Holding Out for a Hero

Holding Out for a Hero

I look at the superhero and Sci-fi genres in TV, movies and comic books and talk about what I think of them and how they relate to the world around us. Cover art photo provided by TK Hammonds on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@tkristin Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/support

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April 28, 2022 27 min

Today I look at Max Headroom Episode 4 in filming order (not broadcast order) called "War". I give my commentary on the importance of Elon Musk buying Twitter and the role and responsibility of the news media.

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Today I look at Max Headroom Episode 4 in filming order (not broadcast order) called "Security Systems". I evaluate the predictions about tech companies, identity theft, tracking, cashless society and social engineering. 

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Security Systems Website

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April 3, 2022 25 min

Today I look at Max Headroom Episode 3 in filming order (not broadcast order) called "Rakers". I evaluate the predictions about hoverboards, video phones, credit cards, space shuttles and extreme sports.  

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Rakers Website

Rakers episode on TubiTV

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March 27, 2022 37 min

Today I look at Max Headroom Episode 2 in filming order (not broadcast order) called "Body Banks". I evaluate the predictions about organ harvesting, Tv's everywhere, live streaming and small independent broadcasters.  

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Body Banks Website

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October 3, 2021 35 min

I start out a new series looking at the TV show Max Headroom. The first episode is call "Blipverts" and I will be talking advertising, the Internet and artificial intelligence. 

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Blipvert Episode

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Max Headroom episode of SciFiTechTalk

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The season finale has a smashing ending, literally. And I have an announcement about future episodes.


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May 25, 2021 30 min

The story is coming to an end... or is it?


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May 23, 2021 1 min

I tell a little about myself and this podcast

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Vanya starts to discover her past, Allison examines her past and Hazel and Agnes hope to make a past together, if the world doesn't end first.


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Now that Number 5 has hit the reset button and completely change the previous episode, let's see what is going on now. Klaus is getting sober and Luther is getting drunk. Hazel wants to get together but not with Cha-Cha. Diego is in jail and Alison has to save the day. And you know how people always say "You'll take your eye out"?. Well Harold , I mean Leonard, finally does. Bard on the Playlist Website McPeek Po...
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Klaus gets his man - until he doesn't, the gang comes together to fight like a team until they can't and Cha-Cha is to take out Hazel until she won't. But none of that makes any difference because Number 5 hits the reset button.



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May 11, 2019 11 min

Number Five grows a plan, Klaus starts to grow up, Vania starts to grow more powerful and Hazel wants to grow somewhere else.



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Luther and Allison grow apart, Klaus get sober, Number Five gets drunk and Vanya’s boyfriend gets weirder



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Mom has issues, there’s a shoot out at the Academy and Vanya is just Extra Ordinary --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/support
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We learn more about the characters as they start to interact with one another --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/support
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I look at the first episode of the Umbrella Academy, talk about the characters and what I think of the episode. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/holdingoutforahero/support
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