Anomaly Podcast
Fun but deep episodes on Sci-fi / Fantasy and geek culture. Covering Star Trek, Star Wars, and other sci-fi fantasy TV, book, and movies. In addition to the episodes available here, you'll find many, many more at

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Welcome to our final installment of this year's Classic Who series! KC and I discuss the 1996 TV Movie simply titled "Doctor Who" and starring Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor.

We talk about why American content creators should not be trusted with a 30+ year old BBC property, the overuse of racial stereotypes and gang/gun violence, the Seventh Doctor's traumatic end, and the somewhat odd characteristics of the Eighth Doctor (like kissing random women, which stuck around, and telling people bits from their future, which didn't). We also discuss the Doctor's apparently questionable genetic makeup, and again ask the age-old question: Why does the Master have superpowers?

Direct download: DWTVMovie.mp3
Category:Doctor Who Episodes -- posted at: 2:16pm CDT

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This month, while KC is busy a moving couple hundred miles, I was joined by Anomaly Correspondent and Staff Writer Sarah to talk about Jurassic Park.  From the very beginning, we had some particularly difficult issues with Skype, and even after correcting the audio as much as possible, Sarah still sounds a bit like she's in a fishbowl.  Apologies.

Along with favorite quotes/characters/scenes and John Williams's majestic score, we share stories of our first experiences with this movie, production trivia, comments from the Facebook group, and talk a little about the somewhat weighty themes of exploiting scientific advancement for monetary profit and attempted to control nature.

Direct download: AS-JurassicPark.mp3
Category:Movie -- posted at: 11:18am CDT

"I am Groot!"  In this edition of Anomaly, Angela and I review Guardians of The Galaxy. In short, the casting was great! The dialogue was clever, the comedy was non-stop awesome! And, as Gen Xers who both lived by the "awesome mix tape", as teenagers and young women, we both LOVED the soundtrack. It's definitely one to buy. We highly recommend you see this movie... now! Thanks for listening!

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Direct download: AnomalyOfGuardiansOfTheGalaxy.mp3
Category:Movie -- posted at: 5:42pm CDT

In this episode Jen and Angela discuss a Star Wars documentary, by Alexandre O. Philippe, called: THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS. The film, now available on Netflix, aims to deconstruct the cultural legacy of George Lucas--a man whose life, feelings and creative impulses remain largely shrouded in mystery." (from PeopleVsGeorge

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Direct download: AnomalyOf_ThePeopleVsGeorge.mp3
Category:Star Wars Episodes -- posted at: 12:05am CDT