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.

Episodes

  • Episode 18: Days of Future Porch

    January 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 43 mins
    deck builders, disney, fox, hero realms, legendary

    Kicking off 2018 we talk about some board games, the Disney acquisition of Fox, Disney Parks, and wrap with our favorite things from 2017.

  • Episode 17: Last Porchmas

    December 25th, 2017  |  1 hr 35 mins
    board games, star wars

    Special guest Bill joins us to share all our Festivus Grievances with The Last Jedi.

  • Episode 16: Porches and Dragons

    December 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Fox returns and we're joined by Pat to talk about Roleplaying Games.

  • Episode 15: The Last Porchfighter

    December 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 47 mins
    dceu, justice league, mmos, pc gaming, ps4, shadow of war, warcraft, world of warcraft

    After Michael built his new PC we talk about video games, the Warcraft movie, and some thoughts on Superhero Films vis-a-vis Justice League.

  • Episode 14: The Porchbuilding Game

    December 4th, 2017  |  1 hr 31 mins
    black friday, pc building, pc gaming, shopping, star trek discovery

    This week we report on our Black Friday purchases, talk about Michael's new PC build project, and wrap up with his thoughts after seeing the Fall Finale of ST: Discovery

  • Episode 13: Ender's Porch

    November 27th, 2017  |  1 hr 41 mins
    roleplaying, star trek, star trek adventures, star trek discovery

    All Star Trek this week. We discuss most of the first half of Star Trek Discovery, and some of Dennis' experience with Star Trek roleplaying, and our plan to start a Star Trek Adventures campaign.

  • Episode 12: Stranger Porch II

    November 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 40 mins
    black friday, lord of the rings, movie music, shopping, stranger things

    Part two of our Stranger Things discussion, some stories and commentary on Black Friday shopping, and wrap up with our favorite emotional movie moments.

  • Episode 11: Stranger Porch I

    November 13th, 2017  |  1 hr 42 mins
    blizzard, blizzcon, heroes of the storm, hulk, marvel, stranger things, thor, thor:ragnarok, world of warcraft

    We chat a little bit about paint and tattoos, before giving our spoiler-filled impressions of Stranger Things 2 episodes 1-5, and Thor: Ragnarok. Wrapping up with some Blizzcon news.

  • Episode 10: Front Porch: The Live Album

    November 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 20 mins
    board games, comics, esports, game of thrones, games of thrones: the iron throne, sports

    First ever live show, we talk about diplomacy board games, spectator sports and esports, and Mike recommends some comics.

  • Episode 9: The One with Trotzke

    October 30th, 2017  |  1 hr 37 mins
    apple tv, board games, chromecast, guest, kickstarter, microtransactions, mobile, roku, video games, youtube tv

    Guest host Mike Trotzke joins us to talk about board games, kickstarter, and mobile game microtransactions. We wrap up with our impressions on TV casting devices.

  • Episode 8: Beyond Thunderporch

    October 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 38 mins
    audiobooks, books, heroes of the storm, holidays, marvel legendary, overwatch, rifftrax, world of warcraft

    We do a deep-dive into Marvel: Legendary, talk about holidays in video games, and wrap up with some personal book recommendations.

  • Episode 7: Pod Runner 2099

    October 16th, 2017  |  1 hr 33 mins
    artificial intelligence, battlestar galactica, blade runner, caprica, lord of the rings, stories, story endings, the singularity

    Blade Runner 2049: nudity, storytelling, and some philosophy.
    SPOILERS for Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Battlestar Galactica, Lord of the Rings, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Caprica.

  • Episode 6: Dennis vs Mechagodzilla

    October 9th, 2017  |  1 hr 36 mins
    binge, game of thrones, netflix, reality tv, sports, star trek, twitch

    The TV episode. We talk about Netflix, weekly versus binge-release shows, and wrap up with some live tv talk.

  • Episode 5: The Search for More Money

    October 2nd, 2017  |  1 hr 34 mins
    arcades, campaign games, consoles, legacy games, pandemic legacy, risk legacy, travel

    We share our personal history with arcade games and video game consoles, and talk a bit about legacy and campaign board games.

  • Episode 4: The Front Porch - The Motion Picture

    September 25th, 2017  |  1 hr 30 mins
    anime, black desert online, elder scrolls, mmos, netflix, stranger things, world of warcraft

    Anime and MMOs

  • Episode 3: The One with Fox

    September 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 21 mins
    batman, dark tower, dc, deadpool, geekscholars, hancock, infinity gauntlet, marvel, movies, ready player one, the joker, unbreakable

    Special Guest Fox from GeekScholars, we talk all things film, mostly superheroes.