The Tightbeam
The Tightbeam
RandomChatter Media
An Expanse Podcast. Part of the RandomChatter Network.
TB 42: The One With the Trailer Breakdown
In this (surprise super-length) episode, the Tightbeam crew talks about Season 5's hybrid release schedule, breaks down the NYCC S5 trailer and what it all means for our favorite characters, and shares listener reactions to the panel and trailer! Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz) Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)
Oct 27
1 hr 29 min
TB 41: Widebeam Comic Con
NYCC Weekend is behind us, and we finally have info on S5! In the first of our two-part NYCC coverage, the crew discusses the panel, where characters we love have been and are going, and other news from the Expanse world. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz) Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Oct 14
1 hr 16 min
TB 40: Holden: The Lost Leviathan
We're back for our 40th episode! The Tightbeam Crew breaks down all The Expanse news from the last few months, including the reveals for Book 9, Leviathan Falls, the upcoming Expanse comic series, and Dominique Tipper & Steven Strait rewatching some of their scenes for TVGuide's Top 100 Shows! The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Sep 21
1 hr 11 min
TB 39: Getting Moldy with the Moldy Filters!
The Moldy Filters, aka Chris, joins the Tightbeam crew for an interview and performance of his Lang Belta song "Seteshang Anderson" before diving into a fun discussion of our faves from Season 4 of The Expanse! The Moldy Filters can be found at:  Bandcamp SoundCloud YouTube The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
May 23
1 hr 42 min
TB 38: We’re Fighting Our Wei
The Tightbeam crew finally reaches the top of the ruins! We discuss 4.10, "Cibola Burn", breaking down Holden's success (and failure), Avasarala's defeat, Ashford's blaze of glory, and the pieces all coming together in the Season 4 Finale! The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Apr 2
1 hr 22 min
TB 37: Social Distancing or: How Holden Learned to Stop Being Nice and Use the Alien Bomb
The Tightbeam crew is back, giving everyone on Ilus social distancing advice before breaking down 4.09 "Saeculum", including Murtry's plans and motivations, Holden on the edge, and the possible final end of a fan favorite character. The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Mar 24
1 hr 14 min
TB #36: What Doesn’t Kill You
Things are looking bleak as the Tightbeam crew breaks down The Expanse 4.08. "The One-Eyed Man"! Join Andrea, Fred, and Shannon as they find the "one-eyed men" of the episode, discuss the fallout of the Pizzouza and the surprise return of Fred Johnson, and ponder Miller's screams. The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Mar 2
1 hr 13 min
TB #35: All The Ways Ilus Will Kill-Us
It's an absolute buffet of possible ways to die as Ilus' death slugs make their grand debut and fusion just shuts down in The Expanse 4.07, "A Shot in the Dark". The Tightbeam crew also breaks down Avasarala, Amos, and Murtry's fear of losing control of their situations, Holden's trauma vs Elvi's scientific curiosity, and Naomi and Alex helping Lucia through their own experiences. The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Feb 8
1 hr 3 min
TB #34: The Next Right Thing
Plenty of decision making is put under a microscope as the Tightbeam crew discusses The Expanse 4.06, "Displacement", breaking down the consequences of Drummer's vote, Bobbie's new lease on life, and Holden's driving force. The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Jan 28
1 hr 15 min
TB #33: On Oppressor(s)
The Tightbeam crew tackles The Expanse 4.05, "Oppressor", breaking down Nancy Gao's debate reveal, Lucia's suicide attempt and Naomi's subsequent confession, and Holden taking charge on Ilus as tensions rise. The music you hear in this podcast is “Ursa Minor” by Celldweller. Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Google Play ; Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via Email Listen via Stitcher Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: RSS iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Email Follow or Contact Us! * Email: tightbeam@randomchatter.com * Twitter: RandomChatter  The Tightbeam  Andrea (@katzbearz)  Erik Blythe  Lou Secki  Shannon (@shankbeezy)  Fred (@FreddyWonKenobi)  
Jan 21
1 hr 16 min
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