42 // Anywhere A Good Boy Might Go? Luv: Part Two

November 6, 2018

In this episode—part two of a series on Luv—Jaime sits down for discussion with guests Ricardo Silvestre and Iain Souter. From Luv being God’s angel of death, to whether or not she’s fragile, Iain, Ricardo, and Jaime spend an hour and a half diving into this incredible character.

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41 // The Cyberpunk Nexus: An Interview With Author and Editor Lou Tambone

October 24, 2018

In this episode, Patrick, Dan, and Jaime sit down to speak with author Lou Tambone to discuss his latest collaborative book, The Cyberpunk Nexus: Exploring The Blade Runner Universe.

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40 // Happy Birthday: Celebrating Blade Runner 2049

October 10, 2018

Patrick, Dan and Jaime convene to celebrate the first year of Blade Runner 2049. From their memories of that first screening, and what the film means, to its complete embrace by fandom, the team at Shoulder of Orion raises its glass to what can be only be described as a miracle: Blade Runner 2049, released October 6th, 2017.

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39 // I Think, Sebastian, Therefore I Am: A Conversation on Philosophy and Blade Runner: Part Two

September 25, 2018

In the second of two episodes, JM and Dan sit down with Dr. Timothy Shanahan, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. This episode is the conclusion of an in-depth and gratifying discussion which covers philosophy and Blade Runner 2049. Enjoy.

Here is a link to the book, also available on Amazon etc:
https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137412287

For more info on Timothy Shanahan and his other writings:
http://faculty.lmu.edu/timothyshanahan/

The Pacific Standard interview on Blade Runner 2049:
https://psmag.com/news/meaning-of-life-blade-runner-2049

Like Stories of Old: In Search of the Distinctively Human
https://youtu.be/O4etinsAy34

Plato's "Allegory of the Cave", explained
https://youtu.be/SWlUKJIMge4

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38 // I Think, Sebastian, Therefore I am: a conversation on Philosophy and Blade Runner (Part One)

September 11, 2018

In the first of two episodes, JM and Dan sit down with Dr. Timothy Shanahan, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. From Descartes to Deckard, Nietzsche to Batty, the discussion explores Tim's book Philosophy and Blade Runner as together they shed old light on new problems and new light on old problems.

Here is a link to the book, also available on Amazon etc:
https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137412287

For more info on Timothy Shanahan and his other writings:
http://faculty.lmu.edu/timothyshanahan/

The Pacific Standard interview on Blade Runner 2049:
https://psmag.com/news/meaning-of-life-blade-runner-2049

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37 // Uncharted Territory

August 29, 2018

In another exclusive interview, Dan sits down with Territory Studio Creative Lead Peter Eszenyi, who created the screen effects for some of the most memorable scenes in Blade Runner 2049. From the spinner displays, to the Denabase, to the beautiful bone scan sequence in the morgue, Peter gets into great detail on the direction his team received from Denis Villeneuve himself and how they were able to incorporate abstract concepts into beautiful, iconic screens that the actors could interact with on set during filming. Join us in another deep dive into the beautiful visuals of the film and the artists behind them.

For screenshots and videos from Territory's work in 2049, visit:
http://territorystudio.com/projects/blade-runner-2049/

Peter's portfolio and other works:
More info on Territory's work on 2049:

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36 // The Best One: Luv

August 14, 2018

If there’s one character who crystalizes the beautiful ambivalence that defines Blade Runner 2049, it’s Luv. In this sprawling roundtable, Dan, Patrick, Micah, and returning guest Dr. Robin Bunce dive headfirst into the mysteries surrounding this fascinating character. Stay tuned at the end for some insightful guest commentary from Iain Souter

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35 // Shoulder of Orion: A One Year Anniversary

August 11, 2018

We have come upon the one year anniversary of Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast. What a year it's been. In this mini episode Jaime, Patrick and Dan discuss their first year, and how incredible the journey has been so far.

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34 // A Future Noir: Interviewing Author and Film Historian Paul M. Sammon (Part Two)

July 31, 2018

This is the second part of a two part series with film historian Paul M. Sammon to discuss his life and his history with Blade Runner. Along the way, Dan and Jaime continue the discussion of the newly released 3rd edition of his legendary book: Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner.

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33 // A Future Noir: Interviewing Author and Film Historian Paul M. Sammon (Part One)

July 17, 2018

On this episode of Shoulder of Orion, Jaime and Dan sit down with film historian Paul M. Sammon to discuss his life and his history with Blade Runner. Along the way, they also discuss the newly released edition of his legendary book: Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner.

This is the first of a two-part series.

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