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Adam Savage Examines the Props of Hamilton!

Adam goes back stage on the San Francisco touring production of Hamilton to check out a few of the numerous hand and stage props used for the musical. The show's prop master gives us an up-close look at some of the iconic objects from the show, from King George's scepter to Hamilton's dueling pistols!

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Rickshaw Carriage!

When you marry Adam Savage's mission to explore Spot's skillset with his longstanding desire to build a rickshaw, you get... well, THIS. Note: Adam was SO excited to build this carriage, he worked on it nights and weekends, but happily captured what we couldn't in time-lapse.

Back in Wellington - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 2/18/20
We're back in Wellington, New Zealand this week at one of our favorite places in the world, Weta Workshop! Richard Taylor and sculptor Johnny Fraser-Allen graciously guest on the podcast to catch us up on what they've been working on, share fun stories of past projects, and as always inspire us with their enthusiasm and love for the creative process.
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Inside ILMxLAB: Making Star Wars Vader Immortal!

We go behind-the-scenes at Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB to dive into the development of Star Wars: Vader Immortal. Chatting with the director and developers of this VR experience, we see how iconic environments were crafted, how new ships were modeled, and how lightsaber combat and force powers were designed to work with the potential and limitations of virtual reality hardware.

Adam Savage's Spot Robot Rickshaw Carriage!

Adam's first project with Boston Dynamics' Spot robot gives it a novel purpose: pulling a custom-built carriage with Adam as its passenger! Watch Adam give Spot some Victorian flair and the interesting problems that arise in marrying cutting-edge robot technology with vintage transport.

Episode 538 - Rising for the Resistance - 2/13/20
We've risen for the resistance! At Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, that is. Norm and Jeremy duocast this week to recap the strategies and tricks for getting aboard this new ride, and the benefits of bringing a baby to Disney World. Plus, breaking news about Mobile World Congress, impressions of Samsung's new Galaxy flagships, and stay for the Picard Episode 3 spoiler talk at the end of the show [spoilers begin at 1:44:25]!
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Hands-On Impressions!

The flip phone is back! We go hands-on with the newly announced Samsung Galaxy Z Flip smartphone, which has a 6.7-inch OLED display that's apparently made of foldable glass. Plus, we check out the 100X "Space Zoom" camera on the Galaxy S20 Ultra flagship from the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event!

Post-Oscars Glow - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 2/11/20
After Parasite's big night at the Academy Awards, we talk about all the winners, surprises, and trends we saw from the celebration of this past year of movies (and love for South Korean cinema!). Plus, Norm returns from Walt Disney World, Adam recommends a book on the Wright Brothers, and we tease projects to come!
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