The Cult Spark Podcast
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Thoughtfully covering movies, TV, games and comics of the cult and geek varieties since 2012.
||ExplicitMini-cast: Captain America: Civil War||Bob and Stew talk nothing but Marvel's latest superhero extravaganza.||5/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24: Batman, Huge A-hole||Bob and Stew talk Batman v Superman, The Screening Room and Indy 5.||3/30/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23: Deadpool is the New Hotness||Tim returns to the show, joining Bob and Stew to talk Deadpool, The X-Files and more.||2/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Bob and Stew talk Star Wars ... nothing but Star Wars!||12/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 22: Creed, Craig and Capes||Bob and Stew talk Creed, Spectre, Batman v Superman and Fargo.||12/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21: The Martian 2 — Mars Harder||Bob and Stew talk The Martian, Crimson Peak and Star Wars.||10/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20: Your Podcast, Should You Choose to Accept It …||Bob and Stew talk Fantastic Four, Mission: Impossible, Ant-Man and more.||8/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Jurassic World||Bob and Stew blow their gaskets over the sheer stupidity of the box-office phenomenon.||6/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Mad Max: Fury Road||Bob and Terrence travel the Fury Road, come back covered in dust and silver spray paint.||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Avengers: Age of Ultron||Bob and Stew size up this summer's big superhero sequel and talk about hitting "peak Whedon."||5/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: If You Podcast It, They Will Come (The Baseball Movie Episode)||Filmmaker Kurt Larson stops by to help us debate the best baseball films ever made.||4/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: Twitter Following and Redmayne Hollering||Bob and Stew talk Spidey, Jupiter Ascending, Justified, Better Call Saul and famous Twitter followers.||2/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies||Bob and Terrence ponder the sex lives of elves.||12/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: Hate-playing Destiny (Our 2014 Videogame Year in Review)||Special guest Justin Clark (Joystiq, Gamespot) stops by to chat up videogames with Bob and Stew.||12/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Interstellar||Bob and Stew talk Christopher Nolan's biggest misfire.||11/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: John Wick||Bob and Stew are in love with Keanu Reeves' latest action flick.||10/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: Ape Evolution and What Kind of Extinction?!||Bob, Tim and Stew discuss their love for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.||7/21/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: This Podcast (Like Time) is a Flat Circle||Bob and Stew talk True Detective, Justified, the 300 sequel and The LEGO Movie.||3/14/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: Sylvester Stallone Did a Bad Thing||Bob, Stew and Tim look back at 2014 in film and discuss the new Jack Ryan movie.||1/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Blandy McSpydude, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.||The gang talks Star Wars, Daredevil, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the PS4.||11/21/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Writer/Director Kurt Edward Larson (Son of Ghostman)||A candid conversation with a first-time feature filmmaker.||10/29/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Remembering Elmore Leonard||Bob and Stew discuss the prolific writer's considerable legacy.||8/21/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: The Wolverine||Bob and Chad dissect the new Wolverine flick.||8/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: Sequel-cast — Judgment Days & Bogus Journeys||Bob, Stew, Tim and Terrence talk nothin' but sequels.||7/31/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Pacific Rim||Bob and Stew throw down over del Toro's latest.||7/19/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMini-cast: Man of Steel||So we’re going to try something new here at Cult Spark. Rather than waiting to talk about recently released movies until we get a quorum together to record the Cult Spark Podcast proper (which can take up to a month sometimes),||6/16/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11: Paul Walker Tries So Hard||It’s episode 11 of the Cult Spark Podcast, wherein our fearless podcast crew dissects Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal, ponders movies that are green-lit solely because it’s contractually beneficial for the studio to do so,||6/7/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Tough Guys Skip 3D (Our Summer Movie Preview!)||The Cult Spark Podcast crew is back to preview the 2013 summer movie season, walking you through all the films you should be excited to go see during the next four months. Additionally, Tim outs himself as a Scott Pilgrim vs. the World hater.||5/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Kickstarter, Veronica Mars and Banana Popsicles||The Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter project — a new way for entertainment corporations to drain your wallet or a nifty solution for sidestepping soulless movie studios entirely? Our podcast team tries to find an answer in this installment of the Cult S.||3/26/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Oz, Raimi and “The” Two-Face||Oz: The Great and Powerful, the first new Sam Raimi film in four years, comes to theaters this weekend, and our podcast crew seizes the opportunity to dissect the Evil Dead maestro’s full filmography. CHUD’s Tim Kelly gives us his take on Oz,||3/8/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Welcome to the Party, Pal||Bob, Stew and Terrence Die Hard and podcast harder.||2/12/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: Liam Neeson, Wolf-Puncher||Our podcast crew looks back on the year recently ended in episode six of the Cult Spark Podcast. Among the 2012 film highlights discussed at length are Django Unchained, The Grey, Cloud Atlas, The Master, Wreck-It Ralph and more.||1/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Wolverine on a Hoverboard||Episode five of the Cult Spark Podcast finds the gang discussing Ben Affleck’s recent comments on how great TV drama might be getting in the way of great film drama; the hubbub over HFR (High Frame Rate) showings of The Hobbit; and comic-book casting n.||12/7/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: A New and Disneyfied Hope||We’re talking nothing but Star Wars in an emergency Cult Spark Podcast where Bob Taylor (Cult Spark & CHUD), Tim Kelly (CHUD) and Stewart Smith (The Shelf) discuss the surprise sale of Lucasfilm to Disney. Among the finer points of the conversation are.||11/1/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: The Promise of Boobs (Our Halloween Spectacular!)||Not-stop horror talk for All Hallow's Eve.||10/26/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: Gene Hackman … now in 3D!||The guys are back for Episode 2 of The Cult Spark Podcast. The conversation in our sophomore effort breaks down thusly: 0:00 — Introduction 1:37 — The Hobbit 18:26 — Wii-U and videogame console talk 37:15 — Classic movie re-releases: we love ’em||10/6/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Huggin’ Up on the Blond Guy||The Cult Spark Podcast is here! Our first episode features Cult Spark writers Bob Taylor and Terrence Aybar, along with film critics Tim Kelly and Stewart Smith, as they tackle a number geek-friendly topics.||9/14/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
Really like the vibe. Need more episodes soon!
Hugely entertaining and informative, with relevant and timely topics, presented in an informal and humorous manner. The banter and chemistry between the Cult Spark team members makes the hour-long episodes seem way too short!
Good Guys with Interesting Perspective.
Fun podcast, specifically due to the dynamics between the guys. Bob does a good job holding court, no easy feat when the unpredictable Stew starts pontificating on Pacific Rim being "this generation's Star Wars." If that's not entertaining to you, what is? Terrance adds a cool vibe when he's there, and the whole mix makes for an enjoyable listen. And Stew. Stew is the cuddly mascot you can't get mad at because he's just so darn nice.