Episode 10: Duncan Dune-nuts

Somehow both our grossest and sexiest episode yet

Dune! One of the most famous and acclaimed sci-fi novels finally gets the Tangent Space treatment. From the sprawling and crazy later books to the David Lynch movie and the film that almost was from Jodorowsky, we have a lot to talk about in this episode. We’re talking battle pugs (yes, seriously), riding the sandworm with Toto blasting, sex ninjas, and seeing the future while tripping out on spice. Come with us as we walk arithmetically on the sand and praise Shai-Hulud! (A good crop of related links on the full post.)

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Episode 6: Procedural Dreaming

Randomness all the way down

Whoops! We (okay, it’s all John’s fault) are a bit late in making a post for our most recent episode. If you didn’t catch it yet we discuss procedural generation, a cool and mathy way of creating everything from art to entire virtual worlds. Somehow it all comes back to The Truman Show even as we get to geeky video games, choose your own adventure books, and more:

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Episode 2: Covenant

The head of Fassbender

Hey, it’s Episode 2! Fresh off of Brandon’s computer (once again cutting, mixing, and producing), we discuss the movie Alien: Covenant, the sequel to Prometheus, which we talked about in Episode 1. What did we think? Did John hate himself for watching another Prometheus movie, or was it more like Alien(s)? And did Brandon come up with more theories for the ultimate biological weapon? Only one way to find out…

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Episode 1: Prometheus

It begins...

This is the very first episode of Tangent Space! Brandon and John discuss the 2012 Ridley Scott film Prometheus ahead of the sequel out now, Alien: Covenant. One liked it, one hated it, and they dive into theories to interpret the movie.

Intro and outro music is courtesy of Brandon Anderson, who also did all the mixing and producing of this episode.