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The Alien Franchise

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Release Date: 11/06/2019

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome photographer Blake Griffin to the show to chat about the Alien Franchise. Everybody involved is a fan and they really go deep on this one. From the cinematic perfection that are Alien and Aliens to the triumphs and tragedies of the comics and video games. We dig into the franchise and leave very few stones unturned. So climb into your power loader and strap in because in podcasting nobody can hear you scream. (That's not true, we hear Kyle scream on this podcast all the time. Zing!)

 

Weekly Rads:

 

Kyle – HBO's Watchen (show)

 

Matthew – The Outer Worlds (video game)

 

check out Laura's new designs on TeePublic!!!

 

Guys, Kyle's new album Absolute Terror is offfically out!!! Get it wherever you stream music... no for real... do it now... please...

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