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 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, Episode 133: Ragnarok’n in the USA


The one with the unnecessary pacing.

In this week’s episode, Mike and Jay share their reactions to Thor Ragnarok, Stranger Things, Season 2, and share some insights about gaming and the need to apply overly contextual readings about the games’ contents.


Intro song: “Planet Sakaar” Mark Mothersbaugh
Outro song: “Eulogy” Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein

The Untenable Podcast, SoloCast: 31 Days of Horror Review

The one with the horrific rambling.

In this week’s solocast, Jay talks about some of his favorites from his list of 31 horror movies posted to the blog during October.


Intro song: “Heathens” twenty one pilots

Outro song: “The Sky is a Neighborhood” Foo Fighters


The Untenable Podcast, Mixtape #16: Existential Quantum Despair


The one with mechanical quantums.

In this week’s mixtape episode, Mike and Jay revisit the mechanics of Quantum Leap, the value of both Mortal Kombat and Streetfighter  movie adaptations, and how time is portrayed in 11.22.63.


Intro song:  “On Me” – Lil Yachty, Young Thug

Song #2: “Falls on Me” – Fuel

Song #3: “Trouble” – Cage the Elephant

Outro song: “Despair [acoustic]” – Yeah Yeah Yeahs


Episodes mixed:

Ep. 79: Spoilers –  Kennedy Dies

Ep. 81: The Broadstrokes