96 // Fandom Spotlight: Interviewing Bryant Dillon of Fanbase Press

November 16, 2018

In another entry in our Fandom Spotlight series, Jaime sits down with Fanbase Press co-founder Bryant Dillon to discuss his love for the Alien series, where it’s headed and Fanbase Press, the company he co-runs. This was a fantastic conversation and we hope you enjoy it. 

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95 // Who’s Snow White? The Miracle of Ellen Ripley (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 3)

October 30, 2018

In part three of our 40 Miles of Bad Road series, Patrick and Jaime discuss the importance of Ripley as a character within the science fiction genre, and why a character like her may never be seen again. The hosts go on to discuss Ripley being a woman in a man’s world and how that extends into fandom, along with a plethora of other issues. This was a fun one!

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94 // Nuke the Site From Orbit: Finding James Cameron (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 2)

October 16, 2018

Our series on Aliens continues with an in-depth look at the life and career of James Cameron. Who was Cameron when he made this seminal film? Where did he come from? Why was he uniquely well suited to make that particular movie at that particular time?

Hosts Jaime and Patrick explore these questions and many more as we continue down 40 Miles of Bad Road.

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93 // Where Do You Go After Alien? (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 1)

October 2, 2018

In this first of a series, Patrick and JM sit down to discuss where the Alien series could possibly go after the surprise success that was Ridley Scott's first entry into the franchise, Alien. Join us for an enjoyable reset of Perfect Organism: The Alien Saga Podcast as we embark on a ten-part (or more) series investigating Aliens, a film that's become the litmus test for every science fiction film since its release in 1986.

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92 // Fandom Spotlight: Aaron Percival of Alien vs. Predator Galaxy

September 18, 2018

JM sits down with Aaron Percival, site runner of Alien vs Predator Galaxy to discuss his roots within fandom, how he got started, and the current state of fandom. Aaron is a pillar in the community, responsible in part for the creation and promotion of Perfect Organism Podcast, and one of the most genuine, kind and selfless people active in fan communities today. Enjoy the conversation. 

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91 // Dark Silver: The Shoot (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 4)

September 4, 2018

The set is lit, the cameras are rolling, and we are ready to dive into part four of our ongoing miniseries on Alien Resurrection. In this episode, Hosts JM and Patrick are joined by Contributing Host Mike and Special Contributor Clara (MUTHUR9000). Join us as we dive into the complicated story behind the on-set production of this crazy film.

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90 // Fandom Spotlight : A Harbinger Down: An Interview with StudioADI’s Christopher Moonlight

August 19, 2018

Welcome to Fandom Spotlight, a series that has us talking with several notable players in the ALIEN fan universe. It was my pleasure and honor to speak with Christopher 'Moonlight' Cooksey, a regular of StudioADI, filmmaker, writer and fanboy. Christopher is promoting his new book 'Harbinger Down: A Pictorial Journey Through the Production of A Practical Effects Film.' There's a giveaway of a signed Blu Ray of Harbinger Down, so listen all the way through. 

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89 // Scripting the Resurrection (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 3)

August 7, 2018

In part three of our Reengaging Resurrection series, JM, Patrick, and special guest Conar Murdoch discuss the scripting stages of Alien Resurrection, while outlining three key scenes and how they went from script to screen.

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88 // Development (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 2)

July 24, 2018

Our ongoing miniseries investigation into Alien: Resurrection continues with this spirited discussion on the origins of the film. JM, Patrick, and Mike (our new recruit!) explore the complicated early stages of Resurrection's development, using firsthand accounts and script excerpts to uncover what was really going on behind the scenes.

Our Resurrection series continues in just two weeks, so be sure to subscribe if you haven't already!

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87 // A Deep Dive into Alien: The Cold Forge

July 10, 2018

Alex White's Alien: The Cold Forge sent shockwaves through fandom when it hit shelves last spring. In this roundtable conversation, Patrick, Clara, and David go deep into the terrifying halls of RB-232 to talk storytelling, xenomorphology, transhumanism, and much more. 

This episode contains spoilers; if you haven't read Alien: The Cold Forge yet, be sure to pick it up and finish it at least once before listening.

For more on White and his work, be sure to sign up for his newsletter at http://www.alexrwhite.com/. And be sure not to miss Clara's extensive blog posts on Plagiarus praepotens and Manumala noxhydria.

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