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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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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Outlander (feat. Lee from Viking Age) : Episode 67

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Outlander

What: Viking space Jesus stars in Beowulf, and then Predator. Get to the space-choppa.
Directed by: Howard McCain
Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman

Featuring guest co-host
Lee Accomando headshotLee Accomando of Viking Age Podcast

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Arrival – part 2 – Alien Language (feat. Nick Farmer) : Episode 66

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Arrival

What: Aliens arrive, and talk communicate with a human linguist. In this second episode on the film,  we cover all of the language stuff!
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

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

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Arrival – part 1 (feat. Jolene & Adrian) : Episode 64

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Arrival

What: Aliens arrive, and talk communicate with a human linguist.
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

Featuring guest co-hosts

Jolene Creighton headshot Adrian Falcone
Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com Adrian Falcone (@AdrianBFalcone), internet nerd

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Planet of the Apes : Episode 56

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Planet of the Apes

What: Charlton Heston gives the apes what for.
Directed by: Franklin Shaffner
Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Daly, Linda Harrison

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (feat. Scott Wayne Indiana, artist) : Episode 53

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

What: A humanoid alien visits earth and presents humanity with its options.
Directed by: Robert Wise
Starring:  Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Gort

Featuring guest co-host
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Scott Wayne Indiana, creator of Lotus Dimension

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Language & The Expanse (feat. Nick Farmer, Linguist) : Episode 46

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Language and The Expanse

What: A topic-based talk about language! Language in The Expanse, in scifi, and in general.

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

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The Man From Earth (feat. Adrian Falcone, Nerd) : Episode 41

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The Man From Earth

What: One of our favorite movies! A really interesting extended thought experiment.
Directed by: Richard Schenkman
Starring: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley

Featuring guest co-host
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Adrian Falcone, general-purpose internet nerd

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