Adam Russell and Nick Borelli started this podcast in July 2012 as an excuse to talk about our favorite thing: Geek Culture! Admittedly comic book heavy in discussion (hey, we’re big fanboys), the podcast explores various areas of what geeks love. Sometimes a two person discussion and other times with guests, this is the crown jewel of the Short Box empire.

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The greatest villains in the history of comic books are examined by Adam and Nick. There are as many shades of villainy as there are heroes but what does it take to be the best of the worst?


We talk with Marvel Editor, Jordan D. White about the state of the X-Men during Marvel Now and the 50th anniversary of the X-Men.


This summer’s convention news shocked a lot of fans. Us included. Here’s what we thought…

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We review the controversial blockbuster “Man of Steel” with guest Mikey Wood. We don’t all agree…which makes it a fun episode!

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Peter Capald is the 12th Doctor! Why is this a big deal? Why does a 1,000+ year old time traveling alien in a blue box matter? We’ll tell you.

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Podcast Interview with Justin Peterson of Very Near Mint


We review Iron Man 3 and get into why it’s a very different super hero movie than others.

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Adam reviews the game Injustice: Gods Among Us. In addition, he and Nick talk about the state of the New 52 as well as books they are enjoying like Hawkeye, Batman, and Age of Ultron.

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3 Super fans talk about Superman I, II, and Returns (with a little bit of III, and IV talk). Why do these movies work and what makes them different from all other super hero movies? Check out our rewind to episode #19 before you see Man of Steel.


Sometimes heroes go bad. What does it take to make the best become the worst? We discuss when Protagonists become Antagonists.