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With the Anomaly Supplemental Catchup Initiative has complete, we’re back to recording only a week or two before the podcast comes to you.  Amazing, we know!  First, we spend about 10 minutes catching up with what we’ve been doing, and then begin a somewhat freeform discussion about the current state of Hollywood.

First, we lay out the difference between adaptions, reboots, remakes, reimaginings, and revivals; and then try really hard to use the correct terms for the remainder of the podcast.  We talk about ret-conning versus rebooting; the seven (or maybe 4) different types of stories, and share our theories on why it seems that remakes, reboots, etc just seem to be everywhere.  We pull examples from all over geek culture, including but not limited to:  Jurassic World, Beauty and the Beast, Ghostbusters, Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, and The X-Files.

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Additional Resources & Things We Reference

What KC’s Been Doing

What Sue’s Been Doing

  • TV: RuPaul’s Dragon Race, Arrow, The Flash, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
  • Running: Star Wars Rebel Challenge, Glass Slipper Challenge, Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon, Brooklyn Half Marathon
  • Podcasting: Women at Warp

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About The Hosts

What do you think about the current state of Hollywood?  Send us an email to moregirlygeekz(at), tweet to us @AnomalyPodcast, or join the conversation in our Facebook group or on Tumblr.

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Special Thanks

The theme music for Anomaly Supplemental is the song “I’ll Still be a Geek After Nobody Thinks it’s Chic (The Nerd Anthem)” from the album “Got To Fly” and is used by permission of Marian Call. Visit her website for more information and music.

“Transition” is a parody of “Tradition” from the musical Fiddler on the Roof, and performed by Rick Moyer.

KCCo-Host/ Anomaly Supplemental
After misspellings of her first name and confusion with her middle name sounding like “Klingon,” she now uses her initials as her nom de plume.
SueCo-Host/ Anomaly Supplemental
Sue is a trekkie, a tap dancer, a juggler, a sports fan, an amateur photographer, a Henson fan, a blogger, a theatre nerd, a reader, a board-gamer…and therefore an “Anomaly”.