The Geek Supreme

This week, Scott and Jeff discuss Weird Science, another memorable comedy by John Hughes.  Also, Anthony Michael Hall talks about what it was like working with Hughes and having to play Kelly LeBrock's love interest at such a young age.  If you choose to listen while wearing a bra on your head, we won't tell anyone. 

Direct download: BLAST_WEIRD_SCIENCE.mp3
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In today's episode, we look back on the 1999 Mike Judge comedy - Office Space. Scott shares his 2011 interview with Richard Riehle (Tom Smykowski).

Direct download: Blast_Office_Space.mp3
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Scott shares his report on the Star Wars Rebels Season 4 panel, and he explains why Star Wars Land reminds him of Westworld.  Matt Moore shares his report on the Lucasfilm Publishing and Marvel Comics panels.

Direct download: SWCO_Report_2.mp3
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Dan Zehr & Cory Clubb (Coffee With Kenobi) share their thoughts on the Star Wars 40th Anniversary Panel.  Caitlin Plesher (Skytalkers) talks about the Carrie Fisher fan event.  Fans react to the teaser trailer for The Last Jedi.

Direct download: SWCO_1.mp3
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This week, we blast back to 1986 to the Ron Howard comedy - Gung Ho.  Scott interviews Gedde Wantanabe about playing Oishi Kazihiro in the film.  They discuss learning baseball from Clint Howard, management training programs, the bar scene with with Michael Keaton and much more.

Direct download: Blast_EP3.mp3
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This week, we'll take a look back at the 1989 John Hughes comedy, Uncle Buck. Scott interviews Jean Louisa Kelly, who played Tia Russell (Buck's niece) in the film.  She'll talk about the unforgettable experience of working with actors like John Candy and her passion for recording music.

Direct download: Blast_EP2.mp3
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Please join Scott Murray for a most excellent first episode of Blast From the Past! In this podcast, you'll learn enough about Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure to write a history report.  You'll also hear an interview with Dan Shor, who played Billy the Kid in the film.  

Direct download: Blast_From_the_Past_March_11.mp3
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Dan Zehr (Coffee With Kenobi) joins us to discuss Rogue One.  We talk about the characters, the Easter Eggs, Darth Vader, rankings and more.  Also in this episode, we react to the announcement that a Gotham City Sirens movie is in the works. Finally, the geeks attempt to defeat The Troll once and for all.

Direct download: AOG_DEC_21.mp3
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This week we talk with author Brian Jay Jones about his new book, George Lucas: A Life.  We also discuss to Daisy Ridley's comments about Rey's parents.  We'll also react to the new trailers for Spider-Man: Homecoming and War For the Planet of the Apes.  Matt Moore guest hosts.

Direct download: AOG_DEC_14.mp3
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Before we go see Rogue One and react to it, we take time this week to look back on the other movies we saw this year.  We talk about the movies we liked, the ones that disappointed us and the films we didn't get a chance to see. Other topics in this week's podcast include the new Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer, the confirmation that Rogue One will NOT have an opening crawl, early impressions from 28 minutes of Rogue One, the announcement of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child coming to America and Spider-Man's classic costume upgrade.

All this and a big announcement is made about our plans for 2017.

Direct download: AOG_DEC_7.mp3
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