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Where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss pop culture. Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Love letters? Email us at email@example.com!
Nov 18, 2014
Episode 29: “Go Out In Spectacular Fashion”
In this episode, it's all about the Marvel and DC cinematic universes, as we talk about the movie lineups through 2020, and discuss which movies we're most and least looking forward to. On the DC side, we explore the rumors surrounding the new Wonder Woman movie, why Shazam isn't part of DC continuity, the possibility of Jared Leto playing The Joker in Suicide Squad, the pros and cons of individual versus team movies, and the prospect of a Green Lantern reboot. On the Marvel side, we talk about our most anticipated films from Marvel's recently announced Phase 3, Black Panther playing a large part in movies to come, the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, Robert Downey Jr. returning as Tony Stark in Civil War, and our choices for Captain Marvel, plus we debate the idea that long term announcements spoil the surprise of what's to come. On the TV front, we discuss The Flash, Gotham, Constantine, Supergirl, Krypton, Peggy Carter, Agents of SHIELD, Daredevil, and more. DRINK OF THE WEEK - Jager Bombs
Nov 11, 2014
Episode 28: “Fist Bump Over Boners”
In this episode we're joined by special guest Aron Eisenberg (best known as Nog from Deep Space Nine). We discuss Interstellar and Birdman (with no spoilers), the new title of Star Wars: Episode 7, the leaked Star Wars concept art, the Six Billion Dollar Man reboot with Mark Wahlberg, Toy Story 4, the possibility of a new Pee-Wee movie, Twin Peaks on Showtime, the status of the X-Files franchise, the mysteries of Bai Ling, and Mace Windu's purple lightsaber. Also Tracy fangirls out over our first Star Trek guest. DRINK OF THE WEEK - Fiery Pie 1 oz Fireball 1/2 oz Whipped Cream Vodka Drop into a base of Angry Orchard Apple Cider and shoot
1 hr 1 min
Oct 28, 2014
Episode 27: “And Then We'll Be Dead”
In our Halloween episode we discuss the latest rumors surrounding the Bourne franchise, how Alec Guiness got shafted for millions of dollars by Star Wars, the pros and cons of Kevin Smith as a filmmaker, Kevin Smith's idea for a Jaws reboot, Universal's new horror movie universe, our favorite scary movies, and the return of the Lightning Round! DRINK OF THE WEEK: Italian Chainsaw Massacre Shot In a large cup, add 4 oz sprite splash of cranberry splash of sweet and sour drop in a shot of Amaretto and drink
Oct 21, 2014
Episode 26: “That's Not Creepy At All”
In this episode, we're joined by our special guest, Paul Schrier, better know as Bulk from the Power Rangers, who talks about his life on the show and his job in the creative side of 3D printing. We also discuss how it's going to be possible to avoid the slew of new Star Wars spoilers, the new rumors of Indiana Jones 5, our feelings on recasting roles in films and television, the possibility of William Shatner playing a part in the next Star Trek movie, Roberto Orci dropping out of the Power Rangers reboot, news on X-Men: Apocalypse, and an update on Community. DRINK OF THE WEEK: The All American 1 oz bourbon 1 oz Southern Comfort coke to fill
Oct 14, 2014
Episode 25: “Hayden is a Sexist”
In this episode, we're joined by a special guest, reality show producer/showrunner Sara Quick, to discuss the first season of the A&E geek-centric, tattoo-related, reality show, Epic Ink. We also talk about the somewhat controversial new Fantastic Four movie, the possibility of a Bill & Ted's 3 and a Zombieland 2, the new Interstellar trailer, the polarizing new DC apparel, and the lack of Gamora merchandise. Then, Hayden digs a hole and buries himself.
Oct 7, 2014
Episode 24: “Podcast. Die. Repeat.”
In this episode, we're joined by special guest, actor/writer Todd Stashwick who discusses his new movie Mockingbird, his upcoming roles on Gotham and 12 monkeys, the forthcoming Star Wars video game he's co-writing, and his web comic, Devil Inside. We also talk about Avengers 3 rumors, the video release of Edge of Tomorrow, the casting of Justin Bieber as the voice of K.I.T.T., the ongoing debate regarding about Ben Affleck as Batman, the development of DC's Suicide Squad and our picks for Harley Quinn casting, the merits of the Zack Snyder Watchmen movie, the casting of Jessie Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, the departure of Joaquin Phoenix from Doctor Strange talks, the prospect of an Iron Man 4 directed by Mel Gibson, the premiere episodes of Gotham, and the prevalence of spoilers for upcoming movies and how that affects fandom. DRINK OF THE WEEK: Liquid Cocaine 1 ½ oz Southern Comfort ¾ oz amaretto ¾ oz Grand Marnier 1 ½ oz sweet and sour 1 ½ oz pineapple juice sprite to fill
Sep 30, 2014
Episode 23: “Guardians of the Cul-de-Sac”
In this episode, we take on our “Wheel of Topics” and discuss things like whether or not Batman might have died at the end of The Dark Knight Rises, the merits of “the Bane voice” vs “the Batman voice,” our favorite moments from the Burton Batman films, and sequels that are better than the originals vs sequels that suck, including deep dives into the awful sequels Spider-Man 3, X-Men 3, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Drink of the Week: Frangelico Shots
Sep 23, 2014
Episode 22: “This is the Title of the Show”
In this episode we discuss the news of the Walking Dead spinoff pilot, the possibility of a 24 movie, the discovery of the Dreadnaughtus dinosaur, an Underworld reboot, Ghost in the Shell as a live-action movie, kicking ass in lingerie, the Hawkeye Project, Star Trek on TV, the inside scoop on the new Terminator trilogy, Gamergate, the worthiness of George Lucas as a director, American Graffiti, fan edits of popular films, crossplay, bullying, Lea Thompson on Dancing with the Stars, celebrities charging for autographs, and the coolness of Dave Prowse. Drink of the Week: Chocolate Salted Pretzel Shot 1 part Whipped Cream Vodka 1 part Frangelico 1 part butterscotch schnapps served in a chilled shot glass with a salted rim
Sep 16, 2014
Episode 21: “Blayne is Not a Name”
In this episode, special guest JON CRYER from "Two and a Half Men," Hot Shots!," and "Pretty in Pink" joins us to discuss his career, his role as an anti-teen-heartthrob, his relationship with Molly Ringwald, how Robert Downey Jr. was nearly cast as Duckie, and Ashton Kutcher's trailer. We also talk about Wesley Snipes as Blade, new casting on Agents of SHIELD, the failed Wonder Woman pilot, the beautiful Lynda Carter, the developing reboots of Greatest American Hero and CHiPs, news on the Gremlins reboot/sequel, Super Troopers 2, and the fictional characters that awakened our sexuality when we were young. Plus Jon shares some interesting news about early drafts of Back to the Future in a fun Podthingy exclusive!
1 hr 8 min
Sep 9, 2014
Episode 20: “I Survived Podthingy!”
In this episode, we are joined by special guest LINA CAROLLO who discusses her role in ABC's groundbreaking reality series The Quest. We also talk about Guardians of the Galaxy dominating the box office, the dawn of the post-origin superhero movie, the casting of The Rock as Black Adam in Shazam, the return of The Tick to television, the Game of Thrones nude scene that almost wasn't, the passing of Joan Rivers, the massive hack of the celebrity nude pics, The Geekie Awards, Dunkin' Donuts, and Street Fighter.
Sep 3, 2014
Episode 19: “We're All Pink Inside”
In this episode, we talk about Darryl Dixon's sexuality on The Walking Dead, the retitling of Edge of Tomorrow to Live, Die, Repeat, Arnold Shwarzenegger's new zombie movie, HBO's new Westworld television series, the reboot of Vacation, Daniel Radcliffe's horny new role, the Agents of SHIELD comic book, the insular nature of the comic book industry, the 20th Anniversary of Burton's Batman, the disappearance of Robert Wuhl, and more. Plus, we debate Quentin Tarantino's acting ability and we discuss the troubled production of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender, and the downward trajectory of his filmography.
Aug 26, 2014
Episode 18: “Boobs and Blood”
In this episode, discuss female-led superhero movies, the Ghostbusters re-release and rumors about Ghostbusters 3, the Fantastic Four reboot, the woes facing Eli Roth's Green Inferno, the new Birdman trailer, the HALO channel, and video game to movie adaptations and the possibility of The Last of Us by Sam Raimi and Silent Hill with Norman Reedus. Plus, we review Lucy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and we delve into the reader mail bag and do a team review of Muppets Most Wanted. Drink of the Week: The Fozzy Navel 1 1/2 oz blue (or silver) tequila 1 1/2 oz chambord 1 1/2 oz sweet and sour 1 1/2 oz orange soda
Aug 19, 2014
Episode 17: “Hot Spoiler Girl”
In this episode we talk about Guardians of the Galaxy including our favorites moments from the film and our critiques, the box office returns, some fun trivia, and rumors about the upcoming sequel. We also discuss Warner Bros. moving the release date of Batman v Superman, the rumors of Aquaman casting and a standalone Aquaman movie, the death of a new Game of Thrones actor, the premiere of the new Doctor Who, the new trailers for Interstellar and The Hobbit, new Star Wars rumors and leaked images, the possibility of a Beetlejuice sequel, and the loss of screen legends Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall, and James Garner. Drink of the Week: The Guardian 1 1/2 oz Tequila 1 1/2 oz Triple Sec 1 1/2 oz sweet and sour 1 1/2 oz cran grape
Aug 12, 2014
Episode 16: “Aside From Boobs...”
In the final part of our San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, we talk about Tracy winning a Captain Hammer costume contest, our favorite cosplayers, and our votes for coolest displays on convention floor including the Walking Dead Terminus building, Lego versions of Rocket Raccoon and Groot, the life-size Hot Wheels Darth Vader car, the zip-line over Gotham city, and the 75th Anniversary Batman display. We also discuss the new look of Batman from the upcoming Batman v. Superman film, the new Terminator movie and television series, Walking Dead season five, Weird Al, Shazam, Tremors, True Detective, Falling Skies, and the joys and terrors of seeing ourselves on video.
Aug 5, 2014
Episode 15: “Nerdi Gras”
In part two of our San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, we bitch about the lines and the crowds and discuss things like up close encounters with Norman Reedus and Greg Nicotero, the possibility of a new Evil Dead television series, the Godzilla sequel and King Kong prequel announcements, the rumor of Peter Jackson directing Doctor Who, the idea of more Fight Club on the horizon, the forthcoming Star Wars comics from Marvel, Star Wars Episode VII rumors, Agents of SHIELD Season 2 news, the latest on the DC television universe, and the pros and cons of Aquaman! Plus, we talk about cult classics on DVD - Final Warning, Motel Hell, Phantom of the Paradise, and the 60's Batman television series - and the names of Tracy's various body parts.
Jul 29, 2014
Episode 14: “Nerdgasm All Over Your Face!”
In part one of our San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, we talk about our personal experiences at the big convention, Thor becoming a woman in Marvel's comics, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Vikings, Batman v. Superman footage, the first image of Wonder Woman, Gotham, Ant-Man, The Leftovers, the disgusting marketing campaign behind The Strain, the Avengers: Age of Ultron panel, casting rumors, and the dread that is con funk
Jul 22, 2014
Episode 13: “This is a F***ing Family Show!”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode, we welcome special guest Ivan Van Norman from ’King of the Nerds‘ and talk to him about his experience on the show and his new RPG, Outbreak Undead. We also discuss the Podthingy gang's experiences with role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons, the future of the Amazing Spider-Man franchise, Brandon Routh being cast as the Atom, Supernatural, Hemlock Grove, American Gods, Netflix, Better Call Saul, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Kung Fu Panda, the power of editing, our favorite geek collectibles (including KISS condoms), and the startling secret reality behind the Animaniacs.
Jul 15, 2014
Episode 12: “Way, Way Off the Rails”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode, we review the latest immersive cinema technology 4DX and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (with no spoilers), plus we talk about Chris Columbus possibly directing the Gremlins and Goonies sequels, the new Harry Potter story on Pottermore, the Fantastical Beasts movie series, the danger of Hollywood hype meeting audience expectations, J.J. Abrams not directing Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX, why we're not watching The Leftovers, why Lady Gaga needs to disappear for a while, and our not-so-secret love of Gremlins 2: The New Batch.
1 hr 1 min
Jul 8, 2014
Episode 11: “Super H8”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode, we discuss Super 8, Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who, the alphabetical Star Wars edit, the difference between obsession and art, The Golden Girls, D-Box seats, and TARDIS underwear. along with our favorite movies featuring kid protagonists, including Goonies, Stand by Me, Flight of the Navigator, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, E.T., and the "L" Movies.
Jul 1, 2014
Episode 10: “Gratuitous Nerdity”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, including the merits of Ghostbusters II, The Real Ghostbusters, the status of Ghostbusters III, the graciousness of William Atherton, the magic of Bill Murray, and Ecto Cooler. Plus, we also discuss remakes and reboots, Zombieland, the 75th Anniversary Batman exhibit, Dave Coulier, and Blayne's diapers.
Jun 24, 2014
Episode 9: “Speaking of Cocks”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode, we talk about the difference between nerds and geeks and dorks, Daredevil casting news, Mission:Impossible 5 rumors, Jupiter Ascending's new release date, old Star Trek versus new Star Trek, the possibility of a new Star Trek television series, Icheb the Borg boy, Spider-Man's erection, and Tracy's Purple Hooters.
Jun 17, 2014
Episode 8: “I Like Dinosaurs”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode, we talk about listener response to Episode 7, news on the Star Wars standalone films, Jurassic World, the Marvel universe on television, Netflix, Bryan Singer's legal woes, an update on Ant-Man, rumors about the DC cinematic universe, the failure of Edge of Tomorrow at the box-office, and Hayden's love of Dinosaurs. #fuckharrisonford
Jun 10, 2014
Episode 7: “Episode VII”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. In this episode: the failure of The Muppets Most Wanted, the Flash Gordon reboot, Clash of the Titans, our thoughts on Star Wars: Episode VII, the importance of fandom, the awesomeness of Drew Struzan, the dickishness of Harrison Ford, and the weirdness of Jeff Goldblum. Join us for a "very special episode" of Podthingy.
1 hr 5 min
Jun 3, 2014
Episode 6: “Good Time to Be a Geek”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. This week's episode features our (belated) summer movie preview. We discuss Edge of Tomorrow, Transformers 4, Guardians of the Galaxy, Jupiter Ascending, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Interstellar, TMNT, Lucy, Sin City 2, Snowpiercer, and others. Plus Gotham, The Flash, Sherlock, and punching Hayden in the face.
1 hr 1 min
May 27, 2014
Episode 5: “Same Sad Batman Time...”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. This week's episode features: a group review of X-Men-Days of Future Past, Godzilla 2014, the title of the newest Superman movie, Edgar Wright leaving Ant-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, sequels that ignore previous movies, and picklebacks
May 20, 2014
Episode 4: “Licking the Tip”
Podthingy is where the geek meet over drinks to discuss the latest in nerd culture. This week's episode features: things nerds hate about nerds, The Hobbit movies, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, books vs movies, and casual geeks.
May 13, 2014
Episode 3: “Not His Exact Words”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in pop culture. This week's episode features: Fantastic Four, Gravity, Bird Man, unnecessary sequels (Goonies 2, Ghostbusters 3, etc), remakes vs reboots, and baby sharks.
May 6, 2014
Episode 2: “Do Not Fact Check This Podcast”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in pop culture. This week's episode features: Batman vs Superman, Zack Snyder, Transcendence, Sippy Bras, and more!
Apr 30, 2014
Episode 1: “That's What She Said”
Podthingy is where the geeks meet over drinks to discuss the latest in pop culture. This week's episode features: WonderCon, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Bryan Singer and the future of X-Men, Jager Bombs, and more!