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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86 // Toxicity and the State of Fandom

June 27, 2018

Patrick and JM sit down to discuss the toxic state of fandom in general, and what we can do to make it a better more welcoming environment. The video component of this episode is avaialble on our website, our Facebook page and our YouTube channel.

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85 // Interview with Odd Studio (Yutani Collab)

June 11, 2018

In this special collaborative interview with Yutani Podcast, JM and Clara talk to Adam Johansen and Damian Martin of the prolific effects house Odd Studio. Odd Studio (along with Creatures Inc) provided many of the astonishing makeup, creature, and prosthetic effects in Alien: Covenant.

In this far-ranging interview, Adam and Damian give us a glimpse into the innermost workings of the Covenant production, and answer some of fandom's burning questions along the way. You won't want to miss it!

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84 // Renewing the Covenant: Debating Alien: Covenant a Year Later

May 19, 2018

It's been a year since Alien: Covenant released around the world. The hosts at Perfect Organism Podcast and its contributing co-hosts sit down to talk about how the film sits with them a year later and how the fandom is processing the film, and so much more. This was a spirited, and sometimes very tense discussion as hosts Patrick, JM, Mykal, Clara and Dave put into words the complicated relationship that some of us have with the film, as well as the surprising new love that others are feeling for it. Sit back and enjoy. Listen through the end, as JM and Patrick stay on to read user comments from a recent fan poll.

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83 // ALIEN: Supporting Characters

May 8, 2018

Contributing Host (and Xenomorphing.com blogger) Dave Gogel brought up the idea of discussing the supporting characters of each Alien film, beginning with Alien. JM and Patrick sat down with Dave to begin what will be a series of long conversations about the lesser discussed characters in the Alien universe. It was a great time.

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