Space Castle

Join three nerds (Alex, D.T. and Seth) as they hurtle through space, debating movies, books, games, and answering YOUR pop culture questions... all to maintain their own sanity!

01:01:36 2022-06-29
We deep dive into lesser-appreciated mechanics that go into making video games an immersive experience! We also talk about an awesome VR game that achieves this and, oh, we also tell our friend which of us he should f**k, marry and kill. You know how it g...
00:48:09 2022-06-22
We're celebrating Father's Day by talking about great ones in fiction! We dive into The Last Airbender, Bob's Burgers, Game of Thrones and more to find the greatest dads in pop culture. And along the way, we say how much we love and appreciate OUR dads! W...
00:20:20 2022-06-20
D.T. has played a whole bunch of TMNT: Shredder's Revenge, and he wants to tell you all about it! The graphics, the controls, the sound, the music, and the fact that Raphael is the best Ninja Turtle! What do you think of the game? Come chat us up about it...
00:55:37 2022-06-15
The Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney Plus has stirred up a lot of feelings here on the 'Castle! We talk about the impact this series has on the franchise, the state of the franchise in general, and what can be done to improve things. We also talk about Fri...
00:55:22 2022-06-08
We're talking about the incredible Cartoon Network series Steven Universe by Rebecca Sugar! D.T. only just finished it for the first time, and he and Seth take the opportunity to gush about it. We also talk a super cool VR tutorial channel on Youtube, pre...
00:51:56 2022-06-01
Minds out of the gutter! We're talking about the single player games we've spent the most time with, including Final Fantasy and... Viva Piñata? Alex shares with us the brilliance of Save The Cat, and we answer which is the coolest balcony we've ever sto...
01:01:23 2022-05-25
We rate and rank all nine members of Tolkien's Fellowship of the Ring! Listen to our analysis of each character (movie and book), and find out where we rate them from F-Tier to S-Tier! Send us YOUR pop culture questions at spacecastlepodcast@gmail.com, @s...
01:03:04 2022-05-18
We're talking stress with a very special guest: Soph from Soph's Notes (youtube.com/sophsnotes)! Why we can't seem to get enough of it, even though it's all around us, and when it goes against our genetic heritage! We also talk about Charles Cornell's awe...
00:49:34 2022-05-11
We're talking beloved movies that are actually pretty effed up! Dark and violent origins, problematic happenings, and plots that are actually disturbing when you think about them! We also talk about Youtube essayist Captain Midnight (!) and we answer whic...
00:56:39 2022-05-04
Remember Saturday Morning Cartoons? Say yes and don't make us feel old. We talk about this staple of our childhoods, and why it disappeared. We also chat about Moon Kissed - an awesome Synthpop band from NYC, and we answer which starter Pokemon we'd prefe...
00:58:50 2022-04-27
The Batman has finally hit HBO, we've all now seen it, and we have many, many... MANY thoughts! Alex shares a great Youtube channel designed to boost your confidence and charisma, and we argue on whether a hot dog is a sandwich! Send us your pop culture q...
00:58:15 2022-04-20
The way we watch movies has changed drastically since the pandemic, and we discuss where theaters stand in this strange new world! We also talk about an awesome Stardew Valley Youtube channel by UnsurpassableZ, and we answer which breakfast cereals are th...
00:53:50 2022-04-13
We save a listener's marriage by breaking down which online streaming services he and his wife should keep! We also talk about New Retro Wave on Youtube, and Alex reveals himself to be an all-out psychopath that we might consider locking up or throwing ou...
01:06:25 2022-04-06
We're hanging with the creator and star of the fantastic Omega Star 7 dramedy podcast to discuss the finer points of storytelling, especially in a sound-only format. We also talk about some video game you've probably never heard of called Elden Ring, and ...
00:51:45 2022-03-30
Our Galactonaut Crew on Patreon have chosen this week's topic: What do you want to see more of in Dungeons & Dragons? We also talk about Alyssa Matesic's excellent Youtube channel, our favorite Taylor Swift songs, and what would happen if she started ...
00:56:04 2022-03-23
We're talking Kaiju movies! Giant monsters in movies like Godzilla and Pacific Rim that smash buildings and make humanity look inward at itself. We also talk about the fantastic Phoenix, Arizona band MissThis and we answer which member of the Fellowship o...
00:46:52 2022-03-16
It's our first anniversary! We spend this episode answering YOUR questions! How much would it take to get The Hulk drunk? What if Spider-Man's webbing came out of his nose? What's the stupidest thing we've ever done? And MORE! Thanks you all so much for a...
00:45:46 2022-03-09
Nintendo has a vast library of classic games that, for whatever reason, they choose hide away, seemingly forever. We take a look at what this means for the industry and for the preservation of gaming history! Seth introduces us to Habie147 on Youtube, and...
00:44:44 2022-03-02
We're still in the middle of a pandemic, but there are plenty of ways to get that blood pumpin' and level up your fitness! We're talkin' VR, rock climbing, Wii Fit and more! We also talk about the awesome videos by Brett Novak on Youtube, and we answer wh...
00:53:56 2022-02-23
Our Galactonaut crew on patreon.com/spacecastlepod have chosen the wonderful AppleTV series For All Mankind as this week's topic! We delve into what makes the show great, and why revisionist history in media is so compelling and fun. We also talk about th...
01:05:09 2022-02-16
The nominations for the 94th Academy Awards are in, and... we've got some thoughts. We discuss this year's nominees, who SHOULD have been nominated, and we delve into awards shows in general. Alex introduces us to the excellent band Lawrence, and we answe...
00:53:11 2022-02-09
Has it finally happened? Have your boys gotten burnt out on Marvel movies? We discuss the phenomenon known as "Marvel Movie Fatigue", and the future of the MCU. We also chat about discovering a new COVID quarantine hobby with Epic Gardening on Youtube, an...
01:55:20 2022-02-03
What? A bonus episode? You betcha! Not only because we love you, but because we've been dying to have on our dude Gomez from Playlist Wars to talk about Cobra Kai! D.T. and the Sleeveless One have a long-form, candid conversation about the Netflix series ...
01:00:37 2022-02-02
On this Gregorian Calendar anomaly (2-2-22), we thought it best to talk about part two's of movies, games and books! What makes a good sequel? Why do they so often go terribly wrong? What are some of the best and worst? We also chat about Erik Grankvist o...
01:03:32 2022-01-26
Our awesome Galactonauts on Patreon have chosen Cowboy Bebop as the topic of this episode! We take a retrospective look back at the anime series, and its impact on pop culture! We also talk about the rad band Skating Polly from Oklahoma, USA, and we answe...
00:53:57 2022-01-19
We're chatting about Virtual Reality! Particularly the Oculus, its impact, and the ramifications of VR being readily available in more homes than ever. We also talk about Jack Black and Deborah Ann Woll playing D&D together, and we answer what kind of...
00:59:48 2022-01-15
We're talking television pilots! Are they still relevant? Are they good or bad for TV shows? What are some great and bad pilot episodes of TV shows? We also chat about the awesome app Libby, and we answer which app we'd delete from the home screen of our ...
00:54:23 2022-01-05
It's year two of Space Castle, and we're jumping right into it! This week, we talk about remaking movies we weren't satisfied with, and how we'd do it! We also chat about the awesome rock/punk band Sakuran-Zensen from Japan, and answer if we'd rather live...
01:07:34 2021-12-22
We take a look back at the movies, games, shows and more that made this weird, tumultuous year survivable! We're talking Succession, Dune, The Green Knight, The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green and more! We also chat about Click Spring on Youtube, and ...
00:57:27 2021-12-15
We're talking D&D for the second week in a row! Last week we talked ways to improve your Dungeons & Dragons sessions as a player, and now we flip it to the DMs! We also talk about Booth Junkie on Youtube, and we answer a DEMAND from a listener to ...
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