From The Hip

From The Hip is a show about pop culture, movies, music, comic books and anything else that tickles my fancy.
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Dec 25, 2015

Merry Christmas!  Now that you have your new iPhone or Galaxy set up why not download our awesome podcast?!?!  Our fortieth episode is so big we needed 2 hours!  Listen in as the Jo(h)n's team up on our poor Jedi Padwan Vinnie on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens review.  The three of us attended a matinee on opening day and formulated our likes and dislikes.  This one is FULL of SPOILERS.  If you haven't seen it yet please don't listen... Or do listen if you don't mind a spoiler here and there!

Dec 18, 2015

Star Wars is out today!!!  So we are gonna talk about a movie that isn't out yet!!!  The guys talk about 75 years of Superman and Batman... TV, comics, movies, novels.  What actors best portrayed these icons?  Which movie was the best?

Dec 9, 2015

We go back to our roots with comic movie and TV.  Also Wilfred Brimley can't pronounce Diabeetus!!!  Jon wants to beat Vinnie with a mic stand!  It's From The Hip!!!

Nov 28, 2015

Vinnie set up what he thought would be a warm and fuzzy trip down Christmas Past Lane... He could not have been more wrong!  Listen in!

Nov 27, 2015

LibSyn, our hosting company, has a contest going and asked its subscribers to do a brief 2-10 minute long podcast on how podcasting has effect us or changed our lives.  We decided to make it an Origin Story of FtH.  Enjoy!


Nov 19, 2015

This episode is one that we had fun recording but at times wanders.  I wanted to drop it in the can and leave it there but it did have some really bright spots.  Listen at your own peril!  ;)  We touched on some very interesting things that may send you Googling for hours!  Let us know what you think.

Nov 11, 2015

80's TV, The Muppets, Bento Boxes, Luke/Loot Crates and more!  The guys have lost their collective minds and pulled a free style podcast out of their A$$3$.  From The Hip-bot makes a special guest appearance! Enjoy!

Oct 31, 2015

Road House rules at the gaming convention... Be nice, until it's time not to be nice!  FtH goes on the road to interview game creators, artists and gamers at the 1st annual Stick & Stones gaming convention.  We played some great new games and met some awesome folks from both sides of the board!  Johnny Ganash makes an appearance!  Listen in!!!

Oct 21, 2015

Wrong sounding Muppets, Stephen King at the movies, John hates Jim Croce, Vinnie may have killed Jim Henson and Bryan Skowera joins us to talk about the gaming convention Sticks and Stones in Middletown on Saturday October 24th!  Rumor has it Sir Jon will be there to make it FUN!!!  Check out their site and pre-register for gaming sessions

Oct 9, 2015

Tonight, on a very special From The Hip... John gets real...  Sometimes we goof around but sometimes we gotta get angry!  Listen in!  ;)  Don't worry, we are still funny!!!

Sep 24, 2015

Vinnie loves Charlize, John is lost in Newman's eyes and Sir Jon is Gaga for Garbo!  It's another episode of From the Hip wear we discuss the sexiest people EVER!  Our listeners Harlon and Bonnie have contributed their lists and we review.  Listen in and find out which blonde roommate from 3 is Company makes the guys go goofy!

Sep 17, 2015

Guess what...  Amenta is a Coheed and Cambria fan!  Sir John is a Monkees fan and Vinnie LOVES Garth Brooks!  Join the guys for another adventure into music!

Sep 10, 2015

John and Sir Jon took the week off.  A friend of mine told me he loved listening to us but the vast majority of our topics were uninteresting to him.  So I laid down the gaunlet and asked him to be on the show... We discussed my impending Appalachian Trail hike and the book A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson, Golfing or as Vinnie calls it "Whack, SH!T" and wedding planning!  Listen in!

Sep 3, 2015

We revisit our TV line up for the Fall.  This time our ficus is on new and returning shows.  We have a visit by our newest team member From The Hip-Bot and poor Amenta take another Coheed beating!

Aug 27, 2015

Listen in as Vinnie recounts his first trip to a Comic Convention.  Then John pits Vinnie against Sir Jon in a plan to take over and revamp DC Comics!!!  From The HipBot is born!!!  All in our huge 25th episode!

Aug 20, 2015

What 3 discography's would you take on a dessert island?  Would Coheed & Cambria make your list?!?!  Listen in and see what the guys think as we dive into music!  The first of many episodes on the subject.  Christopher Walken sings Bob Dylan's The Hurricane especially for Becky!!!

Aug 15, 2015

Just in time for east coast Comic-Con season, FtH reviews some of the movie news out of San Diego comic-con!  Deadpool, Suicide Squad, Batman v. Superman, Creed... We also get into some of the movies out now like Fantastic Four and Ant-Man.

Hercules, Xena, Hroes Reborn Ash vs the Evil Dead!!!  Listen in!

Aug 7, 2015

Are you ready for Ditka, the Slashing Swede and Tom Tupa?!?!  Hear Sir Jon wax philisophic about his beloved Dolphins... Amenta the closet Steelers fan?!?!  Vinnie goes against the boys in who will win the Super Bowl!  Hear our predictions for the divisions and who we think will take all the marbles!!!  It's From The Hip Pre-Season predictions!!!

Jul 30, 2015

We start out with a talk about Vinnie's upcoming adventure and wrap up with some classic wrestling talk... Along the way John Amenta offends the entire North American continent!!!  Where oh where is our moral compass Sir Jon?!?!

Jul 24, 2015

Welcome to the 20th Episode of From The Hip!!!  In this episode we go over all the various things J&J have told Vinnie to watch or read... From Jericho to Old Boy...  Vinnie finally watched and read it all and now he gives his opinion to the boys... Was it all good?!?! NO!!!  Find out if you should add these to your bucket list!

Jul 9, 2015

Originally intended to be a show about controversial stuff, Vinnei and the boys drew lines and defended positions!!!  Who liked Revenge of the Sith better than Return of the Jedi?  Which pudding does Stan Lee like best?  Sir John is STILL a fan of Glee!!!  Listen in!!!

Jul 1, 2015

From the Hip dives in head first into table top gaming... This ain't your average Uno or Monopoly!  We talk about some of the games from smaller gaming companies making a big splash... Carcassonne, D&D, Forbidden Island, etc.  Games you may not have heard of but will supply you with decades of fun and no need to worry about DLC!!!

Jun 27, 2015

The guys get together to preview the upcoming 2015 Fall TV schedule... What got cancelled, news shows coming?  Coach is back!!!  Chris Walken has a special message for Vinnie's wife Becky, Sir Jon... A Gleek?!?!  Listen in and let us know what you think!!!

Jun 21, 2015

Podcast... The Final Frontier... These are the musings of Vinnie, John and Sir Jon, to boldly go where no man, woman or Bruce Jenner have gone before!


We delve into the mythos of Star Trek and pick our favorite episodes, series, movies and books!

Jun 11, 2015

Vinnie can't tell the difference between remakes and sequels...  John hates Dean Koontz and Sir Jon LOVES Danielle Steele!!!  All this and more on this weeks episode of From The Hip!!!

You have to listen every week because one of these shows may be the one where we don't go off on a tangent... That show was not this week.  ;)  Enjoy!

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