Sunday, August 30, 2015

Conventioncast

What makes a great con? Thomas Glen is here to discuss the origins of geek conventions, how they progressed to the modern giants we see every weekend, how to maintain inclusiveness in a diverse audience and how he put together the very first Valorcon!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Michele Sileo

Michele went from a cog in a law firm to the star of her own reality show on Oprah Winfrey's network. Hear the strange tale of how "Staten Island Law" happened and how it went away again. Also, Michele's complete obsession with "Rick and Morty".

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Muppet Newscast

Sesame Street is brought to you by the letters HBO while the Muppets are bringing their show to ABC. Jon and Steven discuss what this means for PBS, public funding and television itself. Also, Spider-Man on the Electric Company.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Fantastic Four Moviecast

Jon takes on the Fantastic Four alone! In a special solo cast, Jon explains the differences from the last two FOX movies, the comparisons to SONY's ill-fated reboot of Spider-Man and why he's willing to let the new film bomb.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Billy Conahan

Billy got his start on stage in stand-up clubs before high school and now creates hip-hop beats while other kids his age are still in class. Jon and Billy talk the stand-up scene of the mid aughts, the relationship of music and comedy and what makes Astoria such a thriving neighborhood in an increasingly gentrified NYC.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Super Villaincast

Bring on the Bad Guys! Jon, Steven and Joe cover the greatest and worst super villains in history! What makes a great evil character? how do you keep him fresh when the original motivation is resolved? Who's crazy and who's cunning? Everyone and the Armadillo this week.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Ant-Mancast

SPOILERS! The Marvel movie you never thought would happen is here! Jon and Steven discuss the smaller scale after this summer's Avengers: Age of Ultron, the subtle ties to the MCU and whether this movie kicks off Phase 3 or ends Phase 2! Also, the obligatory insults to DC.