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Resurrection in Fiction – SA228

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJoin the Strangers and Aliens in an exploration of life, death, and resurrection in sci-fi and fantasy and why those stories are impactful for consumers of story.

Saban’s Power Rangers 2017 – SA227

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThere’s no question that Power Rangers 2017 is fueled by nostalgia and a desire to create another billion dollar franchise. There was also no question that Evan, fan of the franchise, was going to see it. And that meant …

Action Figures Retrospective – SA225

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEvan and ben take a walk down memory lane and look at those little (sometimes big) pieces of plastic that fueled our childhood playtime (and sometimes still do).

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Road Trip – SA224

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBen, Evan, and road companion Brennan head out to Skull Island to see KONG!!! And it’s a ROAD TRIP!!! This one’s a REAL road trip, featuring: Filling up at the gas station! Food stops! Road side attractions! And, of …

The TRIPODS Trilogy by John Christopher – SA222

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJohn Christopher’s TRIPODS trilogy is a classic of YA science fiction that explores a post-apocalyptic battle between a technologically regressed humanity and a spacefaring race of conquering aliens. It’s also a touchstone of science fiction from Ben’s childhood and …

Superhero Smackdown – SA219

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s a challenge! it’s a contest! And the rules sort of change as we go along! But, just as happens in the comics, some heroes are going to meet and they’re going to fight, and only Ben, Steve, and …

2017: A Look Ahead – SA217

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA look ahead at the upcoming movies of 2017 and a look back at the movies of 2016. This is a glimpse into the many, MANY movies of 2017 that will cause a scheduling nightmare for the podcast even …

Star Wars Special Editions: The Great Debate – SA213

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s the age old question: what good are the Star Wars Original Trilogy Special Editions, or what are they good for? With some specific nitpicks and some broader issues, Ben, Evan, and Steve revisit their thoughts on these movies…which …

TROLLS – SA210

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBen and Evan test some equipment and ended up doing a mini-episode about the movie Trolls. This is that episode.

ARRIVAL – SA209

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt has arrived! A sci-fi movie that’s not a franchise and doesn’t have superheroes, explosions, or space battles! But…is it good? Can a movie that takes its time to tell a story make it worth our time to explore?