Current Events Podcast 46: Mandalorian 1×7

The Reckoning! The penultimate episode of The Mandalorian’s excellent first season. Join us as we… talk about it.

Openings

Four of the greatest openings ever: Streets of Fire. The cold open of this Rock n Roll fable may be the best music video ever made. Rollerball (1975). Seeing the game set up — the referees and coaches… Read More

Current Events Ep 44: Mandalorian Eps 5&6

Mike and I discuss a couple of superior Mandalorian episodes. In one, Mando helps a rookie bounty hunter who’s so grateful he doesn’t even betray Mando! Then Mando and bunch of upstanding citizens break an wrongly accused guy… Read More

The Reason? Mace Windy.

Hi, my name is Jake MacMillan and I’m a rewrite-aholic. And apparently I’m also a hack comic who just puts “aholic” on the end of everything as a punchline. Whatever you want to call it, I’m addicted to… Read More

Current Events Pod EP43

Picard Episode 3. We get to know more about Raffi and meet Captain Rios. Our hero team is coming together and every one of them is broken in some way, not the least of which is Picard. Join… Read More

Current Events Podcast: Ep 42

Bonus episode covering two episodes of The Mandalorian — 3: The Sin and 4: Sanctuary. Join us was talk about it! SPOILERS, okay? Watch the episodes first.

Current Events Podcast Ep 41

Picard episode 2 deepens the richness of the ongoing story and introduces some new treacheries. Listen to us talk about it. It’s almost as good as watching theā€¦ no, it’s really not, but we had fun.

The Outsider

Stephen King didn’t make me want to become a writer, that happened long before he came long, but he did make me feel like it might be a thing I could possible hope to achieve. I read The… Read More

Arriving Late… And Weird

Major change has come to the pod, folks. We’ve given up on watching old SFTV because there’s just too much good current SFTV. We’re also going to two podcasts a week starting with ST:PICARD.

Look Back In Dread

Stephen King once said that most writers endured a period of isolation in their childhood when books were all they had for company. For him it was an illness, for me it was two years of living in… Read More