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Laser Time is a show featuring folks in the video games industry, although not necessarily about video games. It’s a hyper-silly, multimedia-infused look at film, TV, comics, music, pop culture, and nostalgia from the perspective of people who game for a living. Obviously, their opinions are their own and do not reflect that of their employers.

Laser Time is a show featuring folks in the video games industry, although not necessarily about video games. It’s a hyper-silly, multimedia-infused look at film, TV, comics, music, pop culture, and nostalgia from the perspective of people who game for a living. Obviously, their opinions are their own and do not reflect that of their employers.
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San Francisco, CA

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Laser Time is a show featuring folks in the video games industry, although not necessarily about video games. It’s a hyper-silly, multimedia-infused look at film, TV, comics, music, pop culture, and nostalgia from the perspective of people who game for a living. Obviously, their opinions are their own and do not reflect that of their employers.

Language:

English


Episodes

Gremlins Rip-offs – Laser Time #343

8/13/2018
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What’s the best way to know a movies good? When you can count more copycats than sequels! Such is the case with 1984’s Gremlins, a wonderful marriage between the mainstream family film and schlock horror, and this episode of Laser... Read more

Duration:00:58:53

SHAAAAAARKS! – Laser Time #342

8/7/2018
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Kicking off Laser Time’s Week of Shark with a look at not only Jaws and some of the least inferior movies it inspired, but also a deep dive into some misconceptions and myths about our viscous, doll-eyed friends of the... Read more

Duration:01:14:11

Don’t Smoke! – Laser Time #341

7/30/2018
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You don’t need to be all that old to remember a time when the world was a lot more friendly to tobacco, smokers, and their related advertising. But the backlash was fairly swift, so folks our age got to live... Read more

Duration:01:17:01

Mission Impossible Explained! – Laser Time #340

7/23/2018
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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Mission Impossible but were afraid to ask! We’ve watched the TV series and every single Tom Cruise movie to sing a little praise for one of the most underrated, and longest lasting, blockbuster... Read more

Duration:01:45:33

When Actors Play Themselves – Laser Time #339

7/17/2018
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Dave and Diana join Laser Time for a little listening featuring our favorite moments when celebs perform as their all-time favorite characters: Themselves! Obviously, this can’t be a thorough list, so it’s up to you to let us know what... Read more

Duration:01:09:20

The Quizdown – Episode 0

7/13/2018
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You know Laser Time loves trivia. Laser Time loves games. Laser Time loves, uh… shows! So we thought it was high time Laser Time has its own damn TRIVIA GAME SHOW. If you agree, help us make it happen with... Read more

Duration:01:08:28

Game Show Scandals – Laser Time #338

7/9/2018
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As long as there have been games, there have been cheaters. Why should that change just because the venue gets televised?! Game Shows are not immune to hacks, cheats and whatever the television viewer equivalent is to card counting, as... Read more

Duration:00:54:14

How to Collect Arcade Games – Laser Time#337

7/2/2018
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So you want to fill your basement and/or garage with the bleeps and bloops of classic arcade games and pinball machines? Slow down, my dear! On today’s show, we’re joined by an actual arcade proprietor/arcade preservationists, to talk about the... Read more

Duration:01:34:04

When Animals Attack! – Laser Time #336

6/25/2018
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With Jurassic Park and The Meg getting unleashed into theaters, we’re taking an unflinching look at our favorite movies Human vs Nature films. Because who doesn’t love it when a friendly forest creature or pet turns the tables on the... Read more

Duration:00:52:19

Roger Rabbit creator Gary K. Wolf – Laser Time #335

6/18/2018
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit is the greatest movie of all-time. With that indisputable fact out of the way, as well as a looming 30th anniversary, Laser Time’s sitting down with the man who created Roger, Jessica, Baby Herman, and the... Read more

Duration:01:01:12

The State of Classic Animation with Jerry Beck – Laser Time #334

6/13/2018
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Get ready for a deep dive into the world of cartoons, folks! Animation author and historian Jerry Beck joins Laser Time to talk about animation preservation, bringing anime to the US, and complicated process behind keeping timeless toons in the... Read more

Duration:01:11:09

The Toys That Maimed Us! – Laser Time #333

6/5/2018
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Whereas most toys bring about delight and cherished memories, this episode focuses specifically on the toys that brought pain, injury and even death. Fight back the tears and let us know the toy that most maimed you! DOWNLOAD This show... Read more

Duration:00:54:21

Disney Movie Myths and Urban Legends – Laser Time #332

5/29/2018
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Rounding out our MOUSEBUSTERS series of debunking Disney rumors and conspiracies, we’re shining a light specifically on Disney movies. Dead animals, panty shots, hidden images and more! DOWNLOAD RSS | iTunes | Google Play | Zune | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Twitch This show is... Read more

Duration:01:27:07

Moral Panics! – Laser Time #331

5/22/2018
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Won’t somebody please think of the children! Righteous crusades come and go, but with the truly blessed gift of hindsight, looking back at moral panics aimed at popular culture is undeniably hilarious. Back when the world didn’t seem to have... Read more

Duration:01:19:52

Laser Time – 10

5/14/2018
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Through various shows and numerous companies, this week marks the 10th anniversary of the Laser Time gang recording together. Join the original gang as we look back on our favorite moments, talk about how the medium of podcast has grown,... Read more

Duration:00:55:17

Fired Directors – Laser Time #329

5/8/2018
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When Lucasfilm yanked Lego Movie directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and installed the far more traditional Ron Howard at the helm of Solo: A Star Wars Stories, many fans were shocked. And rightly so! Removing a director in the... Read more

Duration:01:41:05

Disneyland Myths and Urban Legends – Laser Time #328

5/1/2018
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It’s time to explore, dubunk, and quite possibly even bunk several popular rumors revolving around The Happiest Place on Earth. Obviously, there’s plenty of Disney expertise to go around, but we’ve also got a former park cast member on board,... Read more

Duration:01:14:58

Ground Zero Shows – Laser Time #327

4/24/2018
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You gotta start somewhere! And even cult shows with small fanbases can end up defining the next wave of comedy and animation. In this episode of Laser Time, we’ve come up with a selection of fantastic programs whose influence, quality... Read more

Duration:01:38:56

Kids In Peril – Laser Time #326

4/16/2018
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Whatever happened to that time honored cinematic tradition of putting unaccompanied minors in mortally dangerous situations?! Other than Stranger Things, not a whole lot. But the 1980s were riddled with the Kid in Peril thing, so join Laser Time as... Read more

Duration:01:12:16

The Best of Norm Macdonald – Laser Time #325

4/9/2018
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We’re taking a break from our traditional format and celebrating one man for an entire episode! Oh yes, it’s a Laser Time listening party, and it’s devoted 100% to the weird and wonderful work of Norm Macdonald. From his turbulent... Read more

Duration:01:45:47