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Podcast about the Best and Worst in Movies, TV, and Pop Culture.

Podcast about the Best and Worst in Movies, TV, and Pop Culture.
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United States

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Podcast about the Best and Worst in Movies, TV, and Pop Culture.

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English


Episodes

A Chorus of Mikes

11/7/2019
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In this short episode, we discuss the history and evolution of our podcast’s theme song. Mike explains the process he went through to create both our current theme song and the new version, which will be used in future episodes (until Mike decides to change it again). Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Intro 00:00:22 Episode Overview 00:01:28 Discussion about the current theme song 00:15:43 Social Shout-outs: Indie Podcast List...

Duration:00:40:41

ICYMI Volume 1

11/2/2019
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In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Volume 1 is composed of clips from the first eight episodes of the Fanboy and the Hater. New listeners may find this an easier way to discover what this podcast is about, what its name means (and doesn’t mean), what topics we discuss on this podcast and how we approach them. All listeners may also find this episode a helpful way to decide which previous episodes you might like to listen to in their entirety. NOTE: All of the clips included in this...

Duration:01:04:58

We are the Goshdarn Teen Titans

10/24/2019
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Mike and Jim get animated (well, Jim gets more animated) as they discuss two DC animated movies: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) and Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans (2019). This episode also begins and ends with a discussion about animation, more specifically comicbook/superhero animation, and why, even though it may be perceived by many this way, it’s not just for kids. Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Cold...

Duration:01:35:13

I am the Goddamn Batman

10/18/2019
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In this episode, Mike and Jim discuss Batman, including who has played the character best in live-action and animated portrayals, and what future Batman stories (and in what format) they would like to see. Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Cold Open 00:00:15 Intro 00:01:13 Opening Remarks 00:02:33 Bruce Wayne and Batman are two different characters 00:07:55 Discussion about live-action portrayals 00:16:27 Discussion about...

Duration:01:12:11

Star Wars and the Speculation of Skywalker

10/12/2019
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In this episode, Mike and Jim are joined by special guest Brandon for a roundtable discussion about the best and worst Star Wars movie and speculation about what will happen in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker coming to theaters in December 2019. Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Cold Open 00:00:15 Intro 00:02:22 Roundtable discussion about the Best and Worst Star Wars movie 00:19:27 Social Shout-outs: Indie Podcast List on...

Duration:04:00:32

It's Not A Joker

10/5/2019
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In this episode, it’s more like the Hater and the Hater. Mike and Jim, for the first time ever, both have very few positive things to say during a movie review, as they discuss the highly hyped 2019 film The Joker. WARNING: Episode contains spoilers for a film currently in theaters, and occasional strong language (Jim says f*ck a lot—he’s not sorry). Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Cold Open 00:00:15 Intro 00:01:12 Opening...

Duration:01:30:50

Time for Stories vs. Reality

10/1/2019
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Jim flies solo in this shorter episode, exploring our perception of, and relationship with, time, how it affects the stories we tell about the past and how those stories compare with reality. This episode revolves around spoiler-free reviews of the HBO mini-series Chernobyl and the Amazon Prime series Undone. Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Promo for Indie Podcast List on...

Duration:00:26:10

Shazam!

9/24/2019
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In this episode of the Fanboy and the Hater, we review the 2019 DC movie Shazam! In a rare twist, Jim gets to play the role of Fanboy, while Mike’s Hater mainly takes issue with the movie’s many cliches, tropes, and lazy writing. (Fun Fact: Most of this episode comes from the first thing we ever recorded for this podcast as a proof of concept, so . . . some aspects of the audio quality aren’t our best.) Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time...

Duration:00:59:32

Solo: A Star Wars Story

9/20/2019
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In this episode of the Fanboy and the Hater, we do a scene-by-scene deep-dive review of, and debate over, the 2018 movie Solo: A Star Wars Story. Mike fanboys over it, while Jim hates on it. WARNING: This episode contains non-stop spoilers! Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Cold Open 00:00:15 Theme Song and Intros 00:02:09 Opening Remarks 00:03:56 Spoiler Alert: Non-stop spoilers start here 00:03:56 Scene(s): Han escapes...

Duration:04:29:03

Origin Story

9/15/2019
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Welcome to the very first episode of the Fanboy and the Hater! Hosts and producers Mike Hall and Jim Harris get meta and explain why they started this podcast, and share the origins of their perspectives on movies, TV, and pop culture. They also describe, and provide short examples of, the content they will be creating for this podcast. Here’s a breakdown of the content of this episode: Time Index Topic(s) 00:00:00 Cold Open 00:00:39 Theme Song and Intro 00:01:35 What we mean...

Duration:01:35:45