On Episode 7 of The Crossover Podcast, Doug and Matt discussed the (probably true) rumor that Fantastic Four will be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hulk showing up in Thor: Ragnarok, and then race and gender in comic book movies. But at the start, it’s all about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Continue reading


Doug Reviews: Avengers: Age of Ultron

The Summer Movie Season has begun and The Avengers are back! Is Age of Ultron the best Marvel movie yet or just another cog in the Marvel Machine? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Blackhat

blackhatNEWWhat the hell is happening to Michael Mann? After directing films like Collateral, Ali, The Insider, and Heat—one of my personal favorites—his last few movies haven’t been all that great. Miami Vice was a dud and Public Enemies was decent, but nothing spectacular, and now he brings us Blackhat, a film that strands a great cast in one of the most boring thrillers I’ve ever seen. What the hell is happening to Michael Mann? Continue reading

Episode 10: Thor: The Dark World and Comic Book Movies


It’s a double-sized episode of The Hodgepodge Podcast and still only 60 cents!

Dirty A and I welcome special guest Author Matthew King, as we discuss Thor: The Dark World and the explosion of comic book movies in Hollywood.

Big thanks to Matt for stopping by to chat!

Take a listen and enjoy, but watch out for spoilers!


P.S. – We’ve begun adding both the You Tube AND the audio only in case you’re stuck at work and can’t get You Tube on your work computer.

The audio file for this episode has been moved to The Hodgepodge Podcast Archive, so click the link and listen there!



Episode 4: Rush and Don Jon Reviews

This week on Episode 4 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Dirty A and I discuss Ron Howard’s new film, Rush, as well as Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s writing and directorial debut, Don Jon. This episode is REALLY NSFW, so beware and thanks for listening!



The audio file has been moved to The Hodgepodge Podcast Archive, so click the link and listen there!