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Episodes

G! News 008 - May 2018 Early Edition

5/11/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:33:00

Sci Fi Fidelity 29: Lost in Space, The 100, Timeless

5/4/2018
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The summer is almost here, but we've honed in on some of our favorite recent shows! Our discussion kicks off with our picks for the most distinctive showrunners who have helmed more than one genre TV show. It was tough paring it down to six! Our show topics this month include a look at the full first season of the Lost in Space remake on Netflix, which has been capturing viewers attention since it dropped on April 13, 2018, and the established post-apocalyptic show The 100, which just...

Duration:01:12:04

Den of Geek Book Club 3: Ship It by Britta Lundin

4/30/2018
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Den of Geek Books Editor Kayti Burt interviews young adult author, Britta Lundin, about her latest book, Ship It, which has a May 1, 2018 release date.

Duration:00:55:19

G! News 007 - April 2018 Late Edition

4/27/2018
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Some interesting music-related news gets its due in this episode of the podcast with new Prince material ready for release and Dr. Strange showing up in Pink Floyd. We also touch on religion in The Handmaid's Tale and the deep story of the new God of War game. There's also discussion of the American remake of SKAM and David Tennant brush with Hannibal Lecter. Our bonus item fits well with our music theme as we share our interview with A Series of Unfortunate Events season 2 composer, Jim...

Duration:00:38:23

Sci Fi Fidelity Bonus: The Crossing

4/24/2018
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Spoiler warning! Creators Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie heard our discussion of The Crossing on the last podcast and wanted to talk once episode 4 of their show, which contained a pivotal twist at the end, aired on ABC. We went on to ask them about their unique time travel tale and some of the storytelling decisions they made. For a discussion of the series premiere of The Crossing, check out our previous episode.

Duration:00:18:20

G! News 006 - April 2018 Early Edition

4/13/2018
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Horror films take center stage as we begin with a discussion of the best scary offerings available on Amazon Prime, followed by a look at the box office success of A Quiet Place. We also talk about the anticipation for Wynonna Earp season 3 on Syfy and NBC's new Sarah Shahi vehicle, Reverie. Also in the mix are a look at the Myst Anniversary Collection and a discussion of how Tony Gilroy saved Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The bonus item for early April is Daniel Kurland's interview with...

Duration:00:36:12

Sci Fi Fidelity 28: Jessica Jones, The Crossing, Krypton

4/6/2018
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On the April edition of our podcast, we starts off with a discussion topic suggested by one of our listeners that took us down the rabbit hole of medium-mixing episodes where shows experimented with animation, parody, and the ever-popular musical episode. The show discussion begins with a look at Jessica Jones season 2, which dropped on Netflix on March 8, 2018, and how it has changed in tone somewhat from its first season. Then we dive into the premiere episode of ABC's time travel drama,...

Duration:01:09:29

Star Wars Blaster Canon 18: Forces of Destiny, Thrawn: Alliances, Solo Characters, The Last Jedi

4/6/2018
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The heroes of Star Wars had more adventures in Forces of Destiny this month, so we reviewed the YouTube short series and speculated on what other characters might get the cartoon treatment next. Forces of Destiny season 2 connects to some major events in the saga, including how Leia got the armor she used to sneak into Jabba’s Palace, and an extra adventure with Rose and Finn in The Last Jedi. After a brief diversion to discover the origins of banana splits and the cultural significance of...

Duration:01:16:56

G! News 005 - March 2018 Late Edition

3/30/2018
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It's SXSW season, and in addition to going over a couple of the featured movies, we talk about the original Westworld film, and a new TV series in development based on the Astro City comic. We also go over the dangers of the new Microsoft terms of service, the loosened restriction on character choice in Battlefront 2, and the future for Octavio in season 5 of The 100. Our bonus item is a discussion with editor-in-chief, Mike Cecchini, about Krypton, the new Superman prequel on Syfy.

Duration:00:34:40

Star Wars Blaster Canon 17: Rebels Finale, The Last Jedi Novelization, Solo

3/22/2018
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Rebels opened a door into a new dimension in the Star Wars universe this month, opening up the possibility of time travel and the Force working in exceptionally mysterious ways. On this episode of Blaster Canon, Megan, Paul, and Saf review the Rebels season finale and bring you this month’s Star Wars news, including reactions to the new Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer. The trailer revealed a look at Han Solo’s past with Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, and new characters including Han’s...

Duration:01:31:54

G! News 004 - March 2018 Early Edition

3/16/2018
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It's time to enjoy some fun lists including the best female time travelers in TV history, the greatest supernatural Stephen King Villains, and video games you should play in 2018. We also talk about Denis Villeneuve signing on to do multiple Dune movies, Zach Galifianakis' role in A Wrinkle in Time, and the failed attempt to save Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Our bonus item is an interview with Jake Kasdan, director of the blockbuster hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Duration:00:34:44

Sci Fi Fidelity Bonus - Game of Thrones

3/15/2018
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We spoke with Thomas Schelesny, visual effects supervisor for Image Engine, who created Drogon the dragon for the loot train sequence in Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4, "Spoils of War." Schelesny helped us understand how CGI integrates with practical effects to make it look like Daenerys and her dragon are decimating the Lannister lines. We also spoke about Schelesny's other work on Starship Troopers, Enchanted, and Drag Me To Hell.

Duration:00:32:29

Sci Fi Fidelity 27: Hard Sun, Stargate Origins, Counterpart

3/9/2018
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This month, we take on the varied world of shows that continued on without one or more principal characters. It was a difficult task to find just the right "success" stories (relatively speaking), but once we found our candidates, some interesting differences appeared. Our show topics this month include two new shows. The first is Hard Sun, a UK import from BBC One that's airing on Hulu here in the states. Is it really sci-fi? The other is Stargate Origins, an exploratory web series that...

Duration:01:11:51

G! News 003 - February 2018 Late Edition

3/3/2018
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In addition to going over some of this year's Oscar nominees, we spend the latter half of February 2018 talking about a Stargate revival effort on Twitter, possible female director choices for Batgirl, the history of The Tick as a comic and on television, the quirkiness of the sixth Terminator movie, and M. Night Shyamalan's new development deal with Apple. Our bonus content this month is an interview with Mitch Pileggi, who plays FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner of The X-Files.

Duration:00:33:24

G! News 002 - February 2018 Early Edition

2/16/2018
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We're celebrating Black Panther's opening day with a discussion of the villain the movie could have had from Spiderman's rogues gallery, along with a look at Showtime's Eric Clapton documentary, some new Firefly novel tie-ins, casting news for The Umbrella Academy, talk of a V movie trilogy, and Fortnite's record breaking number of simultaneous players. Our bonus item is a chat with associate editor David Crow, who gives his analysis and makes box office predictions for Black Panther,...

Duration:00:33:46

Sci Fi Fidelity 26: Spellcasters, Altered Carbon, Counterpart, Supernatural

2/9/2018
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In honor of the start of The Magicians season 3 and the recent Charmed reboot cast announcements, this month's discussion topic is our favorite spellcasters on television, and we discover that they're not exclusive to fantasy shows! Our show topics this month include Altered Carbon, which had its 10-episode first season released to great acclaim on Netflix on February 2, 2018, and Counterpart, which also kicked off its first season on Starz to favorable critical response on January 21,...

Duration:01:09:52

Star Wars Blaster Canon 16: The Last Jedi Tie-ins, Forces of Destiny, Solo Trailer Theories

2/3/2018
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​The Last Jedi brought with it several tie-in novels for young readers. We review The Legends of Luke Skywalker by Ken Kiu, Cobalt Squadron by Elizabeth Wein, and Bomber Command by Jason Fry, asking: is it difficult to create books that fall in the short time between The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi? Or did these just not work for us? We also discuss the Forces of Destiny comic books and how they add some good stories to the canon while, oddly, repeating others. Lucasfilm’s Leland Chee...

Duration:01:10:09

Den of Geek Book Club 2: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

1/31/2018
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As part of Den of Geek's Book Club selection, Book Editor Kayti Burt speaks with Nnedi Okorafor, author of the recently released third book in the Binti series, Binti: The Night Masquerade.

Duration:00:29:59

G! 001 - Jan. 14-27, 2018 News

1/26/2018
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The inaugural episode of the Den of Geek podcast covers the latest news from the last two weeks. For late January, hosts Mike and Dave talk about Jessica Chastain's and Olivia Spencer's work, Christopher Nolan's Best Director nod for Dunkirk, Kid Flash joining Legends of Tomorrow, the Castlevania season 2 renewal, Mute starring Alexander Skarsgard on Netflix, and Wynonna Earp starting filming or season 3 in Alberta. The bonus content in this installment is an interview with Tig Notaro of...

Duration:00:34:12

Sci Fi Fidelity 25: US Imports/Reboots, Dark, Travelers, The X-Files

1/5/2018
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American television hasn't cornered the market on good sci-fi, but some networks (particularly Netflix) have been very savvy about rebroadcasting and reinventing the best from overseas and up north. We talk about six imports and reboots that are worth your time. Our show topics this month, in fact, are a couple of imports, both featuring very innovative time travel themes. The first is Dark on Netflix, which released its first season on December 1, and the other is Travelers season 2,...

Duration:01:16:15

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