- Ep. 15: The Full Salvo (Buck Rogers, 1979)
The grooviest time traveler from .... the 80's, finds himself unfrozen 500 years later in the midst of a shady trade alliance between super square future Earth & a Draconian alien Empire. But does he still have the moves? This week in the Escape Pod! Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1h 2m | Sep 10, 2021
- Ep. 14: Quip Show (Running Man, 1987)
Content warning: Brief mentions of sexual assault portrayed in the film.
Arnold is in all his 1987 glory along side Richard Dawson as his evilest gnaeshow host version of himself & Venesualan Diva Maria Conchita Alonso.
Arnold & Maria are running for their lives in a dystopian gameshow nightmare, when the could have just gone to Hawaii.
This week in the Escape Pod! is 1987's The Running Man.1h 17m | Aug 25, 2021
- Ep. 13: Full of Red Paint (Soylent Green, 1973)
Chuck Heston's acting gets a lift from Edward G Robinson as they attempt to uncover the most diabolical secret ever kept from a society that really couldn't care less. 1973's Soylent Green.1h 11m | Aug 4, 2021
- Ep. 0: A Barn Full of Unicorns (BSG S1E11, The Young Lords)
Pilot podcast episode... To stretch our legs we review the classic Battlestar Galactica episode containing way too many children and not enough unicorns: "The Young Lords". We poke fun, and reminisce.36m | Jul 21, 2021
- Ep. 12: Extrapolating bell bottoms to the future (Space 1999 S1E8)
You should listen to this episode. Barbara Bain, Martin Landau, Space 1999, Dragon's Domain.1h 20m | Jul 7, 2021
- Ep. 11: DAVID DAVID DAVID (Invaders from Mars, 1986/1953)
Dan O'bannon finds his way back into the Escape Pod! with this tale of a hapless kid & a bunch of even more hapless adults battling Martians in a sand pit. They've come for our...copper???1h 11m | Jun 23, 2021
- Ep. 10: And That's The End of Beta (The Last Starfighter, 1984)
In 1984 the fastest computer in the world was used to render polygons for 12 minutes of computer animation. More ambitious than TRON, and less appreciated, this film will someday be used down at the local outlet malls as a recruitment tool for the U.S. Space Force. It's 1984's science fiction film, "The Last Star Fighter"!1h 19m | Jun 10, 2021
- Ep. 9: Like Narnia for Computer Nerds (TRON, 1982)
The Littlest Libowski gets scanned through the digital looking glass
to fight fascism, corporate control, restore net-neutrality & play some video games while he's at it. Join us as we review the 1982 Disney classic TRON! Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man!1h 18m | May 26, 2021
- Ep 8. Space Xmas Tree Lot (Silent Running, 1972)
A space hippie & his drones will do anything to ensure the survival
of their precious ecological cargo.... even MURDER? Join us as we review 1972's Silent Running.1h 19m | May 12, 2021
- Ep. 7: Benson Arizona Muffin Tins (Dark Star, 1974)
Three 1970s longhaired lumberjack truck drivers blow up planets between getting on each other's nerves while a dead captain can't remember that thing he was thinking about. It's a John Carpenter film! Join us as we review 1974's Dark Star; the first film to use stretched out lines from stars around a spacecraft to indicate a hyperspace jump. Surf's up!1h 12m | Apr 28, 2021
- Ep. 6: A Rat Turd or a Caper? (Invation of the Body Snatchers, 1978)
A hard boiled Dept. of Health Inspector in groovy late-70's San Francisco gets caught up in an invasion of space plants, paranoia, conspiracy, creepy Nimoy, full force Goldbloom, is there any hope for humanity???
Join us in the Escape Pod! as we discuss the 1978 remake: "Invation of the Body Snatchers", staring Brooke Adams, Donald Sutherland and Leonard Nimoy.1h 15m | Apr 14, 2021
- Ep. 5: Stevie McQueenie and Janey Girl (The Blob, 1958)
The life of 1950s small town teens: make outs, sneak outs and drag racing, as examined through the lens of an alien monster rampage. Let Steve McQueen and Aneta Corsaut steal your heart like they steal dad's car; deftly and like they've done it before. In this episode, we uncover Nathan and Ryen's past history with Sunday morning clowns while determining if people should run into, or out of, theaters playing the 1959 sci-fi/horror classic, "The Blob".1h 6m | Mar 31, 2021
- Ep. 4: Mars, Muscles & Mindgames (Total Recall, 1990)
Buying an implanted trip to Mars from a used car salesman to cos-play as a secret agent sounds like fun, but what if it turns out to be real.... or is it? Non-stop action, fun practical effects, mutants, ancient aliens, plus peak Arnold Schwarzemegger!
The perfect episode to listen to while you return that Easy-Bake Oven to the store in your Ford Pinto while snacking on some unwashed greens... join us as we discuss Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall.1h 31m | Mar 17, 2021
- Ep. 3: Space Sucks! (Gravity, 2013)
Not even George Clooney’s beautiful face can stave off catastrophic disaster and save Sandra Bullock from the terrors of vacuous space & her own inner demons. To make it back to earth alive she’s gotta find the will to survive… and remember how to fly a Soyuz. Grab some spare oxygen and join us as we discuss Alfonso Cuarón's 2013 film "Gravity".1h 1m | Mar 3, 2021
- Ep. 2: So Subtle I Didn't Even Notice It (Marooned, 1969)
The Chief of Manned Space must race against time & the elements to rescue three stranded astronauts before they run out of oxygen or the film suddenly ends....so why is it taking so long? We review the granpappy of the films Apollo 13 and Gravity. Staring Gregory Peck, Gene Hackman and Mariette Hartley, it's the John Sturges directed Marooned (1969).1h 8m | Feb 17, 2021
- Ep. 1: Madman, a Plan, & a Maniacal Margarita Bot (Black Hole, 1979)
When the USS WaterTower discovers a ghost ship on the edge of oblivion, the crew must stop a sinister Madman and his dangerous plan... or do they? In this episode, we review the 1979 Disney film "The Black Hole"54m | Feb 3, 2021