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

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  • The 42cast Episode 52: A.K.A. Booze and Bad Attitude
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on September 9, 2019 at 3:11 am

    Last year, before the wave of cancellations of Marvel Netflix series there was hope that we’d be getting these for a long time to come. This week, The 42cast pulls an episode from the archives from those halcyon days where we discuss Jessica Jones season 2. This season was controversial as many said that it... The post The 42cast Episode 52: A.K.A. Booze and Bad Attitude appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 51: Breaking the Loop
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on August 18, 2019 at 6:31 am

    Many people expected season 5 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to be the end of the series. It had achieved 100 episodes and much of that season seemed to be a wrap up. In this episode we talk about expectations vs. reality. Did the season work better as the end of the series or as just... The post The 42cast Episode 51: Breaking the Loop appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 50: Smells Like Teen Spirit
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on July 29, 2019 at 7:51 am

    Come celebrate 50 episodes of The 42cast. Unlike other podcasts we’re not doing anything special. We’re just bringing you the same great reviews that you’ve come to expect from The 42cast. This time we discuss season one of Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger. The series is a bit of a looser adaptation than many other Marvel... The post The 42cast Episode 50: Smells Like Teen Spirit appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 49: Disco Fever
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on June 24, 2019 at 8:02 am

    Star Trek: Discovery relaunched the Star Trek franchise on TV after a hiatus of over a decade. Set before the original Star Trek series, Discovery’s slick look and darker tones evoked polarization in fandom as some gravitated towards the update and others rejected what they saw as an affront to Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the... The post The 42cast Episode 49: Disco Fever appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 48: Welcome Back, Frank
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on May 19, 2019 at 5:28 am

    The Punisher was the last of the Marvel Netflix series. The Punisher hadn’t been part of the original deal for the “Defenders” series between Marvel and the streaming service, but the popularity of the character in season 2 of Daredevil lead to quick negotiations and a series announcement. Dealing with the aftermath of Frank’s hunt... The post The 42cast Episode 48: Welcome Back, Frank appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 47: It’s Always Darkest Before it Goes Pitch Black
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on April 24, 2019 at 7:04 am

    Originally, Gotham was going to be the story of a young Jim Gordon fighting crime in Gotham. By the fourth season, any pretext that this was a show that centered on Gordon was gone. The cast was vast, and the characters shared the limelight. The series remained controversial among Batman fans due to the liberties... The post The 42cast Episode 47: It’s Always Darkest Before it Goes Pitch Black appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 46: My Little Runaway
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on March 23, 2019 at 5:38 am

    Marvel’s Runaways brought the MCU to Hulu. As a continuity light series it allowed the focus to reside on the teen stars and their parents, as the youngsters realize that their parents are involved in horrific and evil goings on. In this episode, we take a look at how well the series succeeded in introducing... The post The 42cast Episode 46: My Little Runaway appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 45: The Inhumans Among Us (We Watched It so You Don’t Have to)
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on March 16, 2019 at 6:16 am

    Marvel’s Inhumans made history by being the only MCU series to not be renewed for a second season. With controversial choice of showrunner, Scott Buck, helming the show, the series suffered from poor ratings and poor reception from the fanbase. In this episode we examine the Inhumans series and examine what went wrong. In addition... The post The 42cast Episode 45: The Inhumans Among Us (We Watched It so You Don’t Have to) appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 44: A Star Trek by Any Other Name
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on March 5, 2019 at 8:23 am

    The Orville surprised everyone when it debuted. Advertised as a crass parody of Star Trek, the Orville turned out to be a far more sophisticated show than anyone including the network gave it credit for. In this episode we do a deep dive into the first season of The Orville, discussing the the characters and... The post The 42cast Episode 44: A Star Trek by Any Other Name appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 43: Clock Blocked
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on February 5, 2019 at 7:58 am

    Timeless gained a second year because the fans demanded it. In a season with reduced runtime and a lower budget Timeless fought for its very survival and told another interesting story through time. In this episode we delve into the changes between Timeless season 1 and season 2, talk about the growth in the characters,... The post The 42cast Episode 43: Clock Blocked appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 42: Reign of the Worldkillers
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on January 15, 2019 at 8:27 am

    In its 3rd year, Supergirl was fraught with problems. The showrunner was fired, and the show suffered from production delays. In this episode we look back at the season and talk about what worked and what didn’t. We’ll talk about how the show has changed and how we think that it should stay the same.... The post The 42cast Episode 42: Reign of the Worldkillers appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 41: By Your Powers Combined
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on January 1, 2019 at 12:40 am

    DC’s Legends of Tomorrow became the underdog of the Berlanti universe. Coming out of a season 1 panned by critics and fans, Legends gained more solid footing in its second season. Now, we assemble a cast to discuss season 3 of the series. We talk about the major shakeups to the cast, how permanent we... The post The 42cast Episode 41: By Your Powers Combined appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 40: Queen’s Gambit
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on November 21, 2018 at 9:15 am

    Oliver Queen’s five year arc came to a close last year as the flashbacks to Lian Yu wrapped up just as Oliver finally made peace with his past. This week we delve deep into season 6 of Arrow to see how the series fared under its new direction. We talk about the new and returning... The post The 42cast Episode 40: Queen’s Gambit appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 39: Flashes of Insight
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on October 16, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    Season 4 of the Flash raced off our TV screens last May, and The 42cast now looks back at that season and talks about the changes that the show went through. We talk about how DeVoe stacks up as a villain, how Wally was robbed, and why Ralph Dibny is the best thing to happen... The post The 42cast Episode 39: Flashes of Insight appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 38: Black Lightning’s Back
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on October 3, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Black Lightning’s back to protect the people of Freeland, and The 42cast is back to give you your weekly dose of awesome entertainment. This week we talk about the first season of this latest DC CW superhero series. As always we talk about the heroes and the villains, but this time we also talk about... The post The 42cast Episode 38: Black Lightning’s Back appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 37: The eXtras
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on September 21, 2018 at 6:32 am

    The Gifted season 2 is on its way, so this week The 42cast looks back at season 1. We look at whether or not the series is a worthy adaptation of the X-Men storyline. We also talk about whether it benefits or hurts the series to use a mix of new characters and 3rd string... The post The 42cast Episode 37: The eXtras appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 36: Defenders Deploy
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on September 7, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Iron Fist season 2 drops today, so we decided to take a look at the last series to feature Danny Rand as Marvel’s Netflix Phase One comes to an end with The Defenders. Our panel of guests talk about how well the series worked in meshing the individual storylines together. We talk about how we... The post The 42cast Episode 36: Defenders Deploy appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 35: Like Unto a Thing of Iron
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on August 27, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Iron Fist season 2 is about to hit Netflix, so this week we’re delving back into season 1 with people familiar with the comics. We wanted to know how their opinions would differ from our panel in episode 15, and we had some surprising results. We also discuss the fight choreography and what’s really needed... The post The 42cast Episode 35: Like Unto a Thing of Iron appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 34: My Name is Legion
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on August 15, 2018 at 7:14 am

    This week we go off-med as we discuss season one of Legion, the TV series about David Haller an incredibly powerful mutant with more than his fair share of personality. We talk about the characters, it’s placement in Fox’s X-Men universe, and what we want to see out of Legion and all of the mutant... The post The 42cast Episode 34: My Name is Legion appeared first on The 42cast.

  • The 42cast Episode 33: The Leonard Herman Interview
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on August 7, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    This week we talk about video games again as we sit down with author and Game Scholar, Leonard Herman. We discuss growing up with video games, how Leonard got into writing on the subject, and some of his memories of Ralph Baer; the inventor of video games. Leonard has been been writing articles about video... The post The 42cast Episode 33: The Leonard Herman Interview appeared first on The 42cast.