Casual Sunday: Interview with Kids about Drones

Published: April 19, 2021, 2:57 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 55 seconds

My first interview! I am interviewing two kids about drones and ocean animals. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Star Trek TNG Season 2 Review: Data Meets Holo-Joe Piscapo! The Outrageous Okona

Published: April 16, 2021, 4:34 p.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 40 seconds

Data tries to learn how to be funny. Is Okona really that outrageous? Can AI have a sense of humor? A lighter episode of TNG. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Star Trek TNG Season 2 Review: It's Alive! Elementary, Dear Data

Published: April 13, 2021, 3:57 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 55 seconds

Geordi LaForge creates a self aware hologram by accident. Where did Gene Roddenberry come up with the idea of the holodeck? And seeking new life in artificial intelligence --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Creator of the Month: Robert Bloch Comparing Star Trek's Catspaw and Broomstick Ride

Published: April 11, 2021, 5:42 p.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 35 seconds

My first test episode. Comparing Catspaw and Broomstick Ride both by the Robert Bloch and the topic of Cosmic Horror. I hope to do a fuller episode soon. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Star Trek TNG Season 2 Review: RIP Ensign Haskell! Where Silence Has Lease

Published: April 2, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 12 seconds

Today we remember the redshirt Ensign Haskell who was murdered by Nagilum in the Morgana Quadrant. We will discuss the poem The Spell of the Yukon by Robert W. Service --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Star Trek TNG Season 2 Review: Troi's Pregnant! The Child

Published: March 30, 2021, 2:48 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 33 seconds

I will be comparing The Child in The Next Generation and the Star Trek Phase 2, discuss energy beings wanting to be human, and brood parasitism --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Creator of the Month: Robert Bloch

Published: March 30, 2021, 2:47 p.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 36 seconds

Today I will talk a little about the Robert Bloch the author of various genres including science fiction. He is best known for Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper, Sorcerer's Apprentice, and Psycho. He also wrote three episodes of Star Trek. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Casual Sunday: Why did I start this podcast?

Published: March 29, 2021, 5:10 p.m.
Duration: 6 minutes 57 seconds

Why I started this podcast. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Creator of the Month: Robert Bloch You Could Be Wrong and Questioning Reality

Published: March 18, 2021, 2:26 p.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 56 seconds

I summarize You Could Be Wrong by Robert Bloch a story about questioning reality. Is it about how veteran's feel when they return back to normal life after war? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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A Very Special Episode: Star Trek The Next Generation S05E12 Violations

Published: March 17, 2021, 2:45 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 51 seconds

We are talking about the very uncomfortable Star Trek The Next Generation episode Violations and Very Special Episodes of the 80's. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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The Five Man Band and the Four Man Band

Published: March 17, 2021, 2:02 p.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 5 seconds

Playing with the tropes of the Five Man Band and the Four Man Band in different movies and shows like Star Trek The Next Generation and the Marvel Cinematic Universe --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Phases

Published: March 15, 2021, 3:30 p.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 20 seconds

I attempt to explain what these Marvel Cinematic Movies phases are all about --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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A Little Talk about Exoplanets

Published: March 15, 2021, 3:04 p.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 53 seconds

A little talk about different kinds of Exoplanets and a new discovery around the star Vega --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Star Trek TNG Season 2 Review: Wesley's First Kiss! The Dauphin

Published: March 8, 2021, 4 p.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 28 seconds

Not all shapeshifters are evil monsters. Some are advanced and friendly. They can fall in love like everyone else. We will discuss the Allasomorphs, tidally locked planets, and Wesley's first kiss! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Scully Almost Makes Out with a Shapeshifter- X-Files- Small Potatoes

Published: March 3, 2021, 5:26 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 42 seconds

I was reading about Zeus changing into a swan to get with Leda and was reminded of an X-Files episode. We took a deep look on Shapeshifters using their abilities to trap prey, now we will look at shapeshifters using their abilities to trick someone into having sex with them, another reason why they can be scary. This time we will look at an episode from the X-Files. I sometimes watch other shows besides Star Trek! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Legends of Hunger and Star Trek: Man Trap

Published: March 2, 2021, 4:02 p.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 59 seconds

We break down The Man Trap and the telepathic shapeshifting salt vampire and compare it to the Couerl, an alien from an old van Vogt story, the Wendigo, and the Sankebetsu Brown Bear Incident. One of my first tries. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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Looking Back at Trek: Firstborn and Back to the Future

Published: Feb. 26, 2021, 5:14 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 46 seconds

I discuss the Star Trek the Next Generation S7 Ep 20 Firstborn, Back to the Future, and the Grandfather Paradox. Poor Alexander! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphacygniscifi/support

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