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The Incomparable

Jason Snell

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The Incomparable is a weekly dive into geeky media we love, including movies, books, TV, comics, and more, featuring a rotating panel of guests and hosted by Jason Snell.

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238: Caucus with the Dark Side

1:35:19 | Mar 14th, 2015

"Star Wars - Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" part 2

237: Force Denier

1:35:45 | Mar 6th, 2015

"Star Wars - Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" part 1

183: How I Sold Your Mother

1:26:00 | Feb 22nd, 2014

"Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones." (Part 2 of 2.)

182: Full-Fledged Force Mullet

1:23:51 | Feb 14th, 2014

"Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones." (Part 1 of 2.)

137: Go Wash a Droid

1:05:13 | Apr 28th, 2013

"Star Wars: Episode I" (part 2 of 2)

68: Jedi Weekend

1:27:09 | Nov 25th, 2011

"The Empire Strikes Back" (part 2)

67: Darth Vader's Office is Really Weird

1:24:54 | Nov 20th, 2011

Launch your probe droids and cut open your tauntaun! It’s time for part one of our two-part discussion of “The Empire Strikes Back.” Does Han Solo just want to be loved? Is Chewie sabotaging the Falcon on purpose? Why is snowy Hoth the setting? Why i...Show More

450: A Surprising Number of Spider-Meetings

1:12:13 | Mar 9th

Alternate Spider-Man characters and "Spider-Verse"

446: Allergic to Brands

1:10:55 | Feb 17th

William Gibson's "Pattern Recognition"

439: Dad Bod Spider-Man

1:01:48 | Dec 31st, 2018

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

432: It's Called a Ballute

1:43:06 | Nov 10th, 2018

"2010: The Year We Make Contact"

427: A Lot of Rocket Metaphors

1:14:07 | Oct 6th, 2018

Mary Robinette Kowal's "Lady Astronaut" novels

426: Up to the Puppies

1:26:59 | Sep 29th, 2018

Rocket Surgery: "Equilibrium".

416: My Favorite of the Chrises

1:20:48 | Jul 21st, 2018

"Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Captain America: Winter Soldier"

387: Good Job, Jerks - The Best of 2017

2:26:50 | Jan 1st, 2018

Our favorites, plus our annual clip show!

385: Delta and the Porgs

1:09:41 | Dec 21st, 2017

"The Last Jedi", a second view

381: That's Me Only Shirt!

1:31:09 | Nov 26th, 2017

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" season 2

380: Floppy Shark

1:18:25 | Nov 19th, 2017

"What Remains of Edith Finch" and "Tacoma"

378: A Parrot Bit Me

1:19:55 | Nov 5th, 2017

"The Third Man" and "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold"

375: Sentimental Spite

1:24:31 | Oct 14th, 2017

Disney Animated Features Draft

373: Great Joy and Gratitude

1:07:13 | Oct 1st, 2017

"Star Trek: The Next Generation" at 30

372: Jedi Inflation is a Serious Problem

1:24:33 | Sep 23rd, 2017

Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Rebels overview

370: Someone We've Never Heard Of

1:32:41 | Sep 9th, 2017

"Star Wars: Episode IX" Director Draft

363: From Cold City to Atomic Blonde

1:20:47 | Jul 22nd, 2017

Antony Johnston's journey from graphic novel to feature film

360: A Dwarf Named Elwood

1:26:35 | Jul 3rd, 2017

Rocket Surgery: "Dungeons and Dragons"

355: What Would Pop Do?

1:27:45 | May 28th, 2017

"The Godfather Part II", Part One

352: Hold My Space Beer

1:23:43 | May 13th, 2017

The Guardians of the Galaxy are back, and so we’ve convened our panel of moviegoers to break down the good and bad of “Vol. 2.” Ego’s weird art collection! Yondu’s true status as a Space Dad! Sylvester Stallone being himself! Fighting sisters, deadbe...Show More

348: He's Way Better Than Fonzie

1:44:04 | Apr 16th, 2017

"American Graffiti" and "Breaking Away"

341: Might As Well Keep Going

1:14:17 | Feb 25th, 2017

Rocket Surgery: "The Wizard of Mars"

339: Burned Like Books

1:13:52 | Feb 11th, 2017

"Fahrenheit 451" and "Nineteen Eighty-Four"

335: Perfect Kid Logic

1:23:46 | Jan 14th, 2017

"E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial"

332: She's the Han Solo

1:52:07 | Dec 24th, 2016

"Rogue One" rebel podcaster opinions

313: The Ziggurats of Yavin IV

1:52:46 | Aug 14th, 2016

"Star Wars: Rogue One" trailer analysis

310: I Hated Mrs. Slimer

1:25:31 | Jul 23rd, 2016

Women instead of men! Slimer with a girlfriend! Dogs and hats living together! Mass hysteria! We review the 2016 version of “Ghostbusters.”...

308: Is Winter Coming?

1:23:02 | Jul 9th, 2016

2015-16 TV season, Game of Thrones season six

306: Only One Spaceship

1:22:46 | Jun 25th, 2016

Professor Siracusa's Anime 103

302: Keep Watching the Skies

1:15:38 | May 29th, 2016

"HIs Girl Friday" and "The Thing from Another World"

298: Tumblr Would Have Loved It

1:18:53 | May 1st, 2016

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" season one

297: The Ohm Whisperer

1:23:26 | Apr 23rd, 2016

"Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind"

282: Head Clara

1:51:17 | Jan 9th, 2016

"Doctor Who" series 9 wrap-up

280: They're Not Alone

1:11:05 | Dec 24th, 2015

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens", a fourth view

279: They Were Jerk Planets

1:19:53 | Dec 23rd, 2015

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens", a third view

278: Fake Jedi Boy

1:53:52 | Dec 23rd, 2015

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens", a second view

275: Comprehensive Tapestry Policy

1:26:43 | Dec 6th, 2015

"Miracle on 34th Street" and "The Lion in Winter"

271: Nostalgia Bomb

1:09:01 | Nov 7th, 2015

Anticipating a new "Star Trek" series

269: Crazy Ivan

1:23:41 | Oct 25th, 2015

"The Hunt for Red October"

267: I Read It All

1:20:45 | Oct 11th, 2015

"The Water Knife" and "Seveneves"

264: Passwords Are Wrong, Man

1:04:13 | Sep 19th, 2015

Classic books about computers and technology

262: District Attorney Doofus

1:19:26 | Sep 5th, 2015

"Anatomy of a Murder" and "The Hustler"

257: Raptor Sipping Tea

1:16:56 | Aug 1st, 2015

Vaughan and Alphona's "Runaways"

253: Ignoring the Movie Completely

1:23:24 | Jun 27th, 2015

"The Maltese Falcon" and "The Thin Man"

252: Three Shames and a Ding

1:14:44 | Jun 20th, 2015

TV season wrap, and Game of Thrones Season 5

247: Monkey Cam

1:06:01 | May 16th, 2015

Farewell, David Letterman

243: Find My Lightsaber

1:36:09 | Apr 17th, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Trailer 2 analysis

241: Shopping With Mrs. Gehrig

1:41:45 | Apr 4th, 2015

"Pride of the Yankees" and "The Bad News Bears"

236: Lived Long and Prospered

1:19:46 | Feb 28th, 2015

Celebrating Leonard Nimoy and Mr. Spock

233: Selective Amnesia

1:20:00 | Feb 7th, 2015

Comic book continuity and events

231: Eat Pray Love Die Survive

1:28:05 | Jan 24th, 2015

"Station Eleven" and "The Peripheral"

222: Forcegiving

1:12:11 | Nov 28th, 2014

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" teaser trailer

216: Maps of London

1:07:48 | Oct 18th, 2014

Urban fantasy novels set in London.

215: Someone Is Threatening My Whales

1:28:35 | Oct 11th, 2014

More of the best and worst of "Star Trek."

213: You Need an Agent of Chaos

1:46:42 | Sep 27th, 2014

Fantasy "Saturday Night Live" draft

209: One Gorn Limit

1:47:44 | Aug 30th, 2014

The best and worst of the "Star Trek" franchise.

207: I Am Groot

1:20:32 | Aug 15th, 2014

"Guardians of the Galaxy."

206: It's All BBC to Me

1:33:34 | Aug 9th, 2014

British TV picked by silly Americans.

204: Where Cynicism Meets Optimism

1:16:11 | Jul 27th, 2014

Re-casting classic comics characters.

203: Get to the Farting Aliens

1:56:20 | Jul 19th, 2014

Getting started with "Doctor Who," and the show's Eccleston/Tennant era.

202: The Partial Monty

1:49:37 | Jul 12th, 2014

The 2014 Hugo Award nominees.

199: Get This Man Some New Paint

1:43:19 | Jun 22nd, 2014

2013-14 TV season in review, plus "Game of Thrones."

197: Fail Fast

1:31:24 | Jun 7th, 2014

Pixar and Ed Catmull's "Creativity Inc."

191: They Don't Make Them Anymore

50:45 | Apr 19th, 2014

Computer draft, live from Macworld/iWorld.

190: The Cloud is Run by Hydra

1:07:12 | Apr 12th, 2014

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

188: Game Show II

1:36:29 | Mar 30th, 2014

Another Incomparable game show.

187: Man versus Mars

1:13:00 | Mar 24th, 2014

Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir.

186: Kazoo Parade

1:24:56 | Mar 15th, 2014

Old Movie Club: "Get Carter" and "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three."

185: A Three-Edged Sword

2:09:06 | Mar 7th, 2014

"Babylon 5," for new viewers as well as veterans.

184: Genius Edition

1:24:23 | Mar 1st, 2014

A draft of favorite board games.

180: Locked-Shower Mystery

1:25:16 | Feb 2nd, 2014

Season 3 of the BBC's "Sherlock."

179: Thief-Based Economy

1:16:20 | Jan 26th, 2014

"The Lies of Locke Lamora" and "Ancillary Justice."

178: A Smoother Yar

1:01:55 | Jan 19th, 2014

Console video games. (Part 2 of 2)

177: Six-Pixel Sword

58:57 | Jan 11th, 2014

Console video games. (Part 1 of 2)

176: Solo Adventures (Our 2013 Favorites)

2:00:20 | Jan 1st, 2014

Best stuff of 2013, plus our favorite podcast moments.

175: War on Christmas

1:00:03 | Dec 26th, 2013

"The Time of the Doctor" - A live, unedited reaction.

174: The Incomparable Christmas Spectacular

1:24:19 | Dec 22nd, 2013

The Incomparable Radio Theater of the Air wishes you all the best.

173: Santa-Based Christmas

1:38:37 | Dec 14th, 2013

Best and worst of Christmas music.

172: The Incomparable Holiday Vault 3

1:04:01 | Dec 7th, 2013

Some favorite (and not so favorite) holiday TV.

171: Pirate Politics (A Winter Reading List)

1:37:36 | Nov 29th, 2013

A large collection of books we think you should read.

170: Let Zygons Be Zygons

44:58 | Nov 23rd, 2013

The 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who, "The Day of the Doctor."

168: A Different Kind of Sleeper Agent

1:24:03 | Nov 16th, 2013

"Marvel's Agents of SHIELD," "Sleepy Hollow," and more fall TV.

167: Space Wizard Musical

1:26:35 | Nov 9th, 2013

"Singin' in the Rain," "High Noon," and "The Greatest Show on Earth."

166: I Assume Everyone is Awful

1:15:52 | Nov 3rd, 2013

Separating authors from their art, and series that have disappointed us.

165: Grieving for My Left Thumb

1:51:46 | Oct 29th, 2013

Video games "Brothers" and "Gone Home."

164: Put In the Zom and Out Comes Com

1:25:05 | Oct 19th, 2013

Pegg and Wright's "Cornetto Trilogy" films.

162: Disintermediated Peep Shows

52:44 | Oct 4th, 2013

The indie content revolution, live from Portland, Oregon.

161: Southern Skeleton

1:45:08 | Oct 1st, 2013

Part 4 of our Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

159: Full Shatner

1:16:55 | Sep 19th, 2013

The 2nd annual Incomparable Film Festival. (2 of 2)

158: Peak Clooney

1:09:17 | Sep 14th, 2013

The 2nd annual Incomparable Film Festival. (1 of 2)

157: Bros and Arrows

1:15:13 | Sep 7th, 2013

"Hawkeye" by Fraction and Aja.

156: Airline of Snitches

1:15:10 | Aug 31st, 2013

Two caper movies from the 1950s: "The Lavender Hill Mob" and "The Killing."

155: The Cat Who Listened to Podcasts

1:04:44 | Aug 24th, 2013

Neil Gaiman's "The Ocean at the End of the Lane."

154: Seahorse on Line One

1:19:05 | Aug 17th, 2013

"Saga" by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.

153: Monkey with a Tinfoil Sandwich

1:20:50 | Aug 10th, 2013

Time-travel movies "Primer" "Looper" and "12 Monkeys."

152: The Comic-Con Episode

1:06:41 | Aug 3rd, 2013

A post-Comic-Con beer session with Steve Lutz and Greg Knauss.

148: Between Two Obelisks

2:47:12 | Jul 4th, 2013

Our Dungeons and Dragons campaign, part 3.

147: Space Fish

1:21:41 | Jun 29th, 2013

John Scalzi's "The Human Division" and Hugo-nominated short stories.

145: He Lives By a Stupid Code

1:15:49 | Jun 15th, 2013

"Game of Thrones" season 3, and other 2012-13 TV.

143: The Best "Star Wars" Movie In Years

1:47:36 | Jun 1st, 2013

"Star Trek Into Darkness" and J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek."

142: Free Public WiFi

1:38:02 | May 24th, 2013

"Doctor Who" season 7 wrap-up.

138: All Hail the Lion!

3:28:43 | Apr 30th, 2013

Our Dungeons and Dragons campaign continues.

135: Total Party Kill

1:36:18 | Apr 14th, 2013

We play "Dungeons & Dragons."

134: Obligatory Cannibalism

1:13:36 | Apr 7th, 2013

Apocalyptic novels "The Dog Stars" and "The Road."

132: Kind of Like a Dinosaur

1:04:53 | Mar 23rd, 2013

Hulk, She-Hulk, and other Hulks I've known.

130: And the Children Shall Lead

1:11:02 | Mar 2nd, 2013

The original "Star Trek." (Part 2 of 2.)

129: Prescription Salad

1:18:55 | Feb 25th, 2013

The original "Star Trek." (Part 1 of 2.)

125: Kiss the Elf

1:15:09 | Jan 26th, 2013

The "Lord of the Rings" films (part 2 of 2)

124: Hobbit Hanukkah

1:11:15 | Jan 19th, 2013

The "Lord of the Rings" films (part 1 of 2)

123: Ski Lodge Pick

1:15:59 | Jan 13th, 2013

"Wreck-It Ralph" and classic videogames.

121: Ice Mary Poppins

40:45 | Dec 26th, 2012

"The Snowmen," Doctor Who's 2012 Christmas episode.

120: A Horse with a Hat

1:11:13 | Dec 23rd, 2012

Anticipating the blockbuster films of 2013.

118: The Incomparable Holiday Vault 2

1:01:28 | Dec 9th, 2012

Five favorite holiday films or TV shows.

117: Intergalactic FedEx

1:08:32 | Dec 3rd, 2012

"Captain Vorpatril's Alliance" and reading on the iPhone.

116: Very Well-Read Hobos

1:06:41 | Nov 25th, 2012

Ebooks versus paper books. Plus what we're reading.

115: For Dunces, By Dunces, To Dunces

1:25:11 | Nov 19th, 2012

A review of new and returning fall TV shows.

114: When You Wish Upon a Star Wars

1:02:41 | Oct 31st, 2012

A review of new and returning fall TV shows.

113: Indiana Jones is Immortal Now!

50:21 | Oct 27th, 2012

We discuss the Indiana Jones movie series, including a brief revisitation of “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” the good parts of “Temple of Doom,” Dan’s childhood love for “Last Crusade,” and utter denial about “Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” Also, Lex hasn...Show More

112: Schrodinger's Cat Box

1:25:20 | Oct 20th, 2012

Our very own Glenn Fleishman’s was on “Jeopardy!” We debriefed him about his adventures immediately on his return. In this episode, Jason and Glenn are also joined by Andy Ihnatko and Steve Lutz, and we talk about game shows and their modern reality-...Show More

110: Cyborg Cowboy

1:04:49 | Oct 5th, 2012

Robot sheriff, coming through! We break down the first half of “Doctor Who” season 7, and discover the truth about the Siracusa Threshold. Today we are all John Siracusa, except for Scott. He’s our Rory....

106: Dance With a Dalek in the Pale Moonlight

47:59 | Sep 4th, 2012

Doctor Who flashcast: "Asylum of the Daleks"