Sci-Fi & Squeam https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam The LGBTIQ voice on all things horror, fantasy and science fiction Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:20:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/wp-admin/images/w-logo-blue.png Sci-Fi & Squeam https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam 32 32 The LGBTIQ voice on all things horror, fantasy and science fiction JOY 94.9 JOY 94.9 webmaster@joy.org.au webmaster@joy.org.au (JOY 94.9) JOY Melbourne Inc. The LGBTIQ voice on all things horror, fantasy and science fiction Sci-Fi & Squeam http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/wp-content/uploads/sites/164/powerpress/Scifi-and-Squeam.jpg https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam Melbourne, Australia Weekly …and the power you possess https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/06/and-the-power-you-poses/ Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:19:44 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5197 What film could raise the undead from their coffin? Wonder Woman and here is Claytox’s review. 

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What film could raise the undead from their coffin? Wonder Woman and here is Claytox’s review. 

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Final Girl https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/04/final-girl/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 08:23:06 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5190 All good things…as they say. Sci Fi and Squeam Undead farewells our one and only ‘Squeamer’ Sonja Hammer. After an eight year JOY career, Sonja leaves us, having parted a wealth of geeky wisdom over […]

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All good things…as they say. Sci Fi and Squeam Undead farewells our one and only ‘Squeamer’ Sonja Hammer. After an eight year JOY career, Sonja leaves us, having parted a wealth of geeky wisdom over 500+ podcast and 350 live shows. Sonja and Claytox are joined by Dylan Adler for a fitting send off.

 

 

 

 

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It’s Head in a Wall Time https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/03/head-wall-time/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:13:47 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5184 Claytox reviews the latest popcorn film offering, Saban’s Power Rangers.

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Claytox reviews the latest popcorn film offering, Saban’s Power Rangers.

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MQFF 2017: Multiple Maniacs and More https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/03/mqff-2017-multiple-maniacs/ Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:17:36 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5178 Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2017 is back with another group of films that are always, at the very least, discussion provoking. Sonja and Claytox look at the genre pieces that can be selected from the program. […]

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2017 is back with another group of films that are always, at the very least, discussion provoking. Sonja and Claytox look at the genre pieces that can be selected from the program. First up, Women Who kill, the closing night film. They go on to check the vital signs of Pulse, an Australian offering and centerpiece of the festival. We head to Brazil next to look at The Cult. To round out the chat, a retro piece from the wonderfully disgusting John Waters, Multiple Maniacs.

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2017 is back with another group of films that are always, at the very least, discussion provoking. Sonja and Claytox look at the genre pieces that can be selected from the program. […]http://media.rawvoice. Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2017 is back with another group of films that are always, at the very least, discussion provoking. Sonja and Claytox look at the genre pieces that can be selected from the program. […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_scifisqueam/p/joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/wp-content/uploads/sites/164/2017/03/mqff-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:36 — 48.8MB) Clayton 42:36
If the Apocalypse Comes, Beep Me: #Buffyslays20 https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/03/apocalypse-comes-beep-buffyslays20/ Mon, 13 Mar 2017 03:55:51 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5166 Some of the references might go over some people’s heads, the special effects may be a little lackluster by today’s standards, but the geek world’s favourite show has aged very well. Sonja and Claytox look back on […]

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Some of the references might go over some people’s heads, the special effects may be a little lackluster by today’s standards, but the geek world’s favourite show has aged very well.

Sonja and Claytox look back on the greatest series ever created (ok, there might be a small debate there), but you can hear from them in the podcast.

 

 

Here is what Sarah Michelle Geller had to say on the anniversary:

20 years ago today, I had the greatest privilege to bring Buffy to your tv screens for the first time. It was a long and challenging road to get there. First the movie, then a passed over pilot presentation, and eventually a 20 years ago today, I had the greatest privilege to bring Buffy to your tv screens for the first time. It was a long and challenging road to get there. First the movie, then a passed over pilot presentation, and eventually a mid season time slot on a little known network. That first season, we liked to think of ourselves as the little show that could. While we knew the potential, I don’t think any of us saw the lasting impact our show would have. As an actor, you wish for that one role where you can leave your mark and forever be remembered, with Buffy I got so much more. She’s a feminist challenge to gender hierarchy. Buffy may have been the Chosen One, but I was the lucky one. Thank you to Gail Berman for always believing there was a show in that movie. Thank you to Joss Whedon, for trusting me to give life to one of the greatest female characters ever created. Thank you to David, for always being my Angel. Thank you to James for understanding that while Buffy and Spike may have been love/hate, I have nothing but love for you. Alyson, as any woman knows, you are nothing without the love and support of great female friends, so thank you for being that. Michelle, you will always hold a key to my heart. Thank you to all the incredible actors for seven seasons of amazing performances. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the incredible crew that worked tirelessly (and also really tired) to bring this show to life. And lastly, but most importantly thank you to all of you, the fans. We made this show for you, and your unwavering support has kept this show going long past our seven years. You are everything. And always remember…”if the apocalypse comes, beep me” #buffyslays20

 

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The Drew Barrymore Diet https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/02/drew-barrymore-diet/ Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:43:20 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5143 The great Drew Barrymore returns with the Santa Clarita. Sonja and Clayton chat this amazing show. Her career and they total love and admiration of her. Drew is a great addition to our Women In […]

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The great Drew Barrymore returns with the Santa Clarita. Sonja and Clayton chat this amazing show. Her career and they total love and admiration of her. Drew is a great addition to our Women In Horror month. 

 

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For the WiHM https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/02/for-the-wihm/ Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:59:31 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5106 Women in Horror Month continues to the end of Feb. To further celebrate the wonders of women, Sonja and Claytox chat women who make horror. Featuring films by women, staring women and loved by everyone (mostly). […]

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Women in Horror Month continues to the end of Feb. To further celebrate the wonders of women, Sonja and Claytox chat women who make horror. Featuring films by women, staring women and loved by everyone (mostly).

Don’t forget to check out the blood drive PSAs, mini horror films designed to get people out giving blood.

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Women in Horror Month continues to the end of Feb. To further celebrate the wonders of women, Sonja and Claytox chat women who make horror. Featuring films by women, staring women and loved by everyone (mostly). […]http://media.rawvoice. Women in Horror Month continues to the end of Feb. To further celebrate the wonders of women, Sonja and Claytox chat women who make horror. Featuring films by women, staring women and loved by everyone (mostly). […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_scifisqueam/p/joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/wp-content/uploads/sites/164/2017/02/women-in-horror-month.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:44 — 74.9MB) Clayton 32:44
Melbourne Queer Comic Club & Love is Love https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/02/melbourne-queer-comic-club-love-love/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:21:02 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5109 WARNING: CONTENT OF THIS PODCAST  CONTAINS TOPICS THAT MAY CAUSE DISTRESS. ‘Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open’ – Albus Dumbledore,Harry Potter and […]

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WARNING: CONTENT OF THIS PODCAST  CONTAINS TOPICS THAT MAY CAUSE DISTRESS.

‘Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open’ – Albus Dumbledore,Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire  by J.K Rowling

Sonja Hammer is in the studio for this special podcast with Haydn Klemm one of the organisers of the Melbourne Queer Comic Club :’An inclusive and friendly group for LGBT people and allies who love comics. Come along to our monthly meetings to talk comics and meet new friends!’ 

Haydn helps us catch up on the last meet up where ‘Love is Love’ the : ” response to the tragic summer shooting, ( June 2016),at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL, IDW PUBLISHING collaborated with writers, artists and creators from across the world to build LOVE IS LOVE, an anthology of stories celebrating love in all its forms. With support from DC ENTERTAINMENT and some of the greatest talents in entertainment, the anthology presents tales of no more than 1 to 2 pages each, spread across a 144-page oversized love-letter to the LGBTQ community honoring the victims, survivors and families of the tragedy. All materials have been donated, with all proceeds from sales of the comic going to EQUALITY FLORIDA, a 501(c)4 organization dedicated to securing justice and equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.”

The project is curated by writer Marc Andreyko (BATWOMAN, WONDER WOMAN ’77) with collaborators from all walks of life.

‘Andreyko described the book further, saying “It’s called “Love is Love” — the tagline I’m using, that I stole from someone else on the Internet, is, “It doesn’t matter who you love, just love somebody.” Some of the stories are very powerful and very specific to Orlando, a couple people who lost friends and family have done pieces for the book; people that live in Orlando have done pieces for the book. Some people have done pieces that aren’t Orlando-specific, but they’re about love; there are one and two-page stories, there are pin-ups, there are illustrated poems. DC is letting us use their characters in the book.” from an article found here 

List of creative contributors here  

This Months meet up is on Monday Feb 27th at Hares & Hyenas in Melbourne:

Our book this month is Vision vol 1: Little Worse Than a Man (2015, w: Tom King a: Gabriel Hernandez Walta, #1–6).

Vision, a synthetic man and member of the Avengers, decides to build himself a synthetic nuclear family. Like all nuclear families, it’s intense, creepy and not a great idea. King’s writing makes the title part Blue Velvet, with a splash of Watchmen.

This title was a brave direction at a time when the character hit the mainstream thanks to the Marvel Avengers 2 film.
We will follow this book with volume 2 in March.
Entry by donation.

Below: Hayn Klemm from the Melbourne Queer Comic Club 

We dedicate this podcast to the families and loved ones who lost someone due to the Orlando tragedy.

Link here to make donations

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RINGS COMP https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/02/rings-comp/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:38:28 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5097 To celebrate the release of we are giving you the chance to WIN 3 x RINGS prize packs, each containing: A double in-season pass; poster; iPad case and notebook. Listen in to the audio to […]

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To celebrate the release of we are giving you the chance to WIN

3 x RINGS prize packs, each containing:

A double in-season pass; poster; iPad case and notebook.

Listen in to the audio to find out how to win. 

A new chapter in the beloved RING horror franchise.

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before…

 

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Website: www.RingsMovie.com.au

Twitter: @ParamountAU

Instagram: @ParamountAU

#Rings3 #SamaraReturns

IN CINEMAS FEBRUARY 23

 

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For the Love of Winona & Brenda Meeks https://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/2017/02/love-winona-brenda-meeks/ Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:14:45 +0000 http://joy.org.au/scifiandsqueam/?p=5076 Sci-Fi & Squeam’s and BROADS Sonja Hammer and Bailey O’Neill from the A to Z of Horror celebrate Women In Horror Month by embracing Bailey’s choice of Winona Ryder and all her Stranger Things and her […]

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Sci-Fi & Squeam’s and BROADS Sonja Hammer and Bailey O’Neill from the A to Z of Horror celebrate Women In Horror Month by embracing Bailey’s choice of Winona Ryder and all her Stranger Things and her beautiful career in genre movies and more.

and Sonja chooses Horror Comedy franchise Scary Movie’s Brenda Meeks played by Regina Hall, a strong African American woman and a hilarious talent who made the Scary Movies worthy of a watch -slaying it everytime!

‘Fans of Stranger Things have had fun picking through all of the Netflix hit’s retro references, from the copious E.T. homages to that John Carpenter-esque synth score. But the best nod to the past isn’t the hairstyles, the marathon Dungeons & Dragons campaigns, or even the soundtrack full of New Order and Echo & The Bunnymen songs. No, the real stroke of nostalgic genius is the casting of Winona Ryder as distraught single mom Joyce Byers. From the moment the actress appears, the pulse of every 1980s kid starts to quicken.’ rest of the Rolling Stone article here

MORE Winona here : ‘Doe-eyed and dark-haired, Ryder appeared, for young people who identified outside the mainstream, to be a kindred spirit. She entered pop consciousness in late ’80s as a cult-movie ingénue of sorts, first as the goth pixie Lydia Deetz in Tim Burton‘s absurdist Beetlejuice (1988), and then as Veronica, a too-smart recruit to the mean-girls clique, in the dark revenge comedy Heathers (1989). Soon after, she established her indie cred in Jim Jarmusch‘s Night on Earth (1991) and embodied the Gen X zeitgeist in Ben Stiller’s Reality Bites (1994), in effect, becoming an icon of quirky angst, and in the process, revealing herself to be one of the most precociously talented actresses of her generation.’

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 29: Cast of ‘Stranger Things’ accepts Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series onstage during The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. 

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 29: Winona Ryder and David Harbour of ‘Stranger Things’ accept the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series onstage during The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. 26592_014 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images )

And you could WIN a serious prize if you just listen to this podcast !

 

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