Creatives: Alex White, Author of The Cold Forge – Episode 10 -Yutani Podcast

Title card design by Frans Hattingh https://youtu.be/_AOf4vsV_eI In this podcast, I talk to the author of Alien: The Cold Forge, Alex White. I have previously interviewed him for our Creatives series, and today we cover his inspiration for his character Blue Marsalis, and the Double Robotics presentation which sparked his idea. With mentions of Avatar, Macross, …

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The Green Lantern and Shaw’s Grave

https://youtu.be/28cnHQVhb_o Gomphocarpus physocarpus is a species of "Milkweed", also known as the Swan plant. In the movie Alien: Covenant, David places it on Elizabeth Shaw's grave as an offering. Further analysis of this scene has revealed some interesting facts that may hold symbolic meaning and shows us what became of her. The Swan The "Swan" plant serves as …

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Plagiarus praepotens

Image: Bacteriaphage, acts like the plagiarus praepotens because of the way it takes the DNA from the host to reproduce. https://youtu.be/YI3tsmFsrOg Chemical A0-3959X.91 – 15, Plagiarus Praepotens Etymology Plagiarus= thief, in Latin | Praepotens= prae- +‎ potēns = before mighty, in latin Plagiarus = from Latin plagiarius "kidnapper, seducer, plunderer, one who kidnaps the child or slave …

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