Episode 83 – Sam Warner (recorded April, 2017)

Something2XP is back after a 7 month hiatus! This episode features theatrical producer and events coordinator, Sam Warner. Michael and Sam talked about growing up in Philadelphia, GallifreyOne, Doctor Who fandom, bad feet, growing up nerdy, The Muppets, Jim Henson’s death, practical vs. CGI effects, The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, The Sixth Sense, theater productions, props, TV mysteries, generational media, Perry Mason, Fantasia, family TV viewing, V: The Series, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers in the 23rd Century, AlienNation, oppression, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, societal woes, religion, and books.

LINKS
Sam Warner on Twitter
Vox Dominici Chamber Choir on Twitter
The Ghost Light Players on Twitter
Brick Door Productions on Twitter 
Gallifrey One

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Episode 69 – Rhonda May Karson and Zachary Na

This episode features filmmakers and actors, Rhonda May Karson and Zachary Na. We’ve all been friends at the clubs for many years, and Rhonda and Zach recently released a short film on YouTube called Comfort. Kitty and I sat down with Rhonda and Zach and chatted about California culture, growing up in Denver, nutrition, fitness, filmmaking, comics, Comfort, short films, rehab, spirituality vs. religion, Star Wars, spoiler culture, The Force Awakens, pooping at work, squat & toss, powerlifting, Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot, Entourage, white Hollywood, comic book movies, Whedonopolis, Deadpool, movies vs. comics, The Ultimates, chudder day, animal onesies, Hannibal Lecter, American Mary, Gone Girl, female protagonists, character flaws, character agency, Marvel 1602, The Knick, The 100, John Boyega, Daniel Craig, James Bond, Spectre, and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.

LINKS
Black Squid Media on Youtube
Comfort on YouTube
Whedonopolis 2016

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Episode 55 – Matt Kirshen

Our guest this week is standup comedian, Matt Kirshen. Michael, Kitty, and Matt talk about archery, mansplaining, science TV, Mr. Wizard, Santa Claus, The Krampus, German Christmas markets, American vs. British TV, Doctor Who, Tommy Cooper, Matt’s comedy career, stand-up vs. open mics, comedy writing, comedy clubs, Star Wars, Harrison Ford, conventions and fandom, The Martian, and Benny Hill.

LINKS
Matt Kirshen’s official site
The Probably Science Podcast

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Episode 27 – Hayden Black

Our guest this week is English actor, writer, regular on BBC America’s The Brit List, and creator of the popular web/TV series, Goodnight Burbank, Hayden Black. We discussed con flu, Gallifrey One, his upcoming animated web series Gen Zed, transpeople in media, the progress of genre media and fandom, podcasting, Doctor Who, Goodnight Burbank, stand-up comedy, Blake’s 7, haunted houses, Los Angeles wildlife, and making your creative dreams happen.

GenZed

LINKS
Gen Zed
Goodnight Burbank
Hayden Black on Twitter
Trans Lifeline — You are not alone (877) 565-8860
It Gets Better

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Episode 25 – Michael Newman

Our guest is an old friend of Michael’s from Denver, long-running sci-fi convention attendee and staffer, co-founder of Denver Comic Con, and all-around nerd, Michael Newman. The Michaels sat down the last day of Gally and talked about our Rocky Horror Picture Show cast days, Penn Jillette’s Movie Night, Gallifrey One, John Barrowman, Gally ribbons, Denver Comic Con, Nerd Culture and fandom, The Denver International Film Festival, Tim Curry, cosplay parenting, Doctor Who, Star Wars: The Special Editions, Peter Capaldi, and the all-embracing nature of modern fandom.

LINKS
Gallifrey One
Pop Culture Classroom (Comic Book Classroom)
Rocky Mountain Fan Force
Starz Denver Film Festival (The Denver International Film Festival)

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Episode 24 – Steven Schapansky

This past weekend we attended the world’s largest and longest running fan-run Doctor Who convention, Gallifrey One. During my weekend, we managed to record several podcasts, and the first was with Steven Schapansky, co-founder of the world’s most popular Doctor Who podcast, Radio Free Skaro. We sat down in the middle of Lobby Con at Gally Friday night and talked about Gallifrey One and other Doctor Who conventions, podcasting, the evolution of fandom, and our favorite show, Doctor Who.

LINKS
Radio Free Skaro podcast
Radio Free Skaro on Twitter
Steven Schapansky on Twitter
Gallifrey One

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