An unoffical fan-cast about SyFy's television series The Expanse, and the books it was based on. Once a week four friends recap and discuss each episode as the story unfolds
info_outline Episode 35: S3E10 Dandelion Sky 06/28/2018
Episode 35: S3E10 Dandelion Sky Scott, Caitlin, Ben, and Muhammad talk about S3E10: Dandelion Sky, and work on their pronunciation and exploration of motivation. We're coming down to the end, folks. How can this all wrap up in three more episodes?
info_outline Episode 33: S3E8 It Reaches Out 06/08/2018
Episode 33: S3E8 It Reaches Out Scott, Ben, Muhammad, Caitlin talk about The Expanse, S3E8: It Reaches Out. Well, Scott doesn't talk about it much, because he hadn't seen the episode at the time we recorded this. Having a job really cuts into his podcast-prep/sci-fi consumption.
info_outline Episode 30: S3E5 Triple Point 05/17/2018
Episode 30: S3E5 Triple Point Ben, Caitlin, Scott, Muhammad and special guest, Heidi discuss the sad news this week about SyFy's boneheaded move to cancel the show, and carry on to talk about S3E5 of The Expanse. #SavetheExpanse #screamingfirehawks
info_outline Episode 25: Leviathan Wakes Chapters 21-30 01/18/2018
Episode 25: Leviathan Wakes Chapters 21-30 New year! New Episode! Scott, Ben, Caitlin, & Muhammad talk about chapters 21-30 of Leviathan Wakes. We are hoping to get back into a more regular schedule this spring and looking forward to Season 3! Read more at http://expansecast.libsyn.com/#rTWaLgi14fbB4KU6.99
info_outline Episode 22: The Martian 05/28/2017
Episode 22: The Martian Caitlin, Ben, Muhammad, and Scott discuss Ridley Scott's The Martian. The James S. Coreys and author of the Martian, Andy Weir came to the conclusion that The Martian is part of Expanse universe, so we look back at some distant Mickey history. Coming up: In June we'll be talking about the first 10 chapters of Leviathan Wakes, join us on the facebook group to give us your thoughts.
info_outline Episode 21: Nightmare in Space 04/25/2017
Episode 21: Nightmare in Space Ben, Caitlin, Scott, & Muhammad gather together to close out season 2 of SyFy's The Expanse. Join us for an extra long episode as we discuss S2E13 Caliban's War. The Roci crew is reunited and deals with a Nightmare at 20,000 Feet situation. Cotyar plays Christian to Chrisjen's Cyrano, but with more guns & blood. JP Meow's crew underestimate the tenacity of a Martian Marine as she goes into full WWE-mode. And the poor bastards in the research ship Arbogast become a science experiment for the protomolecule. For the off-season, we'll be doing monthly episodes on The Martian as well as the books and novellas already covered by the show.
info_outline Episode 20: Don't Talk Down to Me, Ishmael 04/18/2017
Episode 20: Don't Talk Down to Me, Ishmael Scott, Muhammad, Ben, and Caitlin discuss SyFy’s The Expanse S2:E12 The Monster & The Rocket. Errinwright throws a Hail Mary in the form of a torpedo. Chrisjen gets put in the corner. Bobbi hits the buffet. Holden plays Captain Ahab while Prax looks through Mei colored glasses. Naomi puts Amos down for a nap and fixes the last bus out of Ganymede. And the Roci picks up a stowaway. Phew. Season 2 has just been packed.
info_outline Episode 19: We? 04/11/2017
Episode 19: We? Caitlin, Scott, Muhammad, and Ben discuss SyFy’s The Expanse S2E11: Here There Be Dragons. Alex and Roci get some quality time together. Bobbi goes for a little jog. Chrisjen gets an offer she can't refuse. Prax, Holden, Naomi & Amos break up a pizza party. Oh, and there's some nut walking around outside without a vac suit.
info_outline Episode 18: Classic Country 04/04/2017
Episode 18: Classic Country Muhammad, Scott, Ben & Caitlin discuss SyFy's The Expanse S2:E9 Cascade. Bobbi meets a nice doctor and gets an exciting job offer. Amos finds new uses for canned chicken. Errinwright goes to confession. Prax does a little gardening. And Alex is straight chilling with some classical music.
info_outline Episode 17: Hyanus 03/27/2017
Episode 17: Hyanus Ben, Caitlin, Scott, and Muhammad discuss SyFy's The Expanse S2E9: The Weeping Somnambulist. Bobbi goes to earth and struggles with gravity and the lies she is supposed to tell. Prax offers constructive criticism of "the plan." Holden finally realizes the downside of his 'shoot first' policies. Avasarala pulls a ghostbuster's librarian. And it's good to remember the truism about Russia's history "And then it got worse."
info_outline Episode 16: Mic Check 03/21/2017
Episode 16: Mic Check Scott, Muhammad, Ben, & Caitlin discuss S2E8 of SyFy's The Expanse. Quick note, Scott's mic is messed up for the first 10 minutes, but it gets better. Naomi keeps the charade going. Amos doesn't like feelings. Fred's missteps catch up with him. And nobody puts Baby in the corner. I mean, nobody shoots Drummer and lives.
info_outline Episode 15: Are You Down With OPA? 03/13/2017
Episode 15: Are You Down With OPA? Caitlin, Ben, Muhammad, & Scott discuss S2:E7 of SyFy's The Expanse "The Seventh Man." The stakes get higher. Bobbie gets put through the wringer. Holden acts like an asshole. Fred miscalculates his strength, and Dawes runs the table. With friends like these...
info_outline Episode 14: Pistachios & Black Licorice 03/06/2017
Episode 14: Pistachios & Black Licorice Scott, Muhammad, Ben, and Caitlin discuss Syfy's The Expanse, S2E6: Paradigm Shift. It's an odd episode, where Epstein narrates from beyond the grave, Naomi has a Dawes-like heel turn, and Amos & Alex work out their own personal bro-code. Chrisjen does a fair impression of Jules from Pulp Fiction though, and that's nice.
info_outline Episode 13: Proto-Clorians 02/27/2017
Episode 13: Proto-Clorians Muhammad, Scott, Ben, and Caitlin discuss S2E5 "Home" of The Expanse. Earth takes a bold step in nuclear arms reduction. Fred Johnson has a pet name for Holden. Chrisjen Avasarala waits for the world to end. And Miller falls in love with a sentient crystal. We cover all that and more. Join us, won't you?
info_outline Episode 12: Casual Nukes 02/20/2017
Episode 12: Casual Nukes Ben, Caitlin, Scott, and Muhammad discuss S2E4 "Godspeed" of SyFy's Expanse. In this episode we learn that Caitlin's power comes from cat photos, Ben declares physics are magical, Muhammad doesn't like french fries in breakfast burritos, Scott decides he's an explosive designer, and our listeners ask excellent questions.
info_outline DJ Eros: EDM of Doom 02/13/2017
DJ Eros: EDM of Doom Caitlin, Muhammad, Ben & Scott take on S2E3 of The Expanse. Dresden is dead, Miller isn't welcome, and Alex can't stop reliving his mistakes. Ben & Scott are interchangable. Muhammad declares his undying allegiance to Earth. And Caitlin hates the word "pod."
info_outline Episode 10: Corners & Edges 02/07/2017
Episode 10: Corners & Edges Scott, Ben, Muhammad, & Caitlin tackle all the important details of Season 2, Episodes 1 & 2 of The Expanse. Like how awesome is Chrisjen's wardrobe? Or Alex's genius of baking a lasagne in a corner & edges pan. Not to mention the looming inter-planetary war, the rogue scientists using hundreds of thousands of belters as an experiment, or how quickly Amos will choke you out if you take a swing at him.
info_outline Episode 9: A Dearth of Vomit Zombies 01/30/2017
Episode 9: A Dearth of Vomit Zombies Caitlin, Scott, Muhammad & Ben are back to wrap up season 1 of The Expanse. In this episode we range far and wide comparing elements of the Expanse to Star Wars, Game of Thrones, BSG, and god knows what else. Unfortunately in this episode we had technical glitch and lost about 15 minutes towards the end. Sigh.