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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.
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Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about hopes and disappointments … from the MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS and AVATAR to the misadventures of Captains Picard and Pike – all on today’s ROADTRIPPIN’ podcast.
Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about movie and tv spoilers, why people spoil other people’s fun, and what should be done with those who do it – all on today’s ROADTRIPPIN’ podcast.
Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk politics and specifically why things seem to be so broken. Is there hope for the future? And if so, how do we get there? It’s not your typical entertainment podcast – but it sure felt good to have the talk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about our country’s obsession with quantity over quality. Are they being overly judgmental or are they just connoisseurs of culture? Maybe they should pay more attention to the road – you decide.
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?
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.
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.
Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden are intrigued by the teaser trailer that dropped today for THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER. On today’s ROADTRIPPIN’ podcast, we talk about why it works and why the DCEU won’t ever be like the MCU no matter how hard Warner Bros/Discovery tries.
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.”
Mike Bawden and Robert Meyer Burnett discuss where the term “Post-Geek Singularity” comes from, why it’s appropriate and the power of storytelling on today’s ROADTRIPPIN’ podcast.
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