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 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 it’s 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 huts 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. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 32: Arcade Dreams Are Made of These
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on June 30, 2018 at 10:59 pm

    Hold on to your quarters, this week we discuss the arcade phenomenon as we talk about 30 years of experiences playing the games and hanging out at the locations. We go over our favorites, how the games affected the console market and vice versa, and how arcades are making a comeback as adult venues. This... The post The 42cast Episode 32: Arcade Dreams Are Made of These appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 31: A Hela Good Time
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on June 15, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    It’s been over six months, since Thor: Ragnarok hit theaters. Teaming up Thor with the Hulk, the film boasted a higher humor content than previous movies in the Thor franchise and also ended up being the highest grossing film in the series to date. This week, the 42cast talks about the movie, it’s place in... The post The 42cast Episode 31: A Hela Good Time appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 30: Turning the Clocks Back
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on March 12, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    Last year was the year of time travel shows. Most of them were canceled, but one series, Timeless, turned back the clocks and changed its destiny. In this episode we take a look back at Timeless season one to discuss it’s premise, characters, cast, and why we felt that this show is worthy of going... The post The 42cast Episode 30: Turning the Clocks Back appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 29: The Will Meugniot Interview
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on February 26, 2018 at 6:33 am

    This week we interview Will Meugniot. Will has spent over forty years as a storyteller in the comics and animation industries. We talk to Will about his influences, career, and get some of his thoughts about the current state of Marvel and DC television and film. We focus on his work in the 90’s on... The post The 42cast Episode 29: The Will Meugniot Interview appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 28: Is Fandom Broken?
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on February 19, 2018 at 8:19 am

    We all know of examples of fandom behaving badly, and in this episode we delve into the question of whether or not fandom is “broken”. It’s a complicated issue as we examine the interaction between fans and creators and how fans relate to other fans. We talk about how things can go South, how to... The post The 42cast Episode 28: Is Fandom Broken? appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 27: Heroes – Where Did It Go Wrong?
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on February 12, 2018 at 11:33 pm

    This week we talk all about Heroes, the NBC drama that took the world by storm back in 2006. Heroes treated the idea of superpowers in a serious manner and paved the way for so many series that we know and love. Just about everyone agrees that Heroes started strong and then fell apart, but... The post The 42cast Episode 27: Heroes – Where Did It Go Wrong? appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 26: The Journey Home
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on February 3, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    Back in 2015, Marvel and Sony announced an unprecedented deal to allow Marvel to use Spider-Man in their movies and for Marvel to allow Sony to use some of their characters in a Spider-Man movie. No money changed hands, and both studios reaped the rewards. This week we dive into Spider-Man: Homecoming and how it... The post The 42cast Episode 26: The Journey Home appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 25: Chicago TARDIS 2017 – Big Finish’s First Doctor Adventures
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on January 22, 2018 at 8:16 am

    This month, Big Finish is opening the door on a brand new set of adventures featuring the first Doctor and his companions as you’ve never seen them before. Fresh from Twice Upon a Time, David Bradley has stepped back into the role of the first incarnation of everyone’s famous Time Lord, but this time he’s... The post The 42cast Episode 25: Chicago TARDIS 2017 – Big Finish’s First Doctor Adventures appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 24: Batman Year Negative Nine
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on January 15, 2018 at 7:35 pm

    Third time’s the charm as we delve into the third season of Gotham with this episode of The 42cast. It’s a story of crime wars, mutated freaks, and political machinations as we discuss the coming of Ra’s al Ghul, the Penguin/Riddler war, and the return of Jerome. We also talk about what we’ve liked and... The post The 42cast Episode 24: Batman Year Negative Nine appeared first on The 42cast. […]

  • The 42cast Episode 23: Fast Forward
    by everything@42cast.com (Nathan) on January 8, 2018 at 11:40 pm

    Running for the finish line on our review of the DC TV series on the CW, we discuss season 3 of The Flash. This season had some surprising twists and turns that left fandom feeling a little shaky. This week we talk about the storylines, how we felt about them, and what we feel like... The post The 42cast Episode 23: Fast Forward appeared first on The 42cast. […]