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.


  • Episode 54: GenCon 2018 Front Porch Roundtable

    September 10th, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    board games, food, gencon

    Recorded live on the front porch of our GenCon AirBnB, we share GenCon advice and experiences with Fox, Pat, Chris, and David.

  • Episode 53: Here we go Again

    September 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 22 mins

    Year one complete, we review Ghostbusters, talk about segment changes going into year two, and discuss about angry fan reactions. Next week's challenge: The Sinner.

  • Episode 52: Ludicrous Speed

    August 27th, 2018  |  1 hr 38 mins
  • Episode 51: Road Trip with the EM-50

    August 20th, 2018  |  1 hr 37 mins
  • Episode 50: Porch Troopers

    August 13th, 2018  |  1 hr 33 mins
  • Episode 49: Are We There Yet?

    August 6th, 2018  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Gencon week hype show! We talk recent trailers/movies, and the Netflix Anime, Godzilla.

  • Episode 48: The One With Fox III

    July 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 32 mins
    lego, mcu, nintendo switch, rpgs, star trek, the orville, trailers

    Fox joins us again to talk DM/GMing, upcoming film, Lego, and the Switch. Last week's challenge was The Orville and next week's is Netflix' anime Godzilla.

  • Episode 47: Don't go in the tall grass, stay on the Porch

    July 23rd, 2018  |  1 hr 41 mins
    d&d, gencon, jeff goldblum, jurassic park, rpgs, the lost world, tv

    Weekly update on GenCon plans, discussion of The Lost World, and a quick chat about HD TV's "Soap-Opera Effect"

  • Episode 46: Good News Strikes Back

    July 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 41 mins
    gencon, hbo, jurassic park, sequels, the incredibles, westworld

    All the sequels; Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Westworld Season 2.

  • Episode 45: Porch Full of Splendor

    July 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 37 mins
    co-op, fallout, gencon, hbo, video games, westworld

    A little bit of GenCon prep talk focussed on the game auction, some thoughts and updates on co-op video games and the Fallout universe, and our impressions of the first two episodes of Westworld season 2.

  • Episode 44: Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli

    July 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 44 mins
    lore, mmos, mobile games, movies, steam, swtor, the godfather, warcraft, wow

    Thoughts and impressions of The Godfather, some mobile game updates, the Steam sale, both WoW and Warcraft Lore. Next week's challenge is the first two episodes of Westworld Season 2.

  • Episode 43: Jurassic Porch

    June 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 45 mins
    al pacino, board games, gloomhaven, heat, robert dinero, world of warcraft

    Lots of board game talk with Mike's impressions on Gloomhaven, some abstract thoughts on IP games, then Dennis's recent WoW relapse. Last week's challenge was Heat, next week's is The Godfather.

  • Episode 42: Towels

    June 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 42 mins
    christopher nolan, marvel, memento, spider-man, the cw

    After a long weekend, we discuss Nolan's classic, Memento, and share our hot takes on the Into the Spiderverse trailer and some new shows we're watching. Next week's challenge is the 1995 crime drama, Heat.

  • Episode 41: Porchlander

    June 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 43 mins
    board games, gencon, highlander, lotr lcg, solo, star wars, video games

    Bill Hegg joins us to talk Solo, Gencon, and Highlander. Next week's challenge is Christopher Nolan's "Memento"

  • Episode 40: Forty First Dates

    June 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 31 mins
    arrested development, legacy, local game stores, lotr lcg, mmos, netflix, pandemic, sports

    In our post Memorial Day episode, we share our weekend experiences, including Pandemic Legacy, the Indy 500, local game stores, and the LOTR LCG. Upcoming challenge is the original Highlander.

  • Episode 39: No Sci-fi for You!

    May 28th, 2018  |  1 hr 42 mins
    lotr lcg, mmos, movies, netflix, star wars

    We chat about MMOs and mobile games, our weekly LOTR LCG update, and talk at length about star wars and film genre fatigue. Wrap up Violet Evergarden, last week's challenge. For next week we're watching the newly re-edited Arrested Development season four.