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G! News 016 - September 2018 Early Edition

We each select one story from gaming, television, and movies for this edition of the podcast. In the world of video games, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has brought forth a strong contender in the battle royale arena, and Fortnite expands into toy spin-offs with a Nerf line-up and a custom Monopoly experience. In movies, we look back at a couple of franchises: The Predator needs to call it a day, but Candyman might get new life from Jordan Peele. Television news includes a look back at the...


SFF33: The Innocents, The First, Bridget Regan (The Last Ship)

In the calm before the storm of new fall genre shows hits, we start the podcast this month with a discussion of some of the more peripheral new and returning series we're looking forward to in the next month or so as a sort of fall TV preview. Our show topics this month include a look at the first few episodes of Netflix's new supernatural thriller, The Innocents, which premiered on August 24, 2018, and a spoiler-free preview of the Sean Penn vehicle on Hulu following humanity's first...


G! News 015 - August 2018 Late Edition

It's time to tackle whitewashing, the glut of streaming services, and toxic fandom head-on (but in a lighthearted way)! As we applaud the success of Crazy Rich Asians, we raise an eyebrow to the DC Universe debut and reflect upon the uproar surrounding the Battlestar Galactica reboot and an entitled audience. Other stories this month include a look at the premise of NBC's Manifest, speculation on what the Monument Valley animated movie in development will look like, and the often-overlooked...


Star Wars Blaster Canon 21: SDCC, The Clone Wars, Prequel Novels

After San Diego Comic Con, our Star Wars panelists have had the chance to think about the many book and television announcements from the galaxy far, far away. The biggest news was the return of The Clone Wars, which Paul thinks might be just the beginning of a renaissance for the popular animated show. Since the time we recorded this episode we’ve also seen a new trailer for Star Wars Resistance, the Sequel Trilogy-era animated series coming this October. Shooting has started on Episode IX,...


G! News 014 - August 2018 Early Edition

It's an eclectic bunch of news this month from the world of TV, movies, and gaming! We talk about a new Joel Kinnaman/Ronald D. Moore project as well as the surprising return of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. We also touch on some of the most underrated time travel movies, introduce an Ursula K. Le Guin novella in development, disagree with a review of The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society, and speculate on the ramifications of Luigi's death in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Finally, join...


Bonus Interview: Hannah John-Kamen (Killjoys)

As a follow-up to our discussion of Killjoys, we're excited to share with you our interview with leading lady Hannah John-Kamen, who of course plays Dutch in the Syfy series. Plus with her star on the rise because of recent appearances in Marvel's Ant Man and The Wasp as well as Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, we couldn't resist the chance to talk to sci-fi royalty's newest member.


Den of Geek Book Club 5: Theodora Goss - The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club

Den of Geek Books Editor, Kayti Burt, interviews Theodora Goss about The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club.


SFF32: Killjoys, Castle Rock, Luke Macfarlane (Killjoys)

A fun discussion kicks off our August podcast as we share our list of the best anti-heroes in genre television, those protagonists we still love despite all of their moral gray area. It seems we love our good guys slightly bad! Our show topics this month include a look at the first couple of episodes of Killjoys season 4, which just began on July 20th on Syfy, and a critique of the new Stephen King anthology series on Hulu, Castle Rock, which dropped its first three episodes on July 25th....


Den of Geek Book Club 4: Mary Robinette Kowal - The Lady Astronaut Series

Den of Geek Books Editor Kayti Burt interviews Mary Robinette Kowal about the Lady Astronaut series.


G! News 013 - July 2018 Late Edition

In the aftermath of San Diego Comic-Con, we have a lot of news to sort through, including trailer breakdowns for Godzilla 2 and Aquaman, both of which include exciting, recognizable villains. In TV news, we talk about the 13th Doctor in Doctor Who and the prospects for a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot. We also cover extended content for Dr. Horrible (comic) and Star Trek: Discovery (webisodes). Our bonus item is a chat with associate editor of Den of Geek, Kayti Burt, who moderated the...


Star Wars Blaster Canon 20: Thrawn: Alliances, Most Wanted, Last Shot

Solo has come and gone, and Blaster Canon is back to cover Star Wars tie-in novels and discuss what — if anything — went wrong with Solo’s marketing and reception. In the world of books we review Last Shot by Daniel José Older and Most Wanted by Rae Carson, both of which flesh out characters from the standalone film. How does L3’s role in Last Shot compare to her story in the film, and do either justify her fate? In other books news, the fandom is buzzing with the announcement of an...


G! News 012 - SDCC 2018 Edition

This edition of G! News takes a detour to explore the reports coming out of San Diego Comic-Con in advance of the biggest industry convention of its kind for 2018. Instead of touching on specific articles from the Den of Geek website, we bring in an expert: Leonard Sultana of Leonard shares his thoughts on how to best enjoy the convention despite the lack of a presence from heavyweights, Marvel Studios, HBO, and Star Wars. Topics discussed include Breaking Bad,...


SFF31: Reverie, Preacher, Sherman Augustus (Into the Badlands)

Before diving into show topics, we detour into "shipping" territory as we discuss some of our favorite contemporary couples in genre television, some of which are quite popular and others of which should be. Our show topics this month include the latest sci-fi procedural hybrid from NBC, Reverie, which began its run on May 30, 2018, and AMC's Preacher, the comic book adaptation that began its third season on June 24, 2018. This month's interview is with Sherman Augustus, who plays Nathaniel...


G! News 011 - June 2018 Late Edition

The latest movie, television, and gaming news includes a couple of season 2 discussions: one for Westworld on HBO and the other for Mars on Nat Geo. Toby Jones has some gleeful words to share about his villain role in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and the MCU viewing order is discussed. Finally, the games to watch out for in 2018 are talked about as is a Spider-Man spinoff for webspinner, Silk. The bonus item is an unusual but entertaining interview with Joe Pera of Joe Pera Talks With You...


G! News 010 - June 2018 Early Edition

This month includes some follow up on a couple of topics, including more speculation from Scott Kelly about the viability of humans in space long-term. In movie news, Ocean's 8's box office take is analyzed as is the influence of Raiders of the Lost Ark on current film culture. Television discussion centers around Game of Thrones spin-offs and an Aeon Flux reboot; plus there's a Stranger Things prequel novel coming in 2019! The other follow-up is the bonus item this month: an interview with...


SFF30: The Rain, Humans, Joe Pokaski (Cloak & Dagger)

This month's opening discussion kicks off with a continuation of our genre showrunner discussion. This time we're focusing on our favorite female executive producers/writers in the sci-fi, fantasy, and supernatural field, a trend which will hopefully grow over time. Our show topics this month include a look at the first season of The Rain, a Danish import on Netflix that joins the streaming giant's increasing focus on international fare, and the season 3 premiere of Humans, which aired on...


Star Wars Blaster Canon 19: Solo, Forces of Destiny, Last Shot

Solo has arrived, and we have mixed feelings. On this episode of Blaster Canon, the Star Wars expanded universe podcast, Paul, Megan and Saf break down the new film and some of its more controversial story decisions. What does Solo’s box office performance mean for the future of the anthology films? Do Solo’s strengths outweigh the flaws? The movie comes with plenty of references, deep cuts, and surprising cameos from other Star Wars stories, so we have plenty of excitement about both canon...


G! News 009 - May 2018 Late Edition

Things get a little political this week as we discuss the modern message behind HBO's Fahrenheit 451, the significance of the Solo: A Star Wars Story director calling Lando a pansexual, and the importance of the cultural timing of BBC America's Killing Eve. Also on the table for analysis are the Catch-22 limited series on Hulu, the Lord of the Rings series in development on Amazon, and Resident Evil 7's cloud-based presence on Switch. Plus our bonus content brings in science reporter...


Bonus Interview: Mina Sundwall (Lost in Space)

As a follow-up to our May podcast in which we discussed Lost in Space, we talk to actor Mina Sundwall, who plays Penny Robinson in the Netflix series. With the recent announcement that the show would be getting a second season on the streaming service, we figured we'd speculate with Mina about the future of the Jupiter 2 and reflect on her character in season one.


G! News 008 - May 2018 Early Edition

This edition of G! News includes a couple of bits of Marvel supplements, including a Black Panther reference guide and a list of unusual moments for the Avengers: Infinity War villain, Thanos. Other lists discussions include Netflix projects in the works and some Tribeca Film Festival highlights. Lastly, the hosts discuss the Supernatural season 14 renewal and the green light for Bill & Ted Face the Music. We also have an interview this month with Rao Paoletta, senior editor at Inverse, who...