Prop and costume fabricator (and regular Tested contributor) Bill Doran joins us for this week's podcast! Bill's in town filming some videos with us, and we chat about his origin story, today's cosplay culture, valuing your work, and his plans for Dragoncon!
Modelmaker Kayte Sabicer joins us this week as we talk about our love for Cinefex magazine and discuss first workbenches and workspaces. We also talk about Jack White's recent visit to the cave, and hear a story about one of Adam's first trips to the Bay Area's Urban Ore.
We talk about fact checking in journalism, the return of Patrick Stewart to Star Trek, and the Academy Awards' announcement about a new awards category to celebrate popular film. We also go back through the past five years of film releases to speculate which recent films would have earned that title.
TV's our big topic this week as we discuss a recently posted list of the top 100 television episodes of the 21st century. Adam also shares stories from his trip to the TCAs, tales of old media storage, and a surprise trip to the American Idol finale.
Adam gets dressed up to talk about the International Space Station, his experience at this year's Comic-Con, the success of the Totoro meetup, and how much fun he had with Weta Workshop's Richard Taylor at his panel.
Look who's back! Simone joins us for a special recording of the podcast from San Diego Comic-Con, right after Adam completed this year's Incognito costume walk. We talk about Adam's costume, what we've seen at SDCC so far, and catch up with Simone!
Adam's back from two weeks of travel and catches us up on his time as an artist in residence in Colorado making a bronze Maltese Falcon (and collaborating with Tom Sachs!). We also talk about the influence of Akira on its 30th anniversary, and Adam's release of the plans and patterns for his EDC TWO bag. A big episode before we head down to Comic-Con!
The week before leaving for an artist residency, Adam talks about the difference between making a prop replica look "perfect" and making it look "right." Kishore also guests to discuss NYC travel recommendations, mentalism, and magic shows. Plus, some details about Raiders of the Lost Ark that we never knew!
Adam shares stories from his trip to the Nation of Makers conference, where he helped assemble a massive 3D printed sculpture. We also learn about his recent revisiting of his Maltese Falcon replica build, as well as his trip to the Onewheel factory. Plus, a weird theory connecting Predator and Home Alone.
This week, we remember Anthony Bourdain and talk about what his writing and his shows meant to us. Adam shares his thoughts on the First Man trailer, and we geek out about vinyl cutters.
While Norm is out on a production shoot, Adam and Will are joined by Tested contributor and fabricator Kayte Sabicer to talk about modelmaking, train trips, Captain America's costume, and rewatching Raiders of the Lost Ark. Plus, Adam talks about what it's like to be back on set to film Mythbuster Jr.!
We're waiting until more people have seen Solo before we do a full Spoilercast review. So this week, we talk about a laser cutting storage boxes, internet mob mentality, and a new Tested project with actress and stunt performer Zoe Bell. Plus, some love for Starchild!
We're back from another amazing Maker Faire, and get together to share stories about projects we saw, makers we met, and hear Adam's process of writing his latest sunday speech. One thing we learned this year: helium soap bubbles are awesome!
For a special Mother's Day episode of Still Untitled, we welcome back to the podcast Adam's mom! The three of us chat about Adam's family, his upbringing, and hear some of Adam's origin stories--including some of his first maker projects.
This week, we hear about Norm's trip to see the NASA InSight rocket launch a build project related to Giant Pacific Octopuses that Adam completed two years ago that we're finally ready to share on Tested. Plus, a few streaming video recommendations!
After a few weeks out of the studio, we're back in the cave to catch up on a lot of topics! We hear about Adam's return to television with Mythbusters Jr., and dive into a lengthy discussion of Avengers: Infinity War. Plus, we talk about Simone's recent announcement.
In our final pop-up podcast recording from Silicon Valley Comic Con, we welcome Evan Narcisse, senior writer at io9 and writer of the current Marvel mini-series Rise of the Black Panther! Evan talks about how he went from being a fan to writing comics, his take on the origin story of Black Panther, and collaborating with artists to tell this new story.
We welcome author Andy Weir back on Tested, as we catch up with him in this pop-up podcast recording at Silicon Valley Comic Con. Andy talks about the research behind his most recent book Artemis, the best way to build cities on the moon, and why he prefers post-apocalpyse to dystopia.
While at this past weekend's Silicon Valley Comic Con, Adam and Norm record a few pop-up podcasts with guests at the show. First up is our new friend Darrell Maloney (aka Broken Nerd), an awesome youtuber who collaborated with Adam on this year's SVCC incognito walk!
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey, we talk about our first time watching the film, theories about its meaning, and some of its amazing practical effects. Adam also shows off his star child prop build!