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    Sci-Fi 5 Bruce Greenwood - August 12, 1956

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 5:01

    Before he was Captain Pike, Bruce Greenwood took up a residency at St. Elsewhere. Before that, he was in a rock band, and before that he was an aspiring pro skier. Hear what else Bruce is up to as Sci-Fi 5 celebrated the actor's birthday. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn  Hosted by Roberto Lewis Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Marvel's "What If" Premiere - August 11, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 5:01

    "What If...?" premiered one year ago today as the MCU's first animated series. Based on the comic book of the same name, it boldly rewrites some of Marvel's best-known stories with endless possibilities. Hear the background and what's next on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ashely Thomas  Hosted by Kim Horcher Music by Devin Curry

    Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 456 - Non Sequitur

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 71:40

    When Harry Kim wakes up in an alternate timeline at home in San Francisco, it might just be better than his reality on Voyager. If he stays, what about his crew? If he leaves, what about Libby? Mission Log follows Non Sequitur. Sponsored by

    Sci-Fi 5 Jeff Corey - August 10, 1914

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 5:01

    His promising career survived an interruption by World War II, only to be brought to a halt by the 1950s red scare.  Today's Sci-Fi 5 looks back on the life of legendary actor and director Jeff Corey. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn  Hosted by Earl Green Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 The Abyss - August 9, 1989

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 5:01

    On this day in 1989, James Cameron's "The Abyss" was released to underwhelmed audiences and critics alike. What they likely didn't know was just how tortuous it was to make and that it would become a kind of classic in due time. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ryan Myers Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi Music by Devin Curry

    Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast 197: Leave the Phaser, Take the Gagh ("Prodigal Daughter")

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 51:28

    The Crew discusses the DS9 episode "Prodigal Daughter" and explores the dynamics of Ezri's family, especially how the relationship between Ezri and her mother fits in with how motherhood is portrayed overall in Star Trek.   HOSTS Grace Jarrah  Sue   EDITOR Andi   Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp   Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp   Check out our Convention Merch:https://www.womenatwarp.com/shop   Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

    Sci-Fi 5 Dino di Laurentiis - August 8, 1919

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 5:01

    His string of hit movies is the stuff of legends, and he kickstarted the careers of many a genre favorite director and actor.  But who was Dino di Laurentiis?  Sci-Fi 5 looks back at his formidable filmmaking legacy and his unique style. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by David Sohl Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Daleks Invasion of Earth- August 5, 2150 AD

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 5:01

    If it worked on the small screen, bring it to the big screen - it's time-honored showbiz wisdom.  Terry Nation, creator of Doctor Who's Daleks, was in a position to do that more literally than most.  Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. looms ahead in today's Sci-Fi 5! Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn  Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi Music by Devin Curry  

    Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 455 - Elogium

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 80:41

    Voyager's encounter with swarming aliens has a strange side-effect on Kes: accelerated maturity and the need to reproduce... right away! Can Neelix step up to be a father? Are both of them ready? Elogium goes into the Mission Log. Sponsored by listeners like you -

    Sci-Fi 5 B5 Crusade episode "Racing The Night" - August 4, 1999

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 5:01

    With Earth struggling to survive a deadly virus, the crew of the Excalibur are forced to travel space in hopes of finding a cure. Or maybe that was a different team, who knows. Uncover the truth behind Crusade and much more on today's episode of Sci-Fi 5.  Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Earl Green  Hosted by Roberto Lewis Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 The Philadelphia Experiment - August 3, 1984

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 5:01

    It started as an urban legend about a top-secret military experiment, and it became a movie about a top-secret military experiment.  Today's Sci-Fi 5 uncovers why The Philadelphia Experiment left theaters in record time. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ashley Thomas Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Wah Chang - August 2, 1917

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 5:01

    Born today in 1917, artist, painter, prop-maker, designer Wah Ming Chang created some of the most recognizable sci-fi hardware in modern history. So why does his name never appear in Star Trek's credits? Find out on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by John Cooley Hosted by Norman Lao Music by Devin Curry  

    Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast S29: Evolving Women's Roles in Star Trek (Montreal Comiccon 2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 51:16

    Live panel recording from Montreal Comiccon 2022: Join women Ottawa's Star Trek fan community as we look back on how roles for women—both heroes and villains—have changed over 50+ years of the franchise.   HOSTS Jarrah   GUEST/S Andrea - @katzehalifornia Dawn Xanklin - @DXanklinComedy   EDITOR Jarrah   Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp   Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp   Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

    Sci-Fi 5 The Omega Man - August 1, 1970

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 5:01

    Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend" got its second film adaptation with "The Omega Man," released on August 1, 1971. Find out what the movies get right, and get wrong, about Matheson's dark apocalyptic tale on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Tom Kozak  Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry  

    Sci-Fi 5 Ace Of Wands series premiere - July 29, 1970

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 5:01

    A groovy mage fighting crime... sign me up! Ace of Wands might have only been on the air for a few years, but the impact it had on UK television even rivaled Dr. Who for a time. Find the magic behind the curtain on today's episode of Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Earl Green  Hosted by Kim Horcher  Music by Devin Curry      

    Daily Star Trek News SCIENCE: NASA flight surgeon Dr. Josef Schmid talks about becoming a real-life holographic doctor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 25:11

    This past April, it was announced that science fiction had become science fact, in that real-life doctors had been holoported to the International Space Station. One of those holographic doctors is Josef Schmid, a NASA flight surgeon. I sat down with him recently to discuss the breakthrough and learn what the future may hold, a future that includes being able to interact with astro-patients, just as Star Trek: Voyager's holographic doctor does.

    Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 454 - Projections

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 69:42

    Would a hologram go to the holodeck for some time off? What if the ship's computer tried to convince the hologram that it is real and everything else is a simulation? It's not us, it's you when Projections goes into the Mission Log. Sponsored by listeners like you -

    Sci-Fi 5 Peter Cullen - July 28, 1941

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 5:01

    Peter Cullen's voice is synonymous with some of the best-loved characters in the popular culture, including a few you may not know about. Celebrate his birthday with us on today's show and find out which character is Cullen's favorite!  Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ryan Myers Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Doctor Who minisode: Music Of The Spheres - July 27, 2008

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 5:01

    What sound do planets make? Back in 2008, the team behind Dr. Who wished to answer that very question and created a minisode titled: Music of the Spheres. To find out what the sounds of the universe might be, tune in to today's episode of Sci-fi 5.  Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn  Hosted by Roberto Lewis  Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Stanley Kubrick - July 26, 1928 (Ft. Raymond Benson)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 5:01

    Today's Sci-Fi 5 looks back at the immensely influential filmmaker career of Stanley Kubrick, with special guest and film historian Raymond Benson focusing on the genre-defining "2001: A Space Odyssey". Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Johnny Kolasinki  Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi  Music by Devin Curry

    Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast 196: Exploring Strange New Worlds (Season 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 78:11

    The crew discusses the first season of the latest installment in the Star Trek Universe, Strange New Worlds.  We look at the episodes, messages, themes, relationships, characters (new and old), and so much more.   HOSTS Sue Jarrah Kennedy   EDITOR Andi   Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp   Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp   Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

    Sci-Fi 5 Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo - July 25, 1976

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 5:01

    Mere days after making history by sending the successful Viking 1 lander to the Martian surface, the Viking 1 orbiter took a photo that would ignite the imagination of UFO theorists for decades to come. Today's Sci-Fi 5 stares into the "Face" on Mars. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Brian Clayton  Hosted by Earl Green  Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Lightspeed - July 22, 2006

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 5:01

    Need a new made-for-TV superhero? Why not ask one of the names behind many of Marvel's characters to create him for you?  Today's Sci-Fi 5 reveals that Stan Lee's byline may have been one of Lightspeed's few redeeming qualities. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ryan Myers Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi  Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Mission: Genesis series premiere - July 21, 1997

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 5:01

    Scraped together with a limited budget and a dream, Mission: Genesis is an intriguing case study of what works and doesn't with sci-fi television. Join us as we cover the highs and lows of the Sci-Fi channel's first original series on today's Sci-Fi 5.  Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn  Hosted by Earl Green  Music by Devin Curry

    Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 453 - Initiations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 69:41

    Commander Chakotay finds himself in the unlikely position of father figure to a Kazon boy, but the boy, in turn, keeps trying to kill Chakotay. Forgiveness and saving face are part of the Initiations going into the Mission Log. Sponsored by listeners like you -

    Sci-Fi 5 Frankenstein 1970 - July 20, 1958

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 5:01

    It was Boris Karloff's return to the franchise that made him famous, reinvented for the post-war movie-going audience. On this day in 1958, "Frankenstein 1970" resurrected Mary Shelley's creation with a modern spin, and Sci-Fi 5 has the story. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Vic Sage Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

    The Trek Files: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 8-24 Possible Film Revisions - December 26, 1979

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 30:45

    Even after Star Trek: The Motion Picture had premiered, Gene Roddenberry and Robert Wise explored ways to improve the film. This week, we welcome David C. Fein to discuss the 4K Director's Edition and the myriad ways TMP has been revised to reach its potential. Plus, stay tuned for a special bonus-feature announcement! See the documents: facebook.com/thetrekfiles Visit the Trekland site for behind-the-scenes access and exclusive merchandise.

    Sci-Fi 5 Max Fleischer - July 19, 1883

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 5:01

    From a flirty flapper to the man of steel, artist and innovator Max Fleischer left his mark on the field of animation. On his 139th birthday, Sci-Fi 5 looks back at Fleischer's life and influences that still influence the industry today. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ashley Thomas Hosted by Roberto Lewis  Music by Devin Curry

    Mission Log Live: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 191 - The One With Andrew Coutts and Your Strange New Worlds Season 1 Feedback

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 66:14

    Mission Log Live welcomes Star Trek: Strange New Worlds picture editor Andrew Coutts, and takes your calls on your thoughts on the show's full first season. Be sure to join us live! We're on the Mission Log Facebook page every Monday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern

    Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast S28: Bernadette Croft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 49:03

    Kennedy and Grace sit down with the costume designer of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Bernadette Croft, to talk about her background in design and where she draws inspiration for the fantastical costumes!   HOSTS Kennedy Grace   GUEST Bernadette Croft   EDITOR Andi   Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp   Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp   Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

    Sci-Fi 5 The Quatermass Experiment - July 18, 1953

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 5:01

    Quartermass' team of experts took flight to become the 1st humans in space. While in space, the team is sent off course, forcing a crash landing and leaving the crew decimated. What horrors did they face while up there? Find out on today's Sci-Fi 5.   Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Earl Green Hosted by Kim Horcher  Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Apollo-Soyuz launched - July 15, 1975

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 5:01

    Despite the US and USSR's Cold War in full effect, a moment of peace was forged through a surprising joint space operation: Apollo Soyuz. What inspired this mission, how did the two giants get along, and why whiskey? All this and more on today's Sci-Fi 5.  Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Earl Green  Hosted by Music by Devin Curry

    Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 452 - The 37s

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 66:28

    Voyager encounters one of the strangest things yet seen in the Delta Quadrant: a 1936 Ford truck. That leads to something even stranger: Amelia Earhart and more people from Earth's past. This week, The 37s go into the Mission Log. Sponsored by -

    Sci-Fi 5 Muppets From Space - July 14, 1999

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 5:01

    Unlike previous Muppet films, Muppets From Space focuses on Gonzo, a strange blue-furred alien from outer space, as he tries to find his way home. Who will he meet along the way? Will anyone listen to an alien? Find out this and more on today's Sci-Fi 5!  Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Brian Clayton Hosted by Kim Horcher Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Harrison Ford - July 13, 1942

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 5:01

    From his humble beginnings as a radio host and carpenter to his immensely popular roles in Star Wars, Blade Runner, and Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford is a truly fascinating character. Unveil the mystery behind this action icon on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ryan Myers Hosted by Earl Green Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Explorers - July 12, 1985

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 5:01

    Today's Sci-Fi 5 re-examines the making of a quiet standout in the heyday of family-oriented sci-fi adventure movies, Joe Dante's Explorers. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

    The Trek Files: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 8-23 Starfleet Academy second draft - October 26, 1987

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 26:43

    Gene Roddenberry pitched an idea to writer Sandy about Wesley Crusher applying to Starfleet Academy. This week, Sandy joins The Trek Files to talk about the script that would become "Coming of Age," the people behind the scenes, and his insistence that the Enterprise be attacked by 300 gorillas! See the documents: facebook.com/thetrekfiles Find Sandy's book "Secrets Your Textbook Will Not Tell You: About TV, Movies, and Life" at Amazon Visit the Trekland site for behind-the-scenes access and exclusive merchandise.

    Mission Log Live: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 190 - Discovering "All Those Who Wander" and "A Quality Of Mercy"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 128:17

    Star Trek: Strange New Worlds brings its first season in for a landing, and John, Heather, and Norman - and many callers! - have thoughts about both episodes and possible future directions. Be sure to join us live! We're on the Mission Log Facebook page every Monday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern

    Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast 195: Shakespeare in Trek

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 56:09

    The crew discusses the influence of Shakespeare sprinkled throughout Trek, from Data discovering his humanity to the role of Q as the universe's Puck. Why DO the Klingons love Shakespeare so much?   HOSTS Andi Jarrah   GUEST Brooke   EDITOR Andi   Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp   Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp   Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

    Sci-Fi 5 Greg Grunberg - July 11, 1966

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 5:01

    Here's a familiar face in genre film and TV, especially if you've been following the works of a particularly prominent producer.  Today's Sci-Fi 5 celebrates the life, career, and charitable contributions of actor Greg Grunberg. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Ashley Thomas Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Doctor Who: "Doomsday" - July 8, 2006

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 5:01

    As Rose petals blossom so too do their thorns. With a romance, a war between aliens, and a season finale occurring all at the same time, tune in to hear all about this bitter-sweet ending on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Shane Vaughn  Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi  Music by Devin Curry

    Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast S27: Melissa Navia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 36:05

    We mark the first season finale of Strange New Worlds with the amazing Melissa Navia (Lt. Erica Ortegas)! We talk about her experiences on set and social media, Ortegas' character, favorite scenes, and what it means to be a part of the Star Trek universe.   Spoiler Warning:  This episode contains spoilers for all of Strange New Worlds Season 1.   HOSTS Jarrah Aliza   GUEST Melissa Navia - @melissaCnavia   EDITOR Jarrah   Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp   Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp   Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

    Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast Supplemental 71 - Voyager Season 1 Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 79:13

    Before we launch into season 2, John, Norm, and Earl check in with each other and with your comments about Star Trek: Voyager season 1. From command style to costume choices, you sent us your thoughts, and we answered them. Sponsored by listeners like you -

    Sci-Fi 5 Billy Campbell born - July 7, 1959

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 5:01

    Happy birthday to Billy Campbell - the one-time "Outrageous Okona," who flew onto the big screen as "The Rocketeer." Find out what else he's up to and how he's a part of the next generation Rocketeer story on today's Sci-Fi 5! Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Vic Sage  Hosted by Earl Green  Music by Devin Curry

    Sci-Fi 5 Star Cops premieres on BBC2 - July 6, 1987

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 5:01

    During a time when Sci-Fi shows were on the brink of being cut from British television, one show stood as a beacon of hope for the scene, Star Cops. Find out all about the show's creation, rise, and fall into obscurity on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Earl Green Hosted by Roberto Lewis  Music by Devin Curry

    The Trek Files: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast 8-22 Apology letter to Gene Roddenberry - 1968

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 15:41

    A story of missing scripts and studio security and the aftermath of repairing a relationship. Judy Burns drops by The Trek Files again to share more stories about "The Tholian Web" and clear up a mystery more than 50 years in the making. See the documents: facebook.com/thetrekfiles Visit the Trekland site for behind-the-scenes access and exclusive merchandise.

    Sci-Fi 5 Roswell UFO incident - July 5, 1947

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 5:01

    It was 45 years ago today that mysterious debris was found on a ranch near Roswell, NM, kicking off popular speculation about visitors from another world. Just how many aliens crashed in the desert southwest? Find out on today's Sci-Fi 5. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Johnny Kolasinki Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry