In GETL 82, Hans and Edward Hans and Edward discuss the concept of ‘canon’, its relevance within the global geek zeitgeist, and how recent media trends are fundamentally changing the way canon is applied, understood and formed.




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  • 00:00 – Intro – Welcome to Episode 82!
  • 00:50 – What do you mean by ‘canon’?
  • 04:00 – Does canon need to be specified?
  • 06:30 – Different ways of handling canon
  • 17:30 – Halo’s Canon Conundrum
  • 24:00 – Timelines and canon
  • 26:00 – Caring for and managing canon
  • 32:00 – Everything is canon, but it also isn’t
  • 36:00 – The Marvel Effect
  • 41:00 – Unrelated canon
  • 43:00 – Outro – Thanks for listening!

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GETL Podcast

GETL (Get-All) is a podcast about Gaming, Entertainment, Technology & Geek Lifestyle. Hosted by long term geek industry pundits Hans Haupt and Edward Swardt from, this podcast hopes to engage, awe, inspire and educate. Listen today on all major podcast providers and YouTube.