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Philip K. Dick Film Festival director Daniel Abella stops by to talk about the upcoming European dates for the now international film festival dedicated to exploring the works and themes of Philip K. Dick, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Robert Anton Wilson, Franz Kafka and others who have explored the metaphysical, the eerie in all its manifestations. What genres get you excited about film festivals? Let us know! Call 602-635-6... Read more

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Jeffrey and Susan Bridges have created a limited indie comics series, Killswitch, available October 16 from Action Lab Comics. They are also the architect's of Pendant Audio, home to many innovative audio dramas, including the newest from writer Geoffrey Thorne, Dreamnasium. Are short run comics series more likely to inspire you to buy on a whim? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an ema... Read more

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Josh Zagoren, the artistic director for WildClaw Theatre, stops by to talk about their 2019 Fall/Halloween stage production, the zombie western "Hell Followed With Her", how the story came to the company, everything going into bringing the production to the stage, and so much more. What special or unusual events do you like to experience for Halloween? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an emai... Read more

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Jason and Heather DeVan, the director and co-writers of Along Came the Devil 2 stop by to talk about the excitement of getting to make a sequel after so much positive feedback from the first film, and how involving family and practical effects makes the horror filmmaking experience all the more fun. Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Paul J. Salamoff, writer/director/producer, stops by to talk about his new feature film, Encounter, and what went into developing the story, getting the movie made, the very deep dives on the themes being explored by these characters, and more. What types of Alien/UFO encounter stories do you enjoy the most? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Randall Lobb, director of "The Crystal Calls: Making The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance", talks about the magic behind the scenes that went into creating the magic we see in the new original series from Netflix. Which classic fantasy film would you not be upset about seeing a reboot, reimagining, or long-awaited sequel be produced? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comment... Read more

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Actor Yannick Bisson (Murdoch Mysteries, Aurora Teagarden Mysteries) talks about his offbeat role in the indie horror HELLmington, how he's eager to play more out-of-the-box roles that break beyond his "good guy" image, and to dive into directing some scifi adventure features. Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Summer is joined by contributing team members NERDSoul, Louis Howley, and Jazz to talk about this week's 40th anniversary screenings of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. We talk about how the film holds up on the big screen after all these years, the highlights and the flaws, and some of the interesting tidbits from the Fathom extras. Where does Star Trek sit in your list of favorite fandoms? Let us know! Call 6... Read more

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Director Robert McCallum returns to talk about making his latest documentary, POWER OF GRAYSKULL: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Which toys or games from your childhood would you be interested in seeing a documentary about? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Actor-singer-director Thom Allison stops by to talk about his groundbreaking crowd-favorite role of Pree on Syfy Channel's Killjoys. We chat about the evolution of Pree from a prominent side character to a main player, and the chameleon-like fun of slowly revealing the inner Pree through costumes and makeup through the years, and more. What makes a character catch your attention and hold it, even years after the show ... Read more

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September 6, 2019 18 min

Slice of SciFi contributors Noah Richman and Louis Howley saw IT: Chapter 2, and are here to discuss things with each other, for you.   [Listen to the show...]

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Director Matt Allen and actress Cheryl Texeira both stop by to chat about making new indie horror feature Hoax, the challenges of making a movie out in the woods, and more. What makes comedy in a horror appealing or exceptional for you? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Actress Shoshana Bush stops by to chat about her role in the new Dread Presents feature Hoax (as personality journalist Bridgette Powers), the fun she had filming and the appeal of that type of horror humor, and more. What makes comedy in a horror appealing or exceptional for you? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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First, writer and director William McGregor talks about creating the gothic atmosphere of Gwen, of filming in Wales, and more. Next, Wicked Witches co-writer and director Martin Pickering talks about creating his witches, how isolation plays a part in how the story unfolds, and more. What story settings & environments get you excited about horror films? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, se... Read more

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Director Arwen Curry stops by to talk about the documentary "Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin", a compelling portrait of a groundbreaking writer, not just of science fiction and fantasy but as an explorer of what it means to be human in worlds and societies rooted in inhumane behaviors. What makes a documentary stand out for you? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!... Read more

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British actress Lara Rossi stops by to talk about her latest role in the indie scifi feature Iron Sky: The Coming Race. She talks about having fun going toe to toe with Udo Kier, flying more space ships, and having a T-Rex on her shelf. We need to get Lara into a new scifi project where she can fly space fighters. What makes you draw the line on a bad movie? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summe... Read more

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Actress, instructor and voiceover artist Jennifer Riker stops by to talk about some of her recent TV and film projects, and about the acting class she teaches at Florida State University. Do you prefer rooting for comics superheroes, or their supervillain counterparts? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Writer and Director Jeffrey Morris, Founder of FutureDude Entertainment, headlined a panel at the International Space Development Conference this past June, and we talk about his scifi feature film, Persephone, his interest in accurate ships and planets for production design (and merchandise!), plus a TV series that's being planned. What space exploration developme... Read more

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Liv Collins, actor and co-writer of Deadsight stops by to talk about making an indie horror movie with two characters who are more vulnerable because of their respective physical conditions. What do you like to see in your zombie apocalypse stories? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!   Read more

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Rod Pyle returns to talk about his two latest books -- "Heroes of the Space Age" and "First on the Moon" -- and the conversation could literally have lasted a few hours. Rod also talks about a few upcoming projects being worked on, a few projects he hopes he can work on, plus some news from the National Space Society. What does the history of the space program -- or future space missions -- mean to you? Let us kno... Read more

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