Current Events Spec Ep #1: Top Ten 20th Century SciFi Series

Oh, no, we’ve done something terrible. That’s right, we’ve settled a long running argument among the nerdosphere by ranking the top ten science fiction TV shows from the 20th century. Sounds implausible, don’t it? Join us to find… Read More

Current Events Ep. 50: Picard 1×7 Nepenthe

It was so good to see our old friends Will Riker and Diana Troi, especially since they finally had the writing to go with their impressive acting chops. Join us as we… talk about it.

Current Events Ep.48: Mandalorian 1×8

Join us as we enthuse — and I mean positively glow — about the season finale of The Mandalorian.

Hunters Season 1

Well, so… that happened. And I’m still sorting out the entire season, one that started so brilliantly and mysteriously then veered into comic book action, until collapsing in a heap for the most artificial surprise ending since an… Read More

Train to Busan

So I decided to aleveate the boredom of sitting out a slow moving virus by watching a movie about a fast moving one. Right up front, I’ll tell you that I normally shy away from foreign language films… Read More

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