About untenablepod

Mike and Jay are two lifelong friends who originate from the Alamo City. They grew up watching too many movies, reading too many comics, mimicking too much television, and listening to too much music. One is a family man and one is...well, he's still working on it.

The Untenable Podcast, Episode 138: Watching the Throne


The one with the tribes.

In this week’s shorter than usual episode, Mike and Jay take a roadie to see Marvel’s Black Panther and talk about their initial thoughts of the movie.


The Untenable Podcast, Episode 137: Force Yoga Across the Universe


The one with breaking down the beats.

In this week’s episode, Mike and Jay primarily talk about their Last Jedi opinions on the backlash and their own feelings about the experience, as well as some talk about current state of television.

The Untenable Podcast, Episode 136: Domestic Blitz


The one with joysticks and night sticks.

In this week’s episode, Mike and Jay talk about video game excursions over the holidays, including Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, Call of Duty: World War II, Homefront: The Revolution, and NBA Live ‘18; and all of this with a domestic disturbance that plays out in the corridor outside of Jay’s apartment.

Intro song: “Breathe” Collective Soul  Outro song: “Run” Collective Soul

The Untenable Podcast, Episode 135: The City at the Edge of F***s

trek discovery

The one with speculations about speculations.

In this week’s new episode, Mike and Jay talk iterations of Star Trek: Mike’s reactions to CBS Prime’s new show, Star Trek Discovery and his shared reactions to news of Quentin Tarantino’s involvement in another Trek movie; and of course, speculations about their own reactions to Star Wars The Last Jedi.


Intro song: “The God That Failed” Metallica   Outro song: “God Given” Nine Inch Nails

The Untenable Podcast, Episode 134: The CGI Between Us


The one with the regrets of a universe misspent.

In this week’s episode, Mike and Jay share their joint reactions to Pixar’s Coco, as well as their continued frustrations with the DCEU and Justice League’s shortcomings, and Mike also wanders into some gaming territory while Jay rambles on his own gaming journeys lately.


Intro song: “Golden Slumbers” Elbow

Outro song: “Remember Me”  Gael García Bernal, Gabriella Flores, Libertad García Fonzi

The Untenable Podcast, Solo Cast: Talkin’ About Coco


The one with the offerings.

In this week’s solo cast, Jay reflects on his experience with Pixar’s Coco, and remembers the dearly departed and lessons learned about Day of the Dead offerings.

Link to New York Times article about Danny Lozano’s store and his role in the community