The Earth Station One crew and their guest pilot, Captain William (or is it Anthony) “Buck” Rogers, experiences severe cosmic forces that freezes their life control systems and returns Mike Faber, Mike Gordon, and Bobby Nash to Earth… 500 years later. ESO takes a look at the history of Buck Rogers from the novel that started it all to comic strips, the serials, and the fan-favorite 70’s television series.
This week, the ESO crew takes a look at the art of the con, and we’re not talking about conventions. Mike, Mike, and the award-winning author Bobby Nash plan and scheme their way through movies and TV shows featuring street hustles and big scores. We also con illustrator Stephanie Gladden into The Geek Seat! Plus, the usual Rants, Raves, Khan Report, and Shout Outs!
Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: The Art of the Con
ESO podcaster and author, Van Allen Plexico was interviewed by Friend of the Station, Mark Bousquet over at Atomic Anxiety about his assorted projects.
You can read the full interview here.
Visit www.whiterocketbooks.com to learn more about Van and his projects.
Also, look for Van to take a turn in The Geek Seat on an upcoming Earth Station One episode.
Scam us a space station, Mike.
Next week, ESO takes a look at the art of the con. And this time, we’re not talking conventions. The ESO crew plans and schemes their way through movies and TV shows where the scam’s the thing. From Redford and Newman in The Sting to TNT’s Leverage and Ocean’s 11 to Hustle, we’ll see what makes a good confidence scheme work. Plus, we take a look at our favorite fictional con artists.
This week, Mike F. goes on an away mission and Mike and Bobby invite some friends over to go hunting for artifacts! Bill Kielhorn (CryptoZo.com) and John Strangeways (Ratchet RetroCast) help tag ‘em, bag ‘em, and stash ‘em in preparation for this month’s return of Warehouse 13. Also, all the Eisner awards can’t save writer Mike Baron from The Geek Seat! Plus, we take a look at the season three finale of The Walking Dead. All this, along with the usual Rants, Raves, Khan Report, and Shout Outs!
Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: Rummaging through America’s Attic, Warehouse 13
April Fools! We travel back to February 17th to get back into the mix of retro topics! Choose your means of time travel! Machine, temporal rifts, your state of mind? Q, CD, and Strangeway cover the expanse of how time travel has been portrayed in film and television, with Ratchet chiming in from the back of the Police Call Box. From H.G. Well’s “Time Machine” to “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and many points between, we cover it all in a wibbly wobbly timey wimey fashion.
We also continue our Achievement Unlocked feature as well as joining us for our Clockwork Quarter Hour is Dave Lee from Hatton Cross Steampunk. Learn more about how this maker group and their “Steam Tank”!
Next week, the ESO crew tags ‘em, bags ‘em, and stashes ‘em as we take an unauthorized tour of America’s Attic, Warehouse 13. ESO catches up on the exploits of Pete, Myka, Caludia, Artie, and the rest of the Warehouse team as we head into the new season’s April 29th premiere.
Believe or not, we are past the halfway point to Dragon*Con 2013! Mike, Mike, Darren and Mary Lou Who discuss the latest news, guest announcements, and volunteer information (official and otherwise). We also chat with the new Podcasting Track Director, Brian Dunaway. JC and Rita de la Torre join us to disclose what their first time was like last year. Plus, a report from Nikki Rau-Baker on con etiquette.
We want to hear from you! If you are part of Dragon*Con in any way (including just attending the show), we want to know about your weekend! Drop us a line at line at http://www.esopodcast.com, at the ESO Facebook Group, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 404-963-9057 with your comments. We just might air yours on the show!
On this episode, the ESO crew sing of ice and fire! Bobby thought this was another musical episode, so he steps away while Mike and Mike are joined by Jessa Phillips (GoodtoBeaGeek.com), Rita De La Torre (Transmissions from Atlantis), Tara (Ice and Fire Con), and listener Jon Kenoyer for a review of the novels by George R. R. Martin as well as the HBO series, Game of Thrones. We also review the penultimate episode of The Walking Dead’s third season. Plus, we strap the visionary filmmaker GB Hajim in The Geek Seat! All this and the usual Rants, Raves, Shout Outs and Khan Report!
Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: Winter is coming to ESO
White Rocket Ep 20: Superheroes in Novels & Beyond, Pt 3: Just Cause!
Superhero author Ian Thomas Healy joins Van for this week’s White Rocket Podcast, exploring superheroes in novels and beyond. Ian discusses his “Just Cause” series and other works, as well as his seminars on writing better action scenes. And there’s “Superfriends” music!
Find the show on iTunes or visit the White Rocket site at http://www.whiterocketbooks.com.
All the previous shows and descriptions are available at http://whiterocket.podbean.com
Ian Healy’s Amazon page, with all of his books: http://www.amazon.com/Ian-Healy/e/B002BLRH1Q
Visit Van’s site: http://www.plexico.net