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Alienating the Audience

Jul 25, 2023

Characters can selectively wipe memories in Charlie Kaufman's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," but in doing so they lose part of themselves.
Chloe Effron and Nick Sperdute join to discuss this trippy... romcom?

Jul 18, 2023

Are holograms on Star Trek NPC's, sentient, or in some hellish state of limerence in between?
Star Trek aficionados Dickie and Stone Lynch return to...

Jul 11, 2023

James Gunn’s “Peacemaker” chronicles a toxic meathead character as he comes to terms with his past, his racist father, and an alien takeover of the planet. He is neither a hero nor antihero.
He’s something new, and hilarious: a “loserhero”
Nick Sperdute and Justin Robert Young join to discuss.

Jul 6, 2023

How do clones manifest in science fiction? When are they evil, good, or a portent of science gone too far?
Scottish scifi twins Dickie and Stone rejoin to discuss.