Podcast Show Notes 1/21/06 (Hunting Party)

by Cliff Ravenscraft on January 19, 2006

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I'm so excited to announce a brand new feature to our Lost edition of the “generally speaking” podcast! Last week it was a dream, this week, a REALITY! What am I talking about? Of course, I'm talking about four guest hosts on the show with us in our panel discussion on the Hunting Party episode.
This week, Stephanie, Racheal, and myself invited Darcy Pach back into our living room, a brand new Lost-A-Holic! And via Skype, we had Erik Fisher from Milan, Indiana, Rem Lavictoire from Calgary, Alberta Canada, and Dr. Matthew Bruder from Chicago Michigan Somewhere in this U.S.
Rem, aka Chris Gilmore, is actually our professional announcer for “generally speaking.” Dr. Bruder is the man behind the music of our new theme for our podcast! Thank you guys for collaborating with me on the theme! Erick is one of our listners who respnded to my request last week for folks to send us an audio comment to tell us why you think you should be brought in as a guest host.
Two quick notes. First, editing was much easier this weeek. However, I want to apologize in advance for the audio levels that are not completely “level.” This was a test run of Skyping in Guest Hosts. It went very good for our first run! I've invited all our guest hosts back for next week's shown and we may have Tim Jellyman from the UK as well as Dane from Miliwaukee.
As donations continue to come in, we will be able to purchase the audio mixer that will allow us to have the number of inputs needed to do this with a lot less “issues” in setting up the recording system.

On with the show notes….

We first talked about Michael and the Computer. What does Michael know about the computer? Does he know as much about computers as he does about blast doors and architecture?
Stephanie shares her thoughts on Sun & Jin: She's very excited to see her able to speak her mind and that Jin responds in a way that a loving husband should. Definately a big turning point in their relationship.
We discussed teh X-RAY. Take a look at this screen cap…

After discussing this, I'm sure this is just yet another “mistake” on the part of the props department. I don't believe that this is meant to be a clue as to the date in the Lost World!
Small mention on the “Redemption” theme and the fact that being on the island is like a gift to the Lostaways!
Rem share's his thoughts on the conversation between Locke and Jack. “I think this nails the key difference between Jack and Locke, and further, it shows a fundamentally clash of ideologies between cultures described in Daniel Quinn's book “Ishmael”. The central theme of the book is an examination of the idea that humanity has stewardship of the Earth.”
I went on the record that I believe that Zeke is “Gerald Degroot.” I referenced this SCREEN CAP! We played the clip… From the dawn of our species, Man has been blessed with curiosity.” This is directly quoted from Alvar Hanso. This quote can be found on the Hanso Foundation Website.
Next, I shared that I belive that DANIELLE'S DAUGHTER ALEX IS FOUND!
NEW THEORY!!! ZEKE IS ACTUALLY MY FATHER-IN-LAW!!!! Give me some time…. I'll get a picture of Stephanie's Dad and do a side by side photo with “Mr. Friendly.” Somebody remind me if I don't have this by Wednesday!
We discussed the Torches real Quickly…. Here's a screen cap….

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NEXT-[Audio Clip] “You go over a man's house for the first time, do you take off your shoes, do your feet up on his coffee table? Do you walk into the kitchen and eat food that don't belong to ya? Opening doors to rooms you've got no business opening [Looking at Locke].”
Darcy mentioned Zeke's Gun, which was a Luger Pistol! Is there a military connection!
If you have time, you should read up on these two items and see how they relate to what may be happening on the show..
Wikipedia article on The Philadelphia Experiment
Wikipedia article on the Montauk Project
So who is Geronimo Jackson? Is this really an album with music on it? From The Official Lost Podcast… A listener asked, is the music important? ” Response.. “There is stuff coming up in the next couple weeks. You might wan to keep your eyes peeled for Geronimo Jackson's audacious debut. They're a band not a lot of people have heard about. They just pressed one very obscure album in the mid to late 70s. We enjoy unearthing songs that are not the type of things you hear on oldies radio. They help us establish the mood and the setting; the period that the hatch was built.
WE DVR VIEWERS GOT JIPPED!!!! THE ENDING WAS CUT OFF!!! Our friend Kim emailed us after the show… “I have a special request…I know that you're busy with getting ready for the show tomorrow…but I need HELP! For some reason my DVR did not get the last few seconds of the show.” We discussed why this happened to soooo many of us!
Some Good Threads Found On The Fuselage.com:
Is Sarah really pregnant?
Is the Real Sawyer, Locke's dad? “The kidney stealing Anthony Cooper, is really named Mr. Sawyer- the same Mr. Sawyer who was responsible for the deaths of James Ford's (Sawyer's) parents. Since Anthony Cooper was so good at conning his son out of a kidney, he might have been the long time conman who once had an affair with James' mom and stole her money. — I personally love this theory, mainly because Sawyer and Locke are two very interesting characters who we rarely get to see interacting.”
How did the Others light those torches without seeing any visible light from a flame prior?
What did Zeke Accomplish? “What was the purpose? To tell them that they are in danger, duh, I think they already know. To let them know that they were being watched, I think they know that too. The lostaways are already afraid of going into the jungle, they rarely wander much further than the hatch….I just don't understand why Zeke didn't interact more with Jack, Sawyer and Locke if he didn't intend to kill them. Zeke didn't have to reveal whatever he was doing with Walt, but he could have told them, “We've been on this island for 8 years, there's no way off.” or “If you find anymore hatches, don't eat the food, it's ours” or something instead of, “if you cross this line, I'll kill you” Basically I'm wondering what was the point of the conversation? Was it just to entice Jack into crossing the line? Another psychological experiment?”
OFFICIAL LOST PODCAST REVEAL…. It is OFFICIAL! D.H.A.R.M.A. is an acronym. An Anagram is a word or phrase formed by reordering the letters of another word or phrase, such as satin to stain. An Acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of a name, such as WAC for Women's Army Corps. SO WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?
Dane from Milwaukee, WI called in…
Edith B. wrote… I just listened to your 23rd Psalm Podcast, and you just added another fan to your base. I'm going back and t listen to the earlier ones. In fact, I had to donate some money to make sure that you stay on. The silliness mixed with the serious discussions is awesome. Best of all is your Blog where you back up your theories with the screenshots. Of all the LOST Podcasts I listen to, this one, “generally speaking,” is the best. (pun intended)
Dr. Bruder asked… Where can I purchase an “Official generally speaking” shirt? ;-) Sense I hope that I am the first person to ask about this, when you do start selling them, I hope you reserve the first one for me.
Terrence W. wrote… I am extremely interested in the set up you use for recording and editing the show. Is there any chance on your blog or in show, that you could make reference to the tools, sound equipment and editing suites you use?
Current Equipment…

Nady MXE-612 Mixer
(2) MXL 990 Condenser Mics
Audacity Editing Software
Ipaq 2210 for sound clips!
MD-MT15 Backup Recording

Our Equipment Wish List

Nady CMX16A Mixer
Edirol R-1 Digital Recorder
(4) Audio Technica Head Mics

(See Photos At the bottom of these show notes!)
NEXT WEEK ON LOST
Courtesy of Spoilerfix.com Episode 2.12: Fire + Water Airdate: January 25, 2006
•11/26 – Charlie-centric episode that will feature his parents as well as his brother. We learn that Mr. Pace is a butcher. The episode will also feature Karen, the wife of a rock star (Liam?) and a British director. Source: My Entertainment World
•12/01 – Flashbacks will feature 8-year-old Charlie and 12-year-old Liam. Source: SpoilerFix.com
•01/04 – When Charlie's vividly surreal dreams lead him to believe Claire's baby, Aaron, is in danger, Locke suspects Charlie may be using again. Meanwhile, Sawyer encourages Hurley to act on his attraction to Libby. Source: ABC
•01/05 – Dominic Monaghan says, “We're gonna jump into some pretty Charlie-centric stories involving his struggle with the drugs on the island, and the fact that he feels in some way he's losing his grip on his relationship with Claire and also with the baby, which sends Charlie down a kind of one-way street. He's kind of on his way to self-destruction.” Source: Kristin on E!Online
***Immediately following this next episode, please call our listener feedback with your thoughts at 413-521-0958. Your comment might just make it into our show if we get it before we record on Thursday Evening!
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