Archive for June, 2013

As the Podwits near their 100th (!) podcast, we thought it’d be fun to look back at one of our favorites of the 1st 99. Enjoy this blast from the past! [Originally released on February 11, 2012] Brian attempts to recount his very entertaining weekend to his fellow Podwits, only to incur the wrath of […]

World War Z is One of the Most Formulaic and Meaningless Zombie Films Ever Made. Rating: * * out of five stars Review by Luke Whitmire Ex-United Nations investigator Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) traverses the world to prevent a zombie pandemic that is destroying governments, nations and humanity itself. WWZ was initially envisioned as a […]

Richard Matheson 1926-2013

Posted: June 25, 2013 by Podwits Administrator in Film, Literature, News, Obituaries, Television
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Richard Matheson, the prolific writer of horror, sci fi and fantasy, passed away Monday at age 87. Matheson penned classics for well over sixty years and could almost be called the “Willie Dixon” of horror. Matheson was born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, New York, then moved to the west coast in 1951. […]

What can I say about Bruce Campbell that has not been already said? The man is loved and revered. He’s a living legend in the world of cult and “B” cinema and best of all… he is a good dude, a fact that I can personally vouch for. A couple of weeks ago, I shot […]

As the Podwits near their 100th (!) podcast, we thought it’d be fun to look back at another one of our favorites of the 1st 99. Enjoy this blast from the past! [Originally released on February 18th, 2012 The Podwits take the show on the road and record LIVE from the 20th annual “Borgnine Night” at […]

Man of Steel  is an Epic, Righteous, Legendary Masterpiece!!! (Podwits contributor Luke Whitmire shares his personal reaction to the new Superman film.) In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. For seventy-five years his stories have been published in thousands of comic books, novels, a successful radio […]

As the Podwits near their 100th (!) podcast, we thought it’d be fun to look back at one of our favorites of the 1st 99. Enjoy this blast from the past! [Originally released on June 2, 2012] Now that the three wits-of-the-pod have finally seen The Avengers film (Dion!), this week the gang tackles the long-debated question: “who the […]

I know now that it was the summer of 1965 when it all changed. As a matter of fact, I can point to the one exact panel that, I believe, truly began the five-year reign of Stan “the Man” Lee and Jack “King” Kirby as unchallenged champions of the superhero comic world. But let me back […]

Brian’s drinking beer that tastes like bacon! In light of this fact, can anything else he and Dion discuss in this all-new Podwits Podcast—be it the adventure novels of Clive Cussler, last Sunday’s now-infamous episode of Game of Thrones, or Matt Smith’s impending departure from Doctor Who—really matter? Probably not, but have a listen and be […]

In 2005, David Cronenberg‘s  A History of Violence, marked the last time a film saw a mainstream VHS release. Along with the overwhelming popularity of companies like Netflix and Redbox, these mailbox and streaming entertainment services virtually spelled the end to the 25 year-old industry known as the video store, and only a handful of small, “Mom & Pop” stores […]