Filmspotting Madness 2017: Pantheon Challenge

One of the long running podcasts I listen to is Filmspotting. The brief summary is that two hosts review films, but that’s not germane to this post. In the past few years, they’ve run what’s known as Filmspotting Madness, their take on the popular March Madness NCAA Basketball tournament. They’ve pit actors, directors, and films against […]

Podcast Subscription Post

I almost labelled this as the “Monthly Podcast Subscription Post” but thought better of it.  I’d like to have this as a regular feature on the blog, but I don’t know yet if it’s going to be monthly or maybe less frequent.  Either way, I think the format may change, but you’re going to see […]

I really want to meet Robert Picardo and Ethan Phillips

This is going to be largely another podcast recommendation, but if I’m ever asked what celebrity I’d most like to meet, it’d be Robert Picardo and Ethan Phillips, together in the same room.  Those two are downright funny, and also (mostly) down to earth. Apparently they know each other quite well since starring together on […]

Let’s Talk About Ads

Let’s talk about ads! Not the science behind marketing, blah blah blah. Smarter people than me can take care of that conversation. Instead, I want to talk about ads in general, and things that are ad-supported. The topic that brought this to mind was a recent post on /r/podcasts about sponsors.  It was what you’d call […]

Podcasts For 2017

I consider podcasts to be one of my areas of expertise.  I’ve been listening to them for over 10 years, and have hosted one for almost as long.  I listen to podcasts almost every day, and subscribe to a lot of them – so I’m always adding or subtracting from my active subscriptions. Here are […]

Episode 10: Tastycrat or Fingerlican?

Just in time for election season in the United States, Mike & Steve watch Season 2’s third episode, “A Head in the Polls”.  In this episode, they cover off Futurama’s political parties, a little bit of Nixon history, and some top Yo Mama jokes…