (1961) with Michael Gough, and Michael Cain...
This month on Mystery Movie Night we're joined by special guest Paxton Holley (Nerd Lunch, Cult Film Club, Hellbent for Letterbox) to discuss some older films: The Uninvited (1944) starring Ray Milland, Konga (1961) with Mich...
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<i>Hellbent for Letterbox</i>: <i>A Fistful of Dollars</i> (1964)
In this episode Pax and I start our three-episode look at Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy . We start with the movie that made Clint Eastwood a star, 1964's A Fistful of Dollars . We talk about our history with this movie, Clint's performance, Ennio Morrico...
In this episode Pax and I start our three-episode look at Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy. We start with the movie that made Clint Eastwood a star, 1964's A Fistful of Dollars. We talk about our history with this movie, Clint'...
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<i>Dragonfly Ripple</i> Live!: <i>Star Trek</i> Animated and <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>
Remember how we recorded an in-person episode of Dragonfly Ripple  when David, Diane, and I were in Tallahassee? And how Pax from Nerd Lunch  and Hellbent for Letterbox was there, too? Well, now you can listen to it! The agenda has David and I discussing  S...
Remember how we recorded an in-person episode of Dragonfly Ripple when David, Diane, and I were in Tallahassee? And how Pax from Nerd Lunch and Hellbent for Letterbox was there, too? Well, now you can listen to it! The agenda...
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Stranded on a Fearsome Planet: Two Novels of Survival [Guest Post]
By GW Thomas There is something immediately appealing about a killer planet. Science fiction has used the idea on numerous occasions, but the idea remains simple and the same: this planet is deadly. Why? There is the usual bad weather: it may be freezing co...
By GW Thomas There is something immediately appealing about a killer planet. Science fiction has used the idea on numerous occasions, but the idea remains simple and the same: this planet is deadly. Why? There is the usual ...
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<i>Hellbent for Letterbox</i>: <i>Rustlers' Rhapsody</i> (1985)
I need to catch you up on some recent podcasts I've been on, but don't want to dump them all in one post, so I'll spread this out over a few days. At the end of July, Pax and I finally discussed one of the greatest Westerns of all time. Or at least, certain...
I need to catch you up on some recent podcasts I've been on, but don't want to dump them all in one post, so I'll spread this out over a few days. At the end of July, Pax and I finally discussed one of the greatest Westerns o...
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And we're back!
Just got back from Tallahassee yesterday and it was a great trip. I never did find time to update the blog, but I saw a lot of friends, including all the Trammels and the Great Paxton Holley, who drove all the way over from Jacksonville. He and I weren't re...
Just got back from Tallahassee yesterday and it was a great trip. I never did find time to update the blog, but I saw a lot of friends, including all the Trammels and the Great Paxton Holley, who drove all the way over from J...
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Episode 5: <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>Notting Hill</i>, and <i>Big Trouble</i>
In the second episode of our sadly Erikless summer, we're joined by special guest Siskoid of Siskoid's Blog of Geekery . Mark leads the discussion of brachiosaurs, brownies, and broken fingers. Have a listen as we go over the films, then see if you can gues...
In the second episode of our sadly Erikless summer, we're joined by special guest Siskoid of Siskoid's Blog of Geekery. Mark leads the discussion of brachiosaurs, brownies, and broken fingers. Have a listen as we go over the ...
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Michael May writes Kill All Monsters, a comic that he and artist Jason Copland created. He also co-hosts a few podcasts including Dragonfly Ripple (about nerd parenting), Mystery Movie Night (a movie review podcast that's also a game), Hellbent for Letterbox (about Westerns in cinema, TV, books, and comics), and Starmageddon (Star Trek and Star Wars).
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