With all the movies and serials and cartoons I've been commenting on, we've fallen behind on audio adventures. We've got a bunch of doozies today.
We'll largely listen to Star Trek -- though probab...
September 24, 2017
The Old Fan's Commentary OnTarget Earth!
You've never heard of Target Earth? It's not surprising.Target Earth was a 1954 science fiction B-movie. However, unlike most B-movies, it has a medium-sized b...
September 17, 2017
The Old Fan's Commentary On
Plan 9 From Outer Space
This week, a descent into madness. After spending a few weeks with fun and adventure in the black-and-white era, we're jumping ahead to 1959 fo...
September 10, 2017
Look -- up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane!
It's the Old Fan's Commentary OnSUPERMAN!
This week we flip back-and-forth between 1940 and 1948 to watch two different incarnations of Superman! Con...
September 3, 2017
The Dark Knight Really Begins!
Today on Tales From SYL Ranch, we slip back in time once again to the early 1940s.
Our first film is the first adaptation of any comics superhero to film: Th...
August 27, 2017
Point Your Cam andShut the Frak Up!
Today, Tales From SYL Ranch takes an abrupt turn discuss the Charlottesville, VA incident. There will be no Commentary.
August 20, 2017
This week, we take two time-travel trips to see two different incarnations of Flash Gordon:
The 1936 Flash Gordon movie serials.
The ultra-rare 1979 animated TV movie Flash Gordon: The Greatest A...
August 13, 2017
Today, we go back in time to 1956 for The Old Fan's Commentary On Forbidden Planet.
Forbidden Planet is arguably the best science fiction movie of the 1950s. It's one of the best science fiction mo...
August 6, 2017
This episode, we go back farther than we ever have before, for The Old Fan's Commentary On Tarzan and His Mate.
Tarzan and His Mate is the last pre-Code Tarzan movie. I'll explain about pre- and po...
July 30, 2017
It's Old-Time Radio day on Tales From SYL Ranch, the podcast that gives meaning to your boring, miserable existence.
This week, we travel back in time to the early 1950s. The lineup for the week is:...
July 23, 2017