By Mark Casper and Trent Kinsey
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hum·ding·er - a remarkable or outstanding person or thing of its kind. Humdinger is a show about movies, TV, sports, books, pop culture, and other awesome things we love. Hosted by Mark Casper and Trent Kinsey, this diverse podcast has a little something for everyone (even your crazy aunt who loves cats).
||CleanOur Favorite Movies, TV Shows, and Books from 2017, Plus Previewing 2018 (Ep. 13)||In this episode, Mark and Trent discuss their favorite movies, TV shows, and books from 2017. Then, they talk about the things they're most excited about in 2018 (in those same three categories). You don't want to miss it!||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Deep Dive (Ep. 12)||In this episode, Mark and Trent go all in on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' written and directed by Rian Johnson.||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHOTGUN EPISODE: HQ Trivia, 'Star Wars: Last Jedi' Preview, Dr. Who, 'Jumanji,' 'The Wheel of Time,' LaVar Ball, Garden Lights (Ep. 11)||In this "Shotgun Episode," Mark and Trent discuss HQ Trivia, 'Star Wars: Last Jedi' Preview, Dr. Who, the new 'Jumanji' trailer, 'The Wheel of Time,' LaVar Ball, and Garden Lights.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTop 10 Superhero Movies of All Time, Amazon's Expensive 'Lord of the Rings' Bet, and 'Kings of the Wyld' (Ep. 10)||In this episode, Trent and Mark talk about Nicolas Eames' new book 'Kings of the Wyld,' Amazon's recent purchase of the TV rights to 'Lord of the Rings,' and the top 10 superhero movies of all time.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: Pros + Cons of Christopher Nolan's Films and Ready Player One Trailer (Ep. 9)||In this bonus episode, Trent and Mark discuss the pros and cons of all Christopher Nolan's films. Plus, they talk about the Ready Player One movie trailer.||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThor: Ragnarok, Wildwood Chronicles, and NBA Surprises (Ep. 8)||In this episode, Mark and Trent talk about the film 'Thor: Ragnarok,' the Wildwood Chronicles (the popular children's book series written by Colin Meloy and illustrated by Carson Ellis), and our biggest surprises from the NBA's first games of the...||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Children of Men,' The U.S. World Cup Fail, and 'Inception' (Ep. 7)||In this episode, Trent and Mark talk about the U.S. Men's National team failing to qualify for the World Cup, the movie 'Inception,' and do a deep dive on the film 'Children of Men.'||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNeil Gaiman's 'Good Omens,' Jon Acuff's 'Finish,' Hillary Clinton on Longform Podcast, 'Firefly,' and College Football (Ep. 6)||In this "shotgun" episode, Trent and Mark talk about a ton of awesome things they're into at the moment, including: An interesting interview on the Longform Podcast with Hillary Clinton on her new book, 'What Happened' The upcoming TV...||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStar Wars vs. Star Trek, 'It,' and The Count of Monte Cristo (Ep. 5)||To start off this episode, Trent's one cool (and slightly horrifying) thing is the new movie 'It,' while Mark's is the book, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas. After that, we discuss all things Star Wars and Star Trek—their...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWatchmen, English Premier League, and 'Baby Driver' (Ep. 4)||In this episode, Trent and Mark talk about Watchmen, the English Premiere League, and Baby Driver. Trent's one cool thing is the English Premiere League. We talk about the resurgence of soccer in the U.S. (2:30), how Trent chose Chelsea as his team...||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGame of Thrones: The Books, The Show, and Why We Love Jon Snow (Ep. 3)||In this episode Trent and Mark talk about all things Game of Thrones: the history and origin of the books, the show catching up to the books, the historical bent to the story, their favorite and least favorite characters, seasons, and storylines....||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Dunkirk' Reviews and Ranking Christopher Nolan's Best Films (Ep. 2)||Note: If you haven't seen 'Dunkirk,' this episode features a few spoilers. Trent's one cool thing is the book Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft. Mark's one cool thing is the book Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry. Next, we talk...||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNBA Finals, ESPN's 30 for 30: Best of Enemies, and Ready Player One (Ep. 1)||Welcome to the first episode of Humdinger! In this episode we talk about the 2017 NBA Finals (4:00) why Trent thought the playoffs were boring (4:30), why Mark became obsessed with the Finals (6:40), how Trent became a transplant OKC fan (7:20), why...||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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Looking forward to more!
Amazingly good podcast
Love this podcast. Hosts are sharp, funny, insightful, well-spoken, and very good looking. Highly recommend this podcast, especially since it has something for everyone.
My Weekly dose of American Culture
I'm an American, live overseas and love this podcast. It keeps me in tune with what is happening in American pop culture. Plus Mark and Trent have a great back-and-forth.