47:21 | Apr 17th
Adam's out of town filming for a show, so we're joined by Tested's Jeremy Williams to talk about the news out of Star Wars Celebration, including the teaser for The Rise of Skywalker and a first look at the Mandalorian! What did you think about the f...Show More
39:50 | Apr 9th
Special guest Melissa Ng (Lumecluster) and modelamaker Kayte Sabicer join us this week to talk about working out of nonstandard spaces, finding satisfaction in arduous workflows, and the difference between having a dedicated workshop and working from...Show More
37:10 | Apr 2nd
Weta's Greg Broadmore is in town giving demos for the Dr. Grordbort's Invaders Magic Leap game, and stops by the cave to join Adam and Will for a podcast! Greg talks about how he got started at Weta, the origins of Dr. Grordbort, and creating stories...Show More
54:34 | Mar 26th
We're joined this week by Max Temkin, designer and co-creator of the game Cards Against Humanity for a wide-ranging discussion on the Mars conference, optimism in science fiction, and yes, politics. Plus, Adam's thoughts on the idea of build videos a...Show More
03:20 | Mar 19th
For this special episode, we're joined by Todd Miller, the director and editor of the new Apollo 11 documentary film now playing in theaters. Todd shares insights about how archivists discovered and restored previously unseen footage for the Apollo 1...Show More
40:01 | Mar 12th
We're joined today by special guest Sarah Parcak, a space archaeologist who has directed archaeological expeditions around the planet. She's chats with us about the role of technology in modern day archaeology, her GlobalXplorer project, and what it ...Show More
36:26 | Mar 6th
This week, we discuss the idea of eligibility of digitially distributed films for the Academy Awards, Adam's search for a new camera, and the weird architecture of homes we used to live in. Plus, Norm finally finishes The Americans and we talk about ...Show More
30:45 | Feb 28th
Tested producer Joey Fameli is in the office today and joins us to talk about our recent trip to New York, the Academy Awards, McMaster-Carr catalogs, and making pizza! Plus, more love for The Good Place!
38:04 | Feb 22nd
Kishore guests this week and joins Adam and Will in discussing thermal mugs, microwaving grapes, and the book Ball Lighting by Cixin Liu (author of the Three Body Problem). Plus, getting emotional about math and Apollo footage.
44:04 | Feb 14th
Adam talks about recently watching some of his favorite Comfort Movies--films he can put on at any time to relax at home. We also talk about what "bad" movies we'd want to remake because of unfulfilled potential.
42:05 | Feb 5th
How often do you get to feel a totally new physical sensation? Will shares stories from his recent trip to Chicago for ORD camp, including discussions on imposter syndrome and welcoming newcomers into group conversations. Plus, we talk about the unde...Show More
37:00 | Jan 29th
We gather in the cave early this morning to record before Adam heads to set, and are joined by Jen Schachter, who's working with Adam on his new show. We chat about Jen's move to San Francisco, favorite places to eat, and the city as it appears in fi...Show More
51:57 | Jan 22nd
We're joined by guest Ben Acker, co-creator of the Thrilling Adventure Hour and writer, in town for SF Sketchfest. Ben joins us for a spoilercast discussion on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, we hear about Adam's new aerospace helmet, and talk abo...Show More
31:15 | Jan 16th
It's just Adam and Norm this week as we find a window in the schedule to podcast while Adam's in production for his next show. Adam talks about his experience getting his first tattoo and the thought process for its design. Plus, we discuss Spider-Ma...Show More
37:28 | Jan 10th
Adam's new drafting table prompts us to talk about his time as a graphic designer, and the job of graphic design before computer software was readily available. What are some of your favorite books or films about graphic design and typography?
37:41 | Jan 4th
Happy new year! Adam and the gang return to the cave to talk about their holiday break, the debut of Mythbusters Jr., rock climbing, and the pursuit of excellence in your craft. Plus, the lies we tell our children, and the lies our parents told us. L...Show More
36:32 | Dec 25th, 2018
With Adam on the road for his holiday break, we welcome special guest Ariel Waldman--host of our Offworld show--on the podcast this week to hear about her recent monthlong trip to Antarctica. Will and Norm have so many questions about what life is li...Show More
28:40 | Dec 18th, 2018
With Adam about to take off for vacation, we gather once more in the cave to podcast about the past year. Joining us is Kayte Sabicer, who with Adam has just completed a months-long modelmaking project that they can finally reveal. We can't wait for ...Show More
29:42 | Dec 13th, 2018
As Adam talks about a few of his favorite things from this year, we appreciate local businesses like tailors and cobblers that offer services we'd much prefer to patronize in person than online. We also talk about the prevalence of location tracking ...Show More
32:00 | Dec 4th, 2018
Jeremy joins us this week as we remember master magician Ricky Jay. Adam tells us the story of when Ricky Jay guested in Mythbusters and how they worked together for that episode. Plus, Jeremy talks about experimenting with NFC in projects, and Norm ...Show More
44:45 | Nov 29th, 2018
Adam, Will, and Norm are all back this week to hear about Adam's visit to NASA JPL for the InSight landing, our Thanksgiving celebrations, and a spoiler-filled discussion about episode of The Americans featuring a suitcase.
38:11 | Nov 20th, 2018
Adam and Will are joiend by Kayte Sabicer this week to talk about their plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Adam's preproduction for his next show, and making things out of tree stumps. Plus, a few new competition show recommendations.
23:33 | Nov 13th, 2018
We welcome back Jen Schachter to the cave as she's visiting this week to work with Adam on a to-be-announced project. Jen and Adam talk about how they get into the zone when they fabricate and collaborate with others, and how collaboration changes wh...Show More
34:27 | Nov 9th, 2018
Adam welcomes Mark Dubeau of Tippett Studios and Melissa Ng, aka Lumecluster, to the cave to talk about Melissa's beautiful and intricate 3D printed armor that she designs and fabricates. Find more of Melissa's work at http://lumecluster.com/
1:10:59 | Oct 31st, 2018
Very special guest Joe DeRisi joins Adam and Will this week for a stimulating conversation on his work in molecular biology. And it ends up being possibly our scariest episode yet. Happy Halloween, everyone!
39:26 | Oct 24th, 2018
This week, Adam gives a little insight into the planning process of making a show and reflects on a frustrating hitch in a recent One Day Build video shoot. We talk about why being self critical is a good thing, and the feeling of imposter syndrome. ...Show More
42:47 | Oct 17th, 2018
From Hotel Artemis to Ant Man and the Wasp, we catch each other up with a bunch of films we've seen recently, in theaters, at home, and on planes. It's a potpourri of quickfire movie reviews. Plus, our impressions of the Neil Armstrong biopic First M...Show More
35:20 | Oct 9th, 2018
Kishore joins us this week to recap our adventures at New York Comic Con! From Adam's incognito floor walk in a new spacesuit replica to the cosplayers we met and collectibles we purchased, we had a blast at the east coast's biggest pop culture conve...Show More
43:39 | Oct 3rd, 2018
Things are busy as we finish prepping for New York Comic Con, so we have cosplay and costuming on the mind. Plus, we attempt to rank our favorite Marvel films, but the task may be too daunting to complete in just one podcast. Let's take a stab at it ...Show More
34:47 | Sep 26th, 2018
Adam talks about his time at New York Maker Faire, a trip to Frank Ippolito's shop to resume work on the Martian spacesuit project, and the work left to be done in the cave before heading to New York Comic Con. Plus, an appreciation for the original ...Show More
34:25 | Sep 18th, 2018
We turn our radio voices on to kick off this week's podcast, in which we discuss the recent Emmy awards, the challenge of maintaining creative control of something successful, and the many disappointing ways in which theatrical experiences are experi...Show More
38:02 | Sep 12th, 2018
We record this episode on Adam's wedding anniversary, and talk about the traditions of gift giving between partners. We also dive into a discussion about licensed and unlicensed pop culture art and the place for garage kits in the fan community. Plus...Show More
40:26 | Sep 6th, 2018
Adam talks about the last few days of filming Mythbusters Jr., preparing for his next show, and what he's read and watched recently. We wax nostalgic about heist films, Soderbergh classics, and the difference between Jack Reacher and Jack Ryan. Plus,...Show More
40:15 | Aug 28th, 2018
Prop and costume fabricator (and regular Tested contributor) Bill Doran joins us for this week's podcast! Bill's in town filming some videos with us, and we chat about his origin story, today's cosplay culture, valuing your work, and his plans for Dr...Show More
34:32 | Aug 21st, 2018
Modelmaker Kayte Sabicer joins us this week as we talk about our love for Cinefex magazine and discuss first workbenches and workspaces. We also talk about Jack White's recent visit to the cave, and hear a story about one of Adam's first trips to the...Show More
42:13 | Aug 14th, 2018
We talk about fact checking in journalism, the return of Patrick Stewart to Star Trek, and the Academy Awards' announcement about a new awards category to celebrate popular film. We also go back through the past five years of film releases to specula...Show More
45:27 | Aug 7th, 2018
TV's our big topic this week as we discuss a recently posted list of the top 100 television episodes of the 21st century. Adam also shares stories from his trip to the TCAs, tales of old media storage, and a surprise trip to the American Idol finale.
29:21 | Jul 31st, 2018
Adam gets dressed up to talk about the International Space Station, his experience at this year's Comic-Con, the success of the Totoro meetup, and how much fun he had with Weta Workshop's Richard Taylor at his panel.
21:59 | Jul 24th, 2018
Look who's back! Simone joins us for a special recording of the podcast from San Diego Comic-Con, right after Adam completed this year's Incognito costume walk. We talk about Adam's costume, what we've seen at SDCC so far, and catch up with Simone!
43:09 | Jul 17th, 2018
Adam's back from two weeks of travel and catches us up on his time as an artist in residence in Colorado making a bronze Maltese Falcon (and collaborating with Tom Sachs!). We also talk about the influence of Akira on its 30th anniversary, and Adam's...Show More
41:31 | Jun 27th, 2018
The week before leaving for an artist residency, Adam talks about the difference between making a prop replica look "perfect" and making it look "right." Kishore also guests to discuss NYC travel recommendations, mentalism, and magic shows. Plus, som...Show More
44:24 | Jun 22nd, 2018
Adam shares stories from his trip to the Nation of Makers conference, where he helped assemble a massive 3D printed sculpture. We also learn about his recent revisiting of his Maltese Falcon replica build, as well as his trip to the Onewheel factory....Show More
36:04 | Jun 15th, 2018
This week, we remember Anthony Bourdain and talk about what his writing and his shows meant to us. Adam shares his thoughts on the First Man trailer, and we geek out about vinyl cutters.
34:08 | Jun 8th, 2018
While Norm is out on a production shoot, Adam and Will are joined by Tested contributor and fabricator Kayte Sabicer to talk about modelmaking, train trips, Captain America's costume, and rewatching Raiders of the Lost Ark. Plus, Adam talks about wha...Show More
34:51 | Jun 1st, 2018
We're waiting until more people have seen Solo before we do a full Spoilercast review. So this week, we talk about a laser cutting storage boxes, internet mob mentality, and a new Tested project with actress and stunt performer Zoe Bell. Plus, some l...Show More
47:25 | May 23rd, 2018
We're back from another amazing Maker Faire, and get together to share stories about projects we saw, makers we met, and hear Adam's process of writing his latest sunday speech. One thing we learned this year: helium soap bubbles are awesome!
30:34 | May 15th, 2018
For a special Mother's Day episode of Still Untitled, we welcome back to the podcast Adam's mom! The three of us chat about Adam's family, his upbringing, and hear some of Adam's origin stories--including some of his first maker projects.
34:19 | May 8th, 2018
This week, we hear about Norm's trip to see the NASA InSight rocket launch a build project related to Giant Pacific Octopuses that Adam completed two years ago that we're finally ready to share on Tested. Plus, a few streaming video recommendations!
54:00 | May 1st, 2018
After a few weeks out of the studio, we're back in the cave to catch up on a lot of topics! We hear about Adam's return to television with Mythbusters Jr., and dive into a lengthy discussion of Avengers: Infinity War. Plus, we talk about Simone's rec...Show More
33:36 | Apr 24th, 2018
In our final pop-up podcast recording from Silicon Valley Comic Con, we welcome Evan Narcisse, senior writer at io9 and writer of the current Marvel mini-series Rise of the Black Panther! Evan talks about how he went from being a fan to writing comic...Show More
24:56 | Apr 17th, 2018
We welcome author Andy Weir back on Tested, as we catch up with him in this pop-up podcast recording at Silicon Valley Comic Con. Andy talks about the research behind his most recent book Artemis, the best way to build cities on the moon, and why he ...Show More
20:31 | Apr 11th, 2018
While at this past weekend's Silicon Valley Comic Con, Adam and Norm record a few pop-up podcasts with guests at the show. First up is our new friend Darrell Maloney (aka Broken Nerd), an awesome youtuber who collaborated with Adam on this year's SVC...Show More
34:03 | Apr 4th, 2018
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey, we talk about our first time watching the film, theories about its meaning, and some of its amazing practical effects. Adam also shows off his star child prop build!
21:42 | Mar 29th, 2018
As Adam and Norm gear up for a production shoot this weekend, we get together to chat about Adam's experience at the March for Our Lives, a Kubrick prop replica he's working on, and the trend for pop culture conventions over the past few years. Plus,...Show More
30:42 | Mar 24th, 2018
Adam recaps his trip to the M.A.R.S. conference, where he interacted with robot dogs, met an infamous rocket scientist, and shared his love for costumes. We also geek out about the new documentary Muppet Guys Talking, about the amazing performers beh...Show More
28:53 | Mar 13th, 2018
On a rainy San Francisco day, we chat about Adam's ongoing rebuild of a Robocop 2 Cain maquette, an amazing magic show in New York, and Westworld teases at the South by Southwest conference.
32:58 | Feb 28th, 2018
Adam, Norm, and Will talk about the role of firearms (fictional and real) in the propmaking and cosplay community, and our thoughts on the recent activism in the wake of school shootings.
36:29 | Feb 21st, 2018
Adam gets giddy over some finished spacesuit parts he just had anodized, and talks about the process of machining them. The gang gives some spoiler-free impressions of Black Panther, and Adam gives a recommendation for a new Netflix show. Plus, we al...Show More
40:11 | Feb 14th, 2018
This week, we chat about good customer service encounters, Adam's hunt for a bluetooth mechanical keyboard, drones at the Olympics, and William Gibson books. Plus, we convince Will to take a chance on The Good Place, trying to stay away from spoilers...Show More
32:10 | Feb 7th, 2018
Recorded before the Falcon Heavy launch and this week's Star Wars news, the gang gathers to talk about safety belts on planes, the joy of trains, and Super Bowl movie trailers. Plus, an escape room recommendation for the Bay Area!
29:39 | Feb 2nd, 2018
Adam's back from New Zealand and Australia, with tales of meet-ups with fans, visits to amazing creature effects shops, and dinner with one of his favorite YouTube creators! Plus, Will recaps his trip to this year's ORD camp!
31:02 | Jan 23rd, 2018
During our visit to Weta Workshop, we're joined by the company's CEO and Creative Director, Richard Taylor, to talk about how Weta has grown and evolved over the years, the ambitious projects they've taken on, and what continues to inspires him.
28:09 | Jan 16th, 2018
Adam, Norm, and Joey are on location in Wellington, New Zealand for a special project this week! While we can't disclose exactly what we're working on, we recap an amazing adventure we had over the weekend and discuss why we're inspired by the talent...Show More
34:12 | Jan 9th, 2018
On the eve of a production trip, Adam, Norm, and Will chat about the Golden Globes, the latest season of Black Mirror, and dive into a Spoilercast of Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water!
31:20 | Jan 2nd, 2018
Happy 2018, everyone! We recap how we spent our time off during the holidays, ringing in the new year, and the difficulty of valuing your own work. Plus, we chat about some of the things we watched over the break, including The Shape of Water, Downsi...Show More
48:34 | Dec 20th, 2017
In our final Still Untitled episode of the year, we present an extended spoiler-filled review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi! Adam, Norm, and Will jump right into the discussion after watching the film that morning, with Adam having seen it once, Norm t...Show More
54:14 | Dec 13th, 2017
Extra-long episode this week, as Adam makes his return to the cave after a month of touring! We catch up by talking about favorite Christmas films, making gifts for friends, Adam's unique headphones, and new revelations about glitter. Plus, disagreem...Show More
30:17 | Dec 5th, 2017
It's Adam's last week on tour, and we check in to hear how everyone spent their Thanksgivings, family favorites, and a visit to an antique mall. Plus, venting about the frustrations of iTunes, getting informed about the net neutrality vote, and somet...Show More
33:39 | Nov 23rd, 2017
The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, at least in the states! Adam talks about how he'll spend his Thanksgiving north of the border this year, answers some questions about his new every day carry bag, and we dive into a full Thor: Ragnarok review and ...Show More
28:41 | Nov 17th, 2017
Adam's back on tour, so we catch up with him remotely to hear about Brain Candy rehearsals, things he plans to do while traveling, and stories from meetups with awesome fans. Plus, we talk about Justice League reviews, Pixar's Coco, and Adam's visit ...Show More
35:19 | Nov 7th, 2017
Guest Tom Spina of Tom Spina Designs joins us this week to talk about the process of prop restoration! Tom and his team have helped restore some of the most important prop and makeup artifacts from film history, including creatures from Star Wars. Pl...Show More
32:57 | Oct 31st, 2017
Kishore joins us this week to recap the recent Tested live show and give us a sense of how he puts together the annual Bay Area Science Festival. We talk about some memorable segments from the show and what the audience didn't see. Plus, Adam shows h...Show More
30:14 | Oct 28th, 2017
On the day before our live show, we check in with Adam about his recent trip to London emceeing Michael Giacchino's concert birthday event, and his follow-up trip to New York to perform on The Late Show! Plus, we discuss David Fincher's new show Mind...Show More
27:50 | Oct 17th, 2017
Adam raves about a screening of Pixar's Coco, giving his spoiler-free review. Plus, we hear about Adam's Star Trek: The Experience auction adventure, a recommendation for a Eyvind Earle art exhibit, and teases for Adam's upcoming London trip to MC Mi...Show More
1:15:03 | Oct 11th, 2017
In our longest episode of Still Untitled yet, Adam, Norm, and Will review Blade Runner 2049 in an epic Spoilercast! For those of you who haven't seen the film yet, we start off the show by recapping our adventures at New York Comic Con.
40:14 | Sep 27th, 2017
Adam has seen Blade Runner 2049, and he's been given permission to review the film without giving away any plot details. We're joined by fellow replica prop builder and Blade Runner obsessive Mark Dubeau to talk about the importance of the original f...Show More
35:12 | Sep 22nd, 2017
Jeremy Williams joins us this week to talk about Adam's recent interview with JJ Abrams, our time building the UCS LEGO Millennium Falcon, Adam's own progress on his studio-scale Falcon model, and his cameo in the Blade Runner 2049 short film! Plus, ...Show More
36:45 | Sep 12th, 2017
We chat about Adam's new science fiction interview series, SyFy Origin Stories, and check out his latest hand prop build. We're also recording on the day of a notable anniversary for Adam. Plus, Will fills us in on what he's been up to, working with ...Show More
34:36 | Sep 6th, 2017
We're joined this week by Ryan Kiser, Tested's production coordinator who's worked with Adam since Mythbusters! We talk about first time visits to pop culture conventions, Dragon*Con, and the culture of nitpicking movies. Plus, Adam shares another ne...Show More
31:31 | Aug 30th, 2017
Adam talks about how a big change in his life is affecting him, the surprises from our recent visit to an Anime convention, and why The Big Sick is a perfect movie to watch and feel better. Plus, the details of a new build that he's been working on i...Show More
29:57 | Aug 23rd, 2017
Tested's own Jeremy Williams joins us this week chat about how we each watched the recent Eclipse, Adam's latest machining projects, and how we plan out the order of operations for our own projects. Plus, an appreciation for HBO's documentary series ...Show More
32:19 | Aug 16th, 2017
Adam, Will, and Norm talk about Adam's recent visit to Jack White's Third Man Records, analog music recordings compared to digital, stories from a space show at our local science museum, and the most recent One Day Build with VSauce's Michael Stevens...Show More
28:52 | Aug 1st, 2017
Simone is back after two months in Sweden! We all catch up on our post-Comic-Con adventures, get teased about Simone's next project, and talk about crafting as a means to decompress and relax. Plus some movie recommendations!
41:31 | Jul 25th, 2017
Per tradition, we record an episode from San Diego Comic-Con! Danica joins Adam and Norm to talk about some of the things we've seen on the floor, parties with fellow nerds, and Adam's incognito walks this year. Plus, a spoiler-free review of War for...Show More
33:40 | Jul 18th, 2017
Adam gives a preview of his plans at Comic-Con this year as we recap our July 4th adventures and talk about our favorite behind-the-scenes film specials. Plus, a few new TV show and movie recommendations.
43:42 | Jul 11th, 2017
It's Jeremy Williams' first time as a guest on Still Untitled! Or is it? We discuss the Mandela Effect, the electronics in Adam's Captain's chair, the movie The Great Wall, and which James Bond film to introduce to your children. One week to Comic-Co...Show More
26:20 | Jun 28th, 2017
Adam and Norm return from a long trip overseas, and catch Will up on some of the things they saw visiting friends at Aardman Animation and FBFX. We also gush over the film Hunt for the Wilderpeople and the Great British Baking Show!
48:36 | Jun 13th, 2017
Adam and Norm are on location this week, joined by Danica to recap their recent travels across Europe and discuss Wonder Woman! It's an especially long Spoilercast!
28:26 | May 30th, 2017
You asked for it, so here it is! Adam, Will, and Norm talk about Guardians of the Galaxy 2, how they think it stands apart from superhero movie formula, and somehow get diverted into a tanget about Michael Bay action scenes.
32:47 | May 23rd, 2017
We welcome special guest Ian Cole this week to recap another amazing Bay Area Maker Faire! Along with Adam, Ian is on the board of Nation of Makers, and organizes maker spaces in Florida. We discuss the culture of maker faires around the country and ...Show More
37:32 | May 16th, 2017
We're joined this week by special guest Laura Kampf, a YouTuber and friend of Tested who's visiting from Germany! Laura's in town for Maker Faire, and warp in Simone to chat about making videos about making stuff for YouTube and other platforms.
32:46 | May 9th, 2017
Adam's back from his adventures at this year's TED conference, and we discuss the workshop he gave to attendees as well as what it was like to assist with Richard Browning's jet engine-powered flight suit. Plus, we discuss the film Free Fire as well ...Show More
29:53 | Apr 25th, 2017
Recording later in the week, Adam, Will, and Norm catch up on Star Wars Celebration's reveal of The Last Jedi's teaser trailer, drop some Pete Seeger knowledge, and dive into a Spoilercast discussion of the recent film Passengers. Plus, we get excite...Show More
33:12 | Apr 20th, 2017
Recording later in the week, Adam, Will, and Norm catch up on Star Wars Celebration's reveal of The Last Jedi's teaser trailer, drop some Pete Seeger knowledge, and dive into a Spoilercast discussion of the recent film Passengers. Plus, we get excite...Show More
45:23 | Apr 12th, 2017
After two months on the road, Adam finally returns back home to San Francisco and the cave! We talk about the final shows of the tour, the recent Monsterpalooza event, Ta-Nehisi Coates' book Between the World and Me, and dive into a Ghost in the Shel...Show More
33:43 | Apr 4th, 2017
Simone joins us this week to talk about her D-I-Y astronaut training and compares notes with Adam about their experiences with parabolic flights simulating weightlessness. Plus, Norm recaps his Hamilton experience and shares some of the things he saw...Show More
34:31 | Mar 28th, 2017
All three of us are remote this week, dialing in via Phantom Zone technology to catch up and talk about Dave Chapelle, theater, and the upcoming science march. Plus, Will has a book recommendation and Adam buries the lede about his amazing visit to N...Show More
32:43 | Mar 21st, 2017
Will and Norm record from the cave while Adam beams in from the Phantom Zone this week! Continuing with a recap of Adam's trip to Austin for SXSW, we discuss the scavenger hunt we organized with artist Jen Schacter, the workshops at CERN, and what it...Show More
51:49 | Mar 16th, 2017
Adam and Will dial in this week to talk about adventures at SXSW, muppets, testing Bluetooth headphones, and delicious deadly mushrooms. Plus, an extensive discussion on the film Get Out! Spoilers begin at the 22 minute mark! (Sorry for no video this...Show More
36:30 | Mar 8th, 2017
A first for Still Untitled--we record remotely from Frank Ippolito's workshop! Adam dials in to give an update on the tour, share his discovery of a wonderful photography museum, and discuss two recent movies: John Wick 2 and Get Out. Frank also give...Show More
43:26 | Feb 28th, 2017
We have video this week! Adam and Will dial in to the cave as we get an update on the Brain Candy Live tour performances so far and discuss Right to Repair legislation, the Alien: Covenant prologue, and escape rooms!
40:41 | Feb 22nd, 2017
We're all recording remotely this week as Adam begins his nationwide tour of the Brain Candy stage show! Adam talks about the process of scripting, blocking, and rehearsing the show, working with Michael Stevens, and a big milestone for his kids. Plu...Show More
34:44 | Feb 15th, 2017
We're joined by a special guest this week--artist Jen Schachter, who worked with Adam on the White House SXSL sign and is in town to collaborate on more projects. Jen visits us from Baltimore, where she researches the cultures of maker spaces around ...Show More
39:28 | Feb 7th, 2017
Apologies for the weeks we took off, but we're back in the cave this week as Adam, Norm, and Simone catch up on what's been going on in their travels and projects. We talk about online discourse, bucket lists, and Adam's upcoming Brain Candy touring ...Show More
36:19 | Jan 18th, 2017
While Norm's on vacation, Adam and Will are joined by Janet Varney to discuss the ongoing San Francisco Sketchfest comedy festival, Adam's trip to Obama's farewell address, Sam Rockwell, and a whole lot more.
42:58 | Jan 4th, 2017
Happy New Year! Adam, Will, and Norm are back in the cave to talk about how they celebrated the holidays, what they did for New Year's Eve, and to discuss some of the TV and movies they recently watched. Plus, we get some feedback for the podcast fro...Show More
46:40 | Dec 20th, 2016
For our last podcast of 2016, we present our Spoilercast discussion of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! As always, we start off with spoiler-free discussion about a bunch of new films, but then dive deep into the new Star Wars film. Plus, Adam shares wh...Show More
37:32 | Dec 13th, 2016
We find out how many miles Adam has traveled this year, as we recap another whirlwind travel week that kicked off with a visit to the White House Christmas party. Adam talks about his favorite parts of that visit, a recent conversation with Guillermo...Show More
37:08 | Dec 6th, 2016
As promised, Simone returns to reveal the time she appeared on Mythbusters, without Adam knowing about it! Will also tag teams in to start an old debate, talk about houseboat living, and talk about the process of starting a Kickstarter project.
37:35 | Nov 30th, 2016
Simone joins Adam and Norm this week for a wide-ranging discussion about the Thanksgiving holiday, the Guillermo Del Toro art exhibit, and among other random topics, ping pong! We learn about Simone's recent travels to Scotland and Germany, and also ...Show More
30:53 | Nov 22nd, 2016
Before we all take off for Thanksgiving holiday travel, we gather at the cave to talk about poor movie-watching decisions, romantic comedies, and our gift giving tips! How are you spending your holidays?
37:50 | Nov 16th, 2016
42:52 | Nov 8th, 2016
You asked for it, and here it is: our spoilercast of HBO's Westworld series (circa middle of season 1). Adam, Norm, and Will discuss the original 1973 film, the acting in the new series, and the numerous fan theories. Plus, we get excited about a jus...Show More
32:30 | Nov 1st, 2016
This week, we're joined by none other than Tested's lead producer, Joey Fameli! Joey and Adam talk about their recent trip to Hungary's capital, airport anxiety, and how each of them decompresses after long travel. We also recap our latest live show ...Show More
36:17 | Oct 25th, 2016
We're all over the place this week! Before embarking on another week of travel, Adam shares another recent find connected to his obsession with the Shining maze, we talk about halloween haunts and costumes, and Will goes off on a rant! Plus, we give ...Show More
31:26 | Oct 18th, 2016
Adam recaps his recent travels in which he visited nine states in twelve days! From helping with the White House's South By South Lawn event to visiting maker spaces on the East Coast, it's been a busy month! We also hear about Will's trip to New Yor...Show More
24:23 | Oct 11th, 2016
The first for Still Untitled: a live recording of the podcast from a convention show floor! Adam and Norm record from New York Comic Con, and are joined by author John Scalzi to talk about cosplay, convention culture, and fan fiction.
33:18 | Oct 4th, 2016
This week, we discuss public speaking, mispronunciation of words, and the new show Atlanta. Adam also tells the story of how he recently fixed Norm's broken camera lens with some unorthodox problem solving. Plus, a new book recommendation!
33:56 | Sep 26th, 2016
Early episode! We record the podcast this week from a very special location: inside a life-size replica of the NASA Lunar Excursion Module from Tom Sach's "Space Program: Europa" exhibit. Adam geeks out about this ship, the other pieces of the exhibi...Show More
28:22 | Sep 20th, 2016
In part two of our travel recaps, the gang talks about Adam's recent trip to the Emmys, and Norm shares some stories about his and Joey's arctic adventure. Plus, Adam surprises Will with his fashion expertise.
33:46 | Sep 13th, 2016
Look who's back! Adam and Norm both return from extended trips this week and catch Will up on their travels. Adam talks about his cross country road trip with his kids and Norm teases some of his and Joey's arctic adventures. It's good to be home!
29:02 | Sep 6th, 2016
While Adam and Norm continue their journeys abroad, Adam invited Rebecca Watson to join Simone and Will to discuss Simone's appearance on Stephen Colbert, international relations, and and some underrated science fiction. Enjoy!
29:51 | Aug 30th, 2016
While Adam is AWOL on a cross-country road trip, sculptor Tom Sachs joins Simone and Will for a wide-ranging conversation about The Space Program, becoming an astronaut, discovering your calling, and the Mentat mantra.
40:39 | Aug 16th, 2016
We're all dressed up this week to talk about the Netflix show Stranger Things! It's a spoiler-filled podcast with guest Rebecca Watson! We also talk about public speaking at weddings and the merits of coffee naps.
34:35 | Aug 9th, 2016
This week, Will shares the reactions of his friends and family getting VR demos for the first time, Adam talks about surprising lessons in tough love, and Norm makes an announcement about an upcoming trip. We also give a little more love to Netflix's...Show More
35:02 | Aug 3rd, 2016
We're back from Comic-Con and joined by Will to catch up about all the things we saw at the convention! Adam talks about the success of his incognito walk as the bear from the Revenant, and we talk about the panels he hosted on Cosplay and SyFy's The...Show More
34:14 | Jul 26th, 2016
This week's episode of Still Untitled was recorded on location at this year's Comic-Con, just before Adam's incognito walk through the show floor. Adam, Norm, and Simone talk about their favorite things seen so far, cosplay, and scooting around San D...Show More
26:03 | Jul 19th, 2016
Comic-Con is coming up real soon! As we gear up for our week in San Diego, we're joined by our friend Rebecca Watson to talk about fun encounters at conventions, as well as a few book recommendations. Plus, Adam's great realization about hipsters.
36:22 | Jul 12th, 2016
This week, Adam gives an update about his recent Strandbeest build at the Exploratorium museum, and Norm reports on the Replica Prop Forum gathering from this past weekend. We're also joined by our friend Rebecca Watson, to discuss the merits of smal...Show More
30:30 | Jul 5th, 2016
Adam makes his way back to the cave after recent trips from Australia to New York, and we recap a few of our adventures abroad. We also talk about Adam's latest project: a live build of his own Strandbeest while in residence at San Francisco's Explor...Show More
33:15 | Jun 28th, 2016
Adam, Norm, and Simone chat about how to approach acquiring new skills and expertise, as well as Simone's trip to the Shenzhen electronics market. Plus, our thoughts on the Seveneves movie announcement. Place your recommendations for what bits of Ame...Show More
34:07 | Jun 21st, 2016
Look who's in the cave! Our newest host, Simone Giertz, makes her first appearance on Still Untitled this week, in which we talk about her robot builds, travels, and recent appearance on The Late Show. Plus, we finally learn how to pronounce her last...Show More
22:29 | Jun 14th, 2016
This week, Adam shares the story of a recent fantasy camp of sorts he attended. He was invited to watch one of the scoring sessions for the new Star Trek Beyond film, which brought to light the talent of the musicians who play the scores behind our f...Show More
1:07:00 | Jun 7th, 2016
Due to some travelling this week, we're releasing Adam's 2016 Maker Faire talk and Q&A in podcast format for those who couldn't make the event or haven't watched the video yet. We'll be back next week with an episode from the cave. Thanks!
28:21 | May 31st, 2016
We start the podcast this week chatting about a recent movie marathon Adam hosted for his family, and the screening of three classic 80s movies that fit well together. We also talk about the new Strandbeest exhibit in San Francisco's Exploratorium mu...Show More
35:02 | May 24th, 2016
It's been a busy week for Adam and the gang. Last Friday, we were down in LA for the Star Trek fan event, which Adam hosted, and then flew back to the bay area for this year's Maker Faire. We recap both events and talk about some of our favorite mome...Show More
20:32 | May 17th, 2016
This week, Adam shares how he overcame a recent funk he was in after a bad day at the shop. We discuss the universal feeling of self doubt and impostor syndrome, and how we each move past it. Plus, an appreciation for the movies Pleasantville and The...Show More
38:19 | May 10th, 2016
We kick off this summer movie season by reviewing Captain America: Civil War! As with all Spoilercasts, we start by discussing the movie without giving anything away, and then dive deep into what we thought about specific scenes and characters. Adam ...Show More
26:52 | May 3rd, 2016
We catch up with Adam to learn about his recent travels, from guest judging in the new season of BattleBots to visiting inspiring maker spaces in the midwest. Adam also shares the story of the first test drive of Blendo, Jamie's infamous BattleBot!
25:57 | Apr 19th, 2016
This week, we chat about the wonderful world of Gundam and snapfit injection-molded plastic kits. That leads to a discussion about some of our favorite model kits from our childhood, and an appreciate for cockpit design. Plus, an appreciation for the...Show More
25:06 | Apr 12th, 2016
This week, we talk about Adam's upcoming trip to the White House Science Fair, our own first science fair projects, and the trouble with troubleshooting connected devices in the home. (Apologies for any jackhammering noise that got through in the pod...Show More
34:35 | Apr 5th, 2016
Adam and Norm return from a few weeks of travel for this catch-up episode of Still Untitled! We hear about Adam's recent trip to New York, where he attended a Tom Sachs art show and finally got to see Hamilton: The Musical! Plus, we learn about Will'...Show More
30:50 | Mar 29th, 2016
The gang gets together this week to talk about interesting observations of prime numbers, Google's DeepMind Artificial Intelligence, and the tricky thing about being a science communicator. We discuss at length the responsibilities of science communi...Show More
30:58 | Mar 22nd, 2016
We're joined by a special guest in the cave this week: Adam's mom! The four of us talk about what we do during rainstorms, the aura of houses, how well GhostBusters holds up, and how Adam learned to drive!
27:35 | Mar 15th, 2016
A double dose of SPOILERCAST this week as the team discusses two movies that won big at this year's Academy Awards. We review and compare Spotlight and The Big Short, praising the performances in each and analyzing how the films portray historical ev...Show More
37:24 | Mar 8th, 2016
We're in the cave this week to talk about the recent airing of the MythBusters series finale. Adam goes in-depth about the planning and filming of the last episode, the incredible footage captured from the explosions, and how he and the MythBusters t...Show More
32:25 | Mar 1st, 2016
The latest book we're gushing over is Liu Cixin's The Three Body Problem, a science-fiction story with ideas that blew our minds. Adam, Norm, and Will review the book and discuss its concepts in a Spoilercast! Adam also talks about his current obsess...Show More
33:50 | Feb 23rd, 2016
We're joined by a special guest this week: Dan Perkins (aka Tom Tomorrow), who writes and draws the long-running comic strip This Modern World. Dan joins us in the cave to discuss his work and storytelling, as Adam recounts his past week of adventure...Show More
28:20 | Feb 16th, 2016
We were due for a Spoilercast, so this week, the gang talks at length about Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, as well as watching films at San Francisco's new Alamo Drafthouse theater. Adam also shares his newest favorite toy!
22:00 | Feb 12th, 2016
Sorry for the late episode this week! We meet up in the Cave to talk about Neil DeGrasse Tyson's slams against Flat Earth believers, cognitive bias, and the implication of mic drops. Also, we announce the next book we'll be discussing in two weeks ti...Show More
22:11 | Feb 2nd, 2016
This week, the gang hears about Will's recent trip to ORD camp in Chicago, the stupidity of 'smart' water bottles, and share some more book recommendations. Plus, Adam's true feelings about segues.
30:01 | Jan 26th, 2016
This week, Adam, Norm, and Will talk about restaurant and public bathroom etiquette, visits to new art exhibits, and our recent adventure borrowing and inspecting a spacesuit from The Martian.
30:57 | Jan 19th, 2016
In this week's episode, recorded before last Thanksgiving, Adam, Will, and Norm talk about the holiday, Adam's affection for billiards, and the role pool played in Adam's early life. (Note: This episode was recorded in 2015, before Adam went on his l...Show More
35:53 | Jan 12th, 2016
This week, we're joined in the cave by special guest Rebecca Watson to talk about David Bowie, the Golden Globes, and San Francisco's Sketchfest comedy festival. Plus, a mini-Spoilercast on Netflix's amazing Jessica Jones, one of our favorite shows o...Show More
38:21 | Jan 5th, 2016
Happy new year! Adam, Norm, and Will regroup after the winter break to talk about how they spent their holiday, share some of their favorite books and movies of 2015, and get excited about NASA's open applications for the next class of astronaut cand...Show More
49:57 | Dec 29th, 2015
It's finally here! Adam, Norm, and Will discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens in this extra-long Spoiler-filled episode of Still Untitled. We talk about our favorite scenes, theories about the characters, and things that surprised us. Let us know what...Show More
31:41 | Dec 22nd, 2015
On our recent trip to Alcatraz, we recorded two episodes of Still Untitled in front of a live audience. This second episode features a very special guest: Dr. David Miller, NASA's Chief Technologist. Dr. Miller joins us to talk about the search for E...Show More
39:48 | Dec 15th, 2015
Adam's back in town for a day in the final stretch of his tour, and we meet up in the cave to catch up and talk about some recent adventures. We also review the new Syfy show, The Expanse! It's an extra long episode of Still Untitled!
32:33 | Dec 8th, 2015
In this episode we recorded before Adam went on tour, the gang shares their reactions to the most recent Episode VII trailer and theatrical posters, talk poker stories, and take two more questions from listeners. Plus, Adam reveals what Jamie did on ...Show More
30:04 | Dec 1st, 2015
This week, Adam and the gang discuss one of Adam's favorite props built for Mythbusters, revisit thoughts on Spectre in a semi-spoilercast, and gush over the first few episodes of Master of None. We also have time to answer a question from a listener...Show More
21:01 | Nov 24th, 2015
This week, we chat about the recent Trident 2 missile test and how people responded to it in social media and the news. Will talks about watching the stars outside of light pollution and appointment television. Plus, we're joined by a silent fourth g...Show More
28:42 | Nov 17th, 2015
This week, we discuss our favorite spy films, remember classic X-Files episodes, and have a laugh over Adam's wolverine claws. Plus, we talk about the new James Bond movie Spectre without spoiling it. Consider this a non-spoilercast!
34:29 | Nov 10th, 2015
This week, we start off talking about jetpacks, Tomorrowland, and Adam's new spacesuit. As promised, we also take some questions from listeners, and get some pretty good ones! To answer a question about the Mythbusters production, Adam goes into deta...Show More
22:56 | Nov 3rd, 2015
This week's episode of Still Untitled was recorded in front of a live audience on Alcatraz! We chat with Adam about his escape from the island in an early episode of Mythbusters, and discuss some of our favorite heist and Bond films. Thanks to Nerd N...Show More
36:37 | Oct 27th, 2015
This week, we return from a short break to chat with Adam about Mythbusters' final season, reflect on 14 years of the show, and discuss the new Star Wars trailer! Plus, Adam tells us a terrifying story that leaves us speechless.
43:53 | Oct 6th, 2015
Adam, Will, and Norm share non-spoilerish impressions of The Martian, followed by an extended conversation where they spoil the hell out of the film. Enjoy! PS There's more Inside Out discussion after the end of the podcast, too.
34:57 | Sep 22nd, 2015
Adam, Will, and Norm discuss materials science and camping gear, Ahmed Mohamad's hoax clock and close the show with a mini-spoilercast about John Scalzi's excellent book, Redshirts. Enjoy!
34:29 | Jun 16th, 2015
Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the return of Battlebots, and Adam's involvement in robot combat, as well as a spoiler-free discussion of Kingsman: The Secret Service that culminates in a mini-SPOILERCAST. Enjoy!
55:04 | Jun 12th, 2015
By popular demand, an audio version of Adam Savage's interview with author Andy Weir! Andy wrote 'The Martian', the story of an astronaut stranded on Mars--it's a book we can't recommend enough. Adam and Andy talk about the research that went into wr...Show More
34:19 | May 26th, 2015
This week, Adam, Norm, and Will discuss Mad Max: Fury Road. Due to popular request, we isolated the non-spoiler part of the conversation up front and note when we shift to discussing potential spoilers. SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER!
23:29 | Mar 24th, 2015
Adam's kids are learning to drive, so it's a perfect time to discuss different approaches to teaching this essential life skill with Will and Norm. This week's Still Untitled is sponsored by Tested Premium Memberships. You can find out how to sup...Show More
26:48 | Nov 25th, 2014
Adam, Norm, and Will discuss Thanksgiving, their favorite traditions for the holiday, and Adam's imminent departure on tour. Also, help Still Untitled out by filling out an anonymous survey: www.podsurvey.com/untitled Thanks!
27:44 | Oct 14th, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm are joined by Eric Cheng, whose adventures take him around the world. This time, he tells stories about flying drones and shooting video inside Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano. Enjoy!
38:51 | Sep 30th, 2014
This week, Adam, Norm, and Will spoil Guardians of the Galaxy. This episode is filled with plot details, character developments, and other spoilers for the film Guardians of the Galaxy, so if you don't want that, don't listen.
34:44 | Sep 23rd, 2014
In an especially wide-ranging conversation, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss screen time for adults, the benefits of burner phones when travelling abroad, and some of Adam's favorite books from the trip. Enjoy!
30:37 | Aug 12th, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the challenges inherent in cooling some of his more elaborate costumes, including strategies suggested by the users, alcohol/dry ice chilling, and using off-the-shelf PC cooling components to move heat out of a...Show More
33:50 | Jul 15th, 2014
"Take your stinkin' paws off me, you damn dirty apes!" That's right, this week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the latest entry in the storied Planet of the Apes franchise, plus what it's like to attend a fancy movie premiere.
30:38 | Jun 24th, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the Tom Cruise/Emily Blunt film Edge of Tomorrow, which is based on the Japanese novel All You Need Is Kill, by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. We talk about the differences between the book and the film adaptation, the Tr...Show More
30:24 | Jun 3rd, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss ways to avoid chasing the dream of perfection on projects that neither require nor benefit from precision. They also discuss Edgar Wright and some good ways to hide your crimes. Enjoy!
34:37 | May 6th, 2014
Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the Star Wars casting announcement, the importance of Han Solo, and their strategies for waiting for the next Star Wars trilogy, wrapping up with a brief SPOILERCAST for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
25:46 | Apr 22nd, 2014
This week, Adam, Will and Norm, talk about Buck Rogers, dieting and fitness regimens. There's no "one simple trick" for staying healthy and losing weight, and Adam's own dieting habits have evolved over the years. Plus, bathroom horror stories!
34:01 | Apr 15th, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the way technology has changed over the last 11 years that Mythbusters has been in production. Topics include advanced high-speed cameras, the rise of the GoPro, and the way the production uses multi-rotor heli...Show More
34:55 | Apr 8th, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss their prop wishlists, the things they're always on the lookout for in a variety of categories. Also discussed: the new Cosmos, the old Cosmos, and The Truman Show. Apologies for the lost video in the final ...Show More
25:00 | Jan 28th, 2014
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the video Jamie and Adam helped Bill and Melinda Gates make as part of their foundation's annual letter. Other topics include: buying concert tickets online, the right way to approach someone you admire, and Wi...Show More
36:27 | Jan 21st, 2014
We've returned after our holiday, and Adam, Will, and Norm catch up on all the business that took place over the break, including Adam's trip to Space Camp, planning a season of Mythbusters, and Norm's vacation adventures. Enjoy!
36:00 | Dec 11th, 2013
Adam is still on tour, but that can't stop the 'cast. This week, the gang discusses dining with friends, the best kind of New York days, the perils of crappy okra, Thomas Edison's last breath, and the right way to buy a jacket. Apologies in advance, ...Show More
30:00 | Nov 26th, 2013
This week, Adam, Norm, and Will discuss home repairs, and why it's so darn difficult to get them done. Well, we eventually get around to that. We discuss Nick Nolte, the connection between Rocky and Bladerunner, while Will makes a series of startling...Show More
26:00 | Oct 15th, 2013
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the impact Hunter S. Thompson's work had on their lives, call out some of their favorite books and essays, and discuss the intersection between HST and the New Journalism. Enjoy!
34:36 | Aug 20th, 2013
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm share their favorite comic books and graphic novels, including Planetary, Transmetropolitan, Y: The Last Man, and pretty much everything from Frank Miller. We also spoil the ending of the 1980s Newhart show at the end.
25:36 | Aug 6th, 2013
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the legacy of practical special effects in film, their resurgence, and talk about the magazine Cinefex's place in the history of special effects (both practical and digital). We also discuss the Kickstarter for...Show More
33:02 | Jun 11th, 2013
This week, we try something a bit different. Adam and Will hop on a Google Hangout to answer questions live, as they're submitted from folks in the audience. Topics discussed included Google Glass, the NSA, Adam's box obsession, the ultimate bug-out ...Show More
29:20 | May 21st, 2013
This week, Adam discusses the problem with golfing in a tuxedo on a canyon rim, while Norm and Will recount their recent visit to the Johnson Space Center. Learn about the second largest swimming pool in the world, what the Space Shuttle's crew area ...Show More
24:13 | May 7th, 2013
The show goes off the rails in the first moment, completely skipping the planned topic in favor of a conversation about Adam, Norm, and Will's favorite director's commentaries, bonus features, and other DVD and Blu-ray extras. Post your favorite comm...Show More
42:11 | Apr 30th, 2013
In this week's super-sized episode, Adam answers questions submitted by Etsy users, including how he finds the best stuff on Etsy, how the indie crafts movement stacks up to mass production, and whether it's possible to swim in mayonnaise. Enjoy!
21:08 | Apr 23rd, 2013
Whether you're interested in panoramic photography or crafts and copyright, this week's show has something for you. The gang starts by discussing their techniques for shooting great panoramas, followed by a conversation about the complexities of copy...Show More
41:44 | Mar 26th, 2013
This week, Adam, Will, and Norm discuss the tools they'd put in a toolkit for beginning makers, if they were on a budget. Also, spacesuits. If you want to see the complete list of tools, it's at: http://tested.com/toolkit.
26:37 | Mar 19th, 2013
On this week's show, Adam discusses where to find materials. How to find the best places to buy stuff, but also good sources for freebies, when you're getting started making new things. The gang also discusses makerspaces, how to learn new skills, an...Show More
30:47 | Feb 26th, 2013
This week, Adam, Norm, and Will tackle the controversial topic of shop safety. After online comments about Adam's box-building video and shop safety, we jump right into Adam's rules for shop safety. Well, after an extended discussion about proper col...Show More
20:27 | Feb 19th, 2013
The announcement that JJ Abrams would direct the next Star Wars movie launched a thousand threads of speculation on the internet. The gang decides to join in on the fun and discuss what Abrams may bring to the beloved franchise.
27:14 | Feb 12th, 2013
Recording from Adam's home office, the gang chats about the designers and artists who have influenced Adam's work and art tastes, and how Adam learned to appreciate those aesthetics in one of his very first jobs. Of course, this is after diving into ...Show More
30:38 | Jan 29th, 2013
Will and Adam welcome Norm back from the Consumer Electronics Show, and discuss some of the trends from this year's event. Adam has never been to CES before, so we do our best conveying what it's like to be in a massive convention hall filled with no...Show More