Sunday, August 21, 2016

Gene Ha

The legendary artist of Berwyn is here! Gene Ha stops by the studio for a lively discussion on what it means to capture the essence of a character, from his beginnings pencilling Batman and X-Men to writing and illustrating his creator owned project, "Mae"!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Batman: the Killing Jokecast

On the heels of a controversial DC feature film comes a controversial DC animated film! Jon and Steven welcome back Kevin Ryan to discuss the adaptation of the Alan Moore and Brian Bolland classic, how it holds up to the Frank Miller animated adaptations, whether the new material fits the tone of the book and why Bruce Timm has a thing for Batman and Batgirl getting together.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Suicide Squad

The next chapter of the DC cinematic universe is here! Has Warner Brothers learned the harsh lessons of "Batman vs Superman"? Does Will Smith bring his late 90's magic? Did reshoots help? And what of Jared Leto's Joker? Jon and Steven don't agree on any of it for about an hour.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Star Trek Beyondcast

The third film in the Prime Trek universe is here! Jon and Bill Monroe discuss what the loss of JJ Abrams, the disappointing "Star Trek Into Darkness" and the impending new streaming series have on this latest film. Does a Simon Pegg script make a difference? And, can a "Fast and Furious" director be subtle? All this plus Idris Elba.

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"!