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Mike Gillis and Casey Doran are joined by a rotating panel of their friends for a warts-and-all look at popular culture. We look at the highs and lows of science fiction, video games, horror, comic books, and everything in between. Think of us as "the McLaughlin Group" for nerds!

Mike Gillis and Casey Doran are joined by a rotating panel of their friends for a warts-and-all look at popular culture. We look at the highs and lows of science fiction, video games, horror, comic books, and everything in between. Think of us as "the McLaughlin Group" for nerds!
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Mike Gillis and Casey Doran are joined by a rotating panel of their friends for a warts-and-all look at popular culture. We look at the highs and lows of science fiction, video games, horror, comic books, and everything in between. Think of us as "the McLaughlin Group" for nerds!

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Episodes

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 16 – Last Action Hero

9/13/2018
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This isn’t the movies anymore. We’re back. This time we’re traveling to the world behind the silver screen with artist Roz Townsend to dissect the meta-fictional cult action/comedy movie that many at the time considered Arnold’s first box office flop, … Continue reading →

Duration:01:01:21

Fun Size Episode 29 – Fighting the Adam West Fight

9/1/2018
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We jump back into the fray with Greg Hatcher, to talk debate the merits of Star Trek Discovery, the future of the franchise and what we want from a Trek property. We also look at the trailer for the new … Continue reading →

Duration:01:16:46

Episode 35 – Highlander

8/28/2018
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“There can be only one.” This month, we feel an irresistible pull towards a far away land to test our blades against those of Atomic Junk Shop‘s Greg Hatcher and David “Ace” Gutiérrez of Emmys.com. The field of battle, the Highlander … Continue reading →

Duration:02:15:00

Fun Size Episode 28 – The Wilhelm Scream of Star Wars Movies

6/30/2018
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We continue our chat with Patrick Johnson, and finally give our mixed opinions on the latest Disney opus, Solo: A Star Wars Story. We go over the promise and the pitfalls of the prequel concept and ask ourselves what we … Continue reading →

Duration:01:02:20

Episode 34 – American Movie

6/22/2018
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“There’s no excuses, Paul. No one has ever, ever paid admission to see an excuse. No one has ever faced a black screen that says: “Well, if we had these set of circumstances, we would’ve shot this scene… so please … Continue reading →

Duration:01:08:43

Fun Size Episode 27 – Not My Luke Skywalker!

5/27/2018
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Who truly owns a piece of art, a character or a media franchise? The artist, or the audience? We sit down with Sean Duncan to seek the answer to that and many other questions. We (finally) talk about Star Wars: … Continue reading →

Duration:01:08:28

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 15 – Conan the Destroyer

5/23/2018
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The most powerful legend of all is back in a new adventure. Know, o listener, that we return to an age undreamed of, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under our sandalled feet with returning guest and musician, … Continue reading →

Duration:01:06:36

Fun Size Episode 26 – A Continuity Gumbo of Nonsense

4/29/2018
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While Casey has to run upstairs and be a dad, Mike continues his talk with Joe Preti and Tobiah Panshin for a full-throated bitch-sesh about the state of the comic book industry. From Marvel and DC’s refusal to change its … Continue reading →

Duration:01:06:57

Episode 33 – Akira

4/20/2018
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“KANEDAAAAAA!!!” “TESTUOOOO!!!” We’ve returned with a long-awaited panel episode! This time, we’re popping some capsules and tearing our motorcycles through the ruins of Neo-Tokyo with Tobiah Panshin and Joe Preti of the View from the Gutters comic book podcast. We’re … Continue reading →

Duration:01:57:28

Fun Size Episode 25 – Fuck You, It’s Hitler!

3/31/2018
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We continue our chat with friend Patrick Johnson to chat about some actor faces’ leave them with little choice but to be cast as villains, and how sometimes playing against type can be great. We debate the merits of the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:53

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 14 – Red Heat

3/24/2018
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Moscow’s toughest detective. Chicago’s craziest cop. There’s only one thing worse than making them mad. Making them partners. It’s time to feed our parakeet and reacquaint ourselves with Miranda laws — even if the Soviet method is more economical — … Continue reading →

Duration:01:05:00

Fun Size Episode 24 – By the Way, I Have a Plan to Kill You

2/24/2018
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We’re joined again by Tobiah Panshin for a stream-of-consciousness style talk about swearing on cable television, the portrayal of violence and smoking in Marvel Comics, and how the hell we’re supposed to pronounce Ra’s Al Ghul’s name. We also try … Continue reading →

Duration:00:33:28

Episode 32 – The Flintstones by Mark Russell and Steve Pugh

2/17/2018
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Yabba Dabba Doo. In another one of our Single Serving Selections, it’s time to pull on the little bird’s tail and slide down the brontosaurus’ neck for a chat with Tobiah Panshin of the View from the Gutters comic book … Continue reading →

Duration:00:52:16

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 13 – Terminator: Genisys

1/28/2018
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The rules have been reset. We close out Terminator Month with Week Four, where we jump into our homemade time displacement machine with Sam Mulvey of Ask an Atheist to break our brains trying to sort out the continuity of … Continue reading →

Duration:01:20:12

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 12 – Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

1/21/2018
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Judgment Day is inevitable. In Week Three of Terminator Month, we arrive in the post-James Cameron era of the franchise to rob a veterinary clinic and destroy downtown Los Angeles with Dave Brouillette of the Hands Free Football podcast. Our … Continue reading →

Duration:01:08:23

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 11 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

1/14/2018
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Same Make. Same Model. New Mission. We’re back! In Week Two of Terminator Month, we kidnap Joe Preti of the View from the Gutters podcast, and force him to help us break into Cyberdyne Systems headquarters. Our mission this time, … Continue reading →

Duration:01:06:29

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 10 – The Terminator

1/7/2018
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That Terminator is out there! It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop… ever, until you are dead! Welcome to Terminator Month, where every … Continue reading →

Duration:01:18:52

Fun Size Episode 23 – Whacking Off to the ’80s

11/23/2017
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In which, we join Matthew Amster-Burton to circle the dead horses of popular culture with clubs and go to town. We sift through the dirt shoveled over the recently aborted attempt at a Universal monsters cinematic universe. Did it have … Continue reading →

Duration:00:47:58

Episode 31 – Ghostbusters (1984)

11/14/2017
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We’re Ready To Believe You. It’s the premiere episode of our Single Serving Selection series where we dissect a smaller helping of popular culture for you. In our first selection, we get kicked out of university, and break out the … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:03

Fun Size Episode 22 – Practical Porgs: It’s Not a Sex Thing, Yet

10/28/2017
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We sit down with our friend Todd Maxfield-Matsumoto to drill into pop culture ephemera and random nonsense. Mike revels in the schadenfreude of having a movie theater rewards card and we all wonder when Johnny Depp became box office poison for … Continue reading →

Duration:01:05:32