Slice of SciFi #164: Interview With Earl Newton (“Stranger Things”)

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    TV Talk: Barrowman Signs for Third Season of “Torchwood.”

    Interview: Earl Newton is a multiple-award winning writer and director, and has worked professionally in a number of mediums: writing and directing for the stage, the screen (big and small), and the radio. He currently executive produces Stranger Things, the world’s first high-definition science fiction series to be shot and released on the Internet (pre-dating even the larger budgeted Sanctuary). Earl gives us an exclusive pod-broadcast update for Stranger Things and shares what’s in store for the future of the show.

    Special Segment: D-20 Natural Dwarf/Gnome Enhancement

    Future Talk:

  • “Wake the Dead”
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    Link: Stranger Things TV
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    1. says

      Reglar garden gnomes boring. Have a Garden Gnome decoration/painting contest instead.

      It’ll be just like painting Really Big Minatures.

    2. phoenixdigital says

      Is anyone else having trouble downloading this. iTunes has been trying for days and it gets to about 80% then restarts from scratch again. If this is happening for other people then their bandwidth will skyrocket.

      I tried downloading it directly from here and the same thing happens.

      NOt having any trouble with any other podcast just this one.

    3. phoenixdigital says

      Podango really need to allow for downloads to resume. I made it to 95% just before and it crapped out. Since I have tried to download it about 15 more times and it still fails anywhere between %5 and %70.

      Pretty much over 90% of podcast providers allow for resumption of downloads. They are either doing this on purpose to inflate their download rate numbers or they don’t know how to setup a server. Resumption of downloads has been pretty much standard for many many years.

      I am aware this post will probably be censored but at least pass it on to someone that can fix this issue.

    4. Steve Thompson says

      I use the RSS feed on Icepodder in Ubuntu, if on the odd occaision it doesnt download fully, it starts agani the next session. Ive never missed an episode in … what? two years of listening. Itunes? never used it..