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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 95 Assassin’s Creed

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In which, Andrew and the Dude (aka the Ghost of Christmas Movies) discuss Carrie Fisher’s heart attack, Martin Scorsese’s declaration that cinema is dead, and then break down the latest attempt at a video game movie: Assassin’s Creed.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast, Episode 75 Batman: The Killing Joke

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In which, Dude breaks down the new animated feature film Batman: The Killing Joke.  Meanwhile, in another part of town, Andrew and Tracy discuss the original graphic novel by Alan Moore that inspired the film.  We talk about book-ending in writing and art for a satisfying novel, as well as briefly discussing the controversy surrounding this book–especially Gail Simone’s take on “women in refrigerators.”

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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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