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Aliens: hyperlseep, how to terraform, and Blade Runner reconciliation w/ Josh from LSG media

Featuring guest co-host
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Love

Love! For James Cameron and Aliens. And the great utilitarian design of the spaceship interiors. Great world-building.

Hypersleep

Cryosleep? Ice sublimation and mummified Sigourney Weaver. Hibernation. How to shove pine cones up your butt, chug some Nyquil, and turn into a bear. Cryogenic specimen preservations: sperm! DIY fecal plugs for hibernation.

Private space industry

The rise of private space industry. Going dystopian.

Planetary operations

Planet? Moon? The delineation between planets and moons and looking forward to the future when we get confused again. Demoting Pluto to planetoid. Terraforming Mars. Sad news on Martian CO2 supplies for atmosphere creation. Crater settlements and whether or not you need a roof. Atmospheric density limits for human comfort and thriving.

Xenomorphs

But are they really called Xenomorphs? The throwaway line in Aliens that spawned decades of confusion.

Send the robots

Always send the robots. Unless you are an evil corporation with shady goals. Milk robots…?

Blade Runner connection

Blade Runner and Aliens are the same universe. The separate lines of technological development that yielded replicants and Aliens’ “synthetics.” Blade Runner 2049’s anime prequel and how that informs the universe crossover.

Links

Aliens: iTunes | Amazon
Josh’s shows on LSG Media: Science Fiction Film Podcast | The X-Files Podcast
Josh’s escape room in Massachusetts: Mass Escape
Jurassic World, Jurassic Values by Mike Hill: YouTube

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Blade Runner 2049 : Episode 120

Stream the movie:
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Blade Runner 2049

What: Like Blade Runner, but the sequel. Gosling!
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto

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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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Philip K Dick (feat. The Philip K. Dick Film Festival’s Daniel Abella) Plus Patreon! : Episode 20

Philip K Dick
His work and the movies Based on it

Who: Philip K Dick, the prolific science fiction author that transcended the genre and inspired a number of films we love.
What: In this episode we do an overall review of Philip K. Dick. His work, how much we love the cheesy action movies adapted from his work, and the relevance of his work today. To this end, we call in an expert to help us out!

Featuring
Daniel Abella
Daniel Abella,
Director of the Philip K. Dick Film Festival

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The Philip K. Dick Film Festival
The indie science fiction film festival that we’re really looking forward to attending. Featuring a bunch of interesting short and feature length films. Details below!
See the schedule and buy tickets at the website

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