The Mortal Engines Of The Congress
On the first Xenopod of 2019, Sean is joined by Aaron Neuwirth (@AaronPS4) to discuss MORTAL ENGINES (2018) and the criminally under-seen live action/animation hybrid THE CONGRESS (2013).
Watching Skies (Star Wars, Spielberg And Us)
Author Mark O’Connell joins me to discuss his new book Watching Skies: Star Wars, Spielberg and Us. We cover our journey through Science Fiction via the lens of kids growing up in the ’80s obsessed with Star Wars, Indiana Jones and action figures. We also discuss the impact filmmakers like George Lucas and Steven Spielberg had on modern cinema.
Fire In The Sky
After far too long of a hiatus, scheduling mishaps and sick kids, Xenopod is back! The brilliant, the lovely and the badass Anya Stanley (@BookishPlinko ) joins me to discuss FIRE IN THE SKY (1993).
Truckers In Spaaaaace!
Zach Long (@LightIsFading), founder of Scriptophobic (@Scriptophobics ) drops by to discuss Stuart Gordon's PG-13 Sci-fi opus SPACE TRUCKERS! SPACE TRUCKERS is out now on a Region B locked Blu-ray available from Second Sight...
Through The Maze With Wes Ball
The Maze Runner Trilogy is well worth your time. This week I sit down with director Wes Ball as we discuss all three films and how ingenuity, determination and one short film launched his career as a respected Science Fiction director.
On the third episode of XENOPOD, Tom Nix of the upcoming podcast Wrestling Is Everything joins Sean to discuss Sci-fi Kid flicks! 1990’s SPACED INVADERS and Joe Dante’s underrated EXPLORERS (1985).
On the second episode of XENOPOD, Mike Delaney of Splathouse & THE SOVPOD joins Sean to discuss 1984's REPO MAN as well as other "Repo" titles: REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA, REPO MEN & Alex Cox's REPO CHICK. The song "Quark" by...
The Metaluna Mutant Watusi
Welcome to the pilot episode of XENOPOD FROM THE YEAR 5000! This is a monthly Science Fiction podcast hosted by Sean Duregger and will feature a rotating door of guest hosts.
THIS EPISODE! Brandon Medley joins me to discuss 1955’s THIS ISLAND EARTH. We all are familiar with the Metaluna Mutant, and maybe we all saw it via MSTK3000: THE MOVIE. But Sean and Brandon discuss the film on it’s own merits.