The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy

Thawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising.

It has been almost thirty years since Heir to the Empire was released and Star Wars fans were introduced to a completely different type of villain, since then Thrawn has not only become more popular but he's also joined the rank of canon.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about Timothy Zahn's latest Star Wars book, Thawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising. We discuss The Ascendancy, Thawn, Thawn's allies, taking risks, art, politics and war, a benevolent villain, the phantom in the chaos, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Ascendancy (00:04:42)
The Nine Ruling Families (00:14:18)
The Sky-walkers (00:21:40)
Thrawn (00:24:46)
Thrawn's Allies (00:33:55)
Taking Risks (00:39:23)
Art (00:42:09)
Politics and War (00:44:17)
Benevolant Villain (00:52:48)
The Phantom in the Chaos (00:57:46)
Ratings (01:00:20)
Recommendations (01:03:06)

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)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-299.mp3
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Starship Troopers.

In 1959 Robert Heinlein released one of the most influential as well as controversial Sci-Fi books of all time, it would win the Hugo Award for best novel but would have to wait till 1997 to receive a film adaptation.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Starship Troopers. We discuss from book to movie, response, citizenship through service, going to war for love, outlandish things, the cast, bugs and effects, the soundtrack, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Contest Winner (00:01:)
From Book to Movie (00:03:56)
Response (00:13:46)
Citizenship Through Service (00:16:35)
Going to War for Love (00:24:41)
Outlandish Things (00:30:15)
The Cast (00:36:55)
The Bugs and Effects (00:43:19)
The Soundtrack (00:48:10)
Ratings (00:50:16)
Recommendations (00:53:04)

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-298.mp3
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The Old Guard.

2020 has lead everyone to look for new content that they can stream from home and services like Netflix have worked to provide customers something worth watching.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Old Guard. We discuss from comic to screen, the story, problems with immortality, the cast, the time you are given, a sequel, the soundtrack, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
From Comic to Screen (00:04:51)
The Story (00:07:14)
The Problems of Immortality (00:15:22)
The Cast (00:27:20)
The Time You Are Given (00:39:29)
A Sequel (00:42:46)
The Soundtrack (00:44:46)
Ratings (00:46:39)
Recommendations (00:48:22)

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-297.mp3
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Tenet.

Christopher Nolan has become one of the greatest filmmakers of our time and his latest movie has reopened theaters around the world, finally allowing fans the opportunity to see it where it belongs, on the big screen.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about Tenet. We discuss being back in the theater, the big screen, hitting the ground running, the mechanics of time, the cast, respecting the actors, Nolan's new cynicism?, the soundtrack and our ratings.

Chapters
Back in the Theater (00:03:15)
The Big Screen (00:08:06)
Hits the Ground Running (00:10:20)
The Mechanics of Time (00:24:40)
John David Washington (00:38:38)
Pattinson and Branagh (00:43:02)
Elizabeth Debicki (00:48:37)
Respecting the Actors (00:53:10)
Nolan's New Cynicism? (00:57:41)
The Soundtrack (01:07:03)
Ratings (01:09:26)

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)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-296.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Three Musketeers.

There are movies from childhood that stay with you, becoming part of who you are, many of them you might return to and feel the same things you did as a kid and others you rewatch and they just don't hold up.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris put Disney's The Three Musketeers to the test. We discuss our original experiences, the production, the sword fights, reception, the cast, power for power's sake, faith, the soundtrack, rating and recommendations.

Chapters
Original Experiences (00:03:59)
Production (00:06:05)
The Sword Fights (00:10:33)
The Reception (00:12:57)
Chris O'Donnell (00:16:51)
Kiefer Sutherland (00:21:00)
Charlie Sheen (00:21:13)
Oliver Platt (00:25:41)
Rebecca De Mornay (00:27:40)
Tim Curry (00:32:49)
Michael Wincott (00:35:47)
Power for Power's Sake (00:39:34)
Faith (00:42:11)
The Soundtrack (00:47:10)
Ratings (00:49:20)
Recommendations (00:51:00)

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-295.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

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