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Riley Silverman

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Dole Mates with Riley Silverman

Jordan, Jesse, GO!

Riley Silverman joins Jordan and Jesse to talk getting harassed by stormtroopers in Disneyland, Batman's blood type and our very first cartoon factory song aka Powerhouse lyrics submission.Check out Riley's new book Star Wars: Exploring Tatooine from her website rileysilverman.com or at your local bookstore. This episode brought to you by Lumi Labs. Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use JJGO for 30% off + Free Shipping. 

1hr 29mins

8 Sep 2022

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147 - Batman & Robin with Riley Silverman

Reel Comic Heroes

Episode 147 - Batman & Robin with Riley Silverman It’s finally time to say goodbye to the Burton/Schumacher era Batman franchise with 1997’s Batman & Robin.  Joining us is first time guest, Riley Silverman. Riley talks about her love of Uma Thurman’s Poison Ivy and we discuss the possibility that this movie may not be very good. But that doesn't mean it wasn't still fun to talk about. Discuss the episode over at the Facebook group: The Reel Comic Heroes League of Citizens You can find all of Riley’s content on her website: rileysilverman.com. Check out her new book: Star Wars: Exploring Tatooine: An Illustrated Guide Our next movie review - Men In Black Shoutouts: Movies by Minutes: Philly 2022 - August 6, 2022. Buy tickets here. Check out All Star Superfan Podcast for all things Superman Twitter | Instagram | Website Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Prelude and Action" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) - License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Deep Haze" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) - License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Intro/Outro by Matthew S Mendoza

2hr 15mins

13 Jul 2022

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Solo 16: Contrapuntal Droid Rebellion (Minutes 76-80 with Riley Silverman)

Star Wars Music Minute

L3 starts a revolution, Han moves coaxium containers, and the (perky, contrapuntal) music is the Force that binds us all together. Also worth considering: Is L3 a big ol' boom box? Newly minted Star Wars writer Riley Silverman is back on the show to discuss Solo Minutes 76-80 of Solo! Discussion Guide: 00:00 - Hello there! 04:45 - Riley's theory of droids in Star Wars 11:06 - Didactic & diegetic 14:35 - "Mine Mission" counterpoint 29:33 - Oasis of friendship, then back to the mission 36:36 - How music scales with size and scope. 45:50 - Tense action cue while Han moves the canisters. 48:11 - Coaxium music - dangerous, delicate, destiny? 56:21 - Solo interconnectivity, Solo criticism, Kathleen Kennedy, misguided Alden Ehrenreich blame. 1:03:58 - I love old characters. 1:14:42 - Screw the mine mission! My buddy's back! 1:19:47 - L3 is focused on her revolutionary ideals, but her revolution begins as an afterthought. 1:22:37 - Listener question: Do droids listen to music? 1:27:25 - Are droids capable of music composition? Playing instruments? Tangent about AI, art, and creativity. 1:39:52 - SWMM Questionnaire Things Mentioned: ANH 5: Hologram Opera (with Aiden Feltkamp) - https://youtu.be/MCzKs1MjefE Counterpoint is the relationship between two or more musical lines (or voices) which are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and melodic contour. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counterpoint Imitation is the repetition of a melody in a polyphonic texture shortly after its first appearance in a different voice. The melody may vary through transposition, inversion, or otherwise, but retain its original character. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imitation_(music) Invention: a short composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) in two-part counterpoint. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invention_(musical_composition) Bach - Invention No. 1 in C Major with sheet music - https://youtu.be/R4IzqJtD4dM "One Day More" from Les Miserables - https://youtu.be/4TbQfgfzvoE Well-Tempered Clavier (J.S. Bach), Book 1, Kimiko Ishizaka, piano - https://youtu.be/nPHIZw7HZq4 Beethoven X: The AI Project - https://www.beethovenx-ai.com/ (Review) The Intelligence of Bodies: The philosophical and musical failings of “Beethoven X: The AI Project” - https://van-magazine.com/mag/jan-swafford-beethoven-x/ Evolution of Star Trek Series Music Theme (1966-2020) | VioDance - https://youtu.be/h8MkYdtU61Y bookshop.org Themes: 8. L3-37 1. Young Han Solo (Heroic, comp. JW) 5. The Gang 6. Han & Chewie Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars (by Frank Lehman): https://franklehman.com/starwars/. Where are we in the soundtrack(s)?: "Mine Mission" "Break Out" "Extra Deluxe Mine Mission (4M30B-5M30C-31)" --------------- STAR WARS MUSIC MINUTE QUESTIONNAIRE: 1. In exactly 3 words, what does Star Wars sound like? New answer: Epic space magic. Previous answer: Epic space magic. 2. What's something related to Star Wars music or sound that you want to learn more about? New answer: How many different screams are there? (like the Wilhelm scream) Previous answer: How do people go about designing music for a scene or character in the first place? Writers start with a blank page and somehow use words to convey scenes; what is the musical/sound version of that process like? 3. What's a score or soundtrack you're fond of besides anything Star Wars? New answer: Gentlemen Jack (composed by Murray Gold), Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (composed by Danny Elfman) Previous answer: Doctor Who, which has gone through dozens of composers over the decades. The original theme was composed by Ron Grainer and realized by Delia Derbyshire. Murray Gold was the composer from 2005 to 2017. --------------- Guest: Riley Silverman Star Wars: Exploring Tatooine: An Illustrated Guide (coming August 2022 -- preorder now, if you're seeing this before then!) https://www.rileysilverman.com/books Twitter: https://twitter.com/rileyjsilverman Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rileysilverman/ Star Wars Music Minute ANH 15: Band of Weirdos (minutes 71-75) https://youtu.be/Pfip5QleeZ0 ------------------ If you enjoyed this episode and want to show extra appreciation, feel free to buy me a coffee and shout out the guest! https://buymeacoffee.com/starwarsmusmin If you want to support the show, consider becoming a patron!  https://patreon.com/chrysanthetan Leave a voice message, and I might play it on the show...   https://starwarsmusicminute.com/comlink Where else to find SWMM: Spotify: https://smarturl.it/swmm-spotify Apple Podcasts: https://smarturl.it/swmm-apple YouTube: https://youtube.com/starwarsmusicminute TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@starwarsmusicminute? Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarWarsMusMin Instagram: https://instagram.com/starwarsmusicminute Email: podcast@starwarsmusicminute.com

1hr 56mins

10 Jun 2022

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Solo Minute 50: Near-Human (with Riley Silverman)

Star Wars Minute

Guest commentator Riley Silverman listens to Han’s new plan to get the Beckett Bunch out of their jam!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


29 Apr 2022

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Solo Minute 48: Boss Vos (with Riley Silverman)

Star Wars Minute

Guest commentator Riley Silverman sheds some light on the Crimson Dawn!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


27 Apr 2022

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Solo Minute 47: Open Bar (with Riley Silverman)

Star Wars Minute

Qi’ra & Han’s reunion is interrupted by a grouchy Beckett & guest commentator Riley Silverman!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


26 Apr 2022

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Episode 101: I love Star Wars featuring Riley Silverman

Bitches on Comics

In today's episode, we talk to Riley Silverman, actor, writer, uber nerd, and self-described "chaotic femme," about her deep love of Doctor Who, Star Wars, and RPGs. We also discuss trans, nonbinary, and queer representation in nerdom and why Darth Vader comics rule. From Ahsoka Tano to Lula Talisola, we talk about the characters we love!Follow Riley on Twitter at: @rileyjsilvermanFollow Riley on Instagram at: @rileysilvermanCheck out Ripley Improv's new show at: https://ripleyimprov.com/slayRead Sara's roundup of Darth Vader comics at: https://www.comicbookherald.com/the-best-darth-vader-comics/

1hr 13mins

14 Jul 2021

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‘Together Together’ with Riley Silverman

Maximum Film!

Our first episode with our new name – Maximum Film! It feels right, doesn’t it? On this week’s episode we discuss the new comedy, Together Together. And to do so, we are joined by our good friend, Troubled Waters writer, Riley Silverman. We also answer a question from our ‘Hotline’ about our favorite movie graphics. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’In news, Neil Gaiman battles trolls, and horror movies can apparently help you with trauma.Staff Picks:Ify – SunshineDrea – Plan BAlonso – Changing The GameRiley – Away We GoWith Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Riley Silverman.

1hr 2mins

4 Jun 2021

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Discovering Identity Through Dungeons & Dragons with Riley Silverman

Crying Behind Sunglasses

Comedian Riley Silverman is on the show to talk about finding herself through Dungeons and Dragons and her experience as a trans woman. Riley reveals how through storytelling and role-playing, she was able to explore her identity in a safe space, and shares why it’s important to give yourself space to explore your identity and sexuality without attaching to specific labels. Today on Crying Behind Sunglasses: How Riley’s creativity is fueled by playing Dungeons & Dragons Role-playing as a way to explore your gender identity & sexuality Exploring identities & sexuality without attaching to labels Riley’s experience as a trans woman before vs. during the pandemic Executive dysfunction, ADHD, and finishing projects Tips for decluttering your home & staying sane while working from home Follow host Keila Dolle: @keiladolle // @cryingbehindpodFollow Riley Silverman: @rileysilverman + Ripley ImprovReferenced book: Unf*ck Your Habitat This show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of online counseling at https://www.betterhelp.com/cryingbehindpodBe sure to follow Crying Behind Sunglasses on your podcast app and leave a review!Episode guides and more info: www.cryingbehindpod.com

1hr 10mins

21 Apr 2021

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Roleplaying and Stand-Up w/ RILEY SILVERMAN

Grashlyn Party

Riley Silverman returns to chat with us! 


2 Apr 2021