This week, we discuss the first eighteen issues of Brian K. Vaughan’s story of teenage angst and justified rebellion, Runaways!
This is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end, but it is perhaps the end of the beginning. In this special episode, we discuss the amazing trailer for Infinity War!
My man! This week, we discuss the highs and the lows and asterisks of the long-awaited DC team movie Justice League!
This week on Fathoms Deep, Daphne chats with Natasha Simonova, a Fellow and Lecturer in English Literature at Exeter College, University of Oxford. We discuss the books within the story of Black Sails, other books of the period, and the fact that Thomas Hamilton’s favorite color was absolutely and undoubtably Blue.
This week, we finish up our listicles, catch up with cult TV, and love the superhero life in Faith Volume 1: Hollywood and Vine!
This week, we are the lords (and lady) of the nine realms as we discuss our new favorite character, Valkyrie (and the rest of Thor: Ragnarok)!
This week on Fathoms Deep, Daphne chats with Meganne Young about everyone’s favorite – Abigail Ashe. We discuss pianos (sorry), pirate culture shock, and how powerful the words ‘good’ and ‘stop’ can be.
Also, we choose our own Abigail adventures because we miss her!
This week, return to the Burtonverse and fall in love with Catwoman in Batman Returns (1992)!
In our extra-special live finale of Disney Villain Deathmatch, we discuss the Grand Vizier of Agrabah and the King of Pride Rock!
This week, we hooq up with Babs in Gotham’s coolest neighborhood in Batgirl Vol. 1: Batgirl of Burnside!
You wanna get nuts? This week, we give a name to our pain as we discuss Batman (1989)!
It's our last sermi-final round! This week, special guest Lily joins us in this penultimate villain battle. It's Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent versus The Lion King's Scar! Support us on Patreon!
This week, we delve deep into the noir-inflected shadows of Gotham in Batman: The Long Halloween!
This week, we microwave our Lobster Thermidor while waiting for The Lego Batman Movie!
This week, it's two of Disney's most iconic villains in the gladiatorial arena! Plus, our very VERY special guest, Mr. Alan Beck! Support us on Patreon!
This week, we discuss the Big Blue Boy Scout in Superman For All Seasons by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale!
Welcome to our new Podcast, Can I Just Say, in which the ladies and guests will give the Fathoms Deep treatment to other stories. In honor of our tall ship lovers, we started the new podcast by covering Master and Commander. Enjoy and join us by subscribing to Can I Just Say.
Which is more evil: a petty attitude or a genocidal maniac? Okay, which is more DISNEY evil? This week, special guest Vinton Bayne joins Elizabeth and Sarah in this battle to the death between Frollo and Maleficent! Support us on...
This week, we could all use a hug in the back half of the first season of The Defenders!
This week on Fathoms Deep, nothing like rum at 11:30am with a Proper Pirate. The ladies went to Dragon Con and Zach spoke to us about who Charles was to him, gave us lessons on how to radio, and many a potential hashtag was born (but no pirate babies) #WhosYourPirateDaddy #EveryoneDoZachMcGowan
This week, we try not to use the H-word as we take to the streets of New York and make some superfriends in the first four episodes of The Defenders!
In our 11th round of Disney Villain Deathmatch, it’s Captain Hook from Peter Pan versus Scar from The Lion King! Is an awesome pirate ship and a desire to murder children enough to secure Hook the win?
This week, we ditch the gadgets and return to the Red Room in Black Widow Vol. 1: S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Most Wanted!
This week, in our silliest episode yet, our heroes discuss the camp classic Batman: The Movie!
This week on Fathoms Deep, we had listeners ask the questions. We discussed what we would do and who we would be in the world of Black Sails, the perfect pirate dinner party, and our amazing experiences podcasting about this beautiful story. Thank you to all of our listeners. Enjoy a peek behind our curtain.
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!”