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Episode 276: The Seventh Man and Pyre

Episode 276:  The Seventh Man and Pyre

Episode 276:  The Seventh Man and Pyre

Aaron and David move deeper into season 2 of the Expanse with “The Seventh Man” and “Pyre”. In “The Seventh Man” Bobbie is rescued and is Aaron and David move deeper into season 2 of the Expanse with “The Seventh Man” and “Pyre”. In “The Seventh Man” Bobbie is rescued and is questioned about what happened since she is the sole survivor of her squad after the mirrors fell on Ganymede. In Pyre we meet the Ganymede botanist Praxidike Meng, now a refugee after the battle over Ganymede. Holden and the gang Save Fred Johnson but they part ways. Next week we start our coverage of the new Star Trek show Lower Decks. We will return to discussing The Expanse once season one of Lower Decks has been concluded. Pour yourself a cold beverage and listen to more Expanse. Enjoy together responsibly!

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Book Club Episode 9: Dune Part 9

Book Club Episode 9: Dune Part 9

Book Club Episode 9: Dune Part 9

Duke Leto Hosts a dinner party where customs are abolished, where some people have names, and where other people have no names. Tensions rise as code words and hand signals are passed under the table. Could there be an assassination attempt at the dinner table? Is Dr. Yueh poised to strike? Will Paul be lured to his death with sex? Is Shadout Mapes the most desirable escort on Arrakis? Your answers to these questions and more in this week’s Dune Book Club. The Spice must flow!

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Episode 275: Home and Paradigm Shift

Episode 275: Home and Paradigm Shift

Episode 275: Home and Paradigm Shift

David returns and is joined by Aaron to discuss the next two episodes of The Expanse “Home” and “Paradigm Shift.” But first David must give his thoughts and reactions to the Star Trek Lower Decks animated series trailer. We also have another listener email we read before we get into the meat of the episode. With “Home” we finish up what would be the end of the first book Leviathan Wakes and with “Paradigm Shift:” we move into the second book Caliban’s War. Things are a changin. Pour yourself a cold beverage and listen to more Expanse. Enjoy together responsibly!

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Book Club Episode 8: Dune Part 8

Book Club Episode 8: Dune Part 8

Book Club Episode 8: Dune Part 8
Leto and Paul then meet Dr. Kynes the Arrakis ecologist. Kynes explains the use of stillsuits, special outfits that contain the amount of moisture the body uses up and which are able to recycle the majority of the body’s moisture. Kynes takes the Duke and Paul to visit a spice-mining operation. While they are there, the roaming spice factory is attacked by a giant sandworm. The duke takes control and makes sure to save all the miners, leaving the spice behind. The Spice must flow!

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Episode 274: Static & Godspeed with Guy Davis

Episode 274: Static & Godspeed with Guy Davis

Episode 274: Static & Godspeed with Guy Davis

Dave is away this week. Aaron and returning guest Guy Davis discuss the trailer for Star Trek: Lower Decks. The newest animated comedy from CBS All Access from the Rick and Morty creator Mike McMahan.

Next we dish on The Expanse episodes “Static” & “Godspeed”. With Miller killing of the scientist Dresden there is a rift with the Ratiocinate crew. Miller is out, but he has a great idea to stop the outbreak on Eros from spreading. Cortazar, the lead scientist of protomolecule has information about Eros’ outbreak. But can they get him to work with them to stop the outbreak. Fred Johnson clues Chrisjen Avasarala as to where a derelict stealth ship is floating in space. The stealth ship is connected to Protogen and Jules-Pierre Mao. And that spells trouble for Jules Mao. Pour yourself a cold beverage and listen to more Expanse. Enjoy together responsibly!

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Episode 273: Safe, Doors & Corners

Episode 273: Safe, Doors & Cover

Aaron and David boldly go into season two of The Expanse covering the first two episodes “Safe” and “Doors & Corners”. Going forward we plan to cut down on the episode recap so we can get into more of a discussion earlier on. We also have a listener email in regards to our Far Beyond the Stars episode before we get into the episode discussion. Season two does not disappoint, we get introduced to a new badass Martian named Bobbie Draper. What’s her story? Is she gonna start a war between earth and mars? Will she be an unlikely ally? This season also introduces us to Christjen’s hired spy Cotyar Ghazi, and Fred Johnson’s awesome right hand woman Camina Drummer. Pour yourself a cold beverage and listen to more Expanse. Enjoy together responsibly!

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Book Club Episode 7: Dune Part 7

Book Club Episode 7: Dune Part 7

In our next two chapters of Dune Duke Leto inspects some quickly modified chairs and discusses with Thufir Hawat who the traitor might be. Thufir strongly suspects Jessica to be the traitor. Duke Leto finds this to be absolutely absurd and lets Paul in on the fact that he has to pretend to suspect Jessica of treachery but if anything were to happen to The Duke Paul must let Jessica know that it was only an act. Grab yourself a plate of Spice Melange, and some Spice Beer, so you can kick back while listening to our book breakdown of Frank Herbert’s DUNE! The Spice must flow!

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Episode 271: Critical Mass and Leviathan Wakes

Episode 271: Critical Mass and Leviathan Wakes

Episode 271: Critical Mass and Leviathan Wakes

We have arrived at the final two episodes of the first season of The Expanse, and what a journey it has been. Aaron, David, and Holly share our thoughts on Critical Mass and Leviathan Wakes, although Holly only joins the boys briefly this week. The Expanse keeps getting better and better, and we end up discussing what 10 episodes of the expanse did from a story standpoint vs. what Picard did over 10 episodes; honestly, the comparison is stark. Pour yourself a cold beverage and listen to more Expanse. Enjoy together responsibly!

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Episode 270: Windmills & Salvage

Episode 270: Windmills & Salvage

Episode 270: Windmills & Salvage

Once more unto the breach, dear friends! Into the Expanse – with David, Holly and Aaron!

This week Chrisjen makes a house call with James Holden’s family in Montana. We discover the secret meaning of “donkey balls”. The crew of the Rocinante discovers a derelict vessel holding a secret that may destroy humankind. (No big deal…) Holden and crew go to Eros, where they finally meet with Miller. Only to find the horrifying fate of Julie Mao. Pour yourself a cold beverage and listen to more Expanse. Enjoy together responsibly!

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Book Club Episode 4: Dune Part 4

Book Club Episode 4: Dune Part 4

Book Club Episode 4: Dune Part 4

We finally make it to planet Arrakis! Man, is it hot here! And DRY! Lady Jessica unpacks an old portrait of Leto’s father and a mounted bull’s head. Later Jessica meets her new servant Shadout Mapes. Jessica correctly identifies a strange knife, calling it a “Maker”. Next Jessica has a somewhat normal discussion with Dr. Yueh about Arrakeen politics, extravagant water use, Jessica and Leto’s marriage and Yueh’s dead wife. All the while Yueh still plots to betray the Atreides. Grab a plate of Spice Melange and kick back while listening to our book breakdown of Frank Herbert’s DUNE! The Spice must flow!

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