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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

3 great hosts

Gene Shalit, the dude with gout and the other one all provide a weekly dose of joy

Wow, I hope this show is around forever!


Unless the show takes some sort of huge decline in quality, this show should stick around forever.

Come on, try to name a better podcast!

Killmonger agrees; if he hadn’t been unfairly defeated by the isolationist T’Challa, he’d definitely keep this podcast going.

My favorite bits include the Gene reviews and Vic and Sonny’s recent racist tirade against Italian Americans.

Energetic, lively: definitely words I’d use to describe this podcast.

Don’t believe me, just take a listen!

I’d give this podcast 6/5 stars if I could.

All I want is for this podcast to stick around so we can see just how badly Sonny crushed Vic and JVL on the Oscar’s draft.

DC magazine writers could be boring and stuffy, but these guys are jovial, well versed in low culture, and passionate about their work.


Clarity Media is Trash

Philip Anschutz and Ryan McKibben are garbage people.