Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 77 “A New Hope for the Holidays”

This week’s Disney Detective segment takes a look at a new animation school Disney will be embarking on that builds upon Walt Disney’s legacy with the hope of producing the talented animators of tomorrow at the Promise Youth Animation Academy. Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy introduces us to a new Star Wars Holiday Special, this one done in the style of Lego’s that draws on some of the concepts of the original cult classic 1977 Star Wars Holiday Special.

In Entertainment news we learn that Flash Gordon’s Brian Blessed discovered a fan of his 1980 campy sci-fi film in an unexpected person. Quentin Tarantino has thoughts on what the next Star Trek movie should be and the original series episode it draws inspiration from. We’ll also look at how New York Comic Con will continue it’s story legacy in a similar way to other popular comic book conventions during the COVID-19 lock down.

Finally we’ll finish off with two great Insightful Picks of the week. One a second season recommendation that’s already appeared on the show and the other a pop-culture documentary that no geek should miss.

Show Notes
  • Introduction
    • Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 77 “A New Hope for the Holidays”
    • My caring and loving co-host Michelle Whalen

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  • Disney Detective
    • New Animation School to Build Upon Walt Disney’s Legacy
    • https://insidethemagic.net/2020/08/disney-at-promise-animation-academy-high-school-rwb1/
    • https://bit.ly/30ZDcY7 
      • Walt Disney once said: “Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource – the minds of our children.”
      • Walt was always committed to supporting the next generation of artists and creative minds and now, The Walt Disney Family Museum is continuing his legacy.
      • During the week, the Museum hosted its first ever online fundraiser, An Evening With Alan Menken. The fundraising event began with a ticketed VIP Chat about Alan’s inspiring career and continued with a free performance that featured a medley of Menken’s most famous Disney songs.
      • Highlights included “Under the Sea” and “Poor Unfortunate Souls” (The Little Mermaid), “Be Our Guest” (Beauty and the Beast), “I See The Light” (Tangled), “Proud of Your Boy” (Aladdin Broadway musical), “Suddenly Seymour” (Little Shop of Horrors), and, of course, “A Whole New World” (Aladdin).
      • During the virtual performance, Disney Legend Alan Menken was joined by a special guest. Hamilton creator, actor, composer, and Menken’s friend Lin-Manuel Miranda made an appearance.
      • The duo, who most recently worked on the score for the live-action The Little Mermaid together, shared a number of stories about Disney film songs.
      • Menken and Miranda also spoke about the real star of the evening, the At Promise Youth Animation Academy. According to official information from The Walt Disney Family Museum, this Bay Area high school facility is designed to build upon “Walt Disney’s legacy of fostering the next generation of creative talent (who, like him, come from humble beginnings), as well as the Museum’s own commitment to underserved individuals and communities.”
      • Key points about the new Disney high school animation program are:
        • The Academy will be modeled as a four-year high school, concentrating on recruitment from historically underserved communities.
        • Curricula will center on animation, with a full-length animated film contemplated as a graduation project.
        • Students will receive state-of-the-art animation training, engaging and leveraging the Museum’s industry and academic partnerships.
        • Lessons will be structured around the 12 principles of animation, storytelling, and short film development.
        • This goal is to become a national model for programs in the animation and film industries, utilizing the power of the arts to transform and enrich the lives of students.

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  • Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy
    • These ‘Star Wars’ Fans Hope the New Holiday Special Will Be Better Than the Last One
    • https://www-newsweek-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.newsweek.com/these-star-wars-fans-hope-new-holiday-special-will-better-last-one-1524985?amp=1&fbclid=IwAR0asJIUnz1VutPfyXDV4B_QUuvNS2WJoXU50ZRcnB7I67Lm6ddBOvgKJoA
    • https://bit.ly/31VUgxd 
      • On Thursday, Disney+ announced that a new Star Wars-themed holiday special will hit the streaming service on November 17. The upcoming animated program—dubbed the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special—is set to arrive just in time for Wookie Life Day, which originated from the franchise’s original holiday special, 1978’s much-mocked Star Wars Holiday Special.
      • The new animated special is set after the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Rey prepares to leave her friends to get ready for Kashyyyk’s holiday, but “thanks to a mishap at a mysterious Jedi Temple, Rey will find herself thrown through time, meeting characters from elsewhere (and elsewhen) in the Skywalker Saga, including Yoda, Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi,” THR added. Other iconic heroes and villains from all nine Skywalker saga films will be featured in the special as well—in LEGO form, of course.
      • Fans are hopeful that this Star Wars holiday special will be much better than its predecessor, which included original songs (one sung by Carrie Fisher), bits from comedian Harvey Korman, and an animated segment called “The Faithful Wookie.” It was slammed by fans and critics, but George Lucas maintains that it is part of the Star Wars universe, situated between episodes IV and V.
      • Over on Twitter, folks were mixed in their reactions to the upcoming holiday special. 
        • “Can’t be much worse than the Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978…I hope,” one fan posted. “I’m okay with this,” another added. “Lego animated stuff is more often funny than not. And what are they gonna do….ruin the star wars holiday special?”
        • One fan said they would only watch this special if it was a “shot for shot remake of the original.” (Personally, we can’t imagine why that would interest anyone, but hey! To each their own!)
        • Another wrote that they’re hopeful the LEGO special will pay homage to the kitschy 1978 one; they also said they’d be “severely disappointed” if it doesn’t.
        • Other fans are not excited about this news, and were not afraid to make their feelings known. “Because the other Star Wars Holiday Special went so well!” one person chided on Twitter.
        • “Please tell me this is a joke… right? You guys remember the last time Star Wars did a holiday special right??” another fan tweeted. “Finally! Something that will suck harder than the original Star Wars Holiday Special!” a third wrote.
      • Despite the bad reputation of the 1978 special, some fanatics are just genuinely excited for more Star Wars content. 
        • “I’m not ashamed to admit it…I’m unnaturally excited for the upcoming Lego Star Wars Holiday Special,” one person wrote.
        • “Super excited for this! If anyone should be doing a Star Wars Holiday Special, it’s Lego!” a second chimed in. “The more Star Wars the better! & this seems like it could be a lot of fun!” another tweeted.
      • One brazen fan has even asked for Disney+ to add the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special to its library. Whether or not this holiday wish will be granted remains to be seen.
      • So this November look out for the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special, when it premieres on Disney+ on November 17.

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  • Entertainment News
    • Brian Blessed: Flash Gordon is the Queen’s favourite film
    • https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/aug/10/brian-blessed-flash-gordon-is-the-queens-favourite-film?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook&fbclid=IwAR01PJ7ThwK59l-7P_iBMOCQsknQQm-QaZ-R8c4DCv7pAY3UiD9UwcAcT1s
    • https://bit.ly/2CtNDJN 
      • Brian Blessed has claimed that the Queen revealed to him that her favourite film is Flash Gordon, the 1980 sci-fi in which he stars as Prince Vultan.
      • Speaking about the film’s 40th anniversary to Edith Bowman on Yahoo Movies, the actor said that whenever he goes, people demand he recite his character’s catchphrase.
      • “Everywhere I go, they all want me to say ‘Gordon’s alive!’,” said Blessed. “The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, horses and queens, and prime ministers, they all want me to say ‘Gordon’s alive!’, it’s their favourite film.”
      • He continued: “The Queen, it’s her favourite film, she watches it with her grandchildren every Christmas.”
      • The actor then assumed the Queen’s accent, quoting her as saying: “You know, we watch Flash Gordon all the time, me and the grandchildren. And if you don’t mind, I’ve got the grandchildren here, would you mind saying ‘Gordon’s alive’?”
      • It is unclear when the Queen made the reported disclosure, but she did appoint Blessed an Order of the British Empire for services to arts and charity in 2016 .
      • Little is known of her movie tastes, but it has been claimed she is an avid viewer of small-screen shows such as Pointless, The Bill, Downton Abbey and The Crown.
      • She appeared alongside Daniel Craig’s James Bond in a short film played as part of the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics.
    • Star Trek: Quentin Tarantino’s Movie Reportedly Based on This Classic Episode
    • https://comicbook.com/startrek/news/star-trek-quentin-tarantino-movie-a-piece-of-the-action/
    • https://bit.ly/2EbcHWn 
      • We may now know the inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek movie pitch. A report from Deadline suggests that Tarantino will not direct the film based on the idea he pitched to J.J. Abrams and Paramount Pictures. The report also claims that the film is “based on an episode of the classic Star Trek series that takes place largely earthbound in a 30s gangster setting.” While Deadline muddles the details, this description can only be referring to the Star Trek: The Original Series episode “A Piece of the Action,” written by David P. Harmon and Gene L. Coon and directed by James Komack.
      • In “A Piece of the Action,” the Enterprise is dispatched to the Sigma Iotia II in search of the U.S.S. Horizon, which went missing in the area a century ago. Upon landing on the planet, the Enterprise crew discovers that — in violation of the Prime Directive — the Horizon crew contaminated the development of the Iotian’s pre-warp civilization. Specifically, the Horizon left behind a book titled Chicago Mobs of the Twenties, and the Iotians built their entire society to resemble what they found within the volume.
      • The episode’s gangster setting, with liens of dialog that emulate crime stories, makes the story seem right up Tarantino’s alley. Though Tarantino has said that he’d want to work with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and the rest of that cast, the report suggests that this film would feature a new cast and possibly be more of a spinoff than a direct sequel.
      • While the idea came from Tarantino, the script is from Mark L. Smith. Tarantino has described the film as something akin to Pulp Fiction in space. “If I do it, that’s exactly what it’ll be,” Tarantino said in 2019. “It’ll be Pulp Fiction in space. That Pulp Fiction-y aspect, when I read the script, I felt, I have never read a science fiction movie that has this s*** in it, ever. There’s no science fiction movie that has this in it. And they said, I know, that’s why we want to make it. It’s, at the very least, unique in that regard.”
    • New York Comic Con 2020 Update
    • https://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/About/A-Statement-From-ReedPop-NYCC-2020/
    • https://bit.ly/3h1GqzA 
      • New York Comic Con is more than just a singular event that happens in the city in October. For many, it starts with an eagerly anticipated countdown of days to the show, for others it starts with announcements. The energy always reaches beyond the event itself, seeping into unsuspecting New Yorkers who spot Spider-Man and Wonder Woman on their morning commutes or Goku casually strolling up 34th Street before it suddenly dawns on them: it’s October again and New York Comic Con’s back in town. Here at ReedPop, NYCC is year-round: the conclusion of one show coincides with the beginning of the next.
      • Since 2006, we’ve been assembling this annual celebration of incredibly enthusiastic individuals that make up our wonderful community and gathering them in the pop culture capital of the world, our own Gotham City. NYCC not only supports the growth of small and local businesses and creators, big brands and major studios, but also brings together diverse, passionate fans from around the world for one incredibly jam-packed long weekend with tens of thousands of your closest friends.
      • While we’d much rather be giving you an update today on badges going on sale, it likely comes as no surprise that New York Comic Con 2020’s physical event at the Javits Center will not be able to run as intended. We very sincerely appreciate your patience as we worked with the Javits and local officials to figure out what, if anything, could go on as planned this October. 
      • NYCC doesn’t stop just because we can’t do what we’ve done in the past. Instead, we look to the future: We may not be meeting in the queue hall each morning, but we’re excited to join forces with our sister event, MCM Comic Con in London, to bring you New York Comic Con’s Metaverse, our new online portal dedicated to delivering pop culture experiences, right into your homes NYCC weekend, October 8-11. We are partnering with YouTube to bring to life four days of incredible content from the biggest studios, publishers and creators in the business. This is your chance to interact with your favorite creators and celebrity guests, and most importantly, the opportunity to engage with other members of this vibrant community of ours. Metaverse October guest announcements, exhibitor profiles, and other information will be available at findthemetaverse.com.
      • We can’t thank you enough for how supportive and understanding you’ve all been as we’ve cancelled nearly all our ReedPop events this year. It’s been amazing to see the community turn out, time and time again, in support of our exhibitors and creators. The loss of virtually all conventions in 2020 has leveled a devastating blow on their businesses. We ask that you continue to support them, and we will be bringing new opportunities and platforms that will make it even easier for you to shop their products and artwork straight from your home.
      • If you’re anything like us and you can’t wait until October to get your fix of great pop culture content, we invite you to join our pals at Emerald City Comic Con, Keystone Comic Con, Florida Supercon, and MCM Comic Con Manchester for ReedPop’s first Metaverse event being held August 13-16. We’ve been rolling out announcements, including a spotlight with George Miller on Mad Max: Fury Road, live drawing with Junji Ito and engaging panels with comic creators like Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Marguerite Bennett and Khary Randolph.
      • While we won’t be able to geek out with each other in person this year, we’re working hard to make sure Metaverse August and October will deliver unique experiences to help fill some of the longing we all have to get back to a convention. We miss shows just as much as you do and we’re doing everything we can to make sure that when it is safe for us to be together again, you’ll have the same amazing experience you’ve come to expect from NYCC.
      • Stay safe, stay nerdy, and remember: NYCC fans wore masks before it was cool.

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  • Insightful Picks
    • Michelle
      • The Umbrella Academy (TV series)
      • https://www.netflix.com/title/80186863
      • https://bit.ly/3apRyE8 
      • Season 1 – Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets — and a looming threat to humanity.
      • Season 2 – Blasted back in time to 1960s Dallas, the scattered siblings build new lives for themselves — until a new doomsday threat pulls them back together.
        • On October 1, 1989, 43 women around the world gave birth simultaneously, despite none of them showing any sign of pregnancy until labour began. Seven of the children are adopted by eccentric billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves, and turned into a superhero team that he calls “The Umbrella Academy.” Hargreeves gives the children numbers rather than names, but they eventually are named by their nanny robot-mother, Grace, as: Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Number Five (his only name), Ben, and Vanya.[1] While putting six of his children to work fighting crime, Reginald keeps Vanya apart from her siblings’ activities, as she supposedly demonstrates no powers of her own.
    • Joe
      • Starring Adam West
      • Amazon Prime
      • https://www.amazon.com/Starring-Adam-West/dp/B00NM7P4LS
      • https://amzn.to/30XNp75 
      • Whether you know him from his iconic role as Batman in the 1966 television series or from his bizarre portrayal of the Mayor on Fox’s Family Guy, Adam West is sure to have made an impression. But few people know the man behind the mask. Documentary filmmaker James Tooley spent three years following the legendary actor, meeting his legions of fans, and trying to understand what keeps the 85 year old actor as passionate as ever. Starring Adam West is a fan funded documentary about the creative and turbulent life of Adam West and the fan supported quest to recognize the beloved actor with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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to television and fandom

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welcome to insights and entertainment

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this is episode 77 a new hope

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for the holidays i’m your host joseph

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whalen and my

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caring and loving co-host michelle

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whalen huh

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oh oh

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well thank you how you doing this week

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sweetie i’m doing okay

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okay good it’s blurs day and uh

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yeah this day the other day

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the day after that day they all just

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kind of

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blurred together now tend to blur

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together these days

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well hopefully our regular appearance on

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twitch and uh our podcasting here helps

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to keep people sort of

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grounded and gives you a uh a chance to

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step outside of your normal mundane

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quarantined lives and fun stuff there

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you go

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so on disney detective we’ll be talking

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about

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a new animation school that’ll build

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upon walt disney’s legacy

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a short uh disney detective

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yeah nobody’s ranting about disney much

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uh this week

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no she’s she’s kind of quiet she’s in

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quarantine

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no lawsuits this week no nothing again

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disney must be behaving for i guess i

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guess

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uh tales from the edge of the galaxy is

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a short one as well we’ll be talking

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about

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um announcement that they’ll be coming

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out with a new holiday special and

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you know hopefully well i don’t want to

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say hopefully because

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it can’t help but be better than the

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original 77

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true true so that should be interesting

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something that that george lucas won’t

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want to burn every copy of

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yeah yeah then in our entertainment news

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uh

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brian blessed who was hawkman on flash

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gordon

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um apparently determined that the fl

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flashcard is the queen’s favorite film

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which kind of surprises me but that

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should be interesting

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then uh we’ll be talking about uh

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quentin tarantino

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uh reportedly doing a new star wars uh

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star trek film

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uh based on a particular star classic

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star trek episode

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one of my favorite although i’m not a

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big quentin tarantino fan so it should

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be interesting to see how that turns out

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right right

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then we have an update on new york

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comic-con 2020

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another virtual comic-con yep

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so we’ll see how well that’s spoilers

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then we will move on to our insightful

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picks of the week

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which we have a couple of uh good picks

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there and

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um that’s it i think we got a good show

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today yep

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ready to get started sure let’s do it

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all right let’s go

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[Applause]

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go for disney detective so walt disney

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uh was once quoted as saying crowded

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classrooms

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and half-day sessions are a tragic waste

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of our greatest national resource

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the mind of our children so walt was

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always

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you know committed to supporting the

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next generation of artists and creative

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minds

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and something just crashed somewhere

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okay anyway um so during the week

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so so now the walt disney family museum

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is continuing that legacy

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so during the week the museum had

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actually hosted

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its first ever online fundraiser

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which was an evening with alan menken

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the fundraiser began with a ticketed vip

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chat about allen’s inspiring career

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and continued with a free performance

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that featured a medley

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of menkin’s most famous disney songs so

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highlights included under the sea

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poor unfortunate souls be our guest

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i see the light a whole new world

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and what was kind of cool was during the

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performance

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alan menken was joined by a special

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guest

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hamilton creator and composer menken’s

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friend

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lin-manuel miranda so you had the two of

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them

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on screen for a while and they were

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actually talking also

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because they just worked together to

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uh work on the score for the live-action

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little mermaid film um and they you know

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shared some stories about you know

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different disney films and and whatnot

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um so then of course they spoke about

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who the real star of the show was um

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and it’s the at promise youth animation

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academy is what they’re calling it so

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according to the official information

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from the walt disney family museum

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this is going to be a bay area high

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school facility

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and it’s designed to build upon walt

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disney’s legacy

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of bringing out that future generation

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of creative talent

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so some of the key points that that

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they’ve been talking about is that the

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academy

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will be modeled as a four-year high

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school concentrating on recruitment

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from uh undeserving communities

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the curricula will center on animation

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full-length animation

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um and a film as part of your graduate

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program

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a graduate project students will receive

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state-of-the-art animation training

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and lessons will be around the 12

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principles of animation

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and the goal is to become a national

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model for programs in

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animation and film industries and

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this sounded really really interesting

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you know kind of surprising that they

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haven’t done anything

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like this in the past um

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and since you know animation has

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you know hasn’t really slowed down if

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anything you’re seeing

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more of it um you know

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than before so kind of cool that they’re

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you know now starting a school to to

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have this as

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their curriculum so do they do anything

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along the lines of what they’re

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proposing here

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with the disney university well disney

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university

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is is different disney university is

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is what the cast members go through

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when they’re they’re hired so disney

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university

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isn’t really a so this isn’t affiliated

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with that

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endeavor or anything this is a complete

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stand now are they partnering with

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with any universities they haven’t they

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haven’t mentioned anything because again

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this is high school

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equivalent so this is um you know

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i guess going to be like a four-year

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program

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you know because nowadays high school

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has gotten so specialized

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um you know whereas before you went to

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high school

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unless you went to vo tech because you

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weren’t

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you know smart enough in some cases to

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to

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to go to high school you know it was

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like all right well you’re not going to

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be college bound so we’re going to

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teach you how to do something else where

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over the years

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you know going to to vote actually was

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better because you got a better career

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right out of the gate and now you have

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so many schools that

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you have these fine and performing art

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schools um

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you know where kids aren’t just going to

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to high school it’s almost like a

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pre-college in a way because they’re

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they’re starting to study things that

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they really want to

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learn and do you know later on in life

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so this is kind of an interesting way

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you know so somebody that might be

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looking to go to to an art school well

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here you’re gonna

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you know go to go to this and kind of

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get your foot in the door you know for

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animation is this something that

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that disney themself are going to be

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running or is just a curriculum they’ve

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developed that they’ll

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no it sounded like it was going to be at

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least to start it was going to be their

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own

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you know they’re basically you know

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funding it

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from from the start so but you have to

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be in the bay area to attend one

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right as of right now but they’re hoping

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if it works out

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that you know maybe they can offer what

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i’m suggesting is you know

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instead of them providing the facility

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right they developed the curriculum

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license that curriculum amount and then

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other placements you never know

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interesting

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yeah well you know what the world always

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needs more animators right yep

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sure does that was all we had for

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disney that was it for this week uh

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we’ll take a quick break

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[Applause]

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go for tails for the edge of the galaxy

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so on thursday disney plus had announced

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that a new

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star wars themed holiday special will

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hit the streaming service on november

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17th the upcoming the upcoming

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animated program dubbed the lego star

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wars

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holiday special is set to arrive just in

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time for

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wookie life day which

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obviously was originated from the

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original holiday special in 1978 which

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so beloved by everybody

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right hey introduced boba fett

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well true it introduced boba fett we’ll

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give you that

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so uh the new animated special is set

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after the events of star wars the rise

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of skywalker

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so according to the hollywood reporter

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rey

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prepares to leave her family to get

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ready for

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the kashyyyk holiday but thanks to a

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mishap

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at the mysterious jedi temple rey will

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find herself thrown through time

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meeting characters from elsewhere or

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else when

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in the skywalker saga including yoda

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darth vader and obi-wan kenobi

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kind of cool she’s gonna you know

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interesting kind of get in like a tardis

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i guess

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yeah let’s mix everything uh so uh

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other iconic heroes and villains from

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all nine skywalker films

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are will be featured as well in lego

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form of course

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um fans are hopeful that this star wars

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holiday special will be much

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better than its predecessor which if you

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never saw it

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included original songs um one that was

0:12:56.639,0:13:02.079
sung by carrie fisher herself

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and you had harvey corman an

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animated uh segment called the faithful

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wookie as you

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mentioned that’s where we got to meet

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boba fett for the first time and

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some other rather interesting things

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that people just

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don’t want to really talk about

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and obviously once news came out

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twitter was ablaze um you know some

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people were like

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can’t be much worse than the original i

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hope

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um you know you know most people were

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like i’m okay with this uh

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some people said you know a lot of the

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lego movies and little

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spin-offs that have come out have been

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pretty funny

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um so hopefully they do it justice you

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know one person

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uh said that they actually were hoping

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that there’d be some little homage

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you know to the kitchiness of the the

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other version you know maybe a

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couple little jokes thrown in um

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you know one person said that they’d

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only be happy if they did a scene for

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scene

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remake of the original um

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you know and then other people you know

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were saying no

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i’m i’m really excited to to see this

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oh and then of course there was one fan

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that said they wanted disney plus to

0:14:17.360,0:14:21.680
actually

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put the original version on

0:14:21.680,0:14:26.399
you know the streaming service for those

0:14:23.600,0:14:26.399
that that didn’t

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uh so it’ll be out uh november 17th

0:14:30.079,0:14:36.320
uh again on disney plus um

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i know whenever we’ve seen any of the

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the star wars you know lego uh

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shorts they’ve been funny i think our

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favorite one

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or at least my favorite one is um

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uh the one which one which episode was

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it was it episode one

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no episode yeah episode one where red

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flags

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got your red flags here you know and it

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was just

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we’re doomed no red flag and it you know

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just something kitschy

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and and stuff like that so i i think

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that’ll be

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something cute to to look forward to for

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the the holiday season

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well and i think it’s kind of one of

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those things where

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given the quality

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of the original holiday and the fact

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that lucas does not want it

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shown ever again right right and the

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fact that you can really only

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get it off ebay and right

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which is where i got your copy uh

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star wars kind of needs to have right a

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holiday special

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you know everyone else has a holiday

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special

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i’m kind of puzzled why they went the

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the lego star wars route with it though

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seems like that’s whenever they want to

0:15:45.120,0:15:51.040
do something that’s silly and

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fun and and not not canon i guess

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they always seem to turn to the lego

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world

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um and i would have thought they would

0:15:56.240,0:16:00.000
have done more of the forces of destiny

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type thing with the new animated series

0:16:00.000,0:16:03.920
style that they

0:16:00.720,0:16:05.360
could see them doing that too yeah um

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it would have been really cool to see a

0:16:05.360,0:16:09.680
live action version to see those

0:16:07.440,0:16:10.720
stars you know that they introduced to

0:16:09.680,0:16:13.279
us come back and

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and fill some of these roles well and

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and the other thing too

0:16:14.560,0:16:20.079
is when did they start filming it

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would you know obviously animation is

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something that

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is you know is being able to be filmed

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and done

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while people are in quarantine so

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the you know how far back did they start

0:16:32.639,0:16:35.120
filming this

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well and if they wanted to keep it in

0:16:35.120,0:16:39.680
the same um

0:16:37.040,0:16:40.560
kitchiness right that the original was

0:16:39.680,0:16:43.199
in

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those stars didn’t sit in the same room

0:16:43.199,0:16:46.720
yeah everybody was in there

0:16:44.800,0:16:48.079
you you could have all done it like a

0:16:46.720,0:16:50.399
zoom yeah you know

0:16:48.079,0:16:52.240
like that would have been like oh we

0:16:50.399,0:16:54.800
can’t get together for the holiday but

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right right because you know we got a

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problem with the ship

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and but the other thing too is i wonder

0:16:58.800,0:17:04.240
because don’t forget the new

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uh lego game is supposed to be coming

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out

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so i wonder if this is more of a tie-in

0:17:07.439,0:17:10.400
for that

0:17:07.919,0:17:12.079
so that’s probably why they decided to

0:17:10.400,0:17:13.520
to keep it with

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you know hey you just watched the

0:17:13.520,0:17:16.799
holiday special now get your parents to

0:17:15.600,0:17:19.360
order

0:17:16.799,0:17:20.400
the game for you right well and and you

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know

0:17:20.400,0:17:24.000
at least now and start when when the

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holidays come around

0:17:24.000,0:17:27.120
you you’ll be able to watch something

0:17:25.600,0:17:29.120
star wars you won’t that’s how

0:17:27.120,0:17:31.120
it won’t be kind of cringy or fast

0:17:29.120,0:17:32.640
forward this song because this was kind

0:17:31.120,0:17:33.200
of creepy and i love the fact that

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they’re still

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centering it around wookie life day

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that’s what was established in the

0:17:38.480,0:17:42.960
original right right and the

0:17:40.080,0:17:44.160
online game that i play star wars the

0:17:42.960,0:17:46.160
old republic which

0:17:44.160,0:17:47.280
we have a commercial for is that the

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commercial we just had

0:17:47.280,0:17:52.400
um they do a life day special

0:17:50.400,0:17:54.320
every year around the holidays and they

0:17:52.400,0:17:55.840
they sort of theme into that so keeping

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that spirit alive i think

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is you know the spirit of life day is

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yeah so that was all we had for tales

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from the edge of the galaxy

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yep all right we’ll be right back with

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our entertainment news of the week

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tell us about the queen’s favorite film

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so

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brian uh blessed has claimed that the

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queen revealed to him

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that her favorite film is flash gordon

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the 1980s sci-fi uh film in which he

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starred

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as uh prince voltan

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so speaking about the film’s 40th

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anniversary

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uh on yahoo movies the actor said that

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wherever he goes

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people always demand that he recites his

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famous

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catchphrase everywhere i go he says all

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they want me to say

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is gordon’s alive he said the butcher

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the baker the candlestick maker

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horses and queens and prime ministers

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they all want me to say

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gordon’s alive it’s their favorite film

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uh so then he continued uh he said that

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the queen

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uh that it’s her favorite film and that

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she watches it with her grandchildren

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every christmas um then the actor

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you know during the interview uh was

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pretending to to talk like the queen

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saying you know we watch flash gordon

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all the time

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me and the grandchildren and if you

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don’t mind i’ve got the grandchildren

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here would you mind saying gordon’s

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alive

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you know sure when the queen asks you

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you know you go right ahead and do it

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right so it was unclear

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uh when the queen made uh this reported

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disclosure um but it just so happened

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that he

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was appointed as a member of the order

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of the

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british uh the order of the british

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empire for services to the arts and

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charities in 2016.

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so obviously not much is known about her

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you know taste in movies

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but obviously you know it’s come out

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that

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um certain shows she likes obviously

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downton abbey and

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you know the crown um and she did appear

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alongside daniel craig in a little short

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that they had played for the opening of

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the olympics so

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you know she has a little bit of a sense

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of humor too but

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kind of funny to to hear that this was

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one of her

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her favorite movies so hey why not right

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i think that’s that’s kind of cool the

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fact yeah you know

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she would even admit that flashcard was

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her favorite movie she was a lot of

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courage

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right well it’s you know

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i i remember you know as a kid it was

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kind of one of my

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favorite you know movies you know

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as a kid and not even realizing the

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history behind

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you know flash gordon and then since you

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know watching which was one of your

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insightful pics um you know the the

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documentary

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you know about him and the background of

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you know and i ended up watching it

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and it gave me a little bit more insight

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i was like yeah i remember

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well and i and i will say having watched

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that

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i would kind of take

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some of what what brian blessed is

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saying is

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a grain of salt in some respects he

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if there’s one thing that i took away

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from that

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documentary it’s that he’s a fantastic

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storyteller yes

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yes and uh he he

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is very capable of stretching the truth

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to suit his story sometimes

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so true true maybe he wants her

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to like it maybe she made an off-hand

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remark i don’t know

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um but i would take it with a grain of

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salt

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or or maybe she says that to everybody

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she meets oh such and such is my

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favorite film

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whatever it was that you were and i

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could certainly see as a matter of

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protocol she does

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she does she has a tendency of

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flattering the people that that are in

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her right

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hand right it’s the diplomatic thing to

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do

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of course but well you know it’s one of

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our favorites so

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sure i think that’s good enough for us

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there you go

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so tell us about the new quentin

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tarantino star trek film

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so quentin tarantino is actually

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pitching an idea for

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a new star trek movie so the report

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actually came from deadline

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that suggests that tarantino will not

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direct the film

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but that he’s actually pitching the idea

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to j.j abrams

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and it’s based on an episode of the

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classic star wars series

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that takes place largely earthbound in

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the 1930s setting

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um so again not much has come

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about you know come out about this but

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obviously

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you know for those that are star trek

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fans realize that the original episode

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was called a piece of the action um

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and what ends up happening is that the

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enterprise

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is going out in search of the uss

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horizon that had gone missing

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a century ago and upon landing on the

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planet

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the enterprise crew discovers that in

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violation of the prime directive

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the horizon crew had condem contaminated

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the civilization and what had happened

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was a book was left behind that was

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entitled

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chicago mobs of the 20s and that

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the uh society that was there basically

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built their whole

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society around

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mobsters um so

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uh so uh quentin said that you know he

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would love

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if they would do this with uh

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you know the newer crew uh the newer

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actors chris pine

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zachary quinto uh and that cast but

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they’re not really sure if they’re gonna

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you know use those or go with a

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different set

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of of actors at this point um you know

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so the idea kind of

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came you know and and quentin was saying

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that if he directed it it would be

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like pulp fiction in space so he really

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didn’t wanna

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you know direct it that’s why he’s

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pitching the idea so

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i think that that might actually be kind

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of you know

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an interesting you know spin you know

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on things so see and and pitched like

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that

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i i agree um as long as he’s not

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directing it

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right because yeah his work is tends to

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be

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very brutal you know very

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graphic very unnecessarily

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violent most of the time and i don’t

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think his style would translate well to

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the star trek world

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um but i loved a piece of the action one

0:25:54.720,0:26:00.080
of my favorite original series

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episodes i don’t know how well that

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would translate into a movie today

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though

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right um and it might be worthwhile

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doing something similar

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because there’s a number of time travel

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style

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episodes of of cultural contamination

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uh there’s uh the whole nazi episode

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there’s the mob one there’s

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the gary seven episode with the apollo

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launches

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so there’s a lot of

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very ripe content that you can draw on

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and the last star trek episode that we

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saw

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in fact every episode every movie that

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we’ve seen of the chris pines series

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has borrowed something something from

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the past

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whether it’s you know the last episode

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they had borrowed elements from the

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enterprise series

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then you had khan then you had

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christopher pike so there’s elements

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that they’re drawing

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in to keep that continuity going

0:26:58.480,0:27:01.840
so seeing seeing them draw on one of

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these episodes like this

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would be you know probably equally as

0:27:04.320,0:27:09.440
successful as everything they’ve done so

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far yeah um and i certainly wouldn’t

0:27:09.440,0:27:12.400
object to doing

0:27:10.880,0:27:14.400
one of my favorite episodes what would

0:27:12.400,0:27:16.000
be nice and what would be i think

0:27:14.400,0:27:18.880
interesting

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would be to take a next generation

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episode

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take the premise of a next generation

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episode and do that

0:27:24.399,0:27:30.480
in the chris pine

0:27:27.600,0:27:32.159
style of the original i could see that

0:27:30.480,0:27:33.039
and see how something like that would go

0:27:32.159,0:27:35.919
because there’s a

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you know seven years there’s a ton of

0:27:35.919,0:27:39.200
material to draw from

0:27:37.200,0:27:42.080
that yeah yeah so it should be

0:27:39.200,0:27:43.840
interesting i’m curious to see if uh

0:27:42.080,0:27:45.200
yeah what comes out from it something

0:27:43.840,0:27:47.600
comes out of that yeah so

0:27:45.200,0:27:49.679
we could we could always use another jj

0:27:47.600,0:27:53.360
abrams star trek sure why not

0:27:49.679,0:27:55.840
so so on to new york comic con

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what can we expect yeah so new york

0:27:55.840,0:27:59.760
comic con

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is usually one that’s held uh in

0:27:59.760,0:28:05.679
the october time frame so obviously

0:28:02.799,0:28:06.640
you know san diego comic-con that got

0:28:05.679,0:28:08.799
cancelled

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uh emerald city which was supposed to be

0:28:08.799,0:28:13.600
earlier in the year

0:28:10.240,0:28:14.640
um so obviously they made their big

0:28:13.600,0:28:17.440
announcement

0:28:14.640,0:28:19.120
um you know where they you know

0:28:17.440,0:28:21.120
basically put out you know new york

0:28:19.120,0:28:22.720
comic con is more than just a singular

0:28:21.120,0:28:23.600
event that happens in new york in

0:28:22.720,0:28:25.520
october

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uh for many it starts with the

0:28:25.520,0:28:28.399
anticipation of the countdown days of

0:28:27.360,0:28:31.520
the show

0:28:28.399,0:28:34.000
with the announcements um you know

0:28:31.520,0:28:34.799
who’s gonna spot you know spider-man and

0:28:34.000,0:28:38.000
wonder woman

0:28:34.799,0:28:40.000
on the you know their morning commute um

0:28:38.000,0:28:41.600
you know and it basically goes on you

0:28:40.000,0:28:44.799
know to say that

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um you know unfortunately

0:28:44.799,0:28:47.919
you know this year we we have to you

0:28:47.520,0:28:51.200
know

0:28:47.919,0:28:54.240
play it safe and we’re gonna you know go

0:28:51.200,0:28:57.279
virtual um you know i thought what was

0:28:54.240,0:29:00.240
was very sweet was that they mentioned

0:28:57.279,0:29:01.279
you know the other comic cons you know

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um

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as well um and giving a shout out to

0:29:04.559,0:29:11.679
um emerald city to keystone comic con

0:29:08.080,0:29:14.399
um you know so it was you know

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kind of bittersweet but again you know

0:29:14.399,0:29:20.000
we knew it was gonna happen

0:29:16.159,0:29:20.960
um so uh so they’re gonna be going

0:29:20.000,0:29:24.159
virtual

0:29:20.960,0:29:27.520
um it’s gonna be where are the dates

0:29:24.159,0:29:29.360
uh i’m sorry um

0:29:27.520,0:29:31.760
i don’t know where the dates are it’s

0:29:29.360,0:29:33.440
october uh the middle of october

0:29:31.760,0:29:35.120
but what they were actually doing is

0:29:33.440,0:29:37.760
this weekend they

0:29:35.120,0:29:39.120
there are a couple of things that uh

0:29:37.760,0:29:42.320
were popping up

0:29:39.120,0:29:43.360
uh so this afternoon at 12 o’clock they

0:29:42.320,0:29:46.880
were actually doing

0:29:43.360,0:29:49.520
a doctor who panel um

0:29:46.880,0:29:49.919
and uh but it was only going to be up

0:29:49.520,0:29:52.880
for

0:29:49.919,0:29:54.399
a little while so i don’t know if uh if

0:29:52.880,0:29:57.360
you still go to youtube

0:29:54.399,0:29:58.080
uh if it’s if it’s there it was on if

0:29:57.360,0:30:01.360
you go to

0:29:58.080,0:30:02.720
uh new york comic cons youtube page um

0:30:01.360,0:30:04.399
they were doing it live

0:30:02.720,0:30:06.159
i thought it was one of those you know

0:30:04.399,0:30:07.440
oh it’s gonna be taped kind of like how

0:30:06.159,0:30:10.399
san diego’s

0:30:07.440,0:30:11.919
uh were but no it was actually live

0:30:10.399,0:30:13.120
because i went like 10 minutes late i

0:30:11.919,0:30:15.039
was like oh okay

0:30:13.120,0:30:16.640
so i’m hoping you know if you go within

0:30:15.039,0:30:18.240
the next couple of days you can

0:30:16.640,0:30:19.840
um watch the whole thing because it was

0:30:18.240,0:30:22.399
with matt smith

0:30:19.840,0:30:23.120
um you know so that looked that looked

0:30:22.399,0:30:25.360
kind of uh

0:30:23.120,0:30:27.039
interesting so they had like i said this

0:30:25.360,0:30:29.600
weekend they have a couple of different

0:30:27.039,0:30:30.799
online things going but obviously come

0:30:29.600,0:30:34.080
october

0:30:30.799,0:30:34.480
that’s when they’ll uh they’ll be doing

0:30:34.080,0:30:37.039
uh

0:30:34.480,0:30:39.039
more activity so again probably just

0:30:37.039,0:30:41.840
like how san diego was

0:30:39.039,0:30:43.279
different events different times uh

0:30:41.840,0:30:43.679
probably different merchandise that you

0:30:43.279,0:30:46.480
can

0:30:43.679,0:30:47.039
you know order online um but what was

0:30:46.480,0:30:48.799
cute was

0:30:47.039,0:30:50.080
in the end of their letter they you know

0:30:48.799,0:30:53.039
they say say

0:30:50.080,0:30:54.000
stay safe stay nerdy and remember new

0:30:53.039,0:30:57.279
york comic-con

0:30:54.000,0:31:00.799
fans wore masks before it was cool

0:30:57.279,0:31:04.480
that’s true so that is true so kind of

0:31:00.799,0:31:06.640
you know upsetting but we kind of knew

0:31:04.480,0:31:08.000
yeah it was gonna happen i think they

0:31:06.640,0:31:09.760
did the smart thing here

0:31:08.000,0:31:12.159
they didn’t drag it out they made the

0:31:09.760,0:31:15.200
decision well ahead of time

0:31:12.159,0:31:15.600
um and it’s not gonna go away right now

0:31:15.200,0:31:18.080
it’s

0:31:15.600,0:31:19.679
you’re still gonna have it you’ll be

0:31:18.080,0:31:19.919
able to enjoy it from the comfort of

0:31:19.679,0:31:21.360
your

0:31:19.919,0:31:23.440
home you’re going to miss out on the

0:31:21.360,0:31:26.559
experience right

0:31:23.440,0:31:27.440
but san diego had a lot of great panels

0:31:26.559,0:31:30.840
that you can

0:31:27.440,0:31:32.080
yeah a lot of them had very well done

0:31:30.840,0:31:35.200
moderation

0:31:32.080,0:31:37.600
a lot of cool information came out of it

0:31:35.200,0:31:39.440
and it’s stuff that you might not have

0:31:37.600,0:31:40.399
experienced because you would not have

0:31:39.440,0:31:43.840
gotten into

0:31:40.399,0:31:46.960
the hall to see and that’s what we said

0:31:43.840,0:31:49.200
before even you know

0:31:46.960,0:31:50.480
watching any of the panels and then even

0:31:49.200,0:31:54.000
after the fact

0:31:50.480,0:31:56.080
saying how you know we even went to star

0:31:54.000,0:31:56.720
wars celebration and couldn’t get into

0:31:56.080,0:32:00.080
anything

0:31:56.720,0:32:01.440
because it was so jam-packed so here was

0:32:00.080,0:32:03.919
an opportunity where

0:32:01.440,0:32:04.960
you didn’t have to you know go the night

0:32:03.919,0:32:08.000
before

0:32:04.960,0:32:10.720
sleep out you know on the street

0:32:08.000,0:32:12.399
to get your spot you know like you said

0:32:10.720,0:32:14.159
do it from the comfort of your own home

0:32:12.399,0:32:15.760
and if you couldn’t watch it

0:32:14.159,0:32:17.679
when it started you had that

0:32:15.760,0:32:20.559
availability to watch it

0:32:17.679,0:32:22.080
the next day a couple hours later you

0:32:20.559,0:32:24.880
know a few days later

0:32:22.080,0:32:25.200
and still be able to to enjoy it so and

0:32:24.880,0:32:26.799
and

0:32:25.200,0:32:28.720
you know the other plus is it’s one of

0:32:26.799,0:32:30.720
the most cost effective ways of

0:32:28.720,0:32:33.039
enjoying a comic book convention

0:32:30.720,0:32:34.480
absolutely and that’s why we even said

0:32:33.039,0:32:36.320
after san diego

0:32:34.480,0:32:39.440
if this is something that they want to

0:32:36.320,0:32:42.640
continue and offer a virtual

0:32:39.440,0:32:44.080
you know ticket to give you access to

0:32:42.640,0:32:46.559
the panels

0:32:44.080,0:32:48.159
you know even if it’s an hour later you

0:32:46.559,0:32:51.519
know with a special code to

0:32:48.159,0:32:54.559
to enter i’d be all you know for that

0:32:51.519,0:32:56.640
yeah yeah well and the other thing is

0:32:54.559,0:32:58.880
as much as i love going and looking at

0:32:56.640,0:33:00.880
the vendors and spending all that money

0:32:58.880,0:33:02.320
i don’t have to spend all that money on

0:33:00.880,0:33:04.240
collectibles

0:33:02.320,0:33:05.679
and get the information that i’m looking

0:33:04.240,0:33:08.240
for exactly

0:33:05.679,0:33:10.960
so that it doesn’t saves us some money

0:33:08.240,0:33:12.320
and space in the house yeah

0:33:10.960,0:33:14.240
there are different ways that it works

0:33:12.320,0:33:16.559
out in your favor absolutely

0:33:14.240,0:33:18.159
so but that was all we had for our

0:33:16.559,0:33:19.519
entertainment news we’ll take a quick

0:33:18.159,0:33:21.039
break come right back

0:33:19.519,0:33:25.440
and we’ll talk about our insightful

0:33:21.039,0:33:27.360
picks of the week

0:33:25.440,0:33:30.559
[Applause]

0:33:27.360,0:33:31.360
go for your insightful pick so this is

0:33:30.559,0:33:34.720
actually

0:33:31.360,0:33:37.360
my second time with uh

0:33:34.720,0:33:37.919
my insightful pick um gosh it was

0:33:37.360,0:33:41.360
probably

0:33:37.919,0:33:43.519
over a year ago uh that i first

0:33:41.360,0:33:44.720
did the umbrella academy as my

0:33:43.519,0:33:46.720
insightful pick

0:33:44.720,0:33:49.200
um and the reason why i’m bringing it up

0:33:46.720,0:33:52.399
again is season two

0:33:49.200,0:33:53.120
just dropped uh earlier uh last week i

0:33:52.399,0:33:56.799
believe

0:33:53.120,0:33:59.679
uh on netflix um so

0:33:56.799,0:34:01.679
the premise behind the umbrella academy

0:33:59.679,0:34:04.720
is that on october 1st

0:34:01.679,0:34:07.760
1989 43 women around the world

0:34:04.720,0:34:08.560
gave birth simultaneously despite none

0:34:07.760,0:34:11.839
of them showing

0:34:08.560,0:34:14.560
any signs of pregnancy until labor began

0:34:11.839,0:34:15.440
seven of the children are adopted by an

0:34:14.560,0:34:18.720
eccentric

0:34:15.440,0:34:21.679
billionaire sir reginald hardgraves and

0:34:18.720,0:34:23.520
turned into superhero team that he calls

0:34:21.679,0:34:25.599
the umbrella academy

0:34:23.520,0:34:27.599
uh hard graves gives the children

0:34:25.599,0:34:29.839
numbers rather than names

0:34:27.599,0:34:30.960
but they eventually are named by their

0:34:29.839,0:34:35.280
nanny slash

0:34:30.960,0:34:38.320
robot slash mother grace as luther diego

0:34:35.280,0:34:40.320
allison klaus number five who for some

0:34:38.320,0:34:43.599
reason never got a name

0:34:40.320,0:34:45.599
ben and vanya while putting six of his

0:34:43.599,0:34:47.760
children to work fighting crimes

0:34:45.599,0:34:49.200
reginald keeps vanya apart from her

0:34:47.760,0:34:52.240
sibling activities

0:34:49.200,0:34:53.839
as she supposedly demonstrates no powers

0:34:52.240,0:34:57.760
of her own

0:34:53.839,0:34:59.760
so in the first season the first season

0:34:57.760,0:35:00.880
if you haven’t watched it basically

0:34:59.760,0:35:03.680
centered around

0:35:00.880,0:35:05.040
the children being reunited after their

0:35:03.680,0:35:07.440
father’s death

0:35:05.040,0:35:09.200
so uh all the kids kind of went off and

0:35:07.440,0:35:12.560
did their own things and they were

0:35:09.200,0:35:14.640
you know estranged and kind of had their

0:35:12.560,0:35:15.520
own lives and and whatnot but kind of

0:35:14.640,0:35:17.599
came back

0:35:15.520,0:35:18.800
because there was a looming threat to

0:35:17.599,0:35:22.079
humanity

0:35:18.800,0:35:25.520
um and at the end of that season

0:35:22.079,0:35:28.880
um something big happened that kind of

0:35:25.520,0:35:30.240
forced them to time hop so season two

0:35:28.880,0:35:34.640
actually starts

0:35:30.240,0:35:36.640
um where everybody is in 1960s dallas

0:35:34.640,0:35:38.320
but unfortunately when everybody time

0:35:36.640,0:35:41.599
hopped they all

0:35:38.320,0:35:43.680
time hopped in different years so some

0:35:41.599,0:35:46.000
1960 61

0:35:43.680,0:35:47.760
62 so they kind of got scattered and it

0:35:46.000,0:35:49.520
takes them kind of a while to

0:35:47.760,0:35:51.839
to find each other but they’re all in

0:35:49.520,0:35:53.359
dallas it’s just a matter of different

0:35:51.839,0:35:54.720
time frame

0:35:53.359,0:35:56.480
and basically they’re scattered

0:35:54.720,0:35:59.200
throughout they started

0:35:56.480,0:36:00.240
new lives not knowing if anybody else

0:35:59.200,0:36:03.359
was around

0:36:00.240,0:36:06.480
until obviously a new doomsday threat

0:36:03.359,0:36:10.320
pulls them all back together so

0:36:06.480,0:36:10.720
um i don’t even know how to describe it

0:36:10.320,0:36:14.960
it’s

0:36:10.720,0:36:19.520
you know it’s um you know superheroes

0:36:14.960,0:36:21.920
um it’s you know kind of sci-fi-ish

0:36:19.520,0:36:23.280
um you know there’s a lot of conspiracy

0:36:21.920,0:36:26.400
theories and

0:36:23.280,0:36:28.079
and and what not in superhero things the

0:36:26.400,0:36:28.720
soundtrack is great but what’s

0:36:28.079,0:36:32.160
interesting

0:36:28.720,0:36:34.480
is they use a lot of modern songs or

0:36:32.160,0:36:37.119
older songs with a more modern spin on

0:36:34.480,0:36:39.680
it i think there’s even a spotify

0:36:37.119,0:36:40.880
channel for all the the songs because

0:36:39.680,0:36:44.000
just listening to

0:36:40.880,0:36:46.160
the songs is is kind of cool you know

0:36:44.000,0:36:48.240
it goes along very well with it and of

0:36:46.160,0:36:51.200
course at the end of season two

0:36:48.240,0:36:52.400
there was a whole big you know uh

0:36:51.200,0:36:54.960
cliffhanger

0:36:52.400,0:36:55.839
you know to to lead you up to episodes

0:36:54.960,0:36:58.880
three so

0:36:55.839,0:37:01.280
if you’re into you know the the

0:36:58.880,0:37:02.880
superhero thing but kind of the comic

0:37:01.280,0:37:06.480
book version

0:37:02.880,0:37:10.720
more so uh you know definitely give it a

0:37:06.480,0:37:10.720
give it a look cool good pick thank you

0:37:12.240,0:37:14.320
[Applause]

0:37:13.050,0:37:16.480
[Music]

0:37:14.320,0:37:19.359
so after a slight break from

0:37:16.480,0:37:21.280
documentaries with my picks last week

0:37:19.359,0:37:23.680
we’re back to documenting oh thank

0:37:21.280,0:37:25.440
goodness yeah i i know i threw everyone

0:37:23.680,0:37:28.800
off last week with that

0:37:25.440,0:37:29.119
uh so this week my pick is a documentary

0:37:28.800,0:37:32.320
on

0:37:29.119,0:37:35.280
amazon prime called starring adam

0:37:32.320,0:37:36.079
west whether you know him from his

0:37:35.280,0:37:40.240
iconic role

0:37:36.079,0:37:42.800
as batman in the 1966 television series

0:37:40.240,0:37:44.000
or from his bizarre portrayal as the

0:37:42.800,0:37:47.440
mayor on fox

0:37:44.000,0:37:48.079
fox’s family guy adam west is sure to

0:37:47.440,0:37:51.200
have made

0:37:48.079,0:37:52.960
an impression but few people know the

0:37:51.200,0:37:56.079
man behind the mask

0:37:52.960,0:37:57.839
documentary filmmaker james thule

0:37:56.079,0:37:59.599
spent three years following the

0:37:57.839,0:38:02.560
legendary actor

0:37:59.599,0:38:05.200
meeting his legions of fans and trying

0:38:02.560,0:38:07.760
to understand what keeps the 85 year old

0:38:05.200,0:38:10.320
actor as passionate as ever

0:38:07.760,0:38:11.760
starring adam west is a fan funded

0:38:10.320,0:38:14.240
documentary

0:38:11.760,0:38:15.280
about the creative and turbulent life of

0:38:14.240,0:38:18.480
adam west

0:38:15.280,0:38:20.240
and the fan supported quest to recognize

0:38:18.480,0:38:22.160
the beloved actor

0:38:20.240,0:38:24.000
with a star on the hollywood walk of

0:38:22.160,0:38:27.760
fame

0:38:24.000,0:38:29.599
this was interesting

0:38:27.760,0:38:31.440
we’ve encountered adam west several

0:38:29.599,0:38:32.880
times at comic book shows that we’ve

0:38:31.440,0:38:36.560
come to

0:38:32.880,0:38:40.000
and the outward appearance

0:38:36.560,0:38:41.520
has always been sort of a stuck up

0:38:40.000,0:38:42.960
holier than now

0:38:41.520,0:38:45.839
you know don’t take a picture unless

0:38:42.960,0:38:49.119
you’re paying me for it

0:38:45.839,0:38:51.760
and um you don’t get that feeling in

0:38:49.119,0:38:54.880
this documentary the documentary

0:38:51.760,0:38:57.359
literally follows the man you know

0:38:54.880,0:38:58.880
to his house where you see him

0:38:57.359,0:39:02.960
interacting with his family

0:38:58.880,0:39:06.000
and his friends and his agent um

0:39:02.960,0:39:08.160
you see him at shows you know he goes to

0:39:06.000,0:39:10.800
san diego comic-con in this

0:39:08.160,0:39:12.000
documentary and you see how he reacts to

0:39:10.800,0:39:15.040
fans and

0:39:12.000,0:39:17.920
you know he’s greeting fans off the show

0:39:15.040,0:39:20.240
floor you know getting on an elevator

0:39:17.920,0:39:23.520
extremely amicable

0:39:20.240,0:39:25.119
and the quest to get him a star

0:39:23.520,0:39:27.440
on the hollywood walk of fame was not

0:39:25.119,0:39:28.320
one that he was even remotely interested

0:39:27.440,0:39:30.320
in okay

0:39:28.320,0:39:32.640
it was one that his daughter and a local

0:39:30.320,0:39:34.880
radio station in la

0:39:32.640,0:39:35.839
who he would frequently appear on their

0:39:34.880,0:39:39.040
show

0:39:35.839,0:39:42.400
they wanted to get it for and

0:39:39.040,0:39:44.400
you know they petitioned the board or

0:39:42.400,0:39:46.480
whoever in hollywood for it and they

0:39:44.400,0:39:47.599
they’re the ones that drove it through

0:39:46.480,0:39:50.160
and

0:39:47.599,0:39:51.440
and uh it sort of follows him along

0:39:50.160,0:39:54.160
while they’re trying to get this

0:39:51.440,0:39:55.280
star on the hollywood walk of fame and

0:39:54.160,0:39:58.720
you get

0:39:55.280,0:40:02.240
a very interesting background

0:39:58.720,0:40:04.960
on adam west you know you see how he was

0:40:02.240,0:40:05.920
clearly typecast after batman and you

0:40:04.960,0:40:08.480
know his career

0:40:05.920,0:40:09.280
kind of dwindled significantly after

0:40:08.480,0:40:12.640
that

0:40:09.280,0:40:15.280
to the point that he was basically doing

0:40:12.640,0:40:16.960
sideshows you know he was he was being

0:40:15.280,0:40:20.720
shot out of cannons and

0:40:16.960,0:40:22.800
and doing crashing cars through

0:40:20.720,0:40:24.240
stunt shows and stuff like that to try

0:40:22.800,0:40:27.680
and and

0:40:24.240,0:40:31.599
meet make make ends meet

0:40:27.680,0:40:33.040
um but through it all the one thing that

0:40:31.599,0:40:35.599
he always came back to

0:40:33.040,0:40:37.520
was his family you know whatever it was

0:40:35.599,0:40:38.720
he wanted to be an actor he grew up on a

0:40:37.520,0:40:42.079
farm

0:40:38.720,0:40:44.240
wanted to be an actor but once he had

0:40:42.079,0:40:47.119
his family he knew he had to do every

0:40:44.240,0:40:49.040
everything he had to do to make sure the

0:40:47.119,0:40:52.079
family was taken care of

0:40:49.040,0:40:56.400
so he comes across as incredibly genuine

0:40:52.079,0:40:58.960
but flawed like we all are

0:40:56.400,0:40:59.760
but you know i had a whole new respect

0:40:58.960,0:41:02.400
for the man

0:40:59.760,0:41:03.599
after seeing the documentary and seeing

0:41:02.400,0:41:05.440
some of the

0:41:03.599,0:41:06.720
trials and tribulations that he went

0:41:05.440,0:41:09.920
through and

0:41:06.720,0:41:11.359
how he overcame that adversity and i

0:41:09.920,0:41:12.240
won’t spoil it and tell you whether or

0:41:11.359,0:41:13.920
not he gets

0:41:12.240,0:41:16.319
the star on a hollywood walk of fame you

0:41:13.920,0:41:18.560
have to watch it to see that

0:41:16.319,0:41:19.920
so but that’s my pick this week starring

0:41:18.560,0:41:23.280
adam west

0:41:19.920,0:41:25.950
on amazon prime and we’ll be back with

0:41:23.280,0:41:28.890
some closing remarks

0:41:25.950,0:41:30.160
[Applause]

0:41:28.890,0:41:33.440
[Music]

0:41:30.160,0:41:35.920
so that was all we had this week um

0:41:33.440,0:41:37.760
kind of a light show this week for

0:41:35.920,0:41:40.800
entertainment news

0:41:37.760,0:41:42.079
but given the zombie apocalypse we’re

0:41:40.800,0:41:43.839
living through here you

0:41:42.079,0:41:46.160
at least there’s something yeah you have

0:41:43.839,0:41:48.640
to expect it to be slow

0:41:46.160,0:41:50.720
i would invite folks to check out our

0:41:48.640,0:41:54.319
long form articles on medium at

0:41:50.720,0:41:56.640
medium.com insights into things

0:41:54.319,0:41:58.960
i would also invite folks to subscribe

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and she’ll be like what do you want um

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and i think that is it and of course

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our daughter was so nice to plug us we

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give her a plug we are a podcast

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we also have insights into teens which

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uh host co-host and then there is

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very good now everyone’s been plugged

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now everybody’s been plugged wonderful

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that is all for this week another one in

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the books

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all right have a good week everyone bye

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bye

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you

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