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Outpost Con 2020: Cornucopia of Space Flavored Goodness from TV and Films (and also the Not So Tasty Stuff)

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Top row L–R: Arrival (photo credit: Jan Thijs - © 2016 Paramount Pictures) // Monsters vs. Aliens (photo 
via DreamWorks Animation) // Attack the Block (photo © 2011 - Sony Pictures)
Bottom row L–R: Battlestar Galactica (photo © NBC/SYFY) // He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special // The 
Expanse (photo © SYFY) // Lost in Space (photo courtesy of Netflix)

Geek Girl Riot had so much fun at Outpost Con over the weekend that we just had to share our live n’ Riotous chat with you! And we’re heading into deep space for a very special Cornucopia of Space Flavored Goodness from TV and Films (and also the Not So Tasty Stuff).

Yes! Space. Deep Space (with and echo) and Oh No! Space Goo
Sherin, Day, Soma, and Philip launch right into the show with the very best + the what-the-hells of space and alien movies. This, naturally, makes them all yell a lot—whether out of sheer joy or sheer disgust. Oh, and don’t forget those bad movies we all can’t help but love.

Oooh, New Frontiers! Ugh, Spaco-xeno-phobia
Next up our Rioters explore the good stuff and the nah, I’m goods of space and alien TV. From beloved shows like Lost in Space and The Expanse to that one Christmas She-Ra special (groan), our Rioters explore all kinds of new (and classic) frontiers. They also call out some of the issues within sci-fi and fantasy that don’t belong in any kind of future.

Questions, Comments, Blackholes, Wormholes, Spaghettification, and Why Do We Love Space so Much!?
Time for some questions of the interstellar kind: Why are we so enchanted with space? Why are blackholes? Is spaghettification better with tomato sauce or a nice alfredo? Our Rioters go quick-fire in this round, giving their reasons why space captivates them so much.

Tune in to Geek Girl Riot on idobi Radio every Tuesday at 11pm ET / 8pm PT for your dose of late-night geekery from our team of rioters. ’Til next time, see a list of everything our Rioters talked about below:


 – Dracula 3000
 – Spaceballs
 – Star Wars
 – Ghosts of Mars
 – Prometheus
 – Arrival
 – Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
 – Event Horizon
 – Escape from Planet Earth
 – Monsters vs. Aliens
 – Megamind
 – Attack the Block
 – Doctor Who
 – Over the Moon
 – Galaxy Quest
 – Star Trek
 – Wing Commander
 – Fast & Furious
 – Titan A.E.
 – Treasure Planet
 – Heavy Metal
 – Alien
 – The Abyss
 – The Last Starfighter
 – Enemy Mine
 – Bravestarr
 – Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
 – Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
 – Galaxy Rangers
 – Space Rangers
 – Hudson Hawk
 – Cowboy Bebop
 – Star Blazers
 – The Orville
 – The 100
 – She-Ra
 – He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special
 – Farscape
 – Stargate
 – The Dresden Files
 – Killjoys
 – Dark Matter
 – Space: Above and Beyond
 – The Expanse
 – Lost in Space
 – X-Files
 – Torchwood
 – Children of Earth
 – The Adventures of Pluto Nash
 – Buck Rogers
 – The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
 – Barbarella

More Space Flavored Movies + TV
(that Didn’t Make the Show):

 – Mission to Mars 
 – The Martian
 – Supernova
 – Aliens

 – Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women
 – Moonraker
 – Earth Girls are Easy
 – Starship Troopers 

 – Defiance
 – Love Death and Robots
 – Space 1999
– SilverHawks

 – Extant
 – Mercy Point
 – First Wave
 – Space Precinct
 – Alf
 – Roswell


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