182 episodes

Mike Gillis and Casey Doran are joined by a rotating panel of their friends for a warts-and-all look at popular culture. We look at the highs and lows of movies, science fiction, video games, horror, comic books, and everything in between. Think of us as "the McLaughlin Group" for nerds!

Radio vs. the Martians‪!‬ Mike Gillis and Casey Doran

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 36 Ratings

Mike Gillis and Casey Doran are joined by a rotating panel of their friends for a warts-and-all look at popular culture. We look at the highs and lows of movies, science fiction, video games, horror, comic books, and everything in between. Think of us as "the McLaughlin Group" for nerds!

    Fun Size Episode 63 – I Want Willem Dafoe in Every Movie

    Fun Size Episode 63 – I Want Willem Dafoe in Every Movie

    Has the world gone mad? Well, yes. But we’re also looking back on 2021 as a remarkably great year at the movies! We’re still talking to Tobiah Panshin for an uncharacteristically positive and optimistic discussion about the current state of … Continue reading →

    • 46 min
    Episode 50 – The Green Knight

    Episode 50 – The Green Knight

    “Honor. That is why a knight does what he does.” With the New Year, we’re on a knightly quest to the Green Chapel to trade blows with returning guest Tobiah Panshin of the View from the Gutters podcast, to dive … Continue reading →

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 49 – Santa Claus: The Movie

    Episode 49 – Santa Claus: The Movie

    The legend comes to life. This Christmas Eve, we’re back in the studio to celebrate the season with Rebecca Friedman of KTQA-LP 95.3 FM, and dive into the 1985 holiday movie where Alexander and Ilya Salkind, the father and son … Continue reading →

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Fun Size Episode 62 – Spokój

    Fun Size Episode 62 – Spokój

    In the first of two episodes this month, we’re talking with Rebecca Friedman about the low-stakes things that give us the warm fuzzies. We chat about the phenomenon of ASMR and the YouTube videos that endeavor to trigger that pleasurable … Continue reading →

    • 37 min
    Fun Size Episode 61 – Artisanal Trash

    Fun Size Episode 61 – Artisanal Trash

    We’re back with a quick bite of conversation from last month with Chelsea Rustad. We’re talking about the profound disappointment that was Halloween Kills, particularly in how it was a direct sequel to an inventive and surprising 2018 relaunch that … Continue reading →

    • 12 min
    Episode 48 – Sin City

    Episode 48 – Sin City

    “I grab myself one last lungful of night air. Then I trade it in for a smoky soup spiced with sweat and vomit and booze and blood. I know the flavor well.” After more than two years, we’re back with … Continue reading →

    • 2 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

amitiel ,

Articulate hosts & great content

I found this podcast recently with the Sin City episode. Being a female nerd, I expected all sorts of mansplaining and lowest common denominator content (because that is often the sad truth of nerd culture). I was *very* surprised and pleased to instead listen to a podcast that has very articulate hosts who really analyze the topics. I also like how they discuss “problematic” topics without sounding preachy or overly “woke.” I went back and started downloading from 2014 and am now binging.

Jwait23 ,

Awesome Geekery Podcast

I have been listening since I met the hosts at a convention and have enjoyed every episode

Jr02vader ,

Sent by council of geeks (Nathaniel)

I took his advice and I’m not disappointed.

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