82 // Alien: Proximity (with Alien Day Featurette) [ALIEN DAY 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 bit.ly/proximityfeaturette.

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Perfect Organism is proud to present a groundbreaking new audio drama set in the Alien universe. The culmination of nearly a year of work, Alien: Proximity is a character-driven glimpse into the nightmare that erupted in the Hadley's Hope colony on Acheron in June of 2179.

Written and directed by JM Prater, Alien: Proximity is the story of Anne (Micah Greene) and Aaron (Patrick Greene) Andrews, two young colonists trying to hold it together while the world around them falls apart. With immersive sound design, an orchestral score, and a talented cast of voice actors from around the world, Alien: Proximity is a love letter to the Alien Saga created by people who love it madly and truly.

This is for you. We hope you enjoy it.

CAST (in order of appearance)
Introduction: Richard 'Spanners' Ready of Missed Apex Podcast
Narrator: Kevin Kordis
Aaron Andrews: Patrick Greene
Anne Andrews: Micah Greene
Radio: JM Prater
Brad Lydecker: Bradford Eckhart
Woman on Transmission: JoAnne Greene
Child on Transmission: Jude Greene
Medlab Voices: Ryan Zeid
Radio Commercial: Ryan Zeid
Ooge: Mykal McCulloch
Robbie: Kevin Duffield

SOUND DESIGN
JM Prater and Patrick Greene

MUSIC
Patrick Greene (see patrickgreenemusic.com for full list of performers)

TELEPLAY
JM Prater

DIRECTOR
JM Prater

Based on original characters by Dan O'Bannon, Ron Shusett, and James Cameron

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80 // An ALIEN Commentary [ALIEN DAY 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 no attention to the Covenant argument slash discussion that broke out. We couldn't help ourselves. You guys n' gals are amazing people. Without you, there would be no Perfect Organism Podcast.

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81 // Interview with Gabriel Hardman, creator of Aliens: Dust to Dust [ALIEN DAY 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 miniseries just released by Dark Horse: Aliens: Dust to Dust. In this extended interview, Patrick and Gabriel go in-depth on the creative process, the nature of working with established intellectual properties, the evolution of the xenomorph's design, and lots more.

We hope you enjoy it, and we hope you're having wonderful Alien Days!

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[ALIEN DAY 2018] The Perfect Organism Guide to Ovomorph Cookies

Looking to make some delicious, vaguely threatening treats this #ALIENDAY? We put together a little video guide for you. :)

Ovomorph Cookies

Ingredients: ▪️3.5 cups of flour ▪️0.5 tsp of salt ▪️1 cup of butter (softened) ▪️2/3 cup of sugar ▪️1 egg ▪️1 tbsp of corn syrup ▪️1 tbsp of vanilla or almond extract

Directions: 1. Mix together flour and salt in a bowl. 2. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl. 3. Stir in egg, corn syrup and extract into the butter/sugar mixture (if you are adding food coloring, do so in this step!) 4. Add salt/flour mixture to the batter gradually, (about 1/3 at a time) until the dough is mixed. 5. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap. Allow to chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour. 6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Shape the cookies. 7. Spray cookie sheet with baking spray or use parchment paper (oven safe), and bake the cookies for 6-10 minutes checking for golden color at the bottom.

- Musical excerpts from the Alien 3 OST by Elliot Goldenthal.

[ALIEN DAY 2018] ALIEN Offworld Colony Simulator

 I tried not to panic. I really tried.

I tried not to panic. I really tried.

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 game. In this minisode, Patrick runs through the basics and shares some of his thoughts. 

To play the game yourself, swing over to alienuniverse.com right now!

Stay tuned for many, many #ALIENDAY events over the coming hours by liking Perfect Organism on Facebook and bookmarking www.perfectorganism.com/alienday