Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Introducing Planetary Union Network: The Orville Fan Podcast
If you've had a chance to listen to the most recent episode of N3rd World, you know that I've fallen in love with The Orville. Go check that out to hear my full thoughts, but the short version is that when I first heard about the show, I wrote it off as not for me. And when the early reviews came out, I felt justified in my dismissing it. Nobody seemed to like the show. But then it finally premiered and the fans got a chance to see it.
Fan response has been very different from the professional critics and one of the loudest of those fans was my pal and N3rd World co-host Dan Taylor. He got me curious about it, so I caught up last week and now I'm totally hooked. I joined Dan and his co-host Joe Quickle on their Planetary Union Podcast this week to talk about The Orville Episode 4: "If the Stars Should Appear."
They were slumming by having me on. Their first couple of guests were people who've actually appeared on the show: Patrick Cox (Justin the Ogre) and Brett Rickaby (the spiny-headed alien from Episode 2). And they've got other awesome people from the show coming later. What I have that those folks don't have though is availability to be there every week, so when Dan and Joe graciously offered me a regular spot on PUN after we recorded, I jumped at it. If you're an Orville fan, you should definitely check out the show. It's gonna be a good one.
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