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Adam Savage Interviews ‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir


Adam Savage Interviews ‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir

Wow! Talk about “sciencing the sh*t” out of things: Gadgeteer and mad scientists extraordinaire Adam Savage (”Mythbusters” and “Tested”) interviews The Martian author Andy Weir on this episode of the “The Talking Room.” Adam and Andy cover all kinds of kinds of interesting ground here, both about the book and the the upcoming film. Give [...]

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First ‘The Martian’ Trailer: Matt Damon’s Gonna Science the Sh*t Out of This’


First ‘The Martian’ Trailer: Matt Damon’s Gonna Science the Sh*t Out of This’

You know those movie trailers that come along once in a great while that for whatever reason give you goosebumps? The kind that instantly makes you stoked to see the movie? Well, I’ve got one for you to check out: “The Martian”.
A science-fiction Robinson Crusoe tale, “The Martian” is the story of Mark Watney: an [...]

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Enjoy Free Music Inspired by Andy Weir’s ‘The Martian’


As you probably know, we’re pretty big fans of Andy Weir’s hard science fiction adventure novel The Martian. Apparently DJ EWI is, too. The band has recorded and released a free album of songs inspired by Weir’s books. Check it out on Bandcamp, and visit the band’s site here!
songs inspired by the martian by dj [...]

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Life on Mars? Check Out Three Great Martian Reads


Life on Mars? Check Out Three Great Martian Reads

With NASA’s announcement that they hope to field a manned mission to Mars by 2030, and at least one private initiative to start a colony in the works, an eventual human presence on our red neighbor is looking like a growing probability. What will we find there? Intelligent life? No, probably not, but there’s certainly [...]

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Top 10 2015 Movies I Want Now


2015 has just begun and there are some geeky fantastic movies coming out!

Here are the top ten movies I want to watch right now! Do they match up to yours?

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Ridley Scott Sends ‘The Martian’ Script and Doodle Into Space


Ridley Scott Sends ‘The Martian’ Script and Doodle Into Space

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when I had never heard of Andy Weir. I had heard of The Martian, although several people told me about it. Well, not exactly. Most of them said some variation of “Just wait until you get to read The Martian. It’s… Wow. It’s good!” To say [...]

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Gifts For the Geek |Day 18: THE MARTIAN


Books are great gifts!

And for science fiction, it doesn’t get much better than The Martian by Andy Weir! A perfect gift for that bookie in your life!

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Interview: Author Andy Weir Talks THE MARTIAN Movie


weir-martianThe Martian by bestselling author Andy Weir is being adapted to the silver screen by Ridley Scott and Matt Damon!

Here is an interview with Andy about that entire process. Enjoy!

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SDCC 2014 Video: Andy Weir on The Martian and What’s Awesome About Comic-con


SDCC 2014 Video: Andy Weir on The Martian and What’s Awesome About Comic-con

For an author whose latest book is about an astronaut that gets stranded on Mars (The Martian), Andy Weir sure is a very pleasant, optimistic fellow.

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An Interview with Andy Weir, Author of ‘The Martian’


An Interview with Andy Weir, Author of ‘The Martian’

I didn’t get to spend much time with Andy Weir, author of the science fiction masterpiece The Martin, when we were both at San Diego Comic Con, so I resolved to make it up with this Skype interview We spoke about when (or if) science can ever get in the way of a good science [...]

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