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    Adam Savage Behind the Scenes of Alien: Covenant!

    Adam Savage visits the production of Alien: Covenant to learn how Ridley Scott and his creative collaborators bring us back into the Alien universe. In this first episode of our behind-the-scenes series, Adam tours the massive set of the Dreadnought as it's being built, painted, and weathered to life by the production team in preparation for filming!

    Adam Savage Incognito as Chewbacca with C-3PO!

    For this year's Silicon Valley Comic Con, Adam goes incognito in one of his favorite cosplays--Chewbacca! This upgraded Chewie is a bit different than the Wookiee costume he wore a few years back, with a new bandolier, bowcaster, and mask. Plus, Adam rigs up an animitronic C-3PO to wear on his back, complete with custom dialogue!

    Last Jedi Trailer and Passengers SPOILERCAST - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 4/20/17
    Recording later in the week, Adam, Will, and Norm catch up on Star Wars Celebration's reveal of The Last Jedi's teaser trailer, drop some Pete Seeger knowledge, and dive into a Spoilercast discussion of the recent film Passengers. Plus, we get excited for Silicon Valley Comic Con and the Science March this weekend!
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    Nick Tierce's Tomorrowland Jetpack Replica!

    Replica prop builder Nick Tierce is an unabashed fan of Disney's Tomorrowland, and has built a beautiful replica of the jetpack that George Clooney's character makes in the film. We chat with Nick about the process of piecing together his replica and why this prop and underappreciated film is so meaningful to him.

    Ironhead Studio's Superhero and Specialty Costumes

    We get up close with the costumes of Ironhead Studio, the specialty costume design and fabrication shop that's behind the superhero suits you've seen in Batman v Superman, Civil War, and more. We chat with Ironhead founder Jose Fernandez about the process of making these suits and the changing textures of superhero fabrics. They've come a long way since spandex!

    Nick Marra's Quint Portrait Sculpture from Jaws

    We first met sculptor Nick Marra when he debuted his Westworld Gunslinger at Monsterpalooza two years ago. His latest work is just as impressive: an incredibly lifelike rendition of shark hunter Quint--as played by the late Robert Shaw--from Jaws. We check out this sculpture's numerous details and chat with the artist about this kind of portrait sculpting.

    Mike Hill's Bride of Frankenstein Sculpture

    Frank meets up with portrait sculptor Mike Hill, who debuts his striking redition of Elsa Lanchester as the Bride of Frankenstein! Mike talks about his approach to this portrait and how he captures the look of the actress not as the titular character from the film, but putting on makeup behind the scenes.

    Walking Tour of Monsterpalooza 2017!

    One of our favorite conventions to visit every year is Monsterpalooza, a gathering of makeup and special effects artists to show off their passion projects. Frank Ippolito and George from Immortal Masks tour the show floor, showing you some of their favorite booths and showing why this creature-filled show is so inspirational.

    Under the Hood of Star Wars Mouse Droid Replicas

    We've covered amazing fan builds of R2-D2 and BB-8, but Star Wars astromech builders have also perfected building their own replicas of the adorable Mouse Droid. We catch up with Mike Senna and Michael McMaster to look under the hood of their Mouse Droid builds, including speedy motors and off-the-shelf RC parts!

    How eFX Collectibles is Replicating an Original Power Rangers Helmet

    At this year's WonderCon, we stop by the eFX Collectibles booth to check out their latest prop replicas, including a Power Rangers helmet prototype. For this project, Saban provided the original Green Ranger helmet for reference, and we geek out with eFX's Bryan Ono about the details of this iconic piece of costuming!

    All The Silicone Feels With Jo Holland - Episode 63 -3/31/17
    Frank and I are rounding out Women's Month on CreatureGeek. This episode, we go inside baseball and shop talk about silicon appliances with the amazing Jo Holland. Jo is an SFX artist who knows her stuff when it comes to running silicon appliances and you'll definitely learn something during this show. So grab your pencils and get ready to Google because the info comes at your fast and furious. If you're digging this podcast, please head over to and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen until you find out to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!
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    Adam Savage Prepares for His Expanse Cameo!

    Adam wasn't just on set filming a behind-the-scenes special, he had an actual CAMEO on Syfy's The Expanse! And while he's getting made up for his big day, he learns about what it takes to keep track of so many futuristic looks, including tattoos.

    Bela Meriwether, The Future of SFX Makeup - Episode 62 -3/17/17
    Frank and I are continuing to celebrate International Women's Month on CreatureGeek by showcasing the women of SFX/Makeup during the month of March. Now, you may not recognize today's guest from any current movies, but keep watching - because Frank and I have our money on our young guest becoming a makeup pro. 10 year old Bela Meriwether has has the great fortune of learning directly from the master himself, Mr. Rick Baker (who she affectionately refers to as "Mr. Rick") and knows more about older movies than some adults do. She's like an old soul in a young body. Listen in! She's awesome! If you're digging this podcast, please head over to and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!
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    How Weta Workshop Made Ghost in the Shell's Robot Skeleton!

    Adam Savage gets up close with the one-of-a-kind 3D-printed endoskeleton Weta Workshop made for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell. Chatting with Weta Workshop technician Jared Haley in the studio's 3D modeling room, Adam learns about the experimentation and prototyping necessary to make this gobsmackingly beautiful prop.

    A Visit with Beth Hathaway - Episode 61 -3/10/17
    We are celebrating International Women's Day on CreatureGeek. Actually, Frank and I are planning on celebrating Internationall Women's MONTH on CreatureGeek by showcasing the women of SFX/Makeup in the month of March. On this show, we welcome the wonderful Beth Hathaway. Beth is a special effect artist and puppeteer who has worked on such shows as Jurassic Park, Terminator 2 and Edward Scissorhands. She was, along with former CreatureGeek Guest, Kirk Thatcher, a judge for Jim Henson's CreatureShop Challenge on Syfy. Listen in! She's awesome! If you're digging this podcast, please head over to and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!
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    From Frank's Shop - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 3/8/17
    A first for Still Untitled--we record remotely from Frank Ippolito's workshop! Adam dials in to give an update on the tour, share his discovery of a wonderful photography museum, and discuss two recent movies: John Wick 2 and Get Out. Frank also gives some insight into the thought process for this year's Academy Awards makeup winner, and teases an upcoming project!
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    How Weta Workshop Made Ghost In The Shell's Thermoptic Suit!

    We go behind the scenes at Weta Workshop to learn how their costume fabricators made the unique silicone "Thermoptic" suit that Scarlett Johansson wears in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell. With Tested's own Danica wearing the costume, Adam Savage chats with costume technician Flo Foxworthy about the design and challenge of making this skin-toned practical suit!