Concentrated Podcast

Concentrated Podcast
Concentrated is a podcast exploring Film, Television, Comics, Books, and really anything we feel like talking about. Join your hosts Maria, Eric, and Muneerah as they dive into the topics that interest them and provide insight from their combined lifet…

66 - Paper Mario: The Origami King
Aug 10 • 88 min
We’re back with a new episode, this week we’re talking about the new Nintendo Switch game, Paper Mario: The Origami King. Join us as we give you our thoughts on the good and bad of the game and the new bad guy of the Mario universe. Twitter:…
65 - The Umbrella Academy Season 2 (Spoilers)
Aug 3 • 95 min
It’s back! Our favorite dysfunctional family of superheroes, The Umbrella Academy returns with a new season on Netflix. Come along as we spoil and recap some of our favorite bits from the latest chapter in the Hargreeves family sagaTwitter:…
64 - Comic-Con (at home)
Jul 27 • 83 min
It’s July, that means it’s time for San Diego Comic Con! Unfortunately, there’s a global pandemic that has shut down the whole planet, so Comic Con isn’t really happening. A version happened this week and we’re gonna talk about all the big news that…
63 - The Twilight Zone Season 2 (Spoilers)
Jul 20 • 78 min
We’re diving into the new season of The Twilight Zone on CBS All Access! This season just dropped last week so just know that we’re gonna be giving some spoiler heavy insights. Is it better or worse than the first season? Are we hopefully for another?…
62 - That’s Offensive
Jul 13 • 86 min
Sometimes a stereotype in film or tv is so over the top offensive that it breaks your woke meter and it hurts. This week we’re talking about some of the worst offenders across television and movies. Twitter: @concentratedpodInstagram:…
61 - Cash Grabs
Jul 6 • 79 min
Fandom can be a real drain on the wallet, but when done right, you don’t notice or care, you just want the goods. Are you drowning in Funko Pops? Do you hate having to go to Hot Topic to find something based off your favorite anime? This week we’re…
60 - Neverending Lockdown
Jun 29 • 105 min
It’s been 3+ months and we’re still in lockdown with no end in sight. So we decided to have a chat about some of our favorite new shows and movies we discovered while stuck in the house. Twitter: @concentratedpodInstagram: @concentratedpodFacebook:…
59 - The GOATs of Gaming
Jun 15 • 97 min
What are the best video games ever made? That’s the question this week. Join us as we list some of our personal favorites and hear from our listeners feedback.Twitter: @concentratedpodInstagram: @concentratedpodFacebook:…
58 - When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong
Jun 8 • 70 min
We all love movies, but can you completely detach yourself when it comes to things like over the top physics, super strength, unlimited bullets, and grade school science? That’s what we’re talking about this week, if you’re having a good time can you…
57 - The Best Of The Worst
Jun 1 • 102 min
Have you ever watched a movie that was so over the top bad that it somehow became enjoyable? That’s the topic this week, we’re talking B-Movies in all their glory. We’ve got our own top 5, plus a ton of listener feedback on the topic!Twitter:…
56 - Just Play The Hits
May 25 • 78 min
This week we’re discussing what films have a killer soundtrack, and what makes them so memorable?Also this week we all popped in to wish From the Canopy’s Movie Massacre podcast a happy 100th episode! Give it a listen at the link…
55 - Not Your Father’s Western
May 18 • 93 min
This week we’re diving into the tropes and formula of the western genre, but applied to modern films (think Firefly and The Mandalorian). We’re talking everything from Sicario to Starship Troopers and everything in between. Twitter:…
54 - Field of Streams
May 11 • 77 min
Quarantine continues to keep us all hostage, so we’re all watching a lot more TV. With over a dozen to choose from, we’re talking about our favorite streaming service and how much of a value we think they areTwitter: @concentratedpodInstagram:…
53 - Comic Book FOMO
May 4 • 70 min
Comic book FOMO, this week on Concentrated!
52 - Like Books, But Faster
Apr 20 • 80 min
If you’re gonna be glued to the couch until further notice, you might as well watch a documentary and learn something
51 - Self Isolation Theater
Apr 13 • 74 min
We’ve been doing this for a year and we wanted to celebrate, but there’s a global pandemic.
50 - Remake or Reboot?
Apr 6 • 61 min
Can a remake be better than the original?
49 - MANga or MAnga?
Mar 30 • 87 min
This week we’re talking about Manga and how it fits into nerd and blerd culture
48 - Rap Nerds (w/ Cory Bowens)
Mar 23 • 76 min
Has Hip-Hop always been a nerd friendly environment? How has it changed?
47 - Gone too soon
Mar 16 • 56 min
Did your favorite show get cut down in its prime? Could it have blossomed into a hit?
46 - Adventures in space/time
Mar 9 • 69 min
Climb aboard the TARDIS and come on an adventure with The Doctor, plus us. We’ll be there too.
45 - I Heard A Rumor
Mar 2 • 83 min
We heard a rumor, and its a wild one.
44 - Winter Movie Review
Feb 24 • 70 min
We’re just a few short weeks from the beginning of Spring, so we figured we’d talk about some of the films we checked out this Fall/Winter, good and bad.
43 - Book Club
Feb 17 • 70 min
Books! Lets talk all about them!
42 - Girl Fight
Feb 10 • 67 min
Wizards vs Jedi, that’s the argument for this week. More specifically which female character is best, Hermione Granger vs Leia Organa (Skywalker). Lightsabers vs Wands or the merits of spell book smarts vs the wisdom of galactic street smarts. Come…
41 - Nerdcation
Feb 3 • 115 min
We’re back from nerdcation and we’re here to tell you all about it!
40 - Game Night
Jan 13 • 73 min
Game night! The best way to see which one of your friends is an idiot and which is a secret genius
39 - Spoilers
Jan 6 • 64 min
Are trailers revealing too much information and spoiling the movie?
38 - Great Debate (Superhero teams)
Dec 30, 2019 • 69 min
The great debate is back! Who is the best superhero team? Listen in and find out!
37 - Cooking Shows
Dec 23, 2019 • 63 min
Seasons greetings! Now get in the kitchen and help your family cook! We’re talking cooking shows this week!
36 - The Rise of Skywalker (w/ Cory Bowens)
Dec 16, 2019 • 101 min
It’s time for Star Wars! Nothing else matters! Cory of From the Canopy podcast joins us to geek out about all things in a galaxy far far away.
35 - Winter Binge Watching (w/ Derek Wong)
Dec 9, 2019 • 81 min
What’s taking up space on our DVRs and watchlists? Follow us down the rabbit hole of binge watching with our guest Derek Wong of the “Who Watches the Watchmen?” podcast
34 - Tired Tropes
Dec 2, 2019 • 73 min
Same old, same old isn’t always a bad thing. We’re talking tropes in popular media this week.
33 - Him with Her? (Hollywood Chemistry)
Nov 25, 2019 • 87 min
Sometimes chemistry isn’t as simple as it seems. What makes an on screen couple believable?
32 - The Customer is Wrong (Fan Opinions)
Nov 18, 2019 • 71 min
Is the customer always right? Should fans be able to question the vision of creators?
31 - Disney+ Preview
Nov 11, 2019 • 78 min
Disney+ is almost here, what do we think about it, and what are we excited/scared of with this all-new platform?
30 - Great Debate (Theater vs Streaming)
Nov 4, 2019 • 84 min
It’s time for another Great Debate! This time its Streaming Vs Theater.
Oct 28, 2019 • 72 min
What makes a bad guy a proper villain? That’s our topic this week, the best of the worst
Oct 21, 2019 • 71 min
Is representation an all or nothing scenario? Do we have to support everything our people make?
Oct 14, 2019 • 64 min
The weather outside is getting cold and rainy so we talk about our favorite spooky rainy day faves.
Oct 7, 2019 • 67 min
Well, the Joker is out. Is it everything the internet says it is?
Sep 30, 2019 • 68 min
Girl Power! This week we’re examining the cartoons of the 80s and 90s that exemplified girl power, for better or worse.
Sep 23, 2019 • 70 min
Passing the mantle from one generation to the next can be cool when done right.
Sep 16, 2019 • 60 min
Is your favorite celebrity problematic? Let’s find out.
Sep 9, 2019 • 69 min
Comic gold. Where is the disconnect between comic books and Hollywood?
Sep 2, 2019 • 51 min
The greatest debate of our time! To binge or not to binge!
Aug 26, 2019 • 109 min
Toxic fandom! Have you been a victim or perhaps a perpetrator?
Aug 19, 2019 • 59 min
Summer isn’t over yet, check out our latest reviews for movies released so far in August
Aug 12, 2019 • 92 min
We’re talking Anime this episode!
Aug 5, 2019 • 49 min
It’s a special grab bag episode where we answer your burning questions!
Jul 29, 2019 • 56 min
It’s hot, the tv/internet is your friend. Find out what shows we’re keeping cool with.
Jul 22, 2019 • 87 min
We’re talking all the big new from San Diego Comic Con!
Jul 15, 2019 • 72 min
We spent the weekend hanging out with people that look like us in a building with no air conditioning! It’s all about BlerdCon this week!
Jul 8, 2019 • 63 min
Spider-Man is back! Did we enjoy his latest solo adventure? Listen and find out!
Jul 1, 2019 • 69 min
Beat the heat and come to the movie theater with us for the newest releases of July
Jun 24, 2019 • 65 min
It’s movie time! Find out what we thought about all the latest releases in theaters now
Jun 17, 2019 • 88 min
Join us as we talk about all things magic and wizardly, its our first Harry Potter episode!
Jun 10, 2019 • 65 min
It’s summer, that means there’s a lot of movies trying to get your money, we’re gonna highlight a few.
Jun 3, 2019 • 75 min
Summer movie season is upon us. Is that new movie worth your time and money?
May 27, 2019 • 69 min
What are you gonna watch now that Thrones is over? We’ve got you covered.
May 20, 2019 • 63 min
Game of Thrones is over, what did we think and how will we spend our Sunday nights now?
May 13, 2019 • 54 min
Wanna get into comics without having to read a billion back issues and know 80 years of history? This episode is for you.
May 6, 2019 • 58 min
Your childhood favorite is problematic as fuck
Apr 29, 2019 • 59 min
We’ve seen Avengers: Endgame! Was it everything we hoped for? Join us as we discuss it. *SPOILER WARNING*
Apr 22, 2019 • 89 min
Get ready for the biggest movie of the year, Avengers: Endgame!
Apr 14, 2019 • 76 min
Get a jump on the summer movie season and find out what we’re most excited about!