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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.

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English


Episodes

The Greatest Xmas-Themed Horror Movies – Laser Time #359

12/10/2018
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The Holidays are here, but some of us just refuse to quit celebrating Halloween. This episode of Laser Time is here for you! Kevin Cole, Trash Cinema Extraordinaire, joins us in an effort to find the cruelest of all Christmas... Read more

Duration:01:08:52

How to Play Video Games with Your Partner – Laser Time #358

12/4/2018
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Is there a way to enjoy a sprawling, 80-hour game with your loved one with you every step of the way? We might have the answer! This week’s Laser Time steers away from the usual pop culture topics and fart sounds,... Read more

Duration:00:57:12

A Casual History of Blaxploitation – Laser Time #357

11/27/2018
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Let’s take a trip back to the early 1970s, that brief time when Hollywood turned over the reigns to predominately Black casts and crews. Blaxplotation movie have a complicated history, but for those cinephiles out there who enjoy uncompromisingly violent,... Read more

Duration:01:48:14

Thank You, Stan Lee – Laser Time #356

11/19/2018
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As you’ve probably heard, pop culture recently lost one of the most powerful forces in all of superheroic history. Yes, Stan Lee may have been old, but the characters and worlds he gifted with his magic touch are more relevant... Read more

Duration:01:08:17

Whatever Happened To… – Laser Time #355

11/13/2018
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Ever wonder whatever happened to your favorite movie studio, toy maker or, uh, ballpit? Well, that’s what we’re trying to get to the bottom of on this week’s episode of Laser Time! It’s a potpourri of scandal, bankruptcy, and tragic... Read more

Duration:01:20:13

The Recession, Pop Culture and You! – Laser Time #354

11/6/2018
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It’s been ten years since the biggest economic disaster of our lifetime, so we’re gonna do our best to slap on a smile and explain how it happened, the catastrophic fallout, the recession of 2008’s impact on popular culture and... Read more

Duration:01:30:27

The Very Best of The Twilight Zone – Laser Time #353

10/30/2018
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Wrapping up a month of chills and thrills, we’re joined by a very special guest to talk about our favorite episodes of one of the best shows ever to grace the airwaves. As an anthology show with a rotating cast... Read more

Duration:01:56:28

Faith and Fear – Laser Time #352

10/23/2018
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Possession, demons, Beelzebub, CATHOLICISM! Say your prayers because it’s time to examine that once prevalent intersect between horror movies and religious faith. Heather from the Forsaking Faith podcast joins us for detailed look into whether or not beliefs still enhance... Read more

Duration:01:45:06

True Horror – Laser Time #351

10/15/2018
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We’ve talked at length about movie monsters like Freddy Kruger, Frankenstein’s Monster, Jason Voorhees and all manner of Draculaz over the years. But what about horror based on real world occurrences? That’s exactly what we’re doing in this spooptacular episode... Read more

Duration:01:29:47

Witches Please! – Laser Time #350

10/9/2018
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Having spent several Halloweens talking about vampires, zombies and axe murderers, it’s high time we turned our attention to the timeless art of witchcraft! Be prepared to learn a little bit about history of witches as well as the pop... Read more

Duration:01:26:58

Technological Horror – Laser Time #349

10/2/2018
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It’s hard to get scares with technology, but it’s not like that’s kept several mad scientists out there from trying. Sci-fi and horror make for a difficult marriage, but we’re gonna explore the hell out of it in our first... Read more

Duration:01:00:42

An Elm Street Nightmare: Season 2 Preview – Friday the 13th Part 1

9/25/2018
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Just in time for Halloween, Elm Street Nightmare is back, baby! Well, sort of… There are some issues. Focusing on Friday the 13th, this seasonal, 10-part exploration of the Friday the 13th series will live exclusively on the Laser Time... Read more

The Greatest Documentaries About Making Movies – Laser Time #348

9/18/2018
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Sometimes it’s about the journey, not the destination, man! Other times, your behind-the-scenes, making-of documentary is way better than the movie actually being made. Such is the case with today’s Laser Time topic, so buckle in cinephiles! It’s time to... Read more

Duration:01:18:00

Let’s Talk About Movie Trailers – Laser Time #347

9/11/2018
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Ever seen a movie trailer that’s better than the movie it’s pimping? Of course you have, because that precious two and a half minutes of marketing sizzle has become an art form unto itself. This week we’ll be discussing the... Read more

Duration:01:45:37

Exquisite Rip-offs – Laser Time #346

9/5/2018
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There’s something to be said about being first, but occasionally, there’s a lot more money in being second. We’re looking at the times when the popularity gods failed to smile on the trailblazers and let the copycats run wild through... Read more

Duration:01:04:02

The Many Faces of Sacha Baron Cohen – Laser Time #345

8/28/2018
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Comic. Clown. Chameleon. Political Satirist. Whatever it is you want to call what Sacha Baron Cohen does, he’s undoubtedly the best entertainer working in that unnamed field. So with season (series?!) finale of Who is America, we’re taking a look... Read more

Duration:01:37:02

Middle School Horror Stories – Laser Time #344

8/21/2018
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Puberty, cliques, athletics, drugs, bullies, grades! We seriously can’t think of a more tumultuous, painful, and awkward time to be alive, so get ready for a giant act of shared therapy as we relive the trauma of the unanimously worst... Read more

Duration:02:13:27

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