Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

2018-02-10T10:45:27+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist2018-02-10T10:45:27+00:00

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman

2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

NerdSync is a pretty great channel over on the YouTube that deals with all things comic book related. Everyone should head on over there and just watch everything because, if you like comics, this is the place to find thoughtful and insightful takes on history, trivia and philosophy of the [...]

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir

2017-05-29T20:38:04+00:00

With the new Blade Runner 2049 due to be released later this year I've been obsessively going back over all the related material associated with it including: All 5 versions of the film, the original Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep that it was loosely based on and [...]

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir2017-05-29T20:38:04+00:00

The Definite Article: UPDATE: New Launch date Thursday, June 1

2017-09-29T22:10:36+00:00

UPDATE: Due to unexpected and unusual circumstances the launch of the podcast has been postponed. We could go into excruciating detail here but basically...stuff happens. The new launch date will be Thursday, June 1. The inaugural episode will still be the Tom Baker classic: The Face of Evil by Chris [...]

The Definite Article: UPDATE: New Launch date Thursday, June 12017-09-29T22:10:36+00:00

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol

2017-04-20T00:12:22+00:00

The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images.  Upon watching it the scene produces in many - myself included - a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is [...]

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol2017-04-20T00:12:22+00:00

A Nation of Immigrants & Refugees: A Call for Kindness

2017-02-11T12:34:52+00:00

Editor's Note: I originality wrote this back in 2015 I thought it could use a re-post.   My great-great-grandfather came here from Ireland. He did so to escape famine, civil war and oppression. He left everything he knew – family, friends and culture - to come to America and create [...]

A Nation of Immigrants & Refugees: A Call for Kindness2017-02-11T12:34:52+00:00

The Master of the Mystic: 2016’s Best End Credit Song

2017-01-02T21:54:43+00:00

So 2016 is over (finally) and it was...let's go with interesting. But amid all the disappointment, despair and downright disgust (lots of alliteration - eat your heat out Stan Lee) there was one bright point - The end credit song from Doctor Strange: The Master of the Mystic. Marvel films have [...]

The Master of the Mystic: 2016’s Best End Credit Song2017-01-02T21:54:43+00:00

Because It’s Fun: A Lesson Learned in 2016

2017-01-02T21:16:08+00:00

2016 was not a good year. I could mention the abundance of celebrity deaths or the uncivil election or the discouraging decisions in Europe as the reasons for the awfulness of the year. Or on a smaller scale there were financial issues, work related shakeups and arguments I don’t care [...]

Because It’s Fun: A Lesson Learned in 20162017-01-02T21:16:08+00:00

Unfettered Imagination: Blank on Blank with Rod Serling

2016-12-12T22:36:15+00:00

"The most unfettered imagination belongs to young people, and they don’t walk through life; they fly" - Rod Serling in 1963. Blank on Blank is a series of short animations featuring snippets of conversation and interviews of various celebrities and other assorted famous people which airs on PBS. This particular [...]

Unfettered Imagination: Blank on Blank with Rod Serling2016-12-12T22:36:15+00:00
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