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The official podcast of The Hammer Strikes, this is the general and disconnected musings of your average late-30's geek. Topics can range from Star Trek to Comic Books, from Doctor Who to Myhtology. No topic is spared.

The official podcast of The Hammer Strikes, this is the general and disconnected musings of your average late-30's geek. Topics can range from Star Trek to Comic Books, from Doctor Who to Myhtology. No topic is spared.
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The official podcast of The Hammer Strikes, this is the general and disconnected musings of your average late-30's geek. Topics can range from Star Trek to Comic Books, from Doctor Who to Myhtology. No topic is spared.

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The Hammer Podcasts! - Episode 24 - Young Frankenstein

11/20/2016
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After a longer than expected delay, The Hammer Podcasts! is back! This time, Gene gives you an apology & explanation for the "radio silence" that we were experiencing. After that, though, it's a fond look back at one of the best films, of any genre, ever made, Young Frankenstein! Joining him in this endeavor is The Hair Metal Hero himself, Chris Tyler! Join them as they discuss why they both love this film, both for its horror roots and its comedic genius. Feedback for this show can be...

Duration: 01:18:15


The Hammer Podcasts! - Episode 23 - The Jones Boys

8/29/2016
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Join Gene and his lovely wife, Michelle, as they discuss the relationship between Henry Jones, Sr. & Henry Jones, Jr. (aka Indiana) as shown in the movie, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. As is normal, there are tangents a plenty, even talk of what if Sean Connery had come back for Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. All this plus listener feedback! Feedback for this show can be sent to: Gene@thehammerstrikes.com For more of Gene's insane ramblings, please visit...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 15 - Cartoon TV Themes

8/4/2015
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Never let it be said that there was no band-wagon jumping on this show. After four wonderful episodes about TV themes from Andy Leyland, Tom Panarese, and Luke Jaconetti, Gene has decided to throw his hat into the ring. This time, though, youll be treated to Cartoon TV Themes going all the way from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. While possible not the “best” of the themes of that era, these are certainly memorable and will invoke feelings of nostalgia in people of a certain vintage....

Duration: 00:31:13


The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 14 - Zorro, The Gay Blade!

7/13/2015
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In this episode, Gene celebrates one of the great comedies of our time, and one he has enjoyed since childhood. What is this masterpiece, you ask? Why, none other than the George Hamilton epic, Zorro, The Gay Blade! To mark this momentous occasion, Gene has been joined by two other fans of this wonderful film. None other than Dave and Khrysti from The Gr80's! So, sit back and enjoy this movie commentary. Don't have the movie? Why not buy it through the Two True Freaks Amazon link?...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 13 - Norse Mythology

6/19/2015
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Gene has returned with an all new Mythology episode. This time the topic is the Norse Pantheon, where he covers three tales and tells you what we can learn about the Norse Worldview from them. Do you want to know how a Heathen relates to the story of the creation of the universe? How about which gods are to be admired and which are to be taken as examples of what not to do? Just how does one build a city wall with only a horse to help? All this plus listener feedback is awaiting you in...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 12 - Conway's Corner

5/18/2015
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As part of the Conway' Corner Podcast Crossover, Gene discusses Creator's Rights and then celebrates Gerry Conway's contribution to The Mighty Thor with a review of issue #224. Also part of the crossover are the following fine shows: Superman & Batman Podcast (http://www.greatkrypton.com/) Vault Of Startling Monster Horror Tales Of Terror (http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=26 Flowers & Fishnets (http://blackcanaryfan.blogspot.com) Comic Book Time Machine...

The Hammer Podcasts - Legends of the Superheroes - Reb Brown

5/9/2015
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Legends of the Superheroes has returned! This time Gene is joined by Chris Franklin of the Super Mates Podcast to talk about the infamous Captain America movies starring Reb Brown. As these films are not as readily available as the previous Legends installments, we have included a handy plot synopsis for each movie. What did these guys think? Worthy of the name Captain America or just some failed experiment? Why don't you listen and find out?Feedback for this show can be sent to:...

Duration: 01:28:43


The Hammer Podcasts - Legends of the Superheroes - The Crow

4/3/2015
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Legends of the Superheroes is back, by popular demand! This time Gene is joined by Aaron "Brother Head" Moss (of http://headspeaks.com/) to talk about something a little less main stream in the real of comic book movies, 1994's The Crow starring Brandon Lee. There's some in depth discussion here that eventually devolves into grumpy old men "back in my day" talk. Well, what do you expect from two guys that are still stuck in the 1980's? Plus, don't miss your listener feedback from the Green...

Duration: 01:10:24


The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 11 - Star Wars: Rebels

3/10/2015
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Just in time for the season finale (OK, so it's a week late) Gene talks about Star Wars: Rebels. Just like Ezra Bridger, though, he has a great crew backing him up. Specifically, Matt and Chris from Star Wars In Character, part of the Neozaz.com network of podcasts. Join them as they look in depth at the Rebels series, and end up complaining about the price of comic books. (Yeah, it kind of went off the rails at the end.) As promised in the episode, here's the website where you can find...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 10 - Son of Feedback

1/18/2015
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Gene is starting off 2015 by emptying the mailbag. Your feedback on everything from The Incredible Hulk to A Christmas Carol is covered, as is the future plans for the show! And why not check out these other fine podcasts after listening to this one? Super Mates: http://supermatescomic.blogspot.com/ Just One of the Guys: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=19 Head Speaks: http://brotherhead.blogspot.com/ Dinner 4 Geeks: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=30 Like the show? Why not...

Duration: 00:36:53


The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 9 - A Christmas Carol

12/20/2014
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Just in time for all your Solstice Celebrations and holiday travel, you have a new episode of The Hammer Podcasts! This time out you with be treated to Gene doing a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, his all time favorite holiday story. So it back, relax, and enjoy this holiday classic.Feedback for this show can be sent to: Gene@thehammerstrikes.comFor more of Gene's insane ramblings, please visit http://www.thehammerstrikes.com Thank you very much for listening!

Duration: 02:34:36


The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 8 - Star Trek: The Motion Picture

12/7/2014
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December 7, 1979 was an important day in the history of science fiction movies in general, and Star Trek in particular. On that day, Star Trek: The Motion Picture premiered, taking the syndicated show with a very loyal fan base and propelling it into the next phase of its existence. Now, 35 years later, join Gene Hendricks and Scott Gardner as they look back on this film and discuss why they love it. If you take up the challenge of rewatching this movie for the 35th Anniversary, please tag...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 7 - Role Playing Games

11/15/2014
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Join Gene and special guest The Irredeemable Shag as they talk about Role Playing Games. Their fondest memories, their strangest experiences, what you can learn from RPG's, all is covered on this episode. And don't miss the secret origin of why Gene chose to call his blog, The Hammer Strikes! As discussed in the episode, Wizards of the Coast has put out a D&D game aimed at kids. Here's the link for it: http://archive.wizards.com/dnd/article.aspx?x=dnd/4dnd/monsterslayersFeedback for this...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 6 - Greek Gods

10/16/2014
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The Hammer Podcasts is back, this time with more info on the Greek Gods! Three tales of Greek Lore are offered up with some insight into each, as well as commentary on the practices of ancient and modern pagans! Be warned, there are topics regarding religion and some practices that might challenge your sensibilities. Listen discretion is advised! And why not check out these other fine podcasts? Back to the Bins - http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=1 Pop Culture Affidavit -...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 5 - Changes!

7/26/2014
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Join Gene and special guest Tom Harris, of Radio Free Asgard, as they talk about their thoughts on changes to comic book characters, both in general and as they pertain to Thor and Captain America in particular. Not an imaginary story, not a rant, just two guys talking intelligently about comics! What is the world coming to?!?!? Also check out these other great podcasts: Radio Free Asgard (http://radiofreeasgard.podbean.com/) Hey Kids, Comics! (http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=14)...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 4 - Feedback

7/6/2014
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In this episode, Gene answers your listener feedback! Comic books, Swamp Thing and Batman are all discussed, as well as the future of the show! As discussed in the show, here is the Batgirl PSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szZsKdJYR-A And be sure to check out these other great podcasts! Super Mates http://www.supermatescomic.blogspot.com/ Parallel Lines http://www.greatkrypton.com/category/parallel-lines-the-dc-comics-tangent-universe-podcast/ Relatively Geeky...

Duration: 00:22:13


The Hammer Podcasts - Legends of the Superheroes - Batman

6/7/2014
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Riddle me this! What do The Traveling Wilburys, Jason of Star Command, The Addams Family, Star Trek, The Godfather, The Magnificent Seven, Saturday Night Fever, and Planet of the Apes all have in common? It could only be the Batman TV Show staring Adam West and Burt Ward! This time out Gene is joined by Mr. Paul Spataro and Dr. Bill Robinson from Back to the Bins to talk all things campy. There's more tangents than you can shake a batarang at in this one, so hold on to your hats!Feedback...

Duration: 01:07:32


The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 3 - Mythology

5/13/2014
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Gene is back and this time he's taking on the gods! In response to a listener question, you get to find out how Gene got an interest in mythology and legends.Feedback for this show can be sent to: Gene@thehammerstrikes.comFor more of Gene's insane ramblings, please visit http://www.thehammerstrikes.com Thank you very much for listening!

Duration: 00:13:38


The Hammer Podcasts - Legends of the Superheroes - Swamp Thing

4/9/2014
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This time out Gene is joined by Rob Kelly of The Aquaman Shrine. The boys from Jersey head South and tackle the 1982 B Movie Classic - Swamp Thing! So grab your popcorn and hip waders for this extra special episode. Legends of the Superheroes is a special show that will highlight live action versions of superheroes, usually with a high cheese factor. Please send any suggestions, comments, orcriticismsto Legends@thehammerstrikes.com.Feedback for this show can be sent to:...

The Hammer Podcasts - Episode 2 - Comic Books

3/27/2014
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It had to happen eventually, so he got it out of the way early. This time out Gene tackles comic books. Why he loves them, what his first one was, what he doesn't like, where comics are going, etc. No punches are pulled.Feedback for this show can be sent to: Gene@thehammerstrikes.comFor more of Gene's insane ramblings, please visit http://www.thehammerstrikes.com Thank you very much for listening!

Duration: 00:24:59

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