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 66: Wakanda Forever

The Black Panther was a character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby back in the 1960’s. Portraying him as the ruler of a technologically superior African nation, Lee and Kirby showed just how visionary they could be in a time when the idea of a black superhero was controversial.

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The 42cast Episode 65: Danger, Will Robinson

The original Lost in Space was a contemporary series of Star Trek, but it never got the same kind of following as the other sci-fi series. The storylines tended to be far more immature and the special effects left a lot to be desired. Yet, in 2018 Netflix decided to

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The 42cast Episode 64: The Eric and Julia Lewald Interview

As we round out the year, we’re joined by Eric and Julia Lewald to discuss their work in animation, focusing on X-Men: The Animated Series and Exosquad. There are anecdotes aplenty as they detail how they broke into animation, working to get X-Men made the way that they want to,

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The 42cast Episode 63: Solid Gold Trek

Star Trek was an idea devised by Gene Roddenberry over fifty years ago. He wanted to tell a hopeful story about the future that not only entertained but showed the potential of humanity. His series was not considered a big success at the time, but it has lived on in

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The 42cast Episode 62: Star Wars – The Fandom Menace

Last Jedi hit movie theaters two years ago, and the reaction was unprecedented. It made its bank as expected, but the controversies both in and out of universe raged in a way that no single movie has ever provoked. With The Rise of Skywalker premiering this year, we decided that

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The 42cast Episode 61: Trial Run

As Runaways season 3 rushes at us, we’re taking a look back to our discussion of season 2. Runaways was a surprise property for Marvel TV, taking a relatively new comic and placing it on Hulu during a time when Marvel was mostly putting TV content on Netflix. The first

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The 42cast Episode 60: The Wendy Padbury Interview (Chicago TARDIS 2018)

This week we release out interview with Wendy Padbury from Chicago TARDIS 2018. Wendy played Zoe Heriot in the 5th and 6th seasons of Doctor Who alongside Patrick Troughton as the Doctor and Fraser Hines as Jamie McCrimmon. Since 2007 she has reprized the role of Zoe for Big Finish

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The 42cast Episode 59: Get to Know Your Doctor Part One – William Hartnell

Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction television franchise of all time. With this episode we kick off a series on each Doctor, as we discuss their contributions to the overall story of Doctor Who. In our first installment we discuss William Hartnell. We talk about the first Doctor’s

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The 42cast Episode 58: Just Us

Justice League was the culmination of DC’s attempt to create an interconnected movie universe akin to Marvel’s Avengers line. Having introduced Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman in the previous films, the movie introduced viewers to The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg as the team banded together to protect all life on

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The 42cast Episode 57: Family Feud

This week, green is the new black as we discuss season 7 of Arrow. Oliver Queen has been thrown in jail, and a new Green Arrow appears on the scene in the form of Oliver’s secret half-sister, Emiko. The Queen family tree may have more hidden branches than the Charmings’,

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