Lawrence Kao

Lawrence Kao

Co-founder @thecompanionapp & StargateA.I. • Official photographer of my rescue Hugo 🐕 He doesn't pay, but it's good experience • Prev EP in Docs & Fact-Ent

Appears in 10 Episodes

Brad Wright: My Rules for Stargates, Star Wars and Superheroes

Stargate SG-1, Atlantis, and Universe co-creator and Travelers creator Brad Wright explains how rules make great science fiction, with plenty of references to Stargate...

Stargate SG-1: Jack O’Neill’s Lesson in Living with Loss

Across the multiverse, the one constant is that Jack O’Neill’s son, Charlie, has died. This never changes. This is why Stargate SG-1 connects. For anyone who’s ever lo...

Disney World’s Nightmare Attraction – ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter

Creators and visitors recall Disney World’s short-lived ExtraTERRORestrial, its origins as an Alien movie ride, and the role of… George Lucas?

Stargate’s Sam and Jacob Carter – A Father's Battle, A Daughter's War

Starting with Stargate SG-1 episode ‘Secrets’, the saga of Samantha Carter and her frosty relationship with her father, Jacob, was one of the most powerful in the seri...

From Myth to MCU, Loki Was Always Queer

Dating all the way back to his mythological origins, Loki the God of Mischief has long represented a means of overcoming the trappings of societal expectation.

Dune | Frank Herbert’s Homophobia, Baron Harkonnen, and Queer Menace

An incestuous pedophile as originally written, we explore the homophobic legacy of Dune’s queer-coded Baron Vladimir Harkonnen.

Star Trek | Picard, Seven of Nine, and Growing Old with Trauma

Star Trek: Picard shows the effects of aging and trauma over time, through the characters of Seven of Nine and Jean-Luc Picard.The original article on The Companion Th...

Stargate | SG-1 and Star Wars Crossover Theory in all its Absurdity

A not entirely serious look at the Stargate SG-1/Stargate Atlantis and Star Wars shared universe fan theory.Read the original article here.The Companion's Audio Articl...

Stargate | How ‘Death Knell’ Made Sam Carter Real

The near-silent and tense Stargate SG-1 episode ‘Death Knell’ showed us a Samanta Carter we rarely see.The original article on The Companion The Companion's Audio Arti...

Everything Everywhere All at Once | Rafiq Bhatia on Son Lux's Epic (and Eclectic) Score

It sounds like a Zen koan: what does Everything Everywhere All at Once sound like? Son Lux's composer Rafiq Bhatia explores the glorious anarchy.Find the original arti...

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