Continue Reading The Mantle of Captain America

The Mantle of Captain America

This week Marvel announced that Captain America has secretly been a Hydra agent all along and the internet blew up. Because of the travel and some Family time we are not recording a full episode this week but we’re going to reach back into our archives to one of our more popular episodes about Captain America which is not only appropriate for the Memorial Day which is a day to remember those that gave of themselves to protect this country…

Continue Reading Binge-Watch: How Netflix is like your Mother

Binge-Watch: How Netflix is like your Mother

For a long time we have had the ability to binge-watch TV shows, but really it has only been the past few years with the improvements to streaming services where society has made binge watching shows a social norm.  We go a little old school and talk about some of our first experiencing binge watching shows and then move on to more modern day experiences.  We talk about how the culture of binge watching has changed TV production, from Netflix…

Continue Reading Daredevil S02: The rising tide raises all ships

Daredevil S02: The rising tide raises all ships

Daredevil Season 2 Discussion: This week on the podcast we talk about our impressions about Daredevil Season two, we talk about the martial arts, the sound mixing, and Netflix’s Descriptive audio service for the blind, then we fire off the spoiler warning and talk about the characters growth and stories.  The things we loved, those that we liked, and some things that didn’t sit too well with us. Geek News Agent Carter officially Cancelled – Can and will Netflix pick…

Continue Reading Film Adaptations: Was the Book Really Better?

Film Adaptations: Was the Book Really Better?

What makes a good Film Adaptation? Since 1939 when gone with the wind was adapted to a motion picture and set all sorts of history Hollywood has been adapting books into films and most recently with the success of movies like Batman Begins and the Avengers they have been bringing comics to the big screen.  Part of the reason is that the stories are already developed and another is that they bring a devoted audience with them which translates into…

Continue Reading Paper, Kindle, Audio, Lizard, Spock – Episode 62

Paper, Kindle, Audio, Lizard, Spock – Episode 62

Nowadays everyone has their own opinions on the “best” ways to “read” books, and we tackle the different book formats and discuss the pros and cons in order to determine what the best way to get these stories are.  We cover the Paper vs Digital book war and talk about some of the key differences between those and Audio books with Lena English.  Which is best?  Well you’ll just have to listen to us and make that decision for yourself,…