In our 10th round of Disney Villain Deathmatch, it's Jafar from Aladdin versus Syndrome from The Incredibles! How will this battle of sorcery and science shake out? Support us on Patreon!
This week, our heroes travel in time to 1988 and enter the strange suburbia of Paper Girls, Vol. 1!
FD 64: Reading with the Hamiltons – a Special Episode with Elizabeth Minkel and Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
This week on Fathoms Deep, journalists Elizabeth Minkel and Gavia Baker-Whitelaw join us to talk about falling hard for Black Sails and the research projects that have become part of that glorious obsession…. including figuring out what would have been in the Hamilton’s library.
We’ve got special guest Caleb Gibbs in the studio with us this week as we enter our next round of battles!
This week, our heroes watch a collection of trailers released at San Diego Comic-Con. It’s the SDCC Trailerpalooza!
This week, our heroes do as Peggy says, and discuss the post-war adventures of our favorite SSR agent. It’s Agent Carter!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we are joined by both Jon Steinberg and Alastair Stephens to talk about the mythology of the Pirate Titans, who is in the labyrinth, archetypes, and finding an emotion and riding it for all it’s worth. (spoiler warning: there will be crack pot theories)
It’s classic villainy against new villainy in this week’s episode! Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent battles Frozen’s Hans!
This week on Fathoms Deep, Daphne chats with Black Sails Supervising Producer Nina Jack about special effects buffets, the challenges of mist control, and many other aspects of making our favorite story come to life.
This week, our heroes talk about the greatest superhero movie since… well, since Wonder Woman, anyway? It’s Spider-Man: Homecoming!
This week, it’s some classic Disney villains in the ring! We’ve got the original wicked stepmother from Cinderella and the self-righteous judge from The Hunchback of Notre Dame!
This week, our heroes survive the Terrigen Bomb and hang out in Jersey City with our favorite new hero — and more anthropomorphic bird men — in Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal!
This week, our heroes are introduced six times over and find themselves adrift in teen culture as they discuss the fascinating disaster that is Suicide Squad!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we sit down to chat with Alastair Stephens about our love of Max – Queen of Nassau, drowner of cats, and preserver of hats.
This week as we pit the original Disney pirate, Captain Hook, against the worst stepmother of all time, Mother Gothel!
Elizabeth and Sarah talk about the adventure that has been Porch Club in this week’s season finale episode.
This week, our heroes are led to beer and superheroics by one of our favorite heroes, Patsy Walker, AKA Hellcat!
This week on Fathoms Deep, our dreams came true and we got to chat with Louise Barnes (with a quick visit with Nick Boraine)!
This week, our heroes leave their paradise island and venture out into a wider world as they discuss ice cream pride, crossing no man’s land and the missed potential of Doctor Poison!
Elizabeth and Sarah finally break down Love Languages! It’s another lifestyle thing, kinda! We get better at that every week. Good for us!
It’s a Big Cat Battle! This week, it’s Shere Khan from The Jungle Book up against Scar from The Lion King!
This week, our heroes pick sides and discuss Captain America: Civil War, why Nat and Wanda should be BFFs, how great Black Panther is, helicopter wrasslin’, and the Sam and Bucky spin-off story we’d like to see.
In this special, unexpected live show, Sarah and Elizabeth discuss Elizabeth’s debut novel, Idyllwilde, which is now available for pre-order!
Amazon is currently running a huge Marvel sale on digital trades, and we’ve picked some of our favorites!
We’ve got THE classic Disney villain versus a not-super-powered villain: the Evil Queen from Snow White and Syndrome from The Incredibles! Will nostalgia win over contemporary villainous virtues?
This week on Fathoms Deep, we celebrate our one year anniversary with the gift of another chat with Luke Arnold. We discuss what was beyond choice, Silver taking his ball and going home, and parrots (or just the one parrot)
This week, our heroes discuss Black Hammer, Vol. 1, golden age heroes in a modern world, the tragedy of enforced adolescence, and Kirby brilliance.
In this month’s live show, Elizabeth and Sarah discuss the end of a long road, champagne and dirty cowboys, long-distance relationships, the miracle of henna, the patron saints of booze and table flipping, and tipsy toasts.
This week, our heroes discuss the latest Marvel cosmic adventure, evolving characterization, Car Boys, Sarah emoting in the movie theater, and being killed in a sexy way.
This week, Elizabeth and Sarah discuss how best to survive the absolute worst life throws at you. Topics of conversation: Elizabeth has forgotten how to shower, a GJ Corban naming competition, Sarah makes a moniker mistake, strowborry body botter, and seriously, you guys, hand-written cards are important.
This week, our heroes discuss Chelsea Cain’s short-lived but incandescent Mockingbird series. Puzzle box!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we have another lovely chat with Jon Steinberg, co creator of Black Sails, about Season 4, backstories, a pirate show about domesticity, and using the Greek Myth Instagram filter.
This week, it’s Jafar from Aladdin pitted against…the bad guy from Big Hero 6! What was his name again? Oh, right: Robert Callaghan. Well that doesn’t seem very villainous. Which big bad ends up the best?
In this special episode of Porch Club, Elizabeth and Sarah are joined by Lily for a discussion of mental health, mall embarrassment, bad nicknames and amazing women.
This week, our heroes discuss the second Captain America movie, spy thrillers and Agents Carter, Sam and Nat, and who the hell is Bucky?
This week on Fathoms Deep, we have all the guests. The ladies are joined by Alastair Stephens, Lauren Sarner, and Andrew Dyce to discuss themes from all 4 seasons of Black Sails and it was a whole lot of fun….. as in the what does Black Sails have to say about the nature of Darkness kind of fun.
In this live episode of Porch Club, Elizabeth and Sarah play a rousing game of MFK, and answer #PorchClubQs on comfort food, second languages, couch surfing and R&J Supper Club.
This week it’s a puppy-smashing, soul-crushing, super villainous all-out brawl between Cruella de Ville (101 Dalmatains) and Hades (Hercules)!
This week, our heroes discuss the first volume the epic Saga by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples, as well as depictions of childbirth in fiction, Whedonic dialogue, wooden rocketships and robot sex.
Elizabeth and Sarah talk fashion, style, and personal aesthetic. Also, they go on a five-minute tirade about safe sex, which was unanticipated.
This week on Fathoms Deep, our last season wrap with Lauren. We manage somehow not to talk about Silver the whole time… We also discuss Flint’s speech, how the Creators outdid our best fan fic ideas, and whether Jack and Silver became pen pals after the last episode.
This week, our heroes discuss origin stories, why Peggy Carter works so well, why Bucky doesn’t, what’s up with the Red Skull, and share a dramatic reading that will break your hearts. You’re welcome?
This week, Elizabeth and Sarah tackle questions of creativity and artistry, and the obligation of the artist to drink deep from life. Plus, #PorchClubQs on building a maximum-security joy vault, loving black jelly beans, shrugging off creative slumps, and how Nigella Lawson is a dirty liar.
Welcome to Disney Villain Deathmatch! This week, Ursula the Sea Witch (The Little Mermaid) takes on The Horned King (The Black Cauldron)!
In a special episode, our heroes discuss the new teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, and why they are so excited!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we sooth your broken hearts with the best thing ever – Craig and Lise join us to talk FeatherDelle, riffing with Toby Schmitz, costumes, bread knives and of course, Tit Curtains…..
This week, our heroes discuss the the recent two-volume series of Vision, by Tom King!
Elizabeth and Sarah take a week off as Vinton and Alastair take over the porch to discuss masculinity, male role models, being physical, the intersection of gender and sexuality, how good Elizabeth’s Old Fashioneds are, and what they love most about Porch Club!
This week on Fathoms Deep, the most beautiful ending Proper Podcasters could hope for. We discuss truth and stories and oars and shovels and dragons….. and we have a special (drunken) pirate name session with two of our favorites from Black Sails.
This week, our heroes discuss the latest X-Men film: “Logan,” the R-rated Wolverine story that we never knew we needed.
Welcome to a very special Porch Club Live, featuring Vinton Bayne as the guest-host of the hottest game show in Pawnee, Know Your Boo!
Daphne sat down with Jessica Parker Kennedy and Liz, the 2 Queens of Nassau to chat about the brilliance of Max, sympathy for Jack Rackham, and Pirates as Puppies.
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss things falling apart but with really beautiful lighting and sound effects. Searching for humor here…. blink blink blink, Featherstone – that’s all we’ve got.
Sarah, Alastair, and Vinton are finally doing a superhero podcast! They are excited to introduce themselves and their plans in this introductory episode of Excelsior. New episodes drop every Sunday!
Sarah is forming a terrible habit of using the best joke in the episode as the title. Ah, well. This week, Elizabeth and Sarah read letters they've written to themselves. Topics of discussion: defining yourself, spring wardrobes, Ulta and Sephora are different,...
Special Episode – We had Lukas Ettlin back for a second chat about shooting epic ship battles, blowing up Nassau, how much air Luke Arnold really needs underwater, and embroidery?
Lukas is a cinematographer, director and producer on Black Sails. His expertise is clearly broad and overreaching. And there may be mention of a goat – seems to have become a theme for us
This week on Fathoms Deep: In which Daphne only sort of breaks her vow not to make predictions and Liz dreams of a living in a house boat on Skeleton Island.
Also, all hail Idele – defender of friends and slicer of bread.
This week on Porch Club, Liz and Sarah are joined by special guest and fellow OddWonk Leslie Schipa! The three talk about having a gypsy soul (or a sedentary soul in Sarah’s case). Topics of conversation: clubbing on the porch, Ty Beanie Baby Captain America, Curtis and Craig, #PorchCorsets, and microwaving bone marrow.
The ladies had a nice long chat with Hannah about Eleanor Guthrie, Hangry Pirates, and our dream of a choose your own adventure book about Eleanor written by Toby Schmitz.
Prepare yourselves to maybe feel something for Eleanor as Daphne always has…
This week on Fathoms Deep, we go to Philadelphia to have a giant and well deserved dose of Jack Rackham to heal our broken hearts. Pirate Groupies 4 ever.
Also, Grandma Guthrie is killer and we are in love.
This week, Liz and Sarah have a serious discussion about faith, spirituality, and identity. It gets kind of heavy for a bit. Liz discusses church hurt, Christian mysticism, and says “noir” wrong twice. Sarah chats about uncertainty, not knowing who she is, and how God speaks to her through Disney films.
In which we discover (to no one’s surprise) that Tom Hopper is delightful
We discuss the Black Sails Cinnamon Roll Quotient, Billy’s Inner Darkness, and the Walrus crew love triangle…. no, not that one.
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss chock-a-block threesomes, get quite heated about Woodes Rogers, and the return of Jannax, kind of…
This week, Liz and Sarah talk freely about femininity, beauty and loveliness, personal value, and give lots of real lifestyle advice on their (kinda) lifestyle podcast! Thanks to our very special guest, Lily!
Special Episode – In which we visit (virtually) with Zach McGowan, talk Black Sails, go for a beer run, and he shows us his sword… Also, his Zach McGowan impression is almost as good as that of Toby Schmitz.
Daphne managed to keep her cool (more or less) in the presence of royalty. We discuss the looks Madi gives pirates, tethers and love, and how inviting someone as big as Billy in can rock the boat…. And also, the looks Madi gives pirates, because seriously.
In the final episode of Mighty Fine Shindig, the crew look back on Firefly in a special live Q&A!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we ask if we would be enough and then maybe get slapped around some for thinking out loud.... We will busy ourselves seeming unconcerned from now on. You can buy Fathoms Deep jewelry! www.daphneolive.com/fathomsdeep Leave us a message!...
This week, Liz and Sarah give their first ever live Porch Club, sort lots of characters into their Hogwarts houses, discuss nicknames and nightmares, bad habits and breaking crystal, and completely lose control of the live chat.
This week, we refuse to lay down as we discuss the 2005 Firefly movie, Serenity!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss how everyone should just listen to the women already, Billy the surly teen, and how Flint and Silver plan to parent the shit out of Nassau…. until Flint has other plans.
Special Episode, in which we reward Alastair Stephens, captain of podcasts at storywonk.com, for his successful pirate binge with his very own seat on our ship and he admits that Daphne was right all along about Black Sails.
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss darkness and madness, an awesome horse dismount and The King is Dead, Long live the King…
This week, Liz returns from New York City with stories of oysters, fancy theater adventures and OddWonk love.
This week, it’s the final episode of Firefly, “Objects in Space!”
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss the many meanings of a bird. And dinner. And the shit that this island makes people do.
This week, Liz is on vacation in New York flirting with pirates.
This week, it’s the thirteenth episode of Firefly: “Heart of Gold!”
This week on Fathoms Deep: the beginning of Season 4!
This week, Liz and Sarah are joined by special guests Vinton Bayne and Alastair Stephens.
This week, we get our hearts broken by “The Message.”
This week on Fathoms Deep, we are delighted to say that we got to chat with Toby Schmitz, with a few appearances from Jack as well. We discuss which Shakespearean character Jack may be, Jack's fighting style, and Teachamania. You can buy Fathoms Deep jewelry!...
Much to Sarah's horror, we finally tell The Borders Story this week while talking about good friendships and good boundaries. And since we had the week from hell, we asked for the most ridiculous #PorchClubQs you could throw at us, to amazing results. Also, this...
It's time to take out the garbage in this eleventh episode of Firefly, "Trash!" Topics of conversation: no one was weird this week, small-to-large mittens, tattoo your ship on your hip, predicting Funko Pop figures, 1980s horror movies, Yosaffbridge, and a brief...
This week on Fathoms Deep, we have a special guest - Andrew Dyce (aka Cabin Boy) and we discuss the Sandbox of Shared Themes as well as the relative hotness of Billy, Silver..... and Mapleton. @AndrewBDyce on twitter You can find him on ScreenRant.com and the Jacobite...
Liz and Sarah are doing an actual "lifestyle" thing this week: how to be positive! In an extra surprise twist, Sarah took three pages of notes and spends most of this episode telling you how to cultivate an environment of optimism and positivity. Liz daydreams about...
Guess who's back? Back again? Niska's back! And also Alastair Stephens. This week, we're covering episode 10 of Firefly: "War Stories." Topics of conversation: weirdly long chats about navels, great gifs, nobody is a person to Jayne, the Whedon desert, OddWonk...
This week on Fathoms Deep, we have an extra special treat. A peek behind the curtain with Jon Steinberg, 1/2 of the Black Sails Creators. We discuss the writing process, character backstories, when Jack Rackham is most fun to write, and yet again, staring into Flint….
Happy New Year! It's 2017, or as Sarah would say, Twenty-Sweven-Teen. But nobody else is saying that. This week, Liz talks about journaling, personal growth, holiday jam on pumpernickel rye, and determines alcoholic drinks for the five stages of grief. Sarah advises...
We're heading to the core and doing a heist! This week it's "Ariel," episode 9 of Firefly. Topics of conversation: heists, Ocean's Battalion, WTF River Moments (TM), Mal is the best dad, Brian Adams, bastard mercenaries, and those creepy AF blue-handed gentlemen....
This week on Fathoms Deep, Lauren Sarner joins us again to discuss Season 3 of Black Sails. We discuss our favorite things and have a Season 4 Prediction Game going! You can see all of Lauren's Black Sails articles here:...
This week on Fathoms Deep, we have a chat with Luke Arnold about Silver’s off screen gossip sessions with Rackham, about stomping, and about what it is like to stare into Flint (and need a beer after).
Liz and Sarah (and special guest Lily) finally went to see Moana! So this week, they're doing a very special Disney Princess Deathmatch episode of Porch Club! Will Moana blow all the other princesses out of the water? Support us on Patreon! (Help us go achieve our...
We cover episode eight of Firefly, "Out of Gas!" Discussion topics: Mal is captaining the shit out of this ship, Wash's mustache though, Bester is a floppy-headed douchebag, Kaylee is not a whore, never let Jayne take over, and our hosts have a lot of trouble keeping...
It is the end of 2016 and we take the chance to talk about all of our favorites for the year. Our 2016 Roll With It episode covers all the mediums we normally talk about from books to table top games! So join us as we reflect on the things that we loved this year.
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss being liked, being feared, and being underestimated. lets hang out at a campfire with Flint and Silver.... You can buy Fathoms Deep jewelry! www.daphneolive.com/fathomsdeep Leave us a message! 405-67FLINT (yes, we said Flint)...
Liz and Sarah give advice on self-care, with hilariously endearing results. Liz chats yoga, doughnut carapaces, ungodly amounts of tea, and how Scotch goes with Popcorn. Sarah discusses consuming mostly soda, Plant Nanny, rusty blood, and also is totally wrong about...
We're covering episode 7 of Firefly: "Jaynestown!" Topics of conversation: the Tick, Inara never has bad sex, man of faith versus man of reason, Canton is a bad smelly dirty place, hamsters is nice, and the symbol is the thing.
This week on Fathoms Deep, we discuss warnings and welcomes and that thing that broke our hearts (you know what we are talking about - don't make us say it) You can buy Fathoms Deep jewelry! www.daphneolive.com/fathomsdeep Listen to Liz' new podcast with her best...
A bunch of our stuff got stolen and it turns out relying on the kindness of internet strangers is the way to make it through the day. Liz talks gratitude, limousines, and yard work. Sarah talks depression, summer camp, and also she became the Pokemon Champion today so...