Perfect Organism: The Alien Saga Podcast

Jaime M Prater

Perfect Organism : The ALIEN saga Podcast is the premier ALIEN podcast. The first of its kind to discuss only the ALIEN series (we’re purists). Founded by JM Prater, and co-hosted by Ryan Zeid and Patrick Greene, Perfect Organism attempts to offer ex...Show More
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110 // Alien: Harvest: An Interview with Director Ben Howdeshell

40:00 | Apr 26th

Host JM Prater was pleased and delighted to sit down with Alien 40th Anniversary short film director Ben Howdeshell to discuss his film Alien: Harvest, which releases today via IGN and YouTube. From his first story proposal, to how he lit his sets, B...Show More
109 // Memory: An Interview with Diane O'Bannon (The Forbidden Planet: Part 2)

1:05:55 | Apr 26th

Patrick and Jaime were delighted to sit down with Diane O'Bannon—wife of Dan O'Bannon, the original writer and screenwriter on Alien. In this interview, Diane speaks about the origins of Alien, her meeting Dan, his dreams and hopes, and the legacy he...Show More
108 // It Looks Like a Warning (The Forbidden Planet: Part 1)

1:11:27 | Apr 12th

Welcome to The Forbidden Planet—our long-awaited full series on Alien! On this kickoff episode, hosts Jaime and Patrick unpack Alien's importance in film history, in their lives, and in global popular culture. Why does it still haunt us? Why does it ...Show More
107 // Every Meal a Banquet: The Triumph of Aliens (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 9)

1:48:04 | Mar 26th

At last, we've reached a stopping point on our journey down 40 Miles of Bad Road. But don't worry! We'll be revisiting the series from time to time in the years to come. As we sit here and reflect on the road we've traveled—the stories we've heard, t...Show More
106 // Is Aliens Overrated? (40 Miles of Bad Road Part 8)

1:11:35 | Mar 12th

In Part eight of our series on ALIENS, Jaime and Patrick discuss whether or not the film is overrated and overhyped. This is an intriguing conversation that led to a few other topics surrounding how originals movies are allowed to be these days. This...Show More
105 // Dispelling Rumors (a mini-episode)

31:39 | Feb 26th

Jaime and Patrick step away from 40 Miles of Bad Road to address the recent swirl of rumors making their way through fandom. The hosts continue on to discuss their recent meetup at USC in Los Angeles to enjoy the 40th Anniversary Alien exhibit.  // F...Show More
104 // Every Character Matters (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 7)

1:18:03 | Feb 12th

What makes the characters in Aliens so unforgettable? Join hosts Jaime and Patrick as they team up with special guests Dave (of and Dan (of Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast) to uncover some of the reasons these characters...Show More
103 // Alien: Blackout - The Perfect Organism Review

27:36 | Jan 24th

Join hosts Jaime and Patrick on this extended look at Alien: Blackout, the brand-new Amanda Ripley-centric mobile game! Patrick's been playing it for nearly two weeks, and offers some extensive thoughts on the design, gameplay, replayability, and mor...Show More
102 // Interview with Johnnie Christmas (William Gibson's Alien 3)

49:46 | Jan 22nd

In this episode—a brief break from our ongoing 40 Miles of Bad Road series—hosts Jaime and Patrick sit down with Johnnie Christmas, the writer and artist behind the groundbreaking new Dark Horse series based on the second draft of William Gibson’s un...Show More
101 // The Queen: Part Two (40 Miles of Bad Road Part 6)

1:40:49 | Jan 8th

In part two of our Alien Queen discussion, Patrick and Jaime are joined by contributors and guests, Clara (MUTHUR9000), Conar (Building Better Worlds), Shaun (Perfect Organism Video Lead), Dave (Xenomorphing), Mykal, and special guest Bryant Dillon o...Show More
100 // 100th Episode of Perfect Organism: The Alien Saga Podcast

31:17 | Jan 5th

Patrick and Jaime convene in this special video epsiode to celebrate 100 episodes of the podcast, the road traveled and the road ahead. The hosts go on to discuss some of the happenings going on in fandom, and what's to expect (or hope for) in 2019. ...Show More
99 // Fandom Spotlight: Clara Fei Fei of Studio Yutani

24:32 | Dec 27th, 2018

In another entry in our Fandom Spotlight series, Jaime chats to Clara Fei Fei of Studio Yutani. From the state of fandom during the post-release of Alien: Covenant, to Studio Yutani and her hopes and dreams for the future, join us in a riveting and l...Show More
98 // Who’s Laying These Eggs? (40 Miles Of Bad Road Part 5)

1:06:10 | Dec 11th, 2018

In part five of our 40 Miles Of Bad Road series, Patrick and Jaime sit down to discuss in hilarious detail James Cameron’s queen. Does she work? Is she scary or is she just cool? Join us for a fun filled discussion and sound off by leaving us a comme...Show More
97 // Roundtable: The Myth and the Magic of Aliens (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 4)

1:38:31 | Nov 30th, 2018

This sprawling roundtable brings the whole on-air gang together—JM, Patrick, Clara, Shaun, Mike, and Conar—for a wide-ranging discussion on what Aliens means to fandom, to ourselves, to science fiction as a filmic genre, to culture, and to the future...Show More
96 // Fandom Spotlight: Interviewing Bryant Dillon of Fanbase Press

1:10:52 | Nov 16th, 2018

In another entry in our Fandom Spotlight series, Jaime sits down with Fanbase Press co-founder Bryant Dillon to discuss his love for the Alien series, where it’s headed and Fanbase Press, the company he co-runs. This was a fantastic conversation and ...Show More
95 // Who’s Snow White? The Miracle of Ellen Ripley (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 3)

1:32:52 | Oct 30th, 2018

In part three of our 40 Miles of Bad Road series, Patrick and Jaime discuss the importance of Ripley as a character within the science fiction genre, and why a character like her may never be seen again. The hosts go on to discuss Ripley being a woma...Show More
94 // Nuke the Site From Orbit: Finding James Cameron (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 2)

1:15:41 | Oct 16th, 2018

Our series on Aliens continues with an in-depth look at the life and career of James Cameron. Who was Cameron when he made this seminal film? Where did he come from? Why was he uniquely well suited to make that particular movie at that particular tim...Show More
93 // Where Do You Go After Alien? (40 Miles of Bad Road: Part 1)

1:35:06 | Oct 2nd, 2018

In this first of a series, Patrick and JM sit down to discuss where the Alien series could possibly go after the surprise success that was Ridley Scott's first entry into the franchise, Alien. Join us for an enjoyable reset of Perfect Organism: The A...Show More
92 // Fandom Spotlight: Aaron Percival of Alien vs. Predator Galaxy

49:12 | Sep 18th, 2018

JM sits down with Aaron Percival, site runner of Alien vs Predator Galaxy to discuss his roots within fandom, how he got started, and the current state of fandom. Aaron is a pillar in the community, responsible in part for the creation and promotion ...Show More
91 // Dark Silver: The Shoot (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 4)

1:26:16 | Sep 4th, 2018

The set is lit, the cameras are rolling, and we are ready to dive into part four of our ongoing miniseries on Alien Resurrection. In this episode, Hosts JM and Patrick are joined by Contributing Host Mike and Special Contributor Clara (MUTHUR9000). J...Show More
90 // Fandom Spotlight : A Harbinger Down: An Interview with StudioADI’s Christopher Moonlight

56:14 | Aug 19th, 2018

Welcome to Fandom Spotlight, a series that has us talking with several notable players in the ALIEN fan universe. It was my pleasure and honor to speak with Christopher 'Moonlight' Cooksey, a regular of StudioADI, filmmaker, writer and fanboy. Christ...Show More
89 // Scripting the Resurrection (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 3)

1:10:18 | Aug 7th, 2018

In part three of our Reengaging Resurrection series, JM, Patrick, and special guest Conar Murdoch discuss the scripting stages of Alien Resurrection, while outlining three key scenes and how they went from script to screen. // For more on this and ou...Show More
88 // Development (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 2)

1:06:18 | Jul 24th, 2018

Our ongoing miniseries investigation into Alien: Resurrection continues with this spirited discussion on the origins of the film. JM, Patrick, and Mike (our new recruit!) explore the complicated early stages of Resurrection's development, using first...Show More
87 // A Deep Dive into Alien: The Cold Forge

1:03:42 | Jul 10th, 2018

Alex White's Alien: The Cold Forge sent shockwaves through fandom when it hit shelves last spring. In this roundtable conversation, Patrick, Clara, and David go deep into the terrifying halls of RB-232 to talk storytelling, xenomorphology, transhuman...Show More
86 // Toxicity and the State of Fandom

52:29 | Jun 27th, 2018

Patrick and JM sit down to discuss the toxic state of fandom in general, and what we can do to make it a better more welcoming environment. The video component of this episode is avaialble on our website, our Facebook page and our YouTube channel. //...Show More
85 // Interview with Odd Studio (Yutani Collab)

1:14:34 | Jun 11th, 2018

In this special collaborative interview with Yutani Podcast, JM and Clara talk to Adam Johansen and Damian Martin of the prolific effects house Odd Studio. Odd Studio (along with Creatures Inc) provided many of the astonishing makeup, creature, and p...Show More
84 // Renewing the Covenant: Debating Alien: Covenant a Year Later

2:04:05 | May 19th, 2018

It's been a year since Alien: Covenant released around the world. The hosts at Perfect Organism Podcast and its contributing co-hosts sit down to talk about how the film sits with them a year later and how the fandom is processing the film, and so mu...Show More
83 // ALIEN: Supporting Characters

54:33 | May 8th, 2018

Contributing Host (and blogger) Dave Gogel brought up the idea of discussing the supporting characters of each Alien film, beginning with Alien. JM and Patrick sat down with Dave to begin what will be a series of long conversations a...Show More
82 // Alien: Proximity (with Alien Day Featurette) [ALIEN DAY 2018]

47:50 | Apr 27th, 2018

As we come to close of Alien Day 2018, we'd like to present this re-release of Alien: Proximity with a new audio featurette we've produced just for this occasion. To hear the long, crazy story behind this project, please visit More
81 // Interview with Gabriel Hardman, creator of Dust to Dust [ALIEN DAY 2018]

56:03 | Apr 26th, 2018

Gabriel Hardman has had quite the career. From storyboarding films like Inception and Interstellar to drawing Hulk for Marvel, Hardman has established himself as a uniquely gifted voice in visual storytelling. His newest release is a stunning miniser...Show More
80 // An ALIEN Commentary [ALIEN DAY 2018]

2:03:44 | Apr 26th, 2018

JM and Patrick sit down and share their first formal viewing of Ridley Scott's seminal film, ALIEN. This was a really wonderful couple of hours to spend together. We hope that this commentary is as special for all of you, as it was recording it. Pay ...Show More
Review: ALIEN Offworld Colony Simulator [ALIEN DAY 2018]

14:44 | Apr 26th, 2018

Alien Day 2018 starts with a bang! And a feverish run down a corridor towards a door with a combination I can't figure out while being pursued by hissing creatures in the darkness ... Fox granted us early access to this wonderful new RPG-style Alexa ...Show More
78 // Raunchy Resurrection Roundtable (Reengaging Resurrection: Part 1)

1:08:48 | Mar 27th, 2018

It's easy to write off Alien Resurrection as the black sheep of the Alien Saga. Whether you love it or you hate it—or both at the same time—you can't deny there's a lot to talk about. In this riotous roundtable, Ryan, Patrick, Clara, and Dave revisit...Show More
77 // The Alien 3 Script: Frankenstein's Beautiful Monster (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 6)

1:22:11 | Mar 6th, 2018

At long last, our In Defense of Alien 3 miniseries has arrived at the final shooting script for Alien 3—a strange, wild thing that somehow pulled itself through years of development hell and emerged a dark masterwork. Ringing with the echoes of all t...Show More
Proximity: Last Stand at Hadley's Hope (Complete Story)

47:50 | Feb 16th, 2018

Perfect Organism is proud to present a groundbreaking new audio drama set in the Alien universe. The culmination of nearly a year of work, Proximity is a character-driven glimpse into the nightmare that erupted in the Hadley's Hope colony on Acheron ...Show More
76 // Nerdgasm

54:32 | Jan 23rd, 2018

After months of infighting, confusion, and generalized crankiness, the Alien fan community rejoiced as one this past week in the wake of two big announcements: a new video game and a new comic! In this episode, Ryan, Patrick, Dave, and Mykal have an ...Show More
75 // Interview with Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr. of Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.

1:18:40 | Jan 15th, 2018

As Alien fans, we’ve become used to change. Different directors; different scripts; different planets; different eras; different timelines; even different film studios. With everything so constantly in flux, it’s easy to forget that Alec Gillis and T...Show More
PROXIMITY: Last Stand at Hadley's Hope (Chapter 1)

22:45 | Jan 1st, 2018

Perfect Organism is proud to present a groundbreaking new audio drama set in the Alien universe. The culmination of nearly a year of work, Proximity is a character-driven glimpse into the nightmare that erupted in the Hadley's Hope colony on Acheron ...Show More
74 // Stay Frosty, We’re All in Strung Out Shape

1:42:36 | Dec 28th, 2017

Recent events—the announcement of the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by the Walt Disney Company; controversial proclamations by Ridley Scott on the future of the franchise; a surprise Instagram post by Neill Blomkamp offering never-before-seen conce...Show More
73 // Disney and the Alien

1:12:12 | Dec 14th, 2017

With the news of the recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox by Disney, Jaime and Ryan convene to discuss the implications of the sale, and what it means for the series. They go on to discuss Ridley Scott's role in the franchise and whether or not Ali...Show More
72 // Tales Of the Body Thief: Interviewing Director Charles de Lauzirika

54:21 | Nov 15th, 2017

I've been attempting to track down Charles de Lauzirika for many many years. Charles is an award-winning film director, and one of very few people who have been privy to the innerworkings of the worlds that legendary film director Ridley Scott has cr...Show More
71 // Defending Alien: Covenant (Part 2)

2:25:30 | Nov 9th, 2017

In what is our longest show ever, clocking in at over 2.5 hours, JM, Ryan, and Patrick are joined by our roundtable hosts Mykal and Dave, and special guests Clara Fei-Fei. This is a really special episode as we talk to Clara about her entry into the ...Show More
70 // Has the Beast Run Out?

29:56 | Nov 5th, 2017

JM and Patrick sit down for an impromptu discussion surrounding Ridley Scott's latest comments that the alien has run its course. These words have sent a shockwave through a VERY fractured and broken fandom, leaving many of us enraged, and scratching...Show More
69 // Vincent Ward and the Wooden World (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 5)

46:09 | Oct 25th, 2017

In this in-depth episode, Patrick sets out to create the definitive account of his favorite unfilmed script: Vincent Ward and John Fasano's legendary Alien III, set on the wood-paneled planetoid of Arceon. You'll hear firsthand accounts by some of th...Show More
68 // David Twohy’s Prison (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 4)

08:14 | Oct 16th, 2017

In this minisode, Jaime discusses and summarizes David Twoy's Alien 3 script, what was derived from it, and ultimately utilized in the final version of the film. There is a scene by scene comparison of one particular moment in Twohy's script, and the...Show More
67 // Gibson's New Nightmare (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 3)

21:56 | Oct 10th, 2017

In this minisode—the first in a series of three—Ryan tackles the horrifying, fascinating script written by legendary sci-fi figure William Gibson all the way back in 1987. Gibson's script, which he titled Alien III, explodes with innovative ideas, me...Show More
66 // Development Hell (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 2)

37:35 | Oct 2nd, 2017

At long last, Jaime and Patrick sit down and discuss an overview of the development hell that was the birthing and gestation process for Alien 3. This epsiode is the jumping off point for three separate mini-episodes that will release in the coming w...Show More
65 // In Defense of Alien 3 (Part 1)

1:09:16 | Sep 9th, 2017

The entire hosting staff of Perfect Organism sits down to discuss impressions of Alien 3. This episode is the jumping off point for mini-series deep dive into many aspects of the now famous, storied, and troubled Alien 3. In the coming weeks and mont...Show More
PROXIMITY : Last Stand at Hadley’s Hope (teaser trailer)

02:37 | Sep 6th, 2017

Perfect Organism Podcast has been steadily at work on a feature-length audio drama, chronicling the lives of a pair of siblings who struggle to survive the alien invasion at  the Hadley's Hope Colony on LV426, as seen in James Cameron's seminole film...Show More
Episode 64: Heroes of Science Fiction

1:24:10 | Aug 29th, 2017

Patrick and JM discuss their own personal heroes in the world of science fiction. From Princess Leia, to Mary Poppins, to Rick Deckard, and yes, even Superman, heroes across decades are discussed at length. This episode was a joy to create. We really...Show More
Episode 63: Reviewing The ALIEN: Covenant Blu Ray

1:18:51 | Aug 24th, 2017

Dave, Mykal, and Patrick hold down the fort this week with a two-part episode about beginnings. The first half is a breakdown and discussion of the fascinating “Advent” short included on the home release of Alien: Covenant; the second half is a heart...Show More
Episode 62: Building Better Worlds

57:13 | Aug 14th, 2017

This is Perfect Organism's third round table episode. In this episode, JM, Ryan, Patrick, Mykal and Dave discuss stepping out on our own, with a new discussion group, and an exciting and inclusive future where fans of ALL films can discuss their love...Show More
Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Files

1:12:22 | Aug 11th, 2017

The guys at Perfect Organism have begun a new podcast, the only one of its kind centered around visionary Ridley Scott's masterpiece, Blade Runner. Give it a listen and show some love on the Shoulder of Orion Facebook page if you can.
Episode 61: Reassessing the Franchise

49:33 | Aug 9th, 2017

In this episode, Ryan and Dave sit down to discuss where the ALIEN series can go and the recent news post release of ALIEN: Covenant.
Episode 60: Enter Blade Runner

1:05:26 | Jul 25th, 2017

On this episode, JM discusses all things Blade Runner with Ryan Allen, the founder of Blade Runner Reality instagram account which has a huge following, and the coinciding Facebook group of the same name. JM and Ryan deconstruct Blade Runner, it's af...Show More
Episode 59: Defending ALIEN: Covenant

1:44:30 | Jul 12th, 2017

JM is joined by special guest Patrick Greene as they go toe-to-toe, in the best possible way. Patrick is an unashamed enthusiast and Covenant supporter, going on the record to explain his love and defense of the film. It's a riveting and dynamic conv...Show More
Episode 58: The Blomkamp Controversy & Sequel Ideas

1:36:28 | Jul 10th, 2017

After a 3 week hiatus, Perfect Organism is back, with a heavy sigh, discussing the latest unfolding news surrounding Blomkamp's dead, ALIEN project, sequel ideas, and so much more.
Episode 57: Where Do We Go From Here?

1:17:08 | Jun 18th, 2017

JM and Ryan are back to discuss the state of fandom, the marketing approach to ALIEN: Covenant and so much more. This epsiode is, for all intents and purposes, a debriefing from what's been a crazy ride up through the release of Covenant. Fandom is i...Show More
Episode 56: Dane Hallett & Matt Hatton, Concept Designers on ALIEN: Covenant

1:25:44 | Jun 13th, 2017

Dave and JM sit down with ALIEN: Covenant concept designers Dane Hallett and Matt Hatton. In this episode we discuss what went on behind the scenes, how Dane and Matt landed the job, their inspiration, and so much more. We'd like to personally thank ...Show More
Episode 55: Engineering Better Worlds

1:05:08 | Jun 7th, 2017

In this debut episode, David Gogel and Mykal McCulloch discuss some of the finer points of Alien: Covenant. From creatures to David’s Lab and drawings to the fate of Shaw, Covenant is broken down and discussed in a manner few are yet to do.  For thos...Show More
Episode 54: Breaking The Covenant

1:11:38 | May 29th, 2017

JM is joined by the esteemed William Robbie, founder and captain of The Weyland Yutani Bulletin, the largest and most active ALIEN-specific group on social media. In this episode, JM and Bill discuss how fandom has received Covenant, the effects that...Show More
Episode 53: ALIEN: Covenant Roundtable Reaction

1:19:54 | May 21st, 2017

The Perfect Organism Roundtable convenes to get into our first reactions surrounding the release of ALIEN: Covenant. Jm, Ryan, Mykal, and Dave are joined by Ooge, a senior admin and member of The Weyland Yutani Bulletin to discuss what we saw. This w...Show More
Episode 52: The Weyland Yutani Bulletin Speaks Entry Two

1:20:46 | May 11th, 2017

JM and Ryan make another entry into The Weyland Yutani Bulletin Speaks series. This time, everything centers around Neill Blomkamp's project. JM also walks through the timeline of the announcement of Blomkamp's film, and the events that surround it, ...Show More
Episode 51: Reviewing The Covenant Soundtrack

34:48 | May 2nd, 2017

JM and Roundtable co-host Dave sit down to discuss and review Jed Kurzel's score for ALIEN: Covenant. We also discuss our reaction to the 14 minutes of Covenant footage we screened with ALIEN on Alien Day 2017. Brutal. As always, thanks for listening...Show More
Episode 49: Perfect Organism Interviews Author Tim Lebbon

42:15 | Apr 26th, 2017

JM and Ryan are delighted to interview author Tim Lebbon, who's work has centered around the Alien expanded universe. This interview was a treat for us, as we ask Tim about his entry into the Alien universe, how it began, and his work on Alien: Out o...Show More
The Weyland Yutani Bulletin Speaks

22:01 | Apr 26th, 2017

This is the first entry of a new weekly recording of discussions that happen on the biggest Alien group on social media, The Weyland Yutani Bulletin. The Weyland Yutani Bulletin, alongside the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy site and forum is the pulse of ...Show More
Episode 48: ALIEN DAY 2017

1:19:21 | Apr 26th, 2017

JM and Ryan discuss ALIEN DAY, fan feedback, and the latest news in this ALIEN DAY 2017 Epsiode special.
Episode 50: Perfect Organism Interviews Ripley Actress, Laurel Lefkow

30:33 | Apr 26th, 2017

JM and Ryan have the honor and privilege of interviewing esteemed and award winning actress, Laurel Lefkow who embodies Ripley perfectly in the audio drama of Tim Lebbon's ALIEN: Out of the Shadows.
Episode 47: A Roundtable Roundup

58:29 | Apr 18th, 2017

JM and Ryan are again joined by our regular roundtable co-hosts, Mykal and Dave to discuss the new behind the scenes video for ALIEN: Covenant, and talk about everything that's come out in the past few weeks as we build in anticipation for ALIEN Day ...Show More
Episode 46: ALIEN: Awakening and A Perfect Organism Audio Drama

1:06:47 | Apr 5th, 2017

Jaime and Ryan sit down to discuss the latest news in ALIEN fandom.....the kickass poster, the news of another ALIEN film being prepped and readied for filming....what film we believe it is, Fox's recent involvement with the larger fan community and ...Show More
Episode 45: Walter & The Round Table

1:35:06 | Mar 17th, 2017

JM and Ryan are joined by David Gogel, who has shared opinion pieces about the Alien experience, that he's written, and our second time guest,  Mykal Mcculloch, for what will now be an ongoing, and official round table discussion, which we will produ...Show More
Episode 44: Saluting Pvt Hudson & Talking the Latest Covenant Trailer

1:27:32 | Mar 4th, 2017

Ryan and JM are joined by 3 honored guests...Aaron Percival, who runs the AvP Galaxy website and social media pages, Ross Poulter, admin, and second in command over at The Weyland Yutani Bulletin, and Mykal, an incredibly committed fan of the Alien s...Show More
Episode 43: Dissecting The Prologue

56:32 | Feb 28th, 2017

This Episode, JM and Ryan sit down with long time fan, Paul, to discuss at length, the recent prologue short from ALIEN: Covenant.  We hope you enjoy, and thank you all for being the best fans ever.
Stasis Interrupted : Ripley After Resurrection : A Script Reading

1:45:48 | Jan 31st, 2017

Stasis Interrupted is a category intended for our one off shows that aren't exactly typical episodes for us. This episode is particularly poignant, as this was host Peter Haight's last formal show with Perfect Organism (he will be back here and there...Show More
Episode 42: Neill Blomkamp and Life Beyond Ripley...

1:03:27 | Jan 28th, 2017

JM and Ryan get together the recent news surrounding the prospects of Neill Blomkamp directing an ALIEN film, and an ALIEN universe beyond Ripley. We also discuss the recent statements from James Cameron about the validity of more films, and what it ...Show More
Episode 41 : Blade Runner 2049 & Arrival

1:19:36 | Jan 15th, 2017

Ryan, Peter and JM, got together to record what I feel like is some of our best work yet. Particularly, for myself (JM), I was able to discuss, in depth why science fiction is important, and the layers that great sci-fi stories and films can present,...Show More
Episode 40: Dissecting ALIEN: Covenant

1:47:07 | Jan 4th, 2017

In this episode Jaime and Ryan further investigate every moment from the long awaited trailer for Alien: Covenant. We leave no stone unturned and even wax poetic about what constitutes great science fiction, the fickle and never happy fan community a...Show More
Episode 39: The A L I E N: Covenant Trailer Reaction

1:10:04 | Dec 27th, 2016

Ryan, Peter and JM sit down once again to FINALLY discuss the long awaited trailer and fan reaction to it... We experienced technical difficulties with this episode, so you will hear two parts. The first part consists of  all three hosts of Perfect O...Show More
Episode 38 : Where The F*#!$ is the A L I E N : Covenant Trailer?

1:37:11 | Dec 14th, 2016

Jaime and Ryan discuss all of the latest news surrounding ALIEN Covenant, including the recent press screenings, the set pic leaks, and where in gods green earth is that Alien Covenant trailer?? Peter was feeling under the weather for this episode. H...Show More
Stasis Interrupted : Perfect Organism Talks the New ALIEN : Covenant Poster

32:32 | Nov 27th, 2016

Ryan, Peter and Jaime sit down to discuss the latest poster for ALIEN Covenant, and what it all could mean.
Episode 37: P R O M E T H E U S

1:37:11 | Nov 20th, 2016

At long last, Jaime, Peter and new co-host Ryan discuss Prometheus, from beginning to end. THIS IS NOT A BASH FEST. We take our time to discuss what we really love about the film, and what we don't. Take a ride with us. We think you'll enjoy the terr...Show More
Episode 36: Leaked Images From ALIEN : Covenant

52:51 | Nov 1st, 2016

JM and new co-host, Ryan Zeid are talking about the latest develops and leaked imagery surrounding ALIEN: Covenant, and what it means, and how fandom is receiving the news.
Episode 35: Perfect Organism Reviews ALIEN: Out of the Shadows

44:37 | Oct 11th, 2016

Peter and Jaime review Tim Lebbon’s ALIEN: Out of the Shadows, and the structure of ALIEN films...
Episode 34: Will ALIEN Covenant Be What We Hope?

54:16 | Oct 9th, 2016

Jaime and Peter discuss the latest surrounding ALIEN: Covenant news...
Episode 33: 'ALIEN: Covenant IS a Horror Film'

54:16 | Sep 13th, 2016

Jaime and Peter discuss the latest news, circling back on speculation that perhaps Neill Blomkamp has already been in production on his ALIEN film, Blade Runner tidbits, and more. We hope you enjoy!
Episode 32: JM Interviews Filmmaker Juhani Nurmi

1:24:12 | Aug 15th, 2016

JM goes solo on this episode and sits down with filmmaker, writer, and journalist, Juhani Nurmi. Juhani talks about his first love affair with the ALIEN films, his interviews with Ridley Scott, (and David Fincher) and all of the excitement and contro...Show More
Episode 31 : Is Neill Blomkamp Quietly Shooting His ALIEN Film?

58:33 | Jul 19th, 2016

Jaime and Peter discuss the possibility that 20th Century Fox has been quietly, filming Blomkamp’s ALIEN film for a while....
Episode 30: The Wonder of ALIEN

1:01:25 | Jul 6th, 2016

In this episode, Jaime and Peter discuss the latest news surrounding ALIEN Covenant, and explore, in-depth, the wonder that is ALIEN.
Episode 29 : Marketing ALIEN : Covenant; A Roundtable Discussion

1:35:22 | Jun 16th, 2016

JM is joined by William Robbie as a guest host to discuss the marketing of the ALIEN films, as it relates to ALIEN : Covenant. Also joining JM and William are a few members of the Weyland Yutani Bulletin. This was a great episode. We start off a bit ...Show More
Episode 28: Stasis Interrupted : Interviewing Darrel Curtis of The Nostromo Files

1:17:26 | May 30th, 2016

Peter and Jaime sit down with Darrel Curtis, the founder and site runner of The Nostrum Files. This episode is being released under our new side project, Stasis Interrupted, which will handle all of our interviews with people in fandom. This particul...Show More
Episode 27 : Fassbender Speaks

41:46 | May 15th, 2016

Jaime and Peter discuss Michael Fassbender’s latest interview tidbits surrounding ALIEN : Covenant, and what to expect and anticipate with the news.
Episode 26 : Alien Day and Alien Covenant News Round Up

48:21 | Apr 26th, 2016

Peter and Jaime sit down to discuss ALIEN day, it’s impact, as well as all the latest news about ALIEN Covenant and Blomkamp’s ALIEN film.
Episode 25 : Rediscovering ALIEN 3

1:35:01 | Apr 9th, 2016

Perfect Organism is joined by Amber, an admin and member of the Weyland Yutani Bulletin, and William Robbie, founder of the Weyland Yutani Bulletin. In this episode we dig deep into ALIEN 3, discussing how we first discovered the film, our first impr...Show More
Episode 24: Fan Art, 1YR Anniversary, The Future....

56:21 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, we discuss fan art from talented people like Brandon Flores, to folks like Dayton Allen, and Tobias Allendorph.
Episode 23: Comics of the Alien Saga

1:15:01 | Mar 13th, 2016

This is our 3rd roundtable. Jaime and Peter are joined again by Ross Poulter, head admin at the Weyland Yutani Bulletin, and Aaron Percival of AvP Galaxy. This episode we discuss the impact of the comics in the fan community.
Episode 22: Weyland Yutani Bulletin

1:10:01 | Mar 13th, 2016

This time around we talk with William Robbie, the founder of the Weyland Yutani Bulletin, the largest ALIEN group on social media. Ross, the head admin of the group also weighs in. It’s a great conversation. Enjoy!
Episode 21: First Roundtable Discussion

1:27:11 | Mar 13th, 2016

Perfect Organism conducts its first round table discussion as it nears it’s year anniversary. Chris Picard, the founder and CEO of and the admin of the incredible Facebook page Prometheus 2012 stops in and talks to us about how his site b...Show More
Episode 20: Star Wars, News Roundup

56:13 | Mar 13th, 2016

This is a shorter Holiday episode. Jaime and Pete give their review on the new Star Wars film, and discuss more news surrounding ALIEN: Covenant.
Episode 19: Covenant/5/Blade Runner 2

56:13 | Mar 13th, 2016

Peter and Jaime talk the latest news roundup. Everything from the status of Neill Blomkamp’s ALIEN film, to Ridley Scott’s ALIEN Covenant film, to the possibility of Newt’s return, and a little bit of Blade Runner news sprinkled in for good measure.
Episode 18: The Martian

56:00 | Mar 13th, 2016

Jaime and Pete review Ridley Scott’s latest film The Martian and then proceed to discuss all the news that’s out there about the two new ALIEN films coming. What a time to be alive!
Episode 17: Paradise Lost?

1:00:42 | Mar 13th, 2016

Jaime and Peter discuss the latest news surrounding Ridley Scott’s sequel to Prometheus, suspiciously named ALIEN : Paradise Lost.
Episode 16: Interview with John Mullaney (Weyland Yutani Report)

1:07:34 | Mar 13th, 2016

Pete and Jaime sit down and talk with John Mullaney, one of the incredible artists behind the colossal book, The Weyland Yutani Report.
Episode 15: "The Ripley Effect"

51:07 | Mar 13th, 2016

Jaime and Pete discuss the round up of news as it concerns the Alien universe, and the Ripley effect on women in film and television.
Episode 14: Blade Runner

1:06:02 | Mar 13th, 2016

Jaime and Peter finally talk about what is considered to be one of the greatest science fiction films of all time... Ridley's Scott's seminal cyberpunk masterpiece, Blade Runner.
Episode 13: Alien Identity

57:27 | Mar 13th, 2016

Jaime and Pete talk with Adam Royce Sonnet and Elle Sonnet, the filmmakers behind the new ALIEN tribute film, ALIEN IDENTITY.
Episode 12: Reboot Culture

55:30 | Mar 13th, 2016

Jaime and Pete discuss the reboot culture, Ridley Scott's latest The Martian, and how everything may and can effect Neill Blomkamp's ALIEN film.
Episode 11: If Stars Could Sing (The Scores of Alien)

1:12:56 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, Jaime and Peter discuss the scores of the Alien saga, and play selections from the soundtracks. From Jerry Goldsmith's hauntingly beautiful 1979 score of Alien, to Elliot Goldenthal's gothic and harrowing score for 1992's Alien III, ...Show More
Episode 10: Interview with Dominic Kulcsar (Alien Explorations)

1:04:06 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, Jaime interviews Dominic Kulcsar, the creator and curator of the Alien Explorations website.
Episode 9: Alien Resurrection

56:29 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, we discuss Alien Resurrection, and how one doomed film nearly ruined an entire multimillion dollar franchise. With an ensemble cast, a great special effects team, and a critically acclaimed French director, what could go wrong?
Episode 8: Interview with SithFireCreations (Dayton Allen)

1:14:10 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, we interviewed Dayton Allen, the man behind SithFireCreations. Dayton creates custom figures, dioramas, and props in his spare time from his Florida home. His work can be found here: More
Episode 7: AVPGalaxy Interview with Cpl. Hicks (Aaron Percival)

41:41 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, Jaime interviews Aaron Percival of AVP Galaxy.
Episode 6: The Android Episode

46:59 | Mar 13th, 2016

In our 6th episode, we discuss the Androids of Ridley Scott's Alien and Blade Runner.
Episode 5: Alien 5 News Roundup

51:07 | Mar 13th, 2016

In this episode, we discuss some of the latest news regarding Neill Blomkamp's Alien project, reported to be starring Sigourney Weaver and Michael Biehn.
Episode 4: Great Science Fiction

1:10:18 | Mar 13th, 2016

In our 4th episode, we discuss great science fiction films.
Episode 3: The Alien Aesthetic

1:10:45 | Mar 13th, 2016

In our third episode, we discuss the aesthetics of Alien-- from its world-builders like Ridley Scott, to H.R. Giger, as well as Ron Cobb, Chris Foss, and Syd Mead.
Episode 2: Sequels

1:10:45 | Mar 13th, 2016

In our second episode, we discuss sequels, both in the Aliens saga, as well as outside of it.
Episode 1: The Beginning

59:12 | Mar 10th, 2016

This is our inaugural episode featuring your host JM Prater and Peter Haight. This is your new podcast home for all things ALIEN. Our first episode introduces the dynamic duo, and how they first fell in love with the Alien franchise, and of course, t...Show More