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Do you enjoy science-fiction, fantasy, comic books, video games, or weird TV shows with complicated backstories? Then join EW’s Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich as they explore the most important topics in modern geekdom.
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Summer television round-up! Jeff and Darren investigate the popularity of 'Stranger Things,' close the book on 'Preacher' season 1, and explore alternate realities in 'Mr Robot.' Then, Jeff convinces Darren to watch 'BrainDead,' and Darren fails to convince Jeff to watch 'Real Housewives of New York City.'
Jeff and Darren take a close look at the 'classic' Batman graphic novel and the (terrible) new movie it inspired. Plus: A moderate defense of 'Mr Robot' season 2!
Jeff and Darren talk the new season of 'Mr. Robot' and their hopes for this year's Comic-Con in San Diego.
It's Netflix week! Jeff and Darren talk about 'Stranger Things,' the new Spielberg-homaging Winona Ryder supernatural drama. Then Darren tries to convince Jeff that a Hollywood satire about a talking horse is the next 'Sopranos.'
Darren played the new 'Legend of Zelda' and saw 'God of War 4,' 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' and 'Death Stranding' at E3. But will Jeff ever get around to playing any of these highly-anticipated video games? Find out in this special E3 roundup!
Fixing Fandom

Fixing Fandom

2016-06-1556:20

Jeff and Darren have both read Devin Faraci's controversial essay 'Is Fandom Broken?' Jeff and Darren have also both been fans of things – and they've both run afoul of the rage-cage that is internet fandom. On this week's episode, they try to sort through the big questions about how the internet has changed the world of geekery. Have things gotten better? (Yes.) Have they gotten worse? (Also yes.) Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Thanks for listening, and don’t forget to come back each week for a new episode. Credits: Hosts: Darren Franich (@DarrenFranich) and Jeff Jensen (@EWDocJensen) Editor: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)
Jeff and Darren talk about AMC's new supernatural existential thriller-horror-comedy 'Preacher' and how it relates to the brilliant (but problematic?) comic book series. Please rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We’d love to hear from you. Thanks for listening, and don’t forget to come back each week for a new episode. Credits: Hosts: Darren Franich (@DarrenFranich) and Jeff Jensen (@EWDocJensen) Editor: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)
Jeff has seen 'Batman v Superman' and has theories about the DC Extended Universe. Darren has seen 'Batman v Superman' and doesn't know whether to laugh or cry.
Jeff Jensen has seen half of 'Daredevil' season 2! Darren Franich has thoughts on '10 Cloverfield Lane'! What does 'Beneath the Planet of the Apes' have to do with all this? Listen and find out!
Just in time for EW's 'Batman v Superman' cover story, Jeff and Darren look back on their favorite Batman and Superman movies. 'Batman Returns' or 'The Dark Knight'? Goofy Superman or Emo Superman?
Jeff and Darren attack each other with questions. It's the first ever Hyperdrive Exchange!
Jeff and Darren talk about Frank Miller's classic Batman story, with special guest Alex Pappademas.
We saw Deadpool!

We saw Deadpool!

2016-02-0801:05:52

Jeff and Darren talk Ryan Reynolds' anti-superhero movie, with some help from Entertainment Weekly TV reporter Natalie Abrams.
Part 2 of a two-part episode on superhero TV history! Jeff and Darren talk about the new time-traveling superteam show from the maker of 'Arrow,' 'The Flash,' and 'Supergirl'
Part one of a two-parter about 'Legends of Tomorrow,' the Berlanti universe, and the whole history of superheroes on television!
Jeff and Darren are back to talk about the return of 'The X-Files.' First, though, let's talk about our favorite episodes from the original run.
Jeff and Darren decide to feel optimistic and talk about how NBC's 2015 'Heroes' reboot might not be the worst idea ever. Then they dive deep into the crazy and wondrous 'True Detective,' putting forward some possible and impossible theories for the HBO anthology-mystery's first season finale.
Jeff and Darren talk about the frustrating conclusion to the latest season of the British series 'Sherlock,' with extended comparisons to last summer's 'Man of Steel.' Then it's time for a look ahead at the movies (like Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar') and TV shows (like Guilermo Del Toro's 'The Strain') that they're excited to see this year.
Darren and guest-host Keith Staskiewicz talk about the new hit Adult Swim show 'Rick and Morty' and the very-well-established hit Cartoon Network show 'Adventure Time.' There is a brief but important tangent into the history of Adult Swim, during which they discuss the best show you've never heard of: 'Moral Orel.'
Jeff and Darren take a look at the surprisingly not-terrible, actually-quite-good Fox show about the Headless Horseman and Ichabod Crane, which just finished its first season. Then it's a deep dive into the rebooted 'Community,' complete with a list of their favorite episodes!
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Nick Leshi

Please bring this podcast back!

Jun 11th
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