A disturbance in the Force: Decoding the fan response to ‘The Last Jedi’ – The ESO Network

It’s now been about a month since “The Last Jedi” opened in theaters, and I feel like the dust is finally starting to settle a bit surrounding this surprisingly polarizing entry in the Star Wars franchise. By now everyone has probably decided how they feel about the film, one way or the other, and I don’t really want to stir up the controversy again. 😉 This article isn’t designed to be another discussion of the film itself; rather, I’d like to take a look at the overall fan reaction to this film, which has been absolutely fascinating to watch. In […]

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Timestamp #139: Vengeance on Varos – The ESO Network

Timestamps Featured ImageDoctor Who: Vengeance on Varos (2 episodes, s22e03-e04, 1985)   It’s a hit-and-miss meta-adventure. On a rocky red planet dominated by domes, a chained man is being tortured on television. Arak and Etta, our court jesters representing the common man in this play, complain about their mandatory entertainment choices, compulsory voting, and less-than-pleasing TV dinners. The whole thing is very 1984 meets The Running Man (or, if you’d rather for the sake of temporal argument, the novel version). Simultaneously, The Doctor is repairing the console on the TARDIS. Peri questions his skills, remarking on all of the traumatic events since they left Telos. […]

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The Watch-A-Thon of Rassilon: Episode 71: Invasion of the Dinosaurs (Always Benton! Never Yates!) – The ESO Network

The Watch-A-Thon of Rassilon: Episode 71: Invasion of the DinosaursToni and Joe are joined by Ray Friesen of @thefoggiestcomic to discuss time eddy safety training and things that are dinosaur adjacent in the Classic Doctor Who serial Invasion of the Dinosaurs. This episode is brought to you by Friend of Rassilon bisexualbrigadier. If you’re interested in being a Friend of Rassilon, click here. Download • YouTube •  Subscribe on Feedburner • Subscribe on iTunes • Patreon

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Myopia: Defend Your Childhood – #148 – The Addams Family (1991) – The ESO Network

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, They’re all together ooky, the Addams Family. This week on Myopia: Defend Your Childhood, we have a feel good bit of fun with the Addams Family! Is it silly, yes! Is it funny, yes! Does it have a recognizable song that we try to sing despite being on Skype? You bet! Enjoy! Join Larry (our founder and comedy writer forMST3K season 11), Candace of Lips Down On Dixie, and I tackle Flesh Gordon, and then attempt to scrub off the unclean feelings! Afterwards, join us at CO for a meet and greet […]

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Timestamp #138: Attack of the Cybermen – The ESO Network

Timestamps Featured ImageDoctor Who: Attack of the Cybermen (2 episodes, s22e01-e02, 1985)   After some time off, the Doctor has gotten better. The adventure begins with two unfortunate sewer workers who find a shiny new brick wall where one should not be. One of them investigates, but the other is attacked by an unknown force. On the TARDIS, the Doctor is working on the capsule’s circuitry, specifically the chameleon circuit. Peri is concerned that he is over-exerting himself after his recent trauma, but the Doctor disregards her. When she suggests some relaxation he agrees and sets course, but something draws the TARDIS […]

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