The Front Porch

Two nerds talking about nerd things.

About the show

The Front Porch is a weekly conversation about movies, tv shows, comic books, games both video and board, and all things in between.


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    Episode 212: Oh look, it's a Sailboat

    September 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins
    kevin smith, marvel, mcu, ryan reynolds

    Fox joins us again to talk about What If…, Shang-Chi, Free Guy, and Kevin Smith

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    Episode 211: The Porch is for Closers

    September 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 29 mins
    blue's clues, curios, dc, dice throne, ffxiv, final fantasy, kevin smith, ted lasso

    Some board games we recently played, FFXIV, Ted Lasso, Glengarry Glen Ross, and GenCon prep.

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    Episode 210: Brought to you by Wayland-Yutani

    September 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 29 mins
    aliens, james cameron, marvel, streaming, ted lasso, theaters

    Bill joins us to talk about Aliens, we chat about other shows and the controversies over simultaneous theater and streaming film releases.

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    Episode 209: You had me at Coach

    August 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 33 mins
    anime, movies, tv shows

    A Silent Voice, Ted Lasso, and Lower Decks

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    Episode 208: Put that on a Plaque

    August 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 32 mins
    marvel, mcu, star trek

    Marvel speculation, “What If…” episodes 1 and 2, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and Lower Decks season 2 episode 1

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    Episode 207: I am indeed an ass

    August 16th, 2021  |  1 hr 40 mins
    dc, disney, ffxiv, joss whedon, marvel, shakespeare, streaming, theaters

    Geek Scholar Fox joins us to chat about movie revenue, critics and ratings, The Suicide Squad, Joss Whedon’s Much Ado about Nothing, Carnage, and Final Fantasy XIV.

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    Episode 206: Jungle Porch

    August 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 42 mins

    Megamind, the All Creatures Great and Small remake, The Green Knight, Jungle Cruise, Eighty-Six, and Final Fantasy XIV.

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    Episode 205: So Many Pockets

    August 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 53 mins

    Ted Lasso, Black Widow, the Blizzard Lawsuit, Final Fantasy, and Ramen Shop.

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    Episode 204: We are an Effective Team

    July 26th, 2021  |  1 hr 36 mins
    loki, marvel, mcu, oblivion

    Loki, the MCU, and Oblivion.

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    Episode 203: Existential Crisis

    July 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 26 mins
    anime, gundam, shakespeare

    Recap of games we played last weekend, Shakespeare fan-fiction, and anime movies.

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    Episode 202: Today we celebrate our Independence Day

    July 12th, 2021  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Independence Day, board games we played over the 4th, and some random recommendations.

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    Episode 201: Your Wife Says Hi

    July 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 42 mins
    crowfall, disney plus, e3, ffxiv, jackie chan, loki, marvel, mcu, world of warcraft

    Random video game chat, Crowfall, MCU rewatch reaches Endgame, Loki 1-3, and Wheels on Meals.

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    Episode 200: Is it 200 Already?

    June 28th, 2021  |  1 hr 33 mins
    cannonball run, loki, mythic quest

    Chat about The Cannonball Run, Mythic Quest, and various other shows we’ve seen this week.

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    Episode 199: It's Always Better on the Front Porch

    June 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 50 mins
    another round, eclipse, lord of the rings, lotr, oscars

    CONTENT WARNING: Our discussion of “Another Round” involves issues of addiction and suicide.

    We recap our weeks with various board games, and chat about the Oscar-winning Danish film Another Round.

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    Episode 198: Heroes are remembered, Legends never die

    June 14th, 2021  |  1 hr 39 mins
    resident alien, sandlot, world of warcraft

    Sandlot, World of Warcraft, and some TV shows

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    Episode 197: The Front Porch 500

    June 7th, 2021  |  1 hr 38 mins
    a quiet place, boss battle, eden, james bond, queen’s gambit, rashomon, red sparrow, resident alien, shadow & bone

    Mike goes to the Indy 500, we talk Shadow & Bone, Red Sparrow, Rashomon, James Bond, Boss Battle, Resident Alien, Eden, A Quiet Place, and Queen’s Gambit.