Thursday, April 24, 2014


With Mike Gordon on vacation this week, Mike Faber and Bobby Nash are joined by Mark Heffernan as they take a look at the history of animation from the earliest hand-drawn cartoons up to the 1930’s in the first part of ESO’s History of Animation series. Also, Outlantacon’s Lee Cox and Edward DeGruy stop by to discuss the upcoming convention and Mike G. returns to strap Trek Trax’s Eric Watts into The Geek Seat. Plus, we have the usual assortment of Rants and Raves, The Khan Report, Shout Outs, Dr. Geek’s Moment of Science, and more on this animated episode of the Earth Station One podcast.

Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: The History of Animation – pt 1 – The Golden Age at
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Table of Contents
0:00:00 Intro / Welcome
0:04:30 Rants & Raves
0:20:20 Eric Watts Interview & Geek Seat
0:51:36 The History of Animation – Pt 1 – The Golden Age
1:45:21 Doctors Geek Moment of Science
1:47:05 ESO Khan Report w/ Lee Cox & Edward DeGruy of
2:04:39 ESO Shout Outs & Show Close

And now, here's... Gertie The Dinosaur!

Next on Earth Station One...

Next week, The ESO crew continues their annual spring tradition. It’s time once again for ESO’s Summer Movie Preview. We’ll look at the upcoming movies and offer a few predictions on the box office winners and losers. Plus, there will be the usual assortment of Rants and Raves, The Khan Report, Shout Outs, Dr. Geek’s Moment of Science, and ESO takes a look back at 30 years of Power Pack with artists June Brigman and Roy Richardson, who also take a turn in The Geek Seat. You won’t want to miss this blockbuster episode of the Earth Station One podcast!

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