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My handle is Johnathanblade

My handle is Johnathanblade

By Johnathanblade
A podcast about the pop-cultural interests, pursuits, philosophical leanings, and the people surrounding the internet citizen, Johnathanblade
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The Storyteller
I chat with an old buddy about stand-up comedy and the stories of his careless youth. A heads up, as the tales escalate, some of these stories are not for the prudish or for the faint of heart ...wild! royalty free music by Giorgio Di Campo
December 01, 2021
Google's Pixel 6
I hadn't done a "to the camera" video in years. I was able to gab at length about what currently owns my headspace, the Google Pixel 6 smartphone. Check it out on YouTube as well! Johnathanblade1
November 02, 2021
Apple Event 2021 and Other Mobile Musings
New iPhones and other personal consumer cravings for 2021.
September 26, 2021
Johnathanblade is Five
I put the first Johnathanblade "content" on my YouTube channel 5 years ago this week.
September 10, 2021
Sisters are doing it for themselves
Thoughts on the Marvel movie, Black Widow and the Disney Plus streaming show, Loki.
July 16, 2021
Super Dysmorphia
Thinking out loud about the glut of Superman deconstructions in our current media landscape.
May 17, 2021
Quick Covid Update
It's the title. I had just finished recording a thing, so while I was setup, I recorded this.
April 08, 2021
He needs the Axe!
A quick, impromptu review of Godzilla vs Kong as a bonus 2nd episode today!
April 01, 2021
Switcheroo: GenXGrownUp Podcast
Facilitated by Your Brain on Facts Podcast, this episode we are engaging in a little criss-cross. Today's episode is a heaping helping of musical nostalgia from The GenXGrownUp Podcast! They are talking about one-hit wonders of the 1970s!  It hurts my heart that I remember any of these songs from their time of release 😁. Enjoy! ---
April 01, 2021
Justice League: The Grant Morrison Cut
On this episode, I'm talking about Zach Snyder's Justice League as a preamble to talking about The 1990s JLA story arc, Rock of Ages.
March 25, 2021
The 68K Fyuhks, Maxie: The Console Wars
In replacing some files, I just republished this episode. I had forgotten that I did funky stuff with my voice originally. In this episode, I talk, mostly, about the CPUs of the 16-bit and 32-bit console wars. come for my tired and strained voice. Stay for an abundance of chiptune music!
March 24, 2021
It's a Potpourri episode. My intention was to do an all Voltron episode, but it would be silly not to follow SEO with a little WandaVision content 😁
March 06, 2021
Artistic Evolution
A conversation with Matthew Didner. He is the associate artistic director for the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, and was the associate director on the Drama Desk Award winning Nation Folksbiene Theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof, but it both feels like yesterday and a lifetime ago that he was helping me embody my Chandler Bing on stage. Today we're taking the ride from good old times to artistic fulfillment.
December 28, 2020
A Gentle Warrior
Talking with musician Jason Didner about his music, his life, and his mission to support mental wellness through both.
December 22, 2020
Star Gore: Violence in the Clone Wars series
Ray Bullock is back! We're talking about how the violence in the Disney Plus Star Wars animated shows, the Clone Wars and Rebels, diverges from what is seen in the movies.
December 18, 2020
New Toys
It's not that I am unhappy with my PC. It is just that I like the idea of using something more focused as my daily driver. We're talking Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 lite, productivity, and generally using Android for all of the things!
December 06, 2020
America vs Dark Souls
On this episode I vent a little frustration at American Evangelicals. If you are sensitive to the implied tone, maybe skip this one.
November 15, 2020
Vampire Hunter D BLOODLUST
Talking about a movie in the spirit of the season.
October 21, 2020
The Chippa made what?
This episode I am boosting a creator whose content I enjoy. -------------------------
August 21, 2020
We need to talk about Joel
Off the cuff musings about the Last of Us character, Joel Miller.
August 18, 2020
I don't believe in racism
A few different circumstances inspired this diatribe. Sometimes stuff gets real 🤷🏿‍♂️ ------------------------
August 16, 2020
The Vision of a Madman
Renaissance man of professional creative pursuits, Corey Marshall, joins me to discuss his journey as a creator.
July 29, 2020
Man of Steel
A review/talk-through of one of my favorite modern blockbusters, Man of Steel.
May 19, 2020
Passive Aggression
Passive Aggression, S/Os, parents, children, social media, life, but mostly passive aggression with Tina Rhoades.
May 07, 2020
Returning to The Streets (of Rage)
Some thoughts on the newly released two and a half decades on follow up to the Streets of Rage video game series, Streets of Rage 4.
May 02, 2020
African Child: Redux
This week, Greg Schmidt and I solve Africa and all of the ills of the continent in one short discussion. The RAW conversation is 2 hours. If anyone wants to listen to us cure domestic social ills too, let me know on Twitter. Check out Jankie old broke hobo Spider-man (@Johnathanblade):
April 24, 2020
Joseph Campbell's Podcaster with a 1000 faces
A discussion about the acendency of Superhero movies in pop-cultural cinema over the last 40 plus years. Every media Podcaster to whom you listen has done some variation of this episode. Welp, here is mine. This is actually a great one! My guest and friend, comedian Ray Bullock wears his nerd cred like an Intercontinental championship belt! "Maaan, this is gonna be good!" Check out Jankie old broke hobo Spider-man (@Johnathanblade):
April 20, 2020
SONIC (Generations)
My son and I talk about our experiences with Sonic the Hedgehog in media since the characters inception, including a chat about the 2020 Sonic the Hedgehog movie. My son's YouTube channel Check out Jankie old broke hobo Spider-man (@Johnathanblade):
April 13, 2020
An old man yells at Misogynist windmills
Me trying to give voice to how I thought I was woke, but discovered that I was just old. This episode touches on Covid-19, Birds of Prey, Terminator Dark Fate, Louis CK, and Patrice O'Neal.
April 09, 2020
Black Panther's 2nd Anniversary
I wanted to put something up for the 2nd anniversary of Black Panther's release. He is the audio from both my YouTube Black Panther review and my review of Infinity War. If you are able find my Infinity War review on YouTube, it is worth watching. I did something fun with it, and it is kind of awesome. Check out Jankie old broke hobo Spider-man (@Johnathanblade):
February 17, 2020
A quick take on Joker
This could have easily been a few Tweets, but in the interest of putting out more content, I wanted to share my immediate thoughts on Joker.
October 22, 2019
Pixel 3a XL after 3 weeks
My experience using the Pixel 3a XL. Check out Jankie old broke hobo Spider-man (@Johnathanblade):
October 14, 2019
An episode embracing the idea that this podcast is about whatever strikes my fancy. Today, it's a viral sandwich, Spider-Man, and the idea of spending money that I don't need to spend.
August 23, 2019
Potpourri 2
Casual musings on Black Mirror Season 5 Episode 1: Striking Vipers, Godzilla:King of the Monsters, and Dark Phoenix.
June 18, 2019
We're in the Endgame
A review of the 2019 conclusion to the 22 film story arc of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers Endgame.
May 05, 2019
A Madman Tale #2
A review of the 2nd issue of the Umiversecomics comicbook, A Madman Tale.
April 14, 2019
Friends from Dragon College?
I saw Dragonball Super: Broly recently and I wanted to share some thoughts. Also, my girlfriend and I talk about the Netflix show, Friends from College after having binged it over a cold weekend. We even fit in some Punisher season 2 discussion.
January 25, 2019
What if an agglomeration of iTunes reviews became sentient and started reading itself? I wanted to signal boost some favorite podcasts. Happy Holidays!
December 22, 2018
In remembrance of Stan Lee
I would feel compelled to turn in my nerd gun and badge if I didn't share a few words about Stan Lee.
November 15, 2018
We're not dead yet?
Joe Rogan's year 2000 stand-up comedy album, I'm gonna be dead someday, in hindsight.
October 14, 2018
You're a big kid, now!
Android is 10 (and that is the least depressing thing in the world, right now)
September 30, 2018
I wanted to talk about Louis CK, but I didn't have the balls to let that stand by itself, so I bundled it with some other stuff
September 15, 2018
The Buckaroo Banzai reaction cast
My son and I finished watching Buckaroo Banzai for the first time, minutes ago. We have some words to say. The audio is extremely clipped, but it was such a good time that I posted anyway.
August 16, 2018
The Death of Superman OVA
I talk about the newly released animated movie, The Death of Superman.
August 14, 2018
Movies in a minute
An introductory episode featuring what I make now, that will, perhaps, inform what I will do with the channel.
August 13, 2018