The Past and the Pending Podcast

Episode 15: Heroic Bloodshedding with The Jastrom

An episode of The Past and the Pending Podcast

By Adam Sexton
An autobiographical and sometimes shared discussion of film/tv/video games/books/music choices from the past and the present.
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Episode 15: Heroic Bloodshedding with The Jastrom
Hey folks! The Past and the Pending returns yet again with another guest episode, one that I've dreamt of doing since starting this podcast. This time, Jason Walstrom aka The Jastrom, host/creator of Entertainment Landfill (formerly Nowhere in Mulberry) joins me for nearly 3 hour chat about podcasting, films we've seen from the past and present and our mutual admiration for the filmography of director John Woo. There's anecdotes about the early days of podcasting and the NIM period of Jason's podcast, thoughts on the films Duck You Sucker, The Road Warrior, Prospect and an in-depth discussion of Once Upon A Time in...Hollywood (SPOILER WARNING FROM 1:19 - 1:46; Jason and I spoil the hell out of Tarantino's latest so please, I'm begging you, see the film before you listen to that section; YOU'VE BEEN WARNED). And then the last hour or so is geeking out about our history of watching John Woo's Hong Kong and U.S. films (there is spoiler talk about certain films like The Killer and Bullet In The Head so if you haven't seen them, too bad. You've had plenty of time). This episode is longer than usual episodes but when you're lucky to get The Jastrom on your podcast, you go all out. Enjoy!
August 4, 2019
Episode 14: Omnitainment!!!
This episode was way WAY overdue but better late than never. The Past and the Pending podcast returns with its first guest episode since December 2015. The guest is none other than Adam Howard with his third appearance. For listeners who are familiar with Nowhere in Mulberry/Entertainment Landfill, this is a walk down memory lane for there are deep cuts to be found. Its a longer episode than usual (but not for a guest show) because Adam and I had some catching up to do. A lot of fond memories regarding podcasting: discovering podcasts, making podcasts with your friends and the struggles to keep making them when life and responsibilities rear their ugly heads. There is some rambling and some extra editing could've been applied but I love the conversation we had so I felt less filters makes this episode special.  Topics include: Field of Dreams, Babe (1995), Spiderman: Far From Home (spoiler free thoughts), Toy Story 4 (SPOILER WARNING), Game of Thrones series finale (SPOILER WARNING) the history of the forgotten (but subject to resurrection) Omnitainment podcast, Adam's history of making rap songs and videos (including some BTS discussion of favorites of mine, like DIG and Black Umbrellas), life as the father of a Fortnite streamer and custom making N64 console molds. You can find Adam Howard on Instagram as latetotheparty and you can see his youtube channel under the listing of "Adam Lawrence". Find me on twitter @ avidacridjam, email me at Like and subscribe!
July 17, 2019
Episode 13: Jupiter and Beyond The Infinite
On this solo episode, I talk for less than 22 minutes about my viewing history of 2001: A Space Odyssey, from the first time I saw it on Cinemax to seeing the 4K Restoration on IMAX. Soundtrack selections from the original motion picture soundtrack of 2001: A Space Odyssey and the final track from Harry Gregson-Williams' score of Kingdom of Heaven (a favorite of mine). Enjoy! There's more to come! (new hosting site URL) send email feedback to or reach me via twitter @avidacridjam
June 8, 2019
Episode 12: Wha' Happened?
The Past and the Pending Podcast returns after 2+ years and to kick things off, I need to explain why I podfaded and why I've returned and what I have in plans for the future. TL;DR: my podcast is back and here to stay. Got ideas? Voicemail? Want to be a future guest host? Email me at or DM me at twitter @avidacridjam. It's good to be back.
May 23, 2019
Episode 11: Video Game Renting Memories
The Past and The Pending podcast returns with a self-indulgent solo episode about certain NES/SNES games that I rented in the late 80's and the first half of the 90's. Enjoy! Follow me on twitter @avidacridjam. Email feedback to Please rate and review this podcast on iTunes!
July 25, 2016
Episode 10: Dawn of Justice reaction
On this solo episode, I give a spoiler free reaction to Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.
March 25, 2016
Episode 9: In Which The Adams Bond Over Star Wars & Whatnot
The podcast returns with special guest/returning champ Adam Howard! Topics include: Star Wars (A New Hope), The Passenger (1975), She's Funny That Way, Spectre, Game of Thrones (SPOILER TALK COVERING FIRST 3 SEASONS!!!!), Fringe, Supergirl, Banjo Kazooie, Persona 4 Golden, Mad Max (video game) and more. Happy Holidays!Send email feedback to Please rate and review this show on iTunes!
December 23, 2015
Episode 8: Now they know that we know that they know that we know!
The Past and The Pending is a year old! Join myself and radio DJ (and longtime friend) Justin Petitt as we discuss: former lives as butchers, fast food restaurants in bad locations, The Burbs and The Yakuza, documentaries about Texas justice and Big Bird, The Dana Carvey Show and The Shield, Men At Work and Hannibal, pc flight simulators and Metal Gear Solid 4 and Batman: Arkham Knight and a LONG section about music. The recording software caused some audio hiccups here and there (especially in the middle section) so I apologize for that. Reach me on twitter @avidacridjam and Petitt @batmanpetitt. Send any voicemail or email feedback to Leave a review on iTunes please! Thank you for your time and attention!
September 22, 2015
Episode 7: Bustin' Blocks in the Summertime
On this solo episode, I discuss my top 5 summer blockbuster movies. Reach me on twitter @avidacridjam. Send feedback (email or voicemail) to Thanks for listening!
August 2, 2015
Episode 6: with satellite television, you can go anywhere
On this solo episode, I ramble about my VHS collection of recorded films and love of (the dearly departed) Independent Film Channel and Turner Classic Movies during the 90's.  Please send any emails or voicemails to
May 25, 2015
Episode 5: Nothing Can Stop Us, Not Even Lag
On this episode, Adam Howard returns! Note: the last 20 minutes have a bit of lag due to recording app snafu. Sorry about that. Anyway, we discuss: podcasts, Return To Me, Red Cliff, Kingsman, Chappie, American Gladiators, Sailor Moon, Nintendo 64, Goldeneye, Super Mario All-Stars, SNES, Blood Meridian.
March 21, 2015
Episode 4: The Adam Bomb
An episode 4 months in the making: 2 fans of the Entertainment Landfill podcast discuss podcasts, Oscars and the entertainment choices they've made recently. Guest star: Adam Howard.
February 23, 2015
Solo Episode 1: Getting My Action Fix
The Past & The Pending Podcast returns! This episode is a solo outing where I discuss a hometown video rental store and 5 action film classics that I rented repeatedly (and the reasons for doing so). Reach me via twitter @avidacridjam and through email: Enjoy and thanks for listening!
January 19, 2015
The Past And The Pending Episode 1: Nolan Batman Film-Length
Here it is, the first attempt at what I envisioned the podcast as: my first guest Joe Step and I talk about our entertainment choices of old and recent. The good news is: there was lots to talk about. The bad news (depending on your preference): we talk for nearly 3 HOURS (hence the episode title). While editing this, I discovered that my voice tended to fizzle a bit here and there so I apologize for the dips in sound quality. I will get better at this in the future. In the meantime, enjoy!Topics include: Cinderella Man, The Changeling, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men: Days of Future Past, bad theater concession prices (nice souvenir cups, though), Animaniacs, Deadwood (season one), The Legend of Korra, Penny Dreadful, Uniracers, Phantasy Star II, Batman: Arkham City, Rogue Legacy, A Clockwork Orange, The Big Sleep, The Fault in Our Stars, Batman: The City of Owls and more!Shoutouts to: Unknown Connection podcast (, Entertainment Landfill (, and The Stinking Pause ( Adam Sexton (twitter: avidacridjam)Guest: Joe Step (@joemikestep) (also check out the website music: The Past and the Pending by The ShinsOutro music: Wisdom of the Ages by John Barry
August 7, 2014
The Past And The Pending Episode Zero: The Mission Statement
This is Adam Sexton and I'm introducing the first episode of The Past and the Pending podcast.Here is The Mission Statement. A 7 minute-ish episode that explains what this podcast is, why I'm creating it and what I hope to do with it. No fancy music intros/outros or soothing background music. A bare-bones affair. After all, I'm new to podcasting and taking those baby steps. Besides, it's only seven minutes.Send feedback to pastandpendingpodcast@gmail.comReach me on twitter @avidacridjamThank you for your time and attention.
July 12, 2014
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