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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

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

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

Episode 31 – Consummate Snowball Artists

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 the university, and break out … 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

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 9 – Escape Plan

10/14/2017
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Breaking out is an inside job. After nearly forty years of waiting, it’s finally happened. It’s time to inject ourselves with tracking devices and ready our homemade sextants. This month, we sit down with our good friend Todd Maxfield-Matsumoto to … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:01

Hex & Violence Episode 3 – Shades of Gray

10/1/2017
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“Ah can’t do it anymore, Jeb! Ah can’t go on killin’ yankees when they’s fightin’ tuh give th’ black folks their freedom, an’ we’s fightin’ to preserve a world whut’s prob’ly better off dead an’ done with!” In our third … Continue reading →

Duration:00:51:59

Fun Size Episode 21 – The Nadir of Peak TV

9/22/2017
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Wherein Mike and Casey discuss the weird evolution of HBO’s Game of Thrones from an almost obsessively grounded fantasy show to a fist-pumping, crowd-pleasing action fantasy. We react to what we’ve seen, read and heard of the upcoming Star Trek … Continue reading →

Duration:00:41:58

Fun Size Episode 20 – You Don’t Deserve My Hat, Shia LaBeouf!

8/29/2017
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We sit down to continue our chat with Joe Preti and Bryon DiGianfilippo, and are joined by View from the Gutters‘ Tobiah Panshin to talk about Keanu Reeves’ Constantine movie and debate what makes a good adaptation. We also dig … Continue reading →

Duration:01:15:51

Episode 30 – In the Shadow of Ted “Theodore” Logan

8/23/2017
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“Whoa.” Pop quiz, hot shot! Mike and Casey pile into the time-traveling phone booth for a chat about one of Hollywood’s biggest stars with Bryon DiGianfilippo and Joe Preti from the View from the Gutters podcast, and if we go … Continue reading →

Duration:01:37:11

Fun Size Episode 19 – This Human Centipede of Cinematic Nonsense

6/25/2017
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We’re back in the studio for a continued conversations with our friend Kit DeForge, to dig into why Dwayne Johnson may be the most likeable human being in the world. And then we tempt fate by taking a critical look … Continue reading →

Duration:01:07:34

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 8 – End of Days

6/20/2017
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When the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison. Stock up on holy water and grow out your sadness beards, because this month we’re joining Kit DeForge to dissect Arnold’s turn-of-the-millennium supernatural thriller, End of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:56:13

Fun Size Episode 18 – A Nesting Doll of Weird

5/28/2017
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We continue our talk with Greg Hatcher and dive into the world of comic books and beyond! We reminisce about Marvel’s 1970s misfit superhero team, the Defenders, and an absolutely batshit tale from writer Steve Gerber that includes stolen brains, … Continue reading →

Duration:01:16:56

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 7 – Conan the Barbarian

5/20/2017
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“Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. Hear the lamentations of their women.” Crom, we have never prayed to you before. We have no tongue for it. Podcasts please you, Crom…so grant us one request: grant us a discussion … Continue reading →

Duration:01:10:05

Podcasta la Vista, Baby! Episode 5 – The Last Stand

1/19/2017
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“Not in his town. Not on his watch.” We’re back, folks. And so is our favorite Austrian ass-kicker. We join our young friend Sean Duncan to dig into Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first starring role in ten years, 2013’s The Last Stand. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:51:46