Sunday, July 24, 2016

SDCC 2016cast

Another Comicon has come and gone. Jon and Steven discuss what it would take to attend next year, the lack of comic books announcements, the video games already announced in play, the impressive showings of action figures and trailers! Trailers! TRAILERS!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Pokemon GObusters

Everyone's complaining about "Ghostbusters" and chasing Pokemon! Jon, Steven and Howie Weingarten review both and decide if either is a good or bad thing. Also, a toddler attacks!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Television in the 90's

Walter J. Podrazik invites Jon and Steven to the Museum of Broadcast Communications for a talk on the last decade of TV before the internet. He explains how America's self-confidence led to innovations in sitcoms and drama and how the 24 hour news cycle created reality television. Also, a look into the book he co wrote with Harry Castleman, "Watching TV"!

Monday, July 4, 2016

Mid Year Reviewcast

It's the 4th of July and Jon and Steven are taking the long weekend to think about 2016 so far. Does "Civil War" hold up to a second viewing? Are people still mad at Captain America? Do we still hate "Batman v Superman"? Plus, why Jon can't stop talking about Albert Brooks movies on Netflix!

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Lucas Museumcast

George Lucas has left Chicago! The lucas museum will not happen in their town and Jon, Steven and Elliot Serrano have strong options about that. Also, Indy 5! Star Trek lawsuits! And the undying love Jon harbors for Peter Capaldi.

Monday, June 20, 2016


Joe returns from Tucson, Arizona with a report from the astronaut convention! What's a veteran of the Apollo missions like in his 80's? Why don't we fund NASA anymore and what does it mean for privatized space travel? Who's going to Mars just to get laid? All this and several tangents will be explored.

Friday, June 10, 2016


Jon describes why there's no podcast this week, then kind of turns it into a podcast. He discusses how AMC's "Preacher" is going, the importance of Fantagraphics "Complete Peanuts" and why his Uncle Jimmy is the funniest guy he ever met.