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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

Featuring guest co-host
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Nick Farmer, author and creator of The Expanse’s Belter language

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Life : Episode 84

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Life (2017)

What: The crew of the ISS faces the first life discovered from outside of Earth.
Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya

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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)

 

Featuring corrector -in-chief
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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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Q&A #1

What: Our first Q&A episode! Wherein we answer the MOST INTERESTING QUESTIONS FROM THE INTERNET!

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“Life” and “Ghost in the Shell” Movie Meetups Upcoming

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We’ve got two meetups upcoming!

First, we’re going to see Life at home-base in Princeton, NJ. Check out the Facebook event page, where details will fill in as they are made available.

Then we’re going back to NYC to see the live-action Ghost in the Shell. Here is the Facebook event page, details forthcoming.

 

Hope to see you there!

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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!)