Elevating The Genre - Smart stuff in the genre world
By Christopher Morrison and Dominic Mah
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This is a podcast examining what makes smart geeky stuff actually smart. Where two working genre creators discuss any element in any “genre” (re: geek) piece of IP/story that raises that piece (or a moment or element in the piece) above the normal expectations of that story's genre. It's all geek love, baby.
||CleanEpisode 15: Great Musical/Song Moments In Geek Culture||Hey, it’s our first episode with a GUEST HOST because Chris is shooting a film, so Dom is joined by filmmaker/musical enthusiast/pop-proto-culture expert H.P. Mendoza to discuss the most elevating musical/song moments in geekdom, including banter ab||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Our Top 9 of 2016 (and goodbye Ms. Fisher)||Ladies and gentlemen! Our top Elevated Genre properties/moments/things/stuff from 2016! Hey, it was a sucky year… but here’s the good stuff! (With some s**t stuff in there too.) 😦 Please don’t forget we are always open to suggestions to what||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: The Hidden Force: Asian Influence on Western Sci-Fi (and a bunch of Rogue One)||That’s right we unpack how Asia is at the core of your favorite sci-fi properties. And, naturally, we can’t resist telling you all what we think of Rogue One. Kurosawa! Lucas! Verne! We gots it all! Please don’t forget we are always open to su||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Holy sidekicks, Robin! (Yeah, sidekicks and a lot of Robin)||All things sidekicks (and a bunch of Robin the Boy Wonder). We know you want one, we know you ARE one once in a while… let’s talk about ’em! Please don’t forget we are always open to suggestions to what you want us to kick around as a to||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11A: Remakes/Reboots/Requels||Due to massive tech issues we are very late and very not visual. But that doesn’t stop us from tackling a HUGE topic like Remakes/Reboots/Requels… why are there so many? why make them? what makes them good? and why do so many blow? Please don’t forg||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: WD Richter and Home for the Holidays (Happy Thanksgiving!)||We celebrate American Thanksgiving by bringing you the deep dive on writer/director WD Richter and his singular Thanksgiving movie (directed by Jodie Foster) Home for the Holidays! Please don’t forget we are always open to suggestions to what you want u||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Akira, Ghost in the Shell, and Miyazaki||PS: I’m no longer calling them the ‘alt-right’, f**k these people. They are Nazis. Period. That’s what they are, white-supremisits with a new name, so I’m not going to use it any longer. Please don’t forget we are always open||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Superheroes and Politics||This week, of all weeks, it’s Superheroes and Politics. We go over multiple properties and their political leanings and the political ideologies behind supers in general. Hey, it’s a bit of an antidote to the s**t-storm of the American electio||11/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Frank Miller (mostly his early work)||Please don’t forget we are always open to suggestions to what you want us to kick around as a topic. Please see the “Suggestion Box” post for that (or feel free to leave a comment below with some ideas.) https://elevatingthegenre.wordpress.com/2016/||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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