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
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The 42cast Episode 19: Back to Basics

In this episode we take a look back at season 5 of Arrow. This season took a back-to-basics approach that showed the consequences of some of Oliver’s actions, brought back some old faces, and moved him forward as a character. There were also several new faces. In this episode we

The 42cast Episode 18: Legion of Doom

The second season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow brought a new direction, new characters, and some changes for some old ones. It also saw the formation of the Arrowverse’s first team of villains, The Legion of Doom. This week, The 42cast talks about the second season of Legends of Tomorrow

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The 42cast Episode 17: The Final Battle

In this episode we bid a tearful farewell to the epic Disney fairy tale series, Once Upon a Time. We look in on the second half of the season and of course, The Final Battle. We talk about our favorite characters, what we miss, what we would change, the wrap

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The 42cast Episode 16: Doubling Down

We finally start our summer movie podcasts! Grab your walkman and moonwalk over to your parents’ place, because The 42cast delves into the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. This time we’re talking about the series as a stand alone film, part of the MCU, and as a comic adaptation.

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The 42cast Episode 15: The Fourth Defender

This is it, the fourth Netflix series co-produced with Marvel, which introduced the last of the four characters that they’d promised since 2014. After three amazing series, the public was primed for Iron Fist but for some reason it didn’t hit as well as the other three. In this episode

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The 42cast Episode 14: The Legendary Defender

Last year, fans of 80’s cartoons were surprised and delighted to learn that Netflix and Dreamworks would be teaming up to bring Voltron back to the small screen. This week we look at Voltron: Legendary Defender to decide if it’s a worthy successor to the original series. We discuss the

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The 42cast Episode 13: Streams do Come True

It seems like you can’t look at the internet anymore without reading a report about some new streaming service starting up. This episode we look into what’s going on with all these services. Can they survive with a single, popular product? Can the consumer base afford to have so many

The 42cast Episode 12: The Big Bang Controversy

Never in all the history of geekdom has one show divided fandom as much as The Big Bang Theory. Some hate it. Some love it. There seems to be no in-between, and there doesn’t seem to be any pattern to who feels which way about it. This episode we try

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The 42cast Episode 11: Train to Nowhere

The time has come for our second Comic Fliction segment as we talk about Snowpiercer. It’s a French comic book adapted by a Korean director and American writer, produced in Korea, and starring a multi-cultural cast. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the Earth has frozen over,

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The 42cast Episode 10: The Michael and Mark Edens Interview

This episode is the first of what will hopefully be many interviews as we invite Michael and Mark Edens to the cast to discuss their over thirty years in writing for television. Both men have worked on well-known series including Gobots, The Real Ghostbusters, Beetlejuice, X-Men, Exosquad, Mummies Alive, and

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The 42cast Episode 9: The Age of Nostalgia

You can’t scroll through the channels anymore without finding a reboot or continuation of a show from years ago. This week we look at the nostalgia culture and discuss why it’s happening. What are the benefits and the pitfalls. Along the way we get to talking about Star Trek: Discovery

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The 42cast Episode 8: Apocalyptic Teenage Dreams

Ever wonder what’s been going on with all these novels and movies about teenagers living in apocalyptic scenarios? So do we. That’s why this week we decided to talk about what’s driving these apocalyptic teenage dreams. We talk about female protagonists, following the dollar, adaptation integrity, movie length, and so

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