Earth Station One Episode 183 – Finally, The Walking Dead

Earth Station One Episode 183On this episode, the ESO crew kicks off the Countdown to Halloween with a look at the apocalyptic series from Robert Kirkman. From the comics to TV, novels, toys, and games, it seems everyone’s favorite undead series will never die. Mike, Mike, the award-winning author Bobby Nash, and special guests Deadpool Speaks (from the Chimichanga Talk podcast) and good friend of the station Jim “Spiff” Griffin grab some bats and go walker huntin’! Plus the Audio Comics crew of Lance Roger Axt, Elaine Lee, and Carrington MacDuffie join us to discuss the recent release of “Battle for L.A.” and find themselves battling in The Geek Seat! And Nicholas Ahlhelm talks about his Lightweight project. 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: Finally, The Walking Dead
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9-11-13Meet ESO’s Michael Gordon and Bobby Nash at the Warner Robins Comic Con on Sunday, September 29th. has all the details.

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Earth Station One Episode 152 – Taking Off: A Look at TV Show Spinoffs

Earth Station Episode 152 - TV show spinoffsThe ESO crew takes a look at one of tv’s tried and true tropes, the spinoff. Mike, Mike, and Bobby are joined by Joe Crowe, Dan Carroll, and Greg Plunket to review the best and worst of the bunch, even including spinoffs of spinoffs! We are also joined by writer Jim Beard, who may be familiar with monsters, but can he survive The Geek Seat? 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: Taking Off: A Look at TV Show Spinoffs
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Transmissions From Atlantis – Episode 29 – The One About the Dragon*Con Boycott and Life of Pi

We’re back with another awesome Episode of the T-From the F-to the A!  First, we tackle the Dragon*Con Boycott Controversy, then we’ll review Life of Pi, we’ll give you the scoop on a major plot point in Transformers 4, plus tell you about the worst horror movie in history getting it’s own video game! We’re going to review not one but two episodes of the Walking Dead, we’ll tell you who we think should be recast as Han Solo in the new Star Wars flicks plus we have MAJOR Doctor Who Series 7 spoilers, whether Clara is a one season companion, the latest on Adventures of Time and Space and give you a Doctor Who Legacy Redux of the Tenth Planet!

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Earth Station One Episode 138: The Lord of the Rings Finally Arrives at Mount Doom

Earth Station One Episode 138 The Return of the KingThe conclusion to the ESO crew’s journey through The Lord of The Rings epic! Mike, Mike, Bobby, Jessa Phillips, and special guest Josh Reed review The Return of King and Josh faces something worse than the Eye of Sauron – The Geek Seat! We also review the recent episode of The Walking Dead and chat with Tommy Hancock about the new collection of stories based on the classic radio series Nightbeat. All this, plus the usual Rants, Raves, Khan Report, and Shout Outs!

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TFA Episode 15 – The One About Rory Being the Master

We always love a good conspiracy theory here  at TFA and this week we talk about a big one that is heating up the interwebs – could trusted companion, centurion, and Mr. Pond Rory Williams possibly be The Master and not know it (look up watch, fob)? We explore the question. Rita takes you in the deep, dark and brilliant world of HP Lovecraft in her Rita’s Reading Review. We give our top picks for Sci-Fi/Fantasy and Horror movies coming out this fall. Plus we give you the scoop on the Walking Dead, Amanda Tapping joining Supernatural and the future of Avatar 2, Indy 5 and a Mummy remake?

We wrap it up with our totally wicked Doctor Who segment where we talk about Matt  Smith setting the interwebs ablaze with his desire to have Hobbitt helmer Peter Jackson direct a Doctor Who episode (and Jackson admitting he is a Whovian) and we review both A Town Called Mercy and The Power of Three.

All that and more!

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Transmissions From Atlantis Episode 9: The One About Dr. Geek’s Laboratory, Doctor Who’s Opening Ceremonies Snub and Daleks vs. Weeping Angels

JC and Rita are back and in rare form. With JC all hyped up on Nyquil, we fight to the death on Daleks vs The Weeping Angels (trust me, you don’t want to miss that one).  JC goes bonkers over Doctor Who being excluded from the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics. We talk about the Brooklyn Monster and a man who was cured of Stereoblindness by going to see Hugo in 3d!

We give you the scoop on a sequel to Independence Day, what new series the executive producers of Walking Dead are bringing to AMC and the end of Eureka.

We have a very special Transmissions Received segment where we get to meet the labstaff of Doctor Geek’s Laboratory – our new brother podcast on the ESO Network.

For the Retro Review, we give you the low down on the Star Trek the Next Generation season one blu-rays.

In addition to the earlier segments on Doctor Who, we remember the wonderful companion of the fourth doctor, Mary Tamm.  We talk Matt Smith on the cover of EW and we give you some 50th anniversary and series 7 spoilers.

We wrap this baby up with our True Blood review.

Folks, if you’ve never tried TFA before…this is the one to listen to!

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Shaun of the Dead meets Walking Dead in new BBC zombie series

Shaun of the Dead meets The Walking Dead By Nathalie Caron, Source:

Everyone knows that zombies are the new vamps right now—even the BBC, which has just announced it’s also making a brand-new zombie drama series called In the Flesh that looks like it’ll mix some good ol’ Shaun of the Dead fun with some Walking Dead horror and drama.

The upcoming three-part, 90-minutes-each drama series will air on BBC Three, which also happens to be Being Human’s home — you know, the little show that has a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost living together? The one that also spawned a successful U.S. adaptation? You know what we’re talking about. Continue reading

10 To Watch in 2012: Television

DC Nation Among the top 10 TV shows to look forward to
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In the past decade, television has gone through a renaissance. While formulaic situation comedies still exist, there’s been a marked rise in the number of quality television programs both on network and cable television. We’ve seen genre shows like Lost, Battlestar Galactica and Deadwood spring up and raise the bar for what’s possible and many new shows have followed in their path. Continue reading

What brought Walking Dead’s dead to life? New web series explains

How did the dead walk.. lets find Marc Bernardin, Source

Before AMC’s hit series launches into its second season on October 16th, we’re going to learn exactly what kicked off the zombie apocalypse—through the eyes of one particular zombie.

In Walking Dead’s pilot episode, “Days Gone Bye,” the good sheriff Rick Grimes stumbles out of a hospital to see a world ravaged by an unseen event that caused the dead to not stay dead. One of the first things he encounters is a legless zombie, slowly making her way from an unseen Point A to an indeterminate Point B.

A new six-part web series, directed and conceived by Walking Dead FX maestro and co-executive producer Greg Nicotero, will tell the story of this zombie—also known by her given name, Hannah—and through her, reveal the early days of the zombie-laden hell on Earth.

The web series will premiere on October 2nd. The nightmares will begin shortly thereafter.