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Transcendence (feat. Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist) : Episode 40

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Transcendence

What: In the movie Transcendence: Johnny Depp pretty much becomes the lawnmower man. On the show: we run off into the weeds and ramble about the singularity. 🙂
Directed by: Wally Pfister
Starring: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara

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Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist presidential candidate

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Forbidden Planet (feat. Chris Noessel, UI Expert) : Episode 36

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Forbidden Planet

What: Leslie Nielsen and crew stop on an alien planet to investigate a previous mission and find only two survivors. With secrets.
Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox
Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis

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Chris Noessel
Chris Noessel, User Interface Expert from Sci-Fi Interfaces

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War of the Worlds (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 31

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War of the Worlds

What: Tom Cruise and his kids try to survive a somewhat badly-planned alien attack.
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins

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Joe Ruppel, history nerd

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Frankenstein (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 29

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Frankenstein

What: The original 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Directed by: James Whale
Starring: Boris Karloff

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Joe Ruppel, history nerd

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Dune (feat. Miles Greb, comic creator) : Episode 28

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Dune

What: David Lynch made a really odd and sort of incomprehensible Dune movie from the Frank Herbert classic.
Directed by: David Lynch
Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Patrick Stewart

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Miles Greb
Miles Greb, creator of the comic After the Gold Rush

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Wing Commander (feat. Dean Martin, podcaster) : Episode 27

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Wing Commander

What: 90s heartthrobs dogfight murderous space cats. Something something fabric of spacetime.
Directed by: Chris Roberts
Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard, Saffron Burrows

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Dean Martin, podcaster (LSG Media)

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Idiocracy (feat. Adrian Falcone, Internet Nerd) : Episode 26

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Idiocracy

What: Luke Wilson finds himself in the future, where humanity has grown lazy and stupid. Then, satire happens. Or so I’m told.
Directed by: Mike Judge
Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

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Adrian Falcone (@AdrianBFalcone), internet nerd

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Looper (feat. Ted Chiang, Author) : Episode 25

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Looper

What: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a Bruce Willis mask meets his future Looper Bruce Willis self, hijinx ensue.
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Jeff Daniels, Pierce Gagnon

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Ted Chiang, science/speculative fiction author

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Hackers (feat. Brian Epstein, Security Pro) : Episode 21

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Hackers

What: In Hackers a gaggle of innocent Hackers are framed for extorting an oil company and “hack the planet.” Bad guy rides a skateboard. In the 90’s.
Directed by: Iain Softley
Starring: Johnny Lee MIller, Angelina Jolie, Matthew Lillard, Jesse Bradford, Fisher Stevens, Penn Jillette, Marc Anthony

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Brian Epstein
Brian Epstein, Network and Security Manager at Institute for Advanced Study

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Elysium (feat. Liam Ginty of Voices from L5) : Episode 17

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Elysium

What: Matt Damon gets desperate and tries to bring equality to a world divided into the haves (in the space station Elysium) and the have-nots (on Earth).
Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley

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Liam Ginty
Liam Ginty, host of Voices From L5

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