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Godzilla (feat. Miles Greb, comic creator) : Episode 47

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Godzilla/Gojira (1954)

What: The ancient creature Godzilla(Gojira) is awakened by a hydrogen bomb and terrorizes Japan. Then, science happens.
Directed by: Ishiro Honda
Starring: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada

Featuring guest co-host
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Miles Greb, creator of the comic After the Gold Rush

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Language & The Expanse (feat. Nick Farmer, Linguist) : Episode 46

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Language and The Expanse

What: A topic-based talk about language! Language in The Expanse, in scifi, and in general.

Featuring guest co-host
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Nick Farmer, creator of The Expanse’s Belter language

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Weird Science : Episode 45

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Weird Science

What: A weird science magic sex genie helps two boys grow up a little bit? sorta?
Directed by: John Hughes
Starring: Bill Paxton, Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock

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Jupiter Ascending : Episode 44

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Jupiter Ascending

What: Fuedalism in space with Channing Tatum as a dog-person.
Directed by: The Wachowski siblings
Starring: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean

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Tomorrowland : Episode 43

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Tomorrowland

What: Scientific curiosity and a love of invention and a quest to save earth from pessimism and destruction.
Directed by: Brad Bird
Starring: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy

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Serenity (Firefly) : Episode 42

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Serenity

What: We cover the movie wrapping up the story of the crew from TV’s Firefly and have trouble remembering which is which.
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau

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The Man From Earth (feat. Adrian Falcone, Nerd) : Episode 41

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The Man From Earth

What: One of our favorite movies! A really interesting extended thought experiment.
Directed by: Richard Schenkman
Starring: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley

Featuring guest co-host
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Adrian Falcone, general-purpose internet nerd

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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

Featuring guest co-host
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Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist presidential candidate

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Interstellar (Part 2) : Episode 39

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Interstellar (Part 2)

What: Interstellar gives us lots to talk about again! Here we discuss the second part of the movie: the part with all of the physics!
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Matt Damon, Michael Caine, Casey Afflek, Wes Bentley

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Interstellar (Part 1) : Episode 38

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Interstellar (Part 1)

What: Interstellar has lots to talk about! In this episode we cover the stuff that is mostly not physics. In the movie: the world is ending and we have to mobilize!
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Matt Damon, Michael Caine, Casey Afflek, Wes Bentley

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