The Earth Station One Podcast Episode 316 – Penny Dreadful – The ESO Network

On this episode, the ESO crew takes a look at that other fantastical British-American series that airs on a pay cable channel. Mike, Mike, Jennifer Hartshorn, and Mark Heffernan flip through the first two seasons of the gothic melodrama. Plus, writer/director Frank Fradella is in need of a faithful companion to help him survive the … Continue reading

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The Earth Station One Podcast Episode 278 – The History of Animation pt IV – 1970’s & 80’s – The ESO Network

In our fourth installment of American animation through the ages, the ESO crew cover two decades when cartoons were everywhere! Mike, Mike, Mark Heffernan, and Michael French discuss Disney’s struggle to reinvent itself, the rise and commercialization of Saturday mornings, and some cartoons that were definitely not for kids. We also chat with artist Kelly … Continue reading

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Earth Station One Episode 266 – The History of Animation 1950’s – 60’s – The ESO Network

Yabba Dabba Doo!!! The ESO crew presents the third part of the history of American animation with a look one of the biggest game changers since the rotoscope – the advent of television. Mike, Mike, Mark Heffernan, and Jeff Crawford fill up their cereal bowls and bask in the glory of Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, Jay Ward … Continue reading

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Earth Station One Episode 259 – A Look At The Marx Brothers – Earth Station One

On this episode, the station is invaded by five uproariously mad and zany individuals who join together to discuss on of the greatest comedy teams of all-time. Mike “”Elephant in My Pajamas” Faber, Mike “Howdy, I Must Be Going” Gordon, Shiksa “Tootsie-Fruitsie” Ravelli, Kirby “Why a Duck” Bartlett-Sloan, and Mark “Rush to Freedonia!” Heffernan reveal … Continue reading

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Earth Station One Episode 222 – The History of Animation Pt 2 (1930′s – 1940′s) The Rise of the Studios

This week, the ESO crew takes a look at the silly, crazy, merry, and looney cartoons of the 1930’s and 40’s. Mike, Mike, the award-winning author Bobby Nash, and Mark Heffernan discuss the rise of the many animation studios releasing classic shorts that continue to make us smile today. We also catch author Mark Beaulieu … Continue reading

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