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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

40 // Happy Birthday: Celebrating Blade Runner 2049

10/10/2018
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Patrick, Dan and Jaime convene to celebrate the first year of Blade Runner 2049. From their memories of that first screening, and what the film means, to its complete embrace by fandom, the team at Shoulder of Orion raises its glass to what can be only be described as a miracle: Blade Runner 2049, released October 6th, 2017. // 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:...

Duration:00:42:48

39 // I Think, Sebastian, Therefore I Am: A Conversation on Philosophy and Blade Runner: Part Two

9/25/2018
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In the second of two episodes, JM and Dan sit down with Dr. Timothy Shanahan, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. This episode is the conclusion of an in-depth and gratifying discussion which covers philosophy and Blade Runner 2049. Enjoy. Here is a link to the book, also available on Amazon etc: https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137412287 For more info on Timothy Shanahan and his other writings: http://faculty.lmu.edu/timothyshanahan/ The Pacific Standard...

Duration:01:01:24

38 // I Think, Sebastian, Therefore I am: a conversation on Philosophy and Blade Runner (Part One)

9/11/2018
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In the first of two episodes, JM and Dan sit down with Dr. Timothy Shanahan, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. From Descartes to Deckard, Nietzsche to Batty, the discussion explores Tim's book Philosophy and Blade Runner as together they shed old light on new problems and new light on old problems. Here is a link to the book, also available on Amazon etc: https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137412287 For more info on Timothy Shanahan and his other...

Duration:01:09:51

37 // Uncharted Territory

8/29/2018
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In another exclusive interview, Dan sits down with Territory Studio Creative Lead Peter Eszenyi, who created the screen effects for some of the most memorable scenes in Blade Runner 2049. From the spinner displays, to the Denabase, to the beautiful bone scan sequence in the morgue, Peter gets into great detail on the direction his team received from Denis Villeneuve himself and how they were able to incorporate abstract concepts into beautiful, iconic screens that the actors could interact...

Duration:01:02:25

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 3rd 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 (Part One)

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 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. This is the first of a two-part series. // 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...

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 in...

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 this...

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 of...

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 support...

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. Below are two examples of...

Duration:00:54:07

25 // Say, ‘Kiss Me'

4/3/2018
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In this nearly two hour episode, Dan, Patrick, and JM are joined by Micah Greene, our regular contributor, and special guests 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 // You Must Have Been 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! // And...

Duration:00:30:13

23 // Beautiful, Isn't It?

3/7/2018
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In this special minisode, JM, Dan, and Patrick come together to celebrate Blade Runner 2049's two Academy Award wins. Along the way, they take a moment to appreciate the significance of this moment for the franchise, for the fandom, and for the recipients on the Oscars stage. // 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...

Duration:00:26:36

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

21 // Her Eyes Were Green: Interviewing Rachael 2049 Actor Loren Peta

2/16/2018
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For so many of us, Blade Runner 2049 continues to cast a spell. As we here at Shoulder of Orion move forward, we are committed to bringing you exclusive content which includes behind the scenes interviews with many of the filmmakers, actors and writers involved with the film. In this interview, JM had the pleasure of speaking with Loren Peta, the actor hired to play Rachael 2.0 on the set of Blade Runner 2049. Enjoy.

Duration:00:36:28