Inside BB-8 - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 9/10/192 Comments
We're joined this week by special guest Matt Denton, animatronics engineer and robot builder who has worked on the droids for the past few Star Wars films. Specifically, Matt was part of the team that built the various BB-8s for Episode VII! We chat with Matt about designing animatronics, the puppeteering of BB-8, and his personal robotics projects.
Week of Reflection - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 9/3/194 Comments
After a particularly intense week, we regroup to talk about the ways in which we chilled and reset ourselves over the long labor day weekend. Norm recaps his trip to Galaxy's Edge, Will read The Fall, and Adam shared his favorite cosplay he saw posted from Dragon*Con. Plus, an appreciation for the puppetry in the new Dark Crystal show.
Off the Rails - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 8/6/198 Comments
We jump through a wide-range of topics this week, including favorite movie analysis videos, deaging effects, and the details on the North Bergen High School drama class Alien spacesuit. Plus, Will recommends the glass blowing competition show Blown Away and we talk about what kinds of competition shows we like. Next weekend we'll be at Silicon Valley Comic Con!
Airplane Laser Tag - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/30/198 Comments
Joining us today are Jeremy and special guest Zach Radding, who were responsible for the custom electronics that made the laser tag dogfighting with World War I-era airplanes possible. We chat with them about the problem-solving and testing required to get their laser and sensor systems working, and Adam talks about what it was like filming that episode of Savage Builds!
Celebrating Apollo - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/23/192 Comments
The team is back in San Francisco after spending a week in Washington DC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, as well as going to San Diego Coimc-Con! Adam recaps his experience participating in the festivities, seeing Neil Armstrong's spacesuit, and assembling Project Egress! Videos from that trip are coming!
Project Egress - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/16/199 Comments
We record a few days early as Adam and team are in Washington DC this week for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Jen Schachter joins us to talk about the conception and organization of Project Egress, how the pieces are coming together, and some interesting things learned in the planning of this build. We can't wait to see it come together on the 18th!
War Machines - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/2/197 Comments
Adam takes a short break from his vacation to podcast with us and recap the most recent episodes of Savage Builds. He talks about the build and challenges of the Panjandrum episode, and what happened when the show was robbed mid-production. Plus, more details about Project Egress, Adam's project for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing!
Fourth Wall - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/11/197 Comments
Adam's mom returns to the podcast as our special guest this week as we talk about our obsession with the show Fleabag--leading into a mini spoilercast discussion. Plus, we're still processing the shutter of Maker Media, and give our appreciation for the team who tirelessly put on Maker Fare for the past ten years.