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22: It’s Cool to Like Apes Again! – with Scott Collura

Do we really have to say it? You want us to say it, don’t you. OK…

The G2V Guys go APE this time around as they’re joined by Scott Collura of IGN.com and the Transporter Room 3 podcast! From the publication of Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel LA PLANETE DES SINGES (MONKEY PLANET) to five feature films, animated and live-action TV series, comics, toys, two reboots, and now the latest chapter in a new incarnation on its way this summer, the PLANET OF THE APES universe has never been more popular. G2V has a search through the Sacred Scrolls, bewares the Beast Man, and trudges through a desert of diverse observations to get to the most shattering secret of all (yes, more shocking than the Statue of Liberty!) – what makes us all fans of those damn, dirty APES?

Now also on YouTube!

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SHOW LINKS:
IGN.com

Transporter Room 3 podcast

The Creepy Hybrid Human-Ape Child Never Used in BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES

Revenge From Planet Ape! (this bizarre voiceover was appended by distributors to a cut US release of 1971’s TOMBS OF THE BLIND DEAD to try to convince moviegoers that the Spanish horror film was somehow connected to the APES franchise due to the tenuous visual design link between the Apes and the mummified Templar zombies in the film – trust us, the whole thing is nuts!)

ALL of the once rare 1981 Galen (Roddy McDowall) bumpers for the TV-movie repackagings of the 1974 television series (Note: Arnold refers to these in the episodes as being used for the original films, but that was incorrect, sorry!):
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 1A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 1B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 2A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 2B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 3A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 3B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 4A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 4B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 5A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 5B

The Carol Burnett Show – Roddy McDowall in a surprising appearance (1974)

Paul Williams appears on Johnny Carson in full Virgil makeup from BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (1973)

MAD TV – The Lost Elvis Movie – The Planet with Some Apes

Terra Primate Roleplaying Game (Eden Studios)

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20: The Geek Aristocracy!

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It’s a new year and a new “Galaxy” for The G2V Podcast as we kick off 2014 with a special episode that turns the spotlight on The G2V Guys themselves: Scott Alan Woodard and Arnold T. Blumberg!

“After six months of producing this podcast and building an audience that we really truly appreciate, we thought it was long past time to introduce ourselves in a substantial way. Who are these guys? Why should you listen to us? What have we done before this podcast began, and what led to the launch of this show? And most importantly for listeners, what amazing stuff do we have planned as we head into our first full year of G2V? This is where all the answers can be found…and there’s even a contest for a FREE prize too!”

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SELECTED LINKS FOR SCOTT:
Scott’s IMDb Page

DOCTOR WHO: THE JUGGERNAUTS

I, DAVROS: GUILT

DOCTOR WHO: ABSOLUTION

DARK SHADOWS: THE RAGE BENEATH

DEADLANDS NOIR (SAVAGE WORLDS)

DARING TALES OF THE SPRAWL

DARING TALES OF THE SPACE LANES

SELECTED LINKS FOR ARNOLD:
OUTSIDE IN: 160 New Perspectives on 160 Classic Doctor Who Stories by 160 Writers (ATB Publishing)

Telos Publishing

THE OFFICIAL OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK GRADING GUIDE

THE BIG BIG LITTLE BOOK BOOK: AN OVERSTREET PHOTO-JOURNAL GUIDE

ZOMBIEMANIA: 80 MOVIES TO DIE FOR

TRIUMPH OF THE WALKING DEAD: ROBERT KIRKMAN’S ZOMBIE EPIC ON PAGE AND SCREEN

THE UNDEAD AND THEOLOGY

 ARNOLD’S APPEARANCE ON FOX (the zombie course is still being taught today!)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:
Gallifrey One

Chicago TARDIS

Dark Delicacies

14: Zombiemania!

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In our final Halloween-themed installment for 2013, The G2V Podcast welcomes a special guest – an internationally recognized zombie expert that co-authored ZOMBIEMANIA: 80 MOVIES TO DIE FOR (with a revised edition titled ZOMBIEMANIA RISES: 100 MOVIES TO DIE FOR on the way, cataloguing about 1,000 films!), teaches a course at the University of Baltimore called “Zombies in Popular Media,” contributed to volumes like TRIUMPH OF THE WALKING DEAD, BRAAAIIINNNSSS!: FROM ACADEMICS TO ZOMBIES, and THE UNDEAD AND THEOLOGY, and lectures on “Zombies: Monsters with Meaning” at symposia, conventions, and festivals. Who is it? None other than G2V co-host Arnold T. Blumberg!

Scott and Arnold look back at the history of zombies in pop culture, where they started, where they shambled (and occasionally ran) in the years that followed until they infected every medium and genre, and what this whole undying zombie craze might actually mean.

Monsters_of_Legend_coverWe also have a special contest this episode! Midnight Syndicate has graciously provided us with a copy of their phenomenal new album that pays tribute to the Universal and Hammer legacy, Monsters of Legend! We’re giving a copy away to the listener who can answer the following trivia question (also presented in the episode). E-mail, post on our Facebook page or in the comments below, send your answer through the post-apocalyptic wilderness, and if you get it right, the CD will be yours!

This movie was the first to introduce the idea that zombies specifically want to eat brains:
A) Night of the Living Dead
B) Dawn of the Dead
C) Nightmare City
D) The Return of the Living Dead
E) Re-Animator

Good luck!

NOTE: This episode was uploaded by an unknown party that discovered the file on a server after being unable to contact either Scott or Arnold. Listeners should be warned that some of what they may hear might be considered…alarming…

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Illustrations from William Seabrook’s THE MAGIC ISLAND

WHITE ZOMBIE (complete film at Archive.org)

WHITE ZOMBIE (novelization by Stephen D. Sullivan)

PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (complete film at Archive.org)

THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (complete film at Archive.org)

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (complete film at Archive.org)

ZOMBIE (original trailer presented from Blue Underground)

The “Video Nasties” (Wikipedia)

“The Trioxin Theme” from THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

AMC’s official THE WALKING DEAD page

Run For Your Lives: The Original Zombie Infested 5K Obstacle Course Race

Zombie Video Games (Wikipedia)

Zombies!!! (Twilight Creations Inc.)

Last Night on Earth (Flying Frog Productions)

All Flesh Must Be Eaten RPG (Eden Studios Inc.)

LEGO Zombie Minifigure Bio! (“Briiiiiiiiiicks…”)

The Walking Dead “Sassy” Rick Grimes Halloween Costume!