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Advent Week 1: HOPE – SA291

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS A special Strangers and Aliens Advent event! Every Sunday (and then Christmas Day) join us for some thoughts on the traditional Advent candles . . . even if we don’t have candles . . . Week 1 of Advent: HOPE …

OVERLORD Roadtrip! – SA289

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen checks out the newest sci-fi horror movie from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot — OVERLORD!!! He starts out thinking it’s a Cloverfield franchise movie . . . but in the end, it’s a stand alone weird World War II tale. What …

VENOM Road Trip – SA287

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan take a road trip to see VENOM. Their standard? Is is better than Spider-Man 3? Is it better than Fantastic Four? Is it as good as an MCU movie?

SUMMER 2018 ANIMATION ROUND UP – SA282

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan (with a slight cameo from Steve) discuss some of the movies this summer that we didn’t get a chance to do a road trip to: DC Animated’s DEATH OF SUPERMAN Disney/PIXAR’s INCREDIBLES 2 Netflix and Toho’s GODZILLA: CITY …

Lessons from San Diego Comic Con – SA281

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe weekend of San Diego Comic Con has come and gone, and with it there were some interesting news items and some less exciting news items. There were some fantastic trailers and some less than stellar trailers. In this episode we …

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP Road Trip – SA279

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJoin Ben and Evan and four of Ben’s kids on a road trip as they drive to the theater to see Ant-Man and the Wasp, and then as they drive home after seeing the movie! Was it good? Bad? Ugly? How …

Netflix’s THE HOLLOW – SA278

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan visit THE HOLLOW with Evan’s sister Corinn. What is The Hollow? Who are the people that inhabit this series? What’s going on in this animated Netflix show? Join us as we explore the show that Evan called “an …

E3 2018 – SA276

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s that time of year again, E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo is back and we’re here to cover it! With Ben off at camp, recurring guest host Lucas Timmerman returns to fill us in on the comings and goings of the …

The Disney/Marvel Movie Mash-Up! – SA275

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDisney and Marvel! A match made in heaven? Somewhere else? Corporate synergy aside, the Strange Aliens play a little “what if?” game… What if…Disney’s animated characters we cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Who would play what character? Join us as …

What Are We Reading and Watching – SA273

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode, Ben, Evan, and Steve sit back and talk about what they’re reading in comics and books and what TV and movies they’ve been watching. Then they talk about what they’re working on creatively and open some old listener …