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May 25, 2016

Star Wars was too good of a story to be constrained to just a few movies. No, the kids of the late 80s/early 90s craved more of all of it. That's where the Expanded Universe Legends novels came in: filling children's heads with name-droppy corny Star Wars stories.

Heir to the Empire is one of the most well-regarded...

May 18, 2016

In our second straight week of 80s musical remembrances, we watched Prince's Purple Rain. Besides Tanya, we didn't have a ton of experience with Prince but we were pretty convinced by his outfits, dancing, guitar playing, and practical joking.

The movie itself is basically a glorified Battle of the Bands with some...

May 17, 2016

Chris and Alex have a lot of common, and one of those things is a love of time travel. So they started a mini podcast about it!

This week they discuss time travel in the news:

May 11, 2016

We didn't deserve David Bowie. He was too grand for this earth. In fact, it's almost like he fell from space and started drinking gin and inventing cameras.

That's the premise of The Man Who Fell To Earth, the 1976 cult science fiction film starring the delightfully haired singer. It's weird, a little slow, and has a...

May 4, 2016

We've read a lot of fantasy books on this show where the main plot element was torture. We're not fans. But sponsor Sam thought he could show us that torture fantasy can be good. Sorry, Sam, no refunds.

The Chosen takes place in the bronze age in an alternate universe with some dinosaurs but not enough. There's a brutal...