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27
Feb 2019

Ep. 48 - Stargate (1994)

In this week's episode, Crowley from Bad Gamers Anonymous joins Jason as they discuss the film that gets sand in all the nooks and crannies but still managed to start a franchise starring Kurt Russell, James Spader and Mili Avital, it's 1994's Stargate.

Yesterday movie trailer: https://nerdist.com/article/yesterday-trailer-time-traveler-steals-beatles-music/

AI is creating pictures of people... who don't exist! https://nerdist.com/article/website-uses-artificial-intelligence-to-generate-fake-human-faces/

20
Feb 2019

Ep. 47 - Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

In this week's episode we discuss the 2014 sci-fi sequel to the 1993 comedic hit that tells the revenge story of Punxsutawney Phil as he unleashes his army of doom upon the world and one man's repeated efforts to bring about an early spring, it's 2014's Edge of Tomorrow.

Spoiler Alert!: Between 8:08 and 8:44, there are some light spoilers about the end of The Expanse Season 3.  You have been warned!

New The Expanse Season 4 Character:

https://www.tvguide.com/news/the-expanse-season-4-adolphus-murtry-burn-gorman/

Hubble is looking at Uranus:

https://gizmodo.com/whoa-uranus-looks-totally-messed-up-right-now-1832461611

Orville is having trouble:

http://sciencefiction.com/2019/01/09/ratings-orville-hit-series-low/

13
Feb 2019

Ep. 46 - Demolition Man (1993)

In this week's episode, Rob fills in for an absent Red as we discuss Sly Stallone's sci-fi action film that pits him up against the fast feet and flashy wardrobe of Wes Snipes where anything and everything is open game for total destruction, including our wits, it's 1993's Demolition Man.

30
Jan 2019
23
Jan 2019

Ep. 44 - Batteries Not Included (1987)

In this week's episode we look at the film that was just an episode of Amazing Adventures stretched to a feature length movie and explore some of the wacky conspiracy theories that gestate and then ferment inside the warped mind of Red.

Star Trek series rumors:

https://nerdist.com/picard-series-will-change-star-trek-romulans/

Episode IX rumors:

https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/rumor-of-the-day-the-star-wars-episode-ix-trailer-already-exists

Space Command:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zv-tx3DdKSg

 

16
Jan 2019

Ep. 43 - The Outer Limits (Old and New)

In this week's episode we discuss the science fiction anthology series from the 1960s that became the comeback kid with a much longer run in the 1990s that does weird things to the viewer's television set, it's the Outer Limits.

Episode IX news about Carrie Fisher's footage:

https://nerdist.com/star-wars-episode-ix-carrie-fisher-many-minutes-leia/

Predator movie alternate ending:

https://nerdist.com/aliens-ellen-ripley-the-predator/

New object discovered in the Kuiper Belt:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/live-updates-new-horizons-flyby-kuiper-belt-ultima-thule

 

AI article:

 

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/artificial-intelligence-machine-learning-2018-yir

9
Jan 2019

Ep. 42 - The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

In this week's episode we discuss a movie all about fighting robots, swearing muppets and the possible end of the Kelvin Star Trek universe (Yay!).

Bandersnatch article:

https://nerdist.com/black-mirror-movie-bandersnatch-trailer-trippy/

The Seth MacFarlane interview:

 

https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/seth-macfarlane-talks-orville-season-2

2
Jan 2019

Ep. 41 - The Martian (2015)

This week we discuss the film that put poop potatoes on the menus of fine dining restaurants everywhere, we confuse pounds per square in with inches mercury and the finer points of maritime law: it's 2015's The Martian.

Dark Crystal Prequel cast list:

https://nerdist.com/dark-crystal-age-of-resistance-prequel-cast-mark-hamill-simon-pegg/

26
Dec 2018

Ep. 40 - Galaxy Quest (1999)

In this week's episode we discuss the movie that lovingly pokes fun at sci-fi fans while being a whole lot of fun in the process, it's 1999's Galaxy Quest.

NASA gives advice to the Avengers:

https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/nasa-weighs-in-on-how-to-rescue-tony-stark-from-the-avengers-endgame-trailer

Info about the upcoming series, Embody:

https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/development-james-corden-to-develop-sci-fi-series-for-cbs-black-tapes-podcast-to-get-made

Info about Captive State:

https://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/rupert-wyatt/277583/captive-state-trailer-and-release-date

19
Dec 2018

Ep. 39 - Moon (2009)

In this weeks episode we discuss a case of reappearing moon tractors, Spaaaaaace Maaaaadness, and Sam Rockwell's tight glutes.

Here's the Tardigrade article mentioned that was also erroneously linked to episode 38 where we didn't discuss it at all:

http://axamonitor.com/doku.php?id=tardigrade_lawsuit

12
Dec 2018

Ep. 38 - Back to the Future (1985)

In this week's episode we discuss the time traveling classic that made the DeLorean cool and launched a franchise, it's 1985's Back to the Future.

Jason guest hosted on Bad Gamers Anonymous, so go check that out at http://eargluemedia.com/show/bad-gamers-anonymous/.

Here's a link to the Tardigrade lawsuit discussed in the episode including hot tardigrade on human action:

http://axamonitor.com/doku.php?id=tardigrade_lawsuit

5
Dec 2018

Ep. 37 - GATTACA (1997)

In this week's episode we take a deep dive into the movie that NASA anointed "Most Plausible Sci-Fi" film and explores the ramifications of a eugenic society, it's 1997's GATTACA.

Smithsonian article mentioned in the episode:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-walking-legos-hurts-more-walking-fire-or-ice-180970784/

 

 

27
Nov 2018

Ep. 36 - Akira (1988)

In this weeks episode we take a look at the animated sci-fi classic about a boy and his deep seeded mistrust of nightmarish stuffed animals and his love of recumbent motorcycles and throbbing psychic limbs, it's 1988's Akira.

21
Nov 2018

Ep. 35 – OBSG – S01E12-13 – The Living Legend

In this week's episode we discuss the strategic tactics of cult-like followings, the wonders of epic eyebrows and say goodbye to Old School BSG.