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Since 2015, Perfect Organism has been the premiere Alien Saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, in-depth analysis, lively roundtables, and unabashed passion, the Perfect Organism team have created a hub for fans of the Alien film franchise from around the world.

Since 2015, Perfect Organism has been the premiere Alien Saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, in-depth analysis, lively roundtables, and unabashed passion, the Perfect Organism team have created a hub for fans of the Alien film franchise from around the world.
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Since 2015, Perfect Organism has been the premiere Alien Saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, in-depth analysis, lively roundtables, and unabashed passion, the Perfect Organism team have created a hub for fans of the Alien film franchise from around the world.

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English

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Episodes

108 // It Looks Like a Warning (The Forbidden Planet: Part 1)

4/11/2019
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Welcome to The Forbidden Planet—our long-awaited full series on Alien! On this kickoff episode, hosts Jaime and Patrick unpack Alien's importance in film history, in their lives, and in global popular culture. Why does it still haunt us? Why does it still inspire us? How does it fit in the continuum of science fiction—and how did it alter that continuum forever? We're celebrating the fortieth anniversary of this landmark film with a year full of interviews, research pieces, roundtables,...

Duration:01:11:27

107 // Every Meal a Banquet: The Triumph of Aliens (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 9)

3/26/2019
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At last, we've reached a stopping point on our journey down 40 Miles of Bad Road. But don't worry! We'll be revisiting the series from time to time in the years to come. As we sit here and reflect on the road we've traveled—the stories we've heard, the reflections we've shared, the people we've met along the way—we thought it would be a nice moment to open the conversation up a bit. On this enormous roundtable, Jaime and Patrick are joined by regulars Mykal McCulloch, Clara Fei-Fei...

Duration:01:48:04

106 // Is Aliens Overrated? (40 Miles of Bad Road Part 8)

3/12/2019
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In Part eight of our series on ALIENS, Jaime and Patrick discuss whether or not the film is overrated and overhyped. This is an intriguing conversation that led to a few other topics surrounding how originals movies are allowed to be these days. This was a great discourse and we hope you enjoy listening as much as we loved talking about 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:01:12:59

105 // Dispelling Rumors (a mini-episode)

2/26/2019
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Jaime and Patrick step away from 40 Miles of Bad Road to address the recent swirl of rumors making their way through fandom. The hosts continue on to discuss their recent meetup at USC in Los Angeles to enjoy the 40th Anniversary Alien exhibit. // 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: Building Better Worlds // To support the show, please consider visiting...

Duration:00:32:05

104 // Every Character Matters (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 7)

2/12/2019
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What makes the characters in Aliens so unforgettable? Join hosts Jaime and Patrick as they team up with special guests Dave (of Xenomorphing.com) and Dan (of Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast) to uncover some of the reasons these characters live on so strongly in our hearts and in our memories. // 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: Building Better...

Duration:01:18:03

103 // Alien: Blackout - The Perfect Organism Review

1/24/2019
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Join hosts Jaime and Patrick on this extended look at Alien: Blackout, the brand-new Amanda Ripley-centric mobile game! Patrick's been playing it for nearly two weeks, and offers some extensive thoughts on the design, gameplay, replayability, and more. For an even deeper review, be sure to check out our website! // 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: Building Better...

Duration:00:27:36

102 // Interview with Johnnie Christmas (William Gibson's Alien 3)

1/22/2019
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In this episode—a brief break from our ongoing 40 Miles of Bad Road series—hosts Jaime and Patrick sit down with Johnnie Christmas, the writer and artist behind the groundbreaking new Dark Horse series based on the second draft of William Gibson’s unproduced screenplay for Alien 3. Stay tuned at the end for listener questions, and check out more from Johnnie at johnniechristmas.com! // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join...

Duration:00:49:46

101 // The Queen: Part Two (40 Miles of Bad Road Part 6)

1/8/2019
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In part two of our Alien Queen discussion, Patrick and Jaime are joined by contributors and guests, Clara (MUTHUR9000), Conar (Building Better Worlds), Shaun (Perfect Organism Video Lead), Dave (Xenomorphing), Mykal, and special guest Bryant Dillon of Fanbase Press. This diverse roundtable further dissects the role of the queen questioning if she’s still useful, divisive, or profound. This was a crazy fun episode with a surprise discussion at the end. We hope you enjoy it. // For more on...

Duration:01:42:15

100 // 100th Episode of Perfect Organism: The Alien Saga Podcast

1/5/2019
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Patrick and Jaime convene in this special video epsiode to celebrate 100 episodes of the podcast, the road traveled and the road ahead. The hosts go on to discuss some of the happenings going on in fandom, and what's to expect (or hope for) in 2019. // 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: Building Better Worlds // To support the show, please consider visiting...

Duration:00:31:47

99 // Fandom Spotlight: Clara Fei Fei of Studio Yutani

12/27/2018
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In another entry in our Fandom Spotlight series, Jaime chats to Clara Fei Fei of Studio Yutani. From the state of fandom during the post-release of Alien: Covenant, to Studio Yutani and her hopes and dreams for the future, join us in a riveting and lovely conversation about all things Alien. // 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: Building Better Worlds // To...

Duration:00:25:02

98 // Who’s Laying These Eggs? (40 Miles Of Bad Road Part 5)

12/11/2018
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In part five of our 40 Miles Of Bad Road series, Patrick and Jaime sit down to discuss in hilarious detail James Cameron’s queen. Does she work? Is she scary or is she just cool? Join us for a fun filled discussion and sound off by leaving us a comment or a voicemail. // 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: Building Better Worlds // To support the show, please...

Duration:01:07:34

97 // Roundtable: The Myth and the Magic of Aliens (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 4)

11/30/2018
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This sprawling roundtable brings the whole on-air gang together—JM, Patrick, Clara, Shaun, Mike, and Conar—for a wide-ranging discussion on what Aliens means to fandom, to ourselves, to science fiction as a filmic genre, to culture, and to the future. Along the way, they examine how the meaning of the film has shifted through the years. They also perform the worst Lance Henriksen impressions you will ever hear. Enjoy this one. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit...

Duration:01:38:31

96 // Fandom Spotlight: Interviewing Bryant Dillon of Fanbase Press

11/16/2018
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In another entry in our Fandom Spotlight series, Jaime sits down with Fanbase Press co-founder Bryant Dillon to discuss his love for the Alien series, where it’s headed and Fanbase Press, the company he co-runs. This was a fantastic conversation and we hope you enjoy 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 Facebook group: Building Better Worlds // To support the show, please...

Duration:01:11:31

95 // Who’s Snow White? The Miracle of Ellen Ripley (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 3)

10/30/2018
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In part three of our 40 Miles of Bad Road series, Patrick and Jaime discuss the importance of Ripley as a character within the science fiction genre, and why a character like her may never be seen again. The hosts go on to discuss Ripley being a woman in a man’s world and how that extends into fandom, along with a plethora of other issues. This was a fun one! // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us...

Duration:01:34:51

94 // Nuke the Site From Orbit: Finding James Cameron (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 2)

10/16/2018
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Our series on Aliens continues with an in-depth look at the life and career of James Cameron. Who was Cameron when he made this seminal film? Where did he come from? Why was he uniquely well suited to make that particular movie at that particular time? Hosts Jaime and Patrick explore these questions and many more as we continue down 40 Miles of Bad Road. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on...

Duration:01:15:41

93 // Where Do You Go After Alien? (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 1)

10/2/2018
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In this first of a series, Patrick and JM sit down to discuss where the Alien series could possibly go after the surprise success that was Ridley Scott's first entry into the franchise, Alien. Join us for an enjoyable reset of Perfect Organism: The Alien Saga Podcast as we embark on a ten-part (or more) series investigating Aliens, a film that's become the litmus test for every science fiction film since its release in 1986. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit...

Duration:01:37:00

92 // Fandom Spotlight: Aaron Percival of Alien vs. Predator Galaxy

9/18/2018
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JM sits down with Aaron Percival, site runner of Alien vs Predator Galaxy to discuss his roots within fandom, how he got started, and the current state of fandom. Aaron is a pillar in the community, responsible in part for the creation and promotion of Perfect Organism Podcast, and one of the most genuine, kind and selfless people active in fan communities today. Enjoy the conversation. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to...

Duration:00:58:02

91 // Dark Silver: The Shoot (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 4)

9/4/2018
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The set is lit, the cameras are rolling, and we are ready to dive into part four of our ongoing miniseries on Alien Resurrection. In this episode, Hosts JM and Patrick are joined by Contributing Host Mike and Special Contributor Clara (MUTHUR9000). Join us as we dive into the complicated story behind the on-set production of this crazy film. // 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:01:26:16

90 // Fandom Spotlight : A Harbinger Down: An Interview with StudioADI’s Christopher Moonlight

8/19/2018
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Welcome to Fandom Spotlight, a series that has us talking with several notable players in the ALIEN fan universe. It was my pleasure and honor to speak with Christopher 'Moonlight' Cooksey, a regular of StudioADI, filmmaker, writer and fanboy. Christopher is promoting his new book 'Harbinger Down: A Pictorial Journey Through the Production of A Practical Effects Film.' There's a giveaway of a signed Blu Ray of Harbinger Down, so listen all the way through. // For more on this and our other...

Duration:00:56:13

89 // Scripting the Resurrection (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 3)

8/7/2018
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In part three of our Reengaging Resurrection series, JM, Patrick, and special guest Conar Murdoch discuss the scripting stages of Alien Resurrection, while outlining three key scenes and how they went from script to screen. // 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: Building Better Worlds // To support the show, please consider visiting www.perfectorganism.com/support....

Duration:01:10:17