190: 5 Years and 10 Inches

December 11, 2017 5:36 pm Published by
5 Years of Figures Sold Separately! Older and… Wiser? Well, we’re snowed in and looking back on all the laughter, tears, and penis jokes. Also, will Disney buy Fox, and if so, what will that do? Finally, we remember the golden age of Cracked.com.

189: Where No One Has Binged Before

November 21, 2017 5:48 pm Published by
We’re finally digging into Star Trek: Discovery and The Orville! Which show wears the Trek legacy better? Also, is the binge-release format changing how we treat people who aren’t caught up, and how has it changed the landscape?

188: Thor: Fragglerok

November 14, 2017 9:40 pm Published by
We liked Thor, and we’re still into Star Wars, but when will these franchises have to take a break? If we let brands run for decades with no rest, can they still have stakes? We throw a few more predictions on the table!

187: The Brotherhood of the Traveling Vest

October 9, 2017 1:00 pm Published by
Listen up, Lucasfilm! The Last Jedi, Han Solo, and a stand-alone Obi-Wan movie are on the way, and we have a big wish list! …And some worries. Look, it’s Star Wars, this is serious. But we’ll lay out all the things we want, right here and now!

186: Pinkerton Investi-Gator

October 1, 2017 1:00 pm Published by
Can a magazine magnate have tremendous impact on the sexual revolution… and be an awful guy? We talk Hefner, and then it’s on to the new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer, The Orville, Star Trek: Discovery… basically the biggest Brain Break ever!

185: Problematic Faves

September 4, 2017 2:00 pm Published by
We just can’t have nice things. Is it okay to separate good art from artists who aren’t perfect people? From Joss Whedon to Floyd Mayweather, we’re diving into the extent we imbue our fandoms with the virtues and vices of the people who make them. Source: FSS Podcast

184: Don’t Swipe Left on Jefferson

August 30, 2017 1:34 pm Published by
What’s the matter with Taylor Swift? In Part 1 of our discussion of problematic faves, we’re separating artists we enjoy with the parts of their personalities we really don’t. Also, find out why Bill Nye is starting beef with Disney! Source: FSS Podcast

181: Are You Not Militained?

August 9, 2017 7:22 pm Published by
When are our games and movies recruiting us? We dive deep into the world of “militainment,” or armed forces involvement in how many movies and video games are made and marketed. Also, Renee brain breaks about what makes a Dad-on-Dad dating simulator so fascinating. Source: FSS Podcast