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The Weekly Substandard | A nerdcast on movies and pop-culture

By The Weekly Standard

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Each week geek out with Victorino Matus, Jonathan V. Last and Sonny Bunch for a nerdcast on movies and pop-culture. The genesis for this podcast started way back in 2002 with Jonathan's seminal essay, The Case For the Empire: The debate continues today with The Weekly Substandard podcast.

Customer Reviews

fantastic, funny

Absolutely love this podcast on movies, culture, and life (and occasionally, alcohol and NJ rest stops) -- the dynamic among the hosts is wonderful, the conversations are freewheeling but insightful, and there's next to no politics. totally refreshing and makes me actually "lol."

The only thing that would make this show better is...

mandatory 30 minute pre-show all-you-can-binge cocktail - even though Jonathan Last is a garbage bourbon hater.

Of all the right-wing-death-beast podcasts I listen to on my commute to and from the planet killing suburbs, this one has been thoroughly entertaining. Even the segment about favorite rest stops on I-95 (can you get more elitist and coastal than that? P.S. That's why we got Trump y'all) was pretty good.

Coffee Dog

Fantastic. None of these guys take themselves too seriously. Very light on politics, very fun. Excellent topics.