The Golden Age

The Golden Age
We’ve never had more high quality ways to be entertained.

19: The Soundtrack To Your Christmas Morning
Dec 25, 2018 • 57 min
Not a dream! Not a hoax! Adam ‘n’ Joe are BACK, and with a special Christmas gift to you and yours: a heavily researched year-end rundown of 2018’s best movies, books, and TV!
18: For the Otaku Among Us
Sep 25, 2018 • 34 min
Confession time: geeks though Adam & Joe are, Adam’s an anime lightweight — and Joe… well, Joe wouldn’t know a weeaboo from an Amiibo. But that hasn’t stopped Adam from thoroughly enjoying Rocket Jump’s new anime satire on YouTube, ANIME POLICE DIVISION!…
17: Clancy and the Dragon
Sep 11, 2018 • 75 min
If you want the 411 on what happened at DragonCon this year, there’s few people better to ask than Adam — ‘cuz he manned the information desk this year! Start this week’s podcast for his misadventures; stay for Joe’s review of JACK RYAN, and some positive…
16: A Very English Scandal
Aug 28, 2018 • 52 min
Will anyone besides N.K. Jemisin ever win another Hugo? Would Idris Elba make a good James Bond? And can the Vox Duo deliver an episode that’s under an hour? Adam and Joe dive into all the water-cooler conversation and come up with the answers you need.…
15: A Viewing Comprehension Test
Aug 13, 2018 • 117 min
Two months after Joe assigned Adam the task of watching the first season of THE WEST WING - and Adam fired right back with season one of THE WIRE - both of your favorite podcasters are done with their homework and ready to share with the class what…
14: Shy Steve Ditko
Jul 30, 2018 • 96 min
A man “considered to be” the co-creator of Spider-Man and Dr. Strange was dead for days before anyone found him. Adam and Joe muse on the capital-A Artist’s peculiar career and the unique storytelling power of comics.
13: Do You KNOW Harlan Ellison?
Jul 17, 2018 • 95 min
Writer Harlan Ellison passed away on June 28 — but his influence lives on! In tribute, Joe is showing Adam the curmudgeonly storyteller’s famous Star Trek episode “The City on the Edge of Forever”, as well as the very different script Ellison originally…
12: A Paralyzing Plethora Of Choices
Jun 26, 2018 • 72 min
Netflix! Hulu! Amazon! The options are becoming overwhelming. But Adam Volle and Joe Martin are here to help you stave off any impending panic attacks by giving you the low-down on two streaming service originals, SENSE8 and RUNAWAYS.
11: Cultural Exchange
Jun 12, 2018 • 78 min
For years, Joe has been telling Adam that he should watch THE WEST WING. And, lately, Adam has been telling Joe that THE WIRE would be just the thing. It went from suggestion to reality, as they participated in their first cultural exchange program, each…
10: SOLO
Jun 1, 2018 • 84 min
Joe & Adam continue their one-sided argument with STAR WARS fandom by defending SOLO, a film that may be the Stalingrad of the franchise.
9: A Respectful View of Hitler
May 15, 2018 • 99 min
What if the Axis won WW2? Amazon’s flagship TV series, THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, is an alternative history that makes some questionable choices. But it’s a great example of all that goes into adapting a book for the screen! Plus: should we be excited…
8: Avengers: Infinity War
Apr 30, 2018 • 148 min
Beware! Spoilers abound! Our INFINITY WAR spectacular: a conversation in two parts. The Vox Duo started out with our pre-watch predictions, while we were both adroitly avoiding the movie’s publicity. We recorded the second part just hours after leaving…
7: The Punisher
Mar 20, 2018 • 83 min
Marvel’s THE PUNISHER is that rare Marvel show on Netflix that doesn’t inadvertently punish its fans. How did it succeed where the others stumbled? Joe and Adam investigate.
6: All The Nothing You Want
Mar 6, 2018 • 77 min
Adam & Joe discuss the wealth of entertainment choices available to us, from games on boards to games on consoles, from stories on big screens to stories on small screens, and from books to comic books — and they end with (what else?) podcasts.
5: Black Panther
Feb 23, 2018 • 89 min
We’ve given our entertainment podcast a makeover! THE GOLDEN AGE — a show committed to celebrating our century’s unrivaled creativity! And what better subject to start with than Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER?
4: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Dec 26, 2017 • 81 min
STAR WARS fandom is revolting! So Joe & Adam will explain why they’re wrong and why THE LAST JEDI is the best STAR WARS movie of the last 25 years.
3: Spider-Man: Homecoming
Jul 24, 2017 • 51 min
The Vox Duo gush glowingly about Peter Parker’s return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. HOMECOMING is the movie that makes it great to feel like a Spider-Man fan again. And is Vulture a great villain or what?
2: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Jul 23, 2017 • 38 min
With a better visual design than Star Wars, VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is Luc Besson’s latest big, dumb movie with heart. But how much heart does it have? And is it worth your time? Adam & Joe marvel at both the stunning visuals and…
1: Wonder Woman
Jun 4, 2017 • 67 min
For all its accolades, does Wonder Woman meet with the demanding expectations of white straight males? Joe and Adam discuss Doomed Plot Quests, the Ludendorff Question, crying women, the DCEU’s encouraging experiment with color, and more.
0: MacGuffins All the Way Down
Mar 2, 2017 • 52 min
Why didn’t Adam and Joe like STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE? And why did everyone else? They talk about it on the experimental first episode of The Golden Age.