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Invasion of the Podcast!
233 minutes | Sep 23, 2022
Ep. 335 - A Spiraling Conversation!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast we are joined by the always awesome El Goro of the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast to talk about John Carpenter teasing something large (and green), a guy breaking a record for visiting pubs that we question the authenticity of, a bunch of racoons breaking into a home repeatedly, we dig into the Junji Ito horror comic Uzuamki and talk about how a simple spiral can become nightmare fuel and Paul has a quiz for Steven and El Goro about spirals. News Starts at 55:36, Uzumaki Talk starts at 1:43, Spiral Quiz starts at 3:31 End Music: In a Spiral by Phantogram
203 minutes | Sep 16, 2022
Ep. 334 - White Claw Karate!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, we dig into some D23 news, we mourn the loss of a lot of beer, Steve may or may not have crashed a birthday party, we discuss Netflix's Cobra Kai Season V and talk about whether it has gotten a little too big character-wise, and we bust out the Nacho Hat for a Supervillain Sweet 16 battle royal.
201 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
Ep. 333 - The Samaritan of Pizza!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast we talk about the30th anniversary of the Death of Superman, She-Hulk haters gonna hate, Halloween Kills isn't quite finished yet, we discuss the Amazon Prime original film Samaritan and how the nature of superhero movies have changed, and Paul challenges Steve to a game of Real or Fake involving video games based upon movies.
214 minutes | Aug 26, 2022
Ep. 332 - High Plains Drifters!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Warner Brothers/Discovery won't move forward with an animated Batman, a surprising 80's horror title is getting turned into a video game, a woman really loves pizza (related items), we talk about 1973's High Plains Drifter and how westerns as a genre are more flexible than you might think, and Steve makes Paul take a Halloween quiz.
187 minutes | Aug 19, 2022
Ep. 331 - The Year of Carpenter: Big Trouble in Little China (1986)!
This week we continue on with our Year of Carpenter with a look at his next big creative swing with 1986's Big Trouble in Little China. Will the goodwill he built up with the moderate successes of Christine and Starman lead to another good box office and critical praise? Or will a light hearted fantasy comedy action film that never takes its self seriously not be understood at the time of its release?
155 minutes | Aug 5, 2022
Ep. 330 - Mad Gods and Angry Internet!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast we get into a fist fight with Skype, talk about the 90 million Batgirl film that won't be released, there's going to be a Devil in the White City, another Steve in the wild sighting, we talk about Phil Tippet's mixed media/stop motion experience Mad God and how we can appreciate the art but may not quite get it, and Paul challenges Steve to a game of Real or Not in honor of National IPA Day.
166 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
Ep. 329 - The Year of Carpenter: Starman (1984)!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, we move forward with the Year of Carpenter with 1984's Starman. Can the man that made us afraid of our backyard, untrusting of those around us, and question why that car is slowly driving towards us, make us fall in love with an alien that wants to understand humanity and a woman who thinks she's lost hers? Also, San Diego Comicon happened and every news story ever came out. We get into that and start the Starman talk at the 49 minute mark. Enjoy!
214 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Ep. 328 - This Episode is Embiggened!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Paul is in a loop, Steve's homework got eaten by his dog, oh good more Zack Snyder Justice League talk, Jordan Peele gets it, Steve may have been on the loose again, we talk about Disney+'s Ms. Marvel (spoiler-ish) and how pop culture can't have nice things, and Steve makes Paul pick the greatest TV theme song of all time.
208 minutes | Jul 15, 2022
Ep. 327 - Strange New Worlds!
This week on Invasion, Steve and Paul catch up on what they did over the break with spoiler free reviews of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy game and Thor: Love and Thunder, does the MCU have a definitive plan for phase 4?, The Munsters trailer sure looks like something, Steve may or may not haven been in a garage in Florida, and we talk about season 1 of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and how it may have figured out the blueprint for Trek going forward, and Paul has Steve play a game of 'Stark Trek title of Dream Theater Song?'
189 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
Ep. 326 - The Year of Carpenter: Christine (1983)!
This week we are joined by special guest Terry of the Strange Highways podcast to continue on our Year of Carpenter by talking about Christine. After the box office failure of The Thing, Carpenter takes an adaptation of a then yet to be released Stephen King book as a gun for hire job. Does his first project that he didn't develop from the ground up feel like a Carpenter film or is it just a paycheck and then on to other things?
181 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
Ep. 325 - Go Go Sewer Gator!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Steve is on assignment and Richard fills in as we talk about the likelihood of Robert Englund returning as Freddy, does the MCU have to have an Endgame style culmination, Steve may or may not have struck again, we get up to our knees in sewer water as we chase 1980's Alligator and talk about why there can be well thought out b-movies, and Paul has Richard create his own animal attack film.
212 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
Ep. 324 - Sunshine Superman!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Joker is laying a deuce, it will cost a lot of money to cap out your character in Diablo Immortal, Steve is running amok again in the New England area (with bonus conversation about best and worst candy), we talk about Cannon's one attempt at a Superman film with part IV: The Quest for Peace, and Paul makes Steve pick the best dad for a Father's Day edition of the Nacho Hat.
183 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Ep. 323 - French Fry Roulette!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast we catch up on what we watched over the holiday break, Beavis and Butthead are made whole once more, Steve may or may not have been breaking into a car for food, we talk about the 3rd season of Netflix's Love, Death, and Robots and the pros and cons of anthology story telling, and Steve makes Paul dial a bunch of 1-900 numbers in a game of Real or Fake.
159 minutes | May 27, 2022
Ep. 322 - The Year of Carpenter: The Thing (1982)!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast we are joined by original co-host Joe as we continue our Year of Carpenter discussion with 1982's The Thing. We discuss what lead up to the production, some of the difficulties during it, and the immediate aftermath of its release. This is one of the all time great horror films for a reason, but it took quite a while for the rest of the world to realize it. Open a bottle of J&B, kick back, and listen as the world burns down.
171 minutes | May 20, 2022
Ep. 321 - Two Guys Talking About A Guy Playing Eight Guys!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Stan Lee is back?, Star Wars is over trilogies, that's a lot of Big Macs to eat, we take a look at Mike Meyers's Netflix series The Pentaverate and discuss if his approach to comedy holds up or if it is lacking, and Paul challenges Steve to a game of Box Office Barometer for the year 1992.
162 minutes | May 13, 2022
Ep. 320 - Doctor Strange in the Multitudes of Opinions!
This week we talk about the passing of George Perez, our thoughts about the six episode Moon Knight series (Spoilers, starts at 46:00, ends at 1:09), and then we are joined by special guest Cathy King, Steve's better half, to have a discussion about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and how some characters are treated differently than others (Spoilers, starts at 1:09, ends at 2:14), and Steve challenges Paul to a game involving Letterboxd reviews of Friday the 13th films.
206 minutes | May 6, 2022
Ep. 319 - Surviving FanExpo!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast we talk about what makes a good taco bar, how much homework is required going into an MCU movie, a terrible tragedy involving the loss of many many hard seltzers, and while talking about the 2019 documentary Surviving Supercon, Steve pulls the curtain back on what challenges he has to deal with as being a vendor at a convention, and Paul makes everyone go to Vacation Bible School.
153 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
Ep. 318 - The Year of Carpenter: The Fog (1980)!
This week The Year of Carpenter takes us to the quiet sea side town of Antonio Bay where 100 years ago a tragedy occurred. On the night of that anniversary, a strange fog rolls inland and brings terror to everyone caught inside it. Can Carpenter keep up his momentum from Halloween or does the challenges of a bigger budget and cast cause him to lose a step?
168 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
Ep. 317 - Hoity Toity Alien Talk!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Steve returns so the we can celebrate Alien Day 5 days early and 4/20 1 day late. We talk about Netflix cutting off Bone, being cautious of mystical underwear, and an abbey is seeking a bunch of vampires, we dig into the 2019 documentary Memory: The Origins of Alien and the difference between insight and bullshit, and Steve asks Paul if he is Joking or Toking.
192 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
Ep. 316 - Situational Sword Canes!
This week on Invasion of the Podcast Steve is out on assignment and Joe comes back from being out in space for 7 years to talk about the 25th Anniversary of Event Horizon. Also, we talk about Spirit Halloween getting a movie, DC is going back to the drawing board again, sword canes are cool and problematic, some Wrestlemania afterthoughts, and Paul busts out the Nacho Hat for us to determine who is the greatest of all devils.
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