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Matinee Heroes is a podcast dedicated to exploring hero cinema - from adventurers, heroes, and superheroes; from Jedi to buddy cops; from the Wild West, to the distant past, to futures both hopeful and dystopian, from ancient lands to the deepest reaches of outer space. In a time when we need heroes more than ever, Alan and Craig will try to understand just what makes our cinematic heroes tick, and how we can use that heroism in our everyday life.
 
The “Ancient Weirdness with Gunnar Hauser” podcast is an exploration of obscure people, events, and ideas from ancient history. It will entertain, intrigue, frighten, and amaze you. We will examine tales of ghosts, vampires and other undead, insane generals and philosophers, heroes and cult leaders, athletes and artists, accounts of dreams, and much more. We will cover stories that specialists have known about for a long time, but they are mostly unknown to the general public and you probabl ...
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
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PADDINGTON After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. Although taken in by the Brown family who are charmed by Paddington's amazement at urban living, someone else has her eye on him: A taxidermist who has designs on the rare bear and his hide. Craig, Alan, Elis…
 
APOLLO 13 Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell Fred Haise and Jack Swigert find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth's orbit. However, when an oxygen tank explodes, their scheduled moon landing is called off. Tensions within the crew and mounting technical problems threaten both the astronauts' survival and their safe re…
 
The first few centuries after the death of Jesus make up possibly the most mysterious and crucial era in the history of Christianity. Religion scholar Erin Vearncombe joins us to talk about who these early followers of Jesus were and how their behavior was much different than conventional wisdom may have us believe.…
 
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS In the early 1960s, during the height of the Cold War, a mutant named Charles Xavier meets a fellow mutant named Erik Lehnsherr. As the world teeters on the brink of a nuclear war, Charles and Erik with other mutants join forces to save humanity. However, a situation soon tears their friendship apart. Craig and guest co-host Zaki…
 
DUNE Welcome to Episode 30 of Season 3 Show Notes The spice must flow on the season finale of CastOFF as Steve Kondrick and Cary Gordon recast the original Dune. If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel free to email MHCastoff@gmail.com to offer …
 
DUNE In the year 10191, a spice called melange is the most valuable substance known in the universe, and its only source is the desert planet Arrakis. A royal decree awards Arrakis to Duke Leto Atreides and ousts his bitter enemies, the Harkonnens. However, when the Harkonnens violently seize back their fiefdom, it is up to Paul, Leto's son, to lea…
 
DOCTOR WHO LIVE FROM FANX SALT LAKE Welcome to Episode 29 of Season 3 Show Notes Live from FanX Salt Lake, Robert Neal and Brandon Ushio recast Doctor Who!! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel free to email MHCastoff@gmail.com to offer up fe…
 
An overview of the numerous attacks on the city of Rome throughout antiquity. If you'd like to support the show, buy Gunnar a coffee at: www.buymeacoffee/GunnarHauser Music Credits: "Magical Gravitation" www.royaltyfree-music.com "Packs of Savage Dogs" by Dream Cave EpidemicSound.com Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/GunnarHauser )…
 
SCREAM After a series of mysterious deaths, an offbeat group of scary movie fans become the target of a masked killer. As the body count begins, it's clear that the rules must be followed, and everyone's a suspect. Craig and guest co-host Brendan Agnew (@BLCAgnew on twitter) talk about the language of Horror, breaking the rules, the Great Pumpkin a…
 
ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES Welcome to Episode 28 of Season 3 Show Notes They're crazy and they're kooky - Not our contestants Elisabeth Rappe and Jake Dietz - but the movie their recasting: Addams Family Values! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel…
 
THEY LIVE A wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discover…
 
BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA Welcome to Episode 27 of Season 3 Show Notes John Wick takes on Commissioner Gordon in Bram Stoker’s Dracula as Randy REDACTED takes on Tracy Mangum to recast Bram Stoker's Dracula! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel f…
 
We've all heard of the Rosetta Stone, but few know the real story of how it was discovered and decoded. Author Edward Dolnick joins us to tell us about the people who finally cracked the code and what it meant for understanding ancient Egyptian civilization.על ידי Patrick Garvey
 
THE OMEN American diplomat Robert secretly adopts Damien when his wife, Katherine delivers a stillborn child. As a series of mysterious events and violent deaths occur around the family and Damien enters childhood, they come to learn he is in fact the prophesied Antichrist. Craig is joined by Avish Parashar and Michael worth of the In a World... Im…
 
INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE Welcome to Episode 26 of Season 3 Show Notes To celebrate Matinee Villains month we have a upcoming guests Avish Parashar and Michael Worth of the In a World Improvised Movie Homages going toe to toe to recast Interview with a Vampire. If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you…
 
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS When an office full of New York City real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Craig, Alan and guest Elisabeth Rappe (@Elisabeth Rappe on twitter) talk the corruption of capitalism, recasting with Muppets and Simpsons characters, jump s…
 
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS LIVE FROM FANX Welcome to Episode 25 of Season 3 Show Notes Live from FanX, a rematch pitting brother vs brother as Troy Mangum defends his title against his brother Tracy as they recast GlenGarry Glen Ross but with Muppets!!! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the…
 
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Jordan Belfort in the early 1990s, while still in his 20s, founds his own Wall Street brokerage firm, Stratton Oakmont. Together with his trusted lieutenant and a merry band of brokers, Belfort makes a huge fortune by defrauding wealthy investors out of millions. However, while Belfort and his cronies partake in a hedonistic…
 
An in-depth discussion of one of the most corrupt periods in the history of the Papacy, featuring the trial of the corpse of Formosus in 897. Music Credits: Magical Gravitation www.royaltyfree-music.com The Mourning Song Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b…
 
SKYFALL Welcome to Episode 24 of Season 3 Show Notes The name's OFF...CastOFF and this week we say farewell to Daniel Craig as Bond when Sam Mattos and Richard Jensen recast SKYFALL If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel free to email MHCastoff…
 
How did Alexander the Great die and what was his actual succession plan? Author and researcher David Grant joins us to discuss his investigation into what Alexander wanted for his massive empire after his death, as well as other related subjects.על ידי Patrick Garvey
 
HANNIBAL Patreon Membership month concludes with a patreon episode from October 2020. Craig and Alan discuss binging episodes, high class horror, fungus and the TV series "Hannibal" on this week's Matinee Heroes! Please consider becoming a patreon member by going to http://patreon.com/matineeheroes or you can give a one time donation at matineehero…
 
ROGUE ONE Welcome to Episode 23 of Season 3 Show Notes The story of the Death Star's destruction live from Comicpalooza! Erica Corbett and Mark Neiser recast "Rogue One". If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel free to email MHCastoff@gmail.com …
 
WALK THE LINE Patreon Membership month continues with a patreon episode from January 2021. Craig and Alan discuss common biopic tropes, Johnny Cash, changing opinions on movies and "Walk the Line" on this week's Matinee Heroes! Please consider becoming a patreon member by going to http://patreon.com/matineeheroes or you can give a one time donation…
 
Were there any limits on the power of the Pharaohs? Why were there more female rulers in Egypt than in other ancient civilizations? Egyptologist Kara Cooney comes on to discuss how political power was wielded in Ancient Egypt and how those principles are still relevant today.על ידי Patrick Garvey
 
THE USUAL SUSPECTS Welcome to Episode 22 of Season 3 Show Notes Since Craig is in Utah visiting friends and getting ready for FanX he thought he'd get Austin Vashaw and Steve Kondrick to recast "The Usual Suspects" If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episo…
 
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Patreon Membership month continues with a patreon episode from December 2020. Craig and Alan discuss never leaving town, politics, inspiration, and the movie "It’s a Wonderful Life’ on this week's Matinee Heroes! Please consider becoming a patreon member by going to http://patreon.com/matineeheroes or you can give a one time d…
 
KILL BILL VOL. 1 Welcome to Episode 21 of Season 3 Show Notes Girl power takes center stage as FanX panelists Mark Woodring and Tami Anderson recast Kill Bill Vol. 1 If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel free to email MHCastoff@gmail.com to of…
 
What did the ancient Greeks believe about the journey of Odysseus? Should we look for historical places and events behind Greek mythology? Jonathan Burgess, Professor of Classics at the University of Toronto, helps us answer these questions and much more.על ידי Patrick Garvey
 
THE ROYAL TENEBAUMS Patreon Membership month kick's off with a patreon episode from November 2020. Craig and Alan discuss post-success, crappy fathers, the great Gene Hackman and the movie "The Royal Tenenbaums" on this week's of Matinee Heroes! Please consider becoming a patreon member by going to http://patreon.com/matineeheroes or you can give a…
 
M*A*S*H Welcome to Episode 20 of Season 3 Show Notes To get ready for FanX we’ve got two panelist Tracy Mangum and Blake Casselman recasting scheduled guests from the classic TV show M*A*S*H (Jamie Farr and Lorretta Switt). If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and curr…
 
An investigation into the Gog and Magog concept and the convenient grafting of enemies onto the legend. Music Credits: "Magical Gravitation" www.royaltyfree-music.com "Breaking Through the Gate" by Hampus Naeselius EpidemicSound,com "Ba-Bum-Tss" www.fesliyanstudios.comעל ידי Gunnar Hauser
 
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING English military officers, tired of life as soldiers, travel to the isolated land of Kafiristan, where they are ultimately embraced by the people and revered as rulers. After a series of misunderstandings, the natives come to believe that one of the men is a god, but he and his friend can't keep up their deception forever.…
 
THIS IS SPINAL TAP Welcome to Episode 19 of Season 3 Show Notes Turn it up to 11 as we get metal and geeky with the Metal Geeks (@metalgeeks on twitter) Cary Gordon and George Tripsas as they recast "This is Spinal Tap"! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current…
 
Did the ancient Greeks and Romans believe in supernatural phenomena? Did they believe mythological monsters and gods really existed? Author and academic Garett Ryan comes on the show to help answer these questions and many more.על ידי Patrick Garvey
 
GOODFELLAS Henry Hill grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but he’s oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel Henry’s climb to the top. Craig and Alan discuss family, mobsters, visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame and…
 
MANDALORIAN LIVE FROM COMICPALOOZA Welcome to Episode 18 of Season 3 Show Notes This is the way! Live from Comicpalooza, Liz Serna (with @nerdybitches Heather as her last second stand-in) and Jared McClelland @hipshtx recast the Mandalorian. If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the link…
 
HOOPER Sonny Hooper is getting too banged up to remain Hollywood's top stuntman, but he signs up as the stunt coordinator for a big-budget action movie with a pushy director. Ready to retire from the physical abuse, Hooper is gearing up to make the film's climactic stunt his biggest ever, but cocky younger stuntman aims to steal the glory with his …
 
THE SUICIDE SQUAD Welcome to Episode 17 of Season 3 Show Notes We’re going to recast this movie if it kills us! This time, Jake Dietz and Stephanie Lisman are recasting a movie that’s not even out yet, The Suicide Squad! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current…
 
Why is ancient Egyptian civilization, including the Great Pyramids, the subject of so many conspiracy theories? Author Jason Colavito joins me to discuss how and why the history of Egypt has been rewritten and manipulated over the centuries.על ידי Patrick Garvey
 
THE RAID: REDEMPTION Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter wit…
 
CITY SLICKERS Welcome to Episode 16 of Season 3 Show Notes Helloooooooooo! Liz Serna and Tami Anderson battle each other as they recast the comedy classic City Slickers. If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff where you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. Feel free to email MHCastoff@gmail.com t…
 
KNIVES OUT The circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there's one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure -- everyone in the wildly dysfunctional Thrombey family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth. Craig, Alan and guest R…
 
THE THREE AMIGOS Welcome to Episode 15 of Season 3 Show Notes One for each other and all for one on the this episode of CastOFF! as Alex Barnhill and Devin Pike recast THREE AMIGOS! If you want to watch the show, you can head over to matineeheroes.com/castoff and you’ll find all the links to past and current episodes. And feel free to email MHCasto…
 
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