Geek Quorum – Richard Hatch Tribute

The BSG and sci-fi community lost a great one on February 7 with the passing of Richard Hatch. Richard was an engaging and friendly advocate for the show. I was fortunate to have met him a few times over the years, and he appeared as a guest on our podcast a couple times. He was always a wonderful spirit, and …

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Galactica Quorum #92 – “Michael Nankin Interview”

We interview director Michael Nankin about some of the great episodes he’s done on BSG and Caprica. He discusses how he approached filming the deaths of notable characters, as well as bringing new characters and locales to life (Vergis, Barnabus, New Cap City…). He also provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the production decisions for several key episodes, including …

Galactica Quorum #82 – “Doug McLean Interview”

We interview Doug McLean, the Art Director for BSG and Caprica. Doug tells us what goes into making the Battlestar universe look so believable, from sets to CG. He also gives a preview of what the design style of Caprica will be like. Thanks for talking with us, Doug! Doug was interviewed by Brian. Listen using the player below, or …

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Galactica Quorum #81 – “Live from Dragon*Con 2009”

Here is our LIVE podcast from Dragon*Con 2009, with special guest Richard Hatch! We opine about the new BSG movie project and discuss what makes Battlestar Galactica appealing as a franchise. We ask what other viable BSG spinoffs there could be, and what fans would like to see in the Caprica series. We had a great audience that brought terrific …

Galactica Quorum #78 – “Live at Balticon 2009”

This is our live panel discussion at <strong>Balticon</strong> 2009. We’re joined by best-selling horror/scifi author <strong>Scott Sigler</strong> to discuss the BSG finale and gauge people’s reactions to the show’s ending. We had several participants from the <strong>audience</strong> give their opinions, and we also polled them about whether they had interest in “<strong>Caprica</strong>” or “<strong>The Plan</strong>.” The results were surprising! Thanks …

Galactica Quorum #76 – “BSG Prop Auction Interview #2”

We talk again with Alec Peters from Propworx, who gives us a preview of what’s happening at the second BSG prop auction, occurring May 8-10. If you are in Southern California, check it out! And if not, be sure to visit battlestarprops.com for details. Don’t miss out on your chance to score some BSG memorabilia! Here is who will be …

Galactica Quorum #74 – “Production Interviews”

We begin our post-BSG coverage with interviews with some of the talented people involved in the show’s production. Recorded at the first prop auction in January, we talked to Glenne Campbell (Costume Designer), Ken Hawryliw (Prop Master), and Kevin Grazier (Science Advisor). We find out some of the design cues that differentiated the wardrobe of the Eight models, what became …

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Galactica Quorum #68 – “Michael Hogan Interview”

We interview Michael Hogan at the BSG Prop Auction! Michael talks about playing Col. Tigh, the iconic eye patch, and whether he (the actor) has finally come to grips with his character being a Cylon. Thanks to Michael for the interview, and the beer! The interview was conducted by Brian. Listen using the player below, or visit our Feedburner page, …

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Galactica Quorum #66 – “Richard Hatch Interview”

We interview Richard Hatch, who gives unique insight into the character of Tom Zarek. Whatever you thought of the character before, you may have a different impression once you hear his motivation and perspective, directly from the actor that played him. Thank you, Richard, for talking with us! The interview was conducted by Brian. Listen using the player below, or …

Galactica Quorum #57 – “BSG Auction Interview”

We talk with Alec Peters from Propworx, who is putting together the massive collection of actual BSG props that are going up for auction next month. The webisodes and Season 5 premiere have official dates, and aren’t far off! Until then, sci-fi TV pickings are slim. We discuss the dearth of quality sci-fi shows and postulate what is to come …