Thursday, December 29, 2016

Remembering Carrie Fisher

We pause to note the sad passing of Carrie Fisher, and to reflect on her life, career, and legacy.

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Monday, December 26, 2016

Agents of SHIELD Slingshot: 103 "Progress"

Yo-Yo's ready to her Registration Day--and she'll meet FitzSimmons, Mack, and May along the way. But will she get caught for swiping Mace's platinum card? Pete and Matt Break down Slingshot episode 103, "Progress."

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

A Christmas Story: A Commentary Track

Tis the season... to join us in watching the perennial favorite, A Christmas Story! Pete and Matt break down the story behind the film, revel in the sweet spots and wish YOU a very Merry Christmas! (And a happy New Year!)

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Agents of SHIELD Slingshot: 102 "John Hancock"

Yo-Yo is ready to meet Director Mace... but what he's got up his sleeve? Pete and Matt continue along the Slingshot storyline with episode 102 "John Hancock" while talking other goings-on in the MCU.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Luke Cage: The Stephen Hill Interview

As we get caught up with the latest news for season two of Luke Cage, actor Stephen Hill stops by the podcast to discuss playing Bert Hill, son of "Pop" Hunter in the series. Listen as Stephen shares stories not only about his time on set, but about life as an actor and interactions with his professional peers!

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

It's no moon: it's Pete and Matt breaking down the latest Lucasfilm offering, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story!

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Agents of SHIELD Slingshot: 101 "Vendetta"

Agents of SHIELD: Slingshot fires off--taking Natalia Cordova-Buckley's Yo-Yo fresh from the latest AoS episode and into a flashback all her own. PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt break down episode 1, "Vendetta!"

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 408 "The Laws of Inferno Dynamics"


As Uncle Eli becomes mad with power, SHIELD calls on Robbie, Daisy and Yoyo to save the day in LA. But is android assistant Aida an asset or an emerging threat? Pete and Matt parse Agents of SHIELD episode 408, “The Laws of Inferno Dynamics.”

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 407 "Deals with our Devils"

Will Coulson and Fitz come back from the dead--and has the Rider found a new host? It's all fair game as Pete and Matt cover episode 407, "Deals with our Devils!"

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Star Trek: TOS: "Arena"

It's the showdown of the century: Kirk v Gorn! Using a double-fisted punch, Pete and Matt provide a commentary track for this classic Star Trek treat!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Marvel's The Inhumans -- out of the blue!

With the surprise announcement that Marvel's Inhumans will be coming to ABC television in fall 2017, Pete and Matt break down the concept of the new series--and its impact on our beloved Agents of SHIELD.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Luke Cage: Season 1 Wrap Up

With Luke Cage's inaugural season (and accompanying Phantastic Geek podcast) in the books, join Pete and Matt as they take a look back!

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Luke Cage: 113 "You Know My Steez"

It's the season one finale of Luke Cage, and Pete and Matt take you all the way through the episode!

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Marvel Decision 2016

As America prepares to head to the polls, an important decision will be made. Is Phantastic Geek with him... or her? Watch and see:


Sunday, November 6, 2016

Doctor Strange

Put on your capes, and cast a spell, for we're traveling to the magical realms of Doctor Strange; Pete and Matt cover the latest offering of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!


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Friday, November 4, 2016

Luke Cage: 112 "Soliloquy of Chaos"

Misty tries harder to get to the truth as neighborhood power players leave the city in chaos. Meanwhile, Pete and Matt try and make sense of it all as they cover episode 112, "Soliloquy of Chaos."

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 406 "The Good Samaritan"

Every story has a beginning, and that's true for Robbie Reyes! Pete and Matt ride on in to his fiery backstory, and account for every soul in episode 406, "The Good Samaritan."

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Luke Cage: 111 "Now You're Mine"

A friend makes a bold move that puts Luke on the defensive, Misty in trouble and the safety of Harlem in jeopardy. Making pieces of it all are Pete and Matt, with their analysis of episode 111, "Now You're Mine."


Saturday, October 29, 2016

Star Trek: Discovery -- Series Update

Star Trek: Discovery has two new showrunners--but though some fans are calling for a red alert, we're here to talk about the ship resuming normal operations. Pete and Matt beam on down to give you the series update!

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Luke Cage: 110 "Take It Personal"

Luke's recouping in Georgia, but will Harlem be the same when he gets home again? Pete and Matt break down it all down--including the episode's exploration of police violence and its effect on the community.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 405 "Lockup"

As our Agents of SHIELD dodge the director and look to spirit Uncle Eli from prison, where will all the layers of lies land? Pete and Matt answer the question and talk episode 405, "Lockup."

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Luke Cage: 109 "DWYCK"

Everyone's in trouble: Luke's injuries are worsening, Misty's standing in the police department is souring, and Mariah trying to get out of the family business, who's to make sense of it all? Join Pete and Matt as they delve into episode 109, "DWYCK."

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Luke Cage: 108 "Blowin Up the Spot"

Luke Cage is wounded, with the new man in charge set to leave our hero lost. Will anyone save the day? Pete and Matt ponder that and more in the podcast for episode 108, "Blowin Up the Spot."

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 404 "Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire"

It's the most explosive Agents of SHIELD episode yet! As Robbie searches for answers and James makes a surprise return, it's Pete and Matt who light the fireworks of analysis!

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Luke Cage: 107 "Manifest"

With Cottonmouth flashbacks in sight and Mariah on the razor's edge, will Luke Cage skip town? Pete and Matt break down episode 107 that ends with quite a twist, "Manifest."

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Iron Fist: NYCC 2016

With the cast of Iron Fist taking the stage and Marvel head of TV Jeph Loeb sharing some scenes, Pete and Matt break down this preview of Iron Fist!

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Luke Cage: 106 "Suckas Need Bodyguards"

With Scarfe stuck and Cottonmouth cornered, will Luke Cage and company finally see justice? Pete and Matt come in from all sides in analyzing episode 106, "Suckas Need Bodyguards."

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 403 "Uprising"

There'd better be a moon over Miami, because the lights are out! Yoyo finds herself in inhuman harms way while Daisy gets to know the Ghost Rider. Pete and Matt break down episode 403, "Uprising."

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NYCC 2016: The Phantastic Geek Video

Monday, October 10, 2016

Luke Cage: 105 "Just to Get a Rep"

With Cottonmouth out for revenge and Luke Cage questioning how to be responsible, join Pete and Matt as they break down episode 105, "Just to Get a Rep."

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

The New York Comic Con 2016 Spectacular!

With New York Comic Con 2016 in the books, we look back on 4 wild days! Join Pete and Matt as they talk Agents of SHIELD, Batman, Gotham, Iron Fist, Defenders, 24: Legacy, the show floor, queue hall, artists' alley--and more!

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Luke Cage: 104 "Step in the Arena"

After rescuing a victim of Cottonmouth's vengeance, Luke thinks about his earlier life and the conspiracy that led to his abilities. Breaking it all down is Pete and Matt as they look at episode 104, "Step in the Arena"

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Luke Cage: 103 "Who's Gonna Take The Weight?"

It's time to step up and be counted--but where will that take Luke Cage? Pete and Matt find out for episode 103, "Who's Gonna Take The Weight?"

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Luke Cage: 102 "Code of the Streets"

With a gun to his head, you won't believe the day Luke Cage has had. Join Pete and Matt as they break down episode 102, "Code of the Streets!"

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Luke Cage: 101 "Moment of Truth"

New times call for a new hero: join Pete and Matt as Phantastic Geek kicks off its timely, thoughtful take on the Marvel / Netflix series Luke Cage.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 402 "Meet the New Boss"

Ghosts. An uncomfortably-friendly new director of SHIELD. Agent May riding the crazy train. Matt and Pete inspect episode 402, "Meet the New Boss."

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 401 "The Ghost"

Agents of SHIELD is back, and the band is together again... except for being pretty fractured. That and the introduction of none other than Ghost Rider is covered by Pete and Matt's take on episode 401, "The Ghost!""

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: Season 4 Preview

Season four: can you believe it? Join Pete and Matt as they anticipate Ghost Rider, the new director, more Radcliffe... and no more Brett Dalton!?

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Star Trek: Discovery at Star Trek: Mission New York

On the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, we look ahead to Star Trek: Discovery by looking back at the show's panel at Star Trek: Mission New York!

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Star Trek: Mission New York, a ReedPOP Convention

Ahead of Star Trek's 50th Anniversary, Pete and Matt stopped by the first New York Star Trek convention in a great long while! After all, such a visit would be only logical.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Essentials: TOS: "The City on the Edge of Forever"

We end our summertime Star Trek Essentials run with the biggest essential of all! Join Pete and Matt as they see how Star Trek speaks to yesterday, today, and tomorrow in the original series episode "The City on the Edge of Forever."

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Previewing Star Trek: Discovery

As we get closer to the January 2017 release of Star Trek: Discovery, join Pete and Matt as they talk about the series!

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Star Trek: TAS: "The Slaver Weapon"

Strap on your life support belts, because animated Star Trek is back! Pete and Matt dig into the out-there episode "The Slaver Weapon."

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Star Trek: DS9: "The Visitor"

At the end of a long life, old Jake Sisko finds himself looking back, lost. But will he get a chance to go back? Join Pete and Matt as they explore this lovely Deep Space Nine story of regret and living life.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Star Trek: TOS: "The Trouble With Tribbles"

More tribbles, more trouble, more Phantastic Geek! Join Pete and Matt as they look back to the originator of it all, Star Trek's "The Trouble With Tribbles."

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Suicide Squad

As the DC Expanded Universe continues to grow, how does Suicide Squad fair at the box office? Pete and Matt count up all that is Suicide Squad.

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Luke Cage: SDCC News

As we get closer and closer to Luke Cage dropping on Netflix, Pete and Matt bring all the latest on the series!

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Star Trek: DS9: "Trials and Tribble-ations"

Sisko and the stars of Deep Space Nine are sent back to key events on Kirk's Enterprise, but how will they get back... to the future?! Join Pete and Matt as they break down DS9's classic revisiting of a beloved adventure!

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

SDCC 2016

With SDCC now in the books, join Pete and Matt as they cover Marvel Netflix, Agents of SHIELD, Star Trek, Marvel Films, and more!

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Star Trek Beyond

In celebration of Star Trek's 50th anniversary, and looking to its future, join Pete and Matt as they break down the triumphant Star Trek Beyond!

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Star Trek: ENT: "Shuttlepod One"


Two guys just talking and talking... in space! This week, Pete and Matt discuss the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Shuttlepod One," 1x16. The podcast opens with a discussion of the very unique Enterprise series, then the commentary track begins.


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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Ghostbusters

Who you gonna call? It's Pete and Matt to review the new Ghostbusters film!

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Star Trek: TNG: "Where No One Has Gone Before"



Get ready, Travellers! This week, Pete and Matt delve in the Star Trek: TNG episode "Where No One Has Gone Before," 1x06. We discuss how this episode aims for the fences, touch on the curious Traveller/Wesley connection, applaud the loathsome Kosinski, and ask, "Picard, why so grumpy?"


Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Star Trek: DS9: "Duet"

Who's the real villain? This week, Matt looks back at the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Duet," 1x19. The podcast discusses the wonderful performance by the (presumed?) Cardassian baddie, the shockingly dark tone of the episode, and the accusatory ending.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Star Trek: TAS: "Yesteryear"

In this commentary track episode, Pete and Matt discuss the Star Trek: The Animated Series episode "Yesteryear," number 1x02. Join us as we break down this Spock story that has gone on to become cannon--and recreated in part in 2009's Star Trek film.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Star Trek: TOS: Space Seed

As our summertime Star Trek podcast starts its journey, Pete and Matt discuss, from Star Trek (the original series), "Space Seed," episode 1x23. Join us as we analyze the episode's take on gender, praise the casting, shudder to think of those 1990s Eugenics Wars, and posit that Khan is the antithesis to Gene Roddenberry's hope for tomorrow.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Previewing Iron Fist

Iron Fist might not come a-knocking until 2017, but Pete and Matt dip into the future to see what's in store next year!

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Previewing Luke Cage

Though September seems far away, join Pete and Matt as they run down the cast list for Luke Cage!

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

And our summer podcast is...

Our summer podcast is ready to leave drydock; listen as Pete and Matt chart the course ahead!

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: Season 3 Wrap-Up

With season three now behind us, join Pete and Matt as they take one more look back, as well as speculate about the season ahead.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 321 / 322 "Absolution" and "Ascension"

It's all come down to this: the two part season three finale of Agents of SHIELD--so join Pete and Matt as they break down this double length adventure!

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Agent Carter: Goodbye

With heavy hearts and news of cancellation, the Agent Carter Radio Program by Phantastic Geek comes to a close with one more look back at our gal, Agent Peggy Carter.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Agents of SHIELD: 320 "Emancipation"

The fallout from the Sokovia Accords spill over from Captain America: Civil War and threaten Inhuman freedom. Pete and Matt proclaim episode 320, "Emancipation."