Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 101, Conan the Barbarian

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In which, Andrew and Dude break down the 1982 Conan the Barbarian, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Dude broaches the “Jean Valjean theory of slavery,” the guys agree that this is not James Earl Jones’s greatest performance, and we learn that Gerry Lopez, who plays Subotai, is actually in this movie because he was the director’s surfing buddy.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 100, The 2017 Academy Awards

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In which, our heroes record their 100th episode and do their annual criticism of the Oscar nominees.  We also discuss quite a bit of current events, especially the recent passing of John Hurt.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 99, Kurt Russell is a Geek Hero

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In which, Tracy and Kurt take a weekend to watch Kurt Russell movies and then sit down to discuss.  They cover the two Escape moves, Big Trouble in Little China, and then go way off track in their discussion of The Hateful Eight.  Also, we learn that Tracy REALLY dislikes Tarantino movies.

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Therefore I Geek Episode 98, Hidden Figures

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In which, Andrew and Becky Hales discuss the new Hidden Figures movie, the role of NASA Langley in the early space program, the difficulties of being a woman in a man’s world (and how much worse it must be for a black woman during the Civil Rights Era), and the nuances that make a film like this so fun to watch.  Stay tuned to the very end for a big announcement!

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