Best of the Best
Every now and again a show comes along that is a little bit different! Sometimes it is the premise or sometimes it is innovation with new technology, Sanctuary was ground breaking in that it sought input from the Sci Fi community before the show was even aired and then was released for free on YouTube before being picked up by the then Sci Fi, now Syfy channel. In this episode Eugenia and Gerri talk about what they thought of the innovations that came with this show, the interesting Canadian texture that was brought to the show and what it takes in the 21st Century for a show to make it on TV! They interview Ryan Robbins, who plays Henry Foss, the geeky tech wiz and a Lycanthrope. Ryan has been in many Sci Fi and Fantasy shows, he has an impressive IMDB. Eugenia and Gerri would like to thank Oz Comic Con www.ozcomiccon.com and Blue Planet PR www.blueplanetpr.com.au for the interview with Ryan.
Many of us have a favourite cartoon, animated film or Japanese anime and in that, we have a favourite character! As we watch the screen these characters feel alive, we enjoy how they react and how they come across as real, but, they are only 2D frames of some very good drawings hand or computerised and put together with sound! So what really brings these characters to life? In this episode Gerri and Eugenia discuss that, they talk about the words that are said and the actors who make them come alive with their use of voice. They talk to some of the greats in the voice actor world and have interviews with Steve Blum, Kyle Hebert, and Scott McCord but in reality they are not just interviewing these three but hundreds of characters from the world of animation! They would like to thank Bill and Adele from New Zealand, Armageddon Expo catch them at http://armageddonexpo.com/nz/ or http://armageddonexpo.com/au/ for their Australian Expo.
Finally, a big action movie for the beloved little action figures of G.I. Joe. Join Channing Tatum (Hawk), Sienna Miller (The Baroness), Marlon Wayans (Ripcord) and Rachel Nichols (Scarlett) as they take time out from fighting the evil Cobra Command to talk to Women Talk Sci Fi.
In this episode Eugenia and Gerri cover about 70 years of Science Fiction from Doctor Who to Farscape to Stargate with the only actor (well as far as our research shows) that has participated in three of the longest running Sci Fi shows over three continents! Farscape an Aussie Sci Fi show deserves to be watched by so many more Sci Fi fans. With the use of Jim Henson’s puppetry, its strong characters, and how the puppets seemed like real characters with actors bringing them believably to life. Ben Browder talks about how he wanted to work with Jim Henson’s company, loved working on Farscape, his move to Stargate and Doctor Who! Wow Ben Browder could be every Sci Fi fans ultimate actor! Thanks go to Oz Comic Con’s Carissa, Rand, and Maggie from www.ozcomiccon.com.
It’s Eugenia and Gerri’s 50th podcast!! Their special guest interview for this podcast is none other than iconic Sci Fi actor Amanda Tapping. Amanda talks about her commitment to Sanctuary from the webisodes to TV show. Find out how you can support Sanctuary for Kids www.sanctuaryforkids.org a charity started by Amanda, Damien Kindler and Jil Bodie that improves the lives of children around the world needing protection or in crisis. Eugenia and Gerri reminisce about the beginnings of the podcast and their geeky moments! They thank the promoters that make it possible to bring fabulous guests to you. Thanks to Armageddon Expo www.armageddonexpo.com/au for making Amanda available, plus Supanova www.supanova.com.au, First Contact Conventions www.firstcontactconventions.com.au Gifts for the Geek www.giftsforthegeek.com.au The Hub Productions www.thehubproductions.com and Culture Shock www.cultureshockevents.com Make sure you don’t miss the outtakes near the end of the show.
Ianto Jones - From Coffee Maker to Alien Hunter
Submitted by Eugenia on May 23, 2010 at 22:45 pm
Gerri and Eugenia catch up with Gareth David-Lloyd at Melbourne Supanova this year www.supanova.com.au. Gerri and Eugenia thank Daniel and Lionel for their chance to interview Gareth. During the podcast they discuss the character of Ianto and how the coffee making beautifully dressed man became a tragic hero.
They also discuss Gareth’s musical talents and the independent movie that he is currently working on. So in honour of Ianto how about making a cup of coffee, sit down and relax as you listen to Gerri and Eugenia.
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