The lightsaber from the Star Wars franchise is one of the most iconic weapons in all of pop culture, so much so the noise it makes flashed through your mind when you first read the word. This week we talk all things Lightsabers in honor of the month of December, AKA Star Wars Month here on A Podcast About Something, brought to you like only Kalvin and Nick can! There is much more beneath this mysterious weapon than meets the eye, from the complicated creation method, the process which gives them their many colors, and finally to the legends that utilize certain models. Lightsabers are often as iconic as the Jedi and Sith who wield them, cutting their way through the ancient history of the Star Wars universe.
Are you ready for some Fooooottttbaaaalllllllllll — Movie Superlatives? Good, because Kalvin and Nick are first and goal with our patented made up awards for Football Movies! We’re joined this week by some fellow Podcasters who took the time to hand out some awards as well, which we follow up with for best coaches, goals, players, and who could forget touchdown celebrations! There is no better time of year to talk Football, especially around the holidays when there is nothing but re-runs of timeless classics on millions of TVs which is perfect after a massive meal! Extra special thanks to the Kolby Told Me Podcast, Boomer from The BOOMSTICK Podcast, Self Shoots the Sh!t Podcas, Thoughts from the Basement Podcast, and The Random Reviews and other Ramblings podcast!
As the future rapidly approaches with technological advancements that impress and awe us everyday, we find ourselves at a crossroads. The advent of Artificial Intelligence and it’s advancement is quickly becoming a topic worth noting, and this week Kalvin and Nick are here to talk all about it! From the inception, to the present, and what’s in store in the future we explore consequences of the human race’s desire for a construct that thinks on it’s own accord while benefiting humanity. Morality, rights, and the likelihood they will rise up and destroy their human overlords all come up this week.
He is the one who knocks! A man responsible for so much death and destruction in a short span, he needs no introduction. SAY HIS NAME!!! This week Kalvin and Nick dive deep into all of the deaths Walter White is responsible for on his journey from Mr. Chips to Scarface. We discuss more than 10 deaths from Breaking Bad and their impact on the world surrounding Walter. Then at the 1:11.42 mark we give a spoiler-filled review of the Breaking Bad follow-up movie, El Camino.
It’s that time of year where fear runs rampant, superstition is thick in the air, the horror is palpable, and obviously Kalvin and Nick give out Halloween Movie Superlatives! Everyone has a Halloween movie must-watch list when the costumes come out and you’ve already eaten all the good candy before those trick or treaters can get their hands on it. Close the curtains and turn down the lights as we discuss the best costumes, villains, monsters in plain sight, and candy from our favorite Halloween movies! Be careful this Halloween as witches cast their dance till you die spells on you while William Shatner’s likeness hangs in the shadows, and enjoy this frightful time of year.
Kalvin and Nick take a deep dive into collecting in this week’s episode. We discuss our personal collections, why we started collecting, and what we think will happen to our vast collections when we’re done with them. We take some time to talk about listeners collections at the end of the episode.
One of the most epic DC crossover events in comics history is on Kalvin and Nick’s docket this week as we dive into the one and only epic tale: DC’s Flashpoint. The timeline is not to be trifled with, and the Flash learns first-hand what happens when you meddle, resulting in a shattered reality. The world he knew is gone. and the people who used to inhabit his life have all changed for better and worse. We dive deep into some classic heroes who were also affected as the Flash works to restore what he used to know, and save this new world and it’s inhabitants from the clutches of doom.