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Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast is the premiere Blade Runner saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, roundtable discussions, and in-depth journalistic segments, Shoulder of Orion seeks to bring the global fan community closer than ever before. Produced by the creative team behind the groundbreaking Perfect Organism podcast, Shoulder of Orion is available on all popular podcast platforms. More at www.perfectorganism.com.

Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast is the premiere Blade Runner saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, roundtable discussions, and in-depth journalistic segments, Shoulder of Orion seeks to bring the global fan community closer than ever before. Produced by the creative team behind the groundbreaking Perfect Organism podcast, Shoulder of Orion is available on all popular podcast platforms. More at www.perfectorganism.com.
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Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast is the premiere Blade Runner saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, roundtable discussions, and in-depth journalistic segments, Shoulder of Orion seeks to bring the global fan community closer than ever before. Produced by the creative team behind the groundbreaking Perfect Organism podcast, Shoulder of Orion is available on all popular podcast platforms. More at www.perfectorganism.com.

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Episodes

36 // The Best One: Luv

8/14/2018
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If there’s one character who crystalizes the beautiful ambivalence that defines Blade Runner 2049, it’s Luv. In this sprawling roundtable, Dan, Patrick, Micah, and returning guest Dr. Robin Bunce dive headfirst into the mysteries surrounding this fascinating character. Stay tuned at the end for some insightful guest commentary from Iain Souter. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed...

Duration:01:30:51

35 // Shoulder of Orion: A One Year Anniversary

8/11/2018
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We have come upon the one year anniversary of Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast. What a year it’s been. In this mini episode Jaime, Patrick and Dan discuss their first year, and how incredible the journey has been so far.

Duration:00:22:17

34 // A Future Noir: Interviewing Author and Film Historian Paul M. Sammon (Part Two)

7/31/2018
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This is the second part of a two part series with film historian Paul M. Sammon to discuss his life and his history with Blade Runner. Along the way, Dan and Jaime continue the discussion of the newly released edition of his legendary book: Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed Facebook group: Fields of Calantha. // To support the show,...

Duration:01:22:27

33 // A Future Noir: Interviewing Author and Film Historian Paul M. Sammon

7/17/2018
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On this episode of Shoulder of Orion, Jaime and Dan sit down with film historian Paul M. Sammon to discuss his life and his storied history with Blade Runner. Along the way, they also discuss the newly released edition of his legendary book: Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed Facebook group: Fields of Calantha. // To support the show,...

Duration:00:57:59

32 // Finding Deckard

7/3/2018
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It’s no accident that it has taken the Blade Runner podcast nearly a year to release a Deckard episode: he’s one of the most complex, nuanced characters in a saga full of complexity and nuance, and he’s surprisingly hard to talk about. In this deeply personal episode, JM, Dan, and Patrick take the conversation far beyond the typical is-he-or-isn’t-he-a-replicant argument and discuss the full arc of this complicated character, from his roots in Philip K. Dick’s novel to the sublime moment...

Duration:01:10:22

31 // Joi: Everything You Want to Hear

6/12/2018
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Joi, as played by Ana de Armas, continues to be one of the most discussed characters from Blade Runner 2049. In our ongoing conversations, Shoulder of Orion hosts: Dan, Patrick, JM, and contributing host Micah invite Dr. Robin Bunce back on to speak on Joi’s role in 2049 and her humanity (or lack thereof) within the story. Rounding out the symposium panel is special guest Barbara Schmuker, a first-time guest on the show, and yet another important voice in the fandom. Please join us for...

Duration:01:54:15

30 // Building the Spinner: An Interview With Peter Tindall

5/29/2018
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We recently delved into the history and design of the iconic Spinner on our first-ever Tech Spotlight (see episode 26); now, with this exclusive interview, we’re taking things even deeper. JM recently had the opportunity to chat with Peter Tindall—one of the artists responsible for bringing the Spinners of 2049 to life. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed Facebook group: Fields...

Duration:00:28:44

29 // 52318: Blade Runner Day

5/23/2018
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On this mini-episode JM and Patrick quietly and informally celebrate all that the world of Blade Runner has brought to us as fans. Today, Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast celebrates Blade Runner Day, which is the incept date for Rachael, the character that both films revolve around. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed Facebook group: Fields of Calantha. // To...

Duration:00:27:32

28 // A Good Joe: Exploring Officer KD6-3.7

5/17/2018
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On this episode, hosts Dan, Patrick, and JM sit down with contributing host Micah Greene and special guest Peter (from the midwest) to discuss Officer K. Peter surprised us all by starting out the conversation with a simple question, but an important one. We hope that you enjoy listening to this episode as much as we enjoyed recording it. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed...

Duration:01:36:39

27 // Interview with 2049 Sound Editor Mark Mangini

5/1/2018
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For more than four decades, Academy Award-winning sound editor Mark Mangini has worked with some of the biggest names in the business on some of the highest-profile projects of our time. With over one hundred twenty-five film credits to his name (including Aladdin, The Fifth Element, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Blade Runner 2049), Mangini’s sound work has become an indelible part of our moviegoing lives. In this impassioned interview, Mangini takes Patrick and JM on a sonic field trip they’ll...

Duration:00:43:36

26 // Tech Spotlight: The Spinner

4/17/2018
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Few cinematic objects are as iconic—and as frequently copied—as the legendary spinner. In this episode (our first Tech Spotlight!), Dan and Patrick go in-depth on the beloved vehicle, delving into its astonishingly believable appearance in Blade Runner, its evolved design(s) in Blade Runner 2049, and beyond. And using Dan’s background in air traffic control, they pick apart the actual flight sequence in Blade Runner in a level of detail you need to hear to believe. // For more on this and...

Duration:00:54:07

25 // Say, ‘Kiss Me’

4/3/2018
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In this nearly, three hour episode, Dan, Patrick, and JM are joined by Micah Greene, our regular contributor, special guest Evie, and Clara. The topic at hand in this discussion is the love scene between Rachael and Deckard in 2019. This scene has proven to be highly controversial, among our listeners and hosts. Please join us for this riveting conversation. Please remember to send us your feedback either via email, a voicemail, or a recorded memo. We would love to hear from you. // For...

Duration:01:36:19

24 // I Bet You Were Adorable : Interviewing 2049 Actor Tomas Lemarquis

3/20/2018
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Continuing in our one on one interview series, JM sits down with character actor, Tomas Lemarquis to discuss his role on the film, working with Ryan Gosling, and superstar, Sophia. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed Facebook group: Fields of Calantha. // To support the show, please consider visiting www.perfectorganism.com/support. We’ve got some great perks available! //...

Duration:00:30:13

22 // Listener Feedback Volume Two

2/28/2018
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JM, Patrick, Ryan and Dan sit down and go through our incredible amount of listener feedback to discuss what you all think and believe about the many topics we’ve featured on the show. As always, thank you so much for listening, for your support and Love. We do this for you, because we are one of you. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed Facebook group: Fields of Calantha. // To...

Duration:01:25:20

20 // I Am the Business : 2049 Oscar Nominations

1/24/2018
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Dan, Patrick, and Jaime convene for an impromptu minisode to discuss the 90th Oscar nominations, and the five categories that Denis Villeneuve’s masterpiece, Blade Runner 2049 is nominated for.

Duration:00:30:19

19 // An Angel Made Again: Rachael and the Legacy of Memory

1/23/2018
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In this episode JM sits down to interview Richard Clegg, Visual Effects Supervisor for The Motion Picture Company, and recent Academy Award nominee for visual effects, for Blade Runner 2049. Before that interview, JM, Patrick, and our new cohost, Dan, discuss the character of Rachael from 2019, and what it was like to see her again in 2049. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed...

Duration:01:31:20

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT // Philosophy and Blade Runner

1/18/2018
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To get your exclusive 20% discount: go to bit.ly/philosophyandbladerunner and enter PM18TWENTY at checkout. Offer expires February 20, 2018. Palgrave Macmillan, publisher of Timothy Shanahan’s amazing Philosophy and Blade Runner, have kindly arranged for our listeners to get an exclusive 20% discount off the cover price of the book (both the physical edition and the e-book). We want to make it as convenient as possible to get this book into your hands, as we’ve got some related episodes...

Duration:00:02:29

17 // Sapper’s Tree: Unicorn Totems & The Importance of Memory

12/11/2017
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Patrick and Jaime are joined by special guest, Dan Ferlito as they dive into the significance of memory, unicorn totems, and what it means to be human. This episode continues the deeper exploration of Blade Runner 2049, and how it continues to sit with us as the film leaves theaters and awaits a home video release.

Duration:01:20:08

16 // I’m Here for Mr. Wallace: Interviews with Dr. Robin Bunce

12/4/2017
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Dr. Robin Bunce, a historian of political ideas at the University of Cambridge, published a thought-provoking article in the New Statesman in October on how Blade Runner 2049’s dystopian setting feels unsettlingly close to our own current cultural-political moment. We reached out to him for an interview, and it was so fascinating we called him back for a follow-up! In the first half, Patrick talks to Robin about geopolitics, architecture, slaves, distribution of wealth, and more; in the...

Duration:01:31:23

15 // A Dangerous Day: Interviewing Director Charles de Lauzirika: The Man Behind The Final Cut

11/21/2017
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I am pleased to bring you an exclusive interview with Charles de Lauzirika, the director behind Blade Runner: The Final Cut, and director of Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner. Charles spends a good amount of time, discussing his love for Blade Runner, and his involvement with the restoration of what is now widely known as Ridley Scott’s definitive edit of his 1982 masterpiece, Blade Runner. It’s important to note that without Charles, there would be no Final Cut. We talk about all of...

Duration:00:39:08