The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy

Star Wars: Shadow Fall.

Alphabet Squadron was able to defeat Shadow Wing but they are far from gone, so the Squad has created a trap they hope Shadow Wing will walk into, but will secrets festering in the Squad undermine everything before they can spring the trap?

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about the second book in the Alphabet Squadron series, Shadow Fall. We discuss setting a trap, Shadow Wing, the biggest hurtle, "Empire Strikes Back" feel, Hera, Secrets, Force cults, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Setting a Trap (00:03:14)
Shadow Wing (00:07:08)
The Biggest Hurtle (00:13:22)
"Empire Strikes Back" Feel (00:21:57)
Hera (00:31:53)
Secrets (00:35:40)
Force Cults (00:38:34)
Ratings (00:44:36)
Recommendations (00:47:32)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-291.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

The writers strike of 2007/2008 had a massive impact on the entertainment industry as television content dried up, movies were either put on hold or had to make due with directors and actors stepping up to make revisions to scripts, yet from this difficult time, there were those that found a way to do something unique.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. We discuss finding this, how it came about, the cast, mirrors, the songs, the humor, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
How We Found This (00:03:46)
How it Comes About (00:06:30)
Neil Patrick Harris (00:16:37)
Earning Acceptance (00:23:23)
Nathan Fillion (00:27:31)
Felicia Day (00:33:47)
Simon Helberg (00:37:56)
Mirrors (00:39:07)
The Songs (00:43:48)
The Humor (00:46:01)
Ratings (00:48:28)
Recommendations (00:49:31)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-290.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Greyhound.

There is a battle in World War II that is often overlooked but was one of the most pivotal, which raged for six years and now Tom Hanks news film brings it to life.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Teresa Delgado to talk about Greyhound. We discuss war movies, being based on a book, shining a light, a human story, Tom Hanks, the sounds of war, realism, ratings and out recommendations.

Chapters
War Movies (00:05:25)
Based on a Book (00:09:24)
Shining a Light (00:16:26)
A Human Story (00:27:16)
Tom Hanks (00:36:39)
The Sounds of War (00:42:11)
Realism (00:45:21)
Ratings (00:54:00)
Recommendations (00:59:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Teresa Delgado

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-289.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

King Kong.

At the age of nine, Peter Jackson saw a movie on television that would change his life forever, that movie was King Kong as it's final scenes left him in tears and spurred his love of fantasy and science fiction for the first time.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Peter Jackson's King Kong. We discuss a personal history, the first script, abandonment and resurrection, the mysterious island, the effects, King Kong himself, the cast, obsession, being alone, stewardship, the music, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
A Personal Journey (00:03:34)
The First Script (00:07:50)
Abandonment and Resurrection (00:10:57)
The Mysterious Island (00:13:18)
The Effects (00:23:28)
King Kong Himself (00:29:38)
The Cast (00:34:43)
Obsession (00:43:21)
Being Alone (00:47:14)
Stewardship (00:52:17)
The Music (00:54:39)
Ratings (00:57:07)
Recommendations (01:00:46)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-288.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Artemis Fowl.

In 2001 the first book in a new fantasy series for kids was released which would spawn seven sequels and lead to a long stay in development hell for a film adaptation, which finally came to an end in 2020 when the movie was released on Disney+.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Artemis Fowl. We discuss our familiarity with the story, a long development, source material differences, true fairy tales, the cast lurking in the shadows, the music, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Familiarity (00:02:47)
A Long Development (00:06:28)
Source Material Differences (00:08:14)
True Fairy Tales (00:14:54)
Ferdia Shaw (00:23:58)
Holly Shaw (00:29:40)
Josh Gad (00:33:03)
Juliet (00:36:58)
Bulter (00:38:23)
Colin Farrell (00:40:52)
Judi Dench (00:44:49)
Lurking in the Shadows (00:47:41)
The Music (00:53:27)
Ratings (00:56:49)
Recommendations (01:00:46)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-287.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:44am MDT

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