NthCast - A Nerd Podcast

NthCast - A Nerd Podcast

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Examining Pop Culture & Nerdom to the Nth Degree!
Logan: The Best Xmen Movie EVER? (NTH - S2E2)
Mar 9 • 56 min
We're back and we discuss 'Logan'. Join us won't you? Visit us at NthCast.com
Rogue One: Is This Even A Star Wars Movie? (NTH - S2E1)
Jan 9 • 76 min
Season 2 of the Nthcast is here people, whether you like it or not! Rogue One is the main topic of discussion with a sprinkling of what movies we're looking forward to this year. Ok, so we're a little rusty, but overall, it's a fun, little episode… How to…
Pokémon Go…AWAY - NTH72
Jul 14, 2016 • 58 min
It's been a minute, but we're back! Get ready for a relaxed, alcohol-infused episode as we catch up on what's been going on…oh and we have something important to tell you. Relax, everything is going to be OK.
XMEN: Apocalypse & Ranking the XMEN Movies - NTH69
Jun 7, 2016 • 46 min
Uh oh…69! We laud Xmen: Apocalypse copiously…we can't even type that with a straight face. We understand that you may have been OK with the film or even liked it, but there was just too much wrong with it to ignore the fact that Brian Singer needs to stop…
Preacher: Does the Pilot Capture the Right Tone? - NTH68
May 26, 2016 • 62 min
Make sure you subscribe to our 'Fear The NthCast' podcast at nthcast.com/fear. We will be covering every episode of Preacher on that show! We thoroughly enjoyed the Preacher pilot on AMC, but does it capture the tone of the comic book? There are a number…
Captain America: Civil War - What’s Next For The MCU? - NTH67
May 13, 2016 • 62 min
Captain America: Civil War answered many questions, but it asked a lot of questions that we want to know where the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going next. Was Zemo the best villain? Was he the real villain? Do the Accords apply to all the…
Voice Acting: Favorite Voice Over Performances & How The Jungle Book Came Alive! - NTH66
May 6, 2016 • 48 min
We delve into the world of Voice Acting with a look at the newest adaptation of the Jungle Book. It was so much better that we expected it to be because the voice acting made the characters come alive. But we don't stop there, we thought that it would be…
Hardcore Henry: Best Video Game Movie Ever? - NTH63
Apr 13, 2016 • 44 min
Josh, JD, and Stephen the Brit (STB) experienced 'Hardcore Henry' and not one them threw up! Man what a ride! But is it one that anyone would ever want to take more than once? Have you seen it? What did you think? Is it possibly the best video game movie…
Daredevil Season 2: Did The Punisher Steal the Show? - NTH62
Apr 6, 2016 • 71 min
JD & Jason talk about season 2 of the Netflix Original series Daredevil. Is it as good as season 1? What do they think about this Punisher guy? What did you think? They talk about some other Netflix shows they have binged watched, just to give everyone…
Batman v Superman v Logic: Can DC Catch Up to Marvel? - NTH61
Mar 30, 2016 • 58 min
61: The boys are back and have something to say about Batman v Superman! Although, they're not sure where to start… It wasn't great, but it wasn't terrible. It certainly could have used a better script. A lot had to be established for the DCU. Did it…
The 4 Jabronies In ‘Hotel Shenanigans’
Mar 16, 2016 • 66 min
an NthCast special presentation….The 4 Jabronies make their podcasting debut in a undisclosed hotel after a long, day 1 of Walker Stalker Con Dallas 2016! Is the world ready for this descent into madness? Only one way to find out… We want to hear from…
Turbo Kid: Best Homage To 80s Mad Max Ripoffs Not Made By Cannon! - NTH60
Mar 4, 2016 • 60 min
We take a look at the self-aware 'Turbo Kid' to determine if it's worth your time. FYI - It's streaming on Netflix. We also reminisce on movies we loved as kids and discuss if they still hold up today. Some of our picks may be controversial. Let the hate…
Deadpool: Most Faithful Marvel Comics Movie Adaption Thus Far? - NTH59
Feb 19, 2016 • 59 min
Spoiler Alert! - We loved Deadpool…but what we don't love are the stupid people that took their kids to see the movie. Oh yes, Margaret, there is a rant… Contact us at… Josh - twitter.com/nthcast or josh@nthcast.com JD- twitter.com/nthcastmetal or…
Pride And Prejudice And Zombies And Douche Hats - NTH58
Feb 13, 2016 • 70 min
We put on our Douche Hats and delve into 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. We couldn't help but discuss classic literature along the way and extol the virtues of reading the classics vs a diet of only current, popular fiction. Basically, this is a filler…
That Time We Almost Died - NTH57
Feb 6, 2016 • 60 min
57: Warning- We don't discuss movies, tv, or anything nerdy really in this episode…this is all about telling stories. Specifically stories about that time when we almost died…When that happens you should take a look at how you are living your life and…
Bone Tomahawk: Western + Horror + Kurt Russell = Take Our Money! - NTH56
Jan 30, 2016 • 80 min
56: Bone Tomahawk It seems we've turned into a 'Western' movie appreciation podcast as we round out out trilogy of Western movie coverage with the excellent independent production, Bone Tomahawk. This excellent film is a must see for Kurt Russell fans,…
The Revenant: Dicaprio’s Best Performance? - NTH55
Jan 23, 2016 • 67 min
JD and Jason watch and review The Revenant. Does it deserve all the Oscar buzz? Is this Leo's best performance ever? Unlike previous episodes, there are some serious spoilers in this episode, you have been warned, but you should listen anyway. We want to…
Trailer Trashing: TMNT - Out of the Shadows, Warcraft, X-Men Apocalypse, Independence Day - NTH54
Jan 14, 2016 • 73 min
54: Trailer Trashing! Josh & JD give 'Live' commentary on movie trailers for upcoming 2016 movies. Trailers include: TMNT: Out of the Shadows, Warcraft, X-Men: Apocalypse, The Nice Guys, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Independence Day:…
The Hateful Eight: Tarantino Needs to Make More Westerns! - NTH53
Jan 6, 2016 • 70 min
The Hateful Eight - Josh & JD welcome a special guest co-host as they discuss the 8th film by Quentin Tarantino. Somehow, we don't completely spoil what is sure to be considered a masterpiece… Did you like it, hate it, or just think it was 'Meh? Let us…
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was A Necessary Palate Cleanser - NTH52
Dec 29, 2015 • 94 min
We assume you've seen it, so if we spoil anything that's your own fault. We dive deep into what we liked and didn't like about the movie. Like why was Finn so out of breath in every scene? Don't Stormtroopers do cardio? And where did Kylo Ren's hair…
This… - NTH51
Dec 6, 2015 • 59 min
Episode 51: We breakdown the new Batman v Superman trailer, go on a rant our two, Josh pretends like he doesn't know what Twitch is, discuss the sad news of Scott Weiland's passing, and we close out with an update on the Austin cobra story… Check out the…
The Golden Episode! - NTH50
Nov 28, 2015 • 71 min
Episode 50: We made it to our Golden Anniversary! Come celebrate with us as we explore new segments we may add to the show and revisit some of our favorite moments from the NthCast archives…safe word = Pineapple Please help us spread the word by sharing…
SPECTRE, James Bond Movies, & A Terrible Truth Revealed - NTH49
Nov 21, 2015 • 78 min
Bond…James Bond…It's our all James Bond episode. We cover the newest film SPECTRE and take a look back at our favorite Bond films, discuss who's better, Connery or Craig, our favorite Bond villains and our favorite Bond girls. And Josh reveals a very dark…
Never Have I Ever - NTH48
Nov 7, 2015 • 52 min
Episode 48: Never Have I Ever…but we all know you have, don't lie…Josh and JD welcome back Stephen (the Brit) to the NthCast. Some genius decided they should play the game 'Never Have I Ever'. What a terrible idea! It's the only game where if you win, you…
The Halloween Special! - NTH47
Oct 30, 2015 • 88 min
Happy Halloween! We delve into the history of All Hallows Eve and the impact it has had on us and Pop Culture. We discuss the Halloween/Horror movies, music, and literature that we feel embody or remind us of the season. Will you agree with our choices?…
Crimson Peak: It’s NOT a Horror Film - NTH46
Oct 22, 2015 • 64 min
Crimson Peak…Is it a horror movie full of creepy ghosts and a blood-thirsty, sentient haunted house? Or is it a well-made gothic romance beautifully shot and realized by a modern filmmaking genius? We discuss the finer point of Del Toro’s latest film and…
The Martian: How Matt Damon Melted Josh’s Heart - NTH45
Oct 13, 2015 • 63 min
This week we discuss the movies, 'The Martian' and 'Pan'. And no, don't worry, we don't pan The Martian, Josh just couldn't resist the word play…As for Pan, well, that's a different story… Do you think Matt Damon gave an Oscar-worthy performance? Was The…
Black Mass: Johnny Depp’s Best Performance? - NTH44
Oct 2, 2015 • 71 min
Episode 44: BLACK MASS! 1) We went to see the James 'Whitey' Bulger biopic to determine if Johnny Depp delivered an Oscar worthy performance. Was this movie worth your time and hard earned cash? Is it possible for Depp to play a role that isn't weird? 2)…
Super Mario Bros: The Video Game Classic Hits Dirty 30! - NTH43
Sep 18, 2015 • 68 min
Episode 43: Mario hits the 30 anniversary of the release of the classic, 'Super Mario Bros.'. We discuss our favorite Mario games and why is 'Mario' so popular and why he's stood the test of time. We also gave the movie 'The Dead Lands' a look. It's…
We’re So Metal… - NTH41
Sep 3, 2015 • 60 min
Metal! You can only try to confine it for so long…We recap our Fear Factory concert experience and discuss the finer points of metal music, being a metalhead, and why metal music is important to society at large. Make sure you check out Fear Factory's new…
The Brother Grimm & Once Upon A Time - NTH40
Aug 28, 2015 • 70 min
Once upon a time there were two bearded weirdos or beardos, as some would say, who decided they would take a break from their normal madness to discuss fairy tales. Yeah, that's right we dig fairy tales. Mainly because most are rather gruesome and…
Go See The Man From UNCLE! - NTH39
Aug 18, 2015 • 70 min
Episode 39: Yes, go see the Man from UNCLE. It really is a fun movie and we discuss this gem and all its charms with our very special guest…Hint: She really likes Henry Cavill & Armie Hammer and can't stop talking about all the man candy in this movie……
Why Fear The Walking Dead? - NTH38
Aug 11, 2015 • 69 min
Episode 38: a Walking Dead extravaganza! To get us all hot & bothered for our new 'Fear the Walking Dead' podcast, we thought it might be a good idea to take a stroll down memory lane…why is the Walking Dead so popular? How will Fear the Walking Dead be…
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation - NTH37
Aug 6, 2015 • 59 min
Is Mission Impossible:Rogue Nation the best movie of the summer? Is it better than Mad Max: Fury Road? Is it better than the Bourne movies or even James Bond? A resounding 'Hell No' is our answer…but why? Why can't we bring ourselves to like this critical…
Star Wars vs Star Trek - NTH36
Jul 28, 2015 • 80 min
Star Wars vs Star Trek…I'm not sure why we thought this was a good idea, but we tried to take opposing sides in the nerd debate of the ages. Did we bring honor to the respective franchises or did we fail miserably? And Spock vs Darth Vader? Really? How…
Ant-Man & Camel Butter Milkshakes
Jul 23, 2015 • 78 min
Episode 35: Ant-Man, a Metal Minute, & the Austin Cobra… Ant-man was a fun ride! Great casting (Paul Rudd made us a little nervous, but he pulled it off!), great story, and cool action made for an enjoyable summer flick. JD gives us a less than glowing…
I Play Therefore I Am: eXistenZ & Video Game Movies
Jul 14, 2015 • 87 min
Episode 34: Video Game adaptations can be a mixed bag, but there are plenty of great movies that use video games as a backdrop. We discuss the movie eXistenZ and why we want to escape our reality into a world of pure fantasy where consequences for our…
Terminator: A Retrospective
Jul 7, 2015 • 82 min
Episode 33: Was 'Terminator Genisys' as bad as the box office bombing suggests? Which Terminator film is the best? Can the future be changed or is everything predetermined? All these burning questions are finally answered! (Not really, but we try…Hope you…
Sense8 My Brain
Jun 30, 2015 • 80 min
Episode 32: Is the new Wachowski's Netflix series, Sense8 worth the time & effort? And what other TV/ Movies have had a personal mind-bending effect on us….
Thinking Inside Out
Jun 25, 2015 • 67 min
Episode 31: JD tries to convince Josh that the protagonist of the novel ‘The Martian’ is not Matt Damon and then the boys dive deep into the movie ‘Inside Out’…
The ‘Jurassic’ World : a Retrospective
Jun 16, 2015 • 79 min
Episode 30: We take a look back at Jurassic Park, The Lost World, JP III, & review Jurassic World. We discuss the impact of Steven Speilberg & Michael Crichton on pop culture. And why Isla Sorna sucks & Isla Nublar is where it's at…
Mad Max: Kung Fury Road
Jun 9, 2015 • 82 min
Episode 29: We discuss the short film 'Kung Fury' and finally got around to watching 'Mad Max: Fury Road'. And the party is crashed by Stephen the Brit. And no, we wouldn't let him have his own mic… Check out Kung Fury on youtube -…
Furious 7, Daredevil, & the Zero Theorem
Apr 14, 2015 • 81 min
Episode 22: Super-sized show spectacular! Share with your friends!! We got Helix S1:E8, Furious 7, Daredevil on Netflix, the Zero Theorem on Amazon Prime, and a new segment called the 'Metal Minute'. I'm sure you won't want to miss it….but you…
Knights of Badassdom & Pineapples
Mar 31, 2015 • 59 min
Episode 20 Stock up on pineapples while you can. After this episode goes viral, there's going to be a run on the damn things and you'll be left out in the cold… Show Notes: 1 - We continue discussing Helix with episode 6. Great show if you aren't…
Anti-Heroes At The Movies [anti-heroes]
Mar 27, 2015 • 49 min
Episode 19 Anti-heroes week concludes! Movie day is always the best day…So many great anti-heroes in film that we couldn't possible cover them all. We want to hear from you. Agree or disagree on the examples we talk about or to let us know, 'Hey, dumbass,…
Anti-Heroes On TV [anti-heroes]
Mar 26, 2015 • 27 min
Episode 18 Anti-Heroes topic week continues with TV day. Keep in mind, our discussion this week cannot possibly be comprehensive and we know we're going to forget or leave out many great examples of anti-heroes… That's why we want to hear from you. Let us…
Anti-Heroes In Literature [anti-heroes]
Mar 25, 2015 • 49 min
Episode 17 Anti-Heroes topic week continues… The first 5 minutes are the best 5 minutes we ever done. And that's not saying much… Today we discuss literature. Well, mostly comic books because we like 'em. And the medium is filthy with great examples of…
Intro to Anti-Heroes Week [anti-heroes]
Mar 24, 2015 • 23 min
Episode 16 We're back with an all new topic week…'Anti-heroes'! This episode we lay the foundation for our understanding of what an anti-hero is and why they are different from a traditional hero. Show Notes: Keep in mind, our discussion this week cannot…
‘Snowpiercer’ review [dystopia]
Feb 4, 2015 • 21 min
We wind down 'Dystopia' week with movie day. This week we wax poetic on one of the best movies of 2014…Snowpiercer. Go watch it on Netflix…now. We'll wait here.
Avatar, the good one. Suck it James Cameron! [dystopia]
Feb 4, 2015 • 19 min
TV day & more dystopia, if you can stand it…
Unicorn Blood, You’re Welcome [dystopia]
Feb 3, 2015 • 20 min
We discuss dystopia in literature. What did we settle on? Hunger Games, nah. Insurgent, nope… As promised, 'Why Unicorns do not Exist', a nifty little French short that explains all…http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x34hyix We want to hear from you! Leave…
Operation:Mindcrime of the Century [dystopia]
Feb 3, 2015 • 21 min
If you haven't figured it out yet, we like metal… There are quite a few bands and songs that fit into the 'Dystopian' category, but we like one better than all the rest. Show Notes: 1- Save your breath. We know what the hell 'Sludge' metal is. We just…
Intro to Dystopia Week [dystopia]
Feb 2, 2015 • 15 min
We're back with 'Dystopia' week… Get ready to be depressed… What were we thinking? Please leave us a comment or give us a shout on Twitter or Facebook. We'd like to get your feedback! - Josh & JD P.S. - Cleveland, we're just fooling about. We really do…
‘Automata’ Review [robots]
Jan 31, 2015 • 23 min
Or as we like to call it 'Cry, Robot'…Have you figured out we didn't care for this film? Press on as this is the final episode of 'Robot' week! Show Notes: 1 - Need other examples of robots on film? Check out this supercut. -…
For Whom The Saved By The Bell Tolls [robots]
Jan 30, 2015 • 21 min
Robot Week continues with TV day! Whether it’s KITT, Rosie, Bender, or the Transformers, there's no shortage of fine examples of robots on the idiot box…but we chose none of those and instead we phone this episode in with the most ridiculous robot in any…
A Hitchhker’s Guide To I, Robot [robots]
Jan 27, 2015 • 25 min
We like books, you like books…so let's get lit! (See what we did there?)Robot Week continues… Leave a comment or give us a shout on Twitter or Facebook. We'd like to get your feedback! - Josh & J.D. Show Notes: 1 - "I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay"…
Welcome To The Fear Factory [robots]
Jan 27, 2015 • 19 min
Robot Week continues as we explore the musical stylings of 'Fear Factory' (http://fearfactory.com) Show Notes: 1 - Fear Factory Spotify playlist - http://goo.gl/Db7Zto 2 - Yes, Cyberdyne is real. Because the Wall Street Journal says…
Intro to Robots Week [robots]
Jan 24, 2015 • 20 min
Inaugural episode of the Nth Cast! We really appreciate you listening to us beat the topic of 'robots' to death… Check out this awesome Robots timeline…http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc_assets/html/bionicman/ Show Notes: 1 - Robot vs Android vs Cyborg…