Geek Speak 98: Ace Tucker Space Trucker

Hello and welcome to a new episode of Geek Speak!

This week Alex and Jo have a very special guest, James Tramontana – writer, producer, musician and podcaster. Yeah, that’s a lot of titles and they just about half cover everything he is doing on his show Ace Tucker Space Trucker, a serial science fiction comedy adventure.

Together they chat about:

  • Ace Tucker Space Trucker and you can listen to the show here
  • Last Day of June and you can read Alex’ preview here
  • Jo is loving Dunkirk (no spoilers)
  • Just Write’s video What Writers Should Learn From Christopher Nolan
  • Preacher (very minor spoilers, skip from 46:00 to 50:25 if wish to avoid)
  • Legion

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Comments

  1. stingo

    Legion’s quite good, but it’s one of those shows that you need to watch at least twice to fully appreciate it.

  2. Alex

    stingo said
    Legion’s quite good, but it’s one of those shows that you need to watch at least twice to fully appreciate it.  

    I don’t mind watching shows/movies twice, especially if they are layered enough to add to the watching experience every time. I always thought that American Gods should be watched at least twice to get the most out of that show. What I will say about Legion, is that I have to be in a very specific mind set to watch this show. This is not an easy or a relaxing view. So, although I have all of the episodes available to me, I doubt this is going to be a binge watch.

  3. stingo

    Alex said

    I don’t mind watching shows/movies twice, especially if they are layered enough to add to the watching experience every time. I always thought that American Gods should be watched at least twice to get the most out of that show. What I will say about Legion, is that I have to be in a very specific mind set to watch this show. This is not an easy or a relaxing view. So, although I have all of the episodes available to me, I doubt this is going to be a binge watch.  

    Agreed. It’s a show that you need some time to ponder over, even if it’s just “ok, wtf just happened here?”. Will there be a special spoilercast episode devoted to Legion when you’re done?

    For Game of Thrones – same question – will there be a spoilercast?

  4. Alex

    stingo said

    Agreed. It’s a show that you need some time to ponder over, even if it’s just “ok, wtf just happened here?”. Will there be a special spoilercast episode devoted to Legion when you’re done?

    For Game of Thrones – same question – will there be a spoilercast?  

    I will definitely push for GoT spoilercast when the show is over. Don’t want to promise it 100% as, it will depend on the girls’ availability/etc as well. However, I would say that this is very likely. 

    With Legion, I don’t know. It did come out awhile ago. If there are enough people who would like us to chat about it, then I am sure we could arrange something.

  5. WarMachine

    So after listening to this episode I checked out “Ace Tucker Space Trucker” on itunes. I’m on episode 9 and I am quiite impressed with the production quality and the humour is great 🙂

  6. Alex

    WarMachine said
    So after listening to this episode I checked out “Ace Tucker Space Trucker” on itunes. I’m on episode 9 and I am quiite impressed with the production quality and the humour is great 🙂  

    Yay! Glad you liked it.

  7. StealthyJoe

    Hi guys awesome show as always, I can’t say I have heard of ace tucker space trucker but might give it a chance, sounds fun. I really want to watch legion, only saw the first episode and it was great lol, I don’t know if I will get into season two of preacher, gave it a chance but season two is not pulling me in. 

  8. Alex

    StealthyJoe said
    Hi guys awesome show as always, I can’t say I have heard of ace tucker space trucker but might give it a chance, sounds fun. I really want to watch legion, only saw the first episode and it was great lol, I don’t know if I will get into season two of preacher, gave it a chance but season two is not pulling me in.   

    Thanks! You need to be a right mind set for both shows. 

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