Aja and Marya join John again to talk about gravity issues, when we think CGI effects are most effective, and what motivates Ripley to question Gorman about his drop experience.
Aja Romano joins John and Marya again to discuss how cool and competent Ferro is, heap praise on editor Ray Lovejoy, and speculate on James Cameron's personal life.
Today, John is joined by guest-host Marya E. Gates and guest Aja Romano to discuss Ripley's mental state as she enters the M577, how we feel about Hudson's cut tirade, and why we think the Marines are wary of Ripley.
We finish out the week with George, Katie, and Margaret by talking about possible meaning's behind Burke's name, what motivated the design of the personnel carrier, and how Hicks seems to be into classy porn.
Katie and Margaret return to talk a ton about puppet animation, discuss our feelings about Ripley's little loader line, and wonder exactly where Bay 12 is.
Katie and Margaret are back to talk to George and John about the loader, how long it might take to get a Class-2 rating, and Stevie Nicks lyrics.
Margaret and Katie return to talk with John and George about farmer slang, James Horner, and those super badass loaders.
This week George Hendricks from The Mogwai Minute helps John welcome character fabricators Margaret Meyer and Katie Mello to talk more about bug huntin', whiny Marines, and looser regulations on military clothing.
Joe Dator and Susan Kruglinski join John for one last time to talk about interrupting Marines, the creative benefits of working under duress, and whether we are giving enough thought to the positive attributes of the Xenomorph.
Joe and Susan are back to talk about punchlines, cornbread, and the true meaning of a bug hunt.
On today's episode, John is again joined by Joe Dator and Susan Kruglinski to talk about corncobs, cornbread, and whether Bishop was programmed to always offer corn to cornless Marines.
Today, New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator and science writer Susan Kruglinski talk with John about the nature of Bishop's programming, the pros and cons of sped-up film, and the fact that Joe is a lifelong cream puff.
This week John is joined by the illustrious New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator and his guest Susan Kruglinski to talk about the caricaturish nature of the Marines, to bestow more love on Vasquez, and to discuss the ethical and possibly comedic ramifications of a sex romp on Arcturus.
Tasha Robinson and Kwame Opam return one last time to talk about the lack of military decorum among the Colonial Marines, Apone's creative bird flip, and issues of appropriate racial representation.
On today's episode, Kwame Opam and Tasha Robinson are back to talk about the nature of cryosleep, our mutual love of Apone, and military issue underwear.
The Verge's Tasha Robinson and Kwame Opam are back to talk about front loading logic cards, Jones' indifference to everything, and the intriguing design of The Sulaco.
Tasha Robinson and Kwame Opam return to talk about Ripley's motivation for returning to LV-426, Adrian Biddle's cinematography, and Burke's possibly strange sexual habits.
On today's episode, John welcomes The Next Picture Show's Tasha Robinson as guest host and The Verge's Kwame Opam as guest to talk about nicotine-free cigarettes, the value of giving a name to Weyland-Yutani, and the disheveled condition of Ripley's apartment.
Today we close out the week with Lindsey Romain and Scott Carelli by talking about corporatocracies, the cringiness of calling a woman "kiddo", and fact that Burke is a creamer.
Today on Alien Minute, John talks with Lindsey and Scott about coffee...and some other stuff, too.