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Earth Station MCU Episode 17: “The Avengers: Age of Ultron

“Age of Ultron” is here! Jen and John are joined by JP of “The Adam and JP Show” here on the ESO network to talk about this blockbuster movie that is breaking records all over the world. Does it succeed as a stand-alone as well as it does a “middle”

Flopcast 156: Super Megafest – Between a Rock and a Ponch Place

Another convention report, from the new spring edition of Super Megafest! Featuring pirates, Ghostbusters, Bigfoot hunters, Mr. T, Wicked Geeky costumers, a Niki Luparelli concert, a CHiPs reunion, Supergirl’s Helen Slater, Soap’s Katherine Helmond, Star Trek’s Jonathan Frakes, a kilt-free Rowdy Roddy Piper, and an alligator on the loose! Plus:

Earth Station One Episode 265 – Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

ESO Assemble! The follow-up to one of the biggest superhero movies ever made has arrived in theaters to start the 2015 summer movie season with a bang! Mike, Mike, and Ashley Bergner team up with ESMCU’s Jennifer Hartshorn and John Rabon to size up the sequel and see if it

Burlesque Atlanta Episode 8

“Finest form of flattery? Or just disrespectful?” Talloolah Love sits down with Renaissance man, Gideon Hodge as they discuss the finer points of inspiration, tribute, and plagiarism and how respect play in today’s art world.

The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Ep 4

The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 4

Only a little over 100 days left until Dragon Con 2015! Mike, Mike, and Darren help easy the pressure by informing you of the latest news and announcements. Michelle Biddix-Simmons warns of the dangers of stressing out too soon, Kevin Batchelder has some helpful hints on how to participate on

Earth Station MCU Episode Sixteen: Agents of Shield “The Dirty Half Dozen”

Coulson’s gotten the band back together! In this episode leading into Age of Ultron, we have the original SHIELD team back together again…albeit briefly. How has the team changed….and how has the MCU changed since they were last together? We also talk casting rumors for Iron Fist, Joss Whedon’s parting

Ratchet RetroCast Episode 50 – RETROCASTERS NEVER SAY DIE!

We did it! We made it to our 50th episode! With this being a very special show, we went and did a video podcast! You can see us live as we dive into our favorite childhood movie, The Goonies! Big thanks to Battle & Brew for letting us use their

Earth Station One Episode 264 – 2015 Summer Movie Preview

Once again, the ESO crew gather to size up this year’s crop of big budgeted sequels, prequels, reboots, adaptations, and the occasional original concept. Mike, Mike, Ashley Bergner, Alex Autrey, and Bill Kielhorn predict, portend, and prognosticate on the cinema hopefuls and the hopeless. Plus,’s Dan Fowler stews in

Earth Station MCU Episode Fifteen: The Frenemy of my Enemy

Best. Day. EVER! Age of Ultron has opened overseas and is breaking box office records all over the world ahead of the US opening coming up this week. There’s news about Daredevil and that rumored Agents of SHIELD spinoff, and John and Jen talk about directors for the next phase

‘The Legend of Caleb York’ Review by Ron Fortier

THE LEGEND OF CALEB YORK By Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins Kensington Publishing 229 pages Say the words Mickey Spillane and most readers will immediately Mike Hammer and hardboiled mysteries. Perhaps the furthest thing from anyone’s thoughts would be a classic western adventure. Which is exactly what this book

Earth StationMCU Episode Fourteen: Agents of SHIELD – Melinda

In this episode of ESMCU, John and Jen discuss the backstory of “The Cavalry,” Agent Melinda May. We also talk about the critical response to Daredevil, new writers and directors announced for more Phase 3, the Carol Corps, the Infinity Gems, as well as the intersection between powers and race

Flopcast 155: Betty, Please

It’s been too long since we presented a good old fashioned ridiculous Flopcast Top 4 ½ List… and so this week, we bring you a Betty list. (Hey, we take that “ridiculous” part pretty seriously.) We’re listing our favorite Betty cartoon characters (from the Stone Age and beyond), our favorite

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