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Arrival – part 1 (feat. Jolene & Adrian) : Episode 64

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Arrival

What: Aliens arrive, and talk communicate with a human linguist.
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

Featuring guest co-hosts

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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com Adrian Falcone (@AdrianBFalcone), internet nerd

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Star Trek Beyond (feat. Jolene Creighton of Futurism) : Episode 63

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Star Trek Beyond

What: Star Trek WITH EXPLOSIONS for the third time
Directed by: Justin Lin
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella

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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com

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The Island of Dr. Moreau (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 62

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The Island of Dr Moreau

What: Marlon Brando goes to island, does creepy things to animals
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Starring: Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk, Mark Dacascos, Ron Perlman

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Joe Ruppel, history nerd

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Carpenter’s The Thing (feat. Cae & Ryan) : Episode 61

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John Carpenter’s The Thing

What: An alien life form threatens humanity at an antarctic research facility
Directed by: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Featuring guest co-hosts

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Caelum Rale, artist Ryan Bingham, lawyer

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The Exorcist (feat. Adrian Falcone, Internet Nerd) : Episode 60

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The Exorcist

What: Two priests fight a little girl.
Directed by: William Friedkin
Starring: Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller

Featuring guest co-host
Adrian Falcone
Adrian Falcone (@AdrianBFalcone), internet nerd

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28 Days Later (feat. Jolene Creighton of Futurism) : Episode 59

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28 Days Later

What: 28 Days Later introduced us to fast zombies: the worst kind of zombies. And Cillian Murphy being awesome.
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson

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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com

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Dracula (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 58

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula

What: Vlad rages against all kinda of things as revenge for losing his wife.
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Gary Oldman, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins

Featuring guest co-host
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Joe Ruppel, history nerd

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (feat. Scott Wayne Indiana, artist) : Episode 53

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

What: A humanoid alien visits earth and presents humanity with its options.
Directed by: Robert Wise
Starring:  Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Gort

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Scott Wayne Indiana, creator of Lotus Dimension

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Star Trek – First Contact (feat. Jolene Creighton of Futurism) : Episode 52

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Star Trek VIII: First Contact

What: The enterprise does time travel and Picard intimidates the borg with his massive guns (biceps).
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com

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Seveneves (feat. Daniel Mann, Software Pro) : Episode 50

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Seveneves

What: Breaking with the format for this episode, we’re covering a book! Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson. Here is the first paragraph:

The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason. It was waxing, only one day short of full. The time was 05:03:12 UTC. Later it would be designated A+0.0.0, or simply Zero.

Written by: Neal Stephenson
Starring: Fictional characters, in a book

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Daniel Mann
Daniel Mann

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