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Earth-2.net: The Show is a weekly mishmash of reviews and editorials focusing on comic books, video games, anime / manga, and sci-fi / horror.

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1174 episodes

Episode 1127 - List and Shout: History

Christian and Ian face slave-owning protagonists, aged-up princesses, winter sports, and the sinister specter of Mel Gibson as they discuss historical portrayals throughout pop culture. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

3h 14m
Jul 30
Episode 1126 - Flickchart Forum: Stanley Kubrick

The Flickchart Forum returns with another director in its scope: Stanley Kubrick. Ian Wilson is joined by Chris Johnson and Desmond Reddick to discuss the 13 films in Kubrick's filmography, all of which are very different from one another. Not only are the lists disparate but the discussions take in which films were seen during the panel's formative years, and Chris takes Ian to task for using the phrase "pretentious wank" to describe one of the films in question. Which one? Tune in to find out! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

2h 30m
Jun 04
Episode 1125 - Wild Wild West

Ian, Dave, and Mike are back for another round of Pulpdiction! This time the guys look at the Will Smith box office flop Wild Wild West, featuring the one, the only, the legendary Jon Peters' mechanical spider! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

2h 51m
Apr 30
Episode 1124 - List and Shout: Cities

Emma returns to List and Shout! so she and her brother Christian can survey the vast spectrum of fictional cities. From comfy, semi-medieval towns and futuristic metropolises to hostile desert outposts and urban hellscapes, they examine them all. Along the way, the Honore siblings discuss the pros and cons of living near waterfalls, deliver totally authentic European accents, and ponder the age-old question: do hot people and nice weather make up for corrupt police forces and high crime rates? Also, prepare yourself for a trailer announcing the newest podcast on Earth-2.net! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 30m
Feb 12
Episode 1123 - AEW's Next Champions

Ian and Mike dive back into All Elite Wrestling, this time to discuss who they think will be and who they want to be the next crop of champions! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 29m
Jan 25
Episode 1122 - List and Shout: Time Travel

Great Scott and oh boy! Michael David Sims and Donovan Morgan Grant join Christian aboard the List and Shout Express through one of the most perilous yet rewarding avenues in all of storytelling: time travel. On this jaunt, the three men share and compare their favorite time machines, shake their heads and fists at the worst paradoxes and plot holes associated with the genre, and reminisce and rave about their favorite journeys through time. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

4h 4m
Jan 15
Episode 1121 - Pokemon at 25

Aaron and Christian celebrate 25 years of Pokemon by sharing how they got into this world of dreams and adventures, as well as their favorite Pokemon of each type! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 34m
Dec 31, 2021
Episode 1120 - Christmas on The Square

In their most tangenty Christmas episode yet, Skyler and Will review Dolly Parton's Christmas on The Square. In between discussing Christmas cosmologies, questionable lyrics, and bad parenting in the film, they also find time to discuss Scream, the Christmas films of Ms. Parton, and Big Brother. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 42m
Dec 25, 2021
Being Me

I came out.

9m
Nov 02, 2021
Episode 1119 - Flickchart Forum: Hellraiser

It's October, and the next installment of the Flickchart Forum is the Hellraiser franchise! Four theatrically released films and six films simply released into the ether, Ian Wilson and his panel go through the various offerings involving demonic puzzle-boxes, Cenobites, and flying hooked-chains. And to assist him / tactically boost interest in the segment, Ian brings together the podcasting masterminds of Jim Moon and Desmond Reddick! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

2h 4m
Oct 30, 2021
Episode 1118 - Scream 4

It's that spooky season, so Skyler and Will are reviewing Scream 4! Along the way they find characters to love, some puzzling choices in logic, and the psychic damage from Scream 3 still runs deep for one host. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

2h 49m
Oct 24, 2021
Episode 1117 - Flickchart Forum: Muppet Movies

The Flickchart Forum makes its triumphant return with Ian Wilson inviting back Pandy and, for the first time, Will Ackerman, to rank the eight theatrically released Muppet movies. There are insights into The Brothers Wilson's history with the franchise, as well as Father Wilson's favorite Muppet, whilst Will confirms his own gateway and why one particularly set of cameos in Muppets from Space didn't shock him. But what is the best Muppet film? Listen in to find out! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 43m
Oct 16, 2021
Episode 1116 - List and Shout: MCU Villains

And there came an episode unlike any other, when Earth-2.net's mightiest contributors found themselves united by a random tweet. Join Mike, Will, Ian, Chris, and Christian as The Sillier Six review the best and worst villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (as of the end of Phase Three), as well as discuss which villains they'd like to see next, and who they'd like to see portray them onscreen. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

3h 27m
Sep 18, 2021
Episode 1115 - AEW 2021-2022, part 3

In this third and final part of their All Elite Wrestling coverage (for 2021), Ian and Mike book AEW into mid-2022. Who are the champions moving forward, will there be face or heel turns, and what about surprise additions to the roster? Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 47m
Jul 24, 2021
Episode 1114 - AEW 2021-2022, part 2

Ian and Mike continue their dive into the AEW roster! This time they discuss the women's and tag team divisions. Come back for Episode 1115, in which they fantasy book All Elite Wrestling well into 2022! Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 27m
Jul 17, 2021
Episode 1113 - AEW 2021-2022, part 1

In the first of a three-part series, Ian and Mike take a deep dive into All Elite Wrestling! Today they discuss AEW's male roster. Then in episode 1114 they'll cover the female and tag team divisions. And finishing up in episode 1115, they'll fantasy book AEW for the next year. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

2h 24m
Jun 29, 2021
Episode 1112 - The Good Asian, Ilya Kaminsky's Deaf Republic and Dancing in Odessa

Today Hannah and Jim talk about the first issue of The Good Asian, as well as two poetry collections from Ilya Kaminsky: Deaf Republic and Dancing in Odessa. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

38m
Jun 12, 2021
Episode 1112 - The Good Asian, Ilya Kaminsky's Deaf Republic and Dancing In Odessa

Today Hannah and Jim talk about the first issue of The Good Asian, as well as two poetry collections from Ilya Kaminsky: Deaf Republic and Dancing In Odessa. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

38m
Jun 12, 2021
Episode 1111 - The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe

How tall is Wolverine? How many tons can Spider-Man lift? Can The Blob survive a nuclear blast? If you were reading Marvel comic books in the mid-1980s, there was only one place to get all these answers and more: The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition. And, not to be outdone, DC Comics had their handy encyclopedia of stats, histories, and oddball characters: Who's Who in the DC Universe. Today, Dan and Mike dive into these tomes to discuss the preserved-in-amber nature of these wonderful guidebooks. Follow Mike on Twitter @earth_2, @MikeReadsComics, and @ChronologicalFF. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 33m
Apr 20, 2021
Derrick Ferguson Tribute

It is with great sorrow that we mourn the passing of the great, great man that is Derrick Ferguson.

7m
Apr 17, 2021
Episode 1110 - List and Shout: Businesses

Tom Hemmings joins Christian aboard the HMS List and Shout on a course for their favorite fictional businesses, before blasting through the scurviest, and then the scalawags who run them. Along the way, the podcasting privateers encounter one-off Starfleet captains, all six of the Pythons, and problematic British children's authors. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 46m
Mar 31, 2021
Episode 1109 - What Got Us Through 2020

Saying "2020 sucked" is the understatement of all understatements. But what got us through it? That's what Dan and Mike are here to discuss today. From Jimmy Olsen to Hitman, a new Twitter feed to discovering YouTube channels, the guys look at what brought them comfort during very rough times. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 49m
Feb 27, 2021
Episode 1108 - Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

Between tangents on the Disney shareholders meeting, Scooby-Doo, American Pie spin-offs, and what makes a Christmas movie, Skyler and Will find time to talk about Home Alone: The Holiday Heist. It has guilt trips, Malcolm McDowell, and a potentially drunk former Lou Grant cast member. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 42m
Dec 25, 2020
Episode 1107 - List and Shout: Houses

Between quoting Hamilton and lamenting travel restrictions, Christian and Emma Honore rank their favorite and the worst fictional houses, as well as the ones they'd like to visit but not live in. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 31m
Nov 24, 2020
Episode 1106 - Scream 3

It's Halloween time, which means Skyler and Will are back to talk about Scream 3. Join us for a discussion of the glory of Parker Posey, Among Us, Courtney Cox's bangs, some Transformers talk, why the killer might be a quantum singularity, and more tangents because anything has to be better than this movie. TW: There is a discussion of the casting couch and sexual violence from 2:21:24-2:25:52. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

3h 22m
Oct 31, 2020
Episode 1105 - Wizard

To celebrate 15 years of Earth-2.net: The Show, Dan and Mike look back at the once-seminal Wizard. How did a price guide become the go-to comic book magazine, how did it go from a groundbreaking Generation X tome to hate-filled trash, and how is its influence still felt today? Dan and Mike look at these questions and more, and Dan brings some crazy stats to the table. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

1h 58m
Oct 27, 2020
Episode 1104 - Bethesda, Beowulf: A New Translation

Hannah and Jim return to discuss Microsoft's purchase of Bethesda, as well as Maria Dahvana-Headley's Beowulf: A New Translation. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

43m
Oct 13, 2020
Episode 1103 - List and Shout: Spaceships

Captain Christian Honore, Commodore Andy Poulastides, and real-life Scottish engineer Murray Christison get anal about spaceships. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

4h 4m
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 1102 - AEW All Out (2020)

Ian and Mike discuss the card for AEW All Out (2020) and give their predictions. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

2h 39m
Sep 04, 2020
Episode 1101 - A Liar's Autobiography (panel)

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman, a Toronto International Film Festival 2012 panel. Please visit our Patreon page at patreon.com/earth_2.

26m
Aug 04, 2020