42Cast

The 42Cast

Ever want to hear knowledgeable people debate geeky topics in an entertaining way?

A lot of people do. The 42cast is a celebration of the diversity of opinions that can be found in so much of the geekisphere. Every week Nathan, the host, picks a topic and assembles a panel of experts to discuss it and have as much fun as they can while they’re doing it. It’s an opportunity for passionate discussions in the geeky community held in a respectful manner. Sometimes there will even be interviews with creators of genre content. Whether you’re a fan of sci-fi, fantasy, movies, TV, games, comics, science, or just find fandoms interesting there’ll be something for you. So check out The 42cast! It’s the Ultimate Answer to Fandom, Geekiness, and Everything.

Check out the podcast at 42cast.com

Nathan Laws
Gone but not Forgotten

The 42cast Episode 128: Gone but not Forgotten

We’ve all had the experience. We absolutely love a TV series and follow it faithfully, but then it’s canceled after one or two seasons. In this episode we take a look at all the contenders who got knocked out early in the fight. We air our grievances and talk about

Shang-Chi

The 42cast Episode 127: Armed and Dangerous

Out of the pages of Deadly Hands of Kung Fu, Shang-Chi punches his way into the box office. In this episode we talk about how a character mired in the Kung Fu cinema culture of the 70’s got adapted for the 2020’s. We discuss the cast and what we thought

Batwoman Season Two

The 42cast Episode 126: Alice in Chains

Major changes are afoot as we discuss season two of Batwoman. The CW made a controversial move this year by not only replacing the actress who played Batwoman, but changing the identity of the person who wears the cowl to a person-of-color. We discuss the change and whether or not

Doom Patrol Season Two

The 42cast Episode 125: Pod Patrol

It’s not the episode we promised, but we wanted to make sure and get you another excellent episode of The 42cast. In this episode we talk about HBO Max’s Doom Patrol. Doom Patrol follows a group of super-powered “freaks” as they discover they develop their powers and confront their traumas.

Conventional Wisdom

The 42cast Episode 123: Con-Ventional Wisdom

Conventions are making a comeback, and we couldn’t be happier. In this episode we discuss conventions from big to small. What makes a small convention different from a larger convention? How does a fan run feel compared to a corporate con? Does the genre being covered change things significantly? What

Black Lightning Season 4

The 42cast Episode 122: Final Strike

For four years Black Lightning graced our screens with a generational story about an older superhero and person of color. The series was notable for its grounded storytelling, depicting street level foes for the titular character and showcasing a realistic family dynamic for a series with so much fantasy in

Titans Seasons 1 and 2

The 42cast Episode 121: Remember the Titans

Titans was the flagship series for DC Universe’s new crop of live-action series based on the DC characters. Based on the popular Teen Titans franchise, the series highlighted darker themes and tones than most DC adaptations, which left many fans feeling ambivalent about the series after only the trailer dropped.

Jordan Kent

The 42cast Episode 120: The Alex Garfin Interview

The 42cast is proud to welcome one of the stars of the hit CW series, Superman & Lois with Alex Garfin. Alex plays Jordan Kent on the series, one of the children of Clark Kent and Lois Lane. In this episode Jordan sits down with us to discuss topics ranging

Justice League Snyder Cut

The 42cast Episode 118: Just a Cut to the Left

Justice League was released to theaters in 2017. However, the result left many audience goers unhappy. As the culmination of plotlines that Zack Snyder had started in Man of Steel and Justice League it seemed to fall short. The more humorous tone that the studio wanted was at odds tonally

Star Trek

The 42cast Episode 117: Enterprising Endeavor

Star Trek is arguably the most influential science-fiction franchise of all time. The series that almost didn’t make it after a failed pilot got its second chance and rose to international success that has lasted for more than 50 years. In this episode we delve into the idea of what

Iron Fist Season 2

The 42cast Episode 116: Fists of Legend

Marvel’s Netflix series were mostly released to great acclaim by fans and critics alike. Unfortunately, the one flop was Marvel’s Iron Fist. In this episode we discuss the second season of that series. We examine if the change in showrunners created a change for the better. We discuss the plot

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