Multiverse Tonight - The Podcast about All Your Geeky Universes

Thomas Townley

Multiverse Tonight is a geeky podcast that brings you all the latest news about your favourite TV shows and movies. Every other week, we cover DC Comics, Marvel, Star Trek and everything in between! This podcast has you covered with any big story or scoop on all of your fandoms. read less
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A Medicinal Vacation
Nov 20 2023
A Medicinal Vacation
Navigating the multiverse of geeky news with your host, Thomas Townley, promises an exciting journey as we unearth hot topics from Star Trek to Marvel. I've recently emerged from surgery and for the first time in over a decade, I'm missing out on the Black Friday mayhem. Allow me to bring you up to speed with a post-op, painkiller-fueled take on the latest happenings in our favorite realms of sci-fi and fantasy.We venture into the Star Trek universe to discuss the anticipation surrounding the upcoming Starfleet Academy series, with Lower deck star Tawny Newsom at the helm. Brace yourselves as we remember the legacy of the renowned screenwriter Stephen Kandel, artist Roger Kastel, and director Robert Butler. We shift gears to the Marvel universe with rumors swirling around the involvement of Pedro Pascal in Fantastic Four. Furthermore, don't miss our report on Anthony Daniels' surprising decision to auction his Star Wars memorabilia.In the concluding chapter, we traverse from silver screen news to the gaming world. With Taika Waititi’s Star Wars film, DC’s delayed Penguin spin-off series, and the rumored Frozen 4, there is much to unpack. We’ll also celebrate voice actor Peter Cullen's Lifetime Achievement Award for his iconic roles in Transformers and Winnie the Pooh among others. Join us in this episode of Multiverse Tonight as we navigate the thrilling twists and turns of the geek news multiverse.Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/
200 Reasons to Say Thank You
Oct 23 2023
200 Reasons to Say Thank You
Hold tight as I guide you through a whirlwind tour of the latest hot happenings in the world of science fiction and comic book culture. Celebrating our 200th episode, we've got a smorgasbord of topics guaranteed to satisfy your inner geek. From Star Trek Prodigy's big move to Netflix, Disney's high-tech training droids, to the astonishing discovery of a Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter prop missing for decades, we're just getting started.Ready for more? Brace yourself for a deep-dive into the heart of DC Comics. Unwrap the mystery behind Batman number 428's alternate version, welcome back John Constantine Hellblazer, and soar with the launch of the Superman Superstars storyline. We'll also honor Phyllis Coates, the first to grace screens as Lois Lane, and spill the beans on two new voices joining Rick and Morty's cast for its seventh season. Finally, the world of animation and acting has been buzzing too! Netflix has inked an exclusive deal with Skydance Animation, Disney is breathing new life into Gargoyles, and legendary Michael Caine has announced his retirement. Meanwhile, Best Buy is cutting the cord on physical media sales. Concluding on a somber note, we pay homage to industry veteran Keith Giffen and Mark Goddard, who have left us but their influential works continue to inspire. Celebrate, engage, and reminisce with us in our 200th episode!Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/
Wolverine's 50th Birthday, Bub
Sep 11 2023
Wolverine's 50th Birthday, Bub
Ready for a deep dive into the whimsical world of pop culture? This episode has you covered! We're unwrapping Marvel Studios' latest move that has taken the fan community by storm - a reshuffling of release dates for their much-anticipated TV shows. When Hollywood strikes throw a wrench into the works, how does Marvel keep the momentum going for shows like Loki Season 2, What If?, and more? And did we mention Wolverine is turning 50? We're equally thrilled for Chris Claremont's return to Wolverine: Mad Night Report – a celebration you can't miss!But that's not all. Warner Bros is making waves too, and we're here to dissect their future plans. With top TV showrunners Greg Berlanti and Ryan Murphy backing their crews amidst the Hollywood work stoppage, we're left wondering - what's up next for the Warner Bros universe? From DC to Harry Potter, there's plenty to speculate about their grand franchise plans. Can they avoid franchise fatigue? Let's get to discussing!As if that wasn't enough, we've also got some juicy news from Star Trek Online Incursion and the Star Wars universe. Join us as we talk about the latest episode, the solidarity of Hollywood actors and writers on the picket line, new villains in Star Wars, and the resurfacing of a legendary piece of Star Wars history. So buckle up, and get ready for a fun-filled ride through the galaxies of pop culture. Hold onto your seats, this episode promises to be a rollercoaster ride!Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/
Closest Without Going Past 100, Wins
Aug 28 2023
Closest Without Going Past 100, Wins
Buckle up, space travelers! We're going warp speed into a glorious 57-year journey of Star Trek fandom. We're toasting to this unforgettable expedition  on the  Star Trek Day. Get ready to be transported into a galaxy far, far away as we zoom into the revamped old Star Wars game and a possible second season for Son of Zorn. Join us as we honor the legends of our time - the wrestling icons Terry Funk, Bray Wyatt, the inimitable Bob Barker and the enchanting voice of Harley Quinn, Arlene Sorkin. Don't miss out on my trip to ICT Comic Con and the recent happenings at the box office.Strap in tighter, as we're venturing into the world of Star Wars Young Jedi Adventures, where Life Day is just around the corner. Shifting gears to the DC universe, we'll be unpacking the trilogy box set for Zack Snyder's DC trilogy and the fourth and final season of Titans dropping on DVD and Blu-ray. We'll also drop some insider info on Night Studios' remastering of the classic Star Wars Dark Forces. Comic book aficionados, we’ve got a treat for you - a first look at the one-shot issue What If Dark Tomb of Dracula No. 1 by Wolfman and artist David Cutler. Hold on tight, we're making the final jump into the realm of geek culture. Get the scoop on the gritty DC Comics' Teen Titans franchise and what if Son of Zorn Season 2. We’ve got exclusive previews lined up for you – the special features on the physical editions of The Mandalorian, Loki, and WandaVision that you simply cannot miss. And as we draw the curtains on this episode, we pay our respects to Terry Funk and Bray Wyatt, who've left indelible marks on the wrestling world, and Bob Barker, the legendary host of The Price is Right. Ladies and gentlemen, it's a wrap, but stay tuned for more interstellar adventures!Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/
Robot Fighting with MK Stangeland
Aug 14 2023
Robot Fighting with MK Stangeland
Hold on to your seats, because we're about to take a wild ride across various multiverses, touching on every pop culture tidbit you need to know. From the latest box office report to an intriguing Marvel and McDonald's collaboration, we leave no stone unturned. We've also got the lowdown on Greta Gerwig's record-breaking film and how your favorite networks should take advantage of their expansive film libraries amidst ongoing strikes. And of course, we can't forget to celebrate Ms Marvel's triumphant win at the Television Critics Association Award. Pivoting from Marvel to DC, we walk you through a trove of DC Comics news, share some fascinating Star Trek tidbits, and delve into the allure of a recently released remastered edition of Wes Craven's Swamp Thing. Want more? We've got it all - Timothy Olyphant's Star Trek audition story,the Star Trek Strange New World's musical episode soundtrack, and the news on Simon & Schuster's sale to KKR. And who could resist a sneak peek into an upcoming auction of some of Hollywood's most prized memorabilia?But it's not all about pop culture. In the midst of all the industry updates, I share a slice of my life as a writer, giving you a glimpse into the rollercoaster ride that is finding an agent and navigating a hybrid publishing process. My upcoming fantasy story, rooted in the classics, takes center stage as I discuss the influences drawn from timeless literature. Joining us is author Michael Stangland, sharing his insights and experiences. From price hikes in Disney Plus and Hulu to a new comic series featuring General Strike, a newly discovered catfish species, and Kevin Smith's upcoming film, this episode is a whirlwind tour of pop culture news, personal musings, and engaging discussions. We guarantee you don't want to miss this!Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/
No AI Samuel L. Jackson. period.
Jul 3 2023
No AI Samuel L. Jackson. period.
You're in for a wild ride as we dish out the latest, greatest, and geekiest news from the entertainment landscape. I recount my whimsical adventures in Smallville, Amidst DC Comics' casting shakeup, we welcome David Corensweat and Rachel Brosnahan as the new Clark Kent and Lois Lane in James Gunn's Superman: Legacy movie and marvel at Marvel's Secret Invasion starring  Samuel L Jackson and Olivia Coleman.As we navigate the twisted labyrinth of Hollywood, we delve into the darker corners, shedding light on Jackson's support for the writer's strike and his intriguing perspectives on aging tech and AI. We mourn the untimely demise of two promising projects - the Spider-Man spinoff starring the enigmatic Bad Bunny, El Murato, and the Star Trek Prodigy series. Join us as we decipher the cryptic clues left by the creators, and celebrate the new composer charting the musical course for the Marvel anti-hero movie, Craven the Hunter.In a galaxy far, far away, we uncover a seismic shift in the Star Wars MMO universe with Bioware passing the developmental baton to Broad Sword. We discuss what this could mean for the future of Star Wars The Old Republic and the players who've invested their time and emotions into the game. We also consider the impact of the recent auction of Carrie Fisher's iconic dress and the decision by SAG Aftra and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to extend their contract for a few additonal days. Lastly, we journey into the cybernetic world of Tron Aries, featuring Evan Peters and discuss the striking changes in the Dune spin-off series. Plus we remember Alan Arkin.  So, strap in as we set sails on a whirlwind journey through the multiverse!Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/
Five Years and Still Going!
Jun 5 2023
Five Years and Still Going!
Multiverse Tonight is back and better than ever, bringing you the latest and greatest in geeky news! What happens when Star Trek comics get their first-ever Eisner Award nominations? How about a new IDW series, Star Trek Strange New Worlds: The Scorpius Run? And if that's not enough, we've got all ten original Star Trek films returning to Paramount Plus for your streaming pleasure.But wait, there's more! Get ready for a new Star Wars omnibus, the highly anticipated Disney Plus series Skeleton Crew, and the fan-favorite Marvel mini-series, Star Wars Dark Droids D Squad. Plus, we remember actor Ray Stevenson's contributions to film and television, and share our progress in Zelda and our gaming plans for the future. This episode is jam-packed with excitement from the far reaches of the geeky universe.So, strap in and join us for an episode that'll take you to the final frontier and beyond! We'll cover fascinating developments in the worlds of Star Trek and Star Wars comics, including IDW Publishing's latest news and the upcoming Disney Plus series Skeleton Crew. And don't forget about Marvel Comics, with updates on everything from Alligator Loki to the upcoming Gotham War storyline. The universe of geekdom is ever-expanding, and we're here to make sure you don't miss a thing!Support the showThanks for listening! Come visit the podcast at https://www.multiversetonight.com/ and the Pop Goes The Culture podcast network at https://popgoestheculture.com/