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The Tightbeam #20: Protey Rights Activists

9/19/2018
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Shannon and Andrea are joined by serial Expanse die-er Elias Toufexis for a fun interview about gaming, motion capture, Protey Rights, and dying. A lot.

Duration:01:23:11

The Tightbeam #19: Best Dad in the Universe

8/30/2018
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In this episode of The Tightbeam, Jules-Pierre Mao himself, Mr. Francois Chau joins Andrea, Lou, and Shannon for a fun interview, discussing how he got into acting, how it feels to almost always play a villain (or someone's dad), and more!

Duration:01:01:24

The Tightbeam #18: Bob Munroe, Dolphin Bosses, and Expanse RPG/DragonCon News

8/17/2018
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Bob Munroe, Senior VFX Supervisor for Seasons 1-3, joins Andrea, Lou, and Shannon in an in-depth interview about The Expanse, VFX, the film industry, and what it's like to have dolphins oversee his research.

Duration:01:19:40

Tightbeam #17: Bring Back Mao’s Bodyguard

8/9/2018
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In our first hiatus episode, we take a look ahead at Season 4, what's next for The Tightbeam, and have an incredibly fun, wacky, and insightful interview with Tyler Blake Smith AKA Mao's Bodyguard (RIP).

Duration:00:56:01

Tightbeam #16: Abaddon

7/3/2018
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Join us as we take a look at the double-header season three finale episodes, "Congregation" and "Abaddon's Gate!"

Duration:01:57:11

Tightbeam #15: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

6/25/2018
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In "Fallen World," the last episode before the season three finale, we get a look at the aftermath of the speed limit change, including Drummer making her toughest decision yet as captain.

Duration:01:20:35

Tightbeam #14: Like a Freaking Pharaoh

6/18/2018
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The theme of acting in the face of fear continues in this week's episode, as we look at guilt over a suicide, Holden's questions about free will, Drummer's ownership of her role as captain, and more.

Duration:01:36:15

Tightbeam #13: A New Speed Limit

6/11/2018
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The Roci may have a speed limit now, but the show itself is speeding up! The pace really gets going this week as we get more information about the Roci's surroundings, about the Mao family, about Naomi's loyalties, and about Holden's focus.

Duration:01:29:19

Tightbeam #12: Synchronicity

6/2/2018
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Life-changing events are often created by the right person being in the right place at the right time, and in this episode of the Expanse, we see various ways in which this plays out. Join us as we discuss Holden's state of mind, the Behemoth crew's decisions, and much more in this episode of The Tightbeam!

Duration:01:29:00

Tightbeam #11: A Leave of Absence

5/28/2018
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Rob (a.k.a. Forlath Grey, @Forlath), from the webcomic "The Reach," joins us this week to discuss the Roci's additonal crew, Naomi's leave of absence, and a certain mess caused by someone who should have slowed down sooner.

Duration:01:29:31

Tightbeam #10: A Knight’s Offering

5/20/2018
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Avasarala's comment about Holden wanting as a boy to grow up to be a knight comes to fruition. We break down a lot of great moments this week, so be sure not to miss this episode of The Tightbeam!

Duration:01:25:54

Tightbeam #9: Good Coffee Can Save the World

5/14/2018
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The Roci crew reaches their destination while things get heated on the UNN Agatha King. Join us as we look at the latest episode of season three, "Triple Point."

Duration:01:02:50

Tightbeam #8: The Skin of My Enemy

5/6/2018
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Nearly every character gets a sobering lesson in who their enemy really is in this week's episode as season three kicks into high gear.

Duration:01:04:40

Tightbeam #7: Assured Destruction

4/30/2018
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Join the Tightbeam crew as we look at the latest episode, "Assured Destruction."

Duration:01:06:06

Tightbeam #6: Tools of War

4/23/2018
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In this season's second episode, we see the tools of war manifest in many ways, whether by politics, through weaponry and tactics, or by literal tools (oops!). Join us as we discuss "IFF" on The Tightbeam!

Duration:01:05:38

Tightbeam #5: More Fight or Flight

4/17/2018
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Shannon's back as we discuss more of the season three premiere, "Fight or Flight."

Duration:00:40:55

Tightbeam #4: You Should Try Tea

4/13/2018
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Season three is here! We take a look at the season premiere, "Fight or Flight."

Duration:00:52:32

Tightbeam #3: The Coming of Tiamat

4/9/2018
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This week we discuss the announcement of the eighth novel, Tiamat's Wrath, while we count the days until season three!

Duration:01:04:33

The Tightbeam #2: Overview of Season Two

4/4/2018
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Andrea, Erik, Lou, and Shannon look back at season two of The Expanse.

Duration:01:18:25

The Tightbeam #1: Season One Overview

3/28/2018
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Welcome to The Tightbeam, covering the critically-acclaimed television and novel series, The Expanse! In our first episode, we prepare ourselves for the upcoming season three premiere by looking back at our favorite moments from season one.

Duration:01:05:32