In which I am joined by James of the Newsies Minute and we get existential about how truly big space is, and how scary it would be to get lost in it.
Find James here: https://twitter.com/NewsiesMinute
In which I am joined for the last time (for now) by Rob of the Great Escape Minute, and we discuss big fancy words, robot grudge matches, and I try to record while some asshole is mowing the lawns.
Find Rob at https://thegreatescapeminute.com/
In which I am joined again by Rob of the Great Escape Minute, and we discuss interstellar communication, alien languages, and our old favourite subject, robotics.
Nobahkt, A. (2016, June 4). All planet sounds from space (In our solar system). YouTube. https://youtu.be/IQL53eQ0cNA
In which I am joined by Rob of the Great Escape Minute, and we discuss how futuristic technology in science fiction isn’t so futuristic anymore, spooky hidden details, and do Engineers see in sound?
Find Rob at the Great Escape Minute, he’s doing good work over there. I love this movie and he’s finding all sorts of details I never noticed:
In which I get biblical, and interrogate a few cultural biases in culture and fashion.
Bible gateway passage: 1 Corinthians 11-14 – New international version. (n.d.). Bible Gateway. https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Corinthians%2011-14&version=NIV
Britt, R. (2016, June 15). Why is the sci-fi in movies so much dumber and less political than in books? Inverse. https://www.inverse.com/article/16935-why-is-the-sci-fi-in-movies-so-much-dumber-and-less-political-than-in-books
Pixie cut hairstyle origins | History of | Racked [Video]. (2018, January 27). YouTube. https://youtu.be/WPjOU73BZOY
In which I discuss religion, logical fallacies, and the ever changing cultural tastes in music.Continue reading
In which I discuss meteoric cadavers, ponder the place for religion in the future, and learn the term “cybernetic can” from Alan Dean Foster.
If an astronaut died in space, would he decompose? (no bacteria but what about radiation?). (2007, December 11). UCSB Science Line. https://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=1692
Phobos – An alien: Covenant story | official trailer (2017) [Video]. (2017, July 20). YouTube. https://youtu.be/Q-4UMvX8Kno
Raised by wolves. (2021, January 1). STUDIO YUTANI. https://yutani.studio/raised-by-wolves/
In which I discuss Jed Kurzel, the capabilities of AI in the role of emotional support, and the dangers of having a caregiver that is too agreeable.Continue reading
In which I am joined for the last time, for now, by Duncan Shields and we discuss Ridley Scott’s ego, future relationships with AI, and the importance of format and structure for effective storytelling, maybe the Alien prequels should have been a TV series?