You never know where this road will take you next.

Friends and business partners, Mike Bawden and Robert Meyer Burnett, talk about pop culture, genre entertainment, and their plans for the future every day while RMB commutes to work. These podcasts give Imagination Connoisseurs a look behind the curtain hiding the day-to-day operations of the Post-Geek Singularity.

Do you have thoughts about genre entertainment, pop culture or the state of the Post-Geek Singularity? Rob and Mike want to hear it all. All you have to do is click here to start.

What a strange week it’s going to be in the PGS

What a strange week it’s going to be in the PGS

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about the upcoming debut of ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’, recent casting announcements for the series, what to expect from Dr. Strange, and the passing of comics legend Neal Adams.

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The World needs the world of AVATAR 1 and 2

The World needs the world of AVATAR 1 and 2

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about Rob’s impressions from CinemaCon 2022 which wrapped up yesterday – and what he thought about the presentation of AVATAR: THE WAY OF THE WATER.

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The allure of prequel storytelling and why it’s killing the things we love.

The allure of prequel storytelling and why it’s killing the things we love.

Co-host Mike Bawden is left to his own devices for today’s podcast (Rob is busy at CinemaCon), so he replays an intriguing segment from a previous ROBSERVATIONS episode and then goes on to explain why prequel storytelling is problematic and can lead to a number of problems for a creative franchise. And some of them can be fatal.

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Last of the Red Hots Lovers

Last of the Red Hots Lovers

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden chat about what Rob has seen so far at Day One of Cinemacon 2022. David Cronenberg’s CRIMES OF THE FUTURE (which included a “bonkers” trailer), wasn’t the only thing that was “red hot” at the con today. Rob shares his particular affinity for the theater candy staple known as Red Hots.

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Cinemacon 2022 preview and the importance of shared stories

Cinemacon 2022 preview and the importance of shared stories

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about what Rob expects to see at Cinemacon 2022 when he’s there this Tuesday through Thursday as well as the importance of creating and sharing stories to maintain and creative, civil, and healthy society.

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Is Netflix’s financial emergency just business as usual?

Is Netflix’s financial emergency just business as usual?

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about the recent beating Netflix took on Wall Street, losing nearly 35% of its value in a single day based on the news that the service is expecting to lose 2.2 million customers in 2022. That’s bad news for Netflix and will result in some major changes at the streamer. But is this a special occurrence or business as usual for streamers now? How do you grow when you hit market saturation?

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When does character backstory become TMI?

When does character backstory become TMI?

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about the overuse of character backstory in many of the genre movies and television shows produced today. Worldbuilding and lore are important tools for the genre storyteller – but too much of a reliance on the past can make your story and characters stall out in the present. 

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James Cameron and taking verisimilitude to a whole new level.

James Cameron and taking verisimilitude to a whole new level.

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden discuss the works of James Cameron as well as his passion for achieving verisimilitude in every project he takes on. Rob relates his story of meeting and interviewing Cameron at USC and what he learned from that experience. And the two discuss why many current filmmakers and showrunners don’t seem as concerned about verisimilitude in their projects.

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Responding to the coming content crisis

Responding to the coming content crisis

Dissatisfaction with the way our favorite franchises are being handled by their corporate minders isn’t just a case of OG fan gatekeeping. On today’s ROADTRIPPIN’ podcast, we talk about the significant issues that are represented by bad storytelling, poor writing, and, maybe most concerning, apathy when it comes to finding a way to work through the coming “content crisis.”

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Thoughts on BRONSON.

Thoughts on BRONSON.

Imagination Connoisseur, Tommy Mårtensson, shares his thoughts on BRONSON, the 2008 film about Britain’s most violent criminal, played by Tom Hardy. It’s a disturbingly good film and available on physical media.

New podcasts added for PGS streams

New podcasts added for PGS streams

New podcasts of PGS livestreams from this past weekend were posted online today with even more episodes scheduled to go live tomorrow. You can subscribe to PGS podcasts on your favorite podcast platform or directly from the PGS website.

Remembering Fred Ward and enjoying a little SOUTHERN COMFORT.

Remembering Fred Ward and enjoying a little SOUTHERN COMFORT.

Walter Hill’s SOUTHERN COMFORT, released in 1981, is in the same vein as John Boorman’s DELIVERANCE (a 70s classic) and stars Fred Ward, Keith Carradine and Powers Boothe. Imagination Connoisseur, Tommy Mårtensson, shares his thoughts on the film.

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

Scouring the far reaches of the Internet and Post-Geek Singularity to bring you news about your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy and genre entertainment, this is today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

Happy Twilight Zone Day!

Happy Twilight Zone Day!

Celebrate National TWILIGHT ZONE Day today by checking out our gallery of shots from the classic series that aired from 1959 – 1964. The show, created by Rod Serling, broke a lot of ground for those that followed including classics like Star Trek and Kolchak: The Night Stalker.

PGS Transmissions for May 11, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 11, 2022

We take a look at the original version of The Twilight Zone (it IS Twilight Zone Day, after all) and we catch up on the latest buzz inside the PGS. Plus genre entertainment, pop culture, and weird science news from throughout the known galaxy with today’s TRANSMISSION.

The color of terror.

The color of terror.

Imagination Connoisseur, Tommy Mårtensson, shares his thoughts on the 2019 horror film, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, directed by Richard Stanley. During a time when there are so many remakes and reboots, it’s nice to see something uniquely horrifying hit the theaters.

PGS Transmissions for May 10, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 10, 2022

Should mankind mine the moon? There’s a much more serious debate going on about this than you might realize. Also, are movies making a comeback – Dr. Strange might have been just what the doctor ordered. Plus genre entertainment, pop culture, and weird science news from throughout the Post-Geek Singularity with today’s TRANSMISSION.

Is there no hope for Star Wars?

Is there no hope for Star Wars?

Imagination Connoisseur Tommy Mårtensson thinks it may be time to leave Star Wars behind. Has a steady stream of disappointing sequels and series convinced Tommy to move on?

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