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The Expanse Season 2 (feat Fraser Cain) : Episode 93

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The Expanse Season 2

What: Sciencey spacey stuff from the second season of The Expanse, a show about humanity spread across the solar system, and political strife between Earth, Mars and the asteroid belt.

Featuring guest co-host
Fraser Cain headshotFraser Cain of Universe Today

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Nausicaa (feat. Miles Greb, comic creator) : Episode 91

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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

What: In humanity’s tenuous recovery from their self-imposed apocalypse, the Princess Nausicaa fights for peace and to basically save the world.
Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda, Allison Lohman, Patrick Stewart, Uma Thurman, Edward James Olmos, Shia LaBeouf

Featuring guest co-host
Miles Greb
Miles Greb, creator of the comic After the Gold Rush

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Ghost in the Shell [2017] (feat. Jolene Creighton of Futurism) : Episode 86

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Ghost in the Shell [2017]

What: Scarlett Johansson-bot kicks a bunch of butt and questions the nature of self and it’s all very pretty.
Directed by: Rupert Sanders
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano

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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com

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I Am Legend (feat. Nick Farmer, Linguist) : Episode 85

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I Am Legend

What: Will Smith is lonely in the post-apocalypse and fights zompires.
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Starring: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan

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Nick Farmer, author and creator of The Expanse’s Belter language

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Armageddon (feat. Daniel Barker, Science Communicator) : Episode 83

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Armageddon

What: 💥💥💥 Blue collar everymen drilling a HUGE asteroid and then space explosions 💥💥💥
Directed by: Michael Bay
Starring: Bruce Willis, Michael Clarke Duncan, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Steve Buscemi, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck

Featuring guest co-host
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Daniel James Barker of Uncertainty Principle the Podcast

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Hidden Figures (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 82

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Hidden Figures

What: The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians and their contributions to the early American space program.
Directed by:  Theodore Melfi
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kirsten Dunst,Kevin Costner, Aldis Hodge

Featuring guest co-host
Joe Ruppel PhotoJoe Ruppel, history nerd and our co-bff

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Black Hole Corrections – Q&A #1 Addendum (feat. Adrian Falcone, Nerd)

 

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Adrian Falcone, general-purpose internet nerd

So we made some mistakes on black holes and Schwarzschild radii and spacetime on our Q&A. And then Adrian sent in corrections. And then Adrian sent in corrections for his corrections which I used to correct his corrections.

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The Space Between Us (feat. Chris Noessel, UI Expert) : Episode 80

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The Space Between Us

What: Tween love story in SPAAAAAAAACE and on MARRRRRRRRRS
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Starring: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino

Featuring guest co-host
Chris Noessel
Chris Noessel, User Interface Expert from Sci-Fi Interfaces

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (feat. Brandon Rollins, Game Designer) : Episode 79

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

What: Bill Preston and Ted Logan are two totally excellent dudes facing one most heinous history exam.
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin

Featuring guest co-host
Brandon Rollins
Brandon Rollins, creator of War Co. Expandable Card Game

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Hidden Figures (Voices From L5 guest appearance)

I was a guest on our friend Liam‘s show! And here it is. We talked about the movie Hidden figures. So if you haven’t heard his show, please give this a listen and then subscribe to his show at Voice From L5 for new and interesting takes on humanity in space. 🙂

(PS: after we were done recording the things Liam wanted to talk about, I realized there was a lot more here to say in our wheelhouse. So keep an eye out for our own episode on the matter soon!)