Gerri and Eugenia talk about robots, androids and the odd dalek or two. They look at the history of the machine man/woman from the first in Sci Fi films the newly released and remastered, Metropolis from madman.com.au to today. They have an interview with one of the genres most loved character actors, the engaging and fascinating Brent Spiner who played the android Data in Star Trek The Next Generation! Thanks go to Scott and Diana Liston from First Contact Conventions www.firstcontactconventions.com.au .
In this podcast Eugenia and Gerri go a bit Epic! Lord of the Rings Epic that is! They discuss the J R Tolkien books and Peter Jackson movies. Are they true Ring fans? You will have to listen to the podcast to find out. Eugenia and Gerri interview Bruce Hopkins who played Gamling, lieutenant to King Théoden. He has also appeared on episodes of Hercules and Xena. They caught up with Bruce at Armageddon Expo check out who could be coming next at www.armageddonexpo.com. Go to Bruce’s site http://jmsstyxnyes.tripod.com/bruce-hopkins/bhstart.htm where you can find out what he is up to and link to his NZ radio show.
Did you have a golden ticket? Did you have a golden twinkle in your eye? Well Women Talk Sci Fi did. Join Gerri and guest presenter Marlene whilst they attend the world premiere of the new Star Trek movie. Don't miss the red carpet interviews with Eric Bana and Zachary Quinto as well as in in depth interview with Richard Arnold.
Eugenia and Gerri got to interview not only one of Star Trek: The Next Generation icons, but three of them. In this first interview of a three part The Next Generation series they interview LeVar Burton otherwise known as Geordie LaForge, the Chief Engineer of the USS Enterprise. They also discuss the Chief Engineers of all the Star Trek incarnations. They caught up with LeVar at the First Contact Convention www.firstcontactconventions.com.au in Melbourne Australia.
This is the last episode in the Battlestar Galactica triptych and Eugenia and Gerri discuss how a science fiction show not only can it be entertainment but once in a while can contribute to changing the world and they don’t mean that in a fictional sense! BSG made it to the United Nations where they talked about the “races of the world” or in their opinion just one race, “the human race”. This was an underlying theme of the series and one that is dear to the heart of Eugenia and Gerri’s interviewee in this episode. Yes, they have an interview with none other than Admiral Adama, the wonderfully talented Edward James Olmos himself, (but you knew that because you saw the picture above)! In this episode they discuss the issues that are raised in the interview and their impressions of the show, its conclusion and the meaning of what it is to be a human. They thank Daniel from Supanova Expo www.supanova.com.au and Lionel Midford, from Lionel Midford Publicity www.lionelmidfordpublicity.com for the chance to interview Edward.
Fan Sites to Fan Fiction
Submitted by Eugenia on July 08, 2011 at 19:38 pm
In this podcast Eugenia and Gerri interview Herb Jefferson Jr. Boomer from the original Battlestar Galactica TV series but, that is not what this podcast is about. They explore the world of fan fiction in particular Star Trek fan fiction films. What is the link between Herb Jefferson Jr and Star Trek fan fiction? You will just have to listen and the connection will become clear! Thanks goes to Daniel and Lionel from Supanova for the interview www.supanova.com Eugenia and Gerri talk about the wonderful animated series Star Trek Aurora www.auroratrek.com that every Star Trek fan should watch and you can read about Tim Vinning creator of Star Trek Aurora in their free e-zine GE News – Women Talk Sci Fi www.genews-ezine.com. There are many fan fiction sites Star Trek Intrepid www.starshipintrepid.net, Star Trek Hidden Frontier www.hiddenfrontier.com and Star Trek Of Gods and Men www.startrekofgodsandmen.com which is filled with Star Trek alumni. Trekkie Central Magazine is a great resource for star trek fan fiction www.trekkiemagazine.mfbiz.com and Eugenia and Gerri are head writers.Listen or download this episode by clicking on an icon below. Whilst listening why not rate, vote in our poll or leave a comment. You can subscribe by RSS, Email or iTunes and get each new episode automatically.
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