The Futile Podcast

Deconstructing 80's & 90's action movies. Relating them to comics, TV, and cartoons from then and now.

383. Bill Paxton

383. Bill Paxton (right click OR click)

Oliver and Ian discuss the performances of Bill Paxton.

300b. Cowboy Bebop

300b. Cowboy Bebop (right click OR click)

Zack and Ian talk about what is wrong with the best show ever made. Of course there is much more to say.

299. Quick and Dead Hot Tub Time

299. Quick and Dead Hot Tub Time (right click OR click)

Ian and Mark talk about two vastly different movies and discuss some of the past Futile moments.

"We'll partner, nothing lasts forever."

268. Justified Season 2

268. Justified Season 2 (right click or click)

Zack and Ian talk about how things are down in the holler. Seth joins in and we talk a little about Mattlock. It’s Good times as we get toward the end.


254. True Grit and Black Swan

254.True Grit and Black Swan (right click OR click)

Zack talks about Grits. Ian talks about swan monster metaphors.


246. JFK

246. JFK (right click OR click)

Mark is back again and this time he talks with Ian all about Ollie Stone’s controversial film.

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Next week: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Video Podcast w/ poor audio.

232. Justified season 1

232. Justified (right click or click)

Zack, Seth, and Ian talk about the first season of this pretty darn good somewhat different TV show on FX. It’s got the guy from Live Free or Die Trying’… or whatever.  Ian also makes a startling claim about The Wire.  It’s Year 4 of the Futile Podcast all bets are off.  Join us if you can.



Tsuneo Imahori – The Lowdown

207. The Outlaw Josie Wales

Mark and Ian talk about Clint Eastwood’s favorite Western.
Mel "blanks" up in this one too.

Toto – In A Feeling