38 episodes

Journey into the unknown with Galaxy Brains — the most immersive, hilarious TV and movie podcast on this planet (or any other). Mystery Science Theater 3000's Jonah Ray and his pal, comedian and writer Dave Schilling, explore the outer reaches of the zeitgeist, analyzing the movies and TV shows that you can't stop obsessing over. Each week, we lab-test the hottest take possible — from Dom Toretto being an actual angel sent from Heaven, to the entirety of Seinfeld taking place inside Jerry's mind — and bring on comedians, experts, and filmmakers to confirm or deny our outrageous hypothesis.
From Polygon and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Galaxy Brains with Dave Schilling and Jonah Ray Vox Media Podcast Network

    • TV & Film
    • 4.5 • 93 Ratings

Journey into the unknown with Galaxy Brains — the most immersive, hilarious TV and movie podcast on this planet (or any other). Mystery Science Theater 3000's Jonah Ray and his pal, comedian and writer Dave Schilling, explore the outer reaches of the zeitgeist, analyzing the movies and TV shows that you can't stop obsessing over. Each week, we lab-test the hottest take possible — from Dom Toretto being an actual angel sent from Heaven, to the entirety of Seinfeld taking place inside Jerry's mind — and bring on comedians, experts, and filmmakers to confirm or deny our outrageous hypothesis.
From Polygon and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

    The Matrix Resurrections | Nothing lasts forever, including our show!

    The Matrix Resurrections | Nothing lasts forever, including our show!

    It's our final episode of Galaxy Brains and we going out with a bang, and by a bang we mean The Matrix. We're unplugging ourselves, questioning the Oracle (producer Kylie's stage name), and popping some little red pills to talk all things Wachowski. Joining us for this journey down the rabbit hole is comedian and friend of the show, Ben Mekler.
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    • 48 min
    Spider-Man | Teenage Spidey is the best Spidey

    Spider-Man | Teenage Spidey is the best Spidey

    We're gearing up for multiverse madness with a look back at the Spiderman films of yore. Dave and Jonah are shooting their thick gooey mental webs all over Tobey Maguire's mid-twenties Spiderman, Andrew Garfield's brooding Twilight-esque Spidey, and Tom Holland's sweet kiddo take on the character. For our penultimate episode, our hosts posit- is Spiderman at it's best when Peter Parker is a humble teen? Joining us is our friendly neighborhood comics expert, Susana Polo.
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    • 46 min
    Succession | Cousin Greg is the show's true villain

    Succession | Cousin Greg is the show's true villain

    We're going full f****** beast for this one folks, and sailing our mental yachts through the world of Succession. We're talking that d*** pic, that "New Yorker" article, and that Galaxy Brain take- Cousin Greg the egg is the true villain of the show. Joining us at the table of the world's worst family is host of Crooked Media's X-Ray Vision podcast, Jason Concepcion.
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    • 54 min
    Death Becomes Her | a campy satire of Hollywood beauty standards.

    Death Becomes Her | a campy satire of Hollywood beauty standards.

    Now a warning? It's a head-twistingly good episode as Dave and Jonah dive into the '90s camp classic. Joining them on this satirical romp is none other than Meryl Streep expert and host of the You Must Remember This podcast, Karina Longworth.
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    • 51 min
    Star Trek: First Contact | A meta movie about Star Trek's creation with John Hodgman

    Star Trek: First Contact | A meta movie about Star Trek's creation with John Hodgman

    We're going into transwarp speed with a Star Trek extravaganza dedicated to the 25th anniversary of one of the best Trek movies of all time, First Contact. A film that is so much more than Borgs, drunk pilots, and Patrick Stewart's jacked arms- it's also a meta tale about the creation of the iconic franchise. Joining Dave and Jonah where no man has gone before is comedian and fellow Trekkie, John Hodgman.
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    • 53 min
    Ghostbusters | Dan Aykroyd explains the ghost lore of the franchise.

    Ghostbusters | Dan Aykroyd explains the ghost lore of the franchise.

    Where is Gozer really from? How come Zuul is so grumpy? What the f*** do ghosts do when they're in the containment unit? Ghostbusters might seem like a comedy, but it has an incredibly deep lore and mythology that’s rooted in real life ghost phenomena. We're going straight to the source for this week's episode and crossing streams with Dan Aykroyd.

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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

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Come Back

Dang, why did they stop making these? Get a a Patreon and come back, please!

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Please come back

This is only one of two podcasts I actually like. Please come back. This is entertaining, funny, smart - sad you are leaving.

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SO FUN SAD IT IS OVER

Loveddddd all 37 episodes will miss y’all so much

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