Creepy Dolls – Laser Time #393

Tis the season for spooktacular thrills, and Laser Time is tackling yet another horror subgenre and it’s a surprisingly robust one! It might surprise you that the killer do staggering amount of straight-to-video imitators. If you grew up watching schlock… Read more

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Clowns: Can They Be Killed? – Laser Time #392

It had to be done, Coulrophobics! With two new disturbing clown movies in theaters, we’re examining how this once wholesome embodiment of family amusement became a default icon of pure terror. Is it earned or is it irony? We’ll get to… Read more

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Street Fighter II – Episode 001

Ready… Fight! The Fighting Game Wars miniseries begins with the granddaddy of them all — Capcom’s Street Fighter II. What led up to the launch of this iconic arcade? What were the ramifications? Why was this the first arcade game… Read more

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A Lesson in Corpsing – Laser Time #391

Kicking off yet another Laser Time Spooktober with a bit of a cheat, yet a wonderful excuse to return to one of our favorite topics: Saturday Night Live. The latter half of SNL’s almost fifty years on the air has… Read more

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Behind the Voice – Laser Time #390

Rejoice, cartoon lovers! This episode we’re talking about the animated inspiration behind your favorite cartoon characters. And no, we’re not just rattling off factoids you may already know, we’re letting the legendary voice actors explain themselves in their own words!

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Making Fun of Hippies – Laser Time #389

Don’t like the way your generation or cause gets depicted by the mainstream media? Well, imagine being a hippie, perhaps the world’s safest target of ridicule throughout the last half-century. From the scorn of their late sixties heyday, to the… Read more

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Stolen Soundtracks – Laser Time #388

Video games have pioneered so very many things in the realm of pop culture. So… it’s a difficult question to ask: Is music NOT one of them? Grab the buds and/or phones, because we’re exploring a bit of a tough… Read more

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The Original Overshadowed Super Stars – Laser Time #387

Kermit, Mario, Mickey. Throughout history, certain characters have become so popular, they become the default mascot spokes-things for their respective companies. This is not about those characters. This is about the once mighty icons who were relegated to the background… Read more

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Comic-Con Alternatives – Laser Time #386

Another year, another Comic-Con. But the annual San Diego pilgrimage is far from the only way to pay tribute in person to the things you hold dear. That’s why we’re talking not only about the history of Comic-Cons, along with… Read more

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Killer Robots – Laser Time #385

Join us for an exploration of not only pop culture’s finest murderous machinations, but a look at our own fears of robots and AI. Will the replace us? Will they enslave us? Will they ever make a Short Circuit 3?!… Read more

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