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Posted on Tuesdays, Norm and Will discuss topics of interest with Adam--nothing is off-limits! Still Untitled covers everything from hot-button issues within the maker community to experiences from Adam's life to questions from the audience. Enjoy!

Posted on Tuesdays, Norm and Will discuss topics of interest with Adam--nothing is off-limits! Still Untitled covers everything from hot-button issues within the maker community to experiences from Adam's life to questions from the audience. Enjoy!

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United States

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Posted on Tuesdays, Norm and Will discuss topics of interest with Adam--nothing is off-limits! Still Untitled covers everything from hot-button issues within the maker community to experiences from Adam's life to questions from the audience. Enjoy!

Language:

English


Episodes

Beverly Downen - The Adam Savage Project - 9/22/20

9/22/2020
We're joined by the costumer and cosplayer Beverly Downen this week to talk about how cosplayers like her have adapted to shift to virtual conventions this year, staying motivated, and revisiting some of her past projects. We also discuss the collaboration between cosplayer and photographer, and the joy of sharing fabrication processes and techniques.

Duration:00:35:20

Evan Narcisse - The Adam Savage Project - 9/15/20

9/15/2020
We're joined by writer Evan Narcisse to talk about how he went from being a journalist and critic to writing his favorite characters in comic books, animation series, and video games. Evan talks about how a bike accident this summer has given him new perspective in his writing, and the places in current events where he finds inspiration. Thanks so much to Evan for joining us this week and follow his work at: https://twitter.com/EvNarc

Duration:00:35:46

Simone Giertz - The Adam Savage Project - 9/8/20

9/8/2020
The very first guest on our relaunched podcast is none other than our dear friend Simone Giertz! We check in with Simone to talk about the development of her Every Day Calendar, embarking on projects during the lockdown, and an impending change to her workshop.

Duration:00:35:26

We're Back - The Adam Savage Project - 9/1/20

9/1/2020
After a summer break, we're back with new episodes of the podcast! Adam and Norm discuss the changes we're making to the show, including finally giving it a title: The Adam Savage Project. We'll be joined by a guest each week to talk about their creative inspirations, and share our own journeys in making during these past months in lockdown. Plus, we announce Tested Channel Memberships and explain how you can help us continue to make build videos! Thanks so much to Will for being a great...

Duration:00:43:51

Remembering Grant - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/14/20

7/14/2020
Adam shares stories of his friendship and time working with Grant Imahara at ILM and on Mythbusters. Still Untitled will be going on a summer break and returning this fall. Please let us know what segments you've enjoyed listening to in the past and what you'd like to see in future episodes. Thanks for subscribing!

Duration:00:27:37

The Hamilton Movie SPOILERCAST - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/7/20

7/7/2020
The long-awaited release of the Hamilton movie is upon us! We have an in-depth spoilercast discussion about the film, compare it with the live performance, and discuss the details we noticed from watching it at home.

Duration:00:38:55

Children of Makers - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/30/20

6/30/2020
On the 25th anniversary of the release of Apollo 13, we talk about the impact of the film, the great late Bill Paxton, and our hopes for Comic-Con at home later this month. Plus, a discussion about the ways parents try to encourage their children to be makers and find the interests and pursuits that'll resonate.

Duration:00:29:58

Ash, Vito Cornelius, and Bilbo - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/23/20

6/23/2020
We recall the amazing careers of actor Ian Holm and director Joel Schumacher, whose works hold special places in the pop culture pantheon. Adam, Will, and Norm also talk about great character actors whose appearance and performances elevate the films they show up in, and give a few recommendations for classics to rewatch. Plus, a discussion about build materials that Adam has been workging with lately!

Duration:00:31:44

Institutional Knowledge - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/16/20

6/16/2020
Adam talks about a recent shop incident getting a metal shaving stuck in his eye, and the close calls he's had in the past concerning eye injuries. We also talk about the institutional knowledge that isn't retained and the cases in history where it's come back to haunt us. Plus, a renewed interest in recording unauthorized commentaries, and anticipation for Adam's participation in Sci-Fi's Great Debate show!

Duration:00:39:36

Worn Down from Lockdown - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/9/20

6/9/2020
We talk about the response to last week's episode and reflect on the events of the past week. Adam talks about participating in a San Francisco protest, feeling the effects of the lockdown three months in, and what he's making in the shop to cope. Plus, we talk about some recent media distractions, including two Mamet films, the Bruce Lee documentary, and movie sound design. Find out about the workbench Andrew Klein is making for Adam here:...

Duration:00:34:30

The World Right Now - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/2/20

6/2/2020
As protests are happening around the world in the wake of George Floyd's killing, we try to have an open discussion about systemic racism and how we can be better allies and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Duration:00:32:51

OK To Go - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 5/26/20

5/26/2020
This week, we talk about benchtops for workbenches, Adam's latest shop infrastructure builds, the upcoming SpaceX Dragon crewed launch to the International Space Station, and our love for Galaxy Quest! Plus, more insights from the Mandalorian making-of series and what else we've been watching!

Duration:00:38:11

The Prototyping Impulse - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 5/19/20

5/19/2020
The gang discusses their strategies for design and prototyping when embarking on a build, and the growing collection of shop tools Adam is fabricating while in lockdown. We also talk about the latest episodes of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian and the role technology played in making the Star Wars show. Plus, which of these two movies would you prefer we choose for the next spoilercast: The Raid or Snake Eyes?

Duration:00:35:48

A Breath of Fresh Air - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 5/12/20

5/12/2020
This week, we talk about the benefits of getting a little bit scenery change with a drive around or out of the city, and the need for empathy as we inch out of total isolation. We also praise the acting of Westworld now that we're caught up with the latest season, and appreciate the hard choices directors and editors have to make in the filmmaking process. Who else is watching The Mandalorian behind-the-scenes series?

Duration:00:46:46

His Girl Friday - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 5/5/20

5/5/2020
We have a special guest this week as Adam's mom joins us for a spoilercast discussion of the 1940 classic film His Girl Friday! We talk about the fast-paced dialogue and cinematography of the classic screwball comedy, and how it compares to The Philadelphia Story. Plus, Adam has started wearing a shop apron while building in the cave, and we discuss the surprise in finding new points of view with the objects and workflows we take for granted. Don't forget that Mother's Day is this Sunday!

Duration:00:41:17

Benchtop Tools - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 4/28/20

4/28/2020
We're giving one more week before returning to Spoilercast movie discussions, but can announce that the first movie we'll be watching is the 1976 gangster film Mikey and Nicky. In previewing the film (spoiler-free), we detour into the deep well of movies streaming on the Criterion Channel. We also talk about great films about San Francisco, what we keep on our bookshelves, and the struggle to stay productive at home.

Duration:00:35:09

Criterion Collecting - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 4/21/20

4/21/2020
We're giving one more week before returning to Spoilercast movie discussions, but can announce that the first movie we'll be watching is the 1976 gangster film Mikey and Nicky. In previewing the film (spoiler-free), we detour into the deep well of movies streaming on the Criterion Channel. We also talk about great films about San Francisco, what we keep on our bookshelves, and the struggle to stay productive at home.

Duration:00:37:10

Good Days and Bad Days - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 4/14/20

4/14/2020
This week, we talk about the need to take care of ourselves and how we each are dealing with the good and not-so-good days during this lockdown. Adam revisits the work of Elmore Leonard adapted for the big screen, Will finds comfort in binge-worthy television, and Norm recommends two offbeat comedies to stream. What should the guys watch for a Spoilercast next week?

Duration:00:34:32

The Good Guys Wear Masks - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 4/7/20

4/7/2020
Adam gives us an update on how his finger is healing, talks about his weekend of making masks at home, and we all find comfort in binging 30 Rock. Plus, the different ways we're coping while bunkering down with family, and how to find time for distractions and still find joy all around us.

Duration:00:34:43

Adam's Finger Accident - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 3/31/20

3/31/2020
Longterm haircut and beard trimming strategies are discussed this week as we enter week three of working from home. Adam tells the harrowing tale of a hand injury he sustained late last week that was truly frightening, Norm finishes the West Wing, and we point to some resources for makers 3d printing PPE for health care workers.

Duration:00:46:18