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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 109, Ghost in the Shell

Our trio of hosts return to discuss Ghost in the Shell, the newest live action feature based on the classic anime film of the same name. Between actual whitewashing and an overall half-assed attempt, the film doesn’t exactly deliver like the group had hoped.

Show Notes:

Joss Whedon – Batgirl

Peter David

1995 Anime

Original Manga

Cyberpunk

Neuromancer

Surrogates

Alien Covenant Trailer

Baby Driver Trailer

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 30, Feat. Pat Loika

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In which, Andrew and Tracy get to meet the “comic book industry’s greatest sidekick,” Pat Loika, of the Loikamania podcast!  Pat has some great insight into what it means to be a fan of classic and modern comics, and tells us a little bit about his own experiences with industry giants such as Brian Michael Bendis and Jonathon Hickman.  Mostly, we just sit back and listen to his cool stories and ask occasional questions.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 28, Feat. Mike Kennedy, Publisher for Magnetic Press

magnetic-newsbannerIn which, Mike Kennedy from Magnetic Press tells us all about what it takes to start a small press comic business, digs deep into the digital vs. physical comics debate, and tells us what comics a comic publisher reads.  We learn a lot about the comics industry in Europe and what goes into the translation of comic scripts from French to English.

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Discovering Classic Science Fiction

When I was a kid, I was a huge fan of science fiction and since then not much has changed. I’m still a massive sci-fi geek and quite proud of it. What has changed is my taste in sci-fi. As a kid, I preferred books packed with action, spaceships, and explosions—things that were cool and I recognized from movies. Now that I’m older I have found myself exploring more of what would be described as ‘classic science fiction’ and I’ve had to ask myself why it took so long. Continue reading

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