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December 24th, 2015    

Rank & File: Top Ten Christmas Movie Characters

Rank & File is BACK with our first holiday episode! In this series, Jordan Duncan hosts a panel of guests to discuss varying topics of the pop culture world. In each episode, they will rank their Top 10 of the given topic. On this episode, Jordan welcomes Aaron George and Erich Hinkle to the show as they rank and discuss their Top 10 favorite Christmas movie characterss. Who is the best of all time? Buddy The Elf? Which Ebenezer Scrooge is the best? And will the ENTIRE list be characters from National Lampoons Christmas Vacation? Tune in to find out where they all rank!

December 22nd, 2015    

The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 3: Star Trek Beyond Trailer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens Score

The month’s humongous sci-fi premiere has arrived with the big-screen debut of the Star Trek Beyond trailer, and PTBN’s Brothers of Discussion, Glenn & Scott Butler, are ON IT. What is there to look forward to, or not, in Star Trek XIII? Other topics covered include the balance of action and ideas in Star Trek movies, Kirk’s characterization, the new uniforms, and the Hater Brigade.

Following that, the BOD give their thoughts on John Williams’ new score to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Where does it lie on the spectrum between the trilogy and prequel scores? Does every Williams action score from the last fifteen years sound the same? How do the new themes measure up? The actual movie might come up as well.

December 7th, 2015    

Imaginary Stories #3: What If…?

Kelly and Johnny return for an epic look at the original What If...? series published by Marvel Comics from 1977-1984!

Among the myriad of topics discussed...

-The phenomenon of Conan the Barbarian
-Rick Jones bums his way around the Marvel Universe
-Obscure Comic/Record combos of the 1970s
-The infamous parody issue
-"What If the Fantastic Four were Jewish?"
-Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica and...Sgt. Fury?????

All this and tons more!

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