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The Anomaly Podcast offers unique insights into the world of sic fi and fantasy. This women-hosted, fun-loving show will satisfy your craving for something different with entertaining (some say hilarious) and enlightening commentary on your favorite movies, TV shows, books, and games. Podcasting since 2007 from South Central Texas—we're the halfway point between Muggle and Geek.

The Anomaly Podcast offers unique insights into the world of sic fi and fantasy. This women-hosted, fun-loving show will satisfy your craving for something different with entertaining (some say hilarious) and enlightening commentary on your favorite movies, TV shows, books, and games. Podcasting since 2007 from South Central Texas—we're the halfway point between Muggle and Geek.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Anomaly Podcast offers unique insights into the world of sic fi and fantasy. This women-hosted, fun-loving show will satisfy your craving for something different with entertaining (some say hilarious) and enlightening commentary on your favorite movies, TV shows, books, and games. Podcasting since 2007 from South Central Texas—we're the halfway point between Muggle and Geek.

Language:

English


Episodes

Data's Daughter: How TNG's "The Offspring" leads to Star Trek Picard

4/4/2020
Visit the website to find show notes, subscribe, learn more about the show and get in touch at AnomalyPodcast.com In this transmission of Anomaly, we discuss a classic TNG episode from Season 3: "The Offspring" (Ep. 13). We chat about the plot, the acting, the directing, and the clues embedded in the story that we can follow all the way to Star Trek: Picard Season 1. Donate: Via Paypal What did you think of "The Offspring" or Season One of Picard? Let us know by emailing...

Duration:00:29:41

Our thoughts on the S1 Picard Premiere: Remembrance

2/1/2020
Donate: Via Paypal We're back with a review of the premiere episode of Picard, entitled: "Remembrance". Angela and I discuss our thoughts on the premiere and suggest Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes and past Anomaly Podcast episodes that you should watch to supplement your enjoyment of Picard. What did you think of the first episode? Do you agree or disagree with us? Let us know by emailing your written message or voice memo to girlygeekz@gmail.com or call our voicemail line at...

Duration:00:45:44

Rise of Skywalker Review and Discussion Anomaly

12/30/2019
Visit the website to find show notes, subscribe, learn more about the show and get in touch at AnomalyPodcast.com We are back with a discussion and review of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! As always, Angela and I try to give our honest opinions while maintaining fun and humor. We're fans first and have been since 1977. The first few minutes of this review are spoiler-free. Then we sound the alarm and delve deep into what we liked, loved, and wished they'd done better. Once you finish...

Duration:00:48:45

What’s Next for Anomaly? Plus 2019 Summer TV & Movie Reviews

9/14/2019
Send us an email: AnomalyPodcast.com/Contact In this episode, Angela and Jen talk about what they've been up to, what the future of Anomaly is, as well as some news and reviews about TV and movies. Subscribe to the newsletter for updates on our progress Catching Up 2:00 Our recent break (what’s the deal?) 2:40 Angela’s Birthday “Pools Party” 3:40 Angela gives Jen a “Peopling Buff”—What they were and how they worked Movie News and Reviews Star Wars Discussions 12: 15 Star Wars...

Duration:00:38:44

SciFi Fantasy Movie and TV News Plus Your Emails

7/21/2019
Show Notes Contact via Email Voice Mail: 432-363-4742 Support Anomaly Subscribe This geeky summer is SUPER BUSY— there's much to talk about! Angela and I start by discussing the perils of Fornite and gaming with "other" people online. Then we dive into some sci-fi fantasy movie and television news, make some great podcast suggestions, and read and respond to your awesome emails. Topics: Batman casting The Black Widow filming Jurassic World 3 Wheel of Time casting Picard (we play...

Duration:00:53:44

Anomaly End Game Review

6/26/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate: Tinyurl.com/AnomalyDonate Anomaly Website: AnomalyPodcast.Com Avengers: End Game was not just a film with a great storyline and excellent performances. It was an paralleled, unifying experience that we shared with a room full of fellow fans. We were as ONE for 3 hours and 2 minutes. We cried and cheered together...some of us even hugged it out afterwards. A movie that can move an audience in that manner, is indeed...

Duration:00:56:05

Star Trek Discovery S2 Finale Discussion

5/19/2019
Important Links Subscribe Now Donate Email: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voicemail: 432-363-4742 Web: Anomalypodcast.com Episode of Anomaly Asks the question: Was the season 2 finale of Star Trek Discovery too much story for too few episodes? Jen and Angela take a fair and fun look at what the Discovery writers got right and what they could have done better. WARNING: this podcast episode is full of favorite moments, interesting points, and good fun. Listen at your own risk. What do you...

Duration:00:40:16

Anomaly Defends underrated sci fi movies: Æon Flux & Passengers

5/1/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate Anomaly Website: AnomalyPodcast.Com It's taken a while for SciFi to get a foot-hold as a serious genre. Yet even now some cinematic SciFi still gets panned and under appreciated. Angela and Jen want to challenge that idea. So they have each picked an underrated Sci fi movie that got an unfair shake. Check out their second look at Passengers (2016) and Æon Flux (2005). Æon Flux is available to watch on Netflix and...

Duration:00:44:21

Captain Marvel Review and the Evolution of Women Sci-Fi/Fantasy Characters

3/31/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate: Tinyurl.com/AnomalyDonate Anomaly Website: AnomalyPodcast.Com The first 12 minutes features our spoiler free thoughts on the Captain Marvel movie. A spoiler alert sounds shortly after. Captain Marvel represents the idea that you can hit the dust, fail, and then rise to the occasion. In this review of the Captain Marvel movie, Jen and Angela talk about the film's strengths and weaknesses and compare it to Wonder Woman...

Duration:01:03:08

X-Files: "Jose Chung's from Outer Space" Chat

3/17/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate: Tinyurl.com/AnomalyDonate Anomaly Website: AnomalyPodcast.com Our chat on “Jose Chung’s from Outer Space”, was originally released around 2008. In it we discussed the comical X-Files episode, which may just be the best ever. Stick around after the credits for this edition of Anomaly to hear the first half of the episode, where we talked about the last few episodes of Ronald D. Moore's Battlestar Galactica. To find...

Duration:00:46:24

Part 2: "Skyward" by Brandon Sanderson Discussion (SPOILERS)

3/3/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate: Tinyurl.com/AnomalyDonate Anomaly Website: AnomalyPodcast.Com In part two of her review of "Skyward", Jen is joined Rico Dosti and Rick Peete, to discuss their in-depth thoughts on Brandon Sanderson’s latest Sci-Fi novel. This transmission of Anomaly is part two of the review, and it's full of spoilers. For a spoiler-free review, please listen to Part One first. Next week: a re-released installment from 2010, all...

Duration:00:52:26

Part 1 Skyward by Brandon Sanderson NON-SPOILER Review

2/23/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate: Anomaly Website Jen is joined Rico Dosti from Treks in Sci Fi and Anomaly listener, supporter, and long-time pal, Rick P., to discuss our thoughts on Brandon Sanderson’s Sci-Fi novel, “Skyward". This is Part 1 of the review, a spoiler free synopsis and discussion. Subscribe to make sure you catch Part 2, next week, where we talk about the book in greater detail.

Duration:00:26:49

Shipping Sci Fi Fantasy Characters

2/17/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate Anomaly Website Listen as Jen, and her guests Noah and Tamara, play match-maker for characters from Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Buck Rogers, Marvel, and DC. They also talk about their favorite romantic "Muggle" films—movies like When Harry Met Sally, The Quiet Man, Charade, and Sleepless in Seattle. Be apart of the show by calling our voicemail line at 432-363-4742. Thanks for listening and...

Duration:00:46:41

Anomaly: Discovery Season 2 Episodes 1, 2, 3, and 4

2/10/2019
Contact us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Voice Mail Line: 432-363-4742 Donate Anomaly Website Subscribe Star Trek Discovery's 2nd Season is off to a GREAT start! Find out what we have to say about all the things that happened in episodes 1,2,3, and four. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:41:30

Bonus: Fireside Geek Chat, TRF 2018

12/24/2018
Bonus chat featuring Jen and Angela in the wild of The Texas Renaissance Festival campgrounds, "talking geek" with friends. At the end of the very end you'll find Star Trek Holiday music by Rick Moyer. Please visit the show notes at AnomalyPodcast.com for links to episodes mentioned in the introduction. And contact us at girlygeekz@gmail.com or by calling our voicemail line at 432-363-4742 Thank you for subscribing, supporting the show, and sharing us with your friends! We'll be back in...

Duration:01:00:04

The Tardis Twirl: A John Barrowman Panel 2018

12/3/2018
RED ALERT! Explicit content! Parental discretion is advised! John Barrowman, know to some as Captain Jack from Dr. Who, was at Alamo City Comic Con this November and Jen and her niece were able to see his energetic, crazy-fun panel. Listen to the episode and see the show notes for photos! http://www.anomalypodcast.com/shownotes/john-barrowman-panel-2018/ Contact: AnomalyPodcast.com/Contact 432-363-4742 (Google Voice Mail) Email your an audio comment to GirlyGeekz@Gmail.Com

Duration:00:38:12

Captain Picard Series, News, Speculation, and More

10/30/2018
Jen and Angela chat about the recently announced Picard Series coming to CBS All Access, the Emmy Tribute to Star Trek, and a complaint about their children being on the podcast. Stick around at the end for a short report on Alamo City Comic Con, what's coming up next on Anomaly, and the audio from the Emmy Tribute. Thank you so much for listening to Anomaly and subscribing to the show! Email us: girlygeekz@gmail.com Call Us: 432-363-4742 Find back episodes:...

Duration:00:35:45

The Anomaly of the Future

8/20/2018
Don't forget to subscribe to Anomaly so you never miss a new episode release! Jen and Angela are back in the saddle again with a frank chat about the future of the Anomaly Podcast. We'd love your help in improving the show. Got ideas? Comments? Send them to girlygeekz@gmail.com or call 432-363-4742 and leave a message.

Duration:00:36:38

What's the deal with "Solo: A Star Wars Story?"

6/1/2018
Check out Jen and Angela's "Solo: A Star Wars Story" review, and find out why you should ignore everything bad you may have heard about the movie. ON YOUR TOES, TROOPER! SPOILERS! What did YOU think of the movie? Email us at girlygeekz@gmail.com or call our voicemail line at 432-363-4742. If you like our show, please share it with your friends and consider a donation to help us keep the podcast going. Send via PayPal to girlygeekz@gmail.com. Thank you!!!

Duration:00:26:28

Anomaly-Netflix-Originals-You-Should-Be-Watching

5/6/2018
Are you overwhelmed with the shear amount of choices when browsing Netflix? Do you often get so confused that after 30 minutes of looking you just watch Parks and Rec or Star Trek TNG for the 25 time? Is it time for you to broaden your horizons and find something new on Netflix Originals? Great! You are in the right place. No, we have not been able to watch every show, but we do have some ideas you might like. In this episode we cover the shows that caught our eyes, and give our honest...

Duration:00:47:35