Michael’s solo again with a short episode about the third James Bond novel, Moonraker. It's a unique entry in the Bond series, offering a glimpse at Bond's daily life while also sending him to solve a murder at a remote country estate where he meets one of the most remarkable women of his career. Download [...]
Michael's brother Mark returns to the podcast along with third brother Matt to talk about one of their favorite '80s bands. Starting with The Cure's debut Three Imaginary Boys album and covering up through 1985's The Head on the Door, the brothers talk about their own experiences with the band, favorite and not-so-favorites songs, the group's [...]
Michael is joined by his brother Mark to start a journey through the filmography of one their favorite actors, Kiefer Sutherland. In this first episode, they cover Sutherland's career from his first jobs in Max Dugan Returns (1983) and The Bay Boy (1984), his revelatory 1985 performance in Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories, and all four [...]
Michael, Rob, Evan, and Pax continue their ramble through various topics spurred by what they've been watching and thinking about. Discussions include big, spoilery discussions of Ted Lasso's second season and the first of Only Murders in the Building as well as deep thoughts about holiday travels, the importance of Thanksgiving, and celebrity crushes. Download or listen [...]
Loungers Michael, Rob, Evan, and Pax gather again for another drifting discussion about what they've been listening to and reading. Big topics this time include superheroes Daredevil and Jason Todd, listening through musicians' discographies, and when it's appropriate to start celebrating Christmas. Download or listen to the episode here.
Everyone loves Robin Hood and we're no exceptions. Michael and Rob welcome Pax, Sue London, and - making his podcasting debut - Sue's husband Devin for the first in a series of episodes about the legendary merry man. Starting with the panel's experience with the Robin Hood legend in general, the conversation then moves to [...]
On the last episode, where our MCU panel talked about Iron Man 3, Michael mentioned that he and William Bruce West had a conversation about the same movie for Michael's former Christmas movie podcast. Even though they did talk about how Iron Man 3 works in some Christmas themes, most of the conversation was about the [...]
The AfterLunch MCU Panel - Lizzie, Pax, Rob, and Michael - reconvene to talk about the final film in Marvel's Iron Man trilogy: how it builds on themes from the previous films and whether or not it flows well into what came later. And of course, there are its controversial villains, kid sidekick, and whether [...]
Michael's back with another short, solo episode, this time about the second James Bond novel, Live and Let Die. Listen to how it differs from the film while also influencing other Bond movies like License to Kill and For Your Eyes Only. Download or listen to the episode here.
We hope you haven't finished eating all your Halloween candy yet, because Michael and Rob are joined by Joanna from Bloody Popcorn and new guest Ron Ankeny to determine once and for all, Sweet 16 bracket-style, what the ultimate Halloween treat is. Whether it's what you pass out to trick-or-treaters or what you serve at your [...]