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A raft of discussion on a cosmic ocean of Science Fiction and Fantasy!

A raft of discussion on a cosmic ocean of Science Fiction and Fantasy!
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A raft of discussion on a cosmic ocean of Science Fiction and Fantasy!

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English


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E25 - Cosmic Cats After Dark

5/22/2019
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Danger Will Robinson Danger In Episode 25 the Galactic Driftwood crew takes a wormhole to Lyons Nebraska to visit Bill Hedges creator of the Cosmic Cat scifi series on YouTube He gave us a tour of his studio and some of the other fantastic things that hes built by hand including sets and replica ships not to mention his freakin adorable cat Penny If that isnt enough to convince you to give us a listen this is our first After Dark episode were certain members of the crew might have been...

Duration:01:13:21

E24 - Game of Conventions

5/18/2019
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Tighten up your cosplay its time for Episode 24 of the Galactic Driftwood Podcast Its peak convention season and this time around we visited ConStellation for its 10th year in Lincoln NE This week were talking about this smaller local convention and the delights available there Also in nerd news what is even going on with Star Trek Discovery and whats going to happen next on Game of Thrones Be forewarned Here there be spoilers

Duration:01:00:46

E24 - Game of Conventions

5/8/2019
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Tighten up your cosplay its time for Episode 24 of the Galactic Driftwood Podcast Its peak convention season and this time around we visited ConStellation for its 10th year in Lincoln NE This week were talking about this smaller local convention and the delights available there Also in nerd news what is even going on with Star Trek Discovery and whats going to happen next on Game of Thrones Be forewarned Here there be spoilers

Duration:01:00:46

E23 - Planet Comiccon 2019!

4/24/2019
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Ignite your lightsabers cause its time for Episode 23 of the Galactic Driftwood Podcast Were back from our trip to experience the wonder and majesty of Planet Comicon in Kansas City We saw some awesome cosplay some great panels and bought a lot of lightsabers collectively and were going to be talking about all of it And how could we not talk about that Star Wars Episode IX teaser that dropped

Duration:01:26:04

E22 - Captain Alita: Battle Marvel

4/10/2019
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Bad news for all the Skrulls in the audience In Episode 22 the Galactic Driftwood crew are talking about Captain Marvel and Alita Battle Angel Dont worry were not doing a which one is better show We liked them both and now you get to listen to what we thought about both of them Be forewarned though Here there be spoilers

Duration:01:05:01

E21 - Constravaganza!

3/27/2019
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Dial up your hyperdrives its time for Episode 21 of Galactic Driftwood With convention season underway and the crew headed to Planet Comicon in Kansas City this weekend we thought it would be good to have a discussion about the dos and donts of cons What do you want to bring If you cosplay what are some good ideas We also talk about our favorite cons in the Omaha and Kansas City areas So whether youre an old hand at cons or just thinking about trying one out weve got you covered

Duration:01:02:28

20 - Betrayal at Sparta (Part 2 - The Haunt)

3/13/2019
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In Part 2 of Episode 20 witness the inevitable doom that befalls our brave adventurers This is the conclusion of our game of Betrayal at House on the Hill during our excursion to Sparta Games in Omaha

Duration:00:38:17

20 - Betrayal at Sparta (Part 1 - Pre-Haunt)

3/13/2019
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All Hell breaks loose when the hosts of Galactic Driftwood visit Sparta Games and attempt to defeat the boundless evil that dwells within the House on the Hill Join us as we play Betrayal at House on the Hill and find out who our real friends are

Duration:00:49:50

19 - Messing up the TImeline

2/27/2019
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Episode 19 is the second part of our twopart discussion on time travel Or is it the first part The timelines are starting to become a little confused as the crew talks about more of our favorite movies and shows with time travel We also talk about whether or not wed personally travel to the future provided that John is wrong and there is a future to travel to

Duration:01:04:06

18 - This Time it's Personal!

2/13/2019
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Episode 18 features a discussion of time travel as portrayed in television and movies Time dilation selfconsistent history changing single universe history changing multiple universe temporal loop time travel we tackle it all This is part 1 of a twoepisode time travel discussion

Duration:01:06:48

17 - Drifting the Multiverse

1/30/2019
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Enter the Darkest Timeline In episode 17 were talking about multiverses in and out of comic books The cast of Galactic Driftwood went to see Spiderman Into the Spiderverse and we talk about that and other multiverses Not that we stay on topic This weeks discussion ranges from vampiric lifeextentions to who goes evil and how Join us for another week of maximum nerdiness

Duration:01:18:56

16 - Nerds in the Machine

1/16/2019
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Warp Factor 9 Engage Episode 16 is all about artificial intelligence and uploaded consciousness both in popular media and in reality We talk about the Black Mirror episode San Junipero and discuss some of the ethical quandaries and difficulties around uploaded and artificial intelligence At the end we ask the question If you have the option would you hit the upload button

Duration:01:35:10

15 - March of the Murder Bears

1/2/2019
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Thats no moon Its Episode 15 the first of a whole new season of Galactic Driftwood Thats right new year new season This episode we start with the strange proliferation of lightsabers present for the recording Ewoks as murder bears Seth as Sith facial hair in Star Trek cosplay plans for Planet ComicCon 2019 the motivations of Emperor Palpatine the Batusi and so much more

Duration:00:58:04

14 - NebKon and the Newb

12/19/2018
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A new challenger approaches Its our Con Spectacular Earlier in November the Galactic Driftwood crew attended Anime Nebraskon Then later in the month we dressed up and went to Teslacon 9 The Battle of Britain In Episode 14 we talk about our experiences talk animecosplay and share the interviews we got from at the cons In addition were joined by new member Jenna Valadez and guest Linda Newman who help us weigh in on representation in fiction as well as numerous other topics

Duration:01:34:43

13 - Lost in a Jedi Mind Haze

12/5/2018
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Season 1 Episode 13 of the Galactic Driftwood Podcast features a discussion of a new science fiction audio drama being produced right here in Omaha Galactic Driftwood interviews Mary Oliver Author and Artistic Director for the play and also playing the character of Moselle and Katie Otten Acting Director for the play and also playing the character of BaileyThe podcast touches a bit on the recent Anime Nebraskon with full coverage of the con in our next episode and we collectively determine...

Duration:01:22:29

12 - The Many-Assed Dark Gourd

11/21/2018
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Season 1 Episode 12 of the Galactic Driftwood Podcast features a review of the 1968 film Barbarella on its 50th anniversary Discussion ranges from the benefits of shag carpeting in star ships to our new Dark Gourd The cast attempts to murder John with puns

Duration:01:18:00

11 - Kevin Must Die

11/7/2018
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Good news everybody Season 1 Episode 11 features a lot of discussion on the premier of the new season of Doctor Who starring Jodie Whittaker the wisdom of embedding teeth in your face and measuring space distances by counting galaxies Consider yourself warned for spoilers We also talk about the upcoming season of Lost in Space Seth makes a pun John finally gets to talk about the Batawang and much more

Duration:01:09:11

10 - The Frontier was a Mistake!

10/24/2018
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Prepare for ludicrous speed Season 1 Episode 10 features the crew talking about The Last Starfighter and at least one really bad idea for how The Frontier could have been created They also talk about their favorite scifi monsters and John repeatedly calls Seth Shawn for which there will eventually be vengeance

Duration:01:08:48

09 - Nerdpires

10/9/2018
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Season 1 Episode 9 features Stu Burns a local folklorist who joins us to talk about vampires in and out of fiction We also discuss where folklore comes from and how it affects us today We bid farewell to Burt Reynolds and talk about some of his obscure appearances in genre media

Duration:01:05:31

08 - We are all Krull

9/25/2018
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Season 1 Episode 8features a discussion of the classic 1983 scififantasy movie Krull following a national screening live riffed by the Mystery Science 3000 crew Apples series order for Issac Asimovs Foundation scifi series Westworld series backlash Netflix investing in Marvel and LordoftheRings style films Instant scifi short by Roddenberry Entertainment and more

Duration:01:15:31