Saturday, September 18, 2021

WHAT IF : Episode 106 "What If Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?"


Wakanda hero would Erik Killmonger be? Stark truths about triple crosses emerge when an unfortunate son returns home under false pretenses. Matt and Pete wonder about episode 106, “What If Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?”

 
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Monday, September 13, 2021

Hawkeye Trailer Reactions!

How about that Hawkeye trailer? Does it hit the target or miss the mark? PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt jump into the ebullient first look at the latest Disney Plus show.

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Sunday, September 12, 2021

Star Trek: Lower Decks -- 205 "An Embarrassment of Dooplers"


A sensitive diplomatic mission brings the Cerritos to a starbase Mariner served on, one known for its epic after parties. Rutherford discovers messages left to himself. Matt and Pete double down on episode 205, “An Embarrassment of Dooplers.”

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

WHAT IF : Episode 105 "What If... Zombies?"


Bruce Banner returns to a very different Earth than the one he left. But Hope guides those still there. Matt and Pete survive episode 105, “What If... Zombies?!”

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Star Trek Day 2021: visiting Prodigy, Discovery, Picard, and Strange New Worlds


On the 55th anniversary of Star Trek, shows modern and old were celebrated--but what's on the horizon? We talk the Star Trek Day reveals for Prodigy, Discovery, Picard, Strange New Worlds, and beyond.

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

Star Trek: Lower Decks -- 204 "Mugato, Gumato"


The Cerritos is sent to investigate an attack by a dangerous species. Boimler and Rutherford suspect Mariner is Starfleet black ops. Tendi chases down reluctant patients. Matt and Pete passionately embrace episode 204, “Mugato, Gumato.”

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

WHAT IF : 104 “What If Dr. Strange Lost His Heart Instead of His Hands?”


Dr. Stephen Strange attempts to undo the tragedy of an Absolute Point in time with shocking results. Matt and Pete ponder episode 104, “What If Dr. Strange Lost His Heart Instead of His Hands?”

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Monday, August 30, 2021

Star Trek: Lower Decks -- 203 "We'll Always Have Tom Paris"


Mariner and Tendi are off on a covert ops girls trip while Boimler endeavors to get his commemorative plate signed by a Voyager crewman. And Lt. Shaxs is back from the mysterious beyond?! Matt and Pete seek solace in episode 203, “We’ll Always Have Tom Paris.”

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Sunday, August 29, 2021

WHAT IF : 103 "What If... the World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?"


Fury's Big Week is turning into Fury's Bad Week, with prospective Avengers dropping like flies... but who's put the bug in the soup? PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt embiggify episode 103, "What If... the World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?"

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Sunday, August 22, 2021

Star Trek: Lower Decks -- 202 "Kayshon, His Eyes Open"


The Lower Deckers look to catalog a collection without becoming part of it. Boimler’s adventures on the Titan are just beginning. Matt and Pete decode episode 202, “Kayshon, His Eyes Open.”

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Saturday, August 21, 2021

WHAT IF : 102 “What If T’Challa Became a Star-Lord?”

 

A different destiny leads to a classic Star-Lord adventure. The dearly-departed Chadwick Boseman puts together a crew to steal our hearts one more time. Matt and Pete posit episode 102, “What If T’Challa Became a Star-Lord?”

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

Star Trek: Lower Decks -- 201 "Strange Energies"

 

Mariner is still trying to find a balance with mom as her boss while Jack Ransom goes Gary Mitchell. Rutherford’s new implant may be problematic. But what’s Boimler up to on the Titan? Matt and Pete absorb episode 201, “Strange Energies.”

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Saturday, August 14, 2021

WHAT IF: 101 "What If Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?"


When Steve Rogers is injured, Peggy Carter steps up and takes the super soldier serum, creating a whole new hero. Matt and Pete ponder episode 101, “What If Captain Carter Were The First Avenger?”

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Sunday, August 8, 2021

The Suicide Squad

 


The Squad is back again (or for the first time) as James Gunn tells the tale of comic book misfits fighting against a baddie and themselves. 

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Star Trek: Lower Decks -- Previewing Season 2


Set phasers for... fun, as PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt prepare for the second season voyage of the USS Cerritos. 

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Saturday, August 7, 2021

Previewing WHAT IF...? Season 1


With the MCU splitting into the animated multiverse in a few days, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt preview a season of asking... WHAT IF...?

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Previewing HAWKEYE, coming to Disney+ this November!

 


With Clint Barton and Kate Bishop headed to Disney+ in November, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt take aim at the series... but will our analysis hit the bullseye?


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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Star Trek: Lower Decks & Prodigy at SDCC (and where the live action end went!)


Star Trek's animated arm flexed at SDCC (@Home) 2021, with Lower Decks and Prodigy taking the digital stage. Pete and Matt get drawn into the discussion!

Reminder to our Lower Decks listeners: though we've spun off Lower Decks to its own feed, you'll get it all here on the Pop Culture Podcast feed!

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

LOKI: Looking Back at Season 1

 


With season 1 in the books, we look back at the six episode journey while still digesting the implications from Loki's first season.

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

LOKI: 106 "For All Time. Always."


It's the end of the world as we know it. Or the beginning. As Loki and Sylvie ponder the past, present, and future, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt sit behind their desks and talk through episode 106, "For All Time. Always."

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Emmy Nominations 2021


How'd the shows in our podcast purview do for Emmy nominations this year? We talk up Star Trek Universe, WandaVision, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, the Mandalorian, and more!


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Sunday, July 11, 2021

Black Widow


Natasha Romanoff is back! Set between the events of “Captain America: Civil War” and “Avengers: Infinity War,” her solo outing passes the ol’ stun baton. Matt and Pete pose for “Black Widow.”

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

LOKI: Episode 5 "Journey Into Mystery"


It’s Lokis aplenty in the Void. Sylvie strikes an uneasy alliance with Renslayer. But WHO is behind it all? Matt and Pete enter Episode 5, “Journey Into Mystery.”

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Saturday, July 3, 2021

LOKI: Episode 4 "The Nexus Event"


As Loki and Sylvie await their fate, the TVA steps in. Mobius makes a case to interrogate the variants as B-15 begins to question her purpose. Matt and Pete set their TemPads to Episode 4, “The Nexus Event.”

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

LOKI: Episode 3 "Lamentis"

 


One apocalypse leads to the worst where Loki and the Variant must work together to attempt to escape annihilation. Matt and Pete beweep Episode 3, “Lamentis.”

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Saturday, June 19, 2021

LOKI: Episode 2 "The Variant"


Loki saddles up with Mobius for his first mission with the TVA. Matt and Pete are your constants for Episode 2, “The Variant.”

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Star Trek: Picard's Season 2 Teaser


Picard and Q are back, and just in time for Captain Picard Day! PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt chat up the trailer and break down the timeline ahead.

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Saturday, June 12, 2021

LOKI: Episode 1 "Glorious Purpose"


Loki has escaped once again with the Tesseract and the Time Variance Authority is hot on his trail. But can this bureaucratic behemoth foil a dangerous fugitive? Matt and Pete unburden themselves of Episode 1, “Glorious Purpose.”

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

LOKI: Previewing the Season


Tick tock... it's almost Loki time! With the series now days away from launching on Disney+, Pete and Matt look at the cast list and offer early theories for the upcoming six episodes.

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Ranking the Worst of Star Trek


There's a lot to love about Star Trek, but PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt delve into the worst of every Star Trek show.

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Army of the Dead


Zack Snyder's back in the zone with his zombie heist action comedy film on Netflix, and PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt go for the money, baby!

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Saturday, May 22, 2021

MODOK, the Marvel Television Hulu Original Series

 With Marvel Television's final original series outing coming in the form of MODOK on Hulu, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt dive into this unique stop motion series.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Superman & Lois: the Early Episodes


As our Buffet May continues, we check out the latest entry from the Distinguished Competition and their utterly charming CW show Superman and Lois.

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Marvel Studios: the massive trailer for the next two years and beyond


With Marvel Studios triumphantly reiterating its upcoming schedule, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt dip into the future to talk about... Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten rings, Eternals, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Marvels, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Guarians of the Galaxy Vol. 3... and a little Fantastic Four as well, just for good measure.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Star Wars: The Bad Batch episode 102


The series begins in earnest with the Bad Batch’s first mission of the week. Matt and Pete settle in for episode 2, “Cut and Run.”

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Friday, May 7, 2021

LOKI: Earlier premiere date and more


With Loki's premiere date on the move, and other show news making its way out, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt start to count down the days until Loki arrives on Disney+.


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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Star Wars Day & Bad Batch episode 101

May the Fourth be with you...

as PhantasticGeek.com talks about the latest entry to the Star Wars universe, the pilot episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch.


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Sunday, May 2, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Looking Back at the Season


With the season (or is it the series?) in the books, we take a look back at the successes of the Falcon and the Winter Soldier. 

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Episode 6 "One World, One People"


Sam Wilson, the hero we need, takes us the shield against the Flag Smashers and Batroc. Sharon shows up in New York and Walker wants vengeance. Matt and Pete unite for Episode 6, “One World, One People.”

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Episode 5 "Truth"


Sam and Bucky show down with Walker for the shield. Isaiah Bradley tells his story. A trip home for our hero helps him get ready for his next big move. Matt and Pete recognize Episode 5, “Truth.”

We reference Ryan Coolger's excellent column in Deadline, found here

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Episode 4 "The Whole World is Watching"

With few leads, Sam and Bucky search for Karli and the Flag Smashers as the Dora Milaje asserts itself. The super soldier serum leads to temptation. Matt and Pete are struck dumb by Episode 4, “The Whole World is Watching.”

Our discussion references this excellent article by Mr. Richard Newby.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Star Trek's First Contact Day 2021


With the stars aligning for the inaugural First Contact Day event, PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt talk about all the latest Star Trek news, covering Picard, Discovery, Lower Decks, Prodigy, and more.

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Episode 3 "The Power Broker"


Is Zemo dancing into our hearts? Has Sharon Carter turned heel? Wakanda show is this?! Matt and Pete speculate as to the identity of Episode 3, “The Power Broker.”

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Sunday, March 28, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Episode 2 "The Star-Spangled Man"


A new Captain American rekindles old problems. Sam and Bucky track the Flag Smashers to Germany, where a realization demands an exploration of a legacy with decades worthy of secrecy. Matt and Pete have a plan for Episode 2, “The Star-Spangled Man.”

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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Episode 1 "New World Order"


Sam Wilson helps the Air Force and hands over Captain America’s shield. Bucky Barnes is in therapy and befriends an elderly man. Matt and Pete break down Episode 1, “New World Order.”


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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Star Trek's Bright Future

With four Star Trek shows in active production, it's never been a better time to be a Trek fan! PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt look and what's in store with Strange New Worlds, Lower Decks, Discovery, Picard, Prodigy, and more.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Falcon & the Winter Soldier: Final Season One Preview


It's almost go time! PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt talk the final series trailer, ponder where the six episode season will go, and get ready for the arrival of the Falcon and the Winter Solider. 

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

WandaVision: Looking Back at the Series


With WandaVision having reached its presumed end, we take one more look back at the series as a whole. 

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Sunday, March 7, 2021

WandaVision: Episode 9 "The Series Finale"


A climatic battle in Westview unfolds as Wanda defends her world. Matt and Pete digest Episode 9, “The Series Finale.”

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Sunday, February 28, 2021

WandaVision: Episode 8 "Previously On"


The secret backstory of Agatha leads to a reexamination of the events that shaped Wanda’s life. Matt and Pete reflect with Episode 8 “Previously On.”

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