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43: Fourth Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2018

43: Fourth Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2018

February 12, 2019

Glenn and Scott are back in the Oscar vault, on time and as expected! They're breaking down the nominees for the Best Original Score Oscar: Black Panther by Ludwig Göransson, If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell, BlacKkKlansman by Terence Blanchard, Isle of Dogs by Alexandre Desplat, and Mary Poppins Returns by Marc Shaiman. Best Original Score is one of the categories that's actually being awarded on the broadcast this year, so you know it's a big one. There are major digressions aplenty in this outing, including your dose of Hamilton hot takes!

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Musical Selections:

  • WWE Hall of Fame Intro Theme
  • "Waterfall Fight" from Black Panther by Ludwig Göransson
  • "Glory to Bast" from Black Panther by Ludwig Göransson
  • "United Nations/End Titles" from Black Panther by Ludwig Göransson
  • "Eden (Harlem)" from If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell
  • "What Have They Done?" from If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell
  • "New Life" from If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell
  • "The Ecstasy of Gold" from The Good, The Bad and the Ugly by Ennio Morricone
  • "Killmonger" from Black Panther by Ludwig Göransson
  • "The Ecstasy of Gold" from The Good, The Bad and the Ugly by Ennio Morricone
  • "Encomium" from If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell
  • "Eden (Harlem)" (Double Speed) from If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell
  • "Encomium" (Double Speed) from If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Britell
  • "Blood and Soil" from BlacKkKlansman by Terence Blanchard
  • "Ron Meets FBI Agent" from BlacKkKlansman by Terence Blanchard
  • "Ron's Search" from BlacKkKlansman by Terence Blanchard
  • "Shinto Shrine" from Isle of Dogs by Alexandre Desplat
  • "First Crash-Landing" from Isle of Dogs by Alexandre Desplat
  • "Jupiter and Oracle + Aboriginal Dogs" from Isle of Dogs by Alexandre Desplat
  • "First Bath of a Stray Dog" from Isle of Dogs by Alexandre Desplat
  • "Outside the Tent" from Mary Poppins Returns by Marc Shaiman
  • "Royal Doulton Chase" from Mary Poppins Returns by Marc Shaiman
  • "Trip a Little Light Fantastic" from Mary Poppins Returns, music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, vocals by Lin-Manuel Miranda & cast
  • "Ancestral Plane" from Black Panther by Ludwig Göransson
  • "The Place Where Lost Things Go" from Mary Poppins Returns, music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, vocals by Emily Blunt
  • "Flying with Chewie" from Solo: A Star Wars Story by John Powell
  • "Main Title" from Ready Player One by Alan Silvestri
  • "Hooray for Hollywood" by Richard A. Whiting & Johnny Mercer, arranged & conducted by John Williams, performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra

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42: Negative-15th Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2000

42: Negative-15th Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2000

February 4, 2019

In the midst of Oscar season, Glenn & Scott take a detour to discuss the Best Original Score nominees from the year 2000! On the docket are Gladiator by Hans Zimmer, Malèna by Ennio Morricone, The Patriot by John Williams, Chocolat by Rachel Portman, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Tan Dun. Come for the celebrity guest star, stay for the Butler Brothers’ amazement at a genuinely compelling Zimmer score! This edition also boasts a discussion of when the last couple of decades ended, and ends with Glenn getting the most shocking news of the year.

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Musical Selections:

  • WWE Hall of Fame Intro Theme
  • “Barbarian Horde” from Gladiator by Hans Zimmer
  • “The Wheat” from Gladiator by Hans Zimmer
  • “The Battle” from Gladiator by Hans Zimmer
  • “Now We Are Free” from Gladiator by Hans Zimmer
  • “Malèna (Titoli Di Coda)” from Malèna by Ennio Morricone
  • “Inchini Ipocriti e Disperazione” from Malèna by Ennio Morricone
  • “Il Ritorno” from Malèna by Ennio Morricone
  • “Visioni (Fantasie D’Amore)” from Malèna by Ennio Morricone
  • “The Colonial Cause” from The Patriot by John Williams
  • “Martin vs. Tavington” from The Patriot by John Williams
  • “Ann and Gabriel” from The Patriot by John Williams
  • “The Patriot” from The Patriot by John Williams
  • “Main Titles” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Party Preparations” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Chocolate Sauce” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Guillaume’s Confession” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Three Women” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Ashes to the Wind” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Vianne Sets Up Shop” from Chocolat by Rachel Portman
  • “Eternal Vow” from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Tan Dun
  • “Night Fight” from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Tan Dun
  • “Farewell” from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Tan Dun
  • “A Love Before Time” (English) from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, performed by CoCo Lee
  • “A Love Before Time” (Mandarin) from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, performed by CoCo Lee
  • “Cast Away” from Cast Away by Alan Silvestri
  • “Crossroads” from Cast Away by Alan Silvestri
  • “The Legend of Bagger Vance” from The Legend of Bagger Vance by Rachel Portman
  • “Remember the Titans” from Remember the Titans by Trevor Rabin
  • “Virginia” from Remember the Titans by Trevor Rabin
  • “Southern Hospitality” from Requiem for a Dream by Clint Mansell
  • “Lux Aeterna” from Requiem for a Dream by Clint Mansell
  • “End Title” from Unbreakable by James Newton Howard
  • “Unbreakable” from Unbreakable by James Newton Howard
  • “Requiem for a Tower” by Corner Stone Cues, based on themes by Clint Mansell

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41: Third Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2017

41: Third Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2017

January 14, 2019

At long last, Glenn & Scott return to the Oscar vault to run down the nominees for best score of 2017! They discuss Phantom Thread by Jonny Greenwood, Dunkirk by Hans Zimmer, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Carter Burwell, The Shape of Water by Alexandre Desplat, Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams, and the definition of music. Stay after the break for their thoughts on selected non-nominated scores from 2017 as well.

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Musical Selections:

  • WWE Hall of Fame Intro Theme
  • “Barbara Rose” from Phantom Thread by Jonny Greenwood
  • “Supermarine” from Dunkirk by Hans Zimmer
  • “Billboards on Fire” from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Carter Burwell
  • “The Shape of Water” from The Shape of Water by Alexandre Desplat
  • “Peace and Purpose” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams
  • “Theme from ‘Spider Man’ (Original Television Series)” from Spider-Man: Homecoming by Michael Giacchino; original theme by Bob Harris and Paul Francis Webster
  • “No Vault of His Own” from Spider-Man: Homecoming by Michael Giacchino
  • “Spider-Man: Homecoming Suite” from Spider-Man: Homecoming by Michael Giacchino
  • “Vulture Clash” from Spider-Man: Homecoming by Michael Giacchino
  • “Lift Off” from Spider-Man: Homecoming by Michael Giacchino
  • “No Man’s Land” from Wonder Woman by Rupert Gregson-Williams
  • “The Mountain Between Us” from The Mountain Between Us by Ramin Djawadi
  • “Power Rangers Theme” from Power Rangers by Brian Tyler
  • “Go Go Power Rangers” from Power Rangers by Brian Tyler
  • “It’s Morphing Time!” from Power Rangers by Brian Tyler
  • “Tokyo Ghoul Main Title” from Tokyo Ghoul by Don Davis
  • “Eating Human Flesh” from Tokyo Ghoul by Don Davis
  • “Run Londinium” from King Arthur: Legend of the Sword by Daniel Pemberton

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40: Tell Me Something Good

40: Tell Me Something Good

October 22, 2018

Glenn Butler and Steve Wille focus on the positive and tell each other some things that are good. Along the way they touch on the legend of Cat Grandpa, the This Old House Cinematic Universe, other low-stakes TV, and butter cheese cheese. If you have something good you want to tell us about, reach out!

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Musical Selections:

  • “Louisiana Fairy Tale” by Haven Gillespie, Mitchell Parish, and J. Fred Coots, performed by Fats Waller
  • “Happy Pizza” from The Great British Bake Off by Tom Howe
  • “Sparkle” from The Great British Bake Off by Tom Howe
  • This Old House theme (90s) by Peter Bell

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39: Are We Klingon, Or Are We Dancer? — Star Trek: Discovery Season One

39: Are We Klingon, Or Are We Dancer? — Star Trek: Discovery Season One

July 30, 2018

Glenn and Scott are back with a somewhat belated discussion of the first season of Star Trek: Discovery. They discuss what worked for them and what didn’t, why the show went too fast and felt too slow, and whether anyone was buried. They each have opinions, and Scott thinks you should ignore one of them.

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Musical Selections:

  • “I Can’t Dance” from Star Trek: Discovery, “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad” by Jeff Russo
  • “Torchbearer” from Star Trek: Discovery, “The Vulcan Hello” by Jeff Russo
  • “I Need You” from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire by James Newton Howard
  • “War Is Over” from Star Trek: Discovery, “Will You Take My Hand?” by Jeff Russo

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38: Duo: A Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular

38: Duo: A Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular

June 21, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story is the subject of the latest Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, as we still want that sweet sweet search engine optimization despite not putting the name of the movie in the title. Glenn & Scott convene to break down their expectations for the newest Star War and how they were greatly exceeded, plus Solo‘s characterization, the Han-Chewie dynamic, gratuitous sequel-bait, the qualities of scoundrels, droid liberation theology, and much more. Come for the analysis of where John Powell’s score fits in the Star Wars corpus, stay for the pilot episode of the hit new podcast Glenn and Scott Read Wookieepedia!

You can support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/nontoxicfanboys.

Musical Selections:

  • “Meet Han” from Solo by John Powell
  • “Marauders Arrive” from Solo by John Powell
  • “Mine Mission” from Solo by John Powell
  • “Flying with Chewie” from Solo by John Powell
  • “I Can Fly Anything” from The Force Awakens by John Williams
  • “Lando’s Closet” from Solo by John Powell
  • “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
  • “Into the Maw” from Solo by John Powell

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37: More Spectacular Advice

37: More Spectacular Advice

June 11, 2018

Steve Wille joins Glenn & Scott for another dip into the Spectacular Advice email, which you can reach right now at spectacularadvice@gmail.com! This time the three discuss family planning, privacy vs. secrecy, and grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Musical selections:

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36: The Force’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed

36: The Force’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed

January 10, 2018

Having seen The Last Jedi again, Glenn, Scott, and Alanna are retreating to the far-off island known as The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular to discuss the movie some more! Glenn is embarrassed about omissions in the score segment from last time, Scott is upset about Canto Bight, and Alanna is still yelling about Kylo. Other topics discussed include what it means to be Somebody, Objectivism, and…yes, love triangles. Are you a theme lumper or a theme splitter? Is “willingness to be evil” a make-or-break issue in your relationships? All this and more awaits you!

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Musical Selections:

  • “Ahch-To Island” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams
  • “I Need You” from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire by James Newton Howard
  • “Holdo’s Resolve” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams
  • “The Fathiers” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams
  • “The Last Jedi” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams
  • “The Jedi Steps and Finale” from Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams

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35: Spectacular Advice

35: Spectacular Advice

December 26, 2017

Steve Wille joins Glenn & Scott to answer YOUR questions for the first Spectacular Advice edition of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular — big or small, we’ll consider them all! Email us at spectacularadvice@gmail.com or go to our Ask.fm page to send your questions today.

In their first foray into advice podcasting, the three have a headier-than-expected discussion of personal growth and shifting perspectives.

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Musical selections:

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34: The Last (Spoilers)

34: The Last (Spoilers)

December 21, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been chased down by the latest episode of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, as Alanna Kelly joins Glenn & Scott to dissect the latest addition to the Star Wars saga. A brief spoiler-free discussion on their expectations for and impressions of the film (taking up the first twelve minutes of the show) is followed by a longer discussion of the depth and breadth of The Last Jedi. How does the movie carry everyone’s favorite characters forward? How does it play with preconceived notions of what a trilogy’s middle chapter does? Why does Glenn suddenly care about Kylo Ren? They discuss how one of the storylines seems to be a sidetrack from the main plot, and then Glenn & Scott get sidetracked by ranking all nine Star Wars scores.

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Musical selections from Star Wars: The Last Jedi by John Williams:

  • “Main Title”
  • “The Supremacy”
  • “The Rebellion Is Reborn” (Rose’s Theme)
  • “The Spark”

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33: Easy-Peasy - Stranger Things 2

33: Easy-Peasy - Stranger Things 2

November 5, 2017

Spoilers for the second season of Stranger Things abound when The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular heads back to the Upside Down. Glenn is joined by Alanna Kelly to break down the differences in emphasis between the first and second seasons, how our beloved characters are being developed, and what the new ones bring to the show. Also…is Stranger Things over?

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Musical selections from Stranger Things 2 by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein:

  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Soldiers”
  • “Rescue”
  • “The First Lie”

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32: Blood and Screams and Funerals – Star Trek: Discovery

32: Blood and Screams and Funerals – Star Trek: Discovery

September 27, 2017

As Star Trek: Discovery brings Trek back to your TV screen, so too does it herald the return of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular to the podcatcher of your choice. Glenn & Scott are back to discuss Discovery‘s two-part pilot, “The Vulcan Hello” and “Battle at the Binary Stars,” and a bevy of related issues. In the spoiler-free opening section, Scott tells a tale of his misbegotten youth…also they talk about the show. After that, SPOILERS abound as they break down Discovery‘s characters, plot, score, design aesthetic, and the surprising status of its eponymous starship.

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Musical selections:

  • Star Trek: Discovery main title by Jeff Russo
  • Star Trek: Discovery end credits by Jeff Russo
  • “Title Theme” from Star Trek: The Animated Series by Ray Ellis
  • “The Jedi Steps” from Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams

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31: Second Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2016

31: Second Annual Oscar Preview – Best Original Score 2016

February 19, 2017

It’s Oscar season on The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular! Glenn & Scott examine the Best Original Score category, noting the mildly pleasant, the bad, and the ugly, before also giving a brief rundown of the Best Original Song category and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s chances of achieving the coveted MacPEGOT. Along the way the Brothers Butler desperately try to remember which year The Full Monty came out and wonder when exactly white people took over jazz, before finishing with an impassioned rundown of 2016 scores they enjoyed more than any of the Academy’s nominees.

You can support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/nontoxicfanboys.

Musical Selections:

  • WWE Hall of Fame Intro Theme
  • “Children” from Jackie by Mica Levi
  • “Credits” from La La Land by Justin Hurwitz
  • “The End” from La La Land by Justin Hurwitz
  • “Lion Theme” from Lion by Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka
  • “The Culmination” from Moonlight by Nicholas Britell
  • “Zero-Gravity” from Passengers by Thomas Newman
  • “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana, performed by Auli’i Cravalho, music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • “The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story, performed by Sting, music & lyrics by J. Ralph and Sting
  • “A Long Road Ahead” from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Michael Giacchino
  • “Your Father Would Be Proud” from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Michael Giacchino
  • “Hope” from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Michael Giacchino
  • “Hitting the Saucer a Little Hard” from Star Trek Beyond by Michael Giacchino
  • “Mocking Jaylah” from Star Trek Beyond by Michael Giacchino
  • “Thank Your Lucky Stardate” from Star Trek Beyond by Michael Giacchino
  • “Night on the Yorktown” from Star Trek Beyond by Michael Giacchino
  • “Reverie” from Pete’s Dragon by Daniel Hart
  • “Takedown” from Pete’s Dragon by Daniel Hart
  • “Abyss” from Pete’s Dragon by Daniel Hart
  • “10 Cloverfield Lane” from 10 Cloverfield Lane by Bear McCreary
  • “Talk to Her” from Swiss Army Man by Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  • “Gods of Egypt Prologue” from Gods of Egypt by Marco Beltrami
  • “Strange Days Ahead” from Doctor Strange by Michael Giacchino
  • “Battle of Times Square” from Ghostbusters by Theodore Shapiro
  • “The Birds’ Farewell” from Tale of a Lake by Panu Aaltio
  • “Rey’s Theme” from Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams

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30: Sherlock Series 4

30: Sherlock Series 4

January 28, 2017

Glenn and Alanna are back in the podcast mind palace to examine Sherlock on the occasion of its latest series. The takes flow as they move from appreciation to trepidation to disappointment and despair, stopping along the way to discuss the precise definition of fridging. Alanna identifies some plot holes while Glenn reflects on what this means for the upcoming season of Doctor Who. SPOILERS ABOUND for all of the deep dark secrets revealed.

Also, could it be that there’s a seeeeeeeeecret extra mini-podcast at the end???

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Musical selections from Sherlock series four by David Arnold and Michael Price:

  • “The Stranger” (from “The Six Thatchers”)
  • “You Look Different” (from “The Lying Detective”)
  • “She Was Different” (from “The Final Problem”)
  • “Who You Really Are” (from “The Final Problem”)

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29: Rogue One

29: Rogue One

December 26, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has arrived, and The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular is ON IT. Glenn & Scott are joined by Alanna Kelly for a wide-ranging discussion on the value & uses of fanservice, the right & wrong ways to change the tone of a Star Wars movie, and much more. Are the new characters worth caring about? What does it mean for Our Heroes to live under a fascist regime? What can you really build on hope? How does everything from the graphic design of the film to Michael Giacchino’s score contribute to making this feel like a Star Wars movie? SPOILERS abound for Rogue One, other Star Wars properties, and possibly On the Beach.

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Musical Selections from Rogue One by Michael Giacchino:

  • “Jyn Erso & Hope Suite”
  • “Rogue One”
  • “Imperial Suite”
  • “Guardian of the Whills Suite”

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28: Reflection, Surprise, Terror…for the Future

28: Reflection, Surprise, Terror…for the Future

December 15, 2016

Glenn & Scott return from a medical hiatus to consider the course of human events. Their conclusion: we are so fucked.

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Musical selections:

  • "War" by Edwin Starr
  • "For What It's Worth" by Buffalo Springfield
  • "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There is a Season)" by the Byrds
  • "Get Together" by the Youngbloods

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27: Stranger Things

27: Stranger Things

September 12, 2016

Stranger Things has made a splash as the newest blockbuster Netflix original series, and The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular is ON IT. Glenn is joined by Alanna Kelly to talk about the pacing concerns of streaming shows, a shared love of damaged people doing their best, Stranger Things‘ various models of parenting, and much more. So tune in on your walkie-talkie, make sure your compass is pointing in the right direction, and check out the latest episode of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular!

(Mentioned in the show: the Hyperbole and a Half post “Adventures in Depression“)

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Musical selections from Stranger Things by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein:

  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Breaking and Entering”
  • “Hanging Lights”
  • “Dispatch”

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26: Life Is But a Dream - The Star Trek Mailbag

26: Life Is But a Dream - The Star Trek Mailbag

September 1, 2016

You sent in your Star Trek questions, and The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular is ON THEM. Glenn & Scott reflect on their Star Trek film vault series with a short list of topics they missed, such as horsies and dreams, followed by questions sent in by listeners, friends of the show, and past guests. The mailbag leads the ol’ Spectacular on a journey through Shakespearean Klingons, the meaning of family, the future of the franchise, and much more. In the jingle-jangle morning, listen to the latest episode of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular!

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Musical Selections:

  • “End Credits” from Star Trek Into Darkness by Michael Giacchino
  • “Sub Prime Directive” from Star Trek Into Darkness by Michael Giacchino
  • “Sub Prime Directive” from Star Trek Into Darkness by Michael Giacchino
  • “Mr. Tambourine Man” by William Shatner & Bob Dylan

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25: Happy Birthday – Star Trek Beyond

25: Happy Birthday – Star Trek Beyond

July 23, 2016

Star Trek: Beyond has arrived, and The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular is ON IT. In this reaction show, Glenn & Scott follow their Star Trek vault series with their take on the fiftieth-anniversary film offering, including a spoiler-free section to start. After that they discuss the villain’s motivations, Starfleet’s mission, Kirk’s journey, the nature of family, and much more. The occasion of Rihanna’s contribution brings up the history of Star Trek movies’ engagement with the pop music. Also, of course, the film must deal with the losses of Leonard Nimoy and Anton Yelchin.

The spoiler-free section at the beginning of the show contains no spoilers for anything. The rest of the show contains SPOILERS for Star Trek Beyond, the Destiny trilogy, two Harry Potter books, and amazingly enough, the yet-to-be-written Star Trek 4.

You can support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/nontoxicfanboys.

Musical selections from Star Trek: Beyond by Michael Giacchino:

  • “Hitting the Saucer a Little Hard”
  • “Night on the Yorktown”
  • “Crash Decisions”
  • “A Lesson in Vulcan Mineralogy”
  • “Star Trek Main Theme”

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24: It’s Nice to Have a Family – Star Trek: Into Darkness

24: It’s Nice to Have a Family – Star Trek: Into Darkness

July 8, 2016

Star Trek: Into Darkness crashes into the Star Trek film vault as The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular’s archival journey reaches the most recent installment. Glenn & Scott are joined by Alanna Kelly to discuss warmongering, the rule of law, Admiral RoboCop’s A Few Good Men moment, the meaning of role-reversal in terms of the new Trek movies’ engagement with AU fanfic, Sassy Spock, more love triangles, Leonard Nimoy’s final appearance, Scotty’s tenure as the movie’s conscience, Kirk’s merry-go-round of ranks & jobs, Klingons who’re into body modification, and the movie’s issues with race & gender — particularly regarding The Actor of Many Names. Scott and Alanna indulge their love of the movie, while Glenn spends some time writhing around trying to adequately express his discomfort.

(Note: This show was recorded before the death of Anton Yelchin, and as such does not address the sad news.)

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Musical Selections from Star Trek: Into Darkness by Michael Giacchino:

  • “Ode to Vengeance”
  • “Warp Core Values”
  • “Klingon Chase”
  • “Warp Core Values”

Purchase the Star Trek: Into Darkness original score by Michael Giacchino.

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