Monthly Archives: June 2016

Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 70, Axanar: Star Trek, Fair Use, And Fan Filmmaking

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In which, Andrew, Tracy, and Dude discuss the new restrictions handed down by CBS and Paramount regarding Star Trek films.  Andrew and Dude end up on opposite sides of the opinion spectrum regarding what does and what should constitute a copyright–with Andrew arguing from the viewpoint of the struggling artist, and Dude arguing from the viewpoint of a good public relations campaign.  Intrigued?  You should be.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 69, Warcraft

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In which, Andrew and Dude discuss the new Warcraft movie.  They both have an extensive personal history with the franchise, but even this does not save them from the sad, boring experience.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 68, Censorship and Geek Culture

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In which, Tracy and Dude follow up on the previous podcast on freedom of speech with a podcast on censorship and how it is different for geek culture than it is in the larger American culture.  We discuss the difference between bottom up and top down censorship, the difference between voting with one’s wallet and screaming for censorship of art, and why the religious right of the 80’s and 90’s are both similar and not to today’s third wave feminists and progressives.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 67, Phoenix Comicon 2016

phoenix-comicon_0372aa37-5056-b3a8-49b1ff5a592f6baaIn which, Andrew celebrates his bachelor party in true geeky fashion at Phoenix Comicon 2016 with the Dude.  They discuss the growth of the convention in the past few years, unusual panels, awesome guests that they bumped into (including an unknown relative of Dude’s SO, and some cool board games that the guys got to play.  Mitch Gerads, the artist of Sheriff of Babylon, makes a surprise guest appearance introducing the show.

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