podcast The Archives

Monday 29 June, 2015

#138 Fireside Chat: Uninhibited Exhibitionism!

We are thrilled to share our early preview of The Hunger Games Exhibition at Discovery Times Square and discuss The Humor Games!

Wednesday 10 June, 2015

#137 Fireside Chat: Trailer Bash 6

To old fans and future listeners, join us for our latest second-by-second, obsessive breakdown of the new Mockingjay Part 2 trailer!

Monday 06 October, 2014

#133 Fireside Chat: Orange Backpack, Yellow Flicker Beat

The Hunger Games franchise has been synonymous with many colors. Now, we add Lorde’s ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’ to the spectrum and discuss the quality of its hue.

Monday 29 September, 2014

#132 Fireside Chat: How Things Have Changed

Our love for the Hunger Games franchise may have withstood the test of time, but we have all transformed. The same can be said for certain characters in the story.

Monday 22 September, 2014

#131 Fireside Chat: Trailer Bash 5

In a bombastic return to the airwaves, we do one of our “famous” second-by-second, obsessive breakdowns of the new Mockingjay: Part I trailer.

Monday 25 November, 2013

#130 Fireside Chat: 'Catching Fire' Ignites the World

After over a year of waiting, Catching Fire is out for the world to see! We discuss the film in-depth and look at box office numbers.

Monday 18 November, 2013

#129 Fireside Chat: The Week of 'Catching Fire'

Catching Fire Week is finally here! We offer up a spoiler-free review of the film, sharing our initial reactions and impressions after our Monday night viewing.

Sunday 10 November, 2013

#128 Fireside Chat: The World is Watching 2.0

Catching Fire world premiere madness, new clips, and why we think a Hunger Games theme park is the worst idea ever.

Monday 04 November, 2013

#127 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 11.0

We weigh in on the latest Catching Fire TV spot and dive into our grab bag again, spending most of the night discussing all sorts of randomly selected, listener-submitted topics!

Monday 28 October, 2013

#126 Fireside Chat: Trailer Bash 4

In a special Tuesday night episode, we do one of our “famous” second-by-second, obsessive breakdowns of the new (and final) Catching Fire trailer.

Sunday 20 October, 2013

#125 Fireside Chat: Bigger but Better?

We compare the first movie to what we’ve seen of Catching Fire so far and discuss the recent Gary Ross-directed negativity.

Sunday 13 October, 2013

#124 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 10.0

It’s time for another unscripted show! We chat about the relaunch of TheCapitol.PN and spend the rest of the evening pulling topics out of our grab bag!

Saturday 05 October, 2013

#123 Fireside Chat: Squad 451 & Soundtrack 2

Topics include new Squad 451 members, the Catching Fire soundtrack, a final poster, and the latest stills!

Saturday 21 September, 2013

#122 Fireside Chat: Lyme and Paylor and Boggs -- Oh My!

We discuss and celebrate the latest Mockingjay casting news: Lily Rabe is Lyme, Patina Miller is Paylor, and Mahershala Ali is Boggs!

Sunday 15 September, 2013

#121 Fireside Chat: Hungry for Moore

We speak with the creators of The Hungry Hungry Games and react to the news that Julianne Moore will be playing Coin!

Sunday 08 September, 2013

#120 Fireside Chat: Atlas Plugged

We welcome Evan Ross to the franchise, review “Atlas,” and chat about the 20 new Catching Fire character images!

Sunday 25 August, 2013

#119 Fireside Chat: Cresta and Cressida

Stef Dawson is Annie and Natalie Dormer is Cressida! We weigh in on this exciting Mockingjay casting news.

Monday 12 August, 2013

#118 Fireside Chat: Is Peeta Man Enough?

Peeta is being “manned up” for the movies, and fans aren’t too happy about it. How do we feel? We also discuss soundtrack news!

Sunday 28 July, 2013

#117 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 9.0

We go unscripted again and spend the duration of the show discussing a variety of topics pulled out of our grab bag!

Sunday 21 July, 2013

#116 Fireside Chat: Trailer Bash 3

We celebrate the release of the new Catching Fire trailer with a second-by-second analysis and discussion!

Monday 15 July, 2013

#115 Fireside Chat: Victors Eat Fresh

We talk about Lionsgate’s new partnership with Subway and discuss the newest Catching Fire stills!

Sunday 07 July, 2013

#114 Fireside Chat: SoCal Represent! TKC & SDCC

We chat with the creators of The Katniss Chronicles, discuss Comic-Con, and make trailer predictions!

Sunday 30 June, 2013

#113 Fireside Chat: Who Should Play Coin?

We share our thoughts on casting Coin and address the Julianne Moore rumor. We also ask ourselves a challenging question about Coin’s fate.

Sunday 23 June, 2013

#112 Fireside Chat: Who Should Play Annie and Tigris?

We continue our series of Mockingjay casting episodes by chatting about Annie and Tigris and who we’d like to see in those roles.

Sunday 16 June, 2013

#111 Fireside Chat: Who Should Play Boggs?

Who should play Boggs? We weigh in on fan favorites like Jeremy Renner, chat about OUR picks for the role, and share listener suggestions.

Saturday 08 June, 2013

#110 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 8.0

It’s time for another unscripted episode! We spend the evening pulling all sorts of listener-submitted topics out of our grab bag.

Saturday 01 June, 2013

#109 Fireside Chat: Chroma Nouveau

We dish on the new issue of Capitol Couture, weigh in on the new music supervisor, and discuss the latest Mockingjay location rumors!

Sunday 19 May, 2013

#107 Fireside Chat: Surviving Rocks

We interview the author of The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide, discuss the new poster, and chat about Chaff’s hand.

Sunday 05 May, 2013

#106 Fireside Chat: Game Night

We let you know how you can become part of the official Catching Fire book trailer and spend the rest of the evening playing fun games with our panelists!

Saturday 27 April, 2013

#105 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 7.0

It’s time to go unscripted again! We spend the evening pulling serious, funny, and sometimes crazy topics out of our grab bag.

Saturday 20 April, 2013

#104 Fireside Chat: One Week Later

Topics include Mockingjay production and filming location news, Catching Fire at Cannes, a teaser trailer trivia game, and more!

Friday 12 April, 2013

#103 Fireside Chat: Tease Me Twice

Join us for a second-by-second, frame-by-frame analysis and discussion of the very first Catching Fire teaser trailer!

Saturday 06 April, 2013

#102 Fireside Chat: Teaser within a Teaser

We weigh in on and analyze MTV’s 10-second preview of the first Catching Fire teaser trailer (and more)!

Monday 01 April, 2013

#101 Fireside Chat: Leftovers

We finish answering your questions from last week, discuss some random “news-but-not-really-news” items, and more!

Sunday 24 March, 2013

#100 Fireside Chat: The Centennial

We celebrate our 100th episode and the one-year anniversary of the first movie’s theatrical release!

Sunday 17 March, 2013

#99 Fireside Chat: Fireside Recs: 'Divergent'

It’s finally time for a new Fireside Recs episode! We discuss Divergent, which is set to hit theatres as a movie in 2014.

Sunday 10 March, 2013

#98 Fireside Chat: Capitol Portraits

This week it’s all about the Capitol Portraits!

Sunday 03 March, 2013

#97 Fireside Chat: Always Elegant

Topics include Capitol Couture’s first Capitol Portraits and our teaser predictions and wish lists.

Sunday 24 February, 2013

#96 Fireside Chat: Announcing the 74th Victory Tour

We discuss the new Catching Fire Victory Tour posters, chat with the organizer of the Hunger Games Costume Exhibit & Auction, and more!

Saturday 09 February, 2013

#95 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 6.0

It’s time for another “Unscripted” episode featuring an unpredictable cornucopia of topics pulled from our grab bag!