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Hey Nat Geo: More Boom and Less Mars, Please!

As the National Geographic Channel slowly steps toward offering more scripted entertainment, here’s a memo for the network’s programmers: More Valley of the Boom and less Mars, please!

Mars Season 2 is Full of Power Plays and Politics

When did politics seep into a possible bright future for colonizing the Red Planet? Sadly, the accurate answer is Season 2 of Mars, when a private corporation competes for resources with the pre-established international scientific coalition and too much drama ensues.

Geek Culture Goes Global in Valley of the Boom

Describing pre-internet life to a millennial can be difficult, so instead, have them watch Valley of the Boom, which documents life before the World Wide Web in a sorta based on true events six-part limited docuseries, which is also enjoyable for those… Continue Reading →

Survival Horror Storyline Infects Mars

The exact moment when Mars switched from science fact/docuseries with dashes of futuristic science fiction to inevitable horror in outer space is when I fully realized this National Geographic series could get a bigger audience and should get the green light for… Continue Reading →

Nat Geo Gets Starstruck With Mars

Exploring the Red Planet absolutely fascinates me. There’s quite a few stories that I absolutely adore that focus on Mars, the planet, including National Geographic Channel’s global event series, Mars.

The Genius of Seth MacFarlane and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Two of my favorite people in the mainstream of American culture are Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Seth MacFarlane. I have had the pleasure of speaking briefly with each of them and admire them both immensely.

Hidden Figures Uncovers NASA’s Behind-the-Scenes Brilliance

Per Matt When it comes to underdog movies, I’m a huge fan. I absolutely love them. There’s something about a group of characters overcoming huge odds and finding success by the film’s conclusion that always interests me. But when you… Continue Reading →

Mars Orbits Being an Outer-Space Soap Opera

“Space is defined by the strange relationship between failure, risk and innovation.” That self-describing quote is the basis for the global event series, Mars, which airs on the National Geographic Channel.

Destination Truth Interview: Josh Gates

Per Matt Josh Gates is an adventurer, TV Host and a “travelin’ fool,” but what’s he been up to lately?

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