May 17, 2011 at 2:00pm • 52 minutes
After long delays, our Comic Book Club discusses Warren Ellis and John Cassaday's "Planetary," which is only fitting given that the 27-issue series took 10 years to be released. We also talk about how hard it is to write a satisfying ending to any fictional work.
Special guest Lisa Schmeiser.
May 15, 2011 at 2:00pm • 32 minutes
Neil Gaiman breathes life into the TARDIS in this week's "Doctor Who" episode, "The Doctor's Wife." We discuss what we liked about this much-hyped episode, as well as detailing how Rory dies this week.
Special guests Dan Moren, Glenn Fleishman, and Scott McNulty.
May 7, 2011 at 2:00pm • 24 minutes
Flash discussion of Doctor Who's "Curse of the Black Spot." We try to give it CPR, but we do it wrong and the patient dies. Or, no, wait! It came back to life! Hooray! Unrelated: why Rory is like Kenny from "South Park."
Special guests Dan Moren & Serenity Caldwell.
May 9, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 3 minutes
Our Book Club discusses the works of sci-fi writer John Scalzi, including "Old Man's War." We also talk about "The Forever War" and many other books. We play the "new author remakes classic novel" game we just invented. Find out why Dan says "Ce Podcast est Fini!" And stay after the end to learn Jason's secret plan to create a terrible sci-fi trilogy.
Special guests Dan Moren & Scott McNulty.
May 2, 2011 at 2:00pm • 31 minutes
Flash! A discussion about the first two episodes of this season of "Doctor Who," "The Impossible Astronaut" and "Day of the Moon." Who is in that spacesuit? Who is the little girl? Are the Silence just lazy? We speculate wildly.
Special guests Dan Moren, Glenn Fleishman, John Siracusa, and Serenity Caldwell.
May 1, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 5 minutes
Everybody wants to rule the world, er, kingdom of Westeros. As the "Game of Thrones" series continues on HBO, we discuss the source material: George R.R. Martin's bestselling "Song of Ice and Fire" books. If you haven't read the books, you will be spoiled! We'll post the climactic resolution of this podcast in about five years, so invest your time wisely.
Special guests Dan Moren, Scott McNulty, and Serenity Caldwell.
April 23, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 5 minutes
Based on the best-selling novel! Inspired by HBO's "Game of Thrones," in this episode we discuss the translation of books to the screen. Should movies be faithful to the book? Is it better if filmmmakers take liberties? And what books do we wish would be made into movies? If you don't want to listen to this episode, just buy the novelization.
Special guests Dan Moren, John Siracusa, and Scott McNulty.
April 18, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 3 minutes
The lesson learned? Never share anything you love with John Siracusa. Like, for example, "Real Genius." Or any '80s movie. Or any '80s anything. Or from-any-other-time anything. Fear John Siracusa, for he is the destroyer of dreams.
Special guests Dan Moren, John Siracusa, Glenn Fleishman, and Serenity Caldwell.
April 11, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 16 minutes
This time, on the Incomparable: Ted Chiang short stories, including the anthology "The Story of Your Life and Others." Plus, enough recommendations to get you through every bathroom break and bus ride for the next three years.
Special guests Glenn Fleishman, Lisa Schmeiser, and Scott McNulty.
April 1, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 1 minute
An entire hour devoted to The CW's "Supernatural." Can you imagine it? Brr. Fortunately, that's not what this podcast is about. It's about stuff we think is funny. Only one of likes "Supernatural." To find out who, you will need to listen.
Special guests Dan Moren, Glenn Fleishman, Scott McNulty, Serenity Caldwell, and Steve Lutz.